A black feather is often viewed as relating to negative energy, but that relationship can be a warning of negative energy to come or a protection against negative energy already in place. This color feather can also symbolize death but not in a literal sense. It can represent the closing of a finished chapter and the initiation of a new one that brings spiritual growth or wisdom.Continue Reading
Black feathers offer different meanings when they are mixed with other colors. A black feather mixed with white represents protection or union, while black mixed with white and blue signifies change on the horizon. Black mixed with purple represents a deep spirituality. A black feather can also indicate high mystical insight when it is iridescent. A black feather corresponds to the musical note C.
In their many forms, feathers are thought to be signs from the angels or as indications from nearby spiritual guides. These feathers can either be requested or appear by surprise, in which case they can also be seen as a sign of acknowledgement from departed loved ones and family members. In shamanic healing work, feathers are often used in meditation to divine meaning and to align oneself with the related energy.Learn more about Superstition
The Turkish evil eye, also known as a nazur or nazur boncu?u, is a charm or amulet shaped like an eye used to provide protection from suspicious or sinister people. Typically believers wear the amulet as a pendant or pin, or hang it in their homes to provide protection.Full Answer >
Common spells found in a traditional Book of Shadows include protection spells, banishing spells, spells that are targeted to themes, such as wealth, justice or love, and seeking or "scrying" spells. These core spells are intended to give a beginning practitioner guidance to familiarize themselves with magic workings as well as to preserve personal variations on the part of the book's owner.Full Answer >
The butterfly carries a symbolic meaning in many cultures. While the specific meaning depends on the culture in question, it is always associated with a peaceful spirit and metamorphosis due to the literal transformation they undergo in the cocoon.Full Answer >
A ringing in the ears is believed to be spiritually caused by the presence of guides and angels being too close to the physical body. Physics and other spiritualists believe these beings are perceived as tones or qualities of silence inside of the ears.Full Answer >