The Ouroboros is an ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon eating its own tail. The name originates from within Greek language; (oura) meaning “tail” and (boros) meaning “eating”, thus “one who eats its tail”. The Ouroboros is the sign of constant motion, of vibration; creation and destruction around the illusion of finite and the realization of infinite ...
While Krishna was playing with some herdboys, their ball fell into the river and Krishna jumped after it. The serpent Kāliya rose up with his hundred and ten hoods vomiting poison and wrapped himself around Krishna's body. Krishna became so huge that Kāliya had to release him. When he saw the Brij folk were afraid he sprang onto Kāliya's head and assumed the weight of the whole universe, and danced on the naga's heads, beating time with his feet.
Mudras, how different hand positions are used in meditation. Chelle, look at the 7th hand position, Hakini Mudra...natural hand position while talking to improve concentration....not condescending...LOL
lingling-o on the left and dinumug on the right. both are fertility symbols. The lingling-o is an ancient south east asian design, usually made of pure gold. the dinumug is particular to the Philippines. both are still found in the islands, but mostly now in museums & in collections. the pendant is still used today as it was hundreds of years ago. when a newborn baby is born, it is bathed with water from a bowl with one of these pendants soaking in it, for health and good life.
lingling-o. a fertility symbol. an ancient south east asian design, usually made of pure gold. many still found in the Philippines, but mostly now in museums and with collectors. archaelogists have found ancient gold smithing evidence in the Philippines. The craft was annihilated when the Spanish conquistador conquered the islands and plundered the gold worn by the natives and found in the rivers and land.