Protective Symbols, Charms and Totems
There is power in meanings of the old images and symbols. Below is a
compendium of common symbols, charms and totems from antiquity that are
thought to be useful against psychic aggression:
One of the oldest protective amulets, this is the word
Abracabadra written in a triangular form like as below for Protection:
Or written as follows with an enemy's name on the reverse in order to
diminish their power.
This talisman is thought to protect against injustice and evil events.
A five pointed star superimposed like figure
of a Male with arms and legs outstretched. It is used to increase
connection with the Higher Self as well as to protect against both
visible and invisible astral attackers.
Bast is usually represented by the image of a black cat.
In ancient Egypt, Bast or Bastet was thought to protect home and family
from negative spiritual influences.
The astrological symbol of Cancer, the Crab is thought to protect
against astral attack.
These rings of circles created from interwoven bands
appear in all kinds of intricate forms and designs. One of their prime
functions is to protect against wicked plots, group magic, evil spirits
A crucifix within a circle, this ancient symbol is thought to protect
from spiritual dangers of all kinds.
This is a circle of Hebraic writing that
spirals inward in a counterclockwise direction. The idea is that evil
spirits become trapped in the coil of writing. It is Assyrian in origin
and thought to protect against sorcery and all evil.
A North American Indian talisman against astral attacks.
He stands at the doors of the otherworld and prevents spirits from
attacking the living.
A symbol of psychic self defense and protection, the rune of the Elk
(Algiz) is worn to defend against spirits and make one brave while
facing fear of the unknown.
Eye of Horus
An important protective symbol in ancient Egypt it helps protect against
the evil eye.
Eye in the Triangle
This is usually a pendant featuring an eye in
the center of a triangle. It is thought to repel the usual causes of the
evil eye ? jealousy and envy.
The Falcon is a North American symbol of perception and
represents the high perch of elevated spirituality. It enhances astral
abilities so one is able to perceive negative energy and make it one's
This is usually the figure of a Goddess with her hands
reaching in a circle above her head. She protects against disturbances to
our auras and helps ground our energy
In North American Indian cultures, the fish represents a refusal to
recognize the power of another's magic.
North American symbol indicating mediumship.
It is thought to cleanse and purify the aura.
This protective rune looks like an H, represents hail and protects from
all attacks and misfortunes including astral attack.
This rune resembles a diamond shape and represents an egg.
It is protective against the evil eye and astral attack.
A North American Indian symbol that dissolves astral blockages and
cleanses the aura.
The symbol of an I that represents Ice.
It is thought to increase personal shamanic powers as well as protect
one from evil influences and undesirable astral forces.
The Mayan symbol of the jaguar is thought to protect against control
freaks, evil thought forms and increase one's own shamanistic abilities.
The Lucky Hand
There are many variations of this from all
cultures, but this usually features the palm of a hand facing out. In the
center of the palm may be a pentagram, an eye, a gemstone or signs of the
zodiac. It is thought to protect against all forms of astral invasion and
attack. It is especially effective against ritual abuse.
Most Griffins feature the body of a lion and the head
of an eagle. Some versions have wings. This mythical being, that is
Grecian in origin is said to protect the psyche from dark forces.
This protective Rune resembles an M and represents the
higher self. It protects against the cruelty of interference with one's
connection to their gut instincts and God.
The Mitzu Domo
This symbol is Japanese and features three whirling
swirl shapes. It is thought to protect against the impatience, greed and
acceleration of time associated with astral attacks.
The Om Symbol
This ancient Sanskrit Symbol represents
the syllable "om" that is used in meditation. It raises one's vibration so that the
aura can not be reached by the baser energies associated with psychic
Also known as the Druid's Foot, this five-sided star
protects against witchcraft and the evil eye. It is thought to return bad
energy back to the sender.
This Celtic symbol that features an interlocking series of triangles
protect against magical rites that have gone wrong and missed their aim.
A North American Indian and Celtic Symbol thought to protect against
The astrological symbol of the Archer is thought to protect against
psychic vampires and those who deplete spiritual energy.
The astrological symbol of Scorpio, the Scorpion is thought to protect
against witchcraft, the evil eye and the kind of fanaticism associated
with cults and ritual attack.
Seal of Solomon
One of the best known of protective symbols this
features two interlocking triangles that form a star shape. It is used to
invoke the Archangels and protect against black magick and the power of
The Sheiah Dog
This Celtic symbol, which features a dog within a
circle was a guardian of the secrets of the Druids and Metaphysicians. He
protects from black magic.
The universal symbol of the sun is warn to oppose its
shadow: dark energy of all kinds. It is common to all cultures.
This is a Celtic amulet that depicts the Sun Goddess in a
halo of flames. He protects against spiritual weakness.
This symmetrical three-pronged knot protects against misfortune, the
evil eye and those who would rob the spirits.
Helps one remain invisible to others on the astral plane.
This Nordic Rune looks like an upside down U and represents
an Ox. It helps one connect to their higher self and protects against
astral attack. It is thought to help one remain grounded spiritually.
The astrological symbol of Virgo, the Virgin, is thought to protect
against cults, covens and groups that do not encourage soul freedom.
A Northern European and North American Indian symbol of protection
against astral attack.
The Yew Tree
Increases endurance and power and is thought to protect
against deception, betrayal, delusion and undesirable influences and
thought forms. The rune that symbolizes the Yew Tree (Eiwaz), is worn as a
By: Sam Stevens
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