The head, as opposed to south, the genitals; unconsciousness; coldness, suggesting a situation which leads us to seek the light and warmth; death, frozen emotions.
North, as one of the four directions, offers entry into the great mystery of the universe. It points to the void in which there is no time and no space. It is the place of your vision and of illusion. Moving north is moving toward knowing universal truth. It is the direction of wisdom and depth. (See Four directions, Compass.)
Symbolic of the recesses of heaven, Isa. 14:13
A cold climate; see “cold”
The north in spiritual terms suggests the winter, a time for old age and reflection.
The archangel is normally uriel, administrator of peace, but sometimes ariel, keeper of wisdom.
Psychological / emotional perspective: We are looking towards night-time and rest and the right to use the wisdom we have accrued.
The magical element is earth and the color white. There is often the completion of a cycle associated with dreams of the north.
Material aspects: When we dream specifically of the north, we are searching for patience and understanding. We need firm foundations.
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about the North: lack of compassion, an intellectual impasse, and depression. North is always a place from which people search for light and it holds the promise that Morning will soon dawn. See Light, Four Corners of the Compass.
“Top” of the map—therefore, the intellect, cool, clear, and distant.
To dream of a journey towards the North or of being in Northern places signifies an uphill struggle for you which will end in a great success.
1. Advancement, movement in a positive direction, usually in life.
2. Success follows hard work, turbulent times.
3. A journey in the ofﬁng.
If you are aware of facing north or traveling north, then this represents completion of a cycle of your life. North represents wisdom, winter, and the guidance of your elders. See Direction and Medicine Wheel.
(see Directions, Locations)