One’s situation at time of dream; status, depending on where one is sitting; being relaxed; inactive waiting. Sitting up: becoming more involved. Idioms: sit back; sit for, sit in on something; sit on; sit out; sit something out; sit tight; sit at someone’s feet; sit in judgment; sitting target; sit on the fence.
Taking an inactive role in a situation
To see others in adversity, portends gloomy surroundings, and the illness of some one will produce grave fears of the successful working of plans.
The old dream books give this as a sign of coming prosperity. This definition is untrue. There are two forces at work in man, one from within and the other from without. They are from two distinct spheres; the animal mind influenced by the personal world of carnal appetites, and the spiritual mind from the realm of universal Brotherhood, present antagonistic motives on the dream consciousness.
If these two forces were in harmony, the spirit or mental picture from the dream mind would find a literal fulfilment in the life of the dreamer.
The pleasurable sensations of the body cause the spirit anguish.
The selfish enrichment of the body impoverishes the spirit influence upon the Soul.
The trials of adversity often cause the spirit to rejoice and the flesh to weep.
If the cry of the grieved spirit is left on the dream mind it may indicate to the dreamer worldly advancement, but it is hardly the theory of the occult forces, which have contributed to the contents of this book. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
For others it may highlight their attitude to family responsibilities or to parenthood.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If the baby you are taking care of is crying, you are lacking understanding from others.
If you dream that someone is babysitting you, you are frustrated that others try to manage your life for you - you want more freedom.... My Dream Interpretation
The seriousness of the investigation will depend on the capacity of the vessel. Ultimately he will be liberated from their clutches.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The qualities of the various animals need to be assimilated and integrated in order to progress; there are two potentials of further development.
If a half-animal, half-human is seen it shows that the dreamer’s basic instincts are beginning to be recognized and humanized.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
For instance, if the frame is up, this suggests that you have already created the foundation and skeleton of your project.
A construction site may also be an indication of the progress of the psychological work you arc doing.
A truck on the site may mean you have all the necessary tools to embark on the construction of a new area in your life.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
One of the most common dreams is failing an exam. In the dream one is not prepared for the exam. In a variation, one is onstage and doesn’t know the lines. Both situations refer to a fear of failing in public.
The dreamer should examine his self-esteem. In the exam situation, usually the subject—or question one doesn’t know how to answer—gives an indication of the field in which one feels insecure. Onstage, the play or scene is sometimes a key to the field of fear.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Depth Psychology: Fat represents sensuality, cheerfulness, and a tendency to overdo things. It is a warning from the unconscious about excessive eating and drinking.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you are brought before an inquisition on a charge of wilfulness, you will be unable to defend yourself from malicious slander.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you are the one leading the inquisition, you are grappling with your own inner critic, judge, and jury, sentencing your inner rebel to pay the price for going against your own moral code. See Heretic and Judge.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you are very thin and can not stop worrying about your weight, you should see a doctor. Psychologically speaking, obesity usually is a sign that the individual has issues with self-esteem and personal power. In dreams about obesity fat emotionally insulates us from others and isolates us physically. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
To see two opposite items in a dream can reflect improved balance between different facets of the psyche. Alternatively, this can represent a dichotomy that causes inner turmoil over two equally important goals or ideals.
An optimistic hue, denoting improved self-love, high energy, and a clear emotional state.
Bright, fiery oranges are the color of aggression. This hue needs gentle control so that angry outbursts don’t occur.
Also the color of autumn, thereby denoting a harvest of characteristics that you have sown and tended with care.... The Language of Dreams
If a person sees stomach-worms and lice walking on his body in great numbers or he sees them walking on his clothes it suggests that he will acquire much wealth and many male children.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Example: I was practising relaxation and went into a dream state. I saw a dark shape attached to my body near my hean. I felt very frightened as I saw it. But as I watched it broke away and left me’ (John W). John had experienced a hean attack, and the dark shape was an embodiment of his fears about his hean, sucking his energy and well-being. In relaxing he was able to let go of these feelings. Because the dream process shows such internal processes in imagery, the fears are shown as an incubus or dark parasite, which falls away. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
2- We may feel unclean in some aspect of our lives which makes us ashamed or uncomfortable. We are aware that we cannot exist without support.
3- We realise that we are not satisfied with our own lives and why we may be living vicariously.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For instance, something in the wrong position means we are going about things in the wrong way.
2- Our spirit, intellect, ideals and consciences are being brought to our attention when we dream of anything higher or above us. This applies also when dreaming of the upper part of anything (of a building or body, for example). Our altruism may be being brought into question. Anything underneath, below, or downstairs signifies the anarchic or immoral side of our personalities.
The sexual impulses can also be characterised in this way. Something appearing upside down emphasises the potential for chaos and difficulty.
The ‘ups and downs’ of situations in life can be experienced in dreams as the actual movement of one’s position, ‘fhe personality has a need to balance the heights and depths of its experience, and if this docs not happen a warning will usually appear in dream form. Back/Front Rejection and acceptance can be shown in a dream as seeing the back and front of something. Backward/ Forward Having the attention drawn to a backward and/or forward movement usually indicaes the potential to adopt a regressive bae kward-looki ng tendency. There is a need to retire into the past, rather than tackling lears and moving ahead. Centre falso see Shapes) To be conscious of the centre of any aspect of a dream is to be aware of a goal or objective, or perhaps even of the dreamer’s real Self. There is a need to be the centre of attention whatever the circumstances. Far/Near In dreams, space and time can become confused. Dreaming of something which is far awav, may indicate that it is far away in time. This may be future or past, depending on the dream.
A long way in front would be future, a long way behind would be past. Near or close would mean recently, or in the immediate.
Horizontal This usually symbolises the material world. Left The left side suggests the less dominant, more passive side. Often it is taken to represent all that is dark and sinister and those parts of our personality which we try to suppress. It is more to do with instinctive behaviour, what feels good inside and with personal behaviour without attention to moral codes. It is supportive in expression, and receptive by nature, so anything appearing in dreams on the left side can be accepted as a symbol of support. Any pain experienced on the left side is interpreted in terms of sensitivity.
The left expresses the more feminine attributes and often the past. Feelings of being left behind suggest a sense of inadequacy, of disintegration and of having to leave the past behind. Indecision over left or right suggests an inability to decide whether to rely on drive or instinct.
Low In dreams, feeling ‘low’ can suggest a sense of inferiority or humility. Often we will give way to submissive behaviour, and put ourselves in a lower position than others. Occasionally to be below something or someone can indicate a need to explore the underside or negativity of a relationship or situation. Opposite Anything in a dream which is opposite the dreamer may suggest some difficulty in reconciling two paradoxes (Good/bad. male/female, up/down, etc.). This may or may not suggest conflict. One thing deliberately put opposite another There is a deliberate attempt to introduce discord. Changing the position from opposite Differences maybe adjusted.
Right/Left The conflict between right and left is usually between logic and intuition. Right The right side represents the more dominant logical side. It is the consciously expressed, confident side which perceives the exterior world in perhaps a more objective sense. It is to do with ‘lightness’ that is, correctness and moral and social behaviour. Anything observed on the right side in dreams is usually significant as the dreamer progresses. Any pain experienced on the right side can also be interpreted in terms of drive. It also expresses the more masculine attributes. Movement to the right indicates that something is coming into conscious awareness. Straight Straight suggests a direct approach, the shortest way between two objects or places. Top To be at the top is to have succeeded in our endeavours.
To be on top is to have assumed control. Trying to reach the top suggests more effort is needed. Under/underneath Being underneath something suggests either taking shelter or submitting to someone else’s handling of us. It may also represent the part of us that we hide, or the part that is less capable.
Up, upper We have the capability of achieving a degree of supremacy. We are capable of getting the ‘upper hand’ in particular situations. We can move away from the mundane, ordinary- everyday world.
Vertical The vertical in dreams tends to represent the spiritual realm.
3- The points of the compass can be read spiritually.
The North signifies the Unknown, and hcnce sometimes darkness. It is spirituality within the world.
The East traditionally suggests birth and mystic religions. It also represents becoming ‘conscious’.
The South is representative of earthly passion and sensuality.
The West can symbolise death, but more properly the state after death when there is increased spiritual awareness. Traditionally, it can also represent the more logical side of our natures.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For instance, something in the wrong position means we are going about things in the wrong way.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The north signifies the unknown, and hence sometimes darkness. It is spirituality within the world.
The east traditionally suggests birth and mystic religions. It also represents becoming ‘conscious’.
The south is representative of earthly passion and sensuality.
The west can symbolize death, but more properly the state after death when there is increased spiritual awareness. Traditionally, it can also represent the more logical side of our natures.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
2- Since a university is a place of ‘higher’ learning, we are being made aware of the breadth of experience and increase in knowledge available to us. We need to move away from the mundane and ordinary into specific areas of knowledge and awareness.
3- Spiritual Knowledge and the ability to use it can only be achieved in ‘The University of Life’.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If your visit is unpleasant, your enjoyment will be marred by the action of malicious persons.
For a friend to visit you, denotes that news of a favorable nature will soon reach you.
If the friend appears sad and travel-worn, there will be a note of displeasure growing out of the visit, or other slight disappointments may follow.
If she is dressed in black or white and looks pale or ghastly, serious illness or accidents are predicted. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If it is someone we know then this may apply in a real-life situation.
If it is not, then there may be a facet of our personality which is trying to make itself apparent.
To be paying someone else a visit in a dream signifies that we mav need to widen our horizons in some fashion. This may be physically emotionally or spiritually One’s spiritual guide often first makes itself available bv a visit in the dream state.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If it is someone we know then this may apply in a real-life situation.
If it is not, then there may be a facet of our personality that is trying to make itself apparent.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If the visitor is tired and worn out from traveling, then you will feel displeasure at someone’s actions and this is a warning not to get upset over it.
If a friend visits you and everything seems normal, then you will soon hear some good news.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
If the visitor is dressed in black and appears mournful then beware of accidents that might befall you or someone you know.
If the visitor is tired and worn out from traveling then you will feel a bit of displeasure at someone’s actions and this is a warning not to get upset over it.
If a friend visits you and everything seems normal, then you will soon hear some good news.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
If you dream of being a visitor, then you are courageously exploring new terrain and are curiously open to learning new ways of thinking and being. Alternatively, you may be feeling that your space is being invaded energetically, physically, or psychically. Consider the feeling tone of this dream to discern the significance. See Alien.... Strangest Dream Explanations