CHAPTER VI SYMBOLS RELATING TO MU THE SACRED LOTUS.–The Lotus has always been looked upon as the most sacred of all sacred flowers–why? Because it was selected as Mu’s floral symbol. Why was it so selected? The Lotus was the first flower to beautify the earth. Being the first flower and Mu the land where man first appeared on earth, Mu and the Lotus were naturally symbolic synonyms. As a mark of love and mourning, the Egyptians, after the destruction of Mu, never depicted the lotus as an open, living flower but always as closed and dead. The lotus is a prominent figure in the carvings and adornments of all ancient temples, and, except in Egypt, was continued down as open and conventional until King Solomon’s Temple. In this form, the tips of the petals are turned in. The lotus was indigenous to Mu. The plant was carried to […] Read More


p. 118 CHAPTER V SYMBOLS USED IN RELIGIOUS TEACHINGS THE symbols which were used in the religious teachings of early man are popularly known as the Sacred Symbols. When symbols were first used it was to concentrate man’s mind on the Infinite One, so that by keeping his eyes on the symbol no outside sights or sounds might call off his attention from the object of worship. Man was most carefully taught that the symbol itself was not to be worshipped; the symbol was only a picture to keep his mind from wandering. He was carefully taught that there was only One Deity, but that One Deity had many attributes which looked after health and strength, rain and sunshine, crops; in fact, after the whole welfare of mankind. In the beginning three symbols only were used. When these were understood, they were compounded and others added, and as time […] Read More