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A sigil is a type of symbol used in magic. The term has usually referred to a type of pictorial signature of a deity or spirit. In modern usage, especially in the context of chaos magic, sigil refers to a symbolic representation of the practitioner's desired outcome.

See also

  • Apotropaic magic – magic intended to repel evil
  • Behenian fixed star – fifteen stars with magical significance in medieval astrology
  • Ceremonial magic – system of magical rituals drawing from many historical and modern sources
  • Icelandic magical staves – sigils found in ancient Icelandic grimoires
  • List of sigils of demons
  • Runic magic – magic using runes or runestones
  • Seal of Solomon – purported magical signet ring of the biblical King Solomon
  • Sigil of Baphomet – official insignia of the Church of Satan
  • Sigillum Dei – "Seal of God", dating to at least the Middle Ages; purported to give a skilled user the ability to control all living creatures except archangels
  • Sympathetic magic – set of magical beliefs and practices centered around the principles that like effects like and connections between objects remain, regardless of time or distance
  • Veve – a magic and religious symbol in Voodoo representing a lwa

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