Theme: Universal symbols - the language of the soul


Symbolism is the language of the soul. Universal symbols appeal to our inner faculty of understanding, to a part of us which cannot be expressed in ordinary language. From children's fairy tales and myths to the cosmogenesis in H.P. Blavatsky's The Secret Doctrine, symbolism is found everywhere. Where do these symbols come from? Why is it that we find the same symbols in different traditions worldwide? And what exactly do these symbols appeal to?