The introduction will give you background information to help you understand what this web site is based on and give you a brief overview of its contents. More information on the Tree of Life is available in the The Tree of Life and the Ancients page.
The width of the rings varies, depending on several factors, including amount of rainfall, available light, and length of growing season. Since there is more moisture in the spring, the tree’s energy can be directed toward producing large growth cells. It looks like a long thin plug when it is removed from the tree.The Tree of Life is one of the most pervasive and enduring legends in the history of religion.It was a real tree that grew on the planet millenniums ago. Belief in it's reality spans from deep within the stone age to the present.Both are extremely potent symbols and both are embedded within the evolving cultures of early man which has their roots in the Andite culture.A third symbol unsurprisingly associated with both the Tree of Life and the Great Goddess is the serpent. It is of a movement of people, language and culture and how we came to be.