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Devil's Trap Demon Symbol Pentagram

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The devil’s trap is a mystical symbol used to immobilise and control demons.

It is similar to a circle of salt but more powerful and persistent as it is usually etched or painted in place, and can't simply be brushed or blown away. If a demon walks inside the outer circle of a devil's trap, it cannot physically leave it, and is trapped. Devil's traps also inhibit the use of some demonic powers. Devil's traps have been used not only to detain a demon, but are also drawn at entrances as a deterrent to prevent access to a building, room, or container. The devil’s traps seen in Supernatural all originate from The Lesser Key of Solomon, which is a grimoire, or magical text, written in the 17th century. It contains rituals and spells for invoking and controlling both demons and angels.


Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Devil's Trap Demon Symbol Pentagram is part of the Paganism group.

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Have a discussion about Devil's Trap Demon Symbol Pentagram with the community:

  • dylana.22780
    What if one were to get a devils trap tattoo on their chest?
    LikeReply11 months ago
  • kamil_x
    Etched means for example made in wood by knife, something like old runes on trees or stones
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • Username_
    what does etched mean?
    LikeReply 12 years ago


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