The bear is a creature of contrasts: it has enormous strength and yet it loves fruit and honey. In Jungian Psychology the bear represents the danger caused by the uncontrollable contents of the unconscious and because of this it is often associated with an attribute of the cruel and rude man. The bear's energy is the energy that seeks its deepest truth, and with the discovery of this truth we are graced with the honey of life - the sweetness that comes with knowing who we really are.
The symbolism of the Bear cave reflects back to Mother Earth's womb. This also suggests a strong feminine aspect, of nutrition and protection. Bear cubs, born in early spring, can spend up to seven years with their mother before reaching adulthood. People with Bear medicine are considered by many to be self-reliant and prefer to stand on their own legs than to trust others. They are often considered dreamers.
THE WHITE BEAR means the opening and arrival of happiness in the body and soul. He has deep vision, sees great distances on the ice.
PANDA BEAR teaches you to be more aware of the dangers, not to be influenced by those who claim to be our great friends, because there is always an intention and time will show it. Teaches how to take good care of secrets.
URDO PARDO is the tracker of remedies and roots in the forest. It helps the shaman to find the right cure medicine.
The bear stores the teachings of dreams until the dreamer wakes up for them. It is in the Morada dos Sonhos that our ancestors gather in council, to show us the alternative paths that lead to our goals. If you like bears, you may dream a lot. If you need a lot of sleep, you may be working with the strength of the bear. This receptive feminine energy, for centuries, brought prophecies to visionaries, mystics and shamans.
Whoever has the bear as a power animal does not usually make sudden decisions. He is the one who says: “I have to think about this. I will be in touch later. ” Opinions are well thought out and deepened based on the facts presented. He is a fierce warrior, especially when he protects his young. They seem to be clumsy and slow, but they can have speed of light when threatened. The strength of the bear helps us to dive into ourselves, to make inner journeys and to connect with places where intuition and “knowing without thinking” are the rules. Entering the silence we give ourselves the opportunity to return to the world stronger and wiser.