(1) Anticlockwise movement, being contrary to the sun’s motion, may signify that you are going against (your) nature, taking a wrong direction, pursuing a wrong path in life.
(2) Going towards the left, which you would be doing if you were following an anticlockwise curve, may signify moving over from a cerebral to a more intuitive or instinctive approach to life.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
An archetype of the wise old man as a guide for life’s journey. Particularly in women’s dreams, it is the expression of a longing for positive masculinity and “the better” father.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Dreams of a wise man or woman symbolize guidance, an enlightened message and connection to your inner crone, witch, grandmother, grandfather, sorcerer, goddess, or guru. See Prophetic Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about a “wise man ‘: first remember that wisdom has nothing to do with intelligence but is born of inner strength.
The dream asks you to make use of this strength so that you can live more effectively. It could also indicate that you are already living in harmony with your inner wisdom. See Guru.... Dreamers Dictionary
(1) A Wise Old Man. figure mav appear in a man’s dream, a Wise Old Woman in a woman’s dream. The Wise Old Man may take various forms: for example, old bearded man, guru, priest or prophet, king, magician, teacher. The Wise Old Woman may appear as Earth Mother /
Great Goddess, Mother Church, priestess or prophetess, teacher. Attend to whatever this figure tells you in dreams: the result could be a transformation of your personality and your life, in tune with your true self.
(2) Such figures Jung called ‘mana personalities’. Mana denotes awesome, mysterious power associated with gods but also with natural phenomena and extraordinary human skills, genius, holiness, psychic powers and supranormal knowledge. These figures may therefore be frightening.
If you find them too frightening, consult a (Jungian) therapist. People may let themselves be ‘possessed’ - taken over - by the Wise Old Man / Woman and become insufferably domineering, self- important and opinionated. Alternatively, failure to acknowledge the ‘divine’ wisdom and power within yourself may lead you to project it on to some authoritarian - but not necessarily authoritative - public figure, or guru, or personal acquaintance. Whatever such a mana figure says to you in a dream will be extremely important and will almost certainly open up a new dimension of life for you.
(3) Should the Wise Old Woman appear in a man’s dream or the Wise Old Man in a woman’s dream, it may be the anima / animus that is being represented (for anima / animus, see Brother / Sister, sections (4)-(6)).... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Whether it be a man or a woman, a wise old person is a symbol of deep suitable “authority,” in contrast with the sometimes arbitrary authority of some of our social institutions.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
To dream of wise animals suggests important information from your intuition or inner wisdom. This intuitive wisdom is within every one of us and the result of thousands of years of life experience. Many cultures all over the world represent great wisdom and holiness as animals or animal-headed beings. To dream that animals can talk represents a wisdom inside yourself that is innocent and simple. It could also represent your potential to be all that you can be.... The Element Encyclopedia
If you dream that a wise scholar lectures you, it is trying to say that you are in a period of growth and intellectual development. In case the professor figure inspires respect and admiration, the image suggests emotional maturity and balance. You should listen to the advice that the dream gives you.
It is your subconscious guiding you. (See ABBOTT, GRANDFATHER, ACADEMY, AUTHORITY, LIBRARY, and HERMIT)
For some oracles, this dream foretells that you will receive news soon.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams