Symbol & archetype: a study of the meaning of existence
With reference to the great religions of the world, particularly to Christianity and Islam, symbolism is defined in a renewed consciousness that everything—numbers, elements, senses, and colors—has a vertical dimension that gives it a divine significance.
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Absolute Absolute Infinite affirmation al-Khidr analogous aspect Avatara blue cathedral celestial centre chapter Christian colour connection consciousness considered corresponds devotional homage Divine doctrine domain duality earth earthly elements esoteric Essence example existence expressed Frithjof Schuon Garden Gnosis gunas Heart Heaven herebelow higher Hinduism Holy horizontal human ibid inasmuch Infinite Islam Islamic architecture knowledge language less light Lithuanian man's manifestation Martin Lings means mention Mercy microcosm mode moon Moreover Moses mosque nature niche object pair Paradise particular passive perfection Perkunas perspective pillar Portal prayer presence primordial Prophet Prophet of Islam question Qur'an reality reflected religion Rene Guenon represented respect Revelation sacred art Saint sanctuary sattva sense Shiva significance song soul Spirit Stations of Wisdom Sufi Sufism Supreme Archetype symbol term things thou throne tion Titus Burckhardt tradition transcendent Treasure Tree triad Trinity true Truth verse vertical virtue Vishnu whereas words worship