The meaning of beard in dream | Dream Interpretation
(1) Beards may symbolize virility and male sexuality. In a man’s dream, therefore, a very hairy man may symbolize the dreamer’s own libido or primitive psychic energy. (Yes, in real life beards may sometimes be worn as a substitute for virility, and to compensate for the lack of it, but this only underlines the original association of beards with virility.)
(2) A bearded old man in vour dreams must be listened to: he probably represents the profound but practical wisdom that resides in the depths of the psyche. (God has sometimes been represented as a bearded old man.) See also God, Wise Old Man / Woman.
A man with a beard may represent a father or another figure of authority. As Santa Claus had a full white beard, a white beard in a dream may signify an authority who brings gitts or wisdom.
A beard is generally worn by older men and is a symbol of age and intelligence. In this way, a beard in a dream can be a symbolic expression of maturity and wisdom.
A beard also blocks much of the face and in this way can connect to a desire to hide your true feelings.
Undisciplined words and attitude
Dreaming of a full, luxuriant beard on the face of a friendly man can indicate luck ahead.
A beard on a woman, however, is an attention-getter, indicating that this dream is an important one and close attention should be paid to the other symbols in the dream.
If a man wearing a beard seems unfriendly and ominous, or if the man is also wearing glasses, then someone important to you is hiding something.
Spiritually there is a degree of ambivalence in the symbol of the beard and the meaning will depend on the dreamer’s own culture. It may mean wisdom and dignity, or alternatively it may mean deceit and deviousness.
The bearded wise old man of the archetypes signifies inner wisdom.
Psychological / emotional perspective: We perhaps need to consider more masculine attributes in ourselves or others.
To dream of cutting or having a beard cut suggests a loss of power.
Material aspects: To dream of a man with a beard generally means we must guard against cover-up and deceit, though it can also be a sign of good luck.
Gives gender - specific: In a man’s dream a beard suggests masculine power but in a woman’s dream it suggests that someone is trying to hide information.
If a woman is growing a beard in a dream it shows she needs to be more assertive.
To dream about a long beard is symbolic of the wisdom that comes with age.
If a woman dreams that she has a beard, it represents her desire to be more manly and powerful.
Symbol: A beard is a sign of male power, courage, and wisdom. Vision: Seeing men with long beards: a positive sign for prosperity to come.
A man dreaming about shaving off or otherwise losing his l>eard: an unconscious fear of losing his pow er, his masculinity. In addition the dream means that he must soon say goodbye to (or be abandoned by) a good friend.
A man dreaming about a woman with a beard: be more careful with the opposite sex; the woman is “wearing the pants” and hiding her innermost thoughts.
A white beard is a symbol of wisdom. See Hair, Shaving.
Depth Psychology: In a man’s dream, the beard symbolizes masculine power. Shaving off a beard, however, means that he needs to let go of habitual behavior or prejudices. In a woman’s dream, a beard means that she is unconsciously looking for a father figure and more protection and security.
Strength of words; important saying or knowledge.
Dreaming that you wear a beard, when in fact you don’t, means that you are very much an individualist and don’t care too much about what others think of you.
For a man, a beard in a dream signifies wealth, honor and dignity.
If it is moderately long or well trimmed in the dream, it means earning respect, rising in rank, prosperity, beauty and sovereignty.
If only the sides of one’s beard are long and not the middle section in the dream, it means that one will work to save money for someone else.
If one’s beard is too long and lacks proper trimming in a dream, it means indebtedness, distress and suffering from depression.
If it becomes long to the extent of reaching the floor in the dream, it means death.
If one’s beard grows long and thick in a dream, it means longevity or increase in one’s wealth.
If it reaches his belly in the dream, it means that he does not obey God’s commands.
If it grows longer than one’s grip in the dream, it means that one lives from the interest he earns from usury.
If the hair of one’s beard is black in the dream, it means prosperity and satisfaction in one’s life. Ifits color is greenish-black in the dream, it means extended wealth, power and rulership, unless if one is a tyrant, for the color of Pharaoh’s beard was greenish-black.
If the color of one’s beard yields to yellow in the dream, it means poverty and illness.
If its color is blondish in the dream, it means a scare.
If one grabs his own beard in the dream and ifits hair falls into his hand, and ifhe keeps holding to the hair, it means incurring financial losses then recovering them, unless one discards the hair in the dream. Pulling someone’s from his beard in the dream means inheriting him.
If one sees a young boy who has not reached the age of puberty having a beard in a dream, it means the child’s death. Ifthe child’s beard is just starting to grow in the dream, it means that he will grow to lead and command people.
If one’s beard is shallow and if it makes him look fatuous in a dream, it means payment of one’s debts or easing of his trouble or dispelling of his distress.
If one’s beard looks childish or completely immature in the dream, it means losing people’s respect. Ifthe color of one’s beard is gold in the dream, it means that he will lose some respect and perhaps half of his wealth. Seeing one-halfof one’s beard shaved in a dream means poverty. Ifan unknown young person shaves one’s beard in a dream, it means loss of dignity and injury caused by one’s enemy or competitor or someone who carries the same name.
If an old man shaves his beard in a dream, it means that he will lose his good reputation at the hand of a profiteer and an overpowering enemy. Ifone’s beard is cut off in a dream, it means financial losses valued at how far it is trimmed. Clipping what is longer than man’s grip of one’s beard in a dream means paying the due alms tax. Cutting off someone’s beard in a dream means swindling his inheritance.
A white beard in a dream means honor, dignity and good fame.
If one’s beard turns gray, leaving few black hairs in the dream, it means earning respect.
If all its hair becomes gray in the dream, it means poverty and loss of integrity. Seeing one’s wife having a beard in a dream means increase in one’s wealth or growth ofthe son’s business, or sickness of one’s wife, or it could mean that she will no longer be able to conceive children, though if she had a son, it means that he will control the entire family.
If a woman sees herself having a beard in a dream, it means losing her husband and if she is a widow, it means that she will marry a hard-working man who is compatible with her.
If a pregnant woman sees that in a dream, it means that she will beget a son, and ifshe has a quarrel with someone, it means that she will win the battle and stand for herself with dignity and courage. Plucking one’s facial hair or beard in a dream means wasting money.
If one’s beard and head is shaved in a dream, it means recovering from an illness, satisfying one’s debts or dispelling sorrow and distress. Having an extraordinarily long beard that one can spin and weave as a cloth, then sells it in his dream means that he will forge a testimony. Clipping one’s beard in a dream also means losing money. One’s beard in a dream also represents his job, business, clothing, gains and losses. Cutting off the hair of one’s beard with one’s own teeth in a dream means sufferings, distress and trouble. Swearingby the honor of one’s beard in a dream may denote either one’s truthfulness or lies, his stinginess or generosity. One’s beard in a dream also could represent his wife.
If a farmer finds the hair ofhis beard black in a dream, it means that he should start harvesting his crop.
A white beard could denote illness or frailty. Ifone’s beard in wakefulness is gray and he sees its color black in a dream, it means strength, determination, firmness, certainty, having great energy and exuberance. Ifone’s beard in his dream seems longer than the usual, it means being a spendthrift, wasting money, engaging in gambling and sportinggames, or suffering from depression, or beingtroubled by circumstances.
If a subversive and a sinful person sees himself having a beard in a dream, it means that he will repent of his sins.
If a misguided person sees himself having a beard in his dream, it means that he will receive guidance.
If a woman grows a beard in her dream, it means that she is trying to be a man, or it could mean insolence or engaging in wrongdoing.
If a child sees himself having a beard in a dream, it means longevity. Loving a beard and kissing it in a dream means lacking determination or will, regardless ifit is his own beard or ifit is someone else’s beard.
If a straw or anything sticks to one’s beard in a dream, it means hearing bad words. Shaving half of one’s beard in a dream means losing one’s source of income or loss of one’s dignity. Holding the beard of one’s uncle in a dream means unjustly inheriting him.
If a woman sees herself having a beard like a man in a dream, it means that she will never beget children, unless if she has a reddish beard as the natural color ofher hair. However, for a man, to have a reddish beard in a dream means trials and temptation and particularly if some gray hair is also mixed with it.
(Also see Face; Scissors; Shaving; Twisting a rope)
Symbol of the ruler, of male strength and vitality, of aid from a wise man; wisdom increasing with age. Nurturing your masculine side. Indicates male superiority and authority (the beard of the prophet).
A beard being cut off almost always means loss of vitality and fear of impotence. However, there is also another side to the image of a beard being cut off—exposing the face, approaching the world with openness. In this context, shaving off a beard in today’s setting might also mean an increase in potency.
ASTROLOGY: Symbol of Saturn.
To dream of a beard is a good omen (if the beard was on a man).
The fuller or bushier the beard, the luckier you will be. But to dream of a beard on a woman (or if you dream of growing a beard) is a warning against spending your money foolishly.
If you see, in your dream, some person with a full Beard, you may expect some unexpected success.
The fuller the Beard the better for the dreamer.
1. Masculinity and sovereignty.
2. Wisdom and insight.
3. Shame (shaving it off ).
4. Unwanted development (a woman dreaming).
Dreams of a beard represent that you are hiding, covering up, and creating a mystique.
A beard also symbolizes mystery, wisdom, and masculinity. See Mask.
1- To dream of a man with a beard means we must guard against cover-up and dcccit.
2- We perhaps need to consider more masculine attributes in ourselves or others.
3- Spiritually there is an ambivalence in the symbol of the beard and the meaning will depend on the dreamer’s own culture. It may mean wisdom and dignity, or alternatively it mav mean deceit and deviousness
To dream of seeing a beard, denotes that some uncongenial person will oppose his will against yours, and there will be a fierce struggle for mastery, and you are likely to lose some money in the combat. Gray beard, signifies hard luck and quarrels.
To see beard on women, foretells unpleasant associations and lingering illness.
For some one to pull your beard, denotes that you will run a narrow risk if you do not lose property.
To comb and admire it, shows that your vanity will grow with prosperity, making you detestable in the sight of many of your former companions.
For a young woman to admire a beard, intimates her desire to leave celibacy; but she is threatened with an unfortunate marriage.
Beards are usually associated with masculinity, wisdom, strength; and the men who have them typically command respect. Moses, Jesus, Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln all had beards. Old dream interpretation books say that dreaming of bearded men is a good omen, and good luck will follow. On the other hand, dreaming about woman with beards is said to be bad luck. It’s no wonder, a woman who is strong, wise and commands respect is a very threatening creature (to some).
If you are a woman dreaming that you have a beard, you may be dealing with your own issues of power. You may be using more masculine energy than you would like to or that is necessary. See also: Hair
Shaving the beard in dreams may mean that you find yourself in a situation that requires direct and forceful action. You should therefore be more expeditious with your decisions. On the contrary, dreaming of a long and copious beard symbolizes wisdom and creativity.
If you get carried away by creative intuition you will attain your goals. The longer the beard, the greater your chances of success. The beard also symbolizes the primitive and wild man present in subject’s interior: the most indomitable sexual side. According to Freud, men who dream of shaving their beard are afraid of losing their confidence in sexual matters. On the other hand when a woman dreams that she grows a beard, it shows her desire for a more masculine role: for example at the workplace. In the case that an elder with a gray and long beard is portrayed, it is a sign that your unconscious wants to convey its advice for greater knowledge and understanding of things.
A long and strong beard denotes honor and eloquence; but a too long one indicates lawsuits and losses. A short one predicts litigation and family disagreements. As for color: a brown beard denotes evils; red, false friends; blonde, success; black, pain; and gold or silver, wealth.
To dream you have a beard long, thick and unhandsome, is of a good signification to an orator, or an ambassador, lawyer, philospher, or any who desires to speak well, or to learn arts and sciences.
If one dreams he hath a comely beard, it shows be shall be pleasant in his discourse, find out the intricacies of the matter proposed, and prosper in his undertakings, H a maid dreams that she hath a beard, she will be speedily matched to her content.
If she be a married woman, such a dream threatens her with the loss of her husband, or that she shall be separated from hirn, and constrained to govern her house singly as if she were a man.
If it be a woman with child that so dreams, it shows she shall have a son.
If a widow woman dreams she hath a beard, she shall have a husband who shall be kind and bountiful.
If she be at law it shows she shall persevere in her opinion; and, bear- ing a high mind, regard her honor, and vindicate it as if she were a man.
To a young child this dream is death; but to him who is now in his youth, beginning to have a beard, it is a sign be shali rise by himself, and put himself forward, of what estate soever he be.
If one dreams that he hath lost his beard, or that somebody hath pulled it up by the roots or shaved it, it denotes loss of relations, estates, and honor.
To dream that one hath a great heart, in a young man betokeneth wisdom; in an old man length of years; but in a woman that she shall be a furious vixen, and wear the breeches.
To dream of having a full luxuriant beard on tbe face is to be able to look forward to great success, both in money matters and in love.
To clip one’s beard foretells loss of a financial nature or the loss of a sweetheart To clip another’s beard portends a quarrel.
A young woman who dreams of admixing a beard is threatened with an unwise marriage; but if she dreams of having a beard herself, the prediction is that she will soon be a bride, if unmarried, or a mother if she has a husband.
Long beards seen in a dream predict a succession of irritating business difficulties.
If you dream of combing your own beard and it is full of snarls, you will be likely to quarrel with your relatives.
Having your beard trimmed is a portent of a slight improvement in business.
This is a good omen for men (and for women if the beard was on a man), and the fuller or more luxuriant the beard the better will be your coming luck.
But a dream of a beard on a woman is a warning against gambling of any nature.
See also Hair.
Strength, wisdom, masculinity. See Hair.
To see one in a dream denotes health; if it be long, gain.
A beard on a woman, however, is a disagreeable omen (Artemidorus). An erotic dream (Freud). The beard symbolizes the male sex (Smith, Sacred Emblems).