We trust you will both enjoy, and learn from, your personal Journey. Integral objects — furniture, food and drink, symbolic imagery. When we learn to contrast and compare the two systems through the use of dream manipulation and meditation, we open up a whole new world. Simple and unambiguous, the illustrations are ideal for anyone new to Tarot and the method of dream interpretation we explore in this book because they are simple to interpret, and first class as tools to work with in enhancing your understanding of your dream content. Pamela Ball is the doyenne of dream interpretation. Deeper meditation on the illustrations or the cards gives a depth of understanding and perception that it is probably not possible to achieve in any other way.
The second section of the book explores the subject of Dream Management, which could be considered to be the bridge between Tarot and dreams. The oracle's promptings come to us in dreams, often obscured by archaic, mythological or magical references. A resumé of the key features of each card makes a useful quick reference. Harnessing the daydreaming mind as it idles, creating ideal scenarios through visualization, meditating on the outcome and learning to manipulate that outcome are all invaluable in the conscious understanding of the Dream Oracle. With the invention of the printing press, they became much more readily available, and unfortunately degenerated into something of a parlour game. Ideally such meditation should be done before you go to sleep. If these sleep pictures are something other than random mental snapshots of past and future experiences.
What use would you make of them? While many other authors offer second-hand information, Pamela draws on a lifetime of using dream interpretation as a therapeutic tool. The primary images are the crucial ones, but there are myriad symbols in the cards that, while perhaps not all as important, also yield crucial information relevant to our deeper selves. It has often been said that the mind is a poor servant, but in our view it makes an able ally. With The Dream Oracle as your constant companion, you will notice improvements in every area of your daily life as you apply the lessons it unfolds. The relationship between dream imagery and Tarot imagery — sharing, as they do, archetypal representations and symbolism — means their interaction provides us with the most insightful of tools to psychological understanding. The Dream Oracle shows the way to access our unconscious and reveal our innermost desires and aspirations. It is this experience, or sense of revelation, which makes interpretation of dreams so fascinating.
In many ways, these personalities form a link between the Major Arcana and the numbered cards in the suits, with their more down-to-earth, everyday occurrences. We accompany him on his journey as we acclimatize ourselves to the image on the card, and the significance of the main figure or idea. Ruling planet: Jupiter Thailand: Colour of mourning widows Red Passion, courage, life, excitement, danger, blood; willpower; colour of the root chakraRuling planet: Mars. Her intuitive interpretations and use of symbolism have become the basis for many of the modern Tarot packs. In fact, they have always touched on some basic truths, as they picture the stages of growth from youth and innocence towards maturity. The Dream Oracle shows the way to access our unconscious and reveal our innermost desires and aspirations. These two parts of us, rather than being in conflict with one another, begin to cooperate; when they work in harmony, things begin to happen in the exterior world in a quite magical way.
Transitional elements — methods of transport and types of journey. He faces a future full of promise, and carries with him all that is necessary for the first part of his journey. You can also connect with me on and on. This is both your starting and your finishing point. In some packs, a princess replaces the knight. The Dream Oracle shows the way to access our unconscious and reveal our innermost desires and aspirations. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
We all have the potential to access hidden information through our dreams. Bookseller: , Washington, United States. The psyche is what was known to the Ancient Greeks as the animating principle, and refers to the forces in us all that influence thought, personality and behaviour — those aspects of ourselves which make us truly individual. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. The sun shines down on him and the cold mountains are in the distance. In fact, your Dream Oracle may well help you; interestingly, the dreaming mind will often present alternative images if the initial ones are not well understood. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior written permission in accordance with the provisions of the Copyright Act 1956 as amended.
At the beginning of the Journey of Life he represents the innocence of youth, a devil-may-care attitude and a lust for life that will take him far. In classic Tarot packs he is shown almost invariably accompanied by a dog and carrying a bundle or knapsack on a branch or wand on one shoulder. Even dreaming creatively, however, can fail to give us all the information we need to adequately explain the images and symbols that present themselves to us when we are sleeping. China: Good luck, celebration, summoning India: Purity South Africa: Colour of mourning Eastern: Worn by brides Silver Feminine energy, the moon, spirituality White Purity, innocence, peace white dove ; truth, light Japan: White carnation symbolizes death Eastern: Funerals Yellow Joy, vitality, health, rejuvenation, hope, summer, warmth; colour of the third solar plexus chakra. For ease of interpretation it broadly follows the classification of dream content used by Calvin Hall and Robert van de Castle in their quantitative analysis of dreams in the mid-20th century.
Book Description Arcturus Publishing Ltd, United Kingdom, 2012. Settings and scenery — places and environments, buildings and structures, nature, ecology and plants, obstructions and obstacles, water, weather and time. When we strive to interpret what our dreams are trying to communicate to us, we automatically draw on the symbolism of these images in our attempts to find enlightenment. Colour Western Tradition Other Traditions Black the unknown, mystery, hidden things, darkness, fear, death, funerals, emptiness, lack of insight China: Colour for young boys Blue Spirituality, healing, depression, sadness, cold; colour of the fifth throat chakra; water; sky. Our dreams are uniquely our own, a reflection of our deep subconscious. It is as though there is a dialogue created between the inner, more private self and the outer — the one that operates in the everyday world. .
We explore this much more comprehensively in the section entitled The Dreamer, The Hero and The Fool. With The Dream Oracle as your constant companion, you will notice improvements in every area of your daily life as you apply the lessons it unfolds. This book, by the recognized doyenne of the subject, binds together several strands of dream interpretation which have hitherto remained separate, enabling the reader to gain a far wider understanding of the symbols and imagery that present in dreams. When you look at a card in more detail and study its colours, you may find that some colours stand out at different times. This imagery is simple to interpret and invaluable as a tool to work with in enhancing the content of your dreams. Tarot provides that external stimulus and dreams the internal explanation.
As we shall see later, our Dream Oracle has the propensity to draw on the rich imagery of bygone ages, connecting us with myth and fairytale, and allowing us to maintain an objectivity we might not otherwise achieve. An overview of the current psychological knowledge about African-Americans. This book, by the recognized doyenne of the subject, binds together several strands of dream interpretation which have hitherto remained separate, enabling the reader to gain a far wider understanding of the symbols and imagery that present in dreams. However, when interpreting the cards, you need to establish your own view on colours, which thoughts and feelings they evoke in you, so you may disagree with some of the meanings suggested below. It is practical, safe, immensely rewarding and divinely inspired. It may take a little thought for you to tease out the meanings for your own individual dream images.