Man is symbolized by the bamboo, inherently perfect yet able to be pliant – to bow before the storm. The bamboo also signifies gracefulness and friendship. In china, the seven-knotted bamboo denotes the seven stages of initiation undergone before becoming an adept.
To dream of sticks, is an unlucky omen.
In both male and female dreams the bamboo plant can suggest androgeny.
To dream of bamboo is indicative that the dreamer, like the plant, is resilient under pressure.
To see sticks in your dream represents small or minor growth that is occurring in your life.
A dream of dissension in the family circle (Gypsy). Probably originating in the use of rattan or bamboo for purposes of chastisement.
Dreams of bamboo symbolize that you are realizing the spiritual strength, focus and simplicity that can lead to enlightenment.
Intellectually, bamboo represents good breeding, long life and a fulfilling old age. On top of that, it highlights the ability to yield when under pressure.
If drum sticks were the main feature of your dream, you are a strong-willed person. You go through life on your own terms and stick by the decisions you make.
The pliability of bamboo indicates yielding but enduring strength. It is used as a cure in feng shui (the art of placement) because it is fast-growing, sturdy and will thrive in a variety of conditions. It will now have gained much of that significance in dreams.