Rhino, short for Rhinoceros, is synonymous with gentleness. It has a peaceful personality, but often exhibits unconventional behavior. It is a symbol of steadiness, power, and agility. It has a peaceful and happy personality. A Rhino knows what it wants and how to get it. It is filled with ancient wisdom. It is confident, comfortable, and has explosive power.
Rhino is a large herbivorous mammal that lives on grasslands and savannahs and in forests. It is a keystone or umbrella species that has huge impact on the ecosystem that surrounds it and the animals living beside it in the wild. It has appeared in literature and art throughout history. It has sometimes been confused with the karkadann, a mythological Persian creature that is a version of the unicorn. The horn of the karkadann was said to have great medicinal value. The horn of the Rhino has also been identified in some cultures as having medicinal uses. In traditional Chinese medicine, it was said to be a cure-all for fever, gout, typhoid, and many other illnesses. In some predominantly Muslim countries it is considered a symbol of manhood and devotion to the Muslim religion. In ancient Greece, it was used to purify water. Because of the uses attributed to it, there has been widespread poaching of Rhino in modern times. This has hurt Rhino populations and ecosystems.
The Rhino totem brings a solitary and wise personality. A Rhino chooses to spend a great deal of time alone. Rhino is comfortable with itself. It has a close relationship with ancient wisdom of the soul. It has a lot to share with those around it. Rhinos are frequently self-made successes. They are workaholics who seek achievement and reach it.
A Rhino dream or vision may be a signal that you should forge ahead. It may be a reminder that you are right to pursue your goal and shouldn’t take no for an answer. If the Rhino is aggressive, it could be a warning that you are pushing too hard.