The Dream Book of Self-Knowledge


  • The fact that it's motionlessness, has peace and tranquility, is constantly on guard and almost indifferently watches the world around it has made the owl the universal symbol of wisdom, since these very qualities lead a person to his inner world and later to knowledge (perhaps this is why the owl was the enduring symbol of the Greek goddess of wisdom Athena.
  • as the dreamer's guide: an example of a classical mythological images of the path to knowledge.
  • can sometimes relate to death or to the souls of the dead (as a nocturnal bird).