April 20, 2019

Dolphin Power Animal: Symbol Of Breath Of Life, Love, Balance, And Community. The Characteristics Of The Dolphin As A Spirit Animal. Virgo Full Moon Energy I'm Feeling Right Now. 💖

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written by Ina Woolcott
[source: Shamanic Journey]

Dolphin teaches us that when we live in tune with the patterns and rhythm of nature, we learn how to truly be in touch with, resonate and communicate with All That IS and how to share this sagacity with anyone interested. There are those that believe Dolphins are more intelligent than humans. Especially when it comes to love. They have large brains, superior intelligence and are often associated in mythical lore with higher forms of consciousness. Some believe they are far more evolved than we are, especially on a spiritual level. Some believe they are alien beings from a different dimension.

Dolphins are connected with the power of breath and with emotional release, which are also both deeply connected. One of the most important factors in spiritual growth is to give ourselves the freedom of full experiencing our feelings and emotions. Often negative emotions are suppressed as we don’t want to be a part of them, so we try to stay apart from them. Feelings of sadness, pain, anger, grief. We need to stop doing this, as this only lays the foundation for disagreeable outcomes. We need to feel our feelings, by suppressing these feelings, of course they DO NOT go away. They are still there, subconsciously, manifesting blocked energy with-in, and if these blocks aren’t removed, this can go on to physical imbalances, with-out. On top of this, by blocking these so called negative feelings, this can result in losing the quality of being able to feel at all, losing much of life’s joy. Becoming dead to the world.

Simply stated breathing is conversing with the outside world. When people feel that the outside world is a source of pain, they learn, very frequently at a young age, to constrict their breathing. The diaphragm is built to assist us in breathing and to feel deeply, but it becomes suppressed. When we learn to breathe deeply we can learn to feel deeply, in turn letting go of stifled feelings. One way of doing this is to copy the dolphins pattern of breathing, a superb tension reliever!. Dolphin breathes deeply, holds his breath underwater, then breathes out forcefully. Living in water is an important characteristic of Dolphin, as in many belief systems, including astrology, water is related to feeling and emotion.

If Dolphin swims into your life, he is asking you to relish water both physically and mentally, swimming freely and going along with your natural feelings. He is showing you how to enter the waters of life and then with breath and sound call forth what you most need or desire. Dolphins use a variety of whistles, grunts, clicks, and body postures to communicate. They have unique, personal whistles they give out. If they want to get the attention of another Dolphin, they give out their personal whistle. Sound is the creative life force and a big part of dolphins life, therefore this needs to be a part of your life. Communicate. With those around you and All That Is. Creating inner sounds creates outer manifestations. If Dolphin is your power animal, you may do well using your voice for healing or communicating, whether incorporating this into a job or just as a hobby or in day to day life with those nearest and dearest to you..

Dolphins have a wise, innocent, purity of being which reaches out to our inner nature. Follow their lead and open yourself to the energy of love, harmony and balance. Express your inner truth, be true to yourself. follow your inner joy. Dolphin is asking you to go back to your roots, to the depths of your being and rediscover the Love that you truly are.

Dolphins spend most of their day playing. Their life is lived in joyful harmony with each other and their world. Apparently they have learned the lesson that love is the most important factor in life. If dolphin is your power animal he may be there to teach you how to love yourself and your world more. A big part of Dolphins medicine is living in balanced, harmonious communities. They live in big groups of up to 100. Females will give birth to a single offspring, with several dolphins around her, helping with the birth, pulling the newborn out by its tail. They then protect him or her from any imminent danger. If a dolphin is hurt or ill, other dolphins will tend to them, lifting them to the surface to breathe.

Dolphins Wisdom Includes – Knowledge of the sea, change, patron of sailors, harmony, wisdom, balance, Communication skills, freedom, trust, understanding the power of rhythm in your life, use of breath to release intense emotions, water element magic, unselfishness. Dolphin reminds us to get out, play and most importantly, to breathe.

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written by Love Totem
[source: Medium.com]

The dolphin as your spirit animal is a representation of balance and harmony because they are in tune with their instincts and very intelligent. Dolphins also symbolize resurrection and protection. They have a playful nature, which reminds us to approach life with a sense of joy and humor. People identifying with the dolphin as a spirit animal are normally gentle, peaceful, and possess a deep inner strength.

The dolphin is a complicated creature with various meanings attached to it all through history such as:

- Cooperation

- Inner strength

- Resurrection

- Joy and playfulness

- Protection

- Harmony and peace

Representations of Harmony and Peace

Dolphins are highly intelligent and this helps to balance out their animal nature. They are capable of trusting their intuition and instincts instead of overthinking things. They can live in peace with other species, humans included and it is common for them to play and swim around boats and swimmers in the water. Their gentle nature is a reminder for us to see the good in all people and try to bring peace to everyone around us and in our own lives.

Symbols of Cooperation

Dolphins normally live in cooperative social groups. The healthy adult dolphins work to feed and protect the injured ones and the whole pod gathers around the mother dolphins and their calves in order to protect them from any predators. Dolphins show a degree of cooperation and selflessness that a majority of people have a problem trying to achieve. The dolphin spirit animal is an indication that coming from a place of love makes it easier to work with others without having to sacrifice your own needs.

Inner strength

Dolphins are fearless and strong when they are in the wild and when threatened by orcas or sharks, they fight instead of trying to swim off. They are a representation of self-confidence and strong moral convictions. They remind you to stand your ground and speak your mind instead if hiding your authentic self.

A Symbol of Resurrection

Dolphins have been connected to resurrection for a long time and in different cultures. People who are attracted to the dolphin as their spirit animal might find themselves on the threshold of a personal and spiritual rebirth or they might have recently gone through one.

A Playful Spirit

People are often drawn to the dolphin because of playful nature. They remind you to maintain a sense of humor about your life and this spirit animal also shows you that it is good to play at times just for the joy of it. This spirit animal reminds you to take some time from your busy life to experience things with child-like wonder.

A Symbol of Protection

Sailors have always believed that dolphins are a sign of good luck. They have been known to chase sharks away and help drowning people in the water. For this reason they have earned a reputation as protectors and they give us a lesson in protecting those who need help and in saving ourselves.

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