What‌ ‌Does‌ ‌The‌ ‌Triple‌ ‌Moon‌ ‌Symbol‌ ‌Mean?‌ ‌

Aleena Stuckey Owner of WiccanWitchcraft
By Aleena Stuckey
Updated: February 12, 2023
What‌ ‌Does‌ ‌The‌ ‌Triple‌ ‌Moon‌ ‌Symbol‌ ‌Mean‌ ‌

The triple moon symbol is one of the most prominent symbols in witchcraft that represents the goddess. It shows the three phases of the moon: waxing, full, and waning portrayed by two opposite crescents and a circle in between. Although its evident symbolism as moon phases, there lies a deeper meaning beneath the triple moon symbol that is yet to be revealed in this article.

Meaning of the Triple Moon Symbol

The energy that the triple moon symbol projects are of the divine feminine, the goddess. It is often associated with intuition, empathy, and nurturing abilities. 

The triple moon also represents the three phases of a woman’s life through the maiden, the mother, and the crone. 

The Maiden

The maiden in the symbol is a depiction of new beginnings, purity, youth, creativity, and innocence. The maiden or the waxing moon encourages you to open your mind to possibilities and new opportunities. The energy of the maiden directs you back to exploring your spirituality and reconnecting with your true self. 

Using the Triple Moon Symbol in your Daily Life

The Mother

The mother represents fullness, fertility, responsibility, patience, and self-love. Above all the symbols, the mother or the full moon evokes powerful energy that invites you to master receiving and giving love. It is placed at the center of the triple moon symbol for a reason – the mother is the all-encompassing representation of perfect spirituality. 

The Crone

The Crone is represented by the waning moon. It depicts contentment, fulfillment, and wisdom. The last phase of a woman’s life may fade into the blue, but know this: there is no birth without death. There are no beginnings without the abandonment of negativity, loss, grief, jealousy, and sadness. The crone invites you to acknowledge, accept, and die from what does not serve your mind, body, or soul at all. 

Using the Triple Moon Symbol in your Daily Life

The triple moon symbol can be used just as much as any other witchcraft symbols. It can be placed in the altar, carved on candles, worn as a necklace, or utilized as energetic support during spellwork or divination.

Having this symbol near you allows you to absorb the feminine energies of the divine feminine. Feeling down? Use this symbol to invite empowerment and self-confidence. Feeling blocked? Use this symbol to hear from the wisdom of the Crone. Feeling unmotivated? Use this symbol to invite the creative energies of the maiden. 

Feminine qualities are particularly essential in a lot of spiritual work including tarot reading, divination, and spellwork – making the triple moon symbol an important part of a witch’s everyday life.

The triple moon invites all these qualities: psychic insight, creative energy, wisdom, and energy, all that can be found in the divine feminine, the triple goddess depicted by the maiden, the mother, and the crone. Having easy access to this symbol is important as a witch as this can easily remind you of the power you have to create, manifest, and receive wisdom from your Highest Self.

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