Insight into the world of butterflies
Butterfly Legends & Lore
Legendary stories, Mythology, and Butterfly Folklore from various cultures around the world. Learn about the spiritual meaning and symbolism that is often associated with butterflies.
A delightful native american indian legend about the creation of the animals on earth and how the unique butterfly creature came to be.
A legend from the Shoshone tribe about the butterfly and its symbol of renewal and the origin of the butterfly dance.
An echanting butterfly folklore tale from Japan about the nature and transformational power of love.
A legendary short story from China about two butterfly lovers and their journey together.
A variation of the butterfly creation myth (papango legend) about the creation of the butterfly in the Lanape tradition.
About the spirit and symbolism of the butterfly in native american culture.
Seeing a butterfly of a specific color (epsecially if it lands on you!) could be a sign of good luck or an omen of something to come. Here is a list of legends and mythical associations with each colored butterfly.
The symbolic meaning of the butterfly in various cultures and mythologies from around the world, including the spiritual meaning and symbolism associated with the butterfly.