Net / Network

In a woman’s dream she will be aware of her own seductive power, whereas in a man’s dream he will be conscious of his fear of women. As old crafts die out, the physical act of netting as the old fisherwomen did has less relevance. In olden times it was said that a witch could […]

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Garlic

As a fertility symbol a full head of garlic in a woman’s dream may symbolize the testicles. In a man’s case such a dream is more about essential masculinity. You might also like to consult the entries for magic / magician, protect / protection and witch.

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Familiar

1. A feeling of déjà vu, having experienced something before—possibly in a relationship, possibly a set of behaviors. 2. Communication or a message with another level of conscious­ness. 3. Feelings of connectedness with a higher power, a “spiri­tual realm” (as in a “witch’s familiar”).

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Enchantress

The enchantress is such a strong image within both the masculine and feminine psyches that she can appear in dreams in many guises. She is the feminine principle in its binding and destroying aspect; the evil witch or the beautiful seductress. She has the power to create illusion and the ability to delude others.

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Hag

In a woman’s dream the hag will manifest either as mentor and friend or as a judgemental personality. In a man’s dream she will tend to be more of a figure of fear. In the hero’s journey he must overcome his fear and gain her blessing. Consult the entries for goddess / goddesses and witch […]

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Esoteric Figures

(Astrologers, magicians etc.) Any character within our dreams who appears to have knowledge of magical practices or similar types of knowledge is usually our first introduction to the higher self. It is as though we can only become privy to this deeper knowledge by meeting our teacher first. Also consult the individual entries for magic […]

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Hero / Heroine

The hero sets out on his quest or journey knowing that he will undergo trials and tribulations that will have him mature from a youth to a man. In dreams, aspects of that process – such as the knight’s conflict with the dragon or the witch – will often appear. The heroine or princess is […]

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Wizard

The figure of a wizard in dreams is he who has learned to use his powers of manifestation in a dispassionate manner. He is merlin, the sorcerer and the magician. As a stage on the journey to wise old man, he is a recognizable archetype. Consult the entries for alchemy, magic / magician, wand and […]

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Hyena

(Hog-like wolf) A hyena in a dream represents a fierce, an unjust and a perfidious enemy whose actions stem from the directives of an evil and an ugly old witch. If one sees himself eating the meat of a hyena in a dream, it means that he is bewitched and does not know it, though […]

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Magic / Magician

When we are using magic both in dreams and in everyday life, we are using our energy to accomplish something without effort or difficulty. We are capable of controlling the situation that we are in, to have things happen for us and to create from our own needs and wants. The figure of a magician […]

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