Influence of religious teachings; difficulty in meeting sexuality and emotional and financial independence; awareness of spiritual.
Symbolic of chastity
In dreams, as someone who has dedicated himself to his god or ultimate power, a monk represents spirituality, obedience and discipline.
Psychological / emotional perspective: In his devotion to the mystical life, the monk in dreams symbolizes an emotional response to a vocation, perhaps to a life of ascetism. He symbolizes holiness – and no matter what religion – that part of us that searches for the divine. He can have the same significance as the hermit or wanderer.
Material aspects: As a shadowy representation of the part of us that prefers to exist in isolation, the monk can appear in dreams when our self-belief is under threat. When he is cowled or hooded he signifies hidden information, but with his face uncovered he represents truth.
Gives gender - specific: In a man’s dream a monk can signify the need or wish for celibacy. In a woman’s dream he may be a representation of the animus.
Vision: Having frequent dreams about a monk might be a sign that someone will help you deal with the troubles in your life. From a spiritual point of view, a monk might represent your inner guide.
If a man dreams about a monk: don’t take sexual energies quite so seriously; use them instead to mobilize your intellectual power.
Depth Psychology: Worldly matters no longer interest you; you are striving for wisdom and faith or are in search of a spiritual guide. See Cloister, Gum, Nun.
(Abstinence; Asceticism; Bat; Celibacy; Extremism; Fear; School of thought) Living a monastic life in a dream means walking away from common traditions. Becoming a monk in a dream means receiving praises, respect, or commendation, though one will become uptight because of it, or have limited resources, little money, lives meekly, have constant fears, or it could mean hiding away from people.
Discipline, self-restraint and self-determination; but also losing oneself. See Abbey, Cloister, Hermit.
To see a monk in your dream, signifies your inner faith, devotion and spiritual enlightenment.
As with others connected with the Church, this is an omen of disappointment and trouble.
1. Desire to be by oneself.
2. Desire to be deeply religious to help solve a problem.
Dreams of a monk symbolize spiritual devotion, connection to spirit, and the aspect of you that is service oriented, altruistic, selfless, and generous, detached from the confines of your ego.
see High Priest in People
To dream of seeing a monk, foretells dissensions in the family and unpleasant journeyings.
To a young woman, this dream signifies that gossip and deceit will be used against her.
To dream that you are a monk, denotes personal loss and illness.