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Day: January 20, 2012

The Eyes Are The Windows To Soul

The Eyes Are The Windows To Soul

One of the most important symbols in ancient religion was the eye. A ubiquitous aphorism says, “The eyes are the windows to the soul.” I’ve tried to trace the origin of this saying, but it may go back too far. The notion is very old. The Solar eclipse probably played a large role in the formulation of the phrase, for the ancients saw the eyes as solar orbs, enlightening the body. In many parts of the world, the winged sun-disk…

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