Thursday, February 10, 2011

Some Magical Animal Correspondences

Alligator - Survival, Stealth, Power

Ant - Teamwork, Organization, Community, Kinship

Antelope - Speed, Grace

Armadillo - Protection, Safety

Badger - Orderliness, Tenacity, Courage. The badger will teach you perseverance and
endurance in the face of adversity. The badger is a powerful protector of both material possessions and ideals held close to your heart.

Bat - Insight, Intuition. The bat is a messenger. The bat may bring a message from
either the otherworld or your subconscious.

Bear - Strength, Introspection, Healing, Self Knowledge, Stamina.

Beaver - Building, Shaping, Beginning New Projects

Bee - Service, community, herbalist. The bee is industriousness, hardworking and very family/clan oriented.

Bluebird - Happiness, Luck

Blue Jay - Resourcefulness, Adaptability

Boar - Cunning, Ferocious. The boar is sacred.

Buffalo - Abundance, Healing, Good Fortune

Bull - Strength and potency, the bull is a symbol of mobile power.

Butterfly - If a butterfly is seen while vision questing, no negative energy will be in the immediate area.

Cardinal - Vitallity, self-love and esteem

Caribou - Travel, Mobility

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

Chickadee - Truthfulness

Cougar - Balance, Leadership

Coyote - Humor, Trickiness, Reversal of Fortune

Crane - Balance, Majesty, Longevity. This is bird of the Moon, magick, shamanic
travel, secrets and reaching deep mysteries. The crane also represents the logical mind as well as patience while healing occurs.

Crow - Intelligence, Magick, Warrior Spirit, Prophecy, Council, Wisdom. The Crow is a symbol of conflict, war and death. Its skill is wisdom with trickery. It is also a protector of sacred records.

Deer/Stag - Gentleness, Sensitivity, Peace, Wisdom. The white Stag is a messenger from the otherworld, following the animal often leads to a quest through the Otherworld. The deer represents grace, swiftness and gentleness.

Dog - Loyalty, Companionship. 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 - Joy, Harmony, Connection with Self, Communication. They represent
harmony, balance and traveling from rough to smooth waters

Dove - Peace, Motherhood, Prophecy

Dragon - Wealth, raw powers of nature, the treasures of the unconscious mind

Dragonfly - Skill, refinement, Relentlessness, Creativity

Duck - Comfort, Protection

Eagle - Inspiration, Courage, Healing, Creativity, Potency, Illumination. Wisdom and long life, Keen sight, Knowledge of magick and swiftness, the eagle is a strong ally when traveling into new territory.

Eel - Adaptability, Wisdom, Inspiration and defense

Elk - Pride, Power, Majesty

Finch - Energy, Variety, Potential, Action

Firefly - Communicaton, Illumination

Fox - Cleverness, Subtlety, Discretion, Cunning, Sly.

Frog - Cleansing, Peace, Emotional Healing. Shamanism, Magick, Nasty illusion with
something wonderful hidden inside

Goat - Tenacity, Diligence

Goose - Travel, Quest, Awakening, Safe Return, Love of home

Hawk - Psychic Vision, Protection, Awareness, Truth. Clear sightedness, teaches how to receive and interpret inner and outer signals.

Hedgehog - Self-preservation

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

Horse - Freedom, Power, Safe Movement, Transformation, Shape-shifting. Stamina,
endurance, and faithfulness, the horse was a faithful guide to other worlds.

Hummingbird - Joy, Fertility, Agility, Wonder, Beauty

Kingfisher - Prosperity, Love

Lady Bug - Delight, Trust

Lizard - Letting go, Elusiveness.

Loon - Communication, Serenity

Magpie - Omens and prophecies.

Moose - Unpredictability, spontaneity

Mouse - Illusion, Charm. Secrets, cunning, shyness, the ability to hide. If you see a mouse in a vision quest be sure to pay attention to details.

Otter - Joy, Laughter, Lightness. Enjoying life, recovering from a crisis, faithfulness, friendliness, and being helpful to others. The otter provides valuable assistance in the other worlds.

Owl - Wisdom, Vision, Insight, Prophecy, Healing, Fertility, Mystery. Teaches us to
silently observe life, and gather information to gain understanding.

Peacock - Recognition, Self-Assurance

Pelican - Abundance, Plenty

Pheasant - Warning, Concealment

Porcupine - Innocence, Humility

Quail - Protectiveness, Group Harmony

Rabbit - Conquering Fear, Safety

Racoon - Curiosity, Inquisitiveness

Ram - Strength, Determination

Raven - Mystery, Exploration of the Unknown, Magick, Creation, Resolve. The battle cry of an upcoming life crisis, it is a powerful protector if one can gain its favor.

Roadrunner - Speed Agility

Salmon - Determination, Persisitence

Sandpiper - Quickness, Foraging, Scavenging

Scorpion - Defense, Self-Protection

Seagull - Carefree attitude, Versatility, Freedom

Seahorse - Nourishing, Fathering

Seal - Contentment

Skunk - Caution, Warning

Snail - Perseverance, Determination

Sparrow - Victory, Dignity, Self-Worth

Snake - Power, Life Force, Sexual Potency. Wisdom, reincarnation and cunning. If you
see a snake while vision questing, be prepared for the power of transformation to enter your life. The snake represents the cycle of life, death and rebirth.
Spider - Interconnectedness, Industry

Squirrel - Trust, Thrift

Starling - Protection, Hope, Family, Unity, Communication

Swan - Truth, Beauty, Self-Knowledge, Elegance, Nurturing. Helps to interpret dream
symbols, smooths transitions and spiritual evolution.

Swift - Speed, Agility

Turtle - Love, Protection, Healing, Knowledge

Vulture - Death, Rebirth, Purification

Whale - Creativity, Intuition

Wolf - Teaching, Loyalty, Interdependence

Woodpecker - Change, Persistence, Rhythm, Insight, Healing, Love

Wren - Boldness, Resourcefulness. The wren's song was used in divination, the power of strengthening and cleansing.