The approach or attitudes one uses regarding life in general, in relationships or in work; the direction one has decidcd on or is following; the way a relationship or marriage is going; a line of thought or enquiry. Well-worn path: a well- established or habitual way of doing something. Also the path sometimes represents one’s overall direction or experience of life within the process of growth and change. Losing partner on path: fear or intuition that the relationship will end or partner die first.
A level path is symbolic of walking in God’s truth, Ps. 27:11, Jer. 31:9.
A hidden path can symbolize an unseen option in life
A path in a dream can indicate the direction that we should take spiritually.
The idea that there is a path in life resonates with chinese thought, which calls the tao ‘the way’. In some schools of thought the left hand path represents evil or black magic.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Often a path can represent the way we feel a relationship or situation is developing. It can also suggest a way of following up a concept or line of enquiry.
A pavement introduces the idea that the path is already prepared for us.
Material aspects: A path in a dream signifies the direction we have decided to take in life.
The type of path, e.G. Whether it is smooth or rocky, meandering or straight, may be just as important as the path itself. In waking life, it is often the way a clairvoyant ‘sees’ the way in which the enquirer’s life is changing.
Vision: Seeing a wide path: you love to circumvent difficulties, preferring an easy life.
A narrow path or walking along a path: don’t be deterred from the life path you have chosen. Seeing a path in front of you: you want to keep your happiness hidden from friends. Getting lost: you are on the wrong path. Standing at a crossroads: it is important that you stay on the path you believe intuitively is right for you.
Depth Psychology: A path in a dream is an indication of your attitude, ideals, and/or hopes that determine the direction of your life. It is not only a sign of your desire for self-fulfillment, but also for all, still dormant, possibilities.
As in Street; a frequent symbol of life’s path. See Wagon. Your personal path is laid out for you. You are walking your own life’s path. Or, difficulty on the path.
If you dream of walking down a quiet path, you have patience and a clear mind.
If your path is blocked in a dream, you need to take more time to think about the consequences of recent actions.
This is another obstacle dream, as the meaning depends upon circumstances.
If you can walk easily and comfortably, then your affairs will flourish.
If you meet stiles or other obstacles to your progress, then you may be certain that there are difficulties to be faced in the future.
3. Peaceful state of mind (if path is unblocked).
1- A patli in a dream signifies the direction one has decided to take in life.
The type of path, e.g. whether it is smooth or rocky, winding or straight, may be just as important as the path itself.
2- Often a path can represent the way we feel a relationship or situation is developing. It can also suggest a way of following up a concept or line of enquiry. In waking life, it is often the way a clairvoyant ‘sees’ the way in which the enquirer’s life is changing.
3- A path in a dream can indicate a Spiritual direction.
To dream that you are walking in a narrow and rough path, stumbling over rocks and other obstructions, denotes that you will have a rough encounter with adversity, and feverish excitement will weigh heavily upon you.
To dream that you are trying to find your path, foretells that you will fail to accomplish some work that you have striven to push to desired ends.
To walk through a pathway bordered with green grass and flowers, denotes your freedom from oppressing loves.
To dream of a straight path denotes success and virtue, a crooked and thorny path forecasts disappointment and treachery (Gypsy).
(see Alley, Comer, Dead End, Highway)
Spiritual directions and focus. Taoism, for example, translated from the Chinese, means “the way” or “path.” Buddhism teaches the eightfold path to enlightenment. Christ spoke of the path of righteousness.
A guideline, edict, or idea that you are following now, or plan to follow in the future. Paths have defined borders that set them apart from the accompanying countryside, showing the way to go.
A sign of fahy mischief or presence. In European and rural American folklore, bright green lines of grass were called fairy paths, and believed to be created by the passage of these elemental beings.
Meandering: Varying from your destiny or taking temporary detours away from a previously specified goal.
Divergent: A decision must be made, but both options appear equal. See if your dream reveals something about this choice that you have not seen yet, such as one path exhibiting weeds that might entangle you.
Well-worn: Either being in a rut, or staying so constrained to one way of thinking and living that the same old routes get walked again and again.
Straight: Staying true to your ideals, lifestyle, and / or goals.