Because the owl sees in the dark, it represents our intuitive sense which ‘sees’ into our unconscious. This sense ‘feeds’ by watching (or acting as an integrating function for) the many dark or hidden aspects of our experience and behaviour. Because this pan of our mental process is aware of the hidden activities in the depths of our body and mind, it can initiate our conscious self into the mysteries of life and death.
If one can imagine having a council of all living things, we would all have in common the drive to reproduce, and there would be huge links of understanding regarding care and rearing of young and perhaps of mate.
The unconscious seems to have a sense of this synthesis of all life, and the owl, representing it, speaks with this son of collective wisdom. See second example in wife under family; aura; dream as spiritual guide.
See birds; second example in wife under family, oyster See fish, sea creatures.
The owl represents the wisdom that comes from seeing within the mysteries of the darkness. It is associated with the feminine power of the crone or wisdom teacher. It is associated with the wisdom of dreams and the knowledge of dream language. Owl may also come to announce a death, either a literal one or, more often, a symbolic death as an important transition in life. On the shoulder of Athena, rhe goddess of commerce, Owl signifies the wise woman who is intuitively driven in business.
Owls can be an evil spirit disguised as a spirit guide, Lev. 11:13-18
A person of solitude who observes others for gain, only wise in their own eyes
Sacred to athena, goddess of strategy and wisdom, in a dream the owl shares these qualities. Because it is also associated with the night-time and, therefore, the underworld, it can sometimes represent death and messages from the hidden realms.
To dream of an owl characterizes knowledge, opinions, and desirable qualities. Alternatively, dreaming of an owl may also be associated with death and gloom. Hearing the eerie hoot of an owl connotes dissatisfaction and predicts a lurking death despite a state of gladness and healthiness.
The sight of a dead owl in your dream represents the slim chance of getting over a serious sickness.
The dead owl may also symbolize death or end of old ways, as in an imperative change in life.
Symbol: The owl seems to be serious, thoughtful, and wise— plus it can see in the dark.
Vision: Dreaming about an owl often indicates that your judgment of a personal situation was correct. It is also a sign that a rather murky matter can be seen more clearly.
If you see an owl, do not dismiss well-meaning advice from others—you will learn a valuable lesson from it.
If the owl is making sounds: bad luck and frustration. Listening to an owl screeching means sadness and grief—less often it is a message that someone is going to die. Catching or seeing an owl in a cage: be wary of weird people and bad (scary) company. See Bird, Eagle-Owl.
An owl represents wisdom and in some instances, higher education. this is a symbol that must be integrated with the entire dream to determine its meaning.
The sound of an owl hooting is a dream of a different kind as this sound presages disappointments and reverses, unless you chase it away.
Denotes sickness and poverty, disgrace and sorrow. After dreaming of an owl, one need not have any hope of prosperity in life.
In a dream, an owl represents a tyrant ruler, or a haughty and a dangerous thief who works alone without helpers.
An owl in a dream also means being unemployed, or aversion of fear and bewilderment. In a dream, an owl also represents a traitor. Ifone sees himselffighting with an owl in a dream, it means facing a fight with someone.
An owl in a dream also represents a person without steadfastness or determination to do what is right. Ifan owl falls inside his house in a dream, it means news of someone’s death.
An owl also represents thieves hiding in the darkness and under the shade of ruins, and of being annoyed about having to make an effort to earn one’s livelihood.
It represents a timid and weak thief who has no friends and helpers.
Symbol of wisdom. Owls can see in the dark and for that reason are said to have greater perception. One feels found out.
Owls symbolize wisdom and purity of spirit.
The owl is also a very powerful symbol of the unconscious, so pay careful attention to any messages they bring you in your dreams.
To dream of a black owl is an omen of reverses or disappointments, unless you drove it away, in which case you can expect an improvement in your circumstances.
If it was in your house, the dream is a forecast of family discord.
Listen to the counsel of others.
An owl in your dream presages gossip.
To hear the hoot or screech of an owl omens ill health or bad news about a friend or relative.
Dreams of this nocturnal bird symbolize wisdom, patience, and intuition.
The owl also symbolizes Athena, goddess of wisdom, discernment, and leadership. Because of its excellent night vision, the owl reflects the aspect of you that sees things in the dark that go unnoticed by your day-To-day consciousness. In Shamanism, the owl represents a creature that travels between worlds, between life and death, the underworld and the outer world.
The owl is also a wise advisor or guide.
To hear the solemn, unearthly sound of the muffled voice of the owl, warns dreamers that death creeps closely in the wake of health and joy. Precaution should be taken that life is not ruthlessly exposed to his unyielding grasp. Bad tidings of the absent will surely follow this dream.
To see a dead owl, denotes a narrow escape from desperate illness or death.
To see an owl, foretells that you will be secretly maligned and be in danger from enemies.
It is another symbol for the unconscious. It usually represents wisdom and virtue, and your unconscious may be giving you important massages, so pay attention to the details in the dream. In the American Indian tradition, the owl is considered to be the eagle of the night. Dreaming about owls is a powerful dream, which may indicate that changes are on the way. Superstition based dream interpretations suggest that dreaming about an owl is a negative omen, which indicates a reversal in good fortune.
An owl in the house predicts family arguments and chasing it away might cause things to work out for the best.
Enemies are plotting to place you in an embarrassing position if you dream of seeing or hearing an owl.
Unhappiness, sickness, discontent; the hooting of an owl in a dream denotes death (Gypsy). The Romans regarded the owl as the bird of wisdom, yet it was an evil portent ; in Christian art they symbolize mourning and desolation.
An owl represents wisdom, and is another symbol for the unconscious. In the American Indian tradition, the owl is considered to be the eagle of the night. Dreaming about owls may indicate that changes are on the way.
The sound of an owl hooting is a dream of a different kind as this sound presages disappointments and reverses, unless you chase it away. It may also mean you’re considering obtaining higher education of some kind.