Panda


Panda Symbolism

The panda is a symbol of gentleness and strength. The general meanings associated with this animal are:

  • Gentle strength
  • Peace
  • Good luck, positive outlook on life
  • Connection with Eastern wisdom

The symbolism of the panda also encompasses personal and spiritual qualities, such as:

  • Integration of polarized aspects of yourself, such as feminine and masculine energies
  • Heart-centered energy, nurturing ability
  • Importance of emotions
  • Calm determination, ability to take time to reach your goals
  • Importance of private space and personal boundaries

The panda spirit animal and emotional personality

Those who have the panda as spirit animal can be very sensitive and easily prone to emotional ups and downs. This animal is characterized by its very high sensitivity to its surroundings and can quickly become stressed when there is too much movement or noise around. If you identify with the panda totem, you’re likely very aware of your environment and the energies around you. While this is a useful quality, make sure your learn how to keep your emotional balance.

The panda totem, a teacher about the importance of personal boundaries

The panda spirit animal reminds us of the importance of establishing healthy personal boundaries to feel at ease and safe in the world. This animal lives a solitary life during its most of its existence. By affinity with this spirit animal, you may feel you need to keep your distance in order to feel comfortable in social settings or in relationship. The message of wisdom of the panda also emphasizes the importance of feeling at ease with ourselves, whether we are alone or with other people.

Panda lifestyle and material comfort

The panda had to adapt its food intake to its particularly short digestive system by eating during most of the day large amount of bamboo. It is known for its high consumption of bamboo, up to 40 pounds per day. By affinity with this animal, you may be inclined to rely on the accumulation of material sources for comfort.

If the panda is your spirit animal, you may find that you put a lot of importance on your material comfort, whether by making sure you have enough to meet your immediate needs or by ensuring your long term sustenance. Be mindful of the tendency to accumulate for the sake of accumulating.

The spirit of the Panda and the art of nurturing

When the panda shows up in your life, it may be time to nurture yourself or others more carefully. What are the sources of nourishment and nurturance in your everyday life? Do you cultivate what makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside? Do you give or receive enough nurturing?

The panda is symbolic of heart-centered energy and its spirit attends to the aspects of our life associated with cherishing and cultivating gentleness and loving care.

The Panda, a symbol of gentle strength

The totem of the panda has affinities with bear energy. Despite its gentle appearances, it is a strong animal with an unstoppable determination. Like the bear, it provides powerful support for those who need courage and steadiness in their endeavors. Those with the panda totem tend to be able to be firm and gentle at the same time and demonstrate a gentle strength in any circumstance.

Wisdom of the Panda: Be calm and steady

The wisdom of the panda teaches us to move through life calmly and with determination. You can call this spirit animal to help you maintain a steady pace and direction. In the Eastern culture, this animal is symbol of peace and harmonious resolution of conflict. The panda is of great support to get of tricky situations peacefully.