Uncover hidden tea leaf meanings

A hippo is an animal.

As an occult symbol, a hippo represents emotional depth, power, imagination, creation, healing.

When you think of a hippo, it can just be a reflection of your inner power especially when you are under attack. If you see a hippo in your tea leaf reading, it can mean that it is high time you stopped feeling inferior and acted aggressively.

Bring that inner power out and let it be manifested to those around you. Your imagination should be taken to the next level and make you be creative. Use the power that you possess inside you to explore your emotional depth and be creative at the same time. It will heal both your physical and spiritual self.

Detailed meaning of the hippo tea leaf symbol

Top of teacup: if you find a hippo at the top of your teacup, it is an indication that, you have come out of your shell and you are ready to manifest success in the world. You are using your inner power to bring out the potential in you. It will take the time to move this up to the surface. Your creativity has enabled you to use your emotional power to help those who are around you and they are appreciative of your work. Keep up the good work.

Middle of cup: when the hippo is in the middle of the tea cup, it implies that you have not fully decided whether to come out of your inner self and defend what is rightfully yours. You are still debating how to manifest wealth.Think about your creativity and power. Try to help others by giving advice, without letting those around you know who you truly are.

Bottom of teacup: if the hippo is at the bottom of the teacup it means that you are destined to be an introvert. There is no better time to display your personability to the world. It is in your nature, and it might be hard to change who you are. If you get bored with this kind of life, there is light at the tunnel because the reading indicates hope that you can reform and let your power and financial wealth be manifested.

Scattered in the cup:scattered hippos in your teacup is an indication that you are acting selfish - depending on your moods. There are times when you display your strength for all and sundry to see. While there are times when you keep your imagination and power to yourself. It is up to you to decide what works best for you and stick to it.


A hippo has powers kept under check. This animal rarely displays its strength unless under attack. You can decide to follow its example and understand your strength against others. It might be best to keep some secrets to yourself.

By Florance Saul
Apr 1, 2013