Leopard Dream Meaning

A leopard sits on a cliffside against a shining sun.

Similar Dreams: Zoo, Cat, Jungle, Elephant, Zebra

A leopard is one of the most powerful animals in the world, and when you see one in your dream the latent meaning is to harness the power of this animal.

The leopard may be coming to you in your dream with a message, in which case you will likely learn what that message is through the dream content or your associated feelings.

All big cats in dreams have a similar meaning. They represent courage, passion, anger, speed, vigilance, and in the more negative spectrum, cruelty, and contempt.

If a leopard appears in your dream it is an indication that these emotions and abilities are affecting you in waking life, or it is time to harness these qualities.

Dreaming About Seeing A Leopard Hunting

If you see the leopard in your dream performing an action, like hunting or going in for a kill, you may have someone in your life that is acting as the leopard in your life.

Do you make eye contact with the leopard in your dream? If not, there may be someone around you that can not be trusted.

Examine the events in your life in the recent past and in all likelihood if the leopard in your life is not a good one, you will know through reflection exactly who it is that needs to be managed or dealt with.

Have you had this dream more than once? Check out the meaning of recurring dreams.

Want more? Get more dream interpretations in the Astrology Answers Dream Dictionary.

Dreaming About Seeing Leopard Spots

If you dream that the leopard’s spots are especially prominent, this indicates that you may be seeing a threat that is not actually present. You may feel the to be vigilance and watchful when there isn’t actually a leopard, only spots.

Just like seeing spots that aren’t actually there, these spots highlight the ‘eyes’ that you feel on yourself and the pressure you may be feeling from this perceived predator. A leopard is known for its keen watchful eye and that’s why this dream chooses this create to convey over vigilance.

Dreaming About A Wounded Leopard

If you dream about a wounded leopard in your dream it indicates that the qualities you need at this time are being repressed, stifled, or ignored by your waking self.

What in your life requires you to be brave or watchful? What requires you to be courageous or brave? Are your passions being given the full attention they need?

Conversely, this can also mean that your negative qualities are overpowering you. Are you being cruel or tyrannical towards another? Are you treating anyone with contempt?

Learn more about Dream Interpretation here.

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