Because the part of our mind we name ‘the unconscious’ is so ancient and huge, we sometimes depict contact with it as a dragon or monster. In myths the hero is often shown doing battle with a dragon, serpent or some other monster, to get a treasure. This is probably because the dragon depicts the massive and irrational forces of the unconscious, the life urges and untamed fears and sexuality that one must face and deal with in order to gain the treasure of potential locked in sexual, mental and emotional energy. See Reaction to the unconsciousPotential

It is also the untamed or unsocialised sexual drive which can overpower or trap a girl emerging into womanhood, or threatens a youth facing manhood. The integrating it means facing one’s fears of the vast power of such natural drives, and finding satisfying expression. See Meeting yourselfReaction on Meeting Our Hugeness

Example: In the dream I entered a cave and I saw a dragon resting inside, it woke up, saw me and we stared at one another for a moment and then it moved and I saw a sack of diamonds and diamonds overflowing/ coming out from the cave wall, it looks like the dragon was guarding it.

“In Asian cultures dragons were, and in some cultures still are, revered as representative of the primal forces of nature, religion and the universe. They are associated with wisdom—often said to be wiser than humans—and longevity. They are commonly said to possess some form of magic or other supernatural power, and are often associated with wells, rain, and rivers. In some cultures, they are also said to be capable of human speech. In some traditions dragons are said to have taught humans to talk.” Quoted from Wikipedia.

Narratives about dragons often involve them being killed by a hero. This is typical of the Christian view which is to kill anything – such a devils, sex, demons, serpents and dragons. But to kill the very basic and powerful within us is pointless, for in doing so we have lost our real source of power and creativity. The Chinese  Dragon is a mixture of a serpent and dragon. See Serpent Power

Example: I dreamed of a dragon that flew through my house at night watching over me and my family. It was only 3 feet tall or so and I only saw its silhouette in the darkened house and thought of him only as “the dragon” with no other name. I felt with him there I had nothing to worry about and felt safe and at peace. It was a very pleasant dream.

This is a very special dream. It shows the dreamer at ease and protected by the forces of life in her. She must have a very wonderful family for the dragon to protect her family. If she could at sometime imagine herself as the Dragon and be quiet and watch what changes occur in her body and feelings, she might know exactly what the dragon is in her life. It is also something that can warn you and guide you when you are faced by dangers, or lead you in the years ahead; that is why I suggest becoming closely connected to this wonderful power.

Joseph Campbell felt that the frog is another example of the dragon and other frightening monsters whose role in mythology is to guard treasure. The dragon represents the dark and frightening aspects of ones own nature; the huge instinctive feelings we usually resist or repress. We often call someone a dragon if they are fiery and aggressive, so we might use it in that way too.

Love Your Dragon

The treasure guarded by the dragon is your Core Self, which enables one to attain real womanhood or manhood. To love the dragon is to open to the great treasures we hold within us and to know for certain that we are far more than simply a body.


Useful questions and hints:

In what way am I relating to the dragon – with fear – with strength – or cooperatively?

Did I gain any understanding or information from the dragon?

Is there any treasure or reward involved in this – if so what?


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-Rachel 2018-05-02 21:05:59

Last night I had a dream that I had sex with a dragon. It was really graphic, so I won’t go into it. Can’t find anything online about what it might mean. It was only one tiny part of a really long and complex dream, but it has stuck with me more than the rest of the dream.

    -Tony Crisp 2018-05-03 11:45:05

    Hi – It is important that you read https://dreamhawk.com/forums/index.php?topic=529.msg1472#msg1472
    Nothing can replace your own ability to understand your dream. With a little effort you can do this by practicing what is described in – http://dreamhawk.com/dream-encyclopedia/acting-on-your-dream/#BeingPerson or http://dreamhawk.com/dream-dictionary/getting-at-your-dreams-meaning/


    Rachel – In dreams sex and a dragon are part of each other.

    Dreams depict your personal potential and energy in a variety of ways. It might be shown as electricity, as something flowing, like water, or as a house. But one of the frequently used symbols is the snake. In fact many ancient cultures used the snake or serpent and even the dragon in their religious symbols to illustrate how we relate to the process of life.
    So, instead of using the word energy, we could use the word potential, in its latent and expressed form. Personal potential, and the part your sexual feelings play in your life, becomes clearer in the way dreams use images of the snake, electricity and water.
    A good example of this is the way electricity exists in a house. First, we have the supply of electricity into the house. The wires carrying the supply to the house are not in themselves the electricity. The current is invisible, but it has great potential for good or harm. So we usually deal with it carefully, and have means of controlling it via insulation, fuses and switches. When the electricity is wired into the house, its potential can be expressed in a huge variety of ways. It can manifest as heat, light, and power to move or do things, such as with a drill or vacuum cleaner. It can produce sound or images as with television, and can, via programs for the computer, manifest in almost magical ways, storing and retrieving huge amounts of information and manipulating it.

    Limitless Potential

    The usefulness of this image of the house with its electricity is that we can use it as an analogy of energy in your own life. Your potential can express as cellular activity, or physical movement. You can experience it as sexual drive and its pleasure and pain, as emotions, as sight, hearing, sensation, smell and taste. You can express it as thinking, and vocalising in speech or singing, or as the creation of a personal virtual reality, as you do in fantasy and dreams. Some psychic experiences even suggest that part of your potential is to extend your awareness over huge distances, or gain penetrating insight into another person’s state of mind or body. But all these are expressions of it, and are not IT. See https://dreamhawk.com/interesting-people/edgar-cayce-and-the-cosmic-mind-superminds/

    Sex with the dragon suggest you opened your sexual feeling to the enormous potential you have. That is an enormous thing to do, but it is just a beginning. So it might help to use https://dreamhawk.com/approaches-to-being/opening-to-life/

-Sophie 2018-02-26 8:41:31

I had a dream in which im in a crater lake and im trying to catch a dragon and then i caught one and i made a wish,i forgot what is my first wish but i remember that for my second wish i asked for ants and i couldnt remember why i asked for ants. I rarely remember my dreams so im fascinated as to what this certain dream means.

    -Tony Crisp 2018-03-01 11:41:13

    Sophie – A crater is made either by an explosion or meteorite hitting the earth – this represents something from the mysterious cosmos entering our experience, so can represent awareness or recognition of something beyond our present experience showing itself to us.

    The pool or lake has a surface and under the surface, depicting your everyday awareness, and under your everyday awareness – the hugeness of your Life processes.

    Because your dream opened you to influences beyond your usual abilities you can make wishes. Why it was an ant you must find out for yourself because it might mean you want to get pregnant. Try using http://dreamhawk.com/dream-encyclopedia/acting-on-your-dream/#BeingPerson

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