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Costumes, Dream Interpretation


1. Disguise, deception.

2. One feels need to assume other roles.

3. One does not feel comfortable presenting one’s own image.

(see Clothes, Masks)

A facade or charade. Tilings are not as they seem.

Various roles we play in life.

For example, someone who is an authority figure may be seen in a costume depicting a famous leader like Julius Caesar (see Icons).

Mimicry of various real-life scenarios as if in a play. This provides a safe medium for the expression of your perceptions.

Sustenance and support. Among ancient tribal cultures, costumes and masks served as a vehicle for sympathetic magic.

For example, if they needed crops to grow, they might dress as vegetation and perform a jumping dance to encourage that growth. So, what facet of your life does this costume represent, and how does it accent that facet?



Costumes | Dream Interpretation

Keywords of this dream: Costumes

The Language of Dreams

(see Costumes, Masks, Theater)

Life’s roles: Shakespeare intimated that life was a stage, making dreams the theater of your mind. Here, you can act out various “parts” to literally walk in someone else’s shoes, try out options, or get different perspectives.

Sensing that you, or someone you know, have been putting on airs instead of being real with people.

The various important “characters,” “sets,” and “props” in and around your life.... The Language of Dreams

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of a closet symbolize a place where your secret life, shadow and clothes/costumes hang behind closed doors. This dream may be revealing your unintegrated aspects of self that yearn to be exposed proudly in the light of day.

If your closet is cluttered, then it’s time to take an inventory of what to keep, what to release and what to wear. See Clothes and Integration Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Dwellings; Face; Look; State; Transient) One’s garment in a dream represents his innermost thoughts that will eventually show in his attitude in life.

If one’s thoughts are good, then it will show, and if they are evil, they will also manifest.

If one wears a slipper over his head and a turban in his foot in a dream, it means that he is carrying trouble. Depending on its type and name, a garment in a dream could represent a man or a woman. Wearing a new garment in a dream is better than seeing an old one.

If a man sees himself wearing a woman’s apparel in a dream, it means that he is a bachelor. Ifa woman sees herself wearing a man’s garment in a dream, it means that she is unmarried. Wearing a tightly buttoned shirt in a dream means experiencing tight circumstances or reuniting with a traveller returning home, or it could mean marriage for an unwed person. Wearing a stately apparel in a dream means honor and dignity. Wearing a soldier’s uniform in a dream means war. Wearing a scholar’s robe or a teacher’s vest in a dream means studying to become a learned person. Wearing an ascetic’s woolen wrap in a dream means becoming a renunciate. Wearing a salesman’s suit in a dream means hard work or looking for work if the suit looks expensive in the dream, for people mostly wear expensive looking suits when they are still searching for work. Wearing a white garment in a dream means pride, honor and dignity. Wearing silk in a dream means strength and occupying a high rank in a business or government.

If one sees a deceased person wearing a silken garment in a dream, it means that he is dwelling in the heavenly paradise. Wearing a garment that is adorned with gold in a dream means victory over one’s enemy.

A black garment means honor, reign and having mastery over people. Wearing a green garment in a dream means martyrdom. Wearing a cotton garment in a dream means following the Prophet’s tradition (uwbp). Wearing a woolen garment in a dream means clarity, unless if it is coarse or unfitting and in that case, it means poverty and humiliation. Wearing a linen garment in a dream means enjoying a blessing or a favor. Wearing a brocaded garment in a dream means receiving an important and a revered message, rising in station, enjoying wealth or it could represent the blessing of having a child. Wearing a robe that is trailing behind one’s feet in a dream means rebellion and disobedience, while wearing a moderately short coat in a dream means purity, virtues and chastity. Wearing any type of garment in a dream means emulating the character of such people or becoming a prisoner of war. Wearing a kufi or a headdress for prayers in a dream means atonement for one’s sins. Wearing a jubbah or a long cloak in a dream means longevity. Wearing an open sports jacket in a dream means ease in one’s life or financial success. Wearing a special costume for a festival or a celebration in a dream means prosperity and a wealth that is saved for one’s children, or it could mean buying new merchandise for one’s shop. Wearing a military uniform in a dream means distress, trouble or a scientific dispute. Wearing one’s traditional costumes in a dream, or that of another community means to befriend them and to celebrate their festivities with joy. (Also see Filth; Linen; Used clothing)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

To dream of a large, handsomely dressed crowd of people at some entertainment, denotes pleasant association with friends; but anything occurring to mar the pleasure of the guests, denotes distress and loss of friendship, and unhappiness will be found where profit and congenial intercourse was expected. It also denotes dissatisfaction in government and family dissensions.

To see a crowd in a church, denotes that a death will be likely to affect you, or some slight unpleasantness may develop.

To see a crowd in the street, indicates unusual briskness in trade and a general air of prosperity will surround you.

To try to be heard in a crowd, foretells that you will push your interests ahead of all others.

To see a crowd is usually good, if too many are not wearing black or dull costumes.

To dream of seeing a hypnotist trying to hypnotize others, and then turn his attention on you, and fail to do so, indicates that a trouble is hanging above you which friends will not succeed in warding off. Yourself alone can avert the impending danger. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

The Language of Dreams

(see Costumes, Masks, Theater)... The Language of Dreams

The Language of Dreams

(see Acting, Costumes, Masks, Theater)

A sense that your voice isn’t being heard, or that the message you’re presenting isn’t being received as intended.

Going through the motions without properly expressing yourself to those around you.... The Language of Dreams

The Language of Dreams

(see Acting, Costumes, Masks)

Unrealistic fantasies; the desire to escape to a personal imaginary realm instead of facing reality.

Glamorizing or romanticizing aspects of yourself or a situation.

The stage of life itself. Shakespeare once said that all the world’s a stage. So, the movie or show that is playing at this theater is very important to the interpretive value of the dream.

For example, seeing a production of Arsenic and Old Lace might indicate some treachery afoot, whereas seeing Die Hard reveals the development of tenacity’ and courage.... The Language of Dreams

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