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Ahimsa – The Far-Eastern Principle of Non-Violence

Ahimsa is one of the key principles of most of the major Eastern religions such as Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism. Unlike other terms such as nirvana, ...

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Shatkona – Meaning and Symbolism of the Hindu Yantra

Star symbols have been used as a magical sign or a decorative element in many civilizations around the world. A hexagram symbol used in Hindu yantra, the ...

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Star and Crescent: Meaning of the Islamic Symbol

Although Islam has no official symbol, the star and crescent seems to be the most accepted symbol of Islam. It’s featured on the doors of mosques, ...

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Taoist Symbols and Their Meanings

Taoism or Daoism is one of the oldest and most significant religions, as well as spiritual and philosophical traditions in Chinese culture. Originating from ...

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Confucianism Symbols and Their Meanings

Confucianism or Ruism is one of the oldest philosophical traditions on the planet and is often even regarded as a religion in and of itself. Established ...

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Baháʼí Symbols and Their Meaning

The Baháʼí religion may be only two centuries old but it has developed its fair share of deep religious symbols over the years. A religion that prides ...

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Islamic Symbols and Their Meaning (A List)

Islam is currently the second most popular religion in the world with nearly 2 billion followers all over the globe. With a rich history and cultural ...

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Rub El Hizb – Ancient Islamic Symbol

The Rub El Hizb is an Islamic symbol made up of two overlapping squares, to resemble an octagram. In Arabic, the term Rub El Hizb means something that is ...

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Triple Goddess Symbol – What Does It Mean?

The Triple Goddess is a deity with significance in many spiritual and Neopagan groups. The symbol is often featured on the headdresses of High Priestesses ...

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