Power animals support and accompany him in his work. Shamans believe that every human being has one or more guardians who protect and strengthen it. The guardians of a human are called power animals / mental animals / spirits. They do not speak with their mind, but with their soul.
The animals appear to us as female or male and have very differentiated personalities. The mission of a power animal is to keep his protegee healthy-physically, mentally, spiritually, spiritually-by providing guidance or support or warning him. Here the power animal has the role that the Christian religion assigns to the guardian angel. Basically, power animals and guardian angels are no more than 2 terms for and the same – a protection and helper of a higher spiritual power.
In everyday life, every person can call their power animal if they need their energy, if they are in danger or sick. The relationship of the individual to his power animal or his power animals, whereby in the respective phases of life always a power animal particularly excels, can be very different nature: In part there is nothing but unreserved love and familiarity or the question, what will this animal say to me or a mixture of worship and respect.
Force animals are also called spirits and this comes very close to the action of power animals, since they are spirits that accompany the soul of a man, protect, guide and heal.
A power animal may provide direct information about what is wrong, how to alleviate an illness, or what steps the client can take in everyday reality. The power animals form the inner voice, the pure intuition, and we can look through their eyes through the masks that we have put on or that reflects our lives, and thus advance to our true self.
Every animal, even the smallest and most insignificant, can become a power animal for you, a spiritual helper, the messenger of the goddess! The message of a power animal can be different: it can mean the obvious or that the time of change / development has come. The helper refers to a topic. It is up to you how it is up to date in your life and how you implement it.
Power animal interpretations
A few tips on how to interpret the power animal encounters independently and from the symbol level:
In some Native American tribes, aquatic animals are considered healers, air animals had leadership qualities, and terrestrial animals provided shelter. In the western disciplines of astrology and tarot, water has to do with emotion and emotion, air here stands for the mind and the intellect and earth is the symbol for matter and form.
It is also important if you encounter 2 animals during a trip – a couple or a sibling couple or a couple of friends of the same species or 2 different animals. Watch if they get along well. When they do that, it points to cooperation, harmony, balance of polarity and love. If they conflict with each other and do not understand each other, it means imbalances, conflicting energies, and imbalances of polarities.
If numbers occur (number of boys, should a force animal have offspring), look up in a symbol lexicon, what the respective numbers mean.
If 2 animals mix, then look at the symbolism of both animals and consider, why these two energies have mixed with you.
In the imagination, some animals appear in all kinds of rainbow colors. If necessary, refer to the meaning of the respective colors in a book about color therapy.
The occupation with power animals, which appear in dreams, in meditation or in imaginations, lead to a much better self-knowledge, or self-assessment and to an improved inner alignment! About the power animals, we come closer to our core and they lead us to a down-to-earth, reality-conscious spirituality. They help us to get well body, mind and soul. Especially in those times when you are in pain or are seriously worried about your health, you can find support with them.
Chipmunk – Spirit animal and Totem
The squirrel and his power in the cultures of the world. In Norse mythology, the squirrel Ratatosk, dedicated to the Thor, the Thunder and the Fire God, lives in the branches of the world tree Yggdrasil and can jump back and forth between the different worlds.
In Ireland, the squirrel is the Celtic earth. And assigned fertility goddess Mebd. In Japan, Central and South America, the squirrel embodies fertility.
In India, the holy Sri Rama blessed the squirrel when he became aware of his courage and determination by stroking his back with three fingers, so that all squirrels in India wear three stripes as a sign of blessing.
The squirrel is related to the element of air, fire and earth. You can quickly switch between the dimensions and worlds and be ambassadors of other areas. Her work is often associated with female emotional worlds.
Squirrels are welcome because they announce healthy vitality, courage, the new path and helpfulness. Squirrel means to immediately sense all possibilities, all dimensions, old tracks, hidden treasures, to intuitively stay in all sorts of affairs in order to create a comprehensive picture.
By closely observing the squirrels and their ability to find old tracks, they can move not only in the vertical and horizontal, but also in space and time. Her power is agile, hard to grasp, fast, gentle, curious and happy. They are nimble, hardworking, shy and at the same time curious.
They are the trackers of the soul, they know the ways to gather strength, to save and to protect. They defend their things, their territory, but do not forget others. This lovable animal embodies desires, plans, ideas and hopes.
When the squirrel comes into your life, it means opening. On the one hand, it invites you to focus your attention actively on your surroundings and deal with it, but on the other hand to seek refuge, to think and to take time, to go in and to be for you. It reminds you to listen to yourself, to recognize, explore and share your powers.
It helps you to explore your limits, to create reserves, to not exhaust yourself and to find the balance in you, in your environment and in your life.
Seen from its bright side, it brings with it the ability of communication, exchange and helpful solution to difficult tasks and issues – after all, one of his favorite pastimes is cracking nuts!
It awakens the power of the heart and creates a friendly, courageous, cheeky, lovable and refreshing way. There is this magic that can quickly conquer the hearts and trust of others. It connects with the feminine, receiving, intuitive power that suddenly knows unwaveringly without knowing why. After some back and forth, an infallible knowledge suddenly turns into the right path.
With the right word, the right action is noticeable. The animals appear to us as female or male and have very differentiated personalities. The mission of a power animal is to keep his protegee healthy-physically, mentally, spiritually, spiritually-by providing guidance or support or warning him. Here the power animal has the role that the Christian religion assigns to the guardian angel. Basically, power animals and guardian angels are no more than 2 terms for and the same – a protection and helper of a higher spiritual power.
The squirrel is a good companion in times of upheaval and upheaval. It teaches in the good times for the difficult times, to create a stock from which one can consume. It brings a fruitful exchange and good practices into the affairs of life and challenges us to pay attention to ourselves and to listen.
Seen from its dark side, the squirrel can bring too much information too fast, causing confusion and anxiety. It can point to restlessness in the mind that prevents things from taking action. Curiosity, gossip and gossip can put others in a predicament and cause discord, discord and discrepancies. His desire to hoard food is interpreted as stinginess. It creates volatility and timidity in dealing with others.