Dream Interpretation Jung, carl (1875-1961) | Dream Meanings


Son of a pastor, his paternal grandfather and great grandfather were physicians. He took a degree in medicine at the University of Basle, then specialised in psychiatry. In early papers he pioneered the use of word- association, and influenced research into the toxin hypothesis regarding schizophrenia. Jung’s addition to modern therapeu­tic attitudes to dream work arose out of his difference of view with Freud regarding human life. Jung felt life is a meaningful experience, with spiritual roots. His interest in alchemy, myths and legends added to the wealth of ideas he brought to his concept of the collective unconscious.

The subject of sym­bols fascinated him and he devoted more work to this than any other psychologist. He saw dream symbols, not as an attempt to veil or hide inner content, but an attempt to eluci­date and express it.

It is a way of transformation where what was formless, non-verbal and unconscious moves towards form and becoming known. In this way dreams ‘show us the unvarnished natural truth’. By giving attention to our dreams we are throwing light/upon who and what we really are—not simply who we ait/as a personality, but who we are as a phenomenon of cosmic interactions.

Jung recommended looking at a series of one’s dreams in order to develop a fuller insight into self. In this way one would see cenain themes arising again and again. Out of these we can begin to see where we are not balancing the different aspects of ourself. See abreaction; active imagination; ampli­fication; archetypes; black person; collective unconscious; compensatory theory; creativity and problem solving in dreams; dream analysis; Fromm, Erich; identity and dreams; individuation; lucidity; mandala; dream as spiritual guide; unconscious.

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Jung Carl | Dream Meaning

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Carl

Tiller of the soil; manly... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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Carl Jung On Dreams

Jung studied under the tutelage of Sigmund Freud. Their differing views on dreams and dream interpretations led to a permanent rift that led them to go their separate ways.

Like Freud, Jung believed in the existence of the unconscious. However, he didn’t see the unconscious as animalistic, instinctual, and sexual; he saw it as

more spiritual. Dreams were a way of communicating and acquainting ourselves with the unconscious. Dreams were not attempts to conceal our true feelings from the waking mind, but rather they were a window to our unconscious. They served to guide the waking self to achieve

wholeness. Dreams offered a solution to a problem we are facing in our waking life.

Jung viewed the ego as one’s sense of self and how we portray ourselves to the world. Part of Jung’s theory was that all things can be viewed as paired opposites (i.e. good/evil, male/female, or love/hate). And thus working in opposition to the ego, is the “counter-ego” or what he referred to as the shadow. The shadow represents rejected aspects of yourself that you do not wish to acknowledge. It is considered an aspect of yourself which is somewhat more primitive, uncultured, and awkward.”

He said, “Dreams are the main source of all of our knowledge about symbolism.” This means that the messages you receive from your dreams are expressed symbolically and must be interpreted to find their true meanings.

Jung says that rarely do the symbols in dreams have just one meaning. And when interpreting the messages in your dreams, he suggests going with your first hunch, relying on your intuitive abilities, before applying morerational methods of dream interpretation.

Perhaps one of the most fascinating dream theorists might be Edgar Cayce. Today, we would call him a psychic. When he was alive, he was a fascinating individual who, it appeared, could speak with the dead, make predictions about the future, and provide insight into areas where the normal person couldn’t go.... Dreampedia

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Carl Lewis

This Olympic track and field athlete won the gold medal for a record broad jump and again in the hundred- meters in Barcelona in 1988. His appearance in your dream may signal your ability to run the distance to achieve your purpose.

He was, however, disqualified for taking steroids in a later track and field event, so he may also enter a dream to warn you away from cheating to achieve your goals.... Ariadne's Book of Dream

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Carla

Endearing, beloved woman, full of grace... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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Carlin

Champion... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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Carlisle

Brave defender... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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Carlos

Noble and discerning... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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Carlos San Tana

The Latin music sensation whose fame remained constant over three decades, Carlos’s onstage performance in your dreams may signify the spiritual qualities and values of music. He may arrive as a teacher to the unmastered musician. He may bnng a message of harmony.... Ariadne's Book of Dream

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Carlotta

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Jung, Carl (1875-1961)

Son of a pastor, his paternal grandfather and great grandfather were physicians. He took a degree in medicine at the University of Basle, then specialised in psychiatry. In early papers he pioneered the use of word- association, and influenced research into the toxin hypothesis regarding schizophrenia. Jung’s addition to modern therapeu­tic attitudes to dream work arose out of his difference of view with Freud regarding human life. Jung felt life is a meaningful experience, with spiritual roots. His interest in alchemy, myths and legends added to the wealth of ideas he brought to his concept of the collective unconscious.

The subject of sym­bols fascinated him and he devoted more work to this than any other psychologist. He saw dream symbols, not as an attempt to veil or hide inner content, but an attempt to eluci­date and express it.

It is a way of transformation where what was formless, non-verbal and unconscious moves towards form and becoming known. In this way dreams ‘show us the unvarnished natural truth’. By giving attention to our dreams we are throwing light/upon who and what we really are—not simply who we ait/as a personality, but who we are as a phenomenon of cosmic interactions.

Jung recommended looking at a series of one’s dreams in order to develop a fuller insight into self. In this way one would see cenain themes arising again and again. Out of these we can begin to see where we are not balancing the different aspects of ourself. See abreaction; active imagination; ampli­fication; archetypes; black person; collective unconscious; compensatory theory; creativity and problem solving in dreams; dream analysis; Fromm, Erich; identity and dreams; individuation; lucidity; mandala; dream as spiritual guide; unconscious. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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Jungle

A place so overcome by competition that it is overwhelming; see “forest”... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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Jungle

1. Primal ways of coping, usually with relationships.

2. Risky financial matters.

3. Trouble dealing with the commer­cial world (as in “it’s a jungle out there”).

4. The unconscious mind. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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Jungle

(Forest) In a dream, a jungle means people one cannot benefit from their company. Amongthem there is an intruder, for jungles grow on plants intruding upon one another, behind which hunters hide to jump at their prey. Ifthe jungle belongs to someone, then it represents enemies one will have to fight.

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Jungle

The jungle could represent your confusing and overwhelming thoughts regarding daily life.

If you dream you are in an impenetrable jungle, your unconscious may be revealing to you the anxiety you have about a particular situation, a current difficulty, or the future.

If you find yourself freely exploring the jungle, it is a positive dream image which might be encouraging you to go new adventure and discover unexplored areas of your own psyche. See also: Forest / Woods... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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Jungle

If the jungle is Impenetrable, your subconscious may be revealing to you the anxiety you have about the future.

If you find yourself freely exploring the jungle, it may be a hint that you need a change of scene.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

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Jungle

• Eruption of urges and feelings from the unconscious —could be negative or positive depending on dream; confu­sion; area of uncivilised’ or unconscious, maybe non-social­ised, feelings and urges, therefore may contain unmet anxi­eties (snakes and lions) or sexual urges (native men and women). Idioms: law of the jungle. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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Jungle

Often points to difficulties, particularly when you have to clear your own path in the dream.

The jungle is a symbol of the working, everyday world. Frightening or intimidating situations, usually of the emotional type. See also Primeval Forest.

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Jungle

1- The jungle in dreams is an image belonging to mysticism and fairy tales. It can often represent chaos. This chaos can be either positive or negative depending on the circumstances of the dream.

It is the eruption of urges and feelings from the unconscious, perhaps from those areas which could be considered to be uncivilised. In myths the jungle symbolises an obstacle or barrier that has to be passed through in order to reach a new state of being. With this meaning it has the same significance as the enchanted forest (see Forest).

2- To be trapped in a jungle indicates that we are trapped by negative and frightening feelings from the unconscious with which we have not vet comc to terms.

To be conscious of having come through a jungle would indicate that we have passed through, and overcome, those aspects of our lives which we have never dared approach before. Psychologically, without the ordering of information that we receive, our minds can simply become a jungle of information. We need to use logic to apply order so that we can make sense of ourselves and our environment.

3- “fhe jungle can symbolise spiritual chaos due to its unpredictability. Spiritually for the dreamer it may be ‘a jungle out there’.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

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Jungle

(see Creatures by type. Forest, Trees)

The chaotic world (e.g., “it’s a jungle out there”).

The wild, untamed animal nature within each of us that desires a place where it can run freelv.

Filled with vines: Entangled situations in which almost every movement makes things worse.

Hidden hazards despite overwhelming appeal.

The heat and humidity of the jungle can metaphorically relate to feeling pressured or nervous (e.g., having “sweaty palms”).... The Language of Dreams

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Jungle

As a thick tropical forest, a jungle may signify density and mystery that you must penetrate in order to liberate yourself finally from an overgrowth of influences in your life. It may represent a wild environment with prowling animals or threats at every turn.... Ariadne's Book of Dream

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Jungle

To dream that you are in a jungle mirrors certain aspects of your personality that are repressed. Perhaps you are in a very confused state right now.

If you are lost or trapped in a jungle, this indicates that your pessimism affects the achievement of your goals. You have to come to grips with yourself and what you want to accomplish.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

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Jungle

If your dream contained a jungle you had best watch your finances for the next few weeks and not become involved with someone else’s financial problems.

If you are walking in the jungle it is a warning to cut your present romantic entanglement, especially if you are married to another, to avoid much trouble later on.... Encyclopedia of Dreams

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Jungle

Financial affairs will cause you anxiety. Economise while there is time.... Mystic Dream Book

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Jungle

Dreams of a jungle represent that your most primal feelings and urges are rising up from your unconscious to be integrated with your conscious mind, as you are connecting with your deepest desires and passions. You may be charting your way through a challenging time in your life and you are feeling out of your element. See Integration Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations

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Jungle

The jungle can symbolize spiritual chaos due to its unpredictability. It suggests a rite of passage – a journey which must be taken to reach maturity.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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Jungle

Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically, without the ordering of information that we receive, our minds can simply become a jungle of information. We need to use logic to apply order so that we can make sense of ourselves and our environment.

To be trapped in a jungle indicates that we are trapped by negative and frightening feelings from the unconscious, perhaps from those areas which could be considered to be uncivilized.

To be conscious of having come through a jungle would indicate that we have passed through, and overcome, those aspects of our lives which we have never dared approach before.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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Jungle

Material aspects: The jungle in dreams is an image belonging to mysticism and fairy tales, often representing chaos, which can be either positive or negative depending on the circumstances of the dream. In myths the jungle symbolizes an obstacle or barrier that has to be passed through in order to reach a new state of being. With this meaning it has the same significance in dreams as the enchanted forest.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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Jungle

Gives gender - specific: In a man’s dream of a jungle he is often helped by a feminine figure – his anima – in his search for a clear passage. In a woman’s dream she must frequently overcome the negative aspects of femininity before she can reveal her true identity or power.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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Jungle

The jungle in dreams represents the wild, passionate side of your personality. How you feel about the jungle in your dream indicates how comfortable you are with this side of yourself.... My Dream Interpretation

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Jungle

You are being warned to guard your resources and avoid getting involved in someone else’s financial problems if your dream featured a jungle, unless you were walking in it, in which case it indicates a foolish romantic entanglement which you would be wise to cut before it becomes a serious problem.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams

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Jungle

A jungle is a symbol of the unconscious. Its wild inhabitants are probably neglected, disorderly, possibly mutinous ‘animal’ or instinctual drives, and repressed guilt-feelings and fears.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols

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Jungle

Enormous growth. So much happening it’s hard to assimilate it all.... The Dream Books Symbols

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Jungle

A jungle symbolizes the subconscious. Its animals, your most primitive and indomitable instincts. You should pay attention to the elements that appear in the oneiric scene to obtain the correct interpretation.

If you are lost in the jungle, the dream foretells problems. In case you encounter the way to exit the jungle, the problems will vanish.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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Jungle

This is a symbol for exotic, foreign territory, off the beaten path. By definition, a jungle is any land that is densely vegetative and essentially impenetrable by standard means. Only found in tropical climates, these vast, moisture-laden habitats are isolated, mysterious, and, for most Westerners, completely foreign to our civilized mentality. This can make for a romantic view of such a setting in a dream.

If the jungle atmosphere in your dream evoked a sense of wonder and enchantment, you may be tapping into some new and interesting territory in some area of your life.

The flip side of this coin would be this image expressing a desire for experiences that are new and different. Your dream could be a request for life to bring you a taste of the exotic. Jungle terrain can be quite inhospitable; with everything from deadly animals to insects carrying disease, your life could be in peril in such a place.

If this is the case, you will want to find an association with your waking life where a sense of isolation or foreign sensibility may be causing you fear or stress.

The rainforests are the lungs of Mother Earth and are responsible for much of the oxygen that is released into our atmosphere. As we continue to decimate these precious resources, we put our very existence in jeopardy. Whether you consider yourself an advocate for saving the rainforests or not, you are connected to every inch of our planet through the collective unconscious. Your dream may be representing the callous destruction of resources, both globally and in your personal life. Consider both when forming your interpretation.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams

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Jungle

The wild parts of the dreamer’s personality that may have been inhibited by social conditioning may express themselves in dreams of the jungle or the wild. (See also Forest).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia

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Jungle

Dreams of jungles often appear when you are pressured at work. As a more savage and untamed version of the forest, the jungle—with its creepers, wild animals and carnivorous plants—is a metaphor for the tough and confusing instincts lurking in the unconscious. It can often symbolize chaos, as in ‘a jungle out there’, and this chaos can be either positive or negative, depending on the interpretation of the dream. The jungle represents your unconscious urges, those areas of yourself that remain uncivilized and which need to be tamed if you are to move forward with your life.

If you are trapped in the forest in your dream, this indicates that you are feeling trapped by negativity and fear; but if you are surviving happily in your dream jungle, you have overcome your fears and made sense of yourself and your environment. See also NATURE AND THE SEASONS.... The Element Encyclopedia

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Jungle Gym

Playing around ... Christian Dream Symbols

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Jungle Gym

Dreams of a jungle gym symbolize freedom, play, and that you would be wise to allow your inner child to go wild. Because, when you do, your inner child will lead you through the jungle of your mind to your greatest solutions and insights.... Strangest Dream Explanations

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Jungle, Rain Forest

Vision: Being in a jungle: life is pretty chaotic right now—you don’t know where to go and are fighting a bitter battle.

Depth Psychology: The jungle is a symbol of confusion and uncertainty, but also of living conditions in a big city. Are you confused right now? Angry about someone’s unpredictability? Are you unsure today about what will happen tomorrow? Are you unpredictable? Has life in the big city become too much, too nerve racking, too confusing? Is it a jungle out there? Which describes your present situation?... Dreamers Dictionary

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Jung’s First Dream

Jung himself apparently went through a difficult separation from his mother in early childhood that had repercussions for his social health later in life. Jung’s mother was said to have experienced a depressive illness at this time, which resulted in a separation of several months from Jung when he was three years old. In her absence, Jung was cared for by his aunt but he was troubled by the separation and his anxiety is reflected in the lack of maternal protectiveness in a dream he recalled from this period and published in his autobiographical Memories, Dreams, Reflections. As well as his relationship to his mother, this dream—which occurred when Jung was just three or four years old—reveals much about his family, culture and life, as well as about his relationship with his mother and father.

‘In the dream I was in this meadow. Suddenly I discovered a dark, rectangular, stone-lined hole in the ground. I had never seen it before. I ran forward curiously and peered down into it. Then I saw a stone stairway leading down. Hesitantly and fearfully, I descended. At the bottom was a doorway with a round arch, closed off by a green curtain. It was a big, heavy curtain of worked stuff like brocade, and it looked very sumptuous. Curious to see what might be hidden behind, I pushed it aside. I saw before me in the dim light a rectangular chamber about thirty feet long. The ceiling was arched and of hewn stone. The floor was laid with flagstones, and in the center a red carpet ran from the entrance to a low platform. On this platform stood a wonderfully rich golden throne. I am not certain, but perhaps a red cushion lay on the seat. It was a magnificent throne, a real king’s throne in a fairy tale. Something was standing on it which I thought at first was a tree trunk twelve to fifteen feet high and about one and a half to two feet thick. It was a huge thing, reaching almost to the ceiling. But it was of a curious composition: it was made of skin and naked flesh, and on top there was something like a rounded head with no face and no hair. On the very top of the head was a single eye, gazing motionlessly upward.

It was fairly light in the room, although there were no windows and no apparent source of light. Above the head, however, was an aura of brightness. The thing did not move, yet I had the feeling that it might at any moment crawl off the throne like a worm and creep toward me. I was paralyzed with terror. At that moment I heard from outside and above me my mother’s voice. She called out, “Yes, just look at him.

That is the man-eater!” That intensified my terror still more, and I awoke sweating and scared to death…

Later in his life Jung wrote the following about his reaction to this childhood dream. ‘From then on I always felt mistrustful when the word “love” was spoken. The feeling I associated with “woman” was for a long time of innate unreliability. Father on the other hand meant reliability and powerlessness.’... The Element Encyclopedia

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Primeval Forest / Jungle

A place that is generally inaccessible, representing the unconscious and physical drives.

A symbol of strength and vitality, but also the danger of falling prey to drives and urges. It may point to more discipline, or challenges to live out physical urges more clearly. See Maze.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

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Scarlet

Bright red is the sign of going through a fiery trial... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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Scarlet Fever

To dream of scarlet fever, foretells you are in danger of sickness, or in the power of an enemy.

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The Freud And Jung Revolution

‘Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy.’
Sigmund Freud

Austrian psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud (1858-1939) opened the door to the scientific study of dreams with his book, The Interpretation of Dreams (1900). In a relatively prudish age, he caused general outrage with his controversial theory that dreams are wish-fulfillment fantasies that have their origins in our infantile urges, in particular our sexual desires.

Freud believed that the human mind is made up of the id, the primitive or unconscious mind; the ego, the conscious mind which regulates the id’s antisocial instincts with a self-defense mechanism, and the superego, which is the consciousness that in turn supervises and modifies the ego. According to Freud, the id is controlled by the pleasure principle (the urge to gratify its needs) and the instinct that the ego finds hardest to manage is the sexual drive first awakened in childhood. The id comes to prominence in dreams, when it expresses in symbolic language the urges repressed when we are awake. Symbols are used, because if these drives were expressed literally, the ego would be shocked into waking up. To successfully interpret a dream the symbols need to be uncovered and their true meaning discovered. The way that Freud suggested doing this was a technique called ‘free association’ or spontaneously expressing the responses that immediately spring to mind when certain words relating to the dream are put forward. The aim is to limit interference from the ego to discover the dreamer’s unconscious instincts.

Swiss analytical psychologist Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1965), although an initial supporter of Freud’s ideas, could never fully agree with them. He felt there was far more to dreams than hidden sexual frustration and put forward the theory of the ‘collective unconscious’: a storehouse of inherited patterns of experiences and instincts common to humans and expressed in dreams in universal symbols, which he called ‘archetypes’. According to Jungian theory, the psyche is made up of the personal unconscious and the collective unconscious, and when a symbol appears in a dream, it is important to decide whether it relates to us personally or is an archetype. The way Jung suggested we do this is by a technique called ‘direct association’, i.e. concentrating only on the dream symbol when you think about the qualities associated with it.

Jung speculated that the unconscious mind projected dream symbols in an attempt to bring the conscious and unconscious mind into a state of balance he called ‘individuation’. According to his theory, the only way the unconscious mind can express itself fully is in dreams, so it will flood our dreams with symbolic messages that reflect our current progress in waking life. These messages can bring comfort and guidance, or bring repressed urges to the fore, but their aim is the same—to lead to our fulfillment. However, before we can benefit from such intuitive wisdom, we first of all need to understand the language of symbols.... Dreampedia

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