A symbol of fear and anxiety presented as fun and joy, because of the color and association with halloween; see “halloween”
Symbol: The pumpkin is a symbol of rapid growth and a rapid demise.
Vision: Looking at a pumpkin means dashed hopes—particularly if you have counted on help from others. Use your own strength and things will turn out okay. Receiving a pumpkin as a gift: a mentor is going to support you in the near future. See Fruit.
Depth Psychology: The pumpkin is usually a symbol of your sexual appetites and desires.
(Gourd; Squash; Zucchini) In a dream, a pumpkin represents a scholar, or a highly trained physician who cares about his patients and who is loved by the people, who asks for little and who rarely asks for anything for himself.
A pumpkin in a dream could also denote medicine and particularly when cooked. Eating pumpkin in a dream also means guidance, following good example, or it could mean temptation. Eating a pumpkin in a dream also means recovering a lost object, or reunitingwith one’s beloved, or correcting one’s spiritual thoughts. Eating raw pumpkin in a dream means becoming scared of roaming spirits (See Jinn), or it could mean fighting with someone. Resting under the shade of a pumpkin in a dream means soliciting peace and safety. It is also said that a pumpkin plant in a dream represents a poor person. Finding a pumpkin in the middle of a plantation of melons in a dream means recovering from a dangerous illness.
A pumpkin in a dream also could mean censure, reproof, or a scolding. Eating a cooked pumpkin in a dream also means acquiring knowledge, or memorizing some of it, or it could mean reestablishing broken ties. Pumpkin in a dream also means distress, trouble, tight financial standing, sickness, or imprisonment.
A pumpkin in a dream also denotes vigilance and clarity of mind. Serving plates or kitchen utensils that are made from dried pumpkin skin in a dream represent beautiful, humorous and noble women. Eating a pumpkin curry dish in a dream means distress, sadness and sorrow. Eating a steamed pumpkin without spices in a dream may mean earnings. (Also see Food)
Dreams about pumpkins suggest the dreamer is passing into a new phase in her life.
1. Happiness, usually in domestic relationships.
2. A bad omen regarding reputation, possible issues over revenge.
3. Female sexuality.
4. The limitations of time (as in “cinderella”).
(see Eating, Garden)
A caned pumpkin often represents the specific emotions in the depicted face, so consider if it is happy, sad, angry, frightened, or whatever.
Traditionally an emblem of protection because of its use on Halloween to scare away mischievous spirits.
Made into bread or pie, this represents a positive transformation in either your finances or ability- to act justly, respectively.