Talisman | Triangle
The triangle symbol is a simple one, but has many powerful meanings in Christianity, Meditation and throughout the world.
In the Christian faith, the three sides represent the holy trinity- father, son and Holy Ghost.
The triangle can also symbolize the stages of the moon- waxing, waning and full.
Other trinities include:
- mind, body & spirit
- mother, father & child
- past, present & future
- thought, feeling & emotion and
- creation, preservation and destruction
Another Christian symbol incorporating triangles of that of the “Eye of Providence” or the all-seeing eye. This is depicted as an eye inside a triangle.
In Celtic culture the triangle is featured in the form of the triquetra, triskelion as well as other trinity based knot work.
To the Greeks, the triangle is seen as the delta glyph and is symbolic of a doorway. The thought was that the combination of polarities would provide a new opening, balancing thought and emotion would provide a doorway to higher wisdom.
Mystic teachings also incorporate the power of three. Numerologically speaking, if one represents force, two represents an opening, then three is the birthing of wisdom. This is also said to represent the union of one and two.
A triangle can also symbolize creativity, harmony, ascension, proportion, manifestation, integration, culmination and change.
Triangles are found in ancient symbolism and runes dating back to the earliest civilizations.