Occult symbols

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The following is a list of symbols associated with the occult. This list shares a number of entries with the list of alchemical symbols.

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NameImageOriginsNotes
AnkhAnkh.pngAncient EgyptAncient Egyptian symbol for eternal life; now also associated with neo-paganism.
Arrow (Belomancy)19th century knowledge archery arrow feathers.jpgAncient divination.----
Black SunBlack Sun.svgRenaissance Germany; later, neo-Nazi occultism.----
Circled dotSun symbol.svgAncient symbol representing the Sun and various sun gods.See also: evil eye and alchemical symbol.
Chaos (Symbol of Chaos)Chaos star.svgMichael Moorcock, Aleister Crowley and chaos magic.----
Evil eyeAntiochia - House of the Evil Eye.jpgHellenic talisman.----
Eye of Providence (or the all-seeing eye of God)Cao Dai white.pngCao Dai.----
HexagramStar polygon 6-2.svgMandala and Judaism.----
Magic circleCircletriangle.gifEuropean witchcraft.----
NazarEvil Eye.svgMiddle Eastern talisman to ward off the evil eye.----
PentacleInverted Pentagram circumscribed.svgEuropean witchcraft.See also: Pentagram.
Rosy CrossRosycross-Tetragrammaton.svgRosicrucianism / Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.----
SriramachakraSeethaChakramMagicSquare.jpgTamil mysticism.----
SigilSigil.svgRenaissance magic.Image provided depicts a modern personal sigil.
Sigillum Dei (Seal of God)Sloane3188-john dee.pngEurope, last Middle Ages.----
SulpherAlchemy Sulfur Symbol used by Satanists.gifAlchemy; later Satanism.The alchemical symbol for sulpher, associated with the fire and brimstone of Hell.
Sun crossCrossed circle.svgIron age religions and later neo-paganism.----
Unicursal hexagram (Thelema)Crowley unicursal hexagram.svgAleister Crowley's Thelema.----
ValknutValknut-Symbol-triquetra.svgNorse mythology.----

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