Simurgh persian amulet silver pendant
Simurgh Persian pendant. The simurgh pendant is available in sterling silver. The Simurgh pendant is a charm that comes from Persia, where the bird simurgh part of its myths.
Dimensions Persian simurgh pendant: 2.8 cm diameter
PROVENANCE of simurgh PERSIAN (Persian simurgh pendant)
Simurgh amulet pendant comes Persia (modern Iraq) VII century
HISTORY and simurgh MEANING OF PERSIAN (Persian simurgh pendant)
Simurgh This pendant symbolizes the union of earth water, fire and air. Perfect communion of nature symbolized by the bird Simurgh was in charge of dispersing the seeds that bear fruit in life and in nature.
Simurgh (also spelled Simorgh, Simurg, simoorg or simourv) was also known as Angha is a mythical flying creature and benevolent.
WHAT IS A simurgh?
The Simurgh is a mythical figure that has been found in various historical sites of Iran, Azerbajan, and also in the Byzantine Empire, which was where most influenced the Persian Empire. The simurgh is part of the literature and art of these places.
The Simurg or Senmuru is represented in the Iranian art as a winged creature in the form of a bird, so large that it is able to carry an elephant or a whale. It can also appear as a kind of peacock with a dog’s head and claws of a lion, sometimes, however, also with a human face. The simurgh is inherently benevolent with the caller. The Simurgh has teeth and is famous for his enmity towards snakes. The natural habitat of senmuru or simrgh is always a place with lots of water. Simurgh feathers are said copper color.
The simurgh is associated with the number 30, así.ha been the basis for the incorporation of the legends of that number, for example, that the Simurg was as big as thirty birds or the simurgh was thirty colors.
In modern Persian classical literature, Simurgh is frequently mentioned, especially as a metaphor for God in Sufi mysticism .. In the 12th century Conference of the Birds, the Sufi Iranian poet Farid ud-Din Attar wrote about a band of birds wandered in search of Simurg .. according to the story of the poet, the Simurg was thirty holes in its beak and said the wind was singing through them whenever he was hungry.
Sinmurgh dams heard beautiful music and gathered on top of a mountain where they were consumed by the Simurg.
There are Iranian legends who consider simurgh is such an old bird who had seen the destruction of the world three times.The Simurg or senmuru, so much has been learned to live so long, so it is believed to have knowledge of all ages .
In one legend, the simurgh is said to live 1,700 years before plunging into flames (like the phoenix).
The Simurgh was invoked to purify the land and water, and therefore bestow fertility. The simurgh creature represents the union between heaven and earth, which acts as mediator and messenger between the two.
The senmuru or simurgh had its most famous appearance in Ferdowsi Shahname (Book of Kings), where his involvement with Prince Zal described
According to the Shahname, Zal, son of Saam, he was born albino. When Saam saw his albino son, she assumed that the child was a monstrosity of demons, and left the baby in the Alborz mountain.
The child’s cries reached the ears of the Simurgh, always kind-hearted, who lived at the top of this peak, and they recovered the child and raised him as his own. Zal acquired much wisdom and love simurgh, and lived very happy, but there came a time when he became a man and longed to return to the world of men Although simurgh who raised him was terribly sad, she gave him three feathers gold should burn if ever needed her help.
Zal fell in love and married the beautiful Rudaba. At birth when their first child arrived, Zal was certain that his wife would die in childbirth, as was having great pain and torture. Rudabah was near death when Zal decided to summon the simurgh, burning one of the pens. The simurgh appeared and instructed him to Zal on how to perform a caesarean section with which Rudabah and child, who became one of the greatest Persian heroes, Rostam saved.
The senmuru or simurgh also appears in the story of the Seven Essays of Esfandiar and Rostam and Esfandiar history.
Simurgh is also known by the name of Zumrud (Emerald). An old story about Malik Mammad, the son of one of the richest kings of Azerbaijan .The king had a large garden. In the center of this garden was a magical tree producing apples apples every days. A giant called Div. Decided to steal all the apples every night. The king sent his son Malik Mammad and his older brothers fight the giant. In the midst of this adventure Malik Mammad saved some babies Simurgh of a dragon and sigmurgh give to your mother, she, in gratitude decides to help Malik Mammad on numerous occasions.
PROPERTIES OF MAGICAL simurgh (attributed to amulets and hanging Persian simurgh)
The Simurgh bird was an important Persian amulet to make projects go well. Simurgh is the initiator of new things and unites and channels all cosmic elements that luck will guide these new projects. In turn, the simurgh to invocársele, grants wisdom.