Hare, Spiritual Meaning and Symbolism revealed.
Hare - Animal Spirit Oracle Deck - Animal Spirit Oracle - Spirit Animal - Totem - Animal Guide - Earth Elementals - Power Animal
Fertility - New Beginnings - Opportunity
What is the spiritual Meaning of Hare?
The spiritual meaning of the Hare comes from the dawn of time, the Dawn, the East and new beginnings. The hare symbolises fertility, when the hare appears spring is close.
Why does Hare appear now?
If the hare comes to you in a dream then celebrate the new dawn, the new day and fresh opportunity.
How do I call upon Hare?
The sound of a shamanic drum, a Woodpecker, summoning all earthly energies. A silent Woodpecker or a beat of the foot is warning enough to send them back into the safe harmony of home.
Discover the spiritual meaning of the hare in spiritual teachings. Learn about symbolism, divination and use the powerful totem within this animal. Its secret connections Ostara, Boudica, Brigid, Freya and more. The hare has long been associated with spiritual teachings and symbolism. It is a powerful totem that is often associated with the Goddess Ostara, Boudica, Brigid and Freya. In many cultures, it is believed that the hare brings luck and protection. It can also provide insight into divination and understanding of the spiritual realm. Learn more about its secret connections to these deities and how you can use its power in your life.
The spiritual meaning of the Hare comes from the dawn of time, the Dawn, the East and new beginnings. The hare symbolises fertility, when the hare appears spring is close. The hare represents Eostre, Ostara, Cupid and also Aphrodite'. If the hare appears in your dreams then Cupid is also around, Cupid will send his arrow to your lovers heart and love will appear soon. Greek legend also brings forward Aphrodite' goddess of love and beauty to bless you and yours with eternal love. The hare is also the symbol for Eostre and with Eostre comes the light and fertile winds of springtime, these winds blow in from the East and bring change, harmony, love, fercundity meaning eternal quality power.
The symbolism of the hare is one of protective influence, as an animal guide it brings solitude and focus, it also brings Cupid, it is very much a nocturnal animal but like the blackbird it brings in the new day. If the hare comes to you in a dream then celebrate the new dawn, the new day and fresh opportunity.
If the hare/rabbit spirit enters your life, it is a time for family, a time to come out of the shadows and take advantage of a fresh opportunity that has presented itself or is going to present itself.
The hare/rabbit lives in both worlds above and below, tentatively they come out to the light to enjoy life, to thrive on solid ground underfoot. They eat, dance and are merry, playful, excitable and very sociable. But with a beat of the foot a warning is sent and a retreat to the safety of home. The hare is an expert in camouflage and like a chameleon will disappear from view, the rabbit will disappear underground and retreat to the safety of the world below.
Like a shamanic drum summoning all earthly energies, a beat of the foot is warning enough to send them back into the safe harmony of home. Here a network of tunnels and dens allow many entrances back to the light. The burrows are shared with many others, the fox, the badger, the mole and the frog are to name but a few each member of this household bringing a new opportunity for the rabbit to share hospitality and extend the hand of friendship.
It is the hare that is seen boxing in the meadows and signifying the coming of Spring, a spectacle that captures all things that are good. As a queen bee is always identifiable by her strength and majesty the buck hare can be identified by his leadership, he will protect and fight for his own and it is possible to watch him disappear from view after.
The hare represents the coming of spring, the 7th century saw Eostre turned into Easter, the rising of our lord. The easter egg is taken from the hare who brought forward fertility, the egg is the fabled druids disc representing the Abred, Gwynedd and Ceugant. The past, the present and the future, this was also turned to mean the father, the son and the holy spirit. The birth of Christianity changed many a tradition.
The Celtic Queen Boudicea is known to have pulled a hare from her tunic and based her decision on which direction it ran after she released it, the hare being a totem of the goddess Andraste, this was recorded in the 1st century AD by Roman historians.
Cupid the Roman god of love is often seen with the hare at his feet, Venus goddess of love is also seen surrounded by the hare, Greek legend finds Aphrodite' being presented with a hare, with the hare being the only animal worthy of being sacrificed for her, such was its fertility and sexual prowess recognised.
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