The hummingbird has different meanings in different cultures. They are usually associated with balance, energy, vitality, survival, fertility, pleasure, life, flexibility and conservation.

They are very demanding animals about food, so they are examples that we have to recognize what is good for us and not accept anything in our lives.

Despite their size and fragile appearance, they have great skill, energy and speed. For these reasons, it reminds us that we should not underestimate people for their appearance and that we should also be able to believe in ourselves.

It is a symbol of freedom, as it is the only species capable of stopping in the air and flying in all directions, in addition to not withstanding being imprisoned. In our lives we must have freedom of choice and willingness to analyze situations from different points of view.

In Aztec culture, there was a belief that this bird was responsible for transporting the souls of warriors. It was believed that the souls that were taken by the birds, later returned to the earth in the form of hummingbirds. In this culture, the bird was associated with the sun, a symbol of life, creation and inspiration.

For the Amerindians, the bird symbolizes beauty, harmony, truth and strength.

In Arizona's indigenous culture, they are considered heroes who save humanity from hunger, as they are collaborators of the germination and growth.

Among the Indians of Colombia are associated with the virility, as they contribute to pollination, the fertilization of plants.

Within spiritism, they are seen as messengers from the upper world. It is believed that, due to its ability to float in the air, it can circulate in other dimensions.

Meaning of Hummingbird Tattoo:

  • Rebirth
  • Delicacy
  • messengers
  • Cure
  • Beauty
  • Force
  • Freedom
  • Persistence
  • Balance
  • Energy
  • Vitality
  • Survival
  • Fertility
  • Pleasure
  • Life
  • Flexibility
  • Conservation
  • Self esteem
  • Abiliity

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