By understanding animals and their symbolism we approach life in a more simplistic and natural way. In shamanism, one of the most ancient belief systems, animals are an intrinsic part of the shaman’s (wise man or priest) journey into other realms. They are protective as well as being teachers. Godlike, talking, awe-inspiring or wise animals, […]
Animal dreams can have several different meanings, depending on the specifics of your dream: Wild animals, especially if threatening, mean you feel out of control in a situation. If you tame a wild animal in a dream, you achieve success through expressing yourself honestly. If you are attacked by a vicious animal and you manage […]
This represents motherly qualities and, therefore, the mothering instinct.
Domestic animals: Comfort, familiarity, security, gentleness. Astrological parallel: Virgo Wild animals: The lower nature, the unknown, fear, danger. Astrological parallel: Aries
Someone around you does not have your best interests at heart – and it might be someone whom you feel you can trust. Consider other symbols in the dream to discern how or who. Be very cautious in business ventures of any sort. Consult an attorney before signing any contract or agreement.
To dream of an alligator, unless you kill it, is unfavorable to all persons connected with the dream. It is a dream of caution.
An alligator in a dream represents a knowledgeable person who guides people from darkness unto light. (Also see Crocodile)
A dream of an alligator is a strong warning. It foretells that you will be deceived by your warmest friends.
Traditionally, to dream of apes or monkeys links with the mischievous side of ourselves. However, as perception changes, the symbolism is more of natural intelligence. Also consult the entry for monkey in animals for further information.