The symbol meaning of Scorpion, much like its appearance, can be little foreboding. That is, if we do not have the inner eyes to see the beauty and complexity of its symbolism.
Although the symbol meaning for scorpion can appear a little harsh at first glance, when we really contemplate the Scorpion in all its wonder – then compare these meanings against the events in our own lives, we will inevitably find a common ground and learn some timely lessons from the scorpion too.
Below are a few facts on the symbol meaning for scorpion along with some cultural history and background.
A potent message the scorpion chooses to express is that of protection and/or isolation. In fact, they themselves are quite solitary – part of the reason why they symbolize In fact, many people with the scorpion as their totem tend to have brief spells of passion with a partner only to end the relationship and spend long periods content to be alone.
The Scorpion will mate in an exotic, dance of passion and control. The Scorpion sex dance is one of beauty, control, and calculation.
The female allows her new offspring to ride on her back until they shed their first exoskeleton – then her offspring leaves her – all of them going off to their lone, solitary lives – another example of intensity in relationship followed by isolation.
Defensiveness/control/protection is evident in the scorpions' appearance – which seems to say “Do not trifle with me.” One look at this magnificent creature says “back off!” does it not?
It’s true the tiniest scorpions pack the most deadly punch. That’s symbolic of big things coming in little packages.