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Symbols - What does heaven look like

Bull and cow

A less used but nevertheless important symbol found in some eastern religions, as well as ancient Egypt, we have the Creator as bull and the Created as the cow  - the cow being a relatively passive and productive animal, the bull being virile and productive . Both cows and bulls also have twin horns.   Finally, the cow gives milk – similar to the Milky Way and thus a symbol of the realm of the stars. Thus these reasons [amongst many others ] are why the cow is sacred to the Hindus.

The cow, is a figure associated with the Moon – not a Creator, but a part of the Created – the passive component of Creation.

The Moon [Sun and Moon] can symbolically create souls, it is symbolically the source of all the little ‘implemented packages’, thus it is the origin of anything physical , although the Creator role is the one that creates new function, the Created role implements it.  Thus any change to the functionality of anything in the physical is the responsibility of this aspect of the spiritual world.

The Cow may be relatively passive but, for example, it is associated with the symbolic  Flood – the change from an old version of our ‘software’ to a new version. All major and minor changes in the evolutionary process are achieved via the Cow [and by association the Moon].

Note that I have made these two roles seem like a single entity, but because of the Intelligence hierarchy, there may be many Intelligences that take a Cow or a Bull role.


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