Flower of Life Hanging Lanterns

Flower of Life Hanging Lanterns

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The Flower of Life is the modern name given to a geometrical figure composed of multiple evenly-spaced, overlapping circles. They are arranged to form a flower-like pattern with a sixfold symmetry, similar to a hexagon. The center of each circle is on the circumference of six surrounding circles of the same diameter.

It is considered by some to be a symbol of sacred geometry, said to contain ancient, religious value depicting the fundamental forms of space and time. In this sense, it is a visual expression of the connections life weaves through all sentient beings, and it is believed to contain a type of Akashic Record of basic information of all living things. The basic symmetry of the Flower of Life – radiating hexagonally outward from the center and branching off into more hexagonally radiating structures – is also the basic shape of a snowflake. Life originally evolved in water, and all life on Earth requires water as the essential compound of life. Therefore, an additional aspect to the symbolism is to be found in the fact that the geometrical structure of crystallized water is also the basic structure of the Flower of Life.

The smaller hanging lantern also features a Merkaba element.  Merkaba, is the divine light vehicle allegedly used by ascended masters to connect with and reach those in tune with the higher realms. “Mer” means Light. “Ka” means Spirit. “Ba” means Body. Mer-Ka-Ba means the spirit/body surrounded by counter-rotating fields of light, (wheels within wheels), spirals of energy as in DNA, which transports spirit/body from one dimension to another.

short size: 9.5" x 8.2" x 6.3" tall

tall size: 9.5" x 8.2" x 10.9" tall

This design can also be found in a tabletop lamp.

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All of our interior lamps, lanterns and night lights are made with untreated Monterey pine from sustainable sources, as certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. The paper features a traditional cloud dragon patterned shoji paper that is coated with synthetic fibers, making it durable and washable. Just wipe with a damp cloth when needed. Subtle, glossy mulberry fibers create depth and elegance.