The seed of life meaning as a sacred geometry pattern

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.

the seed of life

Also, the consciousness of the Creator goes on the circle’s surface. It leads to the creation of sphere via the same process earlier adopted in creating the octahedron, transforming it to a sphere
The second sphere depicts the creation of light by the Almighty God.
The second circle was on the surface of the first. Leading to the two circles formation crossing each other at the centers.  This translates to a shape called Vesica Pisces.
It is a geometrical formula representing the electromagnetic spectrum of light. You should recall that the first thing that God created was light.
Many creations aspects spreading across seven days are represented in it. It is by repeating the process of transforming new octahedron to the sphere.
The new shapes display in the geometrical structures form . They come out of the vortex motion due to the repetitive creation of many more Vesica Pisces.
The seventh day of creation ends with the last of the sphere created from the octahedral form.


Origin of the seed of life symbol and pattern

The Seed of life pattern symbol in sacred geometry is the origin of all and other symbols. Some even consider these patterns as the stage preceding the platonic solids and the Flower of Life essence.
Then, the flower of life pattern leads to the formation of the «Fruit of Life». And the Fruit of Life is as the blueprint of the universe. It contains everything in existence, including life form, molecular structure, and an atom.
As a result, everything in existence including life can be founded on it.

seed symbol


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,
  • Churches,
  • Synagogues.

The Osirian temple is the source of all the major mystical studies and religions.


osirian temple with seeds of life


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.


Gold pendant



Silver Pendant


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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Gold Ring


Silver Ring


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.