A green lion consuming the sun is a common alchemical image, and is seen in texts such as the Rosarium philosophorum. | In alchemic and Hermetic traditions, suns (Sun symbol.svg) are employed to symbolize a variety of concepts, much like the sun in astrology. Suns can correspond to gold, citrinitas, generative masculine principles, imagery of 'the king' or Apollo, the fiery spirit or sulfur, the divine spark in man, nobility, or incorruptibility. Recurring images of specific solar motifs can…
In Persian mythology, peris are descended from fallen angels who have been denied paradise until they have done penance. In earlier sources they are described as agents of evil; later, they are benevolent. They are exquisite, winged, fairy-like creatures ranking between angels and evil spirits.
Goddess: Oya (Yoruba) : Oya is the Yoruba warrior-goddess of fire, wind, magic, fertility, and other chaotic, electrifying phenomena. She's also the goddess of the Niger river, and she wears a lot of red! She is not a goddess in quite the same sense as a Greco-Roman deity, but is an "orisha," an elemental spirit.
"The ancient Baba Yaga is the wild old crone guardian of the Water of Life and Death. Goddess of Death and Birth who sings while sprinkling Water of Life on corpses the to let them be reborn. Although fearsome to look upon, like all forces of nature, often wild and untamed, she can also be kind. All knowing, all-seeing and all-revealing to those who'd dare to ask. She is the Arch-Crone, wild and free, a nature spirit bringing wisdom and death of ego, and through death, rebirth."
The Cadeuseus Tree=symbol of medical profession, consists of ten spheres (=10 fingers and toes], connected by 22 Paths [=22 Hebrews Letters] symbol of transcendence, which is associated with the god Mercury (the guide of spirits), who is depicted with wings. Consisting of a staff entwined by 2 battling serpents topped by a sphere and wings, both the upward striving and the balancing of opposites; the serpents are creatures confined to the earth and the wings symbolize creatures of the sky.