Triskele / Triskelion

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The triskele is generally considered to be a Celtic design, but it has also been found within Buddhist writings. The exact design can vary, but this symbol always features one shape repeated three times, with each repetition interlocking. Triskeles can be found all over the world, for example, it can be found carved on many Neolithic stones in Ireland and Western Europe, in the symbol for the Isle of Sicily, and on bank notes in the Isle of Man.

Triskele symbol logo, pagan wicca wiccan spiritual symbols, the ancient symbol shopThe Greek term triskelion literally means “three-legged,” and due to the triple aspect of the symbol, some Celtic traditions use the triskele to represent the realms of earth, sea, and sky.

The symbolism of the triskele varies between cultures and religions, but the triple aspect is the main focus in most cases.