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Captain, Dream Interpretation


See roles.

The daring, doing, positive side of self; how we re­late to father figures or dominant male authoritative men; the side of our nature which is capable or is in touch with the wider issues in our life, and makes decisions out of compre­hensive awareness.

An official position of authority, Num. 31:48

Head authoritative figure

To dream that you are a captain suggests that you are ready to control your inner feelings and deal with problems or hardships that you have encountered. You feel strong and able to handle many obstacles.

Vision: Seeing or being a captain stands for the inner teacher (your true self) who is the guide of your life.

Depth Psychology: The captain is you—a symbol of the strength and talents that guide you safely through life.

If the captain appears in your dreams frequently, it indicates a secret desire to exercise power and authority over others.

To be captain of a ship is to be in command, so to dream of being a captain means that you will have major decision(s) to make, which could affect many people.

To meet with a ship’s captain means that you will be able to influence whomever is in the position to make a decision.

Seeing a captain of a sea vessel, or the pilot of an airplane in a dream signifies distant travels, a business, or profits. (Also see Camel driver)

A guide that is determining the proper (emotional) course.

A person of respect. Symbol for father, or for yourself. Also prosperity, dignity, and worldly experience, in the sense that you know the strength of your own soul.

To dream that you are a captain, indicates that you are taking charge of your emotions and confronting the things that are bothering you.

If you dream of seeing or meeting a captain, it is a warning about jealous friends.

Advancement, prosperity and hopes ful- filled after great difficulties have been overcome.

1. Leader of the group, whatever it may be.

2. One feels he or she is in charge of things.

3. If someone other than the dreamer looks like a captain, the dreamer feels answerable to the captain.

To dream of seeing a captain indicates noble aspirations.

To be one, a desire to command others.

Dreams of a captain symbolize that you are taking control of the vessel of your life. You are coming to the awareness that you are responsible for how you navigate through the ebbs and flows, highs and lows of life. You are taking the helm and stepping into your authority.

To dream of seeing a captain of any company, denotes your noblest aspirations will be realized.

If a woman dreams that her lover is a captain, she will be much harassed in mind from jealousy and rivalry.

A man who dreams of being a captain in the army will do well to accept responsibility, for through it his wealth will increase.

An unmarried woman who dreams of meeting a captain may look forward to marrying a handsome and prosperous man.

Any aspirations to higher things which you may have had will be likely to come true if you dream of a captain, whether in the military service or of a less important branch.



Captain | Dream Interpretation

Keywords of this dream: Captain

Little Giant Encyclopedia

See Captain, a symbol of manliness, like Abbot, Athlete, and King.

A person of authority. Authority over Water. Water relates to the emotions, compulsive tendencies, or, less often, being particularly sensitive.

A leader and example, but the Admiral also represents masculinity that has rejected aggressiveness.

The dreamer is very self-confident, able to steer the ship of life (although sometimes aggressively). There is a sexual connotation here, since a ship is generally thought of as female. One wants to rule and own women. After all, the Admiral is a seafarer, and a symbol of unrestricted sexuality.

Folklore: A very important event is about to take place.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Islamic Dream Interpretation

In a dream, a camel driver represents a manager, a guide, a sailor, the captain of the ship, travels, or death of a sick person.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of a helm represent that you are taking control of your life, a relationship, and owning your power and responsibility. You are rising to meet your challenges. See Ship and Captain.... Strangest Dream Explanations

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 - Cafer-i Sadik

interpreted upon 5 sides: sultanate, leadership, Guardianship, ministry & the captain of a military.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik

The Complete Dream Book

To dream that you see a lion signifies you shall discourse with the ting or some great captain, or other valiant warrior.

If any dreams he combats with a lion, it signifies a quarrel, and that he shall engage with some resolute adversary; and if be dreamed he came off victorious, it shall certainly be so.

If anyone dreams that he hath found the skin, liver, or marrow of a lion—if he that dreamt it be a king, he wilt find the treasure of his enemies; if he be a vulgar person, he will suddenly grow rich.

The Queen Olympias, being big with Alexander the Great, dreamed that King Philip, her husband, had seated up her womb with a seal engraven with a lion, which did prognosticate the valor, magnanimity, and conquests of the said Alexander, The lioness signifies the same as the lion, only less good and less hurt, and that not by men but by women. have also known by a dream of a lioness tearing or biting, 11 says Artemidorus, ‘’that rich personages have fallen into crimes and accusations. ”.... The Complete Dream Book

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of a sailor symbolize seaworthiness with your emotions.

A sailor can also represent promiscuity. See Captain.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Captain; Manager; Ship) In a dream, the sails of a ship represent its captain, or they could represent a good manager, or they could mean gaining power.

If one sees sails being raised to honor him in a dream, it means that he will attain power, leadership, honor and exaltation.

If a ruler or a general of an army sees such a dream, it means that he will remain strong and secured from enemy attacks.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Captain; Mariner; Sailor) In a dream, a seaman or the captain of a ship represents ajailor, a ghetto leader, a coach driver, a minister, an army general, a manager, a mediator, or a carrier.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Boat; Human being; Might; Mother; Prison; Star; Salvation; Stress) Seeing a ship in a dream means escape from danger, overcoming adversities, recovering from an illness, or it could represent rain after a severe drought.

If one who is experiencing adversities sees a ship or a boat anchored in a harbor in his dream, it means that his adversities will be lifted shortly.

If one sees himself pulling it, or driving it on dry land in a dream, it means that he is a hypocrite or a pimp.

If he rides a ship along with righteous people in a dream, it means that he is guided on the straight path and that his sins will be forgiven.

If one reaches the shore and leaves the boat in a dream, it means that he will live in safety and happiness, and he will escape from the danger of his enemies.

If one who is dismissed from his work sees himself on a boat in a dream, it means that he will be rehired to occupy the same office and regain his authority, or that he may take a dangerous trip during which he may either die or escape from death.

If one thinks that the ship does not befit his class or rank in the dream, it means that he will face danger.

If one’s ship is drowning, and if another ship comes to its rescue in the dream, it means that one will escape from a great danger to fall into the hands of a strong person, or that he will escape from a danger, though should he disobey its captain and abandon the second ship in his dream, it means that he may disobey his leader and go astray. Recovering one’s ship from the deep in a dream means regaining power.

If the ship in one’s dream is interpreted as power, it means that he will lose his power or authority.

If the ship is interpreted as burdens and difficulties, it means that he will overcome them through prayers or giving charity, or taking a medicine ifhe is ill. Ifone’s ship drown, and if he sees himself floating in the water holding to a panel or debris from the ship in the dream, it means that he will face the wrath of someone in authority. Ifhe is holding a leadership position, it means that he may lose it.

If he is a merchant, it means that he may go bankrupt.

If he still dies from his trial in the dream, it means that he may be killed, and his death will still be an escape from something he feared most.

An empty ship in a dream means business profits. Seeing a passenger ship transporting people in a dream means safety.

If the ship is floating still in the dream, it means imprisonment.

To hold to the rope of a ship in a dream represents a religious person who joins the company a pious teacher. Even if one sees himself dropping the ropes, or lowering the anchor in his dream, it means that he will remain in the company of such a person. Riding a ship along with one’s family, relatives and friends in a dream means honor, prosperity and escape from one’s enemies.

If one sees himself crossing the sea with a small boat in the dream, it represents a danger he will face. Seeing a ship floating nicely in a dream means happiness. Standing on the shore and watching a ship in the sea in a dream means receiving glad tidings. Ifone sees the ship ascending in the skies in a dream, it represents slow coming benefits, and if the ship is descending from the sky, it denotes fast coming benefits.

The beams of a ship represent religious men, faith, holding fast to one’s religion, or they could mean complications.

The sails of a ship in a dream represent its captain.

The crew represents servants.

The rowing oars, the rudders, or the propellers in a dream represent the movement of the ship, or the children of its owner.

The condition of a ship represents the state of the person seeing the dream or his living condition.

If one rescues a drowned ship in a dream, it means that he will discover a treasure, or it could mean marriage if one is unwed, or a financial gift for one who works for a governor.

If one sees himself as a ship ebbing and stretching as the tide fall in the sea, then if the sea calms in the dream, it means that he will receive a high ranking appointment, leadership, authority and honor.

If one sees a ship floating over a sea of blood in a dream, it means adultery.

If the ship sinks, and if some of its debris and boards remain afloat in the dream, it may mean the death of one’s mother, for one’s mother was once his ship. Buying a ship in a dream means getting married. Carrying oars in a dream means knowledge.

A flying ship in a dream means the death of its rider.

A flying ship in a dream also may represent another type of vehicle, or it could mean a coffin or a funeral.

If one dies inside a ship that has sunk in a dream, it means that he will be saved from suffering in the hereafter, and he will also escape from what he fears most in this world. Ifhe finds a hole in the ship in his dream, it means that he may escape from drowning.

A ship in a dream also represents a heavy built woman. In a dream, a ship also represents the Bridge of Judgement (S-iriiV that will be stretched on the Day of Resurrection for the creation to cross into the land of the Grand Gathering.

A ship in a dream also represents salvation, avoiding ignorance, or overcoming temptation.

If a sick person sees himself riding in the morgue of a ship with dead people in a dream, it means that he will escape from the trials of this world.

If a healthy person who is seeking knowledge does so in a dream, it means that he may meet with a spiritual teacher to benefit from his knowledge and wisdom, and to escape from ignorance. Ifan indebted person does so in his dream, it means that he will repay his debts, while for a deprived person, he too will find plenitude and acquire wealth from unexpected sources. Ifone sees his ship sailing to the shore, then if it becomes amphibious, driving him on dry land in the dream, it means that he will waiver in his faith and deviate from the path of truth to follow innovations, hypocrisy and insolence. Ifhe is not seeking knowledge, it means that he will divorce his wife, then proceed to live with her in sin.

If he is a merchant, it means that his business will stagnate and he will seek unlawful methods to market his merchandise. In a dream, a ship also represents good deeds, righteous companions, associating with a wise man, a good fellowship, praiseworthy deeds, a handcraft, stagnation of one’s business, fear, hope, salvation, a mosque, a marketplace, one’s father, one’s mother, master, teacher, educator, wealth, a house, an adulteress, a vehicle, one’s wife, or his servant.

A ship in a dream also represents a tavern in the sense that one enters it sober and leaves it light headed.

A ship in a dream also represents the human form and its body represents his body. Its oars represent his hands. Its front represents his head. Its contents represent his brain. Its boards represent his ribs, and its ropes represent his veins, etcetera. Ifone sees a ship sitting on top of a mountain in a dream, it means safety, or escape from a danger, or protection from one’s enemy.

If it sinks in the sea in the dream, it also means that he is one of the dwellers of hell-fire.

If the ship turns into iron in the dream, it means longevity. Eating the wood of a ship in a dream means receiving a sizeable inheritance, or it could mean eating forbidden meat.

If one sees a ship talking to him and soothing his understanding in a dream, it means that he will listen to the admonition of a wise man. Seeing Noah’s arc in a dream means happiness, joy, festivities, salvation, relieffrom stress and worries, protection from drowning, marriage and a presiding position, or victory over one’s enemy. (Also see Boat; Helm)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Being carried away by emotions (Water), being transported by and giving in to the existing Rhythm. See Sailboat. Here the power of the Winds, as well as the intellect, is used for moving forward. This is also often an expression of fear about going under, in the sense that the Head would be submerged under Water (similar to fear of emotional chaos, as in Swamp). This is also a sexual and virility symbol (“Surfers do it standing up”). See Captain, Admiral.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

As dreams apparently emerge from what has been named the unconscious, it is helpful to understand ideas regarding it, and something of its nature.

In ancient cultures we occasionally find hints regarding the unconscious, but not definite statements as were presented by Freud. In the dream theories worked out by the Iroquois American Indians, they believed that through dreams the hid­den or unconscious area of the psyche makes its desires known (see Iroquoian dream cult).

The Greek stories of the Underworld also clearly depict common unconscious activi­ties.

In general, however, many ancient peoples developed con­cepts of exterior agents such as devils, angels, spirits and God to account for phenomena which today we connect with the unconscious.

The first philosopher to talk clearly of an aspect of the mind being unconscious was Leibnitz. He observed that one often recalled at a later date some detail of experience which at the time one was unaware of. One must therefore have observed it unconsciously. So in general the word means anything we are not generally aware of in our being.

Freud’s concept of an unconscious element of human na­ture which influenced conscious behavior was strongly re­sisted. It was disturbing to many people and questioned the idea of humans being the ‘captain of their soul’.

The Freudian slip has become one of the popular examples of the influence of the unconscious. Saying to guests arriving at one’s house, Tm so sorry—I mean glad—you could come’ suggests one’s real feeling was sorrow at their arrival, not gladness. There is a story of a faculty member of Oxford University who asked the guests at a function to toast the queen, but his actual words were ‘Let us toast our queer dean.’ However such slips might be seen as attempts to conceal our real feelings, rather than evidence of unconscious motivations.

Taking into account not only Freudian and Jungian ap­proaches to the unconscious, but something of more recent research, the term unconscious must be taken to represent many functions and aspects of self, rather than something we can neatly define. Therefore, we might think of the term as being like the word ‘body’, which means a whole spectrum of organs, functions, chemical processes, neurological events, systems, cell activities, as well as one’s experience of these. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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