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
Folkjoric: Hospitality. It was once believed that rubbing your body with the. juice of a dandelion would ensure your welcome anywhere.
Victorian: In the language of flowers, this blossom represents ancient oracles and messages. Review the missives you’ve received lately. They may have greater meaning than you suspected.
Male fertility. Tlie white juice of this plant was often used to represent abundant semen.
The amazing potential in simplicity. This pesky weed has a variety of uses, including salads from the leaves, coffee from the roots, and wine from the flowers!... The Language of Dreams
To dream about eating dandelions indicates that you should tend to your own fitness better or you will have to deal with the negative aspects in the future.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If you subdue the lion, you will be victorious in any engagement.
If it overpowers you, then you will be open to the successful attacks of enemies.
To see caged lions, denotes that your success depends upon your ability to cope with opposition.
To see a man controlling a lion in its cage, or out denotes success in business and great mental power. You will be favorably regarded by women.
To see young lions, denotes new enterprises, which will bring success if properly attended.
For a young woman to dream of young lions, denotes new and fascinating lovers.
For a woman to dream that she sees Daniel in the lions’ den, signifies that by her intellectual qualifications and personal magnetism she will win fortune and lovers to her highest desire.
To hear the roar of a lion, signifies unexpected advancement and preferment with women.
To see a lion’s head over you, showing his teeth by snarls, you are threatened with defeat in your upward rise to power.
To see a lion’s skin, denotes a rise to fortune and happiness.
To ride one, denotes courage and persistency in surmounting difficulties.
To dream you are defending your children from a lion with a pen-knife, foretells enemies will threaten to overpower you, and will well nigh succeed if you allow any artfulness to persuade you for a moment from duty and business obligations.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A struggle with a lion that does not lead to one’s death in a dream means observing a long lasting diet caused by an illness.
If one fights with a lion and eats or snatches off a piece of his flesh, bones or hair in a dream, it means that he will attain success,leadership, wealth or conquer his enemy. Sleeping beside a lion in a dream means safety from illness, or protection from one’s enemy.
If one sees a lion inside his own house in a dream, it means that he will gain the upper hand, or it could represent longevity and a high position in the world.
A lion entering a town in a dream means a plague that will strike such a town.
(Also see Lioness)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A lion can also reference Jesus, Ps. 17:12. Watch what the lion does in the dream to determine the meaning.
If the lion is intimidating and aggressive it is symbolic of a spiritual enemy in your life, 1 Pet. 5:8... Christian Dream Symbols
The lion is a symbol of social distinction and leadership.
The interpretation depends on the circumstances and the interactions with the lion. See also: Animals, Cat.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Dreaming of a lion shows you have many obstacles to overcome, and must resist the real force that is driving you to self destruction; if the lion overpowers you, you will lose, but, if win out over the lion you will be the victor. As the lion usually represents different aspects of our own inner nature either as we are, or as we think ourselves to be, then in this light the dream must be correlated by using as many of the symbols you see in your dream and carefully analyzing the different actions of each character.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
The story of Androcles and the lion shows how the pain felt by our ‘animal’ life process, if tended by the conscious personality, brings a loving relationship between conscious and unconscious. Idioms: brave the lion’s den, lion’s share; head in the lion’s mouth. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
It is the symbol of transformation in alchemy, and represents the essence of the masculine and feminine. In antiquity it was the symbol of the creative power of the Sun, since in the summer the constellation of the Lion in the night sky is at the highest point. In the history of the Rosicrucians, initiation ceremonies included taming a lion.
The lion is the fire of the libido and thereby of vitality.
If not tamed, this energy will devour and destroy.
The lion as a Christian symbol stands for the domestication of the non-believers. In Northern Europe, the lion was replaced by the Bear. According to early Christian and medieval imagination, the lion used his tail to erase his footprints so that he could not be followed and found. It has also been said that lions sleep with their eyes open. And when a lioness gives birth, the young are initially born dead until three days later, when the male lion appears and blows in the face of the young. This gave rise to the idea of the lion as a symbol for awakening and vitality. In Christian fables, it is also depicted as the cunning animal. See Dragon, Sun, Heart.
The evil spirit Utukku is depicted with the head of a lion.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- The lion in dreams signifies both cruelty and strength.
2- In psychological terms, the lion represents all those qualities it shows majesty, strength, pride, couragc and so on.
It is easier to recognise the necessity for such qualities in ourselves when symbolised in something else.
3- Spiritually the lion symbolises all those attributes that belong to the fiery principle.
It is an ambivalent symbol, since it represents both good and evil. It plays a part in the recognition of the four elements Fire, Earth, Air and Water and represents fire.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The roar and clamor of a bragging individual, who announces her / his presence to all who will listen.
Rulership or authority.
The lion is known as the “king of the beasts” and is a potent solar symbol.
Hindu: The destroyer of demons, which can include bad memories, past experiences, and even addictions.
A lion was the fourth incarnation of Vishnu.
Buddhist: Defending the law, but doing so with a soft paw of compassion.
Attentiveness. In folk beliefs it is said that the lion sleeps with its eyes always open.... The Language of Dreams
If any dreams he combats with a lion, it signifies a quarrel, and that he shall engage with some resolute adversary; and if be dreamed he came off victorious, it shall certainly be so.
If anyone dreams that he hath found the skin, liver, or marrow of a lion—if he that dreamt it be a king, he wilt find the treasure of his enemies; if he be a vulgar person, he will suddenly grow rich.
The Queen Olympias, being big with Alexander the Great, dreamed that King Philip, her husband, had seated up her womb with a seal engraven with a lion, which did prognosticate the valor, magnanimity, and conquests of the said Alexander, The lioness signifies the same as the lion, only less good and less hurt, and that not by men but by women. have also known by a dream of a lioness tearing or biting, 11 says Artemidorus, ‘’that rich personages have fallen into crimes and accusations. ”.... The Complete Dream Book
A woman who has this dream will achieve her fondest hopes in being courted by a man of wealth and personality.
A maiden who dreams of young lions will have several intensely interesting lovers before she finally marries the right man.
To dream of seeing a lion trainer putting the animals through their paccs, is an indication that the dreamer will have much admiration from the opposite sex and that before long a fortunate marriage will be contracted.... The Complete Dream Book
Depth Psychology: The lion is a symbol of dignity and intensity. It has enormous energy; determination, and aggression toward others.
The dream means you might be afraid of these characteristics (in yourself as well as others) and it is a warning to better control your emotions.... Dreamers Dictionary
The Lion signifies some purely personal honour or success, not necessarily involving a gain of money. But if you hear the Lion roaring, as if angry, then expect some misfortune through the jealousy of someone near you.
A Lion Cub is a sign of a valuable friendship.... Mystic Dream Book
If we are struggling with the lion there should be a successful development as long as we are not overpowered, or the lion killed.
A man-eating lion shows that an aspect of our personality has slipped out of alignment, putting both us and our surroundings at risk.
A lion lying with a lamb shows there is a union, or compatibility of opposites; instinct and spirit going hand in hand.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
It is easier to recognize the necessity for such qualities in ourselves when symbolized in something else.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If a lion in a dream is threatening, there are problems with a male in your life, possibly a father or boyfriend.... My Dream Interpretation
If you heard the lion roar, you are likely to have to cope with jealousy from someone close to you.
A friendly lion cub is a forecast of a new and valuable friendship.
See also Animals.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Pride, generosity, and ambition are the characteristics of the fifth sign of the zodiac: a sign of fire, solar, masculine, king by vocation and actor in each stage of life. According to astrology, the sign of Leo likes to be the center of attention; so perhaps your dream is warning you that you are too self-centered and narcissistic. In the Tarot, the Lion card symbolizes strength that can be controlled by the sweetness (the figure of a woman dressed in white).... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
As king of the jungle, it also symbolizes royalty, leadership, and dominion (“the lion’s share”).
The specific implication depends on the dreamer’s associations with the lion in the dream.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
If a lion is chasing you, this is most likely due to a struggle with natural feelings of anger or aggression.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Also see Lion)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The lioness is a strong mother with regal elegance who guides and protects her children.
To dream that you are a lioness indicates you feel a strong connection to family and you may need to strengthen your place as leader in their eyes.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream that you are attacked by a lion means that you have many problems to solve. Defy negative emotions that will cause your downfall.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If you dreamed of being a millionaire, you are likely to profit indirectly from a past favor freely given.
If, in your dream, you used your money to help your family, friends, or worthy causes, you can count cm a stroke of good luck being just around the comer.
A dream of meeting a millionaire is a caution to listen to wiser heads before making a new commitment.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
It is often experienced by people who are not satisfied with their material, intellectual, or emotional possessions. The message from these images is that you should discover and appreciate what you have and what you keep within yourself. You should not waste time on ephemeral things.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The larger the cat, the greater the power of this totem.
The mountain lion is one of the smaller of the great cats, and the association with the terrain on which it is found connects to the ability to traverse higher levels of consciousness.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
A canopy in a dream represents someone who has less authority than the commander, a dome represents someone ofa lower rank, and a tent in a dream means less than a dome. Ifa commander is seen leaving his pavilion in a dream, it means that he will lose some of his authority, or that he may die shortly. Unknown pavilions of either green or white colors in a dream mean healing, endowments, gifts, martyrdom, visiting the graves of righteous people, or a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
(Also see Canopy; Tent)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
For a virgin, this dream omens scandal and adversity.
If a woman is really pregnant and has this dream, it prognosticates a safe delivery and swift recovery of strength.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If a man sees himself pregnant in a dream, it means that he suffers from heaviness in his life, or it could represent one’s fear of exposing his problems in public. In general, pregnancy in a dream represents material gains.
If a woman sees herself pregnant in a dream, it means difficulties and adversities beside some troubling secrets she maybe hiding. However, for a learned man, pregnancy in a dream may represent increase in his knowledge, while for a craftsman, it means achieving unrivalled excellence in his trade. Pregnancy in a dream also means being madly in love, or having passionate attachment to someone, or planting seeds in the wrong place, or beingbisexual or a deviate, or sufferingfrom dropsy, or perhaps it could mean that a thief will enter his house to steal something, or to hide a stollen object, or that one may steal something and hide it from its true owner, or that he may get sick from eating spoiled food, or it could mean that he may bury a dear person, or that he is affected and a liar, or he may hide his real beliefs and show a better standing in public, or it may represent an accident or a fire. As for a woman, her pregnancy in a dream means losing her virginity before marriage, or that she will marry an unsuitable person. Ifa barren woman sees herselfpregnant in a dream, it means a bad harvest for that year, or it could mean a robbery in her neighborhood.
If an unmarried woman or a young virgin sees herself pregnant in a dream, it means that she will find a compatible husband. Pregnancy in a dream has many meanings. In a dream, woman’s pregnancymeans wealth, and man’s pregnancy means pain and sorrow. However, generally speaking, pregnancy in a dream also could mean prosperity and material success.
The extent of wealth is measured by the number of months of such pregnancy and the size of one’s growth in the dream. This is true whether it is a man or a woman in the dream.
If a young boy who is under the age of puberty sees himselfpregnant in a dream, it represents his father, and if ayoung girl who is under the age of menstruation sees herself pregnant, then it represents her mother.
If a man sees his wife pregnant in a dream, it reflects his desire for material success.
If one sees his pregnant wife delivering a baby boy in a dream, it means that she will give birth to a girl and the opposite maybe true, except if it is common for the person in the dream to experience in wakefulness what he sees in his dream.
If one sees himself delivering a baby from his mouth in a dream, it means his death, or it could mean that he will use poised and pleasant words in a conversation with someone he is careful not to offend.
If a man gives birth to a baby boy in a dream, it means that he will carry a heavy burden then escape from it, or it could mean that he will vanquish his enemy, or it could mean that he may escape from a treacherous woman.
If a pregnant woman sees herself delivering a child in a dream though having not had sexual intercourse with her husband, it means that she will discover a hidden treasure. Apregnant animal in a dream denotes benefits or profits.
(Also see Carrying someone; Delivering a baby; Transformation)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
For a man, it is a warning against casual sex.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
For a man to dream that he is the father of the child he is warned about indiscriminate sexual relations and one night stands.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
If pregnant at the time of dream: anxieties, feelings or intuition regarding pregnancy and birth. Carolyn Winget and Frederic Kapp researched on the dreams of 70 pregnant women.
Those women whose dreams included a high percentage of anxiety themes were the ones who delivered their babies in the shortest time—less than ten hours.
The conclusion was that by allowing feelings of anxiety in our dreams we are less influenced by anxiety in waking, and we can deal with situations more confidently.
Someone else pregnant in dream: an aspect of oneself about to bring forth new characteristics; an intuition about that person. See example under girl; cave; third example under penis in body; second example under baby. See also birth. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
A new area of our potential or personality is developing. Interestingly enough, to dream of pregnancy seldom actually means one’s own pregnancy although it can indicate pregnancy in someone around us.
2- To dream of someone else being pregnant suggests that we are in a position to observe part of ourselves developing new skills or characteristics. We may be unaware of what the outcome of this process will be.
To dream of a man being pregnant, particularly if it is a woman’s dream, is probably a projection of her own wish for the man to take responsibility within her life.
3- There is always a gestation period in spiritual work. We may have to be patient and wait for a natural process to take place so that we can fulfil a task.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For a woman (or her partner) who is pregnant, or wishing to be so, a situational dream that needs no further interpretation.
Being figuratively fertile with ideas, energy, and creative insight.
A very good seed has been planted for a project near and dear to your heart, but now patience is required. It will take time for this effort to manifest, and it cannot be rushed without endangering your groundwork.... The Language of Dreams
(See Birth.)... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If you dream that you are pregnant: it is time to put your ideas into action. See Birth.
Depth Psychology: If you are pregnant, the dream is a sign of anticipation and the fears you have about the pregnancy.
For all others, it is a symbol of new feelings, ideas, talents, or behavior (either your own or others) that want attention.... Dreamers Dictionary
For a man to dream that he is the father of the child he is warned about indiscriminate sexual relations and one night stands.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
To dream of a man being pregnant, particularly if it is a woman’s dream, is probably a projection of her own wish for the man to take responsibility within her life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
For a man, dreaming of the pregnancy of his wife or partner can indicate his willingness to take on extra responsibility.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
According to some popular traditions, to a woman, to dream she is pregnant denotes she will not be happy with her husband and her children will not be very graceful. To a virgin this dream predicts scandal and adversity. However, if the dreamer is pregnant in real life the dream predicts an uncomplicated birth and rapid recovery.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A pregnancy represents the appearance of something new on the horizon. All ideas, changes in direction, and physical shifts must first be created in the vat of ideas within the mind. Everything that we create in life is first felt as the spark of a new thought. To dream of pregnancy is to be connecting powerfully to this part of the creative process. Consider that something in you or your life is about to change dramatically.
Dreaming of pregnancy is not relegated to women alone—men will often dream of being pregnant. Many men report such dreams when their significant other is literally preparing to give birth, and in the dream world, this represents the dramatic change of life that is about to take place as fatherhood descends upon them. Shame or fear of being exposed as pregnant because it is unwanted connects to uncertainty of how the shift in you may be perceived by others in your life.
The closer the pregnancy is to birth, the more imminent the change that is germinating.
If the pregnancy is experienced by a character within your dream, then consider that it is an element of your personality as represented by that character aspect that is undergoing the change that is afoot.
If the term of the pregnancy is clear in the dream, you might want to consider what was going on in your life at the time conception would have been likely. For example, if you were seven months pregnant in your dream, look back seven months in your life for some new element that could be making itself known at this time.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If you are a woman, a dream about being close to birth may again be wish-fulfillment. Many expectant mothers claim to have had dreams about their unborn baby as it develops in this womb, and this could be an unconscious method of bonding. On the other hand, your unconscious may be presenting you with an unborn baby scenario to give you the opportunity to experience or role-play how you might feel if you were in that situation.
There is, however, an entirely different interpretation for pregnancy dreams that is especially pertinent if you are not pregnant, or hoping to be, or if you are a man. Pregnancy dreams if you are not pregnant suggest a yearning for unconditional love and acceptance. They can also indicate a period of necessary waiting before the completion of a project. A new area of your personality or potential is developing or ‘hatching’; the seeds of a new concept are sprouting.
If you are currently mulling over a new project or idea, pay attention to the details in your dream as they can reflect your feelings of confidence or anxiety about how well your idea is developing. Were you plagued with morning sickness or did you sail through your pregnancy without a setback?
If you felt sick and uncomfortable in your dream, this may reflect your waking anxieties, whereas if you glowed through your pregnancy, this may reflect your growing confidence.
If you dream that someone else is pregnant, this can suggest an aspect of yourself that is ready to develop new skills.
If a woman dreams about a man being pregnant, this suggests her desire for a man to take more responsibility in waking life.
If a man dreams he is pregnant, this suggests the discovery of new talents or potential within.... The Element Encyclopedia
If you know you are pregnant and you have this dream, it represents your concerns about possible complications with the birth of your child. Th... My Dream Interpretation
If you are nervous that you might be pregnant, this dream is a literal reflection of your anxieties about getting pregnant.... My Dream Interpretation
Revelation and inspiration.
The coming of spring; something new happening at the coming of spring. Astrological parallel: Cancer, Pisces, Aries Tarot parallel: The Empress... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
If the dreamer has these issues in her daily life, then the fear experienced during the day may be entering her dream state. However, most people that have a dream about being stalked are not stalked in reality.
The dream is symbolic and brings up issues regarding persisting problems or prevailing difficulties.
The dream could represent one side of the dreamer’s personality attempting to catch up with the other.
For example, if the dreamer is doing something hurtful to himself or has a bad habit or addiction, the stalker in the dream may represent that negative part of the dreamer’s personality or life.
The dream stalker could represent your conscious, a prevailing problem, or a goal that you have been putting off and unable to pursue.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If you are the one who stalks someone, this implies you do not trust others to solve a problem that affects you.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
To dream you ride a fine stallion, denotes you will rise to position and affluence in a phenomenal way; however, your success will warp your morality and sense of justice.
To see one with the rabies, foretells that wealthy surroundings will cause you to assume arrogance, which will be distasteful to your friends, and your pleasures will be deceitful. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
For men as well as for women, dreaming about riding a stallion stands for the desire for an intense love life.
Depth Psychology: The stallion is a symbol of male vitality, but more controlled than is implied in a dream about a Steer. In a woman’s dream, it stands for the hope of finding a dynamic love relationship. In a man’s dream it expresses the hope for more intense sexual experiences, increased vitality, and energy. See Horse.... Dreamers Dictionary
To hear others talking loudly, foretells that you will be accused of interfering in the affairs of others.
To think they are talking about you, denotes that you are menaced with illness and disfavor. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To hear others speaking in a loud voice denotes that you will be falsely accused of malicious gossip.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
2- We arc perhaps afraid of not being listened to properly and this anxiety can express itself through hearing someone else talking.
It is not necessarily the words that are important, more the sense of what is being said.
3- Psychic communication.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To hear others speaking in a loud voice denotes that you will be falsely accused of malicious gossip.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
It is not necessarily the words that are important, more the sense of what is being said.
If we cannot hear them properly we are perhaps not ready consciously to accept the information.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream that you are talking on and on in your dream may foretell of bad news about someone you care for.
To hear others talking loudly in your dream signifies that you will be accused of not minding your own business and butting into other people’s affairs.... My Dream Interpretation
If you have difficulty in talking in your dream, this suggests repressed anger, difficult feelings or an absence of social contact in waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia
The dreamer was single, so the subject of the talk may have been bothering her. Perhaps the most prolific and creative of sleep talkers was Edgar Cayce. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
During the course of a normal night of sleep, the human brain switches between deep and light sleep, and dreaming sleep, several times; confusional arousals occur when the brain becomes divided, literally, between sleeping and waking. Part of the brain wakes up, but another part remains deeply asleep. During a confusional arousal, a sleeper may talk, sit up in bed, scream, or even leave the bed and wander around—the proverbial sleepwalking, although that is less common than sleeptalking. Because development of the sleep stage switching mechanism occurs during the period from infancy to about ten years old, confusional arousals are most common in this age group. Current research confirms the validity of popular lore about sleeptalkers and sleepwalkers—that one should not attempt to awaken them. Despite the open eyes, despite the calm or agitated talking, sleeptalkers are deeply asleep. The recommended strategy is that there is no need to yell or try to wake up someone who is sleeptalking; just make sure they are safe and comfortable. In the morning, the sleeper will not remember their episode. See also Sleep disorders entry in NIGHTMARES.... The Element Encyclopedia
The Lion King represents the return of a true king to power so thai balance in the world can be restored. He may suggest that you are wishing or seeking to use your strength to pursue something for the good of all.... Ariadne's Book of Dream