The equilateral triangle…, △, is first and foremost associated with the holy, divine number of 3. It is through the tension of opposites that the new is created, the third.
△ is also a symbol for power and, as such, related to danger. But according to the law of the polarity of meanings of the elementary graphs, it also means safety and also sometimes success and prosperity. The Hittites used it to mean well, good, or healthy.
In astrology △ represents the most positive of the aspects, the trine, or the angle of 120 degrees between planets, but it is also used to represent the astrological element of fire, the fire signs… The fire signs are Aries, ; Leo, ; and Sagittarius, .
△ also looks very much like the letter A. If you didn’t know, now you know… I love triangles.