Probably used first as a weapon, the cane took on the symbolism of strength and power and eventually authority and social prestige. Spiritually, it also came to signify self-flagellation.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Because a cane also represents pliability, we may be trying to achieve a balance between our willingness and our unwillingness to accept a situation.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
It is an element of double meaning: support or an instrument of punishment. In the first case, if the dream in which it appears is pleasant, the image represents a solid and competent friend. If, on the contrary, you have an unpleasant perception of the dream (you are weak or limp), it is a sign that you lack confidence to address certain situations. When the cane functions as a weapon it means that in real life you are behaving tyrannically and are using your power arbitrarily.
If you punish an animal with a cane you may be having problems with your own nature.
If it is a person, it usually represents some part of yourself you dislike. For the Freudian school, the cane is identified with physical virility. For the Jungian, it refers to psychic masculinity.
According to the old masters in the oneiric field this dream omen is negative.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Reeds are fragile and flexible at the same time. They can point to a situation of insecurity or instability. Cutting cane is interpreted as a symbol of longevity. A sugar cane indicates a high degree of sensuality and serenity. A fishing cane (rod) is a means to a livelihood.
It is important to analyze the other oneiric symbols for a correct interpretation.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Vision: Cutting up food: your project will be completed successfully.
If you cut yourself: the whole affair will end in failure—something you already knew beforehand.
Depth Psychology: Cutting something is a sign that you want to put your past behind you. Are you harboring aggressive feelings toward someone? Do you feel “cut off’ from your emotions, ideals. and desires because of present adverse circumstances? See Scissors.... Dreamers Dictionary
To cut someone means that the dreamer mistrusts that person and wishes to sever the relationship. Cutting one’s self, the strain of overwork or unpleasant family problems weigh heavily, so the dreamer wants to end it all.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
To cut is to break and to separate. This dream can be the allegorical representation of your circumstances in real life: it is perhaps a broken relationship or the end of a pattern of behavior. (See KNIFE)
If someone else cuts you, a friend will betray you.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The phenomenon of “cutting” is a ritualized addiction where a person deliberately cuts himself or herself as a stress-relief mechanism. People who cut will describe a satisfaction in having an interior experience of emotional pain expressed physically on the body. Being cut in a dream, whether self-inflicted or otherwise, is a similar action by the unconscious mind to express inner pain in an outward manner.
(See Wound(s).) [contents]... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
interpreted upon 10 sides: blessing, wealth, guardianship, rank & leadership, honor, sultanate, acquiring of something wanted, happiness and delight in proportion to his elevation, and his goodness.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik
(Amputation; Beheading; Cutting; Decapitation; Scission; Chopping off; Severing) Cutting off one’s hand in a dream signifies failure to perform one’s obligatory prayers or being devoid of any need or an income that eliminates the need to ask others for anything, or it could mean repentance from sin.
If one’s hand and heels are cut off in a dream, it means corruption in one’s religious life or forsaking the spiritual circles, or it could mean being barren or being freed from the duty to raise children. Cutting off one’s nose or ear in a dream means a punishment for a crime, or it could mean poverty or missing someone’s news. Cutting offone’s tongue in a dream means invalidating one’s argument or proof, or it could mean preventing him from asking for anything.
If one sees himself dismembered in a dream, then it means that he will undertake extensive travels, or that members of his family will disperse into different locations, or it could mean severing one’s blood ties or paying a penalty.
(Also see Beheading; Rupture of relations)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
In both the real world and in dreamland, gales and high winds suggest potential disaster. Your dreaming mind may be warning you that someone’s pent-up emotion is about to burst out of control; that person could be you. Or has a situation reached a crisis point? A tornado or hurricane is an even stronger image of feeling powerless against violent and chaotic emotions. The image of a hurricane or tornado flattening houses or hurtling cars in the air may suggest the frailty of the material world or reflect your own feelings of insecurity
A dream whirlwind has a different message, as it suggests confusion or a romance that may be about to completely change your life. An argument with a loved one may turn into a dream storm or hurricane, but your dream may contain clues for avoiding the worst of the storm. For example, the sun may have shone through, you may have found shelter or a gentle breeze may have lifted your spirits.
If you lost your struggle against the wind, this indicates that you feel as if you are being forced to go along with others.
If you enjoyed being carried along by gusts of wind, this may suggest a longing for adventure, unpredictability and freedom from responsibility.... The Element Encyclopedia
To hear the roar and see a hurricane heading towards you with its frightful force, you will undergo torture and suspense, striving to avert failure and ruin in your affairs.
If you are in a house which is being blown to pieces by a hurricane, and you struggle in the awful gloom to extricate some one from the falling timbers, your life will suffer a change. You will move and remove to distant places, and still find no improvement in domestic or business affairs.
If you dream of looking on de’bris and havoc wrought by a hurricane, you will come close to trouble, which will be averted by the turn in the affairs of others.
To see dead and wounded caused by a hurricane, you will be much distressed over the troubles of others. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Dreaming about hurricanes usually suggests that the dreamer is going through sudden and unpleasant changes in his life. It indicates that there is an emotional storm in the dreamer’s life or on the horizon. Old dream interpretation books consider hurricane dreams to be dreams of warning and recommend that the dreamer does not take any unnecessary risks. Additionally, if you are uncertain about doing something, don’t do anything at all! See also: Disasters... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Dreaming about being in a hurricane, or if a hurricane is approaching, usually suggests that the dreamer is going through sudden and unpleasant changes in his life. It indicates that there is an emotional storms in the dreams life, or on the horizon. Traditionally, hurricane dreams are dreams of warning, and you’re recommended to not take any unnecessary risks. Additionally, if you are uncertain about doing something, don’t do anything at all.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
1- When we experience a hurricane in a dream, we are sensing the force of an element in our lives which is beyond our control. We may feel we arc being swept along by circumstances or possibly someone’s passion and are powerless to resist.
2- A hurricane can represent the power of our own passion, or passionate belief, which picks us up and carries us along. We may not know how to handle the results of that passion, and feel it could be disastrous for others.
3- The intensity of our spiritual belief is depicted here dependant on the other circumstances in the dream.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A storm of high velocity that can create a great deal of destruction, a hurricane in a dream is often a response to an extreme emotional situation or trauma in your life, which can leave you with a great deal of emotional debris to cope with. It may reflect extreme moodiness.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Watching or experiencing a hurricane is a very bad omen for all plans, business transactions, and private affairs. Be glad if all you lose is money—the hurricane can do a lot worse! Take this dream very seriously! See Storm.
Depth Psychology: This dream is meant to be a warning, because a hurricane always points to an impending crisis. Old opinions, ideals, and out-of-date beliefs and values are being shaken. Nothing will be in the same place afterward.
The dream suggests you start shaping something new within you now, so that the expected hurricane won’t damage your personality!... Dreamers Dictionary
Some people perceive hurricanes as nature’s revenge on humans.
To dream of a hurricane reflects a notion of being overwhelmed by strong emotions or drastic changes. Perhaps you are not ready to deal with it yet and this thought has been bothering you.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Major transformation is in the air. Your entire foundation is being blown to bits. Keep in mind that only love is real, and all that is unreal is being blown away. Your dream may be giving you the message to develop a spiritual/meditative practice that assists you in identifying with the center, not the circumference of life. See Breakdown/Breakthrough Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A hurricane is a wild and potentially terrifying combination of wind and rain. Wind symbolically relates to thoughts and ideas that are being whipped up to proportions of frenzy.
The presence of rain indicates that such an experience is also emotional in nature.
If there is a hurricane in your dream, look to where in your life some person or circumstance is causing you an enormous amount of pain, sadness, and rage. Such a dream may be a response to significant and stressful changes in your life.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Although it might be possible to dream about a major weather disaster before it occurred, it is much more likely that you are dreaming about some kind of emotional turmoil occurring in your waking life. In fact, dreams of tornadoes are often symbolic of ongoing verbal arguments, fighting and emotional tension occurring in a relationship. A tornado is made up of wind moving very fast, just as air comes out of one’s mouth very fast during an argument. With this in mind, the next time one of these ‘tornado’ dreams occur, look at what has just taken place in your waking life. Have you just had an argument with someone? Has someone had an argument with you? Overall, the presence of tornadoes or hurricanes in dream land suggests that you are an extremely emotional person and that either you (or those around you) are prone to emotional outbursts.
Alternatively, you may feel as if you are being swept along by forces beyond your control—perhaps someone’s passion. A hurricane can also represent the power of your own passion, or passionate belief, which picks you up and carries you along.... The Element Encyclopedia
To dream of a rattan cane, foretells that you will depend largely upon the judgment of others, and you should cultivate independence in planning and executing your own affairs. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Symbol: The rod is a symbol of the power of invisible things.
Vision: W alking with a cane or seeing one: you have a good sense of yourself and should continue on your path—even if you have been uncertain at times. Leaning on a cane: you thought you could trust another person, but are now faced with the opposite situation. Getting hit with a cane: you are either learning a painful lesson or want revenge.
A broken cane: a quarrel with a person close to you.
Depth Psychology: The rod, as a phallic symbol, usually refers to sexual needs and desires. See Crutch.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of sugar, denotes that you will be hard to please in your domestic life, and will entertain jealousy while seeing no cause for aught but satisfaction and secure joys. There may be worries, and your strength and temper taxed after this dream.
To eat sugar in your dreams, you will have unpleasant matters to contend with for a while, but they will result better than expected.
To price sugar, denotes that you are menaced by enemies.
To deal in sugar and see large quantities of it being delivered to you, you will barely escape a serious loss.
To see a cask of sugar burst and the sugar spilling out, foretells a slight loss.
To hear a negro singing while unloading sugar, some seemingly insignificant affair will bring you great benefit, either in business or social states. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
(Kiss; Sweet) Sugar in a dream represents joy, festivities, recovering from an illness, dispelling anxiety, putting worries aside, fulfilling one’s aspirations, reaching one’s goals, completing one’s duty, a noble wife, a blessed son, an intelligent child, or a son who is a genius in all crafts.
If sugar is interpreted as money in the dream, then it means lawful money, and if it is interpreted as a man of knowledge, his knowledge is then free from innovation.
A piece of sugar candy means a kiss, money, a child, truthfulness, sincerity in words and actions, recovering from an illness, financial comfort after difficulties, or it could represent profits from a farming business, or from collecting the sap from maple trees in season. Alarge quantity of sugar in a dream means hearsay or vain talk. Selling sugar in a dream may stimulate hypertension or discomfort.
(Also see Sugar cane)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Pleasure; substitute for relationship or love; may refer to body health. Idioms: All sweetness and light; be sweet on someone; a sweet tooth; the sweets (rewards) of. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Vision: Eating sugar: you arc very susceptible to flattery. Buying sugar: you want to win someone over to your side. See Salt.
Depth Psychology: What do you want to “sweeten”? Negative experiences, your weaknesses, your life in general? Examine honestly if this is a case of self-deception or if it makes sense!... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of sugar signify that you are connecting with the sweetness of life, you are enjoying the rewards for your labor, or you are in the process of creating and manifesting something wonderful. Also, this dream may indicate that you are sweet on someone and love is in the air.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To see or eat sugar in your dream, suggests that you are denying yourself pleasure and enjoyment in your life. You need to indulge yourself sometimes and forget about the consequences.... My Dream Interpretation
To add a lot of sugar to a meal reflects great anxiety, probably motivated by lack of affection or tenderness. This dream indicates a clear need for affection and may suggest that your emotional state is somewhat hurt because of recent events.
Sugar is, for many traditions such as the Arabs, a harbinger of deception and bad intentions. However, buying it is a sign of happiness and honor; to sell it promises success in the face of danger. Eating it predicts success in business but it does not exempt the dreamer from adultery and false friends.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Dreaming about sugar could reflect a sense that life is sweet or a wish that life could be sweeter. Sugar is also a symbol of love, as when some refers to their love interest as “Sugar.” Sugar can also be slang for everything from a kiss to cocaine.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
In dreams, sugar expresses an energizing element in your life or it may indicate a highly desirable aspect of something, a sweet benefit or a pleasing outcome. To see syrup in your dream symbolizes sentimentality and nostalgia. Alternatively, you may have found yourself in a sticky situation.
If you are using an artificial sweetener in your dream, this suggests an effort to be optimistic and upbeat that is not working very well.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Cane; Juice; Reeds) In a dream, sugar cane means toiling and suffering, rabbling, or clamor in the area in which it is seen in a dream. Sugar cane in a dream also could represent a noble lineage, acquiring an honorable knowledge, or earning a spiritual advancement. Sugar cane in a dream also represents chaste and noble women or pious men. Ifone sees a field of sugar cane planted in inadequate terrain, then means destruction, ruin, or archaeological excavations that will lead to exposing the past and exhuming the dead, or it could mean a wailing party of women showing their grief and sorrow.
A field of sugar cane in a dream also represents the ability to hide something, or to redo something, or to declare a war, or it could mean signing a business agreement, a marriage contract, celebrating old times and events, freedom from imprisonment, releasing prisoners, recovering from an illness, or exhuming the dead. Chewing or sucking on a stick of sugar cane in a dream means becoming talkative or repetitive.
If one sees himself making juice out of sugar cane in a dream, it means prosperity and wealth. Sugar cane in a dream also represents money that one earns from a stingy person.
(Also see Juice; Reed)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Mill) A sugar mill in a dream represents success in the world, sufferings, burial, money, usury, the release of prisoners, a bathhouse, a lavatory, discarding what is shameful, waters, spinning, breathing, a college, or a fellowship house. In general, all types of mills represent good news and guidance.
(Also see Oil Press)... Islamic Dream Interpretation