• Or you’re running away from something literal in your life or perhaps an emotional or psychological issue. Revisit the dream and face what’s chasing you.
• By accepting who you are, exactly as you are, right now will help you make real progress towards your future and relieve some of the stress.... The Premier in Dream Dictionary
If you do not know your assailant, it may simply be you trying to catch up to you with something important that, if embraced, would allow you to feel more complete.
If you know who is chasing you, the person may have more to offer you if you let him or her catch you. Even if being caught ends in being killed, that death could be a symbolic transformation of such significance as to be the very thing needed to bring your greatest heart’s desires into reality. That is, of course, if you have the courage to stop running and turn around. Sometimes it is part of human nature to be afraid of success, and a dream of being chased is alerting you to stop running from your own magnificence.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Instead of confronting the situation, you are running away and avoiding it. Ask yourself, who is the one chasing you, and you may gain some understanding and insight on the source of your fears. The dream could also indicate that you are refusing to acknowledge a certain viewpoint or idea. On the other hand, the pursuer or attacker who is chasing you in your dream may represent a part of yourself. Your own feelings of anger, jealousy, fear, and possibly love, can assume the appearance of a threatening figure. You may be projecting these feelings onto the unknown chaser and your dream is calling your attention to your own self-destructive actions. A more direct analysis of chase dreams is that they reflect the simple fear of being attacked. Media hype and overexposure play on this fear and magnify our level of risk.... The Element Encyclopedia
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
Actually being pursued, probably in the sense of being “chased” by a potential lover, employer, or customer. Astrological parallels: Aries, Gemini, Mercury.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
To be chased by an animal generally indicates we have not come to terms with our own passion.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The implication is that she has something special which she does not wish to relinquish.
If a man is being chased by a woman or that which he cannot identify then it is usually in response to his fear of being ‘consumed.’... Dream Meanings of Versatile
(2) If you are doing the chasing, the ‘you’ in your dream is probably your conscious ego and the thing you are chasing is almost certainly some part of yourself that frightens you. Chasing it away means disowning it, banishing it from your conscious life. It might be much better to try to integrate it into your conscious life. At the very least, get to know it and understand it.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
The example shows how we can be pursued by fears or emotions, and can either continue to avoid them or face them. We are, in a real sense, pursued by what we have created with our thoughts, emotions, action and inaction. What we are avoiding might be sexual feelings; responsibility; expressing what we really feel in public; our fear of death; sense of failure; guilt; emotional pain; grief, etc. We can never escape from ourself, so such feelings may pursue us through life unless we meet them.
Chased by opposite sex: afraid of love or sex, haunted by a past relationship. By animal: one’s passions; anger, natural feelings. By Thing or shadowy creature: usually past experience or trauma, a hurt from childhood. Chasing: something you are pursuing in life; something or someone you want; aggression. See follow. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
2- Being chased by shadows shows the need to escape from something previously repressed, such as past childhood trauma or difficulty.
To be chased by an animal generally indicates we have not come to terms with our own passion.
3- Spiritually the image of being chased or pursued suggests either fear of one’s actions, or is a play on words, as in chaste.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
2. Lucky in love.
3. Possible illness (to eat dandelion). ... New American Dream Dictionary
To see yourself eating them or drinking dandelion tea is a sign you should have a physical checkup.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Folkjoric: Hospitality. It was once believed that rubbing your body with the. juice of a dandelion would ensure your welcome anywhere.
Victorian: In the language of flowers, this blossom represents ancient oracles and messages. Review the missives you’ve received lately. They may have greater meaning than you suspected.
Male fertility. Tlie white juice of this plant was often used to represent abundant semen.
The amazing potential in simplicity. This pesky weed has a variety of uses, including salads from the leaves, coffee from the roots, and wine from the flowers!... The Language of Dreams
To dream about eating dandelions indicates that you should tend to your own fitness better or you will have to deal with the negative aspects in the future.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To see yourself eating them or drinking dandelion tea is a sign that unless you do something about it, your health will soon suffer.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
If there are a lot of dandelions . .. watch out!... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
If you subdue the lion, you will be victorious in any engagement.
If it overpowers you, then you will be open to the successful attacks of enemies.
To see caged lions, denotes that your success depends upon your ability to cope with opposition.
To see a man controlling a lion in its cage, or out denotes success in business and great mental power. You will be favorably regarded by women.
To see young lions, denotes new enterprises, which will bring success if properly attended.
For a young woman to dream of young lions, denotes new and fascinating lovers.
For a woman to dream that she sees Daniel in the lions’ den, signifies that by her intellectual qualifications and personal magnetism she will win fortune and lovers to her highest desire.
To hear the roar of a lion, signifies unexpected advancement and preferment with women.
To see a lion’s head over you, showing his teeth by snarls, you are threatened with defeat in your upward rise to power.
To see a lion’s skin, denotes a rise to fortune and happiness.
To ride one, denotes courage and persistency in surmounting difficulties.
To dream you are defending your children from a lion with a pen-knife, foretells enemies will threaten to overpower you, and will well nigh succeed if you allow any artfulness to persuade you for a moment from duty and business obligations.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Justice and righteousness.
3. Latent passion.
4. Wild, uncontrollable passion. ... New American Dream Dictionary
A struggle with a lion that does not lead to one’s death in a dream means observing a long lasting diet caused by an illness.
If one fights with a lion and eats or snatches off a piece of his flesh, bones or hair in a dream, it means that he will attain success,leadership, wealth or conquer his enemy. Sleeping beside a lion in a dream means safety from illness, or protection from one’s enemy.
If one sees a lion inside his own house in a dream, it means that he will gain the upper hand, or it could represent longevity and a high position in the world.
A lion entering a town in a dream means a plague that will strike such a town.
(Also see Lioness)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A lion can also reference Jesus, Ps. 17:12. Watch what the lion does in the dream to determine the meaning.
If the lion is intimidating and aggressive it is symbolic of a spiritual enemy in your life, 1 Pet. 5:8... Christian Dream Symbols
The lion is a symbol of social distinction and leadership.
The interpretation depends on the circumstances and the interactions with the lion. See also: Animals, Cat.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Dreaming of a lion shows you have many obstacles to overcome, and must resist the real force that is driving you to self destruction; if the lion overpowers you, you will lose, but, if win out over the lion you will be the victor. As the lion usually represents different aspects of our own inner nature either as we are, or as we think ourselves to be, then in this light the dream must be correlated by using as many of the symbols you see in your dream and carefully analyzing the different actions of each character.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
The story of Androcles and the lion shows how the pain felt by our ‘animal’ life process, if tended by the conscious personality, brings a loving relationship between conscious and unconscious. Idioms: brave the lion’s den, lion’s share; head in the lion’s mouth. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
It is the symbol of transformation in alchemy, and represents the essence of the masculine and feminine. In antiquity it was the symbol of the creative power of the Sun, since in the summer the constellation of the Lion in the night sky is at the highest point. In the history of the Rosicrucians, initiation ceremonies included taming a lion.
The lion is the fire of the libido and thereby of vitality.
If not tamed, this energy will devour and destroy.
The lion as a Christian symbol stands for the domestication of the non-believers. In Northern Europe, the lion was replaced by the Bear. According to early Christian and medieval imagination, the lion used his tail to erase his footprints so that he could not be followed and found. It has also been said that lions sleep with their eyes open. And when a lioness gives birth, the young are initially born dead until three days later, when the male lion appears and blows in the face of the young. This gave rise to the idea of the lion as a symbol for awakening and vitality. In Christian fables, it is also depicted as the cunning animal. See Dragon, Sun, Heart.
The evil spirit Utukku is depicted with the head of a lion.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- The lion in dreams signifies both cruelty and strength.
2- In psychological terms, the lion represents all those qualities it shows majesty, strength, pride, couragc and so on.
It is easier to recognise the necessity for such qualities in ourselves when symbolised in something else.
3- Spiritually the lion symbolises all those attributes that belong to the fiery principle.
It is an ambivalent symbol, since it represents both good and evil. It plays a part in the recognition of the four elements Fire, Earth, Air and Water and represents fire.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A captive lion means lasting friendship.
To be surprised by a lion indicates treachery on the part of a friend.
To hear a lion roaring is a sign of opportunity to come.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
The roar and clamor of a bragging individual, who announces her / his presence to all who will listen.
Rulership or authority.
The lion is known as the “king of the beasts” and is a potent solar symbol.
Hindu: The destroyer of demons, which can include bad memories, past experiences, and even addictions.
A lion was the fourth incarnation of Vishnu.
Buddhist: Defending the law, but doing so with a soft paw of compassion.
Attentiveness. In folk beliefs it is said that the lion sleeps with its eyes always open.... The Language of Dreams
If any dreams he combats with a lion, it signifies a quarrel, and that he shall engage with some resolute adversary; and if be dreamed he came off victorious, it shall certainly be so.
If anyone dreams that he hath found the skin, liver, or marrow of a lion—if he that dreamt it be a king, he wilt find the treasure of his enemies; if he be a vulgar person, he will suddenly grow rich.
The Queen Olympias, being big with Alexander the Great, dreamed that King Philip, her husband, had seated up her womb with a seal engraven with a lion, which did prognosticate the valor, magnanimity, and conquests of the said Alexander, The lioness signifies the same as the lion, only less good and less hurt, and that not by men but by women. have also known by a dream of a lioness tearing or biting, 11 says Artemidorus, ‘’that rich personages have fallen into crimes and accusations. ”.... The Complete Dream Book
A woman who has this dream will achieve her fondest hopes in being courted by a man of wealth and personality.
A maiden who dreams of young lions will have several intensely interesting lovers before she finally marries the right man.
To dream of seeing a lion trainer putting the animals through their paccs, is an indication that the dreamer will have much admiration from the opposite sex and that before long a fortunate marriage will be contracted.... The Complete Dream Book
Depth Psychology: The lion is a symbol of dignity and intensity. It has enormous energy; determination, and aggression toward others.
The dream means you might be afraid of these characteristics (in yourself as well as others) and it is a warning to better control your emotions.... Dreamers Dictionary
The Lion signifies some purely personal honour or success, not necessarily involving a gain of money. But if you hear the Lion roaring, as if angry, then expect some misfortune through the jealousy of someone near you.
A Lion Cub is a sign of a valuable friendship.... Mystic Dream Book
If we are struggling with the lion there should be a successful development as long as we are not overpowered, or the lion killed.
A man-eating lion shows that an aspect of our personality has slipped out of alignment, putting both us and our surroundings at risk.
A lion lying with a lamb shows there is a union, or compatibility of opposites; instinct and spirit going hand in hand.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
It is easier to recognize the necessity for such qualities in ourselves when symbolized in something else.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If a lion in a dream is threatening, there are problems with a male in your life, possibly a father or boyfriend.... My Dream Interpretation
If you heard the lion roar, you are likely to have to cope with jealousy from someone close to you.
A friendly lion cub is a forecast of a new and valuable friendship.
See also Animals.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(2) In a woman’s dream it may symbolize the animus (for animus, see Brother / Sister, sections (4)-(6), and Introduction).... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Pride, generosity, and ambition are the characteristics of the fifth sign of the zodiac: a sign of fire, solar, masculine, king by vocation and actor in each stage of life. According to astrology, the sign of Leo likes to be the center of attention; so perhaps your dream is warning you that you are too self-centered and narcissistic. In the Tarot, the Lion card symbolizes strength that can be controlled by the sweetness (the figure of a woman dressed in white).... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
As king of the jungle, it also symbolizes royalty, leadership, and dominion (“the lion’s share”).
The specific implication depends on the dreamer’s associations with the lion in the dream.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
If a lion is chasing you, this is most likely due to a struggle with natural feelings of anger or aggression.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Also see Lion)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The lioness is a strong mother with regal elegance who guides and protects her children.
To dream that you are a lioness indicates you feel a strong connection to family and you may need to strengthen your place as leader in their eyes.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream that you are attacked by a lion means that you have many problems to solve. Defy negative emotions that will cause your downfall.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To lose a medal in your dream, foretells misfortune through the unfaithfulness of others.... My Dream Interpretation
If you are the millionaire, then you will soon be in a position to help others. See also Meeting.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
If you dreamed of being a millionaire, you are likely to profit indirectly from a past favor freely given.
If, in your dream, you used your money to help your family, friends, or worthy causes, you can count cm a stroke of good luck being just around the comer.
A dream of meeting a millionaire is a caution to listen to wiser heads before making a new commitment.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
It is often experienced by people who are not satisfied with their material, intellectual, or emotional possessions. The message from these images is that you should discover and appreciate what you have and what you keep within yourself. You should not waste time on ephemeral things.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A female you know may represent some danger to your social position or sense of well-being.... My Dream Interpretation
The larger the cat, the greater the power of this totem.
The mountain lion is one of the smaller of the great cats, and the association with the terrain on which it is found connects to the ability to traverse higher levels of consciousness.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
A canopy in a dream represents someone who has less authority than the commander, a dome represents someone ofa lower rank, and a tent in a dream means less than a dome. Ifa commander is seen leaving his pavilion in a dream, it means that he will lose some of his authority, or that he may die shortly. Unknown pavilions of either green or white colors in a dream mean healing, endowments, gifts, martyrdom, visiting the graves of righteous people, or a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
(Also see Canopy; Tent)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream you ride a fine stallion, denotes you will rise to position and affluence in a phenomenal way; however, your success will warp your morality and sense of justice.
To see one with the rabies, foretells that wealthy surroundings will cause you to assume arrogance, which will be distasteful to your friends, and your pleasures will be deceitful. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. If riding a stallion, one feels imbued with its attributes of strength, courage and sexual power. ... New American Dream Dictionary
According to Freud, a symbol of sexuality, particularly of repressed drives in men and women.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
For men as well as for women, dreaming about riding a stallion stands for the desire for an intense love life.
Depth Psychology: The stallion is a symbol of male vitality, but more controlled than is implied in a dream about a Steer. In a woman’s dream, it stands for the hope of finding a dynamic love relationship. In a man’s dream it expresses the hope for more intense sexual experiences, increased vitality, and energy. See Horse.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you are riding the stallion then it means that you posses or will possess these qualities.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
(1) A stallion may be a symbol of male sexuality.
(2) As a fecundator, it may symbolize the activating of something valuable in your unconscious.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
The Lion King represents the return of a true king to power so thai balance in the world can be restored. He may suggest that you are wishing or seeking to use your strength to pursue something for the good of all.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If the animal is watching you, your unconscious is reminding you not to forget or neglect the instincts that it represents.
If the animal is attacking you, this could indicate that you are in the grip of a rage that you fear you may unleash. Your dream is urging you express or deal with your anger in a controlled way.
If an animal is chasing you in a dream, this may suggest that in real life you are in flight from some area of your personality that wants to be expressed.
If you are trying to find refuge from animals—either by building a defense or running away—this indicates a struggle with instincts that threaten your safety in waking life. In some cases dreams of being threatened or attacked by animals may be telling you that you are repressing your instincts—perhaps being too civilized— and you should try and loosen up more. Being bitten by an animal could indicate aggression from someone close to you or that our own aggressive instincts are not under control. Any threat from a sinister animal suggests fears and doubts you may have about your ability to manage your emotions. See also SURREALISM AND FANTASY.
If you hear animals making sounds in your dream, you need to consider what these sounds mean to you in waking life and then to make a symbolic link. For example, if you hear an animal barking, wailing or whining for attention, these sounds could be calling your attention to the qualities that that particular animal represents to you.
If you hear ominous growling, roaring or cackling, it could reflect pent-up anger either within yourself or another person.
If you hear braying, it could indicate a need to overcome basic animal instincts.
If you hear bleating, you may be taking on new cares and responsibilities that could be positive or negative depending on your attitude towards them. See also SENSES.... The Element Encyclopedia