The symbol of the triune, primordial Goddess and birth giver (because of its shape and having three legs).
Fertility, femininity, and procreativity.
Magical power. In Indian mythos, Indra drank from three cauldrons to empower himself with mystical energy.
Wisdom, insight, and knowledge. According to Teutonic stories, there are three great cauldrons in the earth’s center containing beverages that impart these beneficial characteristics. Odin, the ruler of the gods, was believed to have drunk from all three.
Creativity. Among the Celts, the Cauldron of Cerridwen dispensed the muse to any who partook of it.... The Language of Dreams
Being grounded or having solid foundations (e.g., being “down to earth”). Earthly or mundane matters.
The physical plane.
Plowing and planting: Efforts toward acquiring or accentuating positive attributes (see Garden, Farm).
A place of emergence, especially for magical power. In the Middle Ages, it was widely believed that witches gained energy from the earth, and could disappear if they touched soil. Alternatively, this can imply positive energy directed toward developing personal traits and characteristics.
A period of peacefulness. Teutonic tribes would often put down their weapons of war during the season of the Earth Goddess.
Groveling in earth: Debased morals or ideals, or possibly begging for forgiveness.
Mud: Ambiguous circumstances; things getting botched (see Dirt). Alternatively, malicious gossip meant specifically to make a perceived opponent look bad (e.g., “mud slinging).
Among Native Americans, the earth element represents the physical nature, so if the land in your dreams is rich and fruitful, you are likely quite healthy, as is any effort that requires “hands-on” attention.... The Language of Dreams
A symbol of wealth and fertility. In mythology, cutting off the hair is the equivalent of castration. Samson was robbed of his strength when Delilah cut off his locks. Hair for men is a sign of freedom; for women, long hair is a sign of femininity. According to Robert Bly, wild men and wild women are always covered with hair. Those who dream about “hairy” beings are on the way to satisfying their own nature, longing for vitality. This longing for “the wild energies” to be set free is clearly expressed in the musical Hair, which depicts the mythology of the sixties generation.
Today, hair often appears in dreams in connection with wanting to create a certain image, one that we would like to present to the outside world. It also may refer to “splitting hairs.”
According to an ancient Indian interpretation, hair that has been cut off means grief and sorrow.
Also, hair-dreams are thought to be about close relatives. And, in addition, they may mean spiritual and intellectual property.
According to Freud, hair, as a secondary sexual characteristic, has phallic meaning. Also, according to Freud and Steckel in The Language of Dreams, dreaming of hair means castration.
In mythology, hair and beards play an important role.
The chiefs of the Masai were afraid they would lose their supernatural powers when their hair or beards were cut.
For many primitive tribes, hair was considered taboo.
To be protected from danger means never getting your hair cut. Kings in Franconia (Germany) would lose their throne if they had their hair cut. Young warriors of Teutonic tribes could cut their hair and beard only after they had killed their first enemy. Hair, therefore, seems to mean power, strength, and magical vitality.
Folklore: Abundant hair means wealth; little or gray hair, troubles.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Stamina and courage during times of conflict. In Teutonic tradition, this was an emblem of Thor, the god of war and thunder, whom warriors called upon for strength.
Building or repairing something, often the self or a relationship (see Nails).
Tempering a situation through diligence, as a smith carefully tempers metal (sec Forge).
Making, or wishing to make, an ardent point (e.g., “hammering it home”).
The desire for security; knowing that everything you have built is going to hold together.... The Language of Dreams
Heroism. In the Druidical alphabet, this bush is represented by the tau cross, often equated with the Tree God, whose strength and endurance stands for all to see.
The red berries of this bush are an alternative blood emblem.
If seen as planted around a home, this represents safety to all who dwell within.
Long lasting results or impressions from your efforts. Ancient people associated this plant with longevity, immortality, and the immutable soul due to its ability to stay green through the winter.
The well-being of a newborn child. This plant got its name from the Teutonic goddess Holle, whose dominion is protecting babies.... The Language of Dreams
Fertility and productivity. In Egypt, honey was offered to Min, the goddess of productivity and abundance, to help people conceive children. Note, however, that fertility can apply to any project in which you’re currently engaged.
Youthful outlooks and energy. Tlie ancient Greeks ate honey believing it would extend life.
Creative inspiration. In Rome, this was an emblem of poetry and eloquence, especially with words.
For a writer or speaker, this is an excellent omen.
Honey also has strong associations with the sun, having mythologically been formed by the tears of the Egyptian sun god Ra, and therefore represents strength and authority.
Love, romance, and commitment.
The term honeymoon comes from the Teutonic tradition of celebrating marriage with a month of mead drinking; mead is a wine made with a base of honey.... The Language of Dreams
If one does something he loves in a dream, it means that he will engage in an act that has no limitations.
If a man says to... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream of a couple in love suggests that success is within reach.
To dream that your friend is in love with you indicates that you are romantically interested in your friend. You might have fallen in love with your best friend and cannot take your mind off the possibilities of taking your platonic relationship to a different level. Alternatively, the dream may also imply that you have come to recognize certain traits of your best friend and integrated them into your own character.
To dream that you are making love in public indicates a gush of sexual urges and desires. This might be a call to let go of certain inhibitions in expressing how you truly feel. Then again, your dream may be a reflection of how you see your own sexuality as it relates to political and social standards. You may be confused with your notion of relationships, sex, marriage, love, and gender differences/roles.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Invincibility. Teutonic warriors carried mistletoe into battle as protective amulets.
Setting aside bad feelings out of respect for a common belief or need. In Scandinavian regions, warring groups who met underneath this plant put away their ireapons for the day.
Among Druids, a plant that heals all wounds and protects the bearer. What is it in your life that needs healing}
A favored holiday tradition is to kiss anyone caught beneath the mistletoe.
A dream key to unlocking a specific door in your life.
The German philosopher and theologian Albertus Magnus recommended this plant as a magical key that could open anv locked door, including doors to the hidden realms of the earth.... The Language of Dreams
Depth Psychology: The rose is a symbol of blossoming as well as wilting love, but it also shows the grace of your soul and may express your longing for a “pure,” platonic relationship—the highest form of love.... Dreamers Dictionary
Changing tides: Among the Teutonic people, each tide carried different meanings that may apply to your dream.
The tide occurring just before sunup is one of introspection, while the one at dawn bears fertile waves. Noon tides speak of tenacity, dusk tides bring transformation, the night tide edifies, and the one occurring at midnight heals.
An ocean: The earth’s womb and beginnings of all humankind. Also representative of the vast subconscious, superconscious, or Jungian Collective Unconscious (see Abyss).
Among Native Americans, water appearing in dreams indicates your spiritual state.
For example, if the water is flowing smoothly, your spirit is calm and moving in a natural direction.
Moving water: Hie seen and unseen ebb and flow of all energies.
Baptism: New life, forgiveness toward yourself, and renewed purity’ of thought and actions (see Baby).
Bathing: Getting rid of your figurative “dirt” like old habits, guilt, anger, and even sexual repression (e.g., feeling “dirty”).
Hot water: Trouble s afoot, so look for the wellhead (see Temperature).
Drowning in water: Overwhelming circumstances, problems, or emotions that threaten to defeat your efforts or sense of individuality. Esoterically, this may also reflect a memory from a past life experience (see Choking, Suffocation).
Floating upon: Dependence on your feminine nature or a mother figure. Alternatively, skimming the surface of spiritual potentialities without ever really diving in and experiencing that aspect of self.
Stagnant water: Something, often a situation, that is unhealthy for you to the point where it causes a standstill in personal growth and in your quest for wholeness.
Shallow water represents a similarly frivolous personality that avoids delving into any aspect of life too deeply. Alternatively, this can represent a fear of confronting the depths of your own suhconscious.
Tidal waves: Powerful emotions or instincts that you have let build up to a critical mass. This dream reveals the need to express those things before they come crashing over the floodgates.
Surfing on water: Taking control of, and accepting the power in, the feminine aspects of self and the Universe. Also maintaining a rather haphazard balance between the intuitive nature (the water) and the conscious self (the surfer).
A geyser: A sudden, unanticipated outpouring of creativity, goodness, inspiration, spiritual gifts, or whatever.
Wearing a life preserver in the water represents getting a second chance at something. Grab it before it gets away!
Ripples appearing on the water’s surface indicate the waves of energy we send out without even knowing it, similar to a web. This will eventually touch everything and everyone because you are part of the network of life.
Lakes: As the abode of several magical creatures, including the Lady of the Lake and water nymphs, dream lakes reflect the search for the wonders that lie just beyond the surface of reality. What does the surface of the lake cover? Are you fishing here, thereby trying to catch a little magic?... The Language of Dreams