Famous Norse And Viking Symbols And Their Meanings (In Mythology, Religion And Daily Life)

Celtic Tree of Life Knot Meaning Explained

The Norse people were as spiritual as it comes, so much so that their spiritual beliefs were essentially considered not a religion, but a part of their everyday reality. They genuinely believed that cosmic forces played an active role in everything that happened with their lives. They also believed in magic and practice of seidr (Norse magic), which also heavily featured symbols, was quite common. That is why symbols played an important role in Norse culture and it would be impossible … Continue reading the article

Alchemy Symbols/Signs And Their Meanings, Elemental Symbols – The Extensive List

Philosopher's Stone, Alchemy Symbols, Elemental Symbols Used in the Discipline

Being one of the most interesting and alluring subjects for the curious minds among us since the ancient times, the discipline of alchemy certainly had its impact on the human history.  But how did the alchemists practice it? What did they use ? In today’s post, we are deciphering the language of alchemists by bringing you the extensive list of alchemy symbols along with their meanings and uses. Let us not keep you waiting then, here is all the elemental symbols … Continue reading the article

Hermes Symbols, Sacred Animals And Plants, The Trickster God In Greek Mythology

Hermes, the Greek God of Speed, Trade and Messengers Symbols, Sacred Animals and Plants

If you are a real fan of mythology, you already know that some of the most interesting and entertaining myths involve the trickster gods. Today, as we continue our article series on Greek gods and their symbols, one of those trickster gods is our guest on Symbols and Meanings, Hermes, the messenger of gods in Greek mythology. Let us get right into it then. Here is everything you need to know about Hermes, his symbols, sacred animals and plants, and Greek … Continue reading the article

Poseidon Symbols, Sacred Animals And Plants – The God of Oceans and Earthquakes In Greek Mythology

Poseidon's Trident, the Main One in the Poseidon Symbol List Including Sacred Animals and Plants

In the next part of our series on Greek God symbols, we will be going back to ancient Greece to discuss Poseidon, the god of oceans and earthquakes, horses, floods and droughts in Greek mythology. Here is everything you should know about Poseidon’s symbols, sacred plants and animals, his family tree and myths involving him. Who is Poseidon in Greek Mythology? One of the most volatile and wrathful of the Olympian gods, Poseidon’s rule extended over all bodies of water. After … Continue reading the article

202 Angel Number Meaning Explained: Numerology, Twin Flame And Love Interpretations

202 Angel Number Meaning, Twin Flame, Love Interpretation

Angel numbers are considered to have a symbolic meaning and be a method of one-way divine communication from a higher power that appears in daily life or dreams and requires a degree of interpretation to understand the significance of the digits in one’s life. The angel number 202 is associated with following the path you are on and being more conscious about yourself and others to become a better human being. It acts as a sign that there are better times … Continue reading the article

Artemis Symbols, Sacred Animals And Plants – The Goddess of Wilderness In Greek Mythology

Artemis the Goddess of the Hunt and Wilderness in Greek Mythology, Her Symbols, Sacred Animals and Plants

Carrying on with our articles series on Greek god symbols, we will be discussing the Greek goddess of wilderness Artemis, her symbols, sacred animals and plants in today’s post. Let us get right into it. Who is Artemis in Greek Mythology? Being one of the most revered ancient Greek goddesses, Artemis was the goddess of the hunt and wilderness  as well as chastity, childbirth, and the moon. Artemis was also considered to be the protector of young girls until they got … Continue reading the article

Symbols Of Femininity, Female Symbols Throughout The World

A Pink Lotus Flower, Symbols of Femininity Throughout the World

We have discussed the symbols of motherhood a few days ago in another post. But what symbols represent women in general? How were the females, whether divine goddesses or ordinary human beings, symbolized across cultures throughout history ? Let us get right into it. Here is our extensive list of symbols of femininity that will answer all of these questions. African Symbols Of Femininity Duafe, The Adinkra Female Symbol The duafe is an Adinkra symbol that literally translates to “wooden comb” … Continue reading the article

Symbols of Patience Across Cultures

Ivy Plans, Symbols of Patience

In today’s post, we will be discussing symbols of patience across cultures and how patience is represented by people from civilizations in all four corners of the world. Let us start with the Far East and Chinese culture. Chinese Symbols For Patience Ren Symbol Ren 忍 is a symbol created by combining two characters in the Chinese language – Ren 刃 and Xin 心. The character Ren translates to the blade of the knife, and Xin means heart. When placed on top … Continue reading the article

Hecate’s Wheel, Strophalos Meaning, Symbolism, Origin And Uses

Hecate's Wheel Symbol in the Sigil of the Goddess of Magic and Witchcraft in Greek Mythology

In today’s post we will go back to ancient Greece and examine a very interesting symbol that is familiar to people of pagan faith and/or are involved in witchcraft. Here is everything you should know about the symbol that is called the Hecate’s wheel, its meaning, symbolism, origin and uses. The Origin of the Hecate’s Wheel Symbol Hecate’s wheel, also known as the Strophalos of Hecate, is a symbol featuring a central six-sided star surrounded by a circle, a “triple-sided” labyrinth, … Continue reading the article

Athena Symbols, Sacred Animals And Plants – The Goddess of Wisdom And War In Greek Mythology

Athena the Greek Goddess of Civilization War and Wisdom Depicted on Top of a Hill

The Olympian goddess of wisdom and war, Athena is the most beloved patroness of the city of Athens. She is best-known for her connections with peace and handicrafts such as spinning and weaving. Athena has been known as majestic and stern, a talented goddess who was the best at both of her domains. She was feared by Ares and sought after for advice from the other Greek gods and goddesses. Athena has close ties to the city of Athens. Ancient Greeks … Continue reading the article

Gods, Goddesses And Symbols Of Knowledge And Wisdom

Athena Symbols, Symbols of Knowledge, the Goddess of Wisdom and Knowledge with an Owl

Today’s post is about the symbols of knowledge and wisdom around the world. What symbolizes knowledge? Which symbol did the people in ancient times use to represent it? Who are the gods of wisdom? The answer to these questions and many more is here in this detailed article. Let us begin our journey of knowledge with the Norse mythology. Norse Symbols of Knowledge and Wisdom Mimir, The Norse God of Knowledge and Wisdom Mimir is the Norse god of knowledge and … Continue reading the article

Symbols for Motherhood Around The World

Celtic Triskelion, Symbols for Motherhood

In today’s post we will be discussing a very interesting and lovely topic, the symbols that represent the motherhood. Let us get right into it. Here is the list of the symbols of motherhood across cultures around the world. Celtic Symbols for Motherhood The Celtic Motherhood Knot The Celtic mother’s knot is made of two hearts that intertwine to form a bigger and overarching heart shape. The knot does not have a beginning or an end, which shows the never-ending and … Continue reading the article

Druid Symbols, Their Meanings And Uses

Celtic Triskele Symbol - Druid Symbols and Their Meanings Explained

Druids were high-ranking members of ancient Celtic classes, and they were known for being knowledgeable specifically about religion. Mainly being teachers, priests, and judges, their occupations reflected their thirst for knowledge. While they did not keep written records of their knowledge, the Druids did leave behind several symbols that have complex meanings and were used to signify different purposes and act as agents for healing, protection, and magic. Let us take a close look at the Druid symbols, their meanings and … Continue reading the article

Symbols of Freedom And Independence With Their Origin Stories

Symbols of Freedom and Independence

Today, freedom is considered a fundamental human right and many of us have been lucky to be given this right from birth. However, it has not always been the same. History is rife with examples of individuals, groups, and nations fighting for freedom. But how was it represented? Without further ado, here is our extensive list of freedom symbols, their origin stories and uses. Ancient Symbols of Freedom Pileus Pileus was a conical-shaped brimless hat that ancient Romans associated with the … Continue reading the article

Jewish Symbols And Their Meanings: The Symbols of Judaism Explained

A Mezuah with Intricate Design, Jewish Symbols Collection

Carrying on our series on religious symbols, we will be discussing Judaism symbols in today’s post. Without further ado, here is our extensive list of Jewish symbols, their meanings and importance for the people of the faith. Mezuzah Mezuzah is a Hebrew word meaning doorpost, indicating the usage of this highly valued religious Jewish symbol. Jews place it on the doors of their homes, where it serves as a constant reminder of God’s presence in their lives and their allegiance to … Continue reading the article

Koi Fish Symbolism And Meaning: What Do Koi Fish Represent?

Koi Fish Symbolism and Meaning, What Do Koi Fish Represent - A Koi Fish Illustration

Adored for their beautiful appearance with vibrant colors worldwide, koi fish have been known to be prominent symbols in some cultures like Chinese and Japanese. With multiple deep symbolic meanings attached to them, koi fish imagery has been widely used in Asian art and design, in various forms, for a very long time. Let us get right into it then, here is everything you should know about koi fish symbolism, the legend behind the symbol and the spiritual meaning and religious … Continue reading the article