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    Tables – Symbols from antiquity

    The CrossChristianA vertical and horizontal line intersecting, symbolic of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and a central emblem for Christianity.
    AnkhEgyptianKnown as the key of life, represents life itself. Combines a cross with a loop.
    Yin and YangChineseRepresenting balance in the universe, two halves that together complete wholeness.
    SwastikaHindu, Buddhist, JainistOriginally a symbol of good fortune, spirituality, and auspiciousness before its association with the Nazi regime.
    OuroborosGreekA snake or dragon eating its own tail, symbolizing the cyclical nature of life, death, and rebirth.
    Eye of HorusEgyptianSymbolizes protection, royal power, and good health.
    PentagramGreek, Wiccan, CelticA five pointed star enclosed in a circle, symbolizing the five elements.
    CaduceusGreekTwo snakes wrapped around a winged staff, originally associated with Hermes, the messenger god. Often wrongly used to symbolize medicine.
    OmHindu, Buddhist, JainistRepresenting the sound of the universe, seen as the embodiment of the essence of existence.
    LotusHindu, BuddhistSymbolizes spirituality, fruitfulness, wealth, knowledge and illumination. The sacred flower of Buddhism.