- 1 Overview of the Deer Spirit Animal
- 2 Encounters with the Deer
- 3 The Deer Spirit
- 4 What are the Traits of the Deer Totem?
- 5 Strengths & Weaknesses of the Deer
- 6 The Deer in Dreams: What it Means
- 7 Cultural and Spiritual Symbolism of the Deer
- 8 Historical Facts
- 9 Animal Quotes
- 10 Embrace Your Spirit Animal
- 11 Discuss Your Spirit Animal
- 12 Share this Totem:
Overview of the Deer Spirit Animal
Stag Spirit Symbols
MASCULINITY · REGENERATION · GUIDANCE · GENTLENESS · HEALING · CONNECTION WITH THE EARTH AND FOREST · ALERTNESS · PSYCHIC POWER · PRIDE · INDEPENDENCE · PURIFICATION · STRENGTH ·NOBILITY
Encounters with the Deer
Ask yourself important questions.
Are you trying to force things? Are others?
Are you being too critical and uncaring of yourself?
When deer appear they are symbols of an opportunity to express gentle love that will open new doors to adventure for you. Use methods other than force to achieve goals, be led to adventure or spiritual knowledge. Accept others for who they are and don’t try to change them.
If you’ve seen a Stag totem this power animal will guide you to strength and a renewal of your energies
The Deer Spirit
What are the Traits of the Deer Totem?
- Great Counselors
Deer totem’s and their antlers bring the message and meaning of higher connection and awareness. Antlers act as spiritual antennae, and if an antlered deer or stag has entered your life pay attention to inner thoughts and perceptions. Take a moment to stop and listen to your inner voice it is likely that an important message is going to come to you.
The deer spirit and totem guides us to get more in tune with our feminine energies. If you’ve seen a deer person consider the medicine of gentleness, grace, and compassion. When deer spirits show up in your life it is time embrace the kindness.
Strengths & Weaknesses of the Deer
The Deer in Dreams: What it Means
In Dreamtime, deer signifies a gentle, natural beauty and grace. The gifts of deer bring us quick and powerful bursts of high energy. The key is to see life as play.
Cultural and Spiritual Symbolism of the Deer
To Native Americans, deer and all forked-horned animals symbolized dangerous psychic and spiritual powers that had a double nature. By observing this creature, humans learned to hide when being hunted.
The mustached emperor tamarin is believed to have been named for German Emperor Wilhelm II. Both have impressive mustaches.
Embrace Your Spirit Animal
Discuss Your Spirit Animal
Discuss your spirit animal with others – have you had a dream or an encounter you’d like help deciphering? Post your topic in our forum, and the totem community will give you insight regarding the meaning your dreams and encounters, interacting with other totems, and interesting facts about the symbolism and history of your spirit animal.