The Celtic knot symbol is also referred to as the endless knot or trinity knot. The Celts believed that the most important things in life came in threes. The symbol is found throughout the ancient civilizations in various forms depicted as a Celtic knot , interlinked triangles or fish. It appears in Germanic, Scandinavia, Roman, Egyptian, Indian and within the Celtic cultures. The origin and history is not exactly clear but it has appeared in a variety of forms as early as five thousand years ago.
What the Triquetra symbolises to the Celtics
Earth (Land), Air (Sky), Water (Sea)
Mind, Body, Soul
Past, Present, Future
Maiden, Mother, Crone
Thought, Feeling, Emotion
Creation, Preservation, Destruction
Life, Death, Rebirth
Protection, Eternal Love, Unbreakable Unity without end
How to Use its Energy
The symbol has the energy of preservation or protection of unity. It can also vibrate with the energy of living within eternal love. The symbol has also become associated for some with the Christian faith where it is said it represents the Trinity to believers. When the Triquetra is accompanied by a circle, it puts emphases on the eternal nature that it has come to represent.