Symbols and Meanings

Symbols and meanings section of Mythologian.Net was created to serve as a symbolism dictionary describing the historical transformation and different uses of various symbols since the early ages. Dedicated to symbols in different cultures throughout the world, this part of our site will feature detailed articles about ancient Egyptian symbols, Norse, Celtic, pagan and wiccan symbols along with many others used in far corners of the earth. From significant symbols like the ankh, the symbol of life, ouroboros the infinity symbol ("snake eating its tail") and the lotus flower to less common ones like Aegishjalmur, the helm of awe and terror, all symbols and their meanings are examined and explained here in detail.

Omega Symbol Sign And Its Meaning And Symbolism

Omega Symbol/Sign and Its Meaning

Searching for the Omega symbol and what it represents might get you a little bit surprised as it is used in many different fields...
Dharmachakra The Buddhism Symbol Religious Symbols And Their Meanings By Mythologian

Religious Symbols and Their Meanings – The Extended List of Faith...

Religious symbols and their meanings have fascinated both researchers and the average person for the power they hold over the hearts and minds of...
Hammer And Sickle Symbol And Its Meaning Soviet Union Symbol Flag

Hammer and Sickle, Soviet Union’s / USSR’s Symbol and Its Meaning

The hammer and sickle reminds most people instantly of Communism, of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), and probably also the color red....
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Viking Symbols/Norse Symbols and Their Meanings

Symbols played an important role in the Viking culture. From merely representing their faith, to calling on their gods for protection or instilling fear...
Vegvisir-The Runic Viking Compass -Symbol of Protection

Vegvisir, The Symbol of Guidance and Protection & Its Meaning –...

The Vegvisir, also known as the runic compass or the Viking compass/Nordic compass made of eight Viking rune staves, is a symbol of protection...
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The Celtic Cross (Irish Cross): Meaning and Symbolism

The Celtic Cross is essentially a combination of two of the most basic shapes that appear in the symbology of the ages - the...
Triskelion Triskele Celtic Symbol

Triskelion/Triskele Symbol – The Celtic Spiral Knot and Its Meaning

One of the most intriguing aspects of the history of human existence we have inherited from our ancestors is the language of symbols. Found...
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The Hamsa Hand – The Hand of Fatima Symbol and Its...

Known around the world as the Hamsa Hand, the Hand of Mary, Hand of Fatima, Hand of Miriam and spelt alternately as ‘Khamsa’, the...
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Valknut, The Symbol of Odin and Its Meaning in Norse Mythology

The Valknut is one of the most intriguing symbols that the Norse people have left behind. The name comprises of two root words, 'valr'...
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Chakra Colors, Chakra Symbols and Their Meanings

Perhaps you have just gone for that single complimentary yoga lesson. Or only read casually about how physical and breathing exercises can energize your...