what this sentences of Yokanaan refer to? "The new-born child shall put his hand upon the dragons’ lair and shall lead the lions by their manes."

in Salome by Oscar Wilde the Yokanaan say : " After me shall come another mightier than I. and then said the above sentence in question. what the above question refer to? the new born child...

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This is where Jokanaan is prophesizing the coming of the great one (not Gretzky!) This pointing to the Messiah, the child who will fear no danger or evil. He will touch dragons and lead lions by their manes.