Dream meaning of bear

To see a bear in your dream, symbolizes independence, the cycle of life, death and renewal. It may signal of period of introspection and thinking. The dream may also be a pun on “bare”. Perhaps you need to bare your soul and let everything out into the open.

To dream that you are being pursued or attacked by a bear denotes aggression, overwhelming obstacles and competition. You may find yourself in a threatening situation.

What does it mean to dream of bears?

It is suggested that dreaming of bears is based on personal behavior. Especially, in the situations you face on a daily basis. You can be a calm, very collected person, or you can be very protective of your loved ones.

Also, dreaming of bears can tell you that you are a person who is not used to controlling his anger.

Or you do not know how to channel your fury; yes, in the worst case you end up becoming a wild person who does not know how to control himself.

You must be attentive to how the bear presents itself to you in the dream, since this is the origin of the meanings of the dreams and what you are experiencing.

In many cases when you dream of calm bears it means triumph and victory and you are able to solve problems.

Dreaming of small bears

Although it can be very cute, small bears are simply a reminder that you should not underestimate your enemies.

For they can be very large and fierce, and that you should beware of their pent-up emotions.

This dream may be a call to be more careful with the people you associate with.

Although you do not know it they can be your worst enemy; yes you must watch out because they are malicious.

Within the meaning of the dreams they come with every intention of destroying you and causing a lot of damage in your life and are just waiting to see the opportunity present itself.

Dreams with brown bears

You must be very attentive, because brown bears in your dreams represent your enemies.

And they are continually looking to harm you in many contexts.

In case you are a man, you should beware of people around you who are not very sociable.

For this person, although he may seem very kind and generous, can hide his true intentions to destroy you.

If you are a woman you should beware of grotesque women, who constantly make many jokes and laugh a lot. For they can seek to harm you in love, even if you think they are kind people, they really are not.

Deep down they are a vengeful and envious person, they have no scruples when it comes to destroying others.

To dream of grizzly bears

This is a good omen in the interpretation of dreams with bears. To dream of grizzly bears, signifies security and confidence. You have the courage to face the situations that come your way in life.

You possess an ability, socially, that is rare to find. So you should be proud of yourself for being a brave person who faces fears easily.

You are a person who is not afraid to face your fears and overcome them. You are different, you are a being who disperses misgivings and comes out victorious in life.

Dreams with baby bears

Dreams with baby bears

If you constantly feel unappreciated by others, this is the meaning of dreams with baby bears.

You feel the need to be pampered and loved by your mother and you need to feel attention, to be loved in order to feel you have a place in the world.

Dreaming of polar bears

The dream interpretation is closely related to the symbolism of temptation and how it is related in your dream; it shows you that you may see life in ways it is not. It represents evil, injustice, poverty

Many people around you can make you believe that your life is not as great as you think it is.

So you should be wary, because this will be the way they will seek to destroy you. You must be very optimistic so that no one will lead you to despair and pessimism.

Also the polar bear reveals the need for freedom from all stored emotions as they are very negative for your body. Keep in mind that it is not good to keep what you feel inside for a long time.

Pay close attention to the things that happen to you within the dream interpretation.

If in your dreams the polar bear is aggressive, this warns you that you are going to have fights with your friends; and you should behave to avoid such situations because you can get hurt you and those around you. Remember to be cautious in everything you do.

Dreams with white bears

Symbolizes endurance and steadfastness within dream meanings and facing the darkest times that are presented or will be presented in your life.

Dreams with aggressive bears

It represents distress and anguish, this is what the aggressive bear in the dream is telling you. Lately you are not feeling strong, and you feel that your rival is beating you. It could be a co-worker, or at school.

Regardless of the environment in which this situation presents itself to you, you should know that you should not put yourself down in front of anyone.

That you are capable of developing strategies that can make your goals stand out. And be more interesting than others, without hurting anyone. Be smart.

Dreams with teddy bears

To dream of bears indicates that you are a person who is nostalgic and sad in childhood. And that you need to heal the wounds to move forward, so you can enjoy the good circumstances that come your way.

Dreaming of pandas

Although pandas are cute and cuddly creatures, in dreams with panda bears can be a reminder. First of all, it symbolizes magnitude and momentum that a person has. Remember that you have power and you are constantly growing and your subconscious is telling you so.

This dream can be interpreted within the meaning of dreams that you are about to live a situation that will leave you physically and mentally exhausted. And you must be aware of taking care of yourself and be able to overcome it without harming yourself.

To dream of a toy panda bear means that you should not forget your childhood. This dream can be a window that reminds you of your beautiful and happy childhood, and how you have grown up.

The bad experiences you have faced in life, have taken you away from those beautiful things that made you happy.

If in your dreams you kill the panda bear it means that you are about to suffer a great loss. About a loved one and you must be very strong to face reality. If in the dream it is someone else who kills the panda bear, the opposite happens.

This reveals that many of your enemies will have important losses that will cause them pain.

Dreaming of black bears

You get angry easily, and your dream warns you that you are a very easily provoked person. And once this happens your actions can be deadly and harmful. If in the dream you are confronted by the black bear it means that you should be much kinder in your surroundings.

If you are attacked by the black bear it means that you are a very aggressive person; it is time for you to be more patient with the way others act.

Dreaming of brown bears

Brown bears, show you in your dreams the need to overcome an introspection to know yourself better, it is necessary that you see yourself as you are, in order to move forward.

Dreams with lazy bears

You must be very careful in your work since you are ignoring the things that are really happening in your work environment.

So you must be attentive, many people believe in your talent, they want your success according to analysts of dream interpretation.

Other meanings of dreams with bears

To dream that a bear eats honey: it means that you are afraid of losing material goods or financial losses in your work. So you should be more relaxed in your daily life, you can manage well your business and the way you invest.

As long as you are attentive to all the movements you make so that they generate more profits and not losses.

Physical Physical
You’re focusing on strength, instinct, a strong mother figure, or the feminine aspect of nature.
Emotional Emotional
You are dealing with someone who is overbearing, ill-tempered, unpredictable, or playful. You want to withdraw from life.
Spiritual Spiritual
You need more introspection and patience, to center inside yourself. You are working with a spiritual teacher of great wisdom.


In alchemy, the bear corresponds to the nigredo of prime matter, and hence it is related to all initial stages and to the instincts. It has consequently been considered a symbol of the perilous aspect of the unconscious and as an attribute of the man who is cruel and crude. Since it is found in the company of Diana it is regarded as a lunar animal.
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6 Definitions
  1. As large, powerful creatures, bears are natural symbols for strength and power. As potentially fierce animals, they can also represent the untamed, animal side of the self.

    Paradoxically, bears are also regarded as soft, cuddly creatures, and thus can symbolize the softer side of human nature. 

  2. The Big Dictionary of Dreams » Martha Clarke April 3, 2022 at 2:25 pm

    Symbolizes all instinctive things.

    It is considered the representation of the dangerous aspect of the unconscious. The bear is the example of the cruel and primitive man. In any case, if the dream is pleasant, it could represent maternal protection.
    Beneath its imposing figure, a generous soul may be hidden. In this last case, the unconscious is communicating the need to express your qualities. You have to externalize these noble thoughts that, sometimes, you hide behind a proud front.

  3. The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams » Stearn Robinson & Tom Corbett April 8, 2022 at 2:28 pm

    A caged bear signifies future success; a dancing bear indicates luck in speculation; fighting off or killing a bear suggests victory over hostile opposition. 

  4. Complete Dictionary of Dreams » Dr. Michael Lennox April 12, 2022 at 5:09 pm

    You need to be patient and conserve your strength for now; the time to act will come after a period of hibernation.

    Bear medicine is about the long stillness that is necessary in order for true strength to be wielded appropriately. When the time to act comes, the power of the bear in you will give you incredible resources.

    A dream with a bear in it is asking you to consider whether it is time for aggression or time to retreat and wait for the right season.

  5. Dream Dictionary » Eve Adamson & Gayle Williamson April 17, 2022 at 4:37 am

    Bears mean danger to some, the wild adventure of nature to others, but if a bear attacks you, you are grappling with a difficult issue. Did you conquer, or did the bear get the best of you? To see a bear from far away means you have avoided a problem so far, but keep paying attention so it doesn’t surprise you. Remember to treat all bears as individuals.

  6. The Complete Dream Book » Gillian Holloway July 17, 2022 at 8:41 am

    Rivals in love are indicated by a dream of bears. If, however, a bear is seen climbing a tree, a happy outcome of the problem is to be expected.

    If in a dream a bear chases you, it is a sign that you will lose money through inattention to business.

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