The Otter represents the feminine power within all of us. It teaches us lessons in balancing the female psyche and seeks to provide powerful and healthy relationships with others. The Otter also teaches us to develop our lighter side, and teaches us how to incorporate play and work into our lives, for a more meaningful and happy life.
The Otter is a curious animal, always seeking new discoveries and adventures. They are playful, full of life and good natured spirit. They are lovers of the water and primarily live around ocean shores, streams, lakes and ponds. They are excellent and very fast swimmers and their main diet is fish, thus their preference for living quarters close to water. They are very strong for their small size. Although they are very playful, they are shy and prefer to remain unseen; they are mostly nocturnal and seek food in the dark of night. Otter families make great fun of playing together, sliding down slick slopes into the water and playfully chasing one another.
The Otter possesses many animal virtues that are powerful and valuable and which any person would be wise to emulate or divine. One who has the power of the Otter will see enhanced powers of the feminine, balance of feminine energy; renewed faith in the human race and the ability to feel joy for others and their accomplishments.
The Playful Otter Totem possesses the following virtues:
Feminine power and balance; playfulness, curiosity, energy, sharing, joy, happiness, charm and contentment, personal magnetism, healing, prosperity and wealth, business advantage, improves ones friendship circle.
Otter Animal Pearls are said to impart their particular magical virtues to their owner. Otter Pearls are characteristic of its host animal; they possess all the playful characteristics that may be seen in the Otter itself; the feminine and curious perspective of this animal is contained within the pearl waiting for its proper owner to bestow its inner magic to that unique and fortunate individual. For century’s shamans, priestesses, wizards, witches, spiritualists and practitioners of the occult have used Otter animal pearls to transfer the powerful magical energy of the Otter to themselves and to others in need of this commanding animal magic. Otter pearls are highly sought after by any wishing to absorb Otter virtues into their lives and develop stronger mental abilities such as those embodied by this playful creature. The owner of the Otter pearl will see their lives, spiritual energy and mental clarity imbued with all of the virtues attributed to the Otter. The Otter animal totem is a strong female spirit and its magical properties are wonderful for restoring balance.