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#61    White Crane Feather

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Posted 12 October 2013 - 02:54 PM

It looks very much like some African shamanic power symbols. Certain groups have their own pictures and are usually secret. Thought this one is far more simple than most. Somone in an African priest hood shared with me their secret symbol. It has strikingly similar characteristics. I gave my word not to share it. But I'd be willing to bet your symbol is closely related to certain traditions associated with African spirituality or even voodoo. My guess its is a ward for spirits.

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Edited by White Crane Feather, 12 October 2013 - 03:13 PM.

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Posted 12 October 2013 - 04:53 PM

A drive by boomeranging does sound horrifying

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Posted 12 October 2013 - 06:58 PM

Is this a test. Did you think I would fail.
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Posted 13 October 2013 - 03:57 PM

I meant no disrespect towards the Australian military, guys.  I felt the poster was being disingenuous.

As far as the symbol goes, the voodoo thing is interesting, though I don't know what the prevalence of voodoo practitioners is in Australia.

The closest I could get to any combination of symbols was this: http://www.symbols.c...ia/54/5428.html


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Posted 13 October 2013 - 04:29 PM

Taking the vodoo and african symbols ideas into consideration.

its seems reasonable to connect it to something involving the Aborigonal People.  It being out in the middle of nowhere could also indicate that this is a possibility.

And, it being taken up as a symbol that is tattooed by some people makes it being and Aboriginal Symbol seem like a distinct possibility

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Posted 13 October 2013 - 05:34 PM

View PostKahn, on 13 October 2013 - 03:57 PM, said:

I meant no disrespect towards the Australian military, guys.  I felt the poster was being disingenuous.

As far as the symbol goes, the voodoo thing is interesting, though I don't know what the prevalence of voodoo practitioners is in Australia.

The closest I could get to any combination of symbols was this: http://www.symbols.c...ia/54/5428.html

I was only referring to TopT's evasiveness.

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Posted 13 October 2013 - 06:08 PM

It's amazing what people will read into an MS Paint rendition of a symbol with no info about it other than it was found in an abandoned house in the Australian countryside.

So far people have posited that it might be a symbol to do with angels, a symbol of protection, the dot might represent god, a gang sign, a mixture of 2 symbols to do with birth and kundalini, an alchemy symbol, caduceus, rod of Asclepius, or an African shamanic power symbol that's a ward for spirits.

This all just sounds like wild guesswork.

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Posted 13 October 2013 - 06:17 PM

View PostJesseCuster, on 13 October 2013 - 06:08 PM, said:

It's amazing what people will read into an MS Paint rendition of a symbol with no info about it other than it was found in an abandoned house in the Australian countryside.

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This all just sounds like wild guesswork.
Exactly, hence why I'm looking for anything similar in context.


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Posted 13 October 2013 - 06:25 PM

the OP's name was RandomPerson, and they havent contributed in forever.

I think this is at a dead end

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Posted 13 October 2013 - 08:34 PM

rainbow serpent myth of the aboriginal australians is a possability. dot could be water hole in the myth. just a thought .


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Posted 14 October 2013 - 03:33 AM

It's a voodoo Veve.
The drawing detail is very specific to voodoo Veve. It's seems hand drawn and modified however. It's not the ones you might see on Wall down in new Orleans, exactly . It's for a very specific diety as well.

But I allegedly know nothing about this *coughs*,so I will leave it at that.

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 03:35 AM

It looks to be a lot in the style of satanic seals for certain demons.. But, like the others said, I think it is a healing symbol, or at least nothing harmful.


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Posted 14 October 2013 - 04:50 AM

oooh, I want to play, this is like pictionary?

It's a worm playing a trumpet with a tennis ball

It is easier to claim it is paranormal than taking the hard route to find out what really happened.


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Posted 14 October 2013 - 06:22 AM

View PostAliveInDeath7, on 14 October 2013 - 03:35 AM, said:

It looks to be a lot in the style of satanic seals for certain demons.. But, like the others said, I think it is a healing symbol, or at least nothing harmful.

You're referring to goetia sigils. It's not.

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 12:54 PM

View PostJesseCuster, on 13 October 2013 - 06:08 PM, said:

It's amazing what people will read into an MS Paint rendition of a symbol with no info about it other than it was found in an abandoned house in the Australian countryside.

So far people have posited that it might be a symbol to do with angels, a symbol of protection, the dot might represent god, a gang sign, a mixture of 2 symbols to do with birth and kundalini, an alchemy symbol, caduceus, rod of Asclepius, or an African shamanic power symbol that's a ward for spirits.

This all just sounds like wild guesswork.
Yes educated guess work ;) as I mentioned I have seen these things before and it is strikingly similar. If its not something of that nature it certainly is inspired by it. The pic I linked to is a Voodoo symbol that has its origins in African shamanism and there are several similar African shamanic religions that us similar pictograms.

Australian Aboriginal imagery is much more natural and practical then the more evolved ( I use that term loosely) African or modified African spiritual systems.

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