Sacred Symbols

Sacred Symbols

Peoples, Religions, Mysteries

  1. Edited by Robert Adkinson
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  • ISBN 9780500514559
  • 17.80 x 16.10 cm
  • PLC (no jacket)
  • 792pp
  • 770 Illustrations, 595 in colour
  • First published 2009

This book is an inspirational exploration of the signs and symbols of a wealth of global cultures from ancient times to the present day, bringing together together some of the world’s most potent sacred images.

Through a rich array of fascinating images drawn from ritual, myth and the natural world, Sacred Symbols is the perfect introduction to the timeless wisdoms of humankind.

Peoples: Ancient Egypt • The Celts • The Native Americans • The Maya
Religions: The Buddha • The Tao • Christianity
Mysteries: The Mandala • Sacred Sex • The Tarot