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 […]
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 […]
also see Animals 1- 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. 2- Psychologically; we have recognised the need to meet the force of […]
(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 […]
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 […]
(Blade; Power; Scabbard) In a dream, a sword represents a son, a king, a clan, a tribe, a farm, a property, or a woman. If a sword is interpreted as power, then it means diligence, and if it is interpreted as words, it means clarity of speech. If it is interpreted as one’s father, then […]
(see Animals) 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: […]
A bear in a dream is a very rich and complicated dream symbol. In order to understand it, objective association need to be made. Bears are solitary animals and the females are solitary mothers. They hibernate in a cave and they are generally not predatory animals. A bear is only aggressive when provoked, and as […]
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.
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.