9. Portal of Life – Sacral Chakra – Sacred Geometry – Vesica Piscis
The sacral chakra, as the Portal of Life, is the place of sacred creation as seen in the Vesica Piscis. It is here that the unifying “one” separates within itself to form two independent yet interrelated aspects of itself that are necessary for co-creation. These aspects can be seen as mother/earth joining with father/ sky to birth – one/child.
The “sun” as the “son” is often seen as the unifying one that life revolves around. The Portal of Life also represents the womb of the sacred feminine, the creative essence born from water.
For students of Pythagoras (Greek philosopher circa 570-490BCE) a vesica piscis meant “measure of a fish,” seen as the intersection of the watery world of matter with the divine world of the sun. They saw math as a path for spiritual liberation. One (1) was the monad, the creator of many and the sum of all. Two (2) was the duad, the separating force of duality while (3) was the sacred and unifying triad created by the monad and duad.
A vesica piscis, when turned on its side, is symbolic of the human eye as a mirror to the soul. For some Christians, the vesica piscis represents the womb of Mary as the coming together of heaven and earth through Jesus, the “fisher of men” as part man, part god. A stylized version of it is called an ichthys or “Jesus Fish.”
The vesica piscis is also known as a mandorla (almond in Italian.) The seven-branched Menorah in Judaism represents an almond tree that symbolizes the soul’s journey of uniting the earthly Tree of Knowledge with the divine Tree of Life.
For Muslims, the Vesica Piscis is the womb of the universe, which holds the sacred black stone, ovum of the universe, held in the East corner of the Kaaba in Mecca.
The Vesica Piscis symbolizes the birth of humanity as the sacred trinity of body, mind and soul.
Message: Let go of limiting beliefs and be open to new solutions and synchronicities. Enjoy the push and pull of the creative process by remembering that there are no mistakes, only insights. Look for a potential partnership or community that supports your creative vision.
“You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.” – Friedrich Nietzsche –
If you liked what you read and want more... you may be interested in having the actual guidebook and card deck. The 134 page full-color book is sold separately from the cards. My goal is to find a publisher who can offer this as a set. In the meantime, you can purchase either the book or cards via these links. Thank you for your support. Laural
Mandala Chakra book available at: Amazon
Mandala Chakra card deck available at: Printers Studio
If you wish to gift one of my mandalas to a friend or hang in your home or office they are available in my online gallery: Ink Drop Arthaus
For more information visit: lauralwauters.com