The grizzly or domineering side of our moods (e.g., acting “bearish”). The wildness within that wishes more expression. Heraldic: Among the medieval artisans, this creature provided the perfect vehicle for visual puns, and usually stood for for-BEAR-ance. She-bear protecting cubs: The maternal instinct fully developed; righteous anger or anxiety with real foundations. Hibernation: An alternative […]
Great hidden strength. If you kill a bear, you will overcome seemingly insurmountable odds. If you are chased by a bear, you will have many business problems and will have to deal with unpleasant people. If you track or hunt a bear, you will gain in stature and be greatly respected.
To have a bear appear alive in a dream indicates aggression, or if it is dead, the handling of one’s deeper negative instincts. To dream of a toy bear i.e. a teddy bear shows a childlike need for security. Psychologically; we have recognised the need to meet the force of our own creativity. The bear […]
Particularly in the case of men, tremendous vitality (strong as a bear). For our ancestors, the bear represented a real danger and threat. Those who wore a bearskin became attackers and experienced a tremendous increase in energy and vitality. Can also be a person who is a little stupid but good- natured. The symbol often […]
Power of our feeling reaction and traits; possessiveness, as or by a parent or lover, the ‘animal’ side of our relationship with our parent(s).
Symbol: The bear is seen as an animal of strength, but in a much calmer sense than other wild animals. In a man’s dream, the bear usually represents a controlling, overbearing mother, because the bear stands for the feminine power of nature. Vision: Seeing a bear: a sign of insecure feelings in interpersonal relationships, sometimes […]
An indication of difficulties ahead of you, but that they are within your power, if you work earnestly. If you succeed in killing the Bear, or driving it away, you may expect success eventually.
For Native Americans, the bear comes to initiate the power of healing medicine and can represent a call to walk the path of a healer or medicine person. For the urban shaman, the bear’s call may be to a profession in the healing arts such as massage therapy or reflexology. As an archetype, the bear […]
also see Dream Dictionary: Animals A bear in a dream can suggest we have aggressive instincts we need to be more fully conscious of. Also this on Dream… If the bear is a toy (i.e. a teddy bear) it can infer a requirement to become attuned with something regarding childhood security from the past.
Dreams of a bear symbolize power, strength, fierce protection and custodianship of your family. Perhaps you are feeling the need for solitude and to be uninterrupted in your emotional cave. See Animal.