Unicursal Hexagram Meaning, Symbolism And Origins Explained

Unicursal Hexagram's Meaning and Origins Explained, Aleister Crowley's Symbol for Thelema Religion

Perhaps you are interested in occult magic or you just watched that Supernatural episode and are wondering what that Men of Letters logo means. In this post, we will examine that very symbol called the universal hexagram, its origins, meaning and uses. First things first. What does ‘unicursal’ mean? And what is a hexagram exactly? The word “unicursal” simply means ‘to be able to be traced or drawn using a single continuous line’. So, you can draw a unicursal hexagram using … Continue reading the article

Unalome Meaning and Symbolism Explained – What Is An Unalome?

Unalome Lotus Tattoo Idea, an Illustration

Today’s post is about a seemingly simple yet really powerful symbol with a deep and beautiful meaning behind it; the unalome. If you are a Buddhist, you probably already know what the unalome symbol means. If you practice yoga, you are familiar with it because the chances are someone in the class already has the unalome tattooed on them. And if you are a tattoo artist, a hundred variations of the symbol were probably already etched into your mind because everybody … Continue reading the article

Symbols of Rebirth, Renewal And Resurrection And Their Stories

Scarab Beetle with Imaginary Wings, One of the Most Important Symbols of Rebirth, Renewal and Resurrection

In line with mankind’s everlasting search for immortality, the concept of rebirth has been a very popular theme across many religions and systems of faith throughout history. Inevitably, many symbols emerged to represent rebirth, reincarnation and transformation of life within cultures around the world. But what are the symbols of rebirth? In this post, we will delve into this very subject and aid you on your journey of knowledge. Phoenix, The Legendary Bird In Greek Mythology As A Symbol of Rebirth … 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

Chi-Rho Symbol Meaning Explained: The Origin Story Of The Christogram

Chi-Rho Symbol Meaning and Origins, Catholic and Protestant Christogram in Black and White

The Chi-Rho was a symbol of significant importance for Christians, especially in the early times. But was it originally a Christian symbol? If not, how did it transform into one? Where did it originate from? We are here to answer these questions and many more. Just read on. How To Pronounce Chi-rho? First things first. Before we get into the origin story, meaning and uses of the symbol, let’s learn how to pronounce the Chi-Rho. It is simply pronounced as “KEE-roe” … Continue reading the article

The Web of Wyrd Symbol, Meaning And Origins Explained

Web of Wyrd Symbol Meaning and History Explained, Black and Brilliant Blue Colors Design

Today’s post is about a really interesting modern neo-pagan symbol that has been inspired by Norse mythology, the Web of Wyrd. The Web of Wyrd is a Nordic symbol, a woven web of fate tied to the three most important Norns, or Nornir, in Norse mythology. This lesser known sacred symbol is a metaphor for fate and destiny of all in the cosmos, humans and gods. The Web of Wyrd Meaning and Symbolism The Web of Wyrd symbol, also known as … Continue reading the article

Every Odin Symbol Explained, The Extensive List of Odin Symbols

Ravens As An Odin Symbol and a Runic Circle, the List of Odin Symbols

What are the symbols of Odin? Which symbol represents the god of war, death, wisdom, knowledge, healing, sorcery, magic, poetry and royalty in Norse mythology? For the curious ones on an everlasting journey seeking knowledge, just like the Allfather himself, here is every single Odin symbol explained in detail. Valknut, The Knot of the Slain Warriors Valknut also known as the Knot of the Slain Warriors, Hrungnir’s Heart and Valknotr, is an ancient Viking symbol found on several artworks in the … Continue reading the article

The Eye of Ra And The Eye of Horus: A Detailed Comparison

The Difference Between Eye of Ra And Eye of Horus Symbols Explained, Eye of Horus Vs. Eye of Ra

The Eye of Horus is one of the most popular ancient Egyptian symbols in the world which is often confused with the Eye of Ra. But what exactly is the difference between the Eye of Ra and the Eye of Horus? The answer to that question is in this post drawing a comparison between the Eye of Horus vs. the Eye of Ra symbols. Read on to find out. To distinguish between the two symbols, first we need to tell you … 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

The Eye of Horus: Meaning, Symbolism And Origins

The Difference Between Eye of Ra And Eye of Horus Symbols Explained, Eye of Horus Vs. Eye of Ra

In this part of our ancient Egyptian symbols series, we are going to examine the Eye of Horus symbol in detail. What does the Eye of Horus represent? How does it relate to the Third Eye concept? The answers to all these questions and much more is in this post. Here is all you need to know about the Eye of Horus symbol, its meaning and origin story/myth. Being one of the most prominent ancient civilizations that highly valued both culture … Continue reading the article

Leviathan Cross Meaning, Symbolism and Origin, Satanic Cross Explained

Leviathan Cross As Part of Satanic Symbols Collection

In today’s post, we will be having a detailed look into the ancient symbol named the Leviathan cross also known as the Satan’s cross. Here is everything you need to know about the symbol, its meaning, origin and history. The Leviathan Cross Origin: How Did The Symbol Come to Be? One thing should be clarified here; the more accurate question about the origin of the Leviathan cross would be “When was it adopted to be used as the Leviathan cross?” as … Continue reading the article

Metatron’s Cube in Sacred Geometry, Its Meaning, Origin And Uses

We will be discussing Metatron’s Cube, one of the most important sacred geometry symbols, in today’s post. What does the symbol represent? Why is it named after the archangel? What are the common uses for it? The answers to all these questions and more are given in this article. Without further ado, here is all you need to know about Metatron’s Cube, its meaning in sacred geometry, origin and uses. The Origin of Metatron’s Cube Although most people are familiar with … Continue reading the article