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The call for which has sprung up for this paintings has prompted the writer to make it extra entire than it was once initially. however it couldn't be made ideal with out being improved right into a quantity whose dimension will be incompatible with cheapness. while each determine would provide a textual content for an extended discourse, an in depth realization is needed lest an outline may be constructed right into a dissertation. during this paintings, the writer is obliged to restrict himself to the reason of symbols, and can't release out into old and glossy faiths, other than in as far as they're typified via convinced traditional indicators.

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The cross we have elsewhere described as being a compound male emblem, whilst the crescent symbolises the female element in creation. Figure 15 is from D’Harcanville, op. , vol. , plate xxiii. It resembles Figure 11, supra, and enables us by the introduction, of the sun and moon to verify the deduction drawn from the arrangement of the serpent’s coils. If the snake’s body, instead of being curved above the 8 like tail, were straight, it would simply indicate the linga and the sun; the bend in its neck, however, indicates the yoni and the moon.

It resembles Figure 11, supra, and enables us by the introduction, of the sun and moon to verify the deduction drawn from the arrangement of the serpent’s coils. If the snake’s body, instead of being curved above the 8 like tail, were straight, it would simply indicate the linga and the sun; the bend in its neck, however, indicates the yoni and the moon. , fig. 2, of Recueil des Pierres Antiques Gravés, folio, by J. M. Raponi (Rome, 1786). The gem represants a sacrifice to Priapus, indicated by the rock, pillar, figure, and branches given in our plate.

Third edition, pp. 203 and 409. All are symbolic of the idea of the male triad: a central figure, erect, and rising above the other two. In one an altar and fire indicate, mystically, the linga; in another, the same is pourtrayed as 10 a man, as Mahadeva always is; in another, there is a tree stump and serpent, to indicate the same idea. The two appendages of the linga are variously described; in two instances as serpents, in other two as tree and concha, and snake and shell. The two last seem to embody the idea that the right “egg” of the male germinates boys, whilst the left produces girls; a theory common amongst ancient physiologists.

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