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Peacock Soaring ~ Reflections of a Living Myth

peacock in flight by Nonnie Saran 2010

Peacock in flight by Nonnie Saran 2010

With the Equinox and Libra New Moon energies abound, heralding potential big energy shifts that will reveal to us a beauty, creative potential, and inspiration through transmutation we have yet to know and experience, these magickal images felt reflective of that energy.

Stefan Cruysberghs

Photo by Stefan Cruysberghs

If you have never seen a peacock in flight, I think you’ll agree from the images that these ethereal birds are truly reminiscent of mythical creatures when they spread their wings and fly.


From elegant, Earthly being, majestically and gracefully reigning over the gardens of life, they transform into an other-worldly, Phoenix-like creature soaring magickally through the limitless sky of opportunities.

Peacock flying on rice field, at Karaikudi, Tamilnadu. Image taken on 12th November 2012, by Haribabu Pasupathy

Peacock flying on rice field at Karaikudi, Tamilnadu by Haribabu Pasup, 2012

Peacocks symbolize many things including integrity, the beauty we can achieve through showing our authentic colors, guidance, protection, holiness, nobility, vibrancy, help on your spiritual path, breath of new life into your experience, rejuvenating self-esteem, expansion of your creativity and imagination, and courage to show up as your unique self.


They also symbolize glory, vision, watchfulness, royalty, spirituality, awakening, immortality, refinement, beauty, desire, enjoying life, generosity, longevity, compassion, sensuality, immortality, and expansiveness.


In Buddhism the peacock symbolizes expansive consciousness and is representative of the all-compassionate goddess Kuan Yin.


Photo by Anil Purohit

The eyes of the peacock feathers symbolizing the omniscient essence of the soul that is all-seeing and all-knowing.

As a royal status, peacocks represent the realm of the Empress and High Priestess.


Being a solar animal peacocks express the essence of vitality, radiance, glory, stimulation, life, health, and invigoration.

Alchemical traditions compare the resurrecting Phoenix to our modern-day Peacock, bestowing the symbolism of renewal upon it.

Daniel Stoychev

Photo by Daniel Stoychev


As Astrologer Robert Wilkinson of the Aquarius Papers shares: “….it’s time to get inspired and light up the sky of our life!”

I hope you enjoy these stunning images that reflect your inherent creative potentials and the sensual grace of your truth.


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