To dream of an abbess smiling and benignant, denotes you will be surrounded by true friends and pleasing prospects. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you see this pious man in devotional exercises, it forewarns you of smooth flattery and deceit pulling you a willing victim into the meshes of artful bewilderment.
For a young woman to talk with an abbot, portends that she will yield to insinuating flatteries, and in yielding she will besmirch her reputation.
If she marries one, she will uphold her name and honor despite poverty and temptation. See similar words in connection with churches, priests, etc. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
The dreamer is often longing for a leader—a priest or minister—or per- ceives himself to be one.
Folklore: Declining health.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
The significance of this dream is evidently due to the regard in which the clergy of past ages held their gypsy brethren.... The Fabric of Dream
If you are a hermit yourself, you will pursue researches into intricate subjects, and will take great interest in the discussions of the hour.
To find yourself in the abode of a hermit, denotes unselfishness toward enemies and friends alike. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. A desire or need to withdraw from the fray for a while; time alone.
3. Fear or shyness about trying something new, taking risks.
4. Serenity and peace can come from self-knowledge and quiet contemplation. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2- There are two types of hermit. One withdraws from life in order to live an entirely spiritual existence and knows that others will care for his bodily needs.
The other travels throughout the world using his knowledge and expertise to help others. In dreams if we meet the hermit, we are discovering the dimension in ourselves which has a spiritual awareness.
3- A holy man, or the Wise Old Man (see Introduction) will often appear in dreams as the hermit.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If you are the hermit: you have lost faith in vour fellow men and would like to withdraw. Living with your partner in an isolated place: your relationship needs a major overhaul—in some cases, only a separation will do.
Depth Psychology: A hermit often symbolizes a wise counselor; sometimes it means you have lost faith in a person or in humanity and that you would like to “get away from it all.” Are you feeling lonely right now? Do you need peace and quiet, to find a place where you can think about the world, yourself, and your life? See Guru.... Dreamers Dictionary
The hermit also can symbolize that you are in a period of self reflection where you are reevaluating all that you’ve learned and are trying to find a sense of inner peace. See Island and Cave.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If a sick person sees himself in a hermitage in a dream, it may mean his death, or it could mean suppressing one’s sexual desires. Occupying a hermitage or building one in a dream means rising in station.
A beautiful and a newly built hermitage in the dream represents a wife.
A hermitage in a dream also could mean migration, bewilderment, severing a friendship, hiding, power, or it could represent one’s son. Whatever may affect a hermitage in the dream also could manifest in the life of one’s son. (Also see Retreat; Temple)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To see human beings swept away in an inundation, portends bereavements and despair, making life gloomy and unprofitable.
To see a large area inundated with clear water, denotes profit and ease after seemingly hopeless struggles with fortune. See Food.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To experience a situation to its utmost, without reservation, is part of the magic of dreams. You now have the experience of taking something in whole-heartedly that you can incorporate into your conscious state.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To a young woman, this dream signifies that gossip and deceit will be used against her.
To dream that you are a monk, denotes personal loss and illness. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If a man dreams about a monk: don’t take sexual energies quite so seriously; use them instead to mobilize your intellectual power.
Depth Psychology: Worldly matters no longer interest you; you are striving for wisdom and faith or are in search of a spiritual guide. See Cloister, Gum, Nun.... Dreamers Dictionary
To see a dead monkey, signifies that your worst enemies will soon be removed.
If a young woman dreams of a monkey, she should insist on an early marriage, as her lover will suspect unfaithfulness.
For a woman to dream of feeding a monkey, denotes that she will be betrayed by a flatterer.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A monkey in a dream also represents a sinner and a criminal. Monkey’s bite in a dream represents a fight or having an argument with someone.
A monkey in a dream also represents a deceitful person, a sorcerer, or an illness.
If one becomes a monkey in a dream, it means profiting from sorcery, or engaging in adultery.
A monkey in a dream also represents a defeated enemy. Riding on the back of a monkey in a dream means winning a war against one’s enemy. Eating monkey’s flesh in a dream means suffering from depression, becoming poor, alcoholic, deprived, or suffering from an illness that could lead one near his death. Ifone is offered a monkey as a gift in a dream, it means that he will defeat and capture an enemy, or it could mean that he will betray a trust. Carrying a monkey over one’s shoulders in a dream means stealing something from one’s house, or something that belongs to his family.
A monkey in a dream also represents a filthy and a loathsome person. Owning a monkey in a dream means suffering major losses in one’s life.
A monkey in a dream also means committing a sin, disobedience to God’s commands, or becoming despised. (Also see Gibbon)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A monkey may also represent positive attributes, such as agility, inspiration, a sense of freedom and a capacity to imitate. In Japan, toys that look like monkeys are given to children because monkeys are supposed to be able to drive out evil spirits. In India, the monkey is a symbol of soul. Thus, monkeys as symbols appear to have a double or twin meaning. Whether positive or negative, the monkey is revealing something to you about what is going on in your inner world. People usually think that monkeys are far less evolved and the expression “stop monkeying around” is understood by all.
The dream with a monkey may be an encouragement from you unconscious to continue to develop your personality by staying close to your own nature.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
To dream of feeding a monkey peanuts or other food, foretells a betrayal by a person hitherto considered friendly.... The Complete Dream Book
If the monkey is playing with you and making faces, you are surrounded by superficial and insonct-driven people, or you may be examining your own “animalistic tendencies.” Several monkeys: your enemies don’t want to show their “real faces.” If a monkey is climbing, your chances for romance will improve.
Depth Psychology: The monkey is considered our animalistic shadow, a distorted image of ourselves. We are afraid of the ‘lecherous monkey” in us, because it is only looking for physical gratification. Sometimes the monkey may be a warning against false, manipulative friends.... Dreamers Dictionary
The Hindu God Hanuman is said to be immortal and the link between humans and God. Dreams of a monkey can also represent the freedom that leads to divine vision.
The monkey can also represent frivolity, impulsivity, monkey business, goofing around, and that you are not taking life seriously.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The qualities of mischief, impudence and inquisitiveness all belong to the monkey. While these are often seen as regressive tendencies, this quality of lively curiosity maintains a necessary lightness of spirit.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Anthropologically, a less evolved state. Slipping backward into more animalistic tendencies.
Darwinian: An ancestral dream in which the monkey, ape, or gorilla symbolizes your ancient roots.
Foolish behavior (acting like a “monkey’s uncle”).
The mischievous and playful aspects of self (e.g., “monkey shines”).
Being deceived by flattery or amusing actions that hide other motivations.
Sagacious justice. Four apes attended the judgment hall of Osiris, and apes were also sacred to Thoth, the Egyptian god of wisdom.
Prudent speech, accurate vision, and good listening skills (the three monkeys who represent seeing, hearing, and saying no to evil).
Hindu: Bravery and swift action, being associated with the god of wind.... The Language of Dreams
The dream is a call for more self-knowledge.
For others, dreaming about a nun is a warning of impending danger, perhaps even a death. See Monk, Sister.
Depth Psychology: The nun is a symbol of spirituality or having spiritual experiences. Sometimes, the nun is a warning about your own insincerity or that of others.... Dreamers Dictionary
For a woman to dream of nuns, foretells her widowhood, or her separation from her lover.
If she dreams that she is a nun, it portends her discontentment with present environments.
To see a dead nun, signifies despair over the unfaithfulness of loved ones, and impoverished fortune.
For one to dream that she discards the robes of her order, foretells that longing for worldly pleasures will unfit her for her chosen duties. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
The presence of a lifeless nun in your dream represents lack and desolation over the treacherous act of a loved one.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If he is in the pulpit, it denotes sickness and trouble for the dreamer.
If a woman dreams that she is in love with a priest, it warns her of deceptions and an unscrupulous lover.
If the priest makes love to her, she will be reproached for her love of gaiety and practical joking.
To confess to a priest, denotes that you will be subjected to humiliation and sorrow. These dreams imply that you have done, or will do, something which will bring discomfort to yourself or relatives.
The priest or preacher is your spiritual adviser, and any dream of his professional presence is a warning against your own imperfections. Seen in social circles, unless they rise before you as spectres, the same rules will apply as to other friends. See Preacher. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A priest in a dream also could represent someone who follows conjecture, or someone who does not see his own faults.
If a regular person sees himself as a priest in a dream, it means benefits for others, rising in station and fame.
If a layman sees himself speaking like a preacher, a soothsayer, a fortuneteller, an astrologer or a priest in a dream, it means that he lies and engages in falsehood.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The spiritual forces represented in this dream could be intrinsic, revealing your own spiritual qualities, strengths, and abilities, or they could represent the spiritual forces around you. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If his back is turned to you, a priest may indicate the turning away from the world in favor of a spiritual purpose.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If the priest in your dream is angry or disapproving, you feel like you are being over-protected or treated unfairly by authority figures.
If the priest is skinny, this represents your guilt over being mean to others.
If the priest was fat, this signifies your greed or laziness. Seeing a priest in your dream can also symbolize chastity and abstinence, a sign that you are embarrassed or ashamed about sexual issues or feelings.... My Dream Interpretation
An emblem of religious law, prohibitions, or taboos. In this case, the priest’s or priestess’s attitude in the dream will be very revealing (see Religions).
The Higher Self or a spiritual guide who may convey a message of a moral nature, or act as the voice of your conscience (see Angel, Icons).
What ritual or service is the priest or priestess performing? This might prove even more important to the dream’s meaning.
For example, if this person is setting up the altar, you may likewise be starting to settle on specific spiritual precepts.
If the priest or priestess is performing a baptism, this might reflect a new beginning for you, in which your slate is wiped clean for a fresh start.... The Language of Dreams