Crocodile Symbolism




Crocodile Animal-Totems

Animal Totems

Native peoples of many countries have animal spirits that play a very important part in their lives. In Chinese astrology all the signs are animals and in western astrology most of the signs are animals.

By getting to know your animal totem, you can gain insight and understanding of your own life circumstances more clearly, and share in the totem power or 'medicine'. Animal totems manifest a specific kind of energy that will align to forces of the spiritual realm that are influencing your life.


In mythology and symbolism we cannot omit the crocodile , considered to be one of the most base, malignant, treacherous and evil-hearted vertebrates. The crocodile was, to the people on the ancient Near East, a familiar character in many of their common texts. In Egypt the reptile was equated with the crocodile-headed "Sebek" who symbolized viscous passions, deceit, treachery and hypocrisy.

Crocodile is a creature not easily found in bibliography as a totem animal. This is mostly because Crocodiles are fierce, dangerous creatures and most scholars refuse to dig into the real meaning of this obviously scary animal.

Crocodiles are wise hunters, who measure their powers and attack when they thing the time is perfect. Therefore crocodiles are associated with actively Defensive magic. People whose totem animal is a crocodile are patient, wise and powerful witches who actually act in cold blood and wait till they are sure they will succeed. Crocodile totems have the power to ward away evil spirits and bad omens. Crocodile is essentially a peaceful spiritual being with total understanding of the yin and yang of the world. Having crocodile as a spirit animal asks you to nurture your intuition, stay calm in heated situations and to see the greater good of all things. Animal spirit guide Crocodile teaches the art of facing fear and using it as a force to drive out fear.

Crocodile Dream Meaning

To see a crocodile in your dream symbolizes freedom, hidden strength and power. It also forewarns of hidden danger. Someone near you is giving you bad advice and is trying to sway you into poor decisions. Because crocodiles can live in water and on land, they also represent your conscious and subconscious and the emotional and rational. Perhaps something is coming to the surface and you are on the verge of some new awareness.

Crocodile Symbolism Zodiac Symbols

Aries Zodiac Signs


The Fire element of Aries brings assertive "I" energy. This is a flaming drive and the desire todo something! The Aries will is full of tension and passion; the "I" brings a need forindependence. Aries coincides with spring time, when seeds germinate in an outpouring ofenergy and growth. This sign as has an instinctiveidentity, early extroversion, sponta...Read More
Sun Zodiac Planets


The sun represents our vitality and our conscious ego, the self and its expression. It establishes our will to live and our creative force. It is associated with spontaneity and health. A well aspected Sun will describe a person who has heart, who cares for others both in general, and at the personal level. A poorly aspected Sun will describe a person who either has much more difficulty accessing ...Read More
Mars Zodiac Planets


Mars represents our ambition, energy, action and desire. It rules our basic instincts of aggression, anger and survival. There is often no contemplation before action when it comes to this primal energy. All our sexual desires come under Mars. This is the raw physical energy as opposed to the creative energy of the sun. With good Mars placement we are assertive, directed and forthright with bad pl...Read More
Pluto Zodiac Planets


Pluto represents sex, intimacy, transformation, death, and rebirth. Strong aspects between your?Pluto?and your partner's planets and/or points, and vice-versa, inject intensity, obsession, possessiveness, and depth to your relationship....Read More
Fire Elements


Too much emphais on fire is rarely felt to be a problem by the individual until it is too late to do anything about it. This could manifest asburning yourself out, leaving an exhausted shell of a person, especially if alcohol or drugs are abused. They tend to be overly active, restless, and overly concerned with making something happen in the world. Too much fire can also lead to problems in deali...Read More

Other Crocodile Symbolism Symbols

Moonstone Crystals


Moonstone can help to bring the female reproductive system to optimum energetic function prior to conception. Placed over the thymus, Moonstone attunes the physical body to assimilate the minerals and nutrients required for soul,mind body integration. By placing Moonstone on the Soma Chakra helps ascension to higher realms. It can open you metaphysical abilities and prepare fro influx of spiritual...Read More
Sacral Chakra Chakras

Sacral Chakra

The sacral energy center has 6 lotus petals (vibrational fields), each of them being differently colored and with a specific irradiation. The dominant colors are red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. The vital energies of the (Swadhisthana) sacral chakra can manifest themselves as sexual desire, gluttony, fear, crookedness, sorrow, envy or hatred. It is very importan...Read More

Crocodile Tarot Card Symbols

These are some Tarot cards that are connected Crocodile. It is interesting to note similarities between each card such as the objects and ideas pictured and the colors that are used. One aspect that is particular interesting about the Osho Tarot Deck is its use of color and interesting symbolic concepts.. These symbols give us understanding into underlying ideas and thought patterns that can be used for meditation. The Inner Guide Meditation connects astrology to the tarot with amazing practical meditation exercises to expand your awareness.
The Tower Tarot Major Arcana

The Tower

The card shows a tower being burned, destroyed, blown apart. A man and a woman are leaping from it not because they want to, but because they have no choice. In the background is a transparent, meditating figure representing the witnessing consciousness. You might be feeling pretty shaky right now, as if the earth is rocking beneath your feet. Your sense of security is being challenged, and the...Read More
Emperor Tarot Major Arcana


The powerful and authoritative figure in this card is clearly the master of his own destiny. On his shoulder is an emblem of the sun, and the torch he holds in his right hand symbolizes the light of his own hard-won truth. Whether he is wealthy or poor, the Rebel is really an emperor because he has broken the chains of society's repressive conditioning and opinions. He has formed himself by emb...Read More
4 of Wands Tarot Minor Arcana

4 of Wands

Each figure in this mandala holds the right hand up, in an attitude of receiving, and the left hand down, in an attitude of giving. The whole circle creates a tremendous energy field that takes on the shape of the double dorje, the Tibetan symbol for the thunderbolt. The mandala has a quality like that of the energy field that forms around a buddha, where all the individuals taking part in the ...Read More
5 of Cups Tarot Minor Arcana

5 of Cups

The figure pictured in this card is so preoccupied with clutching her box of memories that she has turned her back on the sparkling champagne glass of blessings available here and now. Her nostalgia for the past really makes her a 'blockhead', and a beggar besides, as we can see from her patched and ragged clothes. She needn't be a beggar, of course--but she is not available to taste the pleasu...Read More
Princess of Cups Tarot Court Cards

Princess of Cups

The bird pictured on this card is looking out from what seems to be a cage. There is no door, and actually the bars are disappearing. The bars were an illusion, and this small bird is being summoned by the grace and freedom and encouragement of the others. It is spreading its wings, ready to take flight for the very first time. The dawn of a new understanding--that the cage has always been open...Read More

Crocodile Animal Symbols

These are Animals that have characteristics similar to Crocodile. Animals have a profound effect on our subconscious and many traditions know how we are drawn to certain animal types. The Animal Wise Tarot is a great way to understand what animals can mean to us both consciously and unconsciously. Notice the similarities between these animals like what family they belong, how many legs they have, whether the swim,run or fly. Click on the animal that connects to you the most to find out more about them.
Snake Animal Totems


The serpent, or snake, is one of the oldest and most widespread mythological symbols. The word is derived from Latin serpens, a crawling animal or snake. Snakes have been associated with some of the oldest rituals known to humankind and represent dual expression of good and evil. In some cultures, snakes were fertility symbols. For example, the Hopi people of North America performed an annual s...Read More

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