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Triple Winding – Triskele

The triple winding, or triskele, is found in numerous Celtic customs.

The triple winding, or triskelion, is normally viewed as a Celtic structure, yet additionally has been found in some Buddhist works. It shows up in an assortment of spots as a three-faceted winding, three interlocking spirals, or different varieties of one shape rehashed multiple times. One rendition is known as the Three Bunnies triskelion, and highlights three hares interlocked at the ears.

This symbol shows up in a wide range of societies and has been found as far back as on Lycaean coins and ceramics from Mycaenae. It is additionally utilized as the token of the Isle of Man and shows up on provincial banknotes. The utilization of the triskele as a symbol of a nation is the same old thing, however it has for some time been known as the symbol of the island of Sicily in Italy. Pliny the Senior associated the utilization as Sicily’s image to the state of the island itself.

In the Celtic world, the triskele is discovered cut in Neolithic stones all over Ireland and western Europe. For present day Pagans and Wiccans, it is once in a while received to represent to the three Celtic domains of earth, sea, and sky.

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