If you’re a diehard Harry Potter fan, we’re pretty sure you’re aware of the countless Harry Potter symbols. Above all, the Deathly Hallows Symbol is one to take center stage recently. And with its ultimate meaning unveiled, fans and followers are feeling heartbroken to the core.
While it may be just a decade old, the Deathly Hallows Symbol is one of the most easily recognizable Harry Potter symbols out there today. And it wouldn’t be wrong to compare it to the M of the famous fast-food chain, McDonald’s.
So what does it really mean and what is the Deathly Hallows Symbol origin? To answer questions like this and more, here’s all the trending information you need to know.
Famed author JK Rowling unveils real meaning behind the Deathly Hallows Symbol
Famed author JK Rowling has appeared live on a new and startling BBC documentary.
Here, the author unveils the real meaning behind the Deathly Hallows Symbol.And it’s safe to say that it’s quite what many fans and followers expected. In short, it carries a very sentimental meaning and that’s exactly fans can’t help but hold back their tears, after finding out the startling news.
A closer look at the Deathly Hallows symbol origin in detail
Moreover, the author begins by taking out moments to explain the unique design that’s left a mark on millions of Harry Potter enthusiasts.
She begins by describing how in the Harry Potter: A History of Magic,’ she drew a sketch of famed Professor Sprout while viewing a film.And that’s exactly when her mother passed away, about 250 miles away from her.
Furthermore, Rowling explains the movie she was watching in detail. It was John Huston’s film called The Man Who Would Be King, starring famed actors like Sean Connery, Saeed Jaffrey, Christopher Plumber, and Michael Caine.
‘The Masonic symbol is very important in that movie. And it was literally 20 years later that I looked at the sign of the Deathly Hallows and realized how similar they were.’
The Deathly Hallows symbol is one of the most recognizable Harry Potter symbols to date
The famous Deathly Hallows symbol is probably one of the most famous and recognizable Harry Potter symbols in today’s time.
Likewise, it comprises of 3 different Potter standards.They include the Elder Wand, the Resurrection Stone, and the Cloak of Invisibility.
JK Rowling further emphasized how when she saw the film again, she came across the Masonic symbol and that’s exactly when all sorts of thoughts starting recollecting in her head. Similarly, she explained how she went cold and numb again. She couldn’t help but wonder,
‘Is that why the Deathly Hallows Symbol is what it is?’
‘Harry Potter stories are mostly about a grand loss’, says JK Rowling
Her gut feeling says that both the symbols are connected. It is most probably on some sort of deep and subconscious level, she explained.
Rowling explains how she had to work her way back, over 20 years to that very night. This is because the Harry Potter series is mostly about a grand loss. All of the Harry Potter stories would be vastly different from what they originally are if her mother didn’t die. And that’s how great of an impact her mother’s death had on her work.
All her movies and books are loved by countless fans and followers from all over the globe. Coincidently, The History of Magic’s release was right beside an exhibition that goes by the same name, at the British Library.
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