The Living Symbol and OniroTarology

Il Mondo dei Tarocchi

The living symbol of Adler in a reading of Onirotarology. I started reading a wonderful book: “The living symbol”, written by Gerhard Adler. Adler is one of the leading figure of analytical psychology founded by Carl Gustav Jung. It is a precious work, as it describes the therapeutic process of a patient suffering from claustrophobia … Read more The Living Symbol and OniroTarology

Jungian Animus in Tarot male characters

Jungian Animus in Tarot cards The Tarot deck contains numerous male images that can be related to Jungian Animus archetype. A few weeks ago I wrote an article for CEPEIDE, a journal of intersubjective analytical psychology, talking about the various images of “Anima” contained in the Tarot. The Anima archetype, in the Jungian sense, concerns … Read more Jungian Animus in Tarot male characters

The Magician table symbolism and the Passion of Christ

The Magician Tarot card table symbolism In this article we analyze the Magician table symbolism. The Magician is the first Major Arcanum of the Tarot deck and in his table we see a collection of different objects, which can be analyzed according to different perspectives. First of all we find on the Magician table the … Read more The Magician table symbolism and the Passion of Christ

Symbolism of the Hermit Tarot card

Simbologia Eremita dei Tarocchi

Symbolism and meaning of the Hermit Tarot card In this article we analyze the symbolism of the Hermit Tarot card and its meaning in a jungian perspective. A game I love to play with people who do not know the Tarot is to let them choose the Tarot they like most in the deck. In … Read more Symbolism of the Hermit Tarot card

Dreams about arrows and Tarot symbolism

Dreams about arrows Dreams about arrows belongs to the category of weapons-related dreams. A more modern version of dreams about arrows is about dreaming of shooting with a gun or a rifle. The symbolism behind these dreams, albeit with due differences, is similar. Another type of dreams concerns dreams with sharp weapons (read here!). Tarot … Read more Dreams about arrows and Tarot symbolism

Numbers dream meaning: dreams about 3

Il Sole dei Tarocchi e il numero tre

Numbers dream meaning: dreams about 3 This post is about numbers dream meaning, specifically about number three. Numbers may have in fact a precise meaning in dreams. Do you ever dream about number three? Or dreams about three objects or three people? Like any dream element (characters, settings, objects), numbers are of great importance in … Read more Numbers dream meaning: dreams about 3

Unconscious does not exist? An ode to skeptics

Unconscious does not exist This article is dedicated to all those who claim that unconscious does not exist. “Many people doubt the existence of the unconscious,” Jung argued in the last century. I have the feeling that this attitude of skepticism towards the unconscious has become stronger today: I often hear this objection when I … Read more Unconscious does not exist? An ode to skeptics

Dreams about children and Tarot symbolism

Dreams about children and Puer Aeternus archetype in Tarot Puer Aeternus archetype and dreams about children Among the various characters encountered in dreams, dreams about children take on particular symbolic importance in relation to the archetype of the Puer Aeternus (“eternal child”). To understand the values ​​of this archetype, it is sufficient to observe the … Read more Dreams about children and Tarot symbolism

Dreams about snakes and snake symbolism in Tarot

I tre personaggi del Diavolo

Dreams about snakes Dreams about snakes are probably one of the most ancestral recurring dreams. I draw inspiration from a dream of a ten-year-old girl commented by Carl Gustav Jung and described in the book “Children’s dreams” to talk about the symbol of the snake in the Tarot. Here is the description of the dream: … Read more Dreams about snakes and snake symbolism in Tarot

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