Crows are international symbols of mystery, death, magic and intrigue. They have earned a place in fiction as mostly negative elements, but traditionally they have a more dynamic and varied presence.
Crows can travel to different dimensions like the dream realm, the land of the dead, home of gods, hells and heavens with ease. They frequently carry messages to and fro the world’s.
A group of crows is called a murder of crows and this imaginative description relays the public’s opinion of them. They are very intelligent, as intelligent as most primates in fact.
They are very socially developed creatures, having complex methods of conversing with each other. This, coupled with highly developed memories, their behavior is unlike any other family of birds.
In all cultures, crows are harbingers for change. They represent the deeper and powerful elements of nature. They are present wherever there is life and death. They are omnivorous and born survivors, some have even been documented using tools. They are not subject to the same whims as other birds. If they choose to go somewhere, it is because they want to, not because their survival depends on it. It makes the choices in destination all the more peculiar.
Magic Or Clairvoyance
Crows are frequently associated with magic and unseen powers. Familiars are magical companions of witches and they would frequently take the form of crows. Crows appearing in dreams means that there are elements of truth in the dream.
It can also mean that a higher power or spirit is trying to talk to you. Heed the message well as crows only appear in times of dire need. Crows have the ability to see beyond our physical selves, seeing into our soul self. As a result, if a crow is interacting with you look into the implications, as crows don’t lightly interact with anything.
This is the most well known association with the crow. Many cultures have lore in which the crow plays a role in guiding souls or signaling the recently departed. Around the world crows stalk graveyards and were always seen gathering around battlefields.
Crows may show up after someone passes away and may deliver a message from the departed. The appearance of a crow does not always mean or bode the coming or recent death of someone. It’s appearance can also mean that death was lurking and considering taking someone but has passed on.
Source – Higher Perspectives