Dreams of the OC, or Orange County, represent your desire for an upscale, care free, upper class lifestyle, and the illusion of perfection. See California and Wish Fulfillment Dreams.
If you do not actually sign the agreement, but only read it, you will get through all right. ... Mystic Dream Book
Depth Psychology: The alarm clock is usually a reminder—like the Bell, Whistle, or Signal—to be awake and not “sleep through” something!... Dreamers Dictionary
The sense of knowing something or having information that no-one else does is a feature of dreams of the apocalypse.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
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
A brooch also signifies an acknowledgement of value.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A badge can also have the same meaning as an amulet, a protective device against evil.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If a badge is recognizable in a dream we perhaps should try to assess what our feelings are about the organization or group involved. Brooches are often formed of precious or semi-precious gems and can impart a particular message. You might like to consult the entries for gems / jewels, keepsake and jewellery.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A similar interpretation is given if he sees himself as a shepherd of a flock of sheep.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If a merchant looks through binoculars in a dream, it means sovereignty, prosperity, presiding over his fellow merchants and gaining power.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If the binoculars are used for spying, you may soon have to defend your reputation. However, if you possess the binoculars in your dream, it means future happiness.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
To see more clearly what is not visible.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Depth Psychology: Binoculars represent your desire to look into and find out about the future. Since binoculars enlarge everything, don’t take a present situation too seriously—many things are actually much smaller than they appear to be in the beginning.... Dreamers Dictionary
2- Blocks appear in dreams when we need to make a special effort to overcome an obstacle to progress.
3- A preventative measure or a warning arc the spiritual meanings of a block.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream of a boiling ocean symbolizes that you are being overwhelmed with turbulent emotions such as anger, rage and frustration.
If you dream of being in the boiling sea (either swimming or in a boat), this suggest that you are being swept up in your troubled or confused emotions.... My Dream Interpretation
According to ancient Egyptian interpretation: if you climb a rock, you will be confronted with obstacles. According to Freud, a phallic symbol. Modern interpretation: You are striving for something higher, but it is not going to be easy.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If people of knowledge or religious leaders wear brocaded garment in a dream, it represents their love for the world, or misleading the people through innovation.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you were eating broccoli, you are entering a season of ups and downs.
If you grew broccoli plants, happy family times are forecast. Cooking or serving broccoli suggests that although success may be slow, it will be sure. Wrinkled, old broccoli represents sadness.... My Dream Interpretation
To dream that your buttocks are misshapen symbolizes some immature or damaged aspects of your inner self.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If they were animal buttocks, the dream forecasts financial luck.
If the dream involved being kicked in the buttocks, you can expect a steady rise in status. However, if you did the kicking, you will have to cope with some jealousy in your immediate circle.
To dream that your buttocks are misshaped or a different size than in real life, suggests undeveloped or wounded aspects of your psyche.... My Dream Interpretation
To see chocolate candy, indicates agreeable companions and employments.
If sour, illness or other disappointments will follow.
To drink chocolate, foretells you will prosper after a short period of unfavorable reverses. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: Chocolate is a symbol of temptation, but it also stands for vitality and good health. Are you trying to bribe someone with chocolate? Is someone trying to bribe you?... Dreamers Dictionary
If we are eating or being given chocolate we need such soothing.
If giving to someone else we are capable of soothing hurt and distress.
The quality of the chocolate may be important.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
According to Freud, the clock is a symbol of menstruation, because it measures cyclical periods.
The ticking of the clock, also according to Freud, corresponds to the pulse of the clitoris during sexual excitation. Is it possible to transfer this meaning to the rhythmical impulses of a Quartz watch.7... Little Giant Encyclopedia
2- The clock hands in a dream may be indicating those numbers that are important to us (See Numbers). When an alarm clock rings we are being warned of danger.
3- The Realisation of Age and Time is signified by a clock.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A small clock indicates that you have to reach a quick decision.
To wind a clock means you have much work to do to get a reasonable return.
To hear a clock chiming is a warning that time is running out.
If possible, try to remember the time shown on a clock in your dreams (or the number of times it strikes). This could be significant—see Numbers. See also Alarm Clock.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Standing still: Impatience for some event soon to come, or feeling spiritually, emotionally, or mentally paralyzed.
Hands or mmibers moving counterclockwise: Ask yourself if you’re going against a personal taboo or taking a step backward toward obsolete habits and thought patterns.
Punching a time clock: The danger of becoming a slave to schedules and the agendas of other people.
Is the clock digital, electric, a wristwatch, wind-up, a cuckoo clock, or perhaps even a sundial? Each of these has different associations. Digital clocks show that you are living in the present. Electric clocks and wind-up versions are more antiquated, revealing a stronger focus on times past.
The cuckoo clock expresses
craftsmanship. Have you been giving enough time to your arts lately? Lastly, the sundial represents our ancient roots when humans were more intimately aware of nature. How much time do you spend outdoors just appreciating the Earth}
Look at what time the clock gives, and check the numerological significance.... The Language of Dreams
The time on the clock face may provide numeric significance.
For example, nine o’clock may mark a time of completion of a psychological process, such as the ending of a negative emotional pattern. Twelve midnight may signify the dawn of consciousness and liberation from negative karma.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If the large hand is moving quickly: you are dissatisfied with your life. Winding up a clock: you are starring a new phase in your life. Hearing a clock strike: you are faced with a life-changing decision.
The clock has stopped: a relationship or situation is coming to an end.
Depth Psychology: The clock is a symbol of your fear that your life is going by too fast. Is it time to make an important decision? You will know what is best—what your situation requires.... Dreamers Dictionary
To want to know what time it is represents a desire for lucidity and that it is time for a reality check. See Watch, Calendar and Time.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you dream of watching a clock ticking, with the hands moving steadily, this is a warning that you need to stop wasting time. Winding a clock or watch indicates that you are taking control of the situation. Hearing a clock strike indicates that the time has come for some positive action. See “Calendar”.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
If you dream of winding a clock, you will have happiness in a love affair.
To dream of a grandfather clock means you can improve your life by taking action, instead of just waiting and hoping things turn out okay.... My Dream Interpretation
The clock is a mandala that revolves and it may represent immortality. On the lighter side, when you are dreaming about a clock, time is an obvious issue. You may be currently experiencing anxiety in regard to a time-sensitive situation.
For example, people worry about their “biological clock” running out, or they are concerned about not being “on top of things.” In general, however, this dream may be a reminder that you need to speed up your actions and that time is an important factor. Old dream interpretations say that if you hear a clock strike, (or alarm go off), positive things will happen to you, and if you are winding a clock, you will fall in love! When interpreting this dream, try to remember the time and then attempt to understand how those numbers are meaningful to you.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The shadow side may suggest consuming something with little nutntional value that is detrimental to the soul and spirit of the dreamer It may also signify “the real thing.” (See Soda.)... Ariadne's Book of Dream
1- 1’he cock has always been a symbol of a new day. and of vigilance or watchfulness, so to have one appear in a dream forecasts a new beginning or warning to be vigilant in one’s daily work.
2- We may need to be more up front and courageous in what we are doing.
3- Masculine principle, the Bird of Fame and the dawn arc all perceived in the symbol of the cock.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
As the greeter of dawn, this was an alternative symbol of the sun in many cultures, especially that of Greece and Rome where many central gods were associated with solar imagery. Therefore, a cock crowing at dawn in a dream is a very fortunate sign of new beginnings and renewed hope.
The vigilance and courage necessary to experience a real awakening of mind or spirit.
In Japan, the cock represents a call to prayer. Perhaps this is a message to focus on spiritual matters for a while.
Buddhist: Passion and pride.... The Language of Dreams
A cock may also represent pride.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To the unmarried it foretells love and security.
To hear the cock crow at night forebodes sorrow for the dreamer. Cockfights in a dream threaten you with family quarrels due to infidelity.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
Vision: In a woman’s dream: hearing a cock crowing: be careful when dealing with men. Seeing a rooster and a woman means satisfaction in all matters of love (for both sexes). Watching a cock laying eggs: play the lottery you just might win!
Depth Psychology: The cock is usually a symbol of masculine sexuality. Depending on how it appears in the dream, it is a warning about being too aggressive, or a sign of repressed masculine characteristics (if the rooster has been plucked). By the way, a rooster play’s mean tricks in order to copulate with hens.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you be single, it denotes an early marriage and a luxurious home.
To hear one at night is despair, and cause for tears you will have.
To dream of seeing cocks fight, you will leave your family because of quarrels and infidelity. This dream usually announces some unexpected and sorrowful events.
The cock warned the Apostle Peter when he was about to perjure himself. It may also warn you in a dream when the meshes of the world are swaying you from ``the straight line’’ of spiritual wisdom. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Hiding yourself to survive.
The presence of cockroaches can reveal physical or psychological dirt that needs to be cleaned up.
Durability. These insects have the capacity to mutate against many poisons. Metaphorically, this may relate to societal poisons to your self-image.... The Language of Dreams
The negativity or contamination that is represented by the roaches may affect a great deal of your life. Thus, this may be a call to clean your psychological, emotional, and spiritual self. (Also, examine your motives!) On a less dramatic note, cockroaches in our dreams may be associated with food and uncleanliness, so don’t leave the dishes for tomorrow!... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
For a woman, this dream portends fast living and an ignoring of moral and set rules. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
The death of some one near you may follow. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you dreamed of being in a cocoon, this strongly represents your need to rejuvenate and restore your body, mind and spirit.... My Dream Interpretation
To be in a crockery store, indicates, if you are a merchant or business man, that you will look well to the details of your business and thereby experience profit.
To a young woman, this dream denotes that she will marry a sturdy and upright man.
An untidy store, with empty shelves, implies loss. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To young lovers this is a favorable dream. By it is predicted an early marriage with a desirable partner.
If the crockery is soiled, it is probable that some objection will have to be swept away before the marriage can take place.... The Complete Dream Book
To dream of stepping on a crocodile’s back, you may expect to fall into trouble, from which you will have to struggle mightily to extricate yourself. Heed this warning when dreams of this nature visit you. Avoid giving your confidence even to friends. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A crocodile in the water in a dream represents a person no one can trust, whether he is a friend or a foe.
A crocodile in a dream also represents a thief or an untruthful merchant.
If one sees a crocodile pulling him into the water where he kills him in the dream, it means that one will be caught by a policeman who will kill him, then steal his property.
If one escapes from the crocodile in the dream, it means that he will escape from such a danger in real life. In general, a crocodile in a dream means insolence, sins, a bandit, unlawful earnings, fear and depression. It may also mean the end of one’s life, portrayed by his drowning. Seeing him in water is bad while seeing him on dry land means that he is weak and humiliated.
If a crocodile pulls someone into the waters in a dream, it means that someone in authority will force him to do something he despises. Ifone sees himselfeating the meat or flesh of a crocodile, or if one sees himself dragging a crocodile out of the water in a dream, it means that he will triumph against his enemy or opponent. (Also see Alligator; Policeman; Thief)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
1- To dream of crocodiles, or indeed any reptile, indicates we are looking at the frightening lower aspects of our nature. We may feel we have no control over these, and it would therefore be very easy to be devoured by them.
2- We are consumed bv our fear of death, or the death process. We must, however, go through this process in order to overcome death in order to be resurrected.
3- Liberation from the limitations of the world is symbolised by the crocodile.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Vicious, snapping words spoken in haste; treachery or hypocrisy without thought to the consequences.
Falsehood, insincerity, and deception (as in crying “crocodile tears”).
As the guardian of the gate to the underworld, the crocodile also represents an obstacle to the threshold of the subconscious.... The Language of Dreams
Vision: Looking at a crocodile is a warning about evil-minded people around you. Getting bitten by a crocodile: a dangerous situation is developing. Killing a crocodile: you are able to defeat a powerful enemy—usually your own negative energies.
Depth Psychology: The crocodile represents dark, stifling energies or negative attitudes. Fears, greed, or passion could literally “swallow you up.” However, with this dream your unconscious is saying that you can withstand these urges. Crying during the dream means you are crying “crocodile tears.” See Dragon.... Dreamers Dictionary
... Dream Meanings and Dream Interpretation
If the Crocodile chases you it means success magnified in your affairs.
If he catches and bites you then you are slated for disappointments in love and business but if you see the crocodile dead then your success’ will be many, and beyond your wildest hopes.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
If others are on the dock with you, you need to strengthen your friendships.
To dream of seeing a dock from on board a ship portends a surprising and positive turn of events.
To dream of a broken dock suggests that you are worried that a friendship or family relationship has suffered serious damage.... My Dream Interpretation
If you are there, wandering alone, and darkness overtakes you, you will meet with deadly enemies, but if the sun be shining, you will escape threatening dangers. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you be young and engaged to marry him, then this dream warns you of deceit.
To dream of a doctor professionally, signifies discouraging illness and disagreeable differences between members of a family.
To dream that a doctor makes an incision in your flesh, trying to discover blood, but failing in his efforts, denotes that you will be tormented and injured by some evil person, who may try to make you pay out money for his debts.
If he finds blood, you will be the loser in some transaction. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you are currently experiencing a health problem and doctors are a part of your daily/weekly life, this dream may be symbolic of real life difficulties. However, the dream is most likely based on a past event, a memory, or refers to a current need for healing, rather than a prediction of the future.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The doctor might give us advice, for instance; anxiety about health; desire for intimacy or to be looked at. Idioms: doctor something, have an animal doctored; doctor the accounts. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If that is the case, this is a message to seek your true self.
Folklore: In general, always speaks of a good omen.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
For older people the doctor may also represent the professional classes.
2- It will depend what sort of doctor appears in our dream as to the correct interpretation.
A surgeon would suggest the need to cut something out of our lives.
A physician would indicate that careful consideration should be given to our general state, whereas a psychiatrist signifies the need to look at our mental state.
If the doctor is known to us lie may stand as an authority figure.
3- The personality of a doctor in dreams suggests the appearance of the healer within.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A surgeon would suggest the need to cut something out of our lives.
A physician would indicate that careful consideration should be given to our general state, whereas a psychiatrist or psychologist signifies the need to look at our mental state.
If the doctor is known to us he may stand as an authority figure.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If you dream that you are engaged to marry a doctor, someone you know could be trying to deceive you. Dreaming that a doctor makes an incision in your flesh means you may be bothered by some evil person or have bad luck in your finances.... My Dream Interpretation
To meet a doctor socially, good news and health.
If you dream that you are a doctor, you have a latent desire for power or authority.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: A locked door is often a sign of sexual needs. It also could mean that, if handled reasonably—difficulties are manageable. See Key.... Dreamers Dictionary
The word computare is Latin, and comes from putare, to think. Neither is a computer anything like a human brain. But there are parallels. Christopher Evans, a psychologist, computer scientist and world authority on microprocessors, says the brain and computers are both information handling devices, taking impulses which in themselves mean nothing, like sound waves, and processing them. It is also his theory that both computers and the waking-brain function are taken off-line to re-program. Our behaviour responses and information bases need bringing up to date with any new experience and information that is relevant. In the case of the computer, off-line means having modifications made to programs, in the human it means sleeping and dreaming, the dream being the powerful activity of review, sifting and reprogramming. Thirdly, the brain and computer use programs. In humans, a program means a learnt set of responses, values or activities, such as walking or talking, but including more subtle activities such as judging social or business situations.
If, as Christopher Evans believes, dreaming is partly a period of revising and updating responses, insights and skills, then by working with the process one can make it more efficient.
The background for this statement is that many people have recurring dreams which change very little. Looking at this from the programming’ view, the attempt to revise is thwarted. But individuals can free such ‘stuck’ dreams by using dream processing.
Also, as some dreams are obviously a synthesis of experience and information gathered over a lifetime, the dream process is much more than a computing function which sorts new information and updates. It is also capable of creative leaps through synthesis and conjecture. J.B. Priestley’s dream of the birds (see religion and dreams) appears to be a massive synthesis of things observed over a lifetime. It also depicts a brain function like computer simulation, which takes information and forms it into an expenmental view of possibilities arising from the thousands of millions of separate bits of gathered data. See ESP in dreams; creative and problem solving dreams. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
What is the background to the dream? The most imponant aspects of your everyday life may have influenced the dream or feature in it. Briefly consider any aspects of your life which connect with what appears in the dream. Example: ‘1 have a plane to catch. I get to the plane but the suitcase is never big enough for my clothing which I have left behind. I am always anxious about stuff left behind. I wake still with the feeling of anxiety’ (Jane). When asked, Jane said plane flights had been a big feature of her life. She had moved home often, travelling to different pans of the world, leaving friends and loved ones behind.
What is the main action in the dream? There is often an overall activity such as walking, looking, worrying, building something, or trying to escape. Define what it is and consider if it is expressive of something you are doing in waking life. Activities such as walking or building a house need to be seen as generalisations; walking can simply represent taking a direction in life. When you have defined the action, look for further information under the other headings in this book, such as swimming or sitting.
What is your role in the dream? Are you a friend, lover, soldier, dictator, watcher or participant in the dream? Consider this in relationship with your everyday life, especially in connection with how the dream presents it. Where possible, look for the entry on the role in this book. See dreamer.
Are you active or passive in the dream? By passive is meant not taking the leading role, being only an observer, being directed by other people and events, If you are passive, consider if you live in a similar attitude in your life. See active/passive.
What do you feel in the dream? Define what is felt emotionally and physically. In the physical sense are you tired, cold, relaxed or hungry? In the emotional sense do you feel sad, angry, lost, tender or frightened anywhere in the dream? This helps clarify what feeling area the dream is dealing with. It is important also to define whether the feelings in the dream were satisfyingly expressed or whether held back.
If held back they need fuller expression. See emotions and mood.
Is there a because’ factor in the dream? In many dreams something happens, fails to happen, or appears . . . because! For instance, trapped in a room you find a door to escape through. All is dark beyond and you do not go through the door ‘because’ you are frightened of the dark. In this case the ‘because’ factor is fear.
The dream also suggests you are trapped in an unsatisfying life through fear of opportunity or the unknown.
Am I meeting the things I fear in my dream? Because a dream is an entirely inward thing, we create it completely out of our own internal feelings, images, creativity, habits and insights. So even the monsters of our dream are a pan of ourself.
If we run from them it is only aspects of ourself we are avoiding. Through defining what feelings occur in the dream you may be able to clarify what it is you are avoiding. See nightmares; dream as spiritual guide.
What does the dream mean? We alone create the dream while asleep. Therefore, by looking at each symbol or aspect of the dream, we can discover from what feelings, thoughts or experience, what drive or what insight we have created the drama of the dream. In a playful relaxed way, express whatever you think, feel, remember or fantasise when you hold each symbol in mind. Say or write it all, even the seemingly trivial or dangerous’ bits. It helps to act the pan of each thing if you can; for instance as a house you might describe yourself as ‘a bit old, but with open doors for family and friends to come in and out. I feel solid and dependable, but I sense there is something hidden in my cellar’. Such statements portray oneself graphically. Consider whatever information you gather as descriptive of your waking life. Try to summarise it, as this will aid the gaining of insight.
Try amplifying your dream You will need the help of one or two friends to use this method.
The basis is to take the role of each part of the dream, as described above. This may seem strange at first, but persist. Supposing your name is Julia and you dreamt you were carrying an umbrella, but failed to use it even though it was raining, you would talk in the first person present—I am an umbrella. Julia is carrying me but for some reason doesn’t use me.’ Having finished saying what you could about yourself, your friend(s) then ask you questions about yourself as the dream figure or object. These questions need to be simple and directly about the dream symbol. So they could ask Are you an old umbrella?’ Does Julia know she is canying you?’ ‘What is your function as an umbrella? ‘Are you big enough to shelter Julia and someone else?’ And so on.
The aim of the questions is to draw out information about the symbol being explored.
If it is a known person or object you are in the role of—your father for instance—the replies to the questions need to be answered from the point of view of what happened in the dream, rather than as in real life. Listen to what you are saying about yourself as the dream symbol, and when your questioneKs) has finished, review your statements to see if you can see how they refer to your life and yourself.
If you are asking the questions, even if you have ideas regarding the dream, do not attempt to interpret. Put your ideas into simple questions the dreamer can respond to. Maintain a sense of curiosity and attempt to understand, to make the dream plain in an everyday language sense. Lead the dreamer towards seeing what the dream means through the questions. When you have exhausted your questions ask the dreamer to summarise what they have gathered from their replies. See postures, movements and body language for an example of how to work with body movement to explore a dream meaning.
Can / alter the dream to find greater satisfaction? Imagine yourself in the dream and continue it as a fantasy or daydream. Alter the dream in any way that satisfies. Experiment with it, play with it, until you find a fuller sense of self expression. It is very imponant to note whether any anger or hostility is in the dream but not fully expressed.
If so, let yourself imagine a full expression of the anger. It may be that as this is practised more anger is openly expressed in subsequent dreams. This is healthy, allowing such feelings to be vented and redirected into satisfying ways, individually and socially. In doing this do not ignore any feelings of resistance, pleasure or anxiety. Satisfaction occurs only as we leam to acknowledge and integrate resistances and anxieties into what we express. This is a very important step. It gradually changes those of our habits which trap us in lack of satisfaction, poor creativity or inability to resolve problems.
Summary To summarise effectively gather the essence of what you have said about each symbol and the dream as a whole and express it in everyday language. Imagine you are explaining to someone who knows nothing about yourself or the dream. Bnng the dream out of its symbols into everyday comments about yourself.
A man dreamt about a grey, dull office. When he looked at what he said about the office he realised he was talking about the grey, unimaginative world he grew up in after the Second World War, and how it shaped him.
Further information on using these techniques can be found in Tony Crisp s work The Instant Dream Book, published by C.W. Daniel. See amplification; plot of dream; adventure of the dream world; dreamer; postures, movement and body language; settings; symbols and dreaming; word analysis of dreams; wordplay and puns. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
2- When we dream of belonging to a group, our personal behaviour can quite often be different from that of others, and we may be alerted to this by dreaming of a flock.
3- A flock can be symbolic of our spiritual beliefs, and our faith in that what we are following is the correct path.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The Ball expresses concentrated vitality and / or your own center. Here, the question is: Are you kicking yourself7 Or are you bringing yourself into the game.7 It is important what position you play: quarterback, referee, fan, and so on.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If they are without any defect, giving off a good odour, it means he will discharge Zakaah and his wealth will remain protected against all calamities. Also his wealth will be purified and his own condition will improved.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A grandfather clock in your dream can also mention that you are dnven or dominated by patriarchal values, which may be constnctive and outdated.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
A grocer also represents a rich person who sustains those who live near him or follow him.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dream of shopping in a grocery store with empty shelves, you feel hopelessness about your life right now.... My Dream Interpretation
For example, if it carries grapes or eggs, then it means money and profits. Agrocery bag in a dream also means glad tidings or warnings.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If the cart is empty, then you are either feeling deprived, or available to become full.
If your cart is full, then your cup runneth over, and you are coming into your power.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you were in a hammock with someone of the opposite sex, your social life is going to improve.
If you fell out of the hammock, this warns not to take your romantic partner for granted.
An empty hammock symbolizes a minor loss.... My Dream Interpretation
2. A feeling or desire for greater humility, spiritual enhancement or divine assistance (to pray while kneeling on a hassock). ... New American Dream Dictionary
The desolate ruins of the war represent the failure of institutions or authority figures to meet your selfish needs.
To survive this crisis, listen to the opinions of people who you might not normally pay attention to. Also see “Concentration Camp.”... My Dream Interpretation
To dream that you are a hypocrite, denotes that you will prove yourself a deceiver and be false to friends. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. A feeling that someone may be false, or deceptive.
3. Possible health issues or medical contact (as in hippocrates and the hippocratic oath). ... New American Dream Dictionary
If you are judging someone else’s hypocrisy, be aware that you wouldn’t be so emotionally charged by this unless this behavior mirrored your own shadow.... Strangest Dream Explanations
An idea of ‘reality’ in the sense of what is probable, and what would be dangerously out of norm, has been formed. We gather information in ways little recognised. How our parents relate to their environment and to other people is all recorded and leamt from, bringing about enormous ‘programming’ affecting how we act in similar circumstances.
As explained in the entry on the dream as spiritual guide, we have great ability in ‘reading’ symbols, ritual, an, music, body language, architecture, drama, and extracting ‘meaning’ from them. So we have immense stores of information from these sources. Work done with people exploring their dreams over a long period suggests that some of these information resources are never focused on enough to make conscious what we have actually learnt. Sometimes it is enough simply to ask oneself a question to begin to focus some of these resources. Such questions as what social attitude and response to authority did I learn at school? What feeling reaction do I get when I am in the presence of someone I know well? These may help to bring to awareness aspects of information gathered but remaining unconscious. These unfocused, or unconscious, areas of information can explain why we have apparently irrational feeling responses to some people or situations.
the body A lot of what we call the unconscious are basic physiological and psychological functions.
For instance in a modern house, when we flush the toilet, we do not have to bring a bucket of water and fill the cistern again.
A self regulating mechanism allows water to flow in and switches it off when full. This is a clever built-in function that had to be done manually at one time. Nowadays we have built into some dwellings fire sprinklers or burglar alarms. Through repeated actions over thousands or millions of years, many basic functions, or functions only switched on in emergencies, have been built into our being. We do not need to think about them, just as we do not have to give awareness to the fire sprinkling system or toilet each time we walk through a room or flush the toilet. They are therefore unconscious.
Research with animals in connection with rewards and conditioned reflexes has shown that by gradually leading an animal towards a certain performance by rewarding it each time it gets nearer to the goal, it can do the most amazing things. It can increase the circulation of blood to its ear, slow its heart, and in fact influence body functions which were thought to be completely involuntary. Where human beings have learnt to use some of these techniques—such as raising the temperature of an arm at will, or helping to increase the efficiency of the immune system—the actual processes still remain unconscious. In general, however, the body’s functions are thought to be outside our awareness, and so are one of the areas of the unconscious. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
For a young woman to dream that she associates with a jockey, or has one for a lover, indicates she will win a husband out of her station.
To see one thrown from a horse, signifies you will be called on for aid by strangers. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Financial gains are possible, but use caution regarding the source.
3. To misuse or overuse someone or something, often in a relationship (as in “ride it like a jockey”).
4. Someone harbors bad intentions.
5. Good communication skills.
6. Good omens regarding relationships. ... New American Dream Dictionary
Depth Psychology: The jockey stands for the ability’ to use your instincts and vitality (your own and those of others) and to translate them into success—whether for vour benefit or harm will depend on the rest of the dream images. See Horse. Judge
Vision: Seeing a judge: don’t be so anxious—speak with care and deliberation.
If you are the judge: consider a decision carefully before you act. Dealing with a judge in an official matter: you will soon get a “just reward” for bad conduct. See Court, Lawyer.... Dreamers Dictionary
For instance, we maybe too introverted when in fact we need to be paying more attention to external matters.
2- If we ourselves are knocking on a door, we may be wanting to become part of someone’s life. We are waiting for permission before moving forward.
3- We arc being given permission from our spiritual self to progress on our current spiritual journey.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For instance, we may be too introverted when in fact we need to be paying more attention to external matters.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Depth Psychology: A dream about knock-knees is a sign of everyday problems that need to be solved.... Dreamers Dictionary
If one pulls out the door knocker, and if it brakes in his hand in the dream, it means that he follows a path of innovation. (Also see Club)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A new opportunity - or money - may be presented to you.
If you were doing the knocking, the dream is warning you against loose talk and trusting in shady friends.... My Dream Interpretation
The dream is warning him to be prepared. Other symbols in the dream may reveal exactly what the events will entail, and what he should do about it.
If the landslide has already taken place and the rocks are lying in the middle of the road, then the dreamer faces obstacles ahead that will need to be removed before he or she can move on and accomplish whatever it is that needs to be done.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
Depth Psychology: An animal represents instinctive urges.
The livestock dealer and the auction point to sly and foxy people. Either someone wants to “put something over” on you or vice versa.
The other symbols in the dream are important. See .Animals.... Dreamers Dictionary
A loading dock may deliver the goods on someone you mistrust.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Seeing specific cities, states, or countries in your dream may have some bearing on the overall interpretation.
For example, if the region has a symbolic name like Taylor, MI, this could indicate the need to “tailor” your activities or character to fit a specific situation. Areas that have animal names can be interpreted similarly, like Buffalo, NY, revealing a personality that tends to stampede over everyone standing in her / his way.... The Language of Dreams
The monster may represent a talent or idea you believe others will invalidate or that will not be understood.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If the lock works at your command, or efforts, you will discover that some person is working you injury.
If you are in love, you will find means to aid you in overcoming a rival; you will also make a prosperous journey.
If the lock resists your efforts, you will be derided and scorned in love and perilous voyages will bring to you no benefit.
To put a lock upon your fiance’e’s neck and arm, foretells that you are distrustful of her fidelity, but future episodes will disabuse your mind of doubt. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If one who is suffering from depression sees himself unlocking a padlock in a dream, it means that his sorrows or sadness will be dispelled.
A lock in a dream also represents a proof, a strong point or a tool. Unlocking a padlock in a dream also means divorce. Locking a door in a dream means seeking a cosigner for a loan or a guarantor. Ifone who is seeking to get married sees a lock in his dream, it means that he will meet with a trustworthy and a caring woman.
A padlock for a traveller in a dream means safety.
A metal lock in a dream means dignity, safety, piety, deciphering a language, symbols, or acquiring knowledge. Wooden locks in a dream represent a husband, children, knowledge, wisdom, ease in one’s life, or guarding one’s promise. Locks in a dream also mean heedlessness.
A wooden lock means hypocrisy, or hesitation in one’s words and actions, or it could mean accepting a bribe. (Also see Close; Padlock)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A combination lock may point to secret knowledge that unlocks a special door to power and understanding.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Locks in general mean that lovers will come to a happy culmination of their affair after many difficulties.
If one tries unsuccessfully to unlock a door or closet, it is a presage of an unhappy termination of an engagement.... The Complete Dream Book
A lock could also represent the need for a solution. See Drawer and Key.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If the lock is on a trunk or a door, the dreamer wishes to look beyond the lock so it is necessary to learn what the trunk door represents.
If the hunk holds papers, books, or treasures, then anything relative to such a dream would supply the link needed to make the story prophecy.
If the door represents a person, is it a man or a woman? Then, is it a stranger or someone close and familiar to the dreamer? The lock is also a symbol of the sexual organism pertaining to woman.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
1- It is very easy to lock away the emotions, supposedly to keep them safe.
A lock appearing in a dream may alert us to the fact that we need to free up whatever we have shut away.
To force a lock would indicate that we need to work against our own inclinations to lock things away in order to be free of inhibitions.
To be mending a lock suggests that we feel our personal space been trespassed upon and we need to repair the damage.
2- To recognisc in a dream that a part of our body has become locked suggests that we are carrying extreme tension. We need to release that tension in a physical way in order to be healthy.
To realise a door is locked suggests that somewhere we thought of as sanctuary is no longer available to us. It may also be that a course of action is not right.
3- Spiritually a lock can represent that either a new freedom is being offered to us or that the way forward is barred. Our actions are not appropriate.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A lock appearing in a dream may alert us to the fact that we need to free up whatever we have shut away.
To force a lock would indicate that we need to work against our own inclinations to lock things away in order to be free of inhibitions.
To be mending a lock suggests that our personal space has been trespassed upon and we need to repair the damage.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To realize a door is locked suggests that somewhere we thought of as sanctuary is no longer available to us. It may also be that a course of action is not right.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If you were locked in, you may expect a change of location in your life.
If you were locked out, it represents some troubles of your own making.
If you dream that you are locked in but you break the lock and escape, you will overcome the obstacles that are facing you now.
If the lock in your dream is a padlock, this symbolizes the need to sort out some family or personal matters.... My Dream Interpretation
If you dream of being in a locker room of the opposite sex, you must take a more subtle approach if you want to win someone’s heart.
If you are naked or semi-clothed in the locker room, you may be feeling unprepared or unfit for a situation.... My Dream Interpretation
If she should lose a locket, death will throw sadness into her life.
If a lover dreams that his sweetheart returns his locket, he will confront disappointing issues.
The woman he loves will worry him and conduct herself in a displeasing way toward him.
If a woman dreams that she breaks a locket, she will have a changeable and unstable husband, who will dislike constancy in any form, be it business or affection.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If she dreams of losing a locket, she will be saddened by a death in her family or by the death of her lover.
A man who dreams that his sweetheart gives back a locket with which he has presented her, will be harassed by the suspicion of the one he loves.... The Complete Dream Book
If you open the locket, you are ready for love, but if you can’t open it then you are somehow scared to open up your emotions.
If you break a locket in your dream, you will have a changeable boyfriend who is up and down in his feelings for you.
To dream that your lover places a locket around your neck, foretells that you will receive many beautiful offerings.... My Dream Interpretation
For a woman to see others with lockjaw, foretells her friends will unconsciously detract from her happiness by assigning her unpleasant tasks.
If stock have it, you will lose a friend.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Safeguarding something that you consider valuable or precious.
Closing away negative portions of yourself, including bad memories, habits, and characteristics.
Blockage or an obstacle. Having your creativity, emotions, or ambitions “locked out.”... The Language of Dreams
If cabinets or drawers are Locked and you cannot find the keys, it is a bad sign, and you should be very careful in money matters and avoid speculation or risk of any kind.
If later, you find the keys, you will pull through, but even then, it should be taken as a warning. See KEYS.... Mystic Dream Book
If he locks the door of his shop in a dream, it means that he brokers merchandises and businesses. Seeing a locksmith in a dream also means concealing a secrets, or it could mean marriage.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If it is disabled, then many vexations will interfere with business affairs, and anticipated journeys will be laid aside through the want of means.
To see one completely demolished, signifies great distress and loss of property.
To hear one coming, denotes news of a foreign nature. Business will assume changes that will mean success to all classes.
To hear it whistle, you will be pleased and surprised at the appearance of a friend who has been absent, or an unexpected offer, which means preferment to you. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
The locomotive releasing steam suggests that you are doing the same right now. In women’s dreams, the locomotive indicates a great trip in the making. Seeing a locomotive under steam: you are making too much of something; you are overly ambitious.
Depth Psychology: The locomotive in a dream stands for die emotional energy that is driving you forward in life. See Train.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you find yourself burdened with luggage, it becomes an obstacle dream ; if your baggage is light and easy to handle, then your difficulties will be overcome easily. See also LUGGAGE.... Mystic Dream Book
2- As a Hying insect the locust can signify scattered thought, and concepts which have not been properly thought out and marshalled. Put together they may be a very powerful tool, but should be used wisely
3- Spiritually locusts signify divine retribution, but also a misuse of resources.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If one fills a cup or a pitcher with locust in a dream it also means earnings. Any place locusts fly into without causing harm in a dream means overcoming from adversities. Ifa rich person who has lost his wealth sees a swarm oflocust falling all over him in a dream, it means that he will recuperate his wealth.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The first is to be a martyr (to suffer for one’s ‘sins’) and the second to feel extreme emotion of one sort or another. We may not allow ourselves to feel deeply in everyday life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
For a woman to see a wounded or dead one, her disagreement with a friend or lover is signified. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you are hanging yourself: it is a message from your unconscious that your personality is unfolding and still “up in the air,” but this stage will soon be completed. See Hanging.
A stabbing refers to an immature, aggressive sexuality (See Dagger) and the desire for a quick resolution to conflicts or problems. Suffocating refers to situations you have not yet accepted. See .Asthma. Drowning either serves as a warning or indicates that you are about to drown under the weight of present events, responsibilities, and dangers. See Execution, Gallows, Murder. Being an eyewitness to a murder: the disagreements that people around you have are none of your business—leave them alone. Murder-dreams imply that you will live to a ripe old age. Dreaming about being murdered: are you refusing to accept the harsh reality—that a phase in your life is coming to an end? If you are participating in a murder: you are shamelessly exploiting someone’s bad luck for your own ends.
Depth Psychology: While you feel you should be ashamed of what you have done, you have pushed your guilt feelings underground and now are facing the consequences. Sometimes the dream also means that you want (or need to) end a phase in your life.
The murderer represents hidden fears coming to the fore, which weaken or threaten to destroy your personal growth. Do something about it and do it quickly. Dreaming about murdering someone: you are struggling with problems and would like nothing better than to get rid of someone (unconscious aggression). Clear the air as soon as possible! Dreams about murder mean that an insight or opportunity for advancement has been “murdered.” Usually you yourself are the murderer and are being murdered. Additional dream symbols will be highly informative.See Aggression, Anger.... Dreamers Dictionary
If the dreamer has Occult knowledge it may be important to apply that awareness in an everyday situation.
The rule is alwavs then ‘harm no-one’.
In dreams, the Occult, due to its many strange facets, may well be alerting the dreamer to an as yet untapped arcane wisdom.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If you accept his views, you will find honest delight by keeping your mind and person above material frivolities and pleasures. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To become enthralled in belief of the teachings then you will forebear to accept the crass material gain you are offered.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
The sailor will have a pleasant and profitable voyage.
The business man will enjoy a season of remuneration, and the young man will revel in his sweetheart’s charms.
To be far out on the ocean, and hear the waves lash the ship, forebodes disaster in business life, and quarrels and stormy periods in the household.
To be on shore and see the waves of the ocean foaming against each other, foretells your narrow escape from injury and the designs of enemies.
To dream of seeing the ocean so shallow as to allow wading, or a view of the bottom, signifies prosperity and pleasure with a commingling of sorrow and hardships.
To sail on the ocean when it is calm, is always propitious. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
An ocean or a sea in a dream also represents a strong ruler who is just, compassionate toward his subjects and whom people revere, have access to, and seek for their daily needs.
If a businessman sees an ocean in a dream, it represents his merchandise. As for a worker or an apprentice, the ocean in a dream represents his veteran teacher or master.
If one sees the ocean in a dream, it means that he will succeed in his goals.
If one sees himself entering into the ocean or sea in a dream, it means that he will enter before a ruler, or stand before someone in authority.
If one sees himself sitting or lounging at the sea shore in a dream, it means that he will work for such a person or a ruler, though he will be observing caution and diplomacy with him. Ifone sees himself drinking the entire water of the sea though no one sees him except the king in a dream, it means that he will reign and live a long life. Drinking any portion thereof also means equal earnings to what he takes in.
If one sees himself drinking from it to quench his thirst in the dream, it means riches, strength and longevity. Ifone sees himself asking for some of its water to drink in a dream, it means that he is seeking to work for such a strong person or ruler. Ifhe pours its water in a pitcher in the dream, it means prosperity, or that he will receive a bounteous gift from God Almighty to encompass a high rank as well as riches. However, his status will last longer than his money.
To drink water from the sea in a dream means acquiringknowledge and adopting proper conduct. Crossing the ocean in a dream means booty.
If one sees strong waves bringing seawater to his street without causing damages in a dream, it means that a ruler or a great person will enter or visit that locality. Bathing in seawater in a dream means repentance from one’s sins. Seeing the ocean from a distance in a dream means that calamities, temptations and trials are coming to one’s community.
If one sees the sea receding, whereby he can see the edges of the earth it covers in a dream, it means diminishing of his authority and control, or that the wrath of God Almighty has descended upon that locality. This calamity could be carried by one’s own government, economic tribulations, drought, or one’s enemies. Standing over seawater in a dream means attaining something one did not seek. Walking in the air above the seawater in a dream represents the person’s good intentions, his clarity, faith and certitude.
If a sick person sees himself taking ablution in seawater in a dream, it means that he will recover from his illness, or it could mean payment of one’s debts and relief from worldly pressures. (Also see Water)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dream you are standing on shore and watching the waves foam up as they break over the beach foretells that you will have some narrow escape from an accidental injury.
If you are far out on the ocean and hear the waves as they lap against the hull of the ship, you will have setbacks in your business and a troubled domestic scene.
To sail on a calm ocean is always a good omen for all concerned.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
A longing for freedom and independence.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
The sea appearing in a dream may signify that you are ir. a creative process that will expand your thinking.
A calm sea expresses the emotional quality of peace and serenity.
A stormy choppy sea expresses emotional currents that may force you to go deeper into your feelings. Waves, big or small, represent the creative power and potential that can be ridden as opportunities to manifest what you want. They can represent realized potential and understanding brought to shore.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If you are far out on the ocean and hear the waves as they lap against the hull of the ship, you will have setbacks in your business and a troubled domestic scene.
To sail on a calm ocean is always a good omen for all concerned.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
The ocean also represents your vastness, passion, and spirituality. See Water and Moon.... Strangest Dream Explanations
An active ocean, teeming with life, with high waves and crashing surf, implies that life will soon become much busier.
A calm ocean: A peaceful life.
A stormy sea: Trouble ahead.
The need to be prepared. Astrological parallel: Cancer Tarot parallel: The suit of cups... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
If you dream of being lost at sea, you are unsure about your feelings for a certain person.
A stormy sea or one with sea monsters suggests confusion and anxiety in the dreamer. On the other hand, a peaceful sea suggets the dreamer is comfortable with herself and her sexuality.
If you dream of catching a big fish from the sea, a wonderful opportunity will come to you. Also see “Currents.”... My Dream Interpretation
A stormy ocean, warning of danger or enmity.
To be on shipboard on the ocean, a great desire to travel far away.
The ocean is also considered a symbol of death, a desire to be reborn, or a chance to start over again.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
The ocean is a picture of mystery and untapped blessing.
If you have good childhood memories of the ocean, then it would represent pleasure and joy for you. It would speak of just letting go and floating, letting the tides carry you.
• If you dream of floating or swimming in the ocean, then the Lord is saying that you can trust in Him and enjoy His presence. You do not need to be afraid, but can just jump in! • If you dream of a large wave that you surf or that you have control of, it speaks of the blessing of the Lord that is coming your way.
If you dream of large waves engulfing you, this speaks of circumstances that are overwhelming you. It can also speak of the attack of the enemy that is coming in like a flood.
• Also if you have a fear of the ocean, then dreaming of being in the ocean speaks of being surrounded by your fears or having to confront your fear.
• Sometimes you might dream of a wave that washes everything away. Although it might seem negative at first, this could be of the Lord. Perhaps it is time for you to start afresh. This is a good picture of a death of a vision.
• Positive: A large wave although it can be negative, is also a good picture of the abundance of the Lord.
The Word says that if you cast your bread on the waters, that it will return to you.
• This is a picture of investing financially and spiritually into the Kingdom of God. As you keep giving out, you will reap the reward! • Ecclesiastes 11:1 cast your bread upon the waters: for you will find it after many days.
• The Red Sea Situation • If you see the Red Sea in the spirit, then the Lord has led you to face an impossible direction.
• You know that you cannot go back where you have come from, but it seems that the Lord is not talking either. You are unsure which way to go. We call this the ‘Red Sea Situation’.
• What the Lord is telling you to do is to make the first move. Moses cried out to the Lord about what to do and the Lord said to him, “Why are you crying to me? Speak to the Children of Israel, that they go forward!” (Exodus 14:15) • God was waiting for Moses to do something! He had brought them so far, but now it was their turn. As they took that step though, then God moved once again and parted the waters.
• If God has given you a direction and a promise and you see the Red Sea in front of you, you have a choice to make. Once you step out with that decision, God will back you up.
• Psalms 106:9 He rebuked the Red sea also, and it was dried up: so he led them through the depths, as through the wilderness.
To be tossed around in the ocean speaks of not having a firm conviction of your own. It means that you do not have a secure footing in the Word, and you are allowing the enemy to throw you around.
• James 1:6 But let him ask in faith, nothing doubting.
For he that doubts is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed [about].
• The book of Hebrews also tells us that we should not be tossed around by every wind of doctrine.
• The meaning is the same.
If you dream of being tossed around, you do not have a firm understanding of doctrine, and the Lord is telling you to get your feet grounded!
River, Salt, Water, Waves.... The Way of Dreams and Visions
If the water is quiet and peaceful, it is a good sign, whether it is the Sea, or a lake or a river. But if it is stormy or rough, then beware, for you have a difficult time before you, and will need all your courage.... Mystic Dream Book
If the dream make you happy, it implies that you may be involved in many different activities or adventures.
If there is a negative emotional reaction to the dream, it suggests that unhealthy attachments and entanglements are present in daily life. See also: Animals... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The octopus can also symbolise any unconscious fear which may drag us into its realm of irrational terror. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
2- Creatures that are unusual and are not familiar to us appear in dreams to alert us to certain qualities within ourselves.
The octopus is capable of moving in anv direction and it is this svmbolism we need to be aware of.
3- An octopus can represent the unrestricted movement of the Spirit.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Being entangled by a very possessive personality.
Many hands make light work. Have you sought out assistance from those you know are capable of helping you right now?
An alternative figure for the number eight, a wheel, and a circle.
Inconsistency of words or actions, especially when you feel pressured.
The octopus, like the chameleon, changes color under stress.
Deceiving others through appearance. Both Pliny and Aristotle hypothesized that the octopus changed its colors to fool its prey.
Creativity gone awry. In oceanic cultures, the octopus holds a place in creation myths, but often those that don’t come out quite right.... The Language of Dreams
An octopus, with its eight legs and tentacles, may be revealing the psychic hold one may have over another that may hold you back Psychic connections to family or loved ones may be debilitating unconscious agreements that imprison you much like being in the arms of an octopus.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
The Octopus can also symbolize that you have been needy, clingy, desperate, and forgetting the truth, that all that you need is within you. See Eight.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A padlock made from wood in a dream represents deceit and hypocrisy. Lockingone’s door securely in a dream means managingand controlling one’s business in accordance with the divine laws.
If one’s door does not have a lock in a dream, it means that one has no control over which way his life goes, and that he cares little about its consequences. Attempting to lock one’s door, but to no avail in a dream means one’s failure to complete an important project. Breaking a lock and entering a house in a dream represents a conqueror or benefits that will come through such a person.
A padlock in a dream also represents a bolt, a door latch, one’s son, a handicapped wife, taking shelter away from one’s enemy, a hidden treasure, or a burial ground.
A padlock in a dream also may denotes sorcery, concealing secrets, or hindrances obstructing one’s travel plans. Putting a padlock on one’s door in a dream means prosperity after suffering from poverty, or receiving honors after being humiliated.
A padlock in a dream also could represent a bastard son, or a foundling. (Also see Close; Lock)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
2- Often when our securitv is threatened, a symbol which reinforces our need for defence mechanisms appears, and the padlock comes into this category.
3- We arc preserving our spiritual integrity.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If the padlock is of an ornate design, such control may be more complicated than we first thought.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
For a woman to dream that she owns peacocks, denotes that she will be deceived in her estimate of man’s honor.
To hear their harsh voices while looking upon their proudly spread plumage, denotes that some beautiful and well-appearing person will work you discomfort and uneasiness of mind. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A peacock in a dream also could represent a beautiful and a wealthy woman, or cheerful looking people.
If one sees himself owning apeacock and a pigeon in a dream, it means that he is a pimp.
A female peacock in a dream represents a bride, children, or wealth. Owning a peacock in a dream also means wandering, heedlessness, pride, ostentatiousness, backbiting, deceit, lies, confiding into one’s enemy, loss of blessings, experiencing poverty after being rich and tightness after plenitude. Seeing a peacock in a dream also means jewelry, clothing, presidency, a beautiful wife, marriage and good children. Eating the flesh of a peacock in a dream means the death of one’s wife and inheriting her wealth.
To hold the radiant rain-bow colored plumules of a peacock in a dream means profits earned earned through a woman.
To catch the chick of a peacock in a dream means profits through a son from that woman, or it could mean that one may beget a son. (Also see Chicken)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To a young woman it symbolizes vanity and the attempted seduction by a coxcomb (Gypsy). The early Christians held it as the symbol of immortality. It was also the bird of Juno, who cursed whosoever should pluck its feathers; their children should never be well, nor should men come for their daughters ; hence the superstition attached to these feathers.
The modern symbol of pomp and vanity.... The Fabric of Dream
A symbol of narcissism and arrogance. But at the same time it may represent the beauty of the soul and the diversity of one’s own personality. In alchemy it is a symbol that points to changes in life. Also, a symbol of rebirth. See Phoenix.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Outward displays of vanity or conceit.
Expressing yourself in a manner that others see as boastful.
Pride, dignity, or self-respect (e.g., being “proud as a peacock”).
In Babylonia and Persia, an emblem of regality. Similarly in the East, peacocks represent rank and having obtained the favor of powerful people.
Buddhist: Compassion and fidelity. It was believed that Kwan Yin, the protectress of children and mothers, took this form, and that peacocks would die of loneliness if their mate passed away.
A warning that bragging will eventually bring sadness. This bird foretells rainfall by its dancing.... The Language of Dreams
Vision: Seeing a peacock with a fanned-out tail: being brash and overconfident might impress some people; most, however, think it laughable. You would make a much better impression on people if you were less vain and arrogant. Screeching peacocks: a tempting invitation or project—but extreme caution is in order! In a mans dream, the peacock means meeting a woman who is hiding ambition and ego behind her charm.
Depth Psychology: This dream also is an indication of too much vanity. Even if you do just normal bragging to impress others, or attempt to amaze people with your intellectual faculties, someday you are going to make a fool of yourself—give it up!... Dreamers Dictionary
The peacock can also represent a macho male ego. Alternatively, the peacock can represent the immortality of your soul because of its ability to lose its feathers and grow them back again.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Cloned ideas or lacking originality- in your approaches.
The loss of value or appeal because of having been overexposed to one person, object, or situation repeatedly. Just as a child with candy, there can be too much of a good thing.... The Language of Dreams
For a young woman to have her pocket picked, denotes she will be the object of some person’s envy and spite, and may lose the regard of a friend through these evil machinations, unless she keeps her own counsel.
If she picks others’ pockets, she will incur the displeasure of a companion by her coarse behavior. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2- A pocket in a dream can also indicate a sense of ownership and possession.
To have something in our pocket means that we have appropriated it, that we have taken ownership. This can represent a situation in the everyday world, or it can represent emotions that we may have previously hidden and now need to own, in the sense of being able to make use of them.
3- A pocket suggests the Hidden or the Occult.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To have something in our pocket means that we have appropriated it, that we have taken ownership. This can represent a situation in the everyday world, or it can represent emotions that we may have previously hidden and now need to own, in the sense of being able to make use of them.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
According to Freud, female genitals.
The apron pocket, according to Jung, is the “pocket” the woman or girl carries within her body. In the case of a man or a boy, the pocket refers to the region from which sexual desires arise.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If you lose your purse: you will be faced with a very embarrassing situation. Finding a purse: a joyful surprise is on its way. Depth Psychology: The pocket contains experiences and memories. It is also a place where you store your emotional and physical reserves.
If there is still room in the purse: you are open to new insights as well as sexual adventures.... Dreamers Dictionary
If empty, you will be disappointed in some big hope.
If you lose your pocketbook, you will unfortunately disagree with your best friend, and thereby lose much comfort and real gain. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
The pockets in your dreams could represent those things that you keep just for yourself: your memory, your secrecy, your valuable possessions, or your inner resources.
If you were hiding your hands in the pockets, it suggests that you may feel a degree of helplessness or guilt, in regard to some situation in daily life.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If it be a funeral procession, sorrow is fast approaching, and will throw a shadow around pleasures.
To see or participate in a torch-light procession, denotes that you will engage in gaieties which will detract from your real merit.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2- A procession is often a way of marking a special occasion with pageantry and dignity. In dreams such an image can often represent the dreamer’s need to have his own successes and abilities recognised.
To be taking part in a procession is acknowledging our need to belong to a like-minded group.
To be watching a procession is to appreciate other people’s single-mindedness.
3- Spiritually, a procession is indicative of a group of like-minded people but also of people who have great knowledge. In dreams we are recognising the importance of whatever svstcm of belief or religion we belong to. We recognise rcspect must be paid.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To be taking part in a procession is acknowledging our need to belong to a like-minded group.
To be watching a procession is to appreciate other people’s single-mindedness.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
As an airplane cockpit, and as a politician in government, these images also stand for leadership. Among others, they represent personal skills. Often there is a hint to guide yourself more forcefully toward your goals.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If you speak with the workmen then will you find disappointments in your love life or your home. Many ships moored at the quay means your wishes will be fulfilled.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
If one sees himself milking a rhinoceros in a dream, it denotes money one may earn from such a great person. Riding a rhinoceros in a dream means rising above such a ruler, or it could mean betraying him.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: While this animal is a symbol for external power and might, its insides do not match its imposing appearance. Does this also apply to you? Do you feel inferior to people who are as imposing as the rhinoceros? Either way, ambition or feelings of inferiority could be a problem in sexual relationships and need to be addressed.... Dreamers Dictionary
If the rock is sculpted: what our life has expressed to enrich our own spiritual or eternal nature.
A small rock, stone: the unconscious sees our personal existence as a part of the material the cosmos is made of—another pebble on the beach.
The rock portrays how we shape the material of our nature through our life—similar to the parable of the talents. See stone. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If we are on firm ground we can survive. We may also be aware that we must be firm and stand ‘rock-like’ and not be dissuaded from our purpose. Seaside rock can remind us of happier, more carcfree times.
On an intellectual level, all the images that one thinks of in relationship to rocks prevail. There is reliability, coldness, rigidity and so on. We need to recognise these qualities within ourselves in order to handle ourselves properly. We can find ourselves between a ‘rock and a hard place’ in a difficult situation in dreams.
Spiritually we will need, at some point, to go through a barrier from difficulty to sanctuary. This often presents itself as a rock barrier. Dual rocks through which we must pass suggest the same image as the passage between two pillars, that is, passing from one state of being to the next.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Vision: It you are rock climbing: hard work at your job will pay off handsomely. Falling off a boulder: you are overextended and exhausted. Pay more attention to your health. Looking up at a tall rock: an extraordinary project or task will come your way. Climbing down from a rock with great effort: relatives or friends are withdrawing from you, or your hopes are dashed.
Depth Psychology: A rock in a dream means vou have to overcome some- thing, but must do so gently. It is also a challenge: be steadfast, like “the rock of Gibraltar.’’ Sometimes the rock refers to a tombstone or marker, or it may be a phallic symbol. See Altar, Mountain.... Dreamers Dictionary
If we are on firm ground we can survive. We may also be aware that we must be firm and stand ‘rock-like’, and not be dissuaded from our purpose. Seaside rock can remind us of happier, more carefree times. You might also like to consult the entries for barrier, initiation and stone.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream of falling rocks is a sign of important changes coming.... My Dream Interpretation
The interpretation will differ depending on the context of your dream or vision.
• Positive: A rock that you lean on or hold onto is a lovely picture of your faith in the Lord. It is there to keep you steady and prevent you from falling.
• The best image we have for a rock is Jesus Christ. Solid and the foundation of the church, if you build your life on Him, no storm can overcome you! • 1 Corinthians 10:4 And all drank the same spiritual Drinking: for they drank from that spiritual rock that followed them: and that rock was Christ.
• Standing on a rock speaks of being secure and not being moved by anything that goes on round about you. It means that you are doing things God’s way.
A rock that causes you to hurt yourself or to stumble is a picture of a hindrance in your life.
• Are you trying to go in a certain direction and you feel that you are being blocked? If so then your dream is a confirmation of this.
• I often see stones and rocks along a path when praying for someone. This is negative and speaks of the blockages the enemy has put in your way.
• These things are not from the Lord, and you need to stand up in your spiritual authority to overcome them.
Stone.... The Way of Dreams and Visions
If the dream is pleasant, everything is going in the right direction.
The rock crystal symbolizes serenity, concentration, and noble goals. See Crystals, Jewels, Mountain.... Dreamers Dictionary
To see a famous rock star in your dream, symbolizes a sense of belonging.
To understand the deeper meaning of your dream, think about whether you were chasing the rock star (wanting to belong), accepted by him/her (feeling like you belong) and so on. Of course, this might also be a straight-forward dream of romantic attraction.... My Dream Interpretation
To be given a rocket suggests recognising that we are not functioning the way we should.
To take off like a rocket means moving very fast in terms of some project we have.
2- Nowadays any symbol of power connects with our ability to do. or be, better than before.
The rocket in this sense will have much of the same symbolism as the aeroplane (See Aeroplane), except the destinations will be further away.
The explosive power and energy available is something to be carefully looked at, since we need this type of power in order to make radical changes in our lives.
3- Because of the spiritual symbolism of reaching heights to which none have been before, the rocket represents spiritual searching and adventure.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A rocket soaring into the sky: you have very good ideas that you need to put into action.
Depth Psychology: The rocket suggests that you are about to “overshoot your goal.” On the positive side, the rocket is a symbol of ambitious, lofty goals. See Cannon.... Dreamers Dictionary
The rocket in this sense will have much of the same symbolism as the aeroplane except the destinations will be less easily accessible.
The explosive power and energy available is something to be carefully looked at, since we need this type of power in order to make radical changes in our lives.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To take off like a rocket means moving very fast in terms of some project we have. Giving someone else a rocket in dreams may mean we are trying to motivate a part of ourselves or that we know more can be done by others.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
2- Particularly when we want to be soothed we like to be rocked.
The gentle movement can allow us to be in touch with our own centre. So to be rocking someone is to be soothing them. Conversely, to be rocked is to be soothed.
3- Rocking is a symbol of transition.
To move to and fro suggests both hesitation and desire. Rocking is also a fertility symbol.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To see someone else in a rocker predicts unexpected bliss for the dreamer. Empty rocking chairs, sorrow or separation from a loved one or a termination of an agreement.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
To see a mother, wife, or sweetheart in a rocking chair, is ominous of the sweetest joys that earth affords.
To see vacant rocking-chairs, forebodes bereavement or estrangement.
The dreamer will surely merit misfortune in some form.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If one sees himself trying to lift a heavy rock, testing his strength in a dream, it means that he will face a strong opponent.
If he succeeds at lifting it in the dream, it means that he will win his battle. Otherwise, it could mean that he will lose it. Ifone sees stones hitting him, or falling over his head in a dream, it means that his superior will delegate heavy responsibilities to him, compel him to do a personal favor, depend on him or impose a service on him. In this case, it means that one’s advice will have effect and his opinion will be respected. Throwing stones in every direction from a high 366 altitude in a dream means being unjust toward others, or it could mean being in a position of strength.
If one sees women throwing stones at him using a slingshot in a dream, it means sorcery and a bad spell.
If a poor person sees himself hitting a rock with a staff to split it, and suddenly water gushes forth from it in the dream, it means that he will become rich.
A rock in a dream also represents hard working women who are patient and bearing their sufferings with determination.
A rock in a dream also means longevity, construction, forgetfulness, cattle, impudence, shamelessness, fornication, a dissolute life, immorality, or heartlessness. Seeing a town scattered with rocks in a dream also could mean lower prices.
If a rock is interpreted as a rank, then it means a lasting one. Ifit denotes one’s wife, then it means that she is patient and content.
A rock in a dream also represents a threshold, a house, or a statue. Seeing a mountain of rocks in a dream represents heartless, brutal and cruel men, or it could denote their dwellings.
If one sees himself drilling a hole into a rock in a dream, it means that he is searching for something hard to get, though he will be able to reach as far as he reaches through drilling in his dream. Descending upon a rock in a dream is interpreted the same as descending upon a mountain in a dream. Rocks in a dream are also interpreted to mean dead people, heedlessness, ignorance, or immorality. (Also see Stone)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The rock or rocks in your dream could represent a variety of different ideas, but it usually has something to do with matters of this physical world. Rocks generally do not represent emotional, psychological, or spiritual issues. Rather, they may represent earthiness, sturdiness, stability, and a solid foundation. On the other hand they could represent physical obstacles, or difficulties which the dreamer may need to overcome. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If you dream of being “frozen in shock”, you feel unable to deal with the situation that’s giving you trouble. You could be upset that you can’t change anything, or you are having troubles expressing your feelings. Also see “Electrocution.”... My Dream Interpretation
The dream probably evokes unhappy feelings or conditions from the past, as the person used rocking to cope with their past distress, it occurs as an habitual accompaniment of the distressing dream. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If you hog the ball in your dream, you need to be more generous and kind to friends and acquaintances.... My Dream Interpretation
If you dream that the socket is being used, then you are plugged into your purpose in life.
If you are feeling drained, then you may be plugging your energy into circuits that are not supporting you, and/or you are allowing people to drain your energy.
If this is the case, then you are advised to unplug from one-sided relationships.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To dream of putting on socks foretells, for a maiden, an indiscreet situation that will arise wish her lover.
For a man it is a warning against unfaithfulness.
If a woman dreams of attending church wearing short Socks, it is a forerunner of quarrels with her husband or sweetheart.
Washing socks in a dream is an augury of both a successful love affair and a happy married life.... The Complete Dream Book
Tilings in which you place your trust, but which may not be very secure.
Closely reviewing your assets and resources (e.g., “taking stock”).
If the stock market crashes, this represents having the rug pulled out from under your hopes and dreams to the point of despondency.
If specific stocks appear in your dream, consider their names or abbreviations for alternative symbolic value.
For example, a company with a name like Environmental Design may equate to needing to make changes in your surroundings, specifically those that will be more healthful.... The Language of Dreams
If you dream of being the stocker, then this represents that you are giving your power over to someone that you have put on a pedestal, and your dream is cautioning you to bring your power back. See Pedestal and Peeping Tom.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If one’s mother is alive, it means that he will migrate with her to another country, or it could mean that she will be deprived of her son.
If the socks are new and have a clean smell in the dream, it means that one regularly pays his due alms, that he is praised for his character and that his money will grow in a lawful way.
If his socks are old or emit bad odors in the dream, it means that he withholds paying the obligatory alms tax, that he is uncharitable, worthy of blame and that his wealth will quickly disappear.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A light stocking means grief; a dark stocking means enjoyment; a stocking with a hole symbolizes loss; a silk stocking symbolizes wealth.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Depth Psychology: The stocking stands for a desire for sex and an intimate relationship.... Dreamers Dictionary
For a young woman to see her stockings ragged, or worn, foretells that she will be guilty of unwise, if not immoral conduct.
To dream that she puts on fancy stockings, she will be fond of the attention of men, and she should be careful to whom she shows preference.
If white ones appear to be on her feet, she is threatened with woeful disappointment or illness. See Knitting. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To dream of si!k stockings bodes no good to either man or maid. It is an indication of coming pleasures through dissolute companionship with members of the opposite sex.
If a woman finds a hole in her stocking she should think twice before throwing herself too heartily into a love affair that may leave an unforgettable impression upon her.
Cotton stockings seen in a dream are a forerunner oi some untoward event that wfll seem to prove the reality of life.
Net stockings are a precursor of the revelation of some secret that you would wish to keep hidden.
Wool stockings presage a message from someone of the opposite sex who wishes you well. Half-length stockings (See Socks).... The Complete Dream Book
If you dream of fancy or sexy stockings, then you have a desire for attention and validation of your sexiness and feminine appeal.
If you dream of stockings that are hung by a chimney, then this represents receptivity, deservability, and the expectation of gifts, blessings and good tidings to come.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To see someone else putting on stockings, relates to some romantic situation - you may be jealous of someone or worry about getting/keeping somebody’s interest in you.... My Dream Interpretation
If they are burning up in bright flames, you will be successful in your profession. See Fire, Money.
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about stocks is usually a sign of financial problems.
The dream wants you to be very careful when it comes to financial transactions, like buying and selling!... Dreamers Dictionary
To be suffocating someone mav mean we are overpowering them in real life.
If we do not wish to have any sort of relationship with someone we may find that dreams of suffocation occur. Fears about sexuality may also surface in this way.
3- Suffocation may appear in dreams when negative energy is too strong for us to deal with.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To be suffocating a dream character may mean we wish to shut someone up in waking life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If his suffering increases to near strangulation and death in the dream, it means that he is required to repay all the benefits he drew from holding such trust.
If he dies in his dream as a consequence of his suffocation, it means that he will lose his battle with the owner and become poor.
If he comes back to life after dying in the dream, it means that in a while, God Almighty will reinstate him in his position after his trying experience. He also may regain power and bring his 41H opponents to justice. (Also see Strangulation)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Being unsatisfied and unfulfilled by your present situation to the point where this slowly “kills” creativity or individuality.
Being overwhelmed by restrictions imposed upon you by others, your culture, society, or religion.
If you see yourself suffocating someone else, this either expresses aggression toward that person, or something so morally or ethically offensive that you want to stifle it.... The Language of Dreams
If a swarm of locusts is seen approaching or flying without buzzing it represents one’s wealth which one had accumulated secretly. But if it is with buzzing sound it means enmity and hatred.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If a swarm of locusts is seen approaching or flying without buzzing it represents one’s wealth which one had accumulated secretly. But if it is with buzzing sound it means enmity and hatred.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: A swing means your moods are constantly “swinging back and forth.” In a man’s dream, it also might imply that—if married and having an affair—he can’t decide between his wife and his lover.
The dream is a warning: make a decision now and be more assertive.... Dreamers Dictionary
If may also mean his deriving some benefit from one of them.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A collapsing tower: your hopes will be dashed. Hearing the clock in the tower ring: time to make an important decision.
If a woman is looking at a high tower (phallic symbol), it might be expressing her positive attitude toward male sexuality. Dreaming of being locked up in a tower: she is troubled about male sexuality. See Clock, Pillar.... Dreamers Dictionary
Moving slowly in a dream may reflect taking your time and considering each step necessary for success. Alternatively, it can indicate procrastination or delays that may or may not be of your own doing.
Rapid movement represents hasty actions which may not have been thoroughly thought out. This can also reflect that you are moving through life so quickly and busily that you never stop to smell the roses.
Dream sequences that go in very slow motion are usually replays of something that’s happened so that you can examine the details more closely and from an alternative perspective.... The Language of Dreams
For a young woman to dream that she is dissatisfied with wedlock, foretells her inclinations will persuade her into scandalous escapades.
For a married woman to dream of her wedding day, warns her to fortify her strength and feelings against disappointment and grief. She will also be involved in secret quarrels and jealousies.
For a woman to imagine she is pleased and securely cared for in wedlock, is a propitious dream. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
It is fortunate for a woman to dream that she is happily married to a man of wealth and good breeding.... The Complete Dream Book