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Thursday, 31 October 2019

Oak Tree Symbolism

[What's Your Sign]: The oak is considered a cosmic storehouse of wisdom embodied within its towering strength.

Ancient Celts observed the oak’s massive growth and impressive expanse. They took this as a clear sign that the oak was to be honored for its endurance, and noble presence.

In fact, wearing oak leaves was a sign of special status among the Celts (as well as ancient Greeks and Romans).

Today we see artistic renditions of the “Leafman” in which a man’s face is covered in leaves. This is an evolution of lore that dates back to earth-based spirituality in which the regal power of the oak was recognized and honored.

There are accounts that trace the name “druid” to duir, the Celtic term for the oak. More interestingly, the actual translation of duir is “door” and lore indicates the spiritually advanced Celts would access the ethereal planes of higher thought (psychic vision or soul-thought) by “opening the oak door.” The Celtic meaning of the oak tree deals with symbolic themes of durability, purity and constancy...<<<Read The Full Article Here>>>...

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