The Meaning of an Eagle Sighting

Our Connection to the Great Spirit

In many Native American cultures, the eagle is the King of the Sky. He also travels effortlessly between land and sky, soaring high above the clouds. He creates a seamless and direct pathway between us in the physical world and the Great Spirit (God, the Universe, or Source). So what does it mean when you see an eagle in the sky? Let’s dive deep into eagle symbolism!

Are you afraid of change? Speak to a life path psychic and find out how to handle the changes coming your way!

Symbolically, the eagle rides on the winds of change, telling us that it’s time to gather all of our strength, courage, patience, and wisdom in preparation for life changes and transformations. He tells us to be courageous and to reach beyond previous limits. He challenges us to match his great vision (the eagle eye) and see objectives clearly from all sides. And, he reminds us that when change is imminent there are only two choices: to be the eagle or become its prey. In other words, adapt to change or let it consume you.

The Messenger    

The eagle is a messenger, delivering messages to and from Spirit. So while the meaning of an eagle sighting may be a message to you, it may also be an affirmation. Do you ever ask for a sign that your prayers and wishes have been heard? An eagle sighting is a confirmation that they have. If you have asked for spiritual guidance, the eagle is your direct connection to the powers that be. The eagle comes with a very clear message that things are indeed about to alter and the time to be ready is now.

Vision, Strength, and Fearlessness

To connect with true change and transformation, we must adopt the eagle’s qualities of incredible vision, strength, and fearlessness. He is instinctive and alert. At a moment’s notice, he is ready to spread his wings and take flight. From his vantage point in the sky, he has a unique perspective, yet he also has the ability to remain grounded. These are only some of the qualities that certainly make him a unique symbol of change and adaptability.

Eagle Symbolism and Spirit Animals

All animals (land, sea, and air) have profound meanings and messages to give us. Of those, no other animal in religion, history, mythology, and shamanism has been as the symbol of power and/or a connection to Spirit more than the eagle.

Dreams and Higher Consciousness

Birds as air totems relate to our dreams and our higher consciousness—to think and imagine beyond constraints. The meanings in the messages we receive from animals can come in part from our individual connections with those animals, our personal beliefs, the animal’s physical attributes and behaviors, and even a bit of ancient history and lore. What they mean to each of us is quite personal. Therefore, when it comes to eagle symbolism, it’s up to each of us to translate the message and apply it to our own life if and as we choose.

At the Forefront of Cultures and Religions

The eagle’s impressive qualities such as courage, vision, focus, and fierce determination, not to mention his physical attributes, are likely what put him at the forefront of so many cultures and religious beliefs throughout time; the eagle is an important symbol in history. His likeness has adorned flags and statuary dating back to ancient Babylon, Rome, Greece, the Aztecs, and the Mayans, along with many other cultures. In the United States, the bald eagle symbolizes freedom.

The eagle is part of many spiritual beliefs, and it also holds many different meanings among varying Native American tribes. Preparing for battle often included the adorning of headdresses with eagle feathers. Eagle feathers were often as valuable as the eagle itself. They were usually worn by chiefs, extraordinary warriors and shamans, imbuing the wearer with eagle qualities.

The Eagle as a Symbol of Balance

In many cultures, the eagle has been associated with the Sun, the Sun bird, also known as the Phoenix, and even a Persian Sun god. In astrology, the sign of Scorpio has been a scorpion, a phoenix, and an eagle; Scorpios are known for their piercing eyes. Many of the creation stories and tales from history also connect the eagle to water. With his connection to water, fire, air and spiritual Source, it’s as though the eagle represents all of the elements of a well-balanced life.

While many traditions depict the eagle’s energy as masculine, there are also many that place a distinct feminine power upon the eagle. Most of these traditions represent the balance of energies between the Earth and sky, life and the afterlife, day and night and of course, masculine and feminine qualities.

If you have an eagle sighting, Spirit may be calling upon you to take the peace and balance you seek in life and find it first and foremost within yourself. And if you ever ask for guidance, an eagle sighting is your confirmation that Spirit is listening. It’s also the reassurance that you’re never alone. Spirit is always guiding you.

If you’re interested in our other animal sighting articles, you can find them here.

Want to build a better future? A life path reading with one of our amazing life path psychics can tell you where you’re going. And if you don’t like where you’re going, your life path psychic can also steer you down a better path.

Find a life path psychic or learn more about a life path reading.

About California Psychics
California Psychics is the most trusted source of psychic readings. We have delivered over 6 million discreet and confidential psychic readings by phone since 1995. More than a prediction, we are your guide for life’s journey. Serenity, happiness, and success are just a phone call away. With over 400 psychics online to choose from, you’re sure to find the best psychics for you. Call one of our trusted and accurate psychics today! Confidential and secure, real psychics, accurate predictions, 100% guaranteed.

7 thoughts on “The Meaning of an Eagle Sighting

  1. Rose Joan Kua

    My only child and son , 26 years old passed away on the 15th of December, 2018. I still cry and pray for him everyday. Anyhow, On Saturday I was doing the laundry outside the house and kept wishing that he was still alive and was just about to cry again when I spotted this eagle circling just above me. I couldn’t believe it. It kept on circling and looking towards me as if to say , “Mum, it’s me.” I began talking to it, saying that I was happy that he had come to visit me, that I missed him and still love him so much. At the instant when I said, ” Don’t worry about me, I’ll be fine.” it slowly turned around and flew out of sight.
    Thanks for confirming my intuitions.

  2. Jeanette hayes

    Omg I saw one 2 weeks ago it was beautiful it flew down in front of me then flew high in the sky. I felt like it was looking at me. I have seen a eagle every day since then on something. It’s like i can’t forget this beautiful bird.

    1. Melanie Strange

      I saw two today. They circled above me talking for almost 5 minutes. My first thought was I’m being protected and love from the other side.

  3. Nancy Day

    I have seen a eagle on widow i cant believe look so beautiful flying away i believe in high power it’s sign from god


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *