Like any other form of execution, beheading may symbolize punishment. We often punish ourselves, unconsciously, as a result of guilt-feelings connected with some traumatic experience in childhood or early adulthood. The dream, therefore, may be showing you a negative pattern in your life that needs to be dealt with.
(2) Alternatively, beheading may signify a need to get free of a too dominating head: you may have been relying too exclusively on intellect - in w hich case, you need to give more room in your life to instinct.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Dreaming of your own beheading indicates that you never get to implement the ideas that come to your mind. This dream shows that you do not act too consistently due to your tendency of getting carried away by the first impulse. (See HEAD)... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If a person dreams that he is eating any portion of the innards (such as the liver, fat, spleen, heart etc.) of a goat, it means acquiring wealth.
The same is the case if the becomes the owner of any portion of the innards. There is no difference as to whether they are cooked, roasted or fried. There is also no difference as to whether they are of a goat or any other animal. But the innards of a human being is regarded as more excellent.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
When interpreting dreams with goats in them, consider the characteristics that we associate with these animals. We consider them to be sturdy and tenacious. Historically, lambs are sacrificial and when we place blame on an individual we may call him a “scapegoat.” Additionally, in pagan mythology goats are considered to be symbols of sexual vitality. Look at the details of your dream and see if you can connect any of these characteristics to yourself or someone else in your daily life. See Also: Animals... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
A Capricomian’s basic traits. Rutting sexuality; ability to climb socially. Sometimes connected with repressed natural drives which become reversed or evil/live. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Since a young goat is called a kid, a goat may suggest the need for and importance of nurtunng the inner child, the aspect of you that is innocent and divine. It could also arrive to represent your own children or the children of others.
A mountain goat may come to lead you on a narrow rock path or precipice, demonstrating your power and ability to make a difficult transition or life passage. Mountain goat brings the attribute of surefootedness.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Symbol: The goat stands for being alert and listening attentively. Vision: Watching goats at play: try not to be too boisterous or foolish. Watching goats being milked: modesty will serve you well in a coming situation. Listening to goats: it does not matter how hard you try—someone will always find something to complain about.
Depth Psychology: The female goat is a symbol of patience, modesty, amiability, and the ability to resolve challenging situations without difficulty.
The goat—as the sacrificial lamb—is also a sign of the sacrifices you have made in your life. Which description—modesty or martyrdom—fits your present situation?
Dreams of a goat reflect that something is eating at you or that someone’s got your goat. You are letting things make you feel bad. This dream is giving you the message to take responsibility for the situation you are in and to stop blaming or making anyone your scapegoat. Alternatively, this dream might signify that you are climbing upward toward status and recognition. You are butting your way through the obstacles to your success with machismo. In the Hebrew traditions it is believed that he who dreams about goats shall be blessed throughout all their years. See Capricorn.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A dream concerning goats is a warning against involving yourself in any venture or activity which is not strictly cm the up and up; the warning is especially strong if the dream featured milking a goat.
If you were chased, frightened, or butted by a goat, the message pertains specifically to gambling— don’t!... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Able to digest almost anything, which may indicate lack of judgment. Getting to the root of the problem; clean up negativity that is blocking progress. Using someone or something as a scapegoat, not accepting self-responsibility.... The Dream Books Symbols
The wild goat conveys an idea of freedom and agility. The male goat represents sexual potency. Some people associate this animal to the devil. The latter, of course, has negative connotations; it states that you are judging and condemning yourself.
This animal has a negative esoteric interpretation in either case. Thus, owning a goat is announcement of discomfort; milking it indicates family illness; slitting its throat, misery. The only exceptions to this negative aspect are represented by the white goat, which promises luck, and by owning a large herd, an indicator of wealth.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Traditionally a symbol of virility, and so if a goat appears in a woman’s dream, it can be linked to a lover she desires, or to fertility and procreative power.
Similarly, if a goat appears in a man’s dream, it attests to the amount of importance he ascribes to his virility and, in context with the rest of the dream, should be interpreted in this way. It can also suggest the ability to ‘climb’ and survive difficulties, personally or socially. Occasionally it is connected with natural drives which, if they become repressed, are associated with the devil.
If the goat is attacking, this may indicate somebody butting into your life or some form of conflict.... The Element Encyclopedia
This image symbolizes wild drives and urges and our sexual energies, with all their joys and troubles. See Buck. In addition, this is also a symbol for the outsider—the so-called “scapegoat.” The female goat, by the way, is a well-known image of a quarrelsome woman; but, strangely enough, it also stands for adaptability and modesty.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If the animals are White or Black or Piebald, then you must take the colour into consideration, as well. See BLACK, also WHITE, for a Piebald animal; your luck will be very erratic and unreliable.... Mystic Dream Book
(Ibex; Oryx; Sasin; Wild goat) In a dream, a mountain goat represents a foreigner who will be passing by one’s town. Catching a mountain goat in a dream means receiving money from a king or from a wealthy and a powerful person, for the mountain in a dream represents such a person and the goat represents the prize. Looking at a mountain goat in a dream means slandering a person whoholds an important position in the government and who is well connected with the ruler. Catching a mountain goat in a dream means harm and sufferings, though eating its meat in a dream means that one will receive money from such a person.
The word scapegoat actually comes from the sacrificing of a goat to appease the gods, and in dreams this symbol can be highly relevant.
If in our dream we are the scapegoat for someone else’s action then we are being turned into a victim. Other people maybe trying to make us pay for their misdcmcanours.
If we are making another person a scapegoat then this indicates a blame shift, and that we are not taking responsibility for our own actions.
Often in families and teams one member takes the brunt of all the projections from the rest of the family or group. He (or she) is continually belittled or laughed at. and can be blamed for all sorts of things which are not their fault. They become the scapegoat. In dreams, however, there is recognition that there is an aspect of cooperation and collaboration in the dreamer. We need to do something to redress the balance, and often the solution can only come from us.
3- This represents the sacrificial victim, dying that others might live.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary