A builder is a father figure in dreams; this is because he is a typically male figure working on the house, which represents the self. He can be a reminder of the important influence of your father in your life.
Dreams of carpenters and architects represent that side of yourself that is creative but practical at the same time. Engineers fix things for us in waking life and in your dream they may represent a friend or advisor who is helping you manage destructive emotions. The engineer is also a symbol of the desire to impose order over emotional chaos in waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia
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
To dream of an engine, denotes you will encounter grave difficulties and journeys, but you will have substantial friends to uphold you. Disabled engines stand for misfortune and loss of relatives.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
1- The motivating drive or energy that we need within a situation can be perceived in dreams as an engine (see Car). When the dream seems to concentrate on the mechanical action of the engine, we may need to be looking at the more dynamic pragmatic ways of dealing with our lives.
To be removing the engine could indicate a serious health problem.
2- Depending on the type, the engine can represent the sexual act.
To perceive a diesel or railway engine may be putting us in touch with our own inner power or principles.
3- An engine is symbolic of our own Spiritual inner motivations and drives.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream of a railroad locomotive or steam engine means that you have the ability to do anything you wish. You can succeed at anything to which you put your mind. See also Train.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
The engine in your vehicle can represent the power of your heart.
A blown engine may signify that a heart has been blown apart, perhaps by love’s betrayal.
A blown head gasket may signify that anger has ruined an opportunity and that as a result you won’t be going anywhere scon without some major and costly repair. Getting an engine tune-up may point to the need to open your heart after a spat.
An engine left running may suggest hesitation.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Psychological / emotional perspective: To perceive a diesel or railway engine may be putting us in touch with our own inner power or principles. Depending on the type, the engine can sometimes represent the sexual act.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: The motivating drive or energy that we need within a situation can be perceived in dreams as an engine. When the dream seems to concentrate on the mechanical action of the engine, we may need to be looking at the more dynamic pragmatic ways of dealing with our lives.
To be removing the engine could indicate a health problem, perhaps putting our health at risk by overdoing it. You might also wish to consult the entries for car, engine, piston and transport.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The harder or faster the machinery in your dream was working, the more the setbacks you must expect along your chosen path; however, if the engine was stopped, it forecasts certain success in your endeavors, although you may have a few obstacles along the way.
An engine which is broken down or damaged predicts delays in reaching your objective through interference from treacherous associates, but their efforts will be ineffective; you’ll get there in the end.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
At the very core of any combustion-oriented machine is its engine. In this way, an engine is symbolic of the heart of any matter. Since an engine represents the power that can be put behind a desire, the engine is the direct expression of the ability to meet the desire with the force and power it will require to manifest.
The state of the engine in your dream relates to how much power you have access to in order to make things happen.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of an engine symbolize that you have the power and energy to move, manifest, go where you want to go, to do what you want to do, freedom, and that you are driven, inspired and goal oriented. Dreams of an engineer symbolize that you are driven to take control of the course of your life and making sure that you are on track with you goals. This dream may be showing you that you are being controlling and overbearing. See Energy and Train.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To dream about an engineer indicates that you are controlling every aspect of your life. It can also suggest that you are pondering a circumstance and the way in which different aspects join together.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
The characteristics of the engineer reflect the grounded, orderly, strategic qualities of mind that convert creative energy into a practical expression. This archetype also manifests as a talent for designing solutions to common dilemmas. Are these talents ones you are expressing or need to develop? The shadow engineer manifests as a master manipulator, designing and engineering situations to one’s own advantage, regardless of the needs or desires of others.... The Element Encyclopedia
Psychological / emotional perspective: Engineering suggests the ability, through techniques and mechanical means, to use forces that are not normally available to us.
To dream of engineering in this way highlights our ability to take control of power that is external to us. We are able to manipulate (influence) events in order to achieve our goals.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Whether civil, electrical, mechanical, chemical, or what have you, you’ll have happy happenings aplenty if your dream involved engineering work or engineers at work.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
The arrival of a fire engine may signify that there is a fire to put out at home in order to remedy an out-of-control argument or emotional explosion. It may mention that you need help in letting go of anger It may also appear as a rescue from a friend who could mediate a heated argument. It may point to an emotional emergency that can transform into a spiritual emergence... Ariadne's Book of Dream
It is an omen of danger to see a Fire Engine, but its importance depends upon whether it is going to the scene of a fire, or returning. This can be judged by the pace, and by the clanging bell.... Mystic Dream Book
Any type of fire-fighting apparatus on its way to a fire portends an important stroke of money luck, especially if you saw it leaving its station; however, if it was returning from a fire, you may be somewhat disappointed concerning the size of an awaited payment, bonus or dividend.
To dream of driving a fire engine predicts a lucky escape from an embarrassing predicament.
A dream of using protective fireproof clothing is a forerunner of family quarrels.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Fire is a symbol of great change and transformation.
The fire engine is the part of your consciousness that needs to be called upon when things are changing too fast for your own comfort and you wish to slow things down to a more manageable pace.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
To dream that your hands are covered with hair like that of a beast, signifies you will intrigue against innocent people, and will find that you have alert enemies who are working to forestall your designs. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
We express ourselves with our hands, and appropriate reading of body language is a valuable source of information. Likewise, in the dream state the hands may reveal information about emotions, intentions, and overt behaviors.
For example, if in you dream you see clenched fists you may have much repressed anger. Sometimes extended hands suggest a need to develop close friendships.
If the hands in your dreams are stroking you, may be feeling sexy.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The hands are one of the most expressive parts of the body and signify power and creativity.
The right hand is the ‘power’ hand, while the left is passive and receptive. Sometimes in dreams the left hand can represent cheating.
If the hands are contrasted with each other and / or have a different object in each, it indicates there may be some conflict in us between our beliefs and feelings.
A hand on the breast signifies submission. Clasped hands indicate union or friendship, while clenched hands suggest a threat. Folded hands suggest deep repose or a state of rest.
The hands covering the eyes generally represent shame or horror, while hands crossed at the wrists suggest that we are being bound, perhaps by our own actions.
The open hand represents justice whilst the laying on of hands signifies healing and blessing, particularly if the hand is placed on the neck. Hands placed together give an indication of defencelessness; if they are placed in someone else’s it suggests a pledge of service or commitment. When the hands are raised this can indicate either adoration, prayer or surrender; if the palms are turned outwards a blessing is being given; when they are raised to the head we should give a great deal of thought and care to our current situation. Washing the hands suggests innocenceor rejection of guilt, while wringing the hands signifies grief.
A huge hand, particularly from the sky, suggests that we have been ‘specially chosen’.
For this reason, advertising that contains such an image has a profound effect.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Beautiful hands promise great distinction to dreamer.
A hand detached from the body, misunderstandings with your own people. Hairy hands, sordid imaginings. Hands that are soiled or blood-stained, envy, jealousy. Holding hands, emotional strain. Hands that are tied, too much restraint.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
Hands have an enormous capacity for creativity and expression that are the exclusive territory of human beings. On a personal level, one’s hands divulge an extraordinary amount of information.
The condition and appearance of a person’s hands directly reflect what the person does with them on a regular basis. Holding on to or hiding one’s hands can be an indication of a need to exert a measure of control over personal expression. Overuse of the hands while talking could point to an excessive amount of embellishment in communication that may put a distance between you and others.
A disembodied hand can represent actions without conscience.
The act of making something with your hands could indicate a call do so more often in life.
The notion of “getting your hands dirty” can apply to having a richer experience as a result of throwing yourself fully into something.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Hands symbolize building, healing, and praying. Clasped hands depict unity and completeness or agreement. One can “give a hand” to help and to soothe. Negative connotations of this symbol include a “heavy-handed” manner in relationships and theft or deceit (“caught with his hand in the cookie jar”). Wringing and washing of the hands suggests a worrisome issue that the dreamer needs to work through.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Seeing the hands of a clock in detail or hearing the sound they make almost always produces a feeling of distress. The dreamer is obsessed with the passage of time. Perhaps you lack enough time to finish a job; or you feel guilty about having wasted precious hours on superfluous things. (See CLOCK)... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Shaking hands with someone in a dream means signing an agreement, receiving benefits, a pledge of allegiance, honoring one’s promise, making a commitment, good intention, signing a contract, or cherishing a friendship. Shaking hands with someone then embracing him in a dream means glad tidings, good news, good words to which one’s reply will be the same, or it could represent a knowledge he teaches to others.
(Also see Greetings)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Traditionally a handshake symbolizes a welcome into heaven and a farewell to earthly existence. Our spiritual journey contains many welcomes and goodbyes, and today the handshake symbolizes the transitions we make. Equally the handshake can suggest the touch of healers and is also a sign of good faith.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: A handshake is a mark of appreciation and of acknowledgement. In dreams it suggests that an emotional bond has been forged, which cannot easily be broken.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Agreements are often sealed by a handshake, the idea being that we are not going to attack our opposite number if we have shaken hands. In dreams, shaking hands will represent at least a partial bond with the other person since, from the times of chivalry, we remove our gloves in order to do so.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: If the sleeves of the two hands are masculine and feminine in the dream, or the hands are bound by cords, the handshake may symbolize matrimony, the latter by pagan rites. You might like to consult the entries for bonds, cord, gloves and wedding / wedding dress / wedding ring for further information.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A handshake is a familiar form of greeting in many parts of the world.
If your dream handshake was strong, this suggests that you are feeling positive about your life at present.
If the handshake was weak, this suggests you may be in need of an energy boost.
If someone offers you their hand then withdraws it quickly, you may be feeling distrustful of that person.
If the greeting was a hug, try to recall how you felt about that greeting. Did you feel warm and comfortable, or uneasy and unnatural? If you felt secure, then this suggests you are feeling appreciated in everyday life; if you felt uneasy, this suggests you are feeling isolated and unsupported.... The Element Encyclopedia
Dreams of someone who is handsome represents attraction, appeal and that you are receiving an intuitive “yes” to move forward toward the person or situation. This dream is also reflecting that you are connecting with your own inner beauty.
If you see it, you be it.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A dream about holding hands with someone means that you are needing and willing to develop close friendships. It may also mean you are feeling sexy, or want some physical affection. Your dream may also reflect anxieties about losing touch or drifting apart from that person.... My Dream Interpretation
(Intertwine) In a dream, interlocking one’s hands means a partnership, a contract, marriage, stagnation, stillness of business, 226 delinquency in one’s prayers, negligence of one’s duties, difficulties with one’s family, or a meeting that purports evil.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dream of shaking hands with persons whose social station is beneath yours, it is an indication that your lover will honor you for your kindness and straightforwardness.... The Complete Dream Book