• All snakes shed their skin signifying transformation and regeneration. Look at what you need to change and let go of in your life and what needs to be reborn.
• Is there a “snake in the grass” in your life? Are you feeling venomous? If you’re terrified of snakes in real life you may dream of them in response to this phobia.... The Premier in Dream Dictionary
To see an abandoned building in your dream suggests that your approach toward a situation or relationship is all wrong. You need to change. Your own self-image may have suffered and taken some blow.... My Dream Interpretation
For example if you are overly attached to someone in daily life, in the dream state you may be abandoned by him/her. This is an attempt by the unconscious to make you aware of your dependency.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If you witness an abandonment in a dream, it means that important news is on the way.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Of your mistress is a portent of the inheritance of a fortune that you have not previously expected.... The Complete Dream Book
To abandon a family or someone who is in trouble predicts some kind of grief.
To abandon a ship in a storm is a warning against going on a sea voyage.... The Complete Dream Book
If you are the one deserting others in your dream, this illustrates your being overpowered by your own conflicts and struggles.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
The first links with the idea of being able to let go completely – to be without restraint – and links with the dionysian concept of abandoning the serious for fun, entering into a state of ecstasy and achieving an altered state of consciousness.
The second meaning has a more negative connotation and deals with a sense of loss and deprivation. From a spiritual perspective this can arise from the initial separation anxiety that a baby may suffer when it is first born and realizes that it is no longer in the safe environment of the womb. There can also be a strong sense, as we progress spiritually, of having been abandoned or of having lost something important, perhaps our relationship with the divine. Dreams can often help us to reconnect as we become more conscious of needing to find a safe haven.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
For instance, a child having had to go into hospital may have recurring dreams in adulthood of being abandoned and may have problems in forming plans for future success. In such dreams there is seldom a sense of closure, often a sense of unfinished business. When we ourselves abandon something, we are becoming aware that we no longer need a particular way of thinking or being.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
For both, however, there will be security issues. Grief at the loss of a partner or family member can trigger dreams of abandonment, perhaps bringing to the fore many unresolved issues. You may find it helpful to read the entries for lost, hospital and mother.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see your abdomen shriveled, foretells that you will be persecuted and defied by false friends.
To see it swollen, you will have tribulations, but you will overcome them and enjoy the fruits of your labor.
To see blood oozing from the abdomen, foretells an accident or tragedy in your family.
The abdomen of children in an unhealthy state, portends that contagion will pursue you. See Belly. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If unhealthy be careful of accidents. It could be an indication of not so happy events surfacing. Also - A dream of contrary.
If you dreamed you had pain in this region, you will have success due to good health and vigor. But if you dreamed of your abdomen being exposed in any way, it is a warning of unfaithfulness or treachery on the part of someone you trust. Be cautious with confidences. Also, dreaming about any body part is a way to bring the dreamer’s conscious attention to it. When, in your dream, you are feeling pain or discomfort in this area or any other area of the body, consider how well that part of your body is functioning in real life. Being health-conscious is a positive thing and both psychological and physical factors need to be considered. At times our unconscious knows that something is wrong even before we have any symptoms. “Old wives’ tales” tell us that this is a dream of the contrary and that you will have lots of vigor and good health.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If we are hurt or threatened we tense the pelvic and abdominal area. Vanessa wakes to just such tension, with a sense of her body being fragmented.
The opposite is to dream of waves of pleasure moving within us, which gives us a sense of integration within ourself and with the world.
In general the abdomen represents the potential of our fully active natural drives—hunger, longing to be held; desire to give of ourself.
If these are hurt, we tend to hold ourself back from active social expression or intimacy of feelings in relationships. Our abdomen is also our digestive ability, both physical and psychological. Stomach or abdominal dreams may refer to some dis-ease in the actual organs. We might not be able to stomach something we have met in the everyday world.
To vomit: a discharging of unpleasant feelings resulting from ingesting (hearing, reading, being told, experiencing) something unpleasant.
In her dream Vanessa was re-enacting the Hungerford disaster, and feeling the fear it engendered. Shot in the belly, sex; painful response to relationship. Idioms: bellyaching; have a bellyful; eyes bigger than one’s belly, have a strong stomach; turn one’s stomach; butterflies in stomach. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If you dream of cramps or pain in your stomach, you are processing through your blocks to creativity and self-empowerment. See Stomach.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The more elaborate or costly the gift, the greater the coming trouble. But if, in your dream, you refuse the present, then you will overcome your trouble.
If you accept, but do not actually wear the gift, then expect difficulties that will require great care and patience on your part.... Mystic Dream Book
To see others advancing, foretells that friends will hold positions of favor near you. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To read advertisements, denotes that enemies will overtake you, and defeat you in rivalry. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Too much self-congratulation and advertising of oneself, but also creativity and inspiration.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
For instance, an advertisement on a hoarding might mean a way of working in the world, whereas a television advert would represent a way of thinking.
2- There is a need to put ourselves on the line and to be acknowledged for who we are.
If we ourselves arc the subject of the advertisement, we should expect to be more upfront and open about our activities.
If someone we know is advertising themselves in our dream, we may have become aware that they have the ability to help us in our activities. Conversely, our subconscious may be alerting us to their need for help.
3- Information received psychically needs acknowledgement so we can move forwards.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The subject matter in the ad is indicative of an aspect of yourself that wishes to be noticed or accepted.
If someone you know is advertising themselves, then this symbolizes knowledge or expertise they possess that can aid you with a certain task. You should learn to accept assistance from others rather than trying to tackle a difficult problem on your own.
To dream that you are putting out an advertisement implies that you need to apply more effort in order to attain your desired end result.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If we ourselves are the subject of the advertisement, we should expect to be more upfront and open about our activities.
If someone we know is advertising themselves in our dream, we may have become aware that they have the ability to help us in our activities. Conversely, our subconscious may be alerting us to their need for help.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
For instance, an advertisement on a hoarding might mean a way of working in the world, whereas a television advert would represent a way of thinking.
To dream of reading an advertisement in a newspaper might have a more personal impact than any other type of message.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream that you are putting out an advertisement, indicates hard work is needed to achieve your goals. Dreaming about a billboard is a sign or message that you need to take note of in your path toward your goals. Consider what advice the billboard is trying to convey to you.
If you dream that you are watching TV commercials, this signifies your tendency to jump from one thing to another without completing your initial responsibilities and tasks.... My Dream Interpretation
If you do not actually sign the agreement, but only read it, you will get through all right. ... Mystic Dream Book
2. Yearning to have more fun in one’s life.
3. Yearning to regain lost innocence.
4. Fear of scary rides (roller coaster, etc.) Could signify inability to take chances in life. ... New American Dream Dictionary
The dream’s message may be to encourage you to find time for fun and relaxation as well as to remind you that life is full of ups and downs and that a light-hearted attitude may be a refreshing change. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The dream’s message may be to encourage you to find time for fun and relaxation as well as to remind you that life is full of ups and downs and that a light-hearted attitude may be a refreshing change.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
To dream of an abandoned amusement park could indicate that you require more excitement and exploration of fun in your life.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If the dream finds the amusement park to be dark and empty, devoid of sound, it may be a clue that your lack of amusement may be reaching critical levels.
To have a bad dream with an amusement park in it, indicates that you have a problem overcoming your fear of physical risk (the rides).... Encyclopedia of Dreams
To dream that the amusement park is empty or abandoned, suggests that you need to open yourself up to more fun and adventure.... My Dream Interpretation
If you are making others angry: an argument can be resolved but you won’t be satisfied. See Aggression.
Depth Psychology: You are cither having a conflict with someone right now or arguing with yourself. You could and should resolve the tension—and you will be ready to do so soon!... Dreamers Dictionary
Closely heed the instructions or information given in a dream announcement. This is often a direct communication from your subconscious or Higher Self that needs immediate attention. Other factors in this dream may also prove important. Where does the announcement take place? Do other people stop to listen to it?... The Language of Dreams
To dream of a large, lavish apartment implies that an aspect of your life will substantially increase in value.
To dream of a shabby and dark apartment signifies that you may experience a run of bad luck or may lose something of great importance and value.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
A beautiful, lavish apartment indicates you will see a large increase in your income or your family life will improve.
If the apartment is shabby and dark then you will experience misfortune and possible loss of a husband, lover, or money. Try to recall the other symbols that caught your eye in your dream apartment and you will come close to approximating it’s meaning.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
A large apartment, on the other hand, indicates prosperity and luxury ahead.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
To dream of a shabby and dark apartment, indicates misfortune and possible loss of a boyfriend or loss of money. Also see “Penthouse”... My Dream Interpretation
Compartmentalization. Each door here represents a different aspect of self and your experiences.
Alternatives. Every door is another option waiting for examination.
Being lost in an apartment complex symbolizes having too many options from which to choose, and finding yourself overwhelmed by those options. Narrow down the field a little, then reapproach this situation.... The Language of Dreams
The dream is bringing to our notice something our inner self feels we need to deal with. Missing an appointment suggests we are not paying enough attention to detail.
2- We can perhaps give ourselves a gift or a reward for good work. There is something which has to be accomplished within a certain time limit.
3- We need to keep, or make use of, time in the most spiritually effective way... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream that you miss an appointment implies that you are focusing too much on the end result and should stop and concentrate on the small things around you.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
The dream is bringing to our notice something our inner self feels we need to deal with. Missing an appointment suggests we are not paying enough attention to detail.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If you are arguing with only one person the conflict is likely to be between two polarities of thought in you; with more than one person the issue is probably one connected with a wider, more global belief or concept.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To be having an argument with someone with whom you normally have a good relationship suggests you are unsure of your motivation in actions you are taking.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see other people arguing means you are wasting your time and money in a real-life situation. It can also be a sign that others are gossiping about you.
If you dream that your boyfriend is fighting with someone other than you, it can be a sign that he is unworthy of your affections. Also see “Yelling.”... My Dream Interpretation
The sacrifice or atonement of another for your waywardness, is portentous of the humiliation of self or friends through your open or secret disregard of duty.
A woman after this dream is warned of approaching disappointment. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Ridding yourself of an unwanted or undesirable characteristic, situation, or person.
Feelings of loneliness, displacement, or fatality that stem from others’ disapproval of your lifestyle or ideas.... The Language of Dreams
The basement is built first. It is often below ground (or at least some parts of it), and is essentially the foundation of the house. Dreaming about a basement and understanding the dream, may provide you with valuable information which may lead to greater self-awareness.
A recurring dream about basements (i.e. being in a basement, cleaning a basement, furnishing a basement, etc.) should not be ignored. These dreams may be symbolic of your unconscious, instincts and intuition, and degree of awareness of a current situation or a problem.
The look of the basement may provide you with clues about your current feelings and state of contentment.
If the basement is a mess, and you see great disorder and clutter, it suggests that you may be experiencing confusion and that it is a very good time to sort things out emotionally and psychologically. At times, the activities which are going on in the basement of your dream may be based on past experiences or childhood memories. As with all dreams, their main purpose seems to be to bring the dreamer to higher consciousness so that he may deal with his current issues more effectively, rather than to dwell on the past. See also: House.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
A scary place where, according to Jung, we lose our soul or rediscover it. It is the unconscious, the dark, the impenetrable, that which we repress.
The foundation of your life.
A longing for greater security.
You are coming into contact with your unconscious.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Depth Psychology: The basement is a symbol of the unconscious, but also of the foundation of your life, where you keep what needs to be finished. Fear and danger lurk in these dark regions of your soul.
The other images in the dream are very important. See Cave, Grotto, House, Tomb.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream about a cluttered basement is an indication of conflicted feelings over some issue. It could also symbolize flaws that you see in yourself.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If the basement is clean and neat, you are happy and well-adjusted.
If the basement is dark and spooky or messy and dirty, you are unhappy with your life right now.... My Dream Interpretation
A basement can also highlight the power that is available to us provided we are willing to make use of it. Often associated with self-image and self-confidence, we may not have come to terms with our own charisma and personal power and prefer to keep it hidden.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The strange thing is I haven’t a clue who this person is. Various people visit my home and I am terrified the body will be discovered. In one of these recurring dreams the police actually investigate the disappearance of “the person’’ and go into the cellar. When I wake from these dreams I always have the most terrible guilty feeling’ (Mrs P L). Usually the things we have hidden from awareness in our unconscious.
The example shows how Mrs L has killed or repressed a pan of herself. We might kill’ ambition, love, sexual drive, and push them into our unconscious. But the basement or cellar is also the entrance to general memones, our biological unconscious’ functions, archetypal patterns of behaviour, subliminal or psychic impressions, the collective unconscious. Frequently the place we keep memories of traumatic events in our life. So a dark shape or intruder might emerge from downstairs*. Our dark deeds or guilty memories are also in the basement.
A snake in the cellar, cave: our psychobiological drive; the energy behind our growth and motivation which includes sex drive. This connects us with awareness of our evolution. Bad smell: emotions which could cause depression or illness. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The ease of crossing it depends on the weight of deeds one is carrying. Some cross like lightening, while others have to carry their burdens and move at varying paste. Walking on it in a dream means ajourney. Ifthe bridge caves under one’s feet in the dream, it means destruction and death. Seeing this bridge in a dream also represents knowledge, truth, believing in God’s oneness and following the teachings and example of God’s Messenger upon whom be peace.
If one’s foot slips while crossing in the dream, it means that he will miss the true path.
If one sees himself walking the path in a dream, it means that he is on the right track, follows what is commanded and abstains from what is forbidden. It also means that one will undergo awesome changes, undertakes major responsibilities and succeeds to reach safety. Ifone’s foot slips in a dream, it also means that he will fall into sin and deviate from the straight path.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The truck may also mean that you are ready to lay the foundation for a new project.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If a pregnant woman sees any of these pieces in a dream, it means giving birth to a daughter. (Also see Chess; Chessboard)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dream you have torn the garment this shows a rift in a relationship with a person who is important to you.
If you lose the cloak, then you will have a falling out with the one who loves and protects you.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
To read or hear the Ten Commandments read, denotes you will fall into errors from which you will hardly escape, even with the counsels of friends of wise and unerring judgment. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If a known young person, or if an old man compliments him in a dream, it means attaining success at their hand.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If one hides behind a mountain in a dream, it means placing his trust in a revered or a religious person. (Also see Clouds)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The dam is also a term used for the perineum, the area between rectum and genitalia.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
The oppressors will be visited with severe punishment fromAllah, for Qiyaamah isreferred to as Youmul-Jazaa and Youmul-Fasi meaningDay of Retribution and Day of Deciding who is liable for punishment and who is worthy of reward. And if the people of that locality are oppressed they will be delivered from their plight.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If a woman defers or postpones her marriage in a dream, it means separation from her husband or losing the opportunity to be married or showing preference to remaining unmarried.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
2. Feeling great loss, usually over an aspect of self or personality.
3. Note body parts that are lost: loss of mobility (loss of legs) or dexterity (loss of hands or ﬁngers), etc. ... New American Dream Dictionary
A situation may be tearing us apart and violent action may be necessary Before we can recover our equilibrium.
2- Psychologically we need to take our old feelings and ideas apart to make sense of what is going on. This process has to take place before a rebuilding of one’s life can happen.
3- The death and rebirth symbolism of initiation; the death of the Self before reintegration and rebirth.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If you sometimes feel your live is coming apart at the seams, then this too will occasion a dismemberment dream. As in olden mythology, when man fell apart, the Gods would put him back together again, this then is a dream of warning you to change your ways, or take charge of a situation, before it reaches the dismemberment stage.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
If we are angry at our partner we may kick the cat or nag at the children instead of confronting the real target. Freud stated that in dreams we express what we usually censor, or would be censored socially, in terms of behaviour or sexuality, but often in a displaced way. What appears to be most important and full of emotion in the dream may, according to this statement, be really of least significance. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The elements fire, air, water and earth are the first principles of creation.
The chinese way of thought includes metal as the fifth element. It is these core meanings that come across in dreams.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To the married, it denotes that you hold places which you are unworthy to fill, and if your ways are not rectified your reputation will be at stake.
To the unmarried, it foretells disappointments in love and the unfaithfulness of men.
To dream that your lover has eloped with some one else, denotes his or her unfaithfulness.
To dream of your friend eloping with one whom you do not approve, denotes that you will soon hear of them contracting a disagreeable marriage. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To dream that your lover has eloped with someone else is an indication that he or she needs to be tested in order to be sure that an approaching marriage is a wise course.... The Complete Dream Book
2- In a dream to be planning an elopement is creating circumstances where others do not understand the motives behind our actions. We are aware of our own need for some sort of integration within our personalities but cannot do this without people misunderstanding.
3- Elopement signifies a union Spiritual or otherwise particularly in adversity.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If you continue your drive without unpleasant incidents arising, you will succeed in turning these forebodings to useful account in your advancement.
To ride on horseback along one, denotes you will fearlessly meet and overcome all obstacles in your way to wealth and happiness.
To walk along one, you will have a weary struggle for elevation, but will &ally reap a successful reward. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Indicates the inability to communicate and express your needs clearly. Part of the Self is lost or was put aside and is not being lived.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To dream of being out of work, denotes that you will have no fear, as you are always sought out for your conscientious fulfilment of contracts, which make you a desired help. Giving employment to others, indicates loss for yourself. All dreams of this nature may be interpreted as the above. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2- When we are fully employed our attention is very focused on what we are doing.
To dream of being employed can suggest that we need to focus our attention on work that creates satisfaction and gives us the lifestyle that we want.
3- Spiritual employment suggests using our talents and gifts effectively for the Greater Good.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream of being employed in a job other than our own can suggest that we have issues about satisfaction and lifestyle choices.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The young should heed the benevolent advice of their elders.
To resist enchantment, foretells that you will be much sought after for your wise counsels and your liberality.
To dream of trying to enchant others, portends that you will fall into evil. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If what one donates for this purpose is a house or a book or money in the dream, it means repentance from one’s sins and guidance on the straight path, or it could mean begetting a son. Offering a swine or wine as an endowment in a dream means rising in rank in the world, injustice, and causing harm to others.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
For young people to dream that they are engaged, denotes that they will not be much admired.
To dream of breaking an engagement, denotes a hasty, and an unwise action in some important matter or disappointments may follow.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A commitment of some nature, but it is not permanent yet. This is a good time to reexamine your thinking and make sure this is a decision about which you feel confident.
As a play on words, social commitments that you may, or may not, have any time to enjoy (e.g., “pressing engagements”).
WTiat are your feelings in this dream? Are you happy and content about the pledge made? If not, this can reflect anxiety 7 or anger over someone else’s upcoming nuptials, or second thoughts about a responsibility you’ve recently taken on.... The Language of Dreams
Depth Psychology: If you are single, you are longing for love, marriage, or family; married people want to improve their relationship.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream that you end an engagement suggests a quick choice about something vital that you should think through.
To dream about a business engagement indicates fear or anxiety within your career life.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If you are engaged, then you are plugged in and completely consumed. See Commitment and Wedding.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To the young, this is a dream of many and varied pleasures and the high regard of friends. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you leave before the Entertainment is over, it is a sign that you will miss some good opportunity through your own carelessness.... Mystic Dream Book
2. Problems of “inner pollution”; emotional burdens and uncertainties.
3. A positive intention to create your own environment, an expression of realizing or ignoring complex personal needs and wishes. See Earth, Fire, Air, Water, Garbage, Spring, World.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
When we dream of faeces or excrement we are returning to an infant level of expression and enjoyment. Experiences we have had may have been relevant at the time but we now need to let them go.
There are certain aspects of our lives which we have used up and need to expel.
The power of the person is said to be contained in his excrement.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If the excrement is transformed into living animals, maybe rats, you are accepting that you are responsible for managing your own impulses. Excrement in its more spiritual meaning belongs to the realm of feelings and you may simply be trying to get rid of bad feelings. Those bad feelings can be turned into something worthwhile. Evacuation of the bowel usually highlights our need to be free of worry and responsibility, or possibly the need to learn how to be uninhibited. It can also signify the sexual act.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
2- A process of fermentation allows us to transform and transmute ordinary aspccts of our personality into new and wonderful characteristics.
3- Spiritual transformation and transmutation.
The dreamer should welcome this symbol in a dream and be prepared to move forward.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To see the firmament illuminated and filled with the heavenly hosts, denotes great spiritual research, but a final pulling back on Nature for sustenance and consolation. You will often be disappointed in fortune also.
To see people you know in the firmament, signifies that they are about to commit some unwise act through you, and others must be the innocent sufferers. Great disasters usually follow this dream. See Illumination. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
The shape of the fragment might be relevant.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A dream in three parts may give us the information we need.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Depth Psychology: There is a saying that “broken dishes mean good luck,” and that is true for dreams, too, but sometimes the dream may be a warning against too much exuberance: hopes and wishes can be as fragile as glass. Was it broken Glass or broken Porcelain?... Dreamers Dictionary
If a living person sees himself or someone else wearing green in a dream, it denotes his religious devotion. As for a deceased person, it means a good state and acceptance before God Almighty. It is also said that wearing a green garment in a dream means receiving an inheritance. Wearing a white garment also means glad tidings.
If a fabric merchant or a tailor sees himself wearing a white garment in a dream, it means lack of work. Wearing a black garment in a dream means a bad omen, but if one is used to wearing black clothing, then it means honor, wealth and receiving a high ranking position. Wearing a red garment in a dream means excess earnings that are not yet free from due alms. Such a person then must immediately pay the proper share of his earnings.
A red garment in a dream means death, sickness and to a poor person, it means increase in his difficulties. Wearing a red garment in a dream can mean good only if the person wearing it is an unmarried woman. Otherwise, wearing red during festivals or social gatherings in a dream has no meaning. Wearing a yellow garment in a dream or any of its derivative colors in general means ulcer or other internal festering illness. Wearing a silken garment in a dream means loss and negligence of one’s religious life. Wearing a blue garment in a dream means distress and difficulties. Wearing a patterned garment of mixed colors in a dream means being reprimanded by one’s superior. It also could represent a flower merchant. Wearing a double sided coat means duplicity and affectation. Awashed garment in a dream means poverty and indebtedness. Wearing a brocaded garment in a dream means attending a pilgrimage. Otherwise, if the person qualifies, it means controlling interests in a farmland, or it may represent a good harvest for that year. Wearing a garment which is brilliant in colors for a man in a dream represents his pride and arrogance.
If one sees himself wearing a silken raiment and portraying a religious jurist in a dream, it means that he is a seeker of worldly titles who may invent something new. Announcing lost and found garments in a dream means attending a pilgrimage to Mecca or a journey to an Arab country.
A woman wearing a thin garment in a dream represents her integrity, while if she is wearing a thick garment, it represents her labor and hardships.
If one sees himself putting on a new garment after taking a ritual bath in a dream, it means prosperity or repayment of his debts.
If one’s new garment is torn and cannot be repaired in the dream, it means inability to bear children.
If the garment can be repaired in the dream, it means that there is an evil spell over the person wearing it. Wearing two torn garments in a dream means death.
A torn garment in a dream also means a shattered religious or spiritual life, or it could mean that one is pursued by an evil person, or it could mean poverty or striving to satisfy one’s basic material needs.
If one is stripped of his clothing in a dream, it means loss of his status. Destroying or wasting garments in a dream brings glad tidings, unless if the person seeing the dream is incarcerated, or if he is a poor person, or if he is in debt.
If a man sees himself wearing a woman’s outfit in the dream, and if in his consciousness he intended to act effeminately, it means that he will face a calamity and carry a great burden.
If he thinks in his dream that he is a woman, then his humiliation will be greater. Receiving used garments but in a good condition as a gift in a dream means money, though if they are in bad condition, they mean trouble.
A dog wearing a woolen cloak in a dream represents ajust ruler.
If one sees a lion wearing a cotton or a linen cloak in a dream, it represents a ruler who confiscates people’s properties and money. Wearing linen cloak in a dream also means living a dignified life. Eating a clean garment in a dream means receiving lawful earnings, and eating a dirty garment in a dream means living from unlawful money. Burning one’s garment in a dream means the end of his difficulties. Ironing off the creases of one’s garment before wearing it in a dream means interest in beauty, glitters and ornaments. (Also see Closet; Colors; Filth; Trader)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If such a fire constitutes tongues of falme rising upwards it means harm will come to him from the king or uler. And if no flames are seen it symbolizes pleurisy.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
For example, does greed, lust, or love guide you in your actions? Consider if you are living your life the way your “ideal self” would behave. Also, this dream may also reflect the dreamer’s views about society at large.... My Dream Interpretation
The dream character will usually indicate what needs attention.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If the home is primarily furnished with wooden objects, the man is looking for a more motherly type. Living in a beautiful home: your future looks exceptionally good.
Depth Psychology: See House, Moving, Room.... Dreamers Dictionary
If the implements are broken, you will be threatened with death or serious illness of relatives or friends, or failure n business.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A new programme on a computer in dreams would, for instance, mean accepting a new way of working.
A new instalment of a story suggests a different phase in a project.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A broken musical instrument is a warning to guard your health; to break a string on an instrument while playing predicts a broken love affair.
A dream of putting new strings on an instrument foretells that good news is coming. Carrying a musical instrument is a sign of success with the opposite sex.... My Dream Interpretation
If this is a financial investment, see Money.
If it is a relationship you are investing your energy into, see Relationship and Commitment.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The same is the interpretation of a crown although according to some, it presents a king or ruler.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The dream may also indicate the end of one kind of lifestyle and the beginning of another. Also see “Saving the World.”... My Dream Interpretation
Feelings of guilt playing themselves out before the judge and jury of your Higher Self.
Examining the facts of a particularly perplexing problem in an alternative format in which you remain impartial.
Judges represent the law, in all senses of the term. This includes those guidelines imposed by family, culture, religion, and personal experience.
Juries symbolize impartiality and the chance for a more balanced opinion.
Obtaining bail is indicative of a temporary reprieve; not having to face the consequences of your words or actions immediately, or being given more time to assemble the facts that prove your innocence in a matter.
Judging yourself using the conscience as a guide for personal development and eventual wholeness.... The Language of Dreams
For a young woman to appear before the judgment bar and hear the verdict of ``Guilty,’’ denotes that she will cause much distress among her friends by her selfish and unbecoming conduct.
If she sees the dead rising, and all the earth solemnly and fearfully awaiting the end, there will be much struggling for her, and her friends will refuse her aid. It is also a forerunner of unpleasant gossip, and scandal is threatened. Business may assume hopeless aspects. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A subconscious concern that you are ineffectual in your present circumstance.
The dread of impotency.
Having an obstacle that slows your progression with a person or situation.... The Language of Dreams
To lament the loss of relatives, denotes sickness or disappointments, which will bring you into closer harmony with companions, and will result in brighter prospects for the future. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If one sees himself mourning a deceased person in a dream, it means that harm will come to him from the descendents or family of the departed person. Lamenting with great pain and sorrow and mourning over a deceased person in a dream also means waking up to a great joy and happiness. Lamenting in a dream also means adversities which are driven by the person who is lamenting. It also means going astray, or it could denote a flute, as the flute denotes lamenting in a dream. Lamenting in a dream also represents the work of ignorance.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To see others suffering from this shows you have false friends and should beware.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
To see others suffering from this shows you have false friends and should beware.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
How does everything “measure up” in the dream, and what’s being measured? Equate this to a prevalent situation in your life.
Check the numerical significance of whatever measurements you get for further interpretive value.... The Language of Dreams
Your conscious mind, especially in men’s dreams.
The voice of logic, discipline, and rationality.
A protector, guide, or advocate (see Angel, Icon).
The masculine aspect of the self or Universe.
Boys, especially when dreamed of by a man, reflect youthful memories or the child within.... The Language of Dreams
If you dream that you are reduced to Begging in the streets, it shows that your affairs are prospering.
To dream that you are accosted in the street by a Beggar is a sign of difficulty ahead; if you assist the person, you will overcome your trouble by means of a good friend who will help you.... Mystic Dream Book
For a young woman to dream of mending, foretells that she will be a systematic help to her husband. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If a woman sees herself taking a ritual ablution thereafter in the dream, it means that she will repent for his sin and her adversities will be dispelled.
If an aged woman sees herself experiencing that in the dream, it means that she will bear a son.
If a widow or an unmarried woman experiences her menstrual period in a dream, it means that she will get married.
If a man sees himself experiencing women’s menstrual period in a dream, it means that he will commit an unlawful act, or that he lies. Ifhe sees his wife in her period in the dream, it means that she will close herself to him, or that he will lose money in his business. (Also see Garden; Hilarity; Mirth)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If ill, problems in sexuality, creativity, emotions or in letting go of ‘I want*. See premenstrual tension. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- To dream of menstruation may be linking with the creative side of ourselves which can conceive new ideas and can create new and more wonderful ‘children’ out of simple material. We are linking with the mystery of life and with the procreative drive.
2- Since menstruation is such an integral part of the feminine life, it can indicate in a woman’s dream her acceptance of her own emerging sexuality. In a man’s dream however, it can alert him to his fear surrounding relationships and union with the feminine. It can also indicate his own feminine side and his need to understand his own sensitivity.
3- The Cycle of Life and all that is mysterious in women can be symbolised by menstruation. It is only in a patriarchal society that it is seen as unclean.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A mental hospital in a dream also represents a training school, caring for children’s education, teaching children to behave themselves, a place of learning, a school, a playground, a place of clamor and noise, using vile words, stealing money, or separation from one’s family and children.
If a deceased person is seen in a mental hospital in a dream, it means that he is dwelling in hell-fire, for a mental hospital sometime uses force with its patients and ties them up, or imprisons them. Ifone sees himself in a mental hospital in a dream, it means that he might go to jail for a crime he committed. Mixing with lunatics and insane people in a dream also means imprisonment and mixing with criminals, or it could mean falling sick, or dyingfrom a terminal illness.
If a poor person sees himself inside a mental hospital in a dream, it means financial success, receiving outside help, comfort and joy in his life. (Also see Insanity)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream that you are outside a mental institution, suggests that you are feeling shunned, excluded or ignored by others.... My Dream Interpretation
To see a mentally challenged person in your dream, suggests that someone around you is feeling ignored or overlooked. Perhaps you have failed to listen to what they have to say.... My Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: Mentally ill people in a dream are a sign that your thoughts and actions don’t make sense. Use your head! You have a good mind! Seeing yourself as mentally ill: stay away from people with too much imagination, people that love to build “castles in the air.” See Fool.... Dreamers Dictionary
Depth Psychology: 1’he monument represents people who have been recognized for a special achievement; or it may remind you of an important event.... Dreamers Dictionary
2- The way we move in dreams can indicate a great deal about our acceptance of ourselves.
For instance, to be moving briskly would suggest an easy acceptance of the necessity for change, whereas being moved - such as on sonic kind of moving walkway would signify being moved by outside circumstances or at the wish of other people.
3- A movement towards Spiritual Acceptance can be undertaken when the time is considered to be right.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For instance, to be moving briskly would suggest an easy acceptance of the necessity for change, whereas being moved – such as on some kind of moving walkway – would signify being moved by outside circumstances or at the wish of other people.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Depth Psychology: Listening or hearing beautiful music: inner peace and harmony.
If the music is annoying, of course, it means the opposite.
The dream might also be an expression of your musical talent. Do you play an instrument? If so, what kind? See Dance.... Dreamers Dictionary
If they are broken, the pleasure will be marred by uncongenial companionship.
For a young woman, this dream foretells for her the power to make her life what she will. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
1- Musical instruments in a dream often stand for our skills and abilities in communication. Wind instruments tend to suggest the intellect. Percussion instruments suggest the basic rhythm of life.
2- Sometimes in dreams, musical instruments can suggest the sexual organs and therefore one’s attitude to one’s own sexuality.
3- Ways of self-expression (for example, playing a musical instrument) are offerings of our own creativity and arc spiritual acts.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The symbolism of the instrument itself appearing may allow us to come to terms with that emotion in a slightly more objective way. Not being able to play a particular instrument suggests we do not have access to that emotion.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A broken musical instrument is a warning to guard your health; to break a string on an instrument while playing predicts a broken love affair.
A dream of putting new strings on an instrument foretells that good news is coming. Carrying a musical instrument is a sign of success with the opposite sex.... My Dream Interpretation
1- In dreams, all symbols of nourishment are associated with basic needs. Firstly, we require warmth and comfort; secondly, shelter and sustenance. Initially we experience this as coming from mother. Any dream in which we become aware of our needs then links with our relationship with mother.
If our need for nourishment and nurturing is not met we experience rejection and hurt. In dreams the two become interchangeable.
2- All symbols of containment (the vessel, cup, cauldron, bowl etc.) arc symbols of nurturing and femininity. Food-producing animals are also associated with the nourishing aspects of the mother and therefore of Mother Earth.
3- The suggestions of nourishing the soul and conferring immortality all belong to the nurturing of the Mother Goddess.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If our need for nourishment and nurturing is not met we experience rejection and hurt. In dreams these things become interchangeable.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
For a woman, nurturing is perhaps more physical in feeling, whereas for a man, his focus will be on growth to maturity.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
For a young woman to dream that she makes ointment, denotes that she will be able to command her own affairs whether they be of a private or public character.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
The kind of ointment will often give information as to what we need.
For instance, to be dreaming of a well-known brand can suggest a non-specific type of healing, whereas an ointment that has been prepared specifically for the dreamer suggests a more focused approach.
2- Since Pagan times, ointments have been used to preserve and to prevent decay. Often the use of ointments was a mark of respect, and this symbolism can still apply in dreams today.
3- Ointment can point to our Spiritual need to care and heal, or alternatively, our need to be cared for.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If you receive them, you will be fortunate in undertakings. Giving them away, denotes recklessness and lavish extravagance. Losing an ornament, brings the loss either of a lover, or a good situation.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2- To be conscious of ornaments in a dream tends to indicate that our personal space can be used more fully and therefore bring us greater success. We arc not simply going back to basics but arc actively improving our situation.
3- Tangible and recognisable spirituality.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If one sees the world decorated for him and he is able to ask for whatever he wishes from it in a dream, it means that he will become poor, or that he may face destruction. As for unusual ornaments that are not recognizable, or decorated lands one does not recognize, then ornaments are a good sign, and the same goes for wearing customary or traditional ornaments one is used to adorn himself with. (Also see Earrings; Gem; Gold; Necklace)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
For instance, in a student’s life, paper would suggest the need to pay attention to the studies, whereas festive wrapping paper could indicate the need for, or the possibility of, celebration.
The art of making paper or creating parchment indicates a highly skilled individual.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
For a young woman, it means that she will be angry with her lover and that she fears the opinion of acquaintances. Beware, if you are married, of disagreements in the precincts of the home. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
An indication of coming to terms with other people and the voice inside you. It is a symbol of governing and points to the need to coordinate your own qualities. How are you putting together your emotions and intellect7 How do you “rule” yourself and others7... Little Giant Encyclopedia
The higher aspects of Self have a degree of authority over us and are, if you like, the part of ourselves that deals with the Greater Good. Parliament thus represents those parts that connect us with the rest of the world.
2- Any gathering of people is important in a dream, since it shows us how we relate to that group.
To dream that we arc in the Houses of Parliament represents that we are in a decisionmaking place; we may not be capable of making decisions which affect other people, but we do have access to that space.
3- Parliament should stand for Spiritual Clarity.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To be paying cash suggests a more immediate use of our money and resources, whereas paying by credit card signifies a need to satisfy our immediate needs without thought of the consequences.
A cheque nowadays could well show a slightly outdated attitude.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If you have to give money, energy is lost. Always make sure that you pay attention to the direction of the flow of energy: where it is coming from and where it is flowing to. Of course, in addition to the symbolic meaning, this dream might also represent an actual financial situation that might cause apprehension.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
The apparently intuitive information in some dreams, when investigated, can be traced to an unconscious insight into the language of the living body. We all have this ability to understand body language, but it seems to be something which is inherited from past times before verbal language. It therefore remains a largely unconscious ability. In our dreams, however, it is a major factor in how the dream is structured.
If you cannot find a satisfying description below, imagine yourself making the movement or posture in the dream to see if you can define what the feeling quality is, or what you are saying non-verbally. It can often be of value to make the movement or take up the posture physically instead of in the imagination. By comparing the movement/posture with another one, it can help to clarify its quality.
Example: Marilyn was expenencing emotional pain connected with her impending divorce. Marilyn had dreamt of seeing a dinosaur standing in her path, devounng all who approached it. We explored it by having Marilyn find a body posture and movements which for her expressed the feeling of the dinosaur. In doing so Marilyn did not sense anger or aggression, but she did feel like a predator which always had to take to gain her own needs. This feeling immediately reminded her of her family life as a child. She remembered when she was sent shopping as a very young child of three or four; as well as buying what she had been asked, she purchased some sweets for herself. When she arrived home she was treated as if she had done a terrible thing, and that was where she began to feel like a predator. It seemed to her as if her own needs were always gained at the expense of someone else.
‘With this awareness, she could now see that the dinosaur standing iti her path clearly related to her present situation. Bargaining to gain a realistic share of the house and property jointly owned by her husband and herself, felt to her as if she were gaining her needs at his expense, like a predator. That made her feel so awful, she was almost ready to allow her husband to take all, leaving her without house or money to start again. Her awareness of where the feelings arose from, and the unrealistic pan they played in her life, allowed her to relate to the situation with less pain and more wisdom’ (from Mind and Movement, Tony Crisp). ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
For instance, a loss of boyfriend or stress caused many young women to have an increased need for sleep. Some people who had undergone successful psychotherapy for their emotional difficulties, and some meditators, found their sleep need was decreased.
Wanting to know more about why these situations changed sleep need, Hartmann went on to study dream sleep in a group of women who suffered premenstrual tension (PMT). This group were prone to depression and irritability during PMT—records show there is an unusually high rate of murder, suicide and admission to psychiatric hospitals during this time. Although Hartmann found this group needed a little more sleep time than a control group, the main feature of change was their increased need for dreaming. Their length of time spent in dreaming increased in relationship to their depression.
The conclusion reached was that one of the functions of dreaming is to help deal with difficult states of emotion or anxiety. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Self-punishment occurs when we have not achieved the standards we expcct of ourselves.
2- When there is conflict in our lives, if we cannot resolve il we will often dream of being punished. This may be the only way out of our particular dilemma. We would rather suffer pain than resolve the difficulty.
3- The concept of Divine Retribution that is, being punished by a force greater than ourselves suggests a judgmental God. Spiritual punishment is much more, however, the idea of self-flagellation for not having achieved what is required of us.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The more rigidly moral we are, the more hell and punishment we dream about. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Modern humans face the difficulty of developing an independent identity and yet keeping a working relationship with the primitive, thus maturing/bringing the primitive into an efficiently functioning connection with the present social world.
The survival urge at base might be kill or run, but it can be transformed into the ambition which helps, say, an opera singer meet difficulties in her career. Also the very primitive has in itself the promise of the future, of new aspects of human consciousness. This is because many extraordinary human functions take place unconsciously, in the realm of the reptile/spine/lower brain/right brain/autonomic nervous system. Being unconscious they are less amenable to our waking will. They function fully only in some fight or flight, survive or die, situations.
If we begin to touch these with consciousness, as we do in dreams, new functions are added to consciousness. See The dream as extended perception under ESP and dreams.
Unconscious life or growth processes which can lead to transformation (the frog/prince story); the growth from childhood vulnerability—tadpole to frog—therefore the process of life in general and its wisdom. Frogspawn: sperm, ovum and reproduction.
Example: ‘My wife and I saw a large lizard on the wall near a banana. It was there to catch the flies.
The lizard turned so it was facing away from us—head up the wall. We then were able to see it had large wing-like flaps which spread from its head in an invened V. With amazement we saw on these flaps wonderful pictures, in full colour, of birds. In fleeting thoughts I wondered if the bird “paintings” were to attract birds, or were some form of camouflage. But I felt cenain the lizard had “painted” these wonderful pictures with its unconscious an’ (David T). Generally, a lizard is very much the same as a snake, except it lacks the poisonous aspect; awareness of unconscious or instinctive drives, functions and processes. In the above dream, the banana is both David’s pleasure and sexuality, while the lizard is the creativity emerging from his unconscious through the attention he is giving it—he is looking at the lizard. Chameleon: either one’s desire to fade into the background, or adaptability.
Example: A small snake about a foot long had dropped down my shirt neck. I could feel it on the left side of my neck Fearing it was poisonous and might bite me, I moved very slowly. At one point I put my head on the ground, hoping the snake would wish to crawl away. It did not. Then I was near an elephant I loved, and hoped it would remove the snake. It did not. Even as I slept I felt the snake was an expression of the attitude of not shanng myself with anybody except family’ (David T).
For months prior to the above dream David had experienced a great deal of neck pain. After discussing the dream with his wife, and realising much of his thinking and feeling was intumed, the pain disappeared. So the snake was both poisoner’ and ‘healer’. This may be why snakes are used as a symbol of the medical profession.
The Hebrew word for the serpent in the Garden of Eden is Nahash, which can be translated as blind impulsive urges, such as our instinctive drives.
So, generally, snakes depict many different things, but usually the life process.
If we think of a person’s life from conception to death, we see a flowing moving event, similar in many ways to the speeded up films of a seed growing into a plant, flowering and dying.
The snake depicts the force or energy behind that movement and purposiveness—the force of life which leads us both to growth and death. That energy —like electricity in a house, which can be heat, power, sound and vision—lies behind all our functions. So in some dreams the snake expresses our sexuality, in others the rising of that energy up our body to express itself as digestion—the intestinal snake; as the healing or poisonous energy of our emotions and thoughts.
Example: ‘I was in a huge cathedral, the mother church. I wanted to go to the toilet/gents. As I held my penis to urinate it became a snake and reached down to the urinal to drink. It was thirsty. I struggled with it, pulling it away from the unclean liquid. Still holding it I walked to a basin and gave it pure water to drink’ (Bill A). Here the connection between snake and sexuality is obvious. But the snake is not just Bill’s penis. It is the direction his sexual urges take him he is struggling with. Out of his sense of love and connection with life— the cathedral—he wants to lift his drive towards something which will not leave him with a sense of uncleanness. Snake in connection with any hole: sexual relatedness.
A snake biting us: unconscious worries about our health, frustrated sexual impulse, our emotions turned against ourselves as internalised aggression, can poison us and cause very real illness, so may be shown as the biting snake. Snake biting others: biting remarks, a poisonous tongue.
A crowned or light-encircled snake: when our ‘blind impulses’ or instinctive or unconscious urges and functions are in some measure integrated with our conscious will and insight, this is seen as the crowned snake or even winged snake. It shows real self awareness and maturity. In coils of snake: feeling bound in the ‘blind impulses’ or habitual drives and feeling responses. Instincts and habits can be redirected, as illustrated by Hercules’ labours. Snake with tail in mouth: sense of the circle of life—binh, growth, reproduction, aging, death, rebirth; the eternal. Snake coiling up tree, pole, cross: the blind instinctive forces of life emerging into conscious experience—in other words the essence of human expenence with its involvement in pain, pleasure, time and eternity; the process of personal growth or evolution; healing because personal growth often moves us beyond old attitudes or situations which led to inner tension or even sickness. Snake in grass: sense or intuition of talk behind your back; danger, sneakiness. Colours: green, our internal life process directed, perhaps through satisfied feelings, love and creativity, into a healing process or one which leads to our personal growth and positive change; white, eternal aspect of our life process, or becoming conscious of it; blue, religious feelings or coldness in relations. See colours; anxiety dreams; death and rebirth, the self under archetypes; dreams and Ancient Greece; cellar under house, buildings; hypnosis and dreams; jungle; paralysis. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Depth Psychology: If you went through painful experiences recently, the dream means that your wounds will heal soon!... Dreamers Dictionary
If one sees a drop of semen coming out of his reproductive organs in a dream, it denotes money that will surface.
If the man’s semen spatters over his wife in the dream, it means that he will buy her a new garment. Owning an earthenwarejar filled with semen in a dream means uncovering a hidden treasure, or becoming wealthy. Ifthe husband is spattered with the semen of his wife in a dream, it means that he will satisfy his desire for her and attain his purpose. Drinking water from one’s own reproductive organ in a dream means lustfulness.
If the husband sees a thick yellowish fluid flowing from his wife’s sexual organ in a dream, it means that she will give birth to an unhealthy child. Ifa reddish fluid flows instead in the dream, it represents a short lived child.
If it comes out as a black fluid in the dream, it means that such a child will grow to dominate the family and to be an unjust master of the household.
The ovum of a beautiful woman in a dream means happiness, wealth and children. Semen in a dream also means attaining one’s goal, comfort, or wasting one’s capital, divulging one’s secrets, or the death of a child.
If a farmer sees semen in his dream, it means that he will work on a barren land and make it fertile. (Also see Impurity; Sexual intercourse; Vagina)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If there are names on the sign, pay attention to the writing: small letters, elegantly written letters, ornate letters, or letters written in color.
If the sign has a picture, look up its meaning.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If this area is damaged or suppressed, humans or animals make full muscular movements in connection with what is dreamt. He observed that cats would stalk, crouch and spring at imaginary prey. These very imponant findings suggest a number of things.
The unconscious process behind dreaming, apan from creating a non-volitional fantasy, can also reproduce movements we have not consciously decided upon. This shows we have at least two centres of will which can direct body and mental processes. Christopher Evans, linking with the work of Nicholas Humphrey at Cambridge University, sees the movements of dreaming cats as expressions of survival ‘programs’ in the biological computer. These ‘programs’ or strategies for survival need to be replayed in order not only to keep in practice, but also to modify them in connection with the influx of extra experience and information. In the human realm, our survival strategies and the way we relate to our social, sexual, marriage and work roles may also be replayed and modified in our dreaming.
Such movements are not linked simply to survival or social programs’.
An important aspect of dreaming is releasing painful emotions or trauma, and moving toward psychological growth. Also, the process producing these movements does not keep strictly to the realm of sleep. It is observable that many muscular spasms, ticks, or unwilled waking movements arise from this source—the will’ of the unconscious—attempting to release trauma or initiate a necessary programme of psychological growth. That such dream’ activities as spontaneous movement or verbalisation should occur during waking would appear to suggest that a dream must occur with them. Research shows this is unlikely. It does however show that a dream may be imagery produced to express this mental, muscular, emotional ‘self regulation’.
The imagery may not be necessary if the process is consciously experienced.
Because the self-regulatory process produces spontaneous movements, emotions and verbalisation, it is likely there is a connection between it and many ancient religious practices such as pentecostalism, shaktipat in India, subud in Indonesia and seitai in Japan. These are forms of psychotherapy practised by other cultures. They create an environment in which practitioners can allow spontaneous movement and fantasy while awake. Because consciousness is then involved, and can co-operate with the self-regulating or healing activities of the unconscious, such practice can lead to better health and utilisation of unconscious functions.
The older religious forms of this practice relied on belief systems of spirits or gods. Once the connection between these practices and the dream is realised, much in them which was obscure becomes understandable. In my book Mind and Movement I explain the connection between the dream process, self regulatory healing, extended perception and waking consciousness. See abreaction; sleep walking; dream as therapist and healer. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
2. Deviousness, either by the dreamer or by someone who will behave this way toward him/her.
3. Period of growth (shedding skin).
4. Gossip, spreading “venom.” 5.
If subject to constriction by snake, feeling emotionally strangled.
6. Being sabotaged.
7. Killing a snake indicates the ability to handle a fearful problem.
8. Feeling vulnerable, not knowing what to do.
11. Willingness to change course or thinking. ... New American Dream Dictionary
A snake in a dream also means enmity from one’s in-laws or children, or it could represent the evil andjealousy of one’s neighbor.
A sleeping snake in a dream means a sleeping enemy. As for an unjust person, a water snake in a dream means receiving help, or it could represent a verdict. Owning a snake in a dream means gaining power and authority. Its flesh represents enemy money, or it could mean joy.
If one sees himself wearing the skin of a snake in a dream, it means that he will unmask his enmity toward others. Killing a snake in a dream and staining one’s hands with its blood means destroying one’s enemy.
A snake in one’s dream also represents a rich enemy, for its poison means money.
If one sees snakes being killed in the streets in a dream, it means a war.
A small snake in a dream represents a little child. Hunting snakes in a dream means tricking or deceiving one’s enemies.
A black snake in a dream represents a strong-enemy.
A white snake in a dream represents a weak enemy.
If one sees a snake talking to him and saying nice words to him in a dream, it means enjoying pleasant moments with one’s adversary, or benefiting at the hands of one’s enemy. Ifthe snake talks harshly to him in a dream, it means suffering from tyranny and oppression caused by one’s enemy. Becoming a snake in a dream means being contemptible against one’s own religion. Seeingoneselfas a half-snake half-human in a dream means being able to neutralize half of the enemy’s power. Discovering a snake skin which is made from gold in a dream means that one will discover a hidden treasure.
If a snake swallows someone in a dream, it means that he will reach a powerful position. Ifone sees a snake sitting over his head in a dream, it means that he will earn the respect of people in authority.
A field which is covered with snakes in a dream represents a destructive rain.
A snake with a horn in a dream represents a profitable business. Black snakes and pythons in a dream represent army generals. Water snakes in a dream represent money. Ifone sees his garden covered with snakes in a dream, it means that its trees will bear fruits and exceed the normal crop.
A snake coming out of its hole in a dream represents a son.
A snake leaving one’s house in a dream means its destruction or demolition. Killing a snake in a dream means marriage. Tapeworms or other intestinal worms in a dream represent one’s relatives and their children. Seeing snakes eating on one’s table in a dream means separation between friends. Desert snakes in a dream represent highway robbers. In general a snake or a serpent in a dream representjealousy,envy, perfidy, swindlingpeople’s properties, deceit and an avowed enmity. (Also see Belt; Sting)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
• A snake bites you or someone else: you’ll get your financial rewards.
• You witness a snake transforming into a dragon: you can expect help from someone in a high position.
• You see many snakes: you could be tricked or betrayed... Chine Dream Interpretation
In the Old Testament, the emblem of temptation and evil.
Greco-Roman: A symbol of renewed health and well-being. Note that the caduceus, a symbol of physicians, appears as two snakes entwined on a staff.
Transformation and development.
The snake sheds its old skin to make room to grow.
Being bitten by a snake is not a bad omen, as it might seem initially. Instead, because of the snake’s regenerative power, it represents a new awareness developing within.
A phallic symbol that sometimes comes to women upon conception, or when the dreamer is figuratively pregnant with creative ideas and psychic impressions.... The Language of Dreams
The power of Snake bnngs active libidinous or sexual energy out of the subconscious for creative use. Snake power is healing power that when cultivated and used can heal your physical and emotional wounds.
The undulating movement of Snake moves the energy known as kundalini up the spine of its initiate to activate a spintual awakening. It may announce the call to the profession of a healer or shaman. Snake may signify wisdom in its association with the tree of knowledge. Snakes may sometimes represent deep-seatec fears that disrupt your life, or sexual fears where there has beer trauma or violanon.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
The snake can also represent the male genitals and may be warning you against entering into a certain sexual encounter.
The snake can also represent someone in your life who is heartless, cruel, and treacherous. On a more optimistic note, the snake symbolizes intelligence, change, and understanding. It implies revitalization of the spirit and alterations in life.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To see a lone snake and feel threatened by it shows that you have a bad enemy that is even then working against you, it also a warning against bodily harm from an enemy.
To dream of many snakes in a pit is the foreboding of much bad luck in love or business. Should you overcome and kill a threatening snake in your dream shows that you will overcome your adversary and win out.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
The snake is also a phallic symbol that could represent sexual healing or it could reveal sexual trauma.
The snake, because it sheds its skin, represents your ability to release old incarnations, attachments and identities and reinvent yourself. Also, many religious teachings depict the snake to be evil, as in the Garden of Eden, revealing temptation and even the devil. However, ancient Hermetics teach that the snake represents the wisdom that is earned in facing and embracing your shadow. Consider the feeling tone. See Kundalini, Goddess Persephone, Breakdown/Breakthrough Dream.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A snake twined around the body or limb indicates some form of bondage, possibly being enslaved to the passions.
A snake, or worm, leaving a corpse by its mouth sometimes represents the sexual act (the little death), but can also signify our control of our libido.
A snake in the grass image denotes disloyalty, trickery and evil.
The image of a snake with its tail in its mouth is one of the oldest available to man and signifies completion and the union of the spiritual and physical. Being swallowed by a snake shows the need and ability to return to the ultimate and lose our sense of space and time. Dreaming of a snake twined around a staff or similar suggests that the unconscious forces that drive us are being released to create healing, rebirth and renewal.
The colours of the snake may give additional insight into the meaning of the dream. Also consult the individual entries for caduceus, colour, eating and shapes / patterns, as well as serpent in this section... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The dreamer will soon undergo a vast inner change that will be reflected in her outer life.
If the dream is a positive and uplifting one, then good times are ahead.
If the dream is a scary one, the times ahead may still be good ones, but the dreamer needs to be very careful of pitfalls along the way.
An even more ancient symbol for the Great Goddess.
If the dreamer is a woman, then she will soon come into realization of her power as a woman.
If the dreamer is a man, especially if he is single, a very powerful and exciting woman will soon come into his life - though she may not be a potential love partner. Astrological parallels: Scorpio, Pluto Tarot parallels: The Tower, The Empress... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
If you dream about you or an animal attacking, wrestling with or trying to kill a snake, you will have to defend your reputation against nasty gossip.
If the attempt to kill the snake was successful in your dream, you will succeed against all hostilities.... My Dream Interpretation
A symbol of the dark feminine and deception, it also represents wisdom and cunning. Almost every woman dreams about serpents at least once in her life, which could mean fear of a rival or of the male gender.
The serpent stands for physical drives.
If something is not right in that area, snake dreams appear.
The image of the serpent may also refer to the “water of life,” since it comes from inside the earth where the healing springs originate.
The Caduceus, the staff of Aesculapius, a symbol of the healing arts, shows two serpents winding around it. In the sacred temple of Aesculapius, serpents crawled on the floor of the sleeping halls. They were said to induce healing dreams.
According to 2nd century dream interpreter Arte- midorus, dreaming about serpents indicates healing and the return to vitality. It is also a symbol of immortality (shedding of the skin—rebirth).
The “Midgard-serpent” and the “Ferris wolf’ in Norse mythology threaten the gods as the world comes to an end.
The serpent is also the symbol for secret wisdom and the revelation of the hidden. Snakes are quick, attracted by fire and the birth of energy.
A snake steals from Gilgamesh (hero of the Sumerian epic) the herb of immortality, while he is taking a bath in a pond. In Greece, Gaia, the goddess of the earth, produces two half-serpents called Titans, who do battle with Zeus.
For the Gnostics of late antiquity, the serpent symbolized the dark, deep, and unfathomable side of God.
The serpent is also a symbol of Kundalini (the yogic life force). In ancient Greece, serpents were even honored publicly, because they were believed to be ghosts of the dead.
Snakes appear suddenly, out of the unknown, creating fear. It is impossible to have a meaningful communication with them; they are secretive and fear-inducing, as is the unconscious. Their poison is sin, their wisdom transformation and deliverance. According to Early Christian imagination, when a snake was attacked, it would only protect its head.
According to Freud, a phallic symbol. According to Jung, the image of the snake means that something important is taking place in our unconscious; it may be dangerous or healing. See Eel.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If a sick person sees himself sitting with his snakes in a dream, it means that he will recover from his illness and live a long and a happy life.
If the basket carries silkworms instead of a snake in his dream, it means repentance of a sinner, or prosperity of a poor person, or it could mean changing a bad profession for a good one.
The presence of a snake charmer in a dream also represents the presence of a deceiver, any taunting profession, or it could mean an illness or suffocation. (Also see Tracker)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream of snakes, is a foreboding of evil in its various forms and stages.
To see them wriggling and falling over others, foretells struggles with fortune and remorse.
To kill them, you will feel that you have used every opportunity of advancing your own interests, or respecting that of others. You will enjoy victory over enemies.
To walk over them, you will live in constant fear of sickness, and selfish persons will seek to usurp your place in your companion’s life.
If they bite you, you will succumb to evil influences, and enemies will injure your business.
To dream that a common spotted snake approaches you from green herbs, and you quickly step aside as it passes you, and after you had forgotten the incident to again see it approaching and growing in dimensions as it nears you, finally taking on the form of an enormous serpent; if you then, after frantic efforts, succeed in escaping its attack, and altogether lose sight of it, it foretells that you will soon imagine you are being disobeyed and slighted, and things will go on from bad to worse. Sickness, uneasiness and unkindness will increase to frightful proportions in your mind; but they will adjust themselves to a normal basis, and by the putting aside of imaginary trouble, and masterfully shouldering duties, you will be contented and repaid.
To dream that a snake coils itself around you and darts its tongue out at you, is a sign that you will be placed in a position where you will be powerless in the hands of enemies, and you will be attacked with sickness.
To handle them, you will use strategy to aid in overthrowing opposition.
To see hairs turn into snakes, foretells that seeming insignificant incidents will make distressing cares for you.
If snakes turn into unnatural shapes, you will have troubles which will be dispelled if treated with indifference, calmness and will power.
To see or step on snakes while wading or bathing, denotes that there will be trouble where unalloyed pleasure was anticipated.
To see them bite others, foretells that some friend will be injured and criticised by you.
To see little snakes, denotes you will entertain persons with friendly hospitality who will secretly defame you and work to overthrow your growing prospects.
To see children playing with them, is a sign that you will be nonplussed to distinguish your friends from your enemies.
For a woman to think a child places one on the back of her head, and she hears the snake’s hisses, foretells that she will be persuaded to yield up some possession seemingly for her good, but she will find out later that she has been inveigled into an intrigue in which enemies will tantalize her.
To see snakes raising up their heads in a path just behind your friend, denotes that you will discover a conspiracy which has been formed to injure your friend and also yourself.
To think your friend has them under control, denotes that some powerful agency will be employed in your favor to ward off evil influences.
For a woman to hypnotize a snake, denotes your rights will be assailed, but you will be protected by law and influential friends. See Serpents and Reptiles. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A flying snake is a false religious spirit, a deadly, difficult to kill problem, Isa. 14:29... Christian Dream Symbols
If a bachelor sees string instruments in his dream, it may mean that he will get married.
If a wife sees herself playing a string instrument in her dream, it means that she will put a child in her lap. Ifone sees himself playing a string instrument in front of the governor’s house in a dream, it means that he will preside over people should he qualify. Otherwise, it could mean that he will piece together or fabricate a story. Seeing a lute or a guitar in a dream denotes no harm if one sees them or intends to hold them, except if one hears their music. Playing or hearing a string instrument in a dream represents lies. Playing them in one’s house in a dream represent a calamity that will befall that family. It is also said that playing such an instrument in a dream also means winningfame and presiding over others, though it could also denote distress for the player.
If a string of such an instrument breaks in a dream, it means relaxation and relief from stress.
A broken string of a lute or a guitar or similar instrument in a dream represents a precious property that causes its owner a headache. Every time he remembers it, he suffers from heartburn or stomach pain. Seeing such an instrument by a layman or a hardworking person in a dream means consolation and a lesson to learn from life. Seeing it by an insolent person in a dream means further corruption, while if a a tyrant or an unjust person sees it in a dream, it means oppressing others, terrorizingthem and cuttingthemofffrom their families. (Also seeBanjo; Musician)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
2. If in a vitamin shop, considering various vitamins, one may be considering various actions that will energize one’s life. ... New American Dream Dictionary
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3. Suggestive of themes in either the old testament or the new testament (make note of any other symbols for possibly related stories). ... New American Dream Dictionary
If we are being physically tortured in dreams, we need to look at the other images and personalities in the dream to discover what significance such action has in our everyday life. It may be that we tend to put ourselves in the position of victim without realizing it. Torment has a hugely emotional charge behind it and reveals an element of sadism in our dream tormentor. This can amount to persecution and is the sort of dream that will surface in post-traumatic stress disorder.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If we are unable to deal with the hurt, the dream may escalate into one of torment.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
2- Unemployment is a fear that almost everyone has. When an event connected with unemployment occurs, e.g. redundancy, dole payments etc. in a dream, our feelings of inadequacy are being highlighted. We need to experience that fear in order to deal with, and overcome, it.
3- A sense of spiritual inadequacy and inability can translate itself into the image of unemployment. This is more to do with not being motivated enough to accept a spiritual task.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
In all conditions, garments bespeak a persons’ condition (as understood from above). Similarly, if he is a sinner, his condition will improve through repentance.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To argue with one, foretells that you will be outwitted and foiled.
To see a dark-haired woman with blue eyes and a pug nose, definitely determines your withdrawal from a race in which you stood a showing for victory.
If she has brown eyes and a Roman nose, you will be cajoled into a dangerous speculation.
If she has auburn hair with this combination, it adds to your perplexity and anxiety.
If she is a blonde, you will find that all your engagements will be pleasant and favorable to your inclinations. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If they walk away from him in the dream, it means his poverty in the world. Sitting content in the company of women in a dream means lack of work. (Also see Woman)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dream of them shopping, you will soon see an increase in your spending power.
A dream of pregnant women is a sign that you will be blessed with abundant wealth.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Mother figures: The maternal aspect, and attachments to same. Feeling toward the feminine side of self. Alternatively, the spirit of earth (earth as our mother).
Wife: The literal wish for a wife, or someone in your life who would act as a companion and helpmate (see Bride).
The archetypal Goddess who is maiden, mother, and crone combined (see Icons).
An old woman: An emblem of folksy, time-honored wisdom, especially in matters of love and health (this may also be true of an old man). Alternatively, an emblem of the ancestors who act as guides in important life decisions.
Maids represent neatness and an attention to appearances either for yourself, in a situation, or in your home.
Nuns reflect religious dedication and lifelong devotion to an ideal.
For those who attended Catholic school, a nun may also be an authority figure stressing the need for discipline.
Waitresses symbolize service to others (see Servant). Do you feel as if people appreciate your time and efforts (for example, does the waitress in the dream receive an acceptable tip)? Are you giving too much of yourself?... The Language of Dreams
A dream of pregnant women is a sign that you will be blessed with abundant wealth.
An old time interpretation of seeing women in a crowd was that you would soon be met with treachery and deceit, so take your choice, either you are modern, or not.... Encyclopedia of Dreams