The Feathered Serpent
When it comes to mythology snakes are not to be feared. It seems that those like myself who have been raise in the west have been bred to believe that snakes are inherently evil. However, when we analyze the symbol of the snake from the ancient world we get a very illuminating perspective. Snakes shed their skin once a month and become entirely new creatures thus making them a symbol that is more like a butterfly; a symbol of rejuvenation and reincarnation. A Symbol of transformation.
In this video we will discuss two new ways to understand the symbol of the snake. Alone, the snake represents the material plane; your earthly nature. But when the snake is shown with wings then the symbol has transformed and gives us even more meaning. Wings are the symbol of the sky; your heavenly nature aka Spirit. Symbolism that centers around the feathered serpent is a body of symbols describing the Divine Human Being. We are creatures mades in the image of God. We are made of Material and Spirit.
This Mayan/Toltec temple in Chichen Itza, Mexico is riddled with symbolism dedicated to the feathered serpent. These three symbols - the caduceus (Egyptian), quetzalcoatl (Toltec), and kukulkan (Mayan) - all describe the same thing: the feathered serpent. Are you starting to see the picture? There is nothing to be feared here. This symbol is proof that our ancestors (the one's that came before us) knew of our Divinity and lived in harmony with the planet. The question is if we will follow their lead or not. Will we live in harmony?
I'll see you in the video.