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What’s the Original Meaning of the Swastika?

When someone says the word ‘Swastika’, what instantly comes to mind is the clockwise facing geometrical symbol of a cross with bent arms featured on the ...

Why Are Goldfish Considered Lucky?

Have you ever wondered why goldfish are among the most popular pets in the world? One reason is because they are believed to bring good fortune and ...

What Is the Djed Symbol and What Does It Mean?

The Djet pillar symbol, sometimes called the backbone of Osiris, is one of the oldest and most commonly used symbols of ancient Egypt. It’s shaped like a ...

What Is the Descending Dove Symbol? – History and Meaning

One of the most enduring symbols in Christianity, a descending dove symbolizes the Holy Spirit, as related in the story of Jesus’ baptism. The use of the ...

Ba Symbol of Ancient Egypt – What Was It?

The Ba is one of the more visually strange Egyptian symbols as well as a less frequently used image. That’s because it had a very specific purpose, compared ...

Hindu Symbols – Origins and Symbolic Meaning

Hinduism is a religion rich with iconic symbols that represent the teachings, philosophies, gods and goddesses of the faith. Many of these symbols have made ...

Zoroastrian Symbols – Origins and Symbolic Meaning

Zoroastrianism is one of the oldest monotheistic religions in the world and is often considered the world’s first monotheistic religion. As such, it holds a ...

The Symbolic Meaning of the Paisley Pattern (Boteh Jegheh)

The Paisley pattern is one of the most popular and beautiful motifs, holding an important place in the symbolism of Zoroastrianism. While it might look just ...

Uraeus Symbol – What Was It and What Did It Mean?

The Uraeus symbol is one most of us have seen in its 3D form but it’s rarely represented in two dimensions nowadays. If you’ve ever seen an Egyptian ...

What is the Hedjet Symbol (Crown)?

The Hedjet is an ancient Egyptian symbol that isn’t technically a hieroglyph but is widely recognizable and very symbolic nevertheless. Referred to as the ...

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