Vision: Carrying a backpack means that problems will weigh heavily upon you and interfere with your everyday activities. See Luggage.
Depth Psychology: How much responsibility did you take on? What experiences from the past are you still carrying around? Have they becomc a crushing burden? A dream about a backpack is very important and—together with the rest of the images—ought to be explored in depth.... Dreamers Dictionary
The backpack has several possible interpretations. On the one hand, it is a symbol of travel that reflects a provisional situation. You probably feel overwhelmed and exhausted by routine and want a change in your life. On the other, it also represents the burdens you carry day to day. The condition of the backpack and how heavy or light it is will be key to the correct interpretation of the dream.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Anything that allows you to pack certain items for transport is symbolic of having access to various tools for living.
A backpack puts such helpful items easily at your disposal, with the implication of a journey on foot. Such a journey is symbolic of a trek into deeper places of your consciousness, and therefore the backpack is symbolic of the assistance you may need along the way.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Chickpeas are both a symbol of simplicity and abundance. Almost always they reflect a state of comfortable calmness without unnecessary waste. Overall it is a positive dream. In any case, its meaning is related to EATING. The context of the oneiric sequence will be key to its interpretation.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
An omen of contrary if you won it yourself; be prepared for a period of hard work with small reward; however, if you saw someone else win it you can expect to gain something you want with less effort than you anticipate.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
To dream of a pickpocket, foretells some enemy will succeed in harassing and causing you loss.
For a young woman to have her pocket picked, denotes she will be the object of some person’s envy and spite, and may lose the regard of a friend through these evil machinations, unless she keeps her own counsel.
If she picks others’ pockets, she will incur the displeasure of a companion by her coarse behavior. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: The pickpocket is warning you against being careless with your “inner reserves.” and suggesting that you make sure others won’t rob you of them. See Thief, Robbery.... Dreamers Dictionary
In dreams these terms take on different meanings. As a pulpit in church the symbol might point to increased problems and hypocrisy.
It is either your bad conscience that is speaking to you or a suggestion that you are following moral standards too rigidly.
As an airplane cockpit, and as a politician in government, these images also stand for leadership. Among others, they represent personal skills. Often there is a hint to guide yourself more forcefully toward your goals.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Schools, colleges, universities and the workplace have much in common. They are all centers of learning, anxiety and ambition, and places where people interact and learn from each other. This is why the unconscious may use them as interchangeable dream metaphors. Your boss may appear in your dream as a teacher, or colleagues may appear in the guise of school friends or classmates. So if a dream places you in a workplace, remember to look for any links with school scenarios.
If your dream featured your actual workplace and colleagues you work with everyday, it may have been highlighting your preoccupation with your job. It may also have been trying to draw your attention to a specific aspect of your job. You spend much of your time at work, so work is of considerable importance emotionally.
If you are comfortable at work, dreams of the workplace and the people with whom you work may become symbols of reassurance and reward; but if you are not comfortable at work, they can become symbols of frustration.
If you had a dream in which you were performing mindless repetitive tasks on an assembly line, perhaps you feel as if you are being treated like a mindless automaton in waking life or that others are making relentless demands on you. Or do you feel that you are losing your sense of identity in your job or that people in your life are taking you for granted?... The Element Encyclopedia