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The tree is a universal symbol found in the myths of all peoples. This Jungian archetype figures in dreams; symbolizes growth, unfolding, shelter, and nurture; is regarded as the gatekeeper to the next world; and is a metaphor in Baha'i scripture.
See also a PDF of the complete issue of Solas 4.

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The Use of Trees as Symbols in the World Religions

by Sally Liya

published in Solas, 4, pages 41-58
Donegal, Ireland: Association for Baha'i Studies English-Speaking Europe, 2004
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