The Dream Book of Self-Knowledge

Eel (European)

  • in addition to the clear meaning of a fish (see Fish) and partially even snake (see Snake) the eel also shows the dreamer the cycle of the journey from his birthplace in the Sargasso Sea (unconscious) to the fresh water (world) and after reaching adulthood back to the sea for the next birth and death, which is an allegorical depiction of a person's birth, his life journey, journey to the depths of the unconscious (mystical death) so that he can return again reborn with knowledge and a transformed consciousness.