Istroriya the appearance of dream interpretation and the interpretation of dreams
Dreams.. Since ancient times, dreams were given great importance. Representatives of different cultures: Babylonians, Jews, Egyptians, Indians, Chinese, Greeks, with the help of dreams explained the events and phenomena. So did the priests, the doctors, shamans, sages, doctors, astrologers. In the Holy Scriptures such as the Bible is a testimony of prophetic dreams. Also at many Royal courts were astrologers, which enjoyed great respect and honor. Mysterious, magical, and do not always understand the language of the images of the subconscious made the inquisitive human mind to seek the meaning of dreams.
Dreaming is an altered state of consciousness, which is ruled by the unconscious, by turning us images of the surrounding reality, but in another, your understanding of things. These images reflect the deep feelings that are inaccessible to consciousness. One picture can have many meanings and meanings and a few images can make a long history. Dreams come spontaneously, and are never meaningless. Some of them can tell the answers to the questions that torment you, others to warn of the dangers of the events of the near future or to resolve internal psychological conflict. There are even those dreams that can inspire you to great discoveries, as evidenced by many historical facts (Mendeleev, Einstein, Suvorov, Bunting).
About the meaning of dreams was known in antiquity, and juxtaposing the images with the subsequent events, interpreters of dreams were own books – dream books. The first horoscopes appeared about four thousand years ago. In Ancient Egypt, Greece and Ancient Rome, dreams were the business of the priests in the temples of the gods of sleep. In India, there is «panchanga» calendar of dreams, in which the significance of the dream depends on the day of the week that he was dreaming. In the Middle ages the interpretation of dreams was considered witchcraft and was severely persecuted by the Church. Only in the 19th century, with the development of psychology, the researchers systematized the bulk of knowledge about dreams. The most popular were dream book of Gustavus Miller’s dream book, Hasse, Wang, Carl Jung and the book «Interpretation of dreams», written by Sigmund Freud.
Today, according to statistics, the sleeper uses about 50% of women. The interpretation of dreams has become something of a hobby for most modern people. A dream book used to solve everyday issues, their own mental state, or just for fun. As if there was not credible evidence of the prophetic content of dreams, yet, there and most dreams remain just dreams.