March 20, 2012
7:28am Los Angeles / 11:28am Rio de Janeiro / 3:28pm Here Gmt / 7:58 Mumbai / 11:28pm Tokyo
Well said, kiddo.
Mandorla ( Almond )
Geometrical figure with the shape of an almond ( mandorla = almond ).
In the traditional iconography, painted and sculpted, she is the oval in which the sacred
personages, the Christ, the Holy Mother, the Saints, are inscribed, like in an immortal Glory.
By her geometrical form, she is linked to the symbolism of the rhombus. She is a rhombus which
angles were rounded. Like him, she signify the union of the sky and earth, of the superior and
inferior worlds and, because of that capacity, she is perfectly convenient for the framing of
sanctified humans. She symbolizes the surpassing of the matter-spirit, water-fire,
sky-earth dualism, in an harmoniously realized unity.
transalted from the dictionary of symbols
of Jean Chevalier & Alain Gheerbrant
two minutes after 1628 - 7 & a lot more after 1626 - 8
sorry for the song switch
I just found this video.
Posted by David Santamaria at 3:25 PM