Earth Symbolism

Opposite to the SUN masculine energy the earth connects towards the feminine, the Great Mother, fertility, nourishing, and creative. Being one of the four classical elements, this feminine energy represents physical sensation (matter) when juxtaposed with Heaven. She becomes a symbol of inner growth, stability and grounding of your energies; the Root Chakra or Muladhara located at the base of the spine that acts as the individual’s center of emotional and spiritual balance, as well as instinctual consciousness.

The CIRCLE shape of the earth reflects the universal symbols representing wholeness, transformation and rebirth. In our dreams circles commonly morph or attach itself on to OUROBORUS, snakes coiled, balls, planet Earth – a symbol that leads the dreamer towards inner completion. The earth becomes a symbol that can transform or activate these unconscious energies and responsible for activation the Kundalini that transcends one’s physical nature.

In astrology the earth is a representation of the Divine or Higher Self that manifest within the body and the physically present aspect of ourselves. Being the third planet from the sun, the sun cross or solar cross is a solar symbol consisting of an equilateral CROSS inside a circle. An emblem that can be traced back to prehistoric cultures, particularly around the Neolithic to Bronze Age periods of European prehistory.

The earth natural balance, Yin & Yang harmonizes to the positive principle of the Northern hemisphere and the darkness from the south. The ancient Chinese connect the Earth with the digestive system, stomach, the spleen and is related to the sense of taste.

Earth Meaning In Dreams

Earth in our dreams becomes a powerful symbol of the unconscious feminine energy. A symbol of growth Mother earth (water/emotional state) associates with the environment in which live thrives. However the earth unfolds in your dreams it will reflect your own inner world; distortion or balance within this unconscous energy. The earth strong magnetic force will gravitate you towards your relationship with your mother.

Common Dreams About Earth

  • earth falling, or earth’s destruction (negative)
  • earth opening, moving or rotating (positive)
  • dream about leaving planet earth (negative)

Earth Dreams: Finding Balance In Our Lives

Negative dreams about earth teach us about integrating, grounding and finding balance in our lives. According to Carl Jung he understood the psyche being comprised of two elements of both masculine (sun), and feminine (earth) within each individual. The goal would be to integrate these unconscious energies in our lives in order to become a complete person.

Dreaming of the earth falling represents emotional instability or loss of control in our lives. Dreams about leaving earth represents unconscous fears about the state of humanity, or reflects a spiritual imbalance in your life.

Since we see earth as the proverbial “Mother” we must keep her happy and balanced at all times. Dreaming of the earth opening (if non threatening) relates to opening up these unconscious energies from within. To dream of the earth either rotating or moving connects the dreamer to the WHEEL – a symbol that leads towards ENLIGHTENMENT.

Earth Alchemy Meaning

Alchemy is the art of transformation, inner liberation, and rebirth. In alchemy the earth contains one of the five essentials along with Fire, Air, Water, and the Spirit. It becomes a symbol of stability, stillness and grounding.

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