Posts Tagged ‘traditionalism’

 

Mundus Imaginalis, or the Imaginary and the Imaginal

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

A seminal text introducing the terms Imaginal and Mundus Imaginalis, and their distinction from the merely imaginary or utopian.

Principles and Criteria of Art

Sunday, May 17th, 2020

Man by his theomorphism is at the same time a work of art and also an artist; a work of art because he is an “image”, and an artist because this image is that of the Divine Artist.

The Universality of Sacred Art

Sunday, May 17th, 2020

It must be borne in mind that a sacred symbol is not merely a conventional sign; it manifests its archetype by virtue of a certain ontological law. As Ananda Coomaraswamy has observed, a sacred symbol is, in a sense, that which it expresses. For this very reason, traditional symbolism is never devoid of beauty.