Shaking hands with someone in a dream means signing an agreement, receiving benefits, a pledge of allegiance, honoring one’s promise, making a commitment, good intention, signing a contract, or cherishing a friendship. Shaking hands with someone then embracing him in a dream means glad tidings, good news, good words to which one’s reply will be the same, or it could represent a knowledge he teaches to others.
(Also see Greetings)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Traditionally a handshake symbolizes a welcome into heaven and a farewell to earthly existence. Our spiritual journey contains many welcomes and goodbyes, and today the handshake symbolizes the transitions we make. Equally the handshake can suggest the touch of healers and is also a sign of good faith.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: A handshake is a mark of appreciation and of acknowledgement. In dreams it suggests that an emotional bond has been forged, which cannot easily be broken.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Agreements are often sealed by a handshake, the idea being that we are not going to attack our opposite number if we have shaken hands. In dreams, shaking hands will represent at least a partial bond with the other person since, from the times of chivalry, we remove our gloves in order to do so.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: If the sleeves of the two hands are masculine and feminine in the dream, or the hands are bound by cords, the handshake may symbolize matrimony, the latter by pagan rites. You might like to consult the entries for bonds, cord, gloves and wedding / wedding dress / wedding ring for further information.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A handshake is a familiar form of greeting in many parts of the world.
If your dream handshake was strong, this suggests that you are feeling positive about your life at present.
If the handshake was weak, this suggests you may be in need of an energy boost.
If someone offers you their hand then withdraws it quickly, you may be feeling distrustful of that person.
If the greeting was a hug, try to recall how you felt about that greeting. Did you feel warm and comfortable, or uneasy and unnatural? If you felt secure, then this suggests you are feeling appreciated in everyday life; if you felt uneasy, this suggests you are feeling isolated and unsupported.... The Element Encyclopedia
Vision: If you are salting food: don’t get involved in the affairs of other people. Someone handing you the salt: family life is harmonious and the household is in good shape. Spilling salt: sorrow and grief or a fight with your marriage partner. Seeing a salt shaker: you will regret something in the near future because someone is in a “pickle” because of you—or is it the other way around? See Sugar.
Depth Psychology: Salt is a symbol of the stuff that life is made off, as well as your energies and vitality. Have you turned into “a pillar of salt”? Is everything stagnating because you are looking only to the past? Salt is also a symbol of hospitality—the “salt of the earth.” How important are your friends?... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of William Shakespeare or of Shakespearian language represent poetry, romance, tragedy or comedy. Your dream is giving you the message that all the world’s a stage, which means to remember that whether you are sleeping or awake, you are in a dream theatre, and you are the director, actor and writer of your play. See Play.... Strangest Dream Explanations