When dreams focus on your abdomen, belly or stomach, they are referring to repressed feeling and emotions. The stomach is often seen as the center of emotions. This symbol may also have purely physiological origins if you have been experiencing constipation or indigestion. From a psychological point of view, seeing your abdomen in your dream may imply something in your real life that you ‘cannot stomach’ or have difficulties accepting, something you want to get out of your system.
If your abdomen is exposed, this signifies trust and vulnerability, and in women it may indicate a desire for motherhood.
If you are injured or shot in the stomach, this is about emotional hurt. Traditional folklore says that dreaming of your abdomen can foretell infidelity. A shriveled abdomen warns of lies, a swollen abdomen promises success. To see your navel in your dream represents your being and self. The dream may suggest that you need to find your center and middle ground.... The Element Encyclopedia
To see your belly in your dream suggests that you are finally coming to terms with inner emotions or turmoil.
The belly represents sentiments that aren’t being communicated. This dream may also mean that you should have faith in your instincts.
To see a pregnant belly indicates that you have buried feelings deep inside and they are about to be exposed.
It is too difficult to keep them hidden any longer.
To dream that you are stroking or touching a belly implies that you recognize and accept feelings that you harbor inside. These feelings have been buried for a long period of time, but you realize that you must confront them.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
The belly is the seat of the solar plexus, a spiritual centre or chakra which carries vitality. It can, therefore, also be a focus for appetite and earthly desires. At times it suggests an initiatory process when it takes on the symbolism of the womb.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: Often before she knows she is pregnant, a woman may become conscious of her belly in dreams. Body dysmorphia, such as dreaming of becoming fat, is quite common at this time.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream about your belly, or to dream of having a big belly, indicates that your are processing and integrating your ideas and feelings from the unconscious to the conscious level. Your dream may also be telling you to trust your gut feelings and intuitions.... My Dream Interpretation
Your instincts and emotions are being expressed by this dream.
It is in our belly that we experience our feelings and our gut instincts about what is happening inside us and in our environment. When this is working well, the relationship you have with your belly is your great ally in navigating the world and knowing if you are safe in any given moment. When the belly is compromised, such as being layered in fat, it is your instincts that are being blocked.
If you are sick in the belly, there are consequences for past inauthenticity or holding back anger, rage, or sadness.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
The bellybutton is proof of your humanity, the constant connection to multi-generational continuity.
It is through the bellybutton that we are forever connected to our mothers and therefore back into time and to infinity. This is the part of the body that remains as proof that we once lived in a state of grace where every need was met at the instant of the thought of desire; the womb is the closest we will ever come to the Garden of Eden. Consider the context in which you are dreaming of this part of the body for a more detailed interpretation of your dream. Your own bellybutton relates to your own personal sense of connectedness and continuity.
If the bellybutton in your dream is on another person, consider the character aspects of that individual as your focal point for the connectedness you are searching for.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Vision: Looking at a closed box: others are keeping secrets. Does the box have a lock and is there a key in the lock? If so: you are bent on finding out about other people’s secrets. Looking at a box: you are either getting a present or will have a pleasant experience.
An empty box is a warning: you are going to lose something or somebody is stealing from you.
Depth Psychology: A box is the hiding place for our secrets and experiences (as well as memories). Why don’t you open the box and see what you find? See Box (Small), Suitcase.... Dreamers Dictionary
Also known as zoomorphism, to dream that you are changing into the form of an animal indicates that you are becoming less civilized and restrained, and becoming more free and instinctive. You may be expressing your new-found freedom and independence. Alternatively, taking the form of an animal can also suggest repressed urges that need to be understood and managed. Consider also the qualities of the animal that you turn into and what happens to you in the dream. According to Jung the end of the dream is particularly significant.
Favorable resolutions direct us to the most constructive ways of solving problems, whilst unfavorable dream resolutions contain a warning of negative changes. Dreaming of animal skin could mean you may have found or need to acquire the traits, power and wisdom of the animal concerned.... The Element Encyclopedia
In a dream, to see someone or oneself being brought to the gallows to be hung means malice, rejoicing at the misfortune of others, fame or perhaps it could mean rising in station. Consequently, if one’s condition in the dream does not change to worst, then his dream could mean slander or backbiting, unless his retribution is held for a crime he committed in the dream, then the dream means satisfying one’s debts.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Suppression of an inclination towards the spiritual may be evident. This will prevent us from moving forward, so it will be as well to find the root cause of our difficulty. It may originate in a bad religious experience or from family pressure.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If you dream of being hanged (from a noose), or seeing someone else hanged, a season of good luck will follow. Occasionally, this dream can be a reminder of something you have left unfinished. However, to dream of performing the function of a hangman is a strong warning to refrain from criticizing others, lest you be criticized yourself.
To dream of hanging off something into the air, or hanging from a great height, represents feelings of insecurity that you are having in real life.
To dream that you are hanging up clothes, suggests that you are clarifying your thoughts and rising to a new state of awareness.... My Dream Interpretation
To see a large concourse of people gathering at a hanging, denotes that many enemies will club together to try to demolish your position in their midst. See Execution. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To dream of being hanged prognosticates success in proportion to the gibbet; if the dreamer be ill he will find joy and contentment; the dream of condemning another to be hanged signifies anger with the person, followed by a restoration of confidence which will be abused.
The Persians and Egyptians interpret the dream of hanging as auguring riches, honor and respect.
To dream of being delivered from being hanged forecasts downfall in estate and dignity (Artemidorus). ... The Fabric of Dream
Vision: Dreaming of having committed suicide by hanging is a warning that other people are taking advantage of you. Participating in the hanging of someone else: a warning not to act hastily or make hasty decisions. Dreaming about hanging laundry on a line: your situation is taking a turn for the better.
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about a hanging indicates that you are presently in a very important developmental stage. See Death, Gallows, Murder. Harbor
Vision: Dreaming about an ocean harbor means building a solid foundation for your life and the promise of a worry-free old age. Seeing a lot of ships in the harbor: news that you can put to use to make a good profit. Being on a ship that is about to enter a harbor: good financial opportunities or hopes coming true.
Depth Psychology: The harbor is a sign of fear about daily struggles. Are you looking for a safe “harbor,” away from the struggles and worries of life? Do you want to rest for a while? See Ocean, Ship, Shore, Yacht.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream you are hanging, then this represents that you have lost touch with the ground beneath you and are suffering the consequences. Perhaps you are feeling punished and judged cruelly. Your dream may be suggesting that you’ve been thinking too much and you are hanging yourself with your own -destructive thoughts of guilt and fear.
A drastic change is at hand.
If you dream of hanging your laundry, then you are exposing your secrets. See Kill.... Strangest Dream Explanations
This type of dream may indicate the peak of a depression from which things will start to change. The individual that is being hanged begins to appreciate what they possess instead of being sorry for what they lack.
Divination interprets this oneiric image as loss of property, unfair trials, being unable to claim an inheritance, or infidelity.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The first is that it is a death and so it relates to the sacrifice that comes along with great change and transformation.
The person dying by hanging represents a part of yourself that may be being released or let go of in order for something new to come along to replace it. Because hanging involves the neck, issues of communication and the voice may be part of the meaning of such a symbol. Consider again the person who is hanging in the dream. Once you understand the character aspect of what part of your personality the individual represents, you may consider whether that part of you is choking off your ability to have a more authentic voice in some aspect of your life.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If one sees himself hanging down loosely from a high place in a dream, it means that he will turn pious and for the sake of his faith, he will give preference to his life in the hereafter over that of this world. One’s fall in the dream connotes despair or disappointment. Hanging loosely to reach a lion, a serpent, a scorpion, or the like creatures in a dream means hanging around with evil companions, soliciting marriage from a corrupt family, or seeking the friendship of the wrong people. Hanging loosely to reach some cattle or a herd of sheep in a dream means delivering charities or spendingmoney in a good way.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If anyone dreams that by sentence or judgment he was condemned to be hanged, and dreams also that the sentence was really executed, he will be dignified according to the height of the gibbet or tree whereon he was hanged But if the dreamer be sick or afflicted, he will be freed from his disease, and in the end have joy and contentment If anyone dreams he condemned another to be hanged, that signifies he will be angry with him whom he imagined he condemned, but in a smaJl time after he will place him in honor and dignity, which he will abuse. According to the interpretations of the Persians and the Egyptians, he that dreams he is hanged by sentence of law, wilt be rich, honored, and respected.
If anyone dreams that he has eaten the flesh of a man hanged, he wall be enriched by some person, but it will be by some foul practice and some secret crime» If anyone dreams that, being about to be hanged, he was delivered, and came down to the bottom of the gibbet, that person will lose his estate and dignity.... The Complete Dream Book
Vision: Dreaming about being murdered: difficulties in the near future. Murdering someone else: watch out and don’t be careless, you could be the one who gets hurt. See Aggression.
If you are hanging yourself: it is a message from your unconscious that your personality is unfolding and still “up in the air,” but this stage will soon be completed. See Hanging.
A stabbing refers to an immature, aggressive sexuality (See Dagger) and the desire for a quick resolution to conflicts or problems. Suffocating refers to situations you have not yet accepted. See .Asthma. Drowning either serves as a warning or indicates that you are about to drown under the weight of present events, responsibilities, and dangers. See Execution, Gallows, Murder. Being an eyewitness to a murder: the disagreements that people around you have are none of your business—leave them alone. Murder-dreams imply that you will live to a ripe old age. Dreaming about being murdered: are you refusing to accept the harsh reality—that a phase in your life is coming to an end? If you are participating in a murder: you are shamelessly exploiting someone’s bad luck for your own ends.
Depth Psychology: While you feel you should be ashamed of what you have done, you have pushed your guilt feelings underground and now are facing the consequences. Sometimes the dream also means that you want (or need to) end a phase in your life.
The murderer represents hidden fears coming to the fore, which weaken or threaten to destroy your personal growth. Do something about it and do it quickly. Dreaming about murdering someone: you are struggling with problems and would like nothing better than to get rid of someone (unconscious aggression). Clear the air as soon as possible! Dreams about murder mean that an insight or opportunity for advancement has been “murdered.” Usually you yourself are the murderer and are being murdered. Additional dream symbols will be highly informative.See Aggression, Anger.... Dreamers Dictionary
Vision: Being potbellied: life may be easier to take when you have an extra layer of fat for protection, but in this case it means you are too egotistical. Don’t overdo it! See Bacon, Ham, Pig.... Dreamers Dictionary
Symbol: The stomach usually symbolizes sensuality and sexual passion.
Vision: Seeing yourself with a round, fat belly means change for the better in your economic situation .
It is also a sign that your sexual desires are very strong. Dreaming about a flat or receding stomach: pay more attention to nutrition and your eating habits (you are not getting proper nourishment). Also, stop taking too many risks and chances right now.
Depth Psychology: In depth psychology, a belly or stomach is considered the “kitchen of the soul,” which means that belly-dreams always have something to do with the “digestion” of past emotional experiences—it is time to start “digesting” them. In other cases, it is a purely sexual symbol and refers to erotic passions.... Dreamers Dictionary
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.... Islamic Dream Interpretation