Some believe that if a bird flies into your house it is bringing important news. If the bird is white then the news will be good, but if it is black then it will be bad and this could mean the death of a family member.
This omen brings good luck and fortune to the family. Likewise, the Chinese meaning of a bird flying in your house, especially if it’s a sparrow, is associated with good luck.
A swallow species popularly known as ‘Narayana kili’ or ‘Meeval pakshi’ in Kerala is among the birds which don’t usually choose human dwellings for setting up their nest. However, in case they do, it is considered much auspicious. A Narayana kili’s nest is believed to usher in wealth and prosperity to the house.
Here are some of the most well-known signs of good luck:- 1) Elephants.
Birds have served as symbols of good luck, good health, wealth, fertility, love, truthfulness and many other things in hundreds of different cultures all over the world.
Small brown birds at your feeder are likely to be sparrows or female finches. However, they might be female blackbirds. They might be wrens!
Birds get into houses from any opening small enough for a bird to fit in. Examples of such avenues are open windows, doors, ventilation systems, and chimneys. In most cases, birds can fly into homes without a person knowing where from and when.
Bird Superstition FAQ
According to folklore, if a bird flies into your home, it is a sign of hope and that an important message is on its way. However, if this bird is white or dead, then it is an omen of death.
Birds That Bring Good Luck. Birds have been extensively featured as signs of good luck because they are typically considered emblems of love and peace - two things everybody wants in abundance. Therefore, birds like robins, woodpeckers, owls, ducks, and magpies are seen as symbols of good luck.
The symbol of a bluebird as the harbinger of happiness is found in many cultures and may date back thousands of years.
The hamsa (Sanskrit: हंस haṃsa or hansa) is an aquatic migratory bird, referred to in ancient Sanskrit texts which various scholars have interpreted as being based on the goose, the swan, or even the flamingo. Its image is used in Indian and Southeast Asian culture as a spiritual symbol and a decorative element.
Other traditions believe that the bird hitting your window is just a messenger. Some believe the bird carries a goodwill message, while others believe it’s a message of death. So generally, according to all traditions, a bird hitting your window signifies change.
The rich imagery of birds is prevalent throughout the Bible: though birds are often deemed small and insignificant, Scripture tells us that they are still cared for by God as part of His creation. We also see powerful birds like eagles as pictures of strength, and owls representing desolation (Isaiah 34:11).
A flying bird is a universal symbol for freedom because it represents the ability of birds to take to the skies whenever necessary, to escape and be free. In the same way, a bird in a cage is a symbol of one’s freedom taken away from you.
Bulls are known for bringing luck to a variety of cultures. Greek, Celtic, Egyptian and East Indian people all see the animal as a powerful force. The bull is said to be a sign of positive things from good health to wealth. The Greeks looked upon the bull as a master of love and fertility.
Of course, some superstitions are universal. Knocking on wood; carrying a good luck charm such as a four-leaf clover, lucky dice or a special gemstone; making a wish on a stray eyelash, falling star, wishing well, rainbow or when blowing out birthday candles are all ways to make good fortune come your way.
Here are some good omens:
A butterfly flying into your home brings good news or an important guest. A bird pooping on you is good luck. Itchy hands bring money. A wish made when you see a shooting star will come true.
Furthermore, doves – as with the symbolism of birds in general – symbolize hope because they have wings.
How to help a bird who has flown into a window. Gently cover and catch the bird with a towel and place her in a paper bag or cardboard box (with air holes) that is securely closed. Keep the bird in a quiet, warm, dark place, away from activity. Check on the bird every 30 minutes, but don’t touch the bird.
Here, Pigeons are known to be the messengers of love, peace.
They bring in peace and harmony to the house and they also attract Goddess Laxmi. When you take the time to feed the Pigeons and call them into your house with your own efforts, this will help to strengthen your Jupiter Mercury.