The Jaguar symbolizes the medicine of space protection. The jaguar is an animal that can both frighten us and evoke immense respect. He is intelligent, agile, smart and has a medicine very similar to that of the leopard: it energetically helps shamans in healing. Summon for protection of space, silence, precision.
The jaguar is part of the mythology of several Native American cultures, including that of the Mayans, Aztecs and Guarani. In Mayan mythology, despite being quoted as a sacred animal, it was hunted in initiation ceremonies of men as warriors. Kianumaka-Maná is the Goddess Jaguar. She is a free-spirited warrior who carries the strength of the jaguars with her. It also blesses the battles of the Indians. The archetype of this Brazilian goddess brings the power and strength to face fears.
For Shamanism, the jaguar represents the medicine of space protection. It is an animal that can both frighten us and evoke immense respect. It is intelligent, agile, smartly helps energetic shamans in healing. For many shamans, their fangs are used as powerful amulets.
The jaguar promotes the interaction between the mind and the soul, works as a messenger. It is also the medicine of courage, the release of instincts, sensuality and power. It symbolizes the conquest of space, caution, knowing how to act, skill and agility. It can be evoked to mark territory (conquer and protect space), eliminate fears, for ease of judging from a distance. For insights, inner knowledge, developing clairvoyance, clairaudience (listening to messages from other dimensions), knowing how to listen, sensitivity.
It is common for jaguars to occur among some melanic individuals, with dark fur. They are popularly called black jaguar or black panther. THE black Panther it is linked to the Moon, a feminine symbol of power, sensuality, sexuality and seduction. It helps to understand the shadows, the passion and the mysteries. Eliminates fears, controls instincts and impulses. The jaguar represents powerful sexual energies. Its strength helps to resolve traumas and sexual blocks, brings strength, protection, discipline and rebirth. (via marcelodalla)