This series of colorful paintings (above) incorporate symbolism and mythology from Peruvian, Asian and Native American cultures.
The serpent represents the one underlying force of all existence and the kundalini fluid.
The jaguar represents the earth plane, maya or illusion; what we consider everyday reality. This plane can also be represented by the human form or a skull. The skull signifies death, which occurs only on the earth plane.
The bird, usually a condor, raven or eagle, represents the spirit world.
The cross signifies the bridge between worlds; the crossroads of the spiritual and material. This is the territory of St. Peter, guardian of the gates, or Legba, messenger to the gods.
The cornstalks have six leaves and a head of corn, equaling seven, the number of chakras, or energy centers, in the human body.
The spirals are the evolution of souls and can mean personal power on the earth plane.
The two fruits or circles represent the duality of earth existence.
The triangles represent mountains. The dot within, the peoples who sought refuge there when attacked by enemies. Likewise, the inverted triangles represent the jungles or forests and the dot within, the peoples who sought refuge there.
The nine moons represent the gestation period of human beings and the soul’s emergence on the earth plane.
These works may be used for meditation, as reminders that we exist simultaneously on all three planes, as altar pieces or as decoration.