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
Hanging out clothing, particularly underwear, suggests that you are revealing your underlying attitudes to the public and may indicate an issue of an embarrassing nature. It could also mean that someone is handing you “a line.”... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream of a crooked line (e.g. drawing, line of people) symbolises the likelihood that we might not be being completely honest in our dealings during waking life.... Dream Meanings and Dream Interpretation
To dream of a deadline suggests a feeling of pressure to perform; it indicates an unhealthy attitude to your work or job. Difficulty meeting a deadline within a dream shows an unconscious desire to be free. Obvious deadlines, met with ease, indicate the ability to find emotional freedom from the pressures of work thus allowing you to continue in your job whilst maintaining balance in your personal life.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream about having a deadline may suggest anxieties about a current assignment or project. You may need to stop procrastinating.
If you dream of missing (or being late for) a deadline, this symbolizes your fear of change. You might be nervous about seizing an opportunity, or unready/unworthy in your current circumstances.... My Dream Interpretation
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
Being disciplined in a dream augurs recognition for work well done, but if you dreamed of handing out the discipline, you better hold on to your money, because someone will try to con you out of some.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
A dream of buying or selling gasoline is a sign of prosperity ahead, but there may be a few bumps in the road before you get what you want. Running out of gasoline is a dream of contrary, implying a rush of energy and inspiration in whatever activity means the most to you.
If you’re not sure what that is, look to other symbols in the dream.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
Dreams of gas symbolize the fuel and energy you need to participate in life. You are activating your drive for success, seeking sustenance and power. Alternatively, this dream may be showing you that you are attachment to an old paradigm to get your juice for life that has diminishing returns. You may be stuck in the past in a relationship that is running on fumes and living in the dark ages. See Fuel.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Gasoline is usually a good omen: it evidences the strength and energy acquired after some difficulties. However, it may have a pessimistic tone if you see an empty tank because it indicates that you do not feel motivated to continue the daily struggle. The gas station is a sign that you need a break to reflect on your future.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Gasoline is a highly flammable material that is cultivated primarily for fueling many of the vehicles we use to move about in life.
The essence of its symbolic meaning connects to its combustibility and not necessarily its productive use. In an engine, gas is symbolic of the power that creates movement and power that can be harnessed. Outside of an engine, it represents the potential for such power that comes with dangerous consequences if it is not used with respect. Are you using your potential well, or are you in danger of experiencing an unexpected explosion by misusing your potential?... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
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
1- A line in a dream often marks a boundary or denotes a measurement. In dreams, it can also signify a link between two objects to show a connection which is not immediately obvious.
A line of people or queue would suggest an imposed order for a particular purpose.
If the dreamer is waiting in line, the purpose of the line will be important.
2- Psychologically, we tend to need boundaries or demarcation lines, and those lines can be demonstrated in dream symbolism in ways which might not be feasible in everyday life.
For instance, jumping over a line would suggest being brave enough to take risks.
A line of objects might signify the choices we are offered.
3- Spiritually in dreams a line can have great significance.
The straight line can represent time and the ability to go both forward and back. When horizontal, the line is the earthlv world and the passive point of view; when vertical, it is the spiritual world, the active aspect and the cosmic axis.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If you are waiting in a line, then this dream is about your feelings about having to wait for what you want in life. Perhaps you are developing patience and dealing with feelings of deservability, status, and rank.
If you step out of line or cut in line, then this represents disrespect of the rules and/or a desire to rebel and have your own way.
If there is a straight line, then this represents that you have an organized strategy to manifest a certain outcome.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Spiritually in dreams a line can have great significance.
The straight line can represent time and the ability to go both forward and back. When horizontal the line is the earthly world and the passive point of view; when vertical it is the spiritual world, the active aspect and the cosmic axis.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically, we tend to need boundaries or demarcation lines, and those lines can be demonstrated in dream symbolism in ways that might not be feasible in everyday life.
For instance, jumping over a line would suggest being brave enough to take risks.
A line of objects might signify the choices we are offered. Line dancing implies synchronized movement.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Waiting in a line has several interpretations. On one hand, it is a sign of impatience. On the other, it indicates the discomfort of being in a group of anonymous people without standing out in it. In that case, the dream reflects your desire to differentiate yourself from the rest. This can be interpreted as either an inferiority complex, or as a desire to excel. ... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A line is a symbol of movement but also of division or a dividing force, such as a boundary, as expressed in the phrase, ’drawing a line in the sand’.
If someone is drawing a line in your dream, it indicates their decisiveness or their extent of their boundaries. As your geometry teacher probably told you many times, a straight line is the shortest distance between two points. It is the straight path, the road to take to reach your goal.
If you are dreaming about a straight line, it means you want to find an efficient way to reach your goals rather than meandering and wasting years and years before attaining your dream.
If the line is tangled or knotted, this suggests indecision and confusion in your life, whilst if the line zigzags, this suggests change and movement.
Whereas a straight line represents the straight and most immediate path to a goal, a wavy line is one that meanders around, taking in the sights and taking its time. The person taking the straight path only cares about the goal and getting there, but the person taking the wavy line, the curvy path in life, is exploring all the options. They are enjoying each day for what it brings, enjoying the side trips, relishing the changing of the seasons and the turning of the days. Yes, they might not reach their goal as quickly but for the person taking the wavy line, the journey and living every day to the full is the goal.... The Element Encyclopedia
Were you dancing in line with people you know in a country music scene? If so your unconscious may be reflecting on your tendency to conform or else your habit of stepping out of line or of failing to conform to the behavior your loved ones expect. Were you dancing in line or were you out of step?... The Element Encyclopedia
1- Linen in dreams on a purely practical level can suggest an appreciation of fine things. Linen tablecloths, for instance, may suggest some kind of a celebration in the sense of only using the best. Linen bed sheets might signify sensuality.
2- In today’s world, where everything is done as quickly and as easily as possible, linen appearing in a dream would suggest a slowness of pace and caring which enables us to appreciate our lives better.
3- Spiritually: fine linen signifies purity and righteousness. It was the cloth used to wrap Christ with in the tomb, and therefore suggests reverence and love.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream you are dressed in clean linen, denotes that you will shortly receive some glad tidings; if it is dirty, then it denotes poverty, a prison, and disappointment in love, with the loss of something valuable.... The Complete Dream Book
Psychological / emotional perspective: In today’s world, where everything is done as quickly and as easily as possible, linen appearing in a dream would suggest a slowness of pace and caring, which enables us to appreciate our lives better.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Linen in dreams on a purely practical level can suggest an appreciation of fine things. Linen tablecloths, for instance, may suggest some kind of a celebration in the sense of only using the best. Linen bed sheets might signify sensuality.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Sorting linens in a linen closet may represent managing money It may present your concerns about comfort and attaining an elegant lifestyle. Thus, the linen closet may represent a place where the good things of life are stored. Or it may point to where we store our purest intentions.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
(Aloneness; Isolation; Solitude) Loneliness in a dream means fame, artistry or attaining excellence in one’s craft. Ifa ruler or a governor sees himself alone in a dream, it represents his impeachment from office. Finding oneself alone in a dream also means poverty, or separation from one’s beloved. Loneliness in a dream also means humiliation, infamy, or segregation.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Loneliness is a dream of contraries, that is to say, a dream whereas my old Mother always said to ‘take your dream backwards’. In other words your dream of loneliness shows you will have so much company that you may never be lonely again, (which is only a secret fear being exposed).... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Inner longing for social contact, as in Invitation. You let yourself down (become unfaithful to yourself). Tendency to become too self-absorbed. Independence; you must stand on your own two feet.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Loneliness is a dream of contraries, that is to say, a dream whereas my old Mother always said to ‘take your dream backwards’. In other words your dream of loneliness shows you will have so much company that you may never be lonely again, (which is only a secret fear being exposed). .... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Dreams about being alone often refer to the solitary life you might be leading, but they can also refer to those times when you need to strike out in a new direction, separating yourself from your friends and family in a non-social context. To dream that you are alone in a crowd may imply that you are isolated from those around you, whilst being alone in a landscape may suggest that you prefer to make decisions by yourself. A dream of being an astronaut on a solitary space walk may refer to deep feelings of being alone or going it alone.
If you dreamed you were alone in a garden or the countryside, a more tolerable—even pleasurable—form of solitude may be being referred to. Finding yourself alone as a child is a powerful image of loneliness, emotional vulnerability and feeling lost. See also RELATIONSHIPS.... The Element Encyclopedia
Depth Psychology: Feeling lonely: a sign of your isolation. Has someone abandoned you? Were you unable to count on another person? Examine the rest of the dream symbols so you can act quickly. See Hermit, Orphan.... Dreamers Dictionary
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
Dreams about being on-line represent your inherent connection with the world, the masses and quantum consciousness.
If you dream of on-line dating, then this represents your openness to endless possibilities in love, and that your mental, emotional, spiritual, and geographical boundaries are expanded beyond your familiar sphere of possibilities. See World Wide Web.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Material aspects: An outline in dreams is intended to give emphasis or to mark the edge of something. Under these circumstances we should consider our actions in waking life a little more carefully.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see or become entangled in power lines, represents your struggle for power and empowerment. You are experiencing an obstacle toward your goals or in your romantic relationship. This is a common dream for people who are having power struggles with their parents.... My Dream Interpretation
Power lines crisscross most of the civilized world, bringing the force of electricity to just about anywhere. In this way, they mimic the idea of the creative power of manifestation that is available to be tapped into at any given moment. They also connect with that instant connectivity through communication technology.
If you have power lines present in your dream scenario, then part of what you are connecting to is this force of power that is always available for you to tap into.
If the power lines are down, you may be experiencing a temporary disconnect from your source.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
The intellect that guides and thereby limits emotions, in contrast to Water, the emotions.
The shore is sometimes the image of the outside reality, while water represents the emotional reality. What condition is the shoreline in? Reaching a new shore often represents new insights.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
The feminine principle is embodied in the archetype of the great mother: the complete woman within whom the primary qualities of femininity manifest in harmony. Whether you are a man or a woman, take note of the female figures in your dreams—be they a person, animal, quality or object—as they carry a message from your unconscious.
If the selfless, loving mother figure appears in your dream, ask yourself if you need to develop motherly qualities within yourself.
If the dark side of motherhood appears—dominating, criticizing and devouring—ask yourself if you or someone you know has a damaging, suppressing effect on you or someone else.
If the romantic, innocent princess figure appears in your dreams ask yourself if you need to rediscover your optimism.
If the seductress appears, ask yourself if you are being warned against selfishness and immaturity.
If you dream of a wise woman or a witch, ask yourself if you are working with integrity or if you are alienating others with your selfishness.
The masculine principle is typically represented as the wise old man or father and suggests so-called masculine qualities of strength, authority and virility.
If any of the masculine archetypes appear in your dream ask yourself if it is highlighting an aspect of yourself that you need to take a closer look at.
If a father figure appears in your dreams he may simply be a role model of authority with compassion but if the ogre appears he may represent a threat of some kind to your authority. A dream that features a young, idealistic prince may be encouraging you to recapture some of your youthful optimism, while dreaming of a wastrel may be a warning that it is time to act with maturity and take on responsibility.
If a warrior appears in your dreams, this could suggest the need to take decisive action in waking life, be it to promote your aims or to make a decision.
If you dream of the high priest or his counterpart, the black magician, you need to question your motives or those of the person you feel they might represent: are they altruistic and wise, or selfish and misdirected? See also FAMILY; PEOPLE.... The Element Encyclopedia
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
Trampolines represent a means to reach objectives that you have proposed. Jumping on a trampoline indicates favorable conditions for launching a new project. They are almost always positive dreams that reflect the trust that the dreamer has in him-or herself and that which surrounds him or her.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
It is a lucky omen to dream of an ugly person; however, if you dreamed of being ugly yourself, it suggests that you must try to cultivate a more outgoing personality if you want to hold on to valued friends.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
This feature always denotes something negative: on one hand, if you look ugly in the dream it involves physical disgust with yourself or your intellectual abilities. It also highlights the impact bad experiences have made on you. On the other, If others look ugly in dreams it indicates that someone will want to betray you and that you must be very careful.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Dreaming that you are ugly may indicate anxiety about what others think of you. The central question when it comes to interpretation is whether you believe yourself to be ugly, or whether others are imposing this view on you. Perhaps your feeling of physical inadequacy is due to a change in your waking life, such as being pregnant.
Other changes that may influence your body image include a shift in physical or moral behavior, such as smoking, drinking, using drugs, becoming sexually active, or participating in sexual experiences you once considered taboo. This dream is worth serious consideration as how we feel about our bodies is often a significant part of how we feel about ourselves overall as a person.
If you are having recurring dreams of personal ugliness, then counseling for self-esteem or eating disorders may be worth considering.... The Element Encyclopedia
To dream about petroleum jelly (Vaseline) represents feelings of sadness and regret, either due to the loss of a friend, or because something you wanted to stay secret has come into the light.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreams of a zip-line represent that you are moving swiftly and joyously from one place in your life to another. Consider the feeling tone of this dream and whether or not you feel that you have a handle on these rapid moves and changes in your life.... Strangest Dream Explanations