The concept of divine feminine awakening has gained increasing attention in recent years, as women around the world are sharing their experiences of being touched by the Goddess, and waking up to their inherent feminine gifts and power.
But what is this mystical occurrence?! And how can you recognize the signs if you are moving through an awakening of divine feminine energy?
In this article, we’ll take a look at the signs of symptoms of divine feminine awakening, and also how this profound energy can be harnessed as a transformative force for good in the world…
What is divine feminine energy?
Divine feminine energy is a spiritual concept that refers to the feminine qualities of universal consciousness and includes qualities such as fertility, creativity, intuition, and passion. Divine feminine energy often emerges through a Goddess figurehead, yet it also exists within all humans, whether male or female.
For many women and men seeking to connect with their spiritual side, divine, or sacred feminine energy is a huge source of empowerment and inspiration. Yet it can also take you by surprise, being in such contrast to the main patterns and structures that our current modern paradigm is based on.
What are the spiritual traits of the divine feminine?
- The unconscious
- The mystery
- The void
- The liminal
10 Signs and symptoms of a divine feminine awakening
There are a few dominant signs that divine feminine energy is awakening through you. They are:
- Increased intuition
- Stronger connection to nature
- Embracing emotions
- Self-sourced personal power
- More authentic creativity
- Greater embodiment
- Seeking truth, knowledge, and wisdom
- Embracing authentic femininity
- A deeper connection to spirituality
- Advocating for change
1. Increased intuition
One of the most noticeable signs of a divine feminine awakening is an increase in your intuition. Defined as the ability to understand or know something without conscious reasoning or logical proof, intuition often manifests as a “gut feeling” or a sense of inner knowing.
As the divine feminine awakens within us, we naturally become more attuned to this inner voice, and learn to trust it as a valuable source of guidance and insight. You may find yourself making decisions based on your intuitive hunches and energies, rather than solely on logic or external factors.
2. Stronger connection to nature
As the divine feminine awakens within, many women develop a deeper connection to nature. This will manifest as a need to spend time with Mother Earth, walk in the wilds, and live more of their lives outside of the confines of houses and cities.
This divine awakening can also emerge as a desire to protect and honor the Earth. Not as a reaction to news about climate change, or the next online petition, but as an intrinsc part of your spiritual journey.
3. Embracing emotions
A powerful symptom of divine feminine awakening is becoming much more aware of your emotions. When this happens, it’s necessary to learn strategies for embracing and expressing them in healthy ways.
Some women begin using sacred relationships to explore the spectrum of their feelings. Others engage with somatic experiencing to MOVE emotion. Others finally tackle the trauma stored in their systems.
However, you are moved to work with your emotions, the divine feminine reminds us to honor and express the truth of our feelings in ways that are authentic and empowering.
4. Self-sourced personal power and ability to hold boundaries
An incredible sign of divine feminine awakening is finding ourselves developing a stronger sense of self-sourced power and the ability to hold healthy boundaries. The Goddess encourages us to cultivate, and then rely on our own inner strength and wisdom, and to respect ourselves enough to say no when needed.
To aid the development of this, it’s important to practice self-reflection to understand our needs and limits. It also involves communicating respectfully with others while staying true to ourselves. Learning to say no and avoid compromising situations helps preserve our energy and empowerment.
5. More authentic creativity
Awakening divine feminine energy can create the opportunity for us to tap into a deeper wellspring of creativity and self-expression. As a powerful, connecting force, creativity is not only a means to express emotions and experiences, it’s a way to bring beauty and meaning into the world.
6. Greater embodiment
A huge symptom of the divine feminine awakening is more profound embodiment. This isn’t just about having a greater appreciation and respect for our bodies, it’s coming into wholeness with all aspects of what it is to be human – including the physical, sensual, erotic sides.
To honor the body, it’s important to practice self-care, listen to the body’s needs, and act on them too.
If rest is needed, then rest.
If movement and exercise are being called for, then follow that calling.
Embodiment is about bringing more balance to all aspects of presence.
7. Seeking truth, knowledge, and wisdom
As the divine feminine awakens within you, it’s normal for many old ways and dense energies and patterns to fall away, and you may find yourself developing a thirst for new knowledge. Much of the wisdom you discover may seem brand new, but it’s often ancient knowledge that has been buried, and is now ready to be remembered.
Rising divine feminine energy may also encourage us to seek out new experiences and perspectives, in order to integrate what we’re learning. As the sacred feminine takes root, she invites us to approach life with a sense of curiosity and wonder, so that we can embrace the truth of who we really are.
8. Embracing authentic femininity
Many of the old definitions of femininity are being revealed for what they really are – patriarchal traps, extensions of an oppressive system, and tiny boxes designed to keep women small.
As you begin embracing the divine feminine, and her power awakens within you, you will begin to see through the masks of femininity, and instead seek something more authentic.
For many, femininity is still exclusively associated with qualities such as nurturing, softness anf surrender. Yet as the Goddess emerges through you, you will begin to embrace her depth and darkness too – her passion, rage, chaos, wildness and eros.
By embracing both the light and the darker aspects of the divine feminie, we will cultivate a more balanced, holistic and whole approach to life.
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9. Deeper connection to spirituality
As you embrace your own divine feminine awakening, you’ll likely also develop a deeper connection to your own spiritual path. Engaging in spiritual practices like meditation or ritual, seeking out spiritual teachers or mentors, or simply dropping into sacred space and basking in the awe of feminine energy are all manifestations of this symptom.
Along with this connection to Spirit, women often find they are tapping into a deeper sense of purpose and meaning in their lives, and developing a greater appreciation for the beauty and complexity of the universe.
10. Advocating for change
As the divine feminine awakens, it can initiate a greater awareness of the injustice in the world, From social and environmental issues to the projection of negative energy and abuse. In turn, this can catalyze some women becoming advocates for change in the world.
We realize we have to take a stand for the Earth, and for all those who embody feminine energy yet don’t exist in a state of safety, so aren’t free to fully express themselves.
The divine feminine encourages us to use our voices and take action to create a more just and equitable world for all.
Can men experience divine feminine awakenings?
Divine masculine and divine feminine energies aren’t confined to either men or women as they are not gender specific. Rather, they are streams of energy that flow through the world, expressed in multiple different ways.
This means feminine energy can be expressed through men, and masculine energy can be expressed through women. All genders have access to the full spectrum of the divine.
Also, these qualities don’t oppose each other, but they overlap, complement, balance, blur, and merge.
How does the divine feminine awaken?
The divine feminine energy within someone awakens when they begin to nurture their intuition, creativity, and compassionate nature. Learning to hold boundaries and increase their capacity for the full range of emotions – from love to rage – is also vital. Practices like guided meditation, journaling, and spending time in the wildest parts of nature will support the divine feminine awakening.
It is a powerful and transformative process that can bring about profound changes in our lives and in the world around us. Through noticing and nurturing these signs and symptoms and working with them, rather than resisting them, you can cultivate a greater sense of balance, harmony, and purpose in your life.
The awakening of the divine feminine is a call to action, a call to use our voices and resources to make a positive impact in the world and to honor the interconnectedness of all beings.
As we continue to awaken to the divine feminine within ourselves, let us approach life with a sense of curiosity, wonder, and compassion, and work towards creating a more balanced and harmonious world for all.