Lion Dream Interpretation and Meaning
The lion often appears in dreams, and it usually symbolizes anger, aggressiveness, or the feelings of fear about these elements in ourselves or in people we know. The dream lion may represent feelings of love that you can’t express in your waking life as well. A lion also symbolizes physical strength and sexuality. It may signify jealousy or leadership. If the dream lion is a male, it represents fatherhood; a female lion represents motherhood.
The lion represents the astrological sign of Leo, so if you were born under this sign, the dream lion signifies your basic character. Leos are associated with purpose, passion, nobility, faithfulness, leadership, and the best of human instincts. You have great power over other people. However, the dream lion may also symbolize the existence of underlying emotional disturbances.
Dreams of wild animals in general represent feelings and emotions that you are not ready to face directly, or hidden dangers and negativity that present obstacles to your ultimate goals. If a lion appears in your dream, it may indicate that there is a major force driving you to self-destruction. The dream lion may be suggesting that you should be more restrained in your personal and/or social life.
If you dream that you fight a lion and subdue it, it means that you will succeed in whatever project you are involved with. If you dream of lions in a cage, it means that your success depends on your abilities to confront opposition. Young lions that appear in a dream are indications of new activities and enterprises that will succeed if you give them enough attention.