The Dream Book of Self-Knowledge


  • represents the soul or self, but in this interpretation it usually symbolizes the overestimation of material values and shows the futile human desire for material perfection.
  • based on illusory bases of the materialistic notion of the world and therefore there can inevitably occur the collapse of a skyscraper and a deep upheaval in one's life that, however, ignites the spark of home for the future.
  • elevator shaft of a skyscraper (often accompanied by a pulley rope or chain): symbolizes the birth path and prenatal memory that should help the dreamer understand the place and meaning of the skyscraper symbol (see the Basic Perinatal Matrix archetype for information on the symbolism of prenatal ideas and memories that help reveal many psychological mysteries of the influence of birth on a person's consciousness).