The Dream Book of Self-Knowledge


  • 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).
  • cracking or tasting: confirmation of the dreamer's successful attempt to get to the core of his essence or even to sample it; yet great caution must be taken here since the actual transpersonal self is wrapped in many dependencies that enter the dreamer's consciousness, and it is only after the elimination of the dependencies that a person shall see the true divine essence of his own existence.