Symbolism of Equilateral Triangle in Hinduism



Equilateral Triangle is part of various chakras and yantras in Hinduism. It is also widely used in Tantric rituals. An equilateral triangle represents the unattainable. It is the symbol of the divine – which can only be realized by a devotee who has shed ignorance.

An inverted equilateral triangle represents Shakti.

An upward pointing equilateral triangle represents Shiva.

Creation depends on the union of the two .