MEANINGS AND SYMBOLS

Symbolism is universal and speaks to the soul, that which is indigenous to each and every one of us. And so the Babaylan Mandala is meaningful to all people, regardless of nationality.

I am just a messenger. From the dream world and beyond-the-veil come messages and meanings that I convey with the union and arrangement of symbols within the Babaylan Mandala.

Here are notes and thoughts on the symbolism, the mandala as whole, and other curiosities and items of relevance.

Blossom, bear fruit, shed seeds.

The Tree of Life blossoms with flowers. It bears fruits. It sheds seeds… YOU are the Tree of Life. So… How do you blossom and unfold? How are your words, thoughts and actions fruits of your life? What seeds are your planting in others life that will take...

More symbols within the BA-HA-LA Tree of Life

Bert placed tattooed the central part of the Babaylan Mandala onto his arm. Here is what he wrote via the FB page: Feb 14th, 2:07am Bert: 3 years na po ako nagreresearch tungkol sa image nato at ngayon nkita ko meron pang facebook page… basta alam ko lang po...

The 4 Elements

The Babaylan Mandala has symbols that represent the four elements… Can you see them? Feel them? These elements also represent the archetypes or power roles of the Babaylan—Healer, Warrior/Protector, Teacher/Artist, Sage/Visionary… The hidden power role is...

The HA baybayin the branches of the BA-HA-LA Tree of Life

The branches of the BA-HA-LA Tree of Life are shaped in the waved formed of the baybayin symbol of HA. The baybayin symbol of HA is a curved, horizontal line and can look like the waves of a river or wind.   HA is the first syllable in “hangin” which...

A vision of your highest potential

Elizabeth Kapu’uwailani Lindsey, first Polynesian explorer and female Fellow with the National Geographic Society, speaks of the wisdom of her Hawaiin indigenous village elders that is meant for her, her people and the people of the world and she shared them at...

Sacred Numbers

When looking at the BA-HA-LA Tree of Life in the center… There are 7 leaves and 7 branches. These represents perfection of the person, enlightenment of humanity, or Christ Consciousness. 7 can also represent the 7 chakras. There are 8 cosmic orbs and 8 stars...

The hurt and the honor of one affects the all

I think the wisdom in the following words is also found in a mandala. I think the words speak of pakikipagkapwa (interconnectedness)— “When one sits in the Hoop Of The People, one must be responsible because all of Creation is related. And the hurt of one is the...

Baskets beneath the BA-HA-LA Tree of Life.

There are baskets underneath the BA-HA-LA Tree of Life. These baskets are full of healthy, wholesome fruit. The fruit represents many things—talents that manifest in the world, service to Kapwa(fellow man, humanity), children, acts of love/kindness, and anything...

Sayaw ng Pakikipagkapwa – Dance of Sacred Interconnection

Symbol explanation of  the Dance of Sacred Interconnection or in Pilipino “Sayaw ng Pakikipagkapwa.” The first concentric circle around the BA-HA-LA Tree of Life is about Pakikipagkapwa or Sacred Interconnection of all Cosmos and Existence, in many levels,...

As Above, so Below.

The fruits of the tree look like the cosmic balls on the outermost concentric circle. the flowers of the tree look like the stars on the outermost concentric circle too. Mga diwa/concepts of As above, so below… As within, so without… The macrocosm is in...

Remember your descendants

Like the BAHALA Tree of life. You must grow strong, bloom, grow leaves, flowers and fruits. You must plant seeds, pass on something to your children, children’s children, and to those generations you may never meet… You must plant seeds, the same way your...

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