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Sacred Symbols On Sorrow and Attachment
Symbol Code: SM000140     Symbol Name: AKOKO NAN   (Category: Sorrow and Attachment )

AKOKO NAN(Pain and Sorrow): Symbol of nurturing and discipline The full name of
this symbol translates to “The hen treads on her chicks, but she does not kill
them.” This represents the ideal nature of parents, being both protective and
corrective. An exhortation to nurture children, but a warning not to pamper


Symbol Code: SM000141     Symbol Name: The Pierced Heart   (Category: Sorrow and Attachment )

The Pierced Heart(Pain and Sorrow): The Pierced Heart – a familiar symbol of the Blessed Mother. It is a solemn symbol of the sorrow suffered by the Mother.


Symbol Code: SM000142     Symbol Name: Crucified Serpent   (Category: Sorrow and Attachment )

Crucified Serpent(Pain and Sorrow): The gruesome symbol of a crucified serpent is an old alchemical drawing representing the “fixing of the volatile,” or, making the elixir of mercury, a legendary curative, by removing the ‘volatile’ or poisonous element. The picture is derived from the biblical story of Moses, who erected a brazen snake as a charm against plague.


Symbol Code: SM000143     Symbol Name: Anchor Cross   (Category: Sorrow and Attachment )

Anchor Cross(Pain and Sorrow): The Anchor Cross An early covert Christian symbol. It continues the symbolism of the ichthus, or “Jesus fish,” and represented the Church. It is one of several cross forms called dissimulata, meaning “dissimilar.” It is a symbol commonly found in the Christian catacombs. The sybol predates Christianity as a pagan symbol.

Today, the lower portion of the anchor represents Mary’s symbol, the crescent moon, surmounted by the cross of the son, Christ.


Symbol Code: SM000144     Symbol Name: Man in the Maze   (Category: Sorrow and Attachment )

Man in the Maze(Pain and Sorrow): The figure above is known as the “Man in the maze,” an emblem of the Tohono O’odham Nation of Southern Arizona (formerly known as the Papago Indians). The design, depicting a man exiting a labyrinth, is most often seen on basketry dating back as far as the nineteenth century, and occasionally in Hopi silver art.
Labyrinths are common motifs in ancient petroglyphs (Native American rock art), and often resemble those found in ancient Greece and other parts of the world.
The figure is often said to be I’itoi, an O’odham underworld deity.
This symbol is said to represent a person’s journey through life. Although the design appears to be a maze, it is actually a unicursal figure with many twists and turns; these are said to represent choices made in life. The center is dark, as the journey is one from darkness to light.


Symbol Code: SM000848     Symbol Name: Spider Symbol   (Category: Sorrow and Attachment )

Spider SymbolGreek myth of Arachne, a mortal (although of noble stature) who was a spectacular weaver. Acclaim for her luscious lively looms spread over hill and dale and ultimately reached the immortal ears of Athena. Arachne claimed she was the best weaver, and thus prompted a challenge from Athena.
And so, they played a round of "dueling looms," but no one could confirm the victor. However, Arachne was quite smug about the whole process. So much so, that Athena smote her with a mighty blow of conscience and a dose of guilt. Arachne took the dosage hard, and could not live with the intense feelings of guilt and sorrow so she killed herself. Athena felt awful over the whole mess and decided to resurrect Arachne in the form of a spider so that she and all her offspring would forever be the best weavers of the universe.


Symbol Code: SM000849     Symbol Name: Shoes   (Category: Sorrow and Attachment )

ShoesShoe dreams deal with walking certain paths in our lives. If you are wearing tight Shoes, the road you are traveling is hard, and much sorrow is involved. Comfortable Shoes indicate you are in a good place in your life and success is around the corner. Buying Shoes indicates you still have quite a distance to travel until you reach your goals. Dirty, worn-down Shoes encourages us to examine our spiritual walk, or asks us to take a walk of faith.



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