Symbolic Meanings of The
Story of King Arthur
When he was born,
Arthur was taken by Merlin. He was cut from any family bonds. This
symbolizes that in order to pursue the path of
spirit, one should cut all worldly attachments. Merlin
symbolizes his spiritual guide or teacher. He stayed with his
spiritual teacher for a long time after he overcame his attachments.
overcame the first portion of his lower nature (false
ego). This is symbolized by taking the two-edged sword of the
truth -- Excalibur -- from the stone of the
false ego (raising of the kundalini). By marrying Guinevere, he
was unified with his soulmate and through marriage, he purified his
However, he had not
yet overcome completely. That is why when he was challenged by Sir
Lancelot, he invoked his spiritual powers, symbolized by calling
upon the power of Excalibur, in order to show his supremacy over Sir
Lancelot. With this misuse of power, he fell, symbolized by
Excalibur being broken.
He repented for his
action and understood that by the misuse of his powers, he had
broken a great Law of the
spirit and he promised
he would never do it again. That is why the Lady (Holy
Ghost) of the Lake (consciousness) gave back his sword of truth
(Excalibur). He did not have to take it out of the stone any longer.
He had already awakened his kundalini. The powers were taken from
him only as a test and lesson. When these lessons were learned,
God gave him back what was
It was after this
that he started to prosper and eventually formed the Round Table.
However, by becoming engaged in worldly activities, he had to
compromise in order to manage the kingdom, until eventually the
point was reached that things went out of hand and the simple purity
of the Soul was lost by all. That is symbolized by the
unfaithfulness of Guinevere and Sir Lancelot.
failed, and because King Arthur was attached to her, he lost his
Excalibur again. With this, everything fell apart.
It was then that the
quest for the highest state of consciousness -- The Holy Grail -- or
Consciousness, started. The Knights and King Arthur, who were
all aiming for the highest, understood that with all their
achievements they still had not found the complete truth. After a
great struggle they realized that highest state -- The Holy Grail --
is within themselves. To purify and conquer the impurities within
was an even greater struggle than the establishment of the Round
Table and his kingdom.
symbolized by her becoming a nun, Arthur overcame his attachments to
her physical body, and so he received the Excalibur back. It was
Guinevere who gave it back to him by emphasizing her
higher self. She
had the power to lead him to his
higher self, so he overcame his second
chakra. It was then that the last battle between Arthur and the
evil one, who truly was a part of him -- his son -- started.
Then at the last
battle he killed his
evil son (his third
chakra). He (false
ego) also would be killed in the battle, but his
spirit lives on (to be
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table will arise to
establish His Kingdom. They will come again and again until His
Kingdom will be firmly established. As Krishna (Christus) said to
Arjuna, "When righteousness is weak and faints and unrighteousness
exults, then my spirit arises on earth."
This spirit will
eventually overcome the
evil one, and His Kingdom
will be established on earth as it is in
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