Dreaming Of Cows

The Meaning Of Cow Dreams

If a cow appears in your dreams, they connect you to the feminine – mother earth. Cows are often depicted in various cultures as sacred and must be secured. According to Hindu texts, cows considered to be a ‘caregiver mother figure who safeguards.

Cows have a significant symbolic meaning in our dreams, appearing frequently in the dreams of women, but rarely for males. If a man dreamed of a cow, there is a strong link to feminine aspects of. Based on the way that the cow appears in your dream, the significance could change.

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Cow Symbolism In Dreams

  • Gentle and tender
  • Mother or feminine unconscious
  • Provider
  • abundance
  • fertility

Cow Dreams & The Mother Goddess

Through the ages the stories and myths of our past were passed through the generations to help us understand the world and to behave accordingly. When we dream, we are presented with images of metaphors that connect us directly to the concept of ‘the goddess of the mother’.

The symbol of the cow represents the qualities that motherhood brings, such as fertility, nature, creation or who is a symbol of the bounty that the Earth has to offer. She also has the capacity to destroy and strike with a fury, which is the reason you have a relationship with the cow in your dreams.

Cow Dreams: The Inner Feminine

As per Shamanic Astrology, humans are the “inner other” or what Carl Jung would call the inner feminine (anima) for males. Humans are androgynous The masculine in the female, and the feminine in the male. The cow symbolizes our feminine side She is the one who provides providing insights.

The cow is portrayed positively when the feminine energy within is well-nourished. These are characteristics are inherited from us, and the cow is a representation of something that could be under the surface or is simply developing. The distortion of these energies could cause the cow to be seen negatively in your dream.

  1. Creativity. God’s Feminine is the force of creativity that brings everything into existence.
  2. Warrior Spirit
  3. Deep Sense of Justice, Balance, & Morality
  4. Passive Resistance
  5. Stronger Awareness of Thoughts and Feelings
  6. Having a Many-Sided Personality
  7. Feeling the Need to Self-Sacrifice to Remain Virtuous

The Prophetic Symbolism

Bible Genesis 1:24 – And God declared, Let the earth produce the living creature according to the kind of his, like cattle, and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to his kind. And it was as it should be.

Hindus revere cows, and they are thought to be secret. Hinduism is an ancient religion that elevates the status of the Mother to the status of Goddess. This is why the cow is regarded as it is a source of life and nutrition. The cow symbolizes the amazing bounty of the earth.

Bast is the Egyptian feline goddess that protected mothers and newborn babies. Women suffering from infertility would offer her services to Bast hoping that it will help her get pregnant. Bast became very close to Mut the mother goddess persona.

Isis is the female archetype of creation, just like the cow, she represents fertility, motherhood and the gods. She was a part of many stories in mythology and history in her role as creator.

Common Cow Dream Meanings

The Cows Dreaming of Giving Birth:Cows that give birth are usually a sign of receiving abundance and nourishment within your own life. Giving birth is a good sign that prosperity and food is arriving at your door. It is a symbol of being gentle towards the new birth that is coming up.

baby Cow:Noticing a baby cow in your dreams is a positive signification that symbolizes longevity, abundance, as well as new riches. It is a sign that something new is now happening within your life, and you are able to benefit from the food it provides.

Bullfighting:Connecting the dreamer with issues that concern the mother or feminine. It is also closely linked to the bull, which symbolizes masculine force and aggression when it is provoked. They also have a connection to the moon goddess, or the luna moon goddess.

The Cows are ChasingHaving the experience of being pursued by the cow that your dream can be metaphorical in relation to avoidance, running away or not facing (mother). Perhaps referring to a mother’s complex or a devouring mother , the overprotective mother image.

Milking A CowThe famous saying “to milk cows’ suggests that you are able to get more than you need or over-using something to your advantage. It may also mean that you are making profits from your hard work.

Cows attacking:Often times when we are experiencing a distorted feminine energy, a rage cow can appear. These dream-like images are signalling a problem with the seven traits of our female spirit (see the previous). In the dream, the cow will be displaying and threatening you, and trying to take you downas you fight for your life. The dreams you have will examine the relationship between you and your mother. It may also indicate an the feeling of being unconscious when eating beef.

Dead Cow:Noticing a dead cow in your dreams calls your attention to the things that have been left unnoticed in your life. This is a reference to feminine issues that should that is not being attended to. Death is accompanied by rebirth, perhaps implying a new beginning.

The Colors Of Cows: The colors of the cows can also be symbolic. We usually imagine a black, white or brown animal in dreams due to reasons that are specific to. The black could represent the mysterious, shadowy, and powerful elements of the person dreaming. White appears to give the purity and innocence of a person. Brown cows symbolize grounding.

Horse RunningWhat did you think was the motive for it to be running? Was it happy or angry? The meaning of dreams can change depending on the setting, but they are usually a symbol of happiness and joy.

Cattle:Seeing calves in dreams could be a signification for an era of prosperity or a lack of food to be. Cattle bring abundance to your life and are extremely profitable when used. This is also true for additional internal rewards.


Cow Interesting Facts

  • Cattle are herbivores, which means they consume vegetation like grass.
  • The stomachs of cattle have four chambers that aid in breaking down the food they consume.
  • There are more than 1 billion cattle around the globe.
  • Cattle are considered sacred in India.
  • The number of cattle is 300 million in India Most of them are protected by religious beliefs.
  • Young cattle are commonly referred to as calves.
  • Females of adulthood are usually referred to as cows and are extremely large women are also known as cows.
  • Cattle are herbivores, which consume grass and other vegetation.

Article last updated on October 7, 2022

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