Lions are powerful dream symbols that represent power, courage, pride and aggressiveness. The lion has the ability to manifest relating to your hidden fears you need to overcome, or you have activated a new found powerful potential within.
When the king of the jungle has appeared in your dream it has come to you for a specific reason. Are you the king of the jungle or its prey?
I guess this is why the lion likes to make its appearance in our houses in dreams; the house relates to mind or inner architecture of the dreamer.
Lions may also represent the masculine instinctual side of your personality that is often unconscious or reflect the people around you. However the lion appears in your dream it contains a message relating to your own personal strength and power that might be hidden below the surface. These powerful animals may also emerge to represent a threatening or dominating person who has entered your life.
Lion dream interpretation
Whenever we dream of a lions in the house it often relates to what is going on in the mind. Almost as if there is a power struggle between both a masculine and feminine force.
Since they are kings of the jungle they want you to focus on the people who have authority over you in your life; oftentimes connected with the family structure. Your interaction with the lion determines it if has power over you.
Lion Dreams: Feminine Energy
Lionesses are caring mothers that kind enough to feed other rejected cubs. They provide nutrients so they have a better chance to live. If you have a positive interaction with the lioness in your dream it points the spirit, motherhood, empathy and power.
It might also be connected to your maternal instincts or the divine feminine energy; lunar energy of the moon – nocturnal night hunters. If she is protecting you it may act as a guide or a protector.
The location where you interact with the lioness and who is around you are all clues in what to search for. If the lioness come across as aggressive shows a disharmony related to the feminine.
If you are being chased suggests avoiding and not addressing your fears. These might be people or situations that have caused you to run. You may want to explore the relationships you have with your siblings.
Lion Masculine Role In Dreams
The lion that protects you shows reflects your own inner strength and leadership. They could also appear related to sexual energy, roaming to find mate. An encounter with the lion suggests the beginning of personal progress.
Most often lions appear in dreams to be very aggressive and dangerous to confront. Negative dreams on lions connect us to our fears, repressed instincts and desires to hurt others. An aggressive lion might be connected to the shadow side of the dreamer – the unknown traits.
Could it suggest you might be running away or unable to face these qualities you inherit within? Could this be connected with your father or the masculine? Maybe this might be a metaphor with having too much pride.
- Fears and anxieties
- People who dominate you
- Your not the leader of a pack
- Fight for dominance
- Repressed instincts or sexual urges
Attacked Or Chased By Lion
Lion attacks represent our own personals weakness, irrational fears and anxieties that have overpowered us – a sign to stand up and fight. Running away from a lion in your dream shows you that you are not confronting or ignoring these aggressive people in your life. Reasons Why You Are Running Away.
Baby Lion Dream Meaning
Baby lions represent our underdeveloped masculine or feminine instincts. They are a symbol of weakness and needing protection from the mother or father. Stages of personal development a need to develop power within.
Prophetic Meaning Of A Lion
In the Bible, lions are seen as powerful and positive symbol. They appear to represent bravery, strength, courage and protection of the person. A sign of control power, dangerous when needs to be but humble at the same time.
Mountain Lion: Noticing a mountain lion is highly symbolic reflecting on your life’s journey. Dreaming of a mountain reflects areas of hard work, overcoming obstacles, and spirituality. However the lion presents itself is a clue on your progress.
Puma/ Panther: These dreams bring your attention to the shadow side of the dreamer. Connects the the unknown feminine attributes, usually hidden. The inner feminine within males (anima); or animus for females.
Lions Inside House: These are very significant dreams relating to your mind/psyche. When the inner journey begins you will notice lions in your house as they represent progress or warnings. They might be related to the feminine or developing similar traits as the lion. These dreams alter depending if you are attacked at home or just noticing it roaming.
Helpful Tips For Analysis:
Do I have anger based off of fears? What are some of the fears you identify with?
What is my family life like? Could I be the lion or someone else? Relationship with mother and father. The masculine and feminine combined within.
Could this suggest you might be lying?
Exploring hidden instincts or talents.
Did you watch the movie ‘The Lion King’? What does it mean to you?
In the bible, Daniel and the lions den.