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2143 dream interpretations related to the symbols you see in your dreams.

Bridge

To see a long bridge dilapidated, and mysteriously winding into darkness, profound melancholy over the loss of dearest possessions and dismal situations will fall upon you.

To the young and those in love, disappointment in the heart’s fondest hopes, as the loved one will fall below your ideal.

To cross a bridge safely, a final surmounting of difficulties, though the means seem hardly safe to use. Any obstacle or delay denotes disaster.

To see a bridge give way before you, beware of treachery and false admirers. Affluence comes with clear waters. Sorrowful returns of best efforts are experienced after looking upon or coming in contact with muddy or turbid water in dreams. ... bridge dream meaning

Baby

To dream of crying babies, is indicative of ill health and disappointments.

A bright, clean baby, denotes love requited, and many warm friends. Walking alone, it is a sure sign of independence and a total ignoring of smaller spirits.

If a woman dream she is nursing a baby, she will be deceived by the one she trusts most.

It is a bad sign to dream that you take your baby if sick with fever. You will have many sorrows of mind. ... baby dream meaning

Bear

Bear is significant of overwhelming competition in pursuits of every kind.

To kill a bear, portends extrication from former entanglements.

A young woman who dreams of a bear will have a threatening rival or some misfortune.... bear dream meaning

Blood

Blood-stained garments, indicate enemies who seek to tear down a successful career that is opening up before you.

The dreamer should beware of strange friendships.

To see blood flowing from a wound, physical ailments and worry. Bad business caused from disastrous dealings with foreign combines.

To see blood on your hands, immediate bad luck, if not careful of your person and your own affairs.... blood dream meaning

Butterfly

To see a butterfly among flowers and green grasses, indicates prosperity and fair attainments.

To see them flying about, denotes news from absent friends by letter, or from some one who has seen them.

To a young woman, a happy love, culminating in a life union. ... butterfly dream meaning

Beard

To dream of seeing a beard, denotes that some uncongenial person will oppose his will against yours, and there will be a fierce struggle for mastery, and you are likely to lose some money in the combat. Gray beard, signifies hard luck and quarrels.

To see beard on women, foretells unpleasant associations and lingering illness.

For some one to pull your beard, denotes that you will run a narrow risk if you do not lose property.

To comb and admire it, shows that your vanity will grow with prosperity, making you detestable in the sight of many of your former companions.

For a young woman to admire a beard, intimates her desire to leave celibacy; but she is threatened with an unfortunate marriage.... beard dream meaning

Birth

For a married woman to dream of giving birth to a child, great joy and a handsome legacy is foretold.

For a single woman, loss of virtue and abandonment by her lover.... birth dream meaning

Back

To dream of seeing a nude back, denotes loss of power. Lending advice or money is dangerous. Sickness often attends this dream.

To see a person turn and walk away from you, you may be sure envy and jealousy are working to your hurt.

To dream of your own back, bodes no good to the dreamer. ... back dream meaning

Bicycle

To dream of riding a bicycle up hill, signifies bright prospects. Riding it down hill, if the rider be a woman, calls for care regarding her good name and health; misfortune hovers near. ... bicycle dream meaning

Bull

To see one pursuing you, business trouble, through envious and jealous competitors, will harass you.

If a young woman meets a bull, she will have an offer of marriage, but, by declining this offer, she will better her fortune.

To see a bull goring a person, misfortune from unwisely using another’s possessions will overtake you.

To dream of a white bull, denotes that you will lift yourself up to a higher plane of life than those who persist in making material things their God. It usually denotes gain. ... bull dream meaning

Bed

A bed, clean and white, denotes peaceful surcease of worries.

For a woman to dream of making a bed, signifies a new lover and pleasant occupation.

To dream of being in bed, if in a strange room, unexpected friends will visit you.

If a sick person dreams of being in bed, new complications will arise, and, perhaps, death.

To dream that you are sleeping on a bed in the open air, foretells that you will have delightful experiences, and opportunity for improving your fortune.

For you to see negroes passing by your bed, denotes exasperating circumstances arising, which will interfere with your plans.

To see a friend looking very pale, lying in bed, signifies strange and woeful complications will oppress your friends, bringing discontent to yourself.

For a mother to dream that her child wets a bed, foretells she will have unusual anxiety, and persons sick, will not reach recovery as early as may be expected.

For persons to dream that they wet the bed, denotes sickness, or a tragedy will interfere with their daily routine of business. ... bed dream meaning

Box

Opening a goods box in your dream, signifies untold wealth and that delightful journeys to distant places may be made with happy results.

If the box is empty disappointment in works of all kinds will follow.

To see full money boxes, augurs cessation from business cares and a pleasant retirement. ... box dream meaning

Bread

For a woman to dream of eating bread, denotes that she will be afflicted with children of stubborn will, for whom she will spend many days of useless labor and worry.

To dream of breaking bread with others, indicates an assured competence through life.

To see a lot of impure bread, want and misery will burden the dreamer.

If the bread is good and you have access to it, it is a favorable dream. See Baking and Crust. ... bread dream meaning

Balloon

Blighted hopes and adversity come with this dream. Business of every character will sustain an apparent falling off.

To ascend in a balloon, denotes an unfortunate journey.... balloon dream meaning

Basket

To dream of seeing or carrying a basket, signifies that you will meet unqualified success, if the basket is full; but empty baskets indicate discontent and sorrow. ... basket dream meaning

Beach

Location of peaceful blessings, unless the water looks dark and tumultuous; see “water”... beach dream meaning

Birds

It is a favorable dream to see birds of beautiful plumage.

A wealthy and happy partner is near if a woman has dreams of this nature. Moulting and songless birds, denotes merciless and inhuman treatment of the outcast and fallen by people of wealth.

To see a wounded bird, is fateful of deep sorrow caused by erring offspring.

To see flying birds, is a sign of prosperity to the dreamer. All disagreeable environments will vanish before the wave of prospective good.

To catch birds, is not at all bad.

To hear them speak, is owning one’s inability to perform tasks that demand great clearness of perception.

To kill than with a gun, is disaster from dearth of harvest. ... birds dream meaning

Body

1. Happiness, good business ventures.

2. Internal self and well-being (note condition of body). ... body dream meaning

Belt

To dream that you have a new style belt, denotes you are soon to meet and make engagements with a stranger, which will demoralize your prosperity.

If it is out of date, you will be meritedly censured for rudeness.... belt dream meaning

Bag

Security for contents, unless it has holes; research color and material for more clarity... bag dream meaning

Bottle

Research contents, i.E. Bottled up emotions; tears are bottled by god for remembrance... bottle dream meaning

Banana

To dream of bananas, foretells that you will be mated to an uninteresting and an unloved companion.

To eat them, foretells a tiresome venture in business, and self-inflicted duty.

To see them decaying, you are soon to fall into some disagreeable enterprise.

To trade in them, non-productive interests will accumulate around you. ... banana dream meaning

Boat

Boat signals forecast bright prospects, if upon clear water.

If the water is unsettled and turbulent, cares and unhappy changes threaten the dreamer.

If with a gay party you board a boat without an accident, many favors will be showered upon you. Unlucky the dreamer who falls overboard while sailing upon stormy waters. ... boat dream meaning

Bat

Represents an unenlightened person with a negative and oppressive personality... bat dream meaning

Bus

To engage in a joint learning experience... bus dream meaning

Balcony

For lovers to dream of making sad adieus on a balcony, long and perhaps final separation may follow. Balcony also denotes unpleasant news of absent friends. ... balcony dream meaning

Basement

To dream that you are in a basement, foretells that you will see prosperous opportunities abating, and with them, pleasure will dwindle into trouble and care. See Cellar.... basement dream meaning

Bride

For a young woman to dream that she is a bride, foretells that she will shortly come into an inheritance which will please her exceedingly, if she is pleased in making her bridal toilet.

If displeasure is felt she will suffer disappointments in her anticipations.

To dream that you kiss a bride, denotes a happy reconciliation between friends.

For a bride to kiss others, foretells for you many friends and pleasures; to kiss you, denotes you will enjoy health and find that your sweetheart will inherit unexpected fortune.

To kiss a bride and find that she looks careworn and ill, denotes you will be displeased with your success and the action of your friends.

If a bride dreams that she is indifferent to her husband, it foretells that many unhappy circumstances will pollute her pleasures. See Wedding. ... bride dream meaning

Burial

To attend the burial of a relative, if the sun is shining on the procession, is a sign of the good health of relations, and perhaps the happy marriage of some one of them is about to occur. But if rain and dismal weather prevails, sickness and bad news of the absent will soon come, and depressions in business circles will be felt A burial where there are sad rites performed, or sorrowing faces, is indicative of adverse surroundings or their speedy approach. See Funeral. ... burial dream meaning

Blue

Divine grace; sky blue is healing; royal blue is royalty; navy blue is grace in the midst of oppression... blue dream meaning

Ball

A very satisfactory omen, if beautiful and gaily-dressed people are dancing to the strains of entrancing music.

If you feel gloomy and distressed at the inattention of others, a death in the family may be expected soon. ... ball dream meaning

Bank

To see vacant tellers, foretells business losses. Giving out gold money, denotes carelessness; receiving it, great gain and prosperity.

To see silver and bank-notes accumulated, increase of honor and fortune. You will enjoy the highest respect of all classes. ... bank dream meaning

Black

Oppressed... black dream meaning

Baptism

To dream of baptism, signifies that your character needs strengthening by the practice of temperance in advocating your opinions to the disparagement of your friends.

To dream that you are an applicant, signifies that you will humiliate your inward self for public favor.

To dream that you see John the Baptist baptizing Christ in the Jordan, denotes that you will have a desperate mental struggle between yielding yourself to labor in meagre capacity for the sustenance of others, or follow desires which might lead you into wealth and exclusiveness.

To see the Holy Ghost descending on Christ, is significant of resignation to duty and abnegation of self.

If you are being baptized with the Holy Ghost and fire, means that you will be thrown into a state of terror over being discovered in some lustful engagement. ... baptism dream meaning

Beggar

To see an old, decrepit beggar, is a sign of bad management, and unless you are economical, you will lose much property. Scandalous reports will prove detrimental to your fame.

To give to a beggar, denotes dissatisfaction with present surroundings.

To dream that you refuse to give to a beggar is altogether bad.... beggar dream meaning

Book

Type and title indicates what one is learning; research accordingly... book dream meaning

Barn

If well filled with ripe and matured grain, and perfect ears of corn, with fat stock surrounding it, it is an omen of great prosperity.

If empty, the reverse may be expected. ... barn dream meaning

Battle

Battle signifies striving with difficulties, but a final victory over the same.

If you are defeated in battle, it denotes that bad deals made by others will mar your prospects for good. ... battle dream meaning

Broom

To dream of brooms, denotes thrift and rapid improvement in your fortune, if the brooms are new.

If they are seen in use, you will lose in speculation.

For a woman to lose a broom, foretells that she will prove a disagreeable and slovenly wife and housekeeper. ... broom dream meaning

Bomb

A warning of sudden failure caused by pent-up pressures... bomb dream meaning

Brown

The color of work; shade represents the type, i.E.

The lighter, the easier... brown dream meaning

Burglar

A warning, i.E.

A sneaky, cunning person who may be disguised as moral, but they walk in spiritual darkness... burglar dream meaning

Bar

To dream of tending a bar, denotes that you will resort to some questionable mode of advancement. Seeing a bar, denotes activity in communities, quick uplifting of fortunes, and the consummation of illicit desires. ... bar dream meaning

Bones

To see your bones protruding from the flesh, denotes that treachery is working to ensnare you.

To see a pile of bones, famine and contaminating influences surround you.... bones dream meaning

Butter

To dream of eating fresh, golden butter, is a sign of good health and plans well carried out; it will bring unto you possessions, wealth and knowledge.

To eat rancid butter, denotes a competency acquired through struggles of manual labor.

To sell butter, denotes small gain. ... butter dream meaning

Bachelor

For a man to dream that he is a bachelor, is a warning for him to keep clear of women.

For a woman to dream of a bachelor, denotes love not born of purity. Justice goes awry. Politicians lose honor. ... bachelor dream meaning

Barber

To dream of a barber, denotes that success will come through struggling and close attention to business.

For a young woman to dream of a barber, foretells that her fortune will increase, though meagerly. ... barber dream meaning

Beads

To dream of beads, foretells attention from those in elevated position will be shown you.

To count beads, portends immaculate joy and contentment.

To string them, you will obtain the favor of the rich.

To scatter them, signifies loss of caste among your acquaintances.... beads dream meaning

Beaver

To dream of seeing beavers, foretells that you will obtain comfortable circumstances by patient striving.

If you dream of killing them for their skins, you will be accused of fraud and improper conduct toward the innocent. ... beaver dream meaning

Bracelet

To see in your dreams a bracelet encircling your arm, the gift of lover or friend, is assurance of an early marriage and a happy union.

If a young woman lose her bracelet she will meet with sundry losses and vexations.

To find one, good property will come into her possession. ... bracelet dream meaning

Bell

Brings attention to itself... bell dream meaning

Brother

See “relative”... brother dream meaning

Boar

Devourer, a symbol of a curse upon your valuables or property, Ps. 80:13... boar dream meaning

Badger

To dream of a badger, is a sign of luck after battles with hardships.... badger dream meaning

Bath

For a young person to dream of taking a bath, means much solicitude for one of the opposite sex, fearing to lose his good opinion through the influence of others.

For a pregnant woman to dream this, denotes miscarriage or accident.

For a man, adultery. Dealings of all kinds should be carried on with discretion after this dream.

To go in bathing with others, evil companions should be avoided. Defamation of character is likely to follow.

If the water is muddy, evil, indeed death, and enemies are near you.

For a widow to dream of her bath, she has forgotten her former ties, and is hurrying on to earthly loves. Girls should shun male companions. Men will engage in intrigues of salacious character.

A warm bath is generally significant of evil.

A cold, clear bath is the fore-runner of joyful tidings and a long period of excellent health. Bathing in a clear sea, denotes expansion of business and satisfying research after knowledge. ... bath dream meaning

Beer

Fateful of disappointments if drinking from a bar.

To see others drinking, work of designing intriguers will displace your fairest hopes.

To habitue’s of this beverage, harmonious prospectives are foreshadowed, if pleasing, natural and cleanly conditions survive.

The dream occurrences frequently follow in the actual.... beer dream meaning

Birthday

To dream of a birthday is a signal of poverty and falsehood to the young, to the old, long trouble and desolation.... birthday dream meaning

Brain

To see your own brain in a dream, denotes uncongenial surroundings will irritate and dwarf you into an unpleasant companion.

To see the brains of animals, foretells that you will suffer mental trouble.

If you eat them, you will gain knowledge, and profit unexpectedly.... brain dream meaning

Butcher

To see them slaughtering cattle and much blood, you may expect long and fatal sickness in your family.

To see a butcher cutting meat, your character will be dissected by society to your detriment. Beware of writing letters or documents. ... butcher dream meaning

Bay

See “water”... bay dream meaning

Banquet

It is good to dream of a banquet. Friends will wait to do you favors.

To dream of yourself, together with many gaily-attired guests, eating from costly plate and drinking wine of fabulous price and age, foretells enormous gain in enterprises of every nature, and happiness among friends.

To see inharmonious influences, strange and grotesque faces or empty tables, is ominous of grave misunderstandings or disappointments. ... banquet dream meaning

Baseball

To see baseball in your dream, denotes you will be easily contented, and your cheerfulness will make you a popular companion.

For a young woman to dream that she is playing baseball, means much pleasure for her, but no real profit or comfort. ... baseball dream meaning

Bathroom

To see white roses in a bathroom, and yellow ones in a box, denote that sickness will interfere with pleasure; but more lasting joys will result from this disappointment.

For a young woman to dream of a bathroom, foretells that her inclinations trend too much toward light pleasures and frivolities. ... bathroom dream meaning

Bees

Bees signify pleasant and profitable engagements.

For an officer, it brings obedient subjects and healthful environments.

To a preacher, many new members and a praying congregation.

To business men, increase in trade.

To parents, much pleasure from dutiful children.

If one stings, loss or injury will bear upon you from a friendly source. ... bees dream meaning

Bible

To dream of the Bible, foretells that innocent and disillusioned enjoyment will be proffered for your acceptance.

To dream that you villify{sic} the teachings of the Bible, forewarns you that you are about to succumb to resisted temptations through the seductive persuasiveness of a friend.... bible dream meaning

Breath

To come close to a person in your dreaming with a pure and sweet breath, commendable will be your conduct, and a profitable consummation of business deals will follow. Breath if fetid, indicates sickness and snares. Losing one’s breath, denotes signal failure where success seemed assured. ... breath dream meaning

Bedroom

(Bedchamber; Chamber) In a dream, one’s bedroom signifies trickery or speaking soft words in fear of retribution, retaliation or rejection. One’s bedroom in a dream also represents his inner thoughts.

The good and the bad ones. Seeing a new bedroom in one’s house, means renewing one’s hopes, or affirming a good intention between the one seeing the dream and his Lord.

A beautiful looking bedroom in a dream represents one’s good qualities, while a bad looking bedroom in a dream represents one’s bad character.

(Also see Chamber)... bedroom dream meaning

Bacon

To dream of eating bacon is good, if some one is eating with you and hands are clean. Rancid bacon, is dulness of perception and unsatisfactory states will worry you.

To dream of curing bacon is bad, if not clear of salt and smoke.

If clear, it is good.... bacon dream meaning

Bald

To see a bald-headed man, denotes that sharpers are to make a deal adverse to your interests, but by keeping wide awake, you will outwit them.

For a man to dream of a bald-headed woman, insures him to have a vixen for wife.

A bald hill, or mountain, indicates famine and suffering in various forms.

For a young woman to dream of a bald-headed man, is a warning to her to use her intelligence against listening to her next marriage offer. Bald-headed babies signify a happy home, a loving companion, and obedient children. ... bald dream meaning

Banner

To see one’s country’s banner floating in a clear sky, denotes triumph over foreign foes.

To see it battered, is significant of wars and loss of military honors on land and sea. ... banner dream meaning

Belly

It is bad to dream of seeing a swollen mortifying belly, it indicates desperate sickness.

To see anything moving on the belly, prognosticates humiliation and hard labor.

To see a healthy belly, denotes insane desires. See Abdomen.... belly dream meaning

Bouquet

To dream of a bouquet beautifully and richly colored, denotes a legacy from some wealthy and unknown relative; also, pleasant, joyous gatherings among young folks.

To see a withered bouquet, signifies sickness and death. ... bouquet dream meaning

Bird

A messenger, and the type and color determine the type of message; research accordingly... bird dream meaning

Barefoot

To wander in the night barefoot with torn garments, denotes that you will be crushed in expectation, and evil influences will surround your every effort. ... barefoot dream meaning

Bench

Distrust debtors and confidants if you dream of sitting on one.

If you see others doing so, happy reunions between friends who have been separated through misunderstandings are suggested. ... bench dream meaning

Blind

To dream of being blind, denotes a sudden change from affluence to almost abject poverty.

To see others blind, denotes that some worthy person will call on you for aid.... blind dream meaning

Break

Breakage is a bad dream.

To dream of breaking any of your limbs, denotes bad management and probable failures.

To break furniture, denotes domestic quarrels and an unquiet state of the mind.

To break a window, signifies bereavement.

To see a broken ring order will be displaced by furious and dangerous uprisings, such as jealous contentions often cause. ... break dream meaning

Bait

Temptation... bait dream meaning

Bandage

Help of some type, mental or physical, according to location of injury; research anatomical location... bandage dream meaning

Bridegroom

(See Bride)... bridegroom dream meaning

Building

The element of a good building in a dream represents love, affection, unity, progeny, prosperity, a garment of honor, and girls in one’s family.

A strong edifice means strength and firmness. It also means support, help and a long life. Raising a new edifice in a dream represents either personal or collective material benefits in this world. Ifone sees himselfbuilding an edifice in a dream, it means having intercourse with his spouse. Ifone builds a church, it defines him as Christian.

If he builds a mosque, it defines him as Muslim.

If a man of knowledge sees himselfbuilding a mosque as an offering to please God Almighty in a dream, it means that he will compile a study from which others will benefit or that people will seek his advice in religious matters or interpretations.

If a king, or a ruler sees himselfbuilding a mosque as an offering for God’s pleasure in a dream, it means that he will rule his subjects with justice, command what is lawful and forbid what is unlawful.

If he builds a school, it shows him to be a man of knowledge.

If he builds a hospice in a dream, it means that he is an ascetic.

If a sick person sees himself building a house in a dream, it means that he will recover from his illness and enjoy good health. Seeing buildings in a dream explains one’s determination, it also means one’s wants for himselfwhen he rejoices at finding something suitable for status. Ifone sees his house bigger than it is in reality in a dream, it means expansion in one’s material resources.

If it grows beyond the normal norms in a dream, it means anxiety, or a delegation that hastens to enter that house without permission, announcing a calamity, or it could mean that a wedding will take place in that house. Buildinga house in a dream also means extendingone’s connections, strengthening one’s relationship with his kin, friends, or if the person in question is a general in the army, or a leader, then it means building a strong army. Building a house in a dream also means regaining power, rejoicing or success in one’s business, all of which are relative to the thickness of its walls. On the other hand, demolishing one’s house in a dream means disagreement, disintegration or separation of one’s family, relatives, friends, associates or dissolution of one’s army.

If one sees himself working for some people to renovate an old building in a dream, it means correcting the norms of conduct in that community or reviving old traditions.

For example if one sees himselfreconstructing the house of Pharaoh in a dream, it means that he is reviving or reestablishing Pharaoh’s system of government, or adopting its principals. Erecting a foundation for a building, then completing its structure in a dream means seeking knowledge, wisdom or leadership. Building a house in a different county, town or locality in a dream means a marriage with a woman from that neighborhood. Building an edifice from ceramic in a dream means decorating oneself.

If the building is from clay in the dream, it means lawful earnings.

If one engraves pictures or forms thereon in the dream, it means acquiringknowledge, learning a new craft, a leading position in the government which involves partying, alcohol and mingling with what is unlawful. Building an edifice from plaster or backed bricks encrusted with pictures or forms in a dream means engaging in an unlawful or a deceitful act. Building a house in a dream and strengthening its walls, means to complete the father’s traditions, and to continue working in his trade.

(Also see Builder)... building dream meaning

Beans

This is a bad dream.

To see them growing, omens worries and sickness among children. Dried beans, means much disappointment in worldly affairs. Care should be taken to prevent contagious diseases from spreading.

To dream of eating them, implies the misfortune or illness of a well loved friend.... beans dream meaning

Books

Pleasant pursuits, honor and riches to dream of studying them.

For an author to dream of his works going to press, is a dream of caution; he will have much trouble in placing them before the public.

To dream of spending great study and time in solving some intricate subjects, and the hidden meaning of learned authors, is significant of honors well earned.

To see children at their books, denotes harmony and good conduct of the young.

To dream of old books, is a warning to shun evil in any form.... books dream meaning

Bridle

To dream of a bridle, denotes you will engage in some enterprise which will afford much worry, but will eventually terminate in pleasure and gain.

If it is old or broken you will have difficulties to encounter, and the probabilities are that you will go down before them.

A blind bridle signifies you will be deceived by some wily enemy, or some woman will entangle you in an intrigue. ... bridle dream meaning

Band

Banding together to publicly present the same message... band dream meaning

Bee

Research the type of bee, i.E. Dirt dabber, honeybee, hornet, sweat bee, yellow jacket, wasp... bee dream meaning

Boy

If a man is seen as a boy, he is acting immaturely... boy dream meaning

Bubble

Deceptive; empty expectation... bubble dream meaning

Bucket

Full is blessed; empty is desolate; a hole is a spiritual flaw; research contents accordingly... bucket dream meaning

Bow

In a dream, a bow means travels, a brother, a wife, a son or closeness to someone.

A covered bow in a dream means that, one’s wife is pregnant.

If a pregnant woman hands a man a bow in a dream, it means that she will conceive a girl from him.

If a pregnant woman hands her husband a bow in a dream, it means that she will deliver a boy. Stretching the strings of a bow in a dream means longevity. Stretching it without an arrow in a dream means planning to travel.

A broken bow in a dream signifies the death of a brother, a business partner, or a son.

A bow is broken bow in a dream means that an accident may cause the hand of a brother or a business partner to fracture. Holding a broken bow in a dream means losing one’s job or closing one’s business. Seeing a young man attaching a string to a bow in a dream represents one’s enemy. Attaching a string to a bow in a dream also means marriage, while detaching the string of a bow in a dream means divorce. Seeing oneself standing before a ruler with two bows length between them mean receiving an appointment.

The two bows in a dream also represent one’s eye-brows. Shooting arrows with a bow in a dream means speaking wrong about something or backbiting someone. Carving a bow in a dream means preparing to get married or begetting a son. Shooting an arrow and hitting one’s target in a dream means fulfilling one’s needs, or attaining one’s goal. Selling one’s bow and arrows in a dream means giving priority to one’s religious life over that of his mundane one. Shooting hazelnuts in a town in a dream means backbiting people, while shooting hazelnuts in the forest means earning lawful money from hunting. Shooting arrows in front of the city hall in a dream means backbiting or slandering others. Shooting a pigeon in a dream means slandering one’s own wife. Bending an arch in a dream means preparing for war.

(Also see Eye-brow)... bow dream meaning

Ballet

Indicates infidelity in the marriage state; also failures in business, and quarrels and jealousies among sweethearts. ... ballet dream meaning

Bite

This dream omens ill. It implies a wish to undo work that is past undoing. You are also likely to suffer losses through some enemy.... bite dream meaning

Blanket

Blankets in your dream means treachery if soiled.

If new and white, success where failure is feared, and a fatal sickness will be avoided through unseen agencies. ... blanket dream meaning

Blindfold

For a woman to dream that she is blindfolded, means that disturbing elements are rising around to distress and trouble her. Disappointment will be felt by others through her. ... blindfold dream meaning

Boots

To see your boots on another, your place will be usurped in the affections of your sweetheart.

To wear new boots, you will be lucky in your dealings. Bread winners will command higher wages. Old and torn boots, indicate sickness and snares before you.... boots dream meaning

Brothel

To dream of being in a brothel, denotes you will encounter disgrace through your material indulgence. ... brothel dream meaning

Buffalo

If a woman dreams that she kills a lot of buffaloes, she will undertake a stupendous enterprise, but by enforcing will power and leaving off material pleasures, she will win commendation from men, and may receive long wished for favors. Buffalo, seen in a dream, augurs obstinate and powerful but stupid enemies. They will boldly declare against you but by diplomacy you will escape much misfortune. ... buffalo dream meaning

Binoculars

Secretly observing from a distance... binoculars dream meaning

Bowl

Represents well-rounded, balanced proportions, unless empty i.E.

A fair settlement or plan of action... bowl dream meaning

Beetle

1. Financial success.

2. Eternal life.

3. A slow-forming, emerg­ing problem, previously unnoticed.

4. Good fortune (to kill beetles or see them dead). ... beetle dream meaning

Blackbird

1. Possible misfortune.

2. Good fortune (especially if it is flying). ... blackbird dream meaning

Blindness

1. A lack of awareness (a “blind eye”).

2. Denial.

3. Feel­ings of ignorance.

4. Codependence (leading the blind).

5. Ad­ventures to come (also leading the blind). ... blindness dream meaning

Beauty

Beauty in any form is pre-eminently good.

A beautiful woman brings pleasure and profitable business.

A well formed and beautiful child, indicates love reciprocated and a happy union. ... beauty dream meaning

Bigamy

For a man to commit bigamy, denotes loss of manhood and failing mentality.

To a woman, it predicts that she will suffer dishonor unless very discreet.... bigamy dream meaning

Billiards

Billiards, foretell coming troubles to the dreamer. Law suits and contentions over property. Slander will get in her work to your detriment.

If you see table and balls idle, deceitful comrades are undermining you{.} ... billiards dream meaning

Bishop

To dream of a bishop, teachers and authors will suffer great mental worries, caused from delving into intricate subjects.

To the tradesman, foolish buying, in which he is likely to incur loss of good money.

For one to see a bishop in his dreams, hard work will be his patrimony, with chills and ague as attendant.

If you meet the approval of a much admired bishop, you will be successful in your undertakings in love or business. ... bishop dream meaning

Blackboard

To see in your dreams writing in white chalk on a blackboard, denotes ill tidings of some person prostrated with some severe malady, or your financial security will be swayed by the panicky condition of commerce. ... blackboard dream meaning

Brass

To dream of brass, denotes that you will rise rapidly in your profession, but while of apparently solid elevation you will secretly fear a downfall of fortune. ... brass dream meaning

Breakfast

Is favorable to persons engaged in mental work.

To see a breakfast of fresh milk and eggs and a well filled dish of ripe fruit, indicates hasty, but favorable changes.

If you are eating alone, it means you will fall into your enemies’ trap.

If you are eating with others it is good. See Meals.... breakfast dream meaning

Brush

To dream of using a hair-brush, denotes you will suffer misfortune from your mismanagement.

To see old hair brushes, denotes sickness and ill health.

To see clothes brushes, indicates a heavy task is pending over you.

If you are busy brushing your clothes, you will soon receive reimbursement for laborious work.

To see miscellaneous brushes, foretells a varied line of work, yet withal, rather pleasing and remunerative. ... brush dream meaning

Buildings

To see large and magnificent buildings, with green lawns stretching out before them, is significant of a long life of plenty, and travels and explorations into distant countries. Small and newly built houses, denote happy homes and profitable undertakings; but, if old and filthy buildings, ill health and decay of love and business will follow. ... buildings dream meaning

Buttons

To dream of sewing bright shining buttons on a uniform, betokens to a young woman the warm affection of a fine looking and wealthy partner in marriage.

To a youth, it signifies admittance to military honors and a bright career. Dull, or cloth buttons, denotes disappointments and systematic losses and ill health.

The loss of a button, and the consequent anxiety as to losing a garment, denotes prospective losses in trade. ... buttons dream meaning

Baggage

Heavy burdens that are sometimes unnecessary; research color and material for more clarity... baggage dream meaning

Battery

Necessary “power” needed to accomplish a task... battery dream meaning

Boss

One who is bossy or in an authoritative position... boss dream meaning

Briefcase

A brief business transfer from one case or location to another... briefcase dream meaning

Bud

The beginning of a complimentary blessing... bud dream meaning

Barrier

1. Severely limiting obstacles, often in life or circumstances.

2. Feelings of territory or a need or desire for boundaries, usually protective.

3. Possible emotional block, usually for protective reasons. ... barrier dream meaning

Beast

(Monster; Wild beast) In a dream, a beast represents mountain people or people living in the wilderness, or an innovator who breaks from the community and introduces his own religious ideas.

(Also see Hunter)... beast dream meaning

Buddha

To see Buddha in a dream is symbolic of someone who is filled with Buddhist religious influences ... buddha dream meaning

Bullet

A symbol of a malicious word or the word of God aimed at a spiritual enemy, Ps. 10:7.

A blank or empty cartridge is symbolic of ineffective prayer ... bullet dream meaning

Bailiff

Shows a striving for a higher place, and a deficiency in intellect.

If the bailiff comes to arrest, or make love, false friends are trying to work for your money. ... bailiff dream meaning

Barrel

See Cask. ... barrel dream meaning

Blacksmith

To see a blacksmith in a dream, means laborious undertakings will soon work to your advantage.... blacksmith dream meaning

Bleeding

To dream of bleeding, denotes death by horrible accidents and malicious reports about you. Fortune will turn against you.... bleeding dream meaning

Branch

It betokens, if full of fruit and green leaves, wealth, many delightful hours with friends.

If they are dried, sorrowful news of the absent. ... branch dream meaning

Buckle

To dream of buckles, foretells that you will be beset with invitations to places of pleasure, and your affairs will be in danger of chaotic confusion. ... buckle dream meaning

Buzzard

To dream that you hear a buzzard talking, foretells that some old scandal will arise and work you injury by your connection with it.

To see one sitting on a railroad, denotes some accident or loss is about to descend upon you.

To see them fly away as you approach, foretells that you will be able to smooth over some scandalous disagreement among your friends, or even appertaining to yourself.

To see buzzards in a dream, portends generally salacious gossip or that unusual scandal will disturb you. ... buzzard dream meaning

Dictionary

To dream that you are referring to a dictionary, signifies you will depend too much upon the opinion and suggestions of others for the clear management of your own affairs, which could be done with proper dispatch if your own will was given play. ... dictionary dream meaning

Backpack

Heavy burdens that are revealed, because they need to be laid down... backpack dream meaning

Bamboo

Fragile and insecure... bamboo dream meaning

Badge

1. A possible brush with the law in the offing.

2. Social stand­ing, authority. ... badge dream meaning

Berries

(See Plum)... berries dream meaning

Breasts

These symbolise a person’s daughters.... breasts dream meaning

Bail

If the dreamer is seeking bail, unforeseen troubles will arise; accidents are likely to occur; unfortunate alliances may be made.

If you go bail for another, about the same conditions, though hardly as bad.... bail dream meaning

Bow And Arrow

Bow and arrow in a dream, denotes great gain reaped from the inability of others to carry out plans.

To make a bad shot means disappointed hopes in carrying forward successfully business affairs. ... bow and arrow dream meaning

Bronze

For a woman to dream of a bronze statue, signifies that she will fail in her efforts to win the person she has determined on for a husband.

If the statue simulates life, or moves, she will be involved in a love affair, but no marriage will occur. Disappointment to some person may follow the dream.

To dream of bronze serpents or insects, foretells you will be pursued by envy and ruin.

To see bronze metals, denotes your fortune will be uncertain and unsatisfactory. ... bronze dream meaning

Burden

To dream that you carry a heavy burden, signifies that you will be tied down by oppressive weights of care and injustice, caused from favoritism shown your enemies by those in power. But to struggle free from it, you will climb to the topmost heights of success. ... burden dream meaning

Beacon

Person who helps others to find their way in life... beacon dream meaning

Bill

An unpaid debt brought to one’s attention needs to be paid... bill dream meaning

Boil

Spiritual purification. Boiling over is overdoing to excess... boil dream meaning

Border

A separating point, i.E. One draws an arbitrary boundary excluding intolerable issues... border dream meaning

Burn

Intense mental anguish; see “fire”... burn dream meaning

Banjo

To dream of a banjo, denotes that pleasant amusements will be enjoyed.

To see a negro playing one, denotes that you will have slight worries, but no serious vexation for a season.

For a young woman to see negroes with their banjos, foretells that she will fail in some anticipated amusement. She will have misunderstandings with her lover. ... banjo dream meaning

Bosom

For a young woman to dream that her bosom is wounded, foretells that some affliction is threatening her.

To see it soiled or shrunken, she will have a great disappointment in love and many rivals will vex her.

If it is white and full she is soon to be possessed of fortune.

If her lover is slyly observing it through her sheer corsage, she is about to come under the soft persuasive influence of a too ardent wooer. ... bosom dream meaning

Brick

Brick in a dream, indicates unsettled business and disagreements in love affairs.

To make them you will doubtless fail in your efforts to amass great wealth.... brick dream meaning

Bugle

To hear joyous blasts from a bugle, prepare for some unusual happiness, as a harmony of good things for you is being formed by unseen powers. Blowing a bugle, denotes fortunate dealings. ... bugle dream meaning

Bugs

To dream of bugs denotes that some disgustingly revolting complications will rise in your daily life. Families will suffer from the carelessness of servants, and sickness may follow. ... bugs dream meaning

Bulldog

To dream of entering strange premises and have a bulldog attack you, you will be in danger of transgressing the laws of your country by using perjury to obtain your desires.

If one meets you in a friendly way, you will rise in life, regardless of adverse criticisms and seditious interference of enemies. See Dog.... bulldog dream meaning

Basketball

See “game”... basketball dream meaning

Brook

See “water”... brook dream meaning

Bulldozer

Demolition in the construction of one’s life... bulldozer dream meaning

Bean

1. Little or no value (as in “doesn’t know beans”).

2. A phallus (green beans).

3. Magic power (as in “jack and the beanstalk”).

4. Feelings of financial uncertainty.

5. Fertility. ... bean dream meaning

Beehive

1. Industry, teamwork on the job.

2. Prosperity and good fortune.

3. Caution in business affairs (empty hive).

4. Caution in love affairs (empty hive). ... beehive dream meaning

Barley

Barley corns in their fields in a dream represent spiritual awakening and a conscious endeavor to do good. Seeing barley in a dream also denotes easy and sweet income.

If one barters wheat for barley in a dream, it means that he will forget the Qur’an and pursue poetry. Buying or carrying a measure of barley in a dream means that one may conceive a son who will grow to be pious and a man of knowledge, though his life will be short.

It is also said that barley in a dream represents money spent toward one’s health and fitness. Buying barley from its distributor in a dream means receiving a great wealth or an inheritance, though one must pay its due alms tax and charities. Ifone sees himself planting barley in a dream, it means that he will engage in doing a good deed that will please God Almighty. Walking through barley fields in his dream means that one will be blessed with the opportunity to participate in a holy war. Farming barley fields in a dream represents people’s deeds.

If one plants barley in a dream, it means that he will prosper from his business or from governing, or that he will receive an endowment from someone in authority. Seeing barley in a dream also implies feelings or perceiving something good that is going to take place.

(Also see Crop)... barley dream meaning

Buttocks

(See Rump)... buttocks dream meaning

Bathing

Symbolic of cleansing yourself, Ex. 30:19-21. Also symbolic of a place of intimacy and exposure, 2 Sam. 11:2 ... bathing dream meaning

Biting

Dreaming of being bitten or biting others is symbolic of strife and quarreling, Gal. 5:15... biting dream meaning

Big

See size. ... big dream meaning

Backgammon

To dream of playing backgammon, denotes that you will, while visiting, meet with unfriendly hospitality, but will unconsciously win friendships which will endure much straining.

If you are defeated in the game, you will be unfortunate in bestowing your affections, and your affairs will remain in an unsettled condition.... backgammon dream meaning

Baking

Baking is unpropitious for a woman. Ill health and the care of many children; meanness and poverty of supporters are indicated.... baking dream meaning

Bats

Awful is the fate of the unfortunate dreamer of this ugly animal. Sorrows and calamities from hosts of evil work against you. Death of parents and friends, loss of limbs or sight, may follow after a dream of these ghoulish monsters.

A white bat is almost a sure sign of death. Often the death of a child follows this dream. ... bats dream meaning

Bayonet

To dream of a bayonet, signifies that enemies will hold you in their power, unless you get possession of the bayonet. ... bayonet dream meaning

Beef

If raw and bloody, cancers and tumors of a malignant nature will attack the subject. Be on your guard as to bruises and hurts of any kind.

To see, or eat cooked beef, anguish surpassing human aid is before you. Loss of life by horrible means will occur. Beef properly served under pleasing surroundings denotes harmonious states in love and business, if otherwise, evil is foreboded, though it may be of a trifling nature. ... beef dream meaning

Bet

Betting on races, beware of engaging in new undertakings. Enemies are trying to divert your attention from legitimate business. Betting at gaming tables, denotes that immoral devices will be used to wring money from you.... bet dream meaning

Blackberries

To dream of blackberries denotes many ills.

To gather them is unlucky. Eating them denotes losses. ... blackberries dream meaning

Ballot

A secretive method of “casting one’s lot”... ballot dream meaning

Barking

Like thunder, it wont hurt, but if not heeded, it could get worse; see “dog”... barking dream meaning

Bowling

See “game”... bowling dream meaning

Bruise

Spiritual wound; location determines the type, i.E.

The head is mental anguish, etc.; Research accordingly... bruise dream meaning

Bug

Someone or something that “bugs” others; for more clarity, see “insect”... bug dream meaning

Dream In Dream

Dreaming in a dream is of significant importance; research details... dream in dream dream meaning

Bakery

1. Good things are in the works, especially in business.

2. Possible pregnancy.

3. Prosperity in the offing. ... bakery dream meaning

Borrow

1. Caution in financial matters.

2. Sorrow and loss.

3. Help will be available (if loaning something). ... borrow dream meaning

Brakes

1. Ability to control situations, forward movement.

2. Emo­tional security, control. ... brakes dream meaning

Button

1. Emotions kept in check (“buttoned up”).

2. Intimately revealing self to others, sexually or emotionally (opening but­tons).

3. A sense that someone harbors angry feelings (losing buttons). ... button dream meaning

Penis

1. Male sexuality.

2. Masculine power.

3. Fertility symbol (note size). ... penis dream meaning

Teddy Bear

1. Protection and trust, loyalty (to receive one from a partner).

2. Immaturity, childishness, often in relationships.

3. Sense of security, reassurance. ... teddy bear dream meaning

Balance

(Scale) A balance and a scale in a dream have similar interpretations. Both represent faith, justice and righteousness in words and actions. In a dream, a balance also may represent a wife, or it could mean payment of one’s debts.

A steelyard in a dream represents an architect or a builder.

A miller’s scale in a dream represents a man who considers himself worthy of respect, while his actions, earnings and moves are contemptible.

A precision scale in a dream represents a warning against heedlessness and concern for proper accounting for one’s actions.

The justice scale represents a judge.

If it stands balanced in one’s dream, then it means that the judge of that locality is a just and a learned person. In a dream, the scales of a balance represents the judge’s ears.

The money put on a scale for measuring represents the lawsuits, and the weights represent the judgment.

If one sees himself standing before God Almighty on Judgment Day and if his good deeds weigh heavier than his sins in the dream, it means that he will reckon himself, reflect about his bad actions and correct the course of his life. Consequently, his reward in the hereafter will be greater. Seeing the Balance of the Day of Judgement in a dream means vulnerability of people’s secrets, exposing one’s actions in public, recognition of the ultimate truth, joy, happiness, victory and justice.

If one’s deeds are praiseworthy, then he will be a winner. Ifone’s deeds are blameworthy, then he will be a loser. In general, a balance in a dream represents a guide, an example to follow, a scholar one seeks to learn at his hand, a ruler, a criterion and the Qur’fm. It also may represent one’s tongue and correctness, truthfulness, lies, incredulity or trustworthiness.

(Also see Measure’; Measurer; Scale)... balance dream meaning

Beating

(Blow; Hit; Lash; Whip) To hit someone with a staff in a dream means bringing back to life something that died away or investigating the cause of a death or clarifying something.

To beat someone with a wooden stick in a dream means failing to fulfill a promise, or it could mean lying to someone. Ifsomeone in authority hits his employee in a dream, it means that he will give him a raise.

If he hits him on his back in the dream, it means that he will pay his debt.

If he hits him on his backside in the dream, it means that he will give him a daughter in marriage. Ifone hits someone head with a stick in a dream, it means that he desires his position or it may denote his jealousy.

If one hits someone between the eyes in a dream, it means that he wants him to get lost. Beating someone in a dream also means to rebuke, revile or insult him, or it could mean to admonish him. Beating someone over his scull in a dream means that the victim in the dream will attain excellence of expression and reach his goals.

If he hits him over the earlobe and if it bleeds in the dream, it means that the assailant will rape and deflower the daughter of the victim. Like that, interpreting the subject of beating must be associated with the meaning of the limb affected in the dream.

(See Body’), Beatings in a dream also connotes supplications.

If one sees himself beating a donkey in a dream, it means that he does not earn his daily bread unless he regularly prays for it.

To beat someone in a dream also means cursing him. Ifhe hits him over the head in the dream, it means speaking ill of him and that one cannot retrieve his words or apologize for them. Beating a family member in a dream means that one’s wife is committing adultery. Beating someone in a dream also means benefiting him, or it could mean business losses. Ifone is beaten in a dream, it means profits and benefits, unless if the one beating him is an angel, or a deceased person, or a member of his family. Beating someone with a leather belt or with a cane in a dream means bad consequences in wakefulness. Hitting the floor in a dream means taking a trip.

If one receives one hundred lashes on his back in a dream, it means that he has committed adultery, or it could mean that he has the intention to do so.

If one receives forty lashes in a dream, it means that he indulges in drinking alcohol or uses intoxicants.lfhe is lashed eighty times in a dream, it means that he slanders married women.lfhe is whipped by a deceased person in the dream, it means that he is pursuing wrong ideas and should reverse his course, for a deceased person dwells in the kingdom of truth and follows only what pleased God Almighty. However, if one sees himself in a dream beating a deceased person, this could be interpreted to denote the strength of his faith, certitude, prayers and charitable nature. It also could mean benefits from a business trip or pursuing a lost interest. Beating in a dream when it causes no pain, bleeding or scratches means receiving a new garment, paying debts, or hearing sarcastic comments. Beating an animal in a dream means either training him, or it could mean ignorance and being unfair toward such an animal.... beating dream meaning

Birth Control

(Condom; Contraceptive device; Diaphragm) To use a contraceptive in a dream means throwing one’s money into the drain, wasting one’s wealth, depriving one’s children from their legitimate inheritance. Using a contraceptive in a dream also signifies impeachment from office or losing the election or divorcing one’s wife or changing one’s trade.... birth control dream meaning

Business

Usually is connected to present business. You are either too busy or not active enough. As in Factory, the image of “business” also represents a symbol for monetary transactions, which, in turn, depend on the interaction of the dreamer’s individual characteristics. What kind of business is it? What does the business sell, what is your role in the transaction?... business dream meaning

Block

1- In dreams, a block may present itself in many forms. We can experience it as a physical block that is, something that needs to be climbcd over or got round, a mental block for instance not being able to speak or hear, or a spiritual block such as the figure of an angel or a demon appearing in our dreams.

2- Blocks appear in dreams when we need to make a special effort to overcome an obstacle to progress.

3- A preventative measure or a warning arc the spiritual meanings of a block.... block dream meaning

Breeze

1- To dream of a breeze being meaningful indicates a contented state of mind. Wind is usuallv considercd to belong to the intellect, so by association a gentle breeze indicates love, while a stiff breeze indicates a degree of abrasiveness.

2- Psychologically for most people a breeze indicates happy times.

3- The old saying ‘she’s like a warm breeze’ goes some way to explaining the symbolism of virginity; unconditional love and the Spirit.... breeze dream meaning

Banishment

Evil pursues the unfortunate dreamer.

If you are banished to foreign lands, death will be your portion at an early date.

To banish a child, means perjury of business allies.

It is a dream of fatality. ... banishment dream meaning

Bankrupt

Denotes partial collapse in business, and weakening of the brain faculties.

A warning to leave speculations alone. ... bankrupt dream meaning

Basin

For a young woman to dream of bathing in a basin, foretells her womanly graces will win her real friendships and elevations. ... basin dream meaning

Beetles

To dream of seeing them on your person, denotes poverty and small ills.

To kill them is good.... beetles dream meaning

Beets

To see them growing abundantly, harvest and peace will obtain in the land; eating them with others, is full of good tidings.

If they are served in soiled or impure dishes, distressful awakenings will disturb you. ... beets dream meaning

Beheading

To dream of being beheaded, overwhelming defeat or failure in some undertaking will soon follow.

To see others beheaded, if accompanied by a large flow of blood, death and exile are portended.... beheading dream meaning

Bellows

Working a bellows, denotes a struggle, but a final triumph over poverty and fate by energy and perseverance.

To dream of seeing a bellows, distant friends are longing to see you.

To hear one, occult knowledge will be obtained by the help of powerful means. One fallen into disuse, portends you have wasted energies under misguiding impulses.... bellows dream meaning

Bells

To hear bells tolling in your dreams, death of distant friends will occur, and intelligence of wrong will worry you. Liberty bells, indicate a joyous victory over an opponent.... bells dream meaning

Blushing

For a young woman to dream of blushing, denotes she will be worried and humiliated by false accusations.

If she sees others blush, she will be given to flippant railery which will make her unpleasing to her friends. ... blushing dream meaning

Boils

To dream of a boil running pus and blood, you will have unpleasant things to meet in your immediate future. May be that the insincerity of friends will cause you great inconvenience.

To dream of boils on your forehead, is significant of the sickness of some one near you. ... boils dream meaning

Brandy

To dream of brandy, foretells that while you may reach heights of distinction and wealth, you will lack that innate refinement which wins true friendship from people whom you most wish to please.... brandy dream meaning

Bronchitis

To dream that you are affected with bronchitis, foretells you will be detained from pursuing your views and plans by unfortunate complications of sickness in your home.

To suffer with bronchitis in a dream, denotes that discouraging prospects of winning desired objects will soon loom up before you. ... bronchitis dream meaning

Broth

Broth denotes the sincerity of friends. They will uphold you in all instances.

If you need pecuniary aid it will be forthcoming.

To lovers, it promises a strong and lasting attachment.

To make broth, you will rule your own and others’ fate. ... broth dream meaning

Polar Bear

Polar bears in dreams, are prognostic of deceit, as misfortune will approach you in a seeming fair aspect. Your bitterest enemies will wear the garb of friendship. Rivals will try to supersede you.

To see the skin of one, denotes that you will successfully overcome any opposition. See Bear.... polar bear dream meaning

Baboon

A person with similar character... baboon dream meaning

Backward

Regression... backward dream meaning

Bagpipe

Bragging and exaggerating excessively... bagpipe dream meaning

Billboard

Implies something will be revealed publicly without reservation... billboard dream meaning

Bonus

Literal, though it may come in an unexpected way... bonus dream meaning

Boxing

Warning one to be pliable, avoiding controversial and arbitrary issues... boxing dream meaning

Breast

Symbol of nurturing others; see “bra” and “milk”... breast dream meaning

Bribe

Literal, though it may be in any form of favor... bribe dream meaning

Bush

Symbol of security; see “shrub”... bush dream meaning

Baldness

1. Fears of a loss of sexual potency.

2. Fear of advancing age.

3. Feeling well-loved (completely bald).

4. A measure of virility. ... baldness dream meaning

Ballerina

Obstacles are gracefully taken on and overcome in style. ... ballerina dream meaning

Barbed Wire

1. Use caution in communicating in close relationships; avoid harsh words.

2. Feelings of being restricted, often in rela­tionships.

3. Feelings of restricted or censored communication. ... barbed wire dream meaning

Blizzard

1. Difficulties in expressing emotion, feelings of exclusion (“left out in the cold”), often in domestic situations.

2. Feelings of being overwhelmed with activities.

3. Difficulty or inability to “see” situations clearly. ... blizzard dream meaning

Ouija Board

1. Unpredictability or uncertainty about the future.

2. Acceptance of destiny.

3. Mystery and curiosity. ... ouija board dream meaning

Bananas

Bananas of any species or type, in season or out of season, symbolise goodness and prosperity.

If an ordinary person sees it, it suggests an increment in his wealth.

If a person who adheres firmly to the Deen sees it, it suggests that he will make further progress in his Deen.... bananas dream meaning

Bartender

(Barkeeper; Barman; Beverages; Sherbet salesman; Syrup vendor) A bartender in a dream represents a syrup vendor or a sherbet salesman. All of them organize their bar with colorful bottles and different sizes of drinking glasses. Their drinks vary between the sweet and sour, cold and hot or dry.

A bartender in a dream also could represent a craftsman in his shop, a businessman in his office, a confidant, or someone who exposes others’ secrets and troubles for a price, or one who keeps a secret for a price.... bartender dream meaning

Bagpipes

To dream of a windbag instrument can symbolize speech that has no value or a speaker without any credibility, Jer. 5:13 ... bagpipes dream meaning

Branches

Covered with leaves and buds symbolize happiness and joy; here symbol and dream are one: “And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem and vase, and a branch shall grow out of his roots.”—Isaiah xi.... branches dream meaning

Bills

This is another contradictory dream.

If you are worrying about bills in your dream, it means you’ll soon have a run of good financial luck.

If you’re paying bills in your dream, however, it means you’ll soon be needing financial assistance.... bills dream meaning

Baton

See Rod.... baton dream meaning

Bolt

Vision: The bolt on a door cautions vou not to reveal the secrets of other people—the result would be nothing but trouble and frustration. Locking a door with a bolt: you have been too gullible in your dealings with others—now is the time to change!

Depth Psychology: See Key.... bolt dream meaning

Barometer

To see a barometer in a dream, foretells a change will soon take place in your affairs, which will prove profitable to you.

If it is broken, you will find displeasing incidents in your business, arising unexpectedly. ... barometer dream meaning

Biscuits

Eating or baking them, indicates ill health and family peace ruptured over silly disputes.... biscuits dream meaning

Bladder

To dream of your bladder, denotes you will have heavy trouble in your business if you are not careful of your health and the way you spend your energies.

To see children blowing up bladders, foretells your expectations will fail to give you much comfort.... bladder dream meaning

Blows

Denotes injury to yourself.

If you receive a blow, brain trouble will threaten you.

If you defend yourself, a rise in business will follow.... blows dream meaning

Bookcase

To see a bookcase in your dreams, signifies that you will associate knowledge with your work and pleasure. Empty bookcases, imply that you will be put out because of lack of means or facility for work. ... bookcase dream meaning

News

To hear good news in a dream, denotes that you will be fortunate in affairs, and have harmonious companions; but if the news be bad, contrary conditions will exist. ... news dream meaning

Bad

Revealed in order to lessen or avert... bad dream meaning

Barbecue

Bittersweet; an ill-tempered situation because of the “hot” sauce; see “food”... barbecue dream meaning

Bargain

Helpful and encouraging information when making a purchase... bargain dream meaning

Blister

Excessive physical and mental stress caused by fiery trials; research anatomical location... blister dream meaning

Bottom

The lower, the more abase the situation... bottom dream meaning

Search

Literal... search dream meaning

Backyard

1. Aspects of self, thoughts and emotions not usually re­vealed to others.

2. Childhood, nostalgia. ... backyard dream meaning

Barricade

1. An emotional block or defensive mechanism that needs to be addressed.

2. Obstacles and difficulties, usually in life, sometimes in intellect.

3. A need or desire to remove oneself from a potentially harmful situation or circumstance. ... barricade dream meaning

Betrayal

1. A strong sense of vulnerability; insecurity regarding projects and major endeavors.

2. Someone is being deceptive, possibly harmful.

3. Reverse: great things in the offing. ... betrayal dream meaning

Blossom

1. Sexuality.

2. Happiness, satisfaction.

3. Period of pros­perity is in the offing, usually emotional. ... blossom dream meaning

Bone

1. Mortality (human bones, especially a skull).

2. Secrets (as in “skeletons in the closet”).

3. The simplest, most basic form, sometimes of a situation.

4. Difficulty in business (broken bones or meat bones).

5. Possible illness. ... bone dream meaning

Boomerang

1. Fear or understanding that actions or behaviors to­ward others return (as in “what goes around comes around”).

2. Use caution around people suspected of dishonesty. ... boomerang dream meaning

Boot

1. Bold mobility.

2. Sexual attractiveness.

3. Making a stand. ... boot dream meaning

Boyfriend

1. Longing for an earlier time or relationship.

2. Mascu­line side of self. ... boyfriend dream meaning

Burning

1. Consuming passion.

2. Worries and fears (house or other structure burning).

3. Release, cleansing, a form of catharsis— often emotional, frequently sexual. ... burning dream meaning

Baker

(Compassionate leader; Honest livelihood; Just ruler; Love; Son) A baker in the dream represents peacefulness and a lucrative life. One who bakes bread on top of limestone in a dream represents a happy and a good person who entices people to work and earn honest income from their own sweat.

If he receives money for his bread in the dream, it means that he has made preaching to others his main source of income. Seeing oneself as a baker in a dream means becoming wealthy and prosperous.

If one sees himself buying bread from a baker and if the baker does not look at how much money is tendered in the dream, it means that the baker is a noble man, and he is capable of doing good deeds without anticipating a reward.

A baker in a dream also represents someone who brings benefits to others, for they all need him. Receiving a loaf of bread from a baker in a dream means earning an honest income.

If one who is not a baker sees himselfbaking bread and selling it to people in a dream, it means that he solicit customers for a prostitute.

The profession of a baker in a dream also involves talks, disputes and energy.

(Also see Bread; Sweets)... baker dream meaning

Base

(Column base; Plinth) A column base or a plinth in a dream represents scholars, their circles, or their study room.

A column base in a dream also could represent unmarried women, one’s wife, knowledge, a trade, or a craft, or religious precepts. Building or owning a column base in a dream also could signify marriage, children, guidance, knowledge, or a chronic illness.

The column base of a mosque in a dream represents pious people and the column base of a house represent chaste women.... base dream meaning

Atom Bomb

Anxiety regarding external world, political forces, etc., that the dreamer feels at the mercy of. Often cou­pled with dreamer’s survival strategies.

The end of a particular world for the dreamer, i.e. the end of school life, divorce, loss of spouse. Also: fear of the irrational forces of life and the unconscious which may destroy all we have built—our con­scious self. ... atom bomb dream meaning

Boat, Ship

Our journey through the seas of life and how we meet the rough and smooth experiences, as with following example.

The dream occurred a few weeks before a break­down centering on the dreamer’s wife leaving him. ‘I am in a large glass boat with my wife.

The sea is very rough and I am afraid the boat will sink’ (Ron D).

Many boat/ship dreams depict something else: a situation we are involved in with other people which is difficult to get out of, such as marriage, business partnership, armed forces. Keel: basic personal strengths. Bows: one’s strength to meet life’s changes. Rudder: sureness about direction in life.

The ship sinking : fear of relationship ending—could be children leaving mother, so the collective ‘boat journey’ has finished; illness; death. Leaving boat but leaving bag on it: lack of identity, alone—perhaps when children have gone or job ended. Lots of small boats: other people’s relationships. Small boat with one other person: one’s relationship with that per­son. Going on a cruise: desiring relationship with others, or to be a pan of other people’s lives. Boat journey by night: classic archetype of searching for one’s roots in life; the journey into the unconscious. Anchored boat: security; stable relationship; opposite of drifting. Motorboat: similar to car, but more sense of isolation or aloneness. Ferryboat: if across a river, death, end of a relationship; transition from one phase of life to another. Disembarking: leaving a phase of life, such as moth­erhood or marriage. Embarking alone: independence or lone­liness. Idioms: burn one’s boats; in the same boat; miss the boat; rock the boat; ships that pass in the night; ship comes in; a tight ship. See submarine. ... boat, ship dream meaning

Masturbation

This may be represented in a dream by such things as using a pump, beating a drum, or any rhythmic movement.

If there is a tendency to repress the sexual need, it may happen that one masturbates during sleep, in an attempt to release sexual pressure. Because the person has consciously decided not to allow sexuality, this might give rise to a feeling of being possessed by another will. In fact our unconscious will to express our needs has overridden the conscious deci­sion during sleep. Out of such a split in the person, ideas about devils and possession probably arose. Although Chris­tianity at a fundamental level appears to teach the love and acceptance of all sides of human nature—therefore integration through love thy neighbour as thyself, so love thyself—in practice it becomes tight morality which creates devils through rejection and splits in human nature. In many Chris­tians, there are enormous conflicts between sexuality, love, work and spirituality. ... masturbation dream meaning

Bath, Bathing

1- When we dream of being in the bath, it may indicate the need for cleansing of some old feelings, the need to relax, to let go. We have an opportunity to contemplate what has occurred in the past and to adopt new- attitudes.

2- “I’o dream of bathing someone shows the need to nurture or to have an intimate connection with that person.

3- Communal bathing depicts innocence and sensuality combined.... bath, bathing dream meaning

Bonfire

also see Fire

1- To be lighting or tending a bonfire in a dream indicates a need for cleansing some aspect of our lives. Such a fire can also represent passions that are not con fined by rigidity and custom.

2- When we are conscious of feeding a bonfire, the passionate side of our emotional selves needs to be allowed freedom of expression. Old, outdated concepts and beliefs can be let go in order to create something new.

3- Spiritually, a bonfire reflects the power of the sun and encourages the power of good. It also represents Solar festivals.... bonfire dream meaning

Barracks

Vision: Looking at barracks: the differences you have with your boss are creating a difficult situation and worries are becoming a burden. Living in barracks: your freedom is limited due to external circumstances or because of other people. Trying to find the barracks: you are doubting your lover’s or husband’s honesty and question whether your relationship will survive. You are leaving the barracks: you are finally moving toward a better future. See Soldier.

Depth Psychology: Barracks reflect your fear that you will be deprived of your freedom to make a personal decision.... barracks dream meaning

Belly Button

*Please See Navel.... belly button dream meaning

Bed / Bedroom

Since sleep is a way of leaving the busy world behind, a bed can represent a form of spiritual sanctuary and a sense of purity.... bed / bedroom dream meaning

Breast

You will soon make a new, valuable, and lasting friend if your dream involved resting your head on someone’s breast See Bust.... breast dream meaning

Breasts

Breasts represent maternity, sweetness, and safety. The dream reveals the emotional need and desire to return to the safety of childhood. For a woman, the image could signify pregnancy; for a child, protection; for a man, satisfactory sexual relations. Due to their nutritive purpose, breasts can also reference ideas and plans that will nourish your interior. According to Freud’s vision, this dream alerts to the possibility that the dreamer depends too much on a maternal figure. (See BABY, MOTHER, WOMAN, and CHEST)

To see breasts full of milk or to suckle from them reflects a desire to return to infancy. This dream could have various origins. Probably it is due to a feeling of insecurity or loneliness, or the need for affection and cover. It could be that the problems is an excessive load of responsibilities or a state of high stress or anxiety.

If a woman dreams that her breasts are droopy and look bad, it means that she will experience heartbreak.

If they are white and big, she will be rich.... breasts dream meaning

Bereavement

To dream of the bereavement of a child, warns you that your plans will meet with quick frustration, and where you expect success there will be failure. Bereavement of relatives, or friends, denotes disappointment in well matured plans and a poor outlook for the future.... bereavement dream meaning

Bird’s Nest

To see an empty bird’s nest, denotes gloom and a dull outlook for business. With eggs in the nest, good results will follow all engagements.

If young ones are in the nest, it denotes successful journeys and satisfactory dealings.

If they are lonely and deserted, sorrow, and folly of yours will cause you anxiety. ... bird’s nest dream meaning

Blasphemy

Blasphemy, denotes an enemy creeping into your life, who under assumed friendship will do you great harm.

To dream you are cursing yourself, means evil fortune.

To dream you are cursed by others, signifies relief through affection and prosperity.

The interpretation of this dream here given is not satisfactory. See Profanity. ... blasphemy dream meaning

Boa-constrictor

To dream of this is just about the same as to dream of the devil; it indicates stormy times and much bad fortune. Disenchantment with humanity will follow.

To kill one is good. ... boa-constrictor dream meaning

Bog

Bogs, denotes burdens under whose weight you feel that endeavors to rise are useless. Illness and other worries may oppress you. See Swamp. ... bog dream meaning

Bolts

To dream of bolts, signifies that formidable obstacles will oppose your progress.

If the bolts are old or broken, your expectations will be eclipsed by failures. ... bolts dream meaning

Brambles

To dream of brambles entangling you, is a messenger of evil. Law suits will go against you, and malignant sickness attack you, or some of your family. ... brambles dream meaning

Buttermilk

Drinking buttermilk, denotes sorrow will follow some worldly pleasure, and some imprudence will impair the general health of the dreamer.

To give it away, or feed it to pigs, is bad still.

To dream that you are drinking buttermilk made into oyster soup, denotes that you will be called on to do some very repulsive thing, and ill luck will confront you. There are quarrels brewing and friendships threatened.

If you awaken while you are drinking it, by discreet maneuvering you may effect a pleasant understanding of disagreements. ... buttermilk dream meaning

Yellow Bird

To see a yellow bird flitting about in your dreams, foretells that some great event will cast a sickening fear of the future around you.

To see it sick or dead, foretells that you will suffer for another’s wild folly. ... yellow bird dream meaning

Bake

Timely and painstaking method of preparation; see “food”... bake dream meaning

Bleach

Spiritual purification, unless used only to change appearance, i.E. Bleached hair is a symbol of hypocrisy... bleach dream meaning

Bodyguard

One who protects, i.E. Angels are known to protect... bodyguard dream meaning

Bound

Imprisoned with invisible bars; see “loose”... bound dream meaning

Bra

Support for the enablement of nurturing others; research details, i.E. Color, material, etc.; See “breast”... bra dream meaning

School Bus

An on-going learning experience... school bus dream meaning

Back Door

1. Change is on the way.

2. Family arguments (family members entering).

3. Secrets, especially lovers. ... back door dream meaning

Backbone

1. Means of support—usually social, often emotional.

2. Courage and determination.

3. The “flow” of emotions and feelings, possibly communication. ... backbone dream meaning

Ballroom

1. Usually a good omen, often to do with inheritance and legacies.

2. Social standing and financial status.

3. A measure of friendships and social activities.

4. Communication, intuition in social activities. ... ballroom dream meaning

Beak

1. An annoyance; a pest or domineering individual.

2. May denote feelings of intrusion (as in to “stick your beak in”). ... beak dream meaning

Birdseed

1. Nourishment, sustenance—likely spiritual, possibly emotional.

2. A feeling of great effort with little in the way of rewards. ... birdseed dream meaning

Birthmark

1. Questions or confusion regarding personal identity, especially how others perceive it.

2. Regrettable deeds or activi­ties from the past.

3. A distinguishing, identifying feature. ... birthmark dream meaning

Blade

1. Harsh or sharp words, thoughts or deeds.

2. Decisiveness and courage, especially during difficult times. ... blade dream meaning

Bookkeeper

1. Responsibility and “accountability”; keeping aspects of life moving forward.

2. Balance, harmony in life. ... bookkeeper dream meaning

Condom

1. Reservations about getting involved with a particular woman.

2. Reluctance to get involved sexually with anyone.

3. Afraid to have a baby. ... condom dream meaning

Bricks

(Adobe; Argillites; Plaster) In a dream, bricks mean lawful money. Ifthey are interpreted to means a child, then they represent a miscarried fetus, or a child who may die in his infancy.

If one sees baked bricks in his dream, they represent a son who will grow to be infamous, a backbiter and who will enjoy a long life.

(Also see Adobe)... bricks dream meaning

Birthday Cake

Celebratory of a person’s life and growth.

If the cake is half-baked or burnt it symbolizes worthlessness Hosea 7:8... birthday cake dream meaning

Boy Scout

Helping others, civically minded ... boy scout dream meaning

Breathing

If you’re out of breath in your dream, or having trouble breathing, it means you’re suffering from a guilty conscience about something you’ve done in the past.

If you’re breathing slowly and calmly in your dream, however, it means the time is right to achieve all types of things.... breathing dream meaning

Bridesmaid

For a girl to dream that she is a bridesmaid foretells a happy marriage within a year.

If her dress is torn, she will find that her husband is secretive.... bridesmaid dream meaning

Chest, Box

May refer to one’s physical chest; more often the way we hide in ourselves, or keep hidden, our own feelings; our most valued ideals and hopes; our best insights; the best in us. ... chest, box dream meaning

Backwards

1- To dream of going backwards indicates that we may be withdrawing from a situation or slow to learn from it. We mav need to recognise that to continue in a particular situation will stop our progress.

2- Mentally we are not using our best faculties. When she looked backwards, loot’s wife was turned into a pillar of salt.

To look back into the past can be detrimental.

3- Regressive tendencies can cause us to move backwards into previous behaviour patterns.

The dreamer should take note of what is happening in his life at this time, and determine the reasons for this.... backwards dream meaning

Fabulous Beasts

such as Griffins, Unicorns, Minolaurs

1- In dream imagery, in order to draw the dreamer’s attention to certain qualities, animals may be shown as having characteristics belonging to other creatures. Archctypally, there arc many combinations which arc possible and which will give unlimited potential to the creative abilities within the dreamer (see Archetypes).

The dreamer is being shown that there is Freedom from conventional principles.

2- Given the freedom to crcate, the mind can produce both the fantastic and the grotesque. Such fabulous beasts are the result of trying to reconcile these two polarities.

3- Fearsome and terrifying powers of nature arc represented in this interpretation.

The dreamer should be aware of his own ‘animalistic’ power and whether he can control it.... fabulous beasts dream meaning

Board Game

Playing a board game may represent a strategic- decision that you have just made in a business deal.

A board game in a dream may also indicate that you arc facing competition or opposition at work.

A board game may literallv mean that someone is playing games with you or deceiving you. Finally, it may indicate you are “bored” with a situation or with your present Life.... board game dream meaning

Bandit

Dreaming of being confronted by a bandit or pack of bandits suggests a weakness in your spirit that needs to be addressed; possibly an aspect of your own personality requires facing up to, as you may have been sabotaging yourself without realizing it.... bandit dream meaning

Bravery

This warns the dreamer to keep a cool head and act with all courage, as an emergency is at hand which will test his nerve.... bravery dream meaning

Babysitting

Babysitting is an activity which crosses the divide between the spiritual and the physical. Spiritually it suggests the nurturing, caring side of the personality or that part which is ready to take responsibility for others.... babysitting dream meaning

Blackmail

Blackmail suggests that there is a part of us that is aware of information that we hold. However, we have difficulty in sharing that information with others. We may also be called upon to account for past actions.... blackmail dream meaning

Breaking Up

To dream that you are breaking up with someone is a signal that there are feelings or situations in your life that you want to be rid of. Or, it could mean you are refusing to accept a situation that’s being pushed upon you.

If you dream of someone else breaking up with you, you may have low self-esteem or feel alienated from others. This could also be a straight-forward fear of rejection.... breaking up dream meaning

Bequest

After this dream, pleasures of consolation from the knowledge of duties well performed, and the health of the young is assured. ... bequest dream meaning

Blossoms

To dream of seeing trees and shrubs in blossom, denotes a time of pleasing prosperity is nearing you.... blossoms dream meaning

Boiler

To dream of seeing a boiler out of repair, signifies you will suffer from bad management or disappointment.

For a woman to dream that she goes into a cellar to see about a boiler foretells that sickness and losses will surround her. ... boiler dream meaning

Bonnet

Bonnet, denotes much gossiping and slanderous insinuations, from which a woman should carefully defend herself.

For a man to see a woman tying her bonnet, denotes unforeseen good luck near by. His friends will be faithful and true.

A young woman is likely to engage in pleasant and harmless flirtations if her bonnet is new and of any color except black. Black bonnets, denote false friends of the opposite sex. ... bonnet dream meaning

Brood

To see a fowl with her brood, denotes that, if you are a woman, your cares will be varied and irksome. Many children will be in your care, and some of them will prove wayward and unruly. Brood, to others, denotes accumulation of wealth. ... brood dream meaning

Burns

Burns stand for tidings of good.

To burn your hand in a clear and flowing fire, denotes purity of purpose and the approbation of friends.

To burn your feet in walking through coals, or beds of fire, denotes your ability to accomplish any endeavor, however impossible it may be to others. Your usual good health will remain with you, but, if you are overcome in the fire, it represents that your interests will suffer through treachery of supposed friends. ... burns dream meaning

Balm

Healing... balm dream meaning

Barge

A heavy load of responsibility that is secured, because it is on water; see “boat”... barge dream meaning

Bastard

The unregenerate; uncharacteristic of any literal interpretation... bastard dream meaning

Braces

Restraints for keeping spiritually straight, according to anatomical location, i.E. Teeth, etc.; Research accordingly... braces dream meaning

Braid

To bind and restrict; see “hair”... braid dream meaning

Breastplate

Protection; righteousness is a breastplate of protection against the unrighteous acts of others... breastplate dream meaning

Broken

See “break”... broken dream meaning

Brooch

To “pin” one’s self with an outward show of a personal accomplishment and adoration; see “ornament”... brooch dream meaning

Buffet

An informal service accessible to all, according to individual needs; see “food”... buffet dream meaning

Bullets

Harsh words that wound one’s spirit; see “gun”... bullets dream meaning

Bully

See “bull”... bully dream meaning

Bum

One who sponges off others; may symbolize someone of similar character... bum dream meaning

Buoy

One who gives hope and help to others in the waters of adversity... buoy dream meaning

Buy

To “pay the price”, not necessarily monetary... buy dream meaning

Nipple

See “breast”... nipple dream meaning

Bedspread

1. Prosperity and success.

2. Sexuality and how it is pre­sented to others. ... bedspread dream meaning

Bison

1. Prosperity, wealth and sustenance.

2. Life’s journey or path, forward movement. ... bison dream meaning

Blue Jay

1. A message is trying to be communicated, often of a gos­sipy nature.

2. Warning to avoid cockiness or overconfidence. ... blue jay dream meaning

Bundle

1. Invitation coming soon.

2. Various aspects of self, per­sonality.

3. A particularly complex, sensitive phase of life or situation. ... bundle dream meaning

Nuclear Bomb

1. An extreme, devastating sense of helplessness, powerlessness.

2. Reverse: a need to start over from scratch, a complete changeover.

3. Great rage and hostility, a desire to completely annihilate or “vaporize” the object of rage. ... nuclear bomb dream meaning

Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy in a dream signifies both material and spiritual losses.

If a sick person sees himself bankrupt in a dream, it means that he is approaching his death, or it could mean loss of his property or changing one’s trade into a job of lesser importance.

(Also see Fraudulent bankruptcy; Slave)... bankruptcy dream meaning

Beam

In a dream, the beams of a ship represent religious people, faith, holding fast to one’s faith, or it could mean complications.

(See Light; Ship)... beam dream meaning

Beverages

(See Bartender)... beverages dream meaning

Blouse

(See Shirt)... blouse dream meaning

Blow

(See Slapping on the cheek)... blow dream meaning

Boredom

(See Breathing difficulty)... boredom dream meaning

Burglary

(See Robbery)... burglary dream meaning

Butler

(See Skewer; Wick)... butler dream meaning

Giving Birth

(See Childbirth)... giving birth dream meaning

Backstage

Symbolic of helping behind the scenes ... backstage dream meaning

Band Aid

Symbolic of trying to help a large problem with very few resources ... band aid dream meaning

Light Bulb

To be in the dark and then have a light bulb turn on is symbolic of God showing you that righteous living will illuminate your situation, Isa. 58:9-10... light bulb dream meaning

Dream

To dream of relating a dream indicates that something unusual is about to happen (Raphael). Evidently a struggle on the part of the subconscious to bring the matter before the consciousness.... dream dream meaning

Basement, Cellar

Example: ‘I know I have killed somebody and their body is walled up in the cellar.

The strange thing is I haven’t a clue who this person is. Various people visit my home and I am terrified the body will be discovered. In one of these recurring dreams the police actually investigate the dis­appearance of “the person’’ and go into the cellar. When I wake from these dreams I always have the most terrible guilty feeling’ (Mrs P L). Usually the things we have hidden from awareness in our unconscious.

The example shows how Mrs L has killed or repressed a pan of herself. We might kill’ ambition, love, sexual drive, and push them into our uncon­scious. But the basement or cellar is also the entrance to gen­eral memones, our biological unconscious’ functions, archetypal patterns of behaviour, subliminal or psychic im­pressions, the collective unconscious. Frequently the place we keep memories of traumatic events in our life. So a dark shape or intruder might emerge from downstairs*. Our dark deeds or guilty memories are also in the basement.

A snake in the cellar, cave: our psychobiological drive; the energy behind our growth and motivation which includes sex drive. This con­nects us with awareness of our evolution. Bad smell: emotions which could cause depression or illness. ... basement, cellar dream meaning

Birch

Young, slender girl.

The birch combines black and white in its bark, implying contradictions.

During the Middle Ages, magic protection against witches and evil spirits.... birch dream meaning

Bride / Bridegroom

See Marriage.

A specific event concerning your own development.

A desire for a partner, for bonding, or looking for balance between internal and external contradictions. Are you seeing your dream partner.7 Such a dream partner often depicts the ideal of your soulmate. Rarely, it signifies a warning of unwanted pregnancy. See Baby.

An unhappy or ugly bride or bridegroom often points to conflicts with your partner.

Alchemy sees these symbols as a connection between opposites. According to Jung, the images connect the masculine and feminine parts of the soul and are a symbol of light and fertility.

Folklore: Surprisingly, a bride and bridegroom in a dream always mean accident and great disappointment, particularly when you yourself are the bride or bridegroom.... bride / bridegroom dream meaning

Bonds

There are two meanings for bonds in dreams. One is as in savings bonds (promissory notes) and the second as in bindings and cords.

1- To dream of the former indicates that we have a sense of commitment to a person or a principle, that we are capable of making promises which we can keep.

To dream of the latter deals with the binding or holding which can occur in situations and relationships. Depending on whether the dreamer is being bound or doing the binding, it shows submission to a greater force.

2- Depending on whether we arc giving or receiving such promissory bonds, we need to consider our emotional commitment to ourselves and our own concerns.

To be aware of being fettered, snared or held fast by chains indicates the possibility our emotional selves may be out of control.

3- The changing of conflict into law and order, of chaos into cosmic order.

The Silver Cord.... bonds dream meaning

Laurel / Bay Leaves

1- The laurel or bay tree is less like- ly to appear in dreams nowadays, unless the dreamer is either a gardener or has particular knowledge of symbolism. In former times, it would have represented a particular type of success. Traditionally the laurel or bay is difficult to grow, so it would have symbolised triumph over difficulty.

2- The laurel wreath is often used to indicate triumph and victory, and therefore is an acknowledgement of success. It also suggests immortality.

3- The laurel or bay tree signifies chastity and cternitv.... laurel / bay leaves dream meaning

Blush

Applying blush accentuates the cheekbones and may express a desire to add more contour to your face. In a dream, blush may mention the desire for a more rosy or loving self- expression.

(See Makeup.)... blush dream meaning

Boats

Boats in our dreams ride on the waves and the surface of the subconscious, so they are connected to the emotional and creative currents of life.

An ocean liner, carrying a large cargo of people and often goods, may or may not make it to port in our dreams.

If it does, it would suggest that you will reap the riches you deserve.... boats dream meaning

Business Card

Handing out business cards in a dream may point to the need to expand your business interests. Receiving someone’s business card may predict an important future business contact.... business card dream meaning

Bristles

(See Toothbrush).... bristles dream meaning

Bark

VT: Looking at the bark of a tree means you are protecting your personal space. It also suggests you keep your intimate affairs more private.

If the bark is injured, your intimate space has already been “invaded.’’ Caning something into the bark means that erotic dreams will come true. See Armor, Shell, Tank, Tree.... bark dream meaning

Blaze

Symbol: A blaze always means uncertainty, insecurity, and that you’re in need of help.

Vision: Seeing a house engulfed in bright flames: a timely change for the better in a certain matter, or you can expect something new to take place.

If the burning house is engulfed in dense smoke, and you are unable to recognize the people around you and their intentions, your own plans and actions have not yet “matured.” If you are setting something ablaze: your fight against fate is futile.

Depth Psychology: Every dream invoking fire needs to be taken seriously, because your emotional energies have—either through internal or external events—become destructive.

The fire might also be a symbol for erotic passions or repressed urges. Sometimes a blaze signals mental problems or an obsession with an idea. Something is “burning” inside you—find out soon what it is.... blaze dream meaning

Babble

When we are conscious of a babble of noise within a dream it suggests that there is too much information for us to be able to sort out what is relevant.

The significance comes from the story of the tower of babel when communication is said to have become impossible. Spiritually, babble has the added significance of perhaps ‘speaking in tongues’ – receiving information from a hidden source.... babble dream meaning

Bake / Baker / Bakery

Since baking is a creative act, combining ingredients to make something new, it suggests the creative urge. As a baker knows his craft, in dreams he may be seen as an aspect of the higher self.

The bakery in dreams represents a dedicated area or sacred space.... bake / baker / bakery dream meaning

Ballerina / Ballet Dancer

The figure of a ballerina is dreamlike in waking life, so in dreams a ballerina symbolizes music, fluidity and the inner aspect of spiritual feeling.... ballerina / ballet dancer dream meaning

Bank / Banker

A bank suggests a secure space, where our spiritual resources are stored and increased with effort. It may also signify a place where an exchange of energy or power takes place.

The banker represents the controlling, knowledgeable part of ourselves and thus our right to have personal management of our spiritual assets.... bank / banker dream meaning

Barb / Barbed Wire

The barb is traditionally the fork that the devil carried with him, with which to goad us into action. Sometimes seen as the trident, it can represent the trinity of body, mind and spirit. Barbed wire might be seen as an entanglement which is not appropriate.... barb / barbed wire dream meaning

Bedwetting

Bedwetting in dreams can suggest a need for freedom of personal expression. It can signify the need to let go but can also highlight issues of self-control.... bedwetting dream meaning

Black Hole

In spiritual terms a black hole has the same connotation as the void or the abyss.... black hole dream meaning

Broom / Brush

Magically, a broom is a witch’s implement. In dreams, brooms and brushes can have a similar meaning in that they clear a spiritual space of negativity in preparation for changes to be made.... broom / brush dream meaning

Bra

1. Support for nurturing others,

2. Sexy bra revealing flesh to others; Rev. 1:13; Hos. 2:2; Prov. 5:19.... bra dream meaning

Bake-house

To dream of a bake-house, demands caution in making changes in one’s career. Pitfalls may reveal themselves on every hand.

For a young woman to dream that she is in a bake house, portends that her character wil{l} be assailed. She should exercise great care in her social affairs. ... bake-house dream meaning

Barmaid

For a man to dream of a barmaid, denotes that his desires run to low pleasures, and he will scorn purity.

For a young woman to dream that she is a barmaid, foretells that she will be attracted to fast men, and that she will prefer irregular pleasures to propriety. ... barmaid dream meaning

Bedbugs

Seen in your dreams, they indicate continued sickness and unhappy states. Fatalities are intimated if you see them in profusion.

To see bedbugs simulating death, foretells unhappiness caused by illness.

To mash them, and water appears instead of blood, denotes alarming but not fatal illness or accident.

To see bedbugs crawling up white walls, and you throw scalding water upon them, denotes grave illness will distress you, but there will be useless fear of fatality.

If the water fails to destroy them, some serious complication with fatal results is not improbable. ... bedbugs dream meaning

Book Store

To visit a book store in your dream, foretells you will be filled with literary aspirations, which will interfere with your other works and labors.... book store dream meaning

Borrowing

Borrowing is a sign of loss and meagre support.

For a banker to dream of borrowing from another bank, a run on his own will leave him in a state of collapse, unless he accepts this warning.

If another borrows from you, help in time of need will be extended or offered you. True friends will attend you. ... borrowing dream meaning

Bottles

Bottles are good to dream of if well filled with transparent liquid. You will overcome all obstacles in affairs of the heart, prosperous engagements will ensue.

If empty, coming trouble will envelop you in meshes of sinister design, from which you will be forced to use strategy to disengage yourself. ... bottles dream meaning

Bray

Hearing an ass bray, is significant of unwelcome tidings or intrusions.... bray dream meaning

Brewing

To dream of being in a vast brewing establishment, means unjust persecution by public officials, but you will eventually prove your innocence and will rise far above your persecutors. Brewing in any way in your dreams, denotes anxiety at the outset, but usually ends in profit and satisfaction. ... brewing dream meaning

Buried Alive

To dream that you are buried alive. denotes that you are about to make a great mistake, which your opponents will quickly turn to your injury.

If you are rescued from the grave, your struggle will eventually correct your misadventure. ... buried alive dream meaning

Burr

To dream of burrs, denotes that you will struggle to free self from some unpleasant burden, and will seek a change of surroundings. ... burr dream meaning

Mocking-bird

To see or hear a mocking-bird, signifies you will be invited to go on a pleasant visit to friends, and your affairs will move along smoothly and prosperously.

For a woman to see a wounded or dead one, her disagreement with a friend or lover is signified. ... mocking-bird dream meaning

Scrap-book

To dream of a scrap-book, denotes disagreeable acquaintances will shortly be made. ... scrap-book dream meaning

Backseat

Seat of submission; see “automobile”... backseat dream meaning

Bacteria

Spiritual impurities... bacteria dream meaning

Bang

If it is so loud that it wakes one up, it is a warning that should be immediately investigated... bang dream meaning

Basil

Royal... basil dream meaning

Beautician

One who helps to spiritually groom others; see “hair”... beautician dream meaning

Beautiful

Inner beauty... beautiful dream meaning

Beryl

A symbol of good fortune... beryl dream meaning

Billfold

Money, amount determined by color, material, and condition... billfold dream meaning

Biscuit

The spiritual “bread of life”; new words for a new beginning; see “bread”... biscuit dream meaning

Bitter

Painful to endure... bitter dream meaning

Blemish

According to type, i.E.

A wound, spot, acne, flaw, etc.; Research accordingly... blemish dream meaning

Blender

Successful integration... blender dream meaning

Bowing

Whether for respect, submission, shame, etc., Depends upon the circumstances revealed... bowing dream meaning

Breakdown

A warning given in order to recognize the cause and remedy... breakdown dream meaning

Bright

Enlightenment... bright dream meaning

Bubble Gum

Useless words that come to nothing... bubble gum dream meaning

Buttercup

Smoothing out small problems in a gentle manner, involving fearfulness; see “butter”, “cup”, and “yellow”... buttercup dream meaning

Aurora Borealis

1. Spiritually in tune with god.

2. Feeling peace and love in one’s life. ... aurora borealis dream meaning

Baby Carriage

1. Urges for a family, to have a baby.

2. A need or desire to care for the child within. ... baby carriage dream meaning

Babysitter

Feelings of protection, guardianship or supervision over another. ... babysitter dream meaning

Bass

1. Foundation, grounding, an anchor, often socially (voice).

2. Rhythm of daily life (bass guitar). ... bass dream meaning

Beige

1. Neutrality.

2. Often used to represent the color of some flesh tones.

3. Basic color used to enhance others in decoration. ... beige dream meaning

Bend

1. A measure of adaptability, flexibility.

2. The ability to adapt to various situations and social activities.

3. To succumb to the demands of others, obligations (as in to “bend over backward”). ... bend dream meaning

Berry

1. Industry and endeavors (as in the “fruit of labors”).

2. Sex­uality.

3. Important, good news is in the offing, likely regarding social events or activities. ... berry dream meaning

Beverage

1. A spiritual quest or “thirst.” 2. An idea or concept and the ability to understand or absorb it. ... beverage dream meaning

Bikini

1. A healthy lack of inhibition (little or nothing to hide).

2. Exposure, emotional vulnerability. ... bikini dream meaning

Bisexual

1. Sexual confusion or previously unrecognized attrac­tions.

2. Sexual repression, difficulties with sexual expression.

3. A need or desire to address either masculine or feminine as­pects of self or integrate them. ... bisexual dream meaning

Bleachers

1. Youthful or school memories, reminiscences, often positive.

2. A measure of wealth and prosperity, advancement in life’s goals and ambitions (note how close one sits to the court or field). ... bleachers dream meaning

Blond

1. Perceived superfluity, frivolity.

2. A need to take life less seriously. ... blond dream meaning

Blueprint

1. Plans, details and preparations for any project or ac­tivity.

2. A need or desire for better planning regarding an upcoming project.

3. The schematic or structure, the skeleton, usually of self and personality. ... blueprint dream meaning

Bondage

1. Difficulty with self-expression, communication.

2. Emotional control and “restraint”—often regarding situations, sometimes in general. ... bondage dream meaning

Boulder

1. Strength and power.

2. Obstacles.

3. Severe, seemingly insurmountable difficulties are in the offing. ... boulder dream meaning

Crystal Ball

Psychic abilities may be present in one to better foresee the future. ... crystal ball dream meaning

Panties

1. Lucky at love.

2. A change for the better (to change into clean ones).

3. Exposure, shame, embarrassment (to be caught in).

4. Feminine self; an exploration of sexuality. ... panties dream meaning

Rubber Band

1. A negative omen for relationships, friendships, flexi­bility, helpfulness.

2. Feelings about life, responsibilities and obli­gations (as in to be “overstretched” or on the brink of “snapping”). ... rubber band dream meaning

Seat Belt

1. Need for security.

2. Need for restraint in one’s actions and emotions.

3. Desire or inclination to take unnecessary risks (not using). ... seat belt dream meaning

Sleeping Bag

1. One is protected.

2. The desire to go back to the womb. ... sleeping bag dream meaning

Turkish Bath

1. Feelings of being overwhelmed or frustrated with health issues.

2. A good omen for social affairs.

3. A need or de­sire to be more open-minded, likely regarding health and sense of well-being. ... turkish bath dream meaning

Battlefield

In a dream, a battlefield represents actions, accomplishments, activities, fulfillments, success, victory, warning to children or training them to become professional soldiers.... battlefield dream meaning

Betting

(See Casting lots; Gambling)... betting dream meaning

Bigfoot

(See Sasquatch)... bigfoot dream meaning

Blame

(Censure; Rebuke; Reprimand; Reproof) Blame in a dream signifies pursuing Satan in his evil actions and it means failing one’s promise. Blaming oneself in a dream means doubt, disturbance and confusion for which one will be rebuked. He will then be relieved to pursue his enemy, to overcome him and become free from people’s reproach. Blaming someone in a dream, means the same in wakefulness, and consequently, one will suffer from people blaming him. Ifone sees people showeringhim with money in a dream, it means that they are speaking ill of him or blaming him.

If one sees people praising him in a dream, it also means that he is praiseworthy and does good.

(Also see Censure)... blame dream meaning

Blowing

To blow into fire in a dream means kindling a conflict or exasperating and intensifying it. Blowing into the ground in a dream means unveiling a secret or reprimanding one who does not keep a secret. Blowing into the vagina of a woman in a dream means that she will become pregnant. Blowing the trumpet of resurrection in a dream means salvation of the righteous ones. Hearing the first sound of the trumpet of resurrection in a dream means announcing the truth or hearing shocking and worrisome news. Hearing the second blow of the trumpet of resurrection in a dream means exposure of secrets, recovering of the sick, release of the prisoners, reunion of beloveds, loss of one’s capital investment or the flow of wealth.

(Also see Bellows; Trumpet of Resurrection)... blowing dream meaning

Blunder

(Foolish talk; Nonsense; or people’s foolish talk) Blunder in a dream means disobedience, sin or refusing to accept a good advice.

To make a foolish oath in a dream means repentance of a sinner and guidance for a disbeliever.

(Also see Grammarian; Fool; Linguist; Lying)... blunder dream meaning

Bragging

In a dream, bragging represents a tyrant, an unjust person, or an aggressor.

If the person seen in a dream is already dead, it is a warning for his family. It also means failure to satisfy one’s religious obligations.

If the person noted in the dream is sick, then it means that he may be nearing his death.

If he is healthy, then bragging while yawning in a dream means affliction with an illness.

(Also see Boast)... bragging dream meaning

Breast-feeding

(Imprisonment; Suckling; Nursing) In a dream, it means being in need, becoming an orphan, business losses, being emotional or having a temper.

If a woman sees herself breast-feeding a man in a dream, it means tightness of worldly means or imprisonment for both of them. Breast-feeding a child after weaning him in a dream means a sickness or imprisonment. Though, if a pregnant woman sees herself breast-feeding a child in a dream, it means that she will have a safe delivery. Ifone sees himselfbreast-feeding a hunted animal, or a domesticated one, or if one sees himself suckling their milk in a dream, it means that an affliction, or a calamity will strike at that person, then it will secede.

If a man sees himself having milk in his breast in a dream, it means material success and prosperity. Should he breast-feed someone in that dream, it denotes ill consequences for both people. Ifa woman sees a man suckling milk from her breast in a dream, it means that he uses force with her to give him her money.

If a woman sees herself moving between other women and breastfeeding them in a dream, it means that she will never yield milk. Ifa sick person sees himself suckling milk in a dream, it means that he will recover from his illness.

(Also see Milk)... breast-feeding dream meaning

Broker

(Auctioneer; Middle man; Stockbroker) A broker in a dream represents someone who brokers for either good or evil, or he could be someone broadcasting his own esteem. Such a person will be well recognized in wakefulness.

A broker in a dream also represents a marriage broker, or a pimp.

If an unknown broker visits a sick person in a dream, he then represents the angel of death.

The visit of the undertaker in a dream means the same.

(Also see Auctioneer; Termite)... broker dream meaning

Brother In-law

Having a brother in-law in a dream and particularly for someone who does not have in-laws means strength, peace and tranquility.... brother in-law dream meaning

Builder

A builder, or a brick layer in a dream represents a righteous person who brings people’s hearts together. Ifhe does not accept wages for his work, then nU in reality such a person is a man of virtue and moral excellence.

A builder in a dream also represents a poet, longevity or he may represent the element ofgreed and desire to amass the world because of his continuous asking for bricks and cement to fasten them together. Abuilder, or a brick layer in a dream also means unity, love and support. Demolishing a building in a dream means negating promises and failing to comply with the conditions of an agreement.

(Also see Builder)... builder dream meaning

Bullfight

(Butting; Thrusting) A bullfight or a goat fight with horns in a dream means preparing for war. It also could mean joining a festival, a show of innovation, or participating in heedless activities. Thrustingor bumpingsomeone with the head in a dream means plagues, illness or calamities that will affect both partiea.If’blcod flows from their heads because of such blows in the dream, it means that they will both suffer evil consequences and losses. Thrusting against someone with the head during a fight in a dream also means having pride about one’s ancestry.... bullfight dream meaning

Burp

Burping in a dream connotes a beneficial discussion.... burp dream meaning

Buying

In a dream, buying something means selling it.

(Also see Sale)... buying dream meaning

Snake Bite

(See Snake; Sting)... snake bite dream meaning

Beaten

If you are being beaten in dream it can be emblematic of a demonic attack.

If you are being beaten on the back with a rod it can symbolize correction for foolish behavior, Prov. 10:13... beaten dream meaning

Bluebird

Order, obedience, Jer. 8:7 ... bluebird dream meaning

Boot Camp

Symbolic of preparation and training ... boot camp dream meaning

Brownies

Symbolic of love, fellowship, food, and family... brownies dream meaning

Olive Branch

Symbolic of adoption into God’s family, Rom. 11:17 ... olive branch dream meaning

Beasts

See Animals.... beasts dream meaning

Begin

To begin something in your dream is your subconscious telling you that you need to get on with what you have only been planning.

It is a warning of wasting valuable time through procrastination.... begin dream meaning

Buddha, Buddhist

Often in western dreams associated with the denial of our ego; liberation from thinking and desiring; in a Christian person’s dream may be a threat to their belief system. ... buddha, buddhist dream meaning

Interpretation Of Dreams

Although mind and body may be a total unity, and the separation in language merely a conve­nience, despite its unity our being has a number of interacting systems.

The action of the hean on the other systems is obvi­ous, and the influence of emotions on the organs is also be­coming obvious. What is not so well established is the impor­tance of the feedback occurring when we gain insight into our own functioning through understanding a dream. Although our being is already a self regulating system, the ability to turn consciousness inwards to make clear aspects of unconscious function appears to increase the efficiency of self regulation. This is shown in the first example of reptiles, lizards, snakes, where David finds a long-standing neck pain and goes through insight into its cause. In this way wc might be seen as a conscious organism which not only reprogrammes mental patterns or habits, but to some extent can renovate or change body efficiency as well. See dream analysis; dream process­ing; the Introduction. ... interpretation of dreams dream meaning

Out Of Body Experience

Example: ‘At about two or three in the morning my wife Brenda and I were suddenly awoken from sleep by a noise. As we lifted our heads to listen we identified it as the handle on our children’s bedroom door being turned.

The house only had two bedrooms, and the children’s room was directly opposite ours. Both of us had had the same thought—”Oh no, it’s the children again.” Much to our annoyance they had been waking in the middle of the night claiming it was morning and time to play. We had tried to suppress it, but here it was again.

As these thoughts went through our minds we heard the sound of feet clomping down the stairs. This was strange as the children usually stayed in their room. Brenda got up, de­termined to get whoever it was back into bed. I heard her switch the light on, go down the stairs, switch the sitting room light on, and I followed her via the sounds of her movement as she looked in the kitchen and even toilet—we didn’t have a bathroom. Then up she came again and opened the children’s door—strange because we had assumed it had been opened. When she came back into our room she looked puzzled and a little scared. “They’re all asleep and in bed ‘ she said. ‘We talked over the mystery for some time, trying to under­stand just how we had heard the door handle rattle then foot­steps going down the stairs, yet the door wasn’t open. Also, the door handles on our doors were too high for the children to reach without standing on a chair. There was a stool in the children’s bedroom they used for that, yet it wasn’t even near the door when Brenda opened it.

Having no answer to the puzzle we stopped talking and settled to wait for sleep again. Suddenly a noise came from the children’s bedroom. It sounded like the stool being dragged and then the door handle turning again but the door not opening. “You go this time” Brenda said, obviously disturbed.

‘I opened our door quickly just in time to see the opposite door handle turn again. Still the door didn’t open. I reached across, turned the handle and slowly opened the door. It stopped as something was blocking it. Just then my daughter Helen’s small face peered around the door—high because she was standing on the stool. Puzzled by what had happened, I was careful what I said to her. “What do you want love?” I asked.

‘Unperturbed she replied, “I want to go to the toilet.” The toilet was downstairs, through the sitting room, and through the kitchen.

‘Now I had a clue so asked, “Did you go downstairs be­fore?”

“Yes,” she said, “but Mummy sent me back to bed.” * (Tony C).

This is an unusual example of an out of body experience (OBE). Mostly they are described from the point of view of the person projecting, and are therefore difficult to corroborate. Here, three people experience the OBE in their own way. From Tony and Brenda’s point of view what happened caused sensory stimuli, but only auditory. Helen’s statement says that she was sure she had physically walked down the stairs and been sent back to bed by her mother. Tony and Brenda felt there was a direct connection between what they were think­ing and feeling—get the children back to bed—and what Helen experienced as an objective reality.

OBEs have been reported in thousands in every culture and in every period of history.

A more general experience of OBE than the above might include a feeling of rushing along a tunnel or release from a tight place prior to the awareness of independence from the body. In this first stage some people experience a sense of physical paralysis which may be fright­ening (see paralysis). Their awareness then seems to become an observing point outside the body, as well as the sense of paralysis. Then there is usually an intense awareness of one­self and surroundings, unlike dreaming or even lucidity. Some projectors feel they are even more vitally aware and rational than during the waking state. Looking back on one’s body may occur here. Once the awareness is independent of the body, the boundaries of time and space as they are known in the body do not exist. One can easily pass through walls, fly, travel to or immediately be in a far distant place, witnessing what may be, or appears to be, physically real there.

Sir Auckland Geddes, an eminent British anatomist, de­scribes his own OBE, which contains many of these features. Example: Becoming suddenly and violently ill with gas­troenteritis he quickly became unable to move or phone for help. As this was occurring he noticed he had an A and a B consciousness.

The A was his normal awareness, and the B was external to his body, watching. From the B self he could see not only his body, but also the house, garden and sur­rounds. He need only think of a friend or place and immedi­ately he was there and was later able to find confirmation for his observations. In looking at his body, he noticed that the brain was only an end organ, like a condensing plate, upon which memory and awareness played.

The mind, he said, was not in the brain, the brain was in the mind, like a radio in the play of signals. He then observed his daughter come in and discover his condition, saw her telephone a doctor friend, and saw him also at the same time.

Many cases of OBE occur near death, where a person has died* of a hean attack for instance, and is later revived. Be­cause of this there are attempts to consider the possibility of survival of death through study of these cases. In fact many people experiencing an OBE have a very different view of death than prior to their experience.

Early attempts to explain OBEs suggested a subtle or astral body, which is a double of our physical and mental self, but able to pass through walls. It was said to be connected to the physical body during an OBE by a silver cord—a son of life­line which kept the physical body alive. This is like the con­cept that the people we dream about are not creations of our own psyche, but real in their own right. Whatever one may believe an OBE to be, it can be observed that many people in this condition have no silver cord, and have no body at all, but are simply a bodiless observer, or are an animal, a geo­metric shape, a colour or sound (see identity and dreams).

The person’s own unconscious concepts of self seem to be the factor which shapes the form of the OBE. If, therefore, one feels sure one must travel to a distant point, then in the OBE one travels.

If one believes one is immediately there by the power of thought, one is there.

If one cannot conceive of existing without a body, then one has a body, and so on.

This approach explains many aspects of the OBE, but there is still not a clear concept of what the relationship with the physical world is.

The many cases of OBE which occur during a near-death experience also suggest it may be connected with a survival response to death; not necessarily as a way of trying to transcend death, but perhaps as a primeval form of warning relatives of death.

If there is survival of death, then the OBE may be an anticipatory form, or a preparatory condition lead­ing to the new form. See hallucinations, hallucinogens. ... out of body experience dream meaning

Beret

See Hat. Finding your spiritual identity. Protect yourself from intellectual influences and mental manipulation.... beret dream meaning

Blackberry

Connected to nature. All Berries have a sexual connotation (clitoris).

Folklore: Bad omen because of the dark color.... blackberry dream meaning

Boxing Match

Ability to assert yourself. Aggression.

A frequent symbol for work / profession or marital situations, but it can also point to a positive fight.... boxing match dream meaning

Broadcast

1- When we dream of taking part in a broadcast we arc aware of needing to reach a wider audience. This may be risky since we have no means of measuring our audience’s response.

To dream of listening to a broadcast means we should be listening to the message that other people arc trying to get across.

2- Psychologically, the performer in us needs some form of self- expression.

3- Widespread spirituality.... broadcast dream meaning

Brotherhood

1- Dreaming of belonging to a brotherhood indicates our need to belong to a group of like-minded people. This could be something in the nature of a trade union, or of the Freemasons. We all need approval from our peers, and such a dream indicates the way we handle ritualised group behaviour.

2- Any grouping of the masculine usually alerts us to the many sides and aspects of the masculine personality.

3- The Priesthood.... brotherhood dream meaning

Brutality

1- To experience some form of brutality in a dream can be frightening until we realise that we are connecting into the darker, more animal side of ourselves. We may- need to deal with fears associated with that side in order to make progress.

2- Unrestrained passion whether sexual or otherwise can appear as brutality and cruelty in our dreams.

3- Brutality can manifest itself in demonic acts of evil. Although rather severe, the dreamer should take note of this interpretation.... brutality dream meaning

Ballroom / Dancing

A ballroom filled with dancers indicates a happy family life.

An empty ballroom shows a longing for company and / or family. Intricate dancing symbolizes an ability to do well in anything you try.

To see others dancing means you will get pleasure from someone else’s good fortune.

To be dancing yourself means you will get pleasure from work that you do yourself.... ballroom / dancing dream meaning

Bungee Jumping

The act of jumping off a cliff tied to a bungee cord may be an indication of your bravery in facing some challenge in life. Taking a jump supported by a bungee cord may- point to taking a risk that will allow you to bounce back even if the effort is not a complete success.... bungee jumping dream meaning

Jack In The Box

The animated jack-in-the-box character that has popped out of this box sends a powerful sales pitch to fast- food consumers: “Get it fast and fresh from the grill. “ As the setting of a dream, however, driving through a Jack in the Box may metaphoncally comment that you might soon get an unexpected scary surprise popping out at you at the most unexpected time. It may frighten you or make you laugh. It may also indicate that you feel rushed and unnurtured.... jack in the box dream meaning

Office Building

Entcnng an office building in your dreams may represent concerns about work and your career. What floor you arrive on may represent the degree of success and recognition you expect from your accomplishments in the work world.

• If the first floor is in an office building, you may be at the beginning of your career or beginning a new career.

• The second floor of an office building may matenalize to help express your desire to become a partner rather than jut an employee.... office building dream meaning

Peanut Butter

Eating out of a jar of peanut butter in a dream may result in your words coming out all wrong, thus it may mean that you are having difficulty communicating effectively. Peanut butter may also represent the product of two people’s hard work, as peanuts come two to a shell. It may also indicate that you are working “for peanuts.“... peanut butter dream meaning

Bar Mitzvah

To dream about a bar mitzvah represents the move from youth into maturity.

It is indicative of your role in life, your beliefs about right and wrong, and your expectations.... bar mitzvah dream meaning

Blueberries

To dream of blueberries indicates that you wish to revert back to the innocence of your childhood. It represents hope and positive influences. It could also reflect your current mood of anguish and sorrow.... blueberries dream meaning

Bobcat

A dream about a bobcat indicates that you must closely observe what happens in everyday life.... bobcat dream meaning

Bus Driver

To dream of seeing a bus driver represents your ability to take control yet work together with others as a team. It could also mean that you are confused as to which path to take in order to reach your goals. You cannot seem to get ahead in life.

To dream that you are a bus driver implies that you have chosen the correct path to achieve your goals, and you are reaching them fairly rapidly. Try to slow down a little and don’t be too aggressive. In particular, if you are a school bus driver in the dream, this could mean that you will reach your objectives faster if you use experience and wisdom to guide you. Perhaps you have achieved a higher level of self-discovery.... bus driver dream meaning

Bare Feet

It is considered fortunate to dream that you are naked.

If only the feet are bare, then you may expect some trouble or difficulty, but by perseverance and hard work you will prove successful.... bare feet dream meaning

Bazaar

To dream that you are assisting at a Bazaar, or any other cause devoted to charity, is a fortunate omen for your love affairs.... bazaar dream meaning

Belfry

Good tidings from a distance.... belfry dream meaning

Bubbles

A sign of gaiety. Avoid dissipation, or you may lose your sweetheart.... bubbles dream meaning

Atomic Bomb

Dreams of an atomic bomb represent the misuse of emotional energy, and its potentially destructive effects. Your dream is giving you the message to find a constructive, healthy and creative outlet for your bottled up feelings. See Fire.... atomic bomb dream meaning

Bathtub

Dreams of a bathtub symbolize a womb and that you are feeling contained as you are cleansed in a healing environment. See Water.... bathtub dream meaning

Beauty Shop

Dreams of a beauty shop symbolize the need for a -esteem lift and a luxurious pampering. This dream is nudging you to make the most of your natural resources and to celebrate the gifts you have been given. See Hair Dresser.... beauty shop dream meaning

Bulb

Dreams of a light bulb represent a great insight, idea, or solution.

If you dream of a plant bulb, this represents the budding potential of your mind, body, and spirit, or the growth of a project, a baby, and/or relationship. See Light or Bud.... bulb dream meaning

Badge / Brooch

A badge signifies an emblem or insignia of office, an acknowledgement or reward for effort.

Dreaming of such an object shows our need to be accepted, not just as ourselves, but also as part of a greater whole.

A brooch also signifies an acknowledgement of value.... badge / brooch dream meaning

Bankrupt / Bankruptcy

To dream of going or being bankrupt suggests that we have lost or cut ourselves off from a source of spiritual energy.... bankrupt / bankruptcy dream meaning

Bee / Beehive

The bee symbolizes immortality, rebirth and order. Through a connection with the great mother, a beehive signifies eloquence and direct speech.... bee / beehive dream meaning

Beg / Beggar

Begging was at one time considered a valid spiritual discipline in that people were expected to share what they had.

A beggar can be a hermit and, therefore, a spiritual petitioner, someone who trusts in the universe to provide.... beg / beggar dream meaning

Bend / Bending

The simple explanation of a bend in a path or road is a change in spiritual direction, perhaps to accommodate new information. Whether the change is to the right or left may be important.

To bend as in bowing generally acknowledges a higher power or authority.... bend / bending dream meaning

Binge

Any excess in spiritual terms is an attempt to change consciousness or awareness. Since bingeing is an intermittent activity it suggests that there are attempts to impose a degree of control without actually having the correct self-discipline.... binge dream meaning

Bite / Bitten

In a dream in which we are biting a person or an object, we have returned to very basic drives of anger and aggression, and behind that is the need to protect ourselves or our personal space. Being bitten by a snake often represents some kind of initiation.... bite / bitten dream meaning

Buttons / Buttonholes

Buttons and buttonholes were simple fastenings holding two different pieces of material together. Spiritually this can represent uniting the physical and spiritual realms into one coherent whole.... buttons / buttonholes dream meaning

Black And White

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.... black and white dream meaning

Blessing

If you dreamed of receiving a blessing you can face the future with confidence. You are beginning to come into your own, especially in the realm of creativity. Alternately, this dream occasionally comes to those who are suffering from a guilty conscience.... blessing dream meaning

Burying

Burying an object can represent: An unwillingness to deal with or a desire to avoid whatever that object represents.

Hiding something or being dishonest.

Ending a phase, putting something to rest, or putting something behind you.

See also: Hiding; Cover; Grave; Coffin; Cemetery; Dead Body; Dead Acquaintance; Funeral... burying dream meaning

Bay Tree

A palmy leisure awaits you in which you will meet many pleasing varieties of diversions. Much knowledge will be reaped in the rest from work.

It is generally a good dream for everybody. ... bay tree dream meaning

Beacon-light

For a sailor to see a beacon-light, portends fair seas and a prosperous voyage.

For persons in distress, warm attachments and unbroken, will arise among the young.

To the sick, speedy recovery and continued health. Business will gain new impetus.

To see it go out in time of storm or distress, indicates reverses at the time when you thought Fortune was deciding in your favor. ... beacon-light dream meaning

Beat

It bodes no good to dream of being beaten by an angry person; family jars and discord are signified.

To beat a child, ungenerous advantage is taken by you of another; perhaps the tendency will be to cruelly treat a child.... beat dream meaning

Belladonna

Strategic moves will bring success in commercial circles. Women will find rivals in society; vain and fruitless efforts will be made for places in men’s affections. Taking it, denotes misery and failure to meet past debts.... belladonna dream meaning

Bier

To see one, indicates disastrous losses and the early dissolution of a dear relative.

To see one, strewn with flowers in a church, denotes an unfortunate marriage.... bier dream meaning

Blind Man’s Buff

To dream that you are playing at blind man’s buff, denotes that you are about to engage in some weak enterprise which will likely humiliate you, besides losing money for you. ... blind man’s buff dream meaning

Blood Stone

To dream of seeing a blood stone, denotes that you will be unfortunate in your engagements.

For a young woman to receive one as a gift, denotes she will suffer estrangement from one friend, but will, by this, gain one more worthy of her. ... blood stone dream meaning

Blotting Paper

To dream of using blotting paper, signifies you will be deceived into the betrayal of secrets which will seriously involve a friend.

To see worn blotting paper, denotes continued disagreements in the home or among friends.... blotting paper dream meaning

Boarding House

To dream of a boarding house, foretells that you will suffer entanglement and disorder in your enterprises, and you are likely to change your residence. ... boarding house dream meaning

Boasting

To hear boasting in your dreams, you will sincerely regret an impulsive act, which will cause trouble to your friends.

To boast to a competitor, foretells that you will be unjust, and will use dishonest means to overcome competition. ... boasting dream meaning

Briars

To see yourself caught among briars, black enemies are weaving cords of calumny and perjury intricately around you and will cause you great distress, but if you succeed in disengaging yourself from the briars, loyal friends will come to your assistance in every emergency. ... briars dream meaning

Brimstone

To dream of brimstone, foretells that discreditable dealings will lose you many friends. if you fail to rectify the mistakes you are making.

To see fires of brimstone, denotes you will be threatened with loss by contagion in your vicinity. ... brimstone dream meaning

Bullock

Denotes that kind friends will surround you, if you are in danger from enemies. Good health is promised you. See Bull.... bullock dream meaning

Burglars

To dream that they are searching your person, you will have dangerous enemies to contend with, who will destroy you if extreme carefulness is not practised in your dealings with strangers.

If you dream of your home, or place of business, being burglarized, your good standing in business or society will be assailed, but courage in meeting these difficulties will defend you. Accidents may happen to the careless after this dream. ... burglars dream meaning

Cameo Brooch

To dream of a cameo brooch, denotes some sad occurrence will soon claim your attention. ... cameo brooch dream meaning

Canary Birds

To dream of this sweet songster, denotes unexpected pleasures.

For the young to dream of possessing a beautiful canary, denotes high class honors and a successful passage through the literary world, or a happy termination of love’s young dream.

To dream one is given you, indicates a welcome legacy.

To give away a canary, denotes that you will suffer disappointment in your dearest wishes.

To dream that one dies, denotes the unfaithfulness of dear friends. Advancing, fluttering, and singing canaries, in luxurious apartments, denotes feasting and a life of exquisite refinement, wealth, and satisfying friendships.

If the light is weird or unnaturally bright, it augurs that you are entertaining illusive hopes. Your over-confidence is your worst enemy.

A young woman after this dream should beware, lest flattering promises react upon her in disappointment. Fairy-like scenes in a dream are peculiarly misleading and treacherous to women. ... canary birds dream meaning

Glass-blower

To dream that you see glass-blowers at their work, denotes you will contemplate change in your business, which will appear for the better, but you will make it at a loss to yourself. ... glass-blower dream meaning

Jay-bird

To dream of a jay-bird, foretells pleasant visits from friends and interesting gossips.

To catch a jay-bird, denotes pleasant, though unfruitful, tasks.

To see a dead jay-bird, denotes domestic unhappiness and many vicissitudes.... jay-bird dream meaning

Life-boat

To dream of being in a life-boat, denotes escape from threatened evil.

To see a life-boat sinking, friends will contribute to your distress.

To be lost in a life-boat, you will be overcome with trouble, in which your friends will be included to some extent.

If you are saved, you will escape a great calamity. ... life-boat dream meaning

Passing Bell

To hear a passing bell, unexpected intelligence of the sorrow or illness of the absent.

To ring one yourself, denotes ill health and reverses. ... passing bell dream meaning

Rye Bread

To see or eat rye bread in your dreams, foretells you will have a cheerful and well-appointed home. ... rye bread dream meaning

Backdoor

More humbling than the front door... backdoor dream meaning

Balancing

Trying to be honest and single-minded... balancing dream meaning

Baloney

Ridiculous untruths... baloney dream meaning

Banister

A support while either descending from or ascending to a higher level or status... banister dream meaning

Barb

A snare causing entrapment... barb dream meaning

Barrette

Used to restrain one’s protective covering of safety and authority... barrette dream meaning

Bars

Like stripes, bars represent bondage; see “bound”... bars dream meaning

Beg

An humble appeal to be seriously considered... beg dream meaning

Belch

Unfavorable, useless, and unwise words... belch dream meaning

Belle

Beautiful and blessed one, associated with declaring praise and exaltation... belle dream meaning

Bind

Stop and render helpless... bind dream meaning

Bit

Used to hold in the mouth of a stubborn person who has no understanding... bit dream meaning

Bleacher

Being benched in the game of life; see “game”... bleacher dream meaning

Blink

Complacency; not alert or conscientious... blink dream meaning

Blonde

A covering figurative of purity, if natural; figurative of a hypocrite, if bleached... blonde dream meaning

Bounce

Instability; see “waver”... bounce dream meaning

Bowels

Digested emotions; improper location of elimination is taking advantage; see “bathroom”... bowels dream meaning

Branded

Marked with the same stigma... branded dream meaning

Break Up

Revealed to prevent or prepare... break up dream meaning

Brow

Can express an angry, critical attitude if eyebrows are excessive... brow dream meaning

Buck

Vivacious spirit, prepared to fight for his cause, if necessary... buck dream meaning

Budget

Informing one that a budget is needed... budget dream meaning

Bulls-eye

Making the mark; right on target... bulls-eye dream meaning

Bumblebee

A person who speaks stinging words in a fearful, bumbling manner... bumblebee dream meaning

Bunion

Pain caused by enduring excessive and difficult steps... bunion dream meaning

Bunk Beds

Persons in same situation, yet top bunk has authority... bunk beds dream meaning

Circuit Breaker

An interference causing a breakdown in the figurative circuit or hookup of one’s life; if literal, check it out... circuit breaker dream meaning

Honey-bee

A diligent worker who interacts well with others... honey-bee dream meaning

Seduce

Patronizing for the purpose of gaining favor is spoiled when exposed... seduce dream meaning

Stale Bread

Wasted by holding back instead of sharing; see “bread”... stale bread dream meaning

Water-bed

One’s personal situation rests on their faith; see “bed” and “water”... water-bed dream meaning

Backbiting

1. Family problems.

2. Actions may have potential to hurt others. ... backbiting dream meaning

Bagel

1. A feeling of incompleteness (as in an “empty hole”).

2. Nourishment, usually spiritual, sometimes cultural. ... bagel dream meaning

Bathrobe

1. May indicate the need to address issues regarding inti­macy.

2. A need or desire for time off, time away from routines in the outside world, usually for healing. ... bathrobe dream meaning

Birdcage

1. A feeling of being dominated, trapped and displayed.

2. A struggle; severe difficulties with identity, self and self-expression. ... birdcage dream meaning

Bitch

1. Complaints, dissatisfaction with life and endeavors.

2. Fem­inine aspects of self, likely with an element of hostility. ... bitch dream meaning

Black Widow

1. Insecurities, often regarding relationships.

2. Fem­inine power, often hostile in nature. ... black widow dream meaning

Blending

1. A symbol or measure of the ability to manage or “blend” aspects of self or life together.

2. Feelings of confusion, being overwhelmed—usually by life, often by emotions, some­times by groups of people.

3. The ability to “blend” together sometimes conflicting thoughts and feelings. ... blending dream meaning

Blind (person)

1. Deliberate ignorance.

2. Fears of castration. ... blind (person) dream meaning

Boardwalk

1. Friendships and social aspects of life.

2. A symbol for life’s journey, chosen path.

3. Prosperity, financial security. ... boardwalk dream meaning

Bookstore

1. Intellectual confusion, overwhelmed and overstimu­lated.

2. A need to acquire knowledge or pass it from one level of understanding to the next. ... bookstore dream meaning

Bowel

1. A positive omen (to have a bowel movement).

2. A need or desire to “eliminate” old patterns of thinking or behavior.

3. Communication, usually of feelings and painful issues. ... bowel dream meaning

Brace(s)

1. Certain things, likely communications issues, need to be “straightened out” (to dream of dental braces).

2. A feeling that something or someone is unable to stand alone, likely a relationship.

3. Feeling possible self-consciousness, image diffi­culties. ... brace(s) dream meaning

Battering Ram

(See Missile launcher)... battering ram dream meaning

Begging

(See Beggar; Soliciting Advice)... begging dream meaning

Belching

(Burping) In a dream, belching means vain talk, or the arrogance of a rich person toward a poor one.... belching dream meaning

Benediction

(See Blessings)... benediction dream meaning

Bias

(See Bragging)... bias dream meaning

Billy Goat

In a dream, a billy goat represents a person who has an awesome look, but makes stupid choices.

A billy goat also means a great person of an extraordinary destiny. It also could represents one’s son.

(Also see Goat)... billy goat dream meaning

Black Horse

The owner will acquire abundant wealth and tremendous happiness.... black horse dream meaning

Blackout

(See Faint)... blackout dream meaning

Bleed

(See Suck)... bleed dream meaning

Blotch

(See Freckles; Piebald)... blotch dream meaning

Body Limbs

In a dream, the head and the brain represent man’s controller, strength, benefits, longevity, wisdom or power. One’s ears in a dream represent his wife, daughter, sister or aunt.

The eyes represent one’s faith, religion or children.

The right eye represents his son and the left eye represents his daughter.

The forehead in a dream represents one’s beauty, son, power, honor, wealth, leadership or the point of prostration in one’s prayers.

A wide forehead in a dream means prosperity, while a narrow forehead means tightness.

The eyebrows represent one’s protection or spiritual guardianship. As for the human nose in a dream, it represents honor, longevity and respect. Whatever comes out of one’s nose in a dream is good and whatever goes into it in a dream may not be beneficial.

A bleeding nose in a dream means receiving or giving money.

If one’s nose is cut off in a dream, it means circumcision, falling in rank, or it could mean his death. Inhaling water and clearing one’s nose in a dream represents someone who deceives his wife.

If a bird or an animal comes out of one’s nose in a dream, it means that a cattle, a pet, or a domesticated animal will give birth to its babies in such a house.

A large nose in a dream represents honor and respect. Smelling a nice fragrance in a dream means begetting a son, or it could mean relief from difficulties. One’s face in a dream represents his happiness or his sorrow. Seeing the forehead and the face in a dream means money, honor and a beautiful woman.

The earlock and the temples represent two noble and blessed daughters.

A bright face in a dream means glad tidings, while a yellowish face in a dream means bad news or miseries. Frowning in a dream means a misfortune. Ifa woman sees herselffrowning in a dream, it means the death of her husband.

The two lips in a dream represent one’s helpers.

The lower lip is stronger in meaning than the upper lip.

It is also said that lips in a dream represent one’s relatives.

The upper lip represents the male relatives and the lower lip represents the female relatives. Sealed lips in a dream mean difficulties or adversities.

The mouth in a dream represents a key, one’s livelihood, the conclusion of one’s life, death, illness, strength, a coffer, a marketplace, a door attendant, a chief minister, or a door.lfone’s mouth is sealed in a dream, it means a scandal. One’s tongue in a dream represents his or her translator.

A long tongued person in a dream may mean winning an argument, or it could mean innocence from allegation.

An elongated tongue of ajudge in a dream means clarity and justice.

A tied-up tongue in a dream means poverty, sickness, depression, a calamity, or it could represent an unworthy person. Having two tongues in a dream means praiseworthiness and acquiring two types of knowledge. Seeing what is inside one’s mouth in a dream means exposing one’s ills. Biting on one’s tongue in a dream means regret. Watching one’s tongue in a dream means protecting oneself from pitfalls. Carrying one’s tongue by hand in a dream means receiving indemnity for bodily injury or receiving blood money.

If one sees his throat blocked in such a way that he could not speak in a dream, it denotes his stinginess toward his own family. Ifone sees one of his limbs speaking against him in a dream, it means that someone will report him to the authorities or become a witness against him in court. Ifone sees himself in a dream riding over the shoulders of his enemy, it means that he will commit a wrongdoing or a shameful act.

If there is no enmity between them, and if he sees himself riding over the shoulders of a friend in a dream, it means earning something from him. Carrying something over one’s shoulders in a dream means debts.

If one sees himselfcarrying a hypocrite over his shoulders in a dream, it means that he may work in a lumberyard or carry wood to earn a living. One’s shoulders in a dream also represent his parents, brothers, partners, station, or beauty. Anything that affects them in a dream will manifest in any ofthe above. In a dream, one’s neck represents an embrace, a donation with terms, a legal will, or a conditional endowment.

The neck and the shoulders in a dream represent one’s trust or trustworthiness.

A healthy and strong neck in a dream means trustworthiness and ability to meet one’s obligations. Wounds, festering or purulence in one’s neck in a dream mean betraying God’s trust.

If one sees a nice bird sitting over his neck in a dream it means benefits or an alibi.

If it is not a gentle bird, then it becomes a bad omen, or a rebuke.

If one sees a necklace, a rope, a wire, or a thread around his neck in a dream, it means fulfilling one’s promise, acquiring knowledge and honor.

A long neck in a dream could mean four things, that is justice, leadership, attainment of one’s goals or calling people to prayers.

The left hand represents one’s helper, friend, savings, or a compassionate relative. Longhands in a dream represent a charitable person, or a capable one, and short hands mean the opposite. Long hands also could mean longevity, wealth, helpers, borrowing money, governing, fulfilling one’s commands, profits from one’s business or having business sense.

If one’s hand is cut off in a dream, it means the death of his brother, his father, his partner, or a close friend or his assistant.

If the right hand is cut off in a dream, it means a vow one takes to deprive someone from his rights. It also means loss of one’sjob or cuttingoffone’s blood ties, or it could mean that he has committed a theft.

If a righteous person sees his hand cut off in a dream, it means abstaining from wrongdoing or eschewing evil.

If one’s left hand is cut off in a dream, it means reestablishing his relationship with his family and rediscovering the benefits of good qualities.

If one’s hand is broken in a dream, it means an adversity, illness, loss of business, or loss of a dear person.

The cracking skin of one’s hands in a dream means loss of wealth. Stretched hands in a dream means ill caused by a close friend. Stretching one’s hands in a dream also could mean generosity.

If one’s hands are cut off without causinghim any pain in a dream, it means that he may fall in love.

If one sees his hands joined together in a dream, it means having a family reunion, or a wedding. Ifone’s hands are trembling in a dream, it means weakness, illness, old age or longevity.

If one’s hands feel dry in a dream” it means that such a person does little good in his life. Ifone enters his hand under his arm’s pit in a dream, then brings it out bright and radiant in a dream, it means that he will acquire knowledge and may develop wisdom. Otherwise, it could mean profits.

If he brings forth his hand from under his arm’s pit in the dream, and if it reveal a flame in his dream, it represents a manifestation of divine power and a blessed victory.

If one pulls his hand from under his arm’s pit and it brings forth water in the dream, it means that he will receive great benefits and growth in his life, or perhaps that a long awaited traveller will shortly arrive to his doorsteps.

If a right-handed person sees himself being lefthanded in a dream, it means hardships.

If one sees himself walking with his hands in a dream, it represents his dependence on a relative to provide for his needs.

If one’s hands say something nice to him in a dream, it means financial comfort. Ifone’s hand is cut-offin a dream as punishment for a sin, it could mean marriage, a bad wife, or lack of trustworthiness.

If one washes his hands with soap in a dream, it means that he will abandon something he initiated, or that his intention will not be fulfilled.

If a form of life or a good spirit comes out from one’s hands in a dream, it indicates benefits.

If such a life is a malignant one, then it means the opposite.

If one takes someone by the hand in a dream, it means that he will help him and save his life. Ifsomethingsprouts in one’s hands or if one’s hands turn into iron, or a vegetable in a dream, it means negative that is a brother, a sister, a partner, a son, a compassionate friend, one’s strength, wealth, leadership, money, proof, a craft, or work.

The condition in which the palm of one’s hand looks in a dream indicates the state of one’s health and fitness. Clapping one’s hands in a dream could either mean joy and happiness, or it could mean nothing. Wearing a glove in one’s hand in a dream means ceasing the course of wrongdoing. Slapping one’s own face with both hands means sorrow, sadness or calamities. Hitting the back of one’s hand into the palm of the other hand in a dream means separation. In a dream, the fingers of the right hand represent the daily five time prayers.

The thumb represents the pre-dawn prayer, the index represents the midday prayer, the middle finger represents the mid-afternoon prayer, the ring finger represents the sunset prayer, and the little finger represents the evening prayer. As for the fingers of the left hand in a dream, they are interpreted to represent one’s nephews.

To cross or intertwine one’s fingers in a dream means difficulties and poverty. One’s toes in a dream represent the beauty of his character and denote his straightforwardness. Any defect or crookedness in them in a dream will mirror in wakefulness.

If a toe or a finger is bitten or crushed in a dream, it denotes evil or perhaps an accident. Ifone sees milk coming forth from his thumb and blood coming forth from his index finger in a dream, it means that he will marry a mother, then will he marry her daughter, or it could mean that he will rape the mother, then her daughter. Crackingone’s fingers in a dream means exchanging bad words between relatives or being sarcastic or making fun of other people.

If one’s fingers are paralyzed in a dream, it means that he has committed an awful sin.

If one sees his right hand paralyzed in a dream, it means injustice toward a weak person or inflicting losses upon an innocent person.

If one’s left hand is paralyzed in a dream, it means the death of his brother or sister. As for the fingernails in a dream, they denote beauty, courage, strength, a religious covenant, or money.

If one’s fingernails are chipped, extracted, or broken in a dream, they means loss of money and strength.

If they look nicely clipped in a dream, they mean both spiritual and material benefits. Long nails at the point of a near breaking in a dream mean distress, sorrow, fears and depression.

If one’s nail becomes a claw in a dream, it means rising against one’s enemy and opposition.

If one does not have fingernails in a dream, it means bankruptcy. Ifone’s fingernails turn yellow, green or blue or if they are broken in the dream, it means death. Clipping them in a dream means dispelling calamities or distress.

If a thorn or a chip of wooden enters under one’s fingernails in a dream, it means loss of power or money.

If one sees himself in a dream knocking his fingernails against his teeth in a dream, it means committing a despicable and a loathsome act. As for seeing one’s chest in a dream, if one sees himselfhaving a broad and a nice looking chest (See Chest), it means repentance of a sinner, or being eager and willing to follow the truth and to comply with it, or to make easy what was earlier difficult. One’s breasts in a dream (See Breast) represent his daughter. Man’s breast in a dream means a woman, and woman’s breasts in a dream represents a man. Breasts in a dream mean five things a little boy, a little girl, a servant, a friend, or a brother. One’s abdomen in a dream means money, children, relatives or prosperity. Ifone sees his abdomen being cut open and washed, then stitched back to normal in the dream, it means blessings from God Almighty, forgiveness for one’s sins, and it could mean that one will receive spiritual guidance. One’s abdomen in a dream also denotes his good conduct, amiable character, blessed enterprises and protection from the evil of the accursed Satan.

If one sees a newborn son or daughter coming out of his abdomen in a dream, it means that such a child will be born and will grow to govern that household. As for one’s livers in a dream, they represent knowledge, money or children.

If a man of knowledge sees his livers flying away from his body like birds in a dream, it means that he will forget his knowledge, or if one has children, they may die, or perhaps the government may seize his property even if he has nothing.

If one sees himself eating his own livers in a dream, it means earning his livelihood.

If they are cooked in the dream, then they represent a lawful income, or they could mean gobbling the property of one’s own children. Ifa liver is removed in a dream, it means the death of a child. Removing a liver in a dream also could mean injustice. One’s kidney in a dream means having a good business connection, dispelling adversities, distress, trouble, safety from danger, a husband and a wife, one’s parents, or it could represent two lovers. One’s kidneys in a dream also represent a strong, courageous and a hard working man who serves someone in authority, or he may become a personal guard, or an assistant to the governor. As for one’s lungs in a dream, they represent joy, happiness, or sorrow. Donating a lung to someone known or unknown in a dream means receiving happiness in return. Eating a broiled lung of a domesticated animal in a dream means profits. Otherwise, it could mean acquiring unlawful money. Seeing one’s lung torn in a dream means nearing one’s death. One’s spleen in a dream (See Spleen) represents money. As for seeing one’s intestines in a dream, they represent earnings, leadership, a child, unlawful money, intercession, hatred, livelihood, work or they could mean changing one’s mind about doing somethingwhich could cause a disaster. One’s stomach in a dream represents longevity, livelihood or children.

A healthy stomach in a dream means enjoying strength and a long life.

The same interpretation is given to the intestines or the umbilicus or the navel and the three of them represent one’s relationship with his wife. As for the ribs (See Ribs) in a dream, they represent women.

The loins or the spinal column in a dream represent one’s progeny. One’sback in a dream (See Back) represents his strength, wealth, glory, fame, master, destruction, end, poverty, old age and burdens.

If one sees himself carrying a heavy load in a dream, it means that he is carrying his sins.

If he carries merchandise in the dream, it means debt.

If he carries woods in the dream, it means backbiting others.

If one sees himself carrying a dead person on his back in a dream, it means that he takes care of orphans. As for one’s heart (See Heart) in a dream, it means intelligence, vigilance, awareness, guidance, clarity and piety. One’s buttocks and the rear end in a dream represent his earnings,job and profits.lfone sees himselflicking someone’s rear end or buttocks in the dream, it means giving high praises to an unworthy and an impious person or commending him.

The male and female sexual organs in a dream represent a good father or one’s profession. What comes or goes into the male organ or woman’s vagina in a dream of good or bad will reflect in their lives. Seeing one’s penis in a dream means children, money, pride, state, or authority.

The testicles represent one’s livelihood, one’s daughters, protection and maintenance.

The meaning of the penis and the testicles may be transposed in the dream interpretation. One’s anus in a dream means a pouch, a store, a resting place, or a coffer.

The knee represents one’s capital or one’s attendance to his work and earning his livelihood. As for the legs, they too represent one’s capital, paying attention to one’s work and conduct. Man’s leg represents a woman, and a woman’s leg represents a man. Ifone’s leg turns into wood or iron in a dream, it means that he will fail to earn his livelihood. One’s feet represent his parents, his livelihood, a journey or his wealth.

(See Feet; Foot).

If one foot is broken or cut off in a dream, it means either the death of a parent or loss of half of one’s capital.

If one’s feet turn into iron or copper in a dream, it means longevity.

If they turn into glass in the dream, they denote his short life.

The human bones represent his livelihood, religion, glory or money. Collecting bones in a dream means saving money.

The bone marrow in a dream represents hidden money, good awareness, patience and gratitude.

The veins and nerves in a dream represent one’s clan, modesty and progeny. As for seeing the human skin in a dream, it means ornaments, presiding over others, a veil, blessings, livelihood, provisions, life and a garment.


Also see Aorta; Face; Finger; Five fingers; Gall bladder; Heel; Jugular vein; Marrow; Nails; Palm; Pluck; Spleen; Teeth; Tongue; Tooth... body limbs dream meaning

Boiling Water

Washing a deceased person with boiling water in a dream means that the latter is already sufferingfrom hell in his own grave.

(Also see Hot water)... boiling water dream meaning

Bond

(See Contract; Knot; Friendship; Kinship; Relationships)... bond dream meaning

Booty

(Advantage; Gains; Profits; Spoils) In a dream, receiving a share in a booty meansjoy, happiness, profits, benefits, attaining one’s goals, blessings in one’s earnings, buying power, or it could mean abundance.

(Also see Spoils)... booty dream meaning

Braiding

(Hair; Intertwine; Plait) Braiding women’s hair in a dream is a sign of benefits and the same goes for men who usually braid their hair. As for the rest of people, braiding one’s hair in a dream represents complications in one’s life, unbearable debts, or confusion.

(Also see Hair)... braiding dream meaning

Breaking Wind

(See Fart)... breaking wind dream meaning

Brewery

(See Intoxicants)... brewery dream meaning

Build

(See Building; Figure)... build dream meaning

Burping

(See Belching)... burping dream meaning

Burrow

(See Tunnel)... burrow dream meaning

Conveyor Belt

In a dream, it means begetting a son or going on a journey.... conveyor belt dream meaning

Facts To Be Taken Into Consideration Before A Mu’abbir Interprets A Dream

It is imperative that the mu’abbir or interpreter understands fully and properly every details of a dream seen by any person. He should be able to weigh it on the scale of the rules of interpretation.

If the numerous facts emerging from a dream are such that they correspond with each other logically then such a dream will be deemed as a genuine and authentic dream. But if the facts emerging from such a dream are such that they do not correspond with each other then the interpreter should reflect on the apparent meaning of the words. Whichever meaning is nearest to the rules of interpretation, such a meaning should be adopted

If a dream is of a complicated nature so that if cannot be weighed on the scale of the rules of interpretation then such a dream will be deemed as meaningless.

If a certain dream causes the interpreter to become dubious then he should appeal to the conscience of the observer of such a dream: If the dream concerns Salaah, he should question him about Sallah; if it concerns a journey he should question him about the journey; if it concerns marriage, he should question him about marriage. Thereafter, the mu’abbir will interpret to the best of his knowledge

The interpreter should be extremely cautious when interpreting a dream: If the dream evidences obscenity and indecency he should either use pleasant words when interpreting it or simply avoid interpreting it.

It is necessary for a mu’abbir to establish the biological and logical classification of thins and give its interpretation accordingly.

The biological and logical classification of things can be made as follows : (a) geneses (b) species (c) nature and characteristics.... facts to be taken into consideration before a mu’abbir interprets a dream dream meaning

Fishing Boat

(See Boat; Ship)... fishing boat dream meaning

Gall Bladder

Cutting someone’s gall bladder with one’s teeth in a dream means perfidy and jealousy.

If he drinks any blood that comes out of such cut in the dream, it means that he will confiscate or appropriate someone’s money having no right to do so.

A gall bladder in a dream also means anger, sexual excitement, sexual climax, laughter or one’s personal secrets.

(Also see Body’)... gall bladder dream meaning

Human Brain

(See Body); Brain)... human brain dream meaning

Interpretation According To Varying Times

If a person dreams during the night that he is mounted on an elephant it suggests that he will profit immensely from a certain affair or contractor task. But if such a dream is observed during the day it means he will divorce his wife.... interpretation according to varying times dream meaning

Interpretation According To The Contrasting Meaning Of Things

Seeing oneself as weeping will be interpreted as joy and happiness as long as such weeping is not done with sound, screaming or tearing one’s collar to pieces as when mourning. One the contrary joy, happiness, merry-making, laughter, dancing etc. will be interpreted as grief and sorrow

Similarly, if two persons are seen fighting in the dream then the one who loses the battle will be the one to gain victory.

Similarly, if a person sees himself being cupped it means he will be compelled to fulfill certain conditions in an agreement or contract. Or if a person sees himself being made to agree on certain conditions, it means he will get cupped.

The reason being that in Arabic the word shart (condition) is sometimes used to mean “cupping*”

*Cupping: The use of a cupping glass from which the air has been exhausted, to draw blood to the surface of the skin-Collins).... interpretation according to the contrasting meaning of things dream meaning

Interpretation According To The Varying Conditions Of People

If a righteous and noble person sees himself as handcuffed or placed in a pillory* It means he will remain safeguarded against mischief and wickedness. But if the observer of such a dream is wicked it suggests that he will commit excessive sins due to which he will be doomed to hell-fire May Allah, through His infinite mercy, save us from hell-fire, Ameen.

(*Pillory: a wooden board with holes for the head and hands in which petty offenders were formerly locked and exposed to public scorn).

.... interpretation according to the varying conditions of people dream meaning

Wild Beast

(See Beast)... wild beast dream meaning

Wrecking Ball

(Crane) A wrecking ball in a dream represents a message carrier.

If one sees a wrecking ball hitting him in a dream, it means that he will receive a strong message which will be carried by a strong and a merciless emissary.... wrecking ball dream meaning

Young Boy

(See Boy)... young boy dream meaning

Backhoe

Symbolic of a major renovation or a time of building yourself up in life ... backhoe dream meaning

Bad Breath

To dream of having bad breath can symbolize a poor choice of words during a conversation or being self-conscious ... bad breath dream meaning

Banana Republic

Symbolic of the countries of Guatemala and Honduras (a call to prayer)... banana republic dream meaning

Bandits

Symbolic of a group of demons sent to raid someone, Hosea 7:1 ... bandits dream meaning

Barbarian

Symbolic of a person that you cannot understand, 1 Cor. 14:11 ... barbarian dream meaning

Bestiality

A spirit of perversion, Lev. 18:23 ... bestiality dream meaning

Black Cat

A black cat can symbolize evil or bad luck for many non-Christians and is a common dream symbol in many nightmares... black cat dream meaning

Black Sheep

An outcast or misfit ... black sheep dream meaning

Bulletproof Vest

A symbol of protection against attack, a well-armed Christian, Eph. 6:11 ... bulletproof vest dream meaning

Bullfrog

Symbolic of a demon, Rev. 16:13-14... bullfrog dream meaning

Bumper Sticker

Symbolic of a position you endorse or message you propagate ... bumper sticker dream meaning

Bunny

For many non-Christians a bunny symbolizes luck, fertility, and magical power... bunny dream meaning

Bureaucrat

A difficult and inflexible person, Isa. 10:1 ... bureaucrat dream meaning

Dead Body

To see a dead body in a dream can be symbolic of spiritual death or someone who has been attacked by Satan, Ps. 110:6... dead body dream meaning

Bears

A bear in a dream is a very rich and complicated dream symbol. In order to understand it, objective association need to be made. Bears are solitary animals and the females are solitary mothers. They hibernate in a cave and they are generally not predatory animals.

A bear is only aggressive when provoked, and as such times he is dangerous and deadly. Bears in dreams may represent a period of introspection and depression. However, this may be a part of a healing cycle, where the dreamer has retreated into himself in order to regenerate and in order to create something new and valuable in his life. Bears are highly regarded symbols in a variety of cultures and traditions, including the Native American tradition. Carl Jung said that all wild animals represent latent affects (feelings and emotions).

The interpretation of the bear in a dream may be influenced by your perception of it and by the events in the dream.

The bear may represent qualities in your character or specific aspects of your personality. Bears are usually associated with danger and aggression, but this is a very narrow view of this powerful dream symbol. ... bears dream meaning

Barley Bread

To dream of eating, denotes health, contentment, etc.

(Gypsy); plainly a dream of healthful hunger and its gratification.... barley bread dream meaning

Humming-bird

-Travel in a foreign land, success there is denoted by a dream of this little creature flittering from flower to flower (Artemidorus). ... humming-bird dream meaning

Macadamize, (blacktop)

To dream that you see a ribbon of black topped road stretching out before you means you have a great desire to travel.

To actually drive on one you will be taking a trip shortly for pleasure.

For the younger set it means they have many ambitions and noble aspirations as it stretches toward their chosen goals.... macadamize, (blacktop) dream meaning

Safe (baseball)

To dream you are safe on base means you will have good luck with a project.

To see a famous ball player safe on base means you will have success coupled with fame and honor.... safe (baseball) dream meaning

Zephyr (soft Breezes)

When you dream of the zepher winds, it indicates you think more of love than you do of fortune, and you’ll spend everything you have to capture the object of your affections.

If you are saddened by them the soft winds, your lover will be going away for a long period of time. Soft winds ruffling a child’s hair means the child will have a long and mostly happy life.... zephyr (soft breezes) dream meaning

Bed, Mattress

Example: ‘I sit on a bed. Near me, looking at a book I am holding is a woman I know, Jane. I realise as we talk that her foot is touching mine. As my wife is on my left across the room I feel uncomfonable about this. Now Jane has her left hand on my penis. I have only underpants on.

The contact is pleasant and undemanding, but I feel more and more ill at ease. I feel Jane is not having any respect for my relationship with my wife and stan to tell her so’ (Mr BS). In the example the bed is the environment in which the action takes place.

The bed is an opportunity to explore the dream­er’s decisions about sex.

Bed is one of the commonest symbols in dreams. It repre­sents, depending on the dream context, marriage; sex, rest, giving up and taking to one’s bed, passivity; sensual rather than sexual contact; sickness, intimacy, privacy. Sometimes it represents sleep and meeting or unconscious—or torture, be­cause in bed we may be tortured by insomnia, worries, physi­cal pain. Also our lives—you’ve made your bed, now lie on it. Bed is an important symbol to understand. It so often shows exactly what we are doing in our subtle areas of relationship. In the example, the man is wrestling with his desire for plea­sure and his sense of commitment; but also, whether he will keep his pleasure for himself, or share it with his wife. See example in contraceptive. Idioms: bed of nails; bed of roses; go to bed with; make one’s bed and lie on it. ... bed, mattress dream meaning

Bad Luck

Points to trouble. On the other hand, it might be a sign that you can make good connections and have someone you can rely on. Always remember that what appears to be bad luck in the beginning often turns out later to be good luck.... bad luck dream meaning

Barber / Hairdresser

The way you care for your hair shows your attitude toward your own sexuality. Vanity, as in the case of all jewelry.

Folklore: Economical difficulties.... barber / hairdresser dream meaning

Beaker

See Mug, Cup, Goblet.... beaker dream meaning

Bee Sting

Sexual intercourse. In ancient Greece and Rome, when a girl dreamed of a bee sting she was said to be in love.... bee sting dream meaning

Beginning

A new beginning, like: Arrival, Baby, Child.... beginning dream meaning

Board

That which is flat, smooth, and connects.

The function of the board is important.... board dream meaning

Brook / Stream

See River, Water. Flowing emotions, allowing oneself to let go and give in, as in Cliff. Should you go with the flow, or are you just drifting about? Similar symbols are Flying, Sled, Parachute. Longing for quiet and nature. Also, keep in mind that the movements here mainly refer to the emotions.... brook / stream dream meaning

Businessman

This dream image refers to the masculine side of men and women.

It is either the result of feeling self-confident or points to the need to become more self-confident.

The businessman stands for the exchange between people. He is the one who guides the flow of goods and, in that capacity, is the negotiator between nature and people.

The property of the businessman points to the talents of the dreamer, as do the goods that he sells.

The way in which he is moving the goods may be an indication of how the dreamer uses his energies.... businessman dream meaning

Banker

1- Money and personal resources tend to be the things with which most people have difficulty. Our need for an authority figure to help us deal with problems that arise arc usuallv symbolised bv the banker or bank manager in dreams.

2- Our internal resources need to be available to us in such a way that we have energy in reserve.

The banker represents the controlling part of ourselves.

3- A banker in a dream can suggest our right to have management of our Spiritual assets.... banker dream meaning

Bare

If the dreamer is bare, he or she is becoming aware of his or her vulnerability.

If the land- scape is bare there is a lack of happiness or perhaps of fertility.

Psychologically we are in a situation which will not be capable of coming to fruition.

We are spiritually vulnerable when stripped of material things and living with the ‘bare’ necessities of life.... bare dream meaning

Bizarre

1- Dream images are often bizarre in that someone may be doing something that is very odd, or something may have an odd or grotesque appearance. This is usually because it is important that we remember the image in order to understand.

2- The mind is capable, within dreams, of creating what may apparently be completly nonsensical.

It is only after careful consideration that the dreamer recognises the relevance of the image in his everyday or working life.

3- In spiritual terms the bizarre is most likely to be the product of misunderstood information.... bizarre dream meaning

Church Buildings

also see Church in Buildings and Religious Imagery

1- A church represents our feelings about organised religion. In dreams it can be a placc of sanctuary, particularly in the sense that we can have a shared belief with other people. This may be as much to do with a shared moral code as with a code of personal behaviour.

2- A church building may or may not be considered to be beautiful, but its image links with our appreciation of beautiful objects which mark and enhance our sense of worship. We link with the forces of life within us which enable us to live life more fully.

3- A church becomes a ‘world centre’ since it marks all that is holy and essential in our lives.... church buildings dream meaning

Bandana

For a woman to be wearing a bandana, or diklo, over her hair means she will soon be marned.

For an already-married woman to dream this means she will have a love affair.... bandana dream meaning

Bust

See Bosom.... bust dream meaning

Orange Blossom

There is peace and tranquility to come . :. but it may not last.... orange blossom dream meaning

Balance (scales)

(see Dieting, Weight)

How does this tool appear? Is it lopsided? If so, consider if you have been stressing certain things too much in your life, resulting in throwing everything else off kilter.

An alternative emblem for the zodiac sign of Libra, whose name literally means balance.

The counsel of this image is using perspective and fairness to reach a harmonious decision in whatever situation lies heavy on your heart.

The quality of living. In ancient Egypt, the souls of the recendv departed were weighed for worthiness on a scale against Maat’s feather. Maat was the Mother of All Truth. Similarly, in ancient Greece, Hermes weighed souls at the throne of Zeus, and among Christians, the archangel Michael assumed this role.

Equity especially in legal matters. In the Tarot, the Justice card carries a balance to ensure impartiality.

The amount of figurative weight you carry in terms of responsibility, burdens, etc.... balance (scales) dream meaning

Bandages

Covering a wound so that healing can begin.

The caution here is to make sure the wound is not figuratively infected, in which case the bandage can do more harm than good.... bandages dream meaning

Blueprints

(see Schematics)

An outline of your goals and plans for the future.

The patterns of your life, the image shown being your conception of what you have built thus far, or that which you hope to build.

Directional guidance for knowing how to proceed with a specific project or concern. Look to the rest of the dream for details that delineate this further, like any symbol key that appears on the blueprints.... blueprints dream meaning

Barbie Doll

Barbie, the famous, ageless doll, may rep the unattainable image of perfection anc body type. Her appearance in a dream may indicate a poor self-image or an addiction to perfection.... barbie doll dream meaning

Birdhouse

A birdhouse may offer a sacred spiritual place in which to nest. Since birds are seen as symbolically mediating heaven and earth, a birdhouse may indicate that your home is your spiritual haven.

A birdhouse in a dream may also indicate a need to concentrate on sheltenng your spiritual nature, or it may be a sign of spring.... birdhouse dream meaning

Bombs

Bombs going off may represent a big shock thai destroyed what you have built.

A bomb might appear in a dream after a serious loss, such as the loss of a relationship or a necessary declarauon of bankruptcy. Waiting for the bomb to go off in a dream may mean that there will soon be repercussions of actions you have taken.... bombs dream meaning

Sleeping Beauty

The story of Aurora, the princess who was put under the spell or curse of a long sleep, may appear to present a lesson to a woman who is cursed by evil jealousy and kept from recognizing her own beauty. She may point to a woman who lives in a dreamworld and needs to wake up out of the spell of self-loathing.... sleeping beauty dream meaning

Barroom

Staunch loyalty from your family and friends is foretold by dreaming of being in a barroom.

To see women drinking at a bar is a prediction of lighthearted gayety.... barroom dream meaning

Blankets

Clean fluffy blankets are a presage of good fortune in all directions.... blankets dream meaning

Brassiere

For a woman to dream of putting on a brassiere is an indication that she will have an irksome experience with her husband or lover.

If one or both of the straps break, it is an omen of disillusionment.... brassiere dream meaning

Breaking

To break anything in a dream portends grief from the loss of a friend, by death or otherwise.... breaking dream meaning

Brushing

Using a brush to remove dust from your clothing or shoes foretells just payment for arduous labors.... brushing dream meaning

Night Birds

To dream of any sort of night birds, as the owlet, the great owlt bittern, and bat, is ominous; and Anselmus Julian us advises those who have such dreams to undertake Do business on the day following.... night birds dream meaning

Blimp

Vision: Flying in a blimp through clouds: it is not just you—but your plans and goals—that are up “in the clouds”—get hold of your imagination! Crashing in a blimp: the harm you will suffer is of your own making. See Flying, Zeppelin.

Depth Psychology: The blimp represents your sexual desires and appetites, indicating that your passions are stronger than your intellectually high-flying plans. That’s the reason why you feel out of balance. Get back on solid ground, back to reality.... blimp dream meaning

Baby Food

To dream about seeing or feeding baby food means that nourishment and compassion are needed in some situation. It can also be a more literal message - that you should be consuming less food.

To dream that you are eating baby food means that you are being required to review some item that you’re already quite familiar with.... baby food dream meaning

Baby Shower

To dream about a baby shower is an indication of a fresh beginning. You will have the opportunity for a fresh start.

It is an affirmation of life itself.... baby shower dream meaning

Barnacles

Dreaming of barnacles implies stubborn thoughts may be persistently bothering you and refusing to shift leaving you feeling frustrated. There is a message of acceptance, relaxation and ultimate victory within a dream of barnacles.

Dreaming of barnacles on a boat heralds hints of travel and adventure whereas barnacles on the skin is more inclined to suggest stagnation and the need to forgive and forget.... barnacles dream meaning

Boys

To dream that you see or are a boy, when you are female, implies that you are in touch with the male traits of your personality. This dream may also symbolize how you feel about a prominent male in your life. Romantic feelings towards him may be transferring into your dreams. You may also be feel nurturing and caring towards this boy.

To dream that you see or are a boy, when you are an adult male, indicates that you have a fun, energetic, and youthful side. It can also reflect undeveloped portions of your personality that you need to work on. There may also be attributes of your character that you don’t yet realize or understand.... boys dream meaning

Brunette

To dream of seeing or being a brunette is an indication that you should be more honest and direct. It might also represent your steamy sexuality.... brunette dream meaning

Hash Browns

Hash browns in a dream may indicate that you are longing for home.

To dream of eating hash browns represents a need for comfort. There may be an emptiness in your life which you wish to fill. Eating too many hash browns in a dream indicates a fear of lack of control over oneself, or an inability to protect oneself from self harm.... hash browns dream meaning

Bacchus

A sign of hardworking days to come. ... bacchus dream meaning

Baize

Exciting times to come. Keep a cool head. ... baize dream meaning

Bale

Good fortune, more or less, according to whether it is cotton or wool.... bale dream meaning

Ballast

Look to your associates; one is not a true friend.... ballast dream meaning

Bandy

To dream that your legs have become deformed is a sign of contrary—good fortune awaits you.... bandy dream meaning

Bashful

A happy time at a large party.... bashful dream meaning

Betrothed

It is not a favourable sign to dream that you have just become engaged to be married— expect trouble among your family circle, or with your lover if you are really engaged.... betrothed dream meaning

Blot

To dream you make a Blot on a clean sheet of paper means a strange bed and some little travelling to come.... blot dream meaning

Bogey

To dream of a frightening apparition presages an exceedingly happy marriage.... bogey dream meaning

Bruises

A warning to all but the most robust that their health is suffering from overstrain.... bruises dream meaning

Bushes

A change is indicated; if you push through them the change will be for the better.... bushes dream meaning

Nose-bleed

Not a good sign. Take the utmost care of yourself for a time.... nose-bleed dream meaning

Baker / Baking

Dreams of a baker or of baking symbolize nurturing, -love, and that you are cooking up loving, nurturing, delicious creations in your life. This dream could also be about money (dough) coming into your life. See Food and Artist.... baker / baking dream meaning

Bid

See E-bay and Auction.... bid dream meaning

Bless

To dream of a blessing is an auspicious sign that you are recognizing and acknowledging the divine. See Bodhisattva and Prophetic Dreams.... bless dream meaning

Blog

Dreams of a blog or literary diary represent a desire to stand on a soap box and share your private thoughts with the public. This dream symbolizes nakedness and a drive to connect with people based on what you truly feel and think.... blog dream meaning

Bowel Movement

See Feces.... bowel movement dream meaning

Conveyer Belt

Dreams of a conveyer belt symbolize a desire for efficiency, effortlessness, machine-like functionality, and a high degree of organization with your life structures. Or perhaps this dream is showing you that you lack passion in your current endeavors and that you are mindlessly going through the motions. See Robot.... conveyer belt dream meaning

Venetian Blinds

Dreams of Venetian blinds represent a desire/need for privacy, intimacy, secrecy, and alone time away from the world for introspection, rest and reflection.... venetian blinds dream meaning

Water Balloon

If you dream of throwing water balloons, then you are playing games with your emotions, and trying your hand at manipulation. Dreams of a water balloon signify compartmentalized feelings and that you are attempting to contain, restrain, understand and/or make light of the mystery of life.... water balloon dream meaning

Bluebell

Humility.... bluebell dream meaning

Badminton

To play or watch a badminton game in your dream, suggests that you need to make a decision quickly or else an opportunity will pass you by.... badminton dream meaning

Barbeque

To dream of barbequing predicts good fortune and a change in circumstances. However, if your dream strongly featured the grill of the barbeque, think twice before beginning a relationship with someone your friends don’t approve of.

If you do get involved with this person, be careful!... barbeque dream meaning

Bathing Suit

If you dream of shopping for bathing suits, you may be worrying about being judged by others.

If all the suits feel tight or ill-fitting, you need to protect your reputation by cooling down your activities with boys.

If you try on lots of great suits, success is ahead for you.

If you dream of wearing a bikini, you want to fall in love. Also think about the color of the swimsuit(s) to get more meaning out of your dream.... bathing suit dream meaning

Bingo

To dream that you are playing bingo (or if your dream features a bingo card) suggests that you may be relying too much on fate. Try taking more responsibility for your own decisions, but don’t be too hard on yourself if things don’t always go perfectly.... bingo dream meaning

Black Eye

To dream of having a black eye symbolizes your refusal to see the truth about something. This dream often suggests that the dreamer is experiencing emotional pain, possibly related to a romantic situation.... black eye dream meaning

Blinds

To dream that you are shutting the blinds, signifies secrecy. You are concealing a personal matter or an aspect of yourself.

To dream that you are opening the blindes indicates that you are ready to reveal something hidden.... blinds dream meaning

Boarding School

To dream about boarding school, represents the value you place on knowledge and education. You believe that you are always learning and not just in the classroom.

If you are currently a boarding school student, then this dream may just be a reflection of your current surroundings and emotions.... boarding school dream meaning

Body Odor

To dream of having B.O.

(body odor) suggests you are experiencing some overwhelming anxiety, stress, fear, or nervousness in your life.

The dream may be a reminder that in order to achieve your goals, you will have to put in a lot of effort and struggle. This dream is also common when the dreamer is sick, especially with a cold or the flu.

If somebody else has B.O. in your dream, you might have hand to stand up for yourself recently in an uncomfortable situation. Or, a certain unpleasant memory is trying to come to the forefront.... body odor dream meaning

Koala Bear

If you dreamed of a koala bear, this generally menas that you will have good luck in friendship and love. However, if it tried to attack you, or you saw koalas fighting with each other, you can expect some setbacks.... koala bear dream meaning

Piggy Bank

To dream of a piggy bank symbolizes greediness and missed opportunities. It may also be a sign that you have been acting selfishly, or being overly stubborn.... piggy bank dream meaning

Butterflies

Dreaming of butterflies flitting from flower to flower, prosperity, good news from friends.... butterflies dream meaning

Benefits

You will need to guard against problems arising from uninhibited actions if you were the recipient; but if you were the benefactor, you’ll be lucky in your current interests.... benefits dream meaning

Brake

You will be offered a new opportunity which will increase your responsibilities if you dreamed of braking a vehicle; if the brake failed or made a noise, you would be wise to consider very carefully before accepting any new offer, as there is apt to be a well-hidden snag.

See also Automobile, Train, Airplane, etc.... brake dream meaning

Bottleneck

This may symbolize something that is obstructing the free flow of energy in your psyche - or, indeed, in your body. (Physical tension, as exponents of acupuncture or acupressure will tell you, commonly has psychological causes.) See also Block(age).... bottleneck dream meaning

Brother / Sister

(1) If your brother or sister appears in a dream you have to decide whether the dream is saying something about your actual brother or sister and your relationship with him or her, or whether vour brother or sister stands in the dream symbolically for something else - some part of yourself.

If the former is the case, it may be obvious to you: recent encounters with your brother or sister, or some piece of news about him or her may be recognized as prompting the dream. Always be on the look-out, though, for those dreams where a brother or sister plavs a symbolic role. The dream source may choose its materials - its images - from your recent external experiences, but what those dream images represent is nearly always some part of yourself. So please read on.

(2) In early childhood a brother or sister is a natural object of jealousy and hatred. In the eyes of a small child the mother may seem to be favouring his or her sibling. When a second child is bom, the firstborn is especially likely to develop hostile feelings towards the new’ rival for mother’s attention and affection. Sometimes w’e carrv such jealous grievances (at an unconscious level) into adult life, w’here they continue to affect our behaviour and attitudes.

It is then imperative that w’e sort them out, face up to them, acknowledge them for w’hat they are, and so liberate ourselves from their damaging influence (see (3) below, second paragraph, on projections).

(3) An elder brother or sister (brother for a male dreamer, sister for a female dreamer) may represent your ‘other self (‘alter ego’), that side of your personality that has so far been neglected and undeveloped. Jung called it ‘the Shadow’’. We start adult life w’ith a self-image that is usually some sort of compromise between what w’e w’ant to be or do and w’hat parents or society at large seems to require of us.

If this self-image corresponds to our actual abilities, all may be well for a while; but a time mav come w hen wre need to give attention to other facets of our (potential) self. These other facets - our Shadow- - will show- themselves to us in dreams; and one form they take in dreams is that of an elder brother or sister.

People often project their shadow- on to a sibling of the same sex as themselves; and if it is not projected, it may express itself in all kinds of aw kward and embarrassing ways - astonishing rudeness, for example, or other antisocial behaviour. The contrast between your conscious ego and your alter ego mav be as startling as that between Jekvll and Hyde. Don’t be alarmed, though: remember alw-ays that your unconscious is vour ally - vour best friend - and even the most frightening or appalling things that reveal themselves in dreams as parts of vour unconscious are frightening or appalling, first, because of their unfamiliaritv and / or secondly, because, having been neglected and locked away in the dark, they tend to behave like a neglected child and mav become mutinous (on this phenomenon, see Demon). Pay proper attention and proper respect to them, and their threatening features will disappear; they will prove themselves valuable supplements to vour personal equipment for coping with life and achieving full satisfaction and wholeness. Introduce them into your consciousness, identify them and their needs, and give them a controlled and appropriate part to play in your waking life.

Incidentally, one test you can apply to check whether you have a neglected shadow-self is to ask yourself if there is some characteristic that you particularly dislike in other people (particularly your partner): a domineering tendency’, perhaps, or an over-liberal attitude, or whatever.

If there is (and of course you need a lot of honesty’ to admit this), then that characteristic is likely to belong to your shadow-self. We tend to project on to other people the dark, ‘nasty5 things that live in our own unconscious.

If something is going wrong in our life, we tend to put the blame on to other people, the government, or our parents; we look for some scapegoat to carry the blame. The blame, how ever, is ours, because we have not put our own house in order: we have not paid due attention to the demands of our unconscious and have not allowed our ‘other self proper scope for expression in our life.

(4) When a female dreams of a brother, or a male dreams of a sister, the brother / sister may represent w’hat Jung called the ‘soul-image’, w’hich is the masculine side of a woman’s personality (her animus) or the feminine side of a man’s personality (his anima). There would seem to be very basic differences between man and woman arising out of different biological functions (as well as less basic differences that owe their existence to social conditioning). There are w’hat have traditionally been called feminine qualities and capacities (such as gentleness, a caring disposition, creativeness, cooperativencss and relatedness, intuition) and, similarly, what have been called masculine qualities (such as aggressiveness and competitiveness, rationality’, and a tendency to analyse and look for differences). However, it is widclv accepted nowadays among psychotherapists that the male psyche also contains feminine qualities and the female psyche also contains masculine qualities, albeit often dormant and neglected, or repressed.

If you arc a man, do you admire the ‘masculine’ tv pc of woman? If vou do, vou may be in need of redressing the balance in vour psyche: vour feminine side

has possibly swamped your masculinity, and you now need to promote the latter. In your case, the anima will be rather masculine. This is just one instance of a general rule: the animus / anima will have the opposite characteristics to the conscious self-image.

Either male or female dreamers may find themselves in a dream in an heroic relationship to an anima / animus figure. A man may, in a dream, rescue a damsel in distress; a woman may waken a dead prince with a kiss. These should be seen as invitations to incorporate your anima / animus into vour conscious functioning, to rescue it from oblivion and neglect: to make Cinderella or the Frog-Prince your partner in life. Personal wholeness cannot be achieved without this. See also Cinderella, Frog, section (3), Marriage.

(5) A sister in a man’s dream or a brother in a woman’s dream may take the dreamer into some frightening abyss, to the bottom of the sea, or into a dark forest. This may represent the man’s anima or the woman’s animus leading the ego into the unconscious, to discover, for example, the deep emotional causes of a psychosomatic illness; the repressed rage that lies at the bottom of a chronic boredom; or the fount of energy or wisdom that can furnish a more fully satisfying existence. Literary and mythological representations of this can be found in the examples of Beatrice, who led Dante safely into hell and out again, and Ariadne, whose thread enabled Theseus to find his way out of the Cretan labyrinth after slaying the Minotaur. Both hell and labyrinths are symbols of the unconscious. See also Labyrinth, Monster, Underworld.

(6) Sometimes the anima / animus figure in a dream may appear in some way hostile or threatening. For example, in a man’s dream the anima may take the form of an enchantress, a femme fatale, seducing men into a lake or ocean. The watery depths may be seen as symbolizing the depths of the unconscious. The meaning of such a dream may be that the dreamer needs to explore his other - unconscious - self, despite (or, more accurately, because of) its frightening and threatening aspect. Water, however, is a symbol of the feminine, too. The meaning of the dream, therefore, might be that die dreamer is too heavily fixated on his mother and needs to liberate himself by asserting his masculinity and independence; in extreme cases the man might be in danger of being “possessed’ or ‘swallowed up’ by the feminine within his psyche. Such a dream may be, however, not a warning, but an invitation: the unconscious may be urging the man to get on better terms - equal terms - with the feminine side of his psyche. Give your anima / animus equality, and it will cease from its mutinous attempts to take over the whole of your psyche.

In the case of a woman, a dream may contain a male seducer: some Pied Piper animus figure. Again, the dreamer will have to decide whether such a dream is a warning or an invitation: a warning against being carried away by her masculinity (perhaps she has not resolved her early father fixation), or an invitation to discover and utilize her neglected masculinity. Commonsense and, above all, honesty should guide her to the correct understanding of the dream; and in any case, bear in mind what was said above about giving equality to the anima / animus.

(7) The unconscious compensates the conscious mind. It contains those qualities and capacities which the conscious mind lacks. In this sense it is the opposite of the conscious mind; hence its otherness, its alien appearance.

It follows, therefore, that the image that represents anima or animus in a dream may be the opposite of the psychological type to which the dreamer belongs. For example, if you are a woman of the intellectual type (i.e. if thinking is your strong point at the conscious level), your animus may be represented in dreams as a sentimental type (a romantic Don Juan, for instance).

If you are a sentimental woman (moved at the conscious level mainly by feelings - including moral feelings), your animus may show itself as a bearded professor or other intellectual figure.

If you are an intuitive woman (an artist, for instance), your animus mav take a muscular he-man form in dreams (the sensational type, functioning most strongly at the sensory level).

(8) If brother and sister appear together in a dream, this may symbolize either the tension of opposites, or the union of opposites. The opposites are the conscious and the unconscious contents of the psyche. Their union and interfusion are the means by which the self- the true self that is already within you but waits to be unfolded - is realized.

The appearance of this symbol will usually be an auspicious sign, meaning that, despite all appearances to the contrary, there is within you a latent and attainable order and harmony. But of course you - the conscious ego - must make that latent order real by paying loving attention to the needs of your unconscious opposite (like the prince who wakes the sleeping beauty with an embrace).... brother / sister dream meaning

Boiling

In general, this is a symbol of positive transformation. It signals a favorable state for the healing of an illness that is beginning to diminish. It also can be indicative of the return of a relationship that had cooled off.... boiling dream meaning

Beams Of Light

You are focusing your thoughts to create more penetrating energy in your life. Light is energy in motion. We generally think of it in terms of that which illuminates and makes things visible. However, light is actually a wave of energy, only a small fraction of which is visible to the human eye. In this way, the light we can see represents thoughts we are conscious of. Various forms of light can represent different levels and intensities of thought.

A beam is a focus of light that has the ability to illuminate a particular area or object and is therefore symbolic of concentrated thought.... beams of light dream meaning

Beast / Human

When the qualities of an animal are mixed with a human being, you are expressing the integration of primitive traits into your consciousness. Mythology is filled with creatures that combine physical attributes of various animals and the human body. These magical man-beasts appear in many cultural histories, and even the most bizarre dream-related combination may actually have a predecessor in the mythology of an ancient civilization.

The interpretation of this symbol should start with the energy associated with the animal that appeared in the dream. Examining historical references that match your dream image can yield a treasure trove of information that your unconscious mind is attempting to convey to you.... beast / human dream meaning

Blind / Blindness

You may be unable or unwilling to see something clearly in your life. By dreaming of the inability to see, you may be expressing areas in your life that you may be blind to. We also use the term vision to express where we see our lives heading in terms of goals and desires.

If you are experiencing a loss of vision in your dream, you may be expressing an unconscious fear of being unable to see what is coming next in your life. Consider that a person who is blind represents limited sight but also the increase of other senses, especially intuition. Being unable to see exactly how things are going to manifest is often the very ingredient necessary for them to do so. Blind faith is one of the most powerful energies there is.

(See Disability.)... blind / blindness dream meaning

Body Parts

The parts of the body all have meanings based on the basic functions of those parts.

The feet represent feeling grounded, while the toes are about maintaining balance.

The legs connect with freedom, choice, and movement.

The knees are the symbolic home of humility, subservience, and / or surrender. They are also the place where you hold your fears.

The hips are the center of the core and therefore represent the integration of systems and all the elements of your life that have to interact with one another in order to function.

The ribs are about vulnerability and protecting yourself from emotional pain.

The ability to withstand pressure and fulfill the needs of others is associated with the shoulders.

The arms are the structures that allow you to take action and accomplish your goals and desires, while the hands give you the creative ability to do so.

The individual fingers are how you relate to details and life’s complexities.

The spine is your moral center and where your values are located.

The neck, though a part of the spine, has the distinction of providing you with discernment and choice.

The skull is related to your beliefs, ideals, and opinions, and the bones that support your face connect with community and the desire to connect with others.... body parts dream meaning

Breathless

(Out of Breath)

You are having difficulty connecting with your life force. Underlying feelings of anxiety or panic may be inhibiting you from being fully functional.

The breath of life is also the physical representation of our level of serenity. When breath is slow and nourishing, we are at ease. Any elevation of breath indicates that we are either in a state of fear, emotional reactivity, or intense physical activity. Being out of breath in a dream may indicate a heightened fear reaction.... breathless dream meaning

Boulders / Rocks

You may be blocked in your life by things from your past. Rocks act as the primitive memory for our planet, and to dream of boulders and rock formations is to be connecting on some level to primal imagery rooted in the distant past. On a more mundane level, the past that is being represented by this image may be your own personal history. Rocks or boulders can represent obstacles or challenges if they obstruct your way or present you with some amount of danger.

If this is the case, what may be blocking you in your waking life could be material that is deeply imbedded in your unconscious. Examine areas where you may be holding fast to old ideas that no longer serve you. Painful memories can often seem like insurmountable obstacles or enormous boulders that appear to be immovable.... boulders / rocks dream meaning

Broken Bones

You are dreaming of a loss to the foundational integrity of some aspect of your life. Bones as foundational elements indicate that the essence of the stressor that is being expressed has to do with how something is structured or being supported.

If you dream of a bone being broken, it tells you that some area of your life is on shaky ground.

The solidity or strength beneath that which is creative or expressive is what is compromised.

If your dream included the injury itself, add the means by which your bones were broken to your interpretation, including if there was another person responsible.

The more creative you are with your rumination of these symbolic meanings, the more successful your interpretation will be.

(See Bones, Body Parts.)... broken bones dream meaning

Jesus, Buddha

You are dreaming of one of the ultimate archetypal character aspects that connects to the highest consciousness available to a human being. In this symbol resides the ability to manifest thought into reality. Jesus and Buddha were remarkable teachers who were able to live the principles of pure love and manifestation in a fashion that can only be described as divine in nature. To limit this term to just these two is in no way meant to dismiss the many other prophets and teachers who have embodied this spirit. While both of them once lived as men, they should be treated as archetypes.

Dreaming of one of them indicates that you are experiencing a high level of self-discovery and integration. Jesus and Buddha exemplify the masculine principle at its highest level of evolution.

The masculine principle connects to the power of thought. Through very different teachings, both of these mystics taught the concept that what you think and believe becomes your reality. They exemplify that it is possible, through love, to experience states of bliss in this often challenging life.

The appearance of one of these great teachers in a dream is to put you on notice that you are in a moment of elevating consciousness and self-integration.

It is not uncommon for an archetypal figure to be silent in a dream, as it is the figure’s mere presence that can be significant.

If words and messages are present in the dream, take them to heart and do so literally. However, if this is not the case, your best use of such a dream is silent gratitude for the gift of a rare and powerful experience of elevated consciousness.... jesus, buddha dream meaning

Flying Bird

This represents aspirations, desires and the feeling that your spirit is soaring. Its association with the element of air—itself associated with aspirations and ideals—means a flying bird might have also become a symbol of high-flying ambition and the quest for enlightenment. See also BIRDS.... flying bird dream meaning

Broken Glass

Dreams of walking on broken glass, seeing or being surrounded by shards of glass or, even worse (and far from everyday), having to eat broken glass may represent cutting words or wounding experiences. The vivid image in the dream is designed to draw your attention to a pain that you may have been denying in waking life. It can also refer to something clear and pure that has been broken, suggesting the shattering of expectations. Typically, such dreams are linked to personal, rather than career, conflicts.

If you have such a dream, has something in your waking life changed dramatically and has that change caused you pain? If you are eating the glass, this suggests that you are taking in the painful experience, but it may be asked whether you are trying to swallow rather than acknowledge your pain.

If you are walking on glass, consider how your direction in life is causing you pain.... broken glass dream meaning

Bitten

Being bitten by an insect or animal can represent a nuisance, fear, or something else that’s “gnawing at you” or “eating you up.” See also the specific insect or animal.

See also: Biting; Attacked, Being; Sting; Insect; Parasite; Eating; Sucking... bitten dream meaning

Blaming

Blaming someone can represent: An effort to understand a situation or identify the cause.

An unwillingness to take responsibility for events in your own life.

Suing someone could represent an exaggerated or vengeful form of blaming.

See also: Blamed, Being; Apology; Forgiving; Confronting; Confronted, Being; Denying; Admitting; Judgment or Disapproval; Rule or Law; Crime; Revenge... blaming dream meaning

Board Meeting

1. Communing over business matters; Matt. 5:22; 10:17.... board meeting dream meaning

Yard (back)

1. Past;... yard (back) dream meaning

Alarm Bell

To hear a bell in your sleep, denotes that you will have cause for anxiety.... alarm bell dream meaning

Baby Carriages

To dream of a baby carriage, denotes that you will have a congenial friend who will devise many pleasurable surprises for you. ... baby carriages dream meaning

Back-bite

Conditions will change from good to bad if you are joined with others in back-biting.

For your friends to back-bite you, indicates worriment by servants and children. ... back-bite dream meaning

Bag-pipe

This is not a bad dream, unless the music be harsh and the player in rags.... bag-pipe dream meaning

Baghavad Ghitta

To dream of the Baghavad, foretells for you a season of seclusion; also rest to the exhausted faculties.

A pleasant journey for your advancement will be planned by your friends. Little financial advancement is promised in this dream. ... baghavad ghitta dream meaning

Bantam

To see bantam chickens in your dream, denotes your fortune will be small, yet you will enjoy contentment.

If they appear sickly, or exposed to wintry storms, your interests will be impaired. ... bantam dream meaning

Barley-field

The dreamer will obtain his highest desires, and every effort will be crowned with success. Decay in anything denotes loss. ... barley-field dream meaning

Bass Voice

To dream that you have a bass voice, denotes you will detect some discrepancy in your business, brought about by the deceit of some one in your employ.

For the lover, this foretells estrangements and quarrels. ... bass voice dream meaning

Baste

To dream of basting meats while cooking, denotes you will undermine your own expectations by folly and selfishness.

For a woman to baste her sewing, omens much vacation owing to her extravagance. ... baste dream meaning

Bed Fellow

To dream that you do not like your bed fellow, foretells that some person who has claims upon you, will censure and make your surroundings unpleasant generally.

If you have a strange bed fellow, your discontent will worry all who come near you.

If you think you have any kind of animal in bed with you, there will be unbounded ill luck overhanging you. ... bed fellow dream meaning

Bed-chamber

To see one newly furnished, a happy change for the dreamer. Journeys to distant places, and pleasant companions. ... bed-chamber dream meaning

Bell-man

Fortune is hurrying after you. Questions of importance will be settled amicably among disputants.

To see him looking sad some sorrowful event or misfortune may soon follow. ... bell-man dream meaning

Birthday Presents

Receiving happy surprises, means a multitude of high accomplishments. Working people will advance in their trades. Giving birthday presents, denotes small deferences, if given at a fe^te or reception.... birthday presents dream meaning

Bleating

To hear young animals bleating in your dreams, foretells that you will have new duties and cares, though not necessarily unpleasant ones.... bleating dream meaning

Bobbin

To dream of bobbins, denotes that important work will devolve on you, and your interests will be adversely affected if you are negligent in dispatching the same work. ... bobbin dream meaning

Bomb Shell

To dream of bomb shells, foretells anger and disputes, ending in law suits. Many displeasing incident{s?} follow this dream. ... bomb shell dream meaning

Bridle Bits

To see bridle bits in your dreams, foretells you will subdue and overcome any obstacle opposing your advancement or happiness.

If they break or are broken you will be surprised into making concessions to enemies, ... bridle bits dream meaning

Brothers

To see your brothers, while dreaming, full of energy, you will have cause to rejoice at your own, or their good fortune; but if they are poor and in distress, or begging for assistance, you will be called to a deathbed soon, or some dire loss will overwhelm you or them. ... brothers dream meaning

Cannon-ball

This means that secret enemies are uniting against you.

For a maid to see a cannon-ball, denotes that she will have a soldier sweetheart.

For a youth to see a cannon-ball, denotes that he will be called upon to defend his country. ... cannon-ball dream meaning

Cash Box

To dream of a full cash box, denotes that favorable prospects will open around you.

If empty, you will experience meager reimbursements.... cash box dream meaning

Cooling Board

For a young woman to see a cooling board in her dreams, foretells sickness and quarrels with her lover.

To dream of some living person as dead and rising up from a cooling board, denotes she will be indirectly connected with that person in some trouble, but will find out that things will work out satisfactorily.

To see her brother, who has long since been dead, rising from a cooling board, warns her of complications which may be averted if she puts forth the proper will and energy in struggling against them. ... cooling board dream meaning

Cross-bones

To dream of cross-bones, foretells you will be troubled by the evil influence of others, and prosperity will assume other than promising aspects.

To see cross-bones as a monogram on an invitation to a funeral, which was sent out by a secret order, denotes that unnecessary fears will be entertained for some person, and events will transpire seemingly harsh, but of good import to the dreamer. ... cross-bones dream meaning

Door Bell

To dream you hear or ring a door bell, foretells unexpected tidings, or a hasty summons to business, or the bedtide of a sick relative. ... door bell dream meaning

Fire Budget

To dream of a fire budget, denotes disagreement over small matters. ... fire budget dream meaning

Heather Bells

To dream of heather bells, foretells that joyous occasions will pass you in happy succession. ... heather bells dream meaning

May Bugs

To dream of May bugs, denotes an ill-tempered companion where a congenial one was expected.... may bugs dream meaning

Pall-bearer

To dream of a pall-bearer, indicates some enemy will provoke your ill feeling, by constant attacks on your integrity.

If you see a pall-bearer, you will antagonize worthy institutions, and make yourself obnoxious to friends. ... pall-bearer dream meaning

Standard-bearer

To dream that you are a standard-bearer, denotes that your occupation will be pleasant, but varied.

To see others acting as standard-bearers, foretells that you will be jealous and envious of some friend.... standard-bearer dream meaning

Storage Battery

To dream of a storage battery, opportune speculations will return you handsome gains. ... storage battery dream meaning

Turkish Baths

To dream of taking a Turkish bath, foretells that you will seek health far from your home and friends, but you will have much pleasurable enjoyment To see others take a Turkish bath, signifies that pleasant companions will occupy your attention. ... turkish baths dream meaning

United States Mail Box

To see a United States mail box, in a dream, denotes that you are about to enter into transactions which will be claimed to be illegal.

To put a letter in one, denotes you will be held responsible for some irregularity of another. ... united states mail box dream meaning

Vapor Bath

To dream of a vapor bath, you will have fretful people for companions, unless you dream of emerging from one, and then you will find that your cares will be temporary.... vapor bath dream meaning

Wash-bowl

To dream of a wash-bowl, signifies that new cares will interest you, and afford much enjoyment to others.

To bathe your face and hands in a bowl of clear water, denotes that you will soon consummate passionate wishes which will bind you closely to some one who interested you, but before passion enveloped you.

If the bowl is soiled, or broken, you will rue an illicit engagement, which will give others pain, and afford you small pleasure. ... wash-bowl dream meaning

Absentee Ballot

Implies that one will be absent, but can take care of business while absent... absentee ballot dream meaning

Baggy

Too large implies that one is not qualified to fill the job... baggy dream meaning

Bailey

Entrusted stewardship... bailey dream meaning

Baird

One responsive to the harmony of life... baird dream meaning

Baking Powder

A small transgression effects one’s good reputation, as a little baking powder effects all of the dough... baking powder dream meaning

Baldwin

Courageous protector... baldwin dream meaning

Ballgame

Game of life determined by positions, scores, uniforms, winners and losers... ballgame dream meaning

Ban

Revealed to prepare... ban dream meaning

Bankbook

Implying that one should check their banking records; see “check”... bankbook dream meaning

Bar Code

Implies there is a need to check out all details... bar code dream meaning

Barbara

Foreign and rare, made beautiful by enduring courage... barbara dream meaning

Barclay

Renewed... barclay dream meaning

Barefooted

Insecure, vulnerable steps... barefooted dream meaning

Barkless Tree

One stripped of their protective spiritual covering and rights, left bare and vulnerable; see “tree”... barkless tree dream meaning

Barnabas

One who encourages others... barnabas dream meaning

Barnaby

See “barnabas”... barnaby dream meaning

Barnard

Victorious and brave comforter; see “barnabas”... barnard dream meaning

Barney

See “barnabas”... barney dream meaning

Barry

Determined... barry dream meaning

Bart

See “bartolomew”... bart dream meaning

Bartholomew

One who cultivates with discernment and imagination... bartholomew dream meaning

Bartram

Brave messenger... bartram dream meaning

Basset Hound

A persistent person whose dedication is greater than their personal ability... basset hound dream meaning

Bassinet

Implies immaturity... bassinet dream meaning

Baxter

Diligent worker, worthy of honor... baxter dream meaning

Bearfort

Strong, noble spirit... bearfort dream meaning

Beatrice

A bringer of glad tidings... beatrice dream meaning

Becca

See “rebecca”... becca dream meaning

Becky

See “rebecca”... becky dream meaning

Belinda

Beautiful, enlightened spirit... belinda dream meaning

Belva

See “belle”... belva dream meaning

Bench Seat

Being set aside to wait... bench seat dream meaning

Benedict

Blessed... benedict dream meaning

Benita

Blessed and of a pure heart... benita dream meaning

Benign

Knowledge given to bring peace... benign dream meaning

Benjamin, Ben

Mighty in faith and favor... benjamin, ben dream meaning

Bennet, Benny

See “benedict”... bennet, benny dream meaning

Benson

See “benjamin”... benson dream meaning

Bentley

Peaceful spirit... bentley dream meaning

Bernadette

Courageous spirit... bernadette dream meaning

Bernardina

See “bernadette”... bernardina dream meaning

Bernice

One who brings victory... bernice dream meaning

Bertha

Bright and glorious one... bertha dream meaning

Bertram

See “bertra”... bertram dream meaning

Bessie, Betty

Oath of god... bessie, betty dream meaning

Betina, Beth

See “bessie”... betina, beth dream meaning

Beulah

God’s promised blessings fulfilled... beulah dream meaning

Bevan

One of grace and nobility... bevan dream meaning

Beverly

Enlightened with peace and harmony... beverly dream meaning

Bianca

Fair one... bianca dream meaning

Bill, Billy

See “william”... bill, billy dream meaning

Birney

Spiritual integrity... birney dream meaning

Bittersweet

That which is blessed, yet oppressed, i.E.

A beautiful rose with painful thorns... bittersweet dream meaning

Blackhead

The result of oppressive anxiety that has built-up gradually; removal is being loosed; see “loose”... blackhead dream meaning

Blaine

Steadfast and trustworthy... blaine dream meaning

Blair

Diligent worker... blair dream meaning

Blake

One who brings harmony... blake dream meaning

Blanche

Pure and gracious spirit... blanche dream meaning

Blank Check

An empty promise... blank check dream meaning

Bleeding Heart

One who consistently whines, displaying excessive sympathy... bleeding heart dream meaning

Blood-money

Payment for betrayal; debasing one’s religious morals for self-gratification, i.E. Thirty pieces of silver, drug- dealing money... blood-money dream meaning

Blythe

Filled with joy... blythe dream meaning

Bobby, Bobbie

Distinguished leader, bright in counsel, enlightened one; see “robert”... bobby, bobbie dream meaning

Bogart

Resourceful strength... bogart dream meaning

Bonita, Bonnie

See “benita”... bonita, bonnie dream meaning

Bootee

Implies that one’s steps are very immature and dependent upon others... bootee dream meaning

Boris

Warrior... boris dream meaning

Bouncer

See “bull”... bouncer dream meaning

Bow Tie

Yoked with favor; research the color; see “yoke”... bow tie dream meaning

Box Cutter

Removes mental stress of feeling “boxed in”; see “razor” and “knife”... box cutter dream meaning

Boyd

Enlightened, quiet spirit... boyd dream meaning

Brad

Restriction... brad dream meaning

Bradley, Brad

Broad-minded; unwavering... bradley, brad dream meaning

Brady, Brandi

Victorious spirit... brady, brandi dream meaning

Brag

See “boast”... brag dream meaning

Brainard

Courageous spirit... brainard dream meaning

Braille

To have knowledge of by touch or emotion... braille dream meaning

Break In

A precautionary warning... break in dream meaning

Brenda

Flame or sword... brenda dream meaning

Brenna

Lovely, faithful friend, gracious spirit... brenna dream meaning

Brent, Brant

Proud one... brent, brant dream meaning

Brian

Strong... brian dream meaning

Brice, Bryce

Compassionate... brice, bryce dream meaning

Bridget Bridie

Strong... bridget bridie dream meaning

Brittany

Sensitive, easily disrupted or hurt... brittany dream meaning

Brittnie

See “brittany”... brittnie dream meaning

Brier

A difficult person, place, or thing that irritates and buffets one... brier dream meaning

Broil

Direct exposure to extreme heat; see “cook” and “fire”... broil dream meaning

Brooke

Peaceful, quiet spirit... brooke dream meaning

Brownie

A kind work done for another... brownie dream meaning

Bruce

Strong and protective... bruce dream meaning

Bruno

Free spirit... bruno dream meaning

Bryan, Bryant

See “brian”... bryan, bryant dream meaning

Bucking Horse

The controlling power of the world rising up in rebellion; see “horse”... bucking horse dream meaning

Bucktoothed

Arrogant, know-it-all words; see “pride”... bucktoothed dream meaning

Buffing

Smoothing out small problems and improving one’s surface appearance in a gentle manner... buffing dream meaning

Buggy

Minimum power, according to type of buggy, i.E. “Baby”, “horse”; research accordingly... buggy dream meaning

Bulge

Excessiveness; research the location of the bulge for more clarity... bulge dream meaning

Bull Fight

A confrontation with a bully... bull fight dream meaning

Bumper

Figurative of protection from run-ins with others... bumper dream meaning

Burgess

Citizen... burgess dream meaning

Burke

Fortified, protective... burke dream meaning

Burl, Byrle

One who serves others... burl, byrle dream meaning

Burning Bush

Since god spoke through a burning bush, it is a spiritual symbol of the power and protection of his word... burning bush dream meaning

Burst

A warning that something has past the point of duration and must be relieved... burst dream meaning

Burton

Fortified provider... burton dream meaning

Bury

The finality and concealment of that which is obsolete; if a body, see “death”... bury dream meaning

Byram

Strong, free spirit... byram dream meaning

Byron

Generous, forgiving spirit... byron dream meaning

Charm Bracelet

Significant symbols are brought to attention for a reason; research accordingly... charm bracelet dream meaning

Day-dream

Revealing the substance of hope and faith that sustains one’s spirit until fulfillment; see “dreaming”... day-dream dream meaning

Dead Bolt

One is never to go back into whatever is behind that lock, for it is dead to them... dead bolt dream meaning

Elizabeth, Beth, Liz

Oath of god... elizabeth, beth, liz dream meaning

Holy Bible

The literal word of god implies one is depending and trusting in it and will be blessed... holy bible dream meaning

Jelly, Jelly Beans

Unstable, sweet words or deeds that have taken shape and are now cohesive; see “food”... jelly, jelly beans dream meaning

Juke-box

Controls the messages that can be manipulated... juke-box dream meaning

Nonprofit Business

Revealing that there is no profit to be expected in this venture... nonprofit business dream meaning

Safe-deposit Box

A safe place; see “safe”... safe-deposit box dream meaning

Safety Belt

Using self-discipline as a safeguard... safety belt dream meaning

Splash-board

A figurative protection from mud-slinging, etc.; See “mud”... splash-board dream meaning

Steam-boat

Correctly channeling one’s emotions and turning them into positive action; see “boat”... steam-boat dream meaning

Sweat Bee

The stinging pain from excessively hard and enduring work... sweat bee dream meaning

Text-book

A leaning experience; research the particular type of book for more clarity... text-book dream meaning

Tug-boat

Laboriously struggling with opposing forces in order to get ahead; see “boat”... tug-boat dream meaning

Weigh-bridge

The evaluation of one’s responsibilities and achievements prior to any promotion; see “bridge”... weigh-bridge dream meaning

Wheel-barrow

Used to carry heavy burdens forward with intentions to utilize... wheel-barrow dream meaning

Year-book

Memories from past years are brought up to date... year-book dream meaning

Altar Boy

Desire to return to a state of innocence, a religious way of life. ... altar boy dream meaning

Architecture (parts Of A Building)

1. Body parts.

2. Strengths and weaknesses of an individual. ... architecture (parts of a building) dream meaning

Backflip

1. Ability to adapt to changing circumstances.

2. Being tested, pushed beyond reason—often by an individual, often in work-related affairs. ... backflip dream meaning

Ball (social Event)

1. An inheritance, usually of money or some­thing else of value, in the offing.

2. Feelings of success (dancing with spouse).

3. A sense of betrayal by friends (single person dancing with a married person). ... ball (social event) dream meaning

Bat (baseball)

1. A phallic symbol.

2. Powerlessness. ... bat (baseball) dream meaning

Bedbug

1. Difficulty resting, unease.

2. Period of extreme irritation, annoyance, often due to a relationship.

3. A feeling of violation, invasion, possibly from bad news. ... bedbug dream meaning

Bellows (fireplace)

Hard work means struggles will be overcome. ... bellows (fireplace) dream meaning

Bellows (to Yell Or Shout)

1. A need for release, usually from long unexpressed anger, frustration.

2. A feeling of a need to be heard.

3. Serenity will come after a period of worry, upheaval. ... bellows (to yell or shout) dream meaning

Blur

1. A feeling that someone is attempting to confuse, deceive.

2. Confusion, a lack of clarity and vision, sometimes with boundaries, personal or otherwise.

3. Accomplishing something quickly.

4. Possible health issue. ... blur dream meaning

Boardinghouse

1. Concerns about prosperity, security.

2. Current difficulties, often emotional, are temporary.

3. Emotional state, well-being. ... boardinghouse dream meaning

Bonfire

1. Communication, the ability to ask for help.

2. Aspirations and goals.

3. Companionship, friendships. ... bonfire dream meaning

Boo

1. Self-criticism, possibly self-loathing.

2. The value placed on the opinions of others.

3. A fear of disapproval. ... boo dream meaning

Boxer (prizefighter)

1. A struggle for success, opportunities.

2. An inner struggle, often between two conflicting points of view.

3. A feeling that difficulties are out of control. ... boxer (prizefighter) dream meaning

Bramble

1. Feelings of being trapped, lost, usually emotionally.

2. Happiness is achieved after a difficult journey, “thorny” paths. ... bramble dream meaning

Brew

1. Hard work and careful consideration yield good results.

2. Peace comes after a period of difficulties and concerns.

3. A need for assistance; a mixture of elements combine to overcome problems. ... brew dream meaning

Bridle Bit

1. Influence and control.

2. Anticipation (as in to “champ at the bit”). ... bridle bit dream meaning

Brooks, Garth

1. Desire to be a successful stage performer.

2. Words sung are significant in one’s life. ... brooks, garth dream meaning

Butterfly

1. Desire to enhance one’s image or impression (not ex­clusively by a female).

2. Reluctance to commit, settle down.

3. Creativity.

4. Frivolity.

5. Transformation, metamorphosis (shedding a chrysalis). ... butterfly dream meaning

Buying (purchase)

1. Acceptance of a situation, how it is presented.

2. Financial caution is needed (purchases for self ).

3. Good fortune ahead (purchases for others). ... buying (purchase) dream meaning

Conductor, Bus

1. Foreign travel imminent.

2. Willingness to take on large responsibility. ... conductor, bus dream meaning

Goldfish Bowl

1. Boredom with one’s life, career or relationships.

2. Innocence. ... goldfish bowl dream meaning

Goose Bumps

One is afraid of someone or something. ... goose bumps dream meaning

Hive (beehive)

1. The locus of industry, productivity and prosper­ity (note the mood of the bees and how much they are getting done because of it).

2. The center of activity and power that con­trols situations and events. ... hive (beehive) dream meaning

Inn (broken Down Or Dilapidated)

1. Unhappy or unrewarding journey or situation.

2. Need to continue or strive for new situa­tion or places. ... inn (broken down or dilapidated) dream meaning

Kettle (boiling On Stove)

1. Indicates work or problems ahead.

2. Fear of being overweight. ... kettle (boiling on stove) dream meaning

Kid (baby Goat)

1. Dreamer feels small and defenseless.

2. Reckless or playful youth.

3. Desire to be a kid again. ... kid (baby goat) dream meaning

Lunch Box

1. Social skills, resources.

2. A symbol of domestic bal­ance, contentment.

3. Slang for male genitals. ... lunch box dream meaning

Madame Bovary

To those who understand the novel, the desire to engage in an adulterous affair. ... madame bovary dream meaning

Nervous Breakdown

1. Possible signal of emotional or mental ill­ness.

2. To relinquish responsibility for one’s actions and respon­sibilities.

3. Inability to approach a situation or relationship rationally, with clarity of judgment. ... nervous breakdown dream meaning

Prizefight (boxing Match)

1. A struggle for financial success, opportunities.

2. An inner struggle, often between two conflict­ing points of view.

3. A feeling that difficulties are out of control. ... prizefight (boxing match) dream meaning

Windows (broken)

1. Change or upheaval.

2. Violence.

3. Fear of self-destruction.

4. Lost opportunities. ... windows (broken) dream meaning

Air Blower

(See Bellows; Fan)... air blower dream meaning

Allah Occupying Someone’s Bed:

If someone sees Allah occupying his bed, congratulating him, then this is a glad tiding that Allah will grant him piety and sainthood and that Allah’s blessings will descend upon him. For, a dream such as this is not viewed but by pious and righteous persons.... allah occupying someone’s bed: dream meaning

Animal Bones

(See Bones)... animal bones dream meaning

Back Pain

(See Back; Bodyl; Pain)... back pain dream meaning

Backside

(Backside; Buttocks; Rump) In a dream, the backside represents the wife’s property and money, or it could mean one’s husband. Dragging oneself over one’s buttocks in a dream means becoming poor and needy. Hair growing over one’s backside in a dream means money or richness. Otherwise, if one sees no hair on his backside in the dream, then it means insolvency or bankruptcy. Shaving off the hair over one’s backside in a dream means fulfilling a promise, repayment of one’s debts or giving back a trust to its rightful owner.

(Also see Back)... backside dream meaning

Arched Bridge

(Bridge; Stone bridge; Viaduct) An arched bridge or a viaduct in a dream represents suspicious matters or mundane questions or worldly vs. ungodly concerns.

An arched bridge or a viaduct in a dream also could represents one’s wife, or it could mean dispelling of one’s worries or trouble. Driving over an arched bridge or through a viaduct in a dream means riding a vehicle’.

An arched bridge or a stone bridge in a dream also signifies richness, luxury, longevity, a sickness, renouncing one’s allegiance, or it could mean breaking a promise.

An arched bridge in a dream also could represent a middle man, a wise man, or a ruler, except if the bridge leads to a loathsome place, or to a dead end. Crossing an arched bridge that leads to the palace of a ruler in a dream means receiving money, or it could mean getting married to a noble person.

An unknown bridge in a dream represents the world and particularly ifit connects the city with the cemetery. It also could represent a ship, or the Bridge of the Day of Judgement, for it is the last hurdle before reaching paradise.

If one crosses an arched bridge in his dream, then it means that he will cross the abode of this world into the abode of the hereafter and particularly if one meets departed souls from the world or enters unknown places or sees uncommon structures, or if a bird carries him by air, or if a beast swallows him, or ifhe falls into a ditch or flies into the heavens in his dream, all of which also means recovering from an illness or undertaking a long journey, or it could mean returning home from a long journey.

If on the other side of the bridge one ends in a fertile farm, luscious fields, or meets with an old woman in his dream, it means money. benefits and prosperity.

If the other side of the bridge leads to a mosque in the dream, it means that one will achieve his goal, fulfill his intention or perform a pilgrimage to God’s House in Mecca.

If one becomes a bridge in a dream, it means that he will acquire extensive powers or becomes an inspiration to others, or that people will come to need his authority and help. Crossing a wooden bridge in a dream means meeting with a group of hypocrites.

(Also see Bridge)... arched bridge dream meaning

Baby Crow

(Fledgling; Nestling) A fledgling crow in a dream represents poverty, need, separation from one’s parents and segregation from one’s relatives or clan.

If one is experiencing such adverse conditions in wakefulness, then seeing a fledgling crow in a dream means satisfaction of one’s needs and reunion with his family. When the egg hatches and the baby crow comes out of it, the parents shy away from their fledgling and remain distant from the nest. Then God Almighty will provide the nestling crow with various types of flies to eat from. Once the baby crow’s feathers grow, the parents will return to their nest and care for their baby until it commences to fly.... baby crow dream meaning

Bactrian Camel

(See Milk)... bactrian camel dream meaning

Bad Look

To devastate someone by looking at him with despise in a dream means that the assailant will suffer from the jealous eye of his victim in wakefulness.... bad look dream meaning

Bairam

(turk. See Manumission; Festiual ofBreaking the Fast; Feast ofImmolation)... bairam dream meaning

Baked Bricks

(See Bricks)... baked bricks dream meaning

Baklava

(See Pastry)... baklava dream meaning

Balancer

(See Stabilizer)... balancer dream meaning

Baldheadedness

(Also see Baldness)... baldheadedness dream meaning

Balding

(See Baldness)... balding dream meaning

Ball Of Thread

(Hank of yarn; Spool; Thread) For pensioners, seeing a ball of thread in a dream signifies increase in one’s benefits or receiving extra income.

A ball of thread in a dream also represents an astute worker, an employee, an intelligent and a hard working young man, or it could mean longevity.

(Also see Spool; Thread)... ball of thread dream meaning

Balled Vegetables

(Blanched; Boiled eggs; Poached; Stew) In a dream, boiled vegetables, eggs, meat or poached eggs, etcetera, signify fast coming earnings, or a profitable business. Boiled vegetables in a dream also mean paying one’s debts, an unanticipated arrival of something expected to happen later, celebrations, a wedding or distress, sorrow or poverty. Cooking mixed vegetables with milk in a dream means mixing lineage, or marriage from a different tribe, or it could mean starting a new and a good tradition.

(Also see Stew)... balled vegetables dream meaning

Ballista

(See Missile launcher)... ballista dream meaning

Banal

(See Cat)... banal dream meaning

Bangle

(See Bracelet)... bangle dream meaning

Bank Draft

(See Bill ofexchange)... bank draft dream meaning

Banknote

(Dollar; Money) A banknote in a dream represents a pure intention, a beautiful son, a treasure, an agreement, a consent, deputyship, devotion, straight path, swearing in, testimony or wisdom. Losing a banknote in a dream means losing one’s son or missing one’s prayers. Ifone sees himselfmoving piles of banknotes to his house in a dream, it means that money will be delivered to his hand. Though banknotes are blessings and they are what people need, nevertheless, they are also Satan’s arrows. Ifone sees himself handling a large quantity ofbanknotes in a dream, they mean trusts he receives for saving or as a business.

If one sees himself holding a banknote in his hand in a dream, it means that he has entrusted something to a friend who will deliver it back to him on demand.

A counterfeit banknote means illegal money or income from unknown source.

A banknote carrying the denomination five, represents the five time daily prayers in Islam. Ifone loses one in the dream, it means that he neglects his required prayers. In some interpretations, banknotes represent a book. They also represent benefits to a poor person. Perhaps banknotes in a dream could represent the punishment of a hypocrite, or a person who respects no commitment toward his friends, or perhaps they could represent a beloved, . mutual support, helping others, or good news. Common denominations such as one hundred represent working for the government. Ifone sees himselfreceiving a coin ofmoney,or a banknote (e.g. One dollar), it means that he is sufferingfrom oppression. Ifone sees himself giving someone a banknote of the denomination one, then ifhe finds it shred’ded into pieces in the dream, it represents a severe enmity, a grievance, or a fight. Ifhe finds it thrown to the floor in the dream, it signifies heavy fighting between two people.

(Also see Money)... banknote dream meaning

Barkeeper

(See Bartender)... barkeeper dream meaning

Barking Dog

It symblises a person of mean character who will utter unpleasant words.... barking dog dream meaning

Barking Of A Jackal

(See Sound of animals)... barking of a jackal dream meaning

Barman

(See Bartender)... barman dream meaning

Bars Of Gold

Seeing bars of gold or crockery made from gold means losing some of a person’s wealth or the king or governor becoming unhappy or disillusioned with him.... bars of gold dream meaning

Bars Of Iron, Steel Or Lead

He will receive the fortunes of this world if they are in their original form or molten.... bars of iron, steel or lead dream meaning

Bars Of Silver

Seeing these in the dream is regarded as better than seeing bars of gold since they (bars of silver) symbolise excellence and good fortune.

If a person sees himself as having received a piece of silver with no design on it, it means he will marry a beautiful woman.... bars of silver dream meaning

Bashfulness

(Constrains; Modesty; Reserve) In a dream, bashfulness means an excuse.

If a bearded person sees himself bashful in a dream, it means that he might suffer imprisonment. Bashfulness in a dream also could represent a myrtle, or any aromatic plant. Bashfulness in a dream also purport a clear excuse, increase in one’s income, the arrival of a traveller, or receiving a letter from him.lfbeing bashful beautifies the person in the dream, then it means glad tidings. Otherwise, if one feels ashamed from it, then it means distress and adversities.

(Also see Blushing)... bashfulness dream meaning

Basket Maker

A Wealthy person who can cause benefit or harm.

The same is the interpretation of seeing a slaughterer, glass manufacturer, fuller and diver.... basket maker dream meaning

Basket Weaver

(See Caner; Caning)... basket weaver dream meaning

Basking Before A Fire

If someone sees himself or another basking before a fire it means he will pursue and thus magnify a certain matter to such an extent that he will profit from it. Consequently, his poverty will come to an end. For, cold symbolizes poverty while heat symbolizes wealth.... basking before a fire dream meaning

Battlement

(See Citadel)... battlement dream meaning

Bay-color

(See Maroon)... bay-color dream meaning

Basmalah - Bismalah

(arb.) Calling the Name of God Almighty in a dream means blessed tidings. Basmalah in a dream also represents attainment, knowledge, guidance and wealth. Reciting the formula ‘Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem’ (In the Name ofAllah, the Merciful, the Compassionate) in a dream also means living to see one’s children and grand children. It also means recovering a lost article. Basmala in a dream also means placing the intention to get married, tidings of a good progeny, and receiving guidance after heedlessness.

If one writes down such a call ‘In the Name of God’ with a beautiful handwriting in his dream, it means that he will receive wealth and recognition in his field of knowledge.

If a deceased person writes it in one’s dream, it means that such a person dwells encompassed with God’s mercy.

If the one who wrote it in the dream is alive and if he erases it or if a bird steals it from him in the dream, it means the nearing of his death and exhaustion of his sustenance in this world.

If one recites it during his prayers in a dream when it is not his custom to do so, it means borrowing an unnecessary amount of money or giving preference to leaning toward one’s mother rather than his father or the opposite.... basmalah - bismalah dream meaning

Bathhouse

(Sauna; Steam room; Sweat room; Rest room) Washing one’s dirt with hot water in a dream brings benefits.

If one builds a bathhouse in his dream, it means committing a sin or searching for a woman to partake in it, then suffering its consequence. Ifthe bathhouse is heated and the water is lukewarm in the dream, it represents his family’s compassion toward him, trying to help him out of his breach. Ifthe bathhouse is cold and ifits water is cold in the dream, it means that his family has ostracized or banished him.

If one witness the hot water pipes breaking, whereby he could not control the flow of water in the dream, it means that someone will betray him with his wife, though he will keep trying to control the situation, but to no avail.

A water leak from the boiler that flows through the floors of the bathing quarters in a dream means incurring the anger of one’s wife. Entering a bathhouse in a dream means suffering from a fever. Drinking hot water directly from the boiler in a dream means sickness, stress, depression and a scare from evil spirits. Ifone sees himself drinking cold refreshing water from the regular water tab in a dream, it means comfort and joy. Taking a bath with cold water in a dream means recovering from an illness.

A bathhouse in a dream also represents hell-fire, and the attendant represents its keepers.

A bathhouse in a dream also represents the judge’s court, and its attendant represents the judge himself. Abathhouse in a dream also represents a prison and its guard, the ocean and the ship pilot, the evil bawdy houses and their dwellers, a woman and a pimp, or a cadet posing as her husband.

If one goes to a public bath, then after completing his wash wears a white garment, and takes a carriage back home in his dream, it means that he will shortly die and the elements of his dream represent his washing, shrouding, coffin and funeral.

The element of a bathhouse in a dream also represent a library, knowledge, guard’s post, house of worship, a mosque, a church, idol worship, a prison, or a marketplace. It also represents repentance, guidance, richness, healing, an ocean or marriage.

If one sees himself taking a bath with his clothe on in a dream, it means that he will fall prey to an attractive prostitute who will deceive him and lead him to commit his religious life to waste.

(Also see Bath; Bathroom; Hell-fire; Turkish bath)... bathhouse dream meaning

Bathing In The River

Bathing in the river or sea and not experiencing any fear, panic or humiliation suggest deliverance from afflictions: if the observer of the dream is grief stricken, his grief will be removed an replaced with happiness; if he is suffering from a disease or sickness, he will be cured; if he is in straitened circumstances, Allah will grant him relief; if he is afflicted with debts, Allah will have them fulfilled; if he is imprisoned, Allah will grant him freedom. All this is in the light of this Qur’anic verse wherein He commands Ayyoob (AS) : Strike with you foot. This spring of water is for bathing, cooling and drinking. And We granted him his family and doubled their number as a special grace from ourselves and a commemoration for all who have understanding.... bathing in the river dream meaning

Beads Salesman

(Beads; Chaplet; Necklace; Pearls; Prayer beads; Women) In a dream, he is a man who embellishes women’s apparels or sells them. When a beads salesman is seen in a dream, he represents a man who interferes with or deals in women’s businesses.

(Also see Prayer beads)... beads salesman dream meaning

Bear Trainer

(Circus; Hunter) A bear trainer is the one who hunts it, trains it, teaches it to dance and to obey his orders.

A bear trainer in a dream represents a teacher who teaches good conduct to ignorant people, or a coach of a woman singer. He also represents people who illicit unlawful or tainted money from drugs or prostitution.... bear trainer dream meaning

Beautify

(Eye-brow)... beautify dream meaning

Beauty Mark

In a dream, a beauty mark means honor and dignity for a woman, and it means wealth for a man.

(Also see Birthmark)... beauty mark dream meaning

Bed Cover

(See Blanket)... bed cover dream meaning

Bedchamber

(See Bedroom)... bedchamber dream meaning

Bedmate

(Companion) To share one’s bed with a deceased person in a dream means paying a pecuniary penalty which will be exacted by the authorities. Sharing one’s bed with someone who is away on a trip in a dream means receiving news from him. Sharing one’s bed with evil companions, spirits, satans or jinn in a dream means fighting against a crime ring.... bedmate dream meaning

Beekeeper

(Apiculturist; Apiarist) In a dream, a beekeeper represents a struggle, a caprice, taking the short road, wearing a mask, or it could mean hardships.

(Also see Beehive)... beekeeper dream meaning

Behavior

(See Irrationality)... behavior dream meaning

Belittlement

(See Backbiting)... belittlement dream meaning

Belligerence

(See Nakedness)... belligerence dream meaning

Benevolence

(See Amity)... benevolence dream meaning

Bequeath

(See Beggar; Soliciting advice)... bequeath dream meaning

Bereavement Of One’s Child

In real life, it represents the opposite of what is seen in a dream. It means rejoicing, reunions, pleasures and respect. Sometimes it is also interpreted to portray an intention of one’s children or wife to separate from the family or to live on their own.

(Also See Child)... bereavement of one’s child dream meaning

Besiege

(See Siege)... besiege dream meaning

Besmear

(Brand; Stigmatize; Smut) To spread something with an unctuous substance in a dream means being sanctimonious, self-righteous or false.... besmear dream meaning

Bethlehem

(See City)... bethlehem dream meaning

Betrothal

(See Book)... betrothal dream meaning

Bewitch

(See Hyena)... bewitch dream meaning

Biack Magic

(See Magic arts)... biack magic dream meaning

Bicuspids

(See Tooth)... bicuspids dream meaning

Bill Of Exchange

(Bank draft; Commercial) If one sees himself paying someone a fee to write him a bill of exchange, or a bank draft in a dream, it means that he will borrow some money to do business and that he will profit from his investment to become known in his field. In a dream, if by mistake, one sends the bank draft to the wrong destination or to another country that produces the same type of products, in this case his dream means that he will lose his investment or recover his capital cost after some hardship.... bill of exchange dream meaning

Birds Of Prey

Generally, birds, symbolise sublimity and power enjoyed by kings, moarchs, rulers, governors and chiefs.... birds of prey dream meaning

Birds Of Unknown Species

They sumbolise the angels. Their interpretation is the same as that of seeing the angels of Allah Ta’ala.... birds of unknown species dream meaning

Birds’ Salesman

In a dream, a birds’ salesman represents all types of gatherings, including celebrations or grief.... birds’ salesman dream meaning

Bite Off

(See Pinch)... bite off dream meaning

Biting On One’s Tongue

(See Tongue)... biting on one’s tongue dream meaning

Bitter Almond

(See Almond)... bitter almond dream meaning

Bitter Fruits

(Colocynth; Bitter apples; Bitter cucumber) Its tree represents sadness and stress, a coward, or an uneasy, worried and a restless person.... bitter fruits dream meaning

Blabber

(See Magpie)... blabber dream meaning

Black Ass

It means prosperity and becoming a leader in his community.... black ass dream meaning

Black Coin

Black coins that are counterfeit symbolise deception, lies and quarrelling.... black coin dream meaning

Black Coins Contained In A Bag

If a person sees himself as receiving black coins contained in a bag or pocket, it means a secret will be told to him which he will guard as a trust to his utmost ability.... black coins contained in a bag dream meaning

Black Colour

Black colour in all things is regarded as good and pleasant except in grapes. There is no good to be expected in them.... black colour dream meaning

Black Cow

It symbolises a good and prosperous year.... black cow dream meaning

Black Grapes

Black grapes, although in reality are excellent buit in a dream they do not augur well for the one who sees them.

The reason being that Hadhrat Nooh (AS) cursed his son out of anger. Consequently, the grapes that the son had in his hand turned black. Therefore, in view of this incident, there is no benefit in seeing black grapes.... black grapes dream meaning

Black Hair

If a woman sees herselfhaving a thick black hair in a dream, it means that she will marry a respected and a handsome looking husband.

If she sees herself having a charcoal colored hair in the dream, it means that she will live satisfied with her husband’s wealth or inheritance.

(Also see Strand of hair)... black hair dream meaning

Black Mare

he will marry a wealthy woman.... black mare dream meaning

Black Mud

(See Sludge)... black mud dream meaning

Black Or Red Raisins

They signify blessings, prosperity, livelihood and wealth.... black or red raisins dream meaning

Black Pepper

(See Pepper)... black pepper dream meaning

Blear-eyed

(See Mucous)... blear-eyed dream meaning

Bleeding From The Anus

If a person sees himself bleeding from the back passage and his body becomes stained with such bleeding, it means he will acquire wealth equal to how much his body is stained.... bleeding from the anus dream meaning

Bleeding From The Nose

A sign of good health. At times it indicates financial loss or dishonour or loss of one’s capital.... bleeding from the nose dream meaning

Blessed Tree

(See Olive tree)... blessed tree dream meaning

Blind In One Eye

(See Antichrist; One-eyed)... blind in one eye dream meaning

Blintz

(See Pastry)... blintz dream meaning

Blister Beetle

(See Spanish fly)... blister beetle dream meaning

Black Stone

(The corner stone of the Ka’aba; God’s House in Mecca) Seeing or holding the Black Stone of the Ka’aba in one’s dream means paying allegiance to the ruler, or it could mean repentance from sin at the hand of a pious Imam, or it could mean kissing one’s son, wife or bosom friend. It also means serving people in the government.

If one sees himself touching the Black Stone in his dream, it means that he will follow and learn at the hand of one of the Imams of the Arabian peninsula. Seeing the sacred Black Stone in a dream is perhaps an indication of going to perform one’s pilgrimage.

If one sees himself cutting into the Black Stone in a dream, it means that he wants people to follow his personal opinions.

If he sees the pilgrims searching for the Black Stone but cannot find it in a dream, it means that he thinks of himself to be right and the rest of the people to be wrong. It also could mean that he possesses a knowledge which he hides from others. Ifhe touches the Black Stone in his dream, it means that he follows the teachings of an Imam from among the Hijazite Arabs.

If he sees the Black Stone being a castle for himself in a dream, it means that he follows religious innovations.

If he swallows the Black Stone in his dream, it means that he is a affected person who will mislead people.

(Also see Ka’aba; Corner Stone)... black stone dream meaning

Bleeding Nose

A bleeding nose in a dream means unlawful money, or it could mean a miscarriage.

If one’s nose bleeds and ifhe thinks in the dream that such bleeding will benefit him, then it means that he will receive benefits from his superior at work. Otherwise, if in his dream one thinks that such bleeding will hurt him, then harm will unfailingly come to him from his superior.

If he is the boss, then he will benefit or lose accordingly.

A bleeding nose in a dream may represent good health. It also could mean correcting one’s religious and spiritual attitudes. In fact, it all depends on one’s own consciousness in his dream and how he perceives the bleeding of his nose. Thus, feeling bad about it or weak from it means poverty.

If the blood stains his clothing in the dream, it means that he will receive unlawful money or commit a sin.

If the blood does not stain his clothing, then he might walk free from an ill he had indulged in. Ifthe blood from one’s nose drips on the road in the dream, it means that he regularly pays his due alms which he distributes to poor people in the streets.

It is also said that seeing one’s nose bleeding in a dream means finding a lost treasure. Otherwise, it means distress and depression.

(Also see Bleeding; Cut; Injury; Wound)... bleeding nose dream meaning

Blessings

(Benediction; Grace; Light) In a dream, blessings represent one’s life, hearing, sight, good health, wealth, good qualities, contentment, gratitude, faith, guidance, submission to God Almighty, obedience to one’s parents, having obedient children, having a husband or a wife, children, lineage, friends, love, compassion, happiness, comfort, endowments, attainments, success, provisions, knowledge, wisdom, balance, intelligence, clarity, truthfulness, work, strength, peace in the land, safety, protection, ajust ruler, rain or they could mean a good crop, etcetera.

(Also see Enemy; Introduction page xxui.)... blessings dream meaning

Blithe

(Cheerfulness; Lightheartedness) In a dream, blithe signifies comfort, a good spirit and particularly for a grateful person. This also applies for seeing a deceased person in a state of cheerfulness.

A blithely person in a dream is one who is grateful for the blessings endowed upon him by God Almighty of having a family, love, affection and for the ability to do good deeds.

If one is expecting a promise to be fulfilled, then blithe in a dream implies the satisfaction of his aspirations.... blithe dream meaning

Blood Disease

If one is presented in his dream with red unripened dates, then they represent some type of blood disease where the red cells exceed the white cells in number.

(Also see Dates)... blood disease dream meaning

Blood In A Cup, Bowl Or Tray

This symbolises sickness and the spending of one’s wealth on some woman. Some say spending it on onseself.... blood in a cup, bowl or tray dream meaning

Blood Letting

(See Cupping)... blood letting dream meaning

Blood Ties

(Debts; Veins)... blood ties dream meaning

Bloodsucker

(See Leech)... bloodsucker dream meaning

Blood, Pus Etc. Without Any Wound

Bleeding without any wound means he will acquire unlawful wealth. Similarly, pus or blood gushing forth from a fountain in the body and such pus or blood staining his body also means he will earn haraam wealth. How much haraam wealth he earns depends on how much blood or pus gushes from such a fountain. But if the body does not stain it means he will be demoted from his present position.

The degree of his demotion depends on how much blood or pus gushes out.... blood, pus etc. without any wound dream meaning

Blow One’s Nose

(See Nasal mucus)... blow one’s nose dream meaning

Blowing Into A Vagina

(See Blowing)... blowing into a vagina dream meaning

Blowing Into The Fire

(Also see Bellows; Blowing)... blowing into the fire dream meaning

Blowing Into The Ground

(See Blowing)... blowing into the ground dream meaning

Blowing The Nose

Blowing the nose and expelling filth means that the person will become angry as a result of which he will utter undesirable words.

If no filth is expelled it means he will lodge a complaint against someone.... blowing the nose dream meaning

Blowing The Trumpet

(See Blowing)... blowing the trumpet dream meaning

Blunt Sword

No words will affect him in any way.... blunt sword dream meaning

Boarding Or Sitting In A Vessel

If a person sees himself as having boarded a vessel which is sea-bounded or merely cruising on water it suggest that he will become entangled with the king or authorities carrying out an investigation on him.

The seriousness of the investigation will depend on the capacity of the vessel. Ultimately he will be liberated from their clutches.... boarding or sitting in a vessel dream meaning

Boast

(Brag; Feat) Boasting about something in a dream signifies wealth and spending.... boast dream meaning

Body Lice

(See Nit)... body lice dream meaning

Body Snatcher

(See Grave digger; Exhume; Grave)... body snatcher dream meaning

Boiled Eggs

(See Boiled vegetables)... boiled eggs dream meaning

Blockage Or Obstacle

An impediment to your progress.

An obstacle to meeting a goal.

Control, especially of a flow or process (as a valve controls the flow of water by blocking it).

Lack of control (as a blocked water pipe causes a loss of control that results in flooding).

A stoppage or holdup in a process (such as “writer’s block”).

A way to fix a leak (such as of information) or stop a loss (such as of wasted effort).

See also: Breakwater; Divider; Interrupting; Interfering; Sabotaged, Being; Closing; Problem; Denying; Tight; Closed... blockage or obstacle dream meaning

Body Part

The main function of the body part (such as hands “handling situations” or teeth “biting off more than you can chew”).

Something the body part allows you to do, or a way it allows you be (such as a joint representing your ability to be flexible, compromise, or adapt to different circumstances).

A characteristic of the body part (such as a soft lap representing comfort, or an elbow representing an “elbow nudge” to pay attention).

Consider the body part’s context in the dream and what stood out about.

See also the specific body part.

See also: Body Parts (the category)... body part dream meaning

Bouncing

Energy or enthusiasm.

Playfulness.

A person, object, or situation that seems active, reactive, flexible, or resilient.

Repeated bouncing (such as dribbling a basketball) can represent repetition or control.

Something ricocheting might represent a change in direction or plan (such as due to an obstacle or external force) or an unexpected complication.

An object bouncing back to you can represent: something you gave away in real life that has come back; something you expect to get back; the return of something (such as a relationship partner, your turn in a dialogue, or a bounced check).

See also: Ball; Check (Money)... bouncing dream meaning

Limit Or Boundary

A limit, boundary, or edge can represent: A challenge or obstacle in your life.

A limitation put on you by others, society, circumstance, environment, or something else outside yourself.

A perceived personal limitation, or perhaps some you’re limiting yourself.

A beginning or ending.

An extreme, or something “far out” (such as “the edge of the world,” “the edge of reason,” or “the limit of your patience”).

“The best,” “the most,” or another superlative concept.

For more clues, consider the context of and your feelings about the limit or boundary.

See also: Edge, Coming to an; Ledge or Cliff; Divider; Restrained; Top; Bottom; Infinite; Frame... limit or boundary dream meaning

Skating Or Boarding

Skating or skateboarding can represent: Making progress smoothly, quickly, or well somewhere in your life (possibly due to your talents or another advantage represented by the skates).

Moving past or around obstacles easily.

Skimming over the surface rather than delving into details.

Creativity.

Sports or competitiveness.

Taking a risk (since it’s easy to fall during this activity).

Also consider the context (for example, skating with another person could represent a friendship or other relationship).

See also: Vehicle; Riding; Driving... skating or boarding dream meaning

Toxic Dream

A Toxic Dream is usually a very realistic, upsetting dream that’s most likely to occur when your body is overloaded or stressed during sleep.

The terrible, nightmarish quality of a Toxic Dream can signal that your body, emotions, or mind were in a toxic state at the time of the dream.

This type of dream can result from a number of factors from earlier in the day, including: eating refined carbohydrates (sugar, white flour, etc.), processed or junk food, or additives or preservatives; eating too much too close to bedtime; ingesting drugs or other substances that tax the body; encountering environmental toxins (mold, exhaust fumes, etc.); physical, emotional, or mental stress; toxic feelings (such as going to bed angry); not resting your body and mind enough during the day.... toxic dream dream meaning

Fun Dream Facts And Hints

Like adding a G.P.S. system to a car, these facts and tips can steer you in the right direction to maximize your dream analysis benefits.

Dreams Communicate in Images Because of How the Brain Works

A dream speaks in pictures because your brain is hardwired to remember visually. As psychologists have confirmed, the brain stores much of its information (i.e., thoughts, memories, and experiences) as images that are linked up to your thoughts and feelings—becoming a mental picture in the mind’s eye. This is why visual pictures are the language of the brain. That is also why, in books on how to boost your memory, you are asked to link the words or names that you want to remember with a set of images, in order to remember them. When it comes to memory and your brain, pictures rule!

All Dreams Are Meaningful.

All dreams carry a message, and even a single dream image has meaning. Some dream messages are about your emotions while others relate more to your thoughts, attitudes, or actions. For example, in one such single-image dream, a man saw a large wooden wheel. At first, the image seemed meaningless, but later he remembered that when he was growing up, there had been a wagon wheel on his family’s farm. After his mother died, he often sat beside that wagon wheel as he mourned. The dream image of the wheel made him realize that he still felt bad about the recent loss of a good friend. The dream suggested he needed to take the time to grieve for his friend, just as he had grieved by the wheel for his mother.

Everyone Does Dream.

Those who say they do not remember any dreams often wonder if they dream at all. Research confirms that everyone experiences dreams. In fact, you dream about four to six times a night, whether or not you remember any of your dreams. Dreaming and recalling your dreams are two separate issues.

There Are Several Sources of Dream Messages

SOURCE 1 OF DREAM MESSAGES: YOUR MIND. Most dreams are communications from your psyche, the inner part of you that is aware of all your experiences, goals, and memories. Like a best friend, the psyche (your inner self) acts like a bridge between your waking and sleeping self and uses dreams to guide you to be the best you can be.

SOURCE 2 OF DREAM MESSAGES: THE SOUL AND BEYOND. Some dream insights come from the soul. You may be the captain of your ship but the soul is the ship’s owner, and on occasion, the soul has something to say about your path in life. Speaking of the great beyond, many believe that guardian angels can whisper in your ear through a dream, and that, on occasion, the divine itself bestows experiences of amazing grace, healing, or inspiration in dreams. Many dreamers have confirmed such extraordinary dream events.

SOURCE 3 OF DREAM MESSAGES: THE DEARLY DEPARTED. Some individuals believe that life continues after death and that dreams reconnect you with a loved one who has passed on. Anecdotal dream experiences suggest that the dearly departed visit on occasion to let you know they still love you (see Chapter 11, “Not All Dreams Are Dreams”).

Dream Analysis Is Easy.

There is a general misconception that learning to understand the message in a dream is difficult; however, if you can learn to drive a car, you can learn to analyze your dreams. Dream analysis is about understanding the language of symbols and metaphors and orienting yourself to a few rules of the road, such as the hints listed below. Once you master these concepts, you will be on your way.

EASY ANALYSIS HINT 1: LEARN THE BASICS. Become familiar with the basics of dream interpretation such as those described in the Five-Step Dream Technique, which is introduced in later chapters. Once you crack open the nut of meaning of a dozen dreams, you will be on your way to a lifetime of amazing dream messages.

EASY ANALYSIS HINT 2: LOOK FOR THE “AHA” EFFECT. When the meaning of a dream comes together, you get an “Aha!” rush of energy as a notable shift in perception. Understanding a dream message brings satisfaction, like watching a final puzzle piece fit into the big picture.

EASY ANALYSIS HINT 3: BEWARE OF PERSONAL BIAS. Everyone has topics that trigger emotional reactions and sweep them away. Because of this, approaching a dream without preconceptions or reactions is important. If the topic of a dream is too intense, take a step back to avoid slanting your potential interpretation toward wishful thinking. Since initial reactions can steer you off course, a cool head is key to a correct interpretation. To correctly analyze a dream, put aside tinted eyeglasses and be willing to accept the truth, the whole truth, about the dream’s meaning.

EASY ANALYSIS HINT 4: PUT AN INITIAL GUESS ON HOLD. As you wake up with a dream, the excitement of the story makes it easy to decide that you already know what it means. Hold that confidence in check and decide that you do not know what the dream means, at least not yet. As you apply the dream analysis techniques of your choice, your perspectives may shift and may bring a different result than your first thoughts about the dream.

EASY ANALYSIS HINT 5: NOTE YOUR WORD CHOICES. Notice which words you select as you record your dream. The words that come to mind often alter your thoughts about the dream itself and create a shift in perception. This word-choice phenomenon is another way that the creative, unconscious mind reveals glimpses into the meaning of a dream.

EASY ANALYSIS HINT 6: SYMBOLS ARE NOT THE WHOLE DEAL. A common misstep is to focus only on the meaning of a symbol and attempt to find dream message from the symbols, or to focus on the symbols first. Though dream symbols add depth to the message, focusing mainly on symbols tends to be a misstep. There are dreams where a symbol holds the entire message, but in general, the overall story tends to be the key to understanding the dream.

EASY ANALYSIS HINT 7: YOU CAN DO IT. Despite these caveats, proceed without fear. Dream analysis is as easy as learning to drive a car. Once you know how to start the engine and observe a few rules of the road, you are on your way to dream analysis.

EASY ANALYSIS HINT 8: DREAMS AS A LUXURY VEHICLE TO GET THROUGH LIFE. Having paid attention to dream messages all my life, to me it appears as if those who do not analyze their dreams are trying to get through life using a bicycle. They miss out on a fantastic built-in Rolls-Royce of the mind—dream insights—that can get them where they want to go faster, more securely, and at their own speed.

Frightening Dreams Are Constructive Messages.

Even though a scary dream shakes you up, most nightmares carry a helpful message. The most common type of nightmare invites you to repair a character trait in yourself. Here’s how that works. In general, since people do not care to face something unpleasant about themselves, they push away a dream that makes them feel as if they are being scolded. As the dreamer pushes such a dream away—which, in psychological terms, is an attempt to suppress the dream—the dreamer’s clouded awareness “masks” the dream’s content. As a result, like seeing something in the distant, murky shadows, a friendly image now appears scary. Watching a dream about a personal flaw can feel like meeting an enemy in a deep, dark, empty forest. It is an “oops” that frightens the fragile ego, which reacts with “Who, me?” Though a rare nightmare can be a literal ESP dream warning, most scary dreams are distorted, but helpful, messages about your own flaws.

Dreams Help You Solve Problems.

As one of the main functions of dreaming, dreams can help you make decisions, clarify questions, and resolve daily challenges. In fact, experience dictates that the default stance of the sleeping mind is to assist you with any knot that you are trying to untie. Like a night-time Google session, your mind investigates the topic of your concern, compares the issue to your storehouse of past and current experience, and then cranks out an insight or a solution. Taking the time to plug into this “default nightly brainstorming” session can be highly productive on a wide range of matters, from advice to the lovelorn, daily questions, or even to achieve a scientific breakthrough.

Dream Messages Are Metaphors.

Dreams often exaggerate to make a point and most dream scenes are rarely literal. They are metaphors, and it helps to keep that in mind. For example, a scene about an avalanche that is going to engulf your home may scare you, but unless you live on a susceptible mountainside, the image is a metaphor about something that threatens your security, is off track, or is out of control. Positive scenes are also metaphors. A dream of winning the lottery suggests that you are a big winner, but what you are winning is not likely money. The win can signal career advancement, a great new relationship, or a talent that is being acknowledged—as your own kind of winning ticket.

Dream Dictionaries Cannot Tell You What a Dream Means

At best, a good dream dictionary can give you a general idea about what a symbol may mean, but it cannot tell you what that symbol actually means in the context of your specific dream. Dream dictionaries are a cookie-cutter approach to images. In contrast, the best part of a dream symbol is that it is a one-of-a kind communication uniquely tailored to you and in most cases, does not apply to anyone else. Check out the chapter on Symbols to get the exact and true meaning of dream images.

You Are the Best Interpreter of Your Dreams.

Once you learn the basics and stack up a dollop of experience, you become the best interpreter of your dreams. The reason is that dreams are about you and your life. Since you are the most familiar with the life areas about which your dreams speak, you are the best interpreter of your dreams.

What to do with a Cryptic Dream.

For every effort that you make to understand a puzzling dream which leads to a successful insight, it becomes easier to interpret the next dream. However, when you do come across a puzzling dream, there are a few options.

1. Wait awhile and try again a few hours later or a few days later.

2. Talk it over with a friend; sometimes the comments of a sympathetic listener can add new perspectives.

3. Browse through the example dreams at InterpretADream.com, check out books on dreams, or poll the Internet on specific dream topics.... fun dream facts and hints dream meaning

Birds (swooping)

1. Demonic harassment; Gen. 40:17

2. Divine protection. Isa. 31:5.... birds (swooping) dream meaning

Bird Vessel

1. Heart; Jer. 4:14;

2. The Word of God. Exod. 30:18.

Flocks spiritual group; birds of a feather flock together!... bird vessel dream meaning

Black Panther

1. High level witchcraft; Lev. 19:31... black panther dream meaning

Bulls/bison/buffalo

1. Persecution, Psalm 22:12;

2. “Bull-headed”, “angry as a bull” word play.

3. Danger; Exod. 21:29;

4. Economic increase; Lev. 9:2;

5. Idol; Exod. 32:49

6. business; Luke. 19,13... bulls/bison/buffalo dream meaning

Butt

1. A reference to things ‘behind’ you, butting in, cover your butt! Big Butt laziness or apathy... butt dream meaning

Water, Body Of

A body of water such as an ocean, lake, or pond can represent: The context of your life, “your world,” or the setting and situations within which the your life takes place.

Your emotions or inner state (turbulence, tranquility, etc.).

The unknown.

An area that you feel holds secrets (perhaps within yourself).

Swimming or floating in a body of water can represent freedom from your usual limitations or stresses.

A body of water rising over your head (or you being pulled under water) can represent a feeling of overwhelm or “trying to stay afloat” in real life.

A calm body of water can represent peace or relaxation.

For more clues, consider the context and condition of the water.

See also: Water; Waves; Flow or River; Swimming; Floating; Underwater; Flood; Pool... water, body of dream meaning

The Birth Of A Dream

AN AUTOMATIC NIGHTLY REVIEW. Once you fall asleep, the mind turns on an “automatic housekeeping” button to filter and prioritize the day’s events, feelings, and reactions. The mind now needs to handle the piled up inner-to-outer matchups from your day’s experiences. The psyche kicks into gear and begins to review the leftover concerns, which Freud originally named “day residues.” Esteemed dream pioneer, Dr. Montague Ullman highlighted such “day residues” as the seeds of a dream in his many books on dream interpretation. However, neither Freud nor Ullman explained how a dream actually unfolds. Stay tuned. Based on a lifetime of observation, this is how we see that a dream is born.

STEPS IN THE BIRTH OF A DREAM. The psyche’s nightly review goes something like this:

A QUICK FIRST SCAN AND SORT. Like a high-speed computer, the psyche scans how the day’s activities, thoughts, feelings, and observations, match up. It compares your new experiences to your similar past experiences. The psyche further observes how these new observations stack up against your goals, ideals, hopes, and wishes. During this first pass, the mind creates two piles: (1) the “completed” pile and (2) the “still needs attention” pile.

ITEMS IN THE “COMPLETED” PILE ARE FILED. The psyche first addresses the actions, thoughts, and feelings that were adequately handled and completed during the day. The items that have no emotional leftovers or loose ends are stored in memory. This is the equivalent of filing a stack of papers that no longer need your attention.

A SECOND, DELUXE SCAN TAKES PLACE FOR THE “STILL NEEDS ATTENTION” PILE. During the first scan, the “completed” pile was filed. During a second, more detailed scan, the psyche tackles the “still needs attention” list of unresolved thoughts, feelings, actions, and decisions that were triggered by the day’s events. As if the mind were a high-speed computer, the psyche prioritizes your issues and flags the questions, unfulfilled desires, and problems that require your attention. It also compares unresolved issues against your current and past experience. The end result is a set of conclusions and suggestions about what could be done to resolve those issues, conclusions that the mind now needs to transmit back to you.

THE PSYCHE’S FEEDBACK IS CONVEYED AS A DREAM. After evaluating your ongoing concerns, the psyche cranks out a report to summarize whatever may have escaped your attention, as gleaned from the previous day’s bulletin board notes. This report from the psyche may offer you a fresh perspective, a new insight, or a suggestion to get further information about a half-processed topic. As you sleep, this mini report is relayed to you in the form of a visual memo about your unresolved feelings, concerns, and decisions. You heard it here first—this mini report is otherwise known as a dream.

WHAT DOES A DREAM COMMUNICATE? A dream memo from the psyche can include one or more of the following topics:

• An overview of unresolved feelings or issues.

• Past influences or reactions that are relevant to a current issue.

• Current unnoticed factors that affect a topic.

• Feelings with which you may not be in touch.

• An invitation to change a perspective or a goal.

• Advice on how to deal with an issue.

• General or specific insights into a problem or concern.... the birth of a dream dream meaning

Physiological Effects On The Body While You Dream

THE BRAIN STAYS ACTIVE. The brain is as active while you dream as it is when you are awake. The body may show physiological signs when you are in dreaming, such as rapid, irregular, or shallow breathing, an increase in heart rate, or a rise in blood pressure.

YOUR MUSCLES FREEZE. A little known fact is that when you dream, the large body muscles, like in your arms and legs, become immobile, as a temporary state of paralysis.

THE DREAMING AND WAKING STATES CAN OVERLAP. Though waking and dreaming are separate states of awareness, their boundaries are not always distinct and there can be a few rare moments of brief overlap. If you accidentally wake up at the end of a dream but are not yet quite awake—which can happen during an intense or scary dream—the effect can be startling. Your mind may still be partly lodged in the dream and yet partially awake. You may notice that you can’t move, an experience people often cite with trepidation. Not being able to move during a dream is normal. The paralysis vanishes when the dream ends or as you fully awaken. This is simply an overlap experience between waking and dreaming.

YOU DO NOT SLEEPWALK WHILE HAVING A DREAM. A common misconception is that people sleepwalk because they are acting out a dream. Not so. Because your arms and legs do not move when dreaming, you cannot physically act out your dreams. People who sleepwalk are not actually dreaming, even though they may report vivid images. Sleepwalking is a type of sleep disorder that most often occurs during deep-sleep, which is stage three, the deepest phase of sleep.

THE BOUNCE-BACK EFFECT. If you lose or reduce your “dream time” for even one night due to a lack of sleep, the next time that you sleep, you will experience extra dreaming time, until you catch up. This bounce-back effect restores the missed dream time, an effect that highlights the importance of dreaming as a built-in, physiological mechanism.... physiological effects on the body while you dream dream meaning

Cheek Bone

1. Making the enemies of God eat their words. Ps. 3:7.... cheek bone dream meaning

Bolter

(Sieve; Sifter) Abolter in a dream signifies spiritual guidance, repentance from sin, ajustjudge who examines carefully each case, canvases the truth and discerns between truth and falsehood. Abolter in a dream also represents a man and a woman who do not carry evil in them. It may also signify harm, separation between beloveds or combing one’s hair, or a rich man whose wealth is managed by his servant.

(Also see Sieve)... bolter dream meaning

Bondi

(Band; Chain; Fetters; Shackle; Strap; Ties) In a dream, a bond signifies assiduity, piety, a pretext, an illness, an ongoing debt, cognizance of the one who puts the chain, or a rope around one’s hands.

A silver band in a dream means a lasting marriage. Ifit is a brass band in the dream, then it means decisiveness but with trickery and regarding something loathsome. Ifthe bond is made from lead in the dream, then it means having determination about something weak or unworthy of such attention.

A bond made with a rope in the dream signifies piety and religiousness.

If it is mad of wood in the dream, then it means persistence in hypocrisy.

If it is a bond made of a piece of cloth, or a thread in the dream, then it means attachment to something that will not last. In a dream, a bond also means delays when one is intending to travel, and for a merchant it means salability of his merchandise, and as for someone suffering from depression, it means perseverance of his sorrows.

To see oneselftied-up in God’s cause in a dream means caring for one’s family. Seeing oneself tied-up or fettered in a city or a village in a dream means living there. Being bound inside a house in a dream means living with a difficult wife. Adding extra shackles to an already bound and bed stricken person in a dream means his death and for a prisoner, it means extension of his sentence. Wearing a green garment and seeing one’s hands tied-up in a dream means spiritual growth.

If one sees himself wearing a white garment, then it means knowledge, understanding, beauty and honor. Ifone sees himself wearing a red garment, it means that he is a musician, or that he is fascinated by music and a night life of distractions. Wearing a yellow garment in a dream means sickness. Ifone sees himself tiedup with a golden bond in a dream, it means that he is awaiting to recover money that he lost in an investment.

If one sees himself in a dream tied-up inside a palace which is built from glass, it means that he will befriend a noble woman, though their friendship will not last. Seeing oneself being tied-up with another person in the dream means committing a sin and being afraid of its consequences. In general, a bond in a dream signifies distress and poverty.

(Also see Band; Chain; Fetter; Yoke)... bondi dream meaning

Bondman

(See Slave)... bondman dream meaning

Bone Breaker

(See Angel of death; Eagle; Izriiil; Robbery; Osprey)... bone breaker dream meaning

Bone Marrow

(See Body’; Marrow)... bone marrow dream meaning

Bonesetter

(See Orthopedist)... bonesetter dream meaning

Book Dealer

(See Bookseller)... book dealer dream meaning

Bookbinder

(Bookbinding) A bookbinder in a dream represents an undertaker, or a tailor. In a dream, bookbinding also may mean concealing secrets and guarding one’s friendship, or it could mean affection one reserves for a dear person.... bookbinder dream meaning

Bookbinding

(See Bookbinder)... bookbinding dream meaning

Books And Magazine

Books and magazines that are rolled up in a bundle symbolise news that is concealed. Books that are laid open symbolise news that is plain and obious.... books and magazine dream meaning

Books Of Hadeeth And Fiqh

Books of Hadeeth and Fiqh symbolise knowledge and wisdom. Book of poetry mean deviation, deception and falsehood.... books of hadeeth and fiqh dream meaning

Bookseller

(Book dealer) In a dream, a bookseller represents someone who has vast knowledge or someone who gathers amazing stories. Seeing a bookseller in a dream also could mean overcoming one’s trouble, solving one’s problems, marriage, or the repentance of a sinner.

(Also see Book; Bookstore)... bookseller dream meaning

Bootis

(See Constellations)... bootis dream meaning

Borer

(See Drill)... borer dream meaning

Bosom Friend

(Vinegar)... bosom friend dream meaning

Bow In Its Cover

His wife is pregnant with a male issue in her stomach.... bow in its cover dream meaning

Bower

(See City)... bower dream meaning

Bowing In Prayers

(arb. Rukii’) Seeingoneselfbowingto God Almighty in prayers in a dream means submission to His will, abstaining from arrogance and establishing God’s rules in one’s life. Bowing in prayers also means fulfilling one’s aspirations in this world and quickly triumphing over one’s enemy. Ifone sees himselfstanding in prayers, but remains standing without bowinguntil the prescribed time elapses in a dream, it means that he does not pay his due alms. Bowing in prayers in a dream also means ajob for someone who needs it most. Bowing in a dream also means longevity.

If a woman sees herselfbowing before God Almighty in prayers in a dream, it means repentance and exalting her name by protecting her chastity.

(Also see Prayers)... bowing in prayers dream meaning

Bracelet For The Upper Arm

If symbolises some unpleasant matter caused by his brother or friend.

If it is made of silver the matter will be less unpleasant and it will disappear in a short period of time.... bracelet for the upper arm dream meaning

Bran

In a dream, bran represents charities, discord, or people’s filth.... bran dream meaning

Brand

(See Besmear; Cauterize; Seal)... brand dream meaning

Branding With Fire

Branding with fire means he will hear people cursing and ridiculing him.

The greater the branding the great will be the curse and ridicule.... branding with fire dream meaning

Brass Founder

(Foundry) In a dream, a brass founder represents someone who loves money and the possessions of this world.

If one sees brass being shaped over an anvil in a dream, it means a fight. Ifone who is intending to be married sees brass in his dream, it means that his intended wife will be pertly, though insolent in speech.... brass founder dream meaning

Braying

(See Donkey; Sound of animals)... braying dream meaning

Brazier

(Coal stove; Charcoal grill; Grill; Fireplace) In a dream, a brazier or a coal holder represents one’s wife, a housekeeper, or a well mannered child. One who befriends them will be honored and well treated.... brazier dream meaning

Breach

(See Rupture of relations)... breach dream meaning

Breach Of A Contract

(Betrayal; Death; Emptiness)... breach of a contract dream meaning

Bread Or Roti Made Of Flour

It symbioses excessive wealth. Prosperity and a comfortable life is in store for the one who eats it.... bread or roti made of flour dream meaning

Breakfast Food

(Cereal; Grits; Kasha; Oatmeal; Porridge) Having a tasty breakfast in a dream means honor, promotion or dispelling distress, adversities and illness.

(Also see Porridge)... breakfast food dream meaning

Breast Filling With Milk

If a woman sees here breasts filling with milk or milk flowing from her breasts, it is interpreted as prosperity and wealth in abundance coming her way.... breast filling with milk dream meaning

Breathing Difficulty

(Asthma) Experiencing breathing difficulties in a dream means boredom, annoyance, weariness or disgust.... breathing difficulty dream meaning

Brewing Wine

The brewer will be employed by the king or the ruler and great decision will be made by him.... brewing wine dream meaning

Brick Falling From A Wall

A brick falling from a wall means a male or female member of his family will either get lost or run away or pass away.... brick falling from a wall dream meaning

Brick Vendor

If one sees himself as a brick vendor, or ifhe meets a brick vendor in a dream, it means profits to be made from a business trip.... brick vendor dream meaning

Brick-kiln

(See Furnace)... brick-kiln dream meaning

Bridal Dower

(See Dower)... bridal dower dream meaning

Bridge Of The Day Of Judgement

(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.... bridge of the day of judgement dream meaning

Broadcaster

(Anchorman; Announcer; Newscaster) A broadcaster in a dream represents someone who brings news or conveys both true, as well as false stories. He also represents someone who is punctual or someone who keeps his promises.

A broadcaster in a dream also could represent a story teller, an advisor, a preacher, a reader, or an expert in investigating the news.... broadcaster dream meaning

Brocade

(Silk brocade) Wearing a brocaded garment in a dream means attending a pilgrimage. Owning extensive yardage of silk brocade in a dream means piety, presiding over people, a marriage to a beautiful and a noble woman who is worthy of respect. Buying folded yardage of silk fabric in a dream means getting a housemaid. Wearing a silk brocaded garment in a dream means taking a beautiful and a virgin servant for a wife.

If people of knowledge or religious leaders wear brocaded garment in a dream, it represents their love for the world, or misleading the people through innovation.... brocade dream meaning

Broiling Meat

(See Roasting meat)... broiling meat dream meaning

Broken Bow

it is an omen that either he or his son or his brother will lose respectability and honour.... broken bow dream meaning

Broken Bucket

If the bucket used for drawing water is seen as broken it means the help he used to render to the people will cease.

Sometimes the well is interpreted as cunningness, cheating, grief and sorrow.... broken bucket dream meaning

Broken Gate Of A Garden

If one side of the gate leading to the garden is seen as broken, it means the observer will divorce his wife.

An Unknown Garden : It stands for Jannah. Entering and touring such a garden suggest that the observer will attain Jannah by way of making greater progress in matters of Deen.... broken gate of a garden dream meaning

Broken Minaret

A broken or fallen minaret suggests the people of that locality will become corrupt in matters of religions by dividing into numerous sects.... broken minaret dream meaning

Broken Sword In A Sheath

If a persons dreams that a sword is given to him in its sheath and it breaks in the sheath it means his son will die while it is in its mother’s womb.... broken sword in a sheath dream meaning

Broken Waist-band

If a person sees his waist-band as broken, snatched or altered in any way, it means harm coming his way.... broken waist-band dream meaning

Brooder

(See Incubator)... brooder dream meaning

Brown Horse

A brown to tawny-coloured horse means the owner will travel to some land where he will face harships.... brown horse dream meaning

Brown Skin

(Tan) Brown skin in a dream represents mixed ancestry.

(Also see Colors)... brown skin dream meaning

Buckthorn Tree

(Genus Zizyphus; Jujube tree; Lotus tree; Shrubs) In a dream, this warm climate buckthorn family tree that grows datelike fruit represents a noble and a generous woman, or a noble and a generous man.

The greener is its color, the greater is such a person. Seeing the buckthorn tree in a dream means rising in station, developing piety and gaining knowledge. Eating its fruit in a dream means that one may fall victim to a sickness. Climbing a buckthorn tree in a dream means depression and adversities.... buckthorn tree dream meaning

Building A House

The building of one’s own house or another’s suggest pursuit of worldly gains proportionate to the construction.... building a house dream meaning

Building A House In An Unknown Locality

The building of a house in an unknown locality suggest that the beholder will accomplish good deeds and that he will secure for himself a favourable position in the hereafter.... building a house in an unknown locality dream meaning

Bullet Proof Jacket

A bullet proofjacket maker in a dream represents someone who makes difficult work easier, one who helps people to attain their goal, a marriage broker, one who teaches people about good conduct, or one who disseminates knowledge or teaches about behavior modification, though he masks hypocrisy.... bullet proof jacket dream meaning

Bummer

(See Hobo)... bummer dream meaning

Bunch

(Bundle) In a dream, a bunch or a bundle represents atonement for one’s sin, or something offered to compensate for failing to fulfill a vow, or it could mean a tainted business or money.

(Also see Bunch of dates)... bunch dream meaning

Bunch Of Dates

(Dates) Having a bunch of dates in a dream means savings, family reunion and each bunch of dates represents a member of a clan, or a head of a household.... bunch of dates dream meaning

Bunch Of Grapes

(See Grapes)... bunch of grapes dream meaning

Buoyancy

(See Laughing)... buoyancy dream meaning

Burdensome Necklace

If a person sees himself as being helpless in lifting a necklace and wearing it, it means he is a man of great Islamic learning but unable to act upon it.... burdensome necklace dream meaning

Burial Ground

(See Cemetery)... burial ground dream meaning

Burning Coal

(See Coal)... burning coal dream meaning

Burning Incense

(See Aloe perfume; Civet; Incense; ‘Ud)... burning incense dream meaning

Burning Lamp

A powerful bright lamp in the house is a glad tiding that the condition of the inmates of such a house will improve. But any weakness in the light given off by such a lamp denotes similar weakness in their condition.

If the lamp extinguishes and no cause for its extinction is known nor is there any hint of any person’s death, the observer of the dream will soon encounter difficulties and unpleasant conditions. Also his own condition will change.... burning lamp dream meaning

Burnishing

(Polishing; Shining) A wood finisher burnishing a piece offurniture in a dream represents a minister, or a statesman who deals with the high and the low. It also could mean associating with righteous people who point out one’s pitfalls and help him to remove his ills.

(Also see Sanding)... burnishing dream meaning

Burrowing

(See Mole)... burrowing dream meaning

Burst Of Fame In The Hand

A burst of flame in the hand is interpreted as inuries caused to him by the king or ruler.... burst of fame in the hand dream meaning

Bushel

(See Half a bushel)... bushel dream meaning

Business Association

(See Partnership)... business association dream meaning

Business Loss

(See loss)... business loss dream meaning

Bustard

(Bird; Fowl) A bustard in a dream represents a rich person and a spendthrift with limited benefits to others and a gluttonous personality.... bustard dream meaning

Busy

(Involved; Occupied) Seeing oneself busy in a dream means marriage to a virgin girl, interfering in others’ business, or changing one’s profession.

If the new job is satisfactory in the dream, then it means prosperity, marriage, children, or worship.... busy dream meaning

Butcher Block

In a dream, butcher’s chopping block represents a hypocrite who interferes in people’s business and takes sides in their arguments.... butcher block dream meaning

Butcher’s Knife

(See Cleaver)... butcher’s knife dream meaning

Butterskin

(See Churn)... butterskin dream meaning

Butting

(See Bullfight)... butting dream meaning

Buttonhole

(See Button)... buttonhole dream meaning

Buyer

A buyer in a dream represents someone under obligation; emergency; or need to acquire something. Buying something, then selling it in a dream means needing people’s help. In a dream, a buyer also could represent a demanding situation that may push someone to use tricks and to deceive others.

(Also see Seller)... buyer dream meaning

Buying An Ass

If a person sees himself as buying a donkey, paying hard cash for it and handling such cash with his hands it means he will speak words of wisdom in the presence of people. And if he does not see himself as handling the cash although the price for the donkey is paid in full it means one good will come his way for which he will express his gratitude.

For paying the price for anything is in reality expressing one’s gratitude.... buying an ass dream meaning

Buying Meat From The Butcher

If a person dreams that he has purchased meat from the butcher who delivers it to his house it means he will experience ailment in that portion of his body which is linked to the meat.

If he pays for the meat it means he will be compensated for his difficulties.

If not, he will not be compensated and will experience shock.... buying meat from the butcher dream meaning

Buying Or Selling A Slave

Selling a slave means he will find relief from his grief and sorrows. Buying him means he will be afflicted with grief and sorrow.

It is said that buying a slave girls is better than selling her.... buying or selling a slave dream meaning

Byre

(See Carriage house) c... byre dream meaning

Carrying A Burden

Carrying a burden signifies that the person will soon be faced with grief and sorrow.... carrying a burden dream meaning

Carrying A Sheep On The Back

It means he will bear the expenses of another person.... carrying a sheep on the back dream meaning

Celestial Beings

(See Angels)... celestial beings dream meaning

Checker Board

(See Chessboard)... checker board dream meaning

Chess Bishop

In a dream, the Bishop signifies playfulness, distraction or a chronic illness.

(Also see Chess; Chessboard; Chessmen)... chess bishop dream meaning

Citrus Bigaradia

(See Citrus medica)... citrus bigaradia dream meaning

Clipping One’s Beard

(See Beard; Scissors)... clipping one’s beard dream meaning

Coins Made From Copper, Bronze Etc.

Receiving them symbolises evil gossiping about oneself and imprisonment. It could also mean unwholesome rizq and a lowly trade.... coins made from copper, bronze etc. dream meaning

Collecting Fire That Does Not Burn

Collecting fire which neither burns nor gives off light symbolizes knowledge that is futile and worthless.... collecting fire that does not burn dream meaning

Column Base

(See Base)... column base dream meaning

Combing The Hair And Beard

His grief and anxiety will disappear shortly. Some say it means goodness and happiness through beneficial knowledge. Likewise, people will also derive maximum benefit from his knowledge just as they do from a king, mufti, doctor or khateeb.... combing the hair and beard dream meaning

Confiscating A Bow From Another

If a person sees himself struggling with another in an effort to confiscate a bow from him but without success it means matters will become confusing and difficult for the person who is associated with such a bow. Such a person may be the king, a brother or son.... confiscating a bow from another dream meaning

Corn Bread

(See Bread)... corn bread dream meaning

Corona Borealis

(See Constellations)... corona borealis dream meaning

Counting Beads

(See Counting)... counting beads dream meaning

Counting Buffalos

(See Counting)... counting buffalos dream meaning

Cow Bell

(See Bell)... cow bell dream meaning

Cow Milk, Camel Milk And Buffalo Milk

All three symbolise prosperity and goodness, sheep milk also symbolises prosperity and goodness but to a lesser degree than the former.... cow milk, camel milk and buffalo milk dream meaning

Crested Bird

It represents a small child.... crested bird dream meaning

Cricket Ball

(See Ball)... cricket ball dream meaning

Cup-bearear

One who has many friends, relatives and acquaintances.

*(A cup-bearer is a person who fills and serves the wine cups, as in a king’s palace-Collins Concise Eng. Dic.)... cup-bearear dream meaning

Detached Hand With No Bleeding

If a person sees his hand as detached without any trace of blood if a glad tiding of the observer’s abstinence from sins.

The same is the interpretation if a person sees himself holding his neck with both hand.... detached hand with no bleeding dream meaning

Discarding A Bow

If a person sees himself as throwing away his bow it means he will lose his respectability and honour. Some say he will undertake a journey and will return safely if the bow-string doe not break.

If it breaks he will remain at his destination.... discarding a bow dream meaning

Donning Black Clothes

If it is a person who is in the habit of wearing black clothes, it means he will acquire steadfastness, power, wealth and soundness in all his affairs.... donning black clothes dream meaning

Drawing Blood From The Vein

It implies a person losing part of his wealth to the king or authorities.... drawing blood from the vein dream meaning

Drinking Milk From The Breast

If a person sees himself drinking or being fed milk from the breast of a woman, it means he will either be imprisoned or find himself in utter poverty, as the maximum period for suckling is tow years. Anything beyond that means imprisonment or dire straits.... drinking milk from the breast dream meaning

Driving Belt

In a dream, a driving belt means begetting a son or going on ajourney.... driving belt dream meaning

Dream Interpreter

In a dream, a dream interpreter represents happiness for a sad person and sorrow for a happy person.

If one who desires to maintain secrecy around his life and goals sees a dream interpreter in his dream, it means that he will find an intimate friend or a confidant to complete his intention.

If one is expecting news from an associate or if someone in a different land sees a dream interpreter in his dream, it means that he will receive the desired news.Adream interpreter in a dream also represents knowledge of sings, deciphering messages, analyzing substances, a tracer, a religious scholar, a lawyer, a good advisor, a compassionate friend, ajudge or a physician.

A dream interpreter in a dream also represents someone who does not keep a secret or someone who brings people both happy or sad news. In a dream, he is also a preacher, an advisor, one who balances things, a money changer, a garment cleaner, an undertaker, a barber, a comedian, a news broadcaster or someone who searches for people’s faults. Seeing oneself as a dream interpreter in a dream, and if one qualifies to sit on the bench, it means that he will become ajudge.lfhe is seeking knowledge, he will acquire it.

If he is seeking to become a physician, he will become one. Otherwise, he might become a money changer, a banker or any of the earlier mentioned trades. Telling a dream interpreted a dream in one’s dream, and if the explanation agrees with the common wisdom and religious norms of the Holy Qur’an and the traditions of God’s Prophet, upon whom be peace, then whatever one is told in his dream is true. Ifone does not understand the explanation of the dream interpreter in his dream, then he might need to find a qualified interpreter in wakefulness to satisfy his needs.

(Also see Astrologer; Divination; Fortuneteller; Founder; Interpretation; Seer)... dream interpreter dream meaning

Eating The Eggs Of Unknown Birds

The one who eats them cooked, fried or boiled in his dream, will acquired riches and prosperity.... eating the eggs of unknown birds dream meaning

Eggs Of Unknown Birds

They represent beautiful women with handsome faces if the beholder of the dream becomes the owner of the eggs or he finds them in his possession.... eggs of unknown birds dream meaning

Feast Of Breaking The Fast

(arb. Eid-ul Fitr; Lesser Bairam; Ramadan; 1st of Shawwal) Witnessing the feast of breaking the fast of Ramadan in a dream means overcoming depression, dispelling stress, regaining joy, ease in one’s life, acceptance of one’s prayers, repentance from sin, recovering one’s losses, relief, finding a lost object, prosperity, comfort, spending money and exchanging gifts.

(Also see Feast of Immolation)... feast of breaking the fast dream meaning

Filthy Body

(Dirt; Filth) Afilthy body in a dream represents a sinful person, while a dirty face in a dream means a rare art.

(Also see Filth)... filthy body dream meaning

Finished Business

(Accomplished; Compassed) A finished business in a dream connotes life and continuity. Completing good deeds in a dream means desiring to have children. Completing one’sjob in a dream is a sign of prosperity for rich people and the strong ones. It also signifies owning properties and having control over a vast land and its people.

(Also see Incomplete job)... finished business dream meaning

Flock Of Small Birds (ababeel)

Such a flock symbolises a blessed person who devotes his time in worshipping Allah profusely.... flock of small birds (ababeel) dream meaning

Flying On The Back Of A Vulture

If he dreams that he is flying horizontally on the back of a vulture, he will enjoy honour, sublimity and power by being promoted to the office of kingship.

But if the vulture flies with him vertically towards the heavens, he will die while on a journey. For, such a vulture would then represent the angel of death.... flying on the back of a vulture dream meaning

Food Basket

(Picnic basket; Traveller’s pouch)Afood basket in a dream represents an important journey, financial comfort, or interchanging conditions between poverty and distress.

If a traveller sees himself carrying a food basket in a dream, it means that he will take a positive look at things, or that he will walk a step forward that will bring benefits to him and to his family.... food basket dream meaning

Fraudulent Bankruptcy

(Bankruptcy; Deceptive; Feigned; Misleading) Fraudulent bankruptcy in a dream represents income or suffering from an actual bankruptcy.

If one is called fraudulent in a dream and there is a legitimate witness to such allegation, it means increase in his earnings. Ifthe circumstances in the dream denote evil, it means that he will go into bankruptcy or become ill mannered, or that he will use vile language, or become filthy, or lose his 178 integrity.

(Also see Bankruptcy)... fraudulent bankruptcy dream meaning

Garments, Burning

If a person sees his clothes or part of his body on fir it implies that he will encounter some crises relating to his clothes or body.

(This will be discussed in great detail in this book).

If such a fire constitutes tongues of falme rising upwards it means harm will come to him from the king or uler. And if no flames are seen it symbolizes pleurisy.... garments, burning dream meaning

General Rule Pertaining To A Dream With Two Scenes With Opposing Interpretations

When two separate things with opposing interpretations are seen in a dream then the stronger or better of the two interpretations will be given. As an example is a person sees a bathroom and himself as removing hair using a lotion or lime-whereas a bathroom represents grief and sorrow and removing hair using a lotion or lime represents the removing of grief and sorrow- it means that his grief and sorrow will be removed, for the dream of removing hair using lime or lotion is regarded as stronger or better.... general rule pertaining to a dream with two scenes with opposing interpretations dream meaning

Giving Someone Black Coins

A secret will be divulged to him.... giving someone black coins dream meaning

Giving The Dead Roti, Bread Or A Ring

It means a son will be born to him and he will die, or if he is wealthy he will lose his wealth.

And Allah, The Pure and Sublime knows best.... giving the dead roti, bread or a ring dream meaning

Golf Bag

In a dream, a golf bag represents the keeper of one’s secrets, or it could represent one’s mistress.

If any of its contents are exposed, or ifthey peak from its opening end in the dream, it means divulging one’s secrets.

A gulf bag in a dream also represents the carrier who turns against his employer or betrays him.... golf bag dream meaning

Golf Ball

(See Ball)... golf ball dream meaning

Great Bear

(See Constellations)... great bear dream meaning

Greater Bairam

(See Feast ofImmolation)... greater bairam dream meaning

Glass Bottle

A glass bottle in a dream represents a servant, a housekeeper, a son or a woman.

A glass bottle in a dream also represents a woman who does not keep a secret, a slanderous companion, sickness, an adulteress or a prostitute.

A glass bottle filled with oil in a dream represents a woman and her makeup. Ifone grooms his hair with oil from such a bottle in a dream, it means adorning himselfor being proud about his love for such a woman. Ifthe oil spills over one’s face during the process of applying it in the dream, it means that he will suffer from distress.

The broken chips of a glass bottle in a dream represent money. Aurine testing tube in a dream represents a prostitute. Thus, ifone sees himself urinating inside such a tube in his dream, he should beware not to commit adultery.

A bottle of wine in a dream represents a housekeeper who is hesitant about carrying money on her. Abottle of wine in a dream represents a pregnant woman who could suffer from hemorrhaging though she will deliver her child safely. Glass bottles of different colors and sizes in a dream represent people of different nationalities.

A glass bottle in a dream also could mean exposing 188 people’s secret life or slandering disloyal people. Ifa glass bottle falls and breaks inside one’s house in a dream, it means avoiding corruption or escaping from temptation that could take place inside such a house.

(Also see Bottle)... glass bottle dream meaning

Grocery Bag

In a dream, a grocery bag means good news. Though, mostly its interpretation relates to what it contains.

For example, if it carries grapes or eggs, then it means money and profits. Agrocery bag in a dream also means glad tidings or warnings.... grocery bag dream meaning

Hair Of The Human Body

It symbolises a man’s assets.

If he has merchandise or crops, it will increase or decrease according to the amount of hair he had seen.

If he sees the hair shining he will become a destitute if he is wealthy. Or he will become wealthy if he is a destitute; if he is perturbed, he will become pleased; if he is ill, he will be cured; if he is in debt, it will be paid.... hair of the human body dream meaning

Half A Bushel

(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)... half a bushel dream meaning

Hand Bell

A hand bell in a dream represents a jobber, a broker, a wife and her children, or the muezzin of a mosque.

A hand bell in a dream also means a scandal. Ringing a hand held bell in a dream means propagating falsehood. Holding a hand bell in a dream also means associating with a useless person, or it could represent a liar. Ringing a hand bell in a marketplace in a dream means making a false oath.... hand bell dream meaning

Hearing Board

(Cabinet; Council; Court; Inquisitional court) If one’s name is presented before a hearing board for review, and ifhe is nominated to fill a seat in any governmental department in a dream, it means that he may satisfy the requirements of such a position.

If he loses the nomination in the dream, it means his death, or that he may never return to that building again.

(Also see Exhibition; Inquisitional court)... hearing board dream meaning

Heavenly Beings

(See Angels)... heavenly beings dream meaning

Herd Of Black Cows

It symbolises many prosperous years depending on how fat they are.... herd of black cows dream meaning

Human Body

(See Body’)... human body dream meaning

Hunting A Female Gazelle Or Buck

He will marry a beautiful woman.... hunting a female gazelle or buck dream meaning

Incense Burning

(See Aloe perfume; Civet; Incense; Frankincense; ‘Ud)... incense burning dream meaning

Ink Pot Or Ink Bottle

Symbolises a women.

If it breaks or is stolen his wife will die.... ink pot or ink bottle dream meaning

Interpretation

Personal interpretation of matters in a dream means false reports. However, if a known knowledgeable and a truthful person interprets something in a dream, his recommendations and explanations should be heeded.

(Also see Dream interpreter)... interpretation dream meaning

Holy Book

(Qur’an; The Last Revelation) In a dream, the Holy Book, or the Qur’an represents a king or a judge who deals with Islamic jurisprudence.

If a king, a ruler, or a judge sees that the Holy Book does no longer exist, or if he sees it burning, or if its contents are washed away in a dream, it means his death.

If one sees a ruler or a governor handwriting a copy of the Holy Book in a dream, it means that he is ajust person who uses the divine laws in makinghis decision. Ifajudge sees himselfhandwriting a copy of the Holy Book in a dream, it means that he does not share his knowledge, and that he is audacious about his rank and status.

If a religious scholar or a theologian sees himself writing a copy of Holy Book in a dream, it means that he will profit from a business deal.

If one sees a king, or a ruler swallowing the Holy Book in a dream, it means that he may die soon.

If a judge swallows the Holy Book in a dream, it means that he accepts bribes.

If a ruler sees himself erasing what is written in the Holy Book in a dream, it means that he will be exiled.

If ajudge erases what is written in the Holy Book in a dream, it also means his death.

If he erases it by licking it with his own tongue in a dream, it means that he will commit an awful sin.

If a witness erases it in a dream, it means that he will deny his own testimony. Carrying the Holy Book, or buying a copy of the Qur’an in a dream means living by its criterion. Reading from the Holy Book before God’s Prophet, upon whom be peace, in a dream means that one will commit himself to memorizing it. Eating the pages of the Holy Book in a dream means accepting bribes.

If a layman eats the pages of the Holy Book, or few lines from some pages in a dream, it means that he earns his livelihood from reciting the Holy Qur’[m or teaching it. Eating the pages of the Holy Book in a dream also means earning one’s livelihood from copying and selling it. Seeing the Holy Book in a dream also mans growing in wisdom. Handwriting copies of the Holy Book in a dream denotes one’s piety, or it could represent a religious scholar who lives by the book, act by its commands and shares his knowledge with others. Tearing off the pages of the Holy Book in a dream means ingratitude toward God’s revelations, or denying God’s favors, or questioning some of them.

If one does something to the Holy Book in his dream that he would abhor to do in wakefulness, it means that he has lost his religious devotion and faith. Carrying a copy of the HolyBook in a dream means attaining power and acquiring knowledge.

The Holy Book in a dream also represents a husband, a wife, a son, or wealth. Ifa sick person sees it in his dream, it means that he will recover from his illness. Ifthe one who sees it in his dream is facing an enemy, it means that he will triumph over him.

If he is a sinner, it means that he will repent of his sins and turn to his Lord, or it could mean that he may receive an inheritance.

If one sees himself following innovations and he recognizes that in his sleep, his dream denotes a warning from God Almighty. Seeing the Holy Book in a dream also could mean seeing wonders, witnessing a miracle, hearing news, receiving happy news, or it could mean longevity for one who browse through it from cover to cover in his dream.

The Holy Book in a dream also represents gardens, heavens, places of worship, or a person one is commanded to obey, such as a ruler, or a father, a mother, one’s teacher, or shaikh, or it could mean making a true oath, receiving glad tidings, admonition or a warning. Seeing the Holy Book or any of the early divine revelations in a dream means that one may preside over people.

If one sees himself carrying the Holy Book, or even any book of revelations, and if when he opens it finds the pages blank with no writing inside it in the dream, it means that he portrays himself to be what he is not, or that he impersonates a scholar, or pretends to be religious. Kissing the Holy Book in a dream means revering what it contains and adhering to what it commands.

If one looks into the pages of the Holy Book and finds its lines crooked in a dream, it means that he lives satisfied with what he has, and fulfills his required duties accordingly. Stealing a copy of the Holy Book and hiding it in a dream means that one cheats in performing his own prayers, or fails to do them properly.

If one sees himself looking in the Holy Book, then writing from what he is reading on his own garment in the dream, it means that he interprets the Qur’imic revelation according to his own liking.

If one sees a Holy Book sitting in his lap, then if a chick comes and picks all the words written therein in a dream, it means that one will beget a child who will memorize and read the Holy Qur’an as an inheritance, and benefit from the piety of his father, and as a trust, a lawful earning and a source of strength in his life. Buying a copy of the Holy Book in dream means benefits, prosperity and becoming a renowned and a distinguished religious scholar.

If the Holy Book is snatched away from someone’s hands in a dream, it means that he will lose his knowledge, or perhaps lose his employment.

If one sees himself spreading the pages of the Holy Book on a flat surface in a dream, it means that he is seeking wisdom which he will get, or that he may receive an inheritance.

If one sees himself putting the Holy Book over his shoulders in a dream, it means that he will receive an appointment, or be entrusted with a duty to guard, or that he will memorize the Holy Qur’an. Ifone finds himself trying to eat the pages of the Holy Book in a dream, it means that he is a regular reader of the Qur’an. Ifone sees himself trying to eat the pages of the holy Book but is unable to do so in a dream, it means that he tries to memorize the Holy Qur’an from time to time but keeps forgetting what he learns.

(Also see Qur’an)... holy book dream meaning

Irrational Behavior

(See Insanity; Mental derangement)... irrational behavior dream meaning

John The Baptist

(See Ya!lyti)... john the baptist dream meaning

Knee Brace

(See Brace)... knee brace dream meaning

Knitting One’s Brows

(See Frowning)... knitting one’s brows dream meaning

Leaving One’s Body

Leaving one’s body in a dream means that changes will take place in one’s status, marriage, or property.... leaving one’s body dream meaning

Legendary Bird

(See Griffin)... legendary bird dream meaning

Lending Or Borrowing Something

It symbolises his profits and gains which will remain in safe custody.... lending or borrowing something dream meaning

Lesser Bairam

(See Feast of breaking the fast)... lesser bairam dream meaning

Licking A Bowl

(See Lick; Wooden bowl)... licking a bowl dream meaning

Limbs Of The Body Becoming Glass

If any of the limbs becomes glass, the person has a very short life span.... limbs of the body becoming glass dream meaning

Limbs Of The Body Becoming Iron

If a person sees his arms, calves of the legs, clothes etc. Becoming iron it means he will attain along life.... limbs of the body becoming iron dream meaning

Little Bear

(See Constellations)... little bear dream meaning

Little Boy

(See Child)... little boy dream meaning

Loaf Of Bread

(Money) In a dream, a loaf of bread represents little money, little earnings, or a small wage.

(Also see Bread)... loaf of bread dream meaning

Long Beard

An abnormally long beard means grief, sorrow and impending calamity.... long beard dream meaning

Lover Of Boys

(See Pederasty)... lover of boys dream meaning

Marine Birds

They symbolises the ministers of the king or government or their officers and officials if such birds are seen in the water. But if they are seen on dry land it means prosperity, freshness and verdure. And if the birds are green it means grief, sorrow and perplexity.... marine birds dream meaning

Marriage Bond

To rescind one’s bond of marriage in a dream means either death or dismissal from work.

To revoke the bond of marriage in a dream also may mean selling a product for a term, requiring its return, or it may mean apostasy.

(Also see Marriage; Yoke)... marriage bond dream meaning

Milk Of A Bitch

It represents intense fear and that the observer’s foe will gain vicotyr over him.... milk of a bitch dream meaning

Money Bag

(See Wallet)... money bag dream meaning

Money Belt

(See Wallet)... money belt dream meaning

Most Unpleasant Dream

If the Holy Prophet (Sallallaahu-Alayhi-wasallam) is seen as physically deformed or sick or dead then this is a very unpleasant dream. For, it alludes to the observer’s negligence and unmindfulness in mattes of deen. Such a person should immediately resort to repentance.... most unpleasant dream dream meaning

Mounting An Ox Or Bull

Mounting an ox or becoming the owner of one means the person will be granted such a position by the king that other deputies of the king will be subservient to him. Moreover, by virtue of his status he will acquire good fortunes.... mounting an ox or bull dream meaning

Newborn Boy

It suggests grief and harships for the one to whome a boy is born.... newborn boy dream meaning

Non-fruit-bearing Trees

They symbolise a person who is of little or no benefit.... non-fruit-bearing trees dream meaning

Nose Bleeding

(See Bleeding)... nose bleeding dream meaning

Orange-blossom Water

(See Distilled water)... orange-blossom water dream meaning

Outdoor Bench

(See Bench)... outdoor bench dream meaning

Ox Or Bull With Horns

It symbolises a big and powerful deputy of the king who wields great power and exercises great control. Such a person enjoys the liberty of granting benefits to others.... ox or bull with horns dream meaning

Ox Or Bull Without Horns

It symbolises a mean, contemptible and short person who will be deprived of his wealth and natural talent or gift.... ox or bull without horns dream meaning

Palm Branch

(Spadix) A palm branch in a dream represents peace, love, unity, ascetic detachment from worldly attractions, knowledge and piety.

(Also seePalm leaves)... palm branch dream meaning

Pederasty

(Homosexuality; Lover of boys; Sodomize; Sodomy) Molesting a child, or forcing a boy to sodomy in a dream means committing an evil act, loss of one’s capital to one’s enemy, engaging in loathsome actions, losing dignity, or confronting an enemy.

(Also see Anus; Inkwell; Satan; Scorpion; Sexual intercourse; Sodomy)... pederasty dream meaning

Perfume Bottle

In a dream, a scent bottle or a perfume bottle represents a guardian who is entrusted with an estate to manage, or a guardian who is entrusted with an inheritance to distribute as charity on God’s path, or it could denote a woman or a child.... perfume bottle dream meaning

Picnic Basket

(See Food basket)... picnic basket dream meaning

Ping-pong Ball

(See Ball)... ping-pong ball dream meaning

Pipe Dream

(See Rainbow)... pipe dream dream meaning

Performing Salaah In The Ka’bah

If a person sees himself performing salaah in the ka’bah in the proper manner, observing complete ruku’ and sajdah and adopting inner serenity and outer calmness, then it means that he is rightly divided by Allah and steadfast upon the sunnah of Rasoolullah (sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam). For, salaah is the main pillar of Islam(after Imaan) and a link between Allah and His servant.

But if the salaah is defective, lacking in Khushoo’ and Khudoo’ (i.e., Inner serenity and outer calmness and composure) it suggests that he has no regard for Islam and his contempt for it is equivalent to the mistakes he makes. He should make amends without further delay.... performing salaah in the ka’bah dream meaning

Placing The Ka’bah Behind One’s Back

if a person sees himself placing the Ka’bah behind his back or performing salaah on top of the Ka’bah, it is a sign that he has abandoned Islam.... placing the ka’bah behind one’s back dream meaning

Prayer Beads

In a dream, prayer beads represent a righteous and a pious woman, a lawful and blessed livelihood, or loyal soldiers.

(Also see Beads)... prayer beads dream meaning

Predatory Birds

(See Bird; Eagle; Falcon; Hawk; Sakr; Vulture; etcetera)... predatory birds dream meaning

Public Bath

(See Bathhouse; Turkish bath)... public bath dream meaning

Rare Book

(See Reference book)... rare book dream meaning

Rasoolullah (sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam) In Beautiful Garments

Seeing Rasoolullah (Sallallaahu-Alayhi-wasallam)in beautiful garments implies that the Ummah will attain success materially as well as spiritually.... rasoolullah (sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam) in beautiful garments dream meaning

Red-brown Beard

(See Reddish beard)... red-brown beard dream meaning

Reddish Beard

(Red-brown) Unless one has a reddish beard as the natural color of his hair, having a reddish beard in a dream means trials or temptations, and particularly if gray hair is mixed with it.... reddish beard dream meaning

Reddish-blackish Horse

It denotes power and progress in Deen.... reddish-blackish horse dream meaning

Reddish-brown

(See Maroon)... reddish-brown dream meaning

Return Of One’s Soul Back To Its Lord

(Death; Give up the ghost; To die) In a dream, the return of one’s soul back to its Lord means remitting a trust to its rightful owner, the recovery of a sick person from his illness, the release of a prisoner from jail, or perhaps it could represent the reunion of beloveds.... return of one’s soul back to its lord dream meaning

Riding An Elephant In Battle

He will gain victory over his enemy in battle.... riding an elephant in battle dream meaning

Rubbing Oil On The Hair, Beard Or Body

Normally oiling of the hair, beard or body suggests beauty and elegance. But if excessive oil is seen flowing on the face or clothes, it suggests grief and sorrow.... rubbing oil on the hair, beard or body dream meaning

Scale Beam

(See Steelyard)... scale beam dream meaning

Sealed Books

It means riches and fortunes a person will inherit, for Allah said to Yahya (AS): O Yahya, hold on to the book with strength when he was to inherit the Torah from Zakariyya (AS).... sealed books dream meaning

Reference Book

(Compilation; Encyclopedia; Qur’fmic commentaries; Manual; Journal; Papers; Rare book; Source book) Reading any reference book, Qur’anic commentaries, or compilation of the prophetic sayings in a dream means correcting one’s actions and thoughts and walking on the straight path. Reading the studies of religious scholars or science books in a dream means acquiring knowledge and benefiting from it. Reading history books or journals in a dream means becoming close to people in the government. Reading a book on logic, rhetorics or explicative apposition in a dream means working in an amazing field of science and discoveries.... reference book dream meaning

Removing The Hair Of The Head And The Beard Simultaneously

If there is anything to suggest any goodness in such a dream it means that if observer is in difficulty, Allah will remove if, if he is in debt, Allah will enable him to pay it; if he is ill, Allah will grant him cure. But if there is no suggestion of any good then the dream is not of a favourable nature.... removing the hair of the head and the beard simultaneously dream meaning

Ritual Bath

(Ablution; Ghusul; Ritual ablution; Wash)A ritual bath (arb. Ghusul. Islamic Law) is customarily performed on a festival day, or before the Friday congregational prayers, before starting a pilgrimage, after recovering from an illness, or is necessitated by the emission of sperms either during one’s sleep or following a marital intercourse.

A ritual ablution is also given to a deceased person before his funeral and burial, or otherwise is taken by the undertaker himself after washing the dead.

To take a ritual ablution in a dream before the Friday congregational prayers means purifying oneself, washing oneself from sin, repenting from sin, serving one’s parents, or being true to one’s friends. Taking a ritual ablution for any of the above reason during the wintertime and using cold water in the dream means distress, trouble or a sickness. Ifhot water is used, then it means profits, benefits and recovering from sickness. Taking a ritual ablution in a dream before attending a festival means getting married. Taking a ritual ablution after seeing either a solar or a lunar eclipses in a dream means an adversity, and the same applies if one takes a ritual ablution in a dream before the prayers of asking for rain.

To take a ritual ablution after washing a deceased person in a dream means abandoning one’s association with heedless people.

If the person who performs such an ablution is mentally deranged, it means that he will wake-up cured from his condition. Taking a ritual ablution prior to joining the sacred pilgrimage in a dream means happiness, success, victory over one’s enemy, paying one’s debts, or reuniting with one’s beloveds. Taking a ritual ablution before circumambulating the sacred House in Mecca in a dream means working for one’s livelihood, serving rich people, or caring for one’s wife and parents.

If a sick person sees himself taking a ritual ablution then putting on a new garment in a dream, it means that he will soon recover from his illness. Taking a ritual ablution in a dream also could mean the release of a prisoner, payment of one’s debts, dispelling one’s distress, or it could mean richness, prosperity, attending the sacred pilgrimage in Mecca, or having a successful business.

If one does not put a new garment after taking his ritual ablution in the dream, it means that he will be able to lighten his burdens, or recover his good health. Walking into a pond, or descending a well, or stepping into a bathtub to take a bath in a dream means marriage. Washingoneselfwith soap during such an ablution means dispensing of one’s debts, or dispelling one’s stress. Washing one’s garment after taking a Gllusul in a dream means correcting one’s conduct, pursuing the correct religious life, paying one’s debts, or washing away one’s filth.

If one sees a deceased person washing himself before his burial in a dream, it means relief for one’s dependents and increase of their wealth after him. Giving a ritual ablution to a deceased person in a dream also means that someone will repent for his sins at the hand of the undertaker.

If a deceased person asks someone to wash his clothes for him in a dream, it means that he needs someone to pray for him, or to intercede on his behalf before his Lord, or to pay charity for the benefit of his soul, or to pay his debts, or to fulfill his will, or to do him justice.

If one does fulfills the deceased person’s wish and washes his clothes for him in the dream, it means the redemption of such a person.

(Also see Ablution)... ritual bath dream meaning

Seeing Elephants And Beasts Of Prey In The Dream

An elephant symbolises a foreigner who is despotic, powerful and vehement. He has no compassion_striking fear into the hearts of people.... seeing elephants and beasts of prey in the dream dream meaning

Seeing Rasoolullah (sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam) In The Dream

Rasoolullah (Sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam) has said : “Whosoever sees me in his dream he has truly seen me. For, the devil is unable to assume my form”.... seeing rasoolullah (sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam) in the dream dream meaning

Seeing The Ka’bah In Any Place Other Than In Makkah

At times, the Ka’bah also stands for peace and harmony. Therefore, if the Ka’bah is seen in a place other than Makkah, it suggests that the people of that town or village will enjoy peace and harmony.... seeing the ka’bah in any place other than in makkah dream meaning

Shaven Beard

To see the beard being shaven means that he will lose his dignity and respectability amongst the people.

The same is the interpretation of the hair of the beard falling off.... shaven beard dream meaning

Shopping Bag

Seeing or carrying a shopping bag in a dream represents someone who strives to serve his family, or one who brings his household what they desire.

A shopping bag in a dream also may represent one’s wife, son, or a charitable endowment.... shopping bag dream meaning

Silk Brocade

(See Brocade)... silk brocade dream meaning

Sleigh Bell

(See Bell)... sleigh bell dream meaning

Soorah Balad

Its reader will feed the poor, love the orphans and show kindness to the weak.... soorah balad dream meaning

Soorah Bani Isra’eel

The King or government will subject its reader to tyranny and oppression.

It is also said that he will be safeguarded against the mischief of certain person while fearing a crisis of which he will be innocent.... soorah bani isra’eel dream meaning

Soorah Baqarah

Whoever reads it in his dream fully or partially_albeit one word_ he will live long and progress in deeds of piety. At times it means he will move to a new locality where he will be revered and honoure.d Some say that if he is a qaadhi (judge) his departure from this world is imminent and if he an aalim his life span will be long and his condition will improve.... soorah baqarah dream meaning

Soorah Bayyinah

Allah will make him a means of guidance for piours people.... soorah bayyinah dream meaning

Soorah Burooj

Allah will remove his grief and bestow him with honour by granting him knowledge in a variety of Islamic sciences.... soorah burooj dream meaning

Sound Of Birds

(See Sound of animals)... sound of birds dream meaning

Source Book

(See Reference book)... source book dream meaning

Stairs Of Baked Bricks, Timber Or Mortar

Climbing any of these suggest that he will attain high status in the world provided their is something in the dream to suggest this.... stairs of baked bricks, timber or mortar dream meaning

Stairs Of Unbaked Bricks

Climbing stairs constructed of unbaked bricks suggest that he will enjoy honour in the world by giving charity.... stairs of unbaked bricks dream meaning

Sun-dried Bricks

(See Adobe)... sun-dried bricks dream meaning

Sword In A Broken Sheath

If a person dreams that a sword is given to him in a broken sheath then the mother will die but his son will be saved.... sword in a broken sheath dream meaning

Sword Or Bow Or Spear In The Hand

Armed with or using any of the above against someone means a person will soon wield power and strength.... sword or bow or spear in the hand dream meaning

Sword With A Broken Handle

The father, paternal uncle or their equivalent will die.... sword with a broken handle dream meaning

Tawaaf Of The Ka’bah

If a person sees himself performing the tawaaf of the Ka’bah or discharging the rites or manaasik of Haji) then this is an allusion towards the correctness and authenticity of the Deen he professes.... tawaaf of the ka’bah dream meaning

Teasing Bow

(See Carder; Cotton)... teasing bow dream meaning

Teenage Boy

(See Young man)... teenage boy dream meaning

Tennis Ball

(See Ball)... tennis ball dream meaning

The Back And Loins

These symbolise a person’s honour, dignity and nobility. At other times the back or the loins symbolise a child since a child is born of a person’s back.... the back and loins dream meaning

The Brain

It symbolises people who are trustworthy.... the brain dream meaning

The Broken Point Of A Sword

A person’s mother, paternal grandmother, maternal aunt or some lady equal in status to any of these will die.... the broken point of a sword dream meaning

The Chirping Of Birds

A glad tiding will be received.... the chirping of birds dream meaning

The Face And Beard

The face and beard symbolise a man’s status and awe. Seeing one’s beard lengthened suggest that his position or status will be elevated.... the face and beard dream meaning

The Flesh, Skin And Bones Of A Crocodile

These symbolises wealth belonging to a person’s enemy. Acquiring any of these means he will acquire assets from his enemy.... the flesh, skin and bones of a crocodile dream meaning

The Ka’bah

The Ka’bah personifies the imaamor khalifah of the Muslims. Therefore, any excellence or defects in the Ka’bah reflects similar excellence or defects in the imaamor khalifan.... the ka’bah dream meaning

The Milk Of A Bitch

Drinking such milk means he will be afflicted with fright and terror.... the milk of a bitch dream meaning

The Moon In The House Or Bed

Seeing the moon in one’s house or bed is a glad tiding that he will be married to a beautiful woman.

The magnitude of her beauty will depend on the magnitude of the moon’s beauty.

If a lady happens to see such a dream, she will marry a handsome man. Again, his Beauty will depend on the beauty of the moon.... the moon in the house or bed dream meaning

The Sword-belt Hanging From The Neck

If a person sees a sword-belt handing from his neck in such a manner that the sword hangs on the ground, it means he will wield power proportionate to the length of the sword. But will at the same time be incapable of discharging his duties as a result of his weakness.

But if the sword is short (and it does not touch the ground) due to the shortness of the belt, it means he will relinquish his power due to his dislike for it.

If the belt is cut it means he will lose control of his power or be absolved from his duties.... the sword-belt hanging from the neck dream meaning

To Be Stained With Blood, Dung Etc.

If the body is seen stained with blood, dung, excreta and all that issues from the body, it symbolises unlawful wealth owned by him or it means he will receive haraam wealth in the future.... to be stained with blood, dung etc. dream meaning

Treasure Box

(Jar; Preserves) Ifone finds a treasure box that is filled withjewelry in a dream, it means that he may acquire a large property, or it could mean joy or marriage.

A treasure box in a dream also means being proud of one’s child, or it could represent a wife who is concerned about the welfare of her family. It could also represent a book. Seeing ajar of preserves which is used in fermenting liquids in a dream connotes adversities and distress, or it may mean satisfying one’s debts.... treasure box dream meaning

Uncle’s Beard

Holding one’s uncle’s beard in a dream means inheriting him through unlawful means.... uncle’s beard dream meaning

Unfinished Business

(See Incompletejob)... unfinished business dream meaning

Unknown Butcher

He represents the angle of death.... unknown butcher dream meaning

Urinating In A Bathroom

Urinating in a bathroom or removing hair with lime or any shaving cram is regarded as a good ream; If in misery, the observer will soon find relief from his misery; if in fear, he will soon find happiness; if grief-stricken, his grief will soon be removed; if he is ill, he will soon recover and enjoy good health.

If none of the above conditions prevail, it means a complete transformation of his condition – meaning that if he is not ill, he will become ill; if he is happy, he will be afflicted with grief, perhaps caused by some financial loss.... urinating in a bathroom dream meaning

Vascular Blockage

(Clot; Coagulation) When one is suffering from blood thickening or clotting, then retaining or flushing any part thereof in a dream means liquidation of stagnant merchandise, or recovering from an illness. When such an illness is not common, then seeing it in a dream means cognizance of a bad action, discovering a robbery in one’s house, desecration of the grave of a relative, body snatching, or exhuming a body and moving it to another grave. Vascular blockage in a dream also represents abrogating one’s promise, failing to fulfill a vow, denying a promise, or other related matters.

(Also see Blood)... vascular blockage dream meaning

Viewing The Ka’bah

The mere viewing of the ka’bah, in one’s dream means that the observer of the dream will enjoy lasting dignity, exaltedness and victory. Fort, the Ka’bah is an object of desire for all who have hope.... viewing the ka’bah dream meaning

Waist Belt

(Belt; Cincture; Waistband) A waist belt in a dream represents a wife who owns a house or a property.

A waist belt in a dream also could represent happy children, and for rich people it represents their housekeeper or their servants. As for everyone else, a waist belt in a dream means adornment, or money depending of its quality and value in the dream.

(Also see Belt; Cincture; Waistband)... waist belt dream meaning

Waist-band

A waist-band, if gilded, means the acquiring of wealth and the commanding of respect which will be a means of a person becoming boastful.

It is also interpreted as him becoming a leader of his community which he will enjoy for the duration of half his life. And if it is glided and adorned with pearls studded therein, he will become very wealthy due to which he will become the leader of his household; or a son will be born to him who will command much respect.... waist-band dream meaning

Water In A Dish Or Bowl

If a person dreams of himself as holding or possessing water contained in a dish or bowl and he is conscious of himself as being in a state of tuhr (ie. Ceremonial purity) or on a journey in an unknown and strange place, then such a bowl of water symbolizes his life span.

If he dreams of drinking all the water it means his life span is completed; he should now prepare for the hereafter.

If he drinks the water partially it means he still has a number of years to live.

The same interpretation is given if, instead of water, the contents of the bowl or dish is thareed*.

(*Thareed: Pieces of bread steeped in broth)... water in a dish or bowl dream meaning

Wearing Bracelets

If a person sees himself as wearing two bracelets, he will find himself in straitened circumstances and will face some unpleasant conditions.... wearing bracelets dream meaning

Wedding Band

(See Ring)... wedding band dream meaning

White Mare With Black Spots

He will marry an exceptionally beautiful woman.... white mare with black spots dream meaning

Woman With A Beard

This may be a reference to her husband who will enjoy a good reputation as a result of his high standing in the community.... woman with a beard dream meaning

Wounds, Bruises Etc

wounds, bruises, ulcers, sores etc. appearing on the body symbolise wealth that will be acquired by the observer of such a dream.

The extent of the wealth will depend on how old such wounds, bruises etc. Are, Likewise, any obesity or swelling means acquiring of wealth equal to the extent of the obesity or size of the swelling.... wounds, bruises etc dream meaning

Wooden Bowl

(Bowl) In a dream, a wooden bowl represents the world, or earning money from a business during a trip, while a porcelain or a ceramic bowl in a dream signifies earnings from a local business.

A bowl in a dream also represents one’s condition, state, or the management of his affairs. Licking a bowl, or licking one’s fingers after cleaning the bowl with one’s hand in a dream means consuming one’s share in this world and the nearing of one’s death.

A wooden bow1in a dream also represents a woman, a housekeeper, the workplace, or one’s shop. Ifone sees a gathering of people or scholars partaking in a sweet meal from a large wooden bowl in a dream, it represents a community project that unites people’s hearts and allows them to share their knowledge.

If one sees a group of people gathering to eat a fish or a piece of rotten meat in a dream, it means that a group of evil people are gathered to take advantage of a prostitute.

(Also see Bowl)... wooden bowl dream meaning

Almond Blossoms

Symbolic of God’s anointing upon a ministry, Num. 17:8 ... almond blossoms dream meaning

Backsliding

Relapsing into old behavior, Hosea 4:16 ... backsliding dream meaning

Batman

To dream of being Batman can symbolize fighting against spiritual forces of wickedness, 2 Cor. 10:4-5... batman dream meaning

Battleship

Symbolic of heavy spiritual bombardment ... battleship dream meaning

Bazooka

Symbolic of blasting your enemies with destructive words ... bazooka dream meaning

Biohazard

To see a biohazard sign in a dream is a warning of deadly things in your life ... biohazard dream meaning

Bitterness

Symbolic of the results of sin, Prov. 5:3... bitterness dream meaning

Black Belt

An expert in spiritual warfare ... black belt dream meaning

Black Widow Spider

A demonic spirit, Isa. 59:4-5 ... black widow spider dream meaning

Blast Furnace

A hard life, worldly living, a person’s life before Christ, Jer. 11:4 ... blast furnace dream meaning

Bloody

A person covered in blood is emblematic of killing and death, Hosea 6:8 ... bloody dream meaning

Bloody Water

Emblematic of war, trouble, and woe, Isa. 15:9 ... bloody water dream meaning

Bluffing

Symbolic of not thinking something through, Prov. 21:29... bluffing dream meaning

Body Armor

This is symbolic of a well-protected Christian, Eph. 6:13 ... body armor dream meaning

Bodybuilder

A wise man, Prov. 24:5. Also symbolic of moral and physical strength, Amos 2:14. Bodybuilders may also imply people who intimidate you ... bodybuilder dream meaning

Bogyman

A demonic oppressor ... bogyman dream meaning

Bomber

(airplane) symbolic of spiritual warfare or end-time wars ... bomber dream meaning

Boxer

Fighting, hostility, 1 Cor. 9:26 ... boxer dream meaning

Branding Iron

Symbolic of slavery, Isa. 3:24, 1 Tim. 4:2 ... branding iron dream meaning

Brazen Face

Symbolic of not having any fear, Prov. 7:13... brazen face dream meaning

Bread And Butter

Something that will bring you guaranteed income ... bread and butter dream meaning

Breathing Fire

Symbolic of destructive words, Jer. 5:14 ... breathing fire dream meaning

Bridal Gown

Symbolic of being prepared for marriage ... bridal gown dream meaning

Bridal Shower

Symbolic of finding love or being celebrated ... bridal shower dream meaning

Broken Arms

Symbolic of being powerless, Ps. 37:17... broken arms dream meaning

Broken Pot

This is a symbol of someone who has died or passed away because of grief in life or having been crushed by sin, Ps. 31:12... broken pot dream meaning

Broken Window

This can symbolize having your peace or joy stolen by a spiritual thief, Joel 2:9 ... broken window dream meaning

Bronze Gate

Symbolic of imprisonment, Ps. 107:16... bronze gate dream meaning

Bronze Wall

Symbolic of strength, Jer. 1:18 ... bronze wall dream meaning

Broomstick

A person flying on a broomstick is symbolic of witchcraft and spiritual enemies fighting against you ... broomstick dream meaning

Buccaneer

A hard-living and argumentative person ... buccaneer dream meaning

Bug Bites

Symbolic of misfortune, Deut. 32:23-24... bug bites dream meaning

Burglarized

To have your property stolen or broken into during a dream is symbolic of a spiritual thief, Prov. 23:28 ... burglarized dream meaning

Burning Coals

Cleansing, Isa. 6:6, or kindness, Prov. 25:22... burning coals dream meaning

Busboy

Symbolic of serving others in a lowly fashion ... busboy dream meaning

Capital Building

Symbolic of rule, authority, government, Rom. 13:1 ... capital building dream meaning

Deer Blind

Symbolic of lying in wait for someone or something ... deer blind dream meaning

Diamond Back

(see snakes) ... diamond back dream meaning

Fire Breathing

A person breathing fire out of their mouth symbolizes a verbal attack, Ps. 57:4... fire breathing dream meaning

Golden Bowl

Symbolic of the prayers of the saints, Rev. 5:8 ... golden bowl dream meaning

Iron Bars

Symbolic of arguments, Prov. 18:19... iron bars dream meaning

Judges Bench

Symbolic of the judgment seat of Christ where individuals are accountable for their lives, Rom. 14:10... judges bench dream meaning

Queen Bee

Symbolic of an aggressive or domineering woman, a Jezebel spirit, Rev. 2:20... queen bee dream meaning

Roll Bar

Symbolic of safety from disaster ... roll bar dream meaning

Stumbling Block

Symbolic of causing someone to sin, Matt. 16:23... stumbling block dream meaning

Talking Back

To dream of someone talking back to authority is a symbol of foolishness and rebellion, 1 Sam. 15:23, Prov. 12:1... talking back dream meaning

Triple Braided Rope

Symbolic of strength, Eccl. 4:12... triple braided rope dream meaning

Brother And Sister

A fight breaks out among brothers or sisters: fortune strikes • You go separate way with your brother or sister: you’ll have a bad quarrel with someone ... brother and sister dream meaning

Bar / Pub

When I was in college, I read in a theology book that a monk on a mountain top and a man with his bottle of wine are really trying to get to the same place. That place translates to peace and a genuine feeling of being connected to the rest of the universe. Dreaming about being in bars and drinking may symbolize a need that you have for some type of a meaningful transformation. On the other hand, this dream may be a form of wish fulfillment, and you are escaping into a pleasurable environment where daily cares and concerns are meaningless.

If you rarely allow yourself to relax and socialize, this dream may be compensatory in nature.... bar / pub dream meaning

Breasts / Breast Feeding

Dreaming about breasts can have obvious sexual meaning. However, consider all of the details in your dream in order to obtain the most appropriate meaning. Breasts also represent tenderness, love, and other matters of the heart. Breastfeeding is symbolic of giving or receiving, nurturing, and sustenance. It represents motherly love as well as physical and emotional support and well being. Old dream interpretation books say that breastfeeding is a symbol of great things to come following an extended period of hard work.... breasts / breast feeding dream meaning

Ex-boy / Girlfriend 

It is very common for people to dream about ex-partners. Individuals that have been an important part of our lives continue to take up a part of our mind and heart.

It is impossible to very dramatically shut the person out of thoughts and feelings. Just because the relationship ends does not mean that all is finished. As we go through relationships we learn and at times pick up “battle wounds.” You will continue to dream about your ex-girlfriend or boyfriend until you “let go” of them on a very important level, or until you learned your lessons from that relationship. Either way, dreaming about your ex-romance does not predict future involvement. It may be wish-fulfillment, reliving memories, or working out old issues. Dreams are very rarely prophetic. See also: People ... ex-boy / girlfriend  dream meaning

Barley Fields

To walk through them augurs trouble and pain to the dreamer (Gypsy); distinctly gypsy symbolism, in view of the penalties attached to damaging the farmer’s crops.... barley fields dream meaning

Blackbirds

Both in dream lore and in symbolism these birds indicate slander, suspicion and trouble.... blackbirds dream meaning

Blossoming Trees

An invariable dream of gladness and of prosperity (Artemidorus); doubtless the symbolism is taken from the gladness of spring, as associated with these blossoms.... blossoming trees dream meaning

Boat, Canoe, Sailboat, Ship, Etc

Seen in a clear stream, a dream of happiness; to see one sink indicates disappointment; to fall from one, great dangers; to sail on smooth water, happiness and prosperity; on muddy water, trouble (Raphael). Here the symbolism requires no explanation. Bayley, however, says that the original meaning of the word bateau, or boat, is derived from the word beatus, or happy.... boat, canoe, sailboat, ship, etc dream meaning

Abscess, Boil, Ulcer, Running Sore, Etc

To dream of having any of these afflictions foretells good fortune and good health, preceded by a temporary sickness (Raphael) « Dreams probably caused by irritation of the parts of the body afflicted in the sleep; the interpretation obviously attributable to the theory that these visitations clear the system of impurities, thereby conferring comfort after sickness.... abscess, boil, ulcer, running sore, etc dream meaning

Brambles Or Briars

A dream of desire in love, a wish for the unattainable (Artemidorus); Freud and modern symbolism alike corroborate this interpretation.... brambles or briars dream meaning

Bride Or Bridegroom, Bridesmaids, Ushers, Etc

Erotic dreams, all of them, announce the moderns. Dreams denoting grief and disappointment, declares Raphael, who invariably places an unfortunate construction upon all dreams of an erotic nature.... bride or bridegroom, bridesmaids, ushers, etc dream meaning

Brooks

Clear and near the house, an honorable office in which the dreamer will practice benevolence; muddy brooks indicate loss; dried up brooks augur ruin to their owners (Artemidorus); the Bible justifies in a measure the promise of the dream of the brook: “And lo, my brook became a river, and my river a sea.”—Eccles. xxv, /. “A little fountain became a river, and there was light and the sun and much water. This river is Esther, and the two dragons are I and Hamon.”— From the Greek version of the book of Esther, quoted by Bayley.... brooks dream meaning

Fire-brand Or Torch

Good for young folk to whom it signifies love and pleasure; to see another hold a fire-brand is an ill dream for one who would be secret (Artemidorus). Symbolism obvious.... fire-brand or torch dream meaning

Hump-back

A dream denoting prosperity (Artemidorus); derived from the superstition that these unfortunates bring luck to whosoever touches the hump.... hump-back dream meaning

Water-bearer

Always a good dream (Gypsy). ... water-bearer dream meaning

Blades

This encompasses blades of all types, including swords and knives.

A clean, shiny blade predicts new friends.

A rusty, dirty blade predicts health problems.... blades dream meaning

Bumping

Bumping into someone or something in your dream is a warning to be careful in every thing you do.... bumping dream meaning

Buying And Selling

Buy a house, and a short but pleasant love is on its way. Sell a house, and you will soon be released from some current responsibility.

If you get a receipt for your purchases in your dream, better times are waiting for you around the corner. Go to a sale in your dream, and you’ll soon see a valuable gift.

If you see yourself on a spending spree, however, it’s a warning that you should be very careful with your money.... buying and selling dream meaning

Analysis, Dream

See dream processing. ... analysis, dream dream meaning

Baby Love

Completely dependent upon the loved person for one s needs, physical, emotional and social. Great anger, jeal­ousy or pain if the loved one relates to anyone else. Wants to be always with the loved one. Will have sex, but the emo­tional bond and cuddling is more important. ... baby love dream meaning

Bar Room

Often indicates how we relate to groups; our feelings about society, can be difficulties regarding alcohol; one’s technique for avoiding confrontation with loneliness, anxiety, sense of failure, etc. ... bar room dream meaning

Black Bird

Unconscious drives; death; the negative aspect of mother. ... black bird dream meaning

Blouse And Shirt

Feelings and emotions. Idioms: stuffed shin; shin sleeves, informal. ... blouse and shirt dream meaning

Burglar, Intruder

Fears or difficult emotions arising from the unconscious, neglected parts of oneself which if met could change one’s viewpoint to a more mature or inclusive one. Female dream: repressed desire for male panner or sex; or desire for a better sexual relationship. See second example in door under house and buildings. ... burglar, intruder dream meaning

Bus Conductor

How we give someone authority in a group, although we may be more capable than they; the pan of self concerned with paying our way, feelings helping or standing in the way of reaching our goal, ... bus conductor dream meaning

Biological Dream Theory

J.A. Hadfield, in his book Dreams and Nightmares (Pelican 1954), puts forward what he calls a biological theory of dreams. He says the function of dreams is that, by reproducing difficult or unsolved situations or experi­ences, the dream aids a solving or resolution of the problems. He gives the example of a man climbing a cliff who slips fractionally. He then may dream of actually falling and waking terrified. Subsequently the dream recurs, but in each he tries out a different behaviour, such as clasping for a branch, until he manages to act appropriately to avert the disaster. He sums up by saying dreams stand in the place of experience. They make us relive areas of anxious or difficult experience. They thus help problem solving. But they not only look back at past behaviour, they act just like thinking in considering future plans and needs. ... biological dream theory dream meaning

Dream Analysis

Sigmund Freud was the founder of modern therapeutic analysis of dreams. Freud encouraged clients to relax on a couch and allow free associations to arise in con­nection with aspects of their dream. In this way he helped the person move from the surface images (manifest content) of the dream to the underlying emotions, fantasies and wishes (latent content), often connected with early childhood. Be­cause dreams use condensation—a mass of different ideas or experiences all represented by one dream image or event— Freud stated that the manifest content was meagre’ compared with the ‘richness and variety’ of latent content.

If one suc­ceeds in touching the feelings and memories usually con­nected with a dream image, this becomes apparent because of the depth of insight and experience which arises. Although ideally the Freudian analyst helps the client discover their own experience of their dream, it can occur that the analyst puts to the client readymade views of the dream. Out of this has occurred the idea of someone else ‘analysing or telling us about our dream.

Carl Jung used a different approach. He applied amplifica­tion (see entry), helped the client explore their associations, used active imagination (see entry) and stuck to the structure of the dream. Because amplification also put to the client the information and experience of the therapist, again the dreamwork can be largely verbal and intellectual, rather than experiential.

In the approach of Fritz Perls (gestalt therapy) and Moreno (psychodrama), dream analysis is almost entirely experiential.

The person exploring the dream acts out or verbalises each role or aspect of the dream.

If one dreamt of a house, in gestalt one might stan by saying I am a house’ and then go on to describe oneself just as one is as the particular house in the dream.

It is important, even if the house were one existing externally, not to attempt a description of the external house, but to stay with the house as it was in the dream. This is like amplification, except the client gives all the information. This can be a very dramatic and emotional experience because we begin consciously to touch the immense realms of experience usually hidden behind the image. When successful this leads to personal insights into behaviour and creativity. See dream processing; amplification; gestalt dream work.

dream as a meeting place Any two people, or group of people who share their dreams, particularly if they explore the associated feelings and thoughts connected with the dream images, achieve social intimacy quickly. Whether it is a family sharing their dreams, or two fnends, an environment can be created in which the most profound feelings, painful and wonderful, can be allowed. Such exposure of the usually pri­vate areas of one s feelings and fears often presents new infor­mation to the dreamer, and also allows ventilation of what may never have been consciously expressed before. In doing so a healing release is reached, but also greater self under­standing and the opportunity to think over or reconsider what is discovered.

Herbert Reed, editor of the dream magazine Sundance, and resident in Virginia Beach, Va., initiated group dreaming ex­periments. It started because Reed noticed that in the dream groups he was running, when one of the group aired a prob­lem, other members would subsequently dream about that person’s problem. He went on to suggest the group should attempt this purposely and the resulting dreams shared to see if they helped the person with the problem.

The reported dreams often formed a more detailed view of the person’s situation. In one instance the group experienced many dream images of water. It aided the woman who was seeking help to admit she had a phobia of water and to begin thinking about learning to swim. In another experiment, a woman presented the problem of indecision about what college to transfer to and what to study. Her group subsequently said they were confused because they had not dreamt about school. Several had dreams about illicit sex. though, which led the woman to admit she was having an affair with a married man. She went on to realise that it was the affair which was underlying her indecision. She chose to end the affair and further her career.

Whatever may be underlying the results of Reed’s expen- ments, it is noticeably helpful to use the basic principles he is working with. They can be used by two people equally as well as a group—by a parent and child, wife and husband, busi­nessman and employee. One sets out to dream about each other through mutual agreement. Like any undertaking, the involvement, and therefore the results, are much more pro­nounced if there is an issue of reasonable importance behind the experiment. It helps if one imagines that during sleep you are going to meet each other to consider what is happening between you. Then sleep, and on waking take time to recall any dream. Note it down, even if it seems far removed from what you expected. Then explore its content using the tech­niques in dream processing.

Example: My wife and I decided to attempt to meet in our dreams. I dreamt I was in a room similar to the back bedroom of my previous marnage. My present wife was with me. She asked me to help her move the wardrobe. It reminded me of, but did not look like, the one which had been in that bed­room. I stood with my back to it, and reached my hands up to press on the top, inside. In this way I carried it to another wall. As I put it down the wood broke. I felt it ought to be thrown away’ (Thomas B). Thomas explored the dream and found he connected feelings about his first marriage with the wardrobe and bedroom. In fact the shabby wardrobe was Tom’s feelings of shabbiness at having divorced his first wife. In his first marriage, represented by the bedroom, he always felt he was married for life. In divorcing, he had done some­thing he didn’t like and was carrying it about with him. He says ‘1 am carrying this feeling of shabbiness and second best into my present relationship, and I need to get rid of it.’

dream as a spiritual guide Dreams have always been con­nected with the spiritual side of human experience, even though today many spiritual leaders disagree with consider­ation of dreams. Because dreams put the dreamer in touch with the source of their own internal wisdom and certainty, some conflict has existed between authoritative priesthood and public dreaming.

A lay person finding their own ap­proach to God in a dream might question the authority of the priests. No doubt people frequently made up dreams about God in order to be listened to. Nevertheless, despite opposi­tion, Matthew still dreamt of an angel appearing to him, Jo­seph was still warned by God to move Jesus; Peter still dreamt his dream of the unclean animals.

The modern scientific approach has placed large question marks against the concept of the human spirit. Study of the brain’s functions and biochemical activities have led to a sense of human personality being wholly a series of biological and biochemical events.

The results of this in the relationship between doctor and patient, psychiatrist and client, some­times results in the communication of human personality be­ing of little consequence. It may not be put into words, but the intimation is that if one is depressed it is a biochemical prob­lem or a brain malfunction.

If one is withdrawn or autistic, it is not that there is a vital centre of personality which has for some reason chosen to avoid contact, but that a biochemical or physiological problem is the cause—it’s nothing personal, take this pill (to change the biochemistry, because you are not really a person). Of course we have to accept that human personality must sometimes face the tragedy of biochemical malfunction, but we also need to accept that biochemical and physiological process can be changed by human will and courage.

In attempting to find what the human spirit is by looking at dreams, creativity stands out.

The spiritual nature may not be what we have traditionally considered it to be.

An overview of dreams and how dreamers relate to them suggests one amaz­ing fact. Let us call it the ‘seashell effect’. When we hear sounds in a shell that we hold to our ear, the noises heard seem exterior to oneself, yet they are most likely amplification of sounds created in our own ear, perhaps by the passage of blood. Imagine an electronic arcade machine which the player could sit in and, when running, the player could be engulfed in images, sounds, smell and sensation. At first there is shim­mering darkness, then a sound, and lights move. Is it a face seen, or a creature. Like Rorschach’s ink blots, the person creates figures and scenes out of the shapeless light and sound.

A devil appears which terrifies the player. People, de­mons, animals, God and angels appear and fade. Scenes are clearcut or a maelstrom of movement and ill-defined activity. Events arise showing every and any aspect of human experi­ence. Nothing is impossible.

If, on stepping out, we told the player that what occurred was all their own creation due to unconscious feelings, fears, habits, thoughts and physiological processes occurring within them, like the seashell effect, they might say ‘Good God, is that all it was, and I thought it was real. What a waste of time.’

Whether we can accept it or not, as a species we have created out of our own longings, fears, pain and perhaps vi­sion, God, with many different names—politics, money, dev­ils, nationalism, angels, an, and so on and on. All of it has flowed out of us. Perhaps we even deny we are the authors of the Bible, wars, social environments. Responsibility is diffi­cult.

It is easier to believe the source is outside oneself. And if we do take responsibility for our amazing creativity, we may feel ‘is that all it is—me?’ Yet out of such things, such fears, such drives, such unconscious patterns as we shape our dreams with, we shape our life and fonune, we shape our children, we shape the world and our future.

The shadow of fear we create in our dream, the situation of aloneness and anger, becomes a pattern of feelings, real in its world of mind. We create a monster, a Djinn, a devil, which then haunts and influences us. Or with feelings of hope, of purposiveness and love, create other forces in us and the world. But we are the creator. We are in no way separate from the forces which create our existence. We are those creative forces. In the deep­est sense, not just as an ego, we create ourselves, and we go on creating ourselves. We are the God humanity has looked so long for.

The second aspect of the human spirit demonstrated by dreams is consciousness.

The unconscious mind, if its func­tion is not clogged with a backlog of undealt with painful childhood experience and nonfunctional premises, has a pro­pensity to form gestalts. It takes pieces of experience and fits them together to form a whole. This is illustrated by how we form gestalts when viewing newsprint photographs, which are made up of many small dots. Our mind fits them together and sees them as a whole, giving meaning where there are only dots. When the human mind is working well, when the indi­vidual can face a wide range of emotions, from fear and pain to ecstasy, this process of forming gestalts can operate very creatively. This is because it needs conscious involvement, and if the personality is frightened of deep feeling, the uniting of deeply infantile and often disturbing cxpcrience is cut out. Yet these areas are very rich mines of information, containing our most fundamental learning.

If the process is working well, then one’s expenence is gradually transformed into insights which transcend and thereby transform one s personal life.

For instance, we have witnessed our own binh in some manner, we also see many others appeanng as babies. We see people ageing, dying. We see millions of events in our life and in others.

The uncon­scious, deeply versed in imagery, ritual and body language, out of which it creates its dreams, picks up information from music, architecture, traditional rituals, people walking in the street, the unspoken world of parental influence.

The sources are massive, unbelievable. And out of it all our mind creates meaning. Like a process of placing face over face over face until a composite face is formed, a synthesis of all the faces; so the unconscious scans all this information and creates a world view, a concept of life and death.

The archetypes Jung talks of are perhaps the resulting synthesis of our own expenence, reaching points others have met also.

If so, then Chnst might be our impression of humanity as a whole.

If we dare to touch such a synthesis of experience it may be seanng, breathtaking.

It breaks the boundaries of our present personality and con­cepts because it transcends. It shatters us to let the new vision emerge. It reaches, it soars, like an eagle flying above the single events of life. Perhaps because of this the great hawk of ancient Egypt represented the human spirit.

Lastly, humans have always been faced by the impossible.

To a baby, walking and not wetting its pants is impossible, but with many a fall and accident it does the impossible.

It is a god in its achievement.

To talk, to fly heavier-than-air planes, to walk on the Moon, were all impossible. Humans challenge the impossible every day. Over and over they fall, back into defeat. Many lie there broken. Yet with the next moment along come youngsters with no more sense than grasshoppers, and because they don’t know what the differ­ence is between right and left, do the impossible. Out of the infinite potential, the great unknown, they draw something new. With hope, with folly, with a wisdom they gain from who knows where, they demand more. And it’s a common everyday son of miracle. Mothers do it constantly for their children—transcending themselves. Lovers go through hell and heaven for each other and flower beyond who they were. You and I grow old on it as our daily bread, yet fail to see how holy it is. And if we turn away from it, it is because it offers no certainties, gives no authority, claims no reward.

It is the spir­itual life of people on the street. And our dreams remember, even if we fail.

For this is the body and blood of the human spirit.

dream as a therapist and healer There is a long tradition of using dreams as a base for both physical and psychological healing. One of the earliest recorded incidents of such healing is when Pharaoh’s ‘spirit was troubled, and he sent for all the magicians of Egypt and all its wise men; and Pharaoh told them his dream, but there was none who could interpret it’. Then Joseph revealed the meaning of the dream and so the healing of Pharaoh’s troubled mind took place (Genesis 41).

The Greek Temples of Asclepius were devoted to using dreams as a base for healing of body and mind (see dreams and ancient Greece).

The Iroquois Amerindians used a social form of dream therapy also (see Iroquoian dream cult).

The dream process was used much more widely throughout his­tory in such practices as Pentecostal Christianity, shaktipat yoga in India, and Anton Mesmer’s groups (see sleep move­ments).

Sigmund Freud pioneered the modern approach to the use of dreams in therapy, but many different approaches have developed since his work. Examples of the therapeutic action of gaining insight into dreams are to be found in the entnes on abreaction, recurring dreams, reptiles.

The entry on dream processing gives information about using a dream to gain insight and healing. See also dream as meeting place.

A feature which people who use their dreams as a thera­peutic tool mention again and again is how dreams empower them. Many of us have an unconscious feeling that any impor­tant healing work regarding our body and mind can only be undertaken and directed by an expert, the expert might be a doctor, a psychiatrist, psychotherapist, or osteopath. Witness­ing the result of their own dream process, even if helped by an expert, people feel in touch with a wonderful internal process which is working actively for their own good. One woman, who had worked on her dream with the help of a fnend (non expert), said It gave me great confidence in my own internal process. I realised there was something powerful in myself working for my own good. It was a feeling of cooperating with life.’ One is frequently amazed by one’s own resources of wisdom, penetrating insight and sense of connection with life, as met in dreamwork. This is how dreams play a pan in helping one towards wholeness and balance.

The growing awareness of one’s central view of things, which is so wide, piercing and often humorous, brings developing self respect as the saga of one’s dreams unfolds.

There may be no hint of this, however, if a person simply records their dreams without attempting to find a deeply felt contact with their contents.

It is in the searching for associ­ated feelings and ideas that the work of integrating the many strands of one’s life begins. Gradually one weaves, through a co-operative action with the dream process, a greater unifica­tion of the dark and the light, the painful and transcendent in one’s nature.

The result is an extraordinary process of educa­tion. ... dream analysis dream meaning

Dream Deprivation

See science, sleep and dreams. ... dream deprivation dream meaning

Dream Processing

Below are described simple techniques which make it possible to gain information quickly from dreams. They have been put as a series of questions.

What is the background to the dream? The most imponant aspects of your everyday life may have influenced the dream or feature in it. Briefly consider any aspects of your life which connect with what appears in the dream. Example: ‘1 have a plane to catch. I get to the plane but the suitcase is never big enough for my clothing which I have left behind. I am always anxious about stuff left behind. I wake still with the feeling of anxiety’ (Jane). When asked, Jane said plane flights had been a big feature of her life. She had moved home often, travelling to different pans of the world, leaving friends and loved ones behind.

What is the main action in the dream? There is often an over­all activity such as walking, looking, worrying, building some­thing, or trying to escape. Define what it is and consider if it is expressive of something you are doing in waking life. Activi­ties such as walking or building a house need to be seen as generalisations; walking can simply represent taking a direc­tion in life. When you have defined the action, look for fur­ther information under the other headings in this book, such as swimming or sitting.

What is your role in the dream? Are you a friend, lover, sol­dier, dictator, watcher or participant in the dream? Consider this in relationship with your everyday life, especially in con­nection with how the dream presents it. Where possible, look for the entry on the role in this book. See dreamer.

Are you active or passive in the dream? By passive is meant not taking the leading role, being only an observer, being directed by other people and events, If you are passive, consider if you live in a similar attitude in your life. See active/passive.

What do you feel in the dream? Define what is felt emotionally and physically. In the physical sense are you tired, cold, re­laxed or hungry? In the emotional sense do you feel sad, angry, lost, tender or frightened anywhere in the dream? This helps clarify what feeling area the dream is dealing with.

It is important also to define whether the feelings in the dream were satisfyingly expressed or whether held back.

If held back they need fuller expression. See emotions and mood.

Is there a because’ factor in the dream? In many dreams something happens, fails to happen, or appears . . . be­cause! For instance, trapped in a room you find a door to escape through. All is dark beyond and you do not go through the door ‘because’ you are frightened of the dark. In this case the ‘because’ factor is fear.

The dream also suggests you are trapped in an unsatisfying life through fear of opportunity or the unknown.

Am I meeting the things I fear in my dream? Because a dream is an entirely inward thing, we create it completely out of our own internal feelings, images, creativity, habits and insights. So even the monsters of our dream are a pan of ourself.

If we run from them it is only aspects of ourself we are avoiding. Through defining what feelings occur in the dream you may be able to clarify what it is you are avoiding. See nightmares; dream as spiritual guide.

What does the dream mean? We alone create the dream while asleep. Therefore, by looking at each symbol or aspect of the dream, we can discover from what feelings, thoughts or expe­rience, what drive or what insight we have created the drama of the dream. In a playful relaxed way, express whatever you think, feel, remember or fantasise when you hold each symbol in mind. Say or write it all, even the seemingly trivial or dan­gerous’ bits. It helps to act the pan of each thing if you can; for instance as a house you might describe yourself as ‘a bit old, but with open doors for family and friends to come in and out. I feel solid and dependable, but I sense there is something hidden in my cellar’. Such statements portray one­self graphically. Consider whatever information you gather as descriptive of your waking life. Try to summarise it, as this will aid the gaining of insight.

Try amplifying your dream You will need the help of one or two friends to use this method.

The basis is to take the role of each part of the dream, as described above. This may seem strange at first, but persist. Supposing your name is Julia and you dreamt you were carrying an umbrella, but failed to use it even though it was raining, you would talk in the first person present—I am an umbrella. Julia is carrying me but for some reason doesn’t use me.’ Having finished saying what you could about yourself, your friend(s) then ask you questions about yourself as the dream figure or object. These questions need to be simple and directly about the dream symbol. So they could ask Are you an old umbrella?’ Does Julia know she is canying you?’ ‘What is your function as an umbrella? ‘Are you big enough to shelter Julia and someone else?’ And so on.

The aim of the questions is to draw out information about the symbol being explored.

If it is a known person or object you are in the role of—your father for instance—the replies to the questions need to be answered from the point of view of what happened in the dream, rather than as in real life. Listen to what you are saying about yourself as the dream symbol, and when your questioneKs) has finished, review your statements to see if you can see how they refer to your life and yourself.

If you are asking the questions, even if you have ideas regarding the dream, do not attempt to interpret. Put your ideas into simple questions the dreamer can respond to. Maintain a sense of curiosity and attempt to understand, to make the dream plain in an everyday language sense. Lead the dreamer towards seeing what the dream means through the questions. When you have exhausted your questions ask the dreamer to summarise what they have gathered from their replies. See postures, movements and body language for an example of how to work with body movement to explore a dream meaning.

Can / alter the dream to find greater satisfaction? Imagine yourself in the dream and continue it as a fantasy or day­dream. Alter the dream in any way that satisfies. Experiment with it, play with it, until you find a fuller sense of self expres­sion.

It is very imponant to note whether any anger or hostil­ity is in the dream but not fully expressed.

If so, let yourself imagine a full expression of the anger. It may be that as this is practised more anger is openly expressed in subsequent dreams. This is healthy, allowing such feelings to be vented and redirected into satisfying ways, individually and socially. In doing this do not ignore any feelings of resistance, pleasure or anxiety. Satisfaction occurs only as we leam to acknowl­edge and integrate resistances and anxieties into what we ex­press. This is a very important step. It gradually changes those of our habits which trap us in lack of satisfaction, poor cre­ativity or inability to resolve problems.

Summary To summarise effectively gather the essence of what you have said about each symbol and the dream as a whole and express it in everyday language. Imagine you are explaining to someone who knows nothing about yourself or the dream. Bnng the dream out of its symbols into everyday comments about yourself.

A man dreamt about a grey, dull office. When he looked at what he said about the office he realised he was talking about the grey, unimaginative world he grew up in after the Second World War, and how it shaped him.

Further information on using these techniques can be found in Tony Crisp s work The Instant Dream Book, published by C.W. Daniel. See amplification; plot of dream; adventure of the dream world; dreamer; postures, movement and body language; settings; symbols and dreaming; word analysis of dreams; wordplay and puns. ... dream processing dream meaning

Dream Within Dream

A dream presents us with emotions or information we may be avoiding while awake. Usually a dream within a dream is a ploy one uses to explain away the impact of the feelings met—which is all the more reason to understand the dream. ... dream within dream dream meaning

Eagle, Buzzard, Hawk

Sometimes the hunting providing par­ent; dominance. Often the ability to develop an integrated vision or perception out of a wide range of experience. This is because the height the bird flies at and its steady gaze give it unusual perception and wide awareness. See aura as it relates to mega concept. ... eagle, buzzard, hawk dream meaning

Black Person

Depends which skin colour one has.

If white: one’s natural drives, feelings about coloured people; or if per­son is known, what you feel about them.

If black or brown: one’s own cultural feelings; same as any person’ dream.

Example: \ was in a cubicle or small toilet with a very black coloured woman. She told me there was something wrong with her vagina. She was undressed. I rubbed her va­gina and we both felt enormous passion. I then awoke but couldn’t at first remember the dream. I have refrained from sexual intercourse for some weeks, as I always feel shattered/ tired afterwards. Anyway I woke very wet, yet couldn’t re­member any orgasm. I could remember some question of sex as I awoke. Then I remembered the dream and continued it in fantasy. I experienced powerful urges to find a woman to have a non-committed sexual relationship with. But in the end I wanted to share my feelings with my wife, but she seemed deep asleep and unresponsive. When I slept again I dreamt I was in London, had got off one bus, but was not at any desti­nation. I was standing about not making a move to find my direction. Then I began to look’ (Alfred C).

To understand this dream in some depth it is helpful to think of a sexual drive as a flow, like a river. As such it can be blocked, in which case it will seek an alternative route. Sexual energy or flow is not simply a mechanical thing, ihough; it is also deeply feeling in its connection with the most profound sides of hu­man life such as parenthood and the canng and providing for young. In the history of white people a great deal of sexual frustration has arisen out of the ideas of sin and guilt in their religion.

A view arose for the white race that the black races had an easier and less frustrating relationship with the natural —which includes not only sexuality but the body as a whole, and nature also. So when Alfred dreams of the black woman, he is meeting what is natural and flowing in himself, but which he has blocked by his will because he felt shattered after sex.

The pan about the bus shows him trying to find a direction in which his sexual feelings could move satisfyingly in connection with other people.

Unfonunately, as Jung points out in Man and His Symbols, people in modern society, whether black, yellow, brown or white, have lost their sense of nature and the cosmos as being anything other than processes without consciousness or living feeling. Jung says. No river contains a spirit, no tree is the life principle of a man. no snake the embodiment of wisdom. No voice now speaks to man from stones, plants, and animals, nor does he speak to them believing they can hear.’ The im­portance of such dreams as Arthur’s is that it shows the pas­sionate relationship between our personality and the pnmitive and natural.

A black person, born and bred in a modern setting, would most likely dream of a black bushman to depict their own natural drives. See identity and dreams; Africa; sex in dreams. ... black person dream meaning

Business And Dreaming

Although the world of business and the world of dreams are often considered to be incompat­ible, this is not so. Once one realises that dreams may be the ‘printout’ of the most shrewd and capable computer we have access to, we can see them as a source of useful information.

If one is in business, there is information in one’s own mem­ory, along with considered projects, questions about problem areas, which have never been put on an electronic computer. And there is no computer program outside our own mind which can handle and manipulate all the variables, the inte­grating of different information sources—written words, feel­ing hunches, spoken information, personal observation and experience—and then sift, explore different combinations, and reach into pure creativity by leaping into the new.

Dreams should not be seen as oracles, but if we take their information into account along with our other sources, we find them a real addition to our business equipment. See cre­ativity and problem solving in dreams. ... business and dreaming dream meaning

Dream Process As Computer

The brain is not a computer, but it has the power to compute.

The word computare is Latin, and comes from putare, to think. Neither is a computer any­thing like a human brain. But there are parallels. Christopher Evans, a psychologist, computer scientist and world authority on microprocessors, says the brain and computers are both information handling devices, taking impulses which in them­selves mean nothing, like sound waves, and processing them.

It is also his theory that both computers and the waking-brain function are taken off-line to re-program. Our behaviour re­sponses and information bases need bringing up to date with any new experience and information that is relevant. In the case of the computer, off-line means having modifications made to programs, in the human it means sleeping and dreaming, the dream being the powerful activity of review, sifting and reprogramming. Thirdly, the brain and computer use programs. In humans, a program means a learnt set of responses, values or activities, such as walking or talking, but including more subtle activities such as judging social or busi­ness situations.

If, as Christopher Evans believes, dreaming is partly a pe­riod of revising and updating responses, insights and skills, then by working with the process one can make it more effi­cient.

The background for this statement is that many people have recurring dreams which change very little. Looking at this from the programming’ view, the attempt to revise is thwarted. But individuals can free such ‘stuck’ dreams by us­ing dream processing.

Also, as some dreams are obviously a synthesis of experi­ence and information gathered over a lifetime, the dream pro­cess is much more than a computing function which sorts new information and updates.

It is also capable of creative leaps through synthesis and conjecture. J.B. Priestley’s dream of the birds (see religion and dreams) appears to be a mas­sive synthesis of things observed over a lifetime. It also depicts a brain function like computer simulation, which takes infor­mation and forms it into an expenmental view of possibilities arising from the thousands of millions of separate bits of gath­ered data. See ESP in dreams; creative and problem solving dreams. ... dream process as computer dream meaning

Gestalt Dream Work

See dream processing. ... gestalt dream work dream meaning

House, Buildings

A house nearly always refers to oneself, depicting one’s body and attributes of personality. Thus if we take a large house with its many functional rooms, the library would represent the mind, the bathroom cleansing or renewal of good feelings, the bedrooms one’s sexuality or intimacy, the roof one’s protectiveness or ‘coping mechanisms’. Large pub­lic buildings such as hospitals, factories, blocks of flats, depict particular functions suggested by their nature. But of course, if the house or building has a personal connection—the house you live in, or place you have worked—then you need to define what are the essential feelings about such. Or see dream processing.

If a house or building has a quality of some other type of construction, such as a library feeling like a factory, or a house a church, both aspects should be ac­cepted as important. ... house, buildings dream meaning

Postures, Movement, Body Language

Even in everyday life, the way we hold and position our body, the inclination of chest and head, the movement of hands, are a means of com­munication.

The apparently intuitive information in some dreams, when investigated, can be traced to an unconscious insight into the language of the living body. We all have this ability to understand body language, but it seems to be some­thing which is inherited from past times before verbal lan­guage. It therefore remains a largely unconscious ability. In our dreams, however, it is a major factor in how the dream is structured.

If you cannot find a satisfying description below, imagine yourself making the movement or posture in the dream to see if you can define what the feeling quality is, or what you are saying non-verbally. It can often be of value to make the movement or take up the posture physically instead of in the imagination. By comparing the movement/posture with an­other one, it can help to clarify its quality.

Example: Marilyn was expenencing emotional pain con­nected with her impending divorce. Marilyn had dreamt of seeing a dinosaur standing in her path, devounng all who approached it. We explored it by having Marilyn find a body posture and movements which for her expressed the feeling of the dinosaur. In doing so Marilyn did not sense anger or aggression, but she did feel like a predator which always had to take to gain her own needs. This feeling immediately re­minded her of her family life as a child. She remembered when she was sent shopping as a very young child of three or four; as well as buying what she had been asked, she pur­chased some sweets for herself. When she arrived home she was treated as if she had done a terrible thing, and that was where she began to feel like a predator. It seemed to her as if her own needs were always gained at the expense of someone else.

‘With this awareness, she could now see that the dinosaur standing iti her path clearly related to her present situation. Bargaining to gain a realistic share of the house and property jointly owned by her husband and herself, felt to her as if she were gaining her needs at his expense, like a predator. That made her feel so awful, she was almost ready to allow her husband to take all, leaving her without house or money to start again. Her awareness of where the feelings arose from, and the unrealistic pan they played in her life, allowed her to relate to the situation with less pain and more wisdom’ (from Mind and Movement, Tony Crisp). ... postures, movement, body language dream meaning

Underclothes, Knickers, Underpants, Briefs

Intimate sexual feel­ings.

If black: restraint or unconscious sex drives. Dirty or grubby: sex attitudes we are not proud of; difficult feelings about biological side of self. ... underclothes, knickers, underpants, briefs dream meaning

Plot Of The Dream

In attempting to understand our dreams, it is imponant to honour their drama or plot. Dreams appear to be very specific in the way they use the characters, objects and environs occurring in them.

Example: I was walking up a steep hill on a sunny day when my husband came running down the hill with blood pouring from his right arm. He couldn’t stop running. As he passed me he called to me for help. I was happy and peaceful and ignored him. I calmly watched him running fast down the hill, then continued on my way’ (Joyce C). Out of the infinite number of situations Joyce could have dreamt about, this was the one produced. Why? There are many factors which appear to determine what we dream. How events of the day influ­enced us; what stage of personal growth we are meeting—we might be in the stage of struggling for independence; prob­lems being met; relationships, past business such as child­hood traumas still to be integrated. And so on.

If Joyce had dreamt she and her husband were walking up the hill the whole message of the dream would have been different.

If we can accept that dream images are, as Freud stated, a form of thinking, then the change in imagery would be a changed concept.

If the language of dreams is expressed in its images, then the meaning stated is specific to the imagery used.

In processing our dreams, it is therefore profitable to look at the plot to see what it suggests. It can be helpful to change the situation, as we have done with Joyce s. Imagining Joyce walking up the hill on a sunny day, arm in arm with her husband, suggests a happy relationship. This emphasises the situation of independence and lack of support for her hus­band which appears in the real dream. Seeing our dreams as if they were snatches from a film or play, and asking ourself what feelings and human situations they depict, can aid us to clarify them. As a piece of drama, Joyce’s dream says she sees, but does not respond to, her husband’s plight.

Our internal ‘dream producer’ has an amazing sense of the subtle meanings of movement, positioning, and relationship between the elements used. And some of these are subtle.

A way of becoming more aware of what information our dream contains is to use visualisation. Sit comfonably and imagine yourself back in the dream. Replay it just as it was. Remember the whole thing slowly, going through it again while awake. As you do so, be aware of what it feels like in each scene or event. What do the interactions suggest? What does it feel like in the other roles? We can even practise this with other peo­ple’s dreams.

If we imagine ourself in Joyce’s dream, and replay it just as she describes it, we may arrive at a feeling of detachment from the husband.

If we stand in the husband’s role we may feel a great need which is not responded to as we go down hill fast*. In this way we gather a great deal of unspoken’ information from dreams.

Looking at our own dreams in this way can be more diffi­cult, simply because we do not always want to see what is being said about ourself. See amplification; dream process­ing; postures, movement, body language; word analysis of dreams; settings. ... plot of the dream dream meaning

Species Behaviour And Habits

As a species, humans have cer­tain norms of behaviour, many of which we share with other animals. We tend to find a partner of the opposite sex and produce children. We care for our children. We have strong feelings about territory. In groups this becomes nationalism and, like ants or some group animals, we fight to defend our territory. We elect leaders, and have complicated rituals re­garding group status or personal ‘face*. We seek outward signs of our status, and wherever possible show them.

Talking to individuals, these drives are often hardly recog­nised. Yet they are powerful enough when manipulated to gather huge armies of people who then march to their death. They are behind enormous hostility between neighbours and nations. Although irrational, and not in our best interest to be influenced by, millions of us are moved by them as if we had little will of our own.

The feelings behind them, although seldom acknowledged directly by our conscious self, are often raised to religious status.

The procreative drive, the election of leaders, the parental and child raising urges, are all to be seen in the Christian religion as the bones behind the robes and rituals. Why does Catholicism ban the condom and divorce, make a giant figure out of the Pope, worship a woman with a baby in her arms, if it is not based on these mighty urges and biological drives?

Dreams reveal that much of human life arises out of these patterns.

The patterns are in us unconsciously. We often ven­erate the norm’ of these patterns and raise them, religiously or politically, to a level of tremendous importance.

The prob­lem is that many of these patterns are no longer serving us well. They are habits developed through thousands or mil­lions of years of repetition. While they remain unconscious we find it difficult to redirect them or even admit to their influence in our life.

Thereare, of course, many other aspects of the uncon­scious, such as memories of childhood trauma, the dream process, the image formation process and sensory apparatus.

It is enough to begin with if we recognise that a lot of ourself and our potential remains unknown to us because it remains unconscious, or a pan of our unconscious processes. ... species behaviour and habits dream meaning

Archer / Arch Of A Bridge

Tension, overcoming contradictions.... archer / arch of a bridge dream meaning

Badge / Insignia / Decoration

A symbol of belonging, of which you have dreamed repeatedly, from which you feel rejected. How was the sense of belonging demonstrated? Was the badge given / awarded for something?... badge / insignia / decoration dream meaning

Bag (as In Handbag)

Important what is inside the bag.

A bag filled to the brim indicates egocentricity; an empty bag, inner emptiness.... bag (as in handbag) dream meaning

Balcony (railing)

A feeling of security based on intellectual control, or a longing for security and intellect. Often overemphasizes intellect and exaggerates the need for security.... balcony (railing) dream meaning

Ball (dancing)

Dissatisfaction with the social situation (similar to Aristocrat), or enjoying social recognition.

A ball also is considered the place where one is introduced to social / cultivated passion.... ball (dancing) dream meaning

Ball (game)

Symbol for letting go, as in Water, Brook / Stream. Playing ball represents self-expression. However, a ball, as in football and handball, also expresses aggressive penetration, forging ahead.

Here, the reference is to the masculine side of pleasure in man as well as in woman. Often an expression of the pleasure men and women derive from submission. In rare cases, this symbolizes fear of aggression.

According to analytical psychology, it is a symbol of wholeness, of concentrated psychic energy. In depth psychology it is connected to experiences with one’s own sexuality.

If you yourself are the ball (in the game), it refers to a lack of willpower, steadfastness, and purpose.... ball (game) dream meaning

Ball / Globe

See Circle. Completeness, wholeness.

The dynamics of the psyche that bring contradictions into harmony.

The symbol of the all-encompassing “completeness of the cosmic soul.” You are on the path of individuation and able to view it from many perspectives.

The glass ball (hollow inside) is like the soap bubble. Since the Middle Ages it has been a symbol of impermanence.

A solid globe made of glass or a crystal ball is a symbol for all-knowing, or the pretense of being all-knowing.... ball / globe dream meaning

Bank (savings Bank)

Fear of losing money, a warning against being wasteful, but also power, recognition, and energy. See Money, Wealth.... bank (savings bank) dream meaning

Bar (chocolate)

See Sweets.... bar (chocolate) dream meaning

Bareness

Naked, Stripping.

A frequent dream symbol when you want to hide something. Or search for the “naked truth.”... bareness dream meaning

Bathroom / Bathhouse

A place for cleansing, as in Bath.

An erotic place where clothes are taken off (see Physician). Often refers to the psychoanalyst’s office, particularly during sessions.

A place of emotion.... bathroom / bathhouse dream meaning

Bedcover

Protection against cold (in life and the emotions).

It is important to note who is with you under the covers! It is also, more often than not, no more than a fighting over the covers during sleep.... bedcover dream meaning

Bee Keeper

See Honey, Bee. Getting along with nature.... bee keeper dream meaning

Bellow

Stimulating drive and vitality. More “fire” is needed. Puffing yourself up, pumping yourself up.... bellow dream meaning

Bench (park Bench)

Resting, tranquility, as in Armchair, Worship.

A long bench points to procrastination.... bench (park bench) dream meaning

Bird Woman

A creature of myth, symbolic of excitement and temptation, the anima in her heavenly and at the same time animalistic role threatening and destroying. Also a symbol of the wise woman (for instance, night owl) and a symbol of death.... bird woman dream meaning

Blaze / Flames

Fire. Emotional purification. Psychological and physical energy (flame of life), will. Devastating dangers, destruction, depletion, and transformation. Sexual passion up to and including addiction (“my old flame”); or intense passion. Need for togetherness, or the power to consolidate or remove contradiction. Cremation is said to assist resurrection (See Ashes).

According to the I Ching, fire is that which bonds and radiates.

The fire that Prometheus steals from the gods is seen as a creative act of the human, as is the flame of the Easter candle that is the symbol of God’s power.

According to Germanic mythology, if consciousness fails to rule, the world will be set ablaze and consumed by a great fire. Purification, on the other hand, takes place in the fire in purgatory. It separates the sin from the sinner.

According to the alchemists1 interpretation, it is God Himself who glows in divine love in the flame of the fire. Also, according to Jung, hell is fire, since everything is destroyed there.

The fire in hell is a symbol of eternal pain; the fire in purgatory is the fire of purification. In Frazer’s The Golden Dough are many references to cleansing, Light, and fertility, related to the powers of fire.

For the Mayans, fire is the mother of the gods, residing in the center of the earth.

The image of the “fire mother” can be found in many cultures. According to Jung, fire is the true symbol of life, the center of life, the place where it is warm and light, where people assemble; that’s where you can warm yourself and cook something. It gives protection; it is the essence of being home. Fire is the primeval component and vitality of human beings.

As a male symbol, fire is brightness, the connection to the light, the Sun, and, in particular, to Lightning (Zeus and Wotan). Fire symbolizes the power of passion and action in the archetypal man and woman.

According to Freud, it is often connected with bed- wetting.

Folklore: A serious warning to be careful.... blaze / flames dream meaning

Blossoms / Blooming

As in Spring, joy, abundance, physical aspects of the emotional life, sexuality (particularly female sexuality).

According to Freud, a reference to female sexuality. White flowers mean sexual innocence; red flowers mean sexual maturity.... blossoms / blooming dream meaning

Booty / Loot

Getting something through one’s own efforts and trouble.

A state of “Have-Mode,” according to Fromm, as in Auction, Stock Market, Attache Case.... booty / loot dream meaning

Bordello

See Hooker. New experiences. One is doing something for money that would be better left undone. Expression of calculated sexuality. Desire for or fear of licentious sexuality. Usually symbolizes wanting to break conventional boundaries and a search for new ways of expressing lust.... bordello dream meaning

Boulder / Piece Of Rock

Mountain. Intellectual, physical, and / or emotional strength. Hardy. Something is in your way.

According to ancient Egyptian interpretation: if you climb a rock, you will be confronted with obstacles. According to Freud, a phallic symbol. Modern interpretation: You are striving for something higher, but it is not going to be easy.... boulder / piece of rock dream meaning

Brawl

Repressed aggression, and a desire for physical closeness.... brawl dream meaning

Bread / Rolls

Life-sustaining food, strengthening, nurturing substance. Economical security, as in Bureaucrat, but not as materially oriented as Shares, Auction., Attache Case. Because of its shape, often the symbol for female genitalia. In addition, this symbol also relates to everyday life (“Give us this day our daily bread”). Pay attention: Are they big or small rolls? According to Jung, the womb.

A frequently appearing symbol when sexual urges remain at the pre-intercourse stage (oral sex). Freud calls this a regression into the oral phase.... bread / rolls dream meaning

Breathlessness

Exhaustion, having a lot of staying power, patience.... breathlessness dream meaning

Briar

Problems and difficulties, as in Bush, often between partners.... briar dream meaning

Bricklayer

Building something, a challenge to be more productive.... bricklayer dream meaning

Bristle

You are obstinate. Or this may reflect your ability for self-assertion. You are crawling into your hole and shutting down.... bristle dream meaning

Buck / Ram

Well known symbol for earthbound vitality, lechery.

The buck and the rooster have been allegorical since the Middle Ages for male—but also witchlike— horniness and carnal lust, the animalistic and the wild; but this symbol also stands for stupidity.

The task is to make the buck into a gardener, which means to allow growth and development and to give him human qualities.... buck / ram dream meaning

Building / Building A

A building, like a House, almost always symbolizes the human body and personal identity. Pay attention to the type of building you see in the dream.

The process of building usually points to independence—rebuilding oneself during hard times.... building / building a dream meaning

Bull (wild)

The bull / steer and Tiger are always personifications of drives and urges. Running after a bull in a dream means you are in conflict with your drives. You must always confront the bull or the tiger in your dream, because both have something important to say.

The bull is a symbol of masculine (originally feminine) strengths, fertility, and potency. Also indicates that animalistic urges have been mastered. See Buffalo, Buck.... bull (wild) dream meaning

Bureau

See Office, Bureaucrat.... bureau dream meaning

Bush / Shrubs

Secretiveness (hiding behind the bush). Protection from an unreasonable public or fear of openness. Female emotions, penchants, and desires (Merlin being seduced behind the white thornbush by Viviane). Is the bush bare or in bloom? Is something behind or inside the bush? (God was revealed to Moses in the form of a burning bush.)

Symbol of the personality of the dreamer. Hiding place.

According to Freud, the female genitalia.... bush / shrubs dream meaning

Busy Dreams

These are usually a sign of much activity during the day (less often, a suggestion to be more active). In contrast, being an observer in the dream means to be less passive. These dreams may also point to too much stress, indicating that your life has become too frantic. Try to determine whether you see yourself as being very active in the dream or if you seem to be disappearing from view.... busy dreams dream meaning

Cane / Pointer / Baton

See Rod.... cane / pointer / baton dream meaning

Chief / Boss

Symbol of male authority, as in Father. You are really your own boss. Or the “chief” is a symbol of your own, higher authority.

The ability to self-govern. Positive interpretation: positive masculinity, “ruler” over your own affairs. Seeing yourself as a chief is usually a wish-dream or a compensatory dream: you feel inferior and inadequate, or you are not making good use of your powers. According to Jung, it is usually the voice of the domineering, masculine side of us.

Folklore: Dreaming about your chief / boss is a sign of advancement and thereby prosperity.... chief / boss dream meaning

Chocolate, Bar

See Bar, Chocolate.... chocolate, bar dream meaning

Cover (as In Bedcover)

Protection and warmth, hiding, being secretive.

To be under the same cover with someone else indicates intimate connection and trust.... cover (as in bedcover) dream meaning

Dismembering / Breaking Up

Do you have the feeling that you are falling apart.7 Dismembering often comes up in a dream when there is a fear of the breakup of a love relationship. In mythology it frequently represents alienation and estrangement, and the dismembered person is then sometimes put together again by the gods. See Mosaic, Puzzle.... dismembering / breaking up dream meaning

Dream Diary

If you have decided to work systematically with your dreams, it is essential that you begin to keep a dream diary. Just the act of using one will allow you to remember your dreams much more often and more clearly.

What you should keep in mind if you start a dream diary:

1. Make a note about the date of the dream (use the date of the morning following the dream).

2. Start out by describing the events in the dream without any kind of interpretation and in the sequence you remember them.

3. Write whether the dream you remembered is complete or only a fragment.

4. Write how you felt before and after the dream.

5. Give each dream a title at the conclusion, one that best characterizes the content of the dream.

For interpretation, remember the following:

1. The attitude you adopted toward the dream. Were you a passive observer or actively involved in the event?

2. Which persons appeared in the dream and what your attitude is toward them, emotionally and behaviorally.

3. The mood of each individual scene and of the dream in general.... dream diary dream meaning

Fire Brigade

The dreamer is fascinated with Fire, but not admitting to it. Fear of too much internal fire.... fire brigade dream meaning

Floor (in The Sense Of A Four-story Building)

Level of awareness, level of physical presence.... floor (in the sense of a four-story building) dream meaning

Goat / Billy Goat / Pan

This image symbolizes wild drives and urges and our sexual energies, with all their joys and troubles. See Buck. In addition, this is also a symbol for the outsider—the so-called “scapegoat.” The female goat, by the way, is a well-known image of a quarrelsome woman; but, strangely enough, it also stands for adaptability and modesty.... goat / billy goat / pan dream meaning

Grid / Bars

Separation tendencies, confinement.... grid / bars dream meaning

Hail (bad Weather)

Well-known symbol for fighting.

Folklore: Difficulty, disappointments.... hail (bad weather) dream meaning

How To Begin

Most people who do dream work have found it helpful to establish a system that allows them to jot down the initial interpretation of the dream quickly. Such a system makes it easy to refer back to their dreams.

The system should include the following:

1. Which persons in the dream could represent the animus (the masculine side—primarily in women but also in men) and / or the anima (the female side, primarily in men but also in women) ?

2. Are there people in the dream whom you reject, whom you fight against or hate? Particularly when they are of the same gender, they are likely to represent your own dark and rejected side, the shadow.

3. What is the main symbol, and what is your attitude toward it? It is possible that there is more than one “main” symbol. Access to a clear understanding of the symbol is possible when you characterize it in one sentence.

4. Which objects are important in the dream? What is their objective function in your daily life? What is their subjective function?

5. Try to determine what, in yourself, each symbol refers to.

6. Go over the sequence of actions or situations in your dream once more and ask yourself: Where in my everyday life have such behaviors or situations occurred?

Only after going through these steps, should you attempt to interpret your dream in its entirety. Summarize each interpretation in two or three clear-cut sentences.

This type of system is for those who have very little time in the morning for any extensive and detailed dream work. It could well be called a system for the stressed-out city dweller, which however doesn’t mean that it cannot be an effective and precise way for dealing with your dreams.

For those with more time, here are a few additional suggestions:

1. Before each interpretation, ask yourself: Where have I come from and where am I going? Examine your dream in that connection.

2. Look closely at each detail of your dream.

The small things give important suggestions that are easily overlooked.

3. Look very closely to see if there are objects that appear in an unusual combination. Look for magical and fairy-tale elements: for instance, transformations, breaks in time, or other unusual incidents. This is often the case in short dreams that sometimes seem composed like a still life and where natural objects combine unnaturally to create a certain atmosphere. Arbitrary combinations of familiar things always create unusual images or special atmosphere, and that is significant here. Begin your interpretation with this atmosphere.

4. At the end of each interpretation, ask yourself: Can I transfer what I have learned in the dream to my everyday life? It is best to have a plan on how to immediately integrate these “lessons” into your life.... how to begin dream meaning

Lower Body

Be sure that no actual stomach problems exist. See Sexuality, Toilet, Stomach, Belt.... lower body dream meaning

Mug, Cup, Beaker, Goblet

First try to establish if, in your sleep, you are really thirsty—see Drink, Water. That which is giving, that which is mysterious. But also zest for life, advances, and luxury, as in Oysters, Balloon, Champagne.

A warning sign of alcoholism. What is the goblet made of? What is in it? Possibly something poisonous? The next question would be what kind of poison.

Classical symbol in depth psychology for female sexuality.... mug, cup, beaker, goblet dream meaning

New Building

A challenge to find new directions.... new building dream meaning

Office (bureau)

Dreaming of holding an important position expresses the desire for achievement. Are you too ambitious—or should you be more ambitious? Rigidity, stubbornness, and social protocol. Cooperation, need to be more factual.... office (bureau) dream meaning

Pocket / Bag

See Container, Suitcase. Indicates the ability to carry a load and, if necessary, the ability to take action.

It is a symbol of that which we carry around with us (purse, attache case, etc.), that which we own.

It is also a symbol of what we are made of (what is in our pockets symbolizes what is in ourselves—what moves us—because the pocket is inside our clothes).

According to Freud, female genitals.

The apron pocket, according to Jung, is the “pocket” the woman or girl carries within her body. In the case of a man or a boy, the pocket refers to the region from which sexual desires arise.... pocket / bag dream meaning

Razor / Razor Blade

Analytical thinking, the need to smooth something out.

Folklore: Warning of troubles and quarrels.... razor / razor blade dream meaning

Slaughterhouse / Butcher

A place where your animal side is killed.

The symbolic meaning of the animal being slaughtered is important.... slaughterhouse / butcher dream meaning

Smith / Blacksmith

A symbol for great misfortune or stroke of fate; or of becoming the master of transformation. See Anvil.... smith / blacksmith dream meaning

Tree (blossoms On)

Luck, fullness.

A frequent dream symbol that appears during nocturnal ejaculation.... tree (blossoms on) dream meaning

Bed Wetting

1- In dreams, we often regress to a former state, and to dream of wetting the bed indicates anxieties over lack of control. In some cases it may also indicate a problem with sex or sexuality.

2- We may have worries about correct behaviour in society or of being condemned for improper behaviour.

3- Bed wetting can in dreams suggest a need for freedom of personal expression.... bed wetting dream meaning

Behaviour

1- Our (or others’) behaviour in a dream can differ markedly from normal, since the dream state gives us the freedom to highlight aspects of ourselves of which we would not normally be aware.

2- Bizarre behaviour in ourselves or others can give us clues to our psychological state.

3- The dreamer should be aware of what is appropriate regarding his own behaviour.... behaviour dream meaning

Blindfolding

1- If we have been blindfolded in a dream, it shows a deliberate attempt is being made to deceive us.

If we are blindfolding someone else we are not being honest in our dealings with other people. This may be through ignorance on our part.

2- Psychologically we may need to spend time ‘in retreat’ that is cut off” from visual contact with the external world.

3- In spiritual terms, blindfolding is a rite of Passage.

It is a transition between two states.... blindfolding dream meaning

Brink

1- To be on the brink of something in a dream literally means we are on the edge of something. This will have a profound effect on our lives or of those around us.

2- We may have difficulty in sorting out what Is rational or irrational behaviour.

3- There is the move towards darkness. and then there is the abyss.

The dreamer should be careful and aware - of a downward spiritual spiral.... brink dream meaning

Buffer

In our dream imagery there may need for symbols which represent barriers and difficulties.

To run into a buffer may indicate the need for caution.

In our most vulnerable emotional states we may need some sort of buffer between us and the rest of the world, and this may be experienced in dreams as an actual physical barrier.... buffer dream meaning

Fire Bucket

1- As a symbol, the fire bucket indicates that we may have a situation around us which is out of control.

It is only by a display of ‘dampening’ emotion that there can be any progress. Someone may have gone over the top and need help.

2- As with any hollow vessel, the fire bucket can represent the feminine principle. It will be important within the context of the dream whether the bucket is full or empty.

3- Passionate emotion.... fire bucket dream meaning

Baby / Child

To dream of a sleeping baby or small child means you have a shy; trusting nature.

A baby crawling about means you will need to think quickly and make quick decisions.

A crying child means you will have a number of small problems to resolve.

To breastfeed a baby, or see a baby being breastfed, means you must beware of confiding in people who are not very close friends.... baby / child dream meaning

Bailiff / Sheriff

If you see a sheriff arrest someone, it means there will be arguing within your family.

A sheriff coming to take your possessions means you will be facing a lawsuit, but that you will be successful in it. See also Police.... bailiff / sheriff dream meaning

Baker / Bakery

Gain; increase. This could be financial gain or it could be increase in the size of your family— a child! It is more likely to be the latter if someone hands you a loaf of bread, say the Gypsies. Overall, anything to do with a bakery symbolizes joy. See also Eating / Drinking (Bread) and Meeting.... baker / bakery dream meaning

Bare / Naked

If you suddenly become naked, it means you will get a surprise, which could be good or bad.

If you are the only person who is naked in a group, it is a warning of scandal to come.

If all are naked, it is a sign of warmth, joy, and friendliness.... bare / naked dream meaning

Billiards / Pool

To see an empty billiard or pool table means you will be lucky in love.

To play the game means that someone is going to be lying to you, or you to them.... billiards / pool dream meaning

Birthday Party

See Christmas Party... birthday party dream meaning

Boiled Meat

See Eating / Drinking.... boiled meat dream meaning

Boots / Shoes

New boots or shoes mean you will have good luck in business, possibly connected with a trip out of town. Old, worn boots or shoes indicate worries, and can mean separation from loved ones.... boots / shoes dream meaning

Christmas Party / Birthday Party

To be at a party means that you will be meeting with your lover the following day, and will have a wonderful lime.... christmas party / birthday party dream meaning

Diving Bell / Suit

To be submerged beneath the sea in a diving bell or diving suit signifies that you will find yourself in a predicament over which you have no control, but which you will nonetheless find fascinating.... diving bell / suit dream meaning

Library / Books

If you see a whole library of books, it means you will be greatly appreciated by people you do business with.

To read a book means that secrets will be revealed to you.

To be given a book similarly means that you will be told a secret.... library / books dream meaning

Money Lender / Banker

See Meeting.... money lender / banker dream meaning

Punch / Blow

To receive a blow or to be hit by a stranger is to learn a valuable lesson.

If you are hit by someone you know, then you will be rendered some service.... punch / blow dream meaning

Woman (beautiful)

Success in love and / or business. Recognition for your efforts.... woman (beautiful) dream meaning

Backwards Movement

(see Clock)... backwards movement dream meaning

Bagg Age

(see Clothes, Journey, Travel)

If the baggage is overly heavy, you may be earning too great a load physically or emotionally.

If the luggage is very old or worn, likely the burden is one from the past that you have never put down.

Review the size, shape, and color of the suitcase. These may be subtle emblems with deeper meanings.

For example, round suitcases filled to overflowing might symbolize fertility or abundance.

The desire for movement of some kind. Possibly the need for retreat and rest. Lost baggage: Releasing a hardship or responsibility.

Baggage left with you: The feeling that someone dumped her / his obligations on your doorstep.... bagg age dream meaning

Bank, Banking

(see Corns, Gold, Money, Poverty, Silver, Stock Market)

Financial concerns, specifically with regard to savings.

A source of wealth, possibly your own hidden talents and potential.

Robbery of: Feelings of vulnerability and betrayal. Having your hard work or good ideas undermined or usurped by an opportunist.... bank, banking dream meaning

Batteries

Carefully using your resources or energy so as to have enough left over for needful times (see Electricity).

Dead batteries indicate that you’ve overstretched yourself and now need to rest.

A source of energy or power within, of which you may be unaware.... batteries dream meaning

Bookkeeping

(see Arithmetic, Books)

The tallying of your life or actions against a prespecified guideline.

For example, many religions speak of a divine book wherein deeds are recorded to determine the soul’s fate after death.

A type of money dream

If the numbers in the dream won’t add up, then there is something in your life that likewise doesn’t quite make sense...all the pieces don’t reckon.... bookkeeping dream meaning

Bottle (vase)

(see Beverages, Canning)

With a note inside: A message from vour heart, someone close to you, or your Higher Self that you’ve been trying to ignore.

Empty: Feeling drained and depleted of energy, creativity, or compassion.

Jinni in a bottle: From Arabic folklore, a potential ally or terrible adversary, which may also originate within you.

What does the bottle hold? If it is filled with fire, this could symbolize bottled-up anger or passion that’s reaching an explosive state.

Rounded bottles and vases are an alternative emblem of the womb.... bottle (vase) dream meaning

Army Base

Whether you have ever lived or worked on a military base, visiting or revisiting a place with extreme regimentation may indicate that you arc back in an authontanan stronghold, whether by your own design or someone else’s.... army base dream meaning

Baseboard

A baseboard joins and also separates the floor and the wall of a room. Therefore, it can represent the foundational structure of your personality. It may also represent your baseline beliefs.

The baseboard may indicate that you feel “bored.” It may also indicate that you need to pay attention to your underlying beliefs about yourself.

Dreaming of the baseboards in a kitchen may indicate that you need to review what you believe about nurturing your family, for instance.... baseboard dream meaning

Bay Window

A bay window may represent the extension of your vision outward toward neighborhood or community. This window could also represent someone with a strong vision for the future. Sitting at a bay window may represent that you are in store for a long wait.

(See Window.)... bay window dream meaning

Beach Balf

Multicolored and inflated with air, a beach ball may suggest playful emotions or thoughts. It may represent a symbol for your wholeness as the multicolored segments of the personality brought together in a totality.... beach balf dream meaning

Beatles

The Beatles may reappear onstage in a dream to represent a reunion of some sort. Their singing together may point up the importance of harmony in your life through tight-knit relationships. They may also represent a counterculture that transformed the mainstream, or they may come to demonstrate the power and success that are possible in a group achievement.... beatles dream meaning

Beauty And The Beast

In the fairy tale, Belle falls in love with the Beast and by doing so transforms him. This may symbolize the power of unconditional love in transformation.... beauty and the beast dream meaning

Bed Stand

A night table or bed stand in a dream may represent the space for ideas that we incubate during the night.

The bed stand may be where you place the concerns you need to dream about or release at night... bed stand dream meaning

Betty Crocker Foods

As baking products that are associated with the modem homemaker, Betty Crocker cakes and mixes may appear on the shelf of your cupbcard to help you whip up an extraordinary idea and turn it into a million-dollar business. Since Betty Crocker reflects the attitudes of a woman who is a good homemaker, an empty box of cake mix may indicate that you have lost your maternal instincts.... betty crocker foods dream meaning

Big Bird

This big yellow bird from Sesame Street can announce the arrival of a new loving friend or neighbor in your life. He may bring a tender message suggesting that you need to leam the basics about what it takes to be a good friend.... big bird dream meaning

Bill Clinton

Like Zeus on Mount Olympus, former president Bill Clinton was responsible for the fate of humanity while he was in office. And like Zeus, Bill is known for his infidelity. He may appear in a dream to express your own leadership qualities. However, he may also point to the embarrassment of a public blunder.... bill clinton dream meaning

Blind Man

A blind man as a character may mean that you are blind to some truth or blind to seeing the whole picture or the true meaning in life.... blind man dream meaning

Bmw

The “Yuppiemobile” and status symbol of the corporate world may identify an individual who is successful as an entrepreneur.... bmw dream meaning

Bob Marlcy

The King of Reggae whose early death from brain cancer robbed the world of an extraordinary political voice and prophet, Bob may reappear from the spirit world to tell you to “stand up for your rights.”... bob marlcy dream meaning

Bodi Tree

Buddha contemplated and reached enlightenment sitting under the Bodi tree. Thus, the Bodi tree symbolizes enlightenment through self-realization.

The Bodi tree represents the tree of life and wisdom.

(See Buddha.)... bodi tree dream meaning

Boogie Board

A boogie board is used to ride the waves on your belly and may suggest riding an emotional or creative wave and enjoying it.

The board might also suggest that it is “time to boogie,” or to move on.... boogie board dream meaning

Bookshelves

Browsing through a bookshelf may quench the desire for more knowledge and ask that you bring order and understanding to the information you have obtained.... bookshelves dream meaning

Bread Rack

A bread rack holds bread that is cooling, and thus may mean that money will be available in the future but there may be a period of waiting before your finances change.... bread rack dream meaning

Brick Road

A brick road often has some historical value and may reflect that you have chosen a historical route or one that was built on traditional values.

(See Yellow Brick Road)... brick road dream meaning

Bruce Willis

A sensitive type with boyish appeal, Bruce may arrive to give definition to what the “will is” in the consciousness of a male. He may announce someone appearing in your life with equal chansma... bruce willis dream meaning

Bubble Bath

Running a bubble bath may suggest the need to relax and soothe the senses. It may also indicate the need to pamper oneself... bubble bath dream meaning

Budweiser

The beer may appear as a play on words.

The bud as a newly formed flower may be wiser than the full blossom. Thus it may mean there is a young person with more wisdom than you whom you may leam from. Onnking a can of Bud may also point to enjoying a man’s brew... budweiser dream meaning

Bugs Bunny

The tall, lanky animated rabbit of Loony Toons fame may appear as the fool archetype. As an independent wiseguy, he may announce the arrival of a bachelor in a woman’s life who will not commit to her. He may lead you into humorous situations or into more spontaneity. He may also suggest that you not take life so seriously.... bugs bunny dream meaning

Burning Heart

Symbolizing the transformation of the heart, the burning heart bnngs about a spiritual awakening or an embracing of divine love. It may represent passion, point to what your heart desires, or suggest that you have resisted love too long.... burning heart dream meaning

Converse Brand

This athlenc wear, whose trademark is the five-pointed star, bnngs ancient wisdom into modern dress. It may appear as a sign to focus on the power of your own creativity. It may humorously ask you to “converse” with someone who is standing beside you.

The five-pointed star as the insignia of the feminine principle may point out the need to honor women’s wisdom.

The five points of the star also signify the five elements in the cycle of creativity, and such a star is the insignia of magic.... converse brand dream meaning

Corona Beer

The crown of beers. Corona, may signify the crown ot glory tor the dreamer who pursues a high-spirited lite— not from literal intoxication, but from spiritual intoxication. It may also comment that you have become intoxicated by your own self-aggrandizement. Corona may also point to a regal friend in your circle of buddies.... corona beer dream meaning

Dog Breeds

• Bulldog: A bulldog may symbolize a bull-headed individual who looks tough on the outside but is actually quite lovable.

• Chihuahua: A Chihuahua may arrive to remind you of a fnend or associate with a small ego and a nervous disposition.

• Dalmatians: In that the Dalmatian is often a companion to firefighters, the appearance of Dalmatians in a dream may point to a tendency to want to rescue others or to put out their emotional fires for them.

The appearance of those charming spotted pups from the Disney animated movie may also comment on your need to be everything to everyone. As the carriage dogs for royalty, the Dalmatian may indicate that you have elevated your friends to regal status. Thus the overall message may be that although your friends deserve to be honored, you may need to consider honoring yourself.

• German shepherd: A German shepherd may appear to let you know that you are on guard or that you may need some real protection from a special friend.

Golden retriever: Dreaming of a golden retriever may indicate that you need to retrieve an old friendship or other relationship.

• Newfoundland: Newfoundlands are renowned as rescue dogs.

A Newfoundland may symbolize that you are in need of rescue in a business deal or partnership or in a personal relationship.

• Poodle: A poodle may arrive to remind you of someone who is well groomed or someone who is just pnssy.... dog breeds dream meaning

Double Bed

Entering a room with a double bed may point to your desire for sexual intimacy in a committed relationship. It may present your concerns about your relationship as well as your sexual preferences.... double bed dream meaning

Eddie Bauer

Good-quality casual wear from Eddie Bauer is the signature of the smart, as well as reasonable, individual who does not need a flashy appearance to feel important.... eddie bauer dream meaning

Eveready Batteries

With its mascot, the Eveready Bunny, a pack of this brand name of batteries may remark your stored-up energy as being “ever ready” to be used; it needs only to be applied.

The presence of this battery may also suggest that you are all wound up about something.... eveready batteries dream meaning

Foster’s Beer

Brewed in Australia and in an oversized can, Foster’s beer may comment on fostenng good cheer or on expressing brute strength. It may point to a foster parent or a substitute parent as well.... foster’s beer dream meaning

Laundry Basket

The container for carrying laundered clothes may express your readiness to bring out new attitudes proudly.

A laundry basket may also carry those negative attitudes to the washing machine to be cleansed.... laundry basket dream meaning

Mars Bar

As chocolate signifies love and sensual pleasure, a Mars bar may announce a powerful and assertive yet loving man in your midst.... mars bar dream meaning

Moles Or Beauty Marks

Moles, sometimes called beauty marks, may appear as something dark on the skin or surface. They may represent a dark secret that has surfaced. Moles may point to a woman’s accentuated beauty. They can also represent growth.... moles or beauty marks dream meaning

Mrs. Butterworth’s

Mrs. Butterworth’s pancake syrup, knowm for its rich, buttery flavor, may be poured in a dream to represent your self-worth. Butter churned from cream may symbolize the turning of nununng to gold. Thus, your life may be enriched through nurturing others.... mrs. butterworth’s dream meaning

Mynah Bird

The mynah bird comes as a guide to abundant living. Usually paired, their appearance m a dream may comment on a partnership that will bring rewards. In that they are noisy, they may point to bickenngor arguing in the background of your life.

(See Birds.)... mynah bird dream meaning

Paper Bag

A paper bag used to carry groceries may comment on having left somewhere with a bag of goodies. In other words, it may represent your ability to bring nourishment home.

An empty bag may represent a fruitless venture. Packing a lunch bag may represent the readiness to return to school or to go to work.... paper bag dream meaning

Paper Towels. Bounty

Using paper towels to clean may reveal some sticky mess that needs mopping up before you can prosper.

A dream character carrying a roll of Bounty paper towels may signify that it is time to absorb the bounty of life’s gifts, whether they are material or inspirational.... paper towels. bounty dream meaning

Pillsbury Dough Boy

The appearance of the Pillsbury Dough Boy in a dream may announce someone who is perhaps cooking up a big surprise, such as bnnging some “big dough” or money into the house.

The Dough Boy may also signify that a guy is a real softy or softhearted.... pillsbury dough boy dream meaning

Plants, Broadleaf

With its sturdy structure, a plant with broad leaves may represent a broadening of yojr perspective. They may also indicate that you have just had a huge growth expenence emotionally and psychologically.... plants, broadleaf dream meaning

Queen- Or King-size Bed

Lying on a queen- or king-size bed in a dream may point to being or feeling honored in your intimate relationship. It may also compensate for not having enough space in your relationship.... queen- or king-size bed dream meaning

Saint John The Baptist

The arrival of John the Baptist from the Upper World might award you with spiritual salvation through baptism. He may bring cleansing from original sin. And he may signify the return to innocence and purity.... saint john the baptist dream meaning

Seat Belts

Fumbling with scat belts in a car may reflect concerns about your safety while moving forward in life. It may compensate tor feeling unsafe in a real-life situation. It may mention to hold yourself together, as in controlling your emotions.... seat belts dream meaning

Single Bed

Discovering a room with a single bed in your dreams may refer to your independence and reluctance to commit to a relationship.... single bed dream meaning

Vw Bug

This vehicle is associated with someone who stnves for simplicity or is a bit of a “hippie.”... vw bug dream meaning

Warren Beatty

A character obsessed with vanity and unable to be pinned down, Warren Beatty may make a short appearance as Hermes, the messenger god. His reflection to a man may be his inability to commit. He may also deliver the message that it is never too late to embrace: he institution of marriage or a real commitment to a woman. In a woman’s dream, Wrarren may appear as the charming bad-hoy lover who seduces hrr inro thinking that she is the one.... warren beatty dream meaning

Window Box

A window box full of flowers may welcome you to look into the eyes of another, or ii may represent the beauty of someone’s eyes.... window box dream meaning

Yellow Brick Road

For Dorothy, the Yellow Brick Road delivered her to Oz and finally back to her home.

The Yellow Brick Road may appear as a modem mythical path to enlightenment.

(See Brick road.)... yellow brick road dream meaning

Backhouse

This is a good omen for women in love. It foretells new lovers to a maiden, and increase in her family to a wife, and an impending marriage to a widow.... backhouse dream meaning

Baker Or Baking

To see someone baking in a dream means that a pressing problem will be solved in a satisfactory manner.... baker or baking dream meaning

Baldhead

A baldheaded baby is a prediction of a happy home life.... baldhead dream meaning

Bandy Legs

To dream of having bandy legs is a prediction of an improvement in your business affairs.... bandy legs dream meaning

Basilisk

When you dream of woman that she is delivered of a basilisk instead of a child, it is a bad hieroglyphic, and betokens no good to the dreamer; and he ought heartily to recommend himself to the Divine Being, that he would preserve him, and avert those misfortunes that threaten him. And if it be a woman that has such a dream, many authors—Anselmus Julianus in particular, who is an author to whom great regard ought to be had—affirm that she shall have very good success and comfort, shall be rich and generally beloved, and shall prosper in all her undertakings.... basilisk dream meaning

Beavers

These animals foretell of material success through hard luck.... beavers dream meaning

Bhd

If a woman dreams of making a bed, there is a thrilling, though not necessarily respectable, love affair in the offing.

For a man to have this dream indicates that something he would wish hidden will be found out.... bhd dream meaning

Bishops

Worries over marital difficulties are presaged by a dream of seeing a bishop in his clerical robes.... bishops dream meaning

Bittern

To dream of a Bittern, which is a night bird, is a bad omen.... bittern dream meaning

Brains

To eat brains in a dream augurs an increase in knowledge and the power to think with profitable effect.... brains dream meaning

Buried

For a man to dream that he is buried and interred, signifies he shall have as much wealth as he hath earth laid over him.... buried dream meaning

Cannon Balls

This bodes no good to either sex. You will be beset by trials that at the time will be incomprehensible.

The same applies to the shells of high-powered guns. Singly, they mean vexations; in stacks or cases, they portend real troubles.... cannon balls dream meaning

Mace Bearer

To dream that one carries or bears the mace before the king or chief governor, shows that the dreamer is to arrive at great honor in a Little time.... mace bearer dream meaning

Speed Boat

A whirlwind courtship and marriage will come to the man or maid who dreams of driving a speed boat.... speed boat dream meaning

Auditorium / Ballroom

Vision: Dancing in a ballroom: a fun-filled social event will lift your spirits. Seeing a large auditorium: you will have to deal with many people. Participating at a conference: you will be asked to solve a conflict.

Depth Psychology: Since an auditorium is a place where people meet, the dream implies that you are looking for contact, diversion, and companionship. Was the meeting fun or somber?... auditorium / ballroom dream meaning

Baking, Baker, Oven

Symbol: Dreaming about baking means that something inedible is being changed into a palatable form.

Vision: Seeing a baker: a present worry is going to be resolved; something changes for the better. Seeing a baker baking bread: be careful, people want something from you. Seeing a baker s oven actively being used: you can expect improvement in a financial matter; the same is true also when you are the baker, baking. See Cook.

Depth Psychology: Dreaming about a baker or baking indicates that a change will take place for the better. So—don’t stop dreaming about baking! The baker may reminds you of people with similar last names.

The oven means that your financial situation will improve. Seeing embers stands for ha