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To dream of composite animals could indicate some confusion in sorting out what qualities we need to use in waking life. The qualities of the various animals need to be assimilated and integrated in order to progress; there are two potentials of further development. If a half-animal, half-human is seen it shows that the dreamer’s […]
Usually wild animals stand for danger, dangerous passions or dangerous people. There is a destructive force arising from the unconscious, threatening our safety. Such a dream may be a way of helping us understand and highlight particular anxieties. Dreaming of domesticating wild animals shows that we may have come to terms with our wilder, more […]
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Animal dreams can have several different meanings, depending on the specifics of your dream: Wild animals, especially if threatening, mean you feel out of control in a situation. If you tame a wild animal in a dream, you achieve success through expressing yourself honestly. If you are attacked by a vicious animal and you manage […]
Domestic animals: Comfort, familiarity, security, gentleness. Astrological parallel: Virgo Wild animals: The lower nature, the unknown, fear, danger. Astrological parallel: Aries
Carl Jung said that all wild animals indicate latent affects (feelings and emotions that we do not readily deal with). They are also symbolic of dangers (hurtful and negative things) being “swallowed” by the unconscious. The lion is a symbol of social distinction and leadership. The interpretation depends on the circumstances and the interactions with […]
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A dream of a strong, powerful, but unknown, friend; to be bitten by one, injury from a friend (Gypsy). Jung and Freud classify all dreams of animals or of being bitten by animals as erotic, or sex dreams. The mastiff is the modern symbol of loyalty, gentleness and fidelity.