The bear symbolizes spiritual strength and power, both latent – for example, when a bear hibernates – and also apparent. In shamanism the bear is a very powerful totem animal – a form of guardian.
Bear is significant of overwhelming competition in pursuits of every kind. To kill a bear, portends extrication from former entanglements. A young woman who dreams of a bear will have a threatening rival or some misfortune.
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.
(Mammal) In a dream, a bear represents someone with a physical infirmity, who is evil, deceitful, perfidious and betraying. A bear in a dream also represents a dull and a heavy looking woman who takes pleasure in partying, uninhibitedness and enjoying all types of entertainment. Seeing a bear in a dream also means capture or […]
(China, interpretation of dreams) You see a bear or a group of bears: you’ll bear a high-achiever child
You see a bear or a group of bears: you’ll bear a high-achiever child
The dream of a rich powerful enemy; to overcome a bear in your dream is a favorable sign (Artemidorus). Although the cult of Artemis worshiped the she-bear, in Christian thought the ferocious animals are usually suspect. Modern symbol of ferocity and surliness. Freudian sex dream.
The mother appears in dreams in many forms, the bear being one of them. The image may be of the possessive, devouring mother or of the all-caring mother. If it is recognized in the dream that the bear is masculine, the image may then be of an overbearing person, or possibly the father.
Represent one’s ability to bear the fruit of their labor, as the branches of a tree bear fruit
(Circus; Hunter) A bear trainer is the one who hunts it, trains it, teaches it to dance and to obey his orders. A bear trainer in a dream represents a teacher who teaches good conduct to ignorant people, or a coach of a woman singer. He also represents people who illicit unlawful or tainted money […]