(see also Dead / Death, Water-lily)
A lily may be a symbol of new life; life after death (which is why white lilies are associated with funerals).
Lilies represent virginity and resurrection.
The cala lily is the symbol of naked innocence.
Spiritually, lilies are a symbol of resurrection and of everlasting life. They are often used in religious ceremony to denote this and are a symbol of the virgin mary.
Psychological / emotional perspective: One symbol of lilies is that of purity and, particularly in a teenager’s dream, lilies can suggest virginity. Lilies in dreams, other than the white funerary arum lily, can also suggest aspects of femininity.
Material aspects: Because of their connection with funerals, for some people lilies can symbolize death. They can also, however, symbolize nobility and grace, and the interpretation needs to be carefully thought out.
If we are planting lilies we are hoping for a peaceful transition in some area within our lives.
Gives gender - specific: If we are gathering lilies, particularly in a woman’s dream, we are developing a peaceful existence. In a man’s dream the fleur-de-lys has a connection with heraldry representing faith, wisdom and chivalry.
To dream of lilies signifies calmness, spirituality, joy, and contentment.
The lily is said to be one of the most spiritual of flowers. It possesses a fragrance that stimulates the glands and the chakras (the psychic centers).
The fragrance of this flower is said to transform one’s mood into a peaceful and blissful state.
Symbol: The lily is a symbol of purity, innocence, and virginity. Vision: Looking at a lily: “just do it”—your chances of success are excellent! Holding a lily in your hands: you are loved and respected by others. Throwing a lily away: you have misused your power—and punishment will be swift.
Depth Psychology: The lily is a sign that the time is right for you to increase your self-knowledge, which will allow you to gain emotional balance.
A dream about lilies usually means you are looking for peace, serenity, and rest—you will have all three.
(See Lily ofthe valley; Water lily)
A symbol of purity, innocence, and naturalness. In France, a symbol of power.
Happiness and prosperity await you, but only as the result of your own industry. Do not expect help from others; you must depend on your own exertions. If, in your dream, the flowers wither, or if you throw them away, then your own thoughtless action will cause your downfall.
Because of their connection with funerals, for some people lilies can symbolise death. They can, however, also symbolise nobility and grace, and the interpretation needs to be carefully thought out.
If we are planting lilies we arc hoping for a peaceful transition in some area within our lives.
If we are gathering lilies, particularly in a woman’s dream we are developing a peaceful existence.
One symbol of lilies is that of purity and, particularly in a teenager’s dream, lilies can suggest virginity. Lilies in dreams, other than the white funerary arum lilv, can suggest aspects of femininity.
Spiritually lilies are a symbol of resurrection and of everlasting life. They arc often used in religious ceremony to denote this.
To dream of a lily, denotes much chastisement through illness and death.
To see lilies growing with their rich foliage, denotes early marriage to the young and subsequent separation through death.
To see little children among the flowers, indicates sickness and fragile constitutions to these little ones.
For a young woman to dream of admiring, or gathering, lilies, denotes much sadness coupled with joy, as the one she loves will have great physical suffering, if not an early dissolution.
If she sees them withered, sorrow is even nearer than she could have suspected.
To dream that you breathe the fragrance of lilies, denotes that sorrow will purify and enhance your mental qualities.
Iliness, disgrace» or death are signified by dreaming of lilies. Those who are engaged to be married will be rendered unhappy following such a dream.
Easter lilies or call a lilies in a dream predict a sudden rise in status, but lilies of the valley signify happiness in love affairs and/ or contentment in homelife.
Beginnings or endings.
Spring, a fresh start, or renewal.
A particular feeling (such as celebration or mourning).
See also: Flower; Flower Bulb; Plant
Easter lily represents life, death and rebirth; process of growth and regeneration; transition. See Flower.
If you dreamed of a lily, you may associate it with a wedding (where it denotes hope and innocence) or a funeral (where it denotes mourning); in dreams, lilies are also associated with purity, peace and rebirth. It is the sacred flower of all the virgin goddesses in mythology. Christ told the Jews that Solomon, their monarch, dressed in all his sumptuous finery, could not equal the majesty of the lilies and told them to consider the lilies of the field—beautiful but unadorned.
The beautiful white arum lily is associated with death or transformation. Lily of the valley, also known as fairy bells, was associated with witches as it was used for healing, so your dream could be linked to some form of healing.
If you dream of lilies in a church, could they be linked to a wedding or a funeral? Or does the image you need to project in waking life need to be more elegant, cool and remote? On the other hand, they may also indicate being lily-livered or cowardly.
(see Flowers, Garden)
In Christianity, a symbol for Christ (see Icons).
Domestic happiness and duties. In China, this flower is used regularly to honor the Kitchen God.
Driving away your sadness by replacing it with beauty. In Japan, the Festival of the Cleansing Lily is performed to similarly drive away excess rain.
If the lily is growing in a garden, this symbolizes a desire to keep unwanted visitors out of your private space.
In France, this is an emblem of luck and serendipity.
Among the Mexicans, lilies portend reasons for celebration.
Chinese: An emblem that shows welcome and hospitality toward people or ideas.