In Native American culture, hummingbirds symbolize the bringing of fire, healing and helping others. In other cultures, such as shamanism, they carry similar symbolism, but may also represent the need for someone to let go of their past.Continue Reading
Hummingbirds hold positive symbolism in Native American cultures. They associate with healing, beauty, integrity and the need to help others. In traditional stories, they often represent healers, and may also bring fire. In Native American tribes, seeing a hummingbird has an association with good luck.
In shamanic culture, hummingbirds associate with love, joy and the ability to heal following negative experiences. In addition, they represent the ability to make it through tough journeys. As the creature is able to fly in a figure of eight, it also associates with infinity. Shamanism believes that the hummingbird represents the need to accept that hurtful experiences occur, and that people need to learn from them and let go of the past.
The ancient Mexicans associated hummingbirds with tribal warriors and royalty. The patron God of the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan used the bird as his divine animal and it was not unusual for Aztec art to represent him as one. Some Mexican communities still see them as messengers from the afterworld or a representative of a dead person's spirit.Learn more about Symbolism
In Native American culture, red feathers symbolize strength and vitality. They also represent good fortune and good health. In psychic studies, feathers of all colors signify ascension and a connection with the spirit world.Full Answer >
777 is a number commonly associated with good luck and supernatural powers. In Christianity, the number 777 represents holiness in contrast to the number 666, which denotes evil and negative spiritual influence.Full Answer >
Since antiquity, unicorns have symbolized purity, magic and healing and were revered among Babylonians, Persians, classical Greeks, Romans and early Jewish scholars. The Celts of ancient Britain also associated these mythological animals with life, joy and masculine potency.Full Answer >
Chakra stones, believed by some to have healing properties, are used to correct energy imbalances in the body. Based on individual energy readings and the principles of Ayurvedic medicine, various crystal colors are employed, either to realign the body's main nerve centers or to focus specifically on organs.Full Answer >