Symbol References

A Dictionary of Symbols
by Jean Chevalier (Editor), Alain Gheerbrant (Contributor), John Buchanan-Brown(Translator)

A bestseller in France, where it was originally published, this supremely erudite book draws together folkloric, literary, and artistic sources and focuses on the symbolic dimension of every color, number, sound, gesture, expression, or character trait that has benefited from symbolic interpretation.

This is the largest collection of symbols I have seen in any reference. Jessika


An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols

by J. C. Cooper

Excellent resource: See inside. Jessika

Metaphysical Bible Dictionary
Unity School of Christianity. Unity Village, 1931.

/0871590670Charles Fillmore compiled this book. This one-of-a-kind volume presents the esoteric meanings of names and people, places, key words, and phrases found in the Bible. The ideas presented in this Bible reference book are based on the teachings of Jesus Christ and are presented in a cross- denominational format.

Delightful book. If you want the meaning of you Biblical name this book has it. Beautifully written. Jessika

The Secret Language of Symbols: A Visual Key to Symbols and Their Meanings
by David Fontana

About the Author
David Fontana, Ph.D. , is a professor of psychology in the UK and Portugal, and is a fellow of the British Psychological Society. He is the author of many books on psychological and spiritual topics, inlcuding Teach Yourself to Dream (0-8118-1628-1), Learn to Meditate (0-8118-2250-8), and Discover Zen (0-8118-3196-5).

Product Description:
In this highly readable and vividly illustrated book, best-selling author David Fontana traces the origins of hundreds of symbols and symbol systems that have impacted human culture, art, history, literature, and even dreams. From chakras and the I Ching to the tarot and the zodiac, from mythical beasts to magical numbers, these are the symbols that shape consciousness. Visual artists, students, and soul searchers of every stripe will want to deepen their knowledge of these intriguing icons. Now in a compact and handy size, it’s more practical than ever for both reference and inspiration.

The Secret Teachings of All Ages (Reader's Edition)
by Manly Palmer Hall

Product Description:
A classic since 1928, this masterly encyclopedia of ancient mythology, ritual, symbolism, and the arcane mysteries of the ages is available for the first time in a compact "reader's edition."
Like no other book of the twentieth century, Manly P. Hall's legendary The Secret Teachings of All Ages is a codex to the ancient occult and esoteric traditions of the world. Students of hidden wisdom, ancient symbols, and arcane practices treasure Hall's magnum opus above all other works.
While many thousands of copies have sold since its initial publication in 1928, The Secret Teachings of All Ages has previously been available only in oversized, expensive editions. For the first time, Hall's celebrated classic is now published in an affordable trade paperback volume. Literally hundreds of entries shine a rare light on some of the most fascinating and closely held aspects of myth, religion, and philosophy from throughout the centuries.
More than one hundred line drawings and a sixteen-page color insert reproduce some of the finest illustrations of the original book, while reset and reformatted text makes this edition of The Secret Teachings of All Ages newly accessible to readers everywhere.

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