Pentagram is a symbol of the ability to bring the Spirit to Earth to make us
whole, and as a sign of re-emerging enlightenment.
is layered in symbolism, and is used by some as a talisman for protection, for
divine life, and good health. The five pointed symbol occurs throughout history
in use by others besides Pagans. Jews used it to designate Pentateauch, the
five books of Moses. It has also appeared in church architecture, representing
for Christians the five wounds of Christ.
stars symbolism also ties to that of the apple, which cut cross-wise forms a
pentagram. The five points represent ideas, sustenance, life, secret knowledge,
hidden mysteries within the earth. The apple has been a sacred symbol of knowledge
and eternal life - a sign that the universe and ourselves are One, allowing
us to tap into the Universal energy to achieve bliss and wholeness. (Certain
religons designated sacred knowledge as the right of only One Diety, and the
apple came to symbolize things that we should not attempt to know, or forbidden
the Pentagram is the symbol as drawn or written and a Pentacle is the round
disk inscribed with the Pentagram (as in jewelry). However, the terms have come
to be used interchangeably, as we do on this site.
Intelligence and the arts
stability and physical endurance
courage and daring
the All and the Divine
emotions and intuition
|| Some other meanings
associated with the Pentagram are:
points are the four directions, with the fifth representing the sanctity
of Spirit within and without.
points also stand for the four elements, earth, air, fire, and water, controlled
by the spirit.
the Pentagram represents redemption of the Spirit from matter by ruling
over it. Inverted, the Pentagram symbolizes Spirit submerged and bonded
into the material elements.
some groups used an inverted Pentagram to denote a specific status. However,
due to negative associations, many have since changed to triangle symbols
for the same purpose.
around the star symbolize unity and wholeness, and the Quest for Divine
Knowledge. It also refracts and reflects all light, bringing to the wearer
total intelligence, universal wisdom, and protection.
A five pointed
star in a circle can be seen as force or power contained and controlled
by divine wisdom - energy is focused and directed.
it represents feminine energy and may be used to bind elemental spirits
of the earth.
In the Middle
Ages, magicians considered the Pentagram more powerful than the cross. Wherever
the Pentacle was displayed evil had no power. As an interlaced single line
is is considered to be spiritually protective as a "gateless"
symbol. Therefore no evil or undesired energy can enter into the circle
of the pattern.
from silver, the Pentacle represents moon energy and psychic forces. When
crafted from gold, it signifies the sun energies of power and strength.
can symbolize the ruling of higher mind over the lower elements of our being.
It marks the awakening of Cosmic consciousness, the beginnings of human psyche
moving beyond the realms of physical form and perceptions limited to the five
senses. Through the Spirit ruling over the five elements it allows infinite
possibilities that exist within the Universe and frees us to explore and grow.