Elephant Symbolism & Meaning
Patience, Wisdom & Jewels of Contemplation



Elephant Symbolism . . .

The elephant is a symbol of strength. It gives off an air of authority as it walks the plains of Africa. It is a leader among the animals of the jungle and deserts. It is wise, and remembers everything. It ponders all things and turns those thoughts over and over in its head like a child plays with a toy. Thought is the specialty of the elephant, and the mind is his playground.


Elephant Meaning and the strength of wisdom. . .

The strength of the elephant is tremendous. No other animal on land can match the strength of the elephant. It knows its own strength, and confidently strides across the plains aware of its power. It also uses wisdom, as it is very intelligent, and thinks things through to all of its conclusions.

It remembers all of the grazing lands and water holes from which to feed. It can also remember a threat specifically, like a specific lion or poacher. Its own memory is one of its special gifts, as it can remember the imagery of places, events, and other creatures, and know whether someone or something is friend or foe.


Elephant Spirit Animal and the power of remembrance. . .

The elephant spirit animal will give you the power of recall. It brings strength to you when you are feeling weak, and goes out into the plains to bring you to water and food to sustain you. It will help you to remember the beautiful memories that you have long forgotten, and the reasons you have for living.

Elephant symbolism and energies will remind you of what your driving force in life is all about, and give you the desire to pursue it. The elephant has big dreams, and will share his dreams with you and expand your mind to explore new avenues that you have not considered yet.


Elephant Symbolism and the virtue of patience. . .

As a symbol of strength, the elephant inspires us to be strong and patient at the same time. Patience is one of the elephants main attributes. Even though it is so large, its size is not equal to its speed, because it does not require it. It relies on conscious thought and patience to meet all its needs.

The patience of the elephant makes up for its lack of speed. Patience is a powerful gift when it is understood. Patience seems to slow time itself making it easier to react to all situations in a calm and confident manner.






The Attributes of The Elephant

The Symbols of The Elephant ~ Grass, Tree Leaves, and Water

Totems of The Elephant ~ Patience, Strength, and Wisdom

The Magic of The Elephant ~ Dreams, Manifestation, and Astral Projection


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Elephant Power Animal and the Shaman within. . .

If the elephant is your power animal you are probably a shaman. The magic of the elephant are shamanistic qualities that you share with this amazing creature. You have the power to tap into the dreamworld in a way that no one else can! You travel the realm of dreams, like you were in another world, a world equally as real as the material world.

In that world, you can understand your surroundings and interpret the meaning of symbols to bring back into the conscious waking world to teach others about. You get your power from the dream time, which is the domain of the elephant.


Elephant Symbolism ~ and the Totem Animal Powers of Intention . .

Manifestation is another gift of the elephant. Because it is so patient with thought, and considers all that it experiences, whether in dreams or awake, it has the power to create reality from that knowledge. It picks thoughts like fruit from a tree that nourishes its reality. It makes no distinction between thought and the physical world, that is the secret to its manifesting power!

The elephant totem animal realizes that all things come from an original thought that inspired the creation of something new, or anything at all. It cherishes it own thoughts, and the thoughts of the whole herd that they share telepathically. Together they form a group mind, and are the keepers and guardians of the land in which they dwell. They protect the land with the "intention" of their thoughts!


Elephant Medicine and astral projection. . .

Astral projection is also one of the gifts of elephant symbolism and medicine.   As an individual, or as a whole herd, Elephants go into deep meditation, and are capable of projecting themselves outside of their bodies to seek out new grazing grounds, water holes, or to survey for threats.

It is by this incredible gift that they supply for themselves. The Elephant spends a great deal of time astral projecting, and in so doing they save themselves time in acquiring what they need, or avoiding dangerous places.

The elephant is mindful of all things. And from its thoughts it brings forth Jewels of contemplation.   



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