The urge to mark the Earth and ground the spiritual into the physical seems to be as old as humanity. I once saw a program on TV which tracked the journeys of the earliest people out of Africa. Their routes could be discovered by the traces they have left behind – paintings on rocks, carvings and curious configurations of rocks upon the ground.
Rock art near the Grampians in Western Victoria, Australia depicting the creator being Bunjil with two red dingo.
Sometimes the significance of symbols and constructions of earlier peoples has been lost in the mists of times. Other times it has been obscured by those who came afterwards.
Remains of a Celtic Christian construction in Western Ireland that has been tidied up and reconstructed by over-zealous 20th century archaeologists.
Medicine Wheels, some of which date back thousands of years, have been discovered across the Americas. …
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