Sabaism is a beautiful practice of worship that many cultures has acknowledge in one form or another. Who hasn’t looked upon the heavenly bodies and thought them magical, spiritual and moving to the soul in some way, no matter how small? The sky and it’s inhabitants are something of a constant in an otherwise inconstant world. Sabaism helps to bring about a sense of wonder to a Universe that is so vast one could never even begin to comprehend it’s vast magnitudes. Just as with heliolatry, the worship of each heavenly body is divine and unique to those who do.
To lift your eyes up is to take in the Universe and all times at once. Each star, the sun and the moon, each planet is exactly where is needs to be, in a vast, yet intimate way. It’s poetry and science, it’s romance and practicality. It’s ordinary and extraordinary. That’s Sabaism in a way, just gazing with our unique human reverence at something we a part of yet so tiny in… ~ Ella
Sabaism is a natural extension of being human, at least that’s how I see it. Since time began humankind has gazed upward and wondered and been awed by what’s been witnessed there. From each star and planet, to the sun and moon and the movements of each, there is magic there. Worship naturally followed and is still in place today. In times of desperation to be able to turn to something that seems as though it has always been is soothing and right now we could all use a bit of soothing. Take heart, keep on doing your damn best, and look outward and upward for inspiration. Change is happening, and hope can prevail!
Namaste ~ Ella
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