Similar to beach, but the crescent shape sometimes depicts a woman’s sexuality and openness to mating. Idioms: at bay, keep at bay.
A bay offers the calm waters of understanding to a dreamer and may bnng subconscious patterns closer to consciousness. It may also represent the warding off of unwanted experiences until the time is nght, as in holding something or someone “at bay.”
The wolf baying at the moon shows the overcoming of basic animal instincts.
The bay tree or leaves signify victory, eternity and immortality.
Psychological / emotional perspective: To be keeping something at bay indicates a need to be on our guard – on some level we are feeling threatened.
Material aspects: Traditionally to be conscious of a bay or inlet showed an awareness of a woman’s sexuality and receptiveness. Since water signifies emotion, a bay or inlet can also represent a sinificant emotional connection with feminine energy.
Gives gender - specific: In dreams the mind frequently gives us images that clarify our attitude to ourselves and our everyday lives.
For a man, entering a bay or inlet touches on the ancient myth of jason and the argonauts and their search for something attainable only with difficulty.
For a woman, a bay or inlet suggests her secret and private self.
To dream about a bay symbolizes comprehension. Some situation is becoming more clear-cut.
The dream can also mean that you are pushing away a person who wants to be near you.
A bay in a dream represents a man and a woman who are entrusted to guard and protect other’s personal secrets, belongings or money.
Dreaming about a bay represents understanding. Something is become clearer to you.
The dream may also suggest that you are keeping someone at a distance and not let them get too close to you.
1. Intellectual clarity, reason (note condition and clarity of water).
2. A desire or need for emotional distance (as in to “keep at bay”).
3. Travel and prosperity (note the level of the tide).
Dreams of a bay symbolize emotional calm, serenity and gentle femininity. This dream may be suggesting that you have been keeping your true feelings at bay in order to avoid deeper and more challenging emotions.
1- To dream of a seashore and be conscious of a bay or inlet shows we arc aware of a woman’s sexuality and receptivencss.
2- To be keeping something at bay indicates a need to be on our guard.
3- The wolf baying at the moon shows the overcoming of basic animal instincts.
Victory, recognition, and success. Bay crowns were used in Greece to honor kings, priests, poets, and heroes.
Unrequited love. Daphne was changed to a bay laurel tree to keep her safe from Apollo’s pursuit.
Averting emotional storms. Anciently this herb was considered a good amulet to protect the home against damage from thunder and lightning.