Dream symbol Swan


grace, elegance, purity, wisdom

In fairy tales and myths they are often encountered. Their pure white plumage and their gracefulness as they glide along the water immediately catch the eye of the observer. However, there are also black swans, called mourning swans. They belong to the duck family, although their resemblance to geese is probably more prominent. If a pair of swans finds each other, they are said to stay together for life.

The appearing details in the dream give again deepening information for this dream symbol and are therefore also to be considered.

General dream interpretation

According to the general analysis, the "swan" embodies the emotional world of the dreamer. These should be examined by the person concerned, because they get too little attention and care in real life. The desire for marital happiness may be hidden behind this dream symbol.

A dying or singing dream swan conveys to the dreaming person that his feelings of love are not echoed in real life at the moment. All accompanying images should be interpreted in this case to support an accurate directional analysis.

According to the general dream interpretation different dream events come into question, which are connected with the "swan" and can be interpreted accordingly differently:

If you spot a swan swimming in a lake, this image promises love luck, abundance and power. Also, one could have a golden hand for all business matters. If one sees a swan flying in a dream, it means that a long-cherished wish will now come true.

If you can see several white swans in the dreamland, it means a positive outlook for the future. A black swan serves as a general indication of conflict and misunderstanding. Spotting a black swan near a clear river warns of infidelities and other erotic adventures outside one's own partnership.

Feeding a swan in a dream symbolizes to the dreamer that a loyal friend or lover may soon swoop in quite unexpectedly. If a screaming swan is heard in a dream, it means that a negative message is being delivered. One should not assume the worst, because it is not a case of death.

A dead swan illustrates resistance and frustration. These emotions may be related to a current conflictual life situation.

Psychological dream interpretation

From the psychological point of view, the dream image "swan" acquires a very special meaning in relation to the color of its plumage.

According to the psychological analysis, a white swan plumage reveals that the dreamer is capable of deep empathic feelings. Also, the swan symbolizes that the person has a good relationship with himself and with his social environment and is interested in spiritual expansion and idealism. If one spies a black swan in dreamland, then one's readiness to receive symbolizes intuitions and intuition.

If the dreamer is attacked by a swan on the dream level, unpleasant things could happen to him in real life. If one hears the song of a swan in a dream, this psychologically illustrates that a certain epoch or matter has already come to an end and has been replaced, which stands for new fullness.

Spiritual dream interpretation

According to the spiritual interpretation of dreams, the swan is a symbol of light and of the self-knowledge connected with it.


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