Our concept of authority first develops through our relationship with our father or father figure. Depending on how we were treated as children, our view of authority will be anything from a benign helper to an exploitative disciplinarian. Most authority figures will ultimately lead us back to what is right for us, although not necessarily what we might consider good for us. Authority figures in dreams initially appear to have power over us, though – if we are able to work with them properly – will generate within us the power to succeed.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
(arb. Sirat) This is the bridge people have to walk on after the Day of Resurrection to meet their Lord on the Day of Judgement.
The ease of crossing it depends on the weight of deeds one is carrying. Some cross like lightening, while others have to carry their burdens and move at varying paste. Walking on it in a dream means ajourney. Ifthe bridge caves under one’s feet in the dream, it means destruction and death. Seeing this bridge in a dream also represents knowledge, truth, believing in God’s oneness and following the teachings and example of God’s Messenger upon whom be peace.
If one’s foot slips while crossing in the dream, it means that he will miss the true path.
If one sees himself walking the path in a dream, it means that he is on the right track, follows what is commanded and abstains from what is forbidden. It also means that one will undergo awesome changes, undertakes major responsibilities and succeeds to reach safety. Ifone’s foot slips in a dream, it also means that he will fall into sin and deviate from the straight path.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To see a broom in your dream, symbolizes that it is time to clean up your act and resolve your past issues. You need to discard what is no longer useful to you.
If you dreamed of flying on a broomstick, this represents a situation with a negative or heartless female in your life.
If your flight was smooth and you flew high, you will triumph in this situation. But if you had trouble maintaining height and speed, or your flight was troublesome, you feel powerless in controlling the situation.... My Dream Interpretation
To see a billboard in your dream, is a strong sign or message that you need to take note of in your path toward your goals. Consider what advice the bumper sticker is trying to convey to you.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreams of chapstick represent honest expression and freedom from speaking dryly and dispassionately. Your dream is telling you to say what you mean, and mean what you say.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you dream of using chapstick, you are trying to improve a friendship or social situation that has been causing you some worry. This dream may also indicate that the dreamer is focused on improving their popularity.... My Dream Interpretation
This could be little more than a reflection of a daily activity in our dream life. Preparation. Creation, as in the expression “to cook something up.” We also use “cook” in idioms like one’s “goose is cooked” and to “cook the books.”... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Dreams of a cook symbolize the aspect of your that is maternal, nurturing, and knows what is best for you to ingest. This dream may be a message from your subconscious mind to be more mindful about the energy that you take in, and to take more responsibility for what you feed yourself mentally, spiritually, physically, and emotionally.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Vision: Seeing a cook is a sign that you have adapted well to the toil of everyday life and are glad you did. Dreaming about dismissing your cook: be more careful with your money. You are the cook: a very pleasant surprise is ahead.
Depth Psychology: The dream reveals your need to make certain matters in your life easier or more palatable (experiences, disappointments, insights), allowing you to adapt better to responsibilities and demands. You will do so if the meal you are cooking in the dream turns out well.... Dreamers Dictionary
Cooking on fire in a dream means attaining one’s goal or achieving one’s purpose. Ifone sees himselfpreparing food on fire, and if his food is well cooked in the dream, it means that he will attain success and become famous. Otherwise, if his food is not well cooked in the dream, it means that he will fail to attain his goal. Cooking in a dream also means provoking matters of interest.
If the food is well cooked in the dream, then it means money and profits. Cooking raw meat in a dream and finding it hard to cook means getting involved in something that will not mature. Otherwise, if it does cook, and ifone can eat from it in the dream, then it means success. Cooking mutton in a dream means living an honorable life, being generous and earning lawful money.
If one cooks beef in his dream, it means living a comfortable life using the labor of tradesmen. Ifone sees himself cooking lion’s meat in a dream, it means that he will rise to leadership over unjust people, though one will have to maintain his vigilance and live in constant fear.
If one sees himself cooking dog’s meat in a dream, it means that he will manage a lowly job.
If he cooks the fat with it in a dream, it means that he will earn unlawful money. Otherwise, without the fat, it means that he will perform a lowly job and remains poor and deprived.
If one sees himself cooking a bird in a dream, it means governing or managing a business or earning lawful money from associating with rich and noble people.
If one cooks his meal with vulture’s meat in a dream, it means governing or trading with non-intelligent or heedless people and earning unlawful money.
(Also see Pot; Stew)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Example: “I saw piles of French loaves. On picking one up I saw that although the crust was crisp, the inside was runny wet dough. I wondered if cooking would make them usable’ (Derek L). As in the example, ways we transform inedible’ or unpalatable’ aspects of our life. Also nourishing ourself; creativity; our ability to make something new of the varied opportunities or experiences we have; giving of ourself. See cook under roles; food; kitchen under house and buildings. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Change and emotional development, exactly as in Kitchen. May also point to seething / boiling with anger. On the other hand, cooking may mean bringing something to conclusion and maturity. What is being cooked? What are you supposed to prepare? Do you want it well done?... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- To be cooking in a dream is to be preparing nourishment or to be satisfying a hunger, whether our own or other people’s. This hunger may not be as straightforward as a physical hunger, but something more subtle such as a need to make use of the varied opportunities available to us.
2- To be able to move forward in our lives we may need to blend ccrtain parts of our existence in new and original ways in order to succeed.
Dreaming of cooking highlights this. We may need to nurture a new ability.
3- Cooking can symbolise creativity. There is a delightful fable which tells how God baked the various ethnic races into being.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Cooking in a dream may signify putting together the ingredients of a creative project that will perhaps nourish others. It may express your concerns about taking care of your family or about mothering your children Burning something on the stove may comment that you are angry about a domestic situation.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream that you are cooking implies that you want to manipulate others into needing your help or your presence. You hope that others can look up to you for guidance and wisdom. It may also suggest that you long to take care for others and comfort them. You are seeking affection and closeness.
To dream that you have difficulties cooking means that you need to stop exerting so much energy getting people to accept you.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Psychological / emotional perspective: To be able to move forward in our lives we may need to blend certain parts of our existence in new and original ways in order to succeed. We may need to nurture a new ability. This is often brought to our attention by dreams of cooking.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: To be cooking in a dream is to be preparing nourishment or to be satisfying a hunger, whether our own or other people’s. This may not simply be a physical hunger, but something more subtle such as a need to make use of the varied opportunities available to us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream of a kitchen will reveal, first, the means currently available to you. Everything depends on whether the kitchen is well or poorly equipped. What happens in it will have a correspondence with your life at this moment.
If food is burned it means that despite your good will, you still have a lot to learn. Cooking also symbolizes the desire to transform the harsh reality into something more “edible.” On the other hand, if you dream of cooking for others, it can denote your intention to influence them. Maybe you want people to think something in particular or make them dependants from your care.
It is said that this dream portends multiple visits of your friends in the future. ... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If you used fire to cook something in your dream, try to remember what you are cooking. It might symbolize an idea or a plan, or it may refer to your career or lifestyle. A barbecue may refer to your social life. A brazier is used for warmth and comfort, so what in your waking life could use a little of that?... The Element Encyclopedia
If you were cooking in your dreams, the chances are that your family or partner rely on you to give them comfort and support; it may be, however, that you do not, or cannot, give these to them, and so your unconscious might be urging you to do so. How did you feel when you prepared the meal; contented or resentful? Because a cook transforms raw materials into something edible, is there something you are cooking up in real life, a plan that has been simmering in your mind? If you were baking, what have you been cooking in your dream oven? An idea, perhaps, or could your dream image be expressing your desire for children, as in the phrase ‘bun in the oven’?
If someone else was cooking for you or helping you in the kitchen, you may regard this person as a source of emotional support. A cookbook denotes the many opportunities and ways you can use to reach your goals. To dream of a cookery school represents a means of becoming aware of the many ways you can offer your help and support to others in life.... The Element Encyclopedia
To see a cooking stove in a dream, denotes that much unpleasantness will be modified by your timely interference.
For a young woman to dream of using a cooking stove, foretells she will be too hasty in showing her appreciation of the attention of some person and thereby lose a closer friendship. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A dream of drumsticks being used on anything but a drum, or of having drumsticks without a drum, is a warning that you could be severely embarrassed if you are not careful about being absolutely aboveboard in all your dealings and/or statements.
To dream of eating the drumstick of a fowl is an omen of good luck.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
A brightly burning pile of fagots show you will win out over all those who oppose you.
If you dream of the fagots giving off a thick smoke then will your enemies get the better of you. Anothers actions will bring harm to you if you dream of walking on them, but if they do not burn you the harm will be negligible.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Asking for forgiveness in a dream means expansion in one’s wealth, victory in one’s life, repelling calamities, long life and bearing children. Ifasking for forgiveness is done after completing one’s prayers in the dream, it means that one’s prayers will be answered.
If one confronts the necessity of asking for forgiveness, then ifhe disdains from doing so in the dream, it means that he is a hypocrite.
If a person is asked to repent and to ask for forgiveness in a dream, it means that he or she will commit adultery.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream of coming before a judge, signifies that disputes will be settled by legal proceedings. Business or divorce cases may assume gigantic proportions.
To have the case decided in your favor, denotes a successful termination to the suit; if decided against you, then you are the aggressor and you should seek to right injustice. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
(Man; Person) Seeing ajudge or a governor in a dream means involvement in the judicial business.
If one is appointed to be a judge in a dream, it means that he will be just and righteous.
If one sees himself sitting on the bench, but finds himself unable to handle people’s cases with justice, it means that he is an unjust person.
If one presides over people in a dream, it means that he may be dismissed from his job.
If a traveller becomes a judge in a dream, it means that he will be held up by robbers, or it could mean that God’s blessings upon him will turn into a curse.
If one sees a known judge being unjust in a dream, it means that the people of that locality are inequitable and that they cheat in their weights and measures.
If one sees himself standing before a judge, and if the judge treats him fairly in the dream, it means that he will find justice concerning a personal case involving himself and an adversary, or it could mean relief from depression and stress.
If the judge is inequitable in the dream, it means that one will lose to his adversary.
If someone sees a judge holding the scale of justice and that the scale tilts to one’s favor in the dream, it represents glad tidings of a great reward from God Almighty for one’s deeds. However, if the scale of justice tilts to the opposite direction, then it represents a warning from God Almighty for one to repent of his sins, or abandon his involvement in a sinful ventures. Ifone sees the judge weighing pennies or bad monies in the scale of justice, it means that one will give a false testimony which will be accepted.
If one sees himself as a judge, a wise man, a scholar, or a righteous man in a dream, it means that he will attain fame, good reputation, ascetic detachment and spiritual knowledge ifhe qualifies for that. Ifone is not suitable for such blessings, then it means that he will be falsely accused of a crime, or thathe maybe robbed during a trip. Ifajudge looks cheerfulin a dream, itmeans glad tidings. Seeing the bench of a judge in a dream means a scare or a fight. Seeing the seat of rulers, judges, speakers, scholars, or teachers in a dream means disturbance, sorrow, money, business losses, sickness, depression, or the surfacing of hidden secrets. Ifa sick person sees himself standing before ajudge in a dream, it means his death. However, if the case is decided to his favor in the dream, it means that he will recover from his illness.
If one who is facing adversities sees himself sitting in the judges bench in a dream, it means that he will triumph.
An unknown judge in a dream represents God Almighty.
A known judge in a dream represents a physician.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Sense of guilt or self judgment; conscience; decision making. May depict the ‘shoulds’ and ‘should nots’, we apply to ourself, or our moral code. Sometimes, the way we judge others becomes a harsh judge of ourself. Feeling what a failure our parents were in raising us becomes a difficult judgment of our own state as a parent. Idioms: judge not, that ye be not judged, sit in judgment. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
A judge may represent the critical and judging aspect of your personality. He may comment that you are passing judgment on others or on yourself. He may come to settle a dispute and to demonstrate fairness.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream of a judge may be providing snippets of wisdom to help you make sound decisions. On a more direct note, this dream may signify that misunderstandings can be properly resolved in a court of law.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
(1) A judge mav personify your super-ego - that is, the conventional morality assimilated from parents and society, and functioning as an internal censor, prohibitor, inhibitor and standard-setter. Some of its
commands / prohibitions / expcctations may be irrational and arise from a childhood trauma - that is, an emotional Svound’ that produced anxiety and repression which have become permanent features of your life. (On repression)
(2) The judge may represent a different sort of conscience, an inner guide that tells you what you should be doing to fulfil your individual ‘destiny5.
How do you tell the difference between these two kinds of judge? In (2) the judge in the dream might be awe-inspiring, in (1) merely authoritative.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Depending upon context, may be guidance, higher self, conscience. Often indicates harsh judgment of self; you are your own judge and jury and must learn to be tender, gentle and self-loving, in addition to being just and fair.
If critical side judges self too harshly, you will also judge others harshly. Judging others. Whether self or others, judge not. Change what needs to be changed and move ahead. Lingering in guilt and condemnation lowers energy and insight level. See Jury.... The Dream Books Symbols
The judge represents the blame and reproaches you inflict on yourself. Maybe you are afraid of being found out, or that others will realize your secret plans. The dream could be helping you make a decision, by judging the circumstances you find yourself in. Other times, judges represent society and the way it evaluates us. According to Freud, conventional morality, learned from our environment and our parents, is what judges and censures our instincts and desires.
Thanks to your sharp tongue, you will make a new friend.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The judge as an archetype relates to the warrior energy that divides everything into two camps: either right or wrong.
The distinction with a judge is the notion of guilt and innocence and how this connects to the consequences of choices you may have made in the past. When a judge is present in a dream, you may feel that life itself is like a trial at this time and you may receive harsh punishment or a reprieve.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
One need not be an attorney, judge, or critic by profession to identify with this archetype; it can appear in your dreams if you are, or need to be, a natural mediator or are involved in interventions between people. It can also appear if your unconscious requires you to learn justice and compassion. The shadow judge manifests as consistently destructive criticism, judging without compassion or with a hidden agenda. Legal manipulation, misuse of legal authority, and threatening others through an association with the law are other expressions of the shadow.... The Element Encyclopedia
Though from a spiritual perspective it is not right to judge others or to make judgements, in dreams we often find that we tend to do this. We need to be sufficiently spiritually advanced in order to accept matters as they present themselves, without passing an opinion.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Our own experience and, for that matter that of our families, can lead to problems with authority figures such as judges in dreams. These experiences can equally make us judgemental of others’ difficulties and peccadilloes.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Within work situations our judgement is often an integral part of decision making. We must, for instance, evaluate whatever criteria are being applied and act accordingly, just as a judge in court must be as fair as possible.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A judge may represent an authority figure—in real life or in the dreamer’s psyche—who constantly condemns or criticizes spontaneous actions that are considered to be unruly and frivolous.
A dream in which one feels guilty about committing a wrong may indicate a subconscious need to condemn one’s actions—self-judgment. Alternatively, judges may represent justice or good / bad judgment. (See also Court).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
(1) A Last Judgement sort of condemnation may be a symbolic expression of your neurotic desire to punish yourself for some imagined guilt. The content of the judgement will tend to be that if you continue as you are, you must pay the penalty. Its tone will be angry or vindictive.
(2) It may be a wise warning from your inner centre: if you allow old habits and attitudes to continue, you will bring unhappiness and suffering on yourself (and others). The judgement will be filled with love.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Dream lawyers, solicitors or barristers are a symbol of the supportive friend or relative in times of stress, but may also indicate that you are becoming too dependent or losing your sense of right and wrong. In Jungian terms a judge can represent the archetype of the wise old man. Perhaps you should appreciate your own wisdom and powers of judgment more, or perhaps you feel persecuted by arbitrary forces in waking life?... The Element Encyclopedia
To burn a fire in the dream and see people being guided by the light of such a fire implies that the person who had enkindled the fire will, through knowledge and wisdom, become a guiding light for the people.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dream your rival is wearing lipstick and you aren’t, you may fear she is going to win over you in a romantic situation.
If you dream that you put on lipstick, you are growing confident in your female powers. Putting on lipstick can also mean masking communication, so dreaming of someone else putting on lipstick suggests they may be keeping some information or truth from you.
To dream of buying lipstick at a store is very lucky - the more you buy, the luckier you will be in real life.... My Dream Interpretation
Anything that is associated with the mouth is going to connect to aspects of communication. Lipstick highlights the mouth in an overt way that also has some sexual overtones. For a woman, lipstick may be indicating a need to pay more attention to the strength and command of your voice. For a man, it may be calling for a need to soften and adopt a more feminine approach to what you feel you need to say.
If someone is wearing lipstick in your dream in a way that seems important, that character aspect may have something to communicate to you.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If you dream of bouncing on a pogo stick, it usually symbolizes your scattered feelings. You feel like you’re all over the place in your emotions. You need to cut stress out of your life and focus on what is really important.
The exception is if you’re having a great and happy time bouncing on a pogo stick, which means you are overstressed but you are managing to bounce right along life’s path so far without getting stuck in your problems.... My Dream Interpretation
See Oven. In the past, the central place for family events, eating, motherliness, woman, and marriage. Similar to Cap. Today, a range does not display an open flame; but the transformation of food from a raw to a cooked state is emphasized more.
The oven, like the Kitchen, is one of the most frequent symbols of transformation. Danger lurks when the fire is going out.
According to Freud, the symbol for women and the female body.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
interpreted, regarding the people of righteousness, upon 4 sides: salvation, joys & success & righteousness & the conclusion’s felicity. And regarding the people of forgetfulness it is in opposite to that.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik
Male and female sexuality, as well as family life in general, are symbolized by the utensils and vessels used in cooking. The cooking fire or oven is traditionally the focus of the household and can symbolize the deepest center of your being; something burning in the kitchen should therefore alert you to problems in your family life.
If you are preparing a meal in your dream kitchen, this may suggest a quest for love and affection.
If you are frying food in your dream, there is the constant risk of getting burned; the smoke billowing around your kitchen may be warning you that a problem could get worse if you avoid it or don’t deal with it. Cinders or a grate in your dream kitchen can represent ruined hopes as well as the potential of projects yet to be born.
If you dream of a kettle, even though its spout it is a symbol of male sexuality, it suggests that someone can get hurt if passions are not handled carefully. On the other hand, it could also indicate your present mood: steamed up and about to explode. At the other extreme, the image of a broken kettle may mirror feelings of emptiness, as if all zest for life has gone.
If you are cooking with pots and pans, the association is with male or female sexuality, depending on whether the pot or the handle is featured.
When a cup is seen to represent female sexuality, drinking out of it is erotic wish-fulfillment.
If it is hurled across a room by a man, it may express fear of, or anger towards, female sexuality; if by a woman, the dream suggests that the dreamer is using sex as a weapon. For Jungians, the cup is a homely symbol of the abundance of life’s opportunities; it is also a symbol of self-realization in that it is an echo of the Holy Grail. A full or overflowing cup often symbolizes excitement and new opportunities, but an empty or smashed cup indicates the opposite.
Cutlery in dreams may suggest a desire for domestic security or the taming of aggression. Spoons may have a similar symbolism to cups, but they can also represent a desire to be spoonfed. A teaspoon may be telling you to take things in one step at a time. A silver spoon may refer to someone you envy. A colander or sieve may be seen as standing for the process of developing a new outlook on life and sifting out unhelpful attitudes and ideas. See also EVERYDAY THINGS.... The Element Encyclopedia
Depending on its size and shape, this can be an emblem of leadership (e.g., “speak softy and carry a big stick”).
Freudian: An alternative phallic symbol.
A metaphorical message to perk up and stop being a “stick-in-the-mud.”
The type of wood, its shape, and how it is used or seen in the dream will further delineate this image for you.
For example, a piece of hazel wood with a forked end may symbolize improved divinatory talents or the ability to empathically “douse” out a situation (see Divination), as this wood was traditionally used for water- witching.... The Language of Dreams
Dreams of a stick can represent anger and a desire to protect yourself against a real or imagined threat.
A stick also signifies intimidation, and that perhaps you are being overly forceful in your negotiations. Also, a stick can be a phallic symbol, which represents aggressive sexual feelings. Consider the feeling tone of this dream, to determine its significance for you.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The stick is an instrument of power and, therefore, a symbol of wealth and action.
If you see yourself holding firmly to a stick in your dream, the scene suggests that you have decided to get to work to resolve a problem; if, however, you are hit with one, the scene could announce conflict due to a lack of initiative.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
To see stickers in your dream, suggests your tendency to hold on and cling to your childhood. Also pay attention to what is pictured on the sticker - that may offer you a clue to what particular aspect of yourself you are not letting go of.... My Dream Interpretation
If you dream of a talking stick, then you are becoming aware of the power and impact of your words, or perhaps you are finding your authority along with the desire to express how you really feel. See Wand.... Strangest Dream Explanations
1- Formerly, as a measuring tool, the yardstick represented correctness and rigidity. Since metrication and the changes that are taking place in the everyday world, it has less significance. It still, however, represents good judgement.
2- The yardstick represents the measurement of acceptable standards. In dreams this may represent standards of behaviour, belief or conformity.
3- Spiritually a yardstick symbolises the standards that we have set ourselves. We may wish to be re-assured that we are maintaining these standards fully.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary