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Sacred Symbols On Divine Joy and Ecstasy
Symbol Code: SM000033     Symbol Name: Apple   (Category: Divine Joy and Ecstasy )

Apple(Ecstasy): A symbol of ecstasy, fertility and abundance as well as love, the Apple is a testimony to the adage "big things (or meanings in this case) come in small packages." At her wedding to Zeus, Gaia supplied Apples to Hera signifying long love and union. Dionysus, the Greek god of wine, offered Apples to woo Aphrodite and win her love. Split apart, the Apple conjures an image of vulva, signifying feminine love and beauty. In China the Apple stands for peace and its blossom for adoration. Also see my page on Apple Tree symbolism (Celtic).


Symbol Code: SM000462     Symbol Name: Hummingbird Symbol   (Category: Divine Joy and Ecstasy )

Hummingbird Symbol(Happiness): The meaning of the Hummingbird symbol was to signify peace, love and happiness. Hummingbirds are always depicted in their symbol as a mated pair as a symbol of devotion, permanence, eternity and life cycles. Hummingbirds were also admired as ferocious fighters and defenders of their territory. Native Americans believe that it brings luck to see a Hummingbird before major events such as long hunting trips or travelling to other villages.


Symbol Code: SM000463     Symbol Name: Butterfly Symbol   (Category: Divine Joy and Ecstasy )

Butterfly Symbol(Happiness): The meaning of the Butterfly symbol signifies transformation as the ugly caterpillar changes into the beautiful butterfly. The butterfly is also believed to be a messenger from the spirit world. The message the butterfly brings depends their color. A black butterfly indicates bad news or illness, yellow brings hope and guidance, brown signifies important news, red signifies an important event and white signifies good luck. A butterfly who lands on your shoulder brings you comfort.


Symbol Code: SM000550     Symbol Name: Dragonfly Symbol   (Category: Divine Joy and Ecstasy )

Dragonfly Symbol(Ecstasy): The meaning of the Dragonfly symbol was to signify happiness, speed and purity. The dragonfly also represents transformation and life's ever constant process of change. The dragonfly is a long tailed, four winged insect that inhabit the waters and wetlands of North America, as do many snakes. This symbolism is based on the life of a dragonfly which in first year or more of their lives, they live in the water as nymphs. They then metamorphose, change, into the flying creature we recognize as the dragonfly.


Symbol Code: SM000551     Symbol Name: Double Happiness   (Category: Divine Joy and Ecstasy )

Double Happiness(Ecstasy): This character, most commonly referred to as “Double Happiness,” is in fact the Chinese word for happiness, Shiang Tzi, written twice. This emblem is used by Feng Shui practitioners as a charm to improve marital relations and as an all around good luck talisman. It is commonly seen on wedding goods, holiday favors, etc. In Feng Shui, the emblem is typically placed in the “relationship” sector of the home, or where it will be the first thing viewed by a newlywed couple. The image is often decorated with lucky animals or hearts.


Symbol Code: SM000701     Symbol Name: Hebrew Bull Symbol   (Category: Divine Joy and Ecstasy )

Hebrew Bull SymbolThe bull symbol shown right is the Hebrew aleph. It is the first letter in the Hebrew alphabet. It is thought this symbol was derived originally from the Semitic word for bull, and it is based on a pictograph (hieroglyph) that looks very much like a bull or ox head.
The aleph as a bull symbol will represent mans ability to work with Nature and her creatures to bring about abundance in the human tribes. Further, the aleph is symbolic of harmony, provision and harmony. To be clear, the aleph has many more symbolic connotations, and this is just one suggestion dealing with the origin of the glyph.


Symbol Code: SM000815     Symbol Name: Hummingbird Symbolism   (Category: Divine Joy and Ecstasy )

Hummingbird Symbolism(Ecstasy of Joy): A hummingbird animal totem can offer you endless insight and effervescent wisdom. This totem is vastly unique, as as such, as unique offerings in the realm of totem guidance.
It is not commonly known that the fluttering wings of the hummingbird move in the pattern of an infinity symbol - further solidifying their symbolism of eternity, continuity, and infinity.
By observing the hummingbird, we see they are seemingly tireless. Always actively seeking the sweetest nectar, they remind us to forever seek out the good in life and the beauty in each day.


Symbol Code: SM000816     Symbol Name: Grapes/Grapevines   (Category: Divine Joy and Ecstasy )

Grapes/Grapevines(Ecstasy of Joy): Symbol meanings of grapes and grapevines deal with fertility, abundance, transformation and blessing. Considered the fruit of the earth in both pagan and Christian circles, the grape is rich in symbolism. Bunches of grapes have long been depicted in funerary art and are symbols of redemption. Grapes and grapevines are also found in Greco-Roman art as symbols of hospitality, bounty and symbolic of youthfulness. All of these attributes come into play when we see these power-packed fruits in the cards.


Symbol Code: SM000817     Symbol Name: Horn   (Category: Divine Joy and Ecstasy )

Horn(Ecstasy of Joy): Much like the flagsymbol meanings, the horn is also a symbol of announcement, only more forceful. Horns symbolize a joyous, boisterous, victorious, triumphant announcement. They signal all within ear-shot that something has happened or is about to happen soon. Horns announce both victory and oncoming attack - keep this in mind when the horn comes to your attention on the Judgment card.


Symbol Code: SM000818     Symbol Name: Butterfly   (Category: Divine Joy and Ecstasy )

Butterfly(Ecstasy of Joy): The Chinese animal symbol Butterfly represents love, specifically young love. Happily flitting from flower to flower – it signifies a happy social life for the young and young- at-heart. Chinese legend has it that the Butterfly symbolizes an undying bond between lovers. All romantics-at-heart would do well to place an image of a Butterfly in their home. A perfect gift for a new couple is this design embroidered on towels for the couple's home. Representative of the Yang energy, this symbol can energize you or a loved one, it reminds us of the energy of love.


Symbol Code: SM000819     Symbol Name: Horse   (Category: Divine Joy and Ecstasy )

Horse(Joy and Happiness): The seventh sign of the Chinese zodiac, the Horse is equated with practicality and love. As highly skilled horsemen, the Celts attributed the horse to Epona, also known as the Horse Goddess. Among other attributes, Epona was known for abundance, love and fertility. In Mesopotamia there arose a legend that the sun was drawn by a Horse riding across the horizon - the Horse was known as the embodiment of love for the land as it carried life-giving light and warmth with it.



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