Sri Aurobindo’s definition of Purusha & Prakriti: Soul-Nature; Soul supporting Nature (even in their separation the two are one and inseparable).
Purusha is the Icosahedron, the One, the Kosmic Father, Spirit, Unity, neither here nor there, yet everywhere. Douglas Harding and Richard Lang know the headless way to get there. Just point back and notice your One Eye melting your head away into awareness containing the world, starting with Prakriti, the Kosmic Mother, represented by the 12 faced dodecahedron reminding us of the 12 hours of a clock, 12 tribe nations, the 12 Houses of the Zodiac, the duodecimal universe.
Turn a circle and walk the compass around the circumference with the original radius to make 6 points of a hexagon, the angles of which total 720 degrees, the base number of the Platonic Solids. Place compass point down on midway point of radius and extend to the top of the vertical that cuts the diameter your compass point sits on. Bring down the pencil to cut the same diameter at phi. Bring compass point back to the center of the circle and turn a smaller circle with radius at phi. You now have the key to the rest of the diagram.
The internal radiants of the icosahedron create the outline of the dodecahedron floating inside. The KO brought out only two of the 5 Platonic Solids. The cube and (star) tetrahedron can be shown to touch the Mother. The double pyramid diamond, the octahedron sits suspended at the core of the diagram.
Inside the octahedron, however, a new icosahedron can be drawn and the process is seen goes on infinitely.
We’re not creating anything here. We bringing out what is implicit.
Carl Sagan (and all you other flatland materialists), you don’t know what fun you’re missing out on.
Robert Lawlor in Sacred Geometry http://www.amazon.com/Sacred-Geometry-Philosophy-Practice-Imagination/dp/0500810303 writes extensively about this diagram. Gordon Plummer’s “In the Nature of Things” (see video below) is outstanding supplementary material.