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April 07, 2020 2 min read

In the course of its life, the dragonfly spirit animal faces a great metamorphosis. People connected with the animal totem of the dragonfly face many changes that are part of their soul's journey: their sacred contract. Those who have the dragonfly as their totem animal are inclined to dive deep into their emotions and make their true colours shine. Let's take a closer look at what the dragonfly symbolism meaning and what it brings to your life. Let's also look at the dragonfly symbolism in our dreams. 🌼 

Dragonfly Meaning & Symbolism

The dragonfly is generally associated with the symbolic meaning of the transformationbut also :

    • Change
    • Luck, prosperity
    • Speed
    • Harmonie
    • Force
    • Adaptability
    • Joy, lightness of being
    • Symbol of the kingdom of emotions, an invitation to delve deeper into your feelings
    • Be on the lookout for illusions and deceptions, whether external or personal.
    • Connecting with nature spirits, fairy realms


The Dragonfly, Change and Transformation

🌸The dragonfly represents frequent change. This totem animal invites us to make the necessary changes in order to adopt a new behaviour. A symbol of metamorphosis and transformation, it inspires those it guides to make the changes necessary to realize their potential. The dragonfly is a symbol of happiness and new beginnings. 🌷

The Dragonfly, Change and Transformation | Brooch Paradise

The dragonfly, authenticity

The dragonfly is characterized by the beauty of its colors, the lightness of its wings and its glittering body. The meaning of this animal of power is associated with the symbolism of light, but also of illusion.

Those who have the dragonfly as a totem animal can be encouraged to show their true colours more often. Even though this demonstration of colours is more discreet than that of the peacock, it often exerts a fascinating influence and arouses the curiosity of others.

When this animal appears in your life, it is essential to see through the illusions. When a person is not clear or even very healthy, you must be able to be on your guard and not be under illusion.

Dragonfly symbolism japan

In Japan, the symbolism for dragonfly is light and joy. It is also a symbol of good luck, prosperity, speed, purity, harmony and strength.

Dragonfly symbolism native american

Native Americans believe that dragonflies are the souls of the dead.

Navajo dragonfly symbolism

For the Navajo, the dragonfly is the symbol of renewal after a period of great hardship.

Navajo dragonfly symbolism | Brooch Paradise

Dragonfly Dream

If a dragonfly appears in your dreams, it may be a sign that change is coming. If the dragonfly lands on you, that would be a good change. If the dragonfly is dead, that would be a bad change.

Dragonflies are fast, agile and have a short life cycle. If the dragonfly in your dream is moving quickly from place to place, it may be a sign of living life to the fullest in the present. Where were you held? What are you waiting for? Will you dare to fly fast and for free?

In short, the dragonfly appears as the symbol of metamorphosis and transformation. It inspires those it guides to make the changes necessary to realize their potential.

Dragonfly Brooch Collection


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