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Mexico Tree of life (2)

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The tree of life (candelabra) is a popular form of art in Mexico. Shaped in the form of a tree, it is then crafted in great detail with figures such as people, branches, flowers, fruit, animals and other subject matter

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  • Xquenda, en zapoteco significa algo difícil de definir desde la visión occidental: “el alma posesionada por un animal que podría identificarse como: el otro yo”
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  • Interesting art form. Thanks for the introduction. A beautiful sentimental song although I don't know the lyrics!!!!
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Mexico Tree of life (2)

  1. 1. Aztec Tree of life
  2. 2. Tree of Life (candelabra) is a popular form of art in Mexico. Shaped in the form of a tree, it is then crafted in great detail with figures such as people, branches, flowers, fruit, animals and other subject matter. Trees of life usually hold candles and are often placed as decorative objects at weddings, churches, funerals, and various special occasions.
  3. 3. According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, the tree of knowledge, connecting to heaven and the underworld, and the tree of life, connecting all forms of creation, are both forms of the world tree or cosmic tree. According to some scholars, the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, portrayed in various religions and philosophies, are the same tree
  4. 4. Talavera Tree Museum de Artes Populares in Mexico City Tree “Homage to Mole” Alfonso Castillo Orta 1996, Izucar de Matamoros Puebla
  5. 5. Alfonso Castillo Orta, Izucar de Matamoros Puebla
  6. 6. Alfonso Castillo Orta, Izucar de Matamoros Puebla
  7. 7. Alfonso Castillo Orta, Izucar de Matamoros Puebla
  8. 8. Alfonso Castillo Orta, Izucar de Matamoros Puebla
  9. 9. Alfonso Castillo Orta, Izucar de Matamoros Puebla
  10. 10. Large Tree of Life pottery sculpture at the entrance to a craft village in Metepec, Mexico
  11. 11. Sound: Lila Downs - Xquenda México Background Navajo rug: tree of life Text & Pictures: Internet Copyright: All the images belong to their authors Presentation: Sanda Foişoreanu https://plus.google.com/+SandaMichaela 2012

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