jungle

• Eruption of urges and feelings from the unconscious —could be negative or positive depending on dream; confu­sion; area of uncivilised’ or unconscious, maybe non-social­ised, feelings and urges, therefore may contain unmet anxi­eties (snakes and lions) or sexual urges (native men and women). Idioms: law of the jungle.

As a thick tropical forest, a jungle may signify density and mystery that you must penetrate in order to liberate yourself finally from an overgrowth of influences in your life. It may represent a wild environment with prowling animals or threats at every turn.

A place so overcome by competition that it is overwhelming; see “forest”

The jungle can symbolize spiritual chaos due to its unpredictability. It suggests a rite of passage – a journey which must be taken to reach maturity.

Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically, without the ordering of information that we receive, our minds can simply become a jungle of information. We need to use logic to apply order so that we can make sense of ourselves and our environment.

To be trapped in a jungle indicates that we are trapped by negative and frightening feelings from the unconscious, perhaps from those areas which could be considered to be uncivilized.

To be conscious of having come through a jungle would indicate that we have passed through, and overcome, those aspects of our lives which we have never dared approach before.

Material aspects: The jungle in dreams is an image belonging to mysticism and fairy tales, often representing chaos, which can be either positive or negative depending on the circumstances of the dream. In myths the jungle symbolizes an obstacle or barrier that has to be passed through in order to reach a new state of being. With this meaning it has the same significance in dreams as the enchanted forest.

Gives gender - specific: In a man’s dream of a jungle he is often helped by a feminine figure – his anima – in his search for a clear passage. In a woman’s dream she must frequently overcome the negative aspects of femininity before she can reveal her true identity or power.

To dream that you are in a jungle mirrors certain aspects of your personality that are repressed. Perhaps you are in a very confused state right now.

If you are lost or trapped in a jungle, this indicates that your pessimism affects the achievement of your goals. You have to come to grips with yourself and what you want to accomplish.

If your dream contained a jungle you had best watch your finances for the next few weeks and not become involved with someone else’s financial problems.

If you are walking in the jungle it is a warning to cut your present romantic entanglement, especially if you are married to another, to avoid much trouble later on.

(Forest) In a dream, a jungle means people one cannot benefit from their company. Amongthem there is an intruder, for jungles grow on plants intruding upon one another, behind which hunters hide to jump at their prey. Ifthe jungle belongs to someone, then it represents enemies one will have to fight. (Also see Forest)

Often points to difficulties, particularly when you have to clear your own path in the dream.

The jungle is a symbol of the working, everyday world. Frightening or intimidating situations, usually of the emotional type. See also Primeval Forest.

Folklore: Financial difficulties.

The jungle in dreams represents the wild, passionate side of your personality. How you feel about the jungle in your dream indicates how comfortable you are with this side of yourself.

Financial affairs will cause you anxiety. Economise while there is time.

1. Primal ways of coping, usually with relationships.

2. Risky financial matters.

3. Trouble dealing with the commer­cial world (as in “it’s a jungle out there”).

4. The unconscious mind.

Dreams of a jungle represent that your most primal feelings and urges are rising up from your unconscious to be integrated with your conscious mind, as you are connecting with your deepest desires and passions. You may be charting your way through a challenging time in your life and you are feeling out of your element. See Integration Dreams.

1- The jungle in dreams is an image belonging to mysticism and fairy tales. It can often represent chaos. This chaos can be either positive or negative depending on the circumstances of the dream. It is the eruption of urges and feelings from the unconscious, perhaps from those areas which could be considered to be uncivilised. In myths the jungle symbolises an obstacle or barrier that has to be passed through in order to reach a new state of being. With this meaning it has the same significance as the enchanted forest (see Forest).

2- To be trapped in a jungle indicates that we are trapped by negative and frightening feelings from the unconscious with which we have not vet comc to terms.

To be conscious of having come through a jungle would indicate that we have passed through, and overcome, those aspects of our lives which we have never dared approach before. Psychologically, without the ordering of information that we receive, our minds can simply become a jungle of information. We need to use logic to apply order so that we can make sense of ourselves and our environment.

3- “fhe jungle can symbolise spiritual chaos due to its unpredictability. Spiritually for the dreamer it may be ‘a jungle out there’.

The jungle could represent your confusing and overwhelming thoughts regarding daily life.

If you dream you are in an impenetrable jungle, your unconscious may be revealing to you the anxiety you have about a particular situation, a current difficulty, or the future.

If you find yourself freely exploring the jungle, it is a positive dream image which might be encouraging you to go new adventure and discover unexplored areas of your own psyche. See also: Forest / Woods

(see Creatures by type. Forest, Trees)

The chaotic world (e.g., “it’s a jungle out there”).

The wild, untamed animal nature within each of us that desires a place where it can run freelv.

Filled with vines: Entangled situations in which almost every movement makes things worse.

Hidden hazards despite overwhelming appeal.

The heat and humidity of the jungle can metaphorically relate to feeling pressured or nervous (e.g., having “sweaty palms”).

If the jungle is Impenetrable, your subconscious may be revealing to you the anxiety you have about the future.

If you find yourself freely exploring the jungle, it may be a hint that you need a change of scene.



Jungle | The Dream Meanings

Keywords of this dream: Jungle

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