Religious Symbolism

Religious Symbols
Symbols of the World's Religions

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God is far more than just a symbol
A BITTER international battle is raging over which nation has the biggest Jesus Christ.

Alternative Religions A-Z -
Learn about the basic beliefs of a wide variety of alternative (i.e. non-mainstream) religions from across the globe.

Religious Symbols in Desai' Clear Light of Day
Nataraja: Shiva-The God of Dance, Krishna playing his flute, Krishna, Radha, Krishna dancing, Baby Krishna on the Swing, Krishna: the Clothes Thief, Radha Krishna Union - symbolic of atman and brahman unity, Krishna embracing his gopis(cowherders), Goddess Durga, Goddess Laxmi, Goddess Sarasvati, Goddess Kali.

Swastika -
The swastika has not always been used as a symbol of Nazism and was in fact borrowed from Eastern cultures. It seems to have first been used by early inhabitants of Eurasia. It is an important symbol in Eastern religions, notably Hinduism and Buddhism, among others, and was also used in Native American faiths before World War II.

Religious symbolism -
Religious symbolism is the use of symbols, including archetypes, acts, artwork, events, or natural phenomena, by a religion. Religions view religious texts, rituals, and works of art as symbols of compelling ideas or ideals.

Religious Art from
Mankind wants and needs to believe in a high-being, a creator, a God, or the gods. The religions of the world are so very diverse. Each religion feels it has the answers of how to live now and what's going to happen in the after-life.

Himalayan Art
The mission of the Himalayan Art Website is to create a comprehensive research database, a virtual museum, of Himalayan and Tibetan art.

Sikh Symbols: What do they signify?
In the Sikh religion, there are quite a few symbols. However, only some of these symbols apply to all people.

Spiritual Symbols
You are surrounded with reminders of your true nature, your inner spiritual being. That inner spirit speaks to you without words through symbols.

Scientology - Its Symbol, History, Beliefs, & Practices
The main symbol of Scientology is composed of: The letter "S" which represents Scientology, An upper triangle whose sides represent three closely interrelated factors: knowledge, responsibility and control, A lower triangle which represents affinity, reality and communication.

The Symbology Activity - International Sufi Movement
The reformer comes to plow the ground; the prophet comes to sow the seed; and the priest comes to reap the harvest.

Secret Wisdom of Symbols
The keys to the symbols which unlock the nature of things will give us some answers to the questions we ask: What is life? Where did I and the world come from? Where am I going? What really is the true nature of things?

The Seal of the Theosophical Society
The emblem or seal of the Theosophical Society consists of seven elements that represent a unity of meaning. It combines symbols drawn from various religious traditions around the world to express the order of the universe and the spiritual unity of all life.

Tibetan Religious Symbols
It is common to see various religious symbols when traveling in Tibet, in monasteries, villages. They are used as sacred adornments. Eight Auspicious Signs, generally symbolizing how to progress along the Buddhist path, include eight motifs.

Symbology of Religious Ideas
The Sufi Message of Hazrat Inayat Khan. The first and most original form of education that the wise gave to the world was symbolical.

Temples of the most High
Significance of Ancient, Geometric Symbols. The Temple in Salt Lake City contains many ancient symbols, both inside and out, which portray many fundamental principles when properly understood. On the west wall we find the designs of the Big Dipper, which unfailingly points out the North Star, and serves as a guide to the traveler across the unchartered wilderness.