The meaning of Apollo in dream | Dream interpretation


The appearance of Apollo in a dream symbolizes enhancement and development. Since he is the sun god, dreaming about him is also a symbol of edification and perception.

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Apollo | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Apollo


COCK

A dream denoting pride, success and power, combined with watchfulness (Gypsy); modern symbol of vigilance, formerly held sacred to the sun; the herald of Apollo.... The Fabric of Dream

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RAVEN

A bad dream, trouble and mischief brewing (Raphael). Conjugal infidelity (Gypsy). A symbol of knowledge (Hartmann); the raven was once dedicated to Apollo; modern symbolism, however, regards this bird as an omen of misfortune (Hulme). ... The Fabric of Dream

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GOD / GODS

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1- When we dream of God we are acknowledging to ourselves that there is a higher power in charge. We connect with all humanitv. and therefore have a right to a certain set of moral beliefs. We all have needs for love and approval which can only be met through our understanding of our childhood. In a woman’s dream, dreaming of mythical gods will help her to understand various aspects of her own personality. In a man’s dream lie is linking with his own masculinitv and his sense of belonging to himself, and therefore to the rest of humanity.

2- fhe powerful emotions we sometimes experience may be connectcd with our tremendous childhood need for love and parental approval. Often these emotions can be personalised and recognised in the figures of mythical gods. Adonis signifies health, beautv and self-adoration.

Apollo signifies the Sun, and taught Chiron the art of healing.

It is interesting that although Heracles was taught the art of healing by Chiron, when lie accidentally shot Chiron the latter was not able to accept healing from him. Jehovah, in the sense of a vengeful god, alerts us to the negative side of power. Mars as the god of war symbolises the drive we require to succeed. Mercury (or Hermes) suggests communication, often of a sensitive sort. He is the patron of magic. Zeus is the king of the gods and signifies fathering in both its positive and negative forms.

3- Spiritually; we are aware of a greater power. Christian belief holds to one God, although manifesting in three forms - Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Other religions attribute the powers to various Gods. As we grow in understanding, we can appreciate the relevance of both beliefs and can begin to understand God as an all- pervading energy.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

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BAY

(see Herbs)

Victory, recognition, and success. Bay crowns were used in Greece to honor kings, priests, poets, and heroes.

Unrequited love. Daphne was changed to a bay laurel tree to keep her safe from Apollo’s pursuit.

Averting emotional storms. Anciently this herb was considered a good amulet to protect the home against damage from thunder and lightning.... The Language of Dreams

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SUN

(see Candle, Gold, Fire, Health, Red, Torch)

The masculine nature. Many ancient gods were affiliated with, or represented as, the sun, including Apollo in Greece and Ra in Egypt (see Icons, Men).

Noontime: A fullness of conscious awareness or rationality. You can trust that your current course of reasoning is “right on” (see Time).

Sunrise or sunset: Beginnings or endings, respectively. Each stage of the sun equates to phases in our own life, situations, or relationships, sunrise heing birth, and sunset representing death.

Increasing physical energy or mental activity.

An omen of good fortune. Many cultures regarded the sun’s presence at special occasions as a sign of divine favor and blessings.

The egoic, conscious, intelligent aspect of your mind, versus the intuitive, feeling portion, which is lunar (see Moon).

Sunburn: Getting figuratively “burned” by a man, or feeling resentment toward men in general. Alternatively, too much use of the logical mind causes neglect of the instinct, leading to fiery times.... The Language of Dreams

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TOM CRUISE

Good looking, confident, and sometimes defiant, this superstar may appear in a dream as the Top Gun hero or as the leader of Mission: Impossible to reflect the confidence of the male will. Like Apollo, Tom embodies the ideal image of a real man, too beautiful for words, using his good looks and intellect to get him to the top. He may fulfill a woman’s desires as a romantic partner in a dream. As the character Jerry Maguire, he may offer you a look at the desire for success in life, perhaps delivenng the message that it all comes together through love.... Ariadne's Book of Dream

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GARLAND

Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically, a garland can represent honour and recognition and can form a link or bond with the people who honoured us. In dreams, it will be important to interpret what the garlands are made of, since this may help us to identify our best abilities; for instance, garlands of bay laurel were used to honour apollo and his many attributes.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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WATER

General Meaning: The force that brings about the washing in our lives.

The Word of God and the anointing are both depicted by Water in the Scriptures.

• Positive: Being washed with water speaks of being cleansed and of putting things behind you. It also speaks of being cleansed from your sin.

• Water is a picture of the anointing. John 4:14 Water is also a picture of the Word of God, and how it sets us free from the dirt in our lives.

• Ephesians 5:26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the [rhema] word, • To water something means to nurture it and to give it life.

If you are in ministry, then it means that you should be watering the seeds that have been planted in the hearts of God’s people.

• This is primarily a teaching function, just as Apollos functioned in.

• 1 Corinthians 3:61 have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.

Negative: Water that is bitter or dirty speaks of a contamination, likely stemming from bitterness.

• It speaks of those that really do have a ministry, but unfortunately are in deception. They have allowed some things in their life that are not of the Lord.

• To dream of being in unclean water speaks of the things you are getting involved in.

• Instead of walking in the spirit, by getting involved with these things or feeding on things that are not of God, you are contaminating your spirit.

• It could also indicate that the ministry you have been receiving is not pure and directly from the Lord. Some of it is tainted with the flesh and man’s ideas.

• When I train God’s leaders I share how the Lord takes them through training to get rid of their own ideas.

• The revelation and the anointing that God gives is pure when it comes from your spirit. However if your mind is filled with things of the world or your own ideas, you end up tainting that word. Then what comes out is only a part Christ, and the rest is your own ideas!

See also:

Baptism, Basin, Ocean, River, Wash.... The Way of Dreams and Visions

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SUNFLOWER

Sunflowers indicate that you are in a position to get all the energy and strength necessary for your projects though this winning streak will have a short duration. You must then bear in mind the main objectives and take advantage of moments of “glory.” (See PATH)

Clytie—who because of her jealousy made her sister be condemned to death and be transformed by Apollo to incense—also suffered her own metamorphosis; she transformed into a sunflower, always forced to turn her head to the god with whom she was madly in love and who had abandoned her in order to take her rival.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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GOD / GODDESS

You may have a dream in which the image of a god, such as the warrior lord Mars or a goddess such as Aphrodite, the goddess of love, appears. The characteristics of gods and goddesses that populate the world’s religions are in many ways similar; this is because they are archetypal figures that embody universal human emotions and characteristics, such as love, hate, anger, justice, jealousy or other potent energies. This should be borne in mind when you try to interpret your dream.

If you become a deity in your dream, the message is even more potent and perhaps you do feel god like in waking life or are aware that you are being given the opportunity to reach your fullest potential; bear in mind though that such a dream also warns against the dangers of egotism or overreaching yourself in some way.

If a woman dreams of mythical gods, it may help her to understand those aspects of her own personality that are generally considered to be more masculine.

If a man dreams of mythical gods, he is linking with his own sense of masculinity. The powerful need that exists within us all for approval and love can often be recognized in the mythical gods. For example, Adonis represents health and self-love, Apollo represents sunny optimism and Chiron healing.

Jehovah in the guise of a vengeful God alerts you to the negative side of power. Mars as the god of war suggests the drive to succeed and win, whilst Zeus is the father figure in both its positive and negative form.

If a woman dreams of mythical goddesses, this will connect her to the archetypal images of femininity and sisterhood with other women.

If a man dreams of mythical goddesses, this signifies all that a man fears about female power. There are goddess figures that are perceived as destructive such as Kali, Bast and Lilith but also beneficial ones such as Athena, the goddess of wisdom and strategy or Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty. Artemis is the goddess of the moon and female intuition and independence. Demeter is the maternal archetype and Hera represents the woman whose goal in life is marriage. Hestia is a symbol of loneliness and patience, whilst Persephone, Queen of the Underworld, expresses the need of some women to please others and be needed by them; her behavior must turn from passive and submissive into an ability to take responsibility for own life.

You may dream of Hindu deities such as Brahma, who is the source of the cosmos, Vishnu its protector and Shiva, who is both the destroyer and protector of life. Together with the Devil, their appearance in a dream expresses confusion but also great creativity and liberation.

If other figures from ancient myth and legend feature in your dream, refer to the ARCHETYPES and SURREALISM AND FANTASY. You may also like to do your own research on dream images inspired by ancient myths, gods and goddesses to see if you can discover their role in your dream and how their universal archetypal energy relates to you.... The Element Encyclopedia

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AESCULAPIUS

Aesculapius (or Asclepius) was the most popular healing divinity of the Hellenistic world. He was a mortal son of Apollo, who was slain by Zeus for daring to bring people back from the dead. Taught the healing arts by the centaur Chiron, he was a healer by profession. He gradually evolved into a god, and by the end of the classical period he was one of the most popular deities of the Greek pantheon.

The central asclepieion (temple dedicated to Aesculapius) was situated six miles inland from the Greek city of Epidaurus, the birthplace of the legendary healer. This temple was established in the sixth or seventh century B.C.E. and was the focus of Aesculapius worship for over eight hundred years. The cult of Aesculapius was officially trans- planted to Rome in 293 B.C.E. when the asclepieion at Epidaurus sent a giant snake regarded as a form of Aesculapius himself to Rome in order to halt a disastrous plague. The subsequent waning of the plague was attributed to Aesculapius, and he became a popular god among the Romans. At least two hundred asclepieions were know to have existed in the Greco-Roman world.

The principal activity at the asclepieions was the seeking of cures via the technique of dream incubation, the practice of seeking dreams for specific purposes—for everything from healing to practical guidance. (Dream incubation was extremely popular in the ancient world and seems to have originated as a method of divination in ancient Mesopotamia.) People went to asclepieions to “camp out” and sleep with the intention of receiving a healing dream from Aesculapius. Particularly in the earliest centuries of the cult, it was believed that the dream directly cured the pilgrim. However, as the cult evolved, it came to be regarded as acceptable if the dream merely provided information that, if followed, would lead to a cure. Aesculapius himself some- times appeared in the seeker’s dreams, touched the diseased part of the body with his finger, and then disappeared. In other healings, he appeared in the form of a dog or a snake.

The dreamer fasted and engaged in other rituals before lying down to sleep. In cases where the temple was too far away from the person seeking dream guidance, or when the person was too sick to undertake the required fasts, sacrifices, cold baths, or other rituals, a surrogate could go through the rituals for the seeker. Priests assisted pilgrims in performing the proper rituals and were also available to help interpret their dreams.... Dreampedia

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