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

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

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

Protection Symbols Throughout The World: The Extensive List

Dream catcher, Protection Symbols and Signs Collection

Almost every religion is associated with protection symbols that guard against evil spirits or negative energies and are believed to bring good fortune. Let us revisit history and get right into it. Here is our detailed list of protection symbols used in various parts of the world during different times. Magical Protection Symbols The Witch’s/Witches Knot Made of four interlocking vesica piscis shapes (a geometric shape formed by two intersecting circles), the Witch’s Knot, or the Witches Knot, has its roots … Continue reading the article

Pentacle Vs Pentagram: All The Differences Between The Two Symbols

Wiccan Pentacle Meaning and Origins Explained

Being the two of the most prominent pagan and Wiccan symbols, pentacles and pentagrams are often confused with each other by people who do not have a good grasp of paganism or Wiccan practices. And that is for a good reason; these two symbols look almost identical. But the truth of the matter is, these two symbols have been and are still used interchangeably with each other and there are only slight differences in terms of appearance, meaning and uses of … Continue reading the article