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Symbols - What does heaven look like

Sun and Moon

The Creator [as a role] is represented by the Sun and the Created ‘software’ [as a role] as the Moon

This symbolism is eminently logical.

The Sun is a creative force, it enables life. The Moon is the Created master copy – a reflection of the Sun. 

The Moon waxes and wanes.  So, allegorically as the little copies and subsets of the master copy software are created  they fill up the Moon and she becomes ‘pregnant’.  Then as the copies are implemented on all the new things being created in the physical world, she wanes and becomes small again – she ‘gives birth’ to the software the universe actually needs to operate. 

This is why the Moon is sacred to most older cultures and why they considered the American’s landing on the Moon to be sacrilegious. They profaned the symbolism.

The crescent moon on its ownhas a different symbolic meaning.

The Sun and Moon in various cultures

The Sun and Moon as symbols tie in with the symbolism of Eyes.  In Greek mythology, the Sun is the eye of Zeus; in Egyptian mythology, the Sun is the eye of Ra;  in Islam the sun is the eye of Allah. 

A Dictionary of Symbols – J E Cirlot
Many primitive tribes hold that the eyes of heaven are the Sun and the Moon located on either side of the world-axis, and there are prehistoric drawings and engravings which may be interpreted after this fashion.  Eliade notes that for the pigmies and bushmen, the sun is the eye of the supreme god.  The Samoyeds see the sun and the moon as the eyes of heaven.

The Japanese Shinto religion also has a creation myth which involves the sun, moon and eyes.

Wikipedia
……….As could be expected, Izanagi went on to purify himself after recovering from his descent to Yomi. As he undressed and removed the adornments of his body, each item he dropped to the ground formed a deity. Even more gods came into being when he went to the water to wash himself. The most important ones were created once he washed his face:

  • Amaterasu (incarnation of the sun) from his left eye,
  • Tsukuyomi (incarnation of the moon) from his right eye

The Egyptian deity Horus was one of the oldest and most significant of the deities in the Ancient Egyptian religion who was worshipped from at least the late Predynastic period through to Greco-Roman times.  The sun and moon discs were incorporated into Horus symbolism……

Wikipedia
Since Horus was said to be the sky, he was considered to also contain the sun and moon. It became said that the sun was his right eye and the moon his left, and that they traversed the sky when he, a falcon, flew across it. Thus he became known as Harmerty - Horus of two eyes. Later, the reason that the moon was not as bright as the sun was explained by a tale, known as the contestings of Horus and Set,....

Sun, Moon and disks

Disks are a form of portal - a door to another part of the spiritual world and both the Sun and the Moon can appear in visions as portals - giant disks that provide entry to  normally wholly inaccessible parts of the spiritual world.  

The Sun disc appears like a huge horizontal disc providing an entry point between the ‘air’ level and the ‘aether’ level.  The experience of going through this disc is frequently extremely frightening, even for mystics, and it is clear that only the really long practised  or ‘good’ [in the sense of having goodness] ever find it or are led there.  Those who would benefit or whose Destiny is to explain to others are the most frequently priveleged to access this area.

 

 

 

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