THE TEMPLES – YOUR WINGS OF LIGHT
Let’s start by exploring the bodily elements of your temples. Beneath your temples is the assembly level of 4 bones, the parietal, frontal, temporal and the higher ‘wing’ of the sphenoid bone. This complete area is named the ‘pterion’ named after the Greek phrase for ‘wings’, which has esoteric associations with Mercury/Hermes The Messenger of the Gods who’s depicted carrying a cap with wings on both aspect of the temples. We’ll transfer onto the deeper which means and symbology of this shortly.
The pterion is subsequently, the thinnest/weakest a part of your cranium, with a main artery ‘the center meningeal artery’ operating proper beneath it. That is why a blow to the again or prime of the pinnacle can put sufficient stress onto the temples to trigger both a deadly fracture or a rupture to the massive artery, leading to a mind bleed. Named after the temporal bone (which pertains to the passing of time with the hair close to the temples turning gray first) the temples additionally denote the rising of knowledge. In brief, it’s a extremely delicate space, bodily and in addition ‘spiritually’. The temples are additionally regarded as named after the Greek phrase ‘temenos’ which refers to sacred areas which are revered and ‘set-apart’ for worshiping the divine. Certainly, your temples do serve this position.
From a non secular and bodily perspective, it’s the assembly level of the pterion ‘beneath the temples’ that holds particular curiosity.