Represents well-rounded, balanced proportions, unless empty i.E.
A fair settlement or plan of action
As with many other symbols of receptivity, a bowl represents ultimate feminine wisdom and instinctive feeling as well as fertility. It thus becomes a symbol of the great mother.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Because of its connection with instinctive feeling and intuition, a bowl can represent the ability to see the bigger picture. In ordinary life, scrying (technically, divining the future) uses the focus of intuition through the medium of a bowl of water. In dreams, such a bowl would indicate the possible development of clairvoyance.
Material aspects: A bowl of food in a dream represents our ability to nurture and sustain others.
A bowl of flowers can represent a gift or a talent, while on a more mundane level a bowl of water represents our emotional capacity.
(Cup; Plate; Tray) In a dream, a bowl represents man’s money pouch or what his wife would like to receive from him. Ifone sees himselfreceiving a bowl filled with sweets in a dream, it means receiving abundance oflove from one’s beloved.
If the bowl is filled with sour food or some green raw vegetables in the dream, it means that animosity will develop on the part of his beloved, and it will provoke despise and fighting between husband and wife. Seeing a bowl in a dream also means increase in one’s earnings.
A bowl also represents a servant, a child, a daughter, a nanny, or a handmaiden. Licking a bowl in a dream represents one’s earnings, and it could mean that he has consumed his lot in this life, or that he has reached the term of his life in this world.
If one sees a large number of people gathering around a bowl to eat from it in a dream, it means a reunion of his clan, or it could represent the place of his dwelling.
If they are people of true actions, it means that they will become friendly with him.
If one urinates in a bowl or in ajar in a dream, it means that he will sexually abuse members of his own family. Abowl in a dream also represents one’s beloveds and its contents represent one’s love. Holding a bowl in a dream means a reunion with one’s beloved. (Also see Pot; Wooden bowl)
In dreams, a bowl symbolizes the womb and your sense of security. Consider the condition of the bowl and how it is treated or handled in the dream. This may offer clues as to how you feel you are being treated in a certain relationship.
Dreams of a bowl symbolize receptivity and the ability to hold a space for someone, or for yourself.
If the bowl is empty, then this dream is revealing that you are hungry for attention, energy, recognition and/or acknowledgment.
If the bowl is full, then this dream represents abundance.
1- A bowl of food in a dream represents our ability to nurture and sustain others.
A bowl of flowers can represent a gift or a talent, while a bowl of water represents our emotional capacity.
A bowl appearing in a dream has the same significance as a vase (see Vase).
A bowl of water represents the feminine, fertility and the receptive principle.
(see Abyss, Basket, Cauldron, Chalice)
Womanhood. In ancient Egypt, a symbol of the divine feminine principle and womb of origination.
Generative force and creativity. Babylonians regarded the cosmos as the mixing bowl of the Areat Goddess.
Cosmic powers and influences. Native Americans use an inverted bowl to represent the heavens, which are indirectly linked to the ancestors (see Space, Stars).
Consider the type of bowl for more meaning.
For example, a mixing bowl might represent your need to better blend the various components of your life into balance.