thistle

Thistle, Dream Interpretation


The thistle can represent our spiritual defiance in the face of physical adversity and difficult conditions. This is one of the reasons why it became the emblem of scotland. Magically it is a fire herb and, therefore, represents courage.

Psychological / emotional perspective: The thistle has a meaning of rebelliousness and spite, but also of affording protection. When dreaming of a thistle we may be being made aware of those qualities, either in people around us or in ourselves.

The colour of the thistles may also be important.

Material aspects: To be conscious of thistles in a dream is to be aware of some discomfort in waking life.

A field of thistles would suggest a difficult road ahead.

A single thistle would indicate minor difficulties.

To dream about a thistle signals your desire to feel safe. It’s possible that you are erecting blockades to keep others from getting too close.

Vision: Getting stung by a thistle: don’t expect people around you to agree with you. Watering a thistle: don’t expect thanks from others right now.

Depth Psychology: The thistle tells you to except misfortunes and disappointments; you have only yourself to blame.

You are attracted to someone who could hurt you, though not seriously.

Work, troubles, and fighting. According to 2nd century dream interpreter Artemidorus: problems and difficulties with a man.

1- To be conscious of thistles in a dream is to be aware of some discomfort in waking life.

A field of thistles would suggest a difficult road ahead.

A single thistle would indicate minor difficulties.

2- The thistle has a meaning of defiance and vindictivencss. When dreaming of a thistle we may be being made aware of those qualities, either in people around us or in ourselves.

The colour of the thistles may be important (see Colour).

3- The thistle can represent our spiritual defiance in the face of physical adversity. It follows the symbolism of the passion of Christ.

To mow thistles denotes insolence, to be pricked by one forecasts vexation (Gypsy).



Thistle | Dream Meanings

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