A bear is only aggressive when provoked, and as such times he is dangerous and deadly. Bears in dreams may represent a period of introspection and depression. However, this may be a part of a healing cycle, where the dreamer has retreated into himself in order to regenerate and in order to create something new and valuable in his life. Bears are highly regarded symbols in a variety of cultures and traditions, including the Native American tradition. Carl Jung said that all wild animals represent latent affects (feelings and emotions).
The interpretation of the bear in a dream may be influenced by your perception of it and by the events in the dream.
The bear may represent qualities in your character or specific aspects of your personality. Bears are usually associated with danger and aggression, but this is a very narrow view of this powerful dream symbol. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Folkjoric: Hospitality. It was once believed that rubbing your body with the. juice of a dandelion would ensure your welcome anywhere.
Victorian: In the language of flowers, this blossom represents ancient oracles and messages. Review the missives you’ve received lately. They may have greater meaning than you suspected.
Male fertility. Tlie white juice of this plant was often used to represent abundant semen.
The amazing potential in simplicity. This pesky weed has a variety of uses, including salads from the leaves, coffee from the roots, and wine from the flowers!... The Language of Dreams
To dream about eating dandelions indicates that you should tend to your own fitness better or you will have to deal with the negative aspects in the future.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If you subdue the lion, you will be victorious in any engagement.
If it overpowers you, then you will be open to the successful attacks of enemies.
To see caged lions, denotes that your success depends upon your ability to cope with opposition.
To see a man controlling a lion in its cage, or out denotes success in business and great mental power. You will be favorably regarded by women.
To see young lions, denotes new enterprises, which will bring success if properly attended.
For a young woman to dream of young lions, denotes new and fascinating lovers.
For a woman to dream that she sees Daniel in the lions’ den, signifies that by her intellectual qualifications and personal magnetism she will win fortune and lovers to her highest desire.
To hear the roar of a lion, signifies unexpected advancement and preferment with women.
To see a lion’s head over you, showing his teeth by snarls, you are threatened with defeat in your upward rise to power.
To see a lion’s skin, denotes a rise to fortune and happiness.
To ride one, denotes courage and persistency in surmounting difficulties.
To dream you are defending your children from a lion with a pen-knife, foretells enemies will threaten to overpower you, and will well nigh succeed if you allow any artfulness to persuade you for a moment from duty and business obligations.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A struggle with a lion that does not lead to one’s death in a dream means observing a long lasting diet caused by an illness.
If one fights with a lion and eats or snatches off a piece of his flesh, bones or hair in a dream, it means that he will attain success,leadership, wealth or conquer his enemy. Sleeping beside a lion in a dream means safety from illness, or protection from one’s enemy.
If one sees a lion inside his own house in a dream, it means that he will gain the upper hand, or it could represent longevity and a high position in the world.
A lion entering a town in a dream means a plague that will strike such a town. (Also see Lioness)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A lion can also reference Jesus, Ps. 17:12. Watch what the lion does in the dream to determine the meaning.
If the lion is intimidating and aggressive it is symbolic of a spiritual enemy in your life, 1 Pet. 5:8... Christian Dream Symbols
The lion is a symbol of social distinction and leadership.
The interpretation depends on the circumstances and the interactions with the lion. See also: Animals, Cat.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The story of Androcles and the lion shows how the pain felt by our ‘animal’ life process, if tended by the conscious personality, brings a loving relationship between conscious and unconscious. Idioms: brave the lion’s den, lion’s share; head in the lion’s mouth. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The lion is the fire of the libido and thereby of vitality.
If not tamed, this energy will devour and destroy.
The lion as a Christian symbol stands for the domestication of the non-believers. In Northern Europe, the lion was replaced by the Bear. According to early Christian and medieval imagination, the lion used his tail to erase his footprints so that he could not be followed and found. It has also been said that lions sleep with their eyes open. And when a lioness gives birth, the young are initially born dead until three days later, when the male lion appears and blows in the face of the young. This gave rise to the idea of the lion as a symbol for awakening and vitality. In Christian fables, it is also depicted as the cunning animal. See Dragon, Sun, Heart.
The evil spirit Utukku is depicted with the head of a lion.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- The lion in dreams signifies both cruelty and strength.
2- In psychological terms, the lion represents all those qualities it shows majesty, strength, pride, couragc and so on. It is easier to recognise the necessity for such qualities in ourselves when symbolised in something else.
3- Spiritually the lion symbolises all those attributes that belong to the fiery principle. It is an ambivalent symbol, since it represents both good and evil. It plays a part in the recognition of the four elements Fire, Earth, Air and Water and represents fire.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The roar and clamor of a bragging individual, who announces her / his presence to all who will listen.
Rulership or authority.
The lion is known as the “king of the beasts” and is a potent solar symbol.
Hindu: The destroyer of demons, which can include bad memories, past experiences, and even addictions.
A lion was the fourth incarnation of Vishnu.
Buddhist: Defending the law, but doing so with a soft paw of compassion.
Attentiveness. In folk beliefs it is said that the lion sleeps with its eyes always open.... The Language of Dreams
If any dreams he combats with a lion, it signifies a quarrel, and that he shall engage with some resolute adversary; and if be dreamed he came off victorious, it shall certainly be so.
If anyone dreams that he hath found the skin, liver, or marrow of a lion—if he that dreamt it be a king, he wilt find the treasure of his enemies; if he be a vulgar person, he will suddenly grow rich.
The Queen Olympias, being big with Alexander the Great, dreamed that King Philip, her husband, had seated up her womb with a seal engraven with a lion, which did prognosticate the valor, magnanimity, and conquests of the said Alexander, The lioness signifies the same as the lion, only less good and less hurt, and that not by men but by women. have also known by a dream of a lioness tearing or biting, 11 says Artemidorus, ‘’that rich personages have fallen into crimes and accusations. ”.... The Complete Dream Book
A woman who has this dream will achieve her fondest hopes in being courted by a man of wealth and personality.
A maiden who dreams of young lions will have several intensely interesting lovers before she finally marries the right man.
To dream of seeing a lion trainer putting the animals through their paccs, is an indication that the dreamer will have much admiration from the opposite sex and that before long a fortunate marriage will be contracted.... The Complete Dream Book
Depth Psychology: The lion is a symbol of dignity and intensity. It has enormous energy; determination, and aggression toward others.
The dream means you might be afraid of these characteristics (in yourself as well as others) and it is a warning to better control your emotions.... Dreamers Dictionary
The Lion signifies some purely personal honour or success, not necessarily involving a gain of money. But if you hear the Lion roaring, as if angry, then expect some misfortune through the jealousy of someone near you.
A Lion Cub is a sign of a valuable friendship.... Mystic Dream Book
If we are struggling with the lion there should be a successful development as long as we are not overpowered, or the lion killed.
A man-eating lion shows that an aspect of our personality has slipped out of alignment, putting both us and our surroundings at risk.
A lion lying with a lamb shows there is a union, or compatibility of opposites; instinct and spirit going hand in hand.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If a lion in a dream is threatening, there are problems with a male in your life, possibly a father or boyfriend.... My Dream Interpretation
The lioness is a strong mother with regal elegance who guides and protects her children.
To dream that you are a lioness indicates you feel a strong connection to family and you may need to strengthen your place as leader in their eyes.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream that you are attacked by a lion means that you have many problems to solve. Defy negative emotions that will cause your downfall.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
A canopy in a dream represents someone who has less authority than the commander, a dome represents someone ofa lower rank, and a tent in a dream means less than a dome. Ifa commander is seen leaving his pavilion in a dream, it means that he will lose some of his authority, or that he may die shortly. Unknown pavilions of either green or white colors in a dream mean healing, endowments, gifts, martyrdom, visiting the graves of righteous people, or a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. (Also see Canopy; Tent)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream you ride a fine stallion, denotes you will rise to position and affluence in a phenomenal way; however, your success will warp your morality and sense of justice.
To see one with the rabies, foretells that wealthy surroundings will cause you to assume arrogance, which will be distasteful to your friends, and your pleasures will be deceitful. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
For men as well as for women, dreaming about riding a stallion stands for the desire for an intense love life.
Depth Psychology: The stallion is a symbol of male vitality, but more controlled than is implied in a dream about a Steer. In a woman’s dream, it stands for the hope of finding a dynamic love relationship. In a man’s dream it expresses the hope for more intense sexual experiences, increased vitality, and energy. See Horse.... Dreamers Dictionary
The Lion King represents the return of a true king to power so thai balance in the world can be restored. He may suggest that you are wishing or seeking to use your strength to pursue something for the good of all.... Ariadne's Book of Dream