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On this page you will find information on various different Wiccan and Occult symbols.

ANKH
 
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The 'Ankh' is and egyptian symbol.  It symbolises eternity, fertility and rebirth.  It is associated with the Egytpian Goddess Isis.  Isis was a Mother Goddess, and the Goddess of all magick and healing.  The 'loop' is a yonic symbol, and represents female sexuality and fertility.  The bar which points downwards represents the God, and is a phallic symbol.

EYE OF HORUS
 
It is an Egyptian symbol for protection against evil spirits and also of wisdom.  Horus was the Egyptian God of healing, health and regeneration.

HECATES WHEEL
Hecate's Wheel
Hecates Wheel is a maze-like symbol which is associated with the triple aspect of the Greek goddess Hecate. Hecate is often considered to be a 'dark' goddess. She rules over cross-roads and the Underworld. Hecate is also known as the Goddess of the Witches.

PENTAGRAM / PENTACLE

SEPTAGRAM
Septagram / Fairy Star / Elven Star
 
The Septagram is a seven pointed star.  It is also known as the septacle, Elven star or fairy star. The number seven is seen as a magickal number and it corresponds to the spirit realm, which is why this symbol is associated with elves or fairies. There are no set representations for each of the points, but they are sometimes labelled: earth, air, fire, water, above, below and within. The septagram is also associated with astrology because the classical view of the sky contained seven planets.

TRIPLE MOON

Triple Moon symbolIs a symbol of the Goddess in Her triple aspect.  The moon on the right represents the Goddess in Her Maiden aspect - she is young and full of life.  The central Moon represents the Full Moon.  It shows the Goddess in Her Mother aspect.  The moon on the left represents the Goddess in Her Crone aspect.

TRIQUATRA
 
 
The triquatra has several different symbolic meanings.
 
- It symbolises the Goddess in Her triple aspect - as Maiden, Mother and Crone. (Wicca / Paganism)
 
- Represents the Power of Three.  Earth, Water and Fire. (Wicca / Paganism)
 
- It symbolises the Holy Trinity - The Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  (Christianity)
 
 
 

UNICURSAL HEXAGRAM
Unicursal Hexagram symbol

This is is a variation of the more traditional 6-pointed star, which is usually drawn using the double triangles of the Star of David. The Unicursal Hexagram was created by Aleister Crowley, as he wanted to create a symbol that could be drawn in just one continuous line. The magick number 6 represents unity and balance, specifically balance between man and the Divine.

This page is continually being updated so keep checking back for more information on Wiccan and Occult symbols.  Vicki x

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