Peace; awareness of one’s potential; religious experience. See religion and dreams.
The appearance of doves in a dream may point to a love relationship that is bonded and sincere.
A dove is also a messenger of peace. In that doves coo, they may bnng the power of romantic love into your life. (See Birds.)
Symbolic of peace, rest, and the Holy Spirit, Ps. 55:6.
A dove may also be symbolic of a young woman, Song. 2:14
A symbol of the holy spirit, peace and humility
As the bringer of calm after the storm, in dreams the dove depicts the soul and the peaceful side of man’s nature. It is also a representation of the anima.
Symbol: The dove in antiquity was the sacred animal of Aphrodite and one of the symbols of Eros. In Christianity, the dove is a symbol of the Holy Ghost.
Vision: Seeing doves: you are either lucky at the game table, or you will receive very pleasant news. Feeding doves: your altruism is much appreciated. Seeing doves on a roof: a warning to be satisfied with what you have. Hearing doves cooing: you are making peace with a loved one; also you will be given advice and you must follow it. Watching doves in the sky: your contact with important people makes new connections possible.
Depth Psychology: The dove is the bird of Eros, and also of Venus, a symbol of tender love. Are you longing for more peace, contentment, or harmony? Follow your inner voice! See Bird. Flying.
(See Pigeon; Ringdove; Turtledove)
The animal without trickery. As with all Birds, a symbol of sexuality as well as intellectual euphoria and ecstasy.
A symbol of peace and creative thoughts. Doves can also be experienced as spirits or demons that one is unable to shed. In that sense, the dove is also a symbol of fear and disgust.
In the Christian Church the white dove is the symbol for the Holy Ghost and is usually female. According to Early Christian understanding, the dove is also the opposite of the Snake. According to Jewish tradition, the dove is the messenger of God. Today the “Christian- influenced” image of the dove of peace is a particularly favorite notion, as described in the best-selling book Jonathan Livingston Seagull.
If you dream of a dove, love is about to enter your life.
1. A good harvest.
2. A message, usually of a spiritual nature.
3. Peace, often domestic in nature.
Dreams of a dove symbolize peace and freedom.
A dove is also the Christian symbol for Jesus and/or Christ consciousness as well as the Masonic symbol of power.
Flying denotes reconciliation of lovers who have quarreled.
Feeding is an augury of a happy outcome to a love affair.
A dead dove portends the death or unfaithfulness of a husband or wife.
A fortunate dream denoting happiness and fidelity at home (Artemidorus). Originally an erotic symbol as the bird of Aphrodite, it became at a later date the bird of holiness, symbolizing the sacrificial offerings of the Hebrews. In the great Upanishads the human spirit is represented as a dove.
(see Annuals, Birds)
Someone with gentle, loving words.
Peaceful offerings and reconciliation, as in the Biblical story of Xoah and the Ark.
A common emblem of the Holy Spirit among Christians. Cooing: A Victorian emblem of love or romance.
In Asia Minor, these birds represent the fertile, feminine aspect of our personality or the Universe.
Among Slavic peoples, doves bear the souls of the departed. As such, this may be an alternative ghost dream.