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

Valknut, The Symbol of Odin: Valknut Meaning and Origin Explained

Valknut, Odin's Symbol, the Knot of the Slain Warrior

Today, we will be examining the Valknut symbol as we carry on with our article series about Viking symbols. Let’s get right into it, here is all you need to know about the Valknut, also known as the symbol of Odin, its meaning and origins. The Origin of Valknut, the Symbol of Odin  Valknut, also known as Valknot, Valknutr and Hrungnir’s Heart, is one of the most prominent Viking symbols. Pronounced as ‘val-knoot’, the Nordic symbol is depicted by three interlocking … 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

Aegishjalmur, The Helm of Awe, Viking Symbol of Protection And Its Meaning

Aegishjalmur, the Viking Symbol of Strength

In today’s post, we will be delving into one of the most popular Norse Viking symbols, Aegishjalmur also known as the helm of awe and terror. What does the Aegishjalmr mean and why is it called the helm of awe? Without further ado, here is all you need to know about the Aegishjalmr symbol, its meaning and origins. What is the Meaning of Aegishjalmur? Aegishjalmr (Ægishjálmur in Greek and sometimes spelled Aegishjalmur) is one of the most important Viking symbols in … Continue reading the article

Vegvisir, Runic Viking Compass: Meaning And Origins

Vegvisir A Pagan Symbol Explained, The Runic Viking Compass

In today’s post, we will be delving into one of the most important Norse Viking symbols, the Vegvisir. Here is everything you need to know about the meaning and symbolism behind the Vegvisir as well as the origins of the symbol. Also known as the runic Viking compass, the Vegvisir (pronounced “VEGG-vee-seer”) is a magical stave that originated from Iceland. In general, the Vegvisir symbol is believed to help the bearer find their way, especially through rough weather. Vegvisir is mentioned … Continue reading the article

Swastika Symbol, Its Meaning and History

Swastika , One of the Buddhist Peace Symbols

If you were to show anybody the swastika symbol and ask of its meaning, then they would likely speak of World War II and the symbol’s links with fascism and the Nazis. However, this was not the first recorded use of this symbol in history; in fact, the swastika dates back thousands of years and has previously held much more positive connotations. In this post we will have a look at the historic origins of the swastika, its meaning, and how … Continue reading the article