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Translation of a Zen Tray for Sand Tray Therapy Class
by: Student 1

Interpretation Zen Garden Student 4
July 1, 14
By Student 1

I love this Zen garden. As soon as I saw the glass bowl that was chosen, I felt personal peace. The green color is perfect for this type of garden. Dream Dictionary states that the color green means that you are environmentally conscious. I loved the connection to nature with the color. The peaceful fluidity is so beautiful. The Dream Dictionary showed me that the color green can signify a positive change. It can also be an indication of good health growth, healing, hope, vigor, vitality, and peace.
Another translation states that the appearance of the color may also be a way of telling you to "go ahead" and green is also symbolic of a persons strive to gain recognition and establish personal independence. This makes sense because we are all in students in graduate school.
I love the hand made rake. It made perfect and uniform lines and curves. The waves that were drawn in the sand remind me of the ocean and it peacefulness. I experienced some visual imagery as I continued to focus on this tray.
There were also fresh daisy flowers placed to the enter back of the tray. The Dream Dictionary states that this flower can represent freshness, beauty, innocence, simplicity, and friendliness. This seems appropriate for a Zen Garden.
I noticed the simplicity of this tray. There was no evidence of clutter, instead, a clean and straightforwardness in the tray. I really enjoyed translating this sand tray.

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