Crow symbol meaning/Complete description

Meaning of crow

The  crow  is a bird of the Corrida family and originated in Asia. Crows live in flocks on every temperate continent on the planet. Crow symbol meaning


The meaning of the raven appears in mythology, where the bird symbolizes ill omens and often represents death, all due to the bird’s dark plumage and its habit of feeding on dead plants and animals. Crow symbol meaning

In India, the raven bird symbolizes the messengers of death. In Greek mythology the bird was dedicated to Apollo. Apollo was the god of light and sun and as he believed that the raven had prophetic abilities, he was assigned the role of messenger of the gods. Finally, in Norse mythology, the raven was the companion of Odin, the god of wisdom, magic and death.

Despite the negative meanings, in Chinese culture the crow is called Yatagarasu and is represented with three legs, which is considered a solar tripod. Therefore, the bird symbolizes the three phases of the sun (rising sun, midday sun and setting sun), which represents life.

This meaning is not restricted to China alone, but appears throughout Central Asia, East Asia and North Africa, where the raven symbolizes something totally opposite to death and also represents wisdom, benevolence and valor. Crow symbol meaning

The crow was the subject of a horror comic book that was even adapted for the cinema in 1994 under the name “The Crow” (The Crow). During filming, the actor who played Raven (Brandon Lee) was accidentally killed in a shooting scene, bringing an atmosphere of conspiracies and theories that a curse had been cast.

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