If you need to assert your independence from your mother, therefore, the dream may mean that rescue is at hand - rescue from the possessive psychological grip of your mother. See also Mother.
(2) The sea may represent the feminine in genera]. In this case your dream may be drawing your attention to (the need for) some remedy for an imbalance in your psyche caused, for example, by insufficient assertiveness. See also Woman; and see pages 46-49 on anima / animus.
(3) The sea may be a symbol of the unconscious. In this case, the aircraft in the dream may symbolize reason rescuing you from a hitherto uncontrolled sea of emotions - uncontrolled because unrecognized and repressed.
NB To be ‘rescued from the unconscious’ means only to put an end to a situation in which vour life is being determined and shaped by forces outside vour control (a situation symbolized bv drowning). It does not mean that the unconscious is itself a negative, harmful thing. On the contrary, it is vour unconscious that is telling vou - in the dream - that something has gone wrong in your life and what you must do to put vour house in order.
(4) For Jung the first stage of the individuation process is the establishing of the person’s individual ego-identity, and this involves a struggle of consciousness to lift itself out of the all-encompassing darkness of unconscious existence. See also Drowning.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If a particular ancestor is highlighted, then you need to explore your personal associations with that person. For example, your great-aunt could have been renowned for her psychic abilities, so a dream about her might represent that intuitive tendency in you. Family scenes in your dream may represent feelings of security and unity, or a desire for this in your waking life. The appearance of your whole family together in a dream can indicate that you are yearning for the security and togetherness of childhood and home. On the other hand, if you dream that you see your family but are not present among them or are ignored by them, perhaps you feel emotionally distant from them at present. The appearance or mention of your family name in dreamland calls attention to your heritage or family situation.
If family planning is a feature of your dream, this suggests the need to take responsibility for your future. A family room suggests congeniality. Members of the extended family (such as cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews) usually appear in a dream as an aspect of yourself relevant to the person you dreamed about. For example, if your cousin is shy in waking life, his appearance in a dream may refer to the inhibited part of yourself.
To dream of a family tree may indicate your true spiritual heritage, providing you with a record of your origins and your place in the overall scheme of things; alternatively, if you believe in reincarnation, particularly genetic reincarnation, it may represent your own past lives.
If you are finding it difficult to analyze the meaning of your dream, it may be that your unconscious has cast a feminine or masculine archetype in the role of the relation. To determine if this is the case, ask yourself if your dream uncle has more in common with the archetypal wise old man than your father’s brother, or if your dream niece has more in common with the archetypal amazon or huntress.... The Element Encyclopedia
2. A need or desire to communicate nonverbally.
3. The ability to see things simply, in black and white. ... New American Dream Dictionary
Depth Psychology: Here it is important to know what the drawing is about; is it about an actual event or subject, or a memory from the past that you’re dealing with now? See Picture.... Dreamers Dictionary
It represents your plans. The higher the degree of beauty and precision the greater the chances of success in your projects.
A strange superstition says that if a woman makes a pencil drawing and then erases it her lover is unfaithful.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
It is a creative act that results in something tangible. As a dream symbol, drawing relates to this impulse to allow yourself an outlet for creative expression and the patience to allow form to appear to you slowly.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If he is a poor person, then it means that he will meet his financial obligations with ease.
If he is under stress, it means that he will become free from such burdens.
If he is a craftsman, it means that he will master his craft or acquire authority equal in dominance to the beauty and perfection, size and details of such a dwelling he saw in the dream.lfhe is in sin, it means that he will repent.
The spaciousness or tightness of one’s dwellings in a dream represents his finances, knowledge, sharing, hospitality and generosity.lfone’s own dwellings looked renovated in a dream, it means regaining or developing one’s business for the better. Its fresh paint means fulfilling one’s religious commitments. Its tiles or marble floors represent his pleasures or wife. Dwellings of solid iron cast means longevity and authority.
If one enters an unknown house and finds departed souls dwelling therein in a dream, it means that he has entered the realms of the hereafter.
If such dwellings are built of mud or plaster, this will be a reflection on his adverse conditions.
If one enters such dwellings, then walks out of it in a dream, it means that he will become sick and nearly die of his illness before he recovers from it.
If one walks out of it angry in a dream, it means that he will be imprisoned.
If he sees someone entering his house in a dream, it means that someone will know his intimate life, or that an insolent person will become a close family friend, then betray his trust and have a secret affairs with one’s wife.
If one sees his dwellings crumbling or caving in on him in a dream, it means that he will receive an inheritance from the belongings of a deceased relative. Building a dwelling for oneself or for others in a dream means the death of a relative or of one’s child, or it could mean divorcing one’s wife. Dwellings in a dream also represent a transient station. Ifthe dwelling is built from an unsuitable construction material in the dream, it means that one’s source of income is unlawful. One’s dwellings in a dream also represent his physical form, carnal self and substance. Demolishing a new home in a dream means evil and adversities.
(Also see Cage; Glass house; House)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
For a young woman to bid her lover farewell, portends his indifference to her.
If she feels no sadness in this farewell, she will soon find others to comfort her. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. New acquaintances, possible friendships are in the ofﬁng.
3. A feeling that bad news is on the way. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If in this farewell she is indifferent to its significance and takes it as a matter of course, it is a sign that she will find another comforter ere long.... The Complete Dream Book
If you said good-bye to someone known to you, it signifies a coming break in a close relationship; if you said it to a stranger, it predicts a new friend; if someone said it to you, the forecast is of a change of residence or position.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
If you were saying goodbye to someone in your dream, ask yourself if that relationship is coming to an end, at risk of coming to an end or whether you need to say goodbye to some aspect of your life that you connect with that person. Dreams in which a loved one recedes into the distance and eventually disappears from sight suggest feelings of grief mixed with resentment. On the other hand, dreams in which a loved one waves goodbye happily from a distance suggest you are reconciling yourself to the reality of your loss.... The Element Encyclopedia
If the home is primarily furnished with wooden objects, the man is looking for a more motherly type. Living in a beautiful home: your future looks exceptionally good.
Depth Psychology: See House, Moving, Room.... Dreamers Dictionary
An inkwell in a dream also represents marriage, business, or a servant. Ifone is presented with an inkwell in a dream, it represents a fight with a relatives or with a woman.
If a respected witness is present when the inkwell is handed to the person seeing the dream, then it means a marriage to a relative. Licking an inkwell in a dream means engaging in sodomy or homosexuality.
An inkwell in a dream also could mean that one may seduce his servant for an unlawful sexual intercourse and that she will no longer serve that house.
To buy an inkwell in a dream means that one’s marriage will see no happiness since one’s writing pen comes out of it with ink only.
An inkwell in a dream also means ulcer.
The pen represents iron (See Iron), and the ink means time.
If one sees a section of his body transformed into an inkwell, whereby he can draw ink from it and write in a notebook in the dream, it means that he will receive an inheritance.
An inkwell in a dream also means medicine.
If one is sick, then seeing an inkwell in a dream also means finding the right medicine and, God willing, one will be cured from his illness.
(Also see Pederasty; Sodomy)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If the lewellery has a particular history, such as a family heirloom, the first piece of jewellery given by spouse, then it represents what we feel about family tradition, spouse, etc. See jewels; ring. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Jewellery can also indicate love given or received.
For a woman to be giving a man jewellery usually indicates that she is attracted to him and perhaps is able to ofTer him her own sexuality and self-respect.
2- Very often, jewellery can represent our own feelings about ourselves.
For it to appear in a dream either as something which is very valuable or as something we know to be false (such as costume jewellery which masquerades as something valuable) - gives an indication of our own self-esteem. It may also give an indication as to how others feel about us.
3- Jewellery represents honour and self-respect without the usual vanity.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For it to appear in a dream – either as something which is very valuable or as something we know to be false (such as costume jewellery which masquerades as something valuable) gives an indication of our own self-esteem. It may also give an indication as to how others feel about us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If it is so much that its quantity is not known it symbolises the Holy Qur’aan, religious knowledge, tasbeeh and thikr of Allah Ta’ala.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The more beautiful such jewelry the greater the beauty and adornment.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The same is the interpretation of a crown although according to some, it presents a king or ruler.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To rescue others, foretells that you will be esteemed for your good deeds. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. A close call, an avoided disaster.
3. Reverse: plans for recovery need to be reviewed for faults.
4. A need to remove oneself from a situation or relationship in waking life. ... New American Dream Dictionary
The knight rescuing the maiden signifies the idea of the untouched feminine being rescued from her own passion.
2- When we have put others in danger in dreams, we are required to rescue them. We are then able to show a degree of nobility and courage which engenders a feel-good factor and allows us to have power.
3- Spiritual rescue is generally acccptcd as relinquishment for iost souls’, whether they are this side of the veil or not.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If we do not know them, then the character may represent part of our own personality that we need to pay attention to.
The knight rescuing the maiden signifies the idea of the untouched feminine being rescued from her own passion.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To rescue others, foretells that you will be appreciated by others for your good deeds.... My Dream Interpretation
(2) Are you being rescued? From what? Some threatening animal? See also Animal(s), section (4). From drowning? That might suggest that unconscious forces have been threatening to take over. See also Air-Sea Rescue.
(3) Who is rescuing you? Psychologically speaking, there is only one person who can save you, and that is yourself. Divine redeemer or superman figures refer to a redemptive power within yourself which is quite simply the power of love, the ability to love yourself, and therefore others. (This is not to deny the reality of what people call ‘God’. But whether such a God exists as a being ‘out there5 is not knowable; what is knowable is the redemptive power of the love that you can feel within yourself whenever you manage to switch off both emotions and thoughts and just be, or be aware.)... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If you are in earnest, help is immediately forthcoming.
If rescuing others, you may be sensing a need in someone else and seeking to be of service; or, you may be trying to save the world and ignore your own lessons.... The Dream Books Symbols
It is particularly when you have to bring about some type of business or project that the dreamer sees this. On the other hand, the person or thing that you save can be an aspect of your personality that you have previously rejected and are looking for a means of expressing it.
If you are rejected, you should analyze the dream scene in its totality. For example, being saved from the jaws of a ferocious animal could indicate that you fear something related to your instincts or nature.
If they save you from a storm at sea, it evidences how close you have been to drowning in your own emotions. The person that takes you out of danger probably symbolizes the psychological qualities and attitudes that you should take on in real life.
The most common tradition says that everyone has the potential to be a hero or superhero. Within you are hidden the resources that make you able to get what you want. In this way, nothing is impossible. ... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If the rescuer was a stranger, a celebrity or superhuman being (or even you), your dreaming mind is prompting you to admire and adopt these qualities in your waking life. The dream intention is to inspire and encourage you to be as brave and as decisive as the heroic archetype that appeared in your dream when you confront a challenge in your waking life. Try also to identify who or what was rescued as this could help you identify what in your life needs rescuing. Identifying whom or what you or the hero is battling against will also help you identify what is threatening you in real life; this will give you an opportunity to save it.
If your hero gave you words of wisdom in your dream, pay attention to them too, as they may provide you with rich insight into your current situation.... The Element Encyclopedia
Depth Psychology: You are either very afraid, or the dream is a warning about a real danger that you need to try to avoid.... Dreamers Dictionary
A vaginal symbol, according to Freud.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To see others swollen, foretells that advancement will meet with envious obstructions. Swimming.
To dream of swimming, is an augury of success if you find no discomfort in the act.
If you feel yourself going down, much dissatisfaction will present itself to you.
For a young woman to dream that she is swimming with a girl friend who is an artist in swimming, foretells that she will be loved for her charming disposition, and her little love affairs will be condoned by her friends.
To swim under water, foretells struggles and anxieties. See Diving and Bathing.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If a swelling from inflammation subsides in a dream, it means the return of a traveller, calming the fury of an angry person, controlling the exasperation of an outraged person, things returning to normal, appeasement of a repulsive person, or loss of one’s job.
(Also see Pimple)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Self-originated obstacles that slow down any progress you hope to make.
Any matter that gets out of control, especially those things caused by emotional poisons like anger, bitterness, and jealousy.
Something or someone that has infected you physically, mentally, or spiritually, from which you are beginning to see the negative effects and consequences.... 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
To fall into a well, signifies that overwhelming despair will possess you.
For one to cave in, promises that enemies’ schemes will overthrow your own.
To see an empty well, denotes you will be robbed of fortune if you allow strangers to share your confidence.
To see one with a pump in it, shows you will have opportunities to advance your prospects.
To dream of an artesian well, foretells that your splendid resources will gain you admittance into the realms of knowledge and pleasure.
To draw water from a well, denotes the fulfilment of ardent desires.
If the water is impure, there will be unpleasantness. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
The structural condition of each well in a dream has its own interpretation. Awell in a dream also represent a woman who has a loud laughter, or it could represent a pleasant and an inspiring woman.
If a woman sees a well in a dream, it means meeting a man of good character.
If one sees himselflooking into a well in a dream, it means that he is thinking about a particular woman for marriage.
A well in a dream is also interpreted to represent knowledge, marriage, a big man, prison, ties, or deception.
If one digs a well and finds water in it in his dream, it means that he will marry a wealthy woman whom he will deceive. Ifthe water gushes forth, 474 rises and runs outside of an old well in the dream, it represents crying and grief in that place. Digging a well and finding water to channel for one’s garden in a dream means taking an herbal remedy to cure one’s impotence, or to save his marriage. Falling into a well of muddy waters in a dream means that one may become subject to the tyranny of an unjust ruler. Ifthe water he falls into is clear in the dream, it means that he will willingly work to serve a righteous man and for a nominal wage. Falling into a well in a dream also means demotion, or it could mean travels. Sitting at the edge of a well in a dream means dealing with a deceiving person.
A collapsed well in a dream represents a dying woman. Reaching a well which is dug for the general public to draw from its water means getting relief after suffering from difficulties. Finding a well adjacent to a barmaid in a dream means finding a spiritual teacher, or joining a fellowship and a school for the seekers. Ifone sees the well ofZamzam quenching the thirst of people in a particular neighborhood other than Mecca in a dream, it means that a gnostic will come to that town, and whose knowledge and wisdom will . greatly benefit its people. It also may denote the bounty and blessings which are imparted to that town, or it could denote the victory of its people over their real enemy. Drinking from such a well in a dream means fulfillment of one’s intentions and satisfaction of his needs. In a dream, a well also means a prison or depression.
If one is in such a state, it means that his adversities will dissipate, and that he will reestablish himself in the circles of people in authority.
If the person in the dream is a seer who predicts events, then he may be involved in the circles of governors, particularly to interpret their dreams.
It is possible that he also might receive emissaries of notable people who will bring him what pleases him. It also could mean a fight in one’s family involving jealousy, envy, betrayal, though at the end one will triumph over them. Falling into a well in a dream also means being indicted in an alleged crime from which one is clearly innocent.
A well in a dream is also interpreted as levying taxes, or it could mean circumcision. Digging a well in a dream also represents a crafty and an artful deceiver.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If there is something wrong with the well, e.g. we cannot reach the water, we are not able to get in touch with our best talents.
2- The image of a well in a dream suggests our ability to be ‘well’. We have the ability to be healed and to fulfil our clearest wish, if we so desire. By putting ourselves in touch with our intuitive, aware selves we open up the potential and possibilities for healing and success.
3- A well can svmbolisc a form of contact with the depths possibly the depths of emotion.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A font of creativity 7 , wisdom, ideas, or knowledge that lies within just waiting to be tapped.
Because of the water element here, this can represent your emotions, or possibly the subconscious, into which your dream effectively lowers the bucket.
A source of healing. Sacred wells dotted the land in Old Europe. Sick people would travel to them and bathe in the water hoping the well’s nature spirits would grant rejuvenation.
Falling into a well reflects a sudden force or situation that propels you into deep introspection, ‘lake care, however, in such a journey that you don’t forget where the rope lies so that you can return with your discoveries safe and sound.... The Language of Dreams
Vision: A dried-up well is a negative sign for all your personal affairs and their possibilities.
A well filled with clear water: your emotions and your soul are in balance and alive and promise much success. Falling into a well: you are passionate— but beware, this could end up hurting you! Taking water out of a deep well: you are obsessed with desires, but are denying that they exist; or you have become attached to someone (if the water in the well is clear, a good person, if the water is murky, a false friend). Giving water from the well to someone else: a warning that not everybody is worth your abiding confidence.
Depth Psychology: A well is a symbol of “the fountain of youth.” People who draw or drink the water are reaching unconsciously for inner strength while, at the same time, undergoing a spiritual renewal.
The well is the place where the experiences of your life are “stored” and from which you can draw again and again. See Fountain, Water.... Dreamers Dictionary
(To fall in) danger that can scarcely be avoided.... Mystic Dream Book
A well also represents the sacred feminine, the womb, the vagina and the depth of your wisdom, sexual longing, heart’s desires, and personal power.
If you dream that the well is dry, then this represents that you need of some alone time and introspection to empower your well-being and fill your well.
If you dream that the well is full, then this represents that you are balanced and abundant.
If you dream of being stuck at the bottom of the well, then you have gotten stuck in your depths, darkness and pessimism and you are in need of levity, joy and playfulness to bring yourself back into the light and into balance. See Goddess Persephone.... Strangest Dream Explanations
It is also a symbol for the abyss, though perhaps less frightening. We can access its vastness through our emotions.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If there is something wrong with the well – we cannot reach the water for example – it indicates that we are not able to get in touch with our best talents.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A public well predicts the uncovering of secrets; water rising in a well is a sign that your love affairs will flourish, and if you climbed into a well, you are likely to take an unexpected trip; to fall into a well predicts news of an illness, but to drink from one promises joy and success.
Other than the foregoing, the dream must be interpreted by relating the action to the condition of the water and other details.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
A well may symbolize a deep (unconscious) source of emotion (e.g. anger or fear) or of happiness or wisdom.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
A wishing well conveys idea that emotional desire, (concentrated) focusing on the wish and expectation will actualize hopes and dreams.... The Dream Books Symbols
If it is properly maintained and filled with water you will feel self-confident; but, if it is poorly constructed or spent, you will feel undervalued and depressed. Emblem of the uterus, the well indicates your desire for regression, for returning to the origin in search of a complete emotional satisfaction. To collect water from it announces the encounter with a person who will help you fulfill your desires; and to fall in the well means the arrival of a of great tension that could frustrate your projects.
The images of the I Ching believe that dreaming of a well brings good luck. Jung was inspired by this Chinese oracle for one of his psychological theories.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A well is dug to provide consistent access to this lifegiving elixir. In the symbolic world, there is a correlation between water as emotion and water as life-sustaining substance. We need water to live, and our souls need emotional balance to thrive.
A well is often a community resource, so the state of the well in your dream may be revealing your current life’s relationship to your own feelings and how much you may have to give to others.
If your well is running dry, you may need to consider your own needs first.
If it is overflowing, take a look at how your emotional life may be more than you can contain.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If the dreamer is a man: passion, patience, true friendship. Rest and healing, as in Breast. Often the task is to become a “good mother” to oneself and to see oneself as “one’s own child.”
According to Freud, early childhood sexual symbol.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
In the above case if the well is seen sending froth all its water until it becomes exhausted, it means he will lose much of his wealth with very little remaining.... Islamic Dream Interpretation