Dream Interpretation Lizard | Dream Meanings
Dreaming of a lizard symbolizes the need for or achievement of transcendence.
(see Animals, Dragon, Snake)
Because of its primitive origins, many psychologists view this as an emblem of the Collective Unconscious or wild nature within.
In Egypt and Greece, an omen of luck.
African: Transformation and the ability to adapt to your surroundings. Here the lizard is regarded as a shape-shifter.
Lizards are very sensitive to land vibrations, and have very good hearing and keen eyesight, making them symbolic of awareness, especially psychically.
Impartiality and the ability to break away from various situations. When a predator pounces on a lizard’s tail, it is surprised to discover that the tail breaks off, leaving the lizard free and alive to grow a new one!
This reptile in a dream is a warning that you have false friends in your close circle.
A dead lizard signifies a successful battle to protect your reputation.
Shoes, bags, or other items made of lizard skin predict an increase in income.
If a woman dreams that a lizard crawls up her leg, it is an omea that her husband will die and that she will have to work for a living thereafter.
To kill a lizard is a lucky portent, both an love and in business.
This is an animal whose image is loaded with symbolism. In ancient cultures it was considered sacred, since it was a representation of the soul that seeks the light. From the investigations of Freud, it is considered to have sexual connotations and is associated with the penis (because of its mobility and elongated form).
Transcendence cleans environment of annoyances (bugs), magical native. Lock-Security, inhibitor to enter.
To dream of lizards, foretells attacks upon you by enemies.
If you kill a lizard, you will regain your lost reputation or fortune; but if it should escape, you will meet vexations and crosses in love and business.
For a woman to dream that a lizard crawls up her skirt, or scratches her, she will have much misfortune and sorrow. Her husband will be a victim to invalidism and she will be left a widow, and little sustenance will be eked out by her own labors.
see Reptiles in Animals
Dreams of a lizard or any reptile represent that you are in touch with your primitive survival instincts, and your ability to change and shed your skin in order to stay alive. In some cultures, especially in West Africa, the mythology speaks of reptiles taking, fetching or stealing fire from the sun, which means that you might feel that your energy is being drained or disempowerd by a person or situation in your life. See Snake and Chakras-1st and 2nd.
1. Feelings of loss or injury.
2. Basic, primal instincts.
3. Vision, creativity and creative energy.
Dreaming of a lizard is a warning that you have false friends in your close circle.
A dead lizard signifies a successful battle to protect your reputation. Also see “Chameleon.”
Usually a harmless miniature Dragon will bring you luck.
(Bewitch; Free; Gecko; Independent; Wall gecko; Witch) Seeing a lizard in a dream means greed, gluttony, or difference in opinion and taste.
A lizard in a dream also represents a person who swindles people’s money. It also means a sickness, or it could represent a wicked, damned and abhorred person, or a lonesome person. Perhaps seeing a lizard in a dream may mean suspicious or tainted money, someone of an unknown lineage, a reincarnated or transformed person in the form of a lizard. Noting here that transformation of the human being into another creature in reality represents a divine punishment, though it may not last for more than three days. God knows best.
(Also see Wall gecko; Monitor; Transformation)
You need to watch your health and your diet in particular. You have an unhealthy body
Depth Psychology: The lizard is a symbol of dissension in your life, including arguments or secret hostilities. Find out whether—in this situation—you are the perpetrator or the victim.
Though a dream about any kind of an animal can represent our “animal” nature, lizards are not natural candidates for this role. Perhaps the lizard is a chameleon, which changes its color to conform to the environment.
A dream lizard might also be a “lounge lizard.”
A lizard in a dream symbolizes primitive desires which are small. These desires may have a small impact upon your life but exist in the background of your thoughts.
The lizard appearing in a dream represents instinctive action or ‘onetrack’ thinking. Also consult the entry for reptiles in this section.
See reptiles in animals
If you see a lizard among a group of people, then there is a false friend nearby who would betray you in a moment if it suited his or her ends.
In Native American mythology, the lizard is the dreamer.
Dreaming of a lizard, therefore, is a sign that this dream is important and reveals a lot about where you’re coming from, where you’re going, and how best to get there. In order to get this information, look to the other symbols in the dream.
A person who has a hypocritical tongue, ridiculing others behind their backs
The lizard connects you to the most basic of primitive instincts.
The reptilian brain is the part of the human brain that controls our fundamental impulses.
The medicine associated with the lizard in the dream world is adaptability and survival.
Symbolic of a familiar spirit.
A lizard may manifest in a dream as a creature with a human face and a nasty disposition that lives in your home
The appearance of a lizard delivers the ability to see many dimensions at once.
The view of life as a dream is one that the lizard cames to the individual who needs to expand his or her thinking regarding the greater meaning of life. As the lizard is sometimes difficult to see, it reflects unseen dimensions of the world.
A chameleon, for instance, can represent maintaining a level of invisibility or may commcnt on being in camouflage. Its appearance can also be a response to not noticing the obvious. As a prehistonc reptile, a lizard may come to mention the need to explore your prerecorded history in order to greater understand your present attitudes and beliefs.
See reptiles, lizards and snakes.
(1) May represent something in your unconscious that you don’t wish to take notice of.
(2) Because it is cold-blooded and primitive, the lizard may represent some part of - or some message from - the collective unconscious (for collective unconscious).