The Dream Book of Self-Knowledge


  • in a shell, on a tree (an almond tree): a clear symbol of inner essence; the nut's shell represents the personality under which a person's true individuality is hidden in the core (personality and individuality are described in the archetypes of Persona and Individuality).
  • eating sweet almonds: confirmation of the dreamer's successful attempt to get to the core of his essence.
  • bitter (eating and seeing): a warning – usually an inappropriate and even harmful mindset.