Sacred Geometry: Deciphering the CodeThe Da Vinci Code has awakened the public to the powerful and very ancient idea that religious truths and mathematical principles are intimately intertwined. Sacred Geometry offers an accessible way of understanding how that connection is revealed in nature and the arts. Over the centuries, temple builders have relied on magic numbers to shape sacred spaces, astronomers have used geometry to calculate holy seasons, and philosophers have observed the harmony of the universe in the numerical properties of music. By showing how the discoveries of mathematics are manifested over and over again in biology and physics, and how they have inspired the greatest works of art, this illuminating study reveals the universal principles that link us to the infinite. 
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User Review  Shawna  GoodreadsLoved the book. The math calculations about made my head explode but then I can barely add 2+2. Once past the math which sets the stage, the remaining two thirds of the book was really interesting. I find myself seeing everyday things in a completely different light. Read full review
Review: Sacred Geometry: Deciphering the Code
User Review  GoodreadsLoved the book. The math calculations about made my head explode but then I can barely add 2+2. Once past the math which sets the stage, the remaining two thirds of the book was really interesting. I find myself seeing everyday things in a completely different light. Read full review
Contents
Contents  6 
THE HIDDEN ORDER  15 
Pure geometry  40 
THE GEOMETRY OF NATURE  61 
Geometry in astronomy and cosmology  74 
THE GEOMETRY OF THE  89 
Sacred geometry in architecture  116 
Sacred geometry in art  140 
Conclusion  152 
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