Hippopotamus Animal Totem
Hippopotamus is often violent. In ancient Egypt times the hippopotamus was feared by many.
This was due to the fact that the Hippopotamus was a symbol of not only evil but also injustice. In particular the female Hippopotamus was a symbol of “fertility” and the was known as being the goddess as often she was known to be pregnant. In the biblical sense the Hippopotamus in the old testament is a symbol of power and force that was not able to be controlled by god himself. Ok, so now we have reviewed this what does the Hippopotamus means in meditation and dreams?
The Hippopotamus animal totem demonstrates a wide range of traits. The totem can appear in meditation or in our dreams. So what does the Hippopotamus mean in our dreams? The animal totem is focused on the key message that things are moving in the right direction. You have the right “creative” instincts to succeed in life. Normally, a hippopotamus is focused on the need for a new start when seen in dreams or meditation.
To see this wonderful animal means the following is important to your life: supremacy, affecting strength, conception, imagination, remedial, proper use of violent behavior, capability to move stylishly through feelings, security of family, maternal instincts when essential, innovation of new technique, logical dreaming, strength courage and the ability to stay calm in a crisis.
These animals are blessed in the traditions of Africa and Egypt. The name Hippo’ has great significance, it is considered a “Water Horse.” Hippopotamus spend most of the time in water. When they are not in the water they remain on the land.
It is very old realm of origin, authority, conception, imagination, and remedial. Hippos are said to be the second biggest mammal in the world. Spiritually, the hippo can help us in grounding our body and soul to the earth. As a result we can handle and remove depressing emotional problems.
Let's now consider the connection to water. Regarding this supremacy of water, the hippopotamus has a connection to the religious, imaginative and remedial monarchy of water.
The hippopotamus combines the essentials of ground and water and guides us on how to combine the aspects of both water and earth into our everyday life. Liquid in the form of Water is correlated with our own perceptive significance's. If these animals can possess this power, we, the human being should also act as per our perception without judging others. We also need to maintain a realistic, impartial, creative, grounded perspective.
Habitually, water symbolizes beginning, feelings, originality and curing. Hippos are the promoter of creativity, flowing features of water. For this reason Hippos are connected with the innovative energies of a second life cycle and are also considered to be the "emotional control symbols."
They live in water, which is also a connection to spirituality and emotional growth. Did you know they can keep themselves under the water for about 5 minutes without breathing? This, spiritually teaches us that even we can securely submerge our emotions.
The Hippopotamus is also a symbol of holding on to deep seeded emotions as well. If a person was to completely build up new aptitudes, they need to learn an inborn skill to be strong under any circumstances. You’ll notice and explore the truth when visited by the animal totem of the hippopotamus. This animal totem can increase personal integrity and strength, leading to the respect and acceptance of others.
If you possess the animal powers, your superior sensibilities will be awarded. You’ll learn how to adept all these situations. How to manage influential, innovative energies is the learning from the Hippopotamus.
Also, it is important to note that the Hippopotamus are known to be violent animals. Mothers guarding their children are often spotted at the banks of rivers and are said to be the deadliest animals in Africa. While the hippo is not always thought to be this way by the general population, their true nature is not one that is lovable to other species.
This can require skill for a person who invokes the hippopotamus. Emotions can be difficult to restrain. The animal is likely to come to the aid of mothers feeling threatened and can be a useful ally for women who are going through difficult times regarding any entity that is trying to harm their children.
They are useful allies for those seeking strength in court cases, dealing with issues where children are being threatened, or as a protection spirit for the family as a whole.
Hippopotamus shows up as a spirit guide when
- Things have become bored in your life.
- You notice a strong energy that surrounds you.
- There is a period of activity that will happen soon
- There is need for you to learn the virtues to stop and relax.
- There is need for you to learn to be aggressive when needed.
- You need parenting guidance or help.
Call on a Hippopotamus as a spirit guide when
- You have been feeling depressed.
- You need change with your routine.
- The relationship that you have is stale and you need an inner spark.
- It is important to make friends with others.
- You find it hard to fight the odds with the ferocity that the situation demands.
By Flo Saul
Sep 12, 2017