A Study on the Meaning of the Celtic Salmon
This study on the Celtic Salmon expands on the information found in the Celtic Animal Zodiac Signs article. It goes beyond zodiac personality characteristics to provide information on the Celtic Salmon's meaning, mythology and tattoo symbolism.
Celtic Salmon Meaning
The salmon was one of the Celts most sacred creatures. The salmon had the meaning of wisdom and esoteric knowledge.
The Celts believed that eating salmon gave a person great wisdom and the ability to see the future.
When a salmon appeared, the Celts believed it meant a person had an increased ability to sense changes in the environment.
A salmon's appearance also meant that a person needed to look at where they had been or where they were thinking of going – things were about to change. Persistence would bring success.
Salmon in Celtic Astrology
Celtic Salmon Mythology
Celtic mythology contains many tales in which hazel nuts represent great wisdom. One could attain all the knowledge of the arts and sciences by eating these nuts.
In the legend of Finn, nuts from a hazel tree fell into Connla's Well. The salmon swimming in the well ate the nuts. Finn was cooking one of the salmon when some of the oil splashed onto his thumb. He licked his thumb, instantly receiving great knowledge and wisdom.
Celtic Salmon Tattoos
Celtic salmon tattoos mean you should be aware of things around you. You have the wisdom and knowledge to succeed no matter what obstacles you face.
Also included in the symbolism of Celtic salmon tattoos is the meaning that your life is about to transform. Look at where you have been and where you are going. Do you want to continue on this path? If so, how do you do so? If not, what changes do you need to make?