MOTH

Keywords: Strong healing abilities. Ability to perceive with clarity. Ability to guide from the dark to the light.

Moth’s Wisdom Includes:

  • The power of the whirlwind
  • Ease of movement in darkness/shadow
  • Transformation
  • Ability to confuse enemies
  • Ability to find light in darkness

Outside Los Lunas in Mexico a fascinating excavation called "Potters Mound" revealed a pyramid with stunning wall murals, featuring interesting “Moth Men” – hybrid crosses of men and moths.

 

Luna Moth Oracle: Protection and success. Face your inhibitions as this is a time of abundance and success, and you are greatly protected in all activities.

Silkworm Moth Oracle: Fertility. Success and fulfilment are here to be enjoyed – express your joy, hope and renewed efforts. Don’t be afraid of change.

A small yellowish moth which flies about the fire at night is called ‘tun tawu by the Cherokee Indians– a

Another "Mothman" mural at Potters Mound

name implying that it goes in and out of the fire. When it flits too near and falls into the blaze the Cherokee say ‘tun tawu is going to bed. Because of its affinity for the fire it is invoked by the Indian doctor in what they call ‘Fire Diseases’, among which sore eyes and frostbite are included. The sorcerers of the Yaqui Indians of Mexico refer to the moth as a symbol of knowledge. In Navaho mythology, the hornworm caterpillar of a Sphinx moth has an important role. Hornworm’s most important function in the myths was to provide the Hero Twins of Monsterway with an antidote for the Poisonous tobacco of their father the Sun. In Slavic mythology, a Vedmak (male witch) is capable of shape shifting into a horse, moth or wolf. Outside Los Lunas in Mexico a fascinating excavation revealed a pyramid with stunning wall murals, featuring interesting “Moth Men” – hybrid crosses of men and moths.

 

The famous medieval "Book of Kells", Chi Rho page includes moths symbolizing rebirth & rejuvenation

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