Dream Interpretation Swan | Dream Meanings
(see Birds, Feathers, Wings)
A recognition of finality and ending (e.g., “singing one’s swan song”).
Among Hindus, this bird is interchangeable with the goose, representing creative origination and the breath of life.
The Celts regarded the swan as a solar bird that was beneficent and a shape-shifter. In a dream, this can relate to your ability to adapt to a new situation gracefully.
Native American: An emblem of trust and forgiveness.
Swans are also representative of love interests, being sacred to Aphrodite, Venus, and Zeus, the latter of whom changed himself into a swan to pursue the affection of Leda.
Dreaming of two swans together portends very devoted relationships. Swans mate for life.
Because of the story of the Ugly Duckling, swans also represent positive transformations in self-image. It can also reflect spending time with the wrong groups of people who engender lower self-esteem.
A white swan denotes wealth and happiness; a black one, grief (Raphael). A sacred bird of the ancients, though a medisrral symbol of hypocrisy as the swan has white feathers and black meat. In the Norse legends, however, they were held as sacred and are thus held in Eastern Europe of to-day.
The swan is often regarded as a divine bird. In a dream it suggests grace, beauty and dignity, especially if the swan appears swimming in a pond. In mythology, it represents the soul and its connection with the side of your nature that may be hidden. It may also be linked with endings or death (’swan song’) as well as purity and innocence. On the other hand do you sometimes wish you could ‘swan around’ in your waking world?
Beauty, grace, purity; ability to glide over emotional waters, yet soar to new heights. Perception, freedom, peacefulness of soul. On top of emotions.
If black swan, the mystery of the unknown; appealing, yet not understood.
The omen here depends on the details of the action and color.
Black swans portend business problems in the offing; white swans predict happiness in love or domestic affairs if they were floating, and business or Ananda! success if they were flying or walking.
To see swans gliding in a small pond predicts great wealth through your own diligent efforts.
For some anthropologists, it represents the naked woman due to its elegance, its rounded and silky body, and its immaculate whiteness. Therefore, the swan usually refers to the fulfillment of a wish.
Dreaming of swans also invites reflection on the harmony and serenity of yourself.
Because of its long neck, swans in a dream may have sexual connotations. In Greek mythology, Zeus seduced Leda, the Spartan king’s wife, by transforming into a swan.
Messenger of beauty; comfort; satisfaction.
To dream of seeing white swans floating upon placid waters, foretells prosperous outlooks and delightful experiences.
To see a black swan, denotes illicit pleasure, if near clear water.
A dead swan, foretells satiety and discontentment To see them flying, pleasant anticipations will be realized soon.
Dreams of a swan symbolize elegance, grace and beauty.
The soft down of the swan represents all things sensual.
The swan represents the perfect joining of masculine and feminine energy within you. See Goddess Aphrodite.
White swans predict new pleasures and prosperity.
A black swan warns the dreamer against any involvement pertaining to vice or immorality.
2. Though one may be at a disadvantage now, things can change dramatically for the better.
A good omen, but it only affects your business affairs.
The swan in dreams represents beauty and goodness and suggests the dreamer is satisfied in their personal life.
The exception is if you see someone you know walking away with a swan, or turning into a swan - meaning the dreamer is anxious in real life about being abandoned by this person.
Swans are a symbol for family. They mate for life and raise their young together. Intellectual interests, idealism.
A symbol of beauty.
According to Celtic tradition, swans and geese were considered messengers from another world and for that reason were not used as food.
The black swan is a messenger of bad luck or death.
Symbol: The swan is a symbol of light. There is a folk belief that a swan will sing when we die.
Vision: Seeing a swan: a happy and harmonious marriage. Hearing the cry of a swan: often announces the death of someone. Feeding swans: you will find someone who will be a faithful friend for life.
Depth Psychology: The swan often indicates that others don’t understand you or don’t reciprocate your feelings (particularly if you see a single swan).
The swan is a traditional symbol of beauty, grace, and dignity. It can also symbolize a farewell appearance or final act, as in “swan song.”
To dream of a swan foretells of good fortune, status, and prosperity. Swans are symbolic of elegance, splendor, and majesty.
As the soul of man, the swan is often taken to be the divine bird. It can sometimes denote a peaceful death or ending as in ‘swansong’ – at one time swans were believed to sing only at the point of death.
Something ending with dignity, grace, and beauty