We managed to talk a little about the meaning of the Kolovrat tattoo when we covered in detail the theme of Slavic symbols and charms. I must say, the Slavic theme is gaining from year to year. Modern people have an interest and a craving for cultural sources. We want to know more about how our ancestors lived, what they believed in, which was really important for them.
The first association that occurs when a Kolovrat is seen is the sun. Indeed, this is one of the main objects of veneration not only among the Slavs, but also in almost all ancient cultures. Solar energy, the power of fire, is both the progenitor of all living things, and a deadly threat. Curved beams are important. They constantly symbolize movement, life cycle, change. Interestingly, a symbol can be represented in several interpretations.
Moves clockwise – a female amulet. Such a picture symbolizes harmony and creation.
It moves counterclockwise – a man’s amulet – means purification, renewal.
The symbol drawn inside the circle is considered a sign of the universe. Continue reading