Dream Interpretation Deer | Dream Meanings
Dissensions, disputes and quarrels with one’s sweetheart (Gypsy); an erotic dream (Jung).
Gentle, innocent aspects of self, often victimized by failure to awaken strengths and inner protection. See Animal.
If the deer was capfive or in an unnatural surrounding, it signifies emotional upsets and/or disappointment in some trusted friend; however, in its natural habitat it augurs the cementing of a new and pleasant friendship.
To kill a deer or see a dead one is a warning to look out for a backbiter masquerading as a friend.
To drcam oi hunting deet signifies going to law or to the wars, or falling out with your best friend upon a slight occasion.
(See also Fawn). Lovers who dream of deer, particularly fawns, may look forward to a deep and lasting affair that will culminate in a happy marriage.
For a young man or a young woman to dream of tilling a deer is an indication of the breaking up of a love affair.
To see deer in their native environment is a lucky dream for those who are about to embark on a new enterprise.
Because of the similarity of its antler to tree branches, it is often linked symbolically to the Tree of Life. By virtue of its large antlers it also represents the elevation. For these reasons, it is identified with the idea of nobility. Its presence in dreams may be related to a job promotion.
The oneiric image of this animal in the forest announces benefits. A deer running bodes well for business. Deer fighting one another denote obtained powers; to see them die, well-being; to have one in the garden, misfortune. However, a herd of deer predicts good and numerous friendships.
As like with most other animals, the deer in your dream may represent some aspect of your intuition or it may be a message from your unconscious. In some parts of Asia, deer are considered to be conductors of soul and thus the robes of shamans are usually made out of deerskin.
The Indians of North and South America also gave deer a spiritually important role. They believed that the souls of men passed into deer at the time of death. They also believed that a dying deer was a negative omen, which usually represented droughts that in turn foretold of very difficult times ahead. In the modern world, we generally see deer as gentle forest animals. Deer are characters in children’s stories and Santa Clause uses them to bring gifts to all. Thus, the deer in your dream may be a symbol of gentle and helpful parts of your psyche. In order to understand the message of the dream, think about what situation in your life would benefit from gentleness and soul fullness?
This is a favorable dream, denoting pure and deep friendships for the young and a quiet and even life for the married.
To kill a deer, denotes that you will be hounded by enemies.
For farmers, or business people, to dream of hunting deer, denotes failure in their respective pursuits.
Dreams of a deer represents a gentle spirit, precious, wise, loving and fragile heart. You need to be mindful of your naiveté making you vulnerable to sudden, unexpected predators.
1. A spirit guide.
2. A good omen, especially for friendships, relationships.
3. Symbol of speed, agility and defense of family.
4. To consider something or someone especially important, with great affection, cherished (wordplay on “dear”).
To dream of wild animals in unnatural captivity is unfavourable, and indicates quarrels or disputes.
Deer represent grace and spirituality. Deers are important dream messengers, so pay attention to where they lead you in dreams. Some specific dream meanings involving deer: To see a deer in its natural habitat foretells a new and pleasant friendship.
If the deer was captive or in unnatural surroundings, this symbolizes emotional upsets and/or disappointment in a trusted friend.
To see a dead or dying deer, or to kill a deer in your dream, is a warning to look out for a backstabber who is masquerading as your friend.
A symbol for a woman or girl.
ASTROLOGY: According to teacher Johannes Fiebig, a traditional symbol for the zodiacal sign of Cancer.
A deer in a dream represents women and children. Capturing a deer in a dream or receiving one as a gift means prosperity, an inheritance, marriage, having children or overcoming one’s adversary. Slaughtering a deer in a dream means deflowering a young girl. Bringing a deer inside one’s house means finding a bride for one’s son.
If one kills and skins a deer in a dream, it means that he will rape a noble woman.
A deer jumping at someone in a dream represents a disobedient wife. Owning a deer in a dream means marriage to a noble woman or it could represent wealth which is earned from lawful sources.
(Also see Gazelle)
A female deer is a sign of hard times to come.
An antlered deer means you are in for a long, hard battle. See also Stag and Fawn.
The deer, as one of the most widely hunted species in North America, is naturally associated with hunting. It also symbolizes grace and gentleness (“gentle as a deer”). In folklore deer are messengers of fairies, which may give them a symbolic role in dreams as messengers of the unconscious.
One who is vivacious in spirit
Grace and beauty are the medicine of this timid animal. Also, the need to be on guard and self-protective is part of what is being called into consciousness when a deer appears in a dream.
The deer knows its way through the woods and has the ability to guide us through unknown and hidden territory.
If the deer has antlers, this increases its power to navigate through primal instincts.
A symbol of peace and longing, Ps. 42:1. Deer are also symbolic of youth and beauty, Song. 4:5
Deer come to deliver the attributes of gentleness, sensitivity, and innocence.
A deer is sensitive to every rustle in the lorest, and a deer in a dream may indicate a need to develop keen sensitivity to your environment or life through shifting from thinking to awareness.
The presence of a deer may mean you need to develop a more gentle approach to life or toward your relationships with others.
The buck with its branched antlers comes as a powerful expression of masculine strength. He wears the crown of the king and symbolically has associations with Christ.
The young buck’s strength is in its crown, which, like the branches of a tree, reach into the Upper World for spiritual connection.
The doe comes to bring the message to embrace a more passive and sensitive demeanor and the fawn to embrace innocence.