Element: Air

Characteristic: Head (your intellect)

Affirmation: 

I will walk tall and show everyone my true colours.

 

How the birds got their colours


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PEAFOWL

Peafowl shows us how to show our true colours and signifies true friendship, nobility, guidance, protection and watchfulness. Peafowl are observant and aware of potential danger, but still have the courage to explore their territory. Peafowl energy can help you bring vibrancy and vitality into your life, and help you breathe new life into your daily round. This energy rejuvenates self-esteem and can help you walk tall and strut your stuff. It’s time for you to show others what you do well, and how well you do it.

Peafowls are sacred to the Greek goddess Hera and the Roman goddess Juno and the hundred eyes seen on the tail feathers of the Peacock symbolize the vault of heaven and the stars. In Hinduism the Peafowl belongs to Lakshmi who represents benevolence, patience, kindness, compassion and good luck and also belong to the Asian goddess Kwan Yin, who is an emblem of love, compassionate watchfulness, good-will, nurturing, and kind-heartedness. Legend tells us that Kwan Yin chose to remain a mortal even though she could be immortal because she wished to help humanity in their spiritual evolution. She teaches us how to live together in friendship. In Persia the peafowl guards royalty, while Christian myth associates Peafowl with holiness and sanctity of the "all-seeing" church, along with resurrection, renewal and immortality. A Peafowl feather can repel negativity and protect the wearer.


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