We can easily say that just a few cultures were as preoccupied with the afterlife as the ancient Egyptians and one of their most important symbols, the Eye of Horus, bears testimony to their search for the secrets of this life and. Well, ladies and gentlemen, it turns out that this ancient symbol might be a key to unlocking the perspective of a continued existence on higher planes of existence.
The EYE of Horus
The Eye of Horus, (Wedjat) was a symbol of protection and the royal power that the gods bestowed upon mankind. The Sky God Horus was the one of the ancient Egyptians’ most significant deities. And, according to the legends, when used properly, it acted as a ward against evil and offered protection in the afterlife.
So, the question remains – what if this symbol of immense power is actually very similar to the structure in the brain at the center of which the pineal gland is found? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.
But, don’t get us wrong – the Egyptians weren’t the only ones to hold the pineal gland and its representations in such a high regard. Yes, you should also know that this symbol can be found from the ruins of Babylon to the Christian scriptures and everywhere in between. The ancient Greeks considered it the seat of the soul, a notion that was later picked up by the Romans.
And, in Hinduism, it plays an even greater role and is associated with the Ajna chakra, the part of the brain that signifies the conscience. Many different cultures (from all around the world) have identified the pineal gland as the Third Eye, the All-Seeing organ Plato so ceremoniously described in Republic:
“In every man there is an Eye of the soul which is far more precious than ten thousand bodily eyes, for by it alone is truth seen. The Eye of the soul is alone naturally adapted to be resuscitated and excited by the mathematical disciplines.”