Flower of Life is also sometimes called the Eternal Flower and is probably one of the best known and oldest symbols in the field of spirituality. The ornament consists of a multitude of circles (19 circles) and can be found worldwide in the most diverse cultures and religions. One of the oldest images can be found in the temple complex Osiris Temple in Abydos in Egypt. Flower of Life is also called Sacred Geometry, in which the cosmic order is depicted. But the Flower of Life is more than a harmonious arrangement of circles that is beautiful to look at. The Flower of Life is said to have an energy-bringing, harmonising and protective effect.
Flower of Life
The flower of life is an energetic symbol that is supposed to awaken vitality and dissolve blockages in the flow of energy. Furthermore, it is supposed to ensure harmonious vibrations. For this reason, the symbol of sacred geometry has been used in many different ways for thousands of years. Today, for example, the Flower of Life is often worn as a jewellery pendant directly on the skin. There are also numerous pictures in various colours with sacred geometry. Tattoos with the Flower of Life are also popular. Furthermore, the ornament flows into numerous decorative elements. As a coaster for water carafes or as an ornament in incense burners are just two of the many uses, but their aim is often the same. With the use of the flower of life, one wants to use the energy, harmony and protection that is said to come from it.
Everyone may have their own opinion about these attributed qualities, but one thing is certain. The symbol has been used for thousands of years and has been studied by many scholars. Among them is the natural philosopher Leonardo da Vinci. In the meantime, it is disputed whether the 2 outer circles belong to the Flower of Life or not. One of the oldest illustrations of the Flower of Life shows the ornament with 2 circles, so why deny it?