Totem Animal is the spiritual archetype of the various animal species and play a major role as spiritual protectors and mediums between the Natural and Spirit kingdom and human kind. Find your Spirit Animal here! The Spirits of Animals (totem) have accompanied the very first men and women of our world and helped them connect with Nature and the Divine in order to live and maintain the Sacred Balance of our world, where everything lives in perfect harmony and symbiosis with all other species- even if this means the death of one to provide life to another.
Some believe that these spirits helped men and women to understand their capabilities of hunting, discovering, creating, swimming, building and evolving in general as spiritual and physical entities. After all it’s well documented that Great teachers, philosophers, alchemists, witches, shamans and scientists observed Nature in order to get inspired and create something that can facilitate their lives. Many People still believe and feel that every human has at least one Animal spirit, called the Totem Animal, which helps him/her connect with the Natural and Spirit World. Witches sometimes call it a Familiar, even if they may share some qualities it is not exactly the same.
This article is an aspirational goal to document in a simple and effective way the properties of an Animal Totem in order to facilitate our readers to determine their meaning and their importance in their spiritual practices.
The meaning of an Animal Totem can be extended to interpret messages that are received from this Animal either via dreams, visions or simply by its own appearance in the person’s life. The Animal Totem can also be used as a symbol to acquire the properties that the Totem possesses. If you would like to learn more about how to identify and connect with your own personal Animal Totem you can read our article here.
Please note that this list is not exhaustive and if you feel that you would like to include an animal that you are interested in feel free to send a message either on our Facebook page or leave a message below and we will put our best effort to update the list with the information that you have requested. In addition, if there is a separate article with more information for the Animal Totem you will find it in the list and you can read more about it.
The List of Animal Totems and their Meanings
Ant Community, Working towards your Dreams, Patience, Strength, Cooperation
Badger Defense of Beliefs, Focus on the task at hand, Self-reliance, Persistence, Strategy
Bat Welcome Change, Diversity, Transformation, Conquer Fears, Intuition, See through Illusions
Bear Boundaries, Creativity, Motherhood, Healing, Lunar Mysteries, Power, Bravery
Beaver Sense of Purpose, Balance, Family, Be mindful of your Energy, Environmen
Bee Group/Project Work, Dedication, Success, Sweetness of Life, Protection, Nurturing, Alchem
Boar Strength, Wealth, Prosperity, Growth, Instil Action, Protection, Wildness,Vitality
Bull Strength, Fertility, Vigour, Material Pleasures, Determination, Persistence, Vitality
Butterfly Transformation, Light, Big Changes, Transition, Spirit Work, Expression, Creativity, Peace
Camel Trust yourself, Endurance, Focus on your Energy, Store for the Future, Patience, Durability, Vitalit
Cat Intuition, Magic, Inner Guidance, Lunar Mysteries, Independence, Self-relianc
Cheetah Grace, Speed, Flexibility, Openness, Stop thinking start acting, Freedom, Rest, Fire Magic
Condor Divine Connection, Raise to new Levels, Transcendence through challenges, New Views and ideas, Ends and New beginnings
Cow Nourishment, Healing, Fertility, Motherhood, Abundance
Crocodile Face your Fears, Magic, Adaptation, Efficiency, Solar Power, Dept
Crow Manifestation, Warning, Prophecy, Balance, Rectify Injustice, Wits
Deer Safety, Nourishment, Gentleness, Grace, Instincts, Adventurous, Speed
Dog Loyalty, Strong Faith, Friends, Gentleness, Creativity, Affection, Protection
Dolphin Communication, Playfulness, Positivity, Strategy, Music and Meditation
Dove Purity, Love, Peace, Visions, Spiritual and Physical Renewal, Hope, Self-Love
Dragonfly Clear Sight, Balance of Mind and Emotions, Natural Magic, Awakenings
Eagle Opportunities, Assertiveness, Positive Direction, Stamina, Resilience, Vision, Spiritual Awakening
Elephant Service, Charity, Strength, Personal Strength, Determination, Loyalty, Divine Connection
Falcon Clear Perspective, Attention to yourself and the environment, Awareness, Stick to your choices, Speed, Mental Clarity
Firefly Emancipation, Spiritual Gifts, Enlightenment, Guidance, Follow your path, Courage, Do not overdo it!
Fly Quirkiness, Speed, Humility, Support, Survival, Change of Course, Annoyance
Fox Fairy Magic, Intelligence, Expression, Trust your senses, Eloquence
Frog Cleansing, Emotions, Transformation, Expression, Leap of Faith, Connection
Giraffe Faith, Goals, Achievements, Close thinking before acting, Listen, Simplify
Gorilla Communication, Clarity, Knowledge, Mental Powers, Clairaudience, Boundaries
Hawk Higher Perspective, Alertness, Observation, Studies, Messages, Visions
Hedgehog Protection, Be careful and go slow, Creativity, Joys of Life, Opportunities
Heron Do things at your own pace, Details, Wisdom, Carefree, Responsibility
Hippopotamus Grounding, Imagination, Sensitivity, Follow your Dreams, Completion, Protection, Aggression
Horse Adventures, Travels, Freedom, Power, Patience, Compassion, Purpose
Hummingbird Flexibility, Magic, Fairies, Joys of Life, Messages, Expression, Love, Open your Heart, Gifts
Koala Gratitude, Prayer, Earth Magic, Healing, Shamanic Journeys, Meditation, Diet
Koi carp Creativity, Abundance, Longevity, Survival, Mother Earth, Water Magic, Persistence, Intuition
Lion Power, Pride, Courage, Solar Power, Decisions, Grace, Vitality
Mantis (Praying Mantis) Stillness, Patience, Mindfulness, Martial Arts, Calm, Intuition
Monkey Creativity, Unconventional, Social, Communication and Body Language, New Information, Mental Powers, Natural Magic, Interaction
Moth Messages, Inner Guidance, Trust, Attraction, Romance, Lunar Mysteries
Mouse Scrutiny, Examination, Judgement, Lack of Honesty, Rivalry, Blessings, Divine Intervention, Abundance, Gratitude
Ostrich Clearance, Restricted view, Psychic Attacks, Speed, Effectiveness, Satisfaction, Knowledge, New Skills, Grace, New Acquaintances
Otter Relaxation, Playfulness, Creativity, Priorities, Cooperation, Courage
Owl Wisdom, Lunar Mysteries, Keeper of Secrets, Panoramic View, Intuition, Protection, Prophecy, Deception
Parrot Communication, Imitation, Speech, Gossip, New Ideas, Colours, Old Dreams
Panther Strength, Astral Travel, Mysticism, Death and Rebirth, Aggressiveness
Peacock Grace, Beauty, Visions, Abundance, Wisdom, Protection, Dignity
Pelican Freedom, Nobility, Direction, Reflection, Cooperation, Competition, Guilt
Pheasant Spiritual Enlightenment, Protection, Vitality, Sexuality, Having a good time
Rabbit Creativity, Prosperity, Lunar Powers, Vigilance, Intensity, Growth
Raven Magic, Vision, Dreams, Clairvoyance, Manifestation, Confidence, Transformation
Rhinoceros Achievement, Power, Decisions, Confidence, Boundaries, Commitment
Robin Ends and New Beginnings, Transformation, Joy, Hope, Gratitude, Enlightenment, Patience, Modesty
Scarab Solar Power, Persistence, Regeneration, Abundance, Protection, Success
Scorpion Control, Secrets, Healing, Transformation, Regeneration, Focus, Passion, Sexual Gratification, Earth Power, Darkness
Seahorse Fatherhood, Tranquility, Emotional Stability, Grace, Transcendence
Shark Fear, Instincts, Ancestors, Mystery, Power, Emotional Control, Focus, Persistence
Snake Wisdom, Magic, Earth Power, Fertility, Transformation, Fear, Healing, Intuition
Sparrow Productivity, Joy, Simplicity, Open to Love, Awakenings, Friendliness
Spider Earth Power, Magic, Interconnection, Traps, Healing, Creativity, Arrogance, Female Mysteries, Fate
Squirrel Abundance, Prosperity, Fun, Honesty, Material Supplies, Resourcefulness
Starfish Regeneration, Opportunities, Connection with the Source, Mystery, Magic, Healing
Stork Messages, Expression, Fidelity, Motherhood, Fertility, Prosperity, Purity
Swan Beauty, Grace, Purity, Faith, Celestial Power, Transformation, Partnership, Natural Magic
Tiger Passion, Vitality, Alacrity, Vigour, Strength, Royalty, Protection, Boundaries
Turtle Patience, Review of the situation, Determination, Wisdom, Earth Magic, Memory, Ancestors, Fertility, Self-Reliance, Protection, Endurance
Wasp Creation, Evolution, Enthusiasm, Determination, Aggressiveness, Sacred Geometry
Whale Collective Unconscious, Imagination, Spiritual Expansion, Akashic Records, Emotional Rebirth
Wolf Bravery, Spiritual Guidance, Protection, Ancestry, Love and Partnership, Self-reliance
Always remember that your personal interpretation of the Animal Totem will be your first source of information. This list acts as additional guidance should you wish to see a different perspective or seeking guidance.
Finally, should you wish to know how you can perform Shamanic Journeying with your Animal Totem you can read our article here.Enjoy the Magic!
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