The Panther is a very ancient and powerful spirit guide. Its power includes astral travel, guardian energy, symbol of the feminine, death and rebirth, understanding of death, and reclaiming one’s Power.
When the panther animal totem comes to us (whether it be in the form of images or real sightings) we must begin paying attention to the strength of our inner being – our internal fortitude, and the condition of our spiritual strength and valor.
Panthers also beckon us to consider our darker side—analyze this side of ourselves and determine its motivation. The Black Panther animal totem asks you these questions:
What is your Shadow Self attempting to tell you?
Are your passions assisting or hindering you at this time?
Are you still on the accurate spiritual path for yourself?
Are you choosing to suppress latent desires?
Are you choosing to put others requirements before your own to the point of self-disregard?
Are you choosing to be mindful of your movements, both physical and sensational?
Are you choosing to be defensive? Who or what are you protecting and why?