Satanic Symbols and meanings

Satanic symbols are used in satanic rituals, black magic and Satanism, which is a group of physiological and ideological beliefs based on the fallen angel, Satan and occult. The worship of Satan use these demonic symbols. They also represent several aspects of this occult belief.

Each of the occult signs and  satanist symbols has its specific representation in the practice of the belief. And some of these demonrepresentations will be discussed in the course of this write-up.

Continue reading to find out more about these images and what they represent. See also the article about satanic gifts.

satanic signs

Satanic Symbols and Their Meanings


The Sigil of Baphomet


It is the principal image of Satanism. Many satanic artworks use it. The satan symbol of Baphomet is a combination of the serpent Leviathan, the goat and the inverted pentagram or pentacle.

The sigil is a representative of Satan symbols, which is the dark force of both man and nature. The pentagram or pentacle has 5 points. This points can go in different directions.

The pentagram symbol has prehistoric origins. And Solomon used it in the bible. It equally stands for the victory of spirit over matter. Different individuals used it with each of them giving it different meanings.

Some Christians even use the pentagram to stand for Christ himself as far back as the 12th century. Some even use this devil symbol to repel lucifer.




The Black Sun

the black sun

This devil sign comes from the Renaissance in Germany. But later become a popular depiction during the neo-Nazi period, during which it was strongly linked to occultism.

Circled Dot

circle dot

It is an ancient symbol and gives a full representation of the sun and all the deities of the sun. According to Dave Talbot, it represents various extraterrestrial planets, like the Saturn, Venus, and Mars.

Another name for Saturn in ancient times was the sun. On the other hand, ancient people thought the Mars was between the Earth and the sun.




The sign of chaos originates from Aleister Crowley, Michael Moorcock and chaos magic. It comprises eight arrows arranged in a radial pattern. The sign of law is an arrow in an upright position. Other names are:

  • Arms of Chaos
  • Arrows of Chaos
  • Chaos Star
  • Chaos Cross
  • Chaosphere
  • Symbol of Eight


Evil Eye

evil eye

The evil eye is a legend or a curse that can be cast via a malevolent glare and it is usually sent to the target when the individual is not aware. It can cause injury or misfortune in the life of the target.

Another name for talismans that protect people against the evil eye is «evil eyes». The significance and its concept vary depending on the concerned culture. Decorations and charms with eye-like symbols are nazars and can be for repelling it.


Eye of Providence

Another name is the all-seeing eye of God. This demonic image originates from Christian iconography. And it shows an eye usually surrounded by a glory or light rays enclosed by a triangle. It stands for the eye of God watching the universe, which makes it a concept of Providence




This is another satanic symbol. The hexagram is its Greek name, while the Latin form is Sexagram. It is a six-point geometric star bearing the Schlafly symbol. The devil term refers the compound figure of two quadrilateral triangles since there are no true regular continuous hexagrams.

The practice of ceremonial magic and occult use it. This occult symbol is related to the 7 «old» planets in astrology. Also in conjuring spiritual forces and spirits and in making talismans. Another name is the talisman of Saturn.


Magic Circle

magic circle

It is a magic symbol used in European witchcraft. It is a sphere or circle of space marked by those who practice ritual magic. And It contain form and energy from.

Also, It can be marked physically using chalk or salt. It has a spiritual significance similar to that of yantra and mandala in some eastern religions.

Monas Hieroglyphica

monas hyeroglifica

It is a satanic symbol invented by John Dee, astrologers and alchemist at the court of Elizabeth I of England. It is an esoteric symbol and dates as far back as 1564. In addition, it came out of a vision by the inventor concerning the unity of the Cosmos




The pentacle is a talisman used in magical evocation and usually made of metal, paper or parchment. It can also be of other materials on which a magical design is drawn.

Protective symbols may equally be included in it, like the Seal of Solomon.


Rosy Cross

rosy cross

Another name is Rose Croix or Rose Cross. The symbol has a relation with the founder of the Rosicrucian Order. The alchemist, Qabbalist and the semi-mythical Christian Rosenkreuz.

It is a cross with white, golden or red rose at its center. It also symbolizes the teaching of a western esoteric tradition. And it was formed within Christian tenets.




Another name for it is Ramar Chakra, Rama Chakra or Sri Rama Chakra. It is a yantra or mystic diagram given in Tamil Almanacs as an instrument of astrology. And it can help in predicting the future. Also, it consist of a square divided into small equal squares.

The squares are strongly magic squares. And the entire diagram consists of 36 of these small squares, 6 columns, and 6 rows.




The ouroboros is an ancient symbol from Egypt representing a dragon or serpent eating its own tail. From its origin in ancient Egyptian iconography, it entered into eastern traditions through Greek magical tradition. And later adopted in Hermeticism, Gnosticism and alchemy.


Unicursal Hexagram

unicursal hexagram

It has a six-pointed star. You can draw or trace it unicursal. It can equally be depicted inside a circle with touching points. Also, it is part of the Seal of Orichalcos prominent in the Waking the Dragon arc. You can use it in summoning angels that can erase memories.




Ankh symbol has its origin in ancient Egypt and it symbolizes eternal life. It has relation with neo-paganism and Kemetism


The Arrow

Another name for the arrow is Belomancy. It is an ancient symbol in all sense of the word. And has found its way into divination in many cultures.


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