What is the seed of life
The seed of life is a sacred geometry pattern and symbol that represents the seven days of creation. It is found in art and nature. The flower of life another sacred geometry shape that comes from it. Other symbols like the platonic solids also come from it.
The seed of life meaning
The seed of life is the life cycle of a seed. It is a geometric shape with 7 circles overlapping. The meaning of the seven overlapping circles is the unique and universal symbol and pattern for creation.
The first step of creation begins with the Octahedron in the context of the Seed of life.
This is followed by spinning the octahedron on its axes, leading to the formation of a sphere. The consciousness of the Creator exists in the circle thus formed. It is a sacred geometry shape.
Origin of the seed of life symbol and pattern
Recognition in major religions
The Seed of Life pattern divided the entire ancient Hebrew alphabets into its correct order via geometric interpretations.
A cabalist’s group originating from France did it in the 13th century. There is a strong similarity between the resulting alphabets and Rashi, the Religious sage.
This period corresponds to the time Rashi wrote his commentaries on the Old Testament in France.
All religions use it. It is in several original sites, like:
- The ancient Osirian temple located in Abydos Egypt,
- Kabbalah prayer books,
The Osirian temple is the source of all the major mystical studies and religions.
The seed of life Jewelry
It is one of the most popular symbols in sacred geometry jewelry
The pendant is a protection symbol and blessing. It passed through several generations. Also, the pendant contains the secret of the origin process, which took place in 7 days. Some other people also wear it as a fertility symbol.
It is a universal symbol of creation.
Its name alone gives an insight into its purpose and deep meanings. Encoded into its makeup is an entire cosmology of consciousness. Its importance to life is deep and beyond the description of a single write-up.
Silver pendant with gemstones
The ring is a symbol for protection in pregnancy as it is the first pattern of the universe.
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The shape of the seven circles
The 7 circles of the Seed of Life pattern depict human chakras, musical scales and even the rainbows colors, which are all 7 in number.
It also forms the foundation of the infinite nature fractal. The form is easy to draw with little practice.
The newly added circle finds its center at the meeting point of the pre-existing overlapping circles. New circles are added until they become 7 in number. And the final form represents the Seed symbol.
This sacred geometry symbol is a unique arrangement of circles producing a perfect and beautiful formation of circles.
Many scholars have agreed that there is something magical about its form. Also including its factual and mystical depictions. One needs to connect the dots to discover the hidden mysteries of this unique symbol.
By taking a closer look at its form, one can discover an unending language. There is harmony, proportion and shapes all contained in these forms. A closer look at the shape will showcase a series of Hexagons and Triangles.
It is multidimensional it is not just 2D. Encoded into the Seed are also the 3D forms and symbols of the shapes, like the cube and tetrahedron.
Leonardo da vinci studied and drawn all the components of the flower of life including the seed of life in the vitruvian man sketching.
Deferring opinions about the creation
As described above, the seed stands for the 7 days, steps or stages of creation. Some schools of thought believe that the actual process of creation comes from ancient radiation.
Also, it is a vibrating pattern of space or electromagnetic radiation. They are of the opinion that the «days of creation» is just a symbolism. It is something beyond ordinary human explanation and understanding.
This set of schools of thought also believe that there is no actual moment of «Big Bang». They insist that the process of expansion or big bang starts in every moment in time.
This is irrespective of how far into the future or the past and location in space.
All the schools of thought believe that the Seed of life is an essential creation essence. And that it represents everything related to the entire creative process.
Keep in mind that virtually all elements on earth, both the real and conceptual, come from the Seed of Life.
To sum up, some are:
- The 7 musical notes,
- 7 chakras,
- The number 7 in religion,
- 7 days of the week,
- The 7 rainbow colours,
- And 7 personalities.