Dream Interpretation Underground | Dream Meanings
If you dream you’re in a house built underground, it means is a chance of loss of fortune and reputation if certain aspects of daily living are not changed. It can also indicate the need and desire for greater security; hence hiding from life by living ‘underground’. Another would be a withdrawing from all aspects of life that may interfere with your peace of mind, or reluctance to make decisions.
(see Dirt, Cave) An alternative type of death dream, in which being underground equates to burial.
What exactly appears underground? This can be symbolic of something that you’ve covered up so completely as to hide it even from yourself.
Digging underground may symbolize your own quest to uncover subconscious signals, spiritual gifts, or positive characteristics (see Excavation, Mine, Treasure).
The womb of Earth; a place of introspection.
A dream that takes place underground or under the ocean can be a symbol of the journey into the unconscious and lead to the discovery of unknown parts of yourself. This type of dream can also be a representation of the womb and of the possibility of rebirth. To dream that you live underground symbolizes a desire for greater security and peace of mind.
If you dream of a pit, you might suffer from anxieties about female sexuality. Jungians see the pit as an image of unconscious urges that need to be explored with care. To dream that you are in a mine signifies that you are getting to the bottom of a particular problem, and may have even reached its core. The journey you are prepared to take to understand yourself better might be symbolized if you find yourself traveling on the tube or the subway; the same is true of any dreams of tunnels, which generally indicate the need to explore your unconscious. Such dreams may also represent the birth canal and therefore the process of birth.
If there is light at the end of the tunnel, you are progressing positively but if something is blocking the tunnel, some past fear or experience is blocking your progress.
The underground normally symbolizes the subconscious. Things that are covered, interred, or that emerge from the ground represent qualities that come from the deepest part of your personality. It could be a positive or negative dream. Digging in the ground could be frightening, but sometimes it is useful in order to know secrets and hidden truths that you would otherwise miss. Further, exiting an underground tunnel and reaching the light represents a triumph over adversity. To interpret this dream it is important to pay attention to the sensations that you feel, and to the events that occur therein.
To dream of being in an underground habitation, you are in danger of losing reputation and fortune.
To dream of riding on an underground railway, foretells that you will engage in some peculiar speculation which will contribute to your distress and anxiety. See Cars, etc.
Dreams of underground signify your awareness of your deeper feelings, creativity, and intuition. This dream can also reveal your need to take a break, hide out, and heal.
If something takes place underground, such as an ‘underground operation’ then this signifies secretive feelings and motives that you are ashamed of, or that have yet to be embraced by the light of your being. See Goddess Persephone and Subway.
Dreams that take place underground represent the dreamer’s need to explore feelings - possibly painful ones - that she’s been keeping hidden away. Coming back up from underground in the dream suggest that the dreamer is ready to do this.
One of the most frequent symbols for the unconscious.
The task is to discover the unconscious and that which has been unconscious, and to become familiar with it.
If the dreamer dreams he is in a house built underground is an omen that can mean more then one thing and must be analyzed with the entire dream in mind.
The first thing it means is a chance of loss of fortune and reputation if certain aspects of daily living are not changed.
The second is a need and desire for greater security; hence hiding from life by living ‘underground’. Another would be a withdrawing from all aspects of life that may interfere with the dreamers peace of mind, or reluctance to make decisions.
A dream of being underground may indicate that the dreamer has subconscious issues that have been kept under wraps. Going down under to retrieve them shows a readiness to bring them back up to the surface.
To dream that you are living underground signifies a loss of status, wealth, and the longing for a greater piece of mind and sanctuary. You may be placing these matters and thoughts into the subliminal part of your mind.
To dream while you are riding in an underground railroad represents anguish and concern rising up from an unusual activity.
The subconscious or the unconscious is often perceived in dreams as a cave or place underground. We usually need to explore the unconscious before embarking on our own spiritual journey.
Psychological / emotional perspective: To be on the underground or subway usually signifies the journeys we are prepared (or forced) to take towards understanding who we are.
Material aspects: Just as alice dreamt of falling down the rabbit hole in alice in wonderland, so we all have opportunities to explore our own hidden depths through dreams. We cannot usually access the unconscious in waking life, unless we practise some form of meditation or other technique, and to dream of being underground will often allow us to come to terms with the unconscious in a very easy way.
Under the ground: the usually hidden side of ourself; our unconscious depths of experience—ancient strata of psychological and physiological processes in us; pans of self we have ignored or buried. Underground/subway: our journeys into what is usually unconscious in us, such as realisation of childhood traits still active in us as an adult, meeting repressed sexuality, discovery of unexpressed potential or insight See tunnel.
Anything underground may symbolize the unconscious. See also Underworld. Anything emerging from (the) underground - reptiles or rodents, for instance - may represent (repressed, troublesome) emotion.