What does the butterfly symbol mean to lesbians?
Butterflies are not specific to any sexual orientation. Someone that likes the butterfly symbol likes butterflies, not necessarily a lesbian.
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The butterfly is a symbol of transformation or change, love andjoy. . I got a butterfly tattoo after i had a bad experience in lifeand i gave myself a better life and the rea…son why i got one isbecause it made me feel really free with out any more hurting in mylife.. . I got a butterfly tattoo after a personal experience in mylife. Rarely do I share what my tattoos mean, after reading thatlast comment, I figured go ahead. To me, it represents beauty,changes, taking flight, simplicity and peace. At first, its an uglycaterpillar and no one will give it a second look. but with timeand dedication, it becomes something marvelous to the human eye.Its a natural wonder. So, with my life, after getting through sometough times, a butterfly just reminded me of myself actually. I hadto take time and appreciate what I had and what I hope to be in thefuture. . I just got my butterfly tattoo a week ago and for me it means anew life, a new beginning if you will. I think that after years oftrying to please everyone else by being someone I'm not mybutterfly was my gift to me for being me. It was spontaneous andexhilarating, it is beautiful and calm it is colorful andvibrant...everything I want to continue to be! ~ Happy. . In paintings, particularly Dutch Renaissance (sp?) butterfliesstand for fleeting love (Jacques Louis David, Cupid andPsyche). . I got my butterfly tattoo 3 weeks ago. When I first got it Ijust thought that it would be fun to have but now that I thinkabout it, it represents a new life for me. I just started collegelast fall and I am changing in ways that I would never of eventhink of. So mine it means changes and enjoying life to itsfullest . Traditionally butterflies are pretty and so many people wantthem as mere decoration. In a deeper sense butterflies representrebirth or transformation from the caterpillar to the beautifulbutterfly. . A friend of mine got a butterfly tattoo recently. Just becauseshe likes butterflies. It doesn't "mean" anything! Check out tattoosymbolism here:http://tattoo.about.com/cs/beginners/a/symbols_intro.htm Butremember, sometimes a rose is just a rose. It doesn't mean orsymbolize anything! . It could represent different things for different people. Hereare some examples of Butterfly symbolism: Change, Joy and/or Color.The butterfly can also represent transition and freedom as well aspeace. The native Americans believe that if you tell a secret to abutterfly it is ever safe in there keeping, given that a butterflycan not speak. Some people use a butterfly to symbolize someoneclose that has passed away, I believe that some European culturesbelieve that spirits or souls are trapped in white butterflies.Others just like the look of butterfly and the tat may notrepresent anything significant to them. . A purple butterfly symbolizes the fight against Lupus, a typeof cancer . . . my mother has it. . Obviously the meaning of a tattoo totally depends on theperson, I think the last definition is the most accurate, butnevertheless I'd like to share the meaning of my butterfly tattoowith you. First of all I shall tell you a story of a butterfly.When my grandma died and before she was buried she was placed inher coffin in a closed gloomy room with neither windows norventilation. Just a pathetic electric bulb lighted her while herloved ones said their last goodbyes, but when they entered the roomthey found a butterfly flying around with its brightly coloredwings. It is a mystery how it arrived there. . Butterfly tattoos are among the most popular tattoos today andthe most frequently requested tattoo designs especially amongwomen. This shows the major growth of women in the tattoo industryas a whole. Butterfly tattoo designs of course are popular amongfemales just for their beauty. There is also a deep symbolismbehind the butterfly how a buttefly starts as a caterpiller andgoes through a major change to become a beautiful butterfly. Thesymbol is impermanence and instability of earthly life. The amazingprocess of change.
if a butterfly crosses your path, it means good luck. i read that somewhere. if a monarch passes your path, it means financial success because "monarch" is another term for ro…alty, and the royals are wealthy.
Transmutation and the Dance of Joy. Metamorphosis, symbol of change, joy, and color. . the blue butterfly is a wish-granter or malicious spirit
Some believe that if a butterfly (in many cases a yellow one)appears after the death of a loved one, it is a form ofcommunication made by the loved one. As much meaning as you… care to put on them. In certain culturesthey may have specific meaning, but, like black cats and walkingunder ladders, the meaning is cultural rather than scientific.
There are many symbolic meanings associated with the butterfly.Here are some of them: . long life (Madarin Chinese) . young men in love (Madarin Chinese) . young maidens a…nd marrital bliss (Japan) . witches trying to steal cream (Germany) . souls of those who have passed away (Ancient Greeks, someRussians, Mexico) . sould of those who are waiting to pass through Pergatory(Irish) . freedom, fun and joyous times (western world) Butterflies also symbolize rebirth, new beginning, resurrection,transition, celebration, lightness, time, rebirth after death, etc. More about the symbolic meaning of butterfly: The Mandarin Chinese word for butterfly is "hu-tieh". "Tieh" means"70 years", therefore butterflies have become a symbol for a longlife. In this culture butterflies have also become representativeof young men in love. In the Japanese culture butterflies are thought to berepresentative of young maidens and marital bliss. Many Japanesefamilies use the butterfly in the family crest design. Germany has a very unique belief about butterflies. As butterfliescan often be found hovering about milk pails or butter churns, theyhave become associated with witches trying to steal the cream. TheGerman word for butterfly is "Schmetterling", which is actuallyderived for the Czech word "Smetana" which means "cream". There are many links with butterflies in mythology from all overthe world, many of which, in particular Greek mythology, linkbutterflies to the human soul. The Ancient Greeks also consideredbutterflies as the souls of those who had passed away. In ancient Greek the word for butterfly is "Psyche", whichtranslated means "soul". This was also the name for Eros' humanlover and when the two figures are depicted they are oftensurrounded by butterflies. In one of the Russian dialects, butterflies are referred to as"dushuchka" which is a derivative of the word "dusha" also meaningsoul. There is also an Irish saying that refers to the symbolic meaningof butterflies. This saying is: "Butterflies are souls of the deadwaiting to pass through purgatory" Butterflies also symbolize:Resurrection, Transition, Celebration, Lightness, Time, Soul. Thereis a small town in Mexico that also associate butterflies withsouls. It is to this town that Monarch Butterflies migrate everyyear, around the holiday known as the Day of the Dead. The peopleof this town see these butterflies as the returning souls of thedeceased. We are all small and appear to be the same (like the caterpillar),but as we grow older our true beauty shows (like the butterfly).Like a butterfly, we are all different, and beautiful in our ownway. In the Christian religion, the metamorphosis a butterflyundergoes is symbolic of the spiritual evolution all Christians gothrough. Butterflies represent rebirth and a new beginning. ForChristians, it is considered a soulful symbol. In ancientmythology, the butterfly stands for wisdom and everlastingknowledge. Butterflies symbolizes change. First of all the butterfly symbolizes new life from and old one.Seeing that the color black is a strong yet subtle color, the blackbutterfly symbolizes the new strong but subtle life after a periodof transformation. In some cultures the butterfly is also considered to bring luck. By a well established convention in literature and art, butterflies(usually) symbolize transitoriness, as they don't live long. The butterfly exists in four distinct forms. Some consider that sodo we: The fertilized egg is planted in our mother's womb. From ourday of birth we are like the caterpillar which can only eat andcreep along. At death we are like the dormant pupa in itschrysalis. After that, our consciousness emerges from the cast offbody, and some see in this the emergence of the butterfly.Therefore, the butterfly is symbolic of rebirth after death. There is a Native American legend that says, " If you have a secretwish, capture a butterfly and whisper your wish to it. Sincebutterflies cannot speak, your secret is ever safe in theirkeeping. Release the butterfly, and it will carry your wish to theGreat Spirit, who alone knows the thoughts of butterflies. Bysetting the butterfly free, you are helping to restore the balanceof nature, and your wish will surely be granted." The butterfly is a reminder to make changes when the opportunityarises. Change and transformation are inevitable for us all, but itdoes not have to be traumatic. Butterfly symbolism is also closelytied to the idea of spirits and souls. It has been used in manyreligions and cultures. In the western world, the symbol of thebutterfly stands for freedom, fun and joyous times. It is alsosymbolises a state of naturalness and purity.
it means you don't have to worry. Everything is going to be alright.
in many nations around the world the butterfly symbolizes hope for all inactive persons desiring sex. It is said that if a butterfly is to rest upon you that your sexual defic…iences and bad luck (for lack of a better term) will be cured
It could be a symbol of multiple things depending on the context, a writer pointing out a butterfly could show purity or beauty, whereas a butterfly coming out of its cocoon c…an symbolize either the evolution of a character or a character "coming out of his or her shell". Also a dead butterfly can represent the loss of beauty or purity in the world.
What does the meaning of orange buttfly sit on your finger
You may be seeing orange butterflies because they are attracted tosomething in your area. It may also be to represent a change thatis taking place in your life.
Christians see butterflies a symbol of the resurrection. They arealso thought to symbolize the passing of a friend or family member.Butterflies also represent change, hope, li…fe, and endurance. Anyof these can be a symbol to a patient with cancer of any kind.
Traditionally a butterfly means personal transformation and whitemeans pure or purity.
In Tattoos and Body Art
The same thing it would symbolize on any other person. http://www.whats-your-sign.com/butterfly-animal-symbolism.html
In Tattoos and Body Art
No more than having red hair does. It's just a tattoo.
In Butterflies and Moths
Love, life, beauty, simple wonderous existinces
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In Butterflies and Moths
The symbolic meaning of a purple butterfly is not exact. There area few different meanings like peace and faith.