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Symbols - What does heaven look like

Whirlwind

Two Whirlwind paintings by Salvador Dali.
 

A whirlwind is essentially a tunnel symbolically.  Generally speaking however it is very specifically related to chakras.

Our spiritual body, along with numerous other energy bodies, has a large number of chakras,  which are the receivers and also it appears the emitters of energy.  The chakras seen in many hallucinations [hallucinations because the image is superimposed on the physical body]  are whirlpool or whirlwind like spinning whirling energy. 

When we go out of body it is usually through these chakras and as a consequence we appear to be going through a whirlpool  or whirlwind or other similarly moving energy vortex.  As you can see from the diagram above we can go ‘down’ figuratively speaking and ‘up’. 

If you encounter a whirlwind you are generally taken out of your body and ‘up’ .

Interestingly there is a often a noise associated with out of body experiences that can be like the roar of a whirlwind.

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