To see a lion in your dream symbolizes great strength, courage, aggression and power. Seeing the lion represents dignity, royalty, leadership, pride, and domination. Dreaming about lions represents the role of power in your daily life such as love life, job, and social life. You may have been coming into new leadership roles such as starting a family, or getting a job promotions. Being the king of the jungle, dreaming about lions in general may also me that you are proud of your possessions or the work that you have accomplished.
Lion Dream Meaning
Dream About Being a Lion
By dreaming that you are a lion yourself, it may be a sign that you are putting too much personal power and dominance in your personal and social life. You have the need to control others and be in charge constantly.
However, if you are experiencing some hard times and defining your own personal issues, dreaming about being a lion means that you will overcome your emotional difficulties.
You also need to exercise some restraint in your own personal and social life. Alternatively, a lion represents your need for control over others. You have to be in charge.
If the dream is simply about riding a lion and you are enjoying it, it signifies that you are happy and content with your freedom.
For the lion roars within your dream, it means a display of power or territory. You need to be more clear about your boundaries and your responsibilities.
Dream About Lion Attacking
To dream that you are attacked by a lion suggests that a force may be driving you to self-destruction. You need to overcome these challenges and obstacles. It could also mean that your sense of power and leadership is hurting the people around you.
When a giant lion is eating you whole in your dream, it may mean that you will have string of unlucky endeavors when you take in unnecessary risks. Refrain from risky activities such as gambling or overplaying lottery.
For the lion biting dreams, you will have to interpret the dream based on the body parts that are actually bitten. Consider look and match with the general body dream interpretation and make your assessment. For example, if the lion is biting you in the leg, it may mean that you or someone close to you’s use of power is tipping your balance of life. It could be a boss asking you to work overtime frequently which tip your general work/life balance.
If a lion is hunting you down and chasing you, or if you are surrounded by lions, while you feel helplessness. The situation may represents a single or few powerful figures in your life are exploiting you. It may be that your boss is abusing his or her power with their positions. When the lion chasing is an lioness, it signifies that your spouse or girlfriend is placing unwanted attention and dominance which is suffocating you.
For the dream with the lion either guarding you or protecting you, it may mean that you have a powerful protective force watching over you. It could be a fatherly figure watching over your life. However, if you feel afraid and fearful within the dream, it signifies that you are not happy with the dominance that the figure is exerting.
When you escape from the lion attacks or chases in your dream, means that you will avoid the danger in reality.
Dream About Captive Lions
The dreams about a domestic or caged lion, such as in a zoo or even in your own house. Or you could actually have a lion pet in your dream, means that you have a tamed sense of power in your daily life. Try to see if the lions or the pride is acting normally or “lazy” inside the dream. If they are active and about, it means that you have controlled your leadership well.
However, if the lions seem dead and boring, it may be time for you to assert more power in the daily life. Take leadership and make things happen for everyone around you.
If you are feeding the hungry lions, signifies that you need to cherish and grow your pride. Your inner lions may be hungry and needs more.
Dream About Different Lion Types
To see a black lion in your dream represents a negative force. You or someone else is using their position of power to do harm.
To see a white lion in your dream highlights your majestic power. A white lion may also indicate sudden awareness of the power you hold.
A golden lion represents the royalty, the king of kings, expect great power to be bestowed upon you. You may be given ultimate leadership roles in your work where you manage other managers.
The multiplicity of human nature and the eternal aspiration to reach enlightenment.
The basic starting point of life transformation.
You have a strong persona that can help you achieve your goals with a bit of aggressiveness.
Lioness Female Lion
To see a lioness in your dream represents your maternal instincts. You will go to great lengths to protect your interests. Alternatively, a lioness symbolizes hope, victory, tenacity and stamina.
Lion Cub or Young Baby Lion
To have a dream about lion cubs means that you may meet a new friend.
Signifies that you are in peace or good relationship with powerful people, especially if the lion is licking you.
Winged or Flying Lion
A flying lion with wings is symbolic of gold and profitable alchemy. Expect good fortunes and achieve your material or spiritual goals.
The urge to be in control is hidden within you.
Pay close attention to the message being said the lion. It is your inner pride talking to you.
If your dream is about lion king the move, and you have not watched the movie recently. Refer to some of the stories themes that you may feel connected to. Perhaps you are going after your long lost rights as a power symbol.
Dream About Hunting or Eating Lion
Hunting for a lion in your dream means that you are chasing for leadership roles, have you been trying hard to get that promotion at your job in your company?
Eating a lion in general means that you will achieve more power or responsibility in the near future. Dreaming about eating a lioness means that one may become wealthy.
Dream about fighting a lion means that you are fighting internally with the responsibilities that you have to take. You should gather your courage and prepare for the upcoming battles.
Killing a lion yourself in a dream can be negative, take note of your emotions when you are killing a lion. Were you in a middle of a adrenaline hunt, or did you have to kill the lion because the lion was hurt. The killing of a lion signifies some types of loss.
Dream About a Dead Lion
Dreaming of a dead lion corpse refers to losing the power status either at home or work.
If the lion is dying in the dream, your loss of power is gradual.
When the dream contains a decorative lion head that you have obtained from your previous hunts, it may show that you have given up the power that you once had. Perhaps you are retiring or giving more responsibilities away which you once had. Now what you have done is only a trophy or a glorious memory.
Dream About Lion Tamer
To see or dream that you are a lion tamer suggests that you are able to keep your aggression and strength in check.