Monday, December 20, 2010

Animal Correspondences

Note: All birds are considered messengers from the divinities.

Badger: 
- tenacity and courage
- teaches perseverance and endurance in the face of adversity
- a powerful protector of both material possessions and ideals held close to your heart

Bat:
-  a messenger
- may bring a message from either the otherworld or your subconscious

Bear: 
- Strength and stamina

Bee:
- symbolizes industriousness, hardworking and very family/clan oriented

Boar:
- a sacred animal
- is both cunning and ferocious

Bull:
- strength and potency
- a symbol of mobile power

Butterfly: 

if seen while vision questing, no negative energy will be in the immediate area

Cat:
- a strong protector in confrontational situations
- a prowling animal, the cat is also a strong guardian of inner powers

Crane:
- the bird of the Moon, magick, shamanic travel, secrets and reaching deep mysteries
- represents the logical mind as well as patience while healing occurs

Crow:
- symbol of conflict, war and death
- its skill is wisdom with trickery
- also a protector of scared records

Deer or Stag: 
the white Stag is a messenger from the otherworld
- following the animal often leads to a quest through the Otherworld
- represents grace, swiftness and gentleness

Dog:
-  Underworld hounds are white with red ears, they hunt and punish the guilty
- they represent tracking skills and companionship as well as loving protection

Dolphin:
- represents harmony, balance and traveling from rough to smooth waters

Dragon (lizards):
- wealth, raw powers of nature, the treasures of the unconscious mind

Eagle:
- wisdom and long life, keen sight, knowledge of magick and swiftness
- a strong ally when traveling into new territory

Eel:
- adaptability, wisdom, inspiration and defense

Fox:
- cunning, slyness, Perceptive
- makes fools of those who chase it.

Frog:
- shamanism, magick, nasty illusion with something wonderful hidden inside

Hawk:
- clear sightedness
- teaches how to receive and interpret inner and outer signals

Heron:
- of the Moon and magick, shamanic travel, secrets, the logical mind
- through the heron one can find magick in nature

Horse:
- stamina, endurance, and faithfulness
- a faithful guide to the otherworlds

Magpie:

- Omens and prophecies

Mouse:
- secrets, cunning, shyness, the ability to hide
- if you see a mouse in a vision quest--pay attention to details

Otter:
- enjoying life, recovering from a crisis, faithfulness, friendliness, and being helpful to others
provides valuable assistance in the otherworlds

Owl:
- teaches us to silently observe life, and gather information to gain understanding

Raven:
- the battle cry of an upcoming life crisis
- a powerful protector if one can gain its favor

Snakes:
- wisdom, reincarnation and cunning
- if you see a snake while vision questing, be prepared for the power of transformation to enter your life
- represents the life-death-rebirth cycle

Swan:
- Helps to interpret dream symbols, smoothes transitions and spiritual evolution

Tiger:
- Passion, power, devotion and  sensuality

Vulture:
- Purification; Death and Rebirth, New Vision

Wren:
- wren's song was used in divination
- the power of strengthening and cleansing.
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