The meaning and symbolism of PhoenixPhoenix The firebird or phoenix is a symbol of self-sacrifice for renewal. Read more ...
The firebird rising from its own ashes or Phoenix is a symbol of self-sacrifice, rebirth and immortality. He is often awarded a red and gold plumage.
At the end of each life cycle, which can last several hundred years depending on the mythology, the mythical creature (itself) burns in one of the SunshineSunshine The sun symbol is of great importance throughout the world, Continue reading... kindled fires and rises renewed from its own ashes at sunrise. So there is always only one phoenix.
The symbol “like a phoenix from the ashes” is very universal, because the old must pass away and be overcome if something new and more brilliant is to emerge. One can relate this to events in the world as well as to the development of one's own personality. In many initiation mysteries, the initiate must experience a symbolic death - from which he emerges a new human being.
Already in ancient Egypt one has the phoenix with the Flamingo associated. His Latin family name "Phoenicopteridae" means translated something like "phoenix wings" and the "FlamingoBird Birds are a symbol of freedom and happiness and are often associated with the soul. Read more ...” bears the root word “Flam”, which is reminiscent of fire (Latin flamma = flame). The fiery pink feathers lose their color when picked up by the BirdBird Birds are a symbol of freedom and happiness and are often associated with the soul. Read more ... separates. So the soul of the bird can be grasped just as little as the fire.
More about the flamingo-phoenix connection can be found on the Blog for Kurz! history.
The firebird is often worn as jewelry or a tattoo. A strong motif, especially as men's jewelry.