The Tree of Life is a universal symbol used in a huge number of spiritual and mythological traditions around the world. In various cultures it is known as the Cosmic Tree, the World Tree, the Holy Tree and the Tree of Life. The tree is a symbol of wisdom, protection, strength, abundance, beauty, and salvation. The tree of life is also, of course, a symbol of life itself. With his roots in the earth he has contact with the underworld. With his branches he reaches to heaven. He is a mediator between gods and humans. The three most important systems of trees: roots, trunk and branches are parallel to the human development of body, psyche and spirit. It is a powerful symbol of growth. The tree also symbolises eternal life and immortality.
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