Symbols - What does heaven look like
Part of the symbolism derives from a similar association with that found for ear piercing. It is an outward demonstration that a person can ‘hear’ the spirits in the spiritual world. But the main symbolism is that to be found in the symbol for a hare.
The big ears are in effect symbolically the same as having the twin horns. In effect a person with big ears, especially if they stick out a long way is a sort of 'god' a permanently enlightened being. They can also be thought of as a form of wings, but this is simply a reinforcement of the same idea.
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- Ancient Egyptian - The sceptre as a symbol
- Chicken Itza - Mayan - Chac Mool
- CICOM Museum - Mayan - The sorceror
- Copan - Mayan - Overview and plan
- Copan - Mayan - Stela A
- Copan - Mayan - Stela B
- Copan - Mayan - Stela H
- Copan - Mayan - Stela N
- Copan - Mayan - Stela P Temple 16
- Father Bernabe Cobo - Inca Religion and Customs - Head binding and ear plugs
- Jacquetta and Christopher Hawkes - The many forms of prehistoric man
- Mesopotamian - Means of achieving spiritual experience 01 Ritual humiliation of those in power
- Nuremberg Chronicle - Big Ears
- Organisation of Pictish society – Roles - Knight - The Whitham Shield
- Palenque - Mayan - Wall panels and inscriptions
- Popol Vuh Museum - Guatemala city - Sorceror
- Schuré - The Great Initiates – 'Remolding' in order to attain mastery
- Schuré - The Great Initiates – Egypt as the axis of the Mysteries
- Schuré - The Great Initiates – Isis and Osiris
- Tikal - Mayan - Museum jar
- Tikal - Mayan - The 'Nose God'