Saturday, February 7, 2009

This site is all about the myriads of ways humans express and communicate ideas, thoughts, feelings, beliefs, hopes, dreams, and even nightmares. Civilizations, religions and cultures, and even families, clubs and gangs, have found unique ways to encode their understandings of themselves and the world through symbolism.

The menu on the left provides links to the many categories of symbols offered here.
For example, click:
Ancient to explore Ancient Symbols,
History to explore History of Symbols, or
Religious for Religious Symbolism.

Since Symbols.Net is a directory, much of what it does for you is provide links to other websites which may contain the information you are seeking. But there is also significant information provided right here at Symbols.Net.


This sample of african "Adinkra" symbols is from: Adinkra Symbols of West Africa
An illustrated guide to the African symbols called Adinkra used in Ghana, West Africa, with an adinkra index and high-quality adinkra images.