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Dreaming about Birds and their Meaning

If we have ever dreamed of birds or birds, we should know that this type of dream can have many interpretations depending on the type of bird that appeared to us in the dream, what the bird does and how the dreamer relates to the animal.

According to Jung , the bird represents conscious and ideal thought, it is something almost magical.

According to various popular customs, dreaming of birds is a good omen , while according to the testimonies of various legends and myths, it is an ominous dream.

They generally symbolize fantasy, creativity, peace, freedom and indicate hope, aspirations, goals and ideals of the dreamer.

Bird and Bird Symbolism in Dreams

Among the many meanings that the bird can express, the most common meanings are:
  1. Sexuality , because for Freud it was identifiable with the female reproductive organ;
  2. Relationships as a couple , since it can express feelings related to life as a couple;
  3. Emotionality , sensitivity, since susceptible animals are the first to perceive danger and become alert;
  4. Support and support because its flight expresses freedom and its song gives happiness to the soul;
  5. Spirituality , because the bird can be the messenger through which important messages are told to it;
  6. Ideas , thoughts as it is the symbol, as it moves freely in the sky, of lofty ideals and noble thoughts;
  7. Spirit as it symbolizes your soul that can rise and fly high free of material desires and body.

Cultural meaning of dreams with birds

  • For the Egyptians , dreaming of birds being hunted was an omen of misfortune and misfortune.
  • For the Babylonians , dream birds symbolized the possibility of finding objects that they thought were lost; while the dream of capturing them foreshadowed happiness upon arrival, but if the birds tried to escape the dream promised serious losses for the dreamer.
  • For Artemidorus , dreaming of large birds was a good omen only for the rich, while dreaming of small birds was good for the poor.

Meaning of sleep according to the type of bird

As mentioned before, the meaning of the dream can also depend on the type of bird you dreamed of; In general terms here is a list of meanings according to the type of bird that appeared in your dream:

  1. Prehistoric Birds – These are thought patterns that no longer belong to you.
  2. Swans : symbolize elegance and beauty.
  3. Ravens : They express the dark part of your personality.
  4. Chickens : express fertility.
  5. Owls : represent mystery, intuition.
  6. Gazze – Symbolizes trickery and trickery.
  7. Swallows : represent travel, nostalgia.
  8. Eagles : are expressions of power and strength.
  9. Colomb and: express happiness and harmony in life and love.

Other symbolism

  • Dreaming of a bird in a cage indicates that something is hindering us from expressing ourselves freely.
  • Dreaming of releasing a bird symbolizes the release of your energies and vital forces.
  • Dreaming of a dead bird indicates that some of our wishes have not been fulfilled, that we have suffered bitter disappointments or that we have preferred to fulfill the wishes of others before our own.
  • Dreaming of killing a bird symbolizes the repression of your instincts, if you are enjoying doing it it can also indicate that you have reached the goal that you set for yourself for a long time.
  • Dreaming of threatening birds denotes the disturbance of your soul with ideas or thoughts that are not in line with your aspirations.
  • Dreaming of pecking birds indicates that the unconscious warns us, advises us not to suppress dreams and aspirations.
  • Dreaming of a singing bird announces good news very soon.
  • Dreaming of a bird in flight means luck and personal affirmation, seeing more than one bird in flight means that life puts you in front of more options to choose from.

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