Dragonfly is the symbol of joy with a deep connection to nature. It symbolizes change, transformation, adaptability, and self-realization. It evokes understanding of the deeper meaning of life.
Dragonflies are a beautiful flying insect that feeds on many species that humans consider pests such as mosquitoes. They are depicted throughout the world as creatures of transformation and beauty. Japan made the dragonfly the national symbol of joy and rebirth. Many Native American myths teach that Dragonflies transport departed souls to the next world. The Maya tribe worshipped Dragonfly as a goddess, Ix Chel.
The Dragonfly totem brings transformation and evolution. It fosters metaphysical inspiration to bring change that will permit reaching one’s full potential. One with a Dragonfly totem will have a true sense of authenticity that allows them to show their true colors and encourage curiosity in those around them.
A Dragonfly dream or vision may mean that you should be on the lookout for delusion or deceit. It may also be a signal that change is coming. If the Dragonfly is flying, the change should be positive. If the Dragonfly is dead, the change may be negative. It may also be a reminder that everyone should live life fully and in the present.