Famous Norse And Viking Symbols And Their Meanings (In Mythology, Religion And Daily Life)

Celtic Tree of Life Knot Meaning Explained

The Norse people were as spiritual as it comes, so much so that their spiritual beliefs were essentially considered not a religion, but a part of their everyday reality. They genuinely believed that cosmic forces played an active role in everything that happened with their lives. They also believed in magic and practice of seidr (Norse magic), which also heavily featured symbols, was quite common. That is why symbols played an important role in Norse culture and it would be impossible … Continue reading the article

Symbols Of Femininity, Female Symbols Throughout The World

A Pink Lotus Flower, Symbols of Femininity Throughout the World

We have discussed the symbols of motherhood a few days ago in another post. But what symbols represent women in general? How were the females, whether divine goddesses or ordinary human beings, symbolized across cultures throughout history ? Let us get right into it. Here is our extensive list of symbols of femininity that will answer all of these questions. African Symbols Of Femininity Duafe, The Adinkra Female Symbol The duafe is an Adinkra symbol that literally translates to “wooden comb” … Continue reading the article

Hecate’s Wheel, Strophalos Meaning, Symbolism, Origin And Uses

Hecate's Wheel Symbol in the Sigil of the Goddess of Magic and Witchcraft in Greek Mythology

In today’s post we will go back to ancient Greece and examine a very interesting symbol that is familiar to people of pagan faith and/or are involved in witchcraft. Here is everything you should know about the symbol that is called the Hecate’s wheel, its meaning, symbolism, origin and uses. The Origin of the Hecate’s Wheel Symbol Hecate’s wheel, also known as the Strophalos of Hecate, is a symbol featuring a central six-sided star surrounded by a circle, a “triple-sided” labyrinth, … 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

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

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