The Spirit Animal Directory: 100 Spirit Animals for Inner Enlightenment

The Spirit Animal Directory: 100 Spirit Animals for Inner Enlightenment

by Dawn Baumann Brunke
The Spirit Animal Directory: 100 Spirit Animals for Inner Enlightenment

The Spirit Animal Directory: 100 Spirit Animals for Inner Enlightenment

by Dawn Baumann Brunke


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Discover your spirit animal and learn to communicate with the spiritual world by unlocking the psychic tools within you.

Spirit animals provide guidance and wisdom, and can help you to lead a happier and more fulfilling life. We all have one or more spirit guides—the key is to learn how to communicate with them. From meditation techniques to keeping a dream journal, The Spirit Animal Directory reveals different systems of communication and helps you choose the one that works best for you. The directory provides:
  • an overview of 100 common spirit animals, including small and large mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, and insects among others
  • what each spirit animal symbolizes
  • what your particular spirit animal tells you about yourself
  • interactive lessons and exercises that will help you discover and understand your personal guide
  • an understanding of how to integrate knowledge of your spirit animal and what it means into your daily life
Whether you are new to the topic or already have an understanding of it, The Spirit Animal Directory can help you find and connect with your spirit guide on your path to a more rewarding life.

The Spiritual Directories series offers concise handbooks on a variety of spiritual and new age subjects. Written by experts in their fields in easy-to-understand language and beautifully presented in a visually driven format, the directories are essential guides for beginners. With practical and simple step-by-step instructions, you’ll discover how to interpret the secret languages of the universe to create a happy and positive future for yourself and others.

Other titles in this series: Astrology Directory, Chakra Directory, Crystal Directory, Fortune Telling Directory,  Tarot Directory.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780785839422
Publisher: Chartwell Books
Publication date: 12/03/2021
Series: Spiritual Directories Series , #5
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 643,562
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dawn Baumann Brunke is an author, animal communicator, and dream enthusiast. She has designed a tarot deck and written six books about connecting at deeper levels with nature, animals, self, and spirit. Her works include Animal Voices; Animal Voices, Animal Guides; Shapeshifting with Our Animal Companions; Animal Teachings; The Animal Wisdom Tarot; and Dreaming with Polar Bears. Dawn offers private consultations and group classes in animal communication. She lives with her husband, daughter, and animal friends in Alaska. For more, please visit her site at

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

Chapter 1 The Key to Inner-World Exploration 12

The Journey 14

Meditation: One Means to Travel Deep 16

The Importance of Journaling 18

Meet Your Lifelong Animal Guide 20

Dreaming 24

Meeting Spirit Animals in the Dream World 26

Waking in Your Dream, Dreaming While Awake 28

Chapter 2 The Key to Relationships and Communication 30

Establish a Connection with the Natural World 32

Communicate with Animals 36

Build Bridges 40

Notice Everything 44

Chapter 3 The Key to Clear Interpretation 48

Is it Real? 50

Shadow Animals 52

Consider Everything 56

Sample Interpretation: Hello Bear! 62

Your Dog is Not My Dog 64

Chapter 4 The Key to Spirit Animals and their Teachings 66

Large Mammals 68

Bear: Black and Brown 69

Bear: Panda 70

Bear: Polar 71

Bison/Buffalo 72

Camel 73

Cow 74

Deer 75

Elephant 76

Giraffe 77

Gorilla 78

Horse 79

Kangaroo 80

Llama 81

Lion 82

Moose 83

Puma (Cougar, Panther, and Mountain Lion) 84

Reindeer/Caribou 85

Rhinoceros 86

Tiger 87

Wolf 88

Zebra 89

Small Mammals 90

Badger 91

Bat 92

Beaver 93

Cat 94

Coyote 95

Dog 96

Fox 97

Goat 98

Monkey 99

Mouse 100

Pig 101

Porcupine 102

Prairie Dog 103

Ram 104

Rabbit 105

Raccoon 106

Skunk 107

Squirrel 108

Wolverine 109

Birds 110

Blue Jay 111

Chicken 112

Dove/Pigeon 113

Eagle 114

Flamingo 115

Goose 116

Gull 117

Hawk 118

Hummingbird 119

Ostrich 120

Owl 121

Parrot 122

Peacock 123

Pelican 124

Penguin 125

Raven 126

Robin 127

Stork 128

Swan 129

Vulture 130

Woodpecker 131

Insects & Arachnids 132

Ant 133

Bee 134

Beetle 135

Butterfly 136

Dragonfly 137

Firefly 138

Grasshopper 139

Ladybug 140

Mantis 141

Mosquito 142

Moth 143

Scorpion 143

Spider 145

Reptiles & Water Animals 146

Alligator 147

Crab 148

Dolphin 149

Frog 150

Goldfish 151

Hippopotamus 152

Jellyfish 153

Lizard 154

Manatee 155

Octopus 156

Otter 157

Salmon 158

Seahorse 159

Seal 160

Shark 161

Snail 162

Snake 163

Starfish 164

Turtle 165

Sea Turtle 166

Whale 167

Chapter 5 The Key to Integration 168

Deepening Relationship 170

Integrating Animal Guidance in Everyday Life 174

The Teachings of Turtle and Tiger: A Sample Guide to Integration 176

Conclusion 182

Glossary 184

Further Reading 187

Index 188

Credits 192

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