proud Lion is the second largest member of
the cat family.
Cat’s represent the powers of
Lions make their
home on the wide and
Africa. Their main prey is the
antelope who are symbolic avatars of
the adaptability of the mind.
Lions have always been strong symbols of the
and of Gold. In ancient times they were
venerated as having links with the sun-god
Egyptians venerated the
the annual flooding of the Nile, which always
brought good fertility of not only the
Early Christians portrayed the
Lion as the
earthly component of the
alchemists associated the
Lion with the
live in prides,
therefore expect strong lessons to
show up related to groups and
Examining your own role in groups would be of
marvellous benefit and will aid you to
understand yourself better.
pride, the females are the best hunters.
Although most lions are clumsy hunters by
themselves, they have developed an excellent
co-operative hunting technique. The females,
though, do most of the hunting and the
rearing of the cubs. The lion cubs lead a
relatively care-free existence. Their
parents are patient and affectionate with
the cubs, and most individuals with lions as
totems will find those same qualities
developing within themselves.”
- Ted Andrews (Animal
The young Lion is a symbol of the
the Solar energy of the
Solar-plexus rising in
the newly awakened Being, the
awakening of the
feminine creative energies of Life.
The Lion is the
assertion of feminine energies
to bring forth birth and
new power. The
not always seen as a masculine symbol and since
ancient times was widely associated with the
eternal power of the
Males are most noticeable by their
They do very little work and can get
and jealous of the
lionesses. The males also
protect the pride against
hunting they use their
roar to scare prey
towards the waiting lionesses.
When a Lion
shows up in your
Do you need to do more than you are?
Do you need to be more protective?
Do you need to co-operate more?
The Lion does not fight for the sake of
and avoids confrontations and will
scene of danger.
hunt by stealth. To
achieve greater endeavours and
more stealthy in your approach to
When Lion shows up there will be
opportunity to awaken to a new Sun.
feminine energies – creativity,
imagination. These will add a
new sunshine to
Don’t be afraid to
ROAR if you feel