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2. Commitment, dedication.
3. If walking among a crowd, one feels admired. ... New American Dream Dictionary
An arched bridge or a viaduct in a dream also could represents one’s wife, or it could mean dispelling of one’s worries or trouble. Driving over an arched bridge or through a viaduct in a dream means riding a vehicle’.
An arched bridge or a stone bridge in a dream also signifies richness, luxury, longevity, a sickness, renouncing one’s allegiance, or it could mean breaking a promise.
An arched bridge in a dream also could represent a middle man, a wise man, or a ruler, except if the bridge leads to a loathsome place, or to a dead end. Crossing an arched bridge that leads to the palace of a ruler in a dream means receiving money, or it could mean getting married to a noble person.
An unknown bridge in a dream represents the world and particularly ifit connects the city with the cemetery. It also could represent a ship, or the Bridge of the Day of Judgement, for it is the last hurdle before reaching paradise.
If one crosses an arched bridge in his dream, then it means that he will cross the abode of this world into the abode of the hereafter and particularly if one meets departed souls from the world or enters unknown places or sees uncommon structures, or if a bird carries him by air, or if a beast swallows him, or ifhe falls into a ditch or flies into the heavens in his dream, all of which also means recovering from an illness or undertaking a long journey, or it could mean returning home from a long journey.
If on the other side of the bridge one ends in a fertile farm, luscious fields, or meets with an old woman in his dream, it means money. benefits and prosperity.
If the other side of the bridge leads to a mosque in the dream, it means that one will achieve his goal, fulfill his intention or perform a pilgrimage to God’s House in Mecca.
If one becomes a bridge in a dream, it means that he will acquire extensive powers or becomes an inspiration to others, or that people will come to need his authority and help. Crossing a wooden bridge in a dream means meeting with a group of hypocrites.
(Also see Bridge)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you are being chased in your dream it is important to think about who or what was chasing you, and then ask yourself whether there is anyone or anything in your life that reminds you of your pursuer.... The Element Encyclopedia
If displeasure is felt she will suffer disappointments in her anticipations.
To dream that you kiss a bride, denotes a happy reconciliation between friends.
For a bride to kiss others, foretells for you many friends and pleasures; to kiss you, denotes you will enjoy health and find that your sweetheart will inherit unexpected fortune.
To kiss a bride and find that she looks careworn and ill, denotes you will be displeased with your success and the action of your friends.
If a bride dreams that she is indifferent to her husband, it foretells that many unhappy circumstances will pollute her pleasures. See Wedding. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A new job, business, etc.... Dream Dictionary Unlimited
2. New appreciation or acceptance of self.
3. Receptivity, feminine—usually qualities of self. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If one sees himself as a bridegroom and could not see his bride or recognize her in the dream, or ifshe is not named or attributed to him in the dream, it means his death or that he may commit a murder.
If one recognizes his bride, looks at her, and if she is named in the dream, it means that he will marry the same woman. Ifone sees himselfgetting married in a dream, it means that he will gain power equal to the position of that woman, her role, danger, her family’s status, the meaning of her name, and her beauty.
(Also see Star; Wedding)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream of a bride may also foretell marriage... Christian Dream Symbols
If she is displeased she will be disappointed with her husband.
If in a dream you kiss a bride, you will be reconciled with former enemies.
If a bride kisses others, it foretells many friends and much happiness.
If the bride kisses you, your sweetheart will inherit some money.
If you kiss a bride that looks tired and ill, it means that you will not be successful and that you will be disapproved by your friends.
For a bride to dream of being indifferent to her husband predicts a short honeymoon.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
If getting married: integration of inner feelings and unconscious, especially if bride is oriental or coloured. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- When a woman dreams of being a bride, she is often trying to reconcile her need for relationship and her need for independence. She needs to have an understanding of the changes in responsibility. In a man’s dream, a bride indicates his understanding of the feminine, innocent part of himself.
To dream of being at a wedding, especially your own, indicates the integration of inner feeling and outer reality.
2- Psychologically, we are seeking union of the unintegrated part of ourselves. We may be looking for the innocent feminine within.
3- The spiritual need for, and recognition of love, receptivity and fertility.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For a woman, a straightforward dream revealing the desire to marry.
For a man, wishing for a bride.
Kissing the bride in a dream foretells the reconciliation of a friendship (see Kiss).
Making a figurative commitment to a partnership of some nature. Note that this does not necessarily have to be between people. It can symbolize a promissory business arrangement in which the final papers haven’t been signed yet.... The Language of Dreams
To be a bride foretells an inheritance in the form of an annuity.
Kissing a bride means that you wiil be reconciled with someone you have quarreled with.
Kissing one’s own bride foretells a happy solution of a pressing probiem,
Catching a bridai bouquet in a dream, as well as in fact, is a sign that the unmarried will find a mate within the year.
Seeing a bridal procession with bridesmaids indicates a sute turn for the better in both your love and financial affairs.
Seeing a bride wearing white and a veil is a promise of a happy married life.
If she wears traveling clothes, it is probable that you will have to mate an important decision shortly.... The Complete Dream Book
To dream that the bride is shot at her wedding indicates that you have discarded these female attributes.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream of a bride suggests that, at some level, a commitment has been made to another human being.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If the bride kisses others, you have many true friends. Bridal dreams are associated with love and marriage, so the people involved with the dream fall into various relationships which the dreamer can usually differentiate.
If you see a loved one being married it usually portrays an element of jealousy.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
To be drawn into an intimate relationship with the Lord.
It is also a representation of the things that you have joined yourself to.
• The wedding ceremony is a covenant ritual that symbolizes two people giving themselves completely to one another. In the Old Testament when two people performed a covenant ritual, they were saying, “All my strengths belong to you. All my possessions belong to you. Nothing I own belongs to me alone.” • Keep this imagery in mind when considering both the Bride and Bridegroom as a symbol in your dreams and visions.
• Dreams • Positive: Relevant for both Bride and Groom • The image of a bride is a picture of someone willingly entering into a covenant with someone else. We as the church are called the Bride of Christ. It represents purity, belonging and giving everything to the one you love.
• Ephesians 5:27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish • Bride • If you have a vision of being a bride, the Lord is calling you into an intimate relationship with Him.
To put aside all your own striving and works and to let Him lead and be in control.
Negative: Relevant for both Bride and Groom • If you dream of being married to someone that you do not like, it could be an indication that you have ‘joined yourself’ to something that is not of the Lord.
• It is worth mentioning that just because you dream of marrying someone is NOT an indication that you will really marry them. Keep in mind that the people and objects in your dreams are symbolic.
• Visions • If you flow in intercession it is common to see the church as the Bride of Christ. We have often see her as a bride that was beaten and dirty.
The Lord wanted us to pray that she would rise up and be healed from all the attacks of the enemy.
• The Lord is also calling her to rise up and to be beautiful in His sight.
For the church to be without spot or wrinkle means to bring her to a place of being fully in love with her Bridegroom. Only once she is perfected in love will she be without spot.
• Here John the Baptist shares how the church will be the bride of Christ, but how he is simply the friend of the bridegroom, not yet having entered into the New Covenant that Jesus brought through His death.
• John 3:29 He that has the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice: my joy therefore is completed.
See also: Wedding, Woman, Wife.... The Way of Dreams and Visions
The condition of the bridal dress, for instance; whether the general atmosphere was happy, etc.
All these factors should be looked up.
If you kissed or were kissed by a bride, you will have a small but pleasing inheritance.
See also Wedding.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
This may be an anima figure, in a man’s dream, representing the feminine side of his psyche.
It is vitally important for a man to make contact w’ith and integrate his anima, since it is a neglected anima that is mainly responsible for projections, w hereby we construct a world out of our ow n (repressed) fears, etc., thus isolating ourselves more and more from the real wforld (for anima see Brother / Sister sections (4)-(6).... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
The beginning of a new phase, process, or lifestyle.
A feeling or fear of being put “on the spot” or being the center of attention somehow.
The idea of a wedding, party, or other gathering.
A desire for, fear of, or curiosity about being in a committed relationship or marriage.
Reflecting on a certain romantic relationship (past or present).
See also: Wedding; Relationship; Marriage; Veil; Wedding Dress... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
A specific event concerning your own development.
A desire for a partner, for bonding, or looking for balance between internal and external contradictions. Are you seeing your dream partner.7 Such a dream partner often depicts the ideal of your soulmate. Rarely, it signifies a warning of unwanted pregnancy. See Baby.
An unhappy or ugly bride or bridegroom often points to conflicts with your partner.
Alchemy sees these symbols as a connection between opposites. According to Jung, the images connect the masculine and feminine parts of the soul and are a symbol of light and fertility.
Folklore: Surprisingly, a bride and bridegroom in a dream always mean accident and great disappointment, particularly when you yourself are the bride or bridegroom.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If a woman sees herself as a bride or with a bridal veil, it means positive developments in the romance department—maybe even marriage.
A man embracing a bride: a warning to him about a foolish love affair.
Depth Psychology: Leaving out the fact that the appearance of a bride in a dream is a sign of your need and desire for love, it also can mean that the contradictions in your personality are now in harmony. Sometimes, in a religious sense, a groom stands for God, and a bride for the Virgin Mary.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you are one of these parties, it foretells some great disappointment.... Mystic Dream Book
If he cannot find the wedding ring in time for the ceremony, he will be criticized for his conduct by his superiors.
If a man dreams of being nervous while being married, he will be confronted with the necessity of making a momentous decision.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
1- i’o dream of a bridegroom usuallv indicates the desire to be married or to find a partner. It often shows the desire to be more responsible or to take on responsibility for someone else.
It is a connection with, and an understanding of, the ‘romantic’ side of one’s nature and indicates the need for integration of the intellect and the real world.
The need for partnership may be more intellectual than emotional. and we may need to make a connection with the drive of the masculine.
A bridegroom can represent the dreamer’s need to take care of somebody or something, and maybe to exert a degree of control.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A laughing bridegroom portends faithlessness on your part or on the pan of some valued friend.... The Complete Dream Book
It is a connection with, and an understanding of, the ‘romantic’ side of our nature and indicates the need for integration of the intellect and the real world.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
See also Wedding.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
This may symbolize the animus (in a woman’s dream), representing the masculine side of her personality (for animus, see Brother / Sister, sections (4)-(6)... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If her dress is torn, she will find that her husband is secretive.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
To dream of being a bridesmaid and stepping on the bride’s train is a forerunner of a very embarrassing experience».... The Complete Dream Book
If you dream of being a bridesmaid, then you are processing your feelings and attitudes toward being in a secondary position, second fiddle, and the wind beneath someone’s wings.
If you are identified with the role of the bride, then the bridesmaid symbolizes that you are supported, and that you are connected to your female intuition. See Wedding, Sister and Best Friend.... Strangest Dream Explanations
See also Wedding.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
To the young and those in love, disappointment in the heart’s fondest hopes, as the loved one will fall below your ideal.
To cross a bridge safely, a final surmounting of difficulties, though the means seem hardly safe to use. Any obstacle or delay denotes disaster.
To see a bridge give way before you, beware of treachery and false admirers. Affluence comes with clear waters. Sorrowful returns of best efforts are experienced after looking upon or coming in contact with muddy or turbid water in dreams. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Overcoming obstacles (especially if the bridge crosses water).
3. Facing a decision or change (note condition of bridge). ... New American Dream Dictionary
A bridge in a dream also represents a pious worshiper who patiently bears the harm people may inflict on him. It can also mean the path to fulfill one’s needs, having a high ranking connection with the governor, or it could represent one’s wife, father or mother. Each bridge in a dream represents its own type.
A bridge connecting two streets in a dream may lead to the ruler or to someone in his cabinet, particularly if it is built from stones and covered with baked bricks.
If it is a small bridge, then it can represent the secretary, door attendant ofa governor, a superior, or it can be interpreted as apimp.lfa bridge which is built from stone is transformed in one’s dream to look as if it were made of dirt, it means changing of one’s status and vice-versa.
If one sees himself transformed into a bridge in a dream, it means that he will be elected for a leadership post, and people will need him, his prestige and what he can offer.
(Also see Arched bridge; Bridge of the Day of Judgement; Contract; Knot; Transformation)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The details in the dream are just as important as the bridge itself.
The first consideration should be given to how much you travel.
The bridge can be interpreted literally if it is a part of your daily commute. On a more theoretical level, bridges can symbolize transitions (e.g. transition from one stage to another, from one level of consciousness to another). Since most bridges are over water (i.e. emotions, unconscious), this dream could also be symbolic of your rising above your emotional difficulties or unconscious drives.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The symbolism of a bridge spanning water is obviously the subconscious hope of success. ‘Do not cross a bridge,” etc., is the proverb justifying the anticipation of work in store for the dreamer who crosses a bridge in his sleep.
The broken bridge bears its own significance, based upon the subconsciousness that warns the dreamer, while the fall from a bridge is a physical dream stimulated by dizziness, vertigo, etc.... The Fabric of Dream
A railroad bridge is a sign of good luck in business.
A bridge over a road (viaduct) suggests you’re being too ambitious. See a bridge set in stone or concrete, and any large plans you have will soon be realized.
If you see a bridge being built, it means you have an active imagination.
If you cross a bridge, a job change is on its way for you.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
It is dark. We come to a humpbacked bridge. As we arrive at the brow of the bridge a voice says, “Fair lady come to me”. I float and everything is black and peaceful. Then great fear overcomes me. I wake with terror and feelings of horror* (Evelyn K). Evelyn’s dream paints a vivid picture of her journey through life, drawn by the natural forces within her, shown as a horse. She has enjoyed life, but comes to the brow of her life, her 40th year, and feels it is all downhill now into old age, which horrifies her.
The bridge generally has this significance of crossing from one phase of life, activity or emphasis, to another. It depicts connection between yourself and a relationship; self and opportunity; self and change in life. Fallen bridge: lost opportunity, broken bonds and connections. Idioms, burn one’s bridges; cross that bridge when I come to it; water under the bridge. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
It is often a place of danger and of falling; you are crossing a boundary. In the Catholic faith, the protector is Saint Napomuk, patron saint of bridges. Uniting, re-establishing relationships; contradictions are bridged.
If the dreamer has self-confidence, the fear of the abyss may be going away, but although the bridge becomes wider and is safe, it is still a place of danger.
The condition of the bridge is important. How are you feeling on the bridge? When you have crossed the bridge, you have done a lot of inner work. Changes have taken place (you have reached the other shore).
In the Koran, the bridge over hell is as thin as a thread and can only be crossed by the righteous. In Celtic lore, there exists a bridge of horror that is also as narrow as a thread.
The bridge always spans an abyss in which spirits, the devil, or God resides. Often in the dream one must bring a sacrifice in order to cross the bridge.
For that reason we often see chapels on the bridge where the sacrifice has to be offered. Jung related the symbol of the bridge to the unconscious. He saw the unconscious as different islands in the sea.
For him, the bridge connected these islands and is therefore a symbol of working toward a strong consciousness.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
The bridge may be depicted as weak or strong, sturdy or otherwise, which gives an indication of the strength of conncction ncccssarv to make changes in the dreamer’s life.
2- The symbol of a bridge in a dream signifies the emotional connection between the dreamer and other people or various parts of his life.
3- Crossing the River of Life.
The River Styx.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If the bridge is old, you will overcome them, but it will take much work on your part.
If the bridge is new and strong, you will have an easy time of it.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Standing in the middle of: A critical decision that is very difficult. Look to see what lies on each side of the bridge for greater detail.
Birth and death. Bridges span a gulf, and by so doing allow a soul to move freely from one state to the next.
Connections and communication.
If the bridge reaches to someone who is far away, or someone with whom communication has been severed, this may indicate a longing or need to reconnect to that individual.
Is the bridge on fire} If so, be absolutely certain that whatever this overpass represents is a bridge that you really want to burn.... The Language of Dreams
Vision: Crossing a bridge means reaching a new “shore” on your life’s journey, changes for the better, and leaving behind old problems; also advancement in your private and professional life.
A broken down bridge or going down with a bridge that is falling: a project will end in failure and a streak of bad luck—which you are partially responsible for. Seeing a number of bridges: frustration and anger. Walking across an old bridge in poor repair: overcoming danger at the last minute. Walking across a very long bridge: your future will be filled with many adventures.
Depth Psychology: A bridge is a sign of an emotional transition.
It is usually a good omen—if the bridge does not break down.
A bridge usually indicates that you will solve your problems and that contradictory opinions can be “bridged.” You are on the wav to new shores.... Dreamers Dictionary
The choice you make can bring you great fortune, success, and happiness. Bridges symbolize a major change that will propel you to new levels of awareness or personal growth.
To dream of a run-down bridge is a warning not to consider altering any aspects of your life until sometime in the future.
To see a bridge collapse in your dream implies that you haven’t taken advantage of a potentially beneficial chance.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If the Bridge is damaged, or being repaired, then be careful and do not make any fresh plans without due thought.... Mystic Dream Book
If you successfully cross the bridge, you’ve left the past behind.
If the bridge is broken or in need of repair, then it is suggesting that you need to slowdown in a new relationship or business venture.
If the bridge is burned, then it means a relationship has been severed. Consider the feeling tone to discern its message for you.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The ancient image of crossing the river styx accompanied by the ferryman charon has been largely superceded by the symbol of a bridge.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The bridge may be depicted as weak or strong, sturdy or otherwise, which gives an indication of the strength of connection necessary to make changes in our lives.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A rise in the level of consciousness on the part of the dreamer; heightened awareness. Astrological parallel: Scorpio... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
Dreaming of a bridge over water suggests you could be conflicted in your emotions.
If the bridge was unsturdy or collapsing, this symbolizes problems in a friendship or love relationship.... My Dream Interpretation
A long bridge that seems to vanish in the distance, loss of possessions Or disappointment in love. Passing under a bridge, weighty problems that require time to solve. See Plank.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
If the structure was damaged in any way, you are warned against making any changes for the time being.
See also Water, River, etc.
If your dream involved the game of bridge, you are apt to be disappointed in a business matter.
See also Cards, Games, etc.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Freud lists four meanings of the bridge symbol:
(1) It may represent the male sexual organ, which ‘bridges the gap’ between male and female sexual partners.
(2) It may also symbolize birth - that is, the crossing from ‘the other world’ to this, or from womb to independent existence.
(3) It may represent (something that leads to) death - that is, a return to the womb, or to ‘the other world’, ‘the other side’.
(4) It may symbolize any sort of transition in the dreamer’s life. Freud gives the example of a woman who wants to be a man, and consequendy dreams of bridges that don’t quite reach the other side of the river. However, the symbolized change may be something that can be achieved more easily, but still possibly requiring will and determination; for example, a change of lifestyle, or a passing from middle years into old age.
To Freud’s list we may add the following:
(5) The bridge is a means of crossing a river, and even perhaps crossing from one country to another - foreign, new, strange - country. It may therefore svmbolize a critical juncture in the dreamer’s life, a situation that calls for a definitive decision, a decision which may be of such a radical kind that it could well be described figuratively as entering a new country.
(6) If the bridge you are crossing seems in danger of collapsing, this may reflect your anxiety about a transition in your life: for example, about whether you are going to be able to go through with a change from living on your own to living with a partner (or the reverse); from one job to another; from one set of values to another.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
A new opportunity for growth; threshold of a new direction in life. It may represent bridging levels of consciousness, the creative-intuitive with the intellectual.... The Dream Books Symbols
Dreaming of this symbol is a sign that you are evolving or undergoing a change. Perhaps it is a job, a move, or a relationship that will soon begin. In this case it will critical whether the oneiric bridge was firm and if you crossed it safely. It may also refer to something more spiritual: the reception of new values and the burial of the past. Another possibility is that you are trying to join two pieces of your life or to fill an empty space of your life.
According to the guru Sathya Sai Baba, life is a bridge that crosses a sea full of changes. We must cross it but never build our house on it. The dream may represent your life journey.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A dream about a bridge indicates that some sort of transition is taking place or that you are in search of a solution to what feels like an insurmountable problem. Since a bridge takes you from one place to another, it also carries the meaning of a transition in life. Since many bridges are suspended over water, an emotional issue is often the underlying conflict being expressed by this symbol.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
The ability to rise above a challenge in your life or escape certain difficulties (as in a bridge that allows you cross dangerous waters).
The idea of taking a shortcut or a more direct route somehow in your life.
A connection from one dream area to the next.
A transition from one point in time to another in your real life.
The way you transition back and forth between different aspects of your life (such as between your role as a parent and as an employee).
A connection between you and another person.
Consider also the meaning of the two areas the bridge was connecting, what the bridge was crossing over, the role it played, and how you felt about it.
See also: Road; Path; Tracks, Railroad... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
The ease of crossing it depends on the weight of deeds one is carrying. Some cross like lightening, while others have to carry their burdens and move at varying paste. Walking on it in a dream means ajourney. Ifthe bridge caves under one’s feet in the dream, it means destruction and death. Seeing this bridge in a dream also represents knowledge, truth, believing in God’s oneness and following the teachings and example of God’s Messenger upon whom be peace.
If one’s foot slips while crossing in the dream, it means that he will miss the true path.
If one sees himself walking the path in a dream, it means that he is on the right track, follows what is commanded and abstains from what is forbidden. It also means that one will undergo awesome changes, undertakes major responsibilities and succeeds to reach safety. Ifone’s foot slips in a dream, it also means that he will fall into sin and deviate from the straight path.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If it is old or broken you will have difficulties to encounter, and the probabilities are that you will go down before them.
A blind bridle signifies you will be deceived by some wily enemy, or some woman will entangle you in an intrigue. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. A worrisome but proﬁtable project is beginning. ... New American Dream Dictionary
A bridle in a dream also means obedience, servitude or submission and wealth in the hands of the one who sees himself holding it.
If a traveller sees a bridle in a dream, it means slow coming news from home. Ifa sick person sees the bridle of a horse in his dream, it means shattering of his hopes.
If a traveller sees a bridle in his dream, it means being forsaken by others.
A bridle in a dream also could mean protection from sin.
(Also see Rein)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If the bridle is made of flowers it indicates a more feminine way of imposing control.
If the bridle is harsher such as one of metal and/or leather we perhaps need to be harder on ourselves or on someone we love.
2- The bridle can indicate the need for focused attention on some aspect of our lives.
3- A degree of spiritual restraint or control may be needed.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If the bridling is more austere – such as one of metal and / or leather – we perhaps need to use firmness and restraint (more masculine qualities). There may also, of course, be wordplay here with the word ‘bridal’.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream of wearing a bridle suggests that you need to show more restraint in expressing your urges and desires.... My Dream Interpretation
If it was difficult, or the bridle was broken or very worn, it is a warning not to be persuaded into a clandestine affair.
See also Horse.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
2. Anticipation (as in to “champ at the bit”). ... New American Dream Dictionary
If they break or are broken you will be surprised into making concessions to enemies, ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If the weight is heavy on the carrier, it means trouble or harm caused by one’s neighbor.
If a woman sees herself carrying a heavy load, such a load could represent her gluttonous husband. Carrying a load over one’s shoulders in a dream also represents one’s sins.
A pregnancy in a dream means comfort for the baby but discomfort for the mother. Seeing oneself carrying bushes from the woods means backbiting, slandering and reporting lies.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If the cat is overpowered, he will recover quickly. But if the cat bites him he will remain ill for a lengthy period. According to Imaam Muhammad bin Sireen his illness will span for one whole year. And a wild cat bespeaks of more serious illness and for a greater period.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The idea of having power over the person (or a desire for such).
A desire for justice or to see that person get into trouble.
Feeling the need or responsibility to monitor others’ actions.
Vigilance or over-vigilance.
Nosiness or inserting yourself into others’ business (consider your motives).
Catching someone when they’re falling can represent: providing physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual support or protection; a perceived need for support or security (yours or someone else’s).
See also: Caught, Being; Police; Chased, Being; Betrayed, Being; Cheating; Trickery; Dishonest; Lied To, Being; Bad; Thief; Criminal; Crime; Adultery; Searching; Rescuing; Protecting... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
Depth Psychology: A downpour announces unexpected good luck in a quandary that you could not have resolved with your head alone. That makes a cloudburst represent good luck—even if you get wet in the process.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream that you have muddled your words, this suggests a vain struggle to attract the attention of someone in your dream. The inability to say the right words when you meet them may symbolize feelings of inadequacy in real life or a deep sense of frustration that the important people in your life, or the people you respect and admire, do not appreciate or even notice you. One of the most distressing scenarios in a dream is when you try to talk or cry out but have no voice.
If you have such a dream, try to work out who is not hearing you in waking life; do you need to listen more and give your voice a rest?
Tripping up in public, forgetting your words when giving a speech, treading on someone’s toes in a dance, or spilling food and drink over a VIP can all betray a deep sense of social inadequacy, even with regard to people close to you. Perhaps your ineptitude masks an element of defiance, expressing your feelings of frustration with the stifling rules and norms of social convention.
If someone you know appears in a dream but you find yourself unable to recognize them, this suggests feelings of frustration or ambivalence towards that person in waking life. A similar sense is conveyed if you are looking on as a spy whilst a friend or lover commits a crime, or an illicit or compromising act.... The Element Encyclopedia
An issue involving control, authority, or personal boundaries.
A feeling or fear of someone else having authority over you.
The idea of letting someone else make your decisions or take away your decision-making power.
Exploring your boundaries in terms of what you are or aren’t willing to allow, or how much control you’re willingly giving someone else.
See also: Decision, Your; Interview; Competition; Judge; Authority Figure; Approval; Judgment or Disapproval; Rule or Law; Agreement; Crossroads... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
The person who actually lived in this part of the house was the owner’s mother. She treated me badly but no one knew as she was artful in her abuse. She pulled me along by my hair, locked me in a cupboard, and once locked me in the orchard—four high walls and a hidden door’ (Rita). Something below us: as in Rita’s dream, where there is fear, it can depict past trauma which is not being faced (literally run away from); something we have left behind or we feel ‘above*.
Descent, going down stairs or in a lift: getting more down to eanh or practical; a return to difficulties after living in our fantasies or escapism, depression; sexual restraint; a return from meta conception (see aura). Descending into cave, cellar, hole: awareness of unconscious content, experience of womb existence. Example: Then I was climbing down a steep hill. Arriving at the foot I found rippling sparkling water. I stopped and looked around and found everything incredibly beautiful—the green fields and the pebbles in the water, the soft fresh air, then I looked up and the sky was a glorious picture, the sun so warm and the clouds fluffy and soft and pretty. I felt at peace and so happy, and thanked God with all my heart for giving us so much beauty’ (Mrs RE). Going down a hill: can mean loss of status, ageing, failure or death, but is also, as shown in the example, a positive sense of life after death. Idioms: feel down; down and out, down in the dumps; down to earth. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The up-down continuum relates directly to the strongest force we deal with: gravity. When anything in a dream is moving in a downward direction, you are either exploring what is below the surface or being stopped in your forward movement by something that is forcing you down. Consider how this downward direction is being presented to you and then remember to explore what wisdom is available for you in the lower depths.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If there is someone in your life with Down syndrome, the dream may be interpreted more literally.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
It is the connection between consciousness and the unconscious, sometimes being open and sometimes not. Support and help.
Folklore: Unexpected travel.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If the drawbridge is not working properly, your own ability to distinguish between emotions and thoughts is being affected.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
A person who doesn’t handle anxiety or stress can easily fail in work or in relationships. Many people do not enter a relationship because of the problems it poses. Dr Evans suggests that dreams are the means by which we both practise and update our programs of survival. Our experience of the day may question or enhance our behaviour stratagems for success at work or in relationships. Without the reprogramming occurring in dreams we would be stuck at one level of behavioural maturity. ‘As we gain in experience, as our input gets richer and more diverse, we modify our programs rather than replace them with a completely fresh set/ ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- Conventionally to dream of flying is lo do with sex and sexuality, but it would probably be more accurate to look at it in terms of lack of inhibition and freedom. We are releasing ourselves from limitations which we may impose on ourselves.
2- To be flying upwards is to be moving towards a more spiritual appreciation of our lives, while to be flying downwards is to be making an attempt lo understand the subconscious and all that entails.
3- Spiritual Freedom.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To fly low, almost to the ground, indicates sickness and uneasy states from which the dreamer will recover.
To fly over muddy water, warns you to keep close with your private affairs, as enemies are watching to enthrall you.
To fly over broken places, signifies ill luck and gloomy surroundings.
If you notice green trees and vegetation below you in flying, you will suffer temporary embarrassment, but will have a flood of prosperity upon you.
To dream of seeing the sun while flying, signifies useless worries, as your affairs will succeed despite your fears of evil.
To dream of flying through the firmament passing the moon and other planets; foretells famine, wars, and troubles of all kinds.
To dream that you fly with black wings, portends bitter disappointments.
To fall while flying, signifies your downfall.
If you wake while falling, you will succeed in reinstating yourself.
For a young man to dream that he is flying with white wings above green foliage, foretells advancement in business, and he will also be successful in love.
If he dreams this often it is a sign of increasing prosperity and the fulfilment of desires.
If the trees appear barren or dead, there will be obstacles to combat in obtaining desires. He will get along, but his work will bring small results.
For a woman to dream of flying from one city to another, and alighting on church spires, foretells she will have much to contend against in the way of false persuasions and declarations of love. She will be threatened with a disastrous season of ill health, and the death of some one near to her may follow.
For a young woman to dream that she is shot at while flying, denotes enemies will endeavor to restrain her advancement into higher spheres of usefulness and prosperity. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Desire for freedom, no restrictions.
3. Desire for dominance.
4. Good news is on the way. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If one sees himself flying lying on his back, then it means comfort. Flying for other than a traveller meansjoblessness. Flying from one roof into another in a dream means changing from a man of dignity into a man who has no moral standards. In a dream, a roof also represents a woman or a wife. In this sense, flying between two roofs could mean having a mistress beside one’s wife.
If a woman sees herself flying from her house into the house of a man she knows in the dream, it means that she will marry him. Flying from a known abode into a distant and unknown abode in a dream means death.
If a prisoner sees himself flying in a dream, it means that he will be released fromjail. Flying with wings in a dream also means travels, and flying without wings means changes in one’s status or conditions.
If a foreigner sees himself flying in a dream, it means that he will return to his homeland, or it could mean that he travels excessively. Ifone who has pride and exaggerated hopes sees himself flying in a dream, then his dream represents mere hallucination. Ifone sees himselfin a dream flying in a race with someone else, and ifhe wins the race, it means that he will conquer his opponent and rise above him in station. Flying over a mountain in a dream means power and sovereignty.
If one who qualifies for leadership sees himself flying in a dream, it means that he will attain a leadership position.
If he falls over something in the dream, it means that he will own or control whatever he falls into. Ifone does not qualify for leadership and sees himself flying in a dream, it represents pitfalls in his religious performances, or it could mean falling sick.
If one does attain his intended destination in the dream, then his dream connotes a successful journey.
If one flies in his dream and disappears beyond sight, it means his death.
If one flies from his own house into an unknown house in the dream, the latter house represents his grave. Flying in a dream also represent a sickness that could lead a person near his death before he could recover from it.
If one flies from a low elevation into a higher one and without wings in his dream, it means fulfillment of his aspirations. Ifone soars in the air like a pigeon in a dream and sees people below him, whereby he can benefit or harm whomever he wants, it means that he will preside over people and reach a rank of honor and dignity.
If one becomes tired during his flight between tow cities or places and finds himself incapable of benefiting or harming anyone, and ifhe seeks nothing from his flight but is still happy about flying in the dream, it means that he is trying to find money for his personal needs or business. Ifone sees himselfflying from one land into another in a dream, it means that he will attain honor, power, comfort and satisfaction.
If one sees himself flying horizontally in the dream, it means that his wife will straighten her act and without much effort on his part. Ifone sees himselfflying vertically with his head up and his feet pointing to the ground in the dream, it means that he will receive benefits.
The more he rises, the greater are his benefits.
If rich people or craftsmen see that dream, it represents a leadership position they could occupy.
If a foreigner sees that in a dream, it means that he will return to his mother land, or it could mean that he will never return to his homeland again. Flying with wings in a dream means benefits in general. Soaring high in the air and without wings in a dream means fears and hardships. Flying over people’s homes and over the streets in a dream means difficulties and disturbances. Flying near a flock of birds in a dream means associating, living or working with unknown people.
If an evil person sees that, it means a bad omen, and for a fisherman it means sufferings or death. Flying in the air at a low altitude in a dream means taking a short trip.
If one sees himself flying at will and ceasing to fly at will in a dream, it means easing of his burdens and expectation of great benefits to come his way. Seeing oneself in a dream flying upside-down means evil happening. Ifa sick person sees himselfflying in the air in a dream, it means that he will die from his illness. Ifone sees himself laying over his bed and flying with it in a dream, it means a severe illness or an ailment that will strike at his legs. Enjoying flying between the sky and the earth in a dream means having exaggerated hopes. Flying in a dream also means seeking a destructive knowledge, or pursuing an evil idea, or associating with villainous and notorious people, or it could mean being in a hurry, or that one takes lightly a serious project, then fails to accomplish it because of his angry character. Flying in a dream also denotes extreme happiness, or it could mean superstition. Ifone flies from a bad place into a good place such as a farm or a mosque in his dream, it means benefits and growth.
(Also see Air; Wadi)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you fly high with black wings you are warned that you are headed for a let down. Flying dreams are normally a good omen and if the flight is pleasant, with no worries and anxieties, you can look for happiness and plenty to follow.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
The next stage though was to extend my height, and this took enormous effort of will and body. I made active swimming motions and climbed, but only held altitude with great and constant concentration. With further practice still, this clumsy mode of flying was left behind as I leamt to use pure motivation or will to lift me into the air and carry me easily and gracefully wherever I wished. At this stage my flying was swift, mobile and without struggle’ (Jason V).
The example illustrates how much will, effort and learning can be involved in flying in dreams. This aspect of flying connects with the gaining of independence and the expression of one’s potential. We are all born into a certain paradigm or ‘reality’. At one time, part of the ‘reality’ for most Britons was that anyone without a white skin was a heathen or savage. At other times the reality’ has been that anything heavier than air could not fly. Meteors did not exist because theory discounted them. And so on.
To break free of such paradigms and from the gravity’ or hold our parental and social authority has on us to find a measure of emotional and intellectual freedom, takes the son of will, effort and learning depicted.
Flying expresses also the dealing with our internal influences which hold us down, such as self doubt, anxiety, depression.
Example: ‘I was flying. I felt nervous at first that I would fall down, but not afraid. I soon became confident and felt very happy and wanted the sensation to continue. I was lying over a building, could have been a small church, crematorium or graveyard but did not feel afraid or upset. When I woke I lay in bed and tried very hard to keep the feelings with me and, for reasons unknown, I do not wish to forget it’ (Mrs SM). In flying, Mrs SM is finding a way to look at death—the graveyard—which gives her a different viewpoint, a different feeling reaction to it, and she doesn’t want to lose that precious newly learnt view. In their maturing process some peo- pie learn to see their thoughts and emotions as things they expenence rather than things they are, and this brings the sort of new viewpoint seen in the example.
Example: ‘I was in a building with a group of people. I was being chased and suddenly flew up in the air to escape my pursuers’ (Michael O). Learning independence, and the ability to make decisions despite what others feel, may be done by ignoring our own feelings. This may be achieved by always keeping busy; never having quiet moments alone; filling empty periods with entertainment or company; smoking, drinking alcohol, taking sedatives or tranquillisers; ngid positive thinking. Then, as Michael does in his dream, we fly from issues we are pursued by instead of resolving them. This may lead us to the extremes of being either rigidly materialistic, or as rigidly ethereal. In either case we lose contact with everyday human issues, and may begin to have the escape-type flying dream, or an out of body experience.
Example: 41 knew I could fly. I picked up one of the young women I felt love for and flew with her.’ Laughingly I felt like superman, and flew easily’ (Simon W). Flying alone occurs most frequently, showing the independent aspect of flying. But because it often involves our positive feelings of pleasure, flying may depict our sexuality, as above, especially aspects of it expressing freedom from social norms and restraints.
Example: ‘I was floating atop a tree near houses and a rising walkway. I was saying to people around the tree that I had found something wonderful. Reaching out my hand I told them they could join me if they accepted this possibility in themselves. Some thought it was a publicity campaign, but were enjoying the spectacle.
A few reached out and were immediately with me, until there were about six of us, men and women. We joined hands, experiencing a most amazing sense of well-being. Then we slowly and effortlessly flew to a great height, leaving a trail of coloured smoke which could be seen for miles. It was to demonstrate the triumph of the human spirit. We then descended and were going somewhere else to show others’ (Margareta H). Transcendence is also depicted by flying.
The tree is Margareta’s personal life. She is at the growing tip, transcending, leaving behind her past. Being high in flight, on a hill or mountain also represents the action of seeing our life as a whole, having a sense of our overall direction and destiny, our essential self. This frequently gives rise to the drive to give of one’s best to others, as Margareta does in leaving behind a sign—the spire of colour.
Some researchers believe flying dreams often precede lucid dreams. See lucid dreams; out of body experience. See also Hill; mountain. Idioms: fly by night, flying high; send flying.... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The dream may also be a challenge for either being too earthbound or taking flight into a greater dimension.
In Egypt, dreams of flying were interpreted as fleeing from difficulties. In ancient Greece and Rome, dreams of flying were seen as passionate love.
According to Freud, they were dreams of sexual desire and erection (Freud dealt with this extensively). He saw dreams of flying exclusively as desire for sex. Some modern dream experts interpret flying dreams exclusively as a desire to get away from problematic sit- uations, or to cross one’s own boundaries. Some researchers believe that in our dreams we go back to preborn states, make contact with the state of birds, and realize our innate ability to fly. Another contemporary dream researcher, Jack Maguire, believes that most dreams about flying are just a sign that we want to recuperate and refresh ourselves.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
The Gypsies say this is often tied in with sexual frustration.
To dream of flying in an airplane is slightly different, indicating that you want to hurry things along; you are anxious to get somewhere much faster than you are going.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Liberation or freedom. Overcoming a difficult situation and transcending limitations.
If you fly alone, this represents a personal journey filled with positive realizations.
If flying with others, this indicates the support of family, friends, or acquaintances, especially for a new endeavor.
An Out of Body Experience (OBE): Esoterically, flying through the air is sometimes interpreted as an OBE. Christian figures like Elisha and St. Anthony were believed to have this ability.
The ancient Egyptians called the astral body the ba, and in Germany the astral figure was sometimes likened to a doppelganger. No
matter the name, the purpose of such travel is to edify and educate the spirit, or potentially aid someone that you could not reach by normal means (see Bed).
With wings: If you have the wings of a bird when flying, check mythical or folkloric information on that bird for possible clues to your dream’s meaning.
For example, having the wings of a dove reveals nonviolent intentions or resolutions.
Wishful thinking (e.g., “flights of fancy”).... The Language of Dreams
To dream of flying over desert land, or to fly with difficulty, is a sign that the dreamer will have many obstacles to overcome although he or she will eventually be successful.... The Complete Dream Book
Vision: Enjoying the flight means past events or situations have been successfully dealt with. Feeling anxious or pursued by something or someone could be a sign of physical illness (have your heart and circulatory system checked!). Flying high above other people: you have “high-flying” plans that you cannot always carry out. Flying low above the ground means playing it safe in life. Flying over land and oceans means you want total freedom.
If you are married, it may mean you want a divorce.
Depth Psychology: Flying has many different meanings: sexual cravings, a better understanding about the past and insight into the future, or a wish to be lifted above the “demeaning” aspects of everyday life. Flying always is an uncertain undertaking because you are leaving the “ground” of reality. Hopefully, you will not fall back down to earth too harshly!... Dreamers Dictionary
If you fly high with black wings you are warned that you are headed for a let down of magnitude. Flying dreams are normally a good omen and if the flight is pleasant, with no worries and anxieties, you can look for happiness and plenty to follow.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
If the dreamer is flying like a bird, then he can accomplish his goals almost on his own.
If the dreamer is flying in an airplane, or other sort of airship, he will need assistance.
If the weather around him is turbulent, the path to success will be rocky and strewn with obstacles.
If it is clear, the path ahead should be straightforward and easily traveled.
If others are flying with him, he needs to gather the support of others in order to attain his goal. Astrological parallel: Uranus Tarot parallel: The World
A harbinger of a happy time in the dreamer’s life - as if she is “flying high.” Astrological/Tarot parallel: The Sun... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
If you dream that you have trouble staying in flight, you are feeling a lack of power in controlling your own circumstances.
If you run into power lines, trees, mountains and other obstructions you run into while in flight, they stand for a particular obstacle or person who is standing in your way in your waking life.
If you are feeling fear when you are flying or that you feel that you are flying too high, then it suggests that you are afraid of challenges and of success. Also see “Broom/Broomstick” and “Airplane.”... My Dream Interpretation
The dreamer is ambitious. Flying low presents problems. Flying with black wings, disappointments. Flying with white wings, excellent business prospects and a successful marriage. These dreams are also classified as mating dreams, the meeting of the sexes.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
• You need a new perspective. Ask yourself; what do you want to escape from? Why are you not feeling free? Where are you losing perspective? Where do you need to look at things differently?”... The Premier in Dream Dictionary
If you successfully maintained your flight at a low to medium height, you can expect to achieve your goal without much difficulty.
If you were trying (or straining) to reach a high altitude, the dream is telling you that your grasp is greater than your reach and you would be wise to alter your course.
See also Water, Mountain, Airplane, Balloon, Clouds, Sky, etc.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(2) Flying may symbolize liberation — for example, getting rid of (self- imposed) shackles or irrational taboos stemming from childhood experiences.
(3) Flying may symbolize over-reaching yourself. In this case, your dream is probably warning you against projects that are too grandiose or not in accord with your fundamental constitution. This may mean that, in entertaining wild fantasies, you have actually overlooked your real capacities and gifts (remember Icarus!). See also Falling, section (1).
(4) Sky may symbolize consciousness, intellect, spirituality. A dream of flying may therefore mean cither that you should extend the range of your consciousness (e.g. by bringing up unconscious contents into your conscious mind, or taking a less wordly view of life) or that you should give your previously neglected instinctual, intuitional or feeling functions a fuller role in your conscious life. The latter would be more likely to apply if you are an intellectual and if the dream includes some fear of falling.
(5) Are you looking at the world below in a detached, uninvolved, unemotional way, so that your problems dissolve, or your values undergo radical transformation? If so, the message is clear.
(6) Since sky is an age-old symbol of God or transcendence, flying may be a symbol of coming closer to your authentic or true self, or to the meaning of (vour) life. See also God(dess).
(7) If you dream of flying fish, or a dolphin shooting out of the water, the meaning is probably that something in your unconscious wants to penetrate your conscious mind and / or to be allowed its proper place in your conscious life.
If you dream of a pig (or an elephant, say) flying, this may mean some despised and rejected ‘animal’ part of you is now - or, much more likely, needs to be - integrated into your conscious life.
(8) For flying saucers, see UFOs; or, if the saucers are flying in the kitchen, see Fight(ing).... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If you can gain conscious control of the dream, you may direct your movement and traveling to different locations in time-space. The waking state is really the illusion. Ask any question you want and the answer will be given to you.... The Dream Books Symbols
It is a dream from which you leave with optimism and renewed strength, with a stimulating sensation of liberty. It also indicated the need to discover, to invent, and to do new things. This type of image foretells success, the completion of objections and overcoming difficulties, and encourages the dreamer to action (it is the time to fly by one’s self). However, you should not forget the Greek myth from Icarus; he who tried to go too high, his ambition brought him to a fatal destination. Further, if the protagonist is a young woman, it announces the break from relations in her couple.
In antiquity, if a person dreamt of flying, it was considered that he had entered into the sphere of the immortal gods. The Native Americans, the Babylonians, the Hindus, the Tibetan Buddhists, and many other peoples believed that the world had the ability to abandon the physical body during sleep. During these astral voyages, the psychic body could fly to other dimensions, communicate with people of a certain spiritual belief or learn of the souls that once were angels and divinities. Some scientists believe that these voyages are factual and that there exists the possibility to verify them empirically.
analysis of a dream
Montse dreamed: “I discovered with astonishment that I could fly. I just had
Montse dreamed: “I discovered with astonishment that I could fly. I just had to move three steps ahead and push myself a little forward; I didn’t even have to swing my arms. The wind marked my direction and I was able to feel the incredible sensation, I felt happy, free, powerful... Around me there were no birds, nor sounds; I was on my own in the immensity of the blue sky, flying over a sea in calm blue, yet brighter. Suddenly, I saw a group of dolphins jumping joyfully over silver waves. I awoke smiling, with a very pleasant sensation.”
Dreaming that you are flying is associated with liberty, the desire to elevate yourself from the earthly bindings and conquer the heaviness of reality.
It is a dream of evolution, which reveals you need to freely express yourself, to create... Montse, by profession a designer, had this dream a few days before completing a design for an important magazine, very artistic and vanguardist, renowned with many awards... A few days before she had felt very pressured and tired; however, her dream calmed her and revealed her creative capacity and her strength of expression. Dolphins are a symbol of intelligence that s related to clarity and purity of thought. The face that there were jumping through the water (entering and leaving) indicated the level of connection Montse had established between her conscious and subconscious.
Dreams of flights also match an interest in spiritual evolution. Curiously, through this period, Montse had given some tries in this direction, with courses on growth and personal overcoming, in which she learned much about herself.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A flying dream could indicate strong feelings of freedom and bliss, which can represent moving toward a higher state of awareness or connection with spirit. It can also provide a broader perspective on your life by virtue of giving you a higher vantage point. However, it should not be overlooked that this very experience can be used as a defense by the unconscious.
When this dream appears, it begs the following question:
Is there anything that is being avoided or overlooked by rising above the conflict or simply not being grounded in reality?... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Flying dreams and the ability to control your flight can be representative of your own personal sense of power.
If you are flying with ease, and enjoying the scene and landscape below, then it suggests that you are on top of a situation.
You have risen above something. It may also mean that you have gained a different perspective on things. Having difficulties staying in flight indicates a lack of power in controlling your own circumstances. You may be struggling to stay aloft, and stay on course. Things like birds, trees or telephone poles may further obstruct your flight. These obstructions represent a particular obstacle or person standing in your way in your waking life. You need to identify who, or what, is preventing you from moving forward.
If you are feeling fear when you are flying or feel that you are flying too high, then it suggests that you are afraid of challenges and of success. Are you trying to rise above something in waking life? Are you developing an idea? Are you flying in the face of fortune? Flying into a rage? Flying off the handle? Flying high?... The Element Encyclopedia
Freedom from the limitations of your own mental, emotional, and physical challenges (or a wish for such).
Spiritual transcendence or self-realization.
An opportunity to connect with your inner joy or love.
A higher perspective or understanding.
Greater insight into the world around you.
Using your abilities well, or to your advantage.
A pilot can represent someone in your real life whom you’ve allowed to guide you or influence your life direction.
Piloting an airplane (or other vehicle) can represent the way you’re “running your life” or handling your responsibilities (for example, flying well could represent feeling that you’re doing well in life, while crashing could represent difficulty handling things or a fear of trouble).
See also: Levitating; Floating; Bird; Traveling; Driving; Airplane... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
To be flying upwards is to be moving towards a more spiritual appreciation of our lives, while to be flying downwards is to be making an attempt to understand the subconscious and all that entails.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see one failing to work, foretells gloomy returns for much disturbing and worrisome planning. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
But if the vulture flies with him vertically towards the heavens, he will die while on a journey. For, such a vulture would then represent the angel of death.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream of touching a ghost and having it disappear indicates that you are trying to confront and come to terms with painful memories. Demonic ghost images with no face or dark shadows (’dementors’, if you are a Harry Potter fan) may represent your negative tendencies, unpleasant parts of personality or your ’shadow’. Old superstition-based dream interpretations say that dreaming of friendly ghosts is a lucky omen, and that you should be receiving unexpected good luck. On the other hand, if you were very frightened by the ghost in your dream, then others will try to impose their will on you and you must be vigilant in order to stand up to it.... The Element Encyclopedia
If a creature that is a mixture of two or more animals appears in your dreams, work out what each of its component characteristics means to you in isolation—and then in combination with the other animals; this may help you identify the nature of your beast. There are many combinations of beasts which are possible archetypes, giving you virtually limitless potential for your creative abilities within your dream. Such dreams show the freedom of the unconscious mind from conventional principles; given the freedom to create, however, your mind can produce both fantastic and grotesque creations. Both of these remind you to be aware of your powers and whether you can control them.... The Element Encyclopedia
If people were experimenting on these animals in your dream, or they were locked up in a lab, this suggests that an aspect of yourself is being repressed. You may feel that you are not able to fully express your desires and emotions. However, if you rescued the animals from the experiments, you are successfully facing emotions and characteristics represented by the animals.
If you dreamed of a hybrid car, you want to make a change for the positive. Think about what negative people or habits are holding you back from being a happier person, and consider making a change.... My Dream Interpretation
2. Need to continue or strive for new situation or places. ... New American Dream Dictionary
The computer is saying “put the pieces together to understand the overall meaning.” Also, if you use a computer a lot during your waking life for work or play, your dream could be telling you to get outside more and take a break from the screen.
If you dream of someone hacking into your computer, there is a sense that your privacy is being invaded. You may be overwhelmed and have the feeling that you are at the mercy of another. Also see “Computer Game”, “Computer Virus” and “Computer Mouse.”... My Dream Interpretation
A computer represents highly sophisticated levels of mental organization, thought, and memory.
A computer is a symbolic representation of the brain itself.
(See Computer.)... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If you are lying down outdoors, something that is causing you suffering is nothing more than a passing concern, not as serious as you originally thought.
If you are sharing your bed with a person of the same sex, in addition to the aforementioned uncertainty, this reflects a concern about what others might think of you. Conversely, if it is a person of the opposite sex, chances are the problems will be solved soon.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Exploring what it would be like to spend time (or more time) with that person.
See also: House; Person You Know; Person Unknown; Relationship... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
The idea of resting physically, emotionally, or mentally (or a desire to do so).
“Sitting it out” or not participating somehow in your life.
Not standing up for yourself in a certain situation.
“Lying down on the job” or not fulfilling responsibilities somehow in your life.
See also: Resting; Asleep; Bed; Setting Down... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
To actually drive on one you will be taking a trip shortly for pleasure.
For the younger set it means they have many ambitions and noble aspirations as it stretches toward their chosen goals.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
To actually drive on one you will be taking a trip shortly for pleasure.
For the younger set it means they have many ambitions and noble aspirations as it stretches toward their chosen goals.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Meeting someone new can represent: something new in your life (such as a new person, idea, or solution), real or imagined; the beginning of a process (such as a relationship or phase); a fear of change or of something unknown.
For more clues, consider the context and whom or what the person might represent.
See also: Handshake; Meeting; Person Unknown; Seeing... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
If you came across an oyster in your dream, was the shell open or closed? If the oyster shell was shut, it may be hinting that your unconscious contains a pearl of wisdom. Oysters are also traditionally thought to be aphrodisiacs, so is it time to reinvigorate your love life? If the oyster shell was empty, could your unconscious have been indicating events that have passed you by, or do you think the world is no longer your oyster? If a mussel features in your dream, this may suggest that you are afraid to reveal your soft, pulpy and vulnerable interior and are in a state of hiding. Another interpretation is that you are worried about your state of dependence, having attached yourself to someone or something because you believe that you cannot make it on your own. Consider also the homonym for mussel. Should a clam or clams appear in your dream are you closing up, withdrawing, withholding, avoiding, being reticent or clamming up in some way in waking life? Perhaps you are keeping a secret. Alternatively, it could be that something in your life feels sticky or uncomfortably close, as in clammy. On the other hand it may also imply happiness, euphoria, and that you are as happy as a clam.
If a freshwater or land-based snail featured in your dream, do you wish to creep into your shell or, as snails move slowly, is a project taking longer than you thought in waking life? Other interpretations for snail include: lacking in vitality or enthusiasm, needing to slow down or speed up, being ready to protect or defend yourself, and feeling at home wherever you go.
If slugs feature in your dream, this can suggest any of the following: that you are lacking in energy or vitality, functioning below par, being unenthusiastic or making slow but steady progress. They could also suggest a devious, unmannered or deceitful person, a slug or slime ball, that you are feeling vulnerable, or that you or someone else is being spineless and is acting in a cowardly manner.
Octopuses have numerous tentacles that operate independently, so could your unconscious have been commenting on your multitasking ability? As a sea creature, the octopus carries the energy of emotion and the many ways to hold or connect. In their positive form, these creatures reflect emotional depth and the ability to direct your energy in many directions without losing your center. A dream octopus may therefore suggest successful business deals or any other project involving much multitasking. It may also be associated with a person or situation that has many ways of holding or affecting you, such as a mother or a debt.
If a squid squirted a cloud of black ink in your face in your dream, could this be indicating that emotional conflicts are being obscured rather than confronted?... The Element Encyclopedia
2. To relinquish responsibility for one’s actions and responsibilities.
3. Inability to approach a situation or relationship rationally, with clarity of judgment. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. The dreamer is trying to control someone. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If the dream make you happy, it implies that you may be involved in many different activities or adventures.
If there is a negative emotional reaction to the dream, it suggests that unhealthy attachments and entanglements are present in daily life. See also: Animals... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The octopus can also symbolise any unconscious fear which may drag us into its realm of irrational terror. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
2- Creatures that are unusual and are not familiar to us appear in dreams to alert us to certain qualities within ourselves.
The octopus is capable of moving in anv direction and it is this svmbolism we need to be aware of.
3- An octopus can represent the unrestricted movement of the Spirit.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Being entangled by a very possessive personality.
Many hands make light work. Have you sought out assistance from those you know are capable of helping you right now?
An alternative figure for the number eight, a wheel, and a circle.
Inconsistency of words or actions, especially when you feel pressured.
The octopus, like the chameleon, changes color under stress.
Deceiving others through appearance. Both Pliny and Aristotle hypothesized that the octopus changed its colors to fool its prey.
Creativity gone awry. In oceanic cultures, the octopus holds a place in creation myths, but often those that don’t come out quite right.... The Language of Dreams
An octopus, with its eight legs and tentacles, may be revealing the psychic hold one may have over another that may hold you back Psychic connections to family or loved ones may be debilitating unconscious agreements that imprison you much like being in the arms of an octopus.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
The Octopus can also symbolize that you have been needy, clingy, desperate, and forgetting the truth, that all that you need is within you. See Eight.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The octopus brings powerful medicine in the experience of exploring the depths of your hidden nature when it appears in a dream.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If the dreamer is leaving home or a job in real life, this dream symbol may indicate the dreamer is clinging to a family member (e.g., the person’s mother or spouse) or to the employer or fellow employees.
If the dream has a positive emotional tone, it may show someone involved in many different things.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Going in many directions at once (lots of different thoughts, activities, etc.).
Approaching a problem from many different angles.
Grabby (literally or figuratively).
Dreaming of this animal can represent too much or not enough of one of those qualities, or someone or something you associate with the quality or animal.
Consider also the animal’s actions, context, and your feelings about it.
See also: Animal; Squid... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
If it the river is static, your unconscious may have been commenting on your lack of drive and direction.
If you threw a stone in the river, did the ripples that formed echo your sense of going around in circles in waking life? The river depicts the richness or poverty of your life energy, so if you are crossing a river in your dream, this suggests you are in the process of making great changes in your life.
If you are in the water to cross, it means you will feel a lot of emotions in the process of change.
If you see someone else cross the river or fall into the river, this may refer to your feelings about aging and the passage of time.
If the river is contaminated, this suggests that you are holding back your feelings in waking life and not doing the best you can for yourself.
If you were in a river—or steamboat in your dream, this may refer to the circumstances that surround you, for example your family or home life. The context of the dream and how you feel will all help you with the interpretation. Was the boat solid and safe like a steamer, or fragile like a canoe or a dingy?
Canals, dams and reservoirs are all designed to regulate water flow and in dreams they suggest conscious attempts to control emotion; how effective they are at directing the water mirrors how effective you have become at controlling your emotions in waking life. A canal may also symbolize the birth canal and thus represent a desire for children. Because reservoirs are where water is collected and stored, if one features in your dream, could it be commenting on your own emotional reserves? The water level of the reservoir in this dream is important.
If it is high, your emotional resources are abundant but if it is low, you may be feeling emotionally drained by the demands of others. In dreams, dams also suggest control over your emotions, and their effectiveness in your dream will say a lot about your emotional health. If, in your dream, you were standing on a bridge watching the water flow beneath you, you could be ready to leave the past behind—as suggested by water under the bridge—since you are at a turning point in your life (the bridge is a symbol of transition). See also TRAVEL.... The Element Encyclopedia
The same interpretation is given if mist or fog is seen.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A desire not to have to deal with or acknowledge something.
Actual or perceived rejection or neglect.
Feeling or imagining that you’re finished with something specific in your life, at least temporarily.
See also: Losing an Item; Leaving a Place; Leaving a Person; Lying Down; Location; Sitting... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
Arachnophobia is an instinctive effect for humans since ancient times, the time when poisonous spiders were common. Such a dream merely reviews that fear to express that there are things in real life that cause sadness. Other ancient superstitions, however, consider that dreaming of spiders is a positive omen.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If the action is done involuntarily it means that you are in a situation of deterioration that is difficult to solve.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
To dream that you drive through a stop sign without stopping means that you do not consider the consequences of your actions. Watch those reckless habits!... My Dream Interpretation
A question of whether or not to stop doing something.
A real or perceived attempt by an authority to stop you from doing something or from “getting somewhere” in your life.
An issue regarding rules or laws.
A perceived need to stop, think, or wait in a particular aspect of your life, or to stop trying to do so much.
See also: Brakes; Traffic; Sign... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
If the stoplight is green, then it indicates that you have been given a seal of approval to follow whatever path you have chosen or whatever decision you have made.
If the stoplight is flashing all different colors, you are feeling much confusion over which direction you should proceed to achieve your interests.... My Dream Interpretation
If you bought a tank top, this might mean you are “buying into” someone’s opinion or attitude, which might not actually be correct or good for you. Be aware! To dream that you are giving a tank top to someone, refers to your self-sacrifice and generosity.... My Dream Interpretation
The ideas of “right” and “wrong.” Justice.
Your general intention to “do the right thing.” An attempt to maintain order somewhere in your life.
Fear of being told on by someone else.
A feeling of self-righteousness.
Someone telling on you can represent: someone in your life whom you feel or fear you can’t trust; feeling guilty about something you’ve done or you’re considering doing.
See also: Interfering; Warning; Gossiping; Betrayed, Being; Sabotaged, Being; Trust... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
2. Too much free time.
3. Possible health problem (if feelings of dizziness accompany the top).
4. Feeling emotionally overwhelmed. ... New American Dream Dictionary
A spinning top represents the way in which something repeating over and over again has the power to keep you stuck in one place.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Fulfillment or satisfaction.
Superiority, or feeling superior to others (perhaps based on feeling inferior).
The end of a process.
See also: Roof; Building; Limit or Boundary; Bottom... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
A top hat was worn only to very formal events, such as a Wedding and a Funeral. Pay attention to the symbolic meaning of the event to which the top hat is worn.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
A cylinder appears often, in a man’s dream, if he feels he cannot perform sexually as well as he used to. Wearing a top hat; success will bring recognition from friends and the public. See Hat.
Depth Psychology: The cylinder from a motor is an indication of your strength and vitality—and you will need both to reach the goals you have set for yourself.... Dreamers Dictionary
For a woman to lose topaz ornaments, foretells she will be injured by jealous friends who court her position.
To receive one from another beside a relative, foretells an interesting love affair will occupy her attention. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Feelings of insecurity, lack of safety, a need for protection.
3. A need or desire for restraint and control, often sexual. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If topaz is understood to denote money in the dream, then it represents lawful earnings. Topaz in a dream also represents the substance ofspeech, the essence of knowledge, and the good quality of a true human being.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
2. Good sense of self-worth (high comfort level).
3. Poor self-esteem (low comfort level). ... New American Dream Dictionary
If you did not feel ashamed during the dream it symbolizes being comfortable about yourself in front of people ... Christian Dream Symbols
To see one spinning, foretells that you will waste your means in childish pleasures.
To see a top, foretells indiscriminate friendships will involve you in difficulty. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
The sexual impulses can also be characterized in this way.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Hopes and wishes depicted in the most idealized, quixotic form. Be aware, however, that such perfection is rarely achieved in waking hours. So, ask yourself if you’re expecting too much too soon from a situation or other people.... The Language of Dreams