If a businessman or trader sees it, it would mean expansion in business..... Islamic Dream Interpretation
An influential and powerful person will become subservient to him.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To swear solemnly by the stars, the celestial signs or by any physical sign in a dream means arrogance, deception, humiliation, hypocrisy or heedlessness.
If one is truthful in his oath in a dream it means that he will win his argument, speak the truth or perform an act that pleases God Almighty.
To swear by God in a dream when failure to perform requires atonement means following the truth and emulating the leading example of God’s Prophet, upon whom be peace.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream of leaving a message on an answering machine, means that you will be placed in an unpleasant situation.... My Dream Interpretation
If a person sees himself as having received a piece of silver with no design on it, it means he will marry a beautiful woman.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
It is also very common for pregnant women to dream about having the baby and these dreams are again often bizarre and disturbing; for example, dreaming about a baby that is born dead, malformed or with a monster’s head. It has been suggested that such anxiety dreams serve a purpose: they release a lot of unconscious tension and fear, allowing the mother to be more relaxed at birth.... The Element Encyclopedia
It is an indication of stable relationships and firm commitments.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
We all dream several dreams a night and it’s been suggested that we each have 100,000 dreams over the course of our lives. So you might be wondering why you can’t remember a single one. Medications, alcohol, too little sleep and anxiety about the content of our dreams can all block dream recall.
We’re most likely to remember the dreams closest to awakening, but with a little effort you can boost your dream recall. In fact the more attention you pay to your dreams, by thinking about them, writing them down, working with them, the more likely you are to remember them. Keeping a note pad and a pen beside your bed and recording your dreams immediately on waking is one of the best ways to help your dream recall.
Some dreams fade quickly from memory, so it is crucial you capture them as soon as you can. Immediately on waking, write down your dream or dreams —even if this is in the middle of the night; don’t brush your teeth first or leave it until your alarm clock goes off. If you do that, you’ll probably forget all about it and will lose a valuable dream. If you record your dreams in words, you create permanent reminders that you can use to help you figure out what they are trying to tell you.
Later in the day, transfer the information to a dream diary, specifically set aside for your dreams. In this diary include: the date of your dream, any people involved, the moods and feelings expressed, prominent colors, numbers, or shapes, the problems and conflicts encountered, prominent symbols or stories, information about the dream landscape, whether it was past, present or future and, finally, how the dream ended.
With practice, you will soon get the hang of remembering and writing down your dreams. Use this encyclopedia to help you unlock the meaning of your dream themes and symbols, but never forget that the best book you will ever read about dreams is the one you write yourself: your dream journal.
Programing your mind for dream recall
Some dreams are so vivid you can’t forget them but many are so fleeting they can vanish without a trace. One way to make sure you remember them is to talk to yourself in a positive way. Before going to sleep tell yourself that you will remember your dreams on waking. Try this visualization technique.
When you feel sleepy, turn off the lights and settle down in your favorite sleeping position. In a relaxed way, think about your dreams. Breathe in for a count of five, and out for a count of ten. Repeat this, and then breathe normally. Now imagine you have just woken in the morning and, as you slowly move back into consciousness, you reach for your pen and write down your dream. Bring your attention to the present again, and feel comfortable, warm and sleepy. Tell yourself that in the morning you will remember your dreams.... Dreampedia
Limits or boundaries that are set by an outside source, some of which may hamper free expression of ideals or beliefs.
Oppressive moralism from others with regard to your lifestyle and its outward representations.
Not getting complete information; having the truth clouded for the sake of political correctness.... The Language of Dreams
If you hear others cheering, it’s a warning to stop any extravagant spending.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
If you were doing the cheering, you are likely to have cause to regret some impulsive action; if you heard others cheering, it is a warning to curb your extravagance.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
If you are ringing a bell: you will make someone very happy (without knowing it). See Signal, Whistle.
Depth Psychology: A bell always announces something—whether positive or negative depends on the rest of the images in the dream. Was it a happy or distressed sound?... Dreamers Dictionary
If a person sees himself as receiving them in the dream it means he will receive them in real life.
For some it could mean receiving sustenance after arguing and quarrelling. At other times it could mean exchange of good words.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If the holes are tight these issues will be favorable to you; but if, on the contrary, they are wide you will end up losing everything you had won. Seeing other people using a strainer means that, in real life, they do not accept you as you are and that this attitude will make you suffer.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
For a young woman to dream that she is under strange influences, denotes her immediate exposure to danger, and she should beware.
To dream of seeing hypnotic and slight-of-hand performances, signifies worries and perplexities in business and domestic circles, and unhealthy conditions of state. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To hear others curse in your dream, means that you have overlooked an urgent matter or situation. Someone may even need to be rescued from some unusual circumstances. It may be your job to protect them.... My Dream Interpretation
The same interpretation is given to courage in a dream.
(Also see Boast)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The same applies to purchasing a female slave.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The same applies to buying a male slave.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The place where fear and temptation and ghosts reside. See T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land. Withdrawal and asceticism. Symbol of the peak experiences that will lead toward self-realization. But the dreamer has to get all the insights and power from himself; there are no teachers.
An illustration of the new and unknown.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
So if you are digging in your dream, is there something you need to learn about your past? Or is there something you want to find out, a vital piece of information that will complete the picture? If you are uncovering an object or old bones, then you are probably becoming conscious of long buried memories and feelings from your past.
If you are trying to bury something, what are you trying to cover up or hide in waking life? Bear in mind the expressions associated with digging, too. Is someone having a dig at you in waking life? Did your dream reflect your entrenched, firmly held opinions? Or was your unconscious urging you to adopt a more down-to-earth approach? If you are a gardener, you will know that although the earth is the giver of sustenance, security and new life, each life cycle also has an end, so when earth figures in a dream, it may also indicate the end of a phase in life and the beginning of a new one
A dream about digging, watering or feeding the earth may therefore suggest your desire to begin a new phase. It could also depict your fear of unpalatable hidden truths being exposed in waking life. Anything growing from the earth in your dream shows something that has developed from the possibilities of your life, and who you are.
If your dream depicted you planting a seed, try to make a connection with your waking life. The dream seeds may refer to the planting of an intellectual or creative concept that has the potential to grow if placed in fertile ground and cared for. Then again, planting dreams may refer to your thoughts about starting a family. A dream of healthy crops may suggest that your waking ventures or family are flourishing.
If what you are taking from the earth is vegetables or things to eat, these are the fruits of your past efforts, and suggest benefits arising in your life. If, however, the earth in your dream is barren and nothing is growing, this could indicate that you are emotionally and physically exhausted by the demands of waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia
If one disappears within the earth without going through a hole in his dream, and ifhe remains a long time therein until people think that he will never come out again in the dream, it means self-deception, arrogance and love for the wor ld, and such a person will die in that pursuit as a consequence of adventuring with his own life.
(Also see Evanescence)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: This dream indicates that yours is a resdess, questioning, searching human mind. Dreaming about a discovery often means far-reaching changes in your life. It might also indicate that your views and vour actions are too theoretical or idealistic. See Uranus. Finding or discovering something is a warning—don’t rely too much on good luck.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream that the amusement park is empty or abandoned, suggests that you need to open yourself up to more fun and adventure.... My Dream Interpretation
2. Sadness, perhaps depression (as in “down in the dumps”). ... New American Dream Dictionary
Folklore: Quarrels.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To be wearing two earrings means you will be flirting with a number of people.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
To see them broken, indicates that gossip of a low order will be directed against you. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Drawing attention to one’s ears, suggesting that one should listen to what is being said by others. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If they are made of silver in the dream, they mean a physical ailment, and if they are made from beads in the dream, they mean being let down by one’s friends. Seeing one’s wife wearing earrings in a dream means engaging in a profitable business.
If a man sees himself wearing a pair of beautiful earrings which are mounted with pearls in a dream, it means that he will enjoy wealth, prosperity and comfort in this life, or it could mean that he will memorize the Holy Qur’an.
If a woman sees herself wearing a pair of silver earrings in a dream, it means that she will conceive a son who will grow to be a pious man.
If they are made from pearls, then her future son will sing with music. As for an unmarried woman, wearing a pair of earrings in a dream means marriage.
If one sees a child wearing a pair of earrings in a dream, it represents beauty, though it is not praiseworthy ifan adult or a man is seen in a dream wearing a pair of earrings or even a single earring. In their case, it means engaging in a loathsome and disgraceful action. Wearing a pair of earrings in a dream also means acquiring a knowledge that exalts the person and raises him in station. It also could mean having musical inclinations, or having a picnic.
(Also see Gold; Ornaments)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
For a woman, the mere seeing of earrings represent her husband and children.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If the wearer is plain, you will win a small sum of money.... The Complete Dream Book
If you see broken earrings in your dream you may be the target of some malicious gossip at work.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
For a man, a dream of wearing earrings himself signifies an interesting development concerning his work, but otherwise they pertain to romantic relations and other details of the dream should be collated.
See Jewelry, Gold, Silver, Colors, Gift, etc.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
But, this is also a dream that reflects the dreamer’s relationship with the image he projects of himself. It’s meaning is associated with that of ADORNMENT. On the other hand, they allude to frivolity and flippancy.
Although ancestral tradition says that all the bad humors and negative energies of the body exited through holes in the ear lobe, modern tradition attributes this oneiric image to an omen of death.
analysis of a dream
Guillermo dreamed: “I was bicycling when the world began to shake beneath my feet. I soon understood that it was an earthquake, and I began to panic. People ran quickly with panic in every direction and I did not know which course to take. The buildings crumbled around me, filling the street with debris. Suddenly, the ground opened under my feet and before I could react, the ground swallowed me in its abyss. I awoke screaming with cold sweats.”
Dreams of disasters are usually nightmares in which you awaken startled, bathed in sweat and with difficulty going back to sleep. They are dreams that try to agitate you internally, and they send you a message in a convincing and effective way. However, you do not always understand what they are trying to say. In general, they allude to an internal change, a psychic transformation that brings about the destruction of a previous process. Guillermo had this dream a few days before he came out publicly with his homosexuality. His fall into the abyss represented the difficult situation in which he found himself and his fear of making such a decisive move in his life. ... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The power of the engagement ring is that it is visible to others as a symbol of this intention and has the energy of accountability associated with it.
The great expense involved deepens this sense of accountability. What intentions are you considering in your life that are demanding a significant investment on your part?... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
To dream of engineering works as in roadworks is to recognise the need for some adjustment in part of our lives.
2- Engineering suggests ability to use forces which arc not normally available to us through techniques and mechanical means.
To dream of engineering in this way highlights our ability to take control of power which is external to us. We are able to manipulate in order to achieve.
3- Spiritual engineering signifies gaining control of our own inner power and being able to make use of it.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream of engineering in this way highlights our ability to take control of power that is external to us. We are able to manipulate (influence) events in order to achieve our goals.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream of engineering works – as in roadworks – is to recognize the need for some adjustment in part of our lives.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Unless, of course, you are English or live in England, in which case the national aspects of the dream have no significance and only the other details should be considered.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
To enter the house of the governor and to feel comfortable and at ease therein in a dream means that he is soliciting the governor’s assistance in a personal business.
The coming of a just person to a house in a dream means blessings.
If an unjust person enters a place in a dream, it means that evil and calamities will befall such a house.
If it is customary for such a person to enter that place, then no harm will incur from his coming or going.
If one sees himself entering a house of unfamiliar substance, ground or structure, and if he meets departed souls whom he recognizes in the dream, it.means that he has entered the realms of the dead.
If he sees himself going into that sphere, then coming out of it in the dream, it means that he will near his death, then recover from a serious illness. Entering the Sacred House in Mecca in a dream means entering one’s house as a newlywed.
(Also see Marketplace)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If a pilgrim sees himselfentering paradise in a dream, it means that his pilgrimage is accepted or that he will reach God’s House in Mecca.
If he lacks faith in God Almighty, it means that he will become a believer.
If a believer who is bedstricken sees himself entering paradise in a dream, it means that he will die of his illness.
If a non-believer who is bed-stricken sees himself entering paradise in a dream, it means that he will recover from his illness.lfhe is unwed, it means that he will get married. Ifhe is poor, it means that he will become rich or receive an inheritance.
If a sick person sees himselfin the abode of the hereafter healthy again in a dream, it means that he will reach it free from the ills of this world, its adversities and temptations. Ifhe is not sick, then entering the realms of the hereaftermeans glad tidings, business success, a pilgrimage, ascetic detachment from this world, sincere devotion, acquiring knowledge, strengthening of one’s kinship or exercising patience toward a calamity which derives from one’s own sins.
If one sees himself entering the abode of the hereafter to visit and see around, and should he be a person of good deeds and character who is a capable person and who acts upon his knowledge, it means that he will be without work or suffer from business losses.
If he is scared of something, or if he is accused of something, or if he is under stress, it means that his fears will dissipate. Mostly, entering the abode of the hereafter in a dream means travels or migration from one’s homeland. Thus, if one sees himself returning from a journey to the hereafter in a dream, it means that he will return to his homeland. Entering paradise in a dream means a pilgrimage to God’s House in Mecca.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A person who doesn’t handle anxiety or stress can easily fail in work or in relationships. Many people do not enter a relationship because of the problems it poses. Dr Evans suggests that dreams are the means by which we both practise and update our programs of survival. Our experience of the day may question or enhance our behaviour stratagems for success at work or in relationships. Without the reprogramming occurring in dreams we would be stuck at one level of behavioural maturity. ‘As we gain in experience, as our input gets richer and more diverse, we modify our programs rather than replace them with a completely fresh set/ ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If the building is run down or dilapidated, this may suggest a personality or body in need of attention, but if the building is well cared for and clean, it suggests confidence and good self-esteem. A building under attack may suggest that someone or something is trying to break in.
If a building is under construction or being demolished, this refers to your own ability to construct and destroy your life.
If the building is familiar, the reference may be to the actual building itself; for example, if you dream of a structural fault, you might want to get the design checked out.
If the building you are exploring in your dream is a public building such as a factory, law court, prison and department store, the building often represents the function suggested by its nature, such as work, education and healing. Bear in mind, though, that if these images appear in your dreams, they will also have personal connections and feelings associated with those buildings. For example, if a factory feels like a museum, both associations should be considered. Finally, consider carefully how you react to the building in your dream. Were you intimidated by it or did you feel comfortable? If the former, your dream may be warning that you are over-reaching yourself in waking life. The latter is more reassuring.... The Element Encyclopedia
According to ancient dream-lore, climbing a tree is said to be lucky.
If you dream of a fruit-bearing tree, take a look at which type of fruit is present and its meaning for you.
If you noticed the species of tree, what is that species associated with for you? Did you dream of the mighty, strong oak, dainty cherry tree or somber, dark conifers? Did you dream of a single tree or a forest? If you find yourself lost in a forest, perhaps you ’can’t see the forest for the trees’ or have lost sight of your goals. Walking through a forest may symbolize a need to get back in touch with your inner self and your instinctual nature.... The Element Encyclopedia
If you fostered or adopted a baby in your dream, did you welcome the child into your home with love and gratitude? If you are thinking about adopting or fostering, your dream could reflect your feelings about this, but if this isn’t in your plans, the dream may be showing you how satisfying it can be to offer love and guidance to someone who needs your care. Do you need to find an outlet for your urge to love and nurture selflessly in waking life? This doesn’t have to be a child, but perhaps a partner, a pet, a friend, a project or a charity.
If you dreamed of fostering or adopting someone you know in waking life, perhaps you long to lavish attention on that particular person.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Also see Tassels)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If we are wearing the garland, such as a Hawaiian flower garland, we are looking at various ways of making ourselves happy. We are looking at dedication, and at some way of setting ourselves apart from others.
2- Psychologically; a garland can represent honour and recognition and can link us to the people who presented us with the garland.
3- A garland is symbolic of the need for dedication, either spiritually or physically. It may also represent an element of the dreamer’s subconscious Holiness, which he will need to acknowledge.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If we are wearing the garland, such as a hawaiian flower garland, we are looking at various ways of making ourselves happy. We are looking at dedication, and at some way of setting ourselves apart from others. Winners in sports contests are often honoured by garlands, so in dreams these would signify competition.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To receive a garland signifies progress toward your goal, but to give a garland is a warning against unscrupulous friends or associates.
See also Flowers.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Dreaming of garlands, however, suggests that you should not rest on your laurels because joy is brief. (See NECKLACE)... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
2. If one is willing to become part of group, indicates one is willing to be reasonable. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If one sees a group of people surrounding the corps of a dead, or visiting a sick person, or standing around his bed in a dream, it means relief and success. Sitting in the company of a beloved means unity, marriage happiness, prosperity or reunion.
(Also seeSpiritual gathering)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dreamed of picking fruit, look under “Fruit.”... My Dream Interpretation
According to a Jungian interpretation, social gatherings suggest different aspects of yourself in waking life. In all large gatherings of people there is usually a strong emotional charge of either good feelings and generosity of spirit, or tension, conflict and stress.
If you find yourself part of a gathering in your dream, you can begin your interpretation by considering the basic atmosphere and feeling of the occasion.
Whether you are celebrating a special occasion in your dream, catching up with friends or colleagues or being bustled along in a busy, crowded street, the people who surround you, your reaction to them, their reaction to you and the events that occurred in the dream all suggest your personal likes and dislikes.
These preferences refer to the people with whom you mix, to your self-perceived status within your family, social and professional life, as well as to your self- confidence, insecurity and individuality. Bear in mind that such dreams can also be full of surprises; you may find the people or yourself in your dream gatherings behaving out of character.
If you are confused about the meaning of your dream, this chapter is designed to help; but you may also find it useful to refer to the chapters on FAMILY, PEOPLE and RELATIONSHIPS.... The Element Encyclopedia
And Allah, The Pure and Sublime knows best.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dream of re-stringing a guitar, or replacing a broken guitar string, it means you have forgotten to do something.... My Dream Interpretation
To be able to hear is somewhat different to listening, which suggests assimilating information at the same time.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If he loses the nomination in the dream, it means his death, or that he may never return to that building again.
(Also see Exhibition; Inquisitional court)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The same applies to athaan heard in streets and lanes.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
2. A need for good nutrition for the hungry mind (as in “brain food”).
3. Use caution for possible deceptions or misunderstandings, usually emotional (as in a “red herring”). ... New American Dream Dictionary
Folklore: Prosperity.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Other dreams that signal emotional imbalance in intimate relationships are dreams of houses on fire, bombs that are about to explode or images of starvation, loneliness, torture or neglect. These images are warning you that your relationship is out of balance, dangerously fragile or in need of rescuing in your waking life. An inappropriate meeting or pairing of two objects in your dream, for example a kangaroo and a light bulb, might suggest that you are somewhat concerned about an unsuitable partner; this might either be your own partner, or that of someone close to you—say a son or a daughter. Repeatedly getting the wrong person on the phone, seeing an email error message or simply being unable to communicate may also indicate a disturbing inability to communicate with someone in your life who is important to you.
If you are having problems with your cellphone, this might be seen by Freudians as a symbol of sexual dysfunction or anxiety. Another potent symbol of a relationship coming to an end is the image of gold dust or precious jewels running through your fingers in a dream. The image is even more eloquent if you are running with two cupped hands full of water in an attempt to quench your own or someone else’s thirst and the dream water falls through your hands
A real-life need to resolve relationship problems may be symbolized by dreams about repairing something, perhaps fixing a car or attaching things together with glue, sellotape or bluetac.
If you experience blocked communication in your relationship or suffer from an inability to get through to someone close to you, you may have dreams in which people are staring at one another in your dream but no one is saying. Such a dream may also suggest that now is an excellent time to deepen your relationship, as the silent figures await your signal for a new and exciting phase of your relationship to begin.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Also see Cursing; Injustice; Insulting)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreaming of a desert or treasure island indicates there is something to be gained by being alone and exploring our ability to cope with such a situation. We may actually function better in some way.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
An island can also represent safety in that, by isolating ourselves, we are not subject to external pressures.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To a woman, this omens a happy marriage.
A barren island, indicates forfeiture of happiness and money through intemperance.
To see an island, denotes comfort and easy circumstances after much striving and worrying to meet honorable obligations.
To see people on an island, denotes a struggle to raise yourself higher in prominent circles. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Romance is in the ofﬁng.
5. Becoming inaccessible or unavailable. ... New American Dream Dictionary
The sea or the ocean generally symbolizes our unconscious. Thus, if you were very lonely or fearful of the waters around you, it may be an indication that you are unwilling to look deeply into yourself. You may be afraid of the materials that are under the surface of your conscious thoughts and feelings.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If you were content, serene, and happy, the dream suggests you need to take time for rest and renewal.
If you were lonely and afraid, it may indicate you need to look deeply into yourself in order to sort out your thoughts and feelings towards life, a person, or a situation.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
A longing for harmony and peace, wanting to leave the world; vacation. As the “island of dreams,” this image is a symbol of self, pointing to a self- directed life, autonomy, and independence. Also, a symbol of the unconscious.
ASTROLOGY: A symbol of Aquarius.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
An island can also represent safety in that, by- isolating ourselves, we are not subject to external pressures.
2- Occasionally we all need to recharge our batteries, and to dream of an island can help, or warn us, to do this.
Dreaming of a desert or treasure island indicates there is something to be gained by being alone and exploring our ability to cope with such a situation. We may actually function better in some wav.
3- In dreams an island can signify a spiritual retreat somewhere that is cut ofT from the world - which will allow us to contemplate our own spiritual Self.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If you dream of being alone on an island, it is a sign of loneliness and frustration.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Isolation and solitude, sometimes by choice. In these moments remember that even Moses had to spend time alone to find his destiny (see Desert).
Being shipwrecked by, or stranded in, life’s storms, without emotional support (see Boat, Water).
An archetypal Paradise or Eden where one strives for wholeness. In the myths of the Russians, Norse, Danes, and Hindus, islands are places filled with magical creatures and idyllic peace (see Garden).
Unshakable resolve and strength (e.g., being the “island in the stoi7n”).... The Language of Dreams
An island in a dream may also represent the return to paradise or the pnmordial garden of innocence.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Depth Psychology: An island reflects fear about the responsibilities of life and—in that sense—is an attempt to take flight from reality (or to retreat from the world). Sometimes it might simply be a matter of needing some peace and solitude after a particularly hectic period.
The dream can also be a warning about not isolating or withdrawing.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream that you are stranded on an island signifies that you are wallowing in despair and are at a lost as to what to do with your life. Alternatively, you may be seeking a form of refuge. Perhaps you are refusing to confront certain situations and have opted to run away from the inevitable.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If the dreamer is running away from enemies to seek refuge on an island, it indicates a deep wish to escape from present conditions.
If there are many people on the island, the dreamer is lonely and seeks new companions.
The island represents a desire for unlimited freedom.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
However, if your dream featured living on or visiting an island, you can expect to have a new and exciting experience shortly.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(2) It may symbolize your relations with your mother (represented by the sea). Is the sea threatening to engulf the island (too strong a mother-attachment) >... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If you are isolated on the island, you should try to analyze your feelings from other perspectives, since everything indicates that you don’t count on others when making decisions. Keeping in mind that the ocean symbolizes the unconscious mind, the island can signify the desire to stay safe in the conscious Self rather than wanting to investigate your interior. The sea, according to Freud’s studies, also symbolizes the mother figure. This dream, therefore, could be showing your maternal-filial relationship.
If the island is swallowed by water, it may mean that you feel pressured by an overly strict mother or by the lack of control of your unconscious forces. (See ARMOR, CASTILLE, ABANDONMENT, WATER and HERMIT)
In respect to this dream, oracles predict comfort and favorable circumstances.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A further meaning is that the dreamer is afraid of the surrounding waters of his or her unconscious and wishes to remain isolated from his or her inner feelings.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
2. Opportu nity (“knocking at the door”).
3. Mystery or fear. ... New American Dream Dictionary
To see land from the ocean, denotes that vast avenues of prosperity and happiness will disclose themselves to you.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Wealth, possible marriage, depending on the condition of the land.
3. Expresses a need for grounding (as in “down to earth”). ... New American Dream Dictionary
If you see land from the deck of a steamer, it foretells a successful business deal.... The Complete Dream Book
If the owner of the Land orders you away, then expect bitter disappointment.... Mystic Dream Book
If you own land, then you are taking a stance and holding your ground. Undeveloped land represents potential for growth.
If the land is developed, then this is about taking pride in your accomplishments and seeing how much you’ve grown. This dream could also be a message that it is time to come down to earth. See Ground.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you dream of planet Earth, it could mean that your true self is not yet fully realized.
Mother Earth represents the subconscious mind. She is the uterus that contains the potential for the development of the future. The myths about the descent into the inside of the earth are allegories that describe the exploration of you hidden and unknown side.
If the appearance of mother earth is fearful, it is possible that you are afraid that the forces of the subconscious will put your life in disorder. Mother Earth, herself, was the antique symbol of fertility.
Dreaming of a sterile land generally announces that you should plan some seeds if you want to preserve your future.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The earth is equally bisected into land and ocean, with the land connecting to the conscious mind. Everything we can see and are easily aware of is like the land of our minds. In this way, any land formation in a dreamscape is asking you to consider some area of your self-concept that is part of your conscious domain or that you have the natural human capacity to be aware of. Land represents parts of yourself that are not hidden, but are exposed and available for exploration. Use the terrain of the land in your dream to understand more deeply what the dream is asking you to look at. High terrain and mountains are the areas of consciousness that can only be explored by looking upward, into higher ground of thought and consideration.
A deep jungle is still consciousness, but more of your hidden nature. Chasms or land masses separated by water indicate that there are thought processes or patterns that are separate, distinct, or in need of integration.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
The mines could represent repressed emotions that are likely to explode or burst if not dealt with soon. It could be something within yourself, such as the desire to explode with anger over an issue that’s affecting you.... My Dream Interpretation
If the vehicle is overturned, then pleasure will abruptly turn into woe. See Fields ant Earth. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
(2) Landing (as going ashore from a boat) may symbolize escaping from a stunting mother-attachment or from other unconscious contents. The sea may symbolize either mother or the unconscious. Liberating yourself from negative emotional ties to your mother is
always good: it represents a great leap towards taking responsibility for your life and being your own person. Escaping from other unconscious contents is good for you in the sense of freeing yourself from the threats of the unconscious, and this can be achieved only by becoming better acquainted with what is going on in your unconscious.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If landing is not completed it is because you think too much about the problems that concern you. On the contrary, if the plane successfully lands after falling out of control, it means you are facing a huge conflict that you are capable of solving after all.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The dreamer may have felt out of control with issues that were “up in the air” but are being grounded.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
2. Difﬁculties in domestic affairs.
3. Positive changes are coming soon, usually in environment (to argue with a landlord). ... New American Dream Dictionary
Depth Psychology: You are either partying too much, or you should do more of it.
An honest answer can only come from you!... Dreamers Dictionary
If you have never traveled to this place before, consider its name, location, and the landmark itself for more interpretive value.
For example, seeing “Old Faithful” might speak of your own timeliness or dedication (see Water).
Possibly the manifestation of a memory from a past life experience. Even so, there is something important about this experience that directly relates to your circumstances now.
Monuments appearing at the landmark show your loyalties to someone, something, or a situation. Such loyalties can be good or bad influences, so check the condition of the monument for further insight here.... The Language of Dreams
To dream of seeing ever-changing landscapes represents psychological transitions or emotional advancement. It stands for different phases in your life. Then again, your dream may be a reminder for you to consider other points of view. Recall the important elements in the landscape and consider their corresponding symbolism and representations.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If the Landscape is a fine open one, that gives you pleasure, then it is a most fortunate dream. But if the view is shut out or obscured by hills or forests, then you will have to face many troubles and obstacles.... Mystic Dream Book
Lantern See LAMP and LIGHT
Lasso The meaning of the symbol varies depending on the type of lasso.
If decorative ones appear in your dream, you are probably in a moment when you need others to show you affection and tenderness. Your emotions are going through a fragile stage and you are not very sure of what you feel. You also don’t know how others feel about you. That is why you seek security in expressions of affection If a lasso is around your neck, preventing you from breathing normally, it means that you are immersed in a stressful process that may make you lose your nerve. You feel threatened by a danger that others don’t seem to consider very serious.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
something to look forward to. Recurring scenes: habitual attitudes with which you approach situations. Recurring scenes of past residence: a stance you developed from that penod of your life. See countryside. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
A rocky landscape would suggest problems, whereas a gloomy landscape might suggest pessimism and self-doubt.
A recurring scene may be one where in childhood we felt safe, or may reflect a feeling or difficulty with which we have not been able to come to terms. Landscapes do tend to reflect habitual feelings rather than momcntarv moods.
Dream landscapes can have a bizarre quality about them in order to highlight a particular message.
For instance, there may be trees made of ice, or rocks made of sugar.
The plot of the dream may be important in arriving at the correct interpretation of these symbols (see Introduction).
The landscape in a dream can also indicate how we relate to other people.
To be in a desert might represent loneliness, whereas to be in a jungle might represent a very fertile imagination.
3- Spiritually, the landscape in a dream can suggest improvements which we can make in handling our own moods and attitudes.
If the landscape changes between the beginning and end of the dream, we perhaps need to make corresponding changes in everyday life.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For instance, there may be trees made of ice, or rocks made of sugar.
The plot of the dream may be important in arriving at the correct interpretation of these symbols.
The landscape in a dream can also indicate how we relate to other people.
To be in a desert might represent loneliness, whereas to be in a jungle might represent a very fertile imagination.
If the landscape changes between the beginning and end of the dream, we perhaps need to make corresponding changes in everyday life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A rocky landscape would suggest problems, whereas a gloomy landscape might suggest pessimism and self-doubt.
A recurring scene may be one where in childhood we felt safe, or may reflect a feeling or difficulty with which we have not been able to come to terms. Landscapes do tend to reflect habitual feelings rather than momentary moods.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Try to assign a feeling and function to the setting of your dreamscape; that busy city might convey the feeling of purpose and speed, together with the function of work; that park might suggest the feeling of relaxation and the function of refreshment. When you have defined your feeling and function, try to see what part they play in your waking life and what the other details of the dream say about them.
Bear in mind, too, that you need to consider personal associations. A countryside walk may conjure up an image of heaven for some people but of hell for others, particularly if they suffer from severe hay fever.
Interpreting the symbolism of the dream setting can give you an insight into your own inner landscape.
If the setting is familiar, look out for symbols of your work or home situation to decide whether the dream is about your professional or personal life. Such a scene may also take you back to childhood or a time of learning.
If the setting is not familiar, or from your past, think about how it may relate to the emotional climate of a current situation. Recurring landscapes in dreams indicate feelings to which you often return; if the same scenes recur, they suggest habitual attitudes with which you approach a situation. Recurring scenes of your past represent a stance you developed at that time in your life. Although landscapes do tend to reflect habitual feelings rather than temporary moods, if the landscape does change in your dream, perhaps you need to make corresponding changes in your everyday life or in your approach to life. Composite scenes, consisting of many images that you recognize in one setting, are usually drawing your attention to particular qualities or moods which have relevance to the content of the dream. The country where your dream is set may also have significance. See also FOREIGN COUNTRIES.
Bear in mind, too, that the light, the weather and other features of your dream landscape all contribute to the setting and are all saying something about your mood or the feelings the dream inspires. Light is a common symbol of consciousness, so a sunny landscape will indicate clarity and awareness and a bright and sunny place will suggest fun and liveliness. Dark places in general represent the unconscious, although landscapes that become dark or dreary during the course of the dream may also refer to your subjective view of the world; for example, a dark shadowy murky scene signifies feelings of depression. A place that becomes lighter and brighter during your dream suggests possibilities and potentials, whilst the dim illumination of moonlight is a common symbol of intuition.
The nature of the weather in your dream will also express how you are feeling. Bad weather may foretell of troubles lying ahead, rain falling may indicate a release of tension, whilst the appearance of a rainbow across the landscape might suggest your troubles have found some sort of resolution. A beautiful place in a dream may be encouraging you to use your creative imagination in waking life, a sheltered place might be offering peace and security, unknown places could be revealing aspects of yourself of which you may be unsure and wide open spaces offer you a taste of freedom from confinement, whether emotional or physical.
The structure of the landscape also reflects your feelings about the content of your dream. A landscape that is hard to travel over or live in says much about the emotional or practical obstacles in your waking life. Your dream may have created a symbolic scenario to show you the things that are preventing you from being happy and fulfilled.
What you see lying ahead of you in a dream, such as a mountain or a flight of stairs, is significant as it represents the challenges you have yet to face. Obstacles in dream landscapes may express your everyday concerns. For example, you may find it impossible to cross a busy street in your dream; the street may well be a symbol of an impending exam.
If some aspect of your dream landscape did not seem right or was out of proportion, perhaps you are not seeing things straight in waking life. In your dream, look out for other symbols that suggest some aspect of your waking life is out of proportion; if your dream has a surreal or supernatural elements, refer to the chapter on SURREALISM AND FANTASY.... The Element Encyclopedia
2. Fear of being overwhelmed by change. ... New American Dream Dictionary
The landslide in your dream may also represent the anxieties, worries, and responsibilities you carry in life.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
The dream is warning him to be prepared. Other symbols in the dream may reveal exactly what the events will entail, and what he should do about it.
If the landslide has already taken place and the rocks are lying in the middle of the road, then the dreamer faces obstacles ahead that will need to be removed before he or she can move on and accomplish whatever it is that needs to be done.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
The computer is saying “put the pieces together to understand the overall meaning.” Also, if you use a computer a lot during your waking life for work or play, your dream could be telling you to get outside more and take a break from the screen.
If you dream of someone hacking into your computer, there is a sense that your privacy is being invaded. You may be overwhelmed and have the feeling that you are at the mercy of another. Also see “Computer Game”, “Computer Virus” and “Computer Mouse.”... My Dream Interpretation
A computer represents highly sophisticated levels of mental organization, thought, and memory.
A computer is a symbolic representation of the brain itself.
(See Computer.)... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
To actually drive on one you will be taking a trip shortly for pleasure.
For the younger set it means they have many ambitions and noble aspirations as it stretches toward their chosen goals.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
To actually drive on one you will be taking a trip shortly for pleasure.
For the younger set it means they have many ambitions and noble aspirations as it stretches toward their chosen goals.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
For instance, the intellect and feelings - or perhaps the practical and intuitive sides may need to be united. Often a marriage or wedding can be precognitive in that one may subconsciously be aware of a relationship between two people, but it has not yet registered on the conscious level. So, to be attending a wedding may indicate that one is aware of such a relationship.
To be dreaming of wearing a wedding dress is to be trying to sort out one’s feelings and hopes about relationships and weddings.
To be dressing someone else in a wedding dress can indicate one’s feelings of inferiority ‘always the bridesmaid, never the bride’.
2- Bccause the human being is always looking for someone to complement him- or herself, to dream of a wedding can give some indication of the type of person we are looking for as a partner. We may, for instance, dream that we are marrying a childhood friend - in which case we are looking for somebody who has the same qualities as that person. We may dream we are marrying a famous figure and again the qualities of that particular person will be important.
3- Spiritually there is a proccss of integration which needs to come about. Firstly the masculine and feminine sides of our personality need to unite, then the physical and spiritual sides need to harmonise. This is usually known as a Mystic Union.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Folklore: Separation.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Example: ‘1 am at the wedding of my best friend.
The groom doesn’t turn up and she decides to marry the first person who comes along. I wonder whether this is a good thing to do’ (Mary T).
Dreaming of wedding if single: Mary could equally as well have dreamt she was the bride, but being in her 30s and unmarned it is easier for her to consider or experiment with the idea of marriage using the image of her friend. Should she marry whoever offers? When single one often dreams of marnage as a way of clarifying. What would it be like? Could one succeed in it? Is the present panner OK? How will one achieve it?
Example: ‘When I was engaged to my present husband I dreamt we were married and I looked down at my wedding ring. It was twisted and bent. In fact I now see it as a warning because we have not made a good marriage’ (SW). ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The best measure of success and progress is to consider if you are doing your best. See Critic and Jealousy.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Depth Psychology: Mercury is a symbol of your fate that is forever in flux. Are you as restless as a drop of mercury? Is your life hectic and people around you irritable? Try to do something about it— mercury is a poison!... Dreamers Dictionary
If you came across an oyster in your dream, was the shell open or closed? If the oyster shell was shut, it may be hinting that your unconscious contains a pearl of wisdom. Oysters are also traditionally thought to be aphrodisiacs, so is it time to reinvigorate your love life? If the oyster shell was empty, could your unconscious have been indicating events that have passed you by, or do you think the world is no longer your oyster? If a mussel features in your dream, this may suggest that you are afraid to reveal your soft, pulpy and vulnerable interior and are in a state of hiding. Another interpretation is that you are worried about your state of dependence, having attached yourself to someone or something because you believe that you cannot make it on your own. Consider also the homonym for mussel. Should a clam or clams appear in your dream are you closing up, withdrawing, withholding, avoiding, being reticent or clamming up in some way in waking life? Perhaps you are keeping a secret. Alternatively, it could be that something in your life feels sticky or uncomfortably close, as in clammy. On the other hand it may also imply happiness, euphoria, and that you are as happy as a clam.
If a freshwater or land-based snail featured in your dream, do you wish to creep into your shell or, as snails move slowly, is a project taking longer than you thought in waking life? Other interpretations for snail include: lacking in vitality or enthusiasm, needing to slow down or speed up, being ready to protect or defend yourself, and feeling at home wherever you go.
If slugs feature in your dream, this can suggest any of the following: that you are lacking in energy or vitality, functioning below par, being unenthusiastic or making slow but steady progress. They could also suggest a devious, unmannered or deceitful person, a slug or slime ball, that you are feeling vulnerable, or that you or someone else is being spineless and is acting in a cowardly manner.
Octopuses have numerous tentacles that operate independently, so could your unconscious have been commenting on your multitasking ability? As a sea creature, the octopus carries the energy of emotion and the many ways to hold or connect. In their positive form, these creatures reflect emotional depth and the ability to direct your energy in many directions without losing your center. A dream octopus may therefore suggest successful business deals or any other project involving much multitasking. It may also be associated with a person or situation that has many ways of holding or affecting you, such as a mother or a debt.
If a squid squirted a cloud of black ink in your face in your dream, could this be indicating that emotional conflicts are being obscured rather than confronted?... The Element Encyclopedia
The same dream could perhaps mean wilaayah if the beholder of such a dream is worthy of it. Wilaayah could be interpreted as the office of sainthood, dominion, soeverignity, jurisdiction and the like.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
1- In dreams, all symbols of nourishment are associated with basic needs. Firstly, we require warmth and comfort; secondly, shelter and sustenance. Initially we experience this as coming from mother. Any dream in which we become aware of our needs then links with our relationship with mother.
If our need for nourishment and nurturing is not met we experience rejection and hurt. In dreams the two become interchangeable.
2- All symbols of containment (the vessel, cup, cauldron, bowl etc.) arc symbols of nurturing and femininity. Food-producing animals are also associated with the nourishing aspects of the mother and therefore of Mother Earth.
3- The suggestions of nourishing the soul and conferring immortality all belong to the nurturing of the Mother Goddess.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If our need for nourishment and nurturing is not met we experience rejection and hurt. In dreams these things become interchangeable.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
For a woman, nurturing is perhaps more physical in feeling, whereas for a man, his focus will be on growth to maturity.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
2. The dreamer is trying to control someone. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If the dream make you happy, it implies that you may be involved in many different activities or adventures.
If there is a negative emotional reaction to the dream, it suggests that unhealthy attachments and entanglements are present in daily life. See also: Animals... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The octopus can also symbolise any unconscious fear which may drag us into its realm of irrational terror. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
2- Creatures that are unusual and are not familiar to us appear in dreams to alert us to certain qualities within ourselves.
The octopus is capable of moving in anv direction and it is this svmbolism we need to be aware of.
3- An octopus can represent the unrestricted movement of the Spirit.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Being entangled by a very possessive personality.
Many hands make light work. Have you sought out assistance from those you know are capable of helping you right now?
An alternative figure for the number eight, a wheel, and a circle.
Inconsistency of words or actions, especially when you feel pressured.
The octopus, like the chameleon, changes color under stress.
Deceiving others through appearance. Both Pliny and Aristotle hypothesized that the octopus changed its colors to fool its prey.
Creativity gone awry. In oceanic cultures, the octopus holds a place in creation myths, but often those that don’t come out quite right.... The Language of Dreams
An octopus, with its eight legs and tentacles, may be revealing the psychic hold one may have over another that may hold you back Psychic connections to family or loved ones may be debilitating unconscious agreements that imprison you much like being in the arms of an octopus.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
The Octopus can also symbolize that you have been needy, clingy, desperate, and forgetting the truth, that all that you need is within you. See Eight.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The octopus brings powerful medicine in the experience of exploring the depths of your hidden nature when it appears in a dream.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If the dreamer is leaving home or a job in real life, this dream symbol may indicate the dreamer is clinging to a family member (e.g., the person’s mother or spouse) or to the employer or fellow employees.
If the dream has a positive emotional tone, it may show someone involved in many different things.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
An offering in a dream also represents one’s good deeds, although it also could mean trouble, adversities, enmity, dispute, fight, argument with one’s family, an invasion, or profits from hunting.
(Also see Immolation; Sacrifice)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you willingly sacrifice something: you will be rewarded for a selfless act.
Depth Psychology: You have either sacrificed some essential part of yourself to one thing or another or you are a perpetrator who is recklessly sacrificing the needs of others to your own advantage and goals. Frequent dreams of being a victim raises a question: have you chosen to be a victim, unforgiving of the “injustices” done to you? Psychology believes that victim and perpetrator are mutually dependent upon each other—one cannot do without the other. See Martyr.... Dreamers Dictionary
To see the offspring of domestic animals, denotes increase in prosperity.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A cenain theme may have begun in childhood and continued throughout our life—either without change, or as a gradually changing series of dreams. It might be that the feature which recurs is a setting, perhaps a house we visit again and again, but the details differ. Sometimes a senes of such dreams begin after or dunng a particular event or phase of our life, such as puberty or marriage.
Example: ‘This dream has recurred over 30 years. There is a railway station, remote in a rural area, a central waiting room with platform going round all sides. On the platform mill hundreds of people, all men I think. They are all ragged, thin, dirty and unshaven. I know I am among them. I looked up at the mountainside and there is a guard watching us. He is cruel looking, oriental, in green fatigues. On his peaked cap is a red star. He carries a machine gun. Then I looked at the men around me and I realise they are all me. Each one has my face. I am looking at myself. Then I feel fear and terror (Anon.).
The theme of the dream can incorporate anxious emotions, such as the above example, or any aspect of experience. One woman, an epileptic, reports a dream which is the same in every detail and occurs every night. In general such dreams recur because there are ways the dreamer habitually responds to their internal or external world. Because their attitude or response is unchanging, the dream which reflects it remains the same.
It is noticeable in those who explore their dreams using such techniques as described under dream processing that recurring themes disappear or change because the attitudes or habitual anxieties which gave rise to them have been met or transformed.
A recurring environment in a dream where the other factors change is not the same. We use the same words over and over in speech, yet each sentence may be different.
The environment or character represents a particular aspect of oneself, but the different events which surround it show it in the changing process of our psychological growth. Where there is no such change, as in the examples above, it suggests an area of our mental emotional self is stuck in a habitual feeling state or response.
Some recurring dreams can be ‘stopped’ by simply receiving information about them. One woman dreamt the same dream from childhood. She was walking past railings in the town she lived in as a child. She always woke in dread and perspiration from this dream. At 40 she told her sister about it.
The response was ‘Oh, that’s simple. Don’t you remember that when you were about four we were walking past those railings and we were set on by a bunch of boys. Then I said to them, ‘Don’t hurt us, our mother’s dead!” They left us alone, but you should have seen the look on your face.’ After realising the dread was connected with the loss of her mother, the dream never recurred. Another woman who repeatedly dreamt of being in a tight and frightening place, found the dream never returned after she had connected it to being in the womb.
Recurring dreams, such as that of the railings, suggest that pan of the process underlying dreams is a self regulatory (homocostatic) one.
The dream process tries to present troublesome emotions or situations to the conscious mind of the dreamer to resolve the trauma or difficulty underlying the dream.
An obvious example of this is seen in the recurring nightmare of a young woman who felt a piece of cloth touch her face, and repeatedly woke her family with her screams. Her brother, tiring of this, one night woke her from her screams and made her talk about her feelings. His persistence gradually revealed that she associated the cloth with the burial shroud of her grandmother. This brought to the surface grief and feelings about death she had never allowed herself to feel before.
The nightmare never returned. See nightmares; dream processing. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
• If a dream continues to repeat itself, it is worth exploring it’s meaning as it needs your conscious understanding and action in order to resolve something in your emotional make-up.
• Recurring dreams can be a trauma relieving response to the original event that triggered them.... The Premier in Dream Dictionary
Women tend to report recurring dreams more than men. For example, the thing young children fear the most is abandonment, as without the love and protection of their parents or carers they would die. Later, as they begin to crawl, then walk, then run, they fear bodily harm. Some dream analysts believe that these two issues—fear of bodily harm and abandonment—recur again and again in a person’s life. A forty-year-old woman who discovers her husband has had an affair may, for example, dream of an earthquake and her inability to find a place of safety. This relates to fears of being abandoned.
Recurring nightmare dreams may be an indication that the dreaming mind is trying to present troublesome emotions or situations to a conscious mind that is somehow stuck in a habitual feeling state or response. The dream is encouraging the dreamer to find ways of resolving the trauma or difficulty underlying the dream.... The Element Encyclopedia
If a particular landscape or setting of a dream reoccurs, it tends to illustrate the way something affects you or how it makes you feel.... The Element Encyclopedia
There are many different reasons why dreams may be forgotten.
The most obvious is that we do not give enough attention to our dreaming process. When people become intrigued by what they might be dreaming, and develop a motivation to remember, they frequently start recalling several dreams a week. From this standpoint, the reason why some people have always remembered might be that they have always been either intrigued or anxious about their nightly dramas.
The way we rise in the morning has an effect upon this type of memory.
If our attention is immediately turned outwards on waking, there is little hope of recalling a dream unless it has great power, as might a nightmare. Spending a few moments leaving our mind open to memory aids recall. Any visual, or even muscular activity, will fill consciousness with new and powerful impressions which might obliterate the subtler impressions of dreaming. Rorschach suggested not opening the eyes, and remaining physically still. Tests also showed that passage of time, even a few minutes, between dreaming and attempting to remember causes many dreams to fragment and be lost. So any attempts to remember need one to record the dream quickly, by speaking it to one’s bedmate, using a tape recorder by one’s bed, or writing it down.
Some dreams have rather misty or fragmentary imagery and theme, while others are clear, concise and dynamic. These latter are more easily remembered. There may be times when we sleep with longer periods of wakefulness, perhaps due to feeling cold, or uncomfonable in a strange bed, which cause us to remember as we are nearer consciousness. Because dreams occur in cycles during the night, if something wakes us during a dream cycle the memory is easier, if only because less time has elapsed since occurrence. So another method of captunng a dream is to have one’s alarm gently sound prior to the time one usually wakes.
The last hour or so of sleep includes a long period of dreaming, so waking in this period with intent to remember can often capture the quarry.
Thereare also psychological reasons for forgetfulness. Dreams often deal with past areas of experience which we do not wish to remember, or would rather not be aware of.
If we find it difficult to feel emotions, or feel uncomfonable with them, it is highly likely we repress dream memory, as dreams have a base of high feelings. Experiments have shown that during dreaming our heartbeat, body movements and breathing frequently reflect intensified emotions. Also, research into what areas of the brain produce dreaming suggest that dreams may be from the ‘visceral brain’, which is largely non verbal.
If temperamentally we find feeling qualities a foreign language, connecting with a dream would need to be a learnt skill. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
According to some beliefs, mending clothing that you wear in dreams foretells bad luck.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A broken ring, foretells quarrels and unhappiness in the married state, and separation to lovers.
For a young woman to receive a ring, denotes that worries over her lover’s conduct will cease, as he will devote himself to her pleasures and future interest.
To see others with rings, denotes increasing prosperity and many new friends. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Wealth and security (a diamond ring).
3. To keep one’s word or promise.
4. Harmony, balance; completion (circular shape).
5. Joyous announcement is to come (as in “ring a bell”). ... New American Dream Dictionary
If one’s wife is pregnant, and ifhe sees himself wearing a golden ring in a dream, it means that she will give birth to a son.
The king’s ring in a dream represents his kingdom. Cutting off a tight ring with a pair of pliers in a dream means the end to one’s authority. Any incrustations on one’s ring in a dream represent his goals. Ifthe gemstone of one’s ring falls in a dream, it may mean the death of his child, or the loss of his business.
A broken ring in a dream means divorce. Wearing a ring made of iron in a dream means that one will receive benefits though with great strain on him. Wearing a golden ring carrying a precious stone in a dream means that such benefits will come with ease.
If it is a plain ring or a band with no stone, it means engaging in a strenuous project and getting nothing out of it. Rings made of ivory or from an animal’s horn in a dream represent glad tidings for a woman. Seeing someone in authority stamping a document with his ring as a seal in a dream means that one will receive an important political appointment. Ifone who is accustomed to wearing a silver ring sees himself offering it as a gift to whoever he wishes in a dream, it means that he will preside over an honorable post. Wearing the governor’s ring in a dream means an appointment as a dignitary, or inheriting such a rank from one’s father. Ifone’s father does not hold such a position, then it means the opposite of one’s wishes. Finding a lost ring in a dream means earning money from a foreign land, or having a new born son, or it could mean a marriage to a righteous woman.
If the stone of one’s ring seems unstable in the dream, it means that one will be fired form his job. Removing one’s ring in a dream means that one maybe removed from his job.
If a woman sees herself removing her wedding ring in a dream, it means the death of either her husband or of a close relative.
A ring in a dream also connotes a band, an encumbrance. or a shackle.
If one’s ring disappears and only the stone remains in the dream, it means that once the responsibilities are gone, good memories of the person will remain.
A man wearing a golden ring in a dream represents innovation, and the results will bring about afflictions, betrayal, or a revolt. Wearing a tight ring in the dream means that one will be let off from a vicious woman, or that he will be spared from a wicked duty.
A borrowed wedding ring in a dream represents an ownership that will not last.
If one buys an engraved ring in a dream, it means that he will own something he never owned before, such as a house, a vehicle, or perhaps he may get married, or bear a child.
If one sees rings being sold in the open market in a dream, it means that the estates of the high society are for sale or it could represent foreclosure.
If one sees the skies raining rings in a dream, it means that he will conceive a child during that year.lfhe is unwed, it means that he will marry a rich and a virgin young woman during that same year.
If they are gold rings in the dream, it means that such a woman has lost her wealth.
If one places a ring in his little finger then removes it to place it on his ring finger, then removes it again to place it on his middle finger in the dream, it means that he solicits customers for a prostituteoIfone notices his ring sometime in his little finger, then in his middle finger, then in his ring finger without his doing in the dream, it means that his wife will betray him with another man. Ifhe sells his ring for pennies or a handful of sesame, or for little flour in a dream, it means that he will separate from his wife, though they will have respect for one another, or it could mean that he will offer her a good financial arrangement. Receiving a ring that is inlaid with a precious stone from one’s son in a dream represents the good character and qualities of such a son.
A stone which is made from worthless glass beads in the dream denotes a weak authority.
A ring that is inlaid with a green sapphire in the dream means begetting an intelligent son who will become a great man of knowledge.
A wooden ring in a dream represents a hypocritical woman.
If a woman is offered a ring in a dream, it means that she will get married, and for a married woman, it means that she will give birth to a son. Ifthe ring in one’s dream is interpreted to mean money or clothing, then it represents one’s status and high esteem his field. Receiving a ring as a gift in a dream also means happy news, or a marriage to a beautiful woman. Seeingan atheist who publicly brags about his actions and thoughts wearing a ring and turning its stone toward the palm of his hand in a dream, it means that he engages in sodomy. Ifa believer turns his ring inside during prayers in a dream, then it represents his modesty. Wearing a ring that carries two gemstones, one to the outside and the other to the inside in a dream means that one may chair two important appointments, material and a spiritual ones, or inner and outer ones. Wearing a ring with a carnelian-red stone in a dream means an end to one’s poverty.
If a pious person, a religious person or an ascetic receives a silver ring from God Almighty in a dream, it means his salvation on the Day of Judgment.
If he receives a silver ring from God’s Messenger (uwbp) in a dream, it represents a gift of a greater knowledge.
If it is gold, iron, or copper, then it has negative consequences, because iron rings represent the chains ofthe dwellers of hell-fire. Somehow, to wear a simple band in one’s dream is better than wearing a heavy ring. Heavy rings in a dream also may connote an assassination or deceit. On the other hand, large rings in a dream also can be interpreted to mean something great, or something which entails sizable benefits. Lead rings in a dream mean weak authority.
If one sends his ring to some people who returns it to him in the dream, it means that he is asking to betroth someone from such a family, but his request will be declined.
If one sees his ring being forcefully pulled out from his finger in a dream, it means that he will lose his rank or whatever the ring represents to him. Ifone loses his ring in a dream, it means that he will experience something he hates to see it happening to him.
(Also see Games; Solomon’s ring)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The ring can been seen from a larger point of view as a circle, which is a symbol of completion and wholeness.
If the ring is a noise, it can be interpreted as an attention- seeking message. Consider those things that you have been ignoring or unwilling to look at and examine the details of your dream. Some people believe that a type of pleasant ringing may be a “joyful” noise and that it is the sound of God. In that case this dream is a real blessing!... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
To dream that some one draws a ring on the dreamer’s finger denotes marriage (Raphael). In all times the ring has been held as an amulet of affection and of home, its suggestion in a dream is therefore obvi&us.... The Fabric of Dream
A symbol for commitment or a bond.
A symbol of wholeness that may also point to vanity.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- A ring appearing in a dream usually signifies a relationship of some sort.
A wedding ring suggests a union and a promise.
A ring belonging to the family would represent old traditions and values.
An engagement ring suggests a more tentative promise of devotion.
An eternity ring would be a long-term promise.
A signet ring would indicate setting the seal on something.
A bull ring suggests an element of crueltv.
2- We all need some kind of continuity in our lives, something which gives a sense of long-term comfort.
A ring holds this symbolism because it is never-ending and is self-perpetuating.
3- Like the circle, the ring signifies eternity and divinity.
The Whole.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A wedding ring suggests commitment and a bond in marriage. Proudly wearing a canary diamond ring may mention that a woman possesses extremely rare and valuable talents.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream of a broken ring, predicts quarrels, sickness and other unhappiness.... The Complete Dream Book
Vision: In a woman’s dream, a ring on a finger or slipping a ring on a finger is a sign that she can’t let go of an old relationship. Dreaming about a ring that won’t come off: letting go of a relationship is even more difficult than you had anticipated. Finding a ring: things in your love relationship are going well.
A broken ring: a separation is unavoidable. Losing a ring: your lover or spouse is unfaithful or you are temporarily separated. Seeing two rings: either a budding love relationship or marriage. Pulling a ring off your finger: your affair will have nasty consequences.
Depth Psychology: The ring represents the relationship you have with the person who gave you the ring or to whom you gave the ring. See Circle.... Dreamers Dictionary
A ring holds this symbolism because it is never-ending and is self-perpetuating.
To be ringing someone in a dream suggests we are trying to make contact with something important.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A wedding ring suggests a union and a promise.
A ring belonging to the family would represent old traditions and values.
An engagement ring suggests a more tentative promise of devotion.
An eternity ring would be a long-term promise.
A signet ring would indicate setting the seal on something.
A bullring suggests an element of cruelty.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A broken ring, separation from a loved one.
To give a ring, a newly found interest.
The ring betokens love and friendship; to the young, marriage.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
To receive a wedding ring in a dream may speak of your relationship with the Lord.
It is a picture that He desires to draw you into a more intimate relationship with Him.
• If you dream of your actual wedding ring, it could speak of your marriage at the moment.
• If you dream of a wedding ring from a previous marriage, it could speak of your old marriage.
• If you dream of a ring you received as a child, it could speak of memories or circumstances that are being stirred up again in you from that era.
Negative: If you dream that you lose your wedding ring, it could be an indication that something is wrong either with your relationship with the Lord or with your current spouse.
• Visions • Positive: In Scriptures the ring is a picture of a covenant, authority and favor.
The Signet Ring • In the time of Esther, the King gave her his signet ring to send out a decree that could not be overruled.
• Esther 8:2 And the king took off his ring, which he had taken from Haman, and gave it to Mordecai. And Esther set Mordecai over the house of Haman.
• If you have a vision of receiving a ring, then the Lord is saying that He is giving you some of His authority, and for you to use it in the earth.
• It is one thing to receive authority and another to walk in it. Perhaps you have not been standing in the authority that He has given you as a believer.
• A vision of a ring is a go-ahead from the Lord to rise up and use His Word to speak things into the earth.
• If you are in ministry, then this authority relates to ministry.
The Lord is telling you to set His people free, using the anointing and authority that He has given to you.
• Ring for Decoration • Receiving a ring is also a picture of favor.
The Lord is confirming that you are special to Him and that you have found favor in His eyes.
• Luke 15:22 But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put [it] on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on [his] feet: • Wedding Ring • A wedding ring is a symbol of a blood covenant. In a dream it speaks of your relationship with the Lord Jesus.
• In a prophetic dream or vision it speaks of a relationship that someone is in. Negative: A ring is negative is if it is tarnished or you see it being hidden or stolen. This would indicate that you have given up the authority that God has given you.
• It could also mean that the enemy has deceived you into thinking that you have no authority. In either case, it is time to rise up!
Jewelry, Bride, Bridegroom, Wedding.... The Way of Dreams and Visions
See also Jewelry, Colors, Gold, Silver, Platinum, etc., or under Circle.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(2) It may be a symbol of being committed (to a relationship). Not wearing a ring may symbolize not wanting to be restricted to one person.
(3) A ring may symbolize eternity; or completeness, wholeness; your true self.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
The condition of the omen varies whether you receive or lose the ring. In the first case, the omens are good. In the latter, you will face some challenges. When you find the ring by chance, it means that you will soon have a new friend or a new lover. Finally, certain traditions assert that dreaming that you receive a ring means the breaking of promise.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If a ring is lost, stolen, or broken in some way, consider the ways in which your steadfastness is in question.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
A ring can also represent the completion and wholeness that the dreamer is experiencing within themselves. In the case of a ringing sound, it may indicate that the dreamer needs to shift his or her attention to some issue or situation in their waking life. (See also Jewels / Jewelry, Necklace).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
A nch, expensive ring means you will be robust, with excellent health.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
2. Sexual availability.
3. Success in social affairs and activities. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. Sexual availability.
3. Success in usually social affairs and activities. ... New American Dream Dictionary
A ringdove in a dream also represents a beautiful and an energetic woman who likes to show off.
(Also see Pigeon; Turtledove)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(good)... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik
An alternative circle emblem denoting eternity, repeated cycles, or longevity.
Binding relationships. In written history, wedding rings were exchanged as early as ancient Rome, and probablv before.
If depicted as a nose ring, this relationship may be very manipulative.
A symbol of authority or belonging.
For example, high school rings indicate your place among that group, whereas a bishop’s ring denotes a position of leadership.
A brass ring speaks of goals and hopes (e.g., “reaching for the brass ring”). Consider where this ring appears in your dream to see how close you are to obtaining those desires.
An acrobat on a set of rings reveals someone who has an excellent grip on a difficult situation in which thev’re in the spotlight.
A ring appearing around the collar of a shirt either indicates that you are paying too much attention to superficial, or that you need to clean up your act (probably the way you talk considering where a collar lies).... The Language of Dreams
It is a fortunate sign if someone makes you a present of a Ring.... Mystic Dream Book
2. An annoyance has turned into a profound irritation or “gotten under the skin,” possibly from a friend with hostility. ... New American Dream Dictionary
To see them on others, beggars and appeals for charity will beset you.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
(Also see Shout; Sound ofanimals)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If the scenery is dark and cloudy: conflicts with the world around you. What else do you see— Meadows, Mountains, \ alley, Water?... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream that one of your senses is heightened (extra strong), you will triumph in a difficult situation.... My Dream Interpretation
If you dreamed of someone else sharing with you, you will be lucky in money and love. This dream also symbolizes a job well done, and that you are held in high esteem by people around you.... My Dream Interpretation
To find silver money, is indicative of shortcomings in others. Hasty conclusions are too frequently drawn by yourself for your own peace of mind.
To dream of silverware, denotes worries and unsatisfied desires.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. How the moon, in particular, ﬁgures in romantic events. ... New American Dream Dictionary
A silver coin in a dream represents a beautiful woman. Extracting silver in a dream means taking advantage of a woman. Ifone finds abundance of silver in his dream, it means that he will uncover a treasure. Melting silver in a dream means having an argument with one’s wife that will become the talk of the town. Receiving silverware or silver cups as a gift in a dream means being entrusted with money or personal items for safe keeping.
The same interpretation goes for receiving a silver mirror in a dream as long as one does not look into it. Once he looks into the mirror in his dream, it means adversities, defamation, and loss of respect, for only harm could come from looking into a silver mirror in a dream. Silverware, silver cups or silver pitchers, as well as the golden ones in a dream also may represent good deeds that lead to paradise, or they could mean good business and prosperity.
To see expensive silver items mixed with trivial imitations in a dream meansinnovation and suspicious behavior. Silver ornaments in a dream mean forcing one’s way, or obliging a jealous person to revert the course of his actions. Buying something with silver coins ofunknown origin, or placingthem inside a silver bowl in a dream means hidingsomethingsuspicious, or receiving something as a trust that one should keep with honesty, then return it to its rightful owner when asked to do so.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
2- Silver on a more psychological level has been taken to represent the qualities of the moon. This is in the sense that something or someone is available, but is at the same time somewhat remote.
3- Spiritually, silver is said to represent the feminine aspect, gold being the masculine.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The Rom say that to dream of silverware on a dining table means you will receive unwelcome visitors in your home.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Depending on what is seen as silver, this may be an alternative type of coin or money dream.
An emblem of the feminine, lunar, intuitive nature.
Something within vourself that you treasure. See what shape the silver takes for more interpretive value.
For example, seeing a silver heart may reveal that you consider a loving nature very 7 valuable, and an essential part of your being.
Tarnished silver shows disuse or poor upkeep. What is it that’s being neglected?... The Language of Dreams
For instance, a silver platter represents receiving the wealth and abundance of the goddess presented through her grace.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To see silver eaten signifies great advantage.
To eat silver signifies wrath and anger.... The Complete Dream Book
Depth Psychology: Silver, ruled by the moon and the sign of Cancer, is a symbol of your soul and your feminine, emotional side. See... Dreamers Dictionary
If the coins are of large value, you may escape if you are careful, but Sixpences and Threepenny-bits are a bad omen.... Mystic Dream Book
The moon and silver both represent a quality of attraction and self-sufficiency at the same time.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
(2) Silver has associations w ith the m(X)n, and mav therefore svmbolize the feminine; intuition; or the unconscious.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Silver is not considered a very lucky metal.
If you find it in your purse in a dream, it augurs economic losses.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If it was polished silver and you can see your reflection, the dream may be inviting you to take a step back and reflect on your progress.
If the dream features shimmering silver, your unconscious may have been highlighting subtle, feminine characteristics associated with silver and the moon, such as intuition.
Silver may also indicate old, but precious memories, and occasionally sadness. Keywords: justice, purity, reflection, intuition and protective energy.... The Element Encyclopedia
At times jewels, if mined and their quantity is not known, mean fortunes from which a person will derive much benefit.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The meaning attached to silverware must combine the primal instinct to eat for survival with the restraint of social acceptance and grace. Parents struggle to get their children to use silverware for both these reasons, so that they will be able to feed themselves and simultaneously fit in with society.
The more sophisticated the circle one travels in, the more silverware there is to contend with. This illuminates the symbolic association of silverware to civilization and cultural hierarchy. Using silverware in a dream connects to your sense of propriety and conformity.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If you slander any one, you will feel the loss of friends through selfishness.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
May Allah safeguard us against all calamities, hardships and suspicion . Ameen.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The suffocation is either do to internal forces or an external situation.
The dreamer may experience great difficulties when it comes to free self expression. They may have difficulties in expressing their fear, anger, love, or any other powerful emotion and are literally choking on them in their dream. Choking in your dream suggests that you are having problems in communicating your thoughts, needs, and feelings. Additionally, smothering may imply that the dreamer can not accept certain situations in their life and is feeling suffocated by a current problem.
To interpret this dream accurately consider all of the details in it, think about your daily life and those things that cause you great stress and restrict your freedom. Finally, try to connect your dream with your daily life experiences and unlock the symbolism that the dream holds for you.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The dreamer may have gotten out from under a burdening situation or relationship.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
If the party is bad, then it indicates you are unsure of your social skills.... My Dream Interpretation
If someone invokes spirits for a living, then wearing Solomon’s ring in a dream will make him rich. Seeingor finding Solomon’s ring in a dream also means renewing one’s term of leadership, or a manifestation of a great confounding wonder that will bewilder everyone.
(Also see Ring; Solomon)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Arachnophobia is an instinctive effect for humans since ancient times, the time when poisonous spiders were common. Such a dream merely reviews that fear to express that there are things in real life that cause sadness. Other ancient superstitions, however, consider that dreaming of spiders is a positive omen.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If one sees a spiritual gathering where God’s Name is glorified, the holy Qur’an is read and wisdom is spoken in his dream, it means that such a place will be established as a spiritual center or as a mosque. Such a place will also become a center where spiritual leaders and governors will gather and speak.
If love songs of light nature are played during such a gathering in a dream, it means that falsehood will overtake such a place. Ifone sees himselfsitting in the center stage, in the middle oflearned people and religious scholars in a dream, it means that he will receive a greater knowledge and honor in his life.
A gathering that involves a court case, or a marriage in a dream represents an unknown adversity that will safely pass. Admonishing people in a public gathering in a dream means that one’s command will be obeyed. Sitting in the center stage in a spiritual gathering in a dream represents one’s station or rank, or it could represent one’s wife, child, property, or personal secretary. Anything that happens to such a gathering in the dream may reflect on any of them.
(Also see Fellowship; Gathering; Mosque)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To see spring appearing unnaturally, is a foreboding of disquiet and losses.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. If a water spring, one should draw on inner resources to help deal with a current crisis. ... New American Dream Dictionary
(Also see Fountainhead)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A spring of water suggests fresh energy, whereas a bed spring or other type of coil would indicate latent power for movement.
2- To walk with a spring in one’s step is to be looking forward to something.
The saying ‘spring forward, fall back’ is also applicable in psychological terms, since effort is required to progress.
3- Spiritually a spring is a symbol of progression, particularly insofar as emotion is concerned. We can now afford to make a new beginning.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To walk with a spring in one’s step is to be looking forward to something.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A spring of water suggests fresh energy, whereas a bedspring or other type of coil would indicate latent power for movement.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Dreaming that spring is close is a sign of lucky business and happy companies. However, dreaming that spring occurs unnaturally presages concerns and losses.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Vision: In a woman’s dream, the spring is a symbol of virtue and purity. Either the dream is an expression of fear of losing your virginity; or you feel guilty (are there several lovers in your life?) because you lost it. Looking at a spring: direct your ideas into the proper channels and the waters will refresh and rejuvenate you. Drinking from a spring: you will reach old age in good health. Taking water from a muddy spring: you will have to deal with dishonest people. Drinking from a clear spring: the successful completion of a project.
Depth Psychology: The spring is a symbol of your striving for emotional clarity. See Brook, River, Water.... Dreamers Dictionary
Otherwise, see Water or Well... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
If the water is dirty it symbolizes deceit. Springs may also symbolize the blessing of the Lord, Deut. 8:7 ... Christian Dream Symbols
A man dreaming about spring, when he is either in or has come through a mid-life crisis, means he is looking in vain for something very specific.
Depth Psychology: Often dreams about spring express sexual feelings and desires. On a spiritual level it means your positive qualities are breaking through. Everything right now is blessed with success; the outlook is good.... Dreamers Dictionary
2. Feeling that someone is observing one too closely.
3. Someone who is staring is attracted to the person being stared at.
4. Someone is angry at the dreamer. ... New American Dream Dictionary
To dream that someone is staring at you, suggests that you are hoping someone would look your way more often. It may also represent anxiety or pride.... My Dream Interpretation
If the wheel is in the back seat it symbolizes someone who wants control over another person’s life ... Christian Dream Symbols
Depth Psychology: Your personality is determining the direction of your life’s journey.
The steering wheel stands for your will power.
If the helmsman you see is a teacher or clergyman: you are pursuing intellectual and spiritual goals; if it is a businessman, your interests are mainly monetary.
If an artist is holding the steering wheel: you want to be creative in your search for self- determination.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream that you drive through a stop sign without stopping means that you do not consider the consequences of your actions. Watch those reckless habits!... My Dream Interpretation
If the stoplight is green, then it indicates that you have been given a seal of approval to follow whatever path you have chosen or whatever decision you have made.
If the stoplight is flashing all different colors, you are feeling much confusion over which direction you should proceed to achieve your interests.... My Dream Interpretation
2- In a psychological sense, string like rope can be seen as a link between two objects (See Rope).
3- Spiritually, anything that binds suggests a direct relationship with one’s inner self, as in the Silver Cord.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Depth Psychology: A string could be a symbol of the “guidelines” that are giving direction to your life.
A string wrapped around a package: success in a certain project.
If the string is cut: the project will fail. See Thread.... Dreamers Dictionary
The plot is unraveling, and you may be tying up lose ends, and/or mending what has been torn apart. Perhaps you feel like you are being controlled or manipulated, like a puppet on a string. Consider the feeling tone of this dream to understand its meaning for you. See Rope, Bait or Sew.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you dream of tying a string, it means you have forgotten to do something.... My Dream Interpretation
See also under Cord, Rope, Knot, etc.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
See also Vegetable(s).... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
If a bachelor sees string instruments in his dream, it may mean that he will get married.
If a wife sees herself playing a string instrument in her dream, it means that she will put a child in her lap. Ifone sees himself playing a string instrument in front of the governor’s house in a dream, it means that he will preside over people should he qualify. Otherwise, it could mean that he will piece together or fabricate a story. Seeing a lute or a guitar in a dream denotes no harm if one sees them or intends to hold them, except if one hears their music. Playing or hearing a string instrument in a dream represents lies. Playing them in one’s house in a dream represent a calamity that will befall that family.
It is also said that playing such an instrument in a dream also means winningfame and presiding over others, though it could also denote distress for the player.
If a string of such an instrument breaks in a dream, it means relaxation and relief from stress.
A broken string of a lute or a guitar or similar instrument in a dream represents a precious property that causes its owner a headache. Every time he remembers it, he suffers from heartburn or stomach pain. Seeing such an instrument by a layman or a hardworking person in a dream means consolation and a lesson to learn from life. Seeing it by an insolent person in a dream means further corruption, while if a a tyrant or an unjust person sees it in a dream, it means oppressing others, terrorizingthem and cuttingthemofffrom their families.
(Also seeBanjo; Musician)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A lover will have cause to suspect the faithfulness of his affianced after this dream.
To dream that you are swearing before your family, denotes that disagreements will soon be brought about by your unloyal conduct. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A maiden who has this dream should look to her own conduct, especially if the profanity she hears is understandable to her.... The Complete Dream Book
To hear others swear in your dream, indicates that you have overlooked an urgent matter or situation. Someone may even need to be rescued from some unusual circumstances. It may be your job to protect them.... My Dream Interpretation
If you hear cheering in your dreams, this often indicates happy or triumphant feelings, although it could also be wish-fulfillment.... The Element Encyclopedia
To see a broken one, foretells you are approaching a period of ill health or worry over slight mistakes in business. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If a diabetic dreams of syringes, it could be a message from the inner healer to think about the right dose.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1 In dreams the syringe suggests an awareness of the influence that other people can have over us. It will depend on whether the syringe is being used to take something out or put something in as to the particular significance.
A garden syringe (as in a fly spray) in dreams can suggest either masculine energy or decontamination.
2- Dreaming of a syringe can indicate that when we are attempting to influence other people, we need to be conscious of the way we do it. We can be very specific and hit the right spot, or we can have a more ‘scatter-gun’ approach. We need to be careful that we do not inflict hurt more than is necessary on others.
3- Penetrative awareness can suggest a particular way of approaching our own spiritual selves.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A garden syringe (as in a fly spray) in dreams can suggest either masculine energy or decontamination.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A dream about being injected with a syringe can reflect concerns about one’s health, or it can be a more general anxiety dream if we have a particular dislike of shots and of having our blood drawn. It could also represent a feeling that we are being influenced by someone else. (See also Needle, Vaccination).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
If you bought a tank top, this might mean you are “buying into” someone’s opinion or attitude, which might not actually be correct or good for you. Be aware! To dream that you are giving a tank top to someone, refers to your self-sacrifice and generosity.... My Dream Interpretation
If others are tearing your clothes, it would be an offense caused by rumors in your social circle.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If the ring is seen destroyed but not the stone, it means a person will lose what he owns but the people will continue to talk about its beauty.
It is also said that the stone of a ring symbolises a person’s son through whom he will enjoy popularity amongst the people.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
2. Too much free time.
3. Possible health problem (if feelings of dizziness accompany the top).
4. Feeling emotionally overwhelmed. ... New American Dream Dictionary
A spinning top represents the way in which something repeating over and over again has the power to keep you stuck in one place.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
A top hat was worn only to very formal events, such as a Wedding and a Funeral. Pay attention to the symbolic meaning of the event to which the top hat is worn.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
A cylinder appears often, in a man’s dream, if he feels he cannot perform sexually as well as he used to. Wearing a top hat; success will bring recognition from friends and the public. See Hat.
Depth Psychology: The cylinder from a motor is an indication of your strength and vitality—and you will need both to reach the goals you have set for yourself.... Dreamers Dictionary
For a woman to lose topaz ornaments, foretells she will be injured by jealous friends who court her position.
To receive one from another beside a relative, foretells an interesting love affair will occupy her attention. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Feelings of insecurity, lack of safety, a need for protection.
3. A need or desire for restraint and control, often sexual. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If topaz is understood to denote money in the dream, then it represents lawful earnings. Topaz in a dream also represents the substance ofspeech, the essence of knowledge, and the good quality of a true human being.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
2. Good sense of self-worth (high comfort level).
3. Poor self-esteem (low comfort level). ... New American Dream Dictionary
If you did not feel ashamed during the dream it symbolizes being comfortable about yourself in front of people ... Christian Dream Symbols
To see one spinning, foretells that you will waste your means in childish pleasures.
To see a top, foretells indiscriminate friendships will involve you in difficulty. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
The most prominent and famous landmark in Paris, the city of romance, revolution and passion, is the Eiffel Tower.
If it appears in your dream, it presents a powerful erotic symbolism, as it is a strong image of thrusting sexuality. The clock tower, also known as Big Ben, which sits alongside London’s Houses of Parliament, may be a symbol of an encounter with destiny or some life-changing event. Ticking clocks often represent the passage of life (see TIME) and the clock tower combines this with the phallic form to form an image of courage and emotional development. Evoking great and solemn occasions, the chimes of Big Ben, or any clock in a church tower, relate to important life changes, such as marriage, the birth of a child or moving house, or important shifts in attitude, such as forgiveness, resolve and determination.... The Element Encyclopedia
If he gets lost it means he is in doubt about Islam.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The fairy tale Beauty and the Beast illustrates the theme of internal beauty. You should not judge based on appearance. Also, something that at first frightens you may be hiding your true and beautiful self.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Hopes and wishes depicted in the most idealized, quixotic form. Be aware, however, that such perfection is rarely achieved in waking hours. So, ask yourself if you’re expecting too much too soon from a situation or other people.... The Language of Dreams
It is particularly recognized in the taoist religion and signifies going with the flow. You might also like to consult the entries for hermit and tramp as well as the information on tramp in archetypes in the introduction.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If the road in the dream is twisted or curved, then it means allurement, trespassing, misguidance, or erring from God’s path, or it could mean seeking a way out of error.
If one is lost in the dream, it means that he will become heedless, and ifhe finds his way thereafter, it means that he will receive someone’s guidance and accept it.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Aimless thought patterns that cause problems with maintaining your focus on a current project or goal.
Lacking direction in life, not knowing exactly which path to take, or what choice to make in order to succeed in your objectives.
Introspection and exploration of the various alternatives currently available. Take care, however, that you don’t wander so far off as to lose sight of the primary- purpose.
ilms. Through arc, however, .is -erring.... The Language of Dreams
If the jet was weak, then it may suggest that sexual desire is not matched by emotional commitment (or the other way round) A steady flow of water is probably symbolic of confidence in waking life.
In dreamland, springs can represent a source of untapped creativity and they can also hint at wisdom, because another name for spring is fount, suggesting ‘fount of all knowledge’. Wells in dreams can hint at emotional rebirth or good fortune, as wishing wells have been credited with wish- fulfillment for centuries. So if you dreamed of drawing water from a well, what is it that you long for? Because wells are sources of water, it could be that your waking life has become emotionally dry and that you are thirsting for a revival of feeling.... The Element Encyclopedia
A watering hose in a dream also represents positive developments in one’s life, or it could mean correcting oneself, becoming more vigilant, having less need for excessive sleep, or it could mean overcoming one’s adversities.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The more strings there are to such a necklace the greater will be his trustworthiness and esteem and family.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
In all conditions, garments bespeak a persons’ condition (as understood from above). Similarly, if he is a sinner, his condition will improve through repentance.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
For a young woman to dream that her wedding is a secret is decidedly unfavorable to character. It imports her probable downfall.
If she contracts a worldly, or approved marriage, signifies she will rise in the estimation of those about her, and anticipated promises and joys will not be withheld.
If she thinks in her dream that there are parental objections, she will find that her engagement will create dissatisfaction among her relatives.
For her to dream her lover weds another, foretells that she will be distressed with needless fears, as her lover will faithfully carry out his promises.
For a person to dream of being wedded, is a sad augury, as death will only be eluded by a miracle.
If the wedding is a gay one and there are no ashen, pale-faced or black-robed ministers enjoining solemn vows, the reverses may be expected.
For a young woman to dream that she sees some one at her wedding dressed in mourning, denotes she will only have unhappiness in her married life.
If at another’s wedding, she will be grieved over the unfavorable fortune of some relative or friend. She may experience displeasure or illness where she expected happiness and health.
The pleasure trips of others or her own, after this dream, may be greatly disturbed by unpleasant intrusions or surprises. See Marriage and Bride. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Fear of involvement, commitment to someone.
3. If remarrying the same spouse, it reafﬁrms one’s happiness with that person.
4. Dreaming about marrying anyone indicates the yearning for love. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If one sees himself having marital intercourse with his bride, but could not see her or recognize her, nor is she named to him in the dream, it also means his death.
If one sees and recognizes his bride, or if she is named as his bride in the dream, then it means acquiring wealth.
(Also see Bride; Locksmith; Star)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If your biological time clock is ticking away and you are anxious to get married, this dream may be a form of wish-fulfillment. However, a wedding or a marriage in a dream is a profound and very personal symbol. It usually represents the harmonious integration of the dreamer’s personality or psyche (i.e. the coming together of masculine, feminine, shadow, anima, physical, spiritual, unconscious, or/and conscious components).
The marriage in your dream may represent the union of the different sides of your own character. This is a positive dream symbol because it suggests a degree of self-awareness and integration. Many people dream about weddings during times of stress and difficulty. Based on superstition some cultures believe that dreaming of a wedding is a negative omen that generally represents a period of grief and possibly death. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
It is important how the wedding is celebrated. Also, gains, in a spiritual as well as economic sense.
Longing for a permanent relationship, security, and home. Today the image is often a symbol of being at the peak of your life, expressing the idea that peak experiences should be present more in your life.
In ancient Indian tradition, dreaming about a wedding points to impending death or pain.
According to Freud, a dream of desire. According to Jung, it always addresses the union of anima and animus —as in Bride / Bridegroom.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If it is your own wedding, you will be extremely fortunate in love. See also Interracial Marriage.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Marrying yourself figuratively to an ideal, situation, or group.
The caution here is to remember that such commitments, if healthy, do not require the loss of individuality.
Reconciliation and resolution among warring factions within or without. In earlier history marriages were often arranged to bring peace between two tribes or two families.
The harmonious union of opposing energy for a mutually beneficial outcome.
Being the bridesmaid or groomsman at a wedding represents standing on the sidelines of a situation with which you would like to be more intimately involved.... The Language of Dreams
If she dreams of marriage in church in the approved manner, it is a portent of a happy married life.
If parental objections are indicated in a dream, it is probable that she will be criticized for her actions.
Dreaming that her lover marries another girl is an augury of an early marriage with little to worry about.
Anyone who dreams of being married should be warned of an approaching death, This augury may be considerably mitigated if the wedding appears to be attended by a great many happy people.
To dream of a wedding guest dressed in black is a portent of unhappiness in marriage.... The Complete Dream Book
If single, you might be ready to make a lasting commitment to someone. Are you married? Get ready, children are on the way. Dreaming about a honeymoon means big surprises. You see many wedding guests: you are spending way too much money—or losing it.
Depth Psychology: If you are young, a wedding dream may indicate sexual needs you are unable to live out.
If you are married, the people in the dream remind you of your own wedding and the expectations connected with it, expectations that either have been fulfilled or have not—depending on the rest of the dream symbols.... Dreamers Dictionary
An aspect of your waking life is ending, but another is about to begin. In many cases, you may feel negatively about the wedding you see in your dreams. This is typically meant to bring to mind a fear or anxiety from your waking life. You may have some feelings of sorrow, or a loved one may soon pass. Conversely, it may indicate a fear of commitment. Consider your relationships; are you getting ready to take one to the ‘next level?’ Are you scared to do so? If you dream of remarrying your husband or wife symbolizes your strong love and faith to each other. Marriage has suited you well. Your marriage may be about to change as well. Are you considering starting a family? If you are dreaming of planning your wedding, but have never met your future spouse, it is an indication that you have found harmony and balance between your feminine and masculine sides. Conversely, you may be struggling from a lack of balance between your more instinctive side and your softer emotional nature..... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If there is fear or anxiety in this dream, you are venting out and releasing your trepidation about your own wedding, marriage or fear of commitment. You are preparing yourself for great happiness. See Commitment, Marriage, Husband and Wife.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To dream that you are married indicates that you will never marry. Marriage of sick persons indicates their death. ... Indian Interpretation of Dreams
If you dream your friend is getting married, you may be worried she is leaving you behind.
If you have a dream that your friend marries your boyfriend, you may have noticed some flirting between them in real life.
If you were getting married in the dream, this could be straight-forward wishing, representing your strong romantic interest towards someone in your waking life. Wedding dreams can also mean you have learned to be comfortable with diverse parts of your self. Also see “Bride”, “Groom” and “Wedding Cake”, “Wedding Dress” and “Wedding Ring”, below.... My Dream Interpretation
If you dream your friend is getting married, you may be worried she is leaving you behind.
If you have a dream that your friend marries your boyfriend, you may have noticed some flirting between them in real life.
If you were getting married in the dream, this could be straight-forward wishing, representing your strong romantic interest towards someone in your waking life. Wedding dreams can also mean you have learned to be comfortable with diverse parts of your self. Also see “Bride”, “Groom”, “Wedding Cake”, “Wedding Dress”, “Wedding Planner” and “Wedding Ring”... My Dream Interpretation
Positive: The best illustration we have of this is the wedding of Christ to His bride.
The wedding ceremony is in fact a covenant ritual act.
• In the Old Testament when two people entered into a blood covenant, they would do various acts.
• Firstly they would cut their hands and join blood. Then they would rub ash into the wound so that it would leave a scar. They would also exchange their belts, representing their strengths.
• The scar was a public sign of their covenant, much like the wedding ring is.
The mixing of blood is symbolic of the sexual act of marriage.
• The exchange of belts in marriage is the joining of two lives. Where your strengths become one.
• When the blood covenant was over, the two of them had all things in common. Neither considered what they had as their own.
• When you realize that this is also a picture of our relationship with Jesus it brings you to a new realization of who you are in Christ.
• If you dream of being married, the Lord is reminding you that you are in blood covenant with Him! • All He has is yours and all you have is also His. He is asking you to give your life to Him completely and to also take hold of His completely.
• Every physical, psychological and spiritual blessing that Jesus has, is available to you through this covenant.
• For more on blood covenant, look at the love of David and Jonathan in 1 Sam 18:3 • Divorce • When you came to the Lord, you divorced your old life and married into His.
If you dream that you are divorcing someone that represents the flesh in your life, this means that you are finally letting go of your old life to be joined to Christ.
Negative: To dream that you are getting divorced from someone that represents the Lord in your dreams means that you have separated yourself from the blessing of God.
• Israel lost this blessing because they turned their backs on the Lord and followed idols.
See also: Bride, Bridegroom.... The Way of Dreams and Visions
Of course all the details must be correlated and the interpretation thereby modified.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
It is often common to dream of disasters occurring in the ceremonies, scenes of sexual rejection, images of infidelity, etc. But these prenuptial dreams should not be cause of alarm because, for example, dreaming of a sexual adventure can reveal fear of abandonment; and being naked at the wedding, fear of performing badly.
Not all old dream books agree on the interpretation of this symbol. Usually, it is seen as a good omen and as a premonition of a future marriage. However, to attend someone else’s wedding is a prediction of damage, loss, and infidelity.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The ritual of a wedding is the declaration of your intention to have a significant shift of perspective.
If your life is calling forth a transformation, a dream about a wedding is significant evidence that the change is at hand.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
It is complete, with no beginning and no end.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The wedding ring, worn on the finger that represents the heart – that is, the fourth finger of the left hand – suggests that we have made a commitment or promise.
To dream of a wedding ring being on any other finger than that particular finger may indicate that the promise is not valid or we feel the wedding ring to be a constriction or an entrapment in some way.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
For instance, the intellect and feelings – or perhaps the practical and intuitive sides – may need to be united.
To be dreaming of wearing a wedding dress is to be trying to sort out our feelings and hopes about relationships and weddings.
To be dressing someone else in a wedding dress can indicate one’s feelings of inferiority – ‘always the bridesmaid, never the bride’.
To dream of losing our wedding ring would very often symbolize a problem within a marriage, or perhaps highlight a problem in our commitment.
To dream of finding a wedding ring might well indicate that a relationship is being formed that could result in marriage.
To be attending a wedding in dreams when we are not expecting to attend one in waking life suggests that we are aware of a relationship between two people, but it has not yet registered on the conscious level.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream of the “toppers” (little bride and groom figurines) on a wedding cake is a symbol of your commitment to a relationship or situation.... My Dream Interpretation
To see them soiled or in disorder, foretells you will lose close relations with some much-admired person.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A wedding dress also denotes spiritual alchemy, in that it turns an ordinary woman into a magical being. This dream is revealing your feelings, hopes and desires about your wedding and marriage. See Goddess Hera.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If the dress is dirty or torn, it predicts that you will have a disagreement with someone you should respect.
If you dream of a black wedding dress, something that you thought was a good and positive thing is in reality quite bad or negative. Think carefully before taking any risks, especially with your heart.... My Dream Interpretation
If you were the wedding planner in the dream, you are too involved in the lives of those around you. Try to mind your own business more.... My Dream Interpretation
If it should be lost or broken, much sadness will come into her life through death and uncongeniality.
To see a wedding ring on the hand of a friend, or some other person, denotes that you will hold your vows lightly and will court illicit pleasure.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Sign of commitment to someone.
3. If one sees a ring on someone else’s ﬁnger, it may mean one wants to cheat. ... New American Dream Dictionary
1- Traditionally, the wedding ring was a symbol of total encircling love because it is in the shape of a ring it is complete, with no beginning and no end. So to dream of this symbol is to link in with that basic concept of eternity.
To dream of losing one’s wedding ring would very often symbolise a problem within a marriage.
To dream of finding a wedding ring might well indicate that a relationship is being formed which could result in marriage.
2- Within the human being there is the need to make vows, to give promises and above all to symbolise the making of those promises.
The wedding ring, worn on the finger which represents the heart that is, the fourth linger of the left hand - therefore suggests that we have made that type of promise.
To dream of a wedding ring being on any other finger than that particular finger may indicate that the promise is not valid or we feci the wedding ring to be a constriction or an entrapment in some way.
3- A wedding ring symbolises the binding sacrifice which is eternal love.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If a woman dreams that her wedding ring Is bright and untarnished, it is a sign that she will be happy in her married life.... The Complete Dream Book
Depth Psychology: See Ring.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream that someone gives you a wedding ring, your suspicions and worries over your lover will soon end. You will come to realize that he is true to you.
If you dream of someone else wearing a wedding ring, or you placed one on somebody’s finger, you are having unfaithful thoughts.... My Dream Interpretation
A very beautiful sign.... The Dream Books Symbols
To take it off in a dream means the parting will be final.... Mystic Dream Book
The theme of missing an exam, to take one example, commonly begins during college years, when the stress of performing well may be more intense than ever before. However, this theme may then carry forward as a recurring dream for many years, even as one moves on to a career.
The “missing the exam” dream may reappear the night before an important job interview or an evaluation at work.
The circumstances may change, but the same feelings of stress, and the desire to perform well, can trigger the relevant recurrent dream. Theorists suggest that these themes may be considered “scripts” (Spoormaker, 2008) or perhaps “complexes” (Freud 1950); as soon as your dream touches any aspect of the theme, the full script unfolds in completion. Dream theorists generally agree that recurring dreams are connected to unresolved problems in the life of the dreamer. In a previous post I discussed the idea that dreams often portray a Central Image, a powerful dream image that contextualizes a certain emotion or conflict for the dreamer.
The Tidal Wave dream is an example of a Central Image that represents overwhelming emotions such as helplessness and fear.
The Tidal Wave dream is a common dream to experience following trauma or abuse, and often becomes a recurrent theme that reflects a person’s struggling with integrating and accepting the trauma. Resolution of this theme over time is a good sign that the trauma has been confronted and adaptively integrated in the psyche. Empirical research has also supported findings that resolution of a recurrent dream is associated with improved well-being (Zadra, 1996). This is one way that keeping track of your dreams can be extremely informative and helpful in a therapeutic, or even self-help, process.
The dream repeats because you have not corrected the problem. Another theory is that people who experience recurring dreams have some sort of trauma in their past they are trying to deal with. In this case, the dreams tend to lessen with time. Nightmares are dreams that are so distressing they usually wake us up, at least partially. Nightmares can occur at any age but are seen in children with the most frequency. Nightmares usually cause strong feelings of fear, sadness or anxiety. Their causes are varied. Some medications cause nightmares (or cause them if you discontinue the medication abruptly). Traumatic events also cause nightmares. Treatment for recurring nightmares usually starts with interpreting what is going on in the dream and comparing that with what is happening in the person’s life. Then, the person undergoes counseling to address the problems that are presumably causing the nightmare. Some sleep centers offer nightmare therapy and counseling. Another method of treating nightmares is through lucid dreaming. Through lucid dreaming, the dreamer can confront his or her attacker and, in some cases, end the nightmares.... About Dream Interpretation
To hear a whisper coming to you as advice or warning, foretells that you stand in need of aid and counsel.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Bad things are being said about the dreamer. ... New American Dream Dictionary
1- To hear whispering in a dream suggests that we need to listen to someone or something very carefully. It may also mean that we do not have the full information av ailable to us about a situation in our waking lives.
1- Sound in dreams can often manifest as the opposite quality to that which is required. Thus, whispering could be interpreted as a shout for attention.
2- Hidden Information. Occult Knowledge.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The content of the message can be deduced from other symbols in the dream, or from various signs and portents in the dreamer’s waking life.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
The same dream could mean that either she will benefit from the good qualities of her husband or he will benefit from her good qualities.... Islamic Dream Interpretation