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Great Spirit
Physical information




Biographical information

   Pride Landers
   Simba's pride


The Lion in the Moon

The Great Spirit is a deity. He is a mystical being who is worshiped by the lions of the Pride Lands. He is a deleted character who would have appeared in King of the Jungle.


King of the Jungle

Mufasa: They can live on grass and greens, but we can't, son. It's not the way we were made.
Simba: Who made us that way?
Mufasa: The Lion in the Moon who made us all.
Mufasa and Simba[src]

After Simba's encounter with the hyenas, the cub is feeling shaken and upset, so Sarabi takes Simba out one night to see the moon. To calm her son, she sings him a song about a lion who inhabits the moon.

The Orphaned Birds

Everyone notices him sooner or later - the Great Spirit.

The Great Spirit is a male lion who rules the animals. He seems to be a deity of sorts, as Mufasa mentions that he rules their lives. He is assumed to be the cause of Tojo's sprained leg, as Tojo is later able to take in and raise six orphaned birds.

Physical appearance

The Great Spirit is an elderly lion with a flowing, silky mane and a spotted muzzle. His eyes are white, and his nose is black.


  • The Great Spirit was intended to be the focus of a song called "The Lion in the Moon". This song was later deleted.[1]


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