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The Esoteric Meaning of the Pentacle

war memorialThe pentacle can be traced to Mesopotamia where it was used by the Sumerians and Babylonians as far back as 3500 BCE or 3000 BCE, due to the rather dubious dating process employed by academia.

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