A symbol of wholeness, a magic defense against danger: whatever takes place within the circle has special meaning. Ghosts and demons always move in a straight line, meaning that the circle and everything that is round provides protection.
The saying is that the devil sits in the corners and cant stay in round places. Circles and everything round always means wholeness.
In ancient Greece, the circle symbolized immortality with no beginning or end, as in Ring. In alchemy, the stone of wisdom (lapis) is always depicted as being round.
According to Jung, the circle (archetype of the man- dala) is pointing out that you are on the path of being initiated into yourself. Jung considered the circle to be the primary vision, the oldest symbol of mankind, and also the wheel of the sun.
In a few rare cases, the circle also has negative meaning: the endlessness of the circle can indicate monotony and constant repetition. Freud properly characterized neurosis as a need to perform a certain behavior again and again. This going-around-in-circles may be addressed here and he a hint that the “vicious circle” must he broken for the sake of happiness.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If something is in the center of the circle, it represents wisdom, spirit, and that which is most important to you.
A circle can also represent repetition. See Wheel.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To dream of flying over desert land, or to fly with difficulty, is a sign that the dreamer will have many obstacles to overcome although he or she will eventually be successful.... The Complete Dream Book
2- The intense concentration and repetition needed to fill the mind with one concept of whichever God one believes in couplcd with a sense of spiritual union is a conscious activity designed to achieve a state of restful alertness.
If dreams arc considered to be alert restfulness, the use of Mantra can have a profound effect on the dream state in allowing us to be more focused in our dreaming. We are thus able to accept the spontaneity of the images evoked by Mantra when they also appear in dreams.
3- Spiritually, sound repeated over and over induces a change of consciousness and awareness. Mantra permits this to be positive and opens up possibilities for enhanced wisdom and knowledge.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Mirroring habits, characteristics, or ways that are not necessarily reflective of who you really are.
Repetition of cycles or patterns in your life, some of which may not be positive.
Among Pueblo Indians, an alternative emblem of the sun, which also embodies the power of color and light.
If the parrot is in the air, possibly a type of flying dream.
A “yes” person who accepts everything she / he is told to do or believe without real scrutiny.
Mockery or gossip.
In a cage, the parrot embodies the inability to integrate the lessons you see reflected through other people’s words and actions.... The Language of Dreams
A rite is a customary form for a religious ceremony and in dreams is only distinguishable from a ritual in that it is given credence by its long usage. Such a rite would be that of baptism.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Talking to individuals, these drives are often hardly recognised. Yet they are powerful enough when manipulated to gather huge armies of people who then march to their death. They are behind enormous hostility between neighbours and nations. Although irrational, and not in our best interest to be influenced by, millions of us are moved by them as if we had little will of our own.
The feelings behind them, although seldom acknowledged directly by our conscious self, are often raised to religious status.
The procreative drive, the election of leaders, the parental and child raising urges, are all to be seen in the Christian religion as the bones behind the robes and rituals. Why does Catholicism ban the condom and divorce, make a giant figure out of the Pope, worship a woman with a baby in her arms, if it is not based on these mighty urges and biological drives?
Dreams reveal that much of human life arises out of these patterns.
The patterns are in us unconsciously. We often venerate the norm’ of these patterns and raise them, religiously or politically, to a level of tremendous importance.
The problem is that many of these patterns are no longer serving us well. They are habits developed through thousands or millions of years of repetition. While they remain unconscious we find it difficult to redirect them or even admit to their influence in our life.
Thereare, of course, many other aspects of the unconscious, such as memories of childhood trauma, the dream process, the image formation process and sensory apparatus. It is enough to begin with if we recognise that a lot of ourself and our potential remains unknown to us because it remains unconscious, or a pan of our unconscious processes. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences