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The eagle can represent several things, depending upon its context in your dream. It can point to the powerful, strong hunting instinct in business or in being a providing parent. It can depict protective strength; a male figure; relentlessness. Dominance or a male figure. It is certainly an uplifting power of feelings or ideas, a protective influence.

Because the eagle, like most hunting birds, has an extraordinary far reaching and inclusive gaze, it can link with the ability of your own mind to at times expand far beyond the immediate sense impressions and concerns, to include years of life experience, and what you have learned when looked at as a whole. It can therefore represent spiritual vision. This is because the height of the bird and its steady gaze give it unusual perception and wide awareness. To touch such enormous wealth of experience is to be penetrated by the holy. Something so beyond the limitations of our own small personality enters us and leaves its imprint. See: Birds.

Sometimes it is seen as a threatening influence, if it is seen as connected with carrion. But if so it is you fears you are dealing with. Because it is a bird of prey it might appear as a threatening influence. Also this wider awareness may at times feel as if you are ‘carried away’. Being lifted into the unknown in this way can cause unwarranted fear. See The Life Will ; Dreams are Like a Computer Game

In some dreams it represents love, and its death or destruction can mean the death of love – as occurs in divorce. Cayce says that teenagers at a critical stage in life sometimes dream of an eagle pecking or tearing at their heart or thymus area. He says this represents the emotional entanglements that youngsters are subject to and incapable of understanding.

The Egyptian god Horus is a hawk or falcon, and was called the ‘all seeing eye’. This was because it represented the higher function of the unconscious to see all things.

Also the Hawk of Achill, or Seabhag, was one of the first animals to come into being according to Celtic mythos. He has an immense memory and is said to live a very long time. He represents knowledge and the search for it as seen in the poem The Hawk of Achill. He is an ancient bird, over 5,000 years old easily at the time it was written. He is also, as many birds are in mythology, a messenger between the realms. This means he can travel from this realm to that of the otherworlds of the myths he exists in. See Myths and Legends

Example: I was gazing at the sky and the stars, looking up to the sky. The stars were shiny and yellow gold similar to the colour of fire. There were a couple of stars similar to shooting stars but they almost looked like tiny pieces of fire display, like fireworks. It looked beautiful. Soon after the dream shifted to a computer screen and I was checking my emails. I was scrolling down the in box and then clicked on a message thinking ‘why didn’t I check this before?’ the message appeared with a picture of a huge bird and it looked like a Eagle (but the colour was white with a bluish/black outline) with its wings fully spread and moving as if the Eagle was flying; and there was a message underneath in tiny English letters which I read something similar to ‘ your life is going to transform’- I can’t remember the exact words but it was something similar to this and then I woke up. Could this be a message for the future /a prediction/ a omen?

Idioms: Watch like a hawk; eagle eyed; like a mother hawk; watch me like a hawk;


Useful questions:

What do I know and feel about eagles?

How was the eagle portrayed in the dream?

Does this have something to do with keeping a ‘sharp eye’ out for something?

Is this about nobility, power and freedom?

Have I experienced an overview, or bird’s eye view of a situation?

See The Wider LifeTechniques for Exploring your DreamsQuestions



-Sajid Haneef 2017-02-08 10:50:08

I saw a dream that a white eagle hunted a pigeon in the sky and an other injured pigeon is flying or flee from the eagle


-AMY 2017-02-12 0:45:25

I dreamed i was photograping birds. It was a bald eagle and golden eagle. They were flying together in the sky and trees.My husband and i were happy because we got many beautifly photos. Im guessing its a hobby kind of dream. But im interested in your thoughts. We were in a city but we were in a small wooded area. Let me know


-Emma Haugh 2017-02-26 19:05:59

Hi I recently had dream with 3 eagle. I was in the Alps in Switzerland in a ski resort with my aunty. I used to live here but my aunty has never been here before but she was with me this day. I pointed the eagles out to her but we weren’t sure if they were actually eagles and then1 flew down really close to us and then we were sure it was an eagle. We weren’t afraid just in awe of it beauty and massive size.


-Lina 2017-02-28 13:57:29

I recently had a dream where I was walking in the woods and came across a bald eagle that seemed to have died from an accident. Then suddenly I was surrounded by other bald eagles but not in a threatening way. They stood or sat around me.


-alien 2017-03-08 17:15:28

i saw an eagle diving into the ocean, then it froze , right away.?


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