Serpent Animal Totems meanings, Spirit animal symbolism

Serpent Animal-Totems

Serpent Animal Totems meanings, Spirit animal symbolism

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.

Serpent

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 snake dance to celebrate the union of Snake Youth (a Sky spirit) and Snake Girl (an Underworld spirit) and to renew the fertility of Nature.

The Ouroboros is an ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon eating its own tail. The name originates from within Greek language; (oura) meaning "tail" and (boros) meaning "eating", thus "he who eats the tail". it is usually circular, although it is sometimes depicted in a lemniscate shape. It originated in Egypt as a symbol of the sun, and represented the travels of the sun disk. In Gnosticism, it was related to the solar God Abraxas, and signified eternity and the soul of the world.

When the snake spirit animal appears in your life, it likely means that healing opportunities, change, important transitions, and increased energy are manifesting.

In alchemy, the ouroboros represents the spirit of Mercury (the substance that permeates all matter), and symbolizes continuous renewal (a snake is often a symbol of resurrection, as it appears to be continually reborn as it sheds its skin.), the cycle of life and death, and harmony of opposites

In ancient traditions as well as modern times, snakes are symbols of healing powers and opportunities. In the Greek mythology, Aesclepius, the god of medicine, is featured with two snakes climbing up a rod, the symbol of what is known today as the Caduceus.

Snake Dream Meaning

When a snake appears in your dreams, it most likely acts as an animal spirit guide inviting you to look at important facts or dynamics that are impacting your life. Snakes featured in dreams often leaves a strong impression on the dreamer: Such dreams tend to be frightening or disturbing because they call on strong unconscious energy. Whether the snake spirit animal featured in your dream leaves a positive or negative impression, its presence should be considered as an invitation to look at positive changes and transformation.

Themes

Traits

Aries

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...

Scorpio

Scorpio Zodiac Signs
Scorpio is a Water element, and this makes it a somewhat enigmatic sign. Water is more receptive and introverted, but Scorpio is a Plutonian-power force. Perhaps that is why Scorpio is the sign capable of the greatest metamorphosis and renewal. If we think about it, we may look at a lake and see the interplay of light and shadows. Unless we explore further, we ...

Mars

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...

Pluto

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....

Sun

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 ...

Fire

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...

Citrine

Citrine Crystals
Citrine opens your mind to new possibilities in an abundant world. Place it in the wealth corner of your home, farthest back and at the left as you enter your home to draw in abundance. If you tend to procrastinate Citrine can help you let go of doubt,guilt, fear and self-pity. It makes you focus on what you want to attract right now and teaches you then when you do what you love, abundance follow...

Sacral Chakra

Sacral Chakra Chakras
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...

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