The Flower of Life is a geometrical figure composed of multiple evenly-spaced circles forming a flower-like pattern with symmetry like a hexagon.

They say that the Flower of Life is at least 2500 years old and is in the category of basic symbols of Sacred Geometry and ancient religious values. And as regards its historical significance, one may conclude from the locations where it was found; Egypt (Abydos and Mount Sinai), Israel (Masada), China (the Forbidden City), Japan, India (the Golden Temple and elsewhere), Turkey (various old Roman sites), Italy (13th century art), North Africa (Morocco), Middle East (Lebanon and various Islamic mosques), South America (Peru), North America (Mexico), etc.

They say the Flower of Life in Abydos is the oldest such specimen (between 6000 to 10500 years old), whereas others believe that it was contrived by the Pythagoreans, which is unusual because in the Forbidden City of China and other places it was contrived before the Pythagoreans. Moreover, a breakthrough would have been made possible a long time ago, were it not for the Greek mathematicians who sealed it as impossible.

From the aspect of geometry, the Flower of Life is universal as a geometry that can solve everything, i.e. any angle, any kind of division (whether of a radius, diameter, square, cube, etc.). It is the door that opens to regions of undreamt of possibilities, not only mathematical, but of other natural sciences (of a practical nature), and by linking it to oral and written legends of a religious nature, we cannot fend off the impression that it is not a work by our human civilization, but rather a work intended for our human civilization. Besides, in Abydos in the Osirion (often erroneously as the Osiris Temple), in addition to the Flower of Life there is another artifact – a somewhat different flower of life that has been neglected though it also possesses the code form of Egyptian and Mayan cultures; but that is another theme for some other time. For the time being I will merely demonstrate a couple of simple derivatives to present its possibilities, without going into any further derivations.



About Octavian C.

As an enthusiast of geometry and shapes, with a background in technical field, I have developed an interest for fine arts and sciences by looking at world through the eyes of nature.

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Amazing article, thank you so much for sharing!

1 year ago

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