The Tree of Life Design From Central Asia to Navajoland and Back (with a Mexican Detour. Part 2

The Tree of Life is an archetype that appears in art and literature the world over, from the Biblical Garden of Eden with its Tree of Life and Tree of Knowledge, to India, where the symbol is represented by a voluptuous woman with her arm around a tree that blossoms with flowers. In China it can be seen in ancient “money trees” made of precious metals and adorned with fantastical animals. Let’s examine now the concept’s incarnation in Mexico. This is part two of three.