The Octopus Spirit Animal

Octopus Dream Meaning

octopus spiritual meaning

Water: With ties to water, it suggests the ebb and flow of daily life. Lovers, think about who is giving and who is taking. Occasionally it can symbolize a feeling of drowning, that everything is overwhelming.

Stability: Often relating to relationships, The Octopus guides us towards strengthening ALL relationships. Have you lost touch with a friend? It can also be a sign of a new job or an improvement in finances.

Questions: Where do questions need to be asked or answered? Is someone asking questions about you? Where in your life is there a question mark that needs you to provide the answer?

The Octopus is a spiritual card that signifies the many paths we choose in life. It often gets drawn when psychic abilities are just beginning or we are looking for answers.

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Upright Meanings: progress, healing, calmer waters, sorrow, travel overseas, lethargy, relief, moving forward, spirit guides, moving on, overcoming hardship, feeling deflated, harmony, escaping, calm after a storm, journey, things calming down, journeys, running away, stability, going on holiday, travelling, holding onto negativity

The Octopus represents progress, moving into calmer waters, moving on or moving forward. It is a minor card of overcoming hardship, healing, relief and stability so you can expect problems in your life to settle down and things to be much easier to deal with. The Octopus can also represent escaping, running away, journeys, travel, travelling overseas and going on holiday. It can signify feeling lethargic and deflated after coming through a tough time or the calm after the storm. It is also a card of intuition, inner guidance and spirit guides.

octopus spirit meaning

Reversed Meanings: defeat, floods, stormy relationships, return from travel, eloping, difficulties, causing trouble, lack of progress, nowhere to run, slow healing, obstacles, out of frying pan into fire, disrupted/cancelled travel, stuck, trapped, delay, standing your ground, rocking the boat, changing/ abandoned plans, trouble coming, overwhelmed, instability

The Octopus reversed represents moving into troubled waters, lack of progress and jumping out of the frying pan and into the fire. In a reversed position, it is a minor card of feeling stuck, trapped overwhelmed, restricted and having nowhere to run or choosing to stand your ground. This card signifies instability, rocking the boat, causing trouble and stormy relationships so you can expect life to be a little turbulent when it appears in your spread. This card also signifies slow healing. The Octopus reversed can also represent returning from travel or holidays or disrupted or cancelled travel, changing or abandoning plans and eloping to get married. It can signify floods or accidents in the water.