“There is an ancient belief that blood is some type of magical life-giving property that is the place of consciousness, the true mind and seat of the soul. The loss of blood is the loss of life, and the death or transition of the soul into the nether world.
This red super information highway flowing within our bodies has always been considered unique to all of us. Many ancient cultures had considered blood to contain tribal, spiritual, national and family bonds. The Egyptians taught that the heart was the seat of the soul. The ancient Hindus according to the teachings of the Veda, believe that the soul is located in the heart. The Aztecs had also said the heart is the seat of the soul; and they would often tear the heart out of sacrificial victims as soul offerings to their gods.”