Owls – Cherokee Proverb

The owl is a curious spirit come to life;
her association with the darkness reflects
the silence of the mysterious world.

Cherokee Proverb

Il gufo ‘e l’incarnazione della ricerca spirituale,
la sua associazione con i buio rispecchiava
il silenzio del mistero del mondo.

Excerpt from Io gufo e tu?
@Edizioni del Baldo April 2016

Owl ~ Symbolic Meaning

Eagle Owl
Eagle Owl

The Owl is prominent in most cultures and carries different significance including:

  • Be Aware
  • Death
  • Dexterity
  • Flirting
  • Magic
  • Messenger
  • Misfortune
  • Moon Energy
  • Night Vision
  • Predator
  • Prosperity
  • Right Action at the Right Moment
  • Secret Keeper
  • Seeing Clearly
  • Silent Observer
  • Spooky
  • Wisdom
  • Wisdom Keeper

To see or hear an owl unexpectedly can carry several messages to the receiver such as:

  • Beware of news coming suddenly
  • Blend into the background and allow others to speak, there is something for you to know
  • Explore negative energies objectively
  • Explore your dark side without fear
  • Let the Moon be your guide
  • Listen and observe what is around you
  • Move quietly, there is power in softness
  • Move when the moment arises
  • Pay attention to your dreams or night visions
  • Rely on your senses to guide you
  • Retreat and consider actions or non-actions
  • You have a message to relay, do so without judgement