When you see a lion attacking you while you sleep, it symbolizes steadfastness, strength, power, and courage. At the same time, a lion can represent the predatory feelings that he may be harboring deep within him, such as the aggression that he ends up directing at those around him. Perhaps you were traveling in a group in your dream or alternatively you were trying to avoid a lion attack. If you could see the lion prowling and suddenly attacking you, this dream may imply a hidden anger and reach that is within you. Generally, such a dream can indicate that your subconscious mind is storing processes that you have in daily life. The lion can indicate emotion and that you are feeling a lack of power in a situation. Many of you have contacted me about dreams of a lion attacking. What could this mean?
I think they’ve come across quite a powerful dream. And the symbolism is important. Leo is the Latin word for Lion. Spiritually speaking, the lion has a connection to the mythologies of Persia, Mesopotamia, Greece and India. The lion has represented the Greco-Roman culture and is one of the twelve symbols of the Zodiac. There is a lot of symbolism around the lion, but above all, I will say that seeing a lion attack can indicate that he is sensing that his power is being attacked.
What is the general meaning of a lion attacking you in a dream?
I am sure you are getting a broad view of this dream in my opening statement. Now I will expand the meaning of this dream. Sometimes the lion buries his prey under ground that hides the food of other animals. This is specifically, the mountain lion returning to prey to feed. Finding yourself attacked and killed by a lion can be pretty horrifying, to say the least! This dream may indicate that you have hidden emotions. As I am sure you know, a lion is ranked as the king of the jungle and is one of the most powerful animals to appear in a dream. The spirit of him has a series of symbols. The lion represents gold and is a symbol of the sun that makes it possible for different symbolic messages to be communicated to you in the dream state.
Sometimes the lion appears before us in a dream because it indicates that you have it as your animal totem. It means that you will be strong and courageous in various situations in your life. Animal totems in dreams sometimes mean that you need to understand aspects of their character in your own personality. Seeing a lion means that you need to deal with the tension that you feel. On the other hand, if you are afraid of your lion spirit animal in your dream or in reality, it means that you are being forced to face your greatest fears in order to feel free and calm again.
Being stalked by a lion can indicate that you are going to jump into a new phase of life. Seeing the sharp teeth of lions can imply that someone will turn to you for advice. There is an ancient story dating back to 325 BC of Alexander’s army being attacked by lions while traveling to Greece.
What does it mean to dream of female lions attacking?
Of all the lions, the lioness is the most likely to kill humans, but recorded cases of lion attacks in real life are mild compared to those of tigers. Female lions represent feeling isolated in a relationship. Maybe you have to always be the strongest? To understand this dream I like to look at the facts. At the age of three or four, the female and male lions are ready for mating. The female’s gestation period is four months, after which, she will give birth to her young away from the rest of the herd. And for the first six weeks, the young will be hidden. When they are born, the cubs normally weigh around 1.5 kilograms. Therefore, spiritually this may indicate that you feel that someone depends on you. As you see the lioness attacking,
What does it mean to dream of lion cubs attacking?
Dreaming of lion cubs attacking is a sign that excellent decisions have been made due to the fact that they are proud and beautiful. After this dream, don’t be surprised if you get a visit from someone younger than you (according to dream lore). Alternatively, the dream may be symbolic of a possible situation that is tender, innocent, and this may result in a feeling of anxiety. If the small puppies attack each other in the dream this may imply getting away from the difficulties or problems that could occur in your daily life. Dreaming of a lion cub can also be a warning that you should avoid anyone who acts immature. This dream brings out the affection, love and happiness in our inner child.
What does it mean to dream of fighting a lion?
If a lion is fighting you and you are fighting him, this could denote that, you could be driving yourself to self-destruction. It is time that the challenges and obstacles that may come your way are well addressed. It could also mean that your sense of leadership and power is affecting your self-confidence.
Seeing yourself fighting a lion that is trying to eat you is a sign that you can secure a series of ill-fated endeavors and you may have to take unnecessary risks. This dream means that you should refrain from activities like gambling. If the lion is biting you and you are fighting, then this dream may be connected to being bitten by a situation. Feeling or seeing your bitten leg indicates that someone close to you is using its power on you. For example, it could be a potential boss asking you to work overtime. Seeing two lions fight each other indicates that you are focusing on control.
What does it mean to be chased by a lion and then attacked?
If you dream of being chased by lions or by a single lion, it symbolizes your inner struggles. Are you practically trying to run away from yourself? This is impossible for anyone to do and may mean that you need to face problems head-on. This dream can also indicate the need to avoid personal problems, you must face what you are feeling. If a lion suddenly appears in your dreams, it means that you are afraid of someone or something in waking life. You may feel desperate and trapped. Being chased by a lion in your dreams can be a warning to stop avoiding your emotions and show how you really feel about someone or something. The lion can reveal your inner problems and difficulties that you are NOT dealing with. And it reminds you to take some time to get to know yourself or others better. I think being chased by a lion may imply that your power is being challenged.
What does a nightmare involving a lion mean?
Seeing a lion in a nightmare and other scary dreams can be connected to one’s emotional state, especially according to Carl Jung. A lion roaring in a dream can indicate that he is uncomfortable in life. Sometimes nightmares can express our own state of mind and how we really feel. In dream lore, to keep dreaming of lions repeatedly indicates that you may feel overloaded in life while awake by someone or something with some sort of authority over you. Being annoyed by a lion in the dream symbolizes the strong emotional and psychological stresses that you are experiencing in waking life. Dreaming of being terrified by a lion represents an invitation to explore what is really going on and what is causing you so much tension, frustration and worry. It’s your job? Maybe a relationship? Try to think of events that could represent the lion. I would say that this dream occurs when you are likely to face a new situation or face something new.
The lion in your dream is trying to boost your self-confidence and encourages you to face whatever comes your way. If the lion is your animal totem, it is also a warning that you may need to pay attention to some situation or person that is troubling you lately. And, I will say, ignoring it won’t make it go away.
Alternatively, the lion appears in your dream because it is a sign of power and courage is needed in life. However, if the lion bites you in the dream, he indicates a warning. If you feel overwhelmed by your emotions and worries when you wake up, this dream may indicate that you are facing a difficult situation or someone with a challenging attitude. Do you feel that your life is in danger? You feel in danger and overwhelmed by someone you don’t like.
What does it mean to dream of a lion that bites you?
If a lion bites you in your dream, it can signify your domineering nature and the need to put your life in order. This is all about bringing balance back to waking life. Frightening images of a lion such as teeth or if the lion bites his body, in the dream the tradition is connected with the “shadow self”. If you feel scared by the lion while dreaming, it may be an invitation to review your own “shadow self”, a part of yourself that you tend to keep private or as the word itself says: “in the shadow”.
What does it mean to be chased by a lion in a dream?
If you dream that a lion is chasing you, it implies that you are really struggling to control your own anger and feelings. If the lion is aggressive, he can be a sign of an arrogant person in your life. He could be your partner, your boss, or even a close friend. Once awake, you will have to check out whoever is dominant in your life.
What does the lion totem mean?
I have talked at length about animal totems on my website but a quick recap, if a lion appears in a dream it could represent an animal totem. If you have a lion as your animal totem, then this symbol implies personal struggles to deal with power. The lion, if it comes to you (as it did in this dream) is a warning about a threatening situation or event in your life. If a lion appears in your dream or during your real life, it is a symbol that something important is happening. However, you may not have any control over this. Therefore, a lion is a symbol of anger and fear. I will say that this dream can mean that you are in a threatening and dangerous situation in your life and a warning for you to take precautions from now on.
Also, as I have already mentioned, a lion symbolizes personal determination and power and as a wild animal it is a symbol of anger and aggression and you could be acting somewhat strong, aggressive and focused and at the same time powerful. A lion can be a representation of parts of your own mind. It may be that you are trying to hide something due to the fact that those around you find someone’s behavior unacceptable. Sometimes this dream appears when we need to keep our feelings to ourselves. Are you afraid of what others will say? If you are afraid of a lion in a dream, it is time for you to come out of hiding and check how others respond to you.
Seeing a lion eating you after an attack in a dream can mean that you are angry about something or someone in your life. It can also be a warning that you need to control your aggression and anger before they control you. Being scared of the lion indicates that you should try to start listening to other people’s points of view and take what they say into consideration in a calm matter. The fact that the lion attacks you in your dream and you are able to kill it can mean irrational thinking. A lion can also be symbolic of the personal struggles you are encountering in your life. It may be that you feel threatened and have the desire to escape. You may be going through a struggle and don’t know how to do it. I hope you have enjoyed our interpretation of lions as spirit animals and totems. As you can notice,
What does it mean to be a lion in a dream?
As a symbol of independence and loyalty, a lion means that you are a very loyal person and out of love for your family, you are ready to put your life on the line to grow and achieve your desires. Alternatively, it could imply that when you are around, everything is always under control due to your independence. Seeing the lion attack others (if you are the lion) can imply that you should not trust others so much. Your creativity allows you to direct your life in the best way you know how. Your self-confidence has improved. Things are under control and in the right balance in your environment.
What does it mean for a lion as your spirit guide?
I want to mention it because the fact that the lion appeared in your dream could imply that it is an animal totem. A lion as your spirit guide implies that you are born a leader both at work and in your private life. It is a well known fact that a lion is a dominant animal in its habitat, therefore it can be dominant over others in relationships and even in your workplace. As I have already mentioned, the lion is a symbol of dominance, authority and power. As your spirit animal, the lion can give you the courage and strength to face the challenges that come your way in life and can conquer difficult situations in the future. Spiritually speaking, a lion is a message of prudence, you may need to maintain balance in your life and help you stay calm. In the spirit world,