Human beings are curious of dreams. We have dreams every night, but we can only memorize some of them. Freud, the famous psychologist, believed that dreams represent human beings’ sub-consciousness and can be used in psychological research and clinical psychotherapy. In china, we interpret dreams in our unique ways——Duke of Zhou’s interpretation of dreams and traditional Chinese medical interpretation of dreams. Duke of Zhou’s Book of Auspicious and Inauspicious Dreams, based on Chinese people’s life experience for thousands of years, augurs the future by dreams. Duke of Zhou or Zhou Gong, like Confucius, was a famous ancient Chinese scholar. Chinese people named dreams interpretation by his name and this was the origin of Zhou Gong’s dream interpretation. However, traditional Chinese medical interpretation of dreams enjoys great popularity as well in China. It is believed that dreams can reflect conditions of organs and our health.
Whether Freudian interpretation of dreams or Chinese interpretation of dreams, they have their own believers all over the world. In this book, you will see different dreams interpretations based on these two cultures.