Why Beauty is So Important

The Fibonacci Series in a Sunflower Head

Source: TheMindUnleashed.com
Christina Sarich
February 23, 2017

You’ve heard of the halo effect, perhaps, that ascribes certain desirable traits to people who are attractive even if they don’t possess those traits, like kindness or intelligence. Though we spend a lot of time vexed by the powers of beauty and the attempts of the advertising culture to force-feed a certain type of beauty into our psyches, we shouldn’t throw the baby out with the bathwater. Beauty, in a sacred sense is vital. It moves us. It compels us to change. It creates awe and wonder. In its true form — beauty as the divine ratio — is apparent in the smallest creature as well as in the solar system and planets, and beyond.

The contrived, politicized, patriarchal vision of beauty has nothing to do with the real thing. Airbrushed automatons plastered on the covers of magazines don’t represent the Da Vinci-esque ratio of perfection, nor the true beauty of nature. This beauty doesn’t tear us down. It rebuilds us.

A Japanese study, released by the University of Kyoto and published in Public Health, entitled, ‘Psychological effects of forest environments on healthy adults: Shinrin-yoku (forest-air bathing, walking) as a possible method of stress reduction‘ describes a link between walking in forests and reducing chronic stress, but why?

Leonardo Da Vinci used the divine proportion or golden ratio (also known as the Fibonacci sequence) in many of his own works, including his sketch of the Vitruvian Man, even before his collaboration with Pacioli, but even this artist was simply copying the beauty evident all around with eyes to see.

Da Vinci's Vetruvian Man is Based on Divine Proportion.

This divine architecture reminds us, even at a subconscious, cellular level that we need to align with it. This is why it is so pleasing to us when we see such exquisiteness on a simple walk in the forest. This beauty offered by nature is in every flower, in seed heads, pine cones, the organization of tree limbs, and in sea shells, but it is repeated even in galaxies. When we make contact with this divine beauty, we innately know if we are in alignment with it, or have somehow strayed from its inherent message.

The Golden Ratio Abounds in Nature

Beauty, in its true form, is our touchstone to Creation. Animals, bees, bird flight patterns, human faces, even hurricanes are formed with these proportions. It is nature’s template for physical reality. The more imbued with beauty that we are, the more beautiful we become – because what we focus on, becomes our reality.

Perfect Beauty in a Nautilus Shell

More importantly, beauty speaks to the soul. It has no value to our mortal bodies. We can’t eat it, or sell it – not the real thing. It doesn’t provide us warmth on a cold night but it does provide us nourishment – the kind that most of us are sorely uninformed we need. All that is beautiful leads to God. A reverence for nature, the creative arts, the keeping of a beautiful home, even.

We don’t need artificial intelligence or a billionaire’s dollars to remake a city. An artist’s hand and a few seeds can cover barren walls, and give us a sense of peace. Beauty makes us act differently. As one writer explains,

Divine Beauty in a Spiral Galaxy

If you’re in an environment where there’s a bunch of waste on the ground, it’s easy not to care for that place, to add your filth to the existing filth. By making a place beautiful, which often means simply peeling back the layers of what is already there, we remove the distractions. We are able to see the existing beauty more clearly, and we are able to start to begin to care.”

The Fibonacci Series in a Sunflower Head

Beauty observed in the world around us makes us act more beautifully. We think more beautifully. We are reminded that we are the instruments of the Divine. Will you plant flowers, or will you plant trash. Will you re-create the divine or destroy it? Because we need beauty more than ever.

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Christina Sarich is a musician, yogi, humanitarian and freelance writer who channels many hours of studying Lao Tzu, Paramahansa Yogananda, Rob Brezny, Miles Davis, and Tom Robbins into interesting tidbits to help you Wake up Your Sleepy Little Head, and *See the Big Picture*. Her blog is Yoga for the New World . Her latest book is Pharma Sutra: Healing The Body And Mind Through The Art Of Yoga.
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Ancient Knowledge [Part 3] – Pyramids, Monuments & Megaliths, Ley Lines [Earth’s Energy Grid]


TheBreakaway
Zy Marquiez
June 28, 2016

Ancient Knowledge [Part 1] –  Consciousness, Sacred Geometry, Cymatics, Reality
Ancient KNowledge [Part 2] – Fibonacci Sequence, Golden Ratio, Phi In Nature

The Ancients knew much more than given credit for regarding Life, The Universe, Astronomy, Advanced Mathematics, Magnetism, Healing, Unseen Forces, etc.

Encoded knowledge is information that is conveyed in signs and symbols.  These can be found all over the world.  All these ancient symbols and geometric patterns [Sacred Geometry] illustrate unseen forces at work.  What do those geometric patterns mean?  What type of forces do they entail?  What are we not being told?  Is there more to life out there than what we are brought up to believe?  Is the Universe, the Earth, and its people, vastly more wondrous than we could have ever imagined?

This particular documentary intricately showcases how many of the ancient sites around the Earth are connected in extremely thought-provoking ways, while also touching largely upon the Great Pyramid, many Global Monuments, Megaliths & Ley Lines on what is known as The Earth Grid.

Ancient Knowledge [Part 2] – Fibonacci Sequence, Golden Ratio, Phi in Nature, DNA

TheBreakaway
Zy Marquiez
June 24, 2016

Ancient Knowledge [Part 1] –  Consciousness, Sacred Geometry, Cymatics, Reality
To understand the world around us, we must take a deeper look into what composes our very reality.  To comprehend our very reality, we need to discern which laws the universe follows.

Once we begin to understand the components which make this grand dream we call life, a larger picture is webbed – one of beautiful & endless information.  Yet, this information is malleable by mere thought, for intent itself – consciousness – is what drives the universe.

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The Ancients knew much more than given credit for regarding Life, The Universe, Astronomy, Advanced Mathematics, Magnetism, Healing, Unseen Forces, etc.

Encoded knowledge is information that is conveyed in signs and symbols.  These can be found all over the world.  All these ancient symbols and geometric patterns [Sacred Geometry] illustrate unseen forces at work.  What are we not being told by the establishment?  Is there more to life out there than what we are brought up to believe?  Is the Universe, the Earth, and its people, vastly more wondrous than we could have ever imagined?

Ancient Knowledge [Part 1] – Consciousness, Sacred Geometry, Cymatics, Illusion of Reality

TheBreakaway
Zy Marquiez
June 23, 2016

“If you have a golfball sized consciousness…when you read a book you’ll have a golfball size understanding…When you look out, a golfball sized awareness, and when you wake up in the morning…a golfball sized weightfullness…But if you could expand that consciousness…then you read the book…more understanding, you look out, more awareness…when you wake up, more weightfullness.  It’s consciousness.  And there is an ocean of pure vibrant consciousness inside each one of us.  And its right at the source and base of mind, right at the source of thought – It’s also at the source of matter.”

To understand the world around us, we must take a deeper look into what composes our very reality.  To comprehend our very reality, we need to discern which laws the universe follows.

Once we begin to understand the components which make this grand dream we call life, a larger picture is webbed – one of beautiful & endless information.  Yet, this information is malleable by mere thought, for intent itself – consciousness – is what drives the universe.