Greek God Zeus Symbols, Sacred Animals And Plants

Zeus Symbol, Lightning Bolt Thunder

Today’s post is about Zeus, one of the most important figures in Greek mythology, if not the most important. We will be examining symbols of Zeus including his sacred animals and plants as well as providing information about his characteristics, family tree, wives and children. Who Is Zeus in Greek Mythology? Zeus is the god of the sky, lightning/thunder, weather, fate and kings in Greek mythology. He is also known as the King of the Gods since he is the main … Continue reading the article

Ankh Symbol Meaning: Egyptian Cross With Loop On Top, Spiritual Symbolism And Tattoo Ideas

Ankh Meaning and Symbolism, The Egyptian Cross in a Fiery Design

In today’s post, we will be delving into one of the most prominent symbols of ancient Egypt, the ankh. Here is everything you need to know about the ankh symbol, also known as the Egyptian cross, its meaning, spiritual symbolism, origin, appropriation into a Christian cross and tattoo ideas. The Appearance Of The Ankh Symbol The ankh is made of a loop that looks like an inverted teardrop joined by a T-shaped cross at the bottom. Most of the time, the … Continue reading the article

Upside Down Cross Meaning, Symbolism And Tattoo Ideas (Saint Peter’s/Petrine Cross)

Upside Down Cross Also Known As Petrine Cross and Inverted Cross In Black and White Colors

Many symbols were transformed and associated with several different meanings as time passed. Today, we will be examining one of them, the upside down cross. What does it mean? When did it originate and how did it come to be a satanic symbol? The answers to all these questions and more is here in this article. Without further ado, here is everything you need to know about the upside down cross meaning, origin and uses. What Is An Upside Down Cross? … Continue reading the article

Jerusalem Cross (The Crusader Cross) Meaning, Symbolism And Origin

Crusader Cross AKA Jerusalem Cross in Red and Black, Meaning and Symbolism Explained

In this article, we will examine one of the most popular Christian cross variants of history; the Jerusalem cross. Here is everything you need to know about the origin and history of the symbol known as the cross of Jerusalem as well as meanings and symbolism associated with it. The Origin and History of The Jerusalem Cross Also known by many other names such as the crusader cross, the cross and crosslets, the Cantonese cross and the five-fold cross, the Jerusalem … Continue reading the article

Symbols Of Death – Animals, Plants And Flowers Representing Death

Red Poppy Flower A Symbol of Remembrance, Commemoration and Grief

In this article, we will discuss what symbols mankind used to represent death and mourning while struggling to understand and cope with it throughout history. Without further ado, here is the complete list of symbols of death including personifications of death as well as animals, plants and flowers associated with it. Skull And Crossbones Skeletons and skulls are common symbols of death throughout the world. Also known as the Death’s Head, the skull and crossbones is a popular symbol used to … 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 in Pentacle vs Pentagram have been and are still used interchangeably with each other and there are only slight differences in terms of appearance, … Continue reading the article

8-pointed Star Meaning: Octagram, The Star Of Lakshmi And Ishtar Symbolism And Tattoo Ideas

8-pointed Star in Wicca, Symbolism and Meaning of the Octagram

Also known as octagrams, eight-pointed stars are ancient symbols that were used by many cultures for various purposes throughout history. Hindus, Buddhists, Chinese people, Babylonians, Native Americans, Christians and Muslims all made use of the symbol. Even neo-Pagans and Wiccans of the modern age are still using it. In this article, we will examine the meaning and symbolism behind the 8-pointed star and how it was used in these cultures one by one. Eight-pointed Star In Hinduism – The Star of … Continue reading the article

Buddhist Animal Symbols And Their Meanings

Phoenix bird as part of symbols of rebirth and reincarnation collection

Animals are valued as beings in Buddhism and the teachings of the Buddha extend to the way of dealing with animals as well. Here is the list of the most prominent Buddhist animal symbols you should know about. Lion The Lion has been a symbol of strength, bravery, and loyalty for centuries. In Buddhism, the Lion represents the birth of the Buddha and is associated with the Buddha’s bravery in challenging the injustices of the time. It is also believed that … Continue reading the article

Buddhist Peace Symbols

A Pink Lotus Flower Illustration

Whether it is about the inner world of a person or his/her relations with the outside world, peace is an important concept in Buddhist faith. We have already established above that some of the eight auspicious symbols of Buddhism represent peace in our article here. Now, let’s move on to the other Buddhist peace symbols. Swastika One of the Buddhist peace symbols, and probably the most surprising one at that, is the swastika. The swastika is an ancient Buddhist symbol that … Continue reading the article

The Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism And Their Meanings

The Endless Knot, Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism Collection, One of the Most Prominent Harmony Symbols

There are eight auspicious symbols in Buddhism, which are also known as “the eight symbols of good fortune in Buddhism”, underlining the importance of achieving enlightenment through various teachings of Buddha. The Origins of The Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism While originally these symbols represented the offerings made to Buddha (Shakyamuni) by Hindu deities/gods for achieving enlightenment, they were associated with various meanings over time. Today, among several other concepts, they are used to represent various stages of a person’s material … Continue reading the article

Lotus Flower Meaning, Symbolism and Tattoo Ideas – What Does The Lotus Flower Mean?

A Pink Lotus Flower, Symbols of Femininity Throughout the World

Perhaps one of the most ancient symbols in the history of mankind, the lotus flower has been a centerpiece for symbolism in many religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. Here in this article, we will be examining the symbolism behind the lotus flower and what it means for these religions as well as other cultures across the world.   Lotus Flower In Buddhism Buddhists believe that they need to overcome many obstacles of life to reach nirvana, the ultimate state … Continue reading the article

15 Satanic Symbols And Their Meanings

Septenary Sigil of the Order of the Nine Angles Satanism Symbols

In today’s post, we will be discussing satanic symbols, their meanings and origins, how and by whom they are used. Let us get right into it and start with the most obvious one. The Upside-down Cross/Satan’s Cross The upside-down cross also known as the inverted cross and the satanic cross is one of the most common Satanic symbols around the world. But what is the story behind it? The truth is that this symbol was not originally created by Satanists. It … Continue reading the article

Different Types Of Crosses And Their Meanings – Christian Cross Variants

Ankh the Ancient Symbol from Egypt

In today’s post, we will be delving into the meaning and symbolism behind one of  the most popular symbols in the world, namely, the cross. Here is our extensive list of all the different types of crosses including both non-Christian and Christian variations. Christian Cross Variants Naturally, we will start our list with the variants of the Christian cross and when we say ‘Christian cross’, the first thing that comes to mind is, of course, the plain, old Latin cross. Latin … Continue reading the article

Demon Sigils And Seals With The List of 72 Demons Of Solomon In Ars Goetia

the Seal of Bael the Demon King in Black and White

In this post we will be providing you with the full list of 72 demons in Ars Goetia book of the Lesser Key of Solomon, an anonymous demonology grimoire also known as Lemegeton Clavicula Salomonis or Lemegeton while also examining the demon sigils/seals used to conjure them. Let us start our list of demons in Ars Goetia with the nine Kings of Hell. Demon King Bael Sigil/Seal and Symbol Also mentioned in Pseudomonarchia Daemonum and the Dictionnaire Infernal, King Bael/Baal/Ba’al is … Continue reading the article

Lilith Sigils And Symbols,Their Meaning, Lilith’s Mark In Palm Reading, Sign,Tattoo Designs And Ideas

Lilith Symbol, The Black Dark Moon Lilith Sign in Astrology

Perhaps one of the most interesting characters involved in creation myths, Lilith is a religious figure and a female demon who became a symbol of femininity, courage, strength, rebellion, women’s equality with and independence from men. Lilith is known as the first feminist in the world and there is a good reason for that. According to the Book of Genesis, the first book of the Hebrew Bible, specifically in Genesis 2:22, it is stated that God created Eve from the rib … Continue reading the article

Sigil of Lucifer, The Meaning and Symbolism Behind The Seal of Satan

Sigil of Lucifer, Satanic Symbols Collection

Carrying on with our articles on occult symbols, we will be examining the mysterious Sigil of Lucifer symbol in today’s post. Let’s get right into it, here’s everything you should know about the Lucifer Sigil, its meaning, history, origins and uses.   What Is A Sigil And What Are They Used For? First things first. Let us give some vital information for the ones who are uninformed about the ways of magic and the occult world. A sigil is a sign/symbol … Continue reading the article