Fragile and insecure
Man is symbolized by the bamboo, inherently perfect yet able to be pliant – to bow before the storm.
The bamboo also signifies gracefulness and friendship. In china, the seven-knotted bamboo denotes the seven stages of initiation undergone before becoming an adept.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Intellectually, bamboo represents good breeding, long life and a fulfilling old age. On top of that, it highlights the ability to yield when under pressure.
Material aspects: The pliability of bamboo indicates yielding but enduring strength. It is used as a cure in feng shui (the art of placement) because it is fast-growing, sturdy and will thrive in a variety of conditions. It will now have gained much of that significance in dreams.
Gives gender - specific: In both male and female dreams the bamboo plant can suggest androgeny.
To see bamboo in your dream symbolizes your trustworthiness and strength. You easily bounce back from disappointments in your life. This dream may also refer to strong family and friendship ties.
Dreams of bamboo symbolize that you are realizing the spiritual strength, focus and simplicity that can lead to enlightenment.
1- The pliability of bamboo indicates yielding but enduring strength. Being one of the most graceful but hardy plants, it also represents these qualities in the dreamer.
2- Intellectually, bamboo represents good breeding, long life and a fulfilling old age. It also represents the ability to yield when under pressure.
3- Perfect, but pliant, man is symbolised by the bamboo.
If the dreamer recognises these two aspects within himself, he can if necessary begin to deal with flaws within his character.
A dream of dissension in the family circle (Gypsy). Probably originating in the use of rattan or bamboo for purposes of chastisement.