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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Stupas are found commonly throughout India and Asia. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. I approached the topic starting with thirty well-defined shapes from Dogon cosmology and tried to apply their meanings to corresponding glyphs of ancient Egyptian words, substituting concepts for glyphs to produce a kind of ideographic sentence.

Sacred Symbols of the Dogon Trade Paperback Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. Refresh and try again. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Laird Scranton is an independent software designer who became interested in Dogon mythology and symbolism in the early s. Paperbackpages. This title is temporarily out of stock, please check back soon. Sared a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! 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 scrantob with Judaism as well as ancient Egypt.


Where the Egyptians define a canine judge of Good and Evil, the Dogon define a fox who is cast as the judge between Truth and Error.

Sign up and get a free eBook! 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.

It seems unlikely that any modern visitor who could have introduced the modern Dogon to such subtle concepts would have done so using obscure but appropriate ancient Egyptian words and symbols.

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The careful observer will note that many of these symbolic shapes take the same form as symbolss Egyptian glyphs. Want to Sacrec Currently Reading Read. This question became the premise of my second book Sacred Symbols of the Dogon: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The potential importance of Dogon myth and symbol as a pivotal resource for wcranton study of comparative cosmology is underscored by several suggestive points: Adrienne rated it it was ok Jul 28, Since these same facts had already been acknowledged by Western scientists by the time they were documented for the Dogon, popular researcher Carl Sagan suggested that the Dogon may have simply learned the facts from some knowledgeable modern visitor, then incorporated them into their pre-existing body of cosmological knowledge.

Inner Traditions October Length: Must redeem within lairx days. 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. If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover!


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Sacred Symbols of the Dogon: For example, in ancient Egypt, matter is said to have been woven by the Mother Goddess Neith, using a shuttle and a loom. Laiird will join us during August on our Author of the Month message board to answer queries from posters and to discuss his work. Scranton shows how each hieroglyph constitutes an entire concept, and that their meanings are scientific in nature.

Other books in the series. The writing was fluid and easy to understand with glyphs punctuating the persuasive inferences and conclusions drawn from their meanings. Britta rated it it was amazing Jan 12, Scranton shows how each hieroglyph constitutes an entire concept, and that their meanings are scientific in nature. More at Inner Traditions. Marios rated it it was amazing Mar 12, My first book The Science of the Dogon: Email address subscribed successfully.

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