The meaning could be either positive - wisdom or valuable knowledge - or negative - mere opinions, mere theories, superficial learning. The feelings you have about the book in the dream will guide you to the appropriate meaning.
Memories; things you have learnt from expenence; attitudes toward learning, other people’s opinions. Old books: inherited wisdom; spiritual awareness.
Finding a book may represent some hidden knowledge that was just discovered.
The title of the book would present relevant information lor you to take notice of.
An autobiography may offer a review of your life and the events that were psychologically important.
The meaning of a book can be ascertained by its title or the words written in the pages.
If you are surrounded by books it can be symbolic of a love of reading and knowledge
Of-life-to dream of the book-of-life is symbolic of God’s salvation or an invitation to accept Christ as lord and savior, Ps. 69:28
The answers you seek are to be found in the intellect. Books relate to knowledge that has already been recorded, so this dream is not looking toward new information to be made known to you. Rather, the message of the dream is that the knowledge you seek is already within your awareness.
The more books there are present in the dream, the more likely that this is a call to express your desire to learn and grow in ways of the mind.
2. Lamb’s book of Life (Judgment);
6. Word of God;
7. Meditate; Luke 4:17; (4) Luke 3:4; (5) Josh. 1:8;
Type and title indicates what one is learning; research accordingly
A book, particularly a sacred one such as the bible or koran, signifies hidden or sacred knowledge. Any religious book in dreams presupposes some kind of spiritual realization or some knowledge gained. It represents our need to look into the realms of sacred or arcane knowledge or for reassurance that we are going in the right direction.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Intellectually, we are searching in our dreams for ways which will help us to handle what happens in our lives. We will need to look very carefully at our religious beliefs, myths and legends, and decide what relevance they have for us. Many systems of belief have long held to there being a book in which all our deeds are recorded, and for which we are accountable.
Material aspects: Our search for knowledge and the ability to learn from other people’s experience and opinions is symbolized in dreams by books and libraries.
To dream of old books represents inherited wisdom and spiritual awareness.
If we dream of a bible or other religious book it usually means that we are aware of traditional moral standards. We need a code of conduct that helps us to survive.
To dream of account books indicates the need or ability to look after our own resources, practical and otherwise. You may also like to consult the entry for reading for further clarity.
Books often symbolize knowledge and wisdom. Dusty old books may represent neglected or forgotten knowledge, or an earlier “chapter” of one’s life. Opening or closing a book may symbolize opening or closing a stage in one’s life. Other meanings embodied in familiar expressions may be evoked in dreams, such as the connotations of “bookworm” and “book learning” (abstract knowledge without the benefit of practical experience available from the “book of life”). To someone reared in a traditional Christian home, “the Book” represents the Bible and God’s commandments.
If books were the main theme of your dream the situation in your life is stable and you will make slow, steady progress to the top of your chosen profession. look to the other symbols in your dream to tell you in what context you should place the book, or books, in relation to your own life situation, bear in mind that the action associated with books is progress.
(Decree; Flyer; Letter; Publication; Public announcement; Record; Scroll; Write; Writing) Holding a book or a letter in one’s hand in a dream signifies power.
A book or a letter in a dream also signifies fame or public knowledge.
If one sees himself carrying a sealed letter in a dream, then it means that he will receive confidential news or a report.
If a book or a letter is carried by a child in a dream, it means glad tidings.
If it is carried by a servant or a housekeeper, then it means glad tidings and good news.
If a letter is carried by a woman, then one could expect a quick relief from his trouble.
If the letter which the woman is carrying in the dream is an open letter, and if the woman is wearing a veil, it means that the news she is bringing must be treated carefully.
If the woman is wearing perfume, then one could expect good news and a commendation for his work.
If one sees himself holding a closed book in a dream, it means the end of his life in this world.
If one sees a flyer or a public announcement in display by the authorities in a dream, it means that he will gain leadership, happiness and income.
If one sends a sealed letter to someone, which is returned to him unopened in the dream, it means losing a war to one’s enemy. Ifhe is a merchant, it means that he will suffer losses in his business.
If he is seeking marriage, it means the denial of his request.
If one sees himself carrying a book, a record, or a letter in his right hand in a dream, and ifhe had an argument, or a confusing deal, or doubt about something, it means that he will bring clarity to that problem. Ifhe is incarcerated or ifhe is sufferingfrom persecution, it means that he will bring proof of his innocence and escape from his difficulties.
If he is depressed, it means that he will be able to dispel his worries.
If he is travelling in a foreign country, it means that he will find a way back to his mother land, where he will find happiness again. Carrying a book or a letter in one’s left hand in a dream means that he has done something bad, or something which he will regret. Carrying a book in the right hand denotes a prosperous year.
If a stranger takes one’s book away from him in the dream, it means that someone will take away from him his most precious and endeared thing. Tearing a book into pieces in a dream means getting rid of one’s trouble or becoming free from trials or evil encounters and receiving benefits. Holding to a sealed book, decree, or a letter in a dream also signifies abidingby the rules of one’s superior. Holding a sealed book in one’s dream also signifies success, leadership and honor. Ifone is seeking marriage and sees a sealed book in his hand in a dream, it means that his betrothal to someone will end in marriage. Seeing or receiving a blank letter or a book from someone in a dream means absence of his news, or not knowing where he lives.
If one sees a book descending to him from the heavens and if he thinks in the dream that he understood the contents, then whatever good or bad news it brings, it will be the same in wakefulness.
A book in a dream also represents one’s companion, or an intimate friend. Seeing a book in a dream also could signify recovering from an illness.
A hardcover book if the content is unknown represents dishonesty, deceit, a cheap product or selling a sealed package with undisclosed contents, or it could represent an old woman. Bringing books into one’s home in a dream signify hearing news about an honest and a pious person, learning happy stories from a reporter or becoming acquainted with religious thoughts.
(Also see Encyclopedia; Letter; Write; Writer)
Being well-read and wise is an obvious interpretation. Also, a suggestion that one ought to turn more often to the “real world.” In the “Book of Life,” one’s own inner wisdom is written, which means that we find here the script for our life.
The content of the book is important and its title and the color of the cover. Compare also Author.
-Dreams about dusty old books are reminders to the dreamer to look to past experience for help with a present situation. Opening a new book means starting a new chapter in one’s life.
Dreaming of finding a book in an open area can represent being open to
1. Serenity, contentment.
2. Unexpected experience.
3. Intellect, symbol of education combined with experience.
4. Information; record-keeping used as guidance for future reference.
Dreams of a book symbolize the letter of the law, your world view, inherited wisdom, and/or memories.
A book represents a belief system, a point of view that you believe in, rebel against, and/or throw at someone. Consider the type of book and its message. See Write and Word.
also see Novel
1- Our search for knowledge and the ability to learn from other people’s experience and opinions, is symbolised in dreams by books and libraries.
To dream of old books represents inherited wisdom and spiritual awareness.
To dream of account books indicates the need or ability to look after our own resources.
2- Intellectually we are searching in our dreams for ways which will help us to handle what happens in our lives.
3- A book, particularly a sacred one such as the Bible or Koran, signifies hidden or sacrcd knowledge.
Dreaming of one can represent our need to look into the realms of sacred knowledge or reassurance that we are going in the right direction.
You can anticipate slow but steady progress and a calm pleasant life ahead if books were the main feature of your dream.
Information, answers, knowledge, or understanding (or a desire for such).
Expression or communication (since a book is an expression of the author).
The topic of the book or a related activity, person, location, etc.
The idea of reading or studying.
A different form of entertainment, relaxation, or story (such as the movie you watched last night).
See also: Text; Communication; Story; Following a Procedure; Library; Notebook; Journal
Your book of life, or what your purpose is in this lifetime. Knowledge of life plan. Pay attention; important lessons coming up.