Religious Symbols

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Religious symbolism is the use of symbols, including archetypes, acts, artwork, events, or natural phenomena, by a religion. Religions view religious texts, rituals, and works of art as symbols of compelling ideas or ideals. Symbols help create a resonant mythos expressing the moral values of the society or the teachings of the religion, foster solidarity among adherents, and bring adherents closer to their object of worship.

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Star of David with Old Jerusalem Temple

Star of David with Old Jerusalem Temple inside it

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Staurogram

The staurogram, also monogrammatic cross or tau-rho, is a ligature composed of a superposition of the letters tau (Τ) and rho (Ρ).

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Subgenius Sacred IKON

Subgenius Sacred IKON

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Swadhisthana: The Sacral Chakra

Swadhisthana, Svadisthana or adhishthana is symbolised by a white lotus within which is a crescent moon, with six vermillion, or orange petals. The seed mantra is Vam, and the presiding deity is Brahma, with the Shakti being Rakini (or Chakini). The animal associated is the crocodile of Varuna.

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Swastika Symbol

The swastika (from Sanskrit svástika) is an equilateral cross with its arms bent at right angles, in either right-facing form or its mirrored left-facing form. Archaeological evidence of swastika-shaped ornaments have been dated to the Neolithic period and was first found in the Indus Valley Civilization of the Indian Subcontinent. It occurs today mainly in the modern day culture of northern India, sometimes as a geometrical motif and sometimes as a religious symbol.

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Tanit

Tanit was a Punic goddess, the chief deity of Carthage alongside her consort Ba`al Hammon.

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Tartan of Barbecue Presbyterian Church

When one thinks of Scotland, many iconic images come to mind; rolling green hills, ancient castles, and Nessie swimming in her loch.

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The Celtic Shield

The Celtic shield is often used to ward off evil spirits, and also for protection.

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The Chai Symbol

Chai (Hebrew: חַי‎ "living" ḥay) is a Hebrew word that figures prominently in Jewish culture; the Hebrew letters of the word are often used as a visual symbol.

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The endless knot or eternal knot

The endless knot or eternal knot

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The Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor

The Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor

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The Kolovrat

The Kolovrat (Коловрат) Swastika (Свастика) is the foremost symbol representing Rodnovery amongst East Slavic peoples and traditions.

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The Papal Cross Symbol

The papal cross is an emblem for the office of the Pope in ecclesiastical heraldry.

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The Quatrefoil Symbol

In art, architecture, and traditional Christian symbolism, the quatrefoil is a type of decorative framework consisting of a symmetrical shape which forms the overall outline of four partially-overlapping circles of the same diameter. The word quatrefoil means "four leaves", from Latin quattuor, four, plus folium, a leaf. and applies to general four-lobed shapes in various contexts.

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The Sacred Chao Symbol

The Sacred Chao is a symbol used by Discordians to illustrate the interrelatedness of order and disorder.

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