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Owl Symbolism, Meaning, & Dream Interpretation

This spirit animal lives in the darkness of mystique, magic and ancient knowledge. They are skilled at maneuvering in the unknown and it’s mythology is closely tied to wisdom. The owl thrives in the shadows with it’s natural intuition and as a spirit guide can help us manage the sometimes dark and scary spaces transitions in our lives. They live within the darkness by the moon’s cycles, thus having a close mythology with feminine fertility as the cycles renew. It also is a symbol of death, unless it is a white owl, as white often symbolizes purity. Simply put the owls core meanings are life, transition and change.

To see one of these creatures of the night in a dream symbolizes your expanded consciousness. The owl has knowledge in the unconscious areas of your life and thus it can bring you to better understanding of your life experience. Their subconscious meaning could symbolize the need to let go of the past or other negativity in your life. Seeing the feathers often means you should share your wisdom with those you can. The sounds from this power animal is a bad omen as it has deadly meanings in dreams. If the spirit animal is peaking into eyes it symbolizes lack of knowledge or meaning in one’s life. Examine the context of the dream and use the mythology of this totem to gain better understanding.

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