"The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Who would be born must destroy a world. The bird flies to God. That God's name is Abraxas." - Herman Hesse A fat-bellied character with the head of a king, a dragon's tail, and serpents instead of legs. He also carries a whip in his hand. He is often featured with the head of a rooster. http://demons.monstrous.com/abraxas.htm
Abraxas is an Egyptian Sun God who was adopted by the early Christian Gnostic's. Abraxas was no ordinary god, however, As ruler of the first Heaven he had dominion over the cycles of birth, death and Resurrection.
The Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung wrote a short Gnostic treatise in 1916 called The Seven Sermons to the Dead, which called Abraxas the supreme power of being transcending both God and devil and unites all opposites into one being. obonic: ABRAXAS.
Abrasax - The word may be related to Abracadabra, although other explanations exist. Carl Jung wrote a short Gnostic treatise, which called Abraxas a God higher than the Christian God and Devil, that combines all opposites into one Being.