Originating in Ancient Egyptian iconography, the ouroboros entered western tradition via Greek magical tradition. Itwas adopted as a symbol in Gnosticism and Hermeticism, and in alchemy. Via medieval alchemical tradition, the symbol entered Renaissance magic and modern symbolism, often taken to symbolize introspection, the eternal return or cyclicality and re-creating itself. It also represents infinite cycle of nature's endless creation and destruction, life and death and despair.

Originating in Ancient Egyptian iconography, the ouroboros entered western tradition via Greek magical tradition. Itwas adopted as a symbol in Gnosticism and Hermeticism, and in alchemy. Via medieval alchemical tradition, the symbol entered Renaissance magic and modern symbolism, often taken to symbolize introspection, the eternal return or cyclicality and re-creating itself. It also represents infinite cycle of nature's endless creation and destruction, life and death and despair.

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Share Tweet Pin Mail   This well-shaded tree. This stylistic interpretation focuses on trunk shading and pronounced single blossoms. (Photo: Nick Hart) This delightful ...

The 50 Best Cherry Blossom Tattoos Ever Inked

Share Tweet Pin Mail This well-shaded tree. This stylistic interpretation focuses on trunk shading and pronounced single blossoms. (Photo: Nick Hart) This delightful ...

Share Tweet Pin Mail This well-shaded tree. This stylistic interpretation focuses on trunk shading and pronounced single blossoms. (Photo: Nick Hart) This delightful foot ...

The 50 Best Cherry Blossom Tattoos Ever Inked

Share Tweet Pin Mail This well-shaded tree. This stylistic interpretation focuses on trunk shading and pronounced single blossoms. (Photo: Nick Hart) This delightful foot ...

The Lotus position is adopted to allow the body to be held completely steady for long periods of time. This allows the mind to calm the first step towards meditation.

The Lotus position is adopted to allow the body to be held completely steady for long periods of time. This allows the mind to calm the first step towards meditation.

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