What Is A Hexagram?

By  | April 21, 2017 | Filed under: Interesting Facts, News

Hexagram is a geometrical figure that looks like a star and has 6 edges and vertices. It is also refereed to as a six-pointed star. The way the hexagram can be formed is with the help of two overlapping triangles which are both equilateral. The unique thing about a hexagram is that one side points upwards and the other one is downwards. The hexagram has such an importance in Judaism and is often referred to as the Star of David.

In fact, every ancient religion has some or the other mention of this star in its history be it Hinduism which has this symbol on its temples.

The identity of a Jewish house is symbolized with the use of the Star of David in the form of a Hexagram. This symbol has been in used since times immemorial. There are other eastern religions like Jainism and Buddhism that has also made use of the Hexagram. Most of these symbols of the Hexagram have been used not only by religious heads but by artists as well to depict various things.

The Hexagram goes on to depict the connection between man and the universe and how a harmony needs to be formed between the two in order for man to survive. Array

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