The original meaning of the symbol related to self-knowledge, but overtime its meaning was corrupted and now opinion is divided.
Scholars say the five-pointed star has a relation to ancient astrology and represented the five planets visible with the naked eye. Others say it represents the five elements and five senses.
The church say it is associated with Devil worship which has subsequently riddled this otherwise beautiful and important symbol with unjustified leprosy! Continue reading The Esoteric Meaning of the Pentacle