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Located above the head, outside the body, this chakra links individual and universal. Sahasrara or the crown chakra is generally considered to be the chakra of consciousness. Sahasrara chakra symbolizes detachment from illusion; an essential element in obtaining supramental higher consciousness of the truth that one is all and all is one. The crown chakra is the body's primary co-ordination center. It ensures a connection to universal sources of energy and with the world as a whole. Often referred as thousand-petaled lotus, it is said to be the most subtle chakra in the system, relating to pure consciousness, and it is from this chakra that all the other chakras emanate. A balanced crown chakra allows for expanded awareness on an emotional level. The crown chakra signifies illumination. When a yogi is able to raise his or her kundalini, energy of consciousness, up to this point, the state of Samadhi, or union with God, is experienced. Symbolized by a lotus with one thousand petals.
Originally posted by el1jah
This is meant to head of a series of paintings starting with the embodied giant figure of greed (could use help from some experts on symbolism to set the tone right on who I might be trying to represent here as the elite) with the people of the earth under his feet carrying it forward, since I do believe we are (though ignorant of it) the true dynamo of the chaos in the world
Originally posted by rogerramjett
Have a look at Masonic symbology,or denver airport to get a few more ways to incorporate into your art.You seem quite talented, like to see the end result.
S&F for ya:
Originally posted by Hawking
I don't know if you've done anything on canvas but I think your art deserves a better medium than notebook paper - not that I'm in any place to be giving artistic advice haha.
BTW The sketch of the large figure on the "throne" is impressive to say the least, if you ever pursue this seriously you at least have a couple fans alreadyedit on 28-3-2011 by Hawking because: (no reason given)