Stijn van den Hoven

The holy grail, symbol of the union of male and female.

One of my favorite temples is the one in Java, Candi Sukuh. This because of the Mayan style pyramid and also because of the visual representation of yoni and lingam. Something that is more stylized in Indian temples. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukuh Mostly they are called Shiva lingams, even if the yoni part clearly sits under it. The …

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Tree

This article proves by comparitive imagery that Pakals Tomblid is not a spaceship. We see the same depiction in the Maya Codices clearly a tree, bird , snake or snakes and sacrificial victim. This will be further ellaborated on.   Codex Vindobonensis Mexicanus Tamoanchan_Codex_Borgia   Tamoanchan     Codex Borgia Codex Borgia   Codex Borgia …

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Hypothesis: Rock relief of Aslantaş, Göynüş Valley in Turkey, is a depiction of Potnia Theron

A hypothesis that the rock relief of Aslantaş, Göynüş Valley in Turkey, is a depiction of Potnia Theron.  The head is missing, the cave is the womb of the figure at the exact level of the womens genitals, where the legs end.  I disagree with the current tomb explanation. This is the proposed depiction, the head …

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The snake/dragon/crocodile who devoured man, cross pacific cultural symbolism

Jonah being swallowed by a great toothed sea-monster. Sculpted column capital from the nave of the abbey-church in Mozac, France, 12th century. Pay attention to the curled snout at the left, just like a makara. The below article and  gallery is a compilation of images and information gathered that is an addition to my  Makara research …

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Worldwide iconographic relations of Medusa to Kali, Kirthimukha, KaliMukha and Chaupiñamca, Coatlicue, Melusine

Observation made by Stijn van den Hoven KaliMukha, Kirthimukha (temple faces) are identical to the Medusa and Kali imagery and seen in many other cultures as well as a fanged monster, mostly associated with serpents or serpent hair. We even see the same karakter back in the Chavin culture, with fangs, snake hair and recognizable …

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Griffin

Mirrored page from. Vakras.com for further research.   The internet should never be the primary source for information, and should always be used with extreme caution. This page has come into existence because I stumbled upon an internet site dedicated to the griffin (alernately: “gryphon”, “gryps”). On that site the author stated that the griffin was …

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