Animal Totems: Elk

The elk is one of those animals that have great strength and stamina. It is called wapiti by the Shawnee Indians and Elk by the Europeans which means “small moose.” They live in large herds and are seldom seen alone.

The male Elk is called a bull and is seen as the king of the forest. The female Elk is called a cow and is seen as the muse. It has the ability to bring inspiration, intuition and magic needed by the male which he uses as a source of his strength and faith in order to fulfill the vision of the herd.

Meaning Of The Elk

One of the most important meanings we can find in the Elk is its stamina. It’s no secret that Elks are capable of running long distances in the forest. Therefore, this animal is one that possesses huge stamina. If you have the Elk as your spirit animal and you have recently started an important project, remember to pace on it and to keep your level of stamina and energy up to that point when you have finished the project.

The Elk As Animal Totem

People who have the Elk as their animal totem may lack fair judgment and tend to be subjective. Controlling this behavior is necessary in order to prevent any negative impacts.

On the other hand, meditating on the Elk means honor, respect, and positive self-image. Choosing the Elk as your animal totem means you only want nothing but the best. Elks believe in themselves. Sometimes, they are torn between their personal life and their career. Furthermore, they like doing everything for their own good.

The Elk As An Astrology And Zodiac Symbol

According to the Native American horoscope, Elk people are strong, proud and handsome who can also be aggressive when they feel being challenged. They are very industrious and may find a sense of security through possession. Moreover, they are keen on discovering and possessing something which they believe has a lasting value.

Elk Dreams

Seeing the Elk in your dream is a symbol of power and strength. It can also mean that you ought to spend more time with the ones that you love. No matter how many things you need to do, you should make an effort to find some time for your friends. Elk dream could also mean a change of your lifestyle. It may be an indication that it’s time for you start eating healthy foods and doing some exercise.

However, there are also negative interpretations of Elk dreams. At times, they could mean a representation of problems and troubles that are coming your way. You can easily overcome them by being confident and determined. You need to believe more in yourself and that giving up should not be an option even when the situation may be difficult.


The Elk Personality’s Career

With the Elk’s natural desire to stay within the pack and their unique character that is described as being energetic, people under this animal totem can be successful in careers such as Sales Manager, HR Professional, Trainer/Corporate Coach, Public Relations Specialist and Advertising Executive.

Likewise, the Elk’s independence and skills in problem solving make them perfect for certain job roles such as Economist, College Professor, Architect, Financial Analyst, Computer Programmer and Software Designer.

Symbolic And Character Meaning

Here is a quick word list to give an overview of the Elk’s symbolic and character meaning.

1. sensual
2. nobility
3. purification
4. independence
5. majestic
6. pride
7. agility
8. strength
9. stamina
10. community
11. success
12. courage
13. protection
14. transformation
15. energy
16. aggression
17. regal
18. integrity
19. dignity
20. soothsayer
21. vision of fulfillment
22. stubbornness
23. freedom
24. power
25. handsome

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