Religious Symbols

Almost every religion has its own symbols that express fundamental concepts of the religion. Religious symbols represent what is holy and abstract in a tangible and real way. They are a quick way to express complex and complicated ideas.

 

From the Christian cross to the Zoroastrian farvahar, religious symbols bring members of a common faith together, allowing them to easily identify each other. They also give believers the ability to express their religious values and ideals without words.  

 

Our comprehensive guides cover popular religious symbols from a variety of faiths, including Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism and more.

Troll Cross – Meaning and Origins

Troll cross symbol

The famous – or infamous – troll cross, or trollkors, symbol is an interesting example of how people can still make up new runes and symbols, even if there are so many already in existence. ...

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