In The Science of the Dogon, Laird Scranton demonstrated that the cosmological structure described in the myths and drawings of the Dogon runs parallel to. Sacred Symbols of the Dogon – The Key to Advanced Science in the Ancient Hieroglyphs (Paperback) / Author: Laird Scranton ; ; Ethnic or. Sacred Symbols of the Dogon has 35 ratings and 2 reviews. Sacred Symbols of the Dogon: The Key to Advanced Science in the Ancient Laird Scranton.

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Likewise, it allows us to reconcile important differences that sometimes crop up between the similar cosmologies of different cultures.

Sacred Symbols of the Dogon

The potential importance of Dogon myth and symbol as a pivotal resource for the study of comparative cosmology is underscored by several suggestive points: When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie.

Laird Scranton has established himself firmly as a leading interpreter of the mystery of the Dogon tribe of West Africa and their ancient Egyptian heritage.

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Inner Traditions October Length: Sacred Symbols of the Dogon uses these scanton as scrantno starting point for a new interpretation of the Egyptian hieroglyphic language. A activation email has been sent to you. Bryan Day rated it liked it Oct 17, Later, Van Beek went a step further by suggesting that the classic Dogon granary form, as reported by Griaule, was in fact, a structure known only to Griaule.

He is an independent software designer who became interested in Dogon mythology and symbolism in the early s.

Price may vary by retailer. Furthermore — apparently unknown to this second wave of Dogon anthropologists, including ProfessorVan Beek — are the many abiding similarities that exist between the plan and symbolism of sacrde classic Dogon granary as Griaule describes it and a Buddhist stupa — a traditional aligned ritual structure that is central to Buddhist cosmology.

In many ways, the structure calls to mind an early form of a pyramid, and several of its key structural and symbolic features are found reflected in the pyramids and similar aligned structures of Egypt, India, China, and the Americas.

Stranding squarely symbools the crossroads of comparative cosmology we find the Dogon tribe of modern-day Mali.

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Scranton also pointed to the close resemblance between the keywords and component elements of Dogon cosmology and those of ancient Egypt, and the implication that ancient cosmology may also be about actual science.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Sacrer by Laird Scranton. Through these kinds of comparisons, we are able to make our way to the conceptual bottom — so to speak — of the cosmology and to recreate the likely forms that may have comprised an original parent sgmbols.


I never read a book like it, and I really enjoyed learning what some of the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs stood for. Scranton also pointed to the close resemblance between the keywords and component elements of Dogon cosmology and those of ancient Egypt, and the implication that ancient cosmology may also be about actual science.

My first book The Science of the Dogon: No trivia or quizzes yet. Sacred Symbols of the Dogon: The Science of the Dogon.

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Furthermore, the Dogon share important religious rituals — such as the wearing of skull caps and prayer shawls, the practice of circumcision, and the observance of a Jubilee year — in common with Judaism as well as ancient Egypt. The Dogon 2 books.

Paperbackpages. So striking are the similarities between the cosmological myths of ancient cultures — and so scramton the likely trail of transmission from one culture to another by conventional means — that Carl Jung was impelled to propose his famous theory of archetypes, postulating innate psychology as a credible way to explain their near-global appearance. We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. Table A, the Egyptian Sun Glyph. Wacred rated it really liked it Nov 14, Foreword by John Anthony West.