The resources and difficulties we carry in life; our past experience or karma; a burden—perhaps of nursed anger or other negative feelings—we cany, our child, if we feel parenthood a heavy load. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- When we discover that we, or someone else, is wearing a knapsack in a dream, we are dreaming either about the difficulties we are carrying for instance, anger or jealousy or about the resources we have accumulated.
2- In Tarot imagery, the Fool carries in his knapsack the lessons he has to learn in life.
If one believes in reincarnation, the knapsack is also reputed to earn- those things one has brought forward from a previous life. These can also be the resources which one has in order to deal with problems.
3- Spiritually the knapsack suggests those qualities which are external to ourselves, and which we must learn to handle. These may be negative or positive it depends on how we handle them.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
(Bag; Pouch; Suitcase; Trunk) A sack or any packing container in a dream represents travels, or activities in general.
A sack in a dream also represents the body of a human being.
An empty sack in a dream then means death. Seeing a sack within a sack in a dream represents the knowledge one benefited from during his life in this world.
If the second sack contains money in the dream, it means that one’s knowledge is true.
If it contains change, it means that one is still studying and needs to further his knowledge.
A sack in a dream also represents one’s personal and secret life. In a dream, if one makes a cut through a sack and throws its contents asunder, it means that his private and intimate life will be exposed and becomes the subject of people’s talk. Ifone’s money falls through a hole in the bag or a purse he carries, the bag also represents his body and the money represents his soul, which is an indication of his death.
If one finds termites or moths inside his sack in a dream, it also means death. Thus, a sack in a dream denotes what a person represents, or it could mean one’s heart. (Also see Bag; Pouch; Purse,’ Suitcase; Trunk)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
1- At its simplest, to dream of a sack can link with word play such as ‘getting the sack’. It brings a period of our lives to an end. possibly in a rather negative way. Perhaps in an effort to move on. we have created circumstances within our lives which make us feel bad about ourselves for a time.
2- The sack has the same significance as the bag, or any such receptacle. In a woman’s dream it can therefore perhaps mean pregnancy, while interestingly enough in a man’s dream il is more likely to mean some kind of womb experience (see Womb in Body). As a symbol of security the womb is often svmbolised in dreams as a bag or sack. Very often the sack as a utilitarian object has the significance of containing something for us - of giving us an opportunity to consider our belongings. We can empty the sack, as it were, and decide what is important to us and what we need to take forward.
3- In its starkest meaning the sack can indicate death. It can literally mean the death of a person, or it can indicate the liberation of part of our personality. We need to release a difficulty in order to continue within our own framework of life.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Formerly the appearance of a sack in a dream was taken as an indication of death. Today, it is more likely to indicate the liberation (freeing up) of part of our personality or difficulties that need to be overcome so we can progress spiritually.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: A sack shares much of the significance and symbolism of the bag, or any such receptacle, in dreams; the womb is often symbolised in dreams as a bag or sack. As an everyday object it acts as a container and its appearance in a dream can indicate that we should look making the best use of our resources.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: At its simplest, to dream of a sack can link with word play such as ‘getting the sack’. It brings a period of our lives to an end, possibly in a rather negative way. Perhaps in an effort to move on, we have created circumstances within our lives that make us feel bad about ourselves for a time.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: In a woman’s dream a bag can represent her feelings about pregnancy, while, interestingly enough, in a man’s dream it is more likely to mean some kind of womb experience. Consult the entry for bag as well as the information on womb in the body entry for further information.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
1- In its oldest form, sackcloth represented humiliation. People were dressed in sackcloth to signify- that they were less than dust. Hence the saying ‘sackcloth and ashes’. Nowadays in dreams it is much more likely to represent our own sense of humiliation, that we have humiliated ourselves in an action which we have taken.
2- Sackcloth also indicates repentance. We may feel that we have humiliated ourselves, but equally we may wish to show the world that we have repented of an action or deed.
The symbol of sackcloth comes up in a dream to indicate that we need to make an outward show of such repentance.
3- The act of mourning in olden times often indicated some public show, and so sackcloth was taken as the substance to show the spiritual poverty of the people concerned that thev had lost some- thing very valuable. In dreams this symbolism can also come across.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
(Needle; Upholsterer’s needle) A sacking needle in a dream represents a woman, because of its threading hole. Holding a sacking needle in a dream means travels, or if one’s wife is pregnant, it means that she will beget twin girls.... Islamic Dream Interpretation