The Satanic Cross, also known as the Leviathan Cross or the Cross of Satan is an intricate glyph made up of several individual components. Above is the double cross in which the lower crossbar is usually represented wider than the one on top. The double cross stands on the center of one of the most […]
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.
Pagan symbols were a part of everyday existence for countless people from over the world for many millennia. In a time where danger lurked around every corner on every day, be it in the form of a wild animal, disease, conflict or simple injuries for which there were no remedies, divine protection gave Hope. Pagan […]
The triquetra occupies a special place in many different cultures and holds a unique significance for each of them. In fact, when we ask, “What does the triquetra represent?”, there is no one answer that is entirely correct or suitably comprehensive. In short, the triquetra is one of those symbols that ‘means many things to […]
The deeper you delve into the history of the world, of its people, of its cultures, of its traditions and its religions, the more you realize that we are all just one extended family. Nothing separates us apart from a lack of knowledge of our shared past and a hope in a unified future. The […]
The beauty of nature knows no bounds and neither does its capacity to regale us with wondrous creations in the most unlikely of places. The blue lotus, an exquisite plant of unparalleled beauty is borne of mud; it is the ideal example of the infinite, unfettered imagination that has designed the world around us. Known to have been found naturally […]
When we think of Norse mythology, one of the first things that come to mind is the great deal of symbolism within it. It simply is not possible to understand Norse faith without having a good grasp of Norse symbols and their meanings. That is why we thought it is time to start going over […]
We have shed light on a great deal of ancient symbols here in symbols and meanings section of Mythologian. Now it is time for the next part of that journey to begin. Here is our detailed post about Wiccan symbols and their meanings. Hollywood is responsible for a great many misconceptions, and their skewed misrepresentation […]
Between the purity and devotion represented by the white lotus flower to the passion and prosperity attributed to the red lotus, lies the pink lotus flower, Nelumbo nucifera. It is also known as the Indian lotus, the sacred water lily and the sacred lotus. The pink lotus is arguably the most beautiful variety of the […]
While the white lotus has always been associated with the more reserved and staid emotions like purity, innocence and devotion, the red lotus has always had more passionate connotations. Red is the fervid color of heat, passionate love and sensuality. At weddings, engagements and on celebrations like Valentine’s Day, we are regaled with red. It […]
White has always been a symbol of purity and of innocence. Human beings have long associated the color with all things positive. The white lotus flower, already stunningly beautiful in its intricate symmetry, appears even more so juxtaposed against the surface of the dirty water upon which it naturally grows. White Lotus Flower As A […]