National Library Week - April 13 - 19

DREAM INTERPRETATION

·         Dreaming in the world's religions: a comparative history.  Bulkeley, Kelly, From Biblical stories of Joseph interpreting Pharaoh’s dreams in Egypt to prayers against bad dreams in the Hindu Rg Veda, cultures all over the world have seen their dreams first and foremost as religiously meaningful experiences. In this widely shared view, dreams are a powerful medium of transpersonal guidance offering the opportunity to communicate with sacred beings, gain valuable wisdom and power, heal suffering, and explore new realms of existence. Conversely, the world’s religious and spiritual traditions provide the best source of historical information about the broad patterns of human dream life.

·         The illustrated guide to dreams: [dream symbols and their meanings].   Mallon, Brenda.  154.634 M.  Dreams are highly creative works of art, atmospheric and colorful, dramatic and adventurous, filled with texture, taste, extraordinary images, and sound. And, like any true artwork, their layers of meaning become apparent only when we dig beneath the surface.

  • In your dreams: the ultimate dream dictionary.  Summer Rain, Mary.  154.6 SUMM.  The essential guide for dream decipherers, In Your Dreams is one of the most comprehensive dream dictionaries on the market. It contains more than twenty thousand symbols and their interpretations, followed by concise definitions of what each symbol means, from the ordinary (tending your garden) to the obscure.
  • The secret history of dreaming.  Moss, Robert.  154.63 MOSS.  This exciting and ground-breaking book explores how dreams, coincidence and imagination have been a "secret engine" of vital importance in evolution and history. In dreaming cultures, like those of most ancient and indigenous people, dreaming is not just about sleep dreams; it involves paying close attention to natural phenomena, coincidence, and the play of symbols in the everyday world
  • 13 dreams Freud never had: the new mind science.  Hobson, J. Allan,  612.821 H. Hobson (director, neurophysiology laboratory, Harvard Medical School) rescues dreams from Freudian theories of repression to explain their physical origins. Each chapter begins with Hobson's notes of his own dreams and includes a possible interpretation based on the circumstances of his waking life.
  • The universal dream key: the twelve most common dream themes around the world 1st ed.  Garfield, Patricia L.  154.632 G  An internationally renowned authority on dreams presents her research into the 12 fundamental dreams that most people dream on a regular basis, and illustrates her account with actual examples. She also offers readers a detailed analysis of possible meanings.
  • Zolar's encyclopedia and dictionary of dreams.  Fully rev. and updated for the 21st century. 135.3 Z  The completely revised and updated edition of the classic, best-selling guide to dream interpretation In the first major revision of the encyclopedia that has sold half a million copies worldwide, Zolar, the acclaimed "Dean of Astrology" ( The New Yorker ), has created the indispensable bedside reference for today's dreamers