Bear is a powerful totem that has been worshipped by many tribes for many years. Bear brings courage to face any challenge.
In nature, the Bear is a highly evolved extremely intelligent animal. Bears sometimes form kinship relationships. They are social animals that share friendship, resources and security. Bears may be affectionate and devoted. They are unique with personalities that may vary. They can be playful, fearful, joyful and even altruistic.
Bear inspires those who carry its totem to stand up to their adversaries, whoever they might be. Bear has a deep connection to the Earth and understands the cycles of man. It is a powerful guide that supports healing of the mind, body, and soul. It is a grounding force that brings strength, confidence, and independence. It aids those in leadership positions.
Dreams of bears carry many meanings. It may signify your own independence and strength. They may come when one is dealing with dangerous emotions such as fear and anger. If the dream is of an angry bear, it may signify anger at oneself. A Bear dream may also signify a need for time alone to strengthen the inner self.