“like a chameleon”… It is our chameleon nature that forces us through these transformations.
So long as we are chameleons, we need an annual journey in the bath of rebirth.
Therefore I looked at the outdating of my ideals with horror, since I loved my natural greenness and mistrusted my chameleon skin, which changed colors according to the environment.
The chameleon does this cleverly.
One calls this change a progress through rebirth.
So you experience 777 rebirths.
The Buddha did not need quite so long to see that even rebirths are vain. ~Carl Jung, Liber Novus, Page 278, Footnote 94.