Most often the way we direct or control our emotions —therefore relates to relationships and goals.
A canal is a channel through difficult territory, so dreaming of a full and thriving canal brings promise of future prosperity.
An empty canal, however, warns of financial troubles - which can, however, be prevented. Look to other symbols in the dream to judge how such problems could be prevented.
Canals are typically a sign that we are not allowing our creative side loose. Instead we are too rigid in our decision making and concepts about the world around us.
Because a canal is a man-made structure it suggests an imposed structure, definition of boundaries or rigid belief.
Psychological / emotional perspective: We need to structure our knowledge of ourselves to create a workable system.
Material aspects: A dream about a canal usually indicates that we are inclined to be rigid insofar as the control of our emotions is concerned. We may be introducing too much structure into our lives at the expense of our creativity.
To dream of a canal is reminiscent of a re-birthing experience, particularly if the canal is dark and covered, with a light at the end, like a tunnel.
As a waterway that must be constructed (in contrast to a stream or a river), dreaming about a canal might be about channeling or directing our feelings. It could also be emblematic of our goals.
Vision: Dreaming about a canal: a business affair that is not quite above board might cause problems. Participating in the construction of a canal: the chances for your future are very good. Seeing ships moving in the canal: you might make new contacts or take a trip abroad.
Depth Psychology: The canal is a sign of your ability to consciously manage your cravings and passions, transforming them into intellectual or material goals.
To dream of a boat on a canal signifies that your love life will become complicated.
If a horse pulls the boat, however complicated it becomes, it will eventually even out and flow smoothly again.
(Channel; Water passage; Watercourse) In a dream, a canal represents a woman, money or a scholar. Running a watercourse or a channel in a dream means getting married, building a business, or it could mean finding a job and serving one’s family and community. Seeing a canal in a dream also means sufferings caused by a member of one’s family. Water channels in a dream represent servants or housekeepers.
A canal in a dream also could signify a lavatory, sewage, a marketplace, or it could mean a shop. Thus, digging a canal in a dream also could mean prosperity and spending money to support one’s family and dependents. Blocking a canal in a dream means divorce, separation between husband and wife, cutting off one’s blood ties, leaving one’s homeland, or separation from one’s clan. Blocking a canal in a dream also means quitting one’s job or cancelling a debt, or it could mean closing a business. Seeing a watercourse running inside one’s house in a dream means blessings and prosperity. Urinating in a canal or a watercourse in a dream means committing a sin, engaging in unlawfulness or molesting a servant.
A canal in a dream also could represent the housekeeper who cleans people’s dirt, a street sweeper, or it could mean a forbidden marriage.
A dry canal in a dream signifies cessation of business, unsalable merchandise, a dead market or discord with one’s wife, suffering from a urinary bladder, or having kidney problems. Ifone digs a canal and no water runs through it in a dream, it means deception.
Symbol of the dreamer s psychic energy; a path laid out by tradition. Life is too regulated and artificial.
A desire to change. On the other hand, the canal also implies “draining,” which makes land productive. There is a desire to be cleansed and rinsed out in order to become productive again. This cleansing also suggests the desire to reduce feelings (water). In the end, this dream symbol represents a matter of “emotional economy.
The condition of the water is important. Clear water is positive and means health and energy. Cloudy water is negative and means illness and depression, as in Clouds, Abyss, and Ashes.
To dream about a canal relates to your future security.
If the canal was full of water, the omen is good, especially or the water was sparkling clean.
If the canal was nearly empty or had filthy water, you need to cut your spending and make do with what you have.
If you passed through a lock in your dream, beware of a gossiper or traitor in your group of friends.
This dream follows the rules for all water conditions.
If the water is clean and clear, it is a fortunate sign, but if the water is muddy, or covered with weed, then it is an omen of coming trouble.
3. Desire to take a trip.
Dreams of a canal are about the female genitalia, the feminine principle of openness, receptivity, flow and intuition. Dreams of a canal can represent that you are in the flow of romance, passion, sexuality, or of manifesting your dreams.
1- Because a canal is a man-made structure, a dream about a canal usually indicates that we arc inclined to be rigid insofar as the control of our emotions is concerned. We may be introducing too much structure into our lives at the expense of our creativity.
2- We need to structure our knowledge of ourselves to create a workable system.
3- Structure, definition, rigid belief.
To see the water of a canal muddy and stagnant-looking, portends sickness and disorders of the stomach and dark designs of enemies. But if its waters are clear a placid life and the devotion of friends is before you.
For a young woman to glide in a canoe across a canal, denotes a chaste life and an adoring husband.
If she crossed the canal on a bridge over clear water and gathers ferns and other greens on the banks, she will enjoy a life of ceaseless rounds of pleasure and attain to high social distinction. But if the water be turbid she will often find herself tangled in meshes of perplexity and will be the victim of nervous troubles.
If a woman dreams of floating smoothly along a canal in a rowboat or canoe, it is an indication that her married fife will be happy and that she and her husband will be true to each other.
Stagnant water in a canal is an omen of discontent in family life.
As a general guide this dream pertains to future security, and if the canal was full, the portent is good, if it was empty or nearly so, or there were weeds to be seen, there is a suggestion to cut your extravagance.
If the dream featured canal locks, you*d better look for a cuckoo in your nest of friends.
See also Water.
A canal, ditch, or other water channel can represent: A context in which events happen or a process moves forward (since a canal is a channel through which water progresses from one place to another).
A means of movement forward in your life.
Movement away from something (a situation, the past, etc.), or getting rid of something.
Movement toward something (a goal, the future, etc.).
A connection, such as between people, situations, or events.
A transition, such as between one phase and the next.
See also: Passageway; Flow or River; Water, Body of; Abyss; Drain
Narrow emotional direction; emotional path which may save you time and energy, but has little room for variation.
lucky numbers: 33-36-41-45-46-50
clean, clear water: fortune is easily accessible with little variance from the goal.
constructing a: transform your passions into intel ectual goals.
covered with weeds: coming trouble you can’t control.
full of water: security is forthcoming.
lock, traveling through a: eliminate the sour grapes among your friends.
muddy water: minimize quality of life now to save money for old age.
ships passing through a: new contacts wil take you abroad.
walking along with a: your business affair has problematic il egalities.
mule, with a: transport your cravings into material goods.
water flowing in a small: your self-imposed emotional traumas need to flow.