afraid

See anxiety dreams in the introduction

To dream that you are afraid of a certain affair indicates that your family may experience difficulty or a loss of business.

If others are afraid within your dream, this indicates that a friend may be too concerned with self-interest to assist you.

Another dream of contrary, since it shows that you realise your difficulties, and are likely to overcome them To the timid lover, it foretells success.

If you dream of being afraid, then you are venting your feelings of overwhelm and inadequacy to handle the circumstances you face. Keep in mind that when you turn and face that which you most afraid, darkness turns to light, and you realize your ability to embrace and expand into more of your personal powerful. See Venting Dreams.

To feel that you are afraid to proceed with some affair, or continue a journey, denotes that you will find trouble in your household, and enterprises will be unsuccessful.

To see others afraid, denotes that some friend will be deterred from performing some favor for you because of his own difficulties.

For a young woman to dream that she is afraid of a dog, there will be a possibility of her doubting a true friend.

Yourself; Disappointment is around you. Others; An acquaintance will not come through with a promise.

A dream of contrary, you will recognize your difficulties and find the courage to overcome them. Unconscious/subconscious patterns are surfacing that require dealing with. Do not let fear stop you from repattering these demons within. 



Afraid | The Dream Meanings

Keywords of this dream: Afraid

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Partial excerpt from “Dream Language” by Jim & Michal Ann Goll Various ministries and organizations have logged literally thousands of dreams and therefore have been able to decipher the most common dreams that people have.

The following is not a comprehensive list and they are not listed in any particular order, but they are 20 of the most common dreams that people experience.


Dreams of Your House

This one would easily rank in the top five most common dreams. The house normally represents your life, and the circumstances taking place in the house reflect the specific activities in your life. These dreams may also reflect the church as well.

Individual rooms of the house may represent specific things. For instance, if the bedroom appears, the dream may have something to do with issues of intimacy.

The bathroom may represent a need for cleansing. The family room may be a clue that God wants to work on family relationships and so on.


Dreams of Going to School

These dreams often center on taking of tests. The tests may be for the purpose of promotion. Or you might find yourself searching for your next class-an indication that guidance is needed or a graduation has just occurred. You might be repeating a class you took before, possibly meaning that you have an opportunity to learn from past failures. High School dreams may be a sign that you are enrolled in the School of the Holy Spirit (H.S. = High School = Holy Spirit). There are limitless possibilities.

These are just a few examples. Interesting enough, the Teacher is always silent when giving a test!


Dreams of Various Vehicles

These may indicate the calling you have on your life, the vehicle of purpose that will carry you from one point to another. Cars, planes, buses, etc., may be symbols of the type or even the size of the ministry you are or will be engaged in. That’s why there are different kinds of vehicles. Note the color of the vehicle. If it is a car, what is the make and model? Observe who is driving it. Are you driving or is someone else driving? If someone else is driving, who is it? Do you know the person? Is it a person from your past? If the driver is faceless, this may refer to a person who will appear sometime in your future or that the Holy Spirit Himself is your driving guide.


Dreams Concerning Storms

Storm dreams tend to be intercessory, spiritual warfare-type dreams. They are particularly common for people who have a calling or gift in the area of discerning of spirits. These dreams often hint of things that are on the horizon –both dark, negative storms of demonic attack for the purpose of prayer, intercession, and spiritual warfare, as well as showers of blessing that are imminent. What kind of storm is it? Are there tornadoes involved? What color are they. Tornadoes can indicate change that is coming good or bad. Also tornadoes can indicate great destruction.


Dreams of Flying or Soaring

Flying dreams deal with your spiritual capacity to rise above problems and difficulties and to soar into the heavenlies. These are some of the most inspirational and encouraging in tone of all dreams. When awakening from a dram where you fly or soar, you often wake up feeling exhilarated –even inebriated- in the Spirit.

Ascending-type dreams are more unusual yet edifying. Remember, we are seated with Christ Jesus in heavenly places far above all principalities and powers.


Dreams of Being Naked or Exposed

These dreams indicate that you will be or are becoming transparent and vulnerable.

Depending on your particular situation, this may be exhilarating or fearful and could reveal feelings of shame. Note: these dreams are not meant to produce embarrassment but rather draw you into greater intimacy with the Lord and indicate places where greater transparency is required. These types of dreams often appear during times of transition where you are being dismantled in order to be re-mantled.


Dreams of Condition of Your Teeth

Often, these dreams reveal the need for wisdom. Are your teeth loose, rotten, falling out, or are they bright and shiny? Do you have a good bite? Are you able to chew your cud? Teeth represent wisdom, and often teeth appear to loose in a dream.

What does that mean? It may mean that you need a wisdom application for something you are about to bit off. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.


Dreams of Past Relationships

This kind of dream may indicate that you are being tempted to fall back into old patterns and ways of thinking. Depending upon who the person is in the dream, and what this person represents to you, these dreams might also be an indication of your need to renew your former desires and godly passions for good things in life.

Seeing a person from your past does not usually mean that you will literally renew your old relationship with that individual. Look more for what that person represents in your life – for good or bad. A person who was bad in your life may represent God’s warning to you not to relapse into old habits and mind-sets that were not profitable. On the other hand, a person who was good in your life may represent God’s desire or intention to restore good times that you thought were gone.


Dreams of Dying

These dreams are not normally about the person seen in the dream in a literal sense, but are symbolic about something that is passing away or departing from your life. The type of death may be important to note. Watch, though, to see if resurrection is on the other side.


Dreams of Birth

Normally these dreams are not about an actual childbirth but rather about new seasons of purpose and destiny coming forth into your life. If a name is given to the child, pay close attention because that usually indicates that a new season in the purposes of God is being birthed. There are, of course, exceptions to this where an actual pregnancy and birth is going to take place.


Dreams of Taking a Shower

These are cleansing-type dreams (toilets, showers, bathtubs, etc) revealing things that are in the process of being flushed out of your life, cleansed and flushed away. These are good dreams by the way. Enjoy the showers of God’s love and mercy and get cleansed from the dirt of the world and its ways. Apply the blood of Jesus and get ready for a new day!


Dreams of Falling

These dreams may reveal a fear you have of losing control of some area of your life or, on the positive side, that you are actually becoming free of directing your own life.

What a substance you fall into in the dream is a major key to proper understanding. The outstanding primary emotions in these dreams will indicate which way to interpret them. Falling can be fearful, but it can also represent falling into the ocean of God’s love.


Dreams of Chasing and Being Chased

Chasing dreams often reveal enemies that are at work, coming against your life and purpose. On the opposite side, they may indicate the passionate pursuit of God in your life, and you towards Him. Are you being chased? By whom? What emotions do you feel? Are you afraid of being caught? Or maybe you are the one doing the chasing. Who are you chasing? Why? Again, what emotions do you feel during the chase? The answers to these questions and, particularly, the dominant emotions in the dream, will often help determine the direction of its interpretation. Often the Lord appears in various forms, motioning to us, saying, “Catch Me if you can!”


Dreams of Relatives, Alive and Dead

Most likely, these dreams indicate generational issues at work in your life –both blessings and curses. You will need discernment as to whether to accept the blessing or cut off the darkness. This is particularly true if grandparents appear in your dreams, as they will typically indicate generational issues.


Dreams Called Nightmares

Nightmares tend to be more frequent with children and new believers in Christ, just as calling dreams do. They may reveal generational enemies at work that need to be cut off. Stand against the enemies of fear. Call forth the opposite presence of the amazing love of God, which casts out fear, the fear has torment!


Dreams of Snakes

The snake dream is probably one of the most common of all the categories of animal dreams. These dreams reveal the serpent – the devil with his demonic hosts- at work through accusation, lying, attacks, etc. Other common dreams of this nature include dreams of spiders, bears, and even alligators. Spiders and bears are two other major animals that appear in dreams that show fear. The spider in particular, releasing its deadly poison, is often a symbol of witchcraft and the occult.


Dreams of Dogs and Cats

After snakes, the most common animal to appear in dreams is the dog. A dog in your dream usually indicates friendship, loyalty, protection, and good feelings. On the other hand, dog dreams may also reveal the dark side, including growling, attacking, biting, ect. Sometimes these dreams reveal a friend who is about to betray you.


Dreams of Going Through Doors

These dreams generally reveal change that is coming. New ways, new opportunities, and new advancements are on the way. Similar to dreams of doors are dreams including elevators or escalators, which indicate that you are rising higher into your purpose and your calling.


Dreams of Clocks and Watches

Clocks or watches in a dream reveal what time it is in your life, or the need for a wake-up call in the Body of Christ or in a nation. It is time to be alert and watchful.


These dreams may indicate a Scripture verse as well, giving a deeper message. Are you a watchman on the walls? If so, what watch are you on?


Dreams with Scripture Verses

Sometimes you may have a dream in which Bible passages appear, indicating a message from God. This phenomenon may occur in a number of ways: verbal quotes where you are actually hear a voice quoting a passage, digital clock-type readouts, and dramatizations of a scene from a Bible, just to name a few. Quite often these are watchmen-type dreams, dreams of instructions filled with ways of wisdom.... DreamPedia

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Here are 30 different dream symbol that appear most common in the world and these dreams meanings.

Animals


Animals can usually be linked to survival or the instinct to keep going no matter how difficult things are. It can mean you’re holding things back that you should express. Dreams of an animal symbolize that you are connecting with your wild side, basic instincts and survival needs. Consider the type of animal.

Babies


Babies most times just mean that you want to continue your life and family, and want to share your knowledge with your next of kin. They might also mean you’re holding something back. Something new comes into your life. A new idea or a new creative project at work. Symbol of new possibilities and potential for growth in multiple areas of your life.

Lost


Being lost in your dreams may signify that you have lost your true purpose in life. It may point to soul loss or your disas- sociation from an important aspect of your personality. If the theme of being lost recurs, it may point to a need to seek guidance spiritually or psychologically.

Naked


Dreams of being naked or seeing someone naked represent a desire for honesty and intimacy. It can also represent the fear of others knowing your private thoughts and feelings. If you are comfortable being naked, then you feel you have nothing to hide in intimacy. If you are uncomfortable, ashamed, or embarrassed, then this dream is telling you to do some ego-integration work, and begin the process of releasing your own judgments and criticisms.

Trapped


If you dream of being trapped, it means that you feel confined and restricted in a friendship, career or romantic relationship. You may be feeling bad physically because of your emotional worries. This dream can also mean that your rivals will get the best of you if you are not careful. If you successfully escape the trap in your dream, you will triumph over your rivals and your relationships will improve in real life.

Buildings and Houses


Building a house may signify construction of a new project in your business or building a totally new life. Building with Legos or building blocks may comment on needing to play with your ideas before putting them into action.

Clothing


Clothing in general reveals the image that you want to project to the world. Each article of clothing reveals different concerns, qualities, beliefs, attitudes, and expressions Even the color and conditions of the clothing may reveal significant information.

For example, clothing that is tattered or torn may signify that you feel emotionally shredded by an experience. You may also be expressing a "poor me" attitude.

Cry


Dreams of crying symbolize that you are healing, grieving, cleansing, and releasing that which no longer supports you, as you make room for that which does support you. Consider that this might be a cry for help and that you would be wise to seek support to help you through this challenge you are going through. Keep in mind that you can’t heal what you can’t feel.

Death


Dreams of death are very common in that it is the job of our subconscious mind to keep us alive, so your dreams are assisting you to process your fears of death and dying. If you dream of your own death, then you are contemplating the value and impact of your life. Dreaming of someone else dying is about transformation and change in your relationship with then, not necessarily a forecast of a literal death (though sometimes it does). You might also be venting out your fears of losing someone that you love. Often the dream of death represents the ending of chapter in a person’s life, and that a new cycle is about to begin. Keep in mind that the Native Americans believe that the most powerful way to live is as if death were always just over your shoulder. This dream is suggesting that you consider what aspect of your life is ending, how can you harmoniously participate in completing this cycle, and what new beginning is wanting to come into your life.

Demons


To see demons in your dream, represents negativity and distress. It also forewarns of overindulgence. If you dream of being possessed by demons, you are feeling helpless about something.

Dogs


Dogs are man’s companions and loyal " friends and thus can come in a dream to represent a real friendship, fteca dog’s extreme loyalty to its owner, the appearance of a dog can represent a tendency toward being too loyal to-your friends and thus sacrificing yourself and your needs. A dead dog can come to represent the death of a fnendship, and the birth of a puppy can come to signify the amval of a new friendship. A bite from a dog can be a response to an argument with a fnend. Dogs as guardians can signify the need for personal protection, or they may comment that you feel watched, as by a watchdog.

Drowning


Sinking into the unconscious, helplessness, lack of planning in your life. Being washed away by the flow of emotions. Fear of being swallowed up by the unconscious. As in Suffocating, where the issue is to get more air, here it is a matter of being safe in the Water, about feelings and (emotional) needs that bring more energy and inner strength.

Falling


Falling in your dream may come as a response to some failure. It may comment on feelings of loss of control. It may also be a response to falling from grace or falling from your stature in life. Falling dreams may recur when you have lost a significant relationship, or have faced a personal disaster in your career, or have been diagnosed with a particular illness.

Fire


Fire is a punfying element that is destruc tive yet transforms everything eventually. Setting fire to your emotions may act as the cleansing agent of the soul. It can represent the passion that fuels the heart and the sacred ember of your sexuality. A fire in your house may relate to some anger that is destroying the peace at home. Fire may also signify destructive behavior on your part or that of another family member.

Flying


If you dream you are flying so high that you can actually touch the moon and stars this portends many different types of global disaster that you may soon hear of. If you fly high with black wings you are warned that you are headed for a let down of magnitude. Flying dreams are normally a good omen and if the flight is pleasant, with no worries and anxieties, you can look for happiness and plenty to follow.

Food


People often dream about food. All types of food are a consistent part of a dream life. Anything from meat to elbow macaroni comes up through our unconscious and leaves vivid memories upon awakening. Food is symbolic of a large variety of things. It could symbolize pleasure and indulgence. To the perpetual dieter, the dream could have a "compensatory" function where the food that is denied to the individual during the day shows up in the dream state. Dreams could additionally symbolize physical, mental, spiritual and emotional nourishment.

Chased


Being chased by shadows shows the need to escape from something previously repressed, such as past childhood trauma or difficulty. To be chased by an animal generally indicates we have not come to terms with our own passion.

Horses


A horse may offer its power to the dreamer as a vehicle for moving forward in life. Horse brings the attnbute of strength to deliver you to your destination.

For the hero, the horse cames him to his mission, perhaps over long distances, and thus it may signify the need to travel. A wild horse can represent unleashed and untamed power. Horses may also trot into your dream to indicate the need to stand your ground in a power struggle.

Jumping


  • The act of jumping can be somewhat ambiguous in a dream. It can indicate either jumping up attempting to attain something better for ourselves or jumping down, which can mean going down into the unconscious and those parts of ourselves where we may feel we are in danger. Jumping on the spot can indicate joy and has the same significance as dance (See Dance).
  • Repetitive movement of any sort in a dream usually indicates the need to reconsider our actions, to look at what we arc doing and perhaps to express ourselves in a different way. On a psychological level, jumping up and down in a dream may indicate being caught up in a situation without having the power to move either forwards or backwards.
  • In certain religions, spiritual ecstasy is induced by jumping. This is a way of employing the physical in order to reach the spiritual.
  • Also See: Jumping

Kiss - Kissing


Affection. In this dream you may be expressing feelings that are difficult to express during the day. Kissing is usually an indication of warmth, affection, and happiness. If you don’t receive enough love and affection in your daily life, then this could be a compensatory dream, where the dreamer is comforting himself. If you are kissing the object of your affection, the dream could be a form of wish fulfillment. Superstition based interpretations say that if you are kissing strangers, you may have a need to conquer. If the kissing is insincere, you are pretentious while if you see your partner kissing someone else, you may be afraid of infidelity.

Money


Money in dreams does not necessarily represent hard currency, but more the way in which we value ourselves. This symbol appearing in dreams would suggest that we need to assess that value more carefully, and equally to be aware of what we ‘pay’ for our actions and desires. If there is a feeling of self-denial in our making savings, particularly to the point of miserliness, we may not have managed our resources properly in the past and are having to suffer for it now. We may also fear the future. If someone else gives us their savings, we are able to use their knowledge and expertise.

Paralysis


  • When paralysis is felt in a dream we are probably experiencing great fear or suppression. Feelings that are emotionally based are experienced as paralysis in order to highlight the physical effect those feelings can have.
  • Imagination can often play tricks on us, and we experience as real some kind of reaction we would not normally allow ourselves. Paralysis is one such reaction.
  • Paralysis can signify spiritual inadequacy, inability to create movement, and inertia. There is a condition which sometimes occurs during development when we are forced into facing our own fears, and this can be experienced as paralysis.

Pregnancy / Pregnant


To dream you are pregnant signifies growth and development in your personal life. You may find that you are unprepared to act on it or to even discuss the matter with other people. It may also symbolize the birth of new ideas, projects, directions, or goals. To dream of being pregnant with a dying baby suggests an undertaking you worked hard for is suddenly doomed to fail. It denotes anxiety over things that are unfolding in ways you never expected. A pregnant woman having dreams of her pregnancy usually conveys her worries in various stages of her pregnancy. First trimester dreams are usually consists of small creatures, furry animals, flowers, fruits, and water. Second trimester dreams usually cover birth complications and self-doubt about motherhood. You may also dream of giving birth to a non-human baby. Finally, in the third trimester, you tend to dream of your own mother. When a man dreams of getting a girl pregnant, it is a warning that serious consequences may result from his sexual activities.

Prison


Being in a prison may comment on feelings of being persecuted or punished for doing something wrong. A prison may also mention that you are imprisoned by your own thoughts or beliefs. Since a prison represents lack of personal freedom, it may point to a relationship that restricts your freedom, such as a bad marnage.

Sexuality - Sex


Dreams of a sexual nature are very common and act both as an emotional release and a reassurance that everything is in order with your sexuality. Being intimate with a stranger is a fantasy that many people enjoy and this type of dream may indicate a wish for new experiences or experimentation. Intimacy with your partner in a dream acts as a reassurance of your love, and serves to strengthen your bond in your own mind.

Snakes


The snake is a powerful dream symbol, associated with the feminine, healing and spirituality. Being bitten by a snake in a dream is actually positive, meaning you are accepting all parts of your nature as you grow into a stronger person. If you dream about you or an animal attacking, wrestling with or trying to kill a snake, you will have to defend your reputation against nasty gossip. If the attempt to kill the snake was successful in your dream, you will succeed against all hostilities.

Spiders


In a dream, a spider represents a malicious woman, or a weak, perfidious and a distant man. A spider in a dream also represents a weaver, an ascetic or a monk. Ifone sees a spider in his dream, it may mean that he will meet a pious and a religious man. Weaving a web in a dream means becoming weak. A spider in a dream also could represent a pleasing wife. If one sees a spider hanging down from the ceiling in a dream, it indicates a severe winter in that area.

Teeth


Hostility or an attack, such as when dream figures deliver "biting words" or "bare their teeth. " Losing teeth in a dream may reflect words said in haste, or losing the ability to speak candidly. Because this bony part of the body endures long after death, it has some associations with the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth. In this context, losing teeth might equate to losing the will to live or having your personal power taken away. Rotten teeth equate either to the fear of old age, or someone whose words are filled with so much insincere sweetness that decay in that relationship is inevitable. Having teeth pulled out represents an end to suffering that is aided by an external force.

Vehicle - Vehicles


If you dream of riding in a vehicle and someone else is driving, you will soon take a business trip at your bosses convenience. If you are riding in a vehicle where you or a member of your family are driving, then your trip will be for pleasure or personal business.

Walking or Running


A running dream is basically a dream of escaping a certain situation, person, or thing. If you succeed in running away from, or elude a pursuer, then you will be able to change those things in your life that has you ‘on the run’. If you dream of the desire to run but cannot get your feet to obey it shows a lack of self confidence and perseverance on your part. Try sticking to your guns and see how much your life will change.

Water


It is a mirror of your subconscious mind.

The quality of water often describes the situation of your emotions. Crystal clear, clean, adulterated, calm mostly provides strong insights about the state of your feelings.

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My Dream Interpretation

If you called 911 in your dream (or if you saw the numbers 911), this suggests that you should not be afraid to ask for help. There is an important lesson to be learned from in your dream, that support is out there for you, but you have to take the first step towards it.... My Dream Interpretation

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of an abyss represent that you are connecting with your deeper nature, going beyond the superficial to where your inner rivers run deep and you feel your connection with the soul of the world.

If you are afraid of this abyss, then this dream is assisting you to process your fears of your power, death, overwhelm, or inadequacy.... Strangest Dream Explanations

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Example: I was in a house that I lived in many years ago. How I got there I do not know, but I saw myself sitting in an ordinary chair just behind the closed front street door. It was very quiet, and I was afraid, but I did not make any effon to move’ (Mrs J).

When we are an inactive observer in our dream, are all the time on the receiving end of dream action, or as in the exam­ple make no effon to move from discomfort, we are in a passive role.

If this occurs frequently in our dreams, we are probably passive in our waking life. This can gradually be changed by such techniques as active imagination. It is our own emotions, fears and sexuality we are meeting in our dreams, so it is wise to take charge of our being rather than be a victim.

The following dream illustrates an active dreamer: ‘As I walked toward a house a number of demons or devils came at me menacingly, trying to stop me getting near the house. Although they made all the ghostly noises, I wasn’t at all afraid of them. I felt they were a damned nuisance, and to show them I meant business I grabbed one and with my right hand I gripped its flesh and squeezed. It started to squeak in pain and I squeezed harder’ (Clive J). ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Afraid to get involved.

2. Afraid a relationship will break and have to be repaired. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Happiness and satisfaction have been reached. On one hand, you are fascinated by age, because it implies maturity, experience, and the ability to judge. On the other hand, it represents fear of getting old. Are you afraid of being less attractive? It is the archetype of wisdom.

The question here is: What is really important in your life and where do you want to go from here? How do you see yourself? In practical terms, this is mostly a question of taking life and its problems and fears more calmly.

The old man / old woman is and always has been the symbol of the teacher. Often, it also represents the grandfather or grandmother of the dreamer or even the dreamer him / herself. This image may also express a desire for greater peacefulness. Standing at the outside of society looking in, like the Alchemist. Gaining freedom since one has nothing to lose.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Gypsy Dream Dictionary

You are afraid of growing old. You have many plans and wonder if you’ll ever have time to implement them all. See also Clock.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To see an albino in your dream is a symbol of decency, honor, and infinity. You should have an open mind and consider the perceptions and beliefs of others.

To dream that you are afraid of the albino figure represents an unsubstantiated worry you harbor towards the welfare of someone who is of great importance to you. It may also signify your refusal to accept the truth.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

My Dream Interpretation

To see an albino (a white faced, pink-eyed person) in your dream, represents purity. You need to be more accepting and tolerant of others - not everyone has to fit your exact standards.

To dream that you are afraid of the albino figure, suggests that you are needlessly concerned about the well-being of a loved one. It may also mean you are in denial about something.... My Dream Interpretation

New American Dream Dictionary

1. If the dreamer is angry at something or someone, chances are the dreamer is also afraid of the person or thing, but can’t vent in waking life.

2. If someone is angry at the dreamer, it may indicate that the dreamer is afraid of that person, but doesn’t allow him/herself to experience this in waking life. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- When animals appear in a dream they usually represent an aspect of the personality which cannot be properly understood except on an instinctive level.

Animal with a cub

This will represent motherly qualities and therefore the mother.

Baby animals

The dreamer will be dealing with the child-like side of his or her personality, or possibly children known to him.

The hurt young animal

The dreamer may perceive a difficulty in becoming mature or facing life.

Eating the animal

The dream could be about the ‘demons’ one creates which can only be overcome by assimilating them in a constructive way. Pagan belief thought that one took up certain aspects of the animal that were superior in certain respects to ordinary’ human attitudes.

Godlike, talking awe-inspir- ing or wise animals, or those with human characteristics

Animals have not vet become conscious of, or pitted themselves against, the power from which they came so the wisdom they show is innocent and simple. It is always important to pay attention to this aspect of animal life in fairy tales and dreams, since we need to be in touch with that part of ourselves.

Helpful animals

The subconscious is producing helpful images from its depths.

The figures of animals arc an easy way for the dreamer to accept that help.

Killing the animal may destroy the energy derived from the instincts. Taming or harnessing the animal shows the efforts made to control the dreamer’s instincts and, if possible, make them productive and useful.

To dream of trying to find some refuge from animals whether by building defences - or perhaps by running away - is indicative of the dreamer’s struggle with his animal instincts, and whether the action being taken is adequate. Such instincts may be threatening or damaging to aspects of the dreamer’s life.

2- When we need some sort of understanding of our own psychological urges, animals will appear which symbolise those qualities. These are:

Bear

The mother (see Family) appears in dreams in many forms, the bear being one of them.

The image may be of the possessive, devouring mother or of the all- caring mother.

If it is recognised in the dream that the bear is masculine the image may then be of an overbearing person, or possibly the father.

Bull

Usually the bull in a dream denotes the negative side of behaviour, such as dcstructivcness, fear or anger (for example a bull in a china shop). However, more positively, the bull is recognised as sexual passion or creative power.

Slaying the bull

indicates initiation into the world of the mature adult who succeeds in mastering his instincts and can also represent the sign of Taurus in the Zodiac.

Cat

To dream of cats is to link with the feline, sensuous side in human beings, usually in women. Goddesses such as Bast the Egyptian cat goddess arc usually represented as having two sides to their natures, one devious and one helpful, so the cat often denotes the capricious side of the feminine.

The elegant but also the powerful, yet overly self-sufficient aspect of woman, may also be perceived as the cat. Chameleon The dreamer is recognising either in himself or others the ability to adapt and to change according to surrounding circumstances.

Cold-blooded animals or reptiles

The unfeeling, inhuman aspect of the instincts is often portrayed by reptiles and other cold-blooded animals. They are usually recognised as being destructive and alien.

Composite animals

To dream of composite animals could indicate some confusion in sorting out what qualities are needed.

The various qualities of the different animals of which they are made up need to be assimilated and integrated. There are two potentials of development in one figure.

Half-animal, half-man

The dreamer’s animal instincts arc beginning to be recognised and humanised.

Cow

The eternal feminine, especially the mother (see Family) or mother figure (see Archetypes) is often depictcd by the cow. This is partly because it provides milk and nourishment.

Deer/Reindeer

The deer and the reindeer herd have a strict hierarchical structure.

The dreamer recognises his place in the world.

The deer symbolises pride/nobility

Deformed animals

The dreamer realises that some of his impulses are offensive, or revolting.

Dog

also see individual entry The dreamer may recognise a faithful and constant companion, a protector or more negatively, somebody the dreamer can’t shake off and who might make trouble.

A dog that the dreamer owned or knew at some period of his life There may be memories asso- ciated with that period of his life, which hold clues to present behaviour.

A huntress with dogs The dreamer is making a connection with one of the feminine archetypes, that of the Amazon (see Archetypes).

A dog guarding gates, being near a cemetery In dreams this indicates the guardian of the threshold, and creatures which must be put to sleep or tamed before there can be an initiation into the underworld Domesticated (tame) animals When we dream of domesticated animals we arc aware of those parts of ourselves with which we have come to terms. There are passions which arc being used in a controlled way although there is the suggestion that those passions were never very formidable. Elephant To see an elephant in a dream is to recognise the qualities of patience, long memory, strength and fidelitv. In the more esoteric sense it signifies radiant and glowing wisdom.

Fox

A fox in a dream tells of hypocrisy, cunning and slyness.

Frog

A period or act of transformation (a frog transforms from a tadpole and moves on to the land). There is something repugnant which is turning into something of value (i.e. a frog into a prince). Also see Snake as all reptiles have the same significance.

Goat

To dream of a goat is to recognise creative energy and masculine vitality. It may also represent the dark side of human nature, promiscuousness and sexuality.

To be riding a goat is to be trying to come to terms with the dreamer’s relationship with the dark side of his nature.

The goat may also represent the Devil or Satan. It is also the symbol for Capricorn.

Hare

The hare highlights intuition, spiritual insight and intuitive ‘leaps’. Intuition may be debased into madness by fear or ignorance. Because of its association with the moon, the hare can, in its negative aspect, signify the Priestess/Witch aspect of femininity or the Priest/Sorcerer of the masculine (see Archetypes). In its positive imagery however it is the radiant hare (often holding its baby in a cave) and thus the Mother of God.

Hedgehog

The hedgehog can represent evil and bad manners, or literallv our inability to handle a ‘prickly’ situation.

Horse

The horse in a dream represents the energy at the dreamer’s disposal.

A white horse depicts the spiritual awareness of the dreamer; a brown one the more pragmatic and down-to-earth side, while a black horse is the passionate side of the dreamer’s nature.

A pale horse is taken to indicate death, and a winged horse depicts the soul’s ability to transcend the earthly- plane.

If the horse is under strain or dying there is a severe weakening of the dynamic power that carries the dreamer forward. Ibo much pressure may be being experienced in our lives.

If the horse is being harnessed to a cart the dreamer may be concentrating too hard on thoroughly- utilitarian objectives.

In a man’s dream, a mare will denote the Anima, a woman; or the realm of the feminine (see Archetypes).

In a woman’s dream, being kicked by a horse may indicate the Animus or her relationship with a man.

A horse that can get through any door and batter down all obstacles is the collective Shadow (see Introduction) those aspects of the personality which most people attempt to suppress.

The horse as a beast of burden is often the Great Mother (See Introduction). or mother archetype (see Archetypes). In modern dreams the car has largely taken over from the horse as a symbol with many of the same associations (see Car and Journey Sections).

Hyena

The hyena is generally taken in dreams to signify impurity, instability and deviousness.

Jackal

The jackal is associated with the graveyard, and therefore with Death. As a scavenger it is also a cleanser. Esoterically, it is the servant of the transformer, guiding souls from the earth plane into the light.

Jaguar

The jaguar’s main qualities are its speed and balance. It stands for the balance of power between the dark and light forces. Kangaroo This somewhat exotic animal often stands for motherhood. and also strength. Lamb The lamb is the innocent side of man’s nature. It is said that evil cannot withstand such innocence.

Leopard

The leopard represents cruelty and aggression, and traditionally the deviousness of wrongly used power. Lion The lion stands for majesty, strength and courage. It can also represent the ego and the passions associated with it.

If the dreamer is struggling with the lion there should be a succcssful development as long as the dreamer is not overpowered, or the lion killed.

A man-eating lion shows that an aspect of the personality- has slipped out of alignment, putting both the dreamer and his surroundings at risk.

A lion lying with a lamb There is a union, or compatibility of oppositcs; instinct and spirit going hand in hand. Lizard also see Reptiles The lizard appearing in a dream represents instinctive action or ‘one-track’ thinking.

Lynx

The main quality associated with the lynx is its keen eyesight, thus in a dream it can often portray objectivity. Monkey The monkey characterises the infantile, childish and arrested side of the dreamer’s character.

The qualities of mischief, impudence and inquisi- tiveness all belong to the monkey. While these are often seen as regressive tendencies, that of lively- curiosity maintains a necessary lightness of spirit.

Mare

see Horse

Mole

The mole is often taken to represent the powers of darkness, but can often signify the blind persistence and determination which enables the dreamer to succeed. Monster/Dragon also see Dragon in D Section A fear which is beyond understanding, usually welling up from within rather than from the outside world, is often represented in dreams by monsters and dragons.

The devouring monster The dream may deal with a recognition that ultimately we arc all absorbed back into a greater whole.

If the dreamer gets the better of the monster he will have mastery over his own fear of death, and may be able to harness this forcc for his own use. Cutting out the monster’s heart or other vital organ, or lighting a fire inside it, depicts the struggle against the dark forces of the underworld.

Mouse

also see Vermin The mouse’s quality of timidity can often be addressed in the dreamer, if it is recognised that this can arise from turbulence and lack of understanding.

Otter

The otter is uniquely equipped to exist within its chosen element of water and to be able to gain subsistence from its environment, all things the dreamer may- need to develop.

Ox

The ox depicts the ability to be patient, and to make sacrifices for others.

Parts of animals

{the limbs, eyes, mouth, etc.) These have the same significance as parts of the human body (see Body).

If the four legs are particularly emphasised possibly in contrast with a three-legged animal the whole rounded personality with all four functions of the mind fully developed is being highlighted. Pig or Wild Boar The pig is taken in Western belief to indicate ignorance, stupidity, selfishness, and gluttony.

The dreamer’s better self may be beginning to recognise these unattractive qualities in himself. Without such recognition there can be no transformation or mastcry of them. Pigs and jewels There is a conflict between the lower urges and spiritual values. Perhaps there is a failure to appreciate spiritual values. Big litters of piglets can represent fruitful- ness, although sometimes without result, since the sow can depict the Destructive Mother (see Archetypes). Wild Boar The wild boar depicts the archetypal masculine principal, and therefore the negative Animus in a woman’s dream. (See Introduction).

The dreamer may be evading an issue that should be challenged and dealt with more daringly.

Prehistoric animals

A trauma from the past, or from childhood, may be causing difficulty. Rabbit Rabbits appearing in a dream can mean one of two things.

The obvious connection with fertility could be important or it could be that the trickster aspect of the personality could be coming to the fore (see Hare).

A white rabbit may show the dreamer the way to the inner spiritual world and, as such, act as a guide.

Ram

The ram is a svmbol of masculine virility and power, and by association has those qualities of the sign of Aries in the Zodiac.

Rat

also see Vermin ‘flic rat signifies the diseased and devious part of the dreamer or of his situation. It can also represent something which is repulsive in some way.

The dreamer may be experiencing disloyalty from a friend or colleague.

Reptiles

To dream of reptiles indicates that we are looking at the more frightening lower aspects of the personality. We may have no control over these, and could therefore be easily devoured by them. We are afraid of Death or the death process, but must go through a process of change in order to be reborn.

Seal

Dreaming of a seal suggests that we are at one with the clement in which we live.

Serpent

also see Snake The serpent is a universal symbol which can be male or female or it can be self-created. It can signify death or destruction or conversely life and also rejuvenation. It is the instinctive nature and is also potential energy. When the power of the instinctive nature is understood and harnessed, the dreamer comes to terms with his or her own sexuality and sensuality and is able to make use of the higher and more spiritual energies which become available. In a man’s dream a snake may appear if he has not understood the feminine or intuitive part of himself, or when he doubts his own masculinitv. In a woman’s dream the snake may manifest if she is afraid of sex, or sometimes of her own ability to seduce others. Because of its connection with the Garden of Eden, the serpent is the symbol of duplicity and trickery; and also of temptation. Sheep The sheep is renowned for its flock instinct, and it is this interpretation which is most usually accepted in dreams.

The helplessness of the sheep when off balance is also another aspect which is recognisable, as is the apparent lack of intelligence.

The god-fearing, ‘good sheep’ and also the passive and ‘sheepish’ may have relevance within the context of the dream.

To dream of sheep and wolves or of sheep and goats is to register the conflict between good and evil.

Sinister Animals Any threat from animals indicates the fears and doubts the dreamer has over his ability to cope with the stirrings of the unconscious. Snake - also see Serpent. Snake dreams occur like serpent dreams - when the dreamer is attempting to come to terms with his or her more instinctive self.

Inevitably, this has to do with the recognition and harnessing of energies which have been suppressed and thwarted. Since the most primeval urge is sexuality, the image of the snake is the most primitive one available.

A snake twined around the body or limb

This indicates some form of bondage, possibly being enslaved to the passions.

A snake, or worm, leaving a corpse by its mouth

This can sometimes represent the sexual act (the little death), but can also signify the dreamer’s control of his or her libido.

A snake in the grass This image denotes disloyalty, trickerv and evil. With its tail in its mouth This image is one of the oldest available to man and signifies completion and the union of the spiritual and physical (see Shapes, Circle). Being swallowed by a snake This shows the need and ability to return to the ultimate, and lose our sense of space and time (see Eating). Because snakes are such a low form of life, while also being in some cases poisonous, they have become associated with death, and all that man fears. Snake twined around a staff or similar (see Caduceiis) The unconscious forces that are released once the dreamer reconciles the opposing sides of himself create healing, rebirth and renewal, and this is universally represented as two snakes entwined round a central staff. It is a symbolic representation of the basic form of DXA, the ‘building blocks’ of life.

The colours of the snake may give additional insight into the meaning of the dream (see Colours). Squirrel The squirrel represents the hoarding aspcct of our personalities.

Tiger

The tiger signifies royalty, dignity and power and is both a creator and a dcstrover

Toad

To dream of toads is lo connect with whatever the dreamer may consider ugly in life, or in his behaviour. However, implicit in that ugliness is the power of transformation and growth into something beautiful.

For a toad and an eagle to appear is to note the difference between earthly and spiritual values.

Transformation of animals In dreams, the metamorphosis of the dreamer or other people into animals and vice versa shows the potential for change within any situation.

Unicorn

The unicorn is a symbol of purity and traditionally could only be owned and perceived by virgins. It is a return to, and a resurgence of, an innocence necessary in self-understanding, and it often suggests the control of the ego and selfishness.

Vermin

In dreams vermin may represent the enforced contemplation of something that is unnecessary or that has invaded one’s spacc.

Vertebrates

Animals with backbones often give an understanding of the qualities associated with that animal.

The smaller and lower orders of animal signify the unconscious, the higher orders the emotions.

Whale

The whale, because it is a mammal which lives within water, indicates the power of resurrection and rebirth man’s abilitv to come back from the dead.

Weasel

The weasel traditionally highlights the devious, more criminally oriented side of ourselves.

Werewolf

see Sinister Animals

Wild animals

Usually wild animals stand for danger, dangerous passions, or dangerous people. There is a destructive force arising from the unconscious, threatening the safety of the individual. Such a dream may be a way of understanding anxiety.

Domesticating wild animals The dreamer may- have come to terms with his or her wilder side.

Wolf

Dreaming of wolves may- indicate that we are being threatened by others, whether singly or by the pack.

The dreamer may- have cruel sadistic fantasies without taking responsibility for them.

The She-wolf The hussy; but also the carer for orphans and rejected young.

Wounded animals

The dreamer may be suffering either emotional or spiritual wounds.

Zebra

This animal has the same significance as the horse, but with the additional meaning of balancing the negative and the positive in a very dynamic way.

3- By understanding animals and their symbolism we approach life in a more simplistic and natural way.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

The male within the female, shown as a man in a woman’s dreams. Physically a woman is predominantly fe­male, but also has a clitoris and produces some male hor­mones. Psychologically, we may only express part of our po­tential in everyday life. In a woman, the more physically dynamic, intellectual and socially challenging side of herself may be given less expression. Apart from this, some features, such as innovation and creative rational thought, may be held in latency. These secondary or latent characteristics are de­picted by the male in female dreams. In general we can say the man represents the woman’s mental and social power, her ability to act creatively in ‘the world’. It also holds in it an expression of her complex of feelings about men, gained as experience mostly from her relationship with—or lack of— father, but also from a synthesis of all her male contacts. So the whole realm of her expenence of the male can be repre­sented by the man in her dream, and is accessible through the image.

Good relationship with or marrying the man: shows the woman integrating her own ability to be independent and capable in outwardly active terms. This makes her more whole, balancing her ‘female’ qualities. It also shows the woman meeting her experience of her father in a healing way. This enables the woman to have a realistic relationship with an actual man. It also bnngs a sense of connectedness be­tween her conscious self and what she senses as the ‘commer­cial’ world. See father in this entry.

To be in conflict with the man, or unable to make real physical and pleasurable contact with him: suggests difficulty in meeting what may have been a painful or threatening expe­rience of father. This can lead to lack of ability to make clear judgments, and lack of decisiveness in areas outside feeling values. She is prone to acceptance of collective or long held social norms without question; family or national attitudes not applicable to present situations; and reasoning’ which actu­ally arises out of emotions connected to such family or social norms. Actual relations with men will be difficult, or entered into simply as a duty. Emotional or intimate merging with a man is threatening because it brings the woman close to the conflicts and pain connected with father. Sex may be possible but not a close feeling union. See man.

Christ Although people generally think of Christ as a histori­cal figure, in dreams Christ is not this at all. He is a powerful process in the human unconscious. In the west we give this process the name of Christ, but the process or archetype is universal and has various names in different cultures. Some­times represented in dreams as a fish or a big man, in general the Christ is an expression of the dreamer’s own potential— what they can become in their life. But it also depicts what might be called a sense of the forces of symbiosis or co­operative activity operative in human life and the cosmos. There are at least four aspects to Chrisi as depicted in dreams.

The Sunday school or Church Christ: depicts social norms, the generally accepted morals and social rules. This Christ’ comes about because the Church tends to represent tradi­tional values, and also the attempt to press people to live these values.

The dreamer may have a childlike relationship with this Christ or, if attempting to be self responsible, be in con­flict with it. Some people find this Christ has a castrating role in their life, and flee in horror. In fact this aspect of social indoctrination may lead to such a burden of guilt and sup­pression that it can create psychic cripples. Trying to do all the right’ things may lead us to the point where ‘we can’t say no to a glass of water without a pang of guilt*. Two of the great forces which push at the human soul or psyche are social pressure, such as the moral norm, and biological pressures, such as the sex drive, individuals may fight a lifelong battle with one or the other of these.

The social cnminal typifies battle with the first; the ascetic, battle with the second.

The ideal Christ: the psychological process which causes us not to take responsibility for our own highest ideals; our own yearnings for the good, our own most powerful urges arising against what we see as evils in the world. This influ­ences us to wait for a sign from Christ in our dream in order to gain authority, or to overcome the anxiety associated with the drive. We want God to say we should act in a cenain way because we are not willing to be self responsible. Example: I stood outside a castle. It was closed and guarded by soldiers in armour. Wondering how to get in I thought that if I dressed and acted as a soldier I would be allowed entrance. It worked and inside Christ met me and said he had important work for me to do’ (Sonia).

The closely guarded secret is Soma’s own impulse to do some son of socially creative work. She doesn’t want to acknowledge the impulse as her own; it is much easier if she can say ‘Christ told me to do this’. In this way she avoids direct encounter with opposition.

The unofficial Chnst. Example: A fierce battle was raging with bullets flying. I immediately fell down and played “dead”. It wasn’t that I was hurt in any way, but I didn’t want to be at any risk in the fight. As I lay there, I saw a tall well built man in soldier’s uniform walk to me. He gave no sign of any fear concerning the bullets, and quietly knelt beside me. I felt he was Christ, but was confused by him being a soldier. He placed a hand on my back and gradually worked his fin­gers under the shell of a large limpet type creature that I had never before known was parasitically attached to my back. I could feel him pull it away, but knew its tentacles still ran right into my chest. He then sat me up and told me how I could rid myself of the tentacles and so be healed’ (Peter Y).

Peter had a debilitating psychosomatic illness at the time of the dream, causing pain where the tentacles ran.

The shell is his defence against feeling his own hurts and inner conflicts.

The dream shows him contacting a strength which is not afraid of his internal battlefield of conflicts, and can show ways of healing real human problems.

The healing rests upon the dreamer’s conscious action, not Christ’s, suggesting the dreamer taking responsibility for his own situation. Peter real­ised he had been avoiding his own internal battlefield, but felt he had met a strength which would support his efforts to find healing. In fact he met his conflicts and grew beyond his ailments. Peter’s conflicts were between his love for his chil­dren and his sexuality. This Christ is our undammed life; the flood of loving sexuality; the strength to burst through social rules and regulations because love of life pushes us. It doesn’t give a hang about bullets, death, nght or wrong, because it has a sense of its own integral existence within life, and its own lightness and place in eternity.

The integral or cosmic Christ. Example: ‘I am a journalist reponing on the return of Christ. He is expected on a paddle steamer going upstream on a large river. I am very sceptical and watch disciples and followers gather on the rear deck.

The guru arrives, dressed in simple white robes. He has long, beautiful auburn hair and beard, and a gentle wise face. He begins to tap a simple rhythm on a tabla or Indian drum. It develops into complex intermingling of orchestral rhythms as everyone joins in. I now realise he is Christ, and feel over­whelmed with awe as I try to play my part in the music. I’m tapping with a pen and find myself fumbling.

A bottle or can opener comes to me from the direction of Christ. I try to beat a complementary rhythm, a small pan of a greater, universal music’ (Lester S).

Each of us has a sense of connectedness with the whole, with the cosmos. We may be little aware of this sense, our scepticism may deny it, as Lester’s was doing. But finding it can enrich the rest of our nature.

The sense bnngs with it a realisation of taking part in the unimaginably grand drama called life. It gives a feeling, no matter what the state of our body, crippled or healthy, that we have something that makes any faults in body or achievement insignificant. It doesn’t take all the difficulties out of life, but it is a good companion on the way. In dreams and religion Christ is also represented as the son of the Cosmos or God. This aspect of Christ is cosmic, from beyond the Earth. This is a process in the cosmos which the unconscious senses and presents under the image of Christ, or other figures in different religions. It is possible that there is an innate process in human beings to do with love and symbiosis which humanity became aware of at a particu­lar stage in the development of consciousness. This becoming aware was expressed in what we know as the histoncal Jesus. See religion and dreams; the self within this entry. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Antlers—particular in men’s dreams—mean a painful disappointment in a love relationship. Several antlers stand tor unrequited love or being dropped.

Depth Psychology: Antlers are often a sign of marital or partner conflicts. In a man’s dream it usually indicates that he is afraid his partner is having an affair.... Dreamers Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

Someone or something one is afraid of. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Dreaming about armor: you want protection or to be shielded from strange influences. Are you looking for a “thick skin” to protect you from aggressive or nasty people? Wearing armor: you are afraid that others will attack vdu—you feel stifled by negative feelings. Has fear driven you to put on “armor”—hoping for protection from the influence of a parent or a “significant other”? Maybe you have protected yourself so much that others can’t get close to you? Whichever applies to you, make changes, because walking in heavy armor makes moving through life difficult.... Dreamers Dictionary

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- There is some conflict with natural drives. There may be an avoidance of sex or contact through fear or the need for restraint. In a dream to meet an ascetic or holy man is to meet our higher self, and to recognise the part of ourselves which is continually seeking unity with the divine. We may be looking for simplicity.

2- Psychologically, we are searching for purity in ourselves or in others. Equally, we may be afraid of that purity within ourselves and need to come to terms with it.

3- There is an attempt to find the spiritual in our lives and also a development of will.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically we are searching for purity in ourselves or in others. Equally we may be afraid of that purity within ourselves and need to come to terms with it. As an archetype jung frequently mentions his wise old man who was present when he needed guidance.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

To see an ass in a dream, you will meet many annoyances, and delays will accrue in receiving news or goods.

To see donkeys carrying burdens, denotes that, after patience and toil, you will succeed in your undertakings, whether of travel or love.

If an ass pursues you, and you are afraid of it, you will be the victim of scandal or other displeasing reports.

If you unwillingly ride on one, or, as jockey, unnecessary quarrels may follow. See Donkey.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Being the victim of an attack: your projects are going to fail.

Depth Psychology: Character traits, cravings, or needs that you haven’t been aware of until now appear suddenly and violently from nowhere, making you anxious and afraid.... Dreamers Dictionary

Little Giant Encyclopedia

See Child.

A dream known to be good, good news, success, and advancement.

A wish is fulfilled, a childhood wish. Or, it may suggest that the dreamer is childish and immature, wanting to be taken care of. Often this image corresponds to a feeling of helplessness. This is also the symbol for a loved one (“my baby,” “sugar baby,” etc.).

If the baby is perceived as a threat, the dreamer might be afraid of an accidental pregnancy, as in Abortion. Also, it may suggest fear of letting go of one’s children.

In another context, longing for rebirth and a new beginning. Always ask yourself what you would do differently if you could start over again.

Folklore: A child in a dream always promises good luck and happiness, unless the baby is not feeling well, which means bad luck in love.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

My Dream Interpretation

To see a baby in your dream, signifies innocence, warmth and new beginnings.

A love affair may be blooming for you in your near future. You will also make new and fun friends. Babies may symbolize something in your own inner nature which is pure. More “Baby” dream meanings: If you dream of a crying baby, part of yourself that is deprived of attention and affection.

To see a dead baby in your dream symbolizes the ending of something that is part of you.

To dream of a talking baby means you need to listen to your inner child. Your subconscious has an important message for you.

If you dream of nursing a baby, you will be deceived by the one you trust the most.

If you dream that you forgot you had a baby, you are trying hide your own vulnerabilities. You do not want to let others know of your weaknesses.

If you dream of having a baby with downs syndrome or retardation, you are having feelings of self-doubt. You are afraid of being left out or left behind. You may also be trying to avoid responsibility for something.

To dream that you have a false pregnancy (you think you are pregnant, but find out there is no baby), there is some aspect of yourself or your personal life that is changing, but you are not ready to talk about it yet. You may also be having trouble making a new personal goal or project happen. Dreaming about a premature baby often symbolizes a newly developing relationship (or possibly a new creative idea) in your real life. You may have some anxiety about this new situation or relationship. TO dream of a baby spitting up is a warning to be careful of who you trust. Someone who you count on could be deceiving you. Also see “Adopt/Adoption”, “Baby Bottle”, “Baby Carriage”, “Baby Clothes”, “Baby Food”, “Baby Pictures”, “Pregnancy”, “Twins”, “Triplets”, “Quadruplets”, “Quintuplets”, and “Sextuplets”... My Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Looking at someone’s back: you will be shown “the other side of the coin.” If someone is turning his back on you: an old friendship that had turned difficult is rekindled.

The dream may also mean that some people are acting superior and clearly have a low opinion of you. Or is it the other way around?

Depth Psychology: Everything has two sides and can be judged from different perspectives. Are you afraid that something is going on “behind your back”? Are you unaware of something (maybe your own or other people’s action)? Are you hiding something—if so, what is it? The only thing you can do is turn it around and take a good look. See Front.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: In the case of older people, the dream might be a memory of past war experiences. Or are you are afraid of other people attacking you? See Fight, War.... Dreamers Dictionary

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of bees represent industriousness, -sacrifice, fertility, and pregnancy.

If you dream of a Queen Bee, then this represents power and matriarchy, and that perhaps you are afraid someone’s temper will sting you.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Wrapping a blanket around yourself means you’re afraid of your enemies; but it is also a warning to be less open toward others. Looking at one or more blankets: company is coming. Sometimes the image of a blanket might announce a new member of the family on the way. See Wool.

Depth Psychology: What are you hiding from yourself or others? What are you ashamed of? WTio do you wish would keep you warm? What would you really like to “cover up”?... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Symbol: Blood, a symbol of life, stands for vitality and consciousness.

Vision: Seeing blood in a dream: be careful of other people in all situations. Losing blood: you are feeling weak at the moment; every frustration expresses itself in the weak parts of your body. Seeing blood on your hands: stop getting involved in the business of other people—you have enough to do with your own. Seeing someone else bleeding: you are afraid for a close friend. See Vein.

Depth Psychology: Dreaming about bleeding always points to emotional wounds that you are denying. Blood also points to your own belief (uit is in my blood”). Blood by itself is a symbol of your vitality.... Dreamers Dictionary

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Our journey through the seas of life and how we meet the rough and smooth experiences, as with following example.

The dream occurred a few weeks before a break­down centering on the dreamer’s wife leaving him. ‘I am in a large glass boat with my wife.

The sea is very rough and I am afraid the boat will sink’ (Ron D).

Many boat/ship dreams depict something else: a situation we are involved in with other people which is difficult to get out of, such as marriage, business partnership, armed forces. Keel: basic personal strengths. Bows: one’s strength to meet life’s changes. Rudder: sureness about direction in life.

The ship sinking : fear of relationship ending—could be children leaving mother, so the collective ‘boat journey’ has finished; illness; death. Leaving boat but leaving bag on it: lack of identity, alone—perhaps when children have gone or job ended. Lots of small boats: other people’s relationships. Small boat with one other person: one’s relationship with that per­son. Going on a cruise: desiring relationship with others, or to be a pan of other people’s lives. Boat journey by night: classic archetype of searching for one’s roots in life; the journey into the unconscious. Anchored boat: security; stable relationship; opposite of drifting. Motorboat: similar to car, but more sense of isolation or aloneness. Ferryboat: if across a river, death, end of a relationship; transition from one phase of life to another. Disembarking: leaving a phase of life, such as moth­erhood or marriage. Embarking alone: independence or lone­liness. Idioms: burn one’s boats; in the same boat; miss the boat; rock the boat; ships that pass in the night; ship comes in; a tight ship. See submarine. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Band; Chain; Fetters; Shackle; Strap; Ties) In a dream, a bond signifies assiduity, piety, a pretext, an illness, an ongoing debt, cognizance of the one who puts the chain, or a rope around one’s hands.

A silver band in a dream means a lasting marriage. Ifit is a brass band in the dream, then it means decisiveness but with trickery and regarding something loathsome. Ifthe bond is made from lead in the dream, then it means having determination about something weak or unworthy of such attention.

A bond made with a rope in the dream signifies piety and religiousness.

If it is mad of wood in the dream, then it means persistence in hypocrisy.

If it is a bond made of a piece of cloth, or a thread in the dream, then it means attachment to something that will not last. In a dream, a bond also means delays when one is intending to travel, and for a merchant it means salability of his merchandise, and as for someone suffering from depression, it means perseverance of his sorrows.

To see oneselftied-up in God’s cause in a dream means caring for one’s family. Seeing oneself tied-up or fettered in a city or a village in a dream means living there. Being bound inside a house in a dream means living with a difficult wife. Adding extra shackles to an already bound and bed stricken person in a dream means his death and for a prisoner, it means extension of his sentence. Wearing a green garment and seeing one’s hands tied-up in a dream means spiritual growth.

If one sees himself wearing a white garment, then it means knowledge, understanding, beauty and honor. Ifone sees himself wearing a red garment, it means that he is a musician, or that he is fascinated by music and a night life of distractions. Wearing a yellow garment in a dream means sickness. Ifone sees himself tiedup with a golden bond in a dream, it means that he is awaiting to recover money that he lost in an investment.

If one sees himself in a dream tied-up inside a palace which is built from glass, it means that he will befriend a noble woman, though their friendship will not last. Seeing oneself being tied-up with another person in the dream means committing a sin and being afraid of its consequences. In general, a bond in a dream signifies distress and poverty. (Also see Band; Chain; Fetter; Yoke)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To see your boss in your dream may symbolize the controlling part of your character. Your boss may reflect your own aggressiveness and dominance. This dream is suggesting that you may have problems handling the influences that a person in a superior position holds over you. It may also imply that you are too immersed in your career and you need to focus more on your home life. Dreaming about your boss can also represent your feelings of constraint and inability to express your individuality.

To dream that you are afraid of your boss represents your apprehension and anxiety regarding those in power. You are not in control of your own destiny and you feel unable to change the course of your life. Perhaps this dream is mirroring the association that you have with your boss. This may suggest certain conflicts or matters that must be addressed in your place of employment.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

My Dream Interpretation

To see your boss in your dream, represents the bossy or authoritative side of your own personality. This dream is telling of your issues of control and authority. Or, it’s possible that you’re dreaming of your boss simply because you are obsessed or worried about your work.

To dream that you are afraid of your boss, means you feel like someone else is running your life or ordering you around.

If you were the boss, your dream reflects your self-confidence and ability to take charge of matters in your life.... My Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Dreaming about your boss: expect something unpleasant in the near future. Having an argument with your boss: problems at work; you feel insecure and afraid you are going to lose your job. Shaking hands with your boss: you will change jobs. Receiving a gift from your boss might mean a loss or a change of job.

Depth Psychology: Dreaming about your boss usually means you’re worried about problems at work or afraid of losing your livelihood.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Symbol: In a man s dream, a breast is an erotic symbol, but it also shows a strong need for tenderness and being connected.

Vision: Looking at the beautiful breast of a woman: good luck and a joyful love life.

An emaciated breast: poverty and misery. I laving hair on your chest: a positive sign—soon your financial situation will improve. Holding a Baby to your breast: a sure sign of homesickness; or simply that you have much empathy for another person. Watching a baby nursing on its mother’s breast: much good luck in all your personal affairs. Having a large breast: prosperity is on the rise.

Depth Psychology: The breast usually expresses sexual desires, but also a need for love, safety, and security.

If you frequendy dream of cuddling against somebody’s breast, you may be afraid of taking life into your own hands and seek to escape back to that protected state.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Seeing a Buddha or a statue of a Buddha means you are afraid of the influence someone has over you, but you are unable to escape it.

A Buddha talking to you means an unexpected joyful event. Praying to a Buddha: you want to tell another person what is in your heart but lack the courage (make sure to do it first thing in the morning!).

Depth Psychology: The image of a Buddha in a dream means you are afraid of how the influence another person has over you affects you. It may also be that you are searching for spiritual or intellectual guidance. See Guru.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: In a woman’s dream, a burglar shows what she wants to “steal” from life—maybe a few romantic adventures? Maybe a few hours of relaxation? The dream is an indication vou want to get something on the sly, something you can’t get openly. Are you doing this often? Handing a burglar over to the police: you might win in court or get a reward for something. See Thief.

Depth Psychology: The burglar is a shadowy figure threatening your emotional health. Do vou have a bad conscience? Are you afraid (particularly if you are a woman) of sexual intercourse? Do you have secret desires for a sexual adventure?... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Dreaming about a butcher: pay more attention to your own behavior and do something about your negative habits. Watching a butcher at work: get away from “cold hearted” people. See Battle.

Depth Psychology: Aggressive (repressed) tendencies are coming to the fore; or you are afraid of other people’s aggressive action.

The dream about a butcher is usually a general warning about some perceived danger. Examine the rest of the dream symbols.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Seeing a carcass in a rotting state can evoke disgust, dislike, or grief. Either an event provoking such a response is going to happen soon, or the dream is suggesting that letting go of a situation or a person is long overdue. Dragging a dead corpse in a suitcase: you are still earning around things from the past—things that “died a long time ago,” or your conscience is bothering you. Looking at a dead body: old problems will be solved successfully.

The dream also suggests that a wedding or birth is imminent. Seeing yourself as the cadaver: a great burden has been lifted, you will live to a ripe old age. See Skeleton.

Depth Psychology: A cadaver represents past issues that need to be dealt with.

The corpse you’re rigidly holding onto may be old conventions. Have your feelings for another person turned “cold”? Are you afraid of Death? Do you wish that someone else were dead? A rotten cadaver—in the context of other images in the dream—indicates that a current situation is at a “dead end,” but that something new will come along.... Dreamers Dictionary

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Impermanence; fear of age and death; make use of your life (Carpe diem!—utilize the day). On the other hand, this dream image may also appear because you fear being mortal; you are afraid of things that could have long-standing consequences; you feel overwhelmed by responsibilities and the burden of them. In the end, this dream is asking you to have a productive life and to enjoy it.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Watching one or several calves playing is a warning: you are in the mood to do mischief. Feeding a calf: you are too generous toward the wrong people. Seeing a calf standing next to its mother: you are afraid to act independently, which limits your life; you depend too much on others or look to them for leadership. Watching a calf being slaughtered: a specific task is going to turn out badly. Dancing around a “golden calf’: you are too focused on material goods and luxuries, Searching for a deeper meaning to your life would be very good for you.

Depth Psychology: The calf usually represents superficial amusement, a carefree, frivolous attitude. Pay more attention to personal growth and maturity and, most of all, independence.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Depth Psychology: Castration in men’s dreams is a symbol of suppressed feelings and needs. You are plagued by feelings of guilt and inferiority; also you are afraid of not performing well enough sexually and being rejected.

If these dreams appear frequently, you might consider seeking professional help.

A woman dreaming about the castration of a man, a cat, or any other animal, usually indicates feelings of aversion toward male sex- uality. Be honest: do vou really want to castrate him?... Dreamers Dictionary

Islamic Dream Interpretation

A ceiling in a dream represents a well respected person.

If it is made of wood, then it represents a fallacious and a deceptive person.

If the ceiling looks as if it were going to cave over one’s head in a dream, it means being afraid of someone in authority.

If consequently some dirt falls over his shirt from the ceiling in the dream, it means that he will receive money in compensation for his pain and sufferings.

If the central pillar that holds the ceiling cracks and falls in the dream, it means the death of the man of that house.

If the ceiling collapses in the dream, it means the death of the man of that house. Ifone hides under a roofin a dream, it means that he will enter his house and rob his family’s belongings. Ifwater is leaking from one’s ceiling in a dream, it means crying in that house for the sake of a departed soul or crying because of a sick person in that family.

If rain dissolves the ceiling in a dream, it means loss of money and falling-out from grace.

If one sees himself standing on the ceiling of his house and cannot come down in the dream, it means his imprisonment. In a dream, the central beam that carries the ceiling represents a hypocrite who supports the business of an alliance of profiteers. Should the central beam break down and fall in the dream, it means that such a person will be removed from his office.

If the ceiling falls over someone’s head in a dream, it means that punishment and sufferings will befall him too. Ifone sees the stars under the roofof his house in a dream, it means that his ceiling may actually cave-in. (Also see Cave-in)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Depth Psychology: Receiving charitable gifts: help is coming from an unexpected source; also a long-awaited wish is being granted. Giving charitable gifts to others: financial matters are looking good for the foreseeable future; you want to give somebody a gift or be helpful. However, if you are well-to-do: doling out money means your financial situation will deteriorate.

Depth Psychology: Receiving charity means you are afraid you can’t make it on your own and will become a burden to others or be forced to beg.... Dreamers Dictionary

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Example: Three men with clubs were chasing me, but never actually caught me as I woke in terror. I was deter­mined to tell myself it was only a dream, and the next night as they were chasing me I remembered it was only a dream and lost all fear—stopped running—turned to face them and said This is only a dream, you can’t hurt me.” As they came closer they faded into nothing and I never saw them again’ (Account of dreams when six years old. Mr C).

The example shows how we can be pursued by fears or emotions, and can either continue to avoid them or face them. We are, in a real sense, pursued by what we have created with our thoughts, emotions, action and inaction. What we are avoiding might be sexual feelings; responsibility; expressing what we really feel in public; our fear of death; sense of failure; guilt; emo­tional pain; grief, etc. We can never escape from ourself, so such feelings may pursue us through life unless we meet them.

Chased by opposite sex: afraid of love or sex, haunted by a past relationship. By animal: one’s passions; anger, natural feelings. By Thing or shadowy creature: usually past experi­ence or trauma, a hurt from childhood. Chasing: something you are pursuing in life; something or someone you want; aggression. See follow. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of cheating symbolize a poverty consciousness, fears of being victimized and an unwillingness or inability to trust yourself.

If you are afraid someone will cheat you, listen to your instincts and recognize that the people in your life are mirrors of yourself. See Insider Trading.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of choking represent that there is something in your life that is hard to swallow.

The throat is your avenue of communication and manifestation, so choking means that there is something you are holding back or afraid to express and/or manifest. Your dream may be suggesting that you find a safe means of expression, either a venting letter that is never sent, or that you share what is stuck in your throat with a trusted friend, therapist, or life coach.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream that you are having a terrific time at a circus implies that you are happy with your position and situation in life.

To dream that you are just at the circus can mean that you are portraying a false image to those around you. You are hiding behind a facade; perhaps afraid to reveal your emotions. Others will deem you to be someone you are not.

To dream that there is chaos at the circus suggests that you are feeling unorganized and unable to manage the various aspects of your life.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of a circus represent your unconscious desire to connect with or express aspects of your genius that you deem freakish. Perhaps you are afraid people will judge you for being over the top if you truly express your uniqueness. See Animal and Circus.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of a clamp represent being closed up emotionally, your lips are sealed and your secrets are safe. Perhaps you are feeling shut down, protected and afraid of exposure.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreamers Dictionary

Symbol: The coat is a symbol of protection. Vision: Wearing a new coat: a new start in your life and your success at work. Wearing an old coat: your present situation is taking a turn for the worse. Tearing up a coat: you are angry and protesting against the hypocrisy and dishonesty around vou.

Depth Psychology: A coat represents a disguise. Are you afraid that others will see through you? Is the coat supposed to keep you warm or protect you? Are you trying to hide something? See Clothes.... Dreamers Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Reservations about getting involved with a particular woman.

2. Reluctance to get involved sexually with anyone.

3. Afraid to have a baby. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream of using or seeing a contraceptive implies that you are reluctant to expose your thoughts or emotions. Perhaps you are embarrassed or afraid of how others will view your imaginative ideas and inspirations. It may also reflect fears such as pregnancy or a STD.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Example: 4I was afraid the thugs would comer and attack me’ (Pauline B). Example: ‘I went into an obscure cor­ner of the cloakroom and hung up the coat—then I went through the pockets’ (Mrs RE). Feeling trapped or restricted; or, as in the second example, a hidden or little admitted as­pect of oneself. Occasionally such boundaries or restrictions might produce a sense of snugness or security. Street or pro­tected room corner: the unexpected or unseen; new experi­ence; public gaze; indecision or the act of making a decision. Idioms: drive somebody into a corner, in a tight comer, knock the comers off someone; turn the corner, hole in the corner affair. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Example: I’m trapped in a long passageway or corridor. I can’t get out. I’m feeling my way along the wall— there is a small light at the end of the tunnel, I can’t get to it. I’m very frightened. I wake up before I get to the end. Then I feel afraid to go back to sleep’ (Margaret).

The example may refer to the experience of birth in the birth canal. Such a corridor can also depict our sense of not being able to get out of an unsatisfactory situation. No man’s land; limbo; in-be- tween state; the process of going from one thing to another. See white under colour. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

My Dream Interpretation

Cyclones in dreams suggest you are very angry about a current situation and are afraid to express your feelings - which you need to do - for fear of hurting others.... My Dream Interpretation

Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

To see a dagger in your dream is a warning to be careful of saying ‘cutting’ words to someone.

To wrench the dagger from someone’s hand means you will overcome adversity and misfortune.In general, daggers indicate that you are feeling significant anger toward someone or are afraid that others may deceive you or take advantage of you. Freud thought that all such objects were phallic symbols.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Dreaming about being “in the dark” is a sign that you feel insecure at work and m life m general. You can’t quite figure something out, can’t understand it.

If you are in a totally dark night, you are afraid of dying—and living—and you need advice from an objective person. Seeing a small light: you are distressed, but help is on the way. Being in a cave: you are unconsciously afraid of being attacked. Being in a dark closet: you recognize somebody’s hidden intentions just in time to prevent the person from carrying them out. See Night.

Depth Psychology: Dreaming about darkness always refers to an emotionally dangerous situation or one that is unresolved. This may have to do with a specific experience widi other people or yourself. Try to shed some light on the situation. Being in a dark passage: you are feeling unprotected from the intensity of others and yourself. It is a test: you need to prove yourself in order to come back into the light. Sometimes such a dream also suggests that you seek expert advice.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dream Explanations of Astro Center

If the dreamer is pregnant, and the daughter an as-yet unknown, this could be a sign that she is going to have a girl.

If you have a daughter, she is trying to communicate something to you but may be afraid to. Other symbols in the dream could shed light on what it is.

If the dreamer is neither pregnant nor the parent of a daughter, yet in the dream she has a daughter, this could indicate that the dreamer will start a new creative project soon.

If the daughter is pretty and happy, the project will be a success. But if the child is crying, the project will hit a lot of snags.

If the girl in question is the daughter of a celebrity, ask yourself what both the daughter and the celebrity mean to you. Look to other symbols in the dream to add further insight.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Dreaming about being delayed: you have chosen the wrong support—be better prepared next time.

Depth Psychology: Do you have the feeling that you missed a connection? Are you afraid that you will miss the right moment next time? Do you often avoid making decisions? Do you like to put off until tomorrow what you could do today? Do you like to “sit” on your problems, hoping they will go away? Stop procrastinating—get busy—and the dream is telling you to do it now!... Dreamers Dictionary

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of a delay symbolize that there is something blocking you from moving forward. Perhaps you are venting out and releasing -sabotage mechanisms, and feelings of being unprepared, insecure, or afraid of success.... Strangest Dream Explanations

The Way of Dreams and Visions

Disease is never a positive picture. It speaks of sin, being unclean and of contamination. It also speaks of being under a curse as this Scripture indicates: • Deuteronomy 28:60 Moreover he will bring upon you all the diseases of Egypt, which you were afraid of; and they will cleave to you.

• Speaking of sin and the flesh: • Leviticus 13:46 All the days in which the plague [will be] in him he will be defiled; he [is] unclean: he will dwell alone; without the camp [will] his habitation [be].... The Way of Dreams and Visions

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Dreaming about getting a divorce: you did something and are afraid of losing your lover or partner. Dreaming of odier people’s divorces: a warning to take your own vows more seriously.

Depth Psychology: Is this dream a sign that you are really in danger of losing someone, or is your unconscious warning you that an affair will endanger your present relationship? Only you can answer these questions!... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Dreaming about being dizzy: you are unsure of what action to take.

Depth Psychology: You are afraid of losing control, because you are overwhelmed by demands and responsibilities. Sometimes the dream is a sign of actual physical problems that should be checked out. See Balance.... Dreamers Dictionary

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

also see Animals

1- Dreaming of a dog depends 011 whether it is one known to us (such as a childhood pet), when it then may represent happy memories; if unknown it may signify the qualities of loyalty and unconditional love associated with dogs.

2- To dream of a pack of wild dogs portrays emotions and feelings of which we are afraid.

3- A dog symbolises the guardian of the underworld. In Egyptian mythology this is dcpicted by Anubis, the dog-headed god.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Psychological / emotional perspective: To dream of a pack of wild dogs portrays emotions and feelings of which we are afraid.

To be chased by a black dog suggests a fear of depression.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of a door mat represent that you’ve been allowing people to walk all over you. You are afraid of saying “No” for fear that you will not be loved. Low -worth has you putting up with intolerable circumstances. It is time for you to dust yourself and stand up for what you need and want.

A welcome mat signifies that you are receptive to the blessings of this universe, to new opportunities, and that you have an open door policy to life. Consider the feeling tone. See Rug.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Winning a fight with a dragon means that you have learned to master the powers of the unconscious. Being injured during the fight: you might get hurt by a powerful enemy.

If a man dreams he is confronted by a dragon: he is unconsciously afraid of being devoured by a woman (spiritually and emotionally). Defeating the dragon means he wants to dominate women.

Depth Psychology: The dragon represents a person with cold-blooded power who will do anything in order to be successful. Killing a dragon: let go of shrewd and heardess attitudes. Or is there a “dragon” in your house that gives you griefr... Dreamers Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

Desire to be unafraid of and able to handle any­thing. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of an egg or eggs represent fertility in business, conception, ideas, partnership, and the potential for success. This dream may be cautioning you not to put all your eggs into in one basket.

If you dream that there is egg on your face, there may something you are afraid people will find out about you.

The egg is also a symbol of your ego, the fragile, breakable, vulnerable shell that protects the golden life within you. Consider the feeling tone.... Strangest Dream Explanations

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

The enormous potential power of life, in growth and activity.

If we run from the elephant we are afraid of our own strength or inner drive. Idioms: white elephant; pink elephants; rogue elephant. See the self under archetypes. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Perception of your own power; or you are not letting anybody near you.

The power of the unconscious is not available to you, and you are afraid of it. Points to thick-skinned people who are unaware of their destructive powers (the elephant in the china shop). Warning of one’s own repressed sexuality.

A need to be more patient (thick-skinned), or perhaps you have too much patience. Tusks and trunk are sexual symbols.

The image of a sick or weak elephant points to emotional injuries.

If it is a peaceful elephant, you are handling your unconscious comfortably.

According to early Christian belief as described in Physiofogus , one of the most widely read books of the Middle Ages, the elephant has no sex drive and is a powerful enemy of Snakes. Elephants’ hair and bones were burned inside the house as a protection against evil spirits.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

The Language of Dreams

(see Animals)

Elephants exhibit many positive attributes, including affection and loyalty. Consider how much of both you have given to yourself, or to those around you, and vice versa.

These creatures also have a strong sense of smell that affords discernment. How does your present situation smell? Is something amiss?

An affinity for nature worship. According to Pliny, this creature worships the sun and stars, and invokes the heavens.

In ancient Rome, this image appeared on coins representing the power of charity. Does someone around you have a need that you’ve overlooked?

Among Hindus, the elephant symbolizes wisdom. Ganesha, the god of sagacity, is an elephant, often portrayed dancing.

Buddhists regard the white elephant as emblematic of compassion, love, kindness, self- restraint, and patient endurance, revealing the emergence of such positive traits within you. Note, however, that Western society transforms this image’s meaning to that of useless decoration (e.g., a “white elephant sale”), which might reflect a lack of self-worth or feeling ineffectual in a specific situation.

Chinese: Prudence and independent authority over self, others, or a situation. Don’t be afraid to take charge!

In modern aphorisms, a pink elephant represents being deluded by your own senses. Such delusion usually comes by your own hand (as happens when one drinks too much alcohol).... The Language of Dreams

Dreamers Dictionary

Depth Psychology: The elf in a dream often represents your need for love and tenderness.

A goblin or a dwarf is a sign of inferiority feelings. Do you suffer from inhibitions? Are you afraid? Or burdened by guilt? See Nymph.... Dreamers Dictionary

Strangest Dream Explanations

The expression or release of emotions are very typical and healthy in dreams. Often, because of the lack of inhibitions in the dream state, you might experience extremes that your ego does not allow you to explore in your waking state. Emotions release psychological pressure and allows you to awaken in the morning feeling refreshed, invigorated, with a clean clear slate. See Angry, Afraid, Sad, Happy, Ecstasy, Jealousy and Emotions of Shadow and Light (Introduction).... Strangest Dream Explanations

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Afraid to commit in a relationship.

2. Not acknowl­edging feelings. ... New American Dream Dictionary

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Used in many different ways, depending on context. Generally it represents a goal; point of change, release, death. Example: ‘I was due to be executed—what for I don’t know. I was not especially afraid of this, but my most vivid feelings were of great sadness at the people I was leaving behind, and for all the things I wanted to do in life, but would not now be able to. Then at the end I was watching myself being hanged’ (DK). Many people dream this ‘end of life’ theme. In virtually every one of these dreams there is a highlighting of ‘things to do’. Such dreams are a way of deciding what is of most value in the dreamer’s life.

End of path, road: the end of one’s life, the boundary of what one already knows or has done; end of a relationship (especially if walking with person). End of tunnel, cave, find­ing the way out of a difficult or depressed stage of life. End of table, queue: feeling left out, unconsidered, forgotten; putting oneself last. End of garden, room, road: can be used to show polarity or opposites, as in following. Example: ‘1 found my­self alone in the garden at the far end of the house near the stables’ (MM). Here the end’ relates to being alone, as op­posed to being in the house with people. Idioms: at an end, end of one’s tether, wits’ end; end of the day, be the end of; a sticky end; dead end, the deep end; end it all, end of the line; both ends meet; not the end of the world; loose ends; to no end; light at the end of the tunnel. See cul de sac. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Repression, particularly when you are afraid of examining your own shadow (thoughts and feelings that you are unaware of), as is often the case in dreams about flying. Are you running away from part of yourself? You might have good reason for it! However, in a dream, escaping is a sign that whatever you are running from wants to be understood and accepted— otherwise, it would not appear in a dream. Whenever you are fleeing, you are also looking for something. Ask yourself what your goals are.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

New American Dream Dictionary

One wants to challenge some authority figure but is afraid that undue hardships may result. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Hidden behind the dream might be the fear of having to make a long-overdue decision, or resolve confusion or tension on the job. Particularly in mens dreams, an exam symbolizes actual problems, such as the fear of standing up for yourself to your boss or on the job in general. These dreams are a challenge to face and resolve conflicts. They may serve to encourage us to learn and grow.

A wTenching exam dream is meant to strengthen your self-confidence and provide the energy necessary to do the task. Taking an exam and failing: don’t panic, the dream is a sign that you will pass. See Learning, School, Teacher.

Depth Psychology: The exam dream is testing your character and maturity. Passing the exam means you can move on to new tasks, be ready for the next test. Are you afraid of problems ahead? Do you doubt yourself: Is your belief in your own abilities on shaky ground? Build up your self-confidence!... Dreamers Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

One is not afraid to seek out a new career. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Gypsy Dream Dictionary

If you dream of explosions connected with quarrying, tunneling, etc., you have a lazy streak and would rather avoid work.

If you dream of explosions that destroy buildings and people, you are afraid of firm commitments, especially where love is concerned.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Some dream researchers suggest falling is one of the main themes in dreams. In the sample used for this book, the words fall, falls, fell, falling occur 72 times in 1,000 dreams.

The words find, finds, finding, found occur 297 times. And the words connected with looking and seeing occur 1,077 times.

During our development or growth we ‘fall’ from our mother’s womb when ripe; being dropped by a parent must be our earliest sense of insecurity; we fall many times as we learn to stand and walk; as we explore our boundaries in running, climbing, jumping and riding, falling is a big danger, at times it could mean death. Out of this we create the ways falling is used in dreams.

Example: ‘I am sitting in a high window box facing out­wards, with my son and a friend of his on my left. I feel very scared of falling and ask my son and his friend to climb back into the building. I feel too scared to move until they shift’ (Trevor N). At the time of the dream Trevor was working, for the first time in his life, as a full-time freelance journalist. His wife was out of work and his frequency of sales low enough to cause them to be running out of money.

The building behind him in the dream felt like a place he had worked nine to five —security. Falling was failure, getting in debt, dropping into the feelings of self doubt and being incapable.

In general, then, falling represents loss of confidence; threat to usual sources of security such as relationship, source of money, social image, beliefs; tension. Sometimes it is loss of social grace; losing face, moral failure—falling into tempta­tion; coming down to earth from a too lofty attitude, sexual surrender.

Example: ‘I was on a road which led up to the hospital I was put in at three. I felt a sense of an awful past as I looked at the road. Then I was standing on the edge of a precipice or cliff. My wife was about four yards away near the road. I stepped in an area of soft earth. It gave beneath my weight and I sank up to my waist. I realised the cliff edge was unsta­ble and the whole area would fall. I was sinking and shouting to my wife to help me. She was gaily walking about and made light of my call for help. I cried out again. Still she ignored me. I shouted again for her help. She took no notice and I sank deeper, the ground gave way and I fell to my death’ (Barry 1). Through being put in a hospital at three without his mother, Barry had a deep seated fear that any woman he loved could desen him. His fall is the loss of any sense of bonding between him and his wife out of this fear. His death is the dying of his feeling of love and relationship, and the pain it causes. Understanding these fears, Barry was able to leave them behind in later dreams and in life.

By learning to meet our insecurities (perhaps by using the last question in dream processing) we can dare more in life. This is in essence the same as meeting the fear of falling off our bike as we learn to ride.

If we never master the fear we cannot ride. Therefore some dreams take falling into realms beyond fear.

The following examples illustrate this.

Example: ‘Near where I stood in the school gymnasium was a diving board, about 20 ft off the ground. Girls were learning to dive off the board and land flat on their back on the floor.

If they landed flat they didn’t hurt themselves—like falling backwards standing up’ (Barry I).

The school is where we learn. Once we learn to fall ‘flat on our back’, i.e. fail, without being devastated or ‘hurt’ by it, we can be more cre­ative. Going fast to an edge and falling: could mean overwork and danger of breakdown of health.

Example: ‘As I prayed I realised I could fly. I lifted off the ground about 3 feet and found I could completely relax while going higher or falling back down. So it was like free fall. I went into a wonderful surrendered relaxation. My whole body sagging, floating in space. It was a very deep meditative expe­rience (Sarah D). Sarah has found an attitude which enables her to soar/dare or fall/fail without being so afraid of being hurt or dying emotionally. This gives a form of freedom many people never experience. This does not arise from denying or suppressing fears.

Seeing things fall: sense of danger or change in regard to what is represented. Person falling: wish to be rid of them, or anxiety in regard to what they represent; end of a relationship. Child, son falling: see baby; son and daughter under family. House falling down, personal stress; illness; personal change and growth due to letting old habits and attitudes crumble. Example: ‘I was standing outside my mother’s house to the right.

The ground in front had fallen away.

The house was about to cave in. I felt no fear or horror. Instead I was think­ing about new beginnings and the possibility of a new house’ (Helen B). Helen is here becoming more independent and leaving behind attitudes and dependency. See house; abyss; chasm. See also flying. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Dreamers Dictionary

Symbol: A bad fall into an abyss often brings an undcfinable feeling of relief.

Vision: For a woman, dreaming about falling is a metaphor for letting herself go. Falling means that you’re stumbling into an unpleasant situation. Feeling the act of falling, physically, is not a cause for alarm. It is simply a case of “getting back into your body”—waking up too quickly It might also be a sign of low blood pressure. Falling into a ditch: your reputation will suffer. Falling over something: a certain matter is made clear to you. Stumbling without falling: things could have been a lot worse. Watching others falling: you’re going to unmask your enemies just in time. See Abyss, Fall.

Depth Psychology: Dreams about falling are a sign of the fear you have of people taking the “reins out of your hand,” of losing control. Have you lost faith in yourself, lost your sense of self-worth? .Are you afraid that others—for whatever reason—are going to “drop” you? Are you losing your good reputation? Or: have you “dropped” an old belief or opinion?... Dreamers Dictionary

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Dismay; Fright; Terror) In a dream, fear means the opposite. In fact, fear in a dream represents peacefulness and repentance in wakefulness.

If one sees himselfscared and running away from fear in a dream, it means that he will win the upper hand.

If one sees himself in a dream waiting to battle with fear, it means that he will join a war.

If one sees himself afraid, and if a voice says to him “Do not be afraid, you will not die, nor will you be able to bear this life,” it means that he may become blind. Ifone sees himself as a God-fearing person in a dream, it means that his worldly fears will dissipate and he will develop true devotion and constant remembrance of his Lord.

The person or object causing fear in the dream represents harm and aversion.

To feel scared in a dream means happiness in wakefulness. Fear in a dream also could mean evil, corruption or sufferingfrom the consequences ofwrongdoingone has committed. Ifone dies offear in his dream, it means that he does not pay people their rights and particularly ifhe is afraid of a human being or from his own evildoing. (Also see Running away; Take a flight)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Dream Explanations of Astro Center

This symbol needs to be considered in view of the dreamer’s situation at the time.

If your life circumstances are calm and pleasant at the moment, dreaming that you are afraid of something is a warning of trouble ahead. Other symbols in the dream, and circumstances in your life, can explain to you exactly what the trouble will be and how to resolve it.

If you’re presently involved in some tense situations and you dream of being afraid, people whom you consider to be friends may turn out to be less than that.

To dream of calming someone else’s fears implies the resolving of misunderstandings.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

also see Devil

1- To dream of a fiend or devil usually means that we have got to come to terms with a part of ourselves which is frightening and unknown. We need to confront this part and make it work for us rather than against us.

2- We may be afraid of our own passions, anger and fear.

3- It is said that there is sometimes little difference between ‘friend’ and ‘fiend’.

The dreamer may find it worthwhile to look close to home if examining some kind of evil or wrong-doing for the answers to Spiritual problems.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Psychological / emotional perspective: We may be afraid of our own passions, anger and fear. As a fiery creature and initially a symbol for evil, the fiend is a manifestation of those emotions. It is possible in dreams to confront such a creature.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of fighting fish represents that you are afraid that if you allowed your angry feelings to surface, you would not know how to stop. You are feeling out of control with your anger. This dream may be suggesting that you seek the help of a mediator, counselor or wise friend to help you sort out your aggression. See Venting Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Gypsy Dream Dictionary

To dream of a finger pointing at you means that you have done something underhanded and are afraid of being found out.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: In men’s dreams, a blazing fire is a symbol for a sexual high: his passions are on fire. Being afraid of fire means that he is afraid of total commitment. Enjoying watching a fire indicates a readiness to make a total commitment. Seeing a large fire without smoke: keep your passions in rherk.

A heavily smoking fire may mean bad luck. Putting out a fire: dashed hopes. Lighting a fire: meeting a new friend or having a romantic relationship. Dancing around the fire: a party with friends. Seeing a fire in a stove: happy news—a child might be on the way. Putting out a fire in a stove: a warning of impending illness. See Blaze.

Depth Psychology: Fire is a very important symbol. Be careful if you see a house on fire (the house always stands for the dreamer), it can mean an impending illness.

A brightly burning fire is a symbol of inner cleansing.

A fire indicates hot passion, ideals, and desires. Fire can purify or destroy indiscriminately. Are you consumed by passion? Did you feel “burned out” after the dream?... Dreamers Dictionary

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of an internet firewall represent boundaries to protect people and information that is valuable to you. You are feeling on the defensive, afraid of being harmed or corrupted by a negative influence or virus.

A ring of fire in sacred ceremony creates a safe space that deflects and dissolves any unwelcome energy.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Being overwhelmed; an enemy is about to attack. Fear of drowning in emotions; being thrown back into the world of animals; being thrown back into the world of physical urges.

The female archetype.

The powers of the intellect and reason standing against the assault of nature on the conscious, civilized life. You need to learn how to “swim,” which means being ready to swim in the water like a Fish. Both meanings are included here: to swim, and to give in and flow with the river of life, staying flexible.

A sign of being very emotional. You are overwhelmed and swept away and, in the dream, you are afraid of this, even if you would really like to give in. Incoming and outgoing tide: the rhythm of tension and relaxation in everyday life.

Feelings seem to be taking over.

A feeling of being imprisoned because of physical drives and unconscious needs. Warning of psychotic behavior.

If this dream image is accompanied by fear and appears often, psychotherapy is indicated.

Seething emotions.

A frequent dream symbol when fearful of ones own emotions.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Example: During childhood I leamt to fly in a long sequence of dreams. Each linked very clearly to the last. I would go to the nearby churchyard and in the beginning I would run along as fast as I could then jump and just manage to extend the jump by a great effon of will. In subsequent practices I managed gradually to extend the jump for many yards; and eventually I could skim along indefinitely.

The next stage though was to extend my height, and this took enor­mous effort of will and body. I made active swimming mo­tions and climbed, but only held altitude with great and con­stant concentration. With further practice still, this clumsy mode of flying was left behind as I leamt to use pure motiva­tion or will to lift me into the air and carry me easily and gracefully wherever I wished. At this stage my flying was swift, mobile and without struggle’ (Jason V).

The example illustrates how much will, effort and learning can be involved in flying in dreams. This aspect of flying connects with the gaining of independence and the expression of one’s poten­tial. We are all born into a certain paradigm or ‘reality’. At one time, part of the ‘reality’ for most Britons was that anyone without a white skin was a heathen or savage. At other times the reality’ has been that anything heavier than air could not fly. Meteors did not exist because theory discounted them. And so on.

To break free of such paradigms and from the gravity’ or hold our parental and social authority has on us to find a measure of emotional and intellectual freedom, takes the son of will, effort and learning depicted.

Flying expresses also the dealing with our internal influ­ences which hold us down, such as self doubt, anxiety, de­pression.

Example: ‘I was flying. I felt nervous at first that I would fall down, but not afraid. I soon became confident and felt very happy and wanted the sensation to continue. I was (lying over a building, could have been a small church, crematorium or graveyard but did not feel afraid or upset. When I woke I lay in bed and tried very hard to keep the feelings with me and, for reasons unknown, I do not wish to forget it’ (Mrs SM). In flying, Mrs SM is finding a way to look at death—the graveyard—which gives her a different viewpoint, a different feeling reaction to it, and she doesn’t want to lose that pre­cious newly learnt view. In their maturing process some peo- pie learn to see their thoughts and emotions as things they expenence rather than things they are, and this brings the sort of new viewpoint seen in the example.

Example: ‘I was in a building with a group of people. I was being chased and suddenly flew up in the air to escape my pursuers’ (Michael O). Learning independence, and the abil­ity to make decisions despite what others feel, may be done by ignoring our own feelings. This may be achieved by always keeping busy; never having quiet moments alone; filling empty periods with entertainment or company; smoking, drinking alcohol, taking sedatives or tranquillisers; ngid posi­tive thinking. Then, as Michael does in his dream, we fly from issues we are pursued by instead of resolving them. This may lead us to the extremes of being either rigidly materialistic, or as rigidly ethereal. In either case we lose contact with every­day human issues, and may begin to have the escape-type flying dream, or an out of body experience.

Example: 41 knew I could fly. I picked up one of the young women I felt love for and flew with her.’ Laughingly I felt like superman, and flew easily’ (Simon W). Flying alone occurs most frequently, showing the independent aspect of flying. But because it often involves our positive feelings of pleasure, flying may depict our sexuality, as above, especially aspects of it expressing freedom from social norms and restraints.

Example: ‘I was floating atop a tree near houses and a rising walkway. I was saying to people around the tree that I had found something wonderful. Reaching out my hand I told them they could join me if they accepted this possibility in themselves. Some thought it was a publicity campaign, but were enjoying the spectacle.

A few reached out and were im­mediately with me, until there were about six of us, men and women. We joined hands, experiencing a most amazing sense of well-being. Then we slowly and effortlessly flew to a great height, leaving a trail of coloured smoke which could be seen for miles. It was to demonstrate the triumph of the human spirit. We then descended and were going somewhere else to show others’ (Margareta H). Transcendence is also depicted by flying.

The tree is Margareta’s personal life. She is at the growing tip, transcending, leaving behind her past. Being high in flight, on a hill or mountain also represents the action of seeing our life as a whole, having a sense of our overall direc­tion and destiny, our essential self. This frequently gives rise to the drive to give of one’s best to others, as Margareta does in leaving behind a sign—the spire of colour.

Some researchers believe flying dreams often precede lucid dreams. See lucid dreams; out of body experience. See also Hill; mountain. Idioms: fly by night, flying high; send flying. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

My Dream Interpretation

Flying dreams are often a very exhilarating and joyful experience. Flying with ease and looking down in the landscape below signifies that you are prepared and on top of a situation, or that you have risen above something that once bothered you. Flying dreams and our ability to control our flight is representative of your own personal sense of power.

If you dream that you have trouble staying in flight, you are feeling a lack of power in controlling your own circumstances.

If you run into power lines, trees, mountains and other obstructions you run into while in flight, they stand for a particular obstacle or person who is standing in your way in your waking life.

If you are feeling fear when you are flying or that you feel that you are flying too high, then it suggests that you are afraid of challenges and of success. Also see “Broom/Broomstick” and “Airplane.”... My Dream Interpretation

Psycho Dream Interpretation

To dream that you are alone and happy in a forest is a wish to find a new home.

If you are afraid, losses and a desire to get away from them.

If the leaves are falling, bad news.... Psycho Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Seeing someone with freckles: you are afraid that people believe your mistakes and vices are “written all over your face.”

Depth Psychology: Freckles are a sign that you are worried about your mistakes and weaknesses—you believe you are “marked” by them.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Seeing a frog means blessings in love and money matters. Hearing frogs croaking: repressed desires for love or sex will soon be making themselves known. Don’t give people an excuse to gossip. As of now, your reputation is still intact.

Holding a frog in your hands: you are going to win in something. Killing a frog: you are going to harm yourself.

Depth Psychology: The frog stands for emotional and spiritual changes, like the changes that take place from spawning to the final form (the fairy tale “The Frog and the Princess” comes to mind).

The dream is telling you not to he afraid of change. Hearing a frog croaking: these sounds are considered symptoms of emotional inadequacy; often they suggest that you are looking for a way out. You need to work more on your issues.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Symbol: Dreaming about fruit is usually a sign that new plans are in the making.

Vision: Eating fruit: your hopes of finding love are going to be fulfilled. Eating sweet fruit: a project is going well. Eating bitter or sour fruit: expect problems to affect a certain matter. Rotten fruit: your love relationship leaves you dissatisfied. Seeing many different kinds of fruit: an argument will be resolved to your satisfaction. Looking at a display of fruit in a grocery store: attractive business transactions are in the making. Offering or selling fruit: you are trying hard to win someone s approval. Picking fruit always indicates positive changes in relationships. Picking fruit off the ground: small efforts will bring great rewards. Holding a fruit basket: you are afraid your partner will reject you.

Depth Psychology: Dreams about fruit are often about sexual needs and are a good sign for new plans and romantic relationships. They also indicate rewards for past efforts. Rotten fruit, on the other hand, always means adversity.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Symbol: Dreaming about a funeral indicates a profound shift in your personality. It might symbolize fear of your own death (or that of a loved one), or letting go of old guilt feelings, or social isolation.

Vision: Don’t be afraid if you dream about your own funeral: it promises a long and healdiy life—the result of the shift mentioned above. Dreaming about the funeral of a friend who is still alive means problems with a friend and maybe a fight. Dreaming about the funeral of a stranger: good luck and joy for you, but bad luck for a friend or acquaintance. See Death.

Depth Psychology: The funeral is an indication that something inside you is in the process of’dying”: feelings, hopes, wishes, an experience, etc.

The process will be liberating; you will know you have overcome something and left it behind.... Dreamers Dictionary

My Dream Interpretation

In general, seeing ghosts in your dream symbolizes aspects of yourself that you fear. This may involve a painful memory, guilt, or some repressed thoughts. You may be anxious about your ability to achieve something in real life. Or, you may be afraid of death and dying.

If you were frightened by the ghost or it spoke to you, this is a warning that some powerful pressure will be put on you to join in a scheme or activity which is against your principles. Resist the temptation with all your strength, and if necessary get help from a trusted friend or adviser.

If you dreamed of being a ghost, this symbolizes a feeling of disconnection from life and society. This dream may be a calling for you to move on and abandon your outdated modes of thinking and behavior, and make a positive change in attitude.... My Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Symbol: Glass represents light, transparency, and heavenly spirits.

Vision: Seeing a full glass indicates your positive attitude and success.

An empty glass promises hard times. Adjust your lifestyle accordingly. Breaking a glass: your actions are the reason for a love affair breaking up. Cutting a piece of glass: the time is right to do some speculating. See Bottle, Shards.

Depth Psychology: The dream might indicate that you are “seeing through” another person or situation or you are afraid diat others can see through you and discover your mistakes.... Dreamers Dictionary

The Complete Dream Book

To dream your clothes are embroidered with gold signifies joy and honor.

If a man dreams that he gathers up gold and silver, that signifies deceit and loss.

If anyone dreams that his pockets are full of gold, it betokeneth that he shail receive but little money.

To dream one hath a crown of gold upon his head signifies favor with his sovereign, and that he shall be honored and feared by many.

For a man to dream that he hath found gold and cannot teJl where to hide it, or that he is afraid to be taken with it, shows he will have a wife who shall rob his purse and take away all his money while he is asleep.... The Complete Dream Book

New American Dream Dictionary

One is afraid of someone or something. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream that you are at a graveyard indicates that there are things about yourself that you have let go. It can also be that you are afraid of what you don’t know. This dream may also represent a period of mourning.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

Islamic Dream Interpretation

For young people, gray hair in a dream means dignity and it could mean longevity, weakness or poverty.

If gray hair grows in one’s beard and head in the dream, it means poverty. Seeing half gray hair mixed with one’s beard in a dream means strength, dignity and honor.

If one’s wife is pregnant, and if he sees his hair turned gray in the dream, it means that she will beget a son. Ifone sees himself plucking out gray hair from his beard in a dream, it means that he respects the elderly people and honor religious scholars.

If a woman sees her hair turned gray in a dream, it means the arrival of guests, or it could mean that her husband is having a mistress. Ifa rich person sees his body covered with gray hair in a dream, it means major business losses, while for a poor person it means debts that he cannot repay.

The gray hair of an unknown woman represents a drying crop.

If a soldier sees his hair gray in a dream, it means his weakness or defeat in the battlefield. Ifa sick person sees his hair gray in a dream, it means his death and shrouding.

If a person is afraid of something then sees his hair gray in a dream, it means appeasement of his fears, or amnesty given by a ruler or ajudge deciding in his favor. It is also said that woman’s gray hair in a dream means that she will be insulted by her in-laws, or it could mean divorce. Ifone’s gray hair increase, but still include some black hair in the dream, it means dignity and reverence.

If no black hair remains, then it means a rebuke or a reprimand one will hear from his superior.

If one’s black beard turns gray in a dream, it means that he may fail in his religious life, or lose his wealth.

If one discovers two or three gray hairs in his black beard in a dream, it means that he will beget a son or that someone he loves will return from a long journey.

If the hair of one’s chest turns gray in a dream, it means that his food will become spoiled. Seeing one’s beard brilliantly gray and beautiful in a dream means honor and fame throughout the lands.

To pluck a gray hair in a dream also means disrespect for the elderly. Gray hair in a dream also means poverty, debts, pain, distance from others, being harsh with others, or imprisonment. (Also see Dye; Elderly person)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Depth Psychology: A grotto dream is an expression of your sexual desires. It might indicate that you’re afraid of being “swallowed up” by your partner’s love, or that you want to retreat (“crawl into a hole”). These feelings might be the result of past experiences.... Dreamers Dictionary

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- A guillotine in a dream indicates something irrational in our personality. We may be afraid of losing self-control, or of having part of our personality amputated. We could be aware of an injury to our person or to our dignity.

2- There is the potential for us to lose contact with someone we love, or with the part of ourselves which is capable of love.

3- By way of its physical action, a guillotine represents a severance of some kind. We may have become severed from our spiritual yearnings.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Material aspects: A guillotine in a dream indicates an irrational aspect in our personality, which is trying to queer our pitch. We may be afraid of losing self-control in an everyday situation, or of having part of our personality amputated. We could be aware of an injury to our person or to our dignity.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Baldness, Beard.

A symbol of wealth and fertility. In mythology, cutting off the hair is the equivalent of castration. Samson was robbed of his strength when Delilah cut off his locks. Hair for men is a sign of freedom; for women, long hair is a sign of femininity. According to Robert Bly, wild men and wild women are always covered with hair. Those who dream about “hairy” beings are on the way to satisfying their own nature, longing for vitality. This longing for “the wild energies” to be set free is clearly expressed in the musical Hair, which depicts the mythology of the sixties generation.

Today, hair often appears in dreams in connection with wanting to create a certain image, one that we would like to present to the outside world. It also may refer to “splitting hairs.”

According to an ancient Indian interpretation, hair that has been cut off means grief and sorrow.

Also, hair-dreams are thought to be about close relatives. And, in addition, they may mean spiritual and intellectual property.

According to Freud, hair, as a secondary sexual characteristic, has phallic meaning. Also, according to Freud and Steckel in The Language of Dreams, dreaming of hair means castration.

In mythology, hair and beards play an important role.

The chiefs of the Masai were afraid they would lose their supernatural powers when their hair or beards were cut.

For many primitive tribes, hair was considered taboo.

To be protected from danger means never getting your hair cut. Kings in Franconia (Germany) would lose their throne if they had their hair cut. Young warriors of Teutonic tribes could cut their hair and beard only after they had killed their first enemy. Hair, therefore, seems to mean power, strength, and magical vitality.

Folklore: Abundant hair means wealth; little or gray hair, troubles.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Dreamers Dictionary

Symbol: Hair is considered a man’s finery and a woman’s veil.

Vision: A man getting a short haircut indicates his fear of subjugation and repression. Dreaming diat he has lost all his hair: fear of becoming impotent. Seeing himself with long hair: he wants more independence and freedom—from moral as well as sexual taboos. Dreaming about a woman with beautiful hair (dark or red): he wants to find a sexually vibrant partner.

For a woman dreaming of losing her hair: she is afraid of losing energy; she also might feel physically and mentally overextended. Dreaming about a haircut: fear of losing her good reputation and also a sign of repressed feelings of sexuality. Dreaming about unkempt hair: being sexually careless and unsafe. Carefully groomed hair: she is disciplined in sexual matters. Hair falling out: losses are imminent.

Depth Psychology: Dreaming about hair might point to sexual needs, or to sensuality in general. Are you trying to hide your tendency for “splitting hairs” or overemphasizing your intellect? Beard, underarm hair, or pubic hair always indicates sexual urges. Or are you facing “a hairy situation” right now?... Dreamers Dictionary

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of hair represents memory and power.

If you dream that you hair is longer than it currently is, then your power is increasing.

If it is shorter than in currently is, then you are either afraid of loosing your power or attractiveness or are you are boldly willing to start again.

If you are washing your hair, then you are cleansing your attachments and any unclean associations you have with power, sexiness or attractiveness.

If you are losing hair, then this represents feeling naked, defenseless and vulnerable.

If the hair is disheveled, then you are feeling wild, unorganized and cluttered.

If the hair is coifed, then you are making a good appearance.

If the hair has a distinct color or style, see Blonde, Brunette, Grey, Red, Curl, or Straight.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Hearty nutrition, substantial food, and the need for meat (real meat or flesh).

Symbolizes carnal thought; also a symbol for impurity. See Pig. Are you afraid of getting sick? Folklore: Bad omen.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Dream Explanations of Astro Center

A hand that is open and pointing towards the sky is giving the “Fear not!” gesture of ancient times. Therefore, if you see this symbol, whether the hand is of a person or is totally disembodied, something that you’re afraid of is actually nothing to fear.

Beautiful, well-kept hands indicate satisfaction in life, while dirty hands indicate some kind of “mess” in your life that needs to be “cleaned up.”

Hands that are working diligently indicate success and good fortune through the dreamer’s own efforts.

Hands that caress the dreamer or someone else in the dream, including a pet, imply happiness in love, while hands that are waving in farewell indicate temporary separations.

Tied hands imply obstacles in attaining one’s goals, while shaking hands imply either a new friend or a reunion with an old one.

Injured or bandaged hands indicates delays in attaining one’s goals; look to other symbols in the dream to discern how these delays can be subverted, or, if they’re inevitable, how best the time during the delays can be spent.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center

Little Giant Encyclopedia

In dreams, in spite of hurrying, we usually never reach our goal. You are afraid you’re missing something; pay attention to your plans, stop for a moment and deliberate. As with all dream images that have to do with time, remember that “time” is often only another word for limitation.

Folklore: A warning against impending danger, particularly accidents and fire.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Repressed aggression, often due to a lack of boundaries.

A lack of self-protection and a weak immune system. Are you afraid of confrontation.7 Or are you making your points too aggressively7 It is necessary to find out what it is that you really hate.

If a “hate dream” overwhelms you, and you have it often, consider consulting a psychologist.

Folklore: A sign that relief is in sight.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Seeing your own heel: you are afraid that other will discover your weaknesses. Your heel is injured: your weaknesses are already- exploited by others.

Depth Psychology: We always try to hide our “Achilles’ heel” from others. What is your most vulnerable point? See Foot.... Dreamers Dictionary

Little Giant Encyclopedia

You are longing for excellence but are also afraid of overestimating your abilities. Or, don’t be satisfied with mediocrity.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Feelings of being lost, overwhelmed—often emotionally, usually in business or life.

2. Help will soon be required; a mes­sage not to be afraid to ask for it.

3. Understanding, compro­mise, usually in social situations. ... New American Dream Dictionary

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

The archetype of the hero has fascinated, taught, even ennobled human beings for thousands of years. Appears as Christ, Athena, Krishna, Mohammed, Mary, Ulysses, Su­perman, Florence Nightingale, a great game hunter, Hercules, or any film or TV hero such as Captain Kirk or Dr Who. We are the hero/ine of our own life. We brave great dangers, face monsters, pass through difficult initiations. Fundamental to the whole drama of the hero/ine is the evolution of our own identity from the depths of unconscious in the physical pro­cess of conception, through to developing self awareness as an adult. It is such an incredible journey, so heroic, so impossi­ble of achievement, so fraught with dangers and triumphs, that it is the greatest story in the world.

We find it told over and over symbolically in all the ‘holy’ books as the binh of the holy child; the journey of the hero/ ine; the creation of the world—our consciousness, the jour­neys of Moses. All penain to the difficulties and means we use to be; to the an of keeping balance amidst the multitude of forces acting on our human psyche.

The hero/ine is the one who dares, even though they feel afraid and in pain.

The avoidance of fear and pain in our society, where chemical anodynes or tranquillisers are sought to remove any tiny dis­comfort, is a great tragedy. Not that we need to become mas- ochists, but we miss our own wholeness through fear of our own power of experiencing. In other cultures the ability to meet pain and fear were considered spiritual strengths. They still are.

The following example shows one dreamer meeting his own fear and uncertainty. Example: 4I was in an ancient room. It had the feeling of being an old church. Then my wife and I were in bed in the room.

A middle aged woman was in the room. She was a ghost. I felt afraid of her, but to meet the fear I tried to confront her. I reached out my hand to her. I was crying out in my sleep from fear. As she took my hand I was amazed and shocked to feel it was physically real’ (see Christ within this entry, above). ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Fungus; Ringworm; Tetter) Sufferingfrom herpes, or ringworm, or tetter in a dream means stinginess, or having resources to repay one’s debts and concealing such knowledge from the lenders and being afraid of their asking for their money.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

The Language of Dreams

(see Church, Cemetery, Monastery, Sanctuary, Temple)

Something inviolable, which you will honor at all costs.

Respect for higher powers, both human and divine.

A place or situation within which you feel completely safe and unafraid.

Retreating a safe distance from a person or situation perceived as risky.... The Language of Dreams

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Need or desire to become more in touch with self.

2. Attraction to member of the same sex—usually emotionally, sometimes physically.

3. Anxieties regarding own sexuality (if afraid).

4. Prosperity. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Seeing others with horns on their forehead: conflicts and clashes with other people. Looking at horns or having horns on your head—particularly in men’s dreams: you are afraid that someone is cheating on you. Your wife or lover does not think much about being faithful. Depth Psychology: See Antlers, Cow, Stag.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Symbol: Like a town or temple, a house stands for the center of the world and a reflection of your universe.

Vision: The condition of the house represents your present situation.

The roof of the house refers to the state of your health, the exterior to your external appearance.

The upper floor stands for your forehead (and brain); the middle floor the area of the chest, the first floor the intestines, and the ground floor and base- ment the legs and feet.

If you dream of old houses frequendy, you are afraid of old age. Building a house together with other people: you have good friends at your side. Looking at an empty house: you have missed a few opportunities. Tearing down a house: you are strong enough to deal with the ol>stacles that come your way. Living in a run-down house: pay more attention to your health. Watching a house collapse: you won’t reach your goals—be prepared for losses. In a man’s dream, the house (it does not matter if it is a luxurious villa or a farmhouse) represents ambitions, professional advancement, security, and safety. In a woman’s dreams, the balcony is the chest.

Depth Psychology: The house in a dream is the symbol for the Body and what happens with the body.

A house in ill repair, destroyed, or even on fire, points to your poor health and should be taken seriously.

The foundation is a symbol for the mental/intellectual “foundation’ on which you have built your life.

The basement is the symbol of the unconscious, where repressed urges and cravings hide.

The kitchen is the place where “life is lived” every day and where diversion can be found.

The bedroom represents attitudes toward sex and emotional connections to other people.

The living room stands for recreation, rest, and relaxation.

The bathroom is the place for moral cleansing and the “washing away” of disappointments.

The toilet stands for “letting go” of emotional ballast, tensions, and the past.

The roof (and attic) stands for your mental/spiritual part, and symbolizes protection from the outside world. See Door, Furniture, Stairs, Window.... Dreamers Dictionary

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Depicts how you see the relationship with your husband; your relationship with your sexuality; sexual and emotional desire and pleasure; how you relate to intimacy in body, mind and spirit; habits of relationship developed with one’s father.

Example: ‘My recurring dream—some disaster is happen­ing. I try to contact the police or my husband. Can never contact either. I try ringing 999 again and again and can feel terror, and sometimes dreadful anger or complete panic. I cry, I scream and shout and never get through! Recently I have stopped trying to contact my husband. I managed once to reach him but he said he was too busy and I would have to deal with it myself. I woke in a furious temper with him and kicked him while he was still asleep’ (Mrs GS).

The husband here depicts Mrs S’s feelings of not being able to get through’ to her man. This is a common female dream theme, possibly arising from the husband not daring to express emotion or meet his panner with his own feelings.

For Mrs S this is an emergency. Although the dream dramatises it, there is still real frustration, anger, and a break in marital communica­tions.

Example: There were three of us. My husband, a male friend and 1, all nding small white enamel bikes. My husband proceeded slowly, first, with his back to us. Then my friend followed. Suddenly my friend ahead of me turned and gazed fully at me. He gave a glonous smile which lit up the whole of his face. I felt a great sense of well-being surge through me’ (Joan B).

The triangle: the example shows typical (low of feeling towards another male.

The other male here depicts

Joan’s desire to be attractive to other men. This is a danger signal unless one fully acknowledges ihe impulse.

Example: ‘I was with my husband and our three children. About 2 or 3 yards to our right stood my husband’s first wife —she died about a year before I first met him. I remember feeling she no longer minded me being with him, so I put my arms around him from the back, and felt more secure and comfortable with him’ (Mrs NS).

The first wife: the dreamer is now feeling easier about her husband’s first relationship.

The first wife represents her sense of competing for her husband’s affections, even though his ‘first woman’ was dead.

Example: ‘My dead husband came into my bedroom and got into bed with me to make love to me. I was not afraid. But owing to his sexual appetites during my married life with him I was horrified, and resisted him with all my might. On wak­ing I felt weak and exhausted.

The last time he came to me I responded to him and he never came back again. This hap­pened three times.

The last time I don’t think it was a dream. I was not asleep. I think it was his ghost’ (GL). Dead hus­band: in any experience of an apparently psychic nature, we must always remember the unconscious is a great dramatist. It can create the drama of a dream in moments. In doing so it makes our inner feelings into apparently real people and ob­jects outside us. While asleep we lightly dismiss this amazing process as a dream’. When it happens while our eyes are open or we are near waking, for some reason we call it a ghost or psychic event. Yet the dream process is obviously capable of creating total body sensations, emotions, full visual impres­sions, vocalisation—what else is a dream? On the other hand, the dream process is not dealing in pointless imaginations. Many women tend to believe they have little sexual drive, so it is easier for GL to see her drive in the form of her husband. But of course, her husband may also depict how she felt about sex in connection with his ‘sexual appetites’. It is a general rule, however, that our dream process will dramatise into a past life, or a psychic’ experience, emotions linked with trauma or sexual drive which we find difficult to meet in the present.

Example: ‘I dreamt many times I lost my husband, such as not being able to find the car park where he was waiting, and seeing him go off in the distance. I wake in a panic to find him next to me in bed. These dreams persisted, and then he died quite suddenly. He was perfectly healthy at the time of the dreams and I wonder if it was a premonition of me really losing him’ (Mrs AD). Cannot find husband: many middle aged women dream of ‘losing’ their husband while out with him, perhaps shopping, or walking in a town somewhere. Sometimes the dream ponrays him actually killed. Mrs AD wonders if her dream was a premonition. It is more likely a form of practising the loss, so it does not come as such a shock.

The greatest shocks occur when we have never even considered the event—such as a young child losing its mother, an event it has never practised, not even in fantasy, so has no inbuilt shock absorbers. As most of us know, men tend to die before women, and this information is in the mind of middle-aged married women. Mrs AD may have uncon­sciously observed slight changes in her husband’s body and behaviour, and therefore readied herself.

Other woman’s husband: one’s own husband, feelings about that man, desire for a non-committed relationship with less responsibility. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of hypnosis signify that you are feeling suggestible to someone else’s influence and perhaps you are afraid of losing control.

If you dream of being in hypnosis and you are receiving empowering suggestions, then you are deepening your ability to access your greatest potential.

If you are not feeling empowered by the suggestions you receive, then this dream is giving you the message to set energetic boundaries. See Boundary.... Strangest Dream Explanations

New American Dream Dictionary

1. If ice is dirty and jagged, one feels threatened.

2. If ice is clear and shapely, a diamond ring may be in one’s immediate future.

3. If one is afraid of falling through the ice, then some situation in life is threatening one.

4. Lacking emotion or feeling.

5. Thoughts are frozen.

6. Emotions are frozen.

7. If walking on ice, one is in a precarious position.

8. Keep cool. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of impotence reflect that you are feeling castrated, powerless, insecure, and afraid of making a mistake. You are venting out and releasing feelings of being unsupported, unable to express yourself, negative judgements, and extreme -criticism.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Deep bonds with a Relative (often a symbol for parts of yourself), whom you see as your idol, or who is or should be a threatening example. As a dream symbol, incest has an extremely positive as well as a negative meaning. On one hand, incest dreams express a longing for a deep connectedness and bonding that is clamoring for expression on all levels (body, mind, and soul). In a dream where the brother or sister is seen as the lover who is similar and related, in that sense, the dream makes possible a complete union of the masculine and the feminine even within one’s own soul. On the other hand, this dream symbol may also represent the matter of love versus power. It is important to note who is making love: sister / brother incest may indicate that control is exercised at the expense of the bonding aspect. It is indeed the brother / sister incest act that expresses such a longing for complete devotion, while at the same time adding the attraction of the forbidden, which in our society makes anything sexual so exciting.

In the case of mother / son or father / daughter incest, the same dynamics may also come into play, hut there is the added aspect of the unequal power between parent and child. Such dreams always point to an immature sexuality on the part of the adult, who is afraid of a relationship between equals.

At the same time we should always remember with such a dream that a certain kind of masochism is involved—in the form of fear / pleasure—that resides in all of us. And we might want to be grateful when it finds expression in such dream images only! Last but not least, we also need to take into consideration the Oedipus and Electra complexes, where a child desires the parent of the opposite sex. Psychoanalytically, this stage of sexual development needs to be overcome in order to have satisfying sexual experiences with equals.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Example: ‘I have to keep walking because there is something I am afraid of behind me. When I am pressed up against the ceiling being crushed I look down and the stairs and bannister rail are swarming alive with a black moving wave of crawling things, like some awful insects. In the hall­way is a swamp with crocodiles and other hideous things. My terror is terrible.

The person who actually lived in this pan of the house was the owner’s mother. She treated me badly but no one knew as she was artful in her abuse. She pulled me along by my hair, locked me in a cupboard, and once locked me in the orchard—four high walls and a hidden door’ (Rita).

The example shows memones of pain and anger are still irri­tating or ‘bugging’ Rita.

The swamp shows these feelings un­dermine her confidence.

Generally insects represent irritations or feeling something ‘bugging’ one; feeling insignificant—the ant in the mass of other ants, sexual urges, especially with cockroaches. As Jiminy Cricket suggests, insects can represent our conscience and guilt which remind us of feelings wc might sooner forget; perhaps insects represent these areas because they live their life in our house and garden largely unseen, so depict thoughts and feelings occurring on the edge of consciousness. Also one’s children; if flying off, children leaving home. Wasp, hornets: painful emotions; feeling stung by remarks. Lice, par­asites: thoughts or sexual habits which are purely selfish or carry a health risk; feeling others are parasitical. Spider: often the dependent emotions and conflicts one feels ‘caught in’ connected with mother, any emotions you don’t want to ‘han­dle’, such as those surrounding a spouse leaving. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Somebody insulting you: you are needlessly afraid of something; you lack self-worth. Insulting another person: find out if you have been too timid in an important matter. You might be resentful toward a person in real life, but lack the courage to tell him off. Being insulted by a stranger: clear up a misunderstanding at work—have courage!

Depth Psychology: Insults in a dream are always a sign of your lack of self- worth—be brave, stand up for yourself and you will get much further.... Dreamers Dictionary

My Dream Interpretation

To dream that you are buying insurance refers to a lack of trust. You are afraid of losing something that means a lot to you. Alternatively, a dream about insurance may represent your need for security.... My Dream Interpretation

The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Dreaming about being on an island can have several different meanings and could be very revealing. Consider your mood in this dream. Was the island a place of rest, peace or solitude? If the answer is yes, it suggests that you may need time to yourself for restoration and renewal.

The sea or the ocean generally symbolizes our unconscious. Thus, if you were very lonely or fearful of the waters around you, it may be an indication that you are unwilling to look deeply into yourself. You may be afraid of the materials that are under the surface of your conscious thoughts and feelings.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

The meaning behind being on an island depends on your mood in the dream.

If you were content, serene, and happy, the dream suggests you need to take time for rest and renewal.

If you were lonely and afraid, it may indicate you need to look deeply into yourself in order to sort out your thoughts and feelings towards life, a person, or a situation.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- The image of a journey is a very- potent one in dream work. Anytime the idea of a journey becomes apparent, it is to do with the way that we carry on our everyday lives and how we move forward. Every step that we take towards understanding ourselves and the world we live in can be pictured in terms of a journey; and the dreams that a person has reflect that movement. In our ordinary everyday- speech we use idioms to suggest our understanding. We speak of the ups and downs of life, of being at a standstill and so on. Each moment is totally unique, and thai uniqueness is reflected in our dreams. Mostly dreams arc about the here and now and give a snapshot picture as to what is happening at this particular moment.

The images will reflect how we are feeling, what obstacles there are, possible courses of action and what our ultimate goal should or mav be.

The dream will bring in images from the past or recognisable scenes to help us interpret what is going on and move forward to meet our destiny.

Any sense of having completed a journey - arriving home, touching down and so on indicates the successful completion of our aims. Collisions represent arguments and conflicts which arc often caused by our own aggression.

A difficult journey now behind us means we have come through the difficulties and setbacks of the past.

The obstacles ahead indicates we are aware of the difficulties which may occur.

We do need to be aware that we ourselves create the problems. Our own attitude to life is perhaps responsible. Turning a corner shows we have accepted the need for a change of direction. We may have made a major decision. Avoiding an accident means we are able to control our impulses. Stopping and starting suggests there is conflict between laziness and drive. At a standstill/in a traffic jam indicates we arc being prevented, or are preventing ourselves, from moving forward. This needs handling with care, since to stop may be appropriate. Departing (departures from airports, stations, etc.) Formerly all departures were interpreted as death. Nowadays the symbolism is much more of a new- beginning. We are leaving the old life in order to undertake something new. When someone in outlives leaves us, wc may dream of departures and the grief’ that parting causes. In certain circumstances, to dream of wanting to leave but not being able to suggests that there is still further work to be done.

To be conscious of the time of departure might suggest that we are aware of a time limit within an area of our lives.

The destination, when it becomes apparent, will give some ideas about the aims and objectives we have. Our declared hopes and ideals may not correspond with those we subconsciously have our inner motivation may be totally- different to our outer behaviour and dreams will highlight this discrepancy.

The exact nature of our objective is often not known to us until after we have confronted the obstacles and challenges along the way. It is often enough just to have an aim for that particular section of the journey.

Driving The whole of the symbolism of driving in dreams is particularly obvious. It represents our basic urges, wants and needs.

If we are driving we arc in control.

If we are not happy when someone else is driving we may not trust that person and may not wish to be dependent on them. When someone else takes over, we are becoming passive.

If we are overtaking the car in front, we are achieving success, but perhaps in a competitive manner. When we are overtaken, we may feel someone else has got the better of us. Once again the way we are in everyday life is reflected in the dream. Our drives, aggressions, fears and doubts arc all reflected in our driving.

Engine This represents the sexual impulse or instinctive drives, one’s basic motivation.

Passenger It will depend if we are a passenger in a vehicle or are carrying passengers.

If the former, we may feel that we are being carried along by circumstances, and have not really thought out our own way forward.

If the latter, we may have know- ingly or inadvertently made ourselves responsible for other people. Travelling with one other passenger suggests we may be considering our relationship with that person.

Road The road in a dream suggests our own individual way forward. Just as each individual vehicle demonstrates the dreamer’s body and external way of being, so the road reflects the way of doing. Any obstacle in the road will reflect difficulties on the chosen path. Any turns in the road will suggest changes of direction. Crossroads will offer choices, while a cul-de-sac would signify a dead end.

If a particular stretch of road is highlighted il may be a period of lime, or may mean an efTort. Going uphill will suggest extra effort while going downhill will suggest lack of conlrol. Traffic accidents and offences These may all be to do with sexuality or self image; perhaps we are not being careful to ensure that our conduct is good.

A collision might suggest a conflict with someone. Road rage would signify not being in control of our emolions and so on.

2- The type of transport may- suggest how we are moving through this particular stage of our lives. Previously the horse was used as an image to depict how we dealt with life. Nowadays the car, the aeroplane and so on have been substituted.

The vehicle which appears in our dreams often conforms with the view we hold of ourselves.

For instance, we may be driving a very basic type of car or a Rolls Roycc (One dreamer described an image he had as a Rolls Rovce that thinks it’s a Mini’). Such an image may represent either our physical body or our personality.

If the dreamer is driving he perhaps feels more in control of his own destinv.

If he is a passenger he may feel others are trying to control his life.

If he is with friends he may be aware of a group goal.

If he does not know the other people he may need to explore his ability to make social relationships. Aeroplane (also see individual entry) An aeroplane suggests a swift easy journey with some attention to detail. We may be embarking on a new sexual relationship.

An airman or pilot This is a romanticised picturc of either the Animus or of the Self (see Inhvdiu tion). Bicycling This suggests youth and freedom, and perhaps the first stirrings of sexual awareness. Boats (and sea voyages) It will depend on what kind of boat is in the dream.

A small rowing boat would suggest an emotional journey but one done alone.

A yacht might suggest a similar journey clone with style, whereas a large ship would suggest creating new- horizons but in the company of others. What the boat does in the dream will have relevance as a reflection of our waking life, e.g. running aground, pulling into harbour etc. Making a long journey This suggests leaving friends and family as would running away to sea.

Disembarking The end of a project, successful or otherwise. Missing the boat We have not paid enough attention to detail in a project in our waking lives. Any narrow waterway or river suggests the birth experience. Ship A ship is usually taken as feminine because of its capricious- ness. Ferry, rowboat This holds all the symbolism of the journey across the River Styx after death. It is the giving up of selfish desires.

After this we may be ‘reborn’ into a better life, or way of life. Bus (also see individual entry) A bus journey is that part of our lives where we are conscious of the need to travel and to be with other people. We perhaps have a common aim with them. Trouble with timetables, missing the bus, arriving too early, missing a connection We arc not in control of our lives and perhaps should sit down and replan how we wish to continue our lives. Getting on the wrong bus, going the wrong way There are conflicting desires and we need to listen to our own intuition. This is usually a warning of a wrong action. Not being able to pay the fare We do not have enough resources to set out on a particular course of action. It may be that we have not paid attention to detail.

Car (carriage, cart, chariot) (also see individual entries) The car is a reflection of the dreamer and how he or she handles life. It reflects the physical body, so anything wrong with the car will alert us to a problem.

For instance if the engine is not working properly we are not able to get up enough energy to go 011. If the starting motor was not working this would suggest that we need help to start a project. It is for us to be able to translate the symbolism into our own lives. Even in everyday life it can be seen that a car is a reflection of a person’s self image and possibly sexuality. Any part of the car will have significance.

The back tyres might suggest the dreamer’s support system, the steering wheel the way we control our lives and so on.

If the brakes are not working we are not exercising proper control over our lives. Too many people in the car would suggest that we feel overloaded by responsibility. Lorry A lorry in a dream will have the same significance as a car. except that the drives and ambitions will be connected more with our work and how we relate on a business basis to the world in general.

Motorbike, motorcycle The motorbike is a symbol of masculine youth and daring. In dreams it is an image of independent behaviour, and is often a symbol for the sexual act. It can also be a symbol of freedom.

A Hell’s Angel would suggest some kind of anarchical behaviour. Trains A train will often highlight the dreamer’s attitude to social behaviour and relationships with other people. It will also clarify his attitude to himself.

A steam train would suggest that we feel ourselves to be outdated and obsolete, whereas an up-to-date electric turbo might suggest speed and efficiency. Catching the train shows we have successfully been able to have outside circumstances co-operate with us in achieving a particular goal. Missing the train We do not have the resources to enable us to succeed in an appropriate way either bccause we have forgotten something, or because we have not been sufficiently careful. We fear that we will miss an opportunity. Equally, we may feel that external circumstances are imposing an element of control over us. Often dreams of missing a train and then catching either it or a later one, suggest that we are managing our inner resources better. Dreams of missing a train alternating with those of catching one shows we are trying to sort out our motivation. Getting off the train before its destination We are afraid of succeeding at a particular project. This can also signify premature ejaculation. We do not appear to be in control. Getting off the train before it starts The dreamer has changed his mind about a situation in waking life. Railway lines and tracks will have significance as ways of getting us to our destination. Being conscious of the way the track runs ahead may give us an inkling as to what direction we arc going. Recognising the signals up ahead would have the same significance. Coming off the rails might suggest doing something inappropriate or of not being in control. Not wanting to be on the train might indicate we feel we are being unduly influenced by outside circumstances. Arriving at a station indicates we have completed a stage of our life journey. We may be ready for a new relationship with the world in general.

The carriages on a train suggest the various compartments or sections of our lives and the way we feel about them.

For example, if a carriage is untidy or dirty, we are aware that we need to ‘clean up’ an aspect of our lives.

Walk If in our dreams we are aware of having to walk, it usually suggests that we are capable of making a part of our life journey by ourselves without any help. Going for a walk We can enjoy the process of recharging our batteries and clearing our minds.

3- The image of a journey becomes more apparent as time goes on and death approaches. We become more aware of reaching our final destination.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Jumping hurdles: the chances for professional advancement are good. Jumping over a ditch or hedge: you will be able to overcome all obstacles in your path.

Depth Psychology: Dreams about jumping mean that you are a risk-taker and grab at opportunities before thinking of the consequences. It might be a suggestion to tackle your problems in one courageous leap, or that you’re afraid of the challenges you might have to face.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Looking at a jumping jack is a sign of instability—at work and/or financially. Seeing yourself as a jumping jack: what is missing? Make an honest account of yourself. What happened to you—are you “spineless”?

Depth Psychology: The jumping jack stands for insecurities and feelings of inferiority. You are afraid that people around you won’t take you seriously, that you’re only a toy in the eyes of others. Have you made a fool of yourself lately? Who in your relationship is the “jumping jack”? What about your assertive- ness? See Clown, Fool.... Dreamers Dictionary

The Bedside Dream Dictionary

The main theme in abduction dreams is fear.

The dreamer may be afraid of losing a very important part of himself or of losing his safest and most familiar surroundings. Also, the dreamer may be afraid of leaving his home, childhood, familiar support group, or long standing ideas. These type of dreams may be most prevalent during times of psychological or physical transition and during stressful times of life when the future is somewhat uncertain. Consider the details of your dream and try to isolate or identify the fear that created the dream. Please refer to the page called Your Dreams and My Dreams in order to obtain a general understanding of how dreams could be interpreted. Superstition based dream interpretation books say that dreaming about being kidnapped is really an omen and that you will receive unexpected news and be successful against your opposition.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream of going back to kindergarten indicates a need to reconnect with your inner child.

To dream of being afraid in kindergarten indicates that your inner child may need to be comforted and supported. Memories from your past which have made you feel shy or insecure may be causing you trouble in the present.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

The Complete Dream Book

For a young woman to find herself in the presence oi a king means that she will be afraid of the man she marries, or if she is already married, she will fear her husband.

If she receives a gift or other special courtesies from a king, she may look forward to a happy marriage.... The Complete Dream Book

The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Affection. In this dream you may be expressing feelings that are difficult to express during the day. Kissing is usually an indication of warmth, affection, and happiness.

If you don’t receive enough love and affection in your daily life, then this could be a compensatory dream, where the dreamer is comforting himself.

If you are kissing the object of your affection, the dream could be a form of wish fulfillment. Superstition based interpretations say that if you are kissing strangers, you may have a need to conquer.

If the kissing is insincere, you are pretentious while if you see your partner kissing someone else, you may be afraid of infidelity.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

In general, dreaming of a kiss means satisfaction and completion. Traditional interpretations say that if you are kissing strangers you may have a need to experience a conquest.

If the kissing is insincere, you are pretentious and if you see your partner kissing someone else you may be afraid of infidelity.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Hearing laughter: you are afraid that others will mock you. Watching a former friend laugh: a past, somewhat embarrassing experience is surfacing because you are not yet over it.

If you are the one laughing: you are trying to cover up a burden or worry from others or yourself.

Depth Psychology: Liberating, uproarious laughter is releasing all your tensions, suggesting that it’s better to laugh about yourself than to take everything so seriously.... Dreamers Dictionary

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of leftover food represents conservation of energy, having a ‘waste not, want not’ mentality.

If you are saving something because you are afraid of running out of what you need, then this dream is helping you release scarcity consciousness.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Dream Symbols and Analysis

Legs in a dream symbolize your control over your life’s path and are strongly connected to your sense of self. Legs give a person the ability to stand, walk, run, play sports, or various other possible activities.

To dream that you have lost your legs or become crippled indicates that you are afraid of losing control over the direction of your life. You may be struggling with a lack of courage or the ability to stand up for yourself.

To dream of losing just one leg, or having one leg shorter than the other, indicates a lack of balance in your life. You may also be pursuing a path half heartedly, still carrying doubts about your choices. Standing up on two legs is often cited as a symbol of the difference between a human and an animal.

To dream that you cannot stand on your legs may also represent a feeling that you have lost a high position in life. You may have become controlled by animal desires, or you may feel that others are treating you with less respect than you deserve.

To dream that you have more than two legs represents divided interests. Each leg may try to pull you in opposite directions and you feel torn between possible actions. You may have taken on too many tasks at work and are struggling to keep up with conflicting responsibilities.

To dream of crossed legs symbolizes a barrier between you and others. This barrier may be emotional or intellectual, indicating closed mindedness.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Seeing a lion: a certain friend sometimes looks dangerous. Being attacked by a lion: a warning of danger. Defeating the lion: you are eliminating an opponent. Looking at a caged lion: a powerful enemy has no way of attacking you right now, because you are protected. See Animal, Predator, Tiger.

Depth Psychology: The lion is a symbol of dignity and intensity. It has enormous energy; determination, and aggression toward others.

The dream means you might be afraid of these characteristics (in yourself as well as others) and it is a warning to better control your emotions.... Dreamers Dictionary

Mystic Dream Book

This dream depends upon whether you feel interested in the Machinery ; if so. it is a favourable sign, though it means hard work. But if you feel afraid of the Machinery, then be careful in your ventures, for you will surely fail to carry out your purpose.... Mystic Dream Book

Dreamers Dictionary

Symbol: A mask refers to a cynical attitude in the “theater of Life.*

Vision: Looking at a mask: you are either trying to hide your true self or the dream is a warning of false friends or an intrigue. Don’t be fooled by others and don’t fool yourself! Seeing a person with a mask: a good friend is shamelessly deceiving you. Watching a masked ball or being at one: you like to play with the feelings of other people (consciously or unconsciously).

The dream might also be warning about other people who are playing with your affections.

Depth Psychology: The mask is a sign that you are afraid of the truth or emotional “unmasking.” Are you unsure about the intentions of other people or maybe your own? See Makeup.... Dreamers Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Very afraid of something.

2. Family approach is best. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Dream Symbols and Analysis

A dream about Medusa symbolizes danger.

If you dream that you are Medusa, you are worried that others are afraid of you because you are controlling and overbearing on those around you.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

My Dream Interpretation

To dream that you are in a mental institution, indicates a need for you to rest and reset your mind. You need to not be afraid to ask for help and support when you need it.

To dream that you are outside a mental institution, suggests that you are feeling shunned, excluded or ignored by others.... My Dream Interpretation

My Dream Interpretation

To dream that you are a mentally challenged person, indicates that you are having feelings of self-doubt. You are afraid of being left out or left behind by others.

To see a mentally challenged person in your dream, suggests that someone around you is feeling ignored or overlooked. Perhaps you have failed to listen to what they have to say.... My Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Being involved in a calamity means you are afraid of being punished for something you have said or thought. Being an observer of somebody’s misfortune: you don’t feel confident and secure enough to meet the demands of everyday life. See Accident.... Dreamers Dictionary

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Rarely connected to financial problems. Dreaming about money points to your behavior in matters of love. It is probably the most frequent symbol of sexuality and power.

A coin generally points to success and security. Are you always weighing every situation and thinking through a plan for every situation? Are you afraid of losing control over yourself or over a situation? Often such a dream is telling you to open yourself up to life and allow your wild side to surface. Passion for life is suggested here instead of control.

According to Freud and Jung, money is a symbol for the libido—silver coins indicate an attraction toward women; gold coins, an attraction toward men.

For some modern psychoanalysts, it is a symbol of creative power.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: The monkey is a symbol of an embarrassing encounter. Or you may be worried about your bad habits.

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

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Beast. Your animal nature is becoming too strong, too frightening, meaning that you are afraid of your own strength and drives. It could also indicate a person (Father or Mother) who appears overly powerful.

Talk to the frightening monster in your dream, have it out with him and observe him.

Mythical creatures, like dragons and ocean monsters, point to moral conflicts that may cause personality disturbances. Seek therapeutic help when these images appear often and include a great amount of fear.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Gypsy Dream Dictionary

A motorcycle is a powerful vehicle ridden astride. Many see this as a sexual connotation; a warning against reckless sexual encounters. In the present day, it is always wise to be cautious in any sexual encounter, particularly a casual one. But the motorcycle does not have to be connected with sex. Another interpretation is one of controlled power.

To ride successfully, one must be in complete control, anticipating every turn. Concentrate on what lies ahead and take control of the throttle and brakes of life. Don’t be afraid to open up and speed if the way ahead looks clear.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Symbol: Mountains symbolize the place where heaven and earth meet. They also stand for personal progress.

Vision: Seeing mountains in the distance: be prepared for misunderstandings in the near future. Climbing a mountain successfully: you are not afraid of emotional hurdles of any kind. However, if your climb is difficult, it might mean that you might have set your goals too high. Seeing a volcano: danger or unpleasant events are imminent. Coming down from a mountain: you have overcome difficulties, gained new insights—now get your just reward. Seeing a Castle, or several castles on a mountain: financial gains. Seeing Ruins at the top of a mountain: a warning about the loss of vitality’.

Depth Psychology: Mountains symbolize situations in your life that might cause ruin. Mountains may also have great spiritual meaning if you feci you have been lifted above the dark or seamy side of life.

A mountain symbolizes obstacles that need to be met head on. Reaching the summit of a mountain: you have gained new insight.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream of a mouse indicates panic, low self-esteem, and passivity. You may be experiencing feelings of inadequacy and inferiority for not being able to measure up to standards. This dream is telling you that it is time to let your voice be heard and your presence acknowledged, instead of hiding in the sidelines. Alternatively, it is also symbolic of small distractions and annoyances you are experiencing.

The dream may likewise indicate a computer mouse which links you and the rest of the world.

To dream that you have killed or trapped a mouse suggests that there are persons in your waking life that are literally putting you down, To dream that someone is eating a mouse means that there is something that you need to get off your chest, which may be guilt or a truth that has to be told.

To dream that a mouse is being chased indicates that you are afraid to make a stand. You are allowing other people to boss you around.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Wading through mud: things will move painfully slowly in the next few days, the mood is bleak and troubles abound. Getting stuck in mud: you are in a difficult situation and need some peace and quiet to figure out how to get things moving again. Most of all, you need to stand on solid ground again. Looking at mud: you are in the company of questionable people. See Manure, Quagmire, Swamp.

Depth Psychology: Manv treasures could be hidden in the “mud of the unconscious.” Dig them up, even if it means getting your hands dirt)’. Mud points to negative things from the past which—if you dig them up—could provide insight and wisdom. Maybe you are afraid of fears and cravings you think are “dirty”? Beware, though, that the more you repress these emotions, the more power and influence they have over you. Taking a mud bath: healing from emotional illness. Mud dreams are very important. Pay close attention to other symbols in the dream. Do you feel “dirty”? Are you and your partner “slinging mud” at each other? Or are you “stuck in the mud”? Since mud consist of part Water and part Earth, make sure you explore both of these topics as well. See Dirt.... Dreamers Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

1. If the dreamer murders or attempts to murder someone, it is a measure of how angry—or afraid—he/she is of someone else.

2. If the dreamer witnesses a murder, there is an indication that profound change is taking place in one’s life. ... New American Dream Dictionary

My Dream Interpretation

Dreams of being naked in public symbolize being afraid of being seen for who you really are. They also suggest worry about being vulnerable to others.

To see a naked person in your dream and feel disgusted by it, symbolizes some anxiety about discovering the naked truth about some person or situation. It may also foretell loss of prestige and scandalous activities. On the other hand, if you do not have any problem with another’s nudity in your dream, then it implies that you see through people and accept them for who and what they are.... My Dream Interpretation

Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

Dreams of being naked and not afraid or concerned indicate that you’re comfortable with being your true self and exposing your real attitudes and personality to others. Dreaming of being naked and worried, concerned, or fearful of being so symbolizes you feel the need to hide your true self.

To dream of a naked man where only the top part is visible foretells illness to a female member of your family but if the privates are exposed then the meaning is death. It is reversed if you dream of a naked female. Remember that a death omen does not always mean the physical death of the body. Other interpretations are associated with illicit love affairs and loss of prestige coupled with scandal. This symbol must be interpreted in context with the rest of the symbols within the dream.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Did you walk the streets naked or did other people see you are naked? Let go of your shame! The dream is a memory of the fun you had as a child—and that your parents considered being naked a taboo. Every now and then our psyche needs to relive the excitement of past feelings: like your father holding both your hands and swinging you through the air, or your early childhood feeling of freedom when free of clothes.

If you frequendy dream about walking the streets naked, this means feelings of inferiority have prevented you from achieving your personal goals in the past. Taking off your clothes: you want more independence and freedom. Seeing naked children in a dream: your family is about to have a new member (your own or the family of your friends). Seeing a person of the opposite sex naked: your secret or burning passion for someone will be reciprocated.

Depth Psychology: Dreaming about being naked means you are afraid of being “found out”—you are emotionally upset right now and don’t want others to know.

The dream is a challenge to be emotionally vulnerable, to take a chance and admit your weaknesses.

The dream might also express erotic needs that are either being met right now or that you think arc foolish.... Dreamers Dictionary

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- The nest symbolises safety and perhaps home life. We may be emotionally dependent on the people around us and afraid of leaving the nest’.

It is perhaps interesting to note that just before giving birth many women have a nesting instinct. This will sometimes emerge in dreams before it is recognised in waking life.

Security within one’s known environment.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Material aspects: The nest symbolizes safety and perhaps home life. We may be emotionally dependent on the people around us and afraid of ‘leaving the nest’.

A nest egg was initially a device to improve a hen’s ability to lay eggs and carries with it the idea in dreams of improving a situation.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Reading a newspaper means you will receive interesting news—but who should you believe (everybody is saying something different)? Seeing a newspaper (without reading it): you pay little attention to what is going on around you—but be less cavalier, more observant. Seeing your name in the paper: watch out—someone is determined to wreck your reputation. See Leaf, Name, Paper.

Depth Psychology: A newspaper represents things we don’t know. However, information in newspapers is not always clear; it presents different opinions. Are you uncertain right now about who to believe? Newspapers reveal and expose things: are you afraid that someone is revealing your personal secret?... Dreamers Dictionary

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream of the northern lights symbolizes youth, renewed energy, and vitality. You finally see the big picture about a relationship or situation you are facing. On the other hand, the northern lights may imply that although you know what you need to do, you may be too afraid or too lazy to make the right move.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

My Dream Interpretation

To dream about the Northern Lights represents renewed energy, vitality, and youth.

A situation or relationship is finally made clear to you. Alternatively, it indicates that you know what you need to do, but may be too lazy or too afraid to jump into action.... My Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: If your nose in the dream is bigger dian in real life: you have an excellent chance of becoming influential and wealthy. But the dream is also a warning: don’t stick your nose where it doesn’t belong.

If the nose is smaller: be happy with the fortunes you already enjoy. Someone else pulling at your nose: take care of your own affairs. Pulling someone else’s nose: you obviously haven’t found the right partner yet. Being unable to breath through your nose: difficulties in a certain matter.

A man dreaming about his nose: he wishes he were a better lover. In a woman’s dream, the large nose of a man indicates that her sexual desires are very strong.

Depth Psychology: Think of what the dream wants to tell you: Who is it that you can’t stand? YVho or what “stinks to high heaven ‘? Are you constandy putting your nose where it does not belong? Do you always “follow your nose”? Do you have a particularly “good nose” for things and opportunities? Nostrils represent part of your personality. Did you see the Right or the Left nostril?

In a man’s dream, an exaggerated helmet (See Armor, Knight) is an indication of the dreamer’s need for safety. He is either afraid of other mens malice or concerned about his own masculinity.... Dreamers Dictionary

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- Freud assumed that dreaming of being nude was linked with sexuality. It is, however, more to do with self-image. We have a desire to be seen for what we arc, to reveal our essential personality without having to crcate a facade, lo interpret a dream of walking down a street naked will depend on whether we arc seen by other people or not.

If we are seen by others, there may be something about ourselves which we wish to reveal.

If we are alone we may simply have a wish for freedom of expression.

2- Nudity signifies innocence. It may be that there is a situation in our lives which requires honesty and truth.

If we arc sufficiently secure within our own self-image, we will not be afraid of being ‘stripped’ in public. Dreaming of appearing nude, for instance in a strip show, could suggest we have anxiety about being misunderstood. We arc conscious of the fact that we are prepared to be open and honest, but others may not understand.

3- Nudity can suggest a new beginning, a rebirth. It is the paradise state and the state of natural innocence we all, at one time, had. It can also represent renunciation of the material world.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Psychological / emotional perspective: Nudity signifies innocence. It may be that there is a situation in our lives that requires honesty and truth.

If we are sufficiently secure within our own self-image, we will not be afraid of being ‘stripped’ in public. Dreaming of appearing nude, for instance in a strip show, could suggest we have anxiety about being misunderstood.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

My Dream Interpretation

To dream that you feel numbness indicates that you are letting fear take over your life. You are afraid of taking any risk and failing. Just remember, there are no rewards without risks!... My Dream Interpretation

The Bedside Dream Dictionary

It traditionally represents our great unconscious, memories, emotions, and individual soul and collective experiences. Look at all of the details in this dream. Is the water clear or murky? Is it calm or turbulent? Are you catching fish, or are you stranded and afraid? Look, listen, and try to comprehend the messages in this dream. No one is in a better position to give meaning to your dreams than you can. Concentrate and learn for yourself. See also: Water... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

The Way of Dreams and Visions

General Meaning: Also referring to the sea.

The ocean is a picture of mystery and untapped blessing.

Dreams Positive:

If you have good childhood memories of the ocean, then it would represent pleasure and joy for you. It would speak of just letting go and floating, letting the tides carry you.

• If you dream of floating or swimming in the ocean, then the Lord is saying that you can trust in Him and enjoy His presence. You do not need to be afraid, but can just jump in! • If you dream of a large wave that you surf or that you have control of, it speaks of the blessing of the Lord that is coming your way.

Negative:

If you dream of large waves engulfing you, this speaks of circumstances that are overwhelming you. It can also speak of the attack of the enemy that is coming in like a flood.

• Also if you have a fear of the ocean, then dreaming of being in the ocean speaks of being surrounded by your fears or having to confront your fear.

• Sometimes you might dream of a wave that washes everything away. Although it might seem negative at first, this could be of the Lord. Perhaps it is time for you to start afresh. This is a good picture of a death of a vision.

• Positive: A large wave although it can be negative, is also a good picture of the abundance of the Lord.

The Word says that if you cast your bread on the waters, that it will return to you.

• This is a picture of investing financially and spiritually into the Kingdom of God. As you keep giving out, you will reap the reward! • Ecclesiastes 11:1 cast your bread upon the waters: for you will find it after many days.

• The Red Sea Situation • If you see the Red Sea in the spirit, then the Lord has led you to face an impossible direction.

• You know that you cannot go back where you have come from, but it seems that the Lord is not talking either. You are unsure which way to go. We call this the ‘Red Sea Situation’.

• What the Lord is telling you to do is to make the first move. Moses cried out to the Lord about what to do and the Lord said to him, “Why are you crying to me? Speak to the Children of Israel, that they go forward!” (Exodus 14:15) • God was waiting for Moses to do something! He had brought them so far, but now it was their turn. As they took that step though, then God moved once again and parted the waters.

• If God has given you a direction and a promise and you see the Red Sea in front of you, you have a choice to make. Once you step out with that decision, God will back you up.

• Psalms 106:9 He rebuked the Red sea also, and it was dried up: so he led them through the depths, as through the wilderness.

Negative:

To be tossed around in the ocean speaks of not having a firm conviction of your own. It means that you do not have a secure footing in the Word, and you are allowing the enemy to throw you around.

• James 1:6 But let him ask in faith, nothing doubting.

For he that doubts is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed [about].

• The book of Hebrews also tells us that we should not be tossed around by every wind of doctrine.

• The meaning is the same.

If you dream of being tossed around, you do not have a firm understanding of doctrine, and the Lord is telling you to get your feet grounded!

See also:

River, Salt, Water, Waves.... The Way of Dreams and Visions

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- An orgy relates to a tremendous release of energy which can take place when we give ourselves permission to access our own sexuality.

This permission will often be given subconsciously first, and can be expressed in dreams more fully than we would allow ourselves lo do in everyday life.

To dream of an orgy can also highlight the way we relate to other people.

The need for other people lo love and understand us is quite strong and, when seen as an orgy, can perhaps indicate that we are afraid of loss of control.

2- Often our dreams will express a difficulty or blockage we may have in any one area of our lives. Since most people’s self-image is very- much connected with their sexuality, dreaming of an orgy can indicate the way in which we can release the blocked energy. Behaviour which would not necessarily be appropriate in ordinary everyday life can be used in dreams to balance the difficulty.

3- Spiritual excess.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Material aspects: An orgy relates to a tremendous release of energy, which can take place when we give ourselves permission to access our own basic passion. This permission will often be given subconsciously first, and can be expressed in dreams more fully than we would allow ourselves to do in everyday life.

To dream of an orgy can also highlight the way we relate to other people.

The need for other people to love and understand us is quite strong and, when seen as an orgy, can perhaps indicate that we are afraid of loss of control.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Angel of death; Bone-breaker; Eagle) In a dream, an osprey represents a powerful and a mighty warrior, and a merciless man whom no one trusts. Ifone sees an osprey over his roof, or inside his house, or standing over his head in a dream, it represents the angel of death. Catching an osprey in a dream means frequenting a ruler and remainingconstantly wary ofhim whether one obeys him, or opposes him in opinion.

If an osprey scratches someone with his claws in a dream, it means depression and financial losses. Eating the flesh of an osprey in a dream represents a demanding person.

An osprey in a dream also represents a ruler about whom people speak very scarcely, but who is the direct cause of the falling of many neighboring rulers. Seeing an osprey in a tree means profits, favors and blessings.

A flying osprey in a dream means victory in one’s life.

An osprey standing on top of a mountain or a rock, or on a cliff in a dream means success for the one who is starting a new job or a new business. However, it also could mean bad news if one is afraid of something, or ifhe is travelling. As for rich and noble people, riding an osprey in a dream means death, while for poor people it means profits and success that will benefit their families and neighbors.

An osprey in a dream also means returning from ajourney. It is also glad tidings of success and profits if an osprey comes near someone in a dream and talks to him.

If a pregnant woman begets an osprey in her dream, it means that she will give birth to a son who will grow to be a courageous soldier or a leader in his community.

A dead osprey in a dream means death.

If thieves or robbers see an osprey in a dream, it means that they will suffer the consequences of their evildoing.

If an osprey caries someone in the air in a dream, it means rising in station and honor. Fighting an osprey in a dream means fighting people in authority. Carrying the emblem of an osprey in a dream means winning victory over one’s enemy.

A female osprey in a dream represents homeless women who are driven into prostitution, while osprey chicks in a dream represent children born from adultery.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of an outcast reflect your issues of rejection, feelings of loneliness and alienation. You may be afraid of exposing your true feelings for fear of being rejected. Keep in mind that the only approval you really need is your own.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Dream Symbols and Analysis

An outlaw in a dream represents the side of your personality which is unacceptable to society. You may have previously been discouraged from pursuing a goal and now this part of you is requesting a second look. Times may have changed and you might be feeling strong enough to renew your efforts to achieve these goals.

To dream that you are threatened by an outlaw indicates that you are afraid of an improper desire’s power over you.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of wearing your pajamas in a social situation suggests that you are revealing a secret and personal aspect of yourself, or that you are afraid of exposure. Alternatively, this dream could also represent that you are comfortable, intimate and well-integrated in your current life circumstance. Consider the feeling ton. See Naked and Lingerie.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Yellow) Paleness of one’s face in a dream means a sickness. Ifone sees his face bright yellow in a dream, it means that he will be among the exalted and blessed people in the hereafter. However, paleness of the face in a dream also may be interpreted as humiliation,jealousy, or hypocrisy. Paleness of the face in a dream also could mean devotion, standing up in prayers at night, observing night vigils, being in love, piety, contemplation, or being afraid of something.

If one sees his face white and his body yellow in a dream, it means that what he shows outwardly is better than what he hides. On the other hand, if one’s face is yellow and pale and his body is white in the dream, then it means that his heart is better than what others can perceive from his outer look. Ifboth his face and body look pale and emaciated in a dream, it means an illness. Paleness of the face alone in a dream also means sadness or sorrow. Wearing a yellow garment in a dream means an illness, unless if it is made from silk.

If one sees himself in a dream wearing a yellowish silk-brocaded cloak, it means religious fakery, or committing improprieties under the name of one’s religion. (Also see Yellow)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Hand) In a dream, the palm of one’s hand represents one’s fitness in wakefulness. Clapping one’s hands in a dream could either mean joy and happiness, or it could mean nothing in wakefulness. Carrying a glove in one’s hand in a dream means ceasing the course of wrongdoing. Slapping one’s own face with both hands means sorrow, sadness, or calamities. Hitting the top of one’s hand into the palm of the other hand means separation. In a dream, the palm of one’s hand also represents one’s strength.

To stretch open one’s palm in a dream signifies wealth and prosperity. Holding a tight fist in a dream implies poverty, or tight living conditions. Ifone sees hair growing in the palm of his hand in a dream, it means depression, distress and debts. Growing hair on top of one’s hand in a dream indicates one’s strength or virility. Seeing one’s hand hanging down from the skies in a dream denotes one’s connections with the ruler or people in authority.

A stretched hand from the skies in a dream also could mean profits and blessings for a hunter, a builder and a real estate professional. In a dream, the palm of one’s hand also represents his world. It also may mean ceasing a certain course of action.

If one finds himself afraid, then sees the palm of a hand holding out before him in a dream, it means that his fears will be dispelled.

A large and a stretched palm in a dream means prosperity and generosity. Aclose fist in a dream means stinginess.

A nice looking palm of one’s hand also signifies abstaining from evil, or failing to pay charity.

The palm of one’s hand in a dream also represents one’s prayers and supplications, comfort, seeking the comfort of others, or receiving benefits from others.

The palm of one’s hand in a dream also represents a year, ways of life, money, leadership, a son, courage and desisting from evildoing. (See Desisting from evildoing)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Putting on a pair of pants: you would like to be in charge of your family and your surroundings (this is the case for men’s and women’s dreams). It may also indicate that you resent the power others have over you. Taking off a pair of pants: you seem to be leading a very superficial life.

Losing your pants: other people are mocking you. See Clothes.

Depth Psychology: Pants in a dream are a sign of your need for protection; or are you afraid that others will expose you? See Shirt. Are you paying too much attention to your appearance? Have you been “caught with your pants down”? Are you afraid of getting caught without your pants on? and if so, why?... Dreamers Dictionary

My Dream Interpretation

If you dream of collecting a pay check, you will soon be needing the assistance of close friends. Don’t be afraid to ask for their help. This dream may also suggest that you feel indebted to others for your good fortune.... My Dream Interpretation

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

For a man the penis represents more than simply his sexual appetite. It depicts the whole drive of life through his glandular system which develops the body type he has, pre­disposes his body towards male sexual characteristics; brings a cenain creative explosiveness to his personality, creates urges towards fatherhood and loving his woman, with con­nected desires to supply the needs of family if he is emotion­ally healthy.

The positive aspect of the penis/masculinity is for him to demand his woman meets his maleness, his canng aggression, his sexual desire, with her own fiery energy and strength. In general, direct reference to sexual feelings, fears, or problems. As these can be quite complex several examples are given below.

Example: ‘So for the third time I held the woman and made love.

The woman’s vagina was like a (lower, I don’t mean to look at, but in physical sensation. My penis felt like it was penetrating petals of flesh and touching with great plea­sure a central receptive area I was left with the feeling of being able to make love again and again without any negative effects. It was a very positive and healthy feeling’ (John T). John is feeling confident about his sexual drive. Although a powerful drive, subtle feelings and fears have an intense influ­ence not only on the pleasure of sex, but also the response of the physical organs.

The relationship with the penis and sex act in one s dream shows what fears, hurts or attitudes are influencing the sexual flow. See castration.

In a woman’s dream, one’s relationship with, desire for, a mate; relationship with one’s own male self—ambition, work capability, aggression, intellect; depicts the relationship with, genital sexuality with, one’s panner. As with Sally in the next example, the events in the dream define the problem or rela­tionship. Example: ‘My lover Terry, myself and another woman are all on our bed.

The other woman seemed very sure of herself and kissed Terry in a very intimate way, he doing the same to her as I lay very near to both of them. Then Terry stuck his bottom in the air and staned to lick my chest and breast. I found myself licking around the penis, felt I was under some kind of pressure from both the other two to do so but didn’t feel too shattered as I did it with love for Terry, but I had a bitter taste in my mouth’ (Sally P). In talking about this dream Sally said she often struggled with what she wanted and what her panner wanted in sex. She might go along with his needs, but not find it palatable. Even if she did do it with some love, it might have a bad taste in her mouth*.

Example: T felt as if I were as one with Terry and I realised he was trying to make a journey into his mother s vagina, as his penis. Her vagina looked like a long dark tunnel and was threatening to him. I said, “You haven’t given your mother satisfaction and you say you will not.” Then he was really smashed up in body. Withdrawing into a garden with a high green hedge. I took a leaf from the hedge and began to pull it apan with my hands. Terry said, “Look what you are doing, teasing me.” I felt withdrawal wasn’t the way and staned to follow him, walking alongside the hedge. I said, “It feels like you are strangling me, so why don’t you do it and kill me?” (We have been going through a lot of sexual withdrawal, Terry saying his sexuality was his to do with as he wanted.)’ (Sally P). This second dream of Sally’s is a shrewd summing up of Terry’s sexual fears. In fact Terry suffered a great deal of anxi­ety about sex, and later uncovered the son of fear and desire to avoid giving his mother satisfaction in becoming a full blooded man shown in the dream. Our unconscious is a very capable psychologist, and while Terry in Sally’s dream repre­sents her insights regarding him—and must not be seen as a statement of fact about Terry—such insights are often enor­mously useful in dealing with relationship difficulties.

Example: ‘Was in a house with my wife. Outside the door was something which wanted to come into her—an invisible being. We were frightened and it said “Do not be afraid, I want you to put your penis in your wife and wait for me to activate you. In that way you will form a body for me.” I woke and realised the dream was moving me to parenthood. Al­ready having three children I realised this would mean an­other 20 years of responsibility. Nevertheless my wife and I made love. Two weeks later I dreamt my wife was pregnant with a son. In fact nine months later she bore a son’ (Nigel I). In this interesting dream sequence the penis is Nigel’s drive to be a father. See castrate; bed; knob; pole; reptiles; sausage; examples in flower and tunnel. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Little Giant Encyclopedia

The pheasant was brought to Europe during the Middle Ages, where over a period of time it became wild. It is a symbol for the power of nature and beauty (similar to the astrological sign of Leo), but also of the inability to make decisions. It has been considered a reluctant and decidedly stupid bird.

Do you have trouble making decisions, thinking that all possibilities will always be available? Are you afraid to follow your own desires and needs and, for that reason, are you dismissing many possibilities right from the beginning? What if you took a chance and followed your feelings? In China, the pheasant is a symbol of wealth. It was the emblem of the Emperor Yii. In Japan, the pheasant is the female symbol of mother-love and protection.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Seeing plants: favorable connections are possible— maybe even a wedding. Watering plants: a happy family and social advancement. See Bush, Flower, Meadow, Tree. Looking at a creeping plant: you are afraid, uncertain, and full of self-doubt.

A vine refers to instability and fears that interfere with your life.

Depth Psychology: Dreaming about a creeping vine means that you are insecure and fearful, and these feelings are getting in your way.... Dreamers Dictionary

The Bedside Dream Dictionary

If you are afraid of being pregnant, you may dream of it often. At times, women learn about their pregnancy in their dreams. Your mind knows about everything that is going on in your body even if you are not consciously aware of it. However, don’t panic! You could also be pregnant with ideas! Old dream interpretation books say that a dream about pregnancy is a good omen for women, and an improvement in her intimate relationship is forthcoming.

For a man, it is a warning against casual sex.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Relaxation; letting go of activity; introversion; sex. Or retreat from the world; feeling injured, afraid to stand up for oneself, non-involvement, negative introversion, weakness; death. Idioms: lie low; lie at one’s door, lie in wait; take it lying down. See squatting down; standing, both in this entry. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Dreamers Dictionary

Depth Psychology: Both images clearly show your desire to understand yourself better. Dreaming of undergoing psychoanalysis: you are starting to make the connection between your actions and what is going on inside.

The psychologist is a sign that you are able to work through inner conflicts on your own. See Guru. Arc you afraid (usually without reason) that you are “going to lose it,” to go insane? If this dream recurs frequendy, see an appropriate dierapist and explore die reason for die dream.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: If you are chasing someone: you can’t make up for an old mistake.

If you are being chased: someone who has wronged you wants to make amends. In a man’s dream, being chased means he has not yet come to terms with the sexual prohibitions of his childhood. Unconsciously he still believes that sexuality is disgusting and is afraid of being punished.

Depth Psychology: Are you treating others unfairly? Are you hounded by guilt feelings? Or do you feel that prejudice or condemnation by other people is hounding you? Only you know if you are the perpetrator or the victim.... Dreamers Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

1. One is afraid of something.

2. One is annoying someone else.

3. One is being annoyed. ... New American Dream Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Afraid.

2. Ready to fight fear. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Dream Explanations of Astro Center

In British mythology, a symbol of fertility, fecundity, and sexual pleasure.

The ancient British fertility goddess Oestre, from whose name we get our word Easter, had a pet hare that laid its egg every Spring Equinox so that life would spread throughout the world. Dreaming of a rabbit, therefore, especially one that is affectionate and at ease with you, can be a sign of love and domestic happiness ahead.

Dreaming of many rabbits is a sign of new responsibilities - but not unwelcome ones.

A new and wonderful opportunity will come your way - but you’ll enjoy the work required to accomplish it instead of viewing it as a chore.

In Native American mythology, Rabbit is a symbol of needless fear. Therefore, dreaming of a rabbit that is afraid of you means that something in your life is troubling you now - and that your fears are groundless.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: A warm rain shower is a symbol of fertility, success at work, and happy relationships.

A cold rain means others are going to treat you badly- Getting soaked in a rain shower: you won’t find your luck where you think. Watching a rain shower with the sun already shining: while you are still in tears. Lady Luck is already smiling on you. In a man’s dream, rain is a sign of his unmet need for relaxation.

Depth Psychology: Rain is a sign of an emotional release you should not try to prevent—don’t be afraid, you won’t lose control. See Water.

The raincoat means you are letting negative influences uroll off your back.” Maybe you will experience a “cloudburst” of good fortune soon. See Cloudburst.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Symbol: The raven is smart and cunning, but usually a harbinger of bad luck.

Vision: Seeing a raven: hostility and misfortune are on the way. Sometimes the dream refers to possible theft. Chasing a raven away: you might escape danger—if you keep your eyes and ears open! Watching ravens taking flight: misfortune will be avoided just in time.

Depth Psychology: The raven is the messenger of death; or a symbol of repressed, dark appetites. Is your mood often “very dark”? Are you expecting failure? Are you afraid of death and dving—or the unknown? Are you seeing everything right now “as black as pitch”? See the chapter “Colors in Dreams.”... Dreamers Dictionary

My Dream Interpretation

To dream about your waking relationships, indicates wish fulfillment. In your dream state, you may be able to confront issues that you would normally ignore or are afraid of bringing up. You can also have fantasies about the way you wish things were in real life. Compare your dream relationship with your waking relationship.

To dream about a relationship with a stranger represents the different sides of your personality. Also see “Crush”, “Friends”, “Love” and “Relatives”.... My Dream Interpretation

Dream Meanings of Versatile

To dream of reptiles indicates that we are looking at the more frightening lower aspects of the personality.

The unfeeling, inhuman aspect of the instincts, usually recognized as being destructive and alien, is often portrayed by reptiles and other cold-blooded animals. We may have no control over these instincts, and could, therefore, be easily ‘devoured’ by them. We learn to understand deceitful behaviour. Though we are afraid of death or the death process, we recognize that we must go through a process of change in order to be reborn.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Rescuing a person: you need to tackle a public duty and do it soon—not only for the recognition you will receive. Being rescued: you need strong, male support in order to overcome a crisis.

Depth Psychology: You are either very afraid, or the dream is a warning about a real danger that you need to try to avoid.... Dreamers Dictionary

My Dream Interpretation

To dream that you are at a resort represents your need for relaxation and escape from the pressures of everyday life. You need to re-energize yourself.

If you are feeling stressed about a particular situation, don’t be afraid to turn to someone for help.... My Dream Interpretation

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- Dreaming of a restaurant or cafe suggests a need for company. We may be fearful of being alone, but equally be afraid of allowing someone to delve too far into our private space. This public space allows for contact but, at the same time, we can control our own level of intimacy.

2- Any place connected with food is to do with our need for emotional sustenance. There is feedback to be received from eating in a public place. Our social needs our met. We mav be conscious of the need for a ‘relationship’ with the place we arc eating at, as much as with the person with whom we are eating.

3- Spiritually a restaurant symbolises our need to belong to a group of people who all have the same habits and perhaps a diversity of beliefs.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

My Dream Interpretation

To dream that you are a mentally challenged person, indicates that you are having feelings of self-doubt. You are afraid of being left out or left behind by others.

To see a mentally challenged person in your dream, suggests that someone around you is feeling ignored or overlooked. Perhaps you have failed to listen to what they have to say.... My Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: In a man’s dream, a rifle is a symbol for energy, strength, power, and the need to impress others. Women dreaming about rifles are afraid of aggressive sexuality and would do well to develop more courage. Shooting a rifle means you are trying in vain to accomplish something through force. Others holding a rifle points to a feelings of inferiority, being less than others. See Shooting, Weapon.

Depth Psychology: A rifle is a symbol of aggressive male sexuality, a tendency to use force in general. Fear of being attacked may be the reason for a rifle dream. It may also indicate your attitude toward life—”I’d rather fight than run!”... Dreamers Dictionary

Strangest Dream Explanations

If you dream of running away from someone or something, then you are afraid, procrastinating and/or are dealing with feelings of guilt. You are avoiding an important confrontation because of your insecurity or feelings of inadequacy.

If you are running toward someone or something, then you are motivated, exuberant, passionate, excited and prepared for the challenge/opportunity at hand. Consider the feeling tone.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik

whoever sees himself sitting in the Meki Harem, and was afraid [then] he will be saved from a wrongdoer and become safe from his cunning.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream of eating sardines indicates that you are unafraid of what others think of you.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of this cover for your crown signifies protection for your deepest, innermost thoughts; your connection with spirit, highest wisdom.

If you are in fear of being scalped, you are afraid of loosing your mind or of being negatively influenced. Be mindful of who and where you share your insights. See Head.... Strangest Dream Explanations

New American Dream Dictionary

One is afraid that some aspect of life he/she wants to keep private is going to become public. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: If the sea is calm and the sky is clear: peaceful days are ahead.

If the seas are stormy and the waves high: you feel threatened and are afraid of “stormy” times. You are swim- ming: friendly, if invisible, energies are carrying you right now. Falling into the water: a tragic event. Drowning: a harmful situation has been avoided, because you are discovering the substance of your being. Emerging from the sea: a new beginning, one that is in harmony with your very essence.

A man dreaming of standing on a beach means he wants to be free and independent.

Depth Psychology: The sea is a symbol of the collective unconscious; you can trust it to carry you. It may also be a symbol of your feminine, motherly side—all life originated in the sea. Unconscious thoughts, feelings, perceptions, and hopes are at home here and are now beginning to surface and become conscious. This is the sea on which the boat of your life is sailing. See Archetypes, River, Ship, Water.... Dreamers Dictionary

My Dream Interpretation

To see or dream that you are a secretary indicates that you need more order and organization in your life. Don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it.... My Dream Interpretation

Dream Meanings of Versatile

The serpent is a universal symbol which can be male or female, or it can be self-created. It can signify death or destruction or conversely life and also rejuvenation. It is the instinctive nature and equally is also potential energy. When the power of the instinctive nature is understood and harnessed we come to terms with our own sexuality and sensuality and are able to make use of the higher and more spiritual energies that become available. In a man’s dream a serpent or snake may appear if he has not understood the feminine or intuitive part of himself, or when he doubts his own masculinity. In a woman’s dream the serpent may manifest if she is afraid of sex, or sometimes of her own ability to seduce others. Because of its connection with the garden of eden, the serpent is the symbol of duplicity and trickery and also of temptation. Also consult the entry for snake in this section.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

The Language of Dreams

(see Fabric, Needle)

The need to repair a relationship, a system of belief, or any other situation that has somehow been allowed to disintegrate, or torn apart by negativity-.

Sewing machines represent having all the tools you need to fix a situation. Don’t be afraid to rely on your wisdom, talents, and insight.

Thread symbolizes the lines of fate and destiny that we all work within and weave.

To break a thread is a negative omen of bad fortune or mishaps on the horizon.... The Language of Dreams

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- When a child is first born, its first awareness is of itself as an individual. It has to learn that it is now separate from its mother and cope with the separation. It begins to become ‘conscious’ of itself, and of its need for warmth, comfort and love. One vital stage of growth is the baby’s fascination with its own body and the ability to be physical. This is as much to do with what feels comfortable and nice how it feels to be in one’s own skin, as it were. It is at this point that lie or she learns about touch, whether il is nice to touch or be touched, and even if touch is permissible. If, for instance, the child is handled roughly, there may be a fear of being touched, which may later manifest as a sexual difficulty.

While the original trauma may be suppressed, it will often surface in dreams when the time is appropriate. Real growth takes place when the individual is not afraid of the curiosity which allows an innocent exploration of his own body. Dreams will often allow us to explore this physicality in a safe way.

2- Dreams highlight the whole range of the individual’s sexuality. Only if lie ignores his own sexual nature and fails to appreciate his own life force do the negative aspects make themselves obvious in dreams. This is a natural attempt to balance the waking state which may have been over-intcllectu- aliscd, or over-dramatised. Contact with others then bcconies necessary; and often this need will make itself apparent in dreams. Various aspects of sex and sexuality can be interpreted as follows: Bisexuality Within ourselves we hold both masculine and feminine potentials. One is more overt than the other and there is often conflict between the inner and the outer. This can sometimes show itself in dreams as bisexuality and a need for some kind of union with members of both sexes. Castration in a dream suggests fear of loss of masculinity and sexual power.

Clothes in sexual dreams can have particular relevance often to do with the dreamer’s perception of him or herself: being fully clothed would suggest some feeling of .guilt.

Contraception Dreaming of contraception can indicate a fear of pregnancy and birth. Ejaculation/Emission The images in a dream prior to orgasm can suggest the nature of the dreamer’s attitude to sex and sexuality.

The conflicts which arise in the dreamer because of his sexual desire for someone can be dealt with in the dream state through dreaming of emission or orgasm. Fetishes Fetishes arc a fixation 011 an external object without which there can be 110 sexual act. This is a little akin to a child not being able to go to sleep without his comforter. There is some evidence for the belief that, at an unconscious level, man would prefer a life of celibacy and, by projecting his energies onto an object, he abdicates responsibility. In dreams, therefore, a fetish can highlight fear, immaturity and lack of capability. Hermaphrodite (also see Individual Entry) Dreaming of a hermaphrodite (someone who is both masculine and feminine) suggests either bisexuality, which is an erotic attraction to both sexes, or androgy ny the perfect balance within one person of the masculine and feminine qualities. Homosexuality is taken to mean the desire for sex with a partner who is the same sex. More properly, it is a desire for someone who is the same as oneself. It is this aspect that comes across in dreams.

If the dreamer can identify what is similar to himself or herself in ways that arc not purely sexual, the dream can be fully interpreted. Incest (also see individual entry) in a dream usually characterises the need for expressed love that is, love expressed in a more tactilc way. In dreams incest can highlight guilty feelings about one’s parents or members of the family. Intercourse (or petting) The wish or need to be able to communicate with someone on a very intimate level can translate itself into intercourse in a dream.

If intercourse is interrupted the dreamer may have inhibitions of which he or she is not consciously aware. Often intercourse in a dream can mark the integration of a particular part of one’s personality; If a child is then born that integration has been successful. Kiss This can indicate a mark of respect or a desire lo stimulate the dream partner. It suggests we should be aware of what arousal we ourselves need. Masochism The desire to hurt oneself or to be hurt in dreams through sex arises from two causes.

The first is to be a martyr (to suffer for one’s ‘sins’) and the second to feel extreme emotion of one sort or another. We mav not allow ourselves to feel deeply in everyday life.

Masturbation The child learns to comfort himself through masturbation, so dreaming of masturbation is a need for comfort. Perversion When sexual perversion appears in dreams we are avoiding, or attempting to avoid, issues to do with closeness and bonding.

Phallus Any image either of or to do with the phallus signifies everything that is creative, penetrative and masculine. It is vitality and creativity in both its simplest and most complex form. It is resurrection and the renewal of life. Rape Any image of rape appearing in dreams can be as much to do with violation of personal space as with the sexual act. Sexual rape is unlikely to appear in the dreams of, for instance, sexually abused children. It may only appear as an image when the adult is ready to deal with the trauma. Sadism (also see individual entry) Sadism appearing in a dream would suggest that it is probably a counterbalance to the dreamer’s conscious way of being in the world. In everyday life he may be cither very timid, in which case the dream is an escape mechanism or. in having to be dominant and controlling in everyday life, the unconscious shows its need to be controlled.

Semen Dreams have an odd way of throwing up images of primitive rites and practices of which we may have no conscious knowledge. Many of these are representations of the sexual act. Semen is the sign of masculinity and of physical maturitv and is often seen in dreams as some other milkv fluid.

Sexuality in a dream, in the sense of feeling desire for someone else most often of the opposite sex is a basic primeval urge for closeness and union with that person. It is as though we are searching for a part of ourselves that we have lost.

The other character in the dream represents the closcst we can get to that part.

If we were a fully integrated human being, we would have no need for sex with someone else, but for most of us we have a desire to be united with everything which is not part of our own ego. Such a dream, which highlights the feelings we are capable of having, provides information to enable us to understand our own needs. Transvestism This signifies a confusion so far as gender is concerned in dreams. Venereal Disease In a dream this can suggest awareness of some kind of contamination. This need not necessarily be of a sexual nature, but could also be emotional.

3- Sexual activity is either the highest expression of love and spirituality between two people or. if purely physically based, is entirely selfish. It would be up to the dreamer and their understanding of themselves to determine which it is.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dreams will often allow us to explore physicality in a safe way. Real spiritual growth takes place when we are not afraid of the curiosity that allows innocent exploration of our own body. When a child is first born, its first awareness is of itself as an individual. It has to learn that it is now separate from its mother and cope with the separation. It begins to become ‘conscious’ of itself, and of its need for warmth, comfort and love.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Feeling ‘put in the shade’; feelings still overshadowing one from past experiences or relationships; feeling inferior, protection; occasionally a sense of the dead or fear of the unknown. Idioms: afraid of one’s shadow; shades of; shadow of one’s former self; worn to a shadow. See shad­owy figure. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Discarding old ways of acting.

2. One is “shaking things up.” 3. One is afraid of someone. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik

interpreted upon 5 sides: pilgrimage, travel, glory, high standing, peace, on account of the AllMighty’s Saying: {[they are] shaving their heads and shortened, not afraid}. As for if he was from the people of the state / government then he will not be commended.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik

The Language of Dreams

(see Animals, Wool)

A symbolic representation for a passive, shy, or docile person.

A sign that you, or someone you know, are too easily led astray by strong or charismatic people.

Black sheep represent the shadow, or feelings of isolation and rejection. Alternatively, this may reveal you are unafraid to pursue your own way, despite others’ opinions.

Among Christians, an emblem of those saved by grace.

Hebraic: Wealth, purity, and innocence. This was the only creature acceptable for the Passover observance.... The Language of Dreams

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream of sheep suggests that you are afraid to embark on innovative endeavors and experience new adventures. You are perfectly comfortable remaining stationary and following the opinions or directions of others.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream that you are at a shelter indicates that you are experiencing an incident involving feelings of vulnerability. You are searching for refuge and protection. It also indicates that you are afraid of diversity and unfamiliarity.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Putting on or washing a shirt: you are popular and people will be there when you are in need. Taking a shirt off: pay special attention to your health. Wearing a dirty shirt: people accuse you of having done something wrong and it will be hard to disprove it. Changing shirts means leaving a relationship and finding a new love. Putting on a new shirt: good luck in your love life. Having many beautiful shirts: you will either get married soon or find new friends.

A torn shirt means carelessness!

Depth Psychology: The shirt in a dream might refer to erotic desires; it also indicates that you are afraid someone will expose something about you. See Clothes, Pants.... Dreamers Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

1. One is admitting responsibility for something.

2. One approves of something.

3. One is not afraid to reveal everything about oneself. ... New American Dream Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Taking a risk.

2. Unafraid to act as an individual. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Abattoir) A slaughterhouse in a dream represents loss of lives, the return of souls to their Lord, bloodshed, skinning animals, or it could mean fetidness.

A slaughterhouse in a dream also means weddings, festivities, celebrations and banquets, or it could represent tyranny, adultery, or a brothel.

If a sick person sees himselfentering a slaughterhouse in a dream, it means the end of his life and the dividing of his assets after his death.

If a healthy person enters a slaughterhouse and if his garment become stained with blood in a dream, it means a sickness, adversities, or debts. Ifone sees hogs or pigs being slaughtered therein, his dream means that he will witness the end ofinnovators, the contemptible, the evil ones, and the abominable people. Meanwhile, ifpeople are afraid of someone, the dream then signals the end of such a person.

A slaughterhouse in a dream also represents a dungeon, a torture room, or a primitive prison. Entering a slaughterhouse in a dream may also mean that the police is investigating allegations related to such a person.

A slaughterhouse in a dream also represents a procuress or a white slaver. (Also see Slaughter)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Having a noose around your neck: you have acted unethically and are now faced with the consequences. Try to find an honest solution quickly.

A sling lying in the road: be cautious in business transactions—someone is setting a trap.

Depth Psychology: Are you trying to catch something or someone? Are you afraid someone is trying to catch you? Paying attention is now the best way to avoid danger, and stick to yrour agenda.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dream Meanings of Versatile

As our spiritual senses develop, the ability to sense and recognize smells from the past on a clairvoyant level can be rather alarming. In dreams, provided this ability is recognized merely as a means of identifying a time, place or person, we need not be afraid.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

The Bedside Dream Dictionary

In some cultures snakes are highly regarded and symbolize the ability to transcend into higher levels of consciousness or into areas of knowledge that exist outside perceived time and space. In the pre-Christian days, snakes were considered symbols of fertility, healing, and nurturing (the healing serpent representing a god). Post Adam and Eve, snakes are often considered symbols of temptation and evil, anger, and envy. Snakes emerging out of the ground may represent your unconscious or repressed materials coming to your conscious mind. Freud thought that the snake was a phallic symbol. It is amazing how many people have snake dreams! Most snake dreams seem to be disturbing and they leave the dreamer feeling anxious and afraid. There are no simple interpretations to the snake dreams. Each dreamer must consider their own situation and all of the details of the dream. Sometimes snakes may be phallic symbols and other times they represent negativity in our lives that hampers our progress and constantly threatens us. In the long run the snake may be a positive symbol; it may represent difficulties that lead us to the center of personality and result in feelings of completeness.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream of seeing or being bitten by a snake implies that you are afraid and anxious about some issue in your life. Perhaps this dream is suggesting that you should be aware of a pending situation that may cause you harm.

The snake can also represent the male genitals and may be warning you against entering into a certain sexual encounter.

The snake can also represent someone in your life who is heartless, cruel, and treacherous. On a more optimistic note, the snake symbolizes intelligence, change, and understanding. It implies revitalization of the spirit and alterations in life.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Sopped bread with meat and broth or soup in a dream represent man’s livelihood.

The amount of food one eats from a bowl of’soup represents the portion oflife one has spent, andthe balance in the bowl represents what is left. Looking at a bowl of soup and being afraid to eat from it in the dream means longevity which is accompanied with comfort and ease. Eating fat-free soup in a dream means wishing for death because of one’s poverty or illness. Soup with bread but without meat in a dream represents a high ranking position without benefits. Eating a lion’s soup in a dream means presiding over heartless and inhumane people, along with mistrust and fears. Eating a dog’s soup in a dream means presiding over a loathsome and a despicable business, working with evil people and earning black profits.

If the soup has no fat in the dream, it means deprivation, poverty and humiliation. Eating the sopped bread of such soup means death. Eating a falcon’s or eagle’s soup in a dream means taking a business trip, or making profits out of ignorant people who unwillingly submit to their losses.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of the stock market, depending upon the feeling tone, can signify that you are coming into great wealth or that you are afraid of losing your wealth. Consider this dream to be a message to seek guidance with regards to who and what you chose to invent your time, money and energy. This dream could also be a message from your subconscious mind to begin putting stock in what is valuable to you, as in spending quality time with your family or doing what you really love to do. It is time for a leap of faith, or at least a calculated risk with regards to love or a creative project. See Gamble.... Strangest Dream Explanations

My Dream Interpretation

To dream that you have a suntan, signifies the shadow aspect of yourself. It represents your primal instincts and natural senses.

A pleasurable dream of lying in the warm sun is very fortunate, signifying happiness and good friendships.

To dream of having tan lines suggests that you may have made some errors in judgement which you are feeling guilty about - or that you’re afraid of being caught over. Also see “Tanning Bed.”... My Dream Interpretation

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Accumulated urges, as in Fire, but with a more intense emotional depth (Water). Waves of emotion, but also vacation and experiencing nature. In most cases, the surf is a surging soul that is expressed through the force of nature, hut it can also address oceanic feelings that you are afraid of or longing for.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Little Giant Encyclopedia

See Moor. Being stuck, afraid of being trapped in the unconscious. Fear of emotions, of being “devoured back into the feminine.” This means that the masculine side in the man and the woman (animus) fears that consciousness—fought hard for—will be sucked up by the vortex of emotions and the unconscious. Expressed here is the desire for and fear of emotional chaos.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Employment; Knowledge; Prison) If a man ofknowledge sees himself swimming in the ocean in a dream, it means that he will attain his goals. Ifhe enters the water of the ocean then comes back to the shore in a dream, it means that he will commence his path of seeking knowledge then abandons it. Swimming in a dream also means going to jail. Swimming on sand in a dream means that one may be incarcerated; that his living conditions in his jail will be constricted, and that he will suffer in his prison from hardships equal to the difficulties he encounters during his swim in the dream.

If one sees himself swimming inside his own house in a dream, it means that he will work for a ruthless, wicked and an unjust employer who will entrap him in his service through a business deal. Consequently, God Almighty will help him out of his entanglements.

If one is afraid of swimming in the dream, it means that he is scared of someone in authority.

If he runs away from swimming in a dream, it means that he will escape from him.

If one sees himself entering waters where he can swim successfully in a dream, it means that he will engage in a major project,lead an important job, or acquire authority and power. Ifone swims on his back in a dream, it means that he will repent for a sin.

If he swims in the sea and finds its water stagnant in the dream, it means that he will serve someone in authority, though his job will bringhim nothing but trouble and the wrath of his employer. Ifhe still manages to cross the sea in his dream, it means that he will escape from dangers his employment could inflict upon him.

If he swims with fear in a dream, it means trouble, imprisonment, or a sickness he will endure depending on the type of needed efforts or distance he has to cross. Should he think in the dream that he will not be able to make it, then it means his death.

If he shows courage during his swim in the dream, it means that he will be able to escape from such a dangerous job. Troubled waters in a dream mean adversities. Swimming successfully across troubled waters in a dream means overcoming one’s adversities. Any sea or agitated waters in a dream represent the authorities or the state, whether it be a swamp, a lake, a pond, 424 a sea, or an ocean.

If one sees himself drowning in a river, or a lake, then ifhe is carried by others and laid on dry land motionless like a fish in a dream, this also means trials and adversities. Ifone is saved from drowningbefore he wakesup from his sleep in the dream, it means that he will triumph over his trials. Otherwise, ifhe dies from it in the dream, it means that he may die from such adversities. Ifduring his swim one meets a ship that pulls him out ofthe waters, or to which he holds or grabs, it also means escape from adversities.

If one drowns in the dream, it means that he may die as a martyr, though having previously indulged in many sins.

To walk on water, whether it is the sea or a river in a dream means good spiritual standing, religious assiduousness and a strong faith and determination. Walking on water in a dream also could be interpreted as ascertaining something about which one may have doubt, or placing one’s trust in God Almighty before embarking on a dangerous trip. (Also see Air)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- To be conscious of people talking in a dream gives a sense of being in contact with our own ability to communicate. We are able to express clearly what we feel and think, whereas in waking life we may not feel confident.

2- We arc perhaps afraid of not being listened to properly and this anxiety can express itself through hearing someone else talking. It is not necessarily the words that are important, more the sense of what is being said.

3- Psychic communication.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Psychological / emotional perspective: We are perhaps afraid of not being listened to properly in waking life and this anxiety can express itself through hearing someone else talking in dreams. It is not necessarily the words that are important, more the sense of what is being said.

If we cannot hear them properly we are perhaps not ready consciously to accept the information.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

My Dream Interpretation

To dream that you have a suntan, signifies the shadow aspect of yourself. It represents your primal instincts and natural senses.

A pleasurable dream of lying in the warm sun is very fortunate, signifying happiness and good friendships.

To dream of having tan lines suggests that you may have made some errors in judgement which you are feeling guilty about - or that you’re afraid of being caught over. Also see “Tanning Bed.”... My Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: The telephone says a lot about your personal “connections.” A telephone ringing: yrou will “get the message” about a certain matter. Are you calling long-distance? Are you told the number has been disconnected? Both possibilities are a sign of relationship problems. Being unable to make a connection means that—in real life—vou “can’t connect” either! Hearing a phone ring: you will soon get a negative reply or cancellation. Having a positive conversation on the phone: expect an important contract.

The party you are calling is not answering: you made arrangements for a meeting, but the other party will not show up. Hearing the phone ring in your sleep but you are not answering: you are afraid of your innermost feelings or denying them.

Depth Psychology: The telephone reflects your personal relationships and your contact with your unconscious. Are you feeling lonely? Do you receive few or no phone calls during the day? The rest of the dream symbols are very important because they may give you useful insights or helpful hints.... Dreamers Dictionary

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- Terror in a dream is often the result of unresolved fears and doubts. It is only by experiencing such a profoundly disturbing emotion that are we likely to make an attempt to confront those fears.

If someone else is terrified in our dream we are in a position to do something about it, and need to work out what course of action should be taken.

2- Fear or terror dreams can be one of the triggers towards a deeper understanding of oneself.

If we know we arc fearful we can do something about it. Terror is more difficult to handle since in that state we will not know what the cause is. In the waking state it is possible to use a technique which will identify the terror.

The statement which is made is lI am terrified because...’ followed by the immediate reason which comes to mind. Then work through each fresh statement until vou come to a full stop. Thus:

‘I am terrified because I have no money’ i have no money because I spent it at the supermarket’, ‘I spent il at the supermarket because I have to eat’, ‘I have to eat because I’m afraid to die’ and so on.

Gradually the meaning becomes clearer until there is a resolution.

3- Spiritual terror could be identified as fear of evil.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

also see Stealing

1- Dreaming of a thief links with our fear of losing things, or of having them taken away. We may be afraid of losing love or possessions.

2- When a thief appears in dreams, we arc aware of part of our personality which can waste our own lime and energy on meaningless activity. It literally steals from us.

3- A spiritual thief is that part of us which has no respect for our beliefs.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Material aspects: Dreaming of a thief links with our fear of losing things, or of having them taken away from us. We may be afraid of losing love or possessions.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Being surrounded by thorns: times will be difficult for a while.

A woman dreaming about thorns is afraid of venereal disease. Looking at thorns: trouble in the love department. Getting pricked by a thorn: if you are a young girl it means fear of sexual contact.

If you are an adult, a friendship might come to an end. Falling into a bush that has thorns: you arc getting involved in a confusing situation—getting out of it will be difficult. Wearing a wreath of thorns on your head: you may be involved in much emotional hurt. See Splinters.

Depth Psychology: Thorns express your unconscious fear of the “hazards” that come with sexual relationships. Like Sleeping Beauty, the dream for some women indicates that they are waiting for a prince to rescue them.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream of your throat represents your talents in relaying your beliefs to others.

To dream about having a sore throat indicates that you are not being articulate. You might be afraid to speak. More literally, it could mean that you should ‘swallow your pride.’ To admire a slender, attractive throat in a dream signals some improvement in your lot in life.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

Little Giant Encyclopedia

See Leopard.

An image frequently dreamed about by women. Longing for powerful love while, at the same time, also being afraid of the experience.

The tiger and the Lion are both symbols of vitality and passion.

The tiger is more a symbol of female sexual energy, while the lion is more a symbol of masculine sexual energy.

The tiger possesses great energy, and one of its main strengths when it attacks is the surprise factor. It is also the symbol of severe loss. In the Shinto (of ancient Japan), the tiger was considered a holy but people- devouring predator, the personification of horror and fear who stops at nothing. According to Jung, it is also the symbol for female compulsion, as in Cat, Bear, Snake.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: If you are smoking: you are afraid and apprehensive about reality and would rather live in a fantasy world. Inhaling tobacco smoke: you are literally “inhaling” negative thoughts. Smoking a pipe: you are greatly surprised by the realization that home can be very pleasing.

Depth Psychology: A pipe and a cigar are phallic symbols. Other than that, tobacco is a sign that all your efforts are for naught—they are “going up in smoke.” See Cigar, Pipe.... Dreamers Dictionary

My Dream Interpretation

To see a toilet in your dream means you need to release your emotions, or get rid of something in your life that is useless.

If you dream of flushing yourself down the toilet, you can no longer hide your feelings about a certain situation that has been making you feel overwhelmed.

To dream that you are watched while you are using the toilet, signifies your frustrations about getting enough privacy. It may also indicate that you are having difficulties letting go of old emotions.

If you reveal these feelings, you are afraid that others around you will judge and criticize you.

To dream of a clogged toilet represents repressed or pent up emotions that need to be released and expressed. Also see “Plunger.”... My Dream Interpretation

The Bedside Dream Dictionary

A tongue is used for communicating, nourishing the body, and giving or receiving physical pleasure. After considering the details of your dream, see into what category your dream message may fall. Are you afraid of gossip or a “harsh” tongue, or do you have other concerns in regard to this body part? The extended tongue can be a symbol of mockery, lustfulness, exhaustion, or thirst. Consider your current needs and see if any of them are being addressed in this dream.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Looking at healthy teeth: you are struggling with a certain issue, but success is guaranteed. Teeth falling out: losses are imminent. Loose teeth: you are afraid of losing things or people who you thought were your “property.’’ Looking at the teeth of others: friends or relatives are in a dangerous situation or are aggressive. Going to a dentist: you are in need of professional advice.

A tooth has to be pulled: miscalculations on your part are the reason for losses in the near future. You have a toothache: a huge expense is creating havoc in your bank account.

A tooth needs to be filled: you made a mistake when trying to solve a problem. Wearing false teeth: pseudo- success is all you will get unless you change your arrogant (hypocritical) attitude. Other people pulling teeth: you want to profit from someone else’s misfortune.

Depth Psychology: A woman dreaming about losing her teeth means she is afraid of losing the man she loves. In the case of a man, it means fear of becoming impotent. Teeth are a symbol of either sexual prowess or material goals. Has someone “bared his teeth”? Have remarks you have made been “biting”? People who have a hard time getting through life often dream about teeth! Dreaming about a dentist means that you are afraid that someone is going to hurt you, or that you are hoping that someone is coming to help you in a difficult situation.... Dreamers Dictionary

My Dream Interpretation

Tornadoes in dreams suggest you are very angry about a current situation and are afraid to express your feelings - which you need to do - for fear of hurting others.... My Dream Interpretation

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Dreaming about being tortured means either strong emotions or an unhappy love affair. Torturing another person: you are about to do an injustice to another person. Looking at a torture chamber: you are afraid of the consequences of your actions.

Depth Psychology: Dreaming about torture is a sign of a bad conscience; you made a mistake and feel guilty. Sometimes it expresses empathy: you feel “tortured” knowing about people in need and not being able to help.... Dreamers Dictionary

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

also see Buildings

1- A tower in a dream usually represents a construction which we have developed in our lives. This may be an inner attitude or an outer life.

To dream of a tower with no door suggests we are out of touch with our inner selves.

A tower with no windows signifies that we arc unable to sec and appreciate either our external good points or our inner ones.

An ivory tower suggests an innocent approach.

A square tower signifies a practical approach to life, whereas a round tower is more spiritually geared.

A round tower at the end of a square building is the combination of the practical and spiritual.

2- Psychologically if we arc to live life as fully as we can, we need to understand our own tower. In dreams it may appear initially as far away and later coming closer. How we get into the tower may be important. Shallow steps would indicate that to explore our inner self may be easy. More difficult steps may indicate that we are fairly private individuals.

If the door is barred we arc not ready to explore our unconscious self.

If the door is closed we must make an effort to get in.

If inside the tower is dark, we are still afraid of our subconscious.

The dreamer, having been given these suggestions, should be able to interpret other symbolism.

The hidden room in the tower would have the same significance as in a house.

3- The tower is ambivalent in the spiritual sense, since it can be feminine in the shelter it affords and masculine because of its shape. It suggests ascent to the spiritual realms, but also descent to the practical.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Material aspects: From a mundane perspective if we are to live life as fully as we can, we need to understand our own tower. In dreams it may appear initially as far away and later coming closer. How we get into the tower is also important. Shallow steps indicate that we have easy access to our inner self. More difficult steps suggest that we are fairly private individuals.

If the door is barred or particularly difficult to open we are not yet ready to explore our unconscious self.

If the door is closed we must make an effort to get in.

If inside the tower is dark, we are still afraid of our subconscious.

The hidden room in the tower would have the same significance as in a house.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dream Meanings of Versatile

A train will often highlight our attitude to social behaviour and relationships with other people. It will also clarify our attitude to ourselves.

A steam train would suggest that we feel ourselves to be somewhat outdated and old-fashioned but still viable, whereas an up-to-date electric turbo might suggest speed and efficiency. Catching the train shows we have been successful in having outside circumstances co-operate with us in achieving a particular goal, whereas missing the train indicates we do not have the resources to enable us to succeed in an appropriate way, either because we have forgotten something or because we have not been sufficiently careful. We fear that we will miss an opportunity. Equally, we may feel that external circumstances are imposing an element of control over us. Often dreams of missing a train and then catching either it or a later one, suggest that we are managing our inner resources better. Dreams of missing a train, alternating with those of catching one, show we are trying to sort out our motivations. Getting off the train before its destination or it has reached a station implies we are afraid of succeeding at a particular project. We do not appear to be in control. Getting off the train before it starts suggests that we have changed our mind about a situation in waking life. Railway lines and tracks will have significance as ways of getting us to our destination. Being conscious of the way the track runs ahead may give us an inkling as to what direction we are going. Recognizing the signals up ahead would have the same significance. Coming off the rails might suggest doing something inappropriate or of not being in control. Not wanting to be on the train might indicate we feel we are being unduly influenced by outside circumstances. Arriving at a station indicates we have completed a stage of our life journey. We may be ready for a new relationship with the world in general.

The carriages on a train suggest the various compartments or sections of our lives and the way we feel about them.

For example, if a carriage is untidy or dirty, we are aware that we need to ‘clean up’ an aspect of our lives.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Example: ‘After our first baby was born I had such nightmares my doctor gave me a tranquilliser to take before going to sleep. I have taken one at bedtime for 36 years! I am too afraid not to take it. But I still have dreams’ (Margaret S-W). Although this is not a dream about being trapped, Mar­garet is trapped by fears which she never faces. Such fears can stay with us a lifetime, so it is much more economical and satisfying to meet the difficulties they represent. In a dream, Margaret’s fears might be represented by a trapped dream, such as the next example.

Example: I am trapped in a small brick room with no way out. I shout for someone to help me. Then either a huge bird or creature with arms tries to catch me and I scream myself awake’ (Karen S). Karen had lived through a divorce, an un­happy love affair, the loss of a baby. In the dream the figure who comes after she has called for help might save her, but her fears make her reject it. Perhaps Karen’s feelings about men paint them as monsters. Whatever her past males may have been like, with such feelings it is Karen herself who is the prisoner and suffers loneliness. Trapped dreams can also depict feelings we have about work, about lack of opportunity, and so on. It must be remembered that the dream puts into images one’s own feelings about the situation, not the external thing itself. See imprisoned; cage; cell; wolj under animal; escape; holding. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Islamic Dream Interpretation

It is narrated that Rabee’ah bin Umayyah bin Khalf came to Hadhrat Aboo Baker As-Siddeeq (RA) and said: “ O khaleefah of the Messenger of Allah, I saw a dream last night.

I saw myself in a lush and green land. Then I suddenly saw myself in a barren land. At this stage I saw you clasping your neck with both your hands”.

Hadhrat Aboo Bakr As-Siddeeq (RA) : “if what you are saying is true then I am afraid you will forsake the Deen of Islam.

As for me all my affairs will remain protected and my hands will not be contaminated through worldly pursuits”.

The narrator says that during the Khilaafat of Hadhrat Umar (RA) Rabee’;ah Left Medinah to live in Rome . There he embraced Christianity in the presence of the then king and died as one.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Hiding; being afraid, inside... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Driving through a tunnel: don’t be afraid, things are not as bad as you thought—the “end of the tunnel” is in sight.

Depth Psychology: The dream might be a memory of your own birth. It may also mean that you want to explore you unconscious so that you can understand yourself better. Are you afraid of uncertainty, of the future?... Dreamers Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Looking at an open umbrella: speak and act carefully right now—even if you can’t undo the damage that has been done. Seeing a closed umbrella: you arc unncccssarily worried. Opening an umbrella: you won’t find luck by walking blindly past it.

Depth Psychology: Are you afraid of something? Are you afraid of your passions? Don’t deny your emotions—deal with them and you will feel much better. Are you afraid that things will only get worse and you will, like rain in some places, end up in the gutter? See Parasol.... Dreamers Dictionary

Gypsy Dream Dictionary

To dream you are not wearing underwear means you are afraid of being found out in a lie; you have something to hide.

To be wearing torn underclothing means you are ashamed of some recent action of yours.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Dreaming about urinating: it may just be an actual need to relieve yourself.

If that’s not it, relief from a difficult situation is in sight. Dreaming about wetting your bed: practice more abstinence. Drinking urine in a dream: the urine is a symbol of the medicine you need to take to improve your health.

Depth Psychology: Excrement and human waste products are a symbol of relief, of letting go, and setting oneself free. Reacting with disgust means that you’re afraid others will not accept you. See Excrement.... Dreamers Dictionary

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

The fear associated with emotional or sexual rela­tionships; feeling that someone is too demanding; the sense of not being able to be independent of one’s parent/lover, and feeling any personal independence or will is sucked away by them. We create this creature out of our own doubts or fears.

If a man is afraid of sex—afraid his mother/lover will disap­prove if he has any sexual feelings of his own—the fear and perhaps anger will sap any good feelings about sexual rela­tionship. Such a man or woman, every time they have sex— because they still do not really wish to give of themself—feel bad after sex, perhaps sucked dry, even ‘dead’.

The fear or anger about not having a will of their own, and still emotion­ally dependent on mother/father, turns back upon them, de­picted as the vampire. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

My Dream Interpretation

If you dreamed of being a voyeur (secretly watching someone else, particularly if they were making out or having sex), this suggests that you are afraid of your own desires and fantasies. You could also afraid of getting close to some relationship or situation in your waking life. Alternately, you might be a nosy person who is too involved in other people’s dramas.

If you dreamed of someone else watching you though, you may be feeling guilty about something. Be careful not to act too impulsively.... My Dream Interpretation

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Disassociation from desire, affection—often emo­tional.

2. Shyness, afraid of intimacy (to watch). ... New American Dream Dictionary

Dream Symbols and Analysis

Voyeurs are typically afraid to face their own sexual needs and desires. They find themselves feeling ashamed and embarrassed by them. As a result, they tend to hide themselves from relationships.

To dream that you are watching someone means that you should consider what you are hiding yourself.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream of a plain waffle may indicate a wish to express the self in a fancier way, but you may be unsure how this will be judged by others. Dreaming of a waffle adorned with cream and fruit may indicate that you have qualities that excite you, but you haven’t had the courage to share with others yet.

To dream that you are ‘waffling’ suggests that you are afraid to come out and say what you really think,so you tend to beat around the bush for too long before coming to the point. By the time you get to the point, people may have lost interest.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

New American Dream Dictionary

1. The dreamer who wails is afraid he/she may die.

2. If some­one other than the dreamer wails, fear of death is also present. ... New American Dream Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Anger.

2. White anglo-saxon protestant.

3. Away from the nest.

4. If one kills a wasp, it indicates that one is not afraid of one’s enemies. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream of a wasp is a representation of expressed or repressed anger.

A stinging wasp is an indication that someone in your waking life has become jealous of you. Be careful, as their envy may be your downfall.

If you kill a wasp, you are of strong moral character. You will stand by your beliefs and be unafraid to defend them.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Emotions, moods and flow of feeling energy. Because of the nature of water it lends itself to depicting aspects of how we relate to emotions; for instance, one can drown’ in or feel swept away by some emotions, at other times we can feel cleansed and refreshed. It also represents our potential to ex­perience many emotions because water can take any shape or move in so many ways. How we relate to the water shows how we are meeting our emotions and moods.

Example: ‘I am in deep water, no evidence that it is the sea. I am wearing my heavy brown coat. I have no fear, no feeling of cold and I pleasantly just sink’ (Mrs B). Mrs B is in her 80s, and is preparing for death in her dreams.

The water in her dream has the feeling of being womblike, suggesting that she senses death as a return to a womblike feeling state, with possible rebirth.

Example: ‘I was then standing in front of a senes of glass water tanks. I had apparently written an article about the balance between intellect and emotion, which had presented emotion in a way to show its equal value with intellect.

The tanks had water flowing through them with a series of valves. This demonstrated the different relationships between intel­lect and emotion. Some tanks were beautifully clear and col­ourful, showing the right balance.

The unbalanced ones had weed growing in them. I was then in a lift with a young woman. We moved close together and kissed. This moved my feelings so much I felt a great melting feeling in my abdomen, and a lot of body sensation against her body’ (Anthony F). Anthony’s dream perfectly illustrates how water refers to the emotions and flowing body feelings.

Example: ‘I was in a hospital ward—maybe for children. I was there to help them. In the ward was a large oblong tank full of water. I got into the water. I realised all the sick people in the ward bathed in the water—not soap, just immersion. This produced feelings of revulsion. I felt I would take into myself their sickness. I also thought that if I drank the water it would show the patients a positive attitude towards their sick­ness. They would no longer be afraid, and this would be a factor in their healing’ (Anthony F). Another of Anthony’s dreams in which he is looking at how to meet anxious feelings about his health. He sees that a more positive conscious atti­tude heals the childhood fears.

Entering water: entering into strong feelings such as might arise in a relationship or new job, sexual relationship, emo­tions which might stand in one’s way—as a deep lake might, or turgid water. Deep water: the deeps of one’s inner life. Hot water: strong emotions—see example in Introduction. Elec­tricity and water: emotions which can generate very powerful reaction to a situation, such as jealousy or anger. Idioms: make water, muddy the waters; tread water, water something down; turn on the waterworks; water under the bridge; hold water, in hot water, head above water; pour cold water onto something. See fluid; river; rain.

water creatures See fish, sea creatures. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Dreaming about a sharp, pointed weapon: people around you are ready for a fight. Owning a weapon: you need others to respect you more and be a bit afraid of you.

A damaged weapon means your attempts to defend yourself are futile. See Cannon, Dagger, Pistol, Revolver, Rifle.

Depth Psychology: The dream usually indicates that an important emotional decision needs to made. Because the weapon is a symbol of aggression, and the desire is to solve problems by force, it also stands for aggressive, male sexuality.... Dreamers Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

1. One is afraid that he/she may be getting into a situation where he/she will be trapped.

2. The dreamer’s desire to protect him/herself, laying out a trap for others.

3. One feels trapped, unable to escape a situation, such as a bad job. ... New American Dream Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

1. One wants to know something but is afraid.

2. Bad things are being said about the dreamer. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Dream Explanations of Astro Center

A sign that the Universe is trying to convey important information to the dreamer, but that the dreamer is either too afraid or too distracted to hear it.

The content of the message can be deduced from other symbols in the dream, or from various signs and portents in the dreamer’s waking life.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center

Strangest Dream Explanations

If you feel empowered by this dream, then a witch signifies your irreverent power and ability to create magic in your life.

If you feel weakened or scared by this dream, then you are running from your power, and are afraid of the negative influence it could have. Keep in mind that the shadow aspect of you is only a shadow until it is embraced by the light of your being. See Crone.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Material aspects: In mundane terms we may dream of witches when we do not fully understand the use of personal power. Dreaming of warts, which are often associated with witches, links with that part of ourselves which remains superstitious and afraid of an energy we have not fully comprehended.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Wolves may have positive or negative meaning and may represent good or evil in dreams. They could represent hostility, aggression, sneakiness, and ferocious appetites. In some cultures, wolves represent feminine energies and in others masculine. In the Native American culture and tradition, the wolf is a symbol of a mysterious and wonderful teacher. Wolves are considered to be powerful guides who offer wisdom and enlightenment. When interpreting your dream consider your feelings in it and the mood upon awakening.

If you were mesmerized and not afraid, then give your dream positive meaning and accept its message.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Seeing an x-ray of yourself: the unpleasant situation you are facing right now is entirely your fault. Seeing an x-ray of someone else: a person you have known for a long time is suddenly showing a side of which you were completely unaware.

Depth Psychology: Are you afraid that someone will look “through you”? Are you suddenly able to “look through” another person or a certain situation? The x-ray could also mean that you’re afraid of getting sick or that you would like to understand yourself better—to understand what is going on uinside.” If the x-ray is very clear and the images sharp, the dream is the sign of a keen mind that will greatly enhance your personal growth.... Dreamers Dictionary

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Boredom with life.

2. If another person is present in the dream, not feeling high regard for him/her.

3. If facing a po­tentially hazardous situation, one is unafraid. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of yellow signify that you are scared, timid, and afraid. Yellow is also associated with the sun, which stands for power, illumination, summertime, lightness of being, optimism and light. Consider the feeling tone. See Color.... Strangest Dream Explanations
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