Although the world is full of them, most powerful symbols not only do they have an implicit meaning but they are also carriers of great energy. Although we may know some of them, we may not know what they mean and the great power they hold. Since many of them come from ancient times and different beliefs around the world, and in some cases they have a mysterious origin.

But what they all have in common is the great symbolism and meaning they have. In addition to the protection that some have granted to those who have used them and placed all their faith in them. Let’s find out below which some of the most powerful symbols in the world.

The cross

Symbol of protection, consecration, god, love, resurrection, hope, rescue and sun.

The cross is one of the original ancient symbols. It dates back to the earliest civilizations. The cross symbolizes the four elements (earth, wind, air, fire) and the four cardinal points (north, south, east, west).

The ankh was one of the earliest cross symbols. It was from ancient Egypt. This ankh is a symbol of protection and was used to represent life. In the Bronze Age, the cross symbolized consecration when it came to burial. The cross was also used as a symbol of Tammuz, god of the Chaldean shepherds.

The sun cross symbol enclosing the cross in a circle signifies the sun. In Christianity, the cross is the symbol of love and resurrection. The cross was used to crucify Jesus and he was later resurrected. The cross symbolizes the love of God.

The Celtic Cross is a cross with a circle surrounding the center. This symbolizes the halo of Jesus and also a symbol of the sun. In modern times, crosses are found in churches and are used by different companies in their logos. The Red Cross is a humanitarian team with no religious or political ties. Its international symbol is a red cross and designates rescue and hope.


Symbol of life, unlocking, eternal life.

The Ankh is an Ancient Egyptian symbol that was created using an even earlier symbol called the Sun Cross. The sun cross was used in the bronze age. The ancient Egyptians used the Sun Cross as a creative design for the Ankh. Ankh is a symbol of life.

The upper part of the Ankh was considered a feminine part and the lower part masculine. They were combined to symbolize life. It also symbolizes a key. The Ankh is a symbol or key to the other world after death. Isis, an Egyptian goddess, and Anubis, the Egyptian god of the underworld, are depicted pressing the ankh against the lips of a body to give life to the soul after death.

The Egyptian goddess Ma’at, who is a goddess of justice, truth, and harmony, is often depicted holding an ankh. Osiris, the Egyptian lord of the underworld also carries an ankh.

lotus flower

Symbol of fertility, spiritual enlightenment and rebirth.

The lotus flower is a female symbol of rebirth and fertility. The lotus flower is a beautiful flower that grows in the mud of ponds. At night, its petals fold up, then open again in the morning.

This symbolizes rebirth. The Buddha is depicted sitting on a lotus flower symbolizing his path to enlightenment after being reborn again and again.

In Hinduism, the lotus represents prosperity, beauty, spirituality, and fertility. Brahma, the god of creation, came out of a lotus that sprouted from the navel of Lord Vishnu, the preserving god. Ra, the Egyptian sun god, was believed to be born from the primordial waters of a lotus flower. The Egyptians considered the lotus to be the most sacred flower.

triple spiral

Symbol of life, birth, death; past present Future; trinity, cycles.

This Celtic symbol dates back to Neolithic times and can be found carved on the entrance to Newgrange Ireland. The triple spiral can symbolize life, birth and death. It can also symbolize the past, present and future.

It also symbolizes mother, father, son; the spiritual world, the present world and the celestial world, and other triplicities. The triple spiral also represents the Holy Trinity: father, son and holy spirit. The spirals appear to move, which also represents cyclicity.

yin and yang

Symbol of light and dark, heaven and earth, interconnection.

The yin and yang symbol represents duality, such as light and dark, or masculine and feminine. It also represents the division of the World Egg into Heaven and Earth. The symbol itself is half black and half white. Inside the white half is a black dot and inside the black half is a white dot.

This symbolizes the interconnectedness of everything. Each side complements each other and each side contains some of the other side’s colors. Yin is feminine and Yang is masculine. Yin and Yang were born from chaos and exist in the center of the world. Pangu, the first human being, was born from Yin and Yang. In the I Ching it is said that when Yin and Yang are out of balance, catastrophes such as floods and plagues can occur. This is an important symbol in China and Japan.


Symbol of protection, victory, earthly desires.

The pentagram symbol is a five-pointed star, sometimes within a circle. All angles are equal and lines are the same length. This symbol was used to ward off evil. In Christianity, the star represented the five wounds that Christ received on the cross. It was considered a symbol of good luck.

In Taoism, the pentagram represents the five elements: fire, earth, metal, water and wood. Wiccans use the pentagram as a symbol of their faith and its five elements: fire, water, earth, air, and spirit. They carry the pentagram pointing upwards to symbolize the victory of spirit over matter. The circle around the pentagram unites all the elements. Satanists use an inverted pentagram to identify themselves. The inverted pentagram symbolizes earthly desires.

David’s star

Symbol of power, martyrdom, heroism.

The Star of David is a six-pointed star made up of two equilateral triangles. This symbol was considered a powerful symbol of good luck and a magical symbol. The Star of David symbol contains the four basic elements. The upper point of the star represents fire, the lower point represents water. Between the points on the left is the air and between the points on the right is the earth.

In addition, the four basic humors (hot, wet, dry and cold) are also represented. The upper left point of the Star of David between fire and air represents heat. For its part, the lower left point between air and water represents humidity. Whereas the dot on the upper right side of the Star of David between fire and earth represents dry, and the dot on the lower right side between earth and water represents cold.

This is a symbol of unity. It also combines the seven base metals and the seven planets into the hermetic belief system that comprises the entirety of Heaven. The Star of David, since the 17th century, has been used as a symbol in Jewish culture. During World War II, Jews were ordered to wear a yellow Star of David. This has led the Star of David to become a symbol of heroism and martyrdom.


Symbol of enlightenment, power, self-realization.

Om is a Sanskrit word and a mystical symbol. Om is a sacred symbol in the Hindu religion. It is the manifestation of the sound of creation. It represents the movement from the primitive center. It is related to the update of the greatest importance. Om represents the ultimate reality.

This symbol refers to the inner self and ultimate reality, Atman and Brahman. It is found in religious texts and is used in Hindu ceremonies and rites of passage along with private prayers and meditation. Om is said at the beginning and end of prayers and religious readings. It is the song of the universe and is placed at the beginning of mantras in Tibetan Buddhism.

This symbol is the totality of consciousness, sound and existence. The Om symbol represents the four states of consciousness.