In many cultures, Turtles symbolize luck, fertility and ancient wisdom. In Native American lore, old Grandmother Turtle is the only animal able to carry the weight of the world on her back. The World Turtle also appears in the myths of other cultures such as Hindu and Chinese.
The Turtle is associated with powers of Creation and can indicate a higher purpose in your life. This Spirit grants you inner strength, patience, and success in difficult ventures. In Feng Shui, the tortoise represents the element Water, and relates to the color black.
Turtle can represent protection and security. This animal spirit attracts good fortune and prosperity, and is auspicious for business and money. If starting new projects or life experiences, the wisdom of the past can work to your advantage.
A sign of the subconscious, Turtle helps open mystic channels of dreams, meditiation and deeper awareness. The Turtle can signify a long physical or spiritual journey.
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This animal can be lucky for travelers, artists, teachers, philosophers and scientists, and for the accumulation of both spiritual and material wealth. Turtle energy attunes to the number five (5).
This Spirit represents longevity or immortality. Not only do some sea turtles live up to 150 years, but biologically the internal organs of turtles don't degrade over time. Liver, lungs and kidneys of very old turtles look much the same as those of young turtles. This is of great interest to science in the quest for a possible "youth gene".
In alchemy, Turtle is a sign of Chaos. The Turtle can warn of a breakdown, disruption or mental block. Beware of intimidation, withdrawal or denial. Avoid taking on the burdens of others. It's not a good time for financial risks.
The Turtle Spirit asks you to seek serenity in all things. Use your energy effectively, and don't be frustrated by minor matters or events beyond your control. Remember that a period of Chaos often precedes a new dawn of Creation.
Keywords: Wisdom, Creation, Longevity, Fertility, Prosperity, Dreams, Inner Strength, Serenity, Endurance, Patience, Overcoming Challenge, Protection, Journeying, Chaos.
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