Having dreams about the black panther carry different interpretations that may vary depending on the details included in the dream. One way or another, though, it’ll always involve elements such as secrets, mysteries or the occult, as well as hint at inner strength and determination.
In this article, we’ll explore the different symbolisms lurking behind this shadowy animal.
Having a dream about the black panther walking around your dream in the background is a great omen.
This is especially true if you see it in its natural environment: the jungle.
The panther represents, in this case, a lack of fear when facing the obstacles that will arise in your path, so you’ll be able to bravely defeat both your fears and rivals.
This is a strange and unique dream, as usually the black panther either is seen in some other setting or interacts with you during your dream. It holding a distance shouldn’t be sensed as a bad sign, but quite the opposite.
If you have been postponing making a big decision, then this is the right time to finally jump to action and make up your mind. It’s the ideal moment to take a chance on your dreams as you’ll be sure to emerge victorious from any and all obstacles you might encounter.
Seeing a black panther might also mean you have been allowing fear and anxiety to take over your thoughts, and that it’s time to stop allowing it to get the best of you. You are a strong and willful person who has enough inner strength to face your concerns.
If you fall due to obstacles in your path, don’t forget to stand right back up and try once again, as this dream is a sign you’ll end up succeeding.
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Attacked by a panther
If during your dream you are attacked by a black panther, then this means there is a person who has been spreading nasty rumors about you.
It’s important you try and discover who this person is, as the gossip will only continue to grow unless you confront your rival. Look for someone you would not usually trust, and maybe even someone you are forced to spend time with even if you don’t particularly like them. Perhaps it’s a coworker or a neighbor.
Try to think back and figure out who is holding a grudge against you. If you feel it’s deserved, then apologize and try to create a connection to this person: They’ll most likely stop after feeling the problem has been solved. If there isn’t any motivation for this behavior, then you’ll need to find a firmer approach.
If during the dream you kill the panther, then this means you’ll manage to clear your name of all slander with little to no struggle. If the black panther is the one to murder you, or harms you harshly, then this means you’ll have a hard time getting others to believe your version of events.
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Stalked by a panther
Having a dream about the black panther stalking you and moving closer to you, but not outright attacking you, this is still a bad sign.
It means that a manipulative person in your life is holding secrets from you, and unless unmasked, they will bring you great harm, even if they don’t intend to. It’s important you get those around you to trust you so that you may clear the air of all harmful secrets.
Seeing a prowling panther growling at you and showing its fangs, then this means the problem will be coming from your work life instead of your personal life. Try and think back on any mistakes you might have committed lately and try to fix them before it’s too late to do anything about it.
This dream might also imply that someone is sending negative energies your way, so a good cleansing might be in order. It’s also a good idea to make sure your loved ones aren’t keeping grudges against you, as these energies will only become darker and more negative in the long run. Sitting down and talking about the unspoken issues might solve this problem altogether.
If instead of acting aggressive or aloof, the black panther acts friendly or even playful towards you, then this is a great sign and means you’ll soon be welcoming good luck into your life.
Having a panther act like a domestic cat around you, such as purring and allowing you to pet it, then this means you’ll soon be receiving a piece of unexpected good news. This is probably a secret someone has been keeping from you. They have finally gathered the courage to speak to you about it, but it will undoubtedly good news, such as a pregnancy, a trip or any other situation that brings big changes into your life.
If the panther rubs its body against your feet or legs, then this implies you’ll receive good news at work. It might be a raise, a promotion or perhaps an opportunity to continue growing professionally. If you are not satisfied with your current job, this dream indicates you’ll soon be getting a better job offer.
The black panther also holds other meanings that can be highly relevant depending on different aspects of your dreams.
They represent balance, power, and self-reliance, showing you that your true strength comes from within and you should stop trying to find it in others. By being confident in your own skills, you’ll be far more likely to succeed.
It’s also linked to shadows, beauty, and grace, so seeing it moving in and out of the darkness might mean you’ll soon meet a mysterious and elegant person who’ll you be enthralled by. Be wary of this man or woman, as they’ll bring bad news in the long run. It’s better to admire their beauty from a distance and avoid the harm they might cause after a while.