The Dragon Totem
The Dragon has so much mystique, lore and legend surrounding it, that it is impossible to describe them all them all with any brevity. This mighty and noble creature has been the inspiration of an immeasurable quantity of books, poems, songs, artwork, paintings and movies. Man has never lost his interest in Dragon mythology and lore. In fact, rather than interest in this creature slowing down over thousands of years, it has only increased. The likeness of the Dragon can be found in a varied and innumerable selection of art, jewelry, statues and clothing. Few are immune to the mystery and lure of the elusive and majestic Dragon. Many cultures and tribes recognize the Dragon as the magical and majestic creature it is and either honor and respect it or fear and evade it. One thing is for certain the Dragon is one of the most fascinating and mysterious of all the Totems, as well as one of the most magically powerful.
The Dragon is has many names and aspects; countless colors, characteristics and personalities. Some have wings, can fly, and breathe fire; these prefer to live on the land, in large caves or caverns. Others, usually of Eastern origin, have gills, dwell in the sea and are said to be able to transport themselves to heaven and back at will. Following are some characteristics and virtues of the elemental Dragons: The Fire Dragon which represents leadership, inner fire, vitality and mastery. The Air Dragon which represents inspiration, vitality, intellect, respect, insight and illumination. The Water Dragon who’s virtues include, passion, depth, courage, ability to face the past without fear, and compassion, and the Earth Dragon which gives the power of realizing potential, acquiring riches, and grounding ones energy in order to harness it.
Dragons offer strong protection from evil, from all directions, North, South, East, West, Above, and Below. They have always been associated with metaphysics and alchemy. Magic, mystery and majesty are only a few of the Totem virtues of the mighty Dragon. All continents of the world have their own legends, myths and beliefs about the Dragon; however, they originated in the East, in China and Japan, and are still honored in those regions to this day. Some of the many cultures and countries that have a deep historical connection with the Dragon are the Chinese, Japanese, The Celts, American Indians, and Europeans.
Buddhist legend tells that Apalala a Water Dragon was converted to Buddhism by the Buddha himself. In Sanskrit the word Naga means Dragon or Serpent. The Oxford Dictionary defines the “Dragon Stone” as a stone taken from the brain of the Dragon; this stone contains a historical collection of Dragon lore and legend.
The Dragon 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 Dragon will see enhanced business success, personal happiness, long-life, and the ability to protect oneself from evil.
The Majestic Dragon Totem possesses the following virtues:
Leadership, magical prowess, vitality, mastery, insight, divine illumination, protection from outside evil forces from all directions, grounded energy, fulfillment of potential, inspiration, longevity, personal happiness, greatly increased riches, infinite wisdom, luminous beauty, majesty, indomitable spirit and strength, invisibility, power of transformation and metaphysical knowledge.
Dragon Pearls and Stones are said to impart their particular magical virtues to their owner. Dragon Pearls are characteristic of its host; they possess all the magnificent characteristics that may be seen in the Dragon itself; the magical and supernatural perspective of the Dragon is contained within the pearl waiting for a suitable owner to bestow its inner magic to. One who possesses a Dragon Pearl or Stone is indeed a unique and fortunate individual.
For century’s shamans, priestesses, wizards, witches, spiritualists and practitioners of the occult have used Dragon Pearls and Stones to transfer the powerful magical energy of the Dragon to themselves and to others in need of this superior magic. Dragon pearls are highly sought after by any wishing to absorb Dragon virtues into their lives and develop stronger mental abilities such as those embodied by this Mystical and Magical Creature. The owner of a Dragon pearl will see their lives, spiritual energy and mental clarity imbued with all of the virtues attributed to the Dragon. The Dragon totem is a powerful spirit and its supernatural properties are the most influential of all totems. Creation and magic, treasures from within and without, and so much more can be integrated into the spirit of the possessor of this magnificent Pearl and the Dragon totem.
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