What do frankincense, gold and myrrh symbolize?

Answer Frankincense, gold and myrrh are popular at Christmastime because of their Biblical significance. They were brought as gifts to the baby Jesus by the Three Kings (Wise Men/Magi). Several ideas exis... Read More »

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What are frankincense and myrrh?

Throughout history, frankincense and myrrh have been valued for their aromatic and medicinal properties. In Biblical times, the herbs were popular trading items. It is said that the Three Wise Men ... Read More »

What are frankincense&myrrh used for?

According to Dr. Subhuti Dharmananda, the Director of the Institute for Traditional Medicine, myrrh was used by in ancient times by Egyptians as part of the embalming process. In India, frankincens... Read More »

How to Make Beads With Myrrh & Frankincense?

Both herbs and beads serve important purposes in many people's lives. Many religions use prayer beads to count prayers or keep track of chants. Herbs also play a large part in some religions as inc... Read More »

What does the gold dragon symbolize?

According to Utah State University, gold represents wealth and good fortune. A dragon is "a symbol of strength, goodness and good luck, and supernatural forces." This symbol is often seen in China,... Read More »