Meaning of the Harmony Symbol
Native American Indians were a deeply spiritual
people and they communicated their history,
thoughts, ideas and dreams from generation to generation
and Signs such as the Harmony symbol.
Native American symbols
usually depicted by geometric portrayals of celestial bodies,
natural phenomena and
animal designs. Native American symbols and totems are believed to represent the
physical form of a spirit helper and guide. An
important part of daily life among many
traditional Native American people was the
maintenance of harmony and balance. Natural
harmony and balance was necessary between the
people and the natural world including animals,
plants and natural features and phenomena.
Harmony is a difficult subject to convey in a
symbol which can immediately depict its meaning.
The following sign has been used to depict a
harmony symbol as is a Harmony symbol is also
portrayed by the Rainbow
Symbol - Meaning
The "Rainbow Kokopelli" is a
Yei deity who commands the
rainbow, giving beauty to all those in harmony.
It is thought that his sack was made of clouds
full of rainbows or seeds. The "Rainbow Kokopelli"
therefore represents the Yei symbol of harmony.
The Kokopelli symbol is represented in a number
of guises depicting his role as a source of
music making and dancing and spreading joy and
harmony. His hunchback represented the
sack he carried which contained the seeds for
the harvest, the songs he carried and beautiful
rainbows. His flute was melodious and in harmony
consisting of separate notes that, together,
produced a compatible, pleasing and consistent
accord with one another and with the whole.
Symbol - Meaning
There were so many tribes of Native American
Indians it is only possible to generalise
the most common meaning of the Harmony symbol or pattern. Native Indian symbols
are still used as
and were used for a variety of
reasons and depicted on numerous objects such as tepees, totem poles, musical instruments, clothes
War Paint. Indian
Tribes also used their own
for Symbols and designs depending on the
natural resources available to make
Native American paint.