Monk, Dream Interpretation

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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.

See Abbot.

Monk | Dream Interpretation

Keywords of this dream: Monk

The Fabric of Dream

To dream of becoming one, calmness in passion. Merely to dream of one, pride, or malice qf which the dreamer will be the victim.

The significance of this dream is evidently due to the regard in which the clergy of past ages held their gypsy brethren.... The Fabric of Dream

Gypsy Dream Dictionary

Symbolizes deceit. Beware of business associates trying to cheat you. Judge friends by their actions rather than by their words.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary

Islamic Dream Interpretation

It presents his enemy who is defeated.

The reason hfor his defeat is the fact that Allah has deprived him of His favours because of his sins, infamy and wickedness.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

My Dream Interpretation

To dream of seeing a chipmonk means that pleasant friends will soon visit you.

If you dream of petting it, you will have family happiness.... My Dream Interpretation

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

To dream of a monkey, denotes that deceitful people will flatter you to advance their own interests.

To see a dead monkey, signifies that your worst enemies will soon be removed.

If a young woman dreams of a monkey, she should insist on an early marriage, as her lover will suspect unfaithfulness.

For a woman to dream of feeding a monkey, denotes that she will be betrayed by a flatterer.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Worrisome person, habit, addiction; unlike a gorilla; see “gorilla”... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Playful.

2. Need to imitate the behavior of others.

3. De­sire to be by oneself. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Islamic Dream Interpretation

A monkey in a dream represents someone with every type of faults. Fighting with a monkey and beating him in a dream means falling sick then recovering from one’s illness. Ifthe monkey wins the fight, then it means falling to an illness that has no cure.

A monkey in a dream also represents a sinner and a criminal. Monkey’s bite in a dream represents a fight or having an argument with someone.

A monkey in a dream also represents a deceitful person, a sorcerer, or an illness.

If one becomes a monkey in a dream, it means profiting from sorcery, or engaging in adultery.

A monkey in a dream also represents a defeated enemy. Riding on the back of a monkey in a dream means winning a war against one’s enemy. Eating monkey’s flesh in a dream means suffering from depression, becoming poor, alcoholic, deprived, or suffering from an illness that could lead one near his death. Ifone is offered a monkey as a gift in a dream, it means that he will defeat and capture an enemy, or it could mean that he will betray a trust. Carrying a monkey over one’s shoulders in a dream means stealing something from one’s house, or something that belongs to his family.

A monkey in a dream also represents a filthy and a loathsome person. Owning a monkey in a dream means suffering major losses in one’s life.

A monkey in a dream also means committing a sin, disobedience to God’s commands, or becoming despised. (Also see Gibbon)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Christian Dream Symbols

Playfulness, childlike ... Christian Dream Symbols

The Bedside Dream Dictionary

The monkey is a symbol that needs to be understood by considering the various associations that we make when thinking about them. Monkeys may represent lust, self-satisfaction and trickery.

A monkey may also represent positive attributes, such as agility, inspiration, a sense of freedom and a capacity to imitate. In Japan, toys that look like monkeys are given to children because monkeys are supposed to be able to drive out evil spirits. In India, the monkey is a symbol of soul. Thus, monkeys as symbols appear to have a double or twin meaning. Whether positive or negative, the monkey is revealing something to you about what is going on in your inner world. People usually think that monkeys are far less evolved and the expression “stop monkeying around” is understood by all.

The dream with a monkey may be an encouragement from you unconscious to continue to develop your personality by staying close to your own nature.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Foolishness; thoughtlessness; being ruled by im­pulse. But sometimes same as ape (see above in this entry). Idioms: make a monkey of; monkey business; monkey with; monkey tricks. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

See animals. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

see Animals... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Gypsy Dream Dictionary

See Ape... Gypsy Dream Dictionary

Ariadne's Book of Dream

Monkey may arrive to warn of a mischievous prankster at work who may make a mess of things. It points to pnmal emotions that need to be expressed more freely, perhaps those associated with childhood. Monkeys teach us about the importance of family relationships and group interactions. In that they swing on trees, they may point to explonng branches of knowledge.... Ariadne's Book of Dream

The Complete Dream Book

Dreaming of a monkey, baboon, chimpanzee, or other similar animal, is a sign that a young woman will be charged with unfaithfulness by her lover.

To dream of feeding a monkey peanuts or other food, foretells a betrayal by a person hitherto considered friendly.... The Complete Dream Book

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: The monkey is a symbol of an embarrassing encounter. Or you may be worried about your bad habits.

If the monkey is playing with you and making faces, you are surrounded by superficial and insonct-driven people, or you may be examining your own “animalistic tendencies.” Several monkeys: your enemies don’t want to show their “real faces.” If a monkey is climbing, your chances for romance will improve.

Depth Psychology: The monkey is considered our animalistic shadow, a distorted image of ourselves. We are afraid of the ‘lecherous monkey” in us, because it is only looking for physical gratification. Sometimes the monkey may be a warning against false, manipulative friends.... Dreamers Dictionary

Mystic Dream Book

See APE.... Mystic Dream Book

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of a monkey represent playfulness, mischief, and freedom.

The Hindu God Hanuman is said to be immortal and the link between humans and God. Dreams of a monkey can also represent the freedom that leads to divine vision.

The monkey can also represent frivolity, impulsivity, monkey business, goofing around, and that you are not taking life seriously.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Dream Meanings of Versatile

The monkey characterizes the infantile, childish and arrested side of our character.

The qualities of mischief, impudence and inquisitiveness all belong to the monkey. While these are often seen as regressive tendencies, this quality of lively curiosity maintains a necessary lightness of spirit.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dream Meanings of Versatile

See animals... Dream Meanings of Versatile

My Dream Interpretation

To see a monkey in your dream suggests that someone you know is lying to you about something.... My Dream Interpretation

Expansions Dream Dictionary

Programming.... Expansions Dream Dictionary

The Language of Dreams

(see Animals)

Anthropologically, a less evolved state. Slipping backward into more animalistic tendencies.

Darwinian: An ancestral dream in which the monkey, ape, or gorilla symbolizes your ancient roots.

Foolish behavior (acting like a “monkey’s uncle”).

The mischievous and playful aspects of self (e.g., “monkey shines”).

Being deceived by flattery or amusing actions that hide other motivations.

Sagacious justice. Four apes attended the judgment hall of Osiris, and apes were also sacred to Thoth, the Egyptian god of wisdom.

Prudent speech, accurate vision, and good listening skills (the three monkeys who represent seeing, hearing, and saying no to evil).

Hindu: Bravery and swift action, being associated with the god of wind.... The Language of Dreams

Expansions Dream Dictionary

Problem/control function.... Expansions Dream Dictionary

The Fabric of Dream

See Ape.... The Fabric of Dream

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(See Hermitage)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
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