Symbols are practically everywhere some old, some new, and some assigned to a giving meaning that we may not even know. I’ve always been fascinated with the them such as ranging from persistently seeing a butterfly to a design I know nothing about. So what do people (even the ancient time) associated symbols with objects and Mother Nature. What follows is going to be a list of pictorials and there meaning and see if you recognise them.
However first let’s define symbols –
Symbol – mark, sign. Or word that indicates, signifies or understood as representing an idea, object, or relationship.
Symbols go beyond what is known or seen by creating linkages between otherwise or very different concepts and experiences.
Above are signs of our planets in the solar system albeit there is more but here’s a few giving you their symbols and their names above.
Above is the international flag of Earth.
Symbols can go to totems, pictures, animals, religion and so forth.
Symbols can be universal and all have symbolic meaning as Jung pointed out it didn’t matter the culture.
Images taken from internet