Hexagram

Technically, according to the chinese system of i-ching, the hexagram is a figure of six lines on top of one another. Broadly, the three at the top represent the spiritual world and the three at the bottom the physical. These two forces unite together and seem to exert a profound influence in the ordinary world. […]

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Kite

A kite represents our need for, or recognition of, forthcoming spiritual freedom. In chinese lore, the kite symbolized the wind. We need to be free of constraints and to be ‘pulling our own strings’, while remaining grounded. The bird of prey also soars with the wind, and again represents freedom.

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Frog

The frog is a well-known symbol of transformation and transmutation. The chinese money frog in feng shui (literally the science of wind and water) is a mythical creature, which is said to appear every full moon near homes that will receive good news of increased wealth or monetary gain. For this reason many homes will […]

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Keys

A dream of coldness and hindrances to travelers. Fortunate for managers of other people’s affairs; to dream of giving a key augurs marriage; to receive one, honor and confidence; many keys denote wealth; to lose keys denotes anger and misfortune (Gypsy). A talisman of power, sagacity and foresight. Christ speaks of the key of knowledge […]

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Hexagram

When spiritually we attempt to reconcile two energies – the spiritual and the physical, or the active and the passive – we may experience that union in dreams in the form of patterns. One significant group of patterns are the hexagrams, said to have been discovered on a tortoise shell by an ancient chinese sage. […]

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Dragon

Dreaming of a dragon depends greatly on the individual’s attitude towards such creatures. In British mythology, dragons were viewed as fearsome and dangerous beasts, while in Chinese tradition dragons were considered harbingers of good luck. Therefore, it is important that the dreamer recall the circumstances of the dream. If the dream was dark and ominous, […]

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Horns

Horns in a dream suggest superiority, either earned or conferred. It is interesting that horns are supposed to bestow the powers of the animal on the wearer. In pagan times, as well as some tribes today, the donning of horns signifies a particularly senior position within the tribe. Often the wearer is a shaman who, […]

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Position

When any direction is indicated or particularly noticeable in a dream, we need to consider the esoteric implications and how these are applicable in our everyday lives. Based on the chinese method of interpretation and used by those systems of belief that adhere to the natural forces, the points of the compass can be read […]

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Mercury (Hermes)

As a metal, mercury is a universal alchemical symbol representing the yin. It is the symbol of the passive and the undifferentiated state which may be found deep within the psyche. Chinese refer to it as “liquid silver” and it corresponds to the dragon and to bodily fluids of blood, semen, water and, at times, […]

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Mercury (Hermes)

As a metal, mercury is a universal alchemical symbol representing the yin. It is the symbol of the passive and the undifferentiated state which may be found deep within the psyche. Chinese refer to it as “liquid silver” and it corresponds to the dragon and to bodily fluids of blood, semen, water and, at times, […]

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