Power, Magic, Messenger
Animal Totem Definitions
Hawk is the messenger, the protector and the visionaries of the Air. It
holds the key to higher levels of consciousness. This totem awakens
vision and inspires a creative life purpose. A Hawk totem is filled
with responsibility because Hawk people seek the overall view. Be
careful not to become caught up in the details; step back (or fly high)
so you can see the big picture. Observe and study your surroundings and
work on accepting things the way they are, rather than forcing change.
Soar high above the mundane and everyday problems and find the peace
and power that comes from having a Hawk totem.
A Red-Tailed Hawk totem is special. It has direct ties to the
Kundalini, the seat of primal life force. It is associated with the
base chakra. If you have this Totem, you will be aware of and work
towards fulfilling your soul's purpose. It reflects a greater intensity
of energy within your life: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual
forces will all be strong within you. The Red-Tail Hawk is a permanent
totem -- it will always be with you. It is associated with the Tarot
card Temperance. This card represents the teaching of higher
expressions of psychic ability and vision.
Hawk teaches visionary power and clear sight with strong observation
habits while using patience. He is a sign showing how to ride the winds
of change, creativity and the power to surrender oneself to Spirit's
guidance. Hawk clarifies reality and reiterates that one is on the
correct life path. He aids in truth and illumination, gives a sense of
guardianship and watchfulness and reiterates wise and important of
opportunities are opening up. His swiftness, wisdom, leadership and
strength in actions will guide with honor, integrity with grace and
beauty. He will show how to see more in life from a higher perspective
of truth. Hawk will show you how to fulfill your soul's purpose. Be
ready for a greater intensity to life for Hawk will guide you in the
mind, body and spiritual aspects of your journey.