Tuesday, 15 February 2011
The Crow Totem
The Crow is the subject of much myth, legend and lore. Nearly every culture, continent and tribe has some lore associated with the Crow. They are said to be everything from the messengers of death to the sacred muse of the shaman. They are either feared or loved and admired. Crows are said to live their lives in a void and have no sense of time or space. They are also attributed with being able to see the past, the present and the future as one coherent image. They are the creators of magic and symbolize destiny and fate. Crow’s have been the inspiration and subject of many books, poems, paintings, and movies.
The Crow has the reputation of being a shape-shifter and it is said that they can change into the form of a human and back again, undetected. They are also known as a creature which guides the souls of the dead to their resting place. They are said to be the keepers of the sacred law and hold the secrets to creation within them. They have been used for centuries as totems in ceremonial magic and healing rituals.
Crows are one of the most intelligent species of the family of birds. The have many forms of communication and ingenious ways of finding sustenance. The have the ability to interpret the view from above and beyond.
The Crow possesses many virtues that are powerful and valuable and which any person would be wise to emulate or divine. One who has the power of the Crow will see enhanced perspective from many directions, increased energy and powers of communication. Magic and intuition are also all part of this noble totem’s magic.
The Magical Crow Totem possesses the following virtues:
Change, honesty at all costs, destiny, flexibility, adaptability, interpretation of messages, magical force, keen insight, the ability to wear many faces, bravery, self-understanding, and the ability to see the past, present and the future as one coherent image.
Crow Pearls are said to impart their particular magical virtues to their owner. Crow Pearls are characteristic of its host; they possess all the virtues that may be seen in the Crow itself; the wisdom and understanding of this creature is contained within the pearl waiting for its proper owner to bestow its inner magic to that unique and fortunate individual. For century’s shamans, priestesses, spiritualists and practitioners of the occult have used Crow pearls to transfer the powerful magical energy of the Crow to themselves and to others in need of this commanding animal magic.
Crow pearls are highly sought after by any wishing to absorb Crow virtues into their lives and develop stronger mental abilities such as those embodied by this magical creature. The owner of a Crow pearl will see their lives, spiritual energy and mental clarity imbued with all of the virtues attributed to the “Messenger” of the world, the Crow. The Crow totem is a strong spirit indeed and its magical properties are one of the most influential of all animal totems. Truth, magic, psychic energy, mystery, keen insight, and so much more can be integrated into the spirit of the possessor of this magical pearl and the Crow totem