Awen Meaning And Symbolism: Celtic Symbol Explained

Awen Meaning and Symbolism : A Celtic Symbol

Carrying on with our article series on ancient Celtic symbols, we will be examining the Awen symbol today. Let’s get right into it, here is everything you should know about the Awen, its origin, meaning and symbolism. The Awen: Meaning and Symbolism Behind “the Tree Rays of Sunshine” The word ‘awen’ can be translated to mean essence or inspiration in Celtic language, and it is an ancient symbol that has most recently been used by contemporary druid groups; however, it has … Continue reading the article

Celtic Shield Knot Meaning and Origin Explained

Celtic Shield Knot in Green and Grey

Symbols played an important role in the Celtic daily life. The Celts used them in their rituals, religious and cultural practices amongst other things. Today, it would be impossible for anyone to travel around Great Britain and not see the artworks left behind by the Celts featuring their symbols. Celtic knots were a big part of the symbolism that went on to inspire the civilizations established on the island after the Celts. From Church walls to tombstones, various versions of Celtic … Continue reading the article

Wiccan Pentacle Meaning And Origins Explained

Wiccan Pentacle Meaning and Origins Explained

Before discussing the Pentacle symbol, we have to talk about the Wiccan people and their belief systems. Wicca is a modern religion that is earth-centered with ancient practices from Shamanic ancestors.  The people who practice this religion are called Wiccans. A Wiccan pentacle symbol is in the shape of a disc with a pentagram (an ancient symbol in the form of a five-pointed star) inside it. It is one of the many Wiccan symbols that people have attached meaning to. Origin … Continue reading the article

Celtic Knot Meaning And Origins, All Symbol/Design Variations Explained

Celtic Cross Symbol made with Celtic knots, Celtic Symbols and Their Meanings Explained

Most likely, you have come across  Celtic knots, either on jewelry, tattoo shops, a Cross, or in a church. Most people do not know what they mean other than they have unique patterns characterized by infinite knots. A Celtic knot is a symbolism of something more in-depth like love, friendship, and life. Origin of The Celtic Knots Celtic knots originated from an ancient people called the Celts in the 3rd and 4th centuries.  Before the influence of Christianity, Celtic culture was … Continue reading the article

Triple Moon Symbol/Triple Goddess Symbol Meaning And Origins Explained

Triple Goddess Symbol , Female Symbols Around the World

Over the last several years, there has been a growing interest in learning about the Triple Goddess symbol. Whether people come across the emblem while watching television and movies or stumble across it in literature or simply see someone wear this symbol, it sparks curiosity and the desire to learn more about it. This powerful symbol is used today by people practicing certain religions such as  Paganism, Neopaganism and Wicca. It has been around for decades while having deep origins in … Continue reading the article

Pagan Symbols And Their Meanings, The Detailed List

Pagan symbols and their meanings explained. A heptagram with runes on it

In today’s post about pagan symbols and their meanings, I’d like to take you on a fascinating journey back through history, to the world of paganism in ancient times. Throughout human history, symbols have been an integral element of all religions. They serve to imbue meaning into every system of faith practiced by humankind. Paganism is one of those as it had its ‘golden age’ during the pre-Christian period in history, a time when written accounts were quite uncommon and widespread … Continue reading the article

Symbols of Strength And Perseverance

Phoenix bird as part of symbols of rebirth and reincarnation collection

The next part in our series of symbolism articles is about a specific topic; symbols of strength and perseverance around the world. Let us get right into it, here is the extensive list of strength symbols across cultures starting with the beautiful lotus flower and the East. Eastern Symbols of Strength  Lotus Flower, A Buddhist Symbol of Strength and Perseverance Being one of the most prominent and common ancient symbols, the lotus flower is a symbol of perseverance, resilience and strength … Continue reading the article

Celtic Triskelion/Triskele Symbol, Its Meaning And Origins

Triple Horn of Odin as a Pagan Symbol

You have probably read our extensive post about Celtic symbols and their meanings here. Today, we will be examining one of the most important Celtic symbols, the Triskelion, also known as the Triskele, its meaning and origins. Triskele/Triskelion, the Celtic Symbol by Bourbon-88 on Shutterstock The Origins of the Celtic Symbol Triskelion / Triskele The Triskelion, also called the Triskele or simply the Celtic spiral, is one of the ancient Celtic symbols that didn’t lose its significance over the centuries. Today, … Continue reading the article

Triquetra Meaning And Symbolism, Celtic Trinity Knot Symbol

Triquetra, the Celtic Trinity Knot, Celtic Symbols Explained

In today’s post, we will be examining one of the most prominent Celtic symbols, the triquetra. Here is everything you should know about the triquetra symbol, its meaning and origins. The Origins of the Celtic Symbol, Triquetra The triquetra is one of the Celtic symbols that embody the ancient Celts’ belief that everything that is important in this world comes in threes. Also known as the trinity knot, the triquetra is formed by one continuous line that interweaves around itself, just … Continue reading the article