The Satkona (or Shatkona) – the symbol of this website – is an ancient symbol used in many civilisations as a sign of a raised consciousness. In this article, we examine how this symbol is used in Buddhism and Hinduism, at an ancient temple in Sri Lanka, We understand Satkona (or Shatkona) as a symbol of the divine union of masculine and feminine and as source of all creation. We also look to the heart, in particular, the use of this symbol for the heart chakra.
The Satkona (or Shatkona) – the symbol of this website – is an ancient symbol used in many civilisations as a sign of a raised consciousness. The word kona in the name means triangle, and the satkona resembles one triangle pointing up with another triangle pointing down imposed over the first triangle. It is said to point to both heaven and earth and suggest the drawing together of the two. It is a symbol of the original human consciousness (4th, 5th, 6th dimensional consciousness) to which the human race is returning. This consciousness has been lost to mankind since the Fall of Atlantis.