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What does it mean to see an raven in a dream?

Raven Dream Meaning: From 26 Different Sources

see Crow

A Dictionary of Dream Symbols | Eric Ackroyd

See birds.

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences | Tony Crisp

A bird associated with magic, Raven comes to show you the magical potential in life, which can be used to manifest your dreams. It can also demonstrate the karmic lessons associated with using black magic or bad magic as a way of controlling others.

If Raven appears in a dream, he has come as a sorcerer bringing supernatural powers to you.

(See Birds.)

Ariadne's Book of Dream | Ariadne Green

Symbolic of a messenger, Gen. 8:7.

A raven can also be a demonic spirit depending on the context of the dream

Christian Dream Symbols | Tyler Wolfe

1. Cared for by God

2. Unbeliever

3. Support from the world;

4. Satan/demon

5. Taker of spiritual sight. Lev. 11:13, 15 (unclean bird); Job 38:41; Ps. 147:9; Luke 12:24; 1 Kings 17:4, 6;

Dream Dictionary The Biblical Model | Vincent Wienand

Messenger of bad news; see “bird”

Dream Dictionary Unlimited | Margaret Hamilton

The raven can be a symbol of sin. However, if it is seen to be talking it often represents prophecy. Its meaning can be ambivalent since it can represent evil, but also wisdom.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

See birds

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Ravens are symbols of diabolical evil in traditional Christianity.

This bird also symbolizes uncleanliness and death because it feeds upon dead and decaying animals. Because it is a sign of transformation, the raven is also associated with magicians and sorcerers.

Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia | James R. Lewis and Evelyn Dorothy Oliver

Symbol: The raven is smart and cunning, but usually a harbinger of bad luck.

Vision: Seeing a raven: hostility and misfortune are on the way. Sometimes the dream refers to possible theft. Chasing a raven away: you might escape danger—if you keep your eyes and ears open! Watching ravens taking flight: misfortune will be avoided just in time.

Depth Psychology: The raven is the messenger of death; or a symbol of repressed, dark appetites. Is your mood often “very dark”? Are you expecting failure? Are you afraid of death and dving—or the unknown? Are you seeing everything right now “as black as pitch”? See the chapter “Colors in Dreams.”

Dreamers Dictionary | Garuda

See Bird.

Gypsy Dream Dictionary | Raymond Buckland

(Carrion crow; Crow; Hooded crow; Rook) In a dream, a raven represents a high ranking man, a forbearing and a patient person, or a strong and a well feared person.

(Also see Crow; Rook)

Islamic Dream Interpretation | Ibn Seerin

Seeing this bird means he will be guided on the straight path.

Islamic Dream Interpretation | Ibn Seerin

See Bird, Crow. Supposed to mean bad luck, or a messenger of bad luck. At the same time, however, the black bird is a symbol of creativity and femininity. In Germanic mythology, the raven is the bird of death. According to Mohammed, the raven represents the sinner.

Little Giant Encyclopedia | Klaus Vollmar

To see a raven in your dream symbolizes betrayal, disharmony and misfortune.

My Dream Interpretation | myjellybean

This is really a dream of the colour BLACK. Trouble is coming, though you may not deserve it.

Mystic Dream Book | Internet Archive - Anonymous

Dreams of a raven represent that you are experiencing great transformation.

The raven represents that you have the courage to enter the darkness of the unknown and emerge into your next realm of growth in order to fulfill your intention for incarnating in this dimension. See Bird.

Strangest Dream Explanations | Dream Explanations - Anonymous

see Birds

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary | Pamela Ball

To dream of a raven, denotes reverse in fortune and inharmonious surroundings.

For a young woman, it is implied that her lover will betray her. See Crow.

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation | Gustavus Hindman Miller

(See Birds, Crow).

A raven in a dream denotes a future in love affairs as black as the raven itself. It indicates betrayal and deception.

The Complete Dream Book | Gillian Holloway

See Crow.

The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams | Stearn Robinson - Tom Corbett

A message or message bearer (real or imagined).

A perceived “alert” to pay attention to something in your life.

A feeling of foreboding.

A fear of death or endings.

The end of one thing (phase, project, relationship, etc.) before a new one begins.

Dreaming of this animal can represent too much or not enough of one of those qualities, or someone or something you associate with the quality or animal.

Consider also the animal’s actions, context, and your feelings about it.

See also: Bird; Crow; Blackbird

The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary | Nancy Wagaman

Fear of the unknown. Flight into unknown parts of self. See Bird.

The Dream Books Symbols | Betty Bethards

To see a raven in your dream can be suggestive of betrayal, disharmony, misfortune and dishonesty, but if the raven is talking, it can indicate insight. The meaning is complex, as it can symbolize both evil and wisdom.

The Element Encyclopedia | Theresa Cheung

A bad dream, trouble and mischief brewing (Raphael). Conjugal infidelity (Gypsy). A symbol of knowledge (Hartmann); the raven was once dedicated to Apollo; modern symbolism, however, regards this bird as an omen of misfortune (Hulme).

The Fabric of Dream | Katherine Taylor Craig

(see Birds, Feathers, Wings)

Scandinavian: A spiritual messenger. Heed well this bird’s call, and look to the rest of the dream for more meaning.

During the Middle Ages, hearing the call of a raven during battle portended defeat or death. Are you fighting a lost cause?

Your ability to vocalize ideas and opinions. Note Edgar Allan Poe’s use of the raven’s call, highlighting this trait.

Creativity, especially in regards to using what’s available to you.

A raven will pick up and

employ anything it can as a tool for nest building.

The Language of Dreams | Patrica Telesco

Dream Of A Raven | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Raven

3 dream symbols found for this dream.

Crow Rook, Raven

Being carrion birds, and so often seen near corpses, they are linked with death, bad news; fear, uncon­scious feelings. The negative aspect of father. ... crow rook, raven dream meaning

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences


If you dream about having an intravenous (I. V. ) needle in your body, you strongly need to heal behaviors or attitudes that have been damaging to you. These could have come from yourself or from outside. ... intravenous dream meaning

My Dream Interpretation


lucky numbers: 06-12-17-24-35-47flapping wings: death through lack of cleanliness and abundance of decay. flock of, flying together: avoid disaster by going tried and true route. flying: your present life is in danger; transform it before it transforms for you. hearing the noise of: unhappiness due to the resistance of your feelings. husband dreaming of a: make plans to be free of your wife. wife: warn husband against checking on you, if he wants to keep you. killing: quarrels over your defiance of authority wil reverse your fortune. of a: wil receive diabolical y evil news from an unknown source. ... ravens dream meaning

Zolar’s Book of Dreams Numbers and Lucky Days