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Can a dream have alchemical meaning?

Blacksmith

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Last night I had a dream and I remembered it (which in itself is strange) in this dream I have brief memories of green fields and an alchemical laboratory but what I remember most lucidly is that there was a piece of equipment in my eye I saw a bench I was adjusting the equipment it rotated and changed color the colors were: white, red and yellow a little after getting up, a blue bench came to my head (It seemed to be in a square, for some reason it reminds me of france)
 

Kiorionis

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Certainly. I've personally have had quite a few alchemical dreams over the years, as well as many other members on here on the forums. If you dig around enough you'll find them here and there :)
 

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Hi Blacksmith,

You're in good company: Famous Zosimos of Panopolis (probably the earliest alchemist that we have a record of) had a series of dreams that he read in an alchemical light and that gave him guidance.

In much more recent times, Swiss psychologist C.G. Jung found that some of his patients got visions and dreams with alchemical symbols in them, without even having any familiarity with alchemy.

That's what led him to his theory of the collective unconscious and to an exploration of alchemy in general in the first place. Actually, he had seen himself in a dream, standing in an alchemical library, looking at some thick tomes, so he started acquiring the latter in real life.
 

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interesting I will try to find some meaning for this for now I thought of colors like nigredo, blue albedo, white citrinitas, yellow
and red rubedo
 

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The artifact in the eye can be like "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" but with an alchemical sense
 

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I had another dream the context itself doesn't matter but one thing that caught my attention was the color pattern Blue red and yellow again, any probable meaning or just coincidence?
 

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When my dream spoke alchemy

Tonight I had a "nightmare" I was at home in the living room with only the light on reading some forum posts and listening to a podcast the podcast said "But that alone is not enough for the great alchemical work" and then I woke up but i was totally paralyzed, trying to scream but nothing happened my mind was in a turmoil and then i woke up with a very strange feeling