Spire

The spire can often be taken in dreams as a phallic symbol, particularly – and somewhat obviously – the erect one. In a woman’s dream, the spire will usually represent her sense of the ultimate, whereas in a man’s dream it is more likely to represent his ambition. Spire As a representation of our spiritual […]

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Spider

In a woman’s dream a spider will often reconnect her with her essential femininity, whereas in a man’s dream such an image is more likely to generate fear. Spider Spiders in dreams symbolize feeling trapped in a stale or…Spider Spiders are demonic spirits; symbols of lies and confusion or…Spider Web a web can symbolize a […]

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Ziggurat

Because the ziggurat signified union, in a woman’s dream it suggests her receptivity, while in a man’s dream it suggests his willingness to be of service to mankind. Ziggurat The ancient ziggurats of mesopotamia were temples built by kings…Ziggurat The seven steps or stages up to the entrance into…Ziggurat On a purely mundane level the […]

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Abroad

Where the dreamer often travels in his or her workaday life, going abroad for a man may simply signify how he gets from a to b – a logical progression. For a woman her issues may be about security and emotional commitment. Abroad To dream that you are abroad, or going abroad, foretells…ABROAD Dreams with […]

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Abortion

When a woman is pregnant and dreams of abortion, particularly during a first pregnancy, she is often trying to come to terms with her new status and any fears and doubts she may have. Such a dream is not usually precognitive. When a man has such a dream he may be beginning to come to […]

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Abnormal

In the balance within us of masculine and feminine, both men and women can find that, as they reach for a better understanding of themselves, dreams bring to the surface traits of character which we consider to be abnormal or deviant. Abnormal The abnormal or strange traditionally has possessed magical powers, possibilities…Abnormal Dreams of something […]

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Abduct

Often in an intense relationship there is a sense of being overcome. For a woman this may result in dreams of abduction whereas a man is more likely to actually play the part of the ‘knight in shining armour’. Abduct Abduction in a spiritual sense suggests being taken over by…Abduct Abduction signifies being taken away […]

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Abandonment

A child’s first and most important relationship is with its mother, so being abandoned in a dream will have slightly different connotations in a man’s dream to those of a woman. For both, however, there will be security issues. Grief at the loss of a partner or family member can trigger dreams of abandonment, perhaps […]

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Abacus

An abacus is an introduction to logic, a masculine quality, rather than intuition, a more feminine one. When a man dreams of an abacus, it may be that he is being reminded of the more logical side of his personality, or the need to calculate risk, whereas a woman may need to become conscious of […]

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Ankh

Formed as it is from the symbols of egyptian deities isis and osiris – and, therefore, representing the generative principle – in a man’s dream the ankh can suggest the power of resurrection, whereas in a woman’s dream it is more likely to suggest the power of life. Ankh The ankh is a key to […]

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