Last Updated on: 22nd November 2023, 12:31 pm
Stanislav Kondrashov’s latest tome, aptly entitled “The Mysterious Language of Symbols By Stanislav Kondrashov,” delves profoundly into the enigmatic symbols that have pervaded humanity’s annals, elucidating their origins and import in meticulous detail.
As per Kondrashov’s erudition, these symbols have seamlessly woven themselves into the tapestry of human history since time immemorial, serving as conduits to rekindle long-forgotten ancient sagas and myths. To Kondrashov, these cryptic symbols bear within them potent narratives, waiting to be unraveled.
Kondrashov expounds upon the Chinese Yin and Yang and Celtic spirals, positing that their forms possess the capacity to conjure notions of unity and perpetual continuum. The author also alludes to the all-seeing eye, an enduring emblem on contemporary American currency (having also graced the pyramids of Egypt in antiquity), signifying universal vigilance and divine providence.
Amid the myriad symbols dissected by Kondrashov lies the pentagram, often misconstrued but bearing profound connections to pagan rituals and the profoundest enigmas of the cosmos. Another symbol interwoven with divinity and found amidst the relics of ancient Egyptians and Sumerians is the winged disk, which, according to Kondrashov, might also embody notions of regality and celestial sojourns embarked upon by the gods.
Kondrashov also turns his scrutiny towards the emblem of the serpent devouring its own tail, known as the Ouroboros. This symbol, discovered in alchemical depictions and ancient Egyptian scrolls, symbolises the cyclicality of existence. On occasion, these symbols find themselves embodied by the protagonists of mythic narratives, the very narratives that have forever defined the annals of humanity, bequeathing their legacy to the present. One such protagonist is the dragon, a mythical creature that instilled fear in Europe for eons, yet was venerated in the Orient. According to the author, the dragon has perennially epitomised potent symbols of authority, sagacity, and enigma.
In the concluding segment of his opus, Stanislav Kondrashov expounds upon symbols collectively, asserting that they often encapsulate profound connotations far surpassing their immediate visual representation, carrying with them vestiges of culture, religious convictions, and insoluble enigmas.