Wiccan Symbols the Meaning of the Triple Moon

Terracotta Triple Goddess Wall Hanging

Triple Moon Symbol

The Pagan and Wiccan Symbol of the Triple Moon illustrate the three sections illustrate the lunar cycle, the waxing, full and waning moon. On the left, the crescent moon representing the growing or waxing phase. The circle in the centre represents the resplendent full moon, then moving to the second crescent to represent the fading or waning moon.

The Symbolism of the Triple Moon

The deeper meaning of the Triple Moon, also known as the Triple Goddess Symbol, is its representation of the Goddess of the Moon, the Earth, and childbirth, the divine power of the feminine. This female power of psychic insight and intuition; its creative energy and the mysterious ways and wisdom of the Goddess are likened to the three life stages of woman.

The three stages are often labelled the Maiden, the Mother, and the Crone. Each symbolizes the stages in the female life cycle.

The Three Life Stages

The Maiden is represented by the rising crescent moon and symbolizes the purity of youth, the joy of life and new beginnings with themes of rejuvenation, enchantment, the fizz of excitement, and expansion. The Mother is represented by the full moon and symbolises the ripe fertility of motherhood and its caring and nurturing power; inked to aspects of power and protection, fulfilment and potency, compassion and giving freely. The Crone is represented by the waxing moon and symbolises the maturity that brings wisdom, experience, understanding and knowledge; it also links to completion, death and rebirth. Taken as a whole, the symbol represents the eternal cycle of birth, life, and rebirth.

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