A place that oilers serenity, a ake represents smooth sailing and may be a sign that you need to embrace experiences that include withdrawing from the rat race.
A lake may appear in a dream to summon you to take time for rest, for recreation, or to contemplate and reflect upon life’s meaning.
Symbolic of your environment or surroundings.
If the water is clear you are in a good place.
If the water is dirty or murky you are in a bad environment
To dream of a lake symbolizes your current emotional condition.
A clear and calm lake represents inner peace and serenity. On the contrary, a disturbed lake signifies the presence of an emotional battle.
Vision: Seeing a calm, clear lake: you are going to be calm and peaceful.
A stormy lake: troubles ahead, but the reason for them lies within yourself. Swimming in a lake: “still waters run deep”—that meansyou\
Depth Psychology: See Ocean, Water.
Dreaming of a specific body of water such as a lake must be analyzed according to its setting and the entire contents of the dream and much like dreaming of water in general, the clearness of the lake also has to do with the omen or situation it refers to. Clear water being the best.
To dream of being in a boat on a calm, serene lake shows that you have much peace and happiness coming your way.
If the lake is storm tossed then your life will take a turn for an emotional upheaval and possible losses. Seeing a lake in a glen with sunshine sparkling on the surface portends great good luck in all your endeavors.
A lake in dream represents judges and governors who serve others without conspiracy.
A lake in a dream also represents difficulties in completing one’s journey.
A small lake in a dream represents a rich woman, or a woman with a military spirit, or a woman who likes to be approached.
See Water. In the I Ching, the lake is the symbol for a happy and cheerful youngest daughter.
To see a lake in your dream signifies your emotional state of mind.
If the lake is clear and calm, it symbolizes your inner peace.
If the lake is disturbed and wavy, then you may be going through some emotional turmoil.
-This dream depends entirely upon the condition.
If the water is smooth, and sailing or rowing is pleasant, then you may expect comfort in your home life and success in business.
If the weather is stormy or unpleasant, then you are faced with difficulties
1. State of the unconscious mind (note condition and clarity of water).
2. Important romantic relationships (large lake).
3. Place of mystery and magic.
Dreams of lakes are associated with romance, a time for pleasure. However, accidents modify the happy aspect of such a dream.
A storm indicates conflicts; an overturned boat, confusion.
A lake surrounded by abundant verdure, a desire to release an emotional or passionate urge.
A lake with barren surroundings, fear of a financial crisis.
Dreams of this calm body of water is symbolic of your connection to the feminine, your innermost feelings, fantasies, intuition, and the mystery of life. Also, a lake represents the element of water, which is about emotional depth and -awareness. See Ocean.
For a young woman to dream that she is alone on a turbulent and muddy lake, foretells many vicissitudes are approaching her, and she will regret former extravagances, and disregard of virtuous teaching.
If the water gets into the boat, but by intense struggling she reaches the boat-house safely, it denotes she will be under wrong persuasion, but will eventually overcome it, and rise to honor and distinction. It may predict the illness of some one near her.
If she sees a young couple in the same position as herself, who succeed in rescuing themselves, she will find that some friend has committed indiscretions, but will succeed in reinstating himself in her favor.
To dream of sailing on a clear and smooth lake, with happy and congenial companions, you will have much happiness, and wealth will meet your demands.
A muddy lake, surrounded with bleak rocks and bare trees, denotes unhappy terminations to business and affection.
A muddy lake, surrounded by green trees, portends that the moral in your nature will fortify itself against passionate desires, and overcoming the same will direct your energy into a safe and remunerative channel.
If the lake be clear and surrounded by barrenness, a profitable existence will be marred by immoral and passionate dissipation.
To see yourself reflected in a clear lake, denotes coming joys and many ardent friends.
To see foliaged trees reflected in the lake, you will enjoy to a satiety Love’s draught of passion and happiness.
To see slimy and uncanny inhabitants of the lake rise up and menace you, denotes failure and ill health from squandering time, energy and health on illicit pleasures. You will drain the utmost drop of happiness, and drink deeply of Remorse’s bitter concoction.
All bodies of water generally represent our emotions and our unconscious. Old dream interpretation books say that lakes are associated with romantic feelings.
If the lake is calm, your love life is probably in such good shape that you feel safe. Stormy water means to strap yourself in and get ready for a bumpy ride.
If you see a monster in the water, your unconscious may be suggesting that you have competition (or some unseen issue or problem).
For a more serious and contemplative definition of this dream symbol, please see: Water and Ocean.
Lovers who dream of a lake which is little more than a mud hole and which has an air of bleakness are likely to find that their love affair will shortly come to an end.
To dream of seeing trees and their leaves reflected in a lake, means that you will soon tire of the person with whom you believe yourself to be in love.
The condition of the lake and weather govern the import of this dream.
If both are calm, the omen is exceedingly fortunate.
Tradition says that lakes are symbolic of romantic emotions.
If the lake is calm, your love life is probably in good shape and you feel safe.
If it’s stormy water, though, you need to prepare yourself for ups and downs.
If you see a monster in the water, you subconscious may be suggesting that you have competition.