anima n : (Jungian psychology) the inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious
EtymologyFrom Latin anima
Anima may refer to:
- Anima animal welfare organization in Denmark.
- In Christian contexts, the Latin word is used to translate Greek psykhe (psyche), see soul and spirit
- Anima and animus, Carl Jung's school of analytical psychology, both one's "true self" as well as the feminine side of a male's unconscious mind; contrasted with animus for females.
- Anima (armour), personal armor used in the 16th century, similar to that worn by Roman legionaries.
- Finnegans Wake, a James Joyce novel which is critical of Jung's analytical psychology and Sigmund Freud's psychoanalysis (Jung was unable to help Joyce's daughter, Lucia, who was diagnosed as schizophrenic and was eventually permanently institutionalized).
- His Dark Materials, in the trilogy by Phillip Pullman, humans have visible Anima and Animus referred to as Dæmon
- Anima (comics), a 15-issue comic book published by DC Comics.
- +Anima, a manga series by Natsumi Mukai.
- ANIMA: a novel about Second Life, a 2007 science fiction novel by the avatar Dalian Hansen.
- Gum anima or gum animae, a kind of gum or resin.
- The Midsummer Marriage, Michael Tippett's opera based on the theory of animus and anima.
- "Don't Interrupt the Sorrow", a Joni Mitchell song alters Jung's theory by making the anima part of a woman's psyche (to rebel against male dominance and to suggest it is a necessary reaction to a the dominance which is a weakness.)
- Ænima, an album by rock band Tool, named partly in reference to Jung's concept of anima.
- Anima (band), an alternative rock band from Turkey.
- Anima (Vladislav Delay album), a 2001 album by electronic musician Vladislav Delay.
- "Animate", a Rush's song from their album Counterparts, which focuses on the Anima.
- Anima Animus is the name of an album by The Creatures
- "Spoils," a Protest the Hero song from their album Fortress, where Anima and Animus are referred.
- Anima (chorus), a children's chorus based near Chicago, IL, USA.
- Anima, a legendary rock band from Peru.
- Anima (Final Fantasy X), an aeon in the video games Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2.
- Anima (Vessel), a type of relic in the video games Xenosaga and Xenogears.
- Anima (Fire Emblem), a magic style based around fire, thunder, and wind in the Fire Emblem video game series.
- Anima banners, a byproduct of magical power usage in the Exalted and Aberrant
- Anima: Beyond Fantasy, a table-top pen & paper role-playing game role-playing games.
anima in Danish: Anima
anima in German: Anima
anima in Spanish: Anima (desambiguación)
anima in French: Anima (homonymie)
anima in Hebrew: אנימה
anima in Dutch: Anima
anima in Slovak: Anima
anima in Turkish: Anima
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