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Surtr: Symbolism and Importance in Norse Mythology

Surtr is a popular figure in Norse mythology, and one who plays a pivotal role during the events of the end of the Norse world, Ragnarok. Although he's ...

12 Ancient Roman Symbols and Their Powerful Legacy

As one of the biggest, most long-lasting, and defining empires in world history, Rome has left its mark across multiple continents. Rome itself was strongly ...

What is the ‘X’ Symbol? 6 Powerful Meanings

The most powerful letter in the alphabet, the symbol of X has been used in so many fields, from algebra to science, astronomy and spirituality. X represents ...

Three Wise Monkeys and Its Paradoxical Symbolism

You’ve probably seen them - the three wise monkeys representing the proverb see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. But while the symbolism appears clear ...

Jörmungandr – The Great World Serpent in Norse Mythology

There are many monsters in Nordic folklore and mythology but none inspire as much terror as the World Serpent Jörmungandr. Even the World Tree dragon ...

Nordic (Viking) Symbols – A Comprehensive List

The Nordic cultures and peoples have brought us some of the most colorful and unique myths and symbols we’ve seen. They’ve inspired lots of later art and ...

Samadhi – The Ultimate State of Mindfulness 

If you are at all familiar with yoga or with any of the major Eastern religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, or Sikhism, you’ve ...

What is the Noble Eightfold Path? (Buddhism)

Achieving freedom from the eternal cycle of suffering has been the goal of Buddhism since the religion’s very inception and it’s something most people ...

Elegua – The Orisha of Crossroads

Known under various names throughout West Africa, the Caribbean, and South America, Elegua is the Orisha, or deity, of crossroads, paths, chance, and ...

Tara – Savior Goddess of Compassion in Hinduism

The goddess Tara plays pivotal roles in both Hinduism and Buddhism, yet she’s relatively unknown in the West. If someone unfamiliar with Hinduism would see ...

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