The Top 10 Illuminati Symbols, Signs and Meanings

Illuminati is derived from illuminate a phrase which means to enlighten, it is one of the most popular secret societies in the world. According to several authors, it is claimed that the organization is the mastermind in creating a new world order. Other people say that it is based on worshiping Satan, the organization is the most secretive, and unraveling everything about them can be a daunting task. Illuminati signs have hardcoded meaning such that they take things beyond human imaginations. The secret organization was formed in 1776 with the main aim of planning the fate of the world. It started as a twelve-member panel, which consisted of elite people, politicians, and religious people. In this article, we’ll be looking at the symbols and the hidden conspiracy theories behind the most common Illuminati signs and symbols.

Illuminati Symbols and Their Meanings

1. All Seeing Eye

This is the most spread Illuminati sign; it is placed at the center of the American dollar bill. Also known as known as the “udjat” or “Eye of Providence” this is a common symbol showing an eye often surrounded by rays of light and usually enclosed by a triangle. Conspiracy theorists beleive it symbolize the eyes of Lucifer, who is believed to see everything happening all over the world. It is also a representative of the satanic culture; it is a demarcation of Satanic power to watch all his followers. Other interpretation of the sign is that it holds the power to change the world. The all Seeing Eye originated from Egypt and was popularly referred to as the eye of providence. Some of the other components in this include Bravarian and Weishaupt.

2. Nazi Salute

Hitler popularised this sign, according to the conspiracy, Hitler was forced by the US to enter into Second World War. The banks and companies that financed the war were illuminists and they did so for their own financial gains.

3. The owl

The owl is a representation of Minerva a goddess of wisdom a powerful pagan and the lord of the underworld. Illuminati use the symbol to depict and convey a message that they are powerful and are wise rulers of earth. The sign has gained popularity because it is at the back of the dollar bill. Most of the powerful people hold meetings at the Bohemian grove; the compound has an owl as its mascot. The meeting is held once a year and it lasts for two weeks, other important areas of Washington D.C have the symbol.

The owl of Minerva is one of the three known Minerval Seals of the Illuminati that still exist. P.M.C.V. in the book stands for Per Me Caeci Vident (Through me the blind become sighted). An owl holding an opened book (signifying learning), surrounded by a Laurel wreath (a symbol of learning or graduation). The Owl of Minerva perched on a book was an emblem used by the Bavarian Illuminati in their “Minerval” degree. [Source: Conspiracy Archive]

4. The Obelisk

This symbol is available in most powerful centers of the world; it is associated with the Egyptian god that was called Ra. Some of the prime areas that have the obelisk symbol include Washington, London, New York, and Vatican obelisk. Some people believe that looking at the obelisk from the top, it looks like a dot inside a circle, which is a famous Illuminati symbol. The Obelisk is typically a huge monolith put up in places to symbolize power or to memorialize events or people. It is believed that Obelisks are Illuminati Symbols used as a symbol of the Illuminati power and control.

5. Eternal flame

The flame produces light, which depicts illumination, and illumination symbolizes enlightenment or getting new knowledge. The flame is a symbol that the old world order will be destroyed and the launch of a new world order, a phenomenon that the Illuminati fight to achieve. The statue of liberty holds the eternal flame and according to the illuminists, it is a symbol of a new world order. The flame signifies illumination, in the Illuminati society the statue of liberty is a representation of Semiramis who was a whore of Babylon.

6. The number of the beast 666

According to the Bible, 666 is the antichrist symbol, which symbolizes the power of the helm who will take power when the new world order is created. Most people use the hand symbol without knowing what kind of ideology is behind it. This is often made when you fold the forefinger while leaving the others straight making three continuous sixes symbolizing Illuminati elite. The sign is also used in cases to depict a new world order that is to come.

7. The devil’s horn

The Illuminati society is composed of atheists and deists, atheists do not believe in God. On the other hand, deists believe that God created the world then later abandoned it, the hand sign is a symbol of Satan who controls the Illuminati society. Helen Keller is a famous occultist who believed that Satan brought power to his followers and people would reciprocate by showing they love Satan. The hand sign actually means that you love Satan.

8. Pentagram

The pentagram signifies the practice and promotion of black magic and sorcery. It is a protection charm against demons, the meaning changes when reversed. A pentagram reversed to make the two horns face up attracts sinister forces because it overturns normalcy and demonstrates a triumph over the spirit. It is often depicted by a goat of lust with its horns pointing to heaven.

9. The Pyramid

There are many interpretations of the pyramid and it remains a vital figure in Illuminati society. The top pointed part of the pyramid signifies elite members of the secret society, the middle portion and the lower part made of various layers depict the common people who are ruled by the elite. The skull and bones are symbols of mortality and death. It makes the people reflect at your own mortality.

10. The Sun Wheel or Swastika Illuminati Symbol

Theorists believe that this is a symbol used by Hitler as he spoke of the unity of the National Socialist and socialist ideas, it was reported that Jay-Z validated rumors of his supposed Illuminati ties in a 2010 interview with Tim Westwood where he said. “It’s a secret society that everyone knows about,” [via Illuminati Theory]


Amira Daniel
Amira is a personal finance and entertainment writer by trade with several years of experience covering businesses, CEOs, and celebrity profiles, her favourite subjects include business and personal finance, entertainment, celebrities, and travel. When she's not writing, you can find her reading or catching up on any of her favourite series


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