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

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

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

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

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

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