To dream of seeing an amateur actor on the stage, denotes that you will see your hopes pleasantly and satisfactorily fulfilled.
If they play a tragedy, evil will be disseminated through your happiness.
If there is an indistinctness or distorted images in the dream, you are likely to meet with quick and decided defeat in some enterprise apart from your regular business. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A dream of a person who pursues an art or a craft because he or she loves it instead of as a means of making money (which is the real meaning of “Amateur14) is a sign that your expectations of life will be fulfilled.... The Complete Dream Book
Dreams of an amateur reflect your frustration with your learning curve or the amateur skill level of someone you are working with. This dream may be suggesting that your actions are lacking patience and compassion. See Mistake.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Example: ‘I sit on a bed. Near me, looking at a book I am holding is a woman I know, Jane. I realise as we talk that her foot is touching mine. As my wife is on my left across the room I feel uncomfonable about this. Now Jane has her left hand on my penis. I have only underpants on.
The contact is pleasant and undemanding, but I feel more and more ill at ease. I feel Jane is not having any respect for my relationship with my wife and stan to tell her so’ (Mr BS). In the example the bed is the environment in which the action takes place.
The bed is an opportunity to explore the dreamer’s decisions about sex.
Bed is one of the commonest symbols in dreams. It represents, depending on the dream context, marriage; sex, rest, giving up and taking to one’s bed, passivity; sensual rather than sexual contact; sickness, intimacy, privacy. Sometimes it represents sleep and meeting or unconscious—or torture, because in bed we may be tortured by insomnia, worries, physical pain. Also our lives—you’ve made your bed, now lie on it. Bed is an important symbol to understand. It so often shows exactly what we are doing in our subtle areas of relationship. In the example, the man is wrestling with his desire for pleasure and his sense of commitment; but also, whether he will keep his pleasure for himself, or share it with his wife. See example in contraceptive. Idioms: bed of nails; bed of roses; go to bed with; make one’s bed and lie on it. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
(Companion) To share one’s bed with a deceased person in a dream means paying a pecuniary penalty which will be exacted by the authorities. Sharing one’s bed with someone who is away on a trip in a dream means receiving news from him. Sharing one’s bed with evil companions, spirits, satans or jinn in a dream means fighting against a crime ring.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
if it was large and new, then it is interpreted upon 8 sides: glory, high standing, honor, rank, blessing, wealth, long lifetime, compliments in proportion to his importance.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik
To dream of old classmates implies that someone from your past is relevant in understanding a present friendship or association. Some inner realization from earlier days will help you to resolve an issue today.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If you dream of your current classmates, they represent aspects of your own personality. Look to the people you dreamed about for signals of personality traits they have that you desire in yourself, or that you wish to get rid of.
If you dream of former classmates (from years gone by), this suggests that you need to draw on your old associations with your former classmates to gain insight in some current relationship. You learned a lesson from your relationships with the person or people you were dreaming about, and that lesson can help you in some aspect of your life now. So look to the people you dreamed of, and the experiences you had with them, for clues to how to act in a current situation or relationship.... My Dream Interpretation
Nature and natural occurrences have always played an important part in man’s spiritual understanding. Changes which were previously attributed to the gods, such as thunderstorms and floods, tend to have a more prosaic explanation in the present day. In dreams they represent disturbances.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: As the world is seen to undergo climate change through human intervention, dreams can take on a more apocalyptic feel. We seem to be less in touch with the effect we have on the world we live in.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Dreams of a cremation represent completion and the end of a cycle. Perhaps you are coming to accept ashes to ashes, dust to dust, and the temporal nature of life. You are realizing the ego diminishes to dust in the light of the fire of transformation and only that, which is real remains.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Displacement of aggression from a threatening target to a less threatening one is a common human and animal practice.
If we are angry at our partner we may kick the cat or nag at the children instead of confronting the real target. Freud stated that in dreams we express what we usually censor, or would be censored socially, in terms of behaviour or sexuality, but often in a displaced way. What appears to be most important and full of emotion in the dream may, according to this statement, be really of least significance. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Dreams of a door mat represent that you’ve been allowing people to walk all over you. You are afraid of saying “No” for fear that you will not be loved. Low -worth has you putting up with intolerable circumstances. It is time for you to dust yourself and stand up for what you need and want.
A welcome mat signifies that you are receptive to the blessings of this universe, to new opportunities, and that you have an open door policy to life. Consider the feeling tone. See Rug.... Strangest Dream Explanations
In a dream, exclamation of God’s sovereignty, i.e., uttering the formula “La Hawla Wa La Quwwata Ilia Billah” (There is no will or power except that of God’s Almighty) means constant repentance in wakefulness and hope for salvation. It also means conquering one’s enemies. (Also see Exalting God’s oneness)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Disease; Ophthalmia) In a dream, eye inflammation means tightening of one’s earnings, or it could mean heedlessness. Seeing one’s eyes inflamed in a dream means that one’s father or mother may fall sick. Inflammation of the eyes in a dream also denotes near blindness or suffering from a cataract. Any vision loss in a dream represents failing to properly perform one’s religion, loss in business or an indication of the state of one’s children.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Hearth; Stove) An iron cast stove or a fireplace in a dream represents a woman who comes from a powerful and a strong family.
If the stove or the fireplace is made from yellow copper or brass in the dream, then such a woman may have come from a house of a worldly and rich people.
A wooden fireplace in a dream represents hypocrisy in such a family.
If the fireplace is made of plaster in the dream, it means that such a family has associated itself with Pharaonic traditions or worship. Ifthe fireplace is made ofargillite or form sundried bricks in the dream, it means that someone in that family is a godly and a pious person.
A fireplace in a dream also represents a state, a government, joblessness or fleeing from one’s enemy.
If the fireplace or the stove is lit with no food to cook or water to boil over it in the dream, it means that the head of the household, the butler or the house keeper will become angry and infuriated by someone’s slander or backbiting. Ifthe cooking pot in the dream is interpreted to represent the wife, then the fireplace would represent her husband who faces the adversities and hardships of life. On the other hand, if the fireplace in the dream is interpreted to represent the wife, then the cooking pot would be her husband who is always sitting on fire.
If the fireplace or the stove is not lit in the dream, then it represents distress, worries and trouble, but if it is on, then it means fulfilling one’s needs and earning one’s livelihood through hard work.
A fireplace in a dream also represents one’s wife, his tools and instruments, his vehicle, or it could represent a place of gathering, one’s rank, a chair, light, a woman in childbed, a father, a mother, a pregnant woman, one’s shop or a helper.
A fireplace in a dream also could represent the month of January or the cold season.
If a bachelor sees a fireplace in a dream, it means that he will get married, and if he is married, it means that his wife will become pregnant.
If he is a sinner, it means that he will repent for his sins, for a fireplace is the abode of fire and fire in a dream represents fear, horror and guidance.
A fireplace in a dream also represents one’s stomach and the firewood in a dream represents alate heavy meal that will cause indigestion or confused dreams. (Also see Brazier; Firewood)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Vision: Looking at a fireplace without a fire: a warning about losing something—either a good job or a good friend.
A fire burning in the fireplace: expect carefree times in your family and in intimate relationships.
If smoke is coming from the fireplace: worries and problems in your house or family. See Oven, Soot.
Depth Psychology: A fireplace stands for female sex organs. In a man’s dream, it represents sexual feelings that need to be controlled (like the fire in the fireplace!). In a woman’s dream, it is either a symbol of her search for human contact, affection, and warmth, or a sign that she doesn’t feel safe.... Dreamers Dictionary
Leading a group of people in one’s dream suggests that the observer will assume leadership in the community provided he faces towards the proper direction of Qiblah,. Such a person will treat his followers with fairness, justness and rectitude. But if he does not face the Qiblah it means he will exploit his subject during his term of office.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
According to modem theory, the amount of information the human brain can hold is more than is held in all the books in the Library of the British Museum. Gradually it is becoming recognised that information gathered is not simply what we ‘learn’ from vocal communication, or read, or set out to leam. In fact an unimaginable amount of information gathering has gone on prior to speech, and goes on at an unimaginable speed prior to school years. Consider a small preschool child walking into the garden It has learnt gradually to relate to muscular movement, balance and its own motivations and feeling reactions in a way enabling it to walk. It has already grasped thousands of bits of ‘information’ about such things as plants in the garden, the neighbour’s cat, the road outside, possible dangers, safe areas. Stupendous amounts have already been absorbed about interrelationships.
An idea of ‘reality’ in the sense of what is probable, and what would be dangerously out of norm, has been formed. We gather information in ways little recognised. How our parents relate to their environment and to other people is all recorded and leamt from, bringing about enormous ‘programming’ affecting how we act in similar circumstances.
As explained in the entry on the dream as spiritual guide, we have great ability in ‘reading’ symbols, ritual, an, music, body language, architecture, drama, and extracting ‘meaning’ from them. So we have immense stores of information from these sources. Work done with people exploring their dreams over a long period suggests that some of these information resources are never focused on enough to make conscious what we have actually learnt. Sometimes it is enough simply to ask oneself a question to begin to focus some of these resources. Such questions as what social attitude and response to authority did I learn at school? What feeling reaction do I get when I am in the presence of someone I know well? These may help to bring to awareness aspects of information gathered but remaining unconscious. These unfocused, or unconscious, areas of information can explain why we have apparently irrational feeling responses to some people or situations.
the body A lot of what we call the unconscious are basic physiological and psychological functions.
For instance in a modern house, when we flush the toilet, we do not have to bring a bucket of water and fill the cistern again.
A self regulating mechanism allows water to flow in and switches it off when full. This is a clever built-in function that had to be done manually at one time. Nowadays we have built into some dwellings fire sprinklers or burglar alarms. Through repeated actions over thousands or millions of years, many basic functions, or functions only switched on in emergencies, have been built into our being. We do not need to think about them, just as we do not have to give awareness to the fire sprinkling system or toilet each time we walk through a room or flush the toilet. They are therefore unconscious.
Research with animals in connection with rewards and conditioned reflexes has shown that by gradually leading an animal towards a certain performance by rewarding it each time it gets nearer to the goal, it can do the most amazing things. It can increase the circulation of blood to its ear, slow its heart, and in fact influence body functions which were thought to be completely involuntary. Where human beings have learnt to use some of these techniques—such as raising the temperature of an arm at will, or helping to increase the efficiency of the immune system—the actual processes still remain unconscious. In general, however, the body’s functions are thought to be outside our awareness, and so are one of the areas of the unconscious. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Dreams of a laundromat represent that an aspect of your life is being cleaned up, perhaps a conflict is being ironed out, non-supportive habits are being hung out to dry, forgiveness is taking place, gossip is being ceased, and amends are being made. Also, dreams of laundry represent your public image or persona. So if your laundry is dirty, then this means your image or reputation has been soiled. And if you are cleaning your clothes, then you are in the process of improving your image. You are coming to peace with aspects of your past that used to haunt you. See Clothes.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Material aspects: Working within societies that are not particularly permissive in outlook, we may dream of needing to have our actions sanctioned if our autonomy is threatened in waking life. We may also in dreams find ourselves rebelling through illegal acts.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: Dreaming of being illegitimate for both men and women suggests a lack of self worth and sometimes a questioning of our right to a place in society.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
1- Dreaming that we are in a market indicates our ability to cope with everyday life, of being able to relate to people, but particularly to relate to crowds. It is also the place of buying and selling and therefore often gives us some sort of indication as to how we value our various attributes, whether we have something to sell or whether we arc buying.
2- A market is a bustling, happy place and to dream of one may indicate that we need to look after ourselves more and to spend time with more people. It could also suggest that we need to become more commercial in the work that we are doing, or perhaps to be more creatively influenced, rather than doing something purely and simply because it is commercial thus it has quite an ambivalent meaning.
3- A marketplace can be viewed as a place of spiritual exchange in dreams. We can establish a balance between our everyday reality and our spiritual or inner world.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: A market is a bustling, happy place and to dream of one may indicate that we need to look after ourselves more and to spend time with more people.
An open air or farmers market suggests that we should pay more attention to the good things in life. It could also suggest that we need to become more commercial in the work that we are doing, or perhaps to be more creatively influenced, rather than doing something purely and simply because it is commercial – thus it has quite an ambivalent meaning.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Dreaming that we are in a market indicates our ability to cope with everyday life, of being able to relate to people, but particularly to relate to crowds. It is also the place of buying and selling and, therefore, often gives us some sort of indication as to how we value our various attributes, whether we have something to sell or whether we are buying.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Going to the marketplace in a dream means seeking knowledge, or looking for work.
A marketplace in a dream also represents a mosque, or winning a war. In fact, the merchants and the customers bargain with one another, some win and some lose.
If a knowledge seeking student sees himself in a marketplace that he does not recognize, then if he walks away from it in the dream, it means that he will cease schooling or interrupt his studies and fail to acquire his degree, or it could mean that he has missed his Friday congregational prayers. It also could mean that the knowledge he is seeking is not intended to please God Almighty. Ifone sees himself shoplifting in a dream, it means that he steals, or holds contempt and conceit in his heart, or if he is a man of knowledge, it means that he will foster falsehood or become affected. Ifone sees a common marketplace on fire, or filled with people, or with a stream of fresh water running in the middle of it, or if it is fragrant with perfumes in the dream, then it represents good business for everyone and increase in their profits, though hypocrisy will later on spread among the people. Otherwise, if one finds the shops closed, the merchants drowsing and spiders webs spreading in every corner and covering the merchandise in the dream, it means stagnation of business or suffering major losses. Seeing the marketplace in a dream is also interpreted to represent the world. Whatever affects it will show in people’s lives, in their mosques, churches, or temples including their profits, losses, clothing, recovering from illness, lies, stress, sorrows or adversities.
If the market is quiet in the dream, then it represents the laziness of its salespeople. (Also see Entering a house)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A marketplace is where you might shop for the items you need or desire and may represent your concerns about getting a bargain. In a dream, the marketplace may also reflect your beliefs about prosperity and whether what you produce will have a market. It may mention that you are selling yourself short or that you feel you are treated as a commodity.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
(Plaited fabric; Seat; Woven straws) In a dream, a mat represents a servant, or the court of justice. Sitting on a mat in a dream means that one will commit an act which he will regret. (Also see Straw mat)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream that a door mat has been stolen forecasts that some one will try to enter your house (Raphael). A dream obviously originating in the unrecorded observation made by the subconscious.... The Fabric of Dream
Vision: A braided mat: vou have created a solid foundation and have no need to worry. Lying on a straw mat: stop spending so much money, because your budget is shrinking. Looking at a green mat: circumstances are going to change for the better.... Dreamers Dictionary
To see or dream that you are a matador implies that you don’t have enough stimulation in your life. You should be ready to overcome hardships and hurdles. Try not to be so timid and introverted.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of match.com represent your desire to meet someone special and to expand your circle of possibilities. This dream also signifies your awareness that you are connected to a much larger playing field than your normal day to day reality. You are looking for love, feeling lucky, and hopeful that love is on the way. See On-Line and Wish Fulfillment Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Striking a match in a dream may comment on the suitability of a new relationship. It may state that the person is a perfect “match.” In that when struck they light a fire, matches may mention that you are feeling passionate. Or they may comment that it is time to light a fire under yourself and get motivated.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If you dream of playing with matches you are playing with fire and taking chances where the risks are great. Perhaps you realize that you could get burned with your risky behavior. Alternatively, this dream suggests a desire for partnership and to meet your match.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If a person sees Allah giving him something pertaining to the world, it means he will soon be afflicted with sickness. It may also mean that some hardship will befall him. As recompense, he shall received great rewards from Allah which will earn him Jannah.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreams of math represent order, logic, reasoning, and your attempt to make sense of your current situation and find resolution. You are coming upon the solution to what used to be a problem. See Number.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If your dream involves you or someone else doing math, or you dream about in math class, it symbolizes unsettled conditions in your life, possibly related to money, school or social worries. You are dissatisfied with the way things are now.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreams of a matrix are about your awareness of the conditioning that binds you to the system you live in, whether it be your financial system, family system, or the belief system of the collective consciousness.
To become aware of a matrix represents objectivity and the ability to disidentify with your circumstances is to be lucid; in this world but not of it.... Strangest Dream Explanations
(Bed; Sleeping pad) In a dream, a mattress represents comfort or a woman. Selling one’s mattress in a dream means divorcing one’s wife.
If one’s wife is sick, then selling one’s mattress means that she may die from her illness. Ifone sees a dog or a pig sleeping on his mattress in a dream, it means that an insolent person is having a secret affair with one’s wife. Ifthe mattress is stuffed with wool, cotton, or down in the dream, it represents a wealthy woman.
If the mattress is made of brocade or silk in the dream, it represents a Hindu woman.
If the color of the mattress is white in the dream, it represents a religious and a pious wife.
A green mattress in a dream represents a pious and a religious wife.
A black mattress in the dream represents a woman who is engaged in doing something for other than God’s pleasure. Buying a new and a beautifullooking mattress in a dream means marriage to a chaste and a beautiful woman.
If the new mattress is torn or damaged in the dream, it means living with an impious woman. Changing the place of one’s bed in a dream means divorce.
If one finds himselfunable to sleep on his bed in a dream, it means that he cannot have marital relationship with his wife, or perhaps he could be suffering from impotence.
If one tears his mattress in pieces in a dream, it means that he will commit adultery.
If he sees his mattress placed in front of the city hall in a dream, it means that he may assume an important political appointment.
An unknown mattress in an unknown place in a dream means buying, receiving, or inheriting a farmland.
A mattress in a dream also means bearing a son. Changing one’s mattress in a dream means leaving one’s wife for the sake of another woman.
If one does not like to sleep on his mattress in a dream and prefers to find another place to rest, it means that he will renounce his conjugal life. Folding one’s mattress and placing it aside in a dream means leaving one’s home for a long journey, divorcing one’s wife, or avoiding to sleep with her for one reason or another, or it could mean the death of either the husband or the wife. Sitting over one’s bed in a dream means gaining authority, or managing someone’s business. Sleeping in a dream means heedlessness, or it could mean peace and tranquility. (Also see Bed)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Similar to bed—the situation, comfortable or otherwise, one has created in life. You made your bed, now lie on it. Also comfort, sexuality; relaxed feelings. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- Similar to a bed. to dream of a mattress indicates the feeling we have about a situation we have created in our lives, whether it is comfortable for us or not. We are aware of our own basic needs and arc able to create relaxed feelings that allow us to express ourselves fully.
2- Sexual comfort is important to most people. ‘Ib dream of a mattress can very often indicate the way we handle our own sexu- ality whether we are comfortable with it, or whether we find it an uncomfortable thing to deal with.
3- As sexual comfort is important, so is spiritual.
The dreamer should not neglect this important aspect of learning.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
(Sharing a table; Table companion) To share a table with a deceased person in a dream means that one will be paying a pecuniary penalty that will be exacted by the authorities. Sharing a table with someone who is away on a trip in a dream means receiving news from him. Sharing a table with evil companions, evil spirits, satans, or jinn in a dream means fighting against a crime ring.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Our name represents our sense of self, our essential T.
If name is altered: suggests a sense of change in the way we see ourself. Other people’s names: our feelings for that person; the quality we feel in regard to someone else with the same name, or wordplay or associations with the name.
A woman dreamt a friend asks her ‘Do you know where Chris is?*; she replied he was on the back seat. On waking she realises she is being asked ‘Where’s the crisis?’ Two weeks later she had a kidney infection—in the back seat. Names also suggest qualities, as in Peter, the rock; or one’s friend Pat may be pleasure loving, so we use the name or person to represent that quality. See wordplay, puns.
Place names: these can represent our feelings about the place, or be similar to personal names in their suggestion of something. Example: ‘On the other side of the road was a window with my wife’s ring and watch and other trinkets. I went to pick them up but a stranger put his hand over them. I then crossed the road to get a bus to Andover’ (Arthur P). Arthur’s dream wants to make sure he gets the message by saying hand-over and Andover.
Idioms: call someone names; clear someone’s name; have a bad name; not a thing to one’s name; in name alone; in the name of; make a name for oneself; name dropper, one’s middle name, name is mud; somebody who shall be nameless; or my name’s not . . . ; worthy of the name; name in vain; lend one’s name to; name the day. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- The placenta is a source of nourishment for the babv in the womb. In dreams, this becomes a symbol of how one gains nourishment from one’s surroundings. It also suggests ways in which the dreamer may be dependent on other people. When we undertake a new project, we have to be aware that we ourselves may not have the resources to care for ourselves properly We require nourishment from an outside source, but one to which we feel connected.
2- Personal dependency varies with each individual. Just as the relationship between mother and baby is unique and protected by the function of the placenta, so in dreams the placenta can highlight the uniqueness of such a relationship. One of the biggest traumas to be gone through is separation from mother and the placenta acts as a buffer in this process. Dreaming of a placenta indicates our need for such a buffer at times of violent separation.
3- Spiritually, as human beings we are dependent on Mother Earth or the Great Mother (See Introduction). Until we are capable of properly appreciating that dependency, we have no choice but to recognise that reliance symbolised by the placenta.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Dreams of a placenta represent that you are nurturing your innocence and are being taken care of from the inside out. This dream could also represent you feelings of dependence upon someone or something in a way that infantalizes you. Your subconscious mind might be giving you the message to take what you want and leave the rest behind.... Strangest Dream Explanations
When the environment or setting of a dream is particularly noticeable there is usually some kind of message or information being given. Sometimes the place reflects our inner state of mind or mood. It can be a reminder of a particular place which had meaning at a specific time in the dreamer’s life, and sometimes a reminder of particular people.
Interpreting the symbolism of certain places gives us an insight into our own ‘inner landscape’.
A place which becomes fertile or lighter in the course of the dream indicates that an aspect that the dreamer has not previously appreciated - or has found unpleasant - is now developing possibilities and potentials, possibly for spiritual development. Dreary, unfriendly places, or tranquil favourable landscapes may well refer to the dreamer’s subjective view of the world.
The country where the dream takes place may have certain resonances for the dreamer.
For example; America for most people will signify a rather brash, commercially oriented culture, England tends to be seen as inhibited and dutiful, while France will represent the temperamental masculine, and so on. Countryside The countryside can suggest a particular mood or feeling, especially of freedom. Composite scenes consisting of many images recognisable to the dreamer are usually drawing attention to particular qualities, ideals and moods which all enhance the information content of the dream, may have particular associations for the dreamer, or have been included because of frequently encountered associations.
The dreamer’s birthplace represents a secure space.
A bright and sunny place suggests fun and liveliness, whereas a dark, shadowy, murky scene signifies despondency and gloom. Darkened places can represent the unconscious.
A familiar place will often take us back to childhood or a time of learning and a particularly beautiful place may allow us to fantasise so that we can make more use of creative visualisation. Jungles connect with the labyrinth and ways of understanding our sexuality.
A placc which feels oppressive has been a sanctuary, but is no longer.
A sheltered place offers pcace and security. Unknown places indicate aspects of ourselves of which we are not aware. This can lead to a place that seems familiar and yet we do not know which signifies a situation we arc continually re-running in our lives. Wide-open spaces offer us freedom of movement.
An unfamiliar place will signify new aspects of the personality which have not yet become fully conscious.
3- In the sense that a place suggests a ‘spot’, places appearing in dreams allow us to orientate ourselves in order to make the best use of information we arc given.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The places in our dreams are the backgrounds against which we play out the scenes of our life. In general, being outdoors represents our conscious concerns and being indoors reflects deeper and unconscious concerns.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
In the sense that a place suggests a ‘spot’, places appearing in dreams allow us to orientate ourselves in order to make the best use of information we are given. Interpreting the symbolism of certain places gives us an insight into our own ‘inner landscape’.
A place that becomes fertile or lighter in the course of the dream indicates that an aspect that we have not previously appreciated – or have found unpleasant – is now developing possibilities and potentials, possibly for spiritual development. Dreary, unfriendly places, or tranquil favourable landscapes may well refer to our subjective view of the world.
To find such landscapes changing in the course of a dream suggests that our attitudes are changing.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: The country where the dream takes place may have certain resonances for the dreamer.
For example, america for most people will signify a rather brash, commercially oriented culture, england tends to be seen as inhibited and dutiful, while france will represent the temperamental masculine, and so on. Other places that offer information for consideration are as follows: our birthplace represents a secure space where we feel at ease.
A bright and sunny place suggests fun and liveliness, whereas a dark, shadowy, murky scene signifies despondency and gloom. Darkened places can also represent the unconscious. Countryside can suggest a particular mood or feeling, especially of freedom. Composite scenes consisting of many images recognizable to us are usually drawing attention to particular qualities, ideals and moods. These all enhance the information content of the dream, may have particular associations for us or have been included because of frequently encountered associations.
A familiar place will often take us back to childhood or a time of learning and a particularly beautiful place may allow us to fantasize so that we can make more use of creative visualization. Jungles connect with the labyrinth and ways of understanding our sexuality, whereas a place that feels oppressive has formerly been a sanctuary, but is no longer.
A sheltered place offers peace and security. Also see the individual entry. Unknown places indicate aspects of ourselves of which we are not yet aware. Such places can lead to an environment that seems familiar and yet we do not know it. This signifies a situation we are continually re-running in our lives. Wide-open spaces offer us freedom of movement.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: When the environment or setting of a dream is particularly noticeable there is usually some kind of message or information being given. Sometimes the place reflects our inner state of mind or mood. It can be a reminder of a particular place, which had meaning at a specific time in our life, and sometimes a reminder of particular people.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If you dream of being or feeling replaced by someone else, there’s some issue that you are not confronting. You are experiencing a struggle between your conscious mind - the way you act and talk with everyone - and your unconscious mind, or your inner values. You may be having trouble regarding a difficult decision.... My Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: Suffering from rheumatism: you are hiding emotional bitterness and disappointments from the outside world. Work through your anger and you will regain your emotional equilibrium.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of getting a new roommate suggests that a big change in coming into your life.
If you dream about an old roommate, you are reflecting on your past. Perhaps you need to learn a lesson from a past experience. It’s also possible that you are simply missing the person you dreamed about.
If you dream about fighting with your roommate, you may run into unpleasant encounters with social rivals.
If you dream that your roommate moved out without telling you, may suggest your fear of change or being abandoned by people.... My Dream Interpretation
If a person sees himself scattering pearls on the road, in a garbage or in the market place it means he will acquire knowledge and wisdom and will teach it to unworthy people.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Seeing any type of plans or blueprints in your dream often reveals symbolic or literal representations of your future hopes, what you are currently working toward, cycles that have repeated themselves in your life, or the patterns of fate currently at work in your reality.
The need to develop a solid outline for your life, including obtainable goals, so that growth can begin or continue.... The Language of Dreams
At times, the Ka’bah also stands for peace and harmony. Therefore, if the Ka’bah is seen in a place other than Makkah, it suggests that the people of that town or village will enjoy peace and harmony.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream of meeting or being with your soulmate often represents intense, positive feelings carried over from a waking relationship. On the other hand, if you’re not in a love relationship in real life, this dream suggests that you are not getting enough affection in your daily life. Hug someone!... My Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: Being in suspended animation: repressed emotions have been temporarily lost from consciousness, but they will return and need your attention. In any case, begin changing harmful character attributes (let go of the old) and make room for new and positive attributes. See Death.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream of switching places (swapping minds/bodies) or switching clothes with someone, it symbolizes that you are trying to understand that person better. You may envy something about them and want it for yourself, or you may be trying to “get inside their head” so you can figure out why they are acting a certain way in real life. This dream can also represent the wish to be someone else, especially if you are feeling stressed.... My Dream Interpretation
The tomato is a symbol of fertility. As a nightshade plant, it also has something scary about it. According to Rudolf Steiner, the tomato is the expression of eroticism and passion.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Vision: Looking at a tomato: your love for someone is growing stronger, and your chances are improving! Eating tomatoes: you are about to have an affair, but you are taking a risk—it could have disastrous consequences. See Vegetables, and the chapter “Colors in Dreams/1
Depth Psychology: The tomato is a symbol of mature love or passion.
If you are ashamed of something, do you turn red like a tomato?... Dreamers Dictionary
(Changing form) Transformation by substitution in a dream where one thing is converted into something else.
If a withered tree is transformed into a blossoming one in a dream, it means political changes, changes in worldly conditions, or reversal of conditions from good to bad, or from bad to good. This element includes the transformation of inner substances or physical ones.
For example, if sees himself as an old person in a dream, when in real life he is young, it means progress in his spiritual life and gaining honor.lfhe is an old person and sees himself as a young boy in a dream, it means indulging in wrongdoing.
If one sees a known old person regaining his youth, it means that the material conditions of the person seeing the dream will turn around to one’s advantage or otherwise. i.e., richness into poverty and vice-versa, or ifhe is sick, he will recover from his illness.
If one is transformed into a beautiful shoot of green or a blossoming branch of a tree in a dream, it means that he may die within a short time. Becoming taller in a dream means longevity, prosperity, or begetting a son. Ifone finds himselfmissing partial mental keenness or physical abilities or a limb in a dream, it means that he may suffer losses relating to his worldly interests.
If a man sees himself transformed into a woman, and wears her apparels, ornaments and make-up in a dream, it means that he may suffer humiliation, adversities and abuse.
If a woman sees herself transformed into a man, or if she grows a beard in a dream, it means that she will reestablish her connection with a missing child. As a man in the dream, and if she is pregnant, it means that she will beget a son who may die in his early youth, but if she is not pregnant, it means that she is no longer fertile. Ifone sees himselfflying with wings in a dream, it means travels.
If one sees himself transformed into a wooden staff in a dream, it represents his insolence.
If one sees himself transformed into an iron rod in a dream, it means longevity. Ifone sees himself transformed into a bridge in a dream, it means that he may become a ruler, a wise man, or a man of knowledge whom people will seek to benefit from his wisdom.
If a person sees his sick child turn into a bird in a dream, it means the death of the child.
If one sees himself turned into a beast in a dream, it means that he will be segregated from the believers to live alone because of his evil qualities.
If one sees himself turned into a deer, a gazelle or an antelope in a dream, it means that he will become obsessed with his sexual life, or that he will become mentally deranged to the degree of indulging in bisexual practices. Ifhe turns into a pig in a dream, it means prosperity surrounded with absence of human dignity.
If one sees a steer transformed into a wolf in a dream, it represents a government employee who will turn unjust. However, according to Islamic interpretations of the human transformation into a lower category of creatures phenomena, if such transformation takes place in real life, it connotes a curse and a punishment, and it does not last for more than three days, and it will culminate in death. (Also see Changing form)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Transforming into something beyond yourself indicates you’ve achieved full realization of self; that you have transcended what you were and have become something new.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Any dream in which an obvious change occurs in one of the dream figures shows transformation. Each of us go through major transformations during growth— not just physically, as when we change from a toothless baby to a walking, toothy child, but also psychologically.
Example: ‘On a hot summer day I was walking with a beautiful black woman through countryside. She stopped and told me she had a problem.
To show me she pulled down the strap of her dress. On her shoulder the black skin was peeling to reveal golden white skin underneath. She said that if she kept seeing me she would become completely white. She was going to ask advice from her mother about what to do. As we walked on two black men fought with me. They wanted to take her back to the village. I woke feeling I was winning’ (paraphrased from The Way of The Dream, Fraser Boa). Here the dreamer is relating well to his own feelings of sexuality and sensuality. However, he is beginning to see a female partner as a real person, not just as his sexuality paints her. Also, the reference to seeking advice from the mother suggests his ability to love is still not freed from emotional and erotic connections with his mother, and needs transforming. One often hears people, even in their 40s, saying It is difficult (developing a relationship) with that person because my mother doesn’t like them.’ The dreamer ‘fights’ the opposing drives, which want to take the man’s love back to the village, his childhood level of love—thus he moves towards becoming independent in love and life.
The transformation is towards mature love and relatedness.
For a further description of the major areas and themes of transformation, see individuation. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- Dreams where obvious changes occur and things are transformed into something else suggests a shift in awareness.
A landscape may change from dark to light (negativity to positivity), a person may change from masculine to feminine or one image may change into another. Once the dreamer understands the change is for the better, he is able to accomplish changes in his own life.
As the growth to maturity takes place, there are many transformations which occur. These arc often depicted in dreams as immediate changes, like a speeded-up camera filming an opening flower.
Transformation takes place in spiritual terms when freedom of thought or action is indicated, or when higher impulses are substituted for lower reactions.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream that you are undergoing a transformation means that there is a need for you to modify your routine. It also suggests that you now have a deeper understanding of yourself and how you can further develop your personality.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If you dream of going through a transformation, then you are making great progress in your own evolution. You are realizing that sometimes what might appear to be the worst thing that could ever happen to you could turn out to be a blessing in disguise, and that something bigger, greater, and more expansive is always in store for you. See Butterfly.... Strangest Dream Explanations
In dreams, the metamorphosis of the dreamer or other people into animals and vice versa shows the potential for change within any situation. Coincidentally, magical techniques allow ‘shape-shifting’, permitting magicians and shamans to adopt animal form, and dreams give us an understanding of that process.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
We become aware of a spiritual ultimatum – a final demand – when we realize that we have no option but to conform to our inner beliefs; we must follow the path of spiritual integrity.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: To be given an ultimatum in dreams signifies that we must bring a situation to a conclusion. Often there will be considerable emotion, either negative or positive, attached to such action.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: We may dream of an ultimatum – a final proposal or statement of conditions – when all other methods of working have not borne fruit. This will often contain the germ of an idea that eventually solves our problem.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
You are fighting with yourself about something. It is important who the opponent is. Are you courageous, or do you feel like a coward? Meaning: Are you facing your problems or denying them?... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Vision: A wrestling match symbolizes the fight you have with yourself—even if it seems that you are just bothered by others. Losing the fight: a peaceful conclusion to a bitter argument. Winning the match: you are having an important argument with someone and a separation is the result.
Depth Psychology: You are looking for a confrontation with another person. Winning the match: you are going to prevail in an argument, but the result will be a separation. Losing the match: you will find a compromise and remain friends. Pay attention to the rest of the dream images. See Fight.... Dreamers Dictionary