To see your arms in your dream highlights your ability to reach out to others. Alternatively, it may represent the struggles and challenges in your life, loss of confidence and not being able to reach out or create. Consider also the pun, ‘arm yourself’, which implies that you need to protect yourself, or be more aggressive and take a firmer stance on things. So if arms appear in your dream, are you defending yourself, fighting or being held, or showing passionate commitment?
To dream that your arm has been injured or your arms are tied up signifies your inability to care for yourself, or your helplessness in reaching out to others. The right arm signifies your outgoing nature and is associated with masculine energy, while your left arm signifies your supportive or nurturing nature, and is associated with feminine qualities. Losing either arm may suggest that you are failing to recognize its respective characteristics. To dream that you rip someone else’s arms out, indicates that you are extremely upset with something that this person has done or represents, but you have not been able to fully express your anger.
If you see, notice or smell someone’s armpit in your dream, this represents the characteristics and personality that you choose to display to the public. To smell your armpit in your dream indicates that you are hoping for some kind of acceptance in waking life.
If you see your elbow in your dream, perhaps you need more personal space in waking life?... The Element Encyclopedia
The two aspects of the anima or self may be represented as two opposites; the black bird signifies the dark, neglected or shadowy side; the white the open, clear, free side. ... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If your dream is all in black and white (with no color), you are experiencing an internal change. Your conscious and unconscious selves are merging to create a greater self. This is a positive dream of unification.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreaming about something in black and white (instead of in color) can mean you perceive whatever that “something” represents as having no “color,” no life, no vitality, or as boring, dreary, hopeless, or cold.
For more clues, consider your feelings during the dream.
Something printed in black and white (such as text on a page) could represent communication or clarity, or a desire for such.
Dreaming in extra-sharp black and white can represent the idea of over-clarification, over-thinking, or feeling you’re the victim of someone else’s logical decision (perhaps one lacking compassion).
See also: Color; Black; White; Text... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
To dream in black and white suggests that you need to be more objective in formulating your decisions. You may be a little too unyielding in your thought processes, and thus need to find some sort of balance between two opposing views. Consider the views and opinions of others. Alternatively, black and white dreams may be a sign of depression or sadness. You may feel that there is not enough excitement in your life.
It is a quite commonly held belief that we only dream in black and white, but many people are able to identify tones of color in their dreams.
If this is the case, why is it believed that we only dream in black and white? It may be because dreams that appear to be black and white only appear so because the color is not relevant. This doesn’t necessarily mean, however, that such dreams are in black and white. Black and white is a function of television when the color information is removed, but the same is not true of the mind. For example, grass might not be green in a dream, but it’s not gray as it is in a black and white movie; the color simply is not relevant and your unconscious isn’t highlighting it. This non-relevance fools the conscious mind on waking up into concluding that, by implication, the dream must have been in black and white.
A black funeral may suggest difficulties in, or the need for a new approach to, a relationship or work issue, as the current approach is doomed. Or are you grieving for a phase or aspect of your life that has recently come to an end? As stated above, black often represents the death of new ideas, so could your dream be telling you to prepare for the transition? Black animals that appear in dreams are usually associated with notions of temptation, unconscious drives and urges, whilst black clothes and underwear are a symbol of hidden or unconscious feelings, or sexuality. A night dream scene shrouded in darkness may relate to a certain lack of direction in your waking life. According to traditional symbolism, black is also associated with wickedness, so if you are menaced by a person wearing black in your dream, could the dream be a depiction of your darkest fears. Do you worry that someone is a threat to you or are you your own worst enemy?
Keywords: the unknown, the unconscious, danger, mystery, darkness, death, mourning, hate and malice.... The Element Encyclopedia
1- I’o dream of one’s financial capital would imply a need to conserve resources.
Dreaming of a country’s capital city indicates we should look at our attitude to the wider issues in that country or our conncction with that city. We may also need to consider how we deal with large groups of people, particularly those whose customs and accepted behaviour is unknown.
2- To dream of capital letters could indicate that we need to pay more attention to important issues in our lives. There is a matter which needs sorting out.
3- Spiritually, capital is the result of past actions.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream of being in the bottom of coalpits signifies matching with a widow; for he that marries her must be a continual drudge, and yet shall never sound the depth of her policies.... The Complete Dream Book
This dream suggests that the dreamer is losing control. In a decapitation there is a dramatic and violent separation of the head from the body. Under normal circumstances the mind controls and directs the body. This dream suggests that the dreamer may be under the control of his bodily drives and may be separated from rational thoughts and feelings. Disassociation may be occurring in regard to some behavior or issue in life. However, this dream may have other meanings. This includes excessive concern about punishment and indicates that there may be severe pressure and anxiety in the dreamer’s life.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
You are “losing your head” and consciousness, and cant clearly see your present situation. Suggests you either disregard your head—the control center—or be reasonable again.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Vision: Seeing your own decapitation: either illness or shame and embarrassment.
If you are decapitating somebody else: you arc possibly the winner in a conflict or a legal argument. Watching someone you know being decapitated: you are losing a person you love. Watching a stranger being decapitated: you might either defeat an adversary or create new enemies. See Execution, Head.
Depth Psychology: Decapitation is a sign that you are revising your present attitude about a specific event. Are you being ruled too much by your head? Maybe you should start trusting your intuition more and living accordingly!... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of being beheaded are not usually omens of death or even of punishment, although they may indicate anxiety about punishment. Because of the complexity of symbolism associated with the head, decapitation can have a wide variety of different meanings, from losing touch with one’s emotions (a split between the mind and the body) to losing control (as in the expression “losing one’s head”).
As with all dream symbols, the feeling, tone, and setting of the dream indicate which interpretation is appropriate. (See also Beheading, Guillotine).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
To dream of a woman in a white dress or, if a woman, to dream of wearing a white dress, portends that you will be accused of some malicious gossip but will be proven innocent.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Eating the shell or white of the eggs but not the yolk means he will usurp wealth belonging to the deceased or a slain person. It could also mean that he will dig up graves for the purpose of stealing the shroud (kafn) of the dead people.
And Allah knows best.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you could read the epitaph(s), the dream means that you can solve whatever problems are facing you much more easily than you think; if the epi- taph(s) were not legible, you can expect news of a happy family event.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Dreaming of an epitaph announces the arrival of bad news about a loved one; it is probably a death or a serious illness. It can also show sorrow for delays in the payment of a prize or inheritance.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of grey neither black nor white, grey is somewhere in between. You are unsure about how you feel; you are on the fence feeling confused and murky. Grey matter represents your brain, mental process, logic and thinking. T his dream is giving you the message that you need to organize your thoughts systematically so that you can make a decision.... Strangest Dream Explanations
(.1) The colour grey may represent old age, death, depression.
(2) As intermediate between black and white, and as the colour of mist, grey may symbolize an unclear state of mind where distinctions are blurred, or where you have difficulty in seeing where you are going or have lost all sense of direction.
(3) It may - as in grey fog - represent the unconscious. See also Fog.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Strangely, a greyhound is a symbol of triumph if it was not running, but to dream of a running greyhound is a warning that you have bitten off more than you can chew and an alteration in your future plans would be advisable.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Example: ‘I could see an older woman watching me from the road. I felt very scared at her being there. I walked to the front door, I started to walk past the front door, felt great fear and hung back, half behind the front door, for protection from her’ (Pamela H). Generally it means pan of; divided; incomplete; in between, conflict. Half open: opposing feelings about whether to be open’ or not—can I, can’t I, will I, won’t I? Halfway up/down: indecision; faltering motivation; sometimes between the opposites, or outside one’s everyday experience. Half full : may refer to half one’s life used up. Cut in half: conflict between intellect and body sexuality. Half buried: something you are only partly aware of. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- Dreams can often have a very peculiar quality in that our image may only be half there or we perhaps only experience half an action. This usually indicates an incompleteness in us, being a sort of in-between state which means that we have to make decisions. Often it is about either going forward into the future or back into the past: completion or non- completion.
For instance, we may have half-completed a task and be aware of this, but do not know how to finish it. Often the dream images that appear can show us how to do this. Conversely, if in a dream we have only partially completed a task and are left feeling dissatisfied with what has happened, we perhaps need to consider in waking life what needs to be done to enable us to complete the action in the dream. What would we have done had we been able to complete it?
2- To have only half of what we feel we should have - for instance in quantity perhaps only to have half of the food or drink we had expected, indicates that we are possibly selling ourselves short. We are not allowing ourselves to have what we need.
To dream of being half way up a hill or a mountain or halfway down a river would indicate that there is some indecision. We are not as motivated as we should, or could, be to continue with the task we have in hand. We have made an initial effort but greater effort is needed in order to be where we want to be. This type of dream is very often to do with either motivating ourselves or others.
To continually dream of slipping back, until we are only halfway through our task, to be repeating it over and over again, would indicate that we do not have the ability to complete it. There is perhaps an extra skill that we need to enable us to achieve success.
3- A degree of spiritual indecision is also indicated here.
The dreamer should look at where he wants to be spiritually... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
When we look at what our expectations are, there is a degree of spiritual indecision around. There is an incompleteness in us, a sort of in-betweenstate, which means that we have to make decisions – perhaps either looking forward into the future or back into the past: completion or non-completion.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: To have only half of what we feel we should have – for instance, perhaps only to have half of the food or drink we had expected – indicates that we are selling ourselves short. We are not allowing ourselves to have what we need.
To dream of being half way up a hill or a mountain or halfway down a river would indicate that there is some lack of motivation. We have made an initial effort but more is needed in order for us to be where we want to be.
To continually dream of slipping back, until we are only halfway through our task, to be repeating it over and over again, would indicate that we do not have the ability to complete it. There is perhaps an extra skill that we need to enable us to achieve success.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Dreams can often have a very peculiar quality in that our image may only be half there or we perhaps only experience half an action.
For instance, in waking life we may be aware of having only half-completed a task, but do not know how to finish it. Often the dream images that appear can show us how to do this. Conversely, if in a dream we have only partially completed a task and are left feeling dissatisfied with what has happened, we perhaps need to consider in waking life what needs to be done to enable us to complete the action in the dream.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream about half of something, suggests that something in your waking life is incomplete or unresolved. It may also mean that you are only partially admitting your feelings. You or someone else is limiting or restricting you. Or, this dream may suggest that you need to be open to compromise and meet halfway.... My Dream Interpretation
(arb. Mudd. Unit of dry measure equal to 2 pecks, or 16 quarts.) A container measuring half a bushel in a dream means sanctity, chastity, cleanliness and purity. This interpretation comes from understanding the practice of God’s Prophet (uwbp) of regularly taking his ritual ablution from such a measuring container.
(Also see Unit of measure)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Many people reported having dreams about hospitals and surgery. This appears to be a relatively common dream setting. Most of us are in some need of healing.
The healing may be physical, psychological, emotional or spiritual. By paying attention to this dream you may be able to identify the source of your pain, and where and how the healing needs to take place. Think about why you or someone else was in the hospital in the dream. You may ask yourself, “What is going on in the dream? What is the prognosis, and what is the cure?” Answering these questions in light of a situation or issue from your daily life could be very helpful and, at times, enlightening. Therefore, try not to get upset by your dream, but rather pay attention to its message. Superstition based dream interpretations suggest that if you are visiting a patient you will be receiving surprising news (good or bad), but if you are the patient, you may be currently overwhelmed by life and should ask others for help. See also: Pain... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Example: ‘I was a prisoner in a hospital, although there were no locked doors or bars. It was a psychiatric hospital, but we were allowed to believe we had a physical illness. I had been very ill, but was trying to escape* (Joan P). At the time of her dream Joan was feeling trapped in depression and also attending a therapy group. Hospital represents needing or being involved in a healing process of body or mind; worries about one’s health. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- Depending on our attitude to hospitals, when one appears in a dream it can cither represent a place of safety, or a place where ones very being is threatened and we become vulnerable. Taken as a place of healing, it represents that aspect within ourselves that knows when respite is necessary from cares and troubles when we can allow ourselves to be cared for and nurtured and put back into one piece.
If we find hospitals threatening, it may be that we are conscious of the fact that we have to ‘let go’, to put ourselves at the mercy of others and allow things to happen for us, in order that a situation can be improved.
2- Dreaming of being in a hospital may be mentally creating a transition period between something that has not gone well, and an improved attitude where things can get better. ‘I’o be visiting someone in hospital indicates that we are aware that a part of ourselves is perhaps not well, is ‘dis-cased’ and needs attending to in order to give us clarity.
3- A healing environment where things can be brought into a state of balance is signified by a hospital.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Entering a hospital may represent concerns about your health and even suggest that you need to recover from a serious illness. It may bnng attention to the powers of the subconscious to heal and bnng balance back into the body. It may also signify the need to surrender to being cared for.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Seeing a hospital means good news, or visiting a sick friend. Lying in the hospital: a good friend is getting you out of a difficult situation. You are very sick: take a moment and rethink plans you made—they won’t work! Leaving a hospital: you are going to start a business; you are emotionally independent.
Depth Psychology: The Illness in a dream is a sign of your anxiety.
If you are not actually sick, the dream may refer to a conflict between your feelings, thoughts, and actions.
The hospital represents the help you receive in solving problems and overcoming obstacles. See Sanatorium.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams that take place in a hospital represent that you are healing, repairing, or nursing back to health a sick or wounded aspect of yourself; hospicing the old and midwifing the new.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A healing environment where things can be brought into a state of balance is signified by a hospital. Spiritually it symbolizes a safe environment, where the energy that we need is available to us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Dreaming of being in a hospital as a patient may be mentally creating a transition period between something that has not gone well, and an improved attitude where things can get better.
To dream of visiting someone in hospital indicates that there is an imbalance or depletion in us, is ‘dis-eased’ and needs attending to in order to give us clarity.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Depending on our attitude to hospitals, when one appears in a dream it can either represent a place of safety, or a place where our very being is threatened and we become vulnerable. Taken as a place of healing, it represents that aspect within ourselves that knows when respite is necessary from cares and troubles – when we can allow ourselves to be cared for and nurtured and put back into one piece.
If we find hospitals threatening, it may be that we are conscious of the fact that we have to ‘let go’, to put ourselves at the mercy of others and allow things to happen for us, in order that a situation can be improved.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Dreams of a hospital are logical to employees and the medical staff connected with this marvelous institution. They are also common to sick people, but to those who are apparently not ill, a dream of a hospital indicates a fear of confinement, perhaps death itself.
If the dreamer is in a hospital bed with the attendance of nurses, the dream is significant of a type of helplessness with a wish to have people wait upon him (or her).... Psycho Dream Interpretation
If you dreamed that you were taken to a hospital or were a patient in one, the dream is telling you that you are in imminent danger of being overwhelmed by some load you are trying to carry alone; don’t be a proud fool—ask for help.
A dream of visiting a hospital or helping in one predicts surprising news.
See also Nurse.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
To dream of a hospital can be, to a certain point, alarming, since it manifests the fear of being sick.
If in the dream you visit someone who is sick, you should take special care of your health, since your body is crying for help.
In Ancient Greece, it was believed that dreams not only diagnosed the dreamer’s state of health, but also had a curative ability. This was claimed by Hippocrates, considered the father of medicine. Tibetan medicine also takes note of patients’ dreams to discover the spiritual cause of the physical illness.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
You are dreaming of the need for healing and a restoration of health, whether that health is literal or symbolic. Hospitals tend to evoke powerful reactions.
The discomfort that colors most people’s associations tends to overshadow the benevolence connected to them as places of healing.
A common reaction around hospitals is to fear them, adding a touch of irony to our relationship with the healing process. Healing is transformation, and the first step to any major change is the breakdown that precedes the breakthrough. Since the breakdown is the scary part, we avoid it, just as some people avoid hospitals in waking life.
It is easy to forget that in order for surgeons to heal a patient, they must first cut the person’s body open, creating a wound. And since not everyone who checks into a hospital is fortunate enough to check out, these places are indelibly connected to the fear of death and dying. However, remember that death is always followed by rebirth. In this way, being in or near a hospital in a dream is always going to indicate that some healing is either underway or necessary.
If you are the patient, then consider that your sense of self is undergoing a significant shift.
If you are a visitor, then the healing transformation is connected to a character aspect or particular way of being as embodied by the person you are going to see.
If you are playing the part of healer, the dream may be helping you step into that role in some area of life that is undergoing a transformation.
The fear or repulsion that is present in the dream will give you an idea of how much resistance you may be unconsciously engaged in.
If you are experiencing a health issue in life, the image of a hospital may be literal, in which case your dream relationship to the hospital will inform you of any underlying resistance to surrendering to your body and its functioning (or the lack thereof).... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
In dreams, hospitals can either mean a place of safety and healing if you have had a positive experience of hospitals, or vulnerability and disease if the experience was negative. Generally though, hospitals are symbols of healing, representing an aspect of yourself that longs to be pampered and cared for, relieved of the burdens of responsibilities in the waking world.
If you find hospitals threatening in your dream, this may suggest that you feel apprehensive about putting control of yourself out of your own hands and into those of others in your waking life.
If you are a hospital patient in your dream, this suggests a period of transition after something has not gone well, or a time of rest when you can learn from the experience and find new ways to get back on track.
If you are visiting someone in hospital, is a part of you diseased, not well or in need of special attention? Either way, if you have a dream that focuses in some way on a hospital, this suggests that you are in need of some tender loving care, both physically and emotionally. See also SICKNESS AND HEALTH.... The Element Encyclopedia
If a hospital features in your dream, your unconscious may be sending you a message about some part of your life that deserves care, attention or is even in need of healing. The elements in the hospital that support or dismiss your needs reflect things in your life that are affecting your well-being.
If the nurses, doctors and receptionists are rude and dismissive, this may represent your own refusal to acknowledge your needs. Operations and procedures that fail can suggest attempts to solve problems with quick fixes.
If you can think about what would improve your situation in your dream, this may give you some indication of a possible way forward. See also HEALTH AND SICKNESS.
A dream of lying ill in a hospital bed may simply be promoted by fear of getting ill but it could also indicate your desire to hand control of some aspect of your life to someone else. Being hospitalized in a dream may indicate that you feel under intolerable pressure in real life and need to unburden your load.
If you are lying in a ward that has endless lines of beds, perhaps you feel abandoned
In some way, / or perhaps you are at a time of turmoil such as divorce, bereavement or job loss.
If you are healthy and dream of getting better, this indicates well-being, but if you are ill and dream that you are ill, it may suggest a delay in recovery. Rather than simply expecting to get better without any effort on your part, you should pay greater attention to your mental attitude, fitness levels and diet to boost the recovery process.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Dinner; Food) In a dream, hospitality means getting together for a charitable cause or to perform good deeds. Ifone invites people for a dinner and they eat to full satisfaction in the dream, it means that he will preside over them. Preparing a guest room in one’s house in a dream means the arrival of a long awaited traveller.
(Also see Food; Guest; Invitation; Table)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Planet) The planet Jupiter in a dream represents a treasurer. Seeing it along with the Moon in a dream means business trading, prosperity, or rising in station. Ifone sees it descending, or star-crossed, or burning in a dream, then it represents literary gatherings, poetic recitals, dream interpretation, poetry, singing, prayers, fasting, making a pilgrimage to God’s House in Mecca and offering religious devotion.
(Also see Heavens)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Expansion of the spiritual side of life is the message of Jupiter, the planet of spintual attainment and rewards. Jupiter’s influence brings about potent energy within a dream that may catalyze spiritual growth. It offers liberation from the limitations of life and announces a time when any idea may come into manifestation.
It is a sign of financial good fortune.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Guide and guru. Jupiter (father of the gods) is the ultimate authority archetype and father figure. The Jupiter archetype is associated with the Greek mythic figure of Zeus, the king of the Olympian gods; it is related also to Fortuna and Providence. Jupiter is therefore related to your vocation and the way in which you can be successful. The largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter also represents the principles of growth and expansion.... The Element Encyclopedia
Greek god Zeus and the Roman god Jupiter are one and the same. Zeus is the god of gods. He is the creator of day, thunder and lightning, the seasons and is the “sky god.” Zeus holds supreme power and his decisions are not questioned as he is the father of gods and men. He represents external order and authority. His wisdom, power and sense of fairness supports the structure of the ancient Greek and Roman universe. Jupiter, or Zeus, is a “good father” that provides the opportunity for growth, development, prosperity and health. Jupiter, as a planet, has a central position among the other planets in the solar system. Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars are on one side and Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto on the other. Astrologically, Jupiter represents balance, organization, abundance and optimism.
If you are down on your luck or a bit disorganized, this dream may be calling for awareness of supportive internal and external forces. Our dreams often compensate for what is lacking in daily life. In this way, dreams attempt to balance the psyche. Thus, dreaming of Jupiter is reassuring and invites the dreamer to access the power in his own psyche and to embrace a positive attitude. Jupiter is a reminder that there is an order to the universe that provides us with an opportunity to have a prosperous, balanced and joyful life. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
(Insane asylum; Hell-fire; Lunatics; Prison) In a dream, a mental hospital or an insane asylum represents a bathhouse, or a sauna which is the dwelling of evil spirits, the place of uncovering one’s private parts, or showing unpleasant conduct in public.
A mental hospital in a dream also represents a training school, caring for children’s education, teaching children to behave themselves, a place of learning, a school, a playground, a place of clamor and noise, using vile words, stealing money, or separation from one’s family and children.
If a deceased person is seen in a mental hospital in a dream, it means that he is dwelling in hell-fire, for a mental hospital sometime uses force with its patients and ties them up, or imprisons them. Ifone sees himself in a mental hospital in a dream, it means that he might go to jail for a crime he committed. Mixing with lunatics and insane people in a dream also means imprisonment and mixing with criminals, or it could mean falling sick, or dyingfrom a terminal illness.
If a poor person sees himself inside a mental hospital in a dream, it means financial success, receiving outside help, comfort and joy in his life.
(Also see Insanity)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Heart; Pulsate; Throbbing) In a dream, palpitation means neglecting something, or abandoning it. Ifone sees his heart pulsating rapidly in a dream, it means changing his travel plans, or denying a marriage promise, or putting off a fight.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
1- Many people talk about the pit of despair and of feeling trapped within a situation.
A pit in a dream makes us more conscious of this particular feeling. We may be in a situation which we cannot get out of, or may find that if we are not careful we will put ourselves in such a situation.
If we are digging the pit in the dream, we have to be conscious of the fact that we may be creating the situation ourselves.
If others are digging the pit, we may feel we have no control over our circumstances and that doom and disaster are inevitable.
2- Rescuing others from a pit. particularly if they arc members of our own family, suggests that we have information which may be of use to them to enable them to overcome their problems. Pushing someone into a pit indicates that we arc trying to suppress a part of our personality.
To be conscious that the pit is bottomless signifies that we do not have the resources to recover a previous situation.
3- The pit, like the abyss (see Abyss), represents the Void and possibly death - not necessarily a physical death, but more a death of the old self. We have no choice but to go forward, knowing that we may fail, but also that if we do succeed our lives will change for the better.
To face the pit requires extreme courage.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The pit, like the abyss, represents the void and possibly death – not necessarily a physical death, but more a death of the old self. We have no choice but to go forward, knowing that we may fail, but also that if we do succeed our lives will change for the better.
To face the pit requires extreme courage.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Rescuing others from a pit, particularly if they are members of our own family, suggests that we have information which may be of use to them to enable them to overcome their problems. We may also be showing our concern over certain actions, which seem irrevocable. Pushing someone into a pit indicates that we are trying to suppress a part of our personality.
To be conscious that the pit is bottomless signifies that we do not have the resources to recover a previous situation.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Many people talk about the pit of despair and of feeling trapped within a situation.
A pit in a dream makes us more conscious of this particular feeling. We may be in circumstances that we cannot get out of, or may find that if we are not careful we will put ourselves in such a situation.
If we are digging the pit in the dream, we may be creating the situation ourselves.
If others are digging the pit, we may feel we have no control over our circumstances and that doom and disaster are inevitable. You may also wish to consult the entry for abyss.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A pit is something we fall into, get stuck in, and have difficulty getting out of, so dreaming about being in a pit could reflect these feelings. We also talk about being in a “bottomless pit” or taking a “pit stop.” (See also Cave, Hole).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
To see a pitcher in your dream, symbolizes the outpouring of ideas, knowledge, or emotions. You may be spilling your guts out to others and sharing aspects of yourself which you have previously kept to yourself.... My Dream Interpretation
An empty pitcher or one containing liquid refreshment is indicative of the dreamer’s actual physical thirst, or, in dream parlance, a generous desire to make new acquitances.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
To dream of pour- ing from a pitcher is a sign of abundance; a cracked or broken pitcher in your dream is a warn- ing that you are jeopardizing a valuable friendship by extreme self-indulgence.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Pitcher image refers to female sexuality. Its content symbolizes everything that love can offer. A full pitcher indicates the willingness of a woman to give love and affection. To fill the pitcher indicates the desire to love a woman. To drink from it, the need for love.
If the oneiric image is a known woman carrying a pitcher, it can be interpreted as a secret attraction to her.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of a baseball pitcher represents initiation, getting the play or interaction started. Perhaps this dream is giving you the message to get the game started or to be more focused. Perhaps you playing hardball in your negotiations or business dealings, asking tough questions, and being confrontational and/or combative.
If you are throwing a curve ball, then you are being tricky, manipulative and trying to throw others off balance so that they strike out.
If you lob the ball, then you are attempting to make it easy, even abdicating your power to the player up at bat.
If you are up to bat, dealing with the pitcher, then you are feeling on the defensive. See Baseball.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Dreams of a pitchfork symbolize that you are using force is taking what you want or in getting rid of what you don’t want. You are cultivating your strength, power, and willfulness.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you dreamed of feeling pity for another person, this foretells a season of petty fights and/or family discord. But if someone pitied you in your dream, this is an omen of good fortune in all your affairs.... My Dream Interpretation
Having pity on another person in your dream portends a season of petty vexations and/or family discord; but if someone pitied you, it is an augury of good fortune in all your affairs.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
is upon 5 sides: authority, judge & imam, speaker & rank. And he (as) said a person from the people of Dhimmi / Protection (i.e. non-muslims under muslim protection) going on the platform is an indicator of a ruler’s reign who is corrupt in religion, [ruling] in that place.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik
Vision: Seeing a pulpit or standing in one: you will appear in public and give a speech, or people are attacking you and you have to defend yourself. Standing in a pulpit also means that you want to influence and instruct others.
Depth Psychology: You are either prone to be a know-it-all who, with your “teachings,” gains power over others, or you are suffering because of a person with these character traits. Your motto should be: “Everybody is entitled to his own opinions—no matter how wrong they are.” Follow that advice or face lots of conflict.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of a pulpit denote you desire to express yourself and your spiritual convictions. Perhaps this dream is giving you the message to follow your higher calling. See Priest.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Be prepared for a period of lack of progress If you dreamed of a pulpit unless you stood in it or spoke from it, in which case it signifies recognition in community affairs.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
In dreams these terms take on different meanings. As a pulpit in church the symbol might point to increased problems and hypocrisy.
It is either your bad conscience that is speaking to you or a suggestion that you are following moral standards too rigidly.
As an airplane cockpit, and as a politician in government, these images also stand for leadership. Among others, they represent personal skills. Often there is a hint to guide yourself more forcefully toward your goals.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Snow White may convey deep patterns of jealousy and envy that threaten a woman’s innocence, beauty, and spintual purity. She may elicit you to embrace your innocence in a situation where you felt ridiculed or judged.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Maybe you need to get rid of something, or think it is time to have a spiritual washing. Spitting can represent fury and contempt.
Dreaming of spitting predicts the sad ending of what seems to be good business. To look at others spitting predicts disgust and disagreements. The most superstitious people believe that after a dream that predicts bad luck, if you spit three times right after waking up the harbinger will disappear.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Saliva or spittle in a dream represents the element of one’s strength.
If in a dream one seems to have a dry mouth, it represent his inability to do what his competition can do. Spitting against a wall in a dream means spending one’s money in a good cause, or engaging in a profitable business. Spitting on the floor in a dream means purchasing land. Spitting against a tree in a dream means to recant one’s promise. Spitting at another person in a dream means despising him. Warm saliva in a dream means long life, while cold saliva represents a short life.
The color of one’s saliva in a dream shows the state of one’s spirit. Spiting blood or phlegm in a dream means speaking ill of others.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
1- Normally in dreams spittle will represent disgust. We would, in former times, ‘spit venom’, which is a very basic image as to how a hurt or threatened animal will react.
2- More positively, spittle can indicate a sign of good faith. Some cultures still spit on their hands when completing a deal. There is a bonding through the exchange of bodily fluids.
3- Since Biblical times, spittle has been seen as a healing fluid. It was supposed to be an antidote against being cursed, particularly by the use of the Evil Eye. Spiritually it is perhaps symbolic of the flow of energy between healer and patient.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The most obvious image of a vampire is of a creature that is dead and sucks the blood of the living, rising from the grave at night to do so—then sleeping all day in a most inhuman-like fashion. Your blood is your life force, it carries with it everything you need to survive; if your blood drains away, you become weak and die. Vampires are therefore the parasites of the supernatural realm; they share a world with ghouls (creatures that prey on the dead), and the succubi and incubi that take on human form to have sex with sleeping people. In the past, when the Catholic Church was a little more superstitious, they blamed a person’s apparently sudden sexual awareness on these sexual interlopers of the night.
Vampires are often repelled by simple, natural things like daylight; they are also turned away by religious symbols in mythology.
Dreaming of these parasitic creatures can signify a number of things: that a part of your existence is having the life sucked out of it, that you need to take a closer look at the more tiresome aspects of your life and dispel the worries connected with them or that you need to employ some kind of self-protection or preservation. It may be that your partner is holding you back, or that your mother is trying to control every aspect of your life so that your energy is being drained away. It is also possible, but rare, that you are the one behaving in a parasitic manner and are subconsciously quite disturbed by it. Alternatively, to dream of seeing a vampire may indicate that you are feeling seductive, powerful and very sensual.
Werewolves and bats, like vampires, come out at night to suck people’s blood; just as vampires go through a metamorphosis to become bats, so too werewolves undergo a transformation from human beings during the full moon. It is thought that these creatures in your dream mean that there is something going on in your life that is awkward and difficult to deal with. To dream of a werewolf may also suggest that some part of your life is not what it seems. Both vampires and werewolves have been regarded as symbols of dark forces since medieval times. Both drain their victims of their vital essence. To imagine one or other of these creatures in your dream should be taken as a warning to distance yourself from someone in waking life who doesn’t have your best interests at heart. It could also refer to some activity or habit that is having a negative effect on you. Bear in mind that while werewolves are believed to have a particular preference for young women (suggesting dangerous sexual predators), vampires, their fanged fellow fiends of the night, are opportunistic killers who take their sustenance from any kind of human blood, be it a man’s, woman’s or child’s. So if you had a dream in which someone you know came too close for comfort before baring a set of needle sharp fangs, your dream may be alerting you to someone who is feeding off your energy, or else sponging off your fiancé and thriving at your expense.... The Element Encyclopedia
A werewolf is a creature that does not exist in the physical world. He is symbolic of a man that turns into a monster, a normal person that transforms into a bloodthirsty animal.
The werewolf may represents something in your life or in your own personality. When interpreting this dream, consider internal and external factors that generally seem normal but have a tendency to transform into undesirable, hurtful, or dangerous concerns in your life.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Dreams of a werewolf signify your connection and integration with your animal instincts, and that you have been perhaps overindulging in your base needs and desires. This dream might also be showing you that you have been predatorial and/or that you have been taking without reciprocation. See Vampire and Animal.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Awareness; clearness of mind; purity; cleanness; light feelings. In cenain dreams white is very threatening; perhaps we have connections with hospitals in these dreams. Example: ‘There was a huge white kitchen. I was scared when I entered it and there was a door leading out of it into a white corridor with a turquoise carpet which scared me even more’ (HH). Maggots, mould, dead or sick people and shrouds can also be white, so white can depict death or sickness. White clothes: a sense of wholeness; purity or marriage. White ani- mats: urges and sexuality which has been accepted or integrated with conscious activities. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Cleansing and innocence, attraction, and openness. Symbol of virginity and innocence.
A desire to go through life undefiled.
The color white in a dream points to purity—the dreamer is either living a pure life or is longing for it. One is seeking cleansing, and probably is already cleansed in a certain sense, simply by having a dream about the color white. But it could also suggest exaggerated cleanliness, an addiction to washing and cleaning, etc.
On the other hand, white can also be an expression of fear, such as the white whale in Moby Dick and the great white shark. Here the reference is to a blinding white color. Ghosts, like those appearing as mice during delusional episodes (delirium tremens), are always white.
The archetype of the wise man is usually clad in white (the guru, and also the physician). White is also the fundamental symbol for the animus; it addresses the male intellect and also male aggression (when white is experienced as blinding and gleaming).
The union of Red and white is that of contradiction: it is the symbol of the mystical marriage and Tantric sexuality (white semen and red menstrual blood). Here is where innocence meets the physical body and where heaven meets hell. Red and white are the colors of alchemy as well as the colors in the coats-of-arms of England and Switzerland.
Mabinogion, the ancient Welsh epic poem, refers to the white dogs of the underworld, except they have red noses and red eyes.
According to Freud, white always points to the feminine.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
White really is not a color at all, but we see it as a symbol of purity—usually beyond the realm of the earthly.
The white horse appears where death is waiting or when we have a premonition. White in a dream might possibly be a reminder to resolve special situations or problems. WTiite is feminine, symbolizing virginity, but also emotional coldness and immaturity.
Depth Psychology: White is the color of the bride. It stands for completeness, idealism, purity, innocence, elegance, openness, and the beginning and end of all colors.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of the color white is symbolic of exclusivity, the new world, appeal, protest, reform, miscarriage succession, virginity, purity, simplicity, justice, and innocence.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
In dreams, the color white can be a symbol of life or death. In the first case, the white represents purity, virginity, and hope. On the other hand, painting the house white symbolizes the need to purify and recover something you have lost. Dreaming in black and white indicates shortsightedness and low enthusiasm. You should try to live more intensely.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Purity and wholeness are represented by white, as this is the unification of all the colors of light that are visible to the human eye. For some, white is the color of highest spirituality. For others, it connects to the perfection that arises out of the absence of contamination, as in virginity and chastity. An object that appears white reflects the light outward, absorbing none of the individual colors of the spectrum.
It is this concept of reflecting the light that shines onto you back out into the world that embodies the high consciousness associated with the color white.
White is often regarded as the color of purity, truth, goodness and hope, perhaps best represented by the virginal bride. Within a Western context, seeing this color in your dreams may therefore be a message from your subconscious urging you to discover the truth of a situation, or to find your own truth. It is also the color of completeness and innocence. Questions to ask yourself if white appears in your dream: is your dream encouraging you to see the truth or could your dream be hinting at a fresh start to some aspect of your life?
If white appeared in your dream in connection with someone you know, your dream may have reflected your faith in that person’s goodness, or perhaps you feel that in some respects this person can show you a better way. In addition, whilst black or darkness obscures surroundings, white or brightness illuminates them, which is why it can denote transparency and truth.
If you dreamed of being bathed in white light, your unconscious may have been indicating a sudden burst of self-knowledge that will enable you to put the past behind you and make a fresh start in the world. If, however, the feeling in your dream that featured white was one of sadness or frustration, could the suggestion have been that you are tired of your colorless waking life and long for more excitement and color?
A white sky may be wishful thinking for a purer, simpler life, a white room may symbolize a state of calm or a sense of peace, whilst white trees could be connected to a deep-rooted wish to make a fresh start and end a difficult personal conflict. A white book may be a symbol of insight and knowledge, and a white hand the beginning of a new friendship. White food or drink is linked to notions of emotional purity, and if the food or drink is tainted in any way, this may suggest that the dreamer is in need of cleansing in some aspect of their emotional life. However, bear in mind that in many Eastern cultures, white is associated with death and mourning. As an absence of color, white may therefore evoke desolation or the bloodless, lifeless corpse or ghost. Keywords: purity, perfection, peace, innocence, dignity, cleanliness, awareness, and new beginnings. You may be experiencing a reawakening or have a fresh outlook on life.... The Element Encyclopedia
There is a rich history in many aboriginal cultures that is still part of the collective consciousness around the purity of the color white in the realm of animal totems. Most commonly associated with the buffalo, the wolf, and large cats, the elevation of an animal’s power is what is being expressed when that animal appears as white. In the color spectrum, white is perceived when all the vibrations of light are combined, so the symbolic meaning of white relates to complete integration and wholeness.
It is a holy color (pun intended). Any animal that appears in your dream as white is a very sacred visitation indeed.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
This building is itself a symbol for the United States, modern democracy, and the American Dream. To be dreaming of the White House may be a reflection of your desire to achieve higher levels of expression in your community. Also, such a dream image may appear when your association with the state of affairs in politics is either inspiring you or causing you to despair. As the home of the president, the White House represents the personal consciousness of the freedoms that are fundamental to the way of life in the United States.
A dream that features this image is first and foremost an expression of the collective consciousness of the United States as a great world power. Additionally, the dreamer’s personal associations with government and politics must be added for a satisfying interpretation.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of white out symbolize a desire to release and let go of past transgressions, to correct your mistakes, make amends, and forgive and forget a hurtful word or deed.... Strangest Dream Explanations
White thorn is the bush Viviane hides behind to put a spell on Merlin.
The wood of the white thorn also is used to make magical wands. Considered a holy plant in Christianity, the white thorn grows in Glastonbury in southern England and is said to have been brought there by Joseph of Arimathea. It blooms twice every year.
To dream that you are whitewashing, foretells that you will seek to reinstate yourself with friends by ridding yourself of offensive habits and companions.
For a young woman, this dream is significant of well-laid plans to deceive others and gain back her lover who has been estranged by her insinuating bearing toward him. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
(Thief; Trifler; Womanizer; Year) In a dream, a wolf represents a fierce enemy, an unrelenting thief, or a liar.
If one sees a wolf entering his house in a dream, it means that a thief will burglarize his house and that he will chase and capture him.
If one sees himself raising a wolfs cub in a dream, it means that he will raise an abandoned child of a thief who upon growing up will bring that family much pain, suffering, divisiveness and loss of property. Seeing a wolf in a dream also could represent false allegations one may fabricate to assault an innocent person. Ifone sees a wolfturning into a steer in the dream, it means that a boy who is used to stealing will repent for his sin, turn to honesty, trustworthiness and grow to become a good and a generous person. Seeing a wolf in a dream also means receiving praises from one’s superior at work, or it could represent profits from one’s job.
If a wolf chases someone in a dream, it means that the person will see happiness, or it could mean his martyrdom.
A wolf in a dream also represents the days of the year, or it could mean the four seasons.
If one turns into a gentle lamblike wolf in a dream, it means that he is a thief who will repent for his sin. Ifone turns into a wolf in a dream, it means that he will earn personal joy and happiness. Wolfs milk in a dream represents fear, stress, or forfeiture of a project.
A wolf in a dream also represents a tyrant, a weak thief, or a liar.
A clash with a wolf in a dream means a clash with a rival.
If a wolf and a dog make a pact of friendship in a dream, it means that one will witness hypocrisy and deceit.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
It either symbolises a tyrant ruler or a thief who swear false oaths. It may even be the observer’s opponent who will swear false oaths when he will contest him or have an argument with him.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Although the wolf can depict our sense that ‘things’ are out to get us, the wolf is often just fear. Fear is one of our insiinctive reactions to situations, so is depicted by an animal. We may find ourselves a pnsoner of such feelings, as Anna in the following example: ‘I was in a caravan in the middle of a field and in this field was a large black wolf. Every time I tried to run from the caravan to the edge of the field, the wolf chased me back, so I was a prisoner in the caravan. It all sounds so simple now, but at the time I was truly ternfied.’
This next example from Oliver, a boy of six, illustrates how such fears can be met with a little courage.
It is a dream which recurred several times, so his descnption is of a series of dreams: ‘1 am in my bed in my own room and I hear what I know to be a wolf wearing the son of clogs worn in Lancashire. He (the wolf) gets to a certain point, there is a bang, and I wake terrified. My mother’s reassurances do not help. Each night he gets a bit nearer before my panicky awakening.
The night comes when I know he will reach me. Sure enough he arrives, and the bedroom door—in my dream—is flung wide open with a tremendous bang. There is no one there. I never dreamt it again.’ Idioms: wolf at the door, wolf in sheep’s clothing; cry wolf, throw to the wolves. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The male wolf is universally accepted as an image of Man, with reckless aggression and problems in sexual restraint. Considered a cunning, malicious predator, the concept of the wolf implies greed and hunger and, in that sense, physical urges and dissatisfaction. See Greed.
The wolf often symbolizes the shadow of male sexuality. Be glad to have had such a strong dream. You are powerful; you do not need to kill the wolf, hut you can dance with him.
In Steppenwolfy by Herman Hesse, the wolf becomes a symbol for the lonely seeker (and sufferer). Here it is not so much a reference to the meanness of the wolf, but rather the lonely search for the meaning of life.
In Christianity, the wolf is compared to the false prophet and heretic.
According to Jung, the wolf is wilder than the Lion and the Dog. Between 1910 and 1914, Sigmund Freud treated a patient who later would become famous as the “Wolfman.” As a small child this patient suffered from terrifying dreams about wolves, which was the reason why Freud gave him this name.
The earliest memories this man had about his nightmares involved six or seven White wolves that were sitting in a hazelnut tree in front of his window, and he was sure they had come to devour him. Freud here makes reference to two fairy tales: “Little Red Riding Hood” and “The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats.” In addition, Freud sees the wolf as a father substitute. As a young boy, the patient had observed his parents having intercourse from behind, and according to Freud, the patient transferred his repressed desire for sexual gratification by his father to a fear of wolves.
The female wolf symbolizes the nurturing power of nature, like Romulus and Remus, who were both nursed by a wolf. This is also the essence of the fairy tale “Little Red Riding Hood,” where the wolf is not only devouring Grandmother but he is Grandmother—the great mother symbol of wild nature.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Wandenng the edge of the forest, the wolf protects its domain.
The appearance of a wolf in a dream may be to offer its keen senses to protect one’s individual boundari ;s.
A wolf may offer some self-defense to the dreamer whose psychic boundaries are too fuzzy.
The wolf may also speak to your untamed nature. On the other hand, it may point to someone who is like the wolf in “Little Red Riding Hood,” ready to deceive and devour a woman who trusts too much.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: In mens dreams, the wolf indicates difficulties in controlling his sex drive; he may he out of control. Seeing a wolf: a warning of false friends.
A wolf attacking: a well-known person will make a lot of trouble.
Depth Psychology: The wolf indicates that the dreamer is fighting his sexual urges. This animal is primarily guided by instincts, cravings, and aggression (see Predator), and the human, emotional side of you should be safe from it (see .Animals). Learn to control these instinctive urges. This is an important dream. See Aggression.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of a wolf is a representation of pride, self-confidence, mystery, solitude, and beauty. It indicates that you are able to control yourself in many situations and are able to conform with grace and ease.
The wolf indicates your solitary nature. It may also symbolize aggression, hostility, and a reflection of a situation or force in your waking life that you are powerless against.
A white wolf represents victory and valor and indicates your ability to see the light at the end of the tunnel no matter how dire the situation.
To see yourself killing a wolf in your dreams is an indication that you have been betrayed and your secrets have been revealed.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of a wolf signify that you are finding your true path as you are connecting with your feelings of fidelity, loyalty, strength, psychic power, and protectiveness over your family and loved ones, while maintaining your autonomy and individuality. This auspicious dream signifies that it is time to claim your authority, step into your power and transition from student to teacher. Consider that in order to do this you may need to claim some alone time and reconnect with the cycles of the moon. See Moon and Animal.... Strangest Dream Explanations
This animal is, as expected, a symbol of hard times or financial embarrassment, so pull in your belt, unless you managed, in your dream, to kill it or drive it away, in which case it predicts success in spite of all obstacles.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(1) A wolf may symbolize all that you are afraid of in yourself, particularly what you see as ‘animal’, aggressive and destructive. Probably your fear is irrational and stems from a traumatic childhood experience (e.g. a desire for the parent of the opposite sex and resultant fear of punishment). This werewolf anxiety is a fairly common ingredient in literature: Hesse’s Steppenwolf is an example.
It is nearly always a consequence of repressed instinct, usually sexual. See also Introduction, page 43.
(2) In a woman’s dream it may symbolize male sexuality seen as threatening. Perhaps the dreamer needs to come to terms with her own sexuality. (This is probably the point of the original Red Riding Hood story; see Animal(s), section (6).)
(3) It may symbolize your unconscious, seen as something frightening. See also Animal(s)) It is just possible that the Christian symbolism of wolf as a devil, lamb(s) as Christian(s.) has found its way into your dream. In that case the dream may express a fear of losing your innocence (moral or sexual) or your sense of meaning and purpose in life, your belief system or convictions.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
It is associated with ferocity and cruelty. The presence of a wolf in dreams is a warning that you should distrust those around you, since someone could betray you. The wolf may also symbolize those tendencies you fear in yourself, such as aggressiveness and sexual desire.
If a pack of wolves threatens or attacks you, it is an indication that your repressed instincts and emotions are trying to come to light.
In the story Little Red Riding Hood, the wolf represents the cruelest part of man and the fear of sexual contact. In olden days, this story was told by mothers to their daughters to warn them of the danger of premarital sex.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
One of the most powerful totems associated with the feminine principle, the wolf is a pack animal that is most active at night. This nocturnal behavior connects the wolf symbolically with the shadow and your ability to maneuver in the darker territories of your nature.
The wolf’s strong association with the moon also cements the relationship between the wolf as a symbol and the moon’s connection to cycles, changeability, and all things that relate to the movement of the unconscious mind. When the wolf appears in a dream, you are being guided by very strong forces that know their way around the darker recesses of the psyche.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
The wolf is another symbol that may be regarded as either good or evil.
The fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood represents the onset of sexual maturity in young women, and the wolf represents the seductive “evil” male who tries to eliminate the protection of the wise old woman, Grandma.
The honorable “good” male figure of the woodcutter values the feminine principle by protecting Red with his strength.
The Native American values the wolf as a serene, majestic teacher, guide, and source of sacred wisdom. Some tribes relate the feminine lunar aspect of life to the wolf, while other tribal groups consider the wolf a strong warrior symbol for the male. Unless other dream elements point to a “big bad wolf ” interpretation, this dream symbol may well represent “good medicine.”... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Dreaming of a wolf suggests that the dreamer may be feeling threatened by other people, or may be vulnerable in some situation. The wolf, as suggested by fairy stories like Red Riding Hood, also represents the female fear of powerful male sexuality, and yet might also figure in female sexual fantasies. Wolves are also symbols of repressed sexuality and anger.... The Element Encyclopedia
The supreme deity in the Greco-Roman pantheon is the father archetype at its most uncompromising, ruthless and dominant. The powerful presence of any authority figure in your dream may evoke anxiety about the father figure, or other figures of authority in your life. As Jung pointed out, ‘here is the archetypal leader, the voice of collective authority, the Lord, king or tyrant, but also protector, the figure whose word is law.’ It is important to bear in mind that sometimes Zeus got it wrong and was ridiculed by his subjects.... The Element Encyclopedia