The Flower of Life is one of the basic sacred geometry shapes. The Flower of Life starts with the Seed of Life shape: 7 overlapping circles that build outward, forming a flower-like pattern that has been used since ancient times in many cultures around the world. Said to be the basic template for everything in existence; all geometric forms can be found within it, including sacred geometry shapes like the Platonic Solids, Metatron’s Cube, and the Merkaba. The Flower of Life symbolizes creation and reminds us of the unity of everything: we’re all built from the same blueprint. Read on to find out more about the meaning of the flower of life.
Flower of Life Meaning
a series of overlapping circles that can build infinitely outward, forming a flower-like grid
all geometric forms can be found within it; is used as a blueprint for more complex sacred geometry shapes like Metatron’s Cube and Merkaba
symbolizes creation and reminds us of the unity of everything: we’re all built from the same blueprint
Flower of Life Clothing and Flower of Life Jewelry
We’ve printed this beautiful design on headbands and leggings in the past, and it’s quite likely we’ll use it again in the future!
What is Sacred Geometry?
For an introduction, check out our first post.
Sacred Geometry are geometric shapes that have deep metaphysical meaning behind them. Besides being beautiful, they often have interesting mathematical properties and loads of history and symbolism. These geometric designs have been used by humans since ancient times in art, decor, and in religious and spiritual contexts. The new age movement has renewed interest in these elegant and cool-looking shapes, and people are using them to explore the self and their place in the universe.
Further reading and sources:
Conscious Ink: The Hidden Meaning of Tattoos by Lisa Barretta
The Flower of Life! (Sacred Geometry) by Koi Fresco aka Vishuddha Das
Overlapping circles grid on Wikipedia
Flower of Life by Crystalinks
The Seed of Life by Ka Gold Jewelry
Sacred Geometry by SOLi School