What the Symbols Mean
What are the symbols around the Pagan Pride logo?
Some Symbols used in this logo are courtesy of Alternative Religions at About.com
On the left side, top to bottom:
The Yin/Yang symbol, a sign of balance - from Easternphilosophies, but used by many Pagans
The Celtic Cross, or equal-armed cross - again a sign of balance,often symbolizing the four cardinal directions/classical elements. Alsosimilar to the Native American medicine wheel, though many NativeAmericans do not consider themselves Pagan.
The Thor's Hammer, a symbol of Asatru/Heathens, Norse Pagans.
The Triple Goddess symbol: the waxing, full, and waning moons,symbolizing the Goddess as Maiden, Mother, and Crone
The Eye of Horus: an Egyptian Pagan symbol
Venus of Willendorf: This figurine dates from 24,000-22,000 BCE and isa Mother Goddess symbol
Ankh: Egyptian Pagan symbol symbolizing eternal life
And the right side, top to bottom:
The Pentacle: the most common symbol used in Wicca or Witchcraft.Its five points symbolize Air, Fire, Water, Earth, and Spirit, in thecircle of eternity.
The Triskelion: used in Celtic Paganism, symbol of the Celticelements Earth, Sea, and Sky.
The Celtic Cross: symbol of Celtic and Gnostic Paganism
Stone Megaliths: Like Stonehenge, a Druid symbol
The Green Man: consort to the Triple Goddess, the God of nature
The Enneagram: a New Age symbol of interconnectedness
The Tree of Life: from the Qabala, a Jewish mystic tradition appropriated into Western magick and occult systems