To dream of a lion, signifies that a great force is driving you.
If you subdue the lion, you will be victorious in any engagement. If it overpowers you, then you will be open to the successful attacks of enemies.
To see caged lions, denotes that your success depends upon your ability to cope with opposition.
To see a man controlling a lion in its cage, or out denotes success in business and great mental power. You will be favorably regarded by women.
To see young lions, denotes new enterprises, which will bring success if properly attended. For a young woman to dream of young lions, denotes new and fascinating lovers.
To see a lion’s head over you, showing his teeth by snarls, you are threatened with defeat in your upward rise to power. To see a lion’s skin, denotes a rise to fortune and happiness.
To ride one, denotes courage and persistency in surmounting difficulties. To dream you are defending your children from a lion with a pen-knife, foretells enemies will threaten to overpower you, and will well nigh succeed if you allow any artfulness to persuade you for a moment from duty and business obligations.
To see a lioness in your dream represents your maternal instincts. You will go to great lengths to protect your loved ones and your interests. Dreaming of an attacking lioness suggests that your personal space is being invaded; someone or something is threatening your family circle.
To see or dream that you are a lion tamer suggests that you are able to keep your aggression and strength in check.
To see a mountain lion in your dream represents lurking danger, aggression and raw emotions. You need to keep your attitude and emotions in check. Alternatively, the mountain lion symbolizes pride and grace.