Exploring dreams is like uncovering different strata of human psychological history, history we all share.
The dinosaur represents our very basic urges of life such as fear, reproduction and survival; this does not make these brutal’— they are fundamental and necessary in today’s life. Because these aspects of ourself are so old, and have survived so long, there is often great wisdom in them to be made conscious. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Our personality is a young new thing. It grows throughout our life, but its roots reach into the processes of life and consciousness active in our own being which are as ancient as life on this planet. Life on the planet is also only an extension of processes active in the cosmos. So in dreams we often sense this pnmordial past out of which our present self has grown, and frequently depict this meeting as a prehistoric animal. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Frequently the “great” parent or parents, ancestors, etc. Memories from childhood situations, because, from the perspective of small children, their parents seem very large.
The image points to inherited or early childhood experiences. In the end it is also a fascination with all that is huge and monumental; you either desire to be in command, or you’re in love with your own status.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- When we dream of monsters or prehistoric animals we arc touching into very basic images which have the power to frighten and amaze us. Because thev are considered to be so large, we need to be aware of whether it is their size or their power which is frightening. Urges as basic as this can threaten our existence, by either their size or power.
2- We are in touch with an archaic or outmoded part of ourselves. Remembering that the dinosaur is extinct, and that for most people they are perceived as fossils, such a dream can recognise the part of ourselves that has become set in stone.
3- We all have within us a chaotic past which has been a huge part of our lives. Spiritual progress dictates that we understand that this part can be changed and our present selves can grow from that ability to change. Old standards have to break down.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Dinosaurs take you into prehistoric experiences and reflect the imprint of your history on the psyche.
The dinosaurs’ power lingers even after they have become extinct. In other words, a dinosaur may come to represent an old idea, belief, or pattern that still hugely influences you. Even though it may be outmoded or archaic, you may still be clinging to that which thwarts your evolution and growth.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Dreams of a dinosaur symbolize outdated systems and prehistoric ways of thinking. This dream is a symbol that it is time to change your obsolete and clumsy ways of doing things and take the risk of trying something new.... Strangest Dream Explanations
It is a symbol of archaic things, stagnation, and immobility. Maybe it’s time to change attitudes, to renew yourself and to better adapt to the circumstances around you in real.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The dinosaur indicates the most primitive, unsocialized, basic urges of human nature such as fear, reproduction, and survival. Such instincts are still alive within us and need to be integrated otherwise they remain in a primitive form, perhaps in conflict with our personality. To dream of dinosaurs could also indicate some aspect of our personality or approach to life that is outdated and no longer needed for survival.... The Element Encyclopedia
Dinosaurs are always fascinating, sometimes lovable, mostly dangerous, and they are alive only in our imaginations. Consider all of the details of the dream and try to tie these ideas to some aspect of your life.
The dinosaur, whether you have given it a positive or negative connotation, represents something from your past or an aspect of your personality that you have altered over time. Dinosaurs may represent old issues that have not been properly addressed and that continue to have the power to effect your life in the present.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
We all have within us a chaotic past which has been a huge part of our lives. Spiritual progress, however, dictates that we understand that this part can be changed and our present selves can grow from that ability to change. Old standards are now extinct and will no longer stand up to scrutiny.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: We are in touch with an archaic or outmoded part of ourselves. Remembering that dinosaurs are extinct, and that for most people they are perceived as fossils, such a dream can recognize the part of ourselves that has become set in stone.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: When we dream of monsters or prehistoric animals we are touching into very basic images which have the power to frighten and amaze us. Because they are considered to be so large, we need to be aware of whether it is their size or their power which is frightening. Urges as basic as this can threaten our existence, by either their size or power. You might also like to consult the entry for prehistoric.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Dreams of making a discovery symbolize that you are opening to new regions of yourself. You are going beyond where you’ve been before, taking risks and learning something new. See Breakthrough.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Discovery has a negative meaning, as in finding out about something that has been concealed, and a positive meaning, as when one makes a new discovery.
Dream discoveries in the first sense may simply indicate anxiety, rather than something actually being hidden.
Dream discoveries in the second sense may show the dreamer is entering into a new phase of life or a new phase of personal development, such as recovery from a major upheaval.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Vision: Dreaming about finding or discovering something means either the loss of money or of valuable objects.
Depth Psychology: This dream indicates that yours is a resdess, questioning, searching human mind. Dreaming about a discovery often means far-reaching changes in your life. It might also indicate that your views and vour actions are too theoretical or idealistic. See Uranus. Finding or discovering something is a warning—don’t rely too much on good luck.... Dreamers Dictionary
Located in central Europe, Germany is made up of the North German Plain, the Central German Uplands (Mittelgebirge), and the Southern German Highlands. Germany’s major rivers are the Danube, the Elbe, the Oder, the Weser and the Rhine. In dreams, Germany is a symbol of fortitude, discipline and renewal, but it can also suggest hardship, injustice and fanaticism due to lingering associations with Hitler and the atrocities of World War II.... The Element Encyclopedia
little fish in round container: could be sperm, or depict becoming, or wanting to become, pregnant. Example: ‘Last week I suddenly started having a recurring dream. In it I woke, walked downstairs, went into the kitchen and looked in the kettle. It was full of little fish’ (Karen).
The fact that Karen goes ‘downstairs’, suggesting the lower part of her body, and the shape of the kettle, which is a round container, make it likely this dream is about pregnancy. See Christ under archetypes; religion and dreams, sea. Idioms: big fish, big fish in a small pond; cold fish; fishing for compliments; fish out of water, queer fish; smell something fishy. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences