Tree of Life Incense Burner is a Must-Have Altar Piece
The tree of life is closely related to the concept of the sacred tree.
The tree of knowledge, connecting to heaven and the underworld, and the tree of life, connecting all forms of creation. Both forms of the world tree or cosmic tree, and are portrayed in various religions and philosophies as the same tree.
Various trees of life are recounted in folklore, culture, and fiction, often relating to immortality or fertility. They had their origin in religious symbolism.
In Slavic culture, there is a belief in one source for all rivers upon which a tree of life stands. Sometimes similarly to Norse mythology, the tree roots represent the underworld. It is usually located on the island Buyan.
The tree of life meaning symbolizes many nurturing aspects of life. In its branches, it symbolizes reaching out for nourishment from the sun. In its leaves, it captures nourishment and cherishes it through transformation into life-giving food. In its roots, it digs deep into the soul of the Earth.
Can be used with a stick or cone incense.