One’s aims or motivations, the self; vagina. Idioms: sitting target.
Symbolic of aiming at a goal in life or targeting someone for good or evil, Lam. 3:12
The object of undeserved blame or criticism; see “rejected:
Spiritually a target with its concentric circles can symbolize the total self.
The soul is in the middle, surrounded by spirit, mind, body and finally environment.
To be shooting at a bull’s-eye could be interpreted as a search for perfection. You might also like to consult the entries for arrow, goal and shot / shooting.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Most of us need some kind of motivation in life, and a target as a symbol of our intellectual aspirations may not make much sense until we study the context of the dream. Aiming at a target in dreams would suggest we have a particular goal in mind.
To be aiming at a person could suggest ‘targeting’ them on an emotional level for our own gratification.
Material aspects: In a work sense in dreams a sales or performance target might suggest our goals are imposed on us by others. On a more personal note, we will set our own targets – for instance health or education goals.
If we were setting someone else a target in dreams, we would need to understand that the other person in the dream is a reflection of part of ourselves.
Focus, the ability to assert yourself.
Folklore: Hitting the center of the target means good luck; missing it, bad luck.
Architectural plans will claim your attention.
A change of residence.
1. Goals and ambitions.
2. A feeling of being a “target” or the object of gossip and unfriendly attention.
3. Aspect of life is being neglected.
Dreams of a target signify that you are goal oriented, focused on achievement, and preparing to hit your mark.
If you dream of hitting the target, then this is an affirmation that you are right where you are supposed to be, prepared and on track.
If you stray far from your target, then you have allowed yourself to be distracted and this is a sign that it is time to get back on track with your goals, life visions and aspirations.
If you dream of Target, the store, then you are focused on what beliefs you are buying into and looking for a good deal. See Goddess Artemis.
1- Aiming at a target in dreams would suggest we have a goal in mind. It would depend on the type of target what the goal is.
To be shooting at a bull’s-eye could be interpreted as a search for perfection. I’o be aiming at a person could suggest either hatred or sexual desire.
2- Most of us need some kind of motivation in life, and a target as a symbol of our intellectual aspirations may not make much sense until we studv the context of the dream. In a work sense a sales target might suggest our goals arc imposed on us by others. On a more personal note if we were setting someone else a target in dreams, we would need to understand that the other person in the dream is a reflection of part of ourselves.
3- Spiritually a target can have the same significance as the mandala (see .Mandala) and represent the Self.
To dream of a target, foretells you will have some affair demanding your attention from other more pleasant ones.
For a young woman to think she is a target, denotes her reputation is in danger through the envy of friendly associates.