Vulture Meaning and Symbolism

What Does a Vulture Symbolize

A vulture symbolizes positivity, purification, rebirth, harmony, fortune, abundance, patience, and good luck, as well as doom and death.

A black vulture stands for love and revival, also signifying the need to break away from all generational curses.

Vulture As Your Spirit Animal (Totem Animal)

If the vulture is your spirit animal then you are louder in actions than words. You are true to the promises you make and abide by your commitments. You are patient enough, always adapting to situations and going with the flow. The vulture as your totem guide gives you the ability to control your life completely and face challenges with a brave heart. Similar to the vulture you have a strong perception with keen insight and unconventional mannerisms.

On the flip side, you have an opportunistic nature and to achieve your goal you could even take advantage of others.

Vulture Symbolism Spirit Animal Dream

Seeing a Vulture

Seeing a vulture indicates that you have a lot of patience, and confidence, while also living with dignity and self-respect.

Vulture in a Dream

Dreaming of a vulture, particularly during the tough times of your life, stands for purification and insight, helping you to solve your inner conflicts. It could even be a warning about someone trying to take advantage of you.

A vulture flying high Indicates success in business
A vulture trying to grab you and fly along with youAdvises you to exhibit caution lest you could land yourself in an accident
Young vultures sitting in their nest Symbolizes prosperity if you do your work with dedication
Killing a vulture This means that you would triumph over your troubles
A vulture capturing its prey Your troubles would come to an end and you would see better times in life
A vulture flying and approaching you Stands for good luck and success
A dead vulture Indicates that you may incur a loss

Spiritual Meaning in Different Cultures

In Egyptian Culture

The bird is perceived as a symbol of protection with nurtures its young in an amazing way.

In Roman Culture

The vulture stands for strength, protection, and masculinity.

In Native American Culture

It symbolizes renewal and revival. The Mayans regarded the vulture as a symbol of transformation, cleansing, and renewal.

Certain cultures like the Tibetan Buddhists, Iranians, and Zoroastrians followed the tradition of sky burial in which they would leave the deceased’s body to be picked up by the vultures. In this way, they felt that the dead obtained a new life since their bodily remains were eaten by the bird.

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