Wolf Mandala Symbol
Wolf mandalas symbolize resourcefulness, forward movement, continued efforts to evolve and the prudent use of resources. It imparts an ability to evaluate and adapt to any new situation that may arise as you move forward through your life. The wolf spirit animal is extremely intuitive. He reads your mind to anticipate your next move so he can help guide you.
The totem wolf symbolizes loyalty to family, friends and partners. Wolves are pack animals who are fiercely loyal and protective against outsiders, or outside influences, that mean harm. The wolf is also a teacher. He helps you draw on your inner wisdom and intuition so you can more easily see what’s best for you. Your ability to recognize people and situations that should be avoided is enhanced by the wolf so that you may move forward on your journey more safely and successfully.
The howling wolf emblem, as opposed to the looking or quietly moving wolf mandala, has two significant meanings. The wolf howling at the moon may be about asking for guidance from the Great Spirit. He may be searching for mystical insight to find the best path to his desired goals. This wolf totem is particularly useful when you are doing the same. The howling wolf will strengthen your efforts. It may also represent the wolf’s claim on his territory. Wolves howl to let others know that he is there and they are not allowed to enter.
The Celtic wolf mandala represents the powers of the moon. In ancient Celtic lore, the wolf hunted the sun to consume it at sunset. By consuming the sun, the Celtic wolf was clearing the way for the moon to rise in the sky.
Wolf mandala images represent people born between February 19 and March 20 in the Native American Zodiac. People born under this sign are passionate and emotional. They are “the lovers” in the Native American Zodiac. These folks need love but they need their space. They are loyal but fiercely independent. When they are away from their loving, nurturing environment for too long, they tend to become impractical, obsessive, recalcitrant and vindictive.
Other mandala animals with similar symbolism are the fox and lion. They, too, represent loyalty, leadership, intuition and passion. The lion and red fox are solar symbols; however, the lioness is a nocturnal symbol like the wolf.