If we maintain some awareness in these deeps of the mind, it is somewhat like snorkelling in deep sea; we realise what immense and unbelievable depths lie beneath us. Dreams often portray this as depth—a hole, deep water, a chasm; space; our non-verbal life in the womb, or early childhood, which is remembered as patterns of feeling reaction rather than verbal utterance. In the depths we may find gems, skeletons, archaeological objects, and these relate to the memory of our evolutionary past, family influences we carry within us unknown. Deep cuts: suggests a hurt which penetrates us; or emotions which affect us powerfully. Idioms: in deep water, in the deep end; deeply troubled; deeply hurt. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- When we dream of the deep we are usually considering past family influences of which we mav not be consciously mindful.
2- We may be trying to understand archetypal patterns which have not been recognisable in the past.
There may be information available to us which we can only understand through being able to appreciate our own emotions.
3- The Unknown, and therefore the unfathomable, is often symbolised by depth in some way - deep water, deep underground etc.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
This can be accompanied by feelings of discovery or dread. “Deep” is also found in a number of interesting idioms, such as at the “deep end” or in “deep water.” One can be deeply hurt or deeply troubled.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
An exploiting worldview has taken over.
The dreamer needs to find and stop the ways he is exploiting himself—and others. See Forest.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If you are cold and feel hungry, you will be forced to make a long journey to settle some unpleasant affair.
To see a forest of stately trees in foliage, denotes prosperity and pleasures.
To literary people, this dream foretells fame and much appreciation from the public.
A young lady relates the following dream and its fulfilment: ``I was in a strange forest of what appeared to be cocoanut trees, with red and yellow berries growing on them.
The ground was covered with blasted leaves, and I could hear them crackle under my feet as I wandered about lost.
The next afternoon I received a telegram announcing the death of a dear cousin.’’ ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A frequent dream symbol of the unconscious. Walking the forbidden path in the forest might cause us to be swallowed up and swept away by drives and instincts.
The forest is a scary, potentially dangerous place where mysterious beings roam.
It is also a place of transition (in Dante’s Divine Comedy, for instance, a forest is found in front of the gates of Inferno, as well as at the end of Purgatorio and at the beginning of Paradiso). On the other hand, this symbol indicates the attempt to make contact with the unconscious. See also Hiding Place.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- Dreaming of forests or a group of trees usually means entering the realms of the feminine.
A forest is often a place of testing and initiation.
It is always something to do with coming to terms with our emotional self, of understanding the secrets of our own nature or of our own spiritual world.
2- The dark or enchanted forest which very often appears as an image in fairy tales is a threshold symbol.
It is the soul entering the areas it has never explored before, and is looking at having to work with intuition and with one’s own ability to sense and feel what is going on around us. We may find that it has a lot to do with being lost (see Ijost) and unable to find direction.
3- The psyche.
The Feminine.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Obscureness (e.g., “not seeing the forest for the trees”).
Dark and filled with animals: Personal instincts and drives, reflected in the type of animals or their activities.
Freudian: An emblem of the vaginal region (more specifically, bushes).
A sacred space.
The first temples to the ancient gods and goddesses were groves of trees, often those that formed a natural protective circle in which to worship.... The Language of Dreams
Depth Psychology: The forest is a place where unresolved emotions and the shadow of the soul reside. Are you unable to “see the forest for the trees”? It is easy to get lost in the “forest of life”— the forest of so many experiences and so much information. See Tree.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream that you are lost in a forest indicates that you are reaching deep down within your own subconscious to explore your true self. **Please See Woods.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
A stroll through a beautiful green forest with tall trees show that you will have a period of hardship followed by release from worry and then success in your endeavors.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Dreaming of being in the forest can also represent that you are in the thick of the details of your life and being unable to see the forest for the trees.
A forest also represents that you are moving through a rite of passage, testing your wits and resourcefulness in order for a great transformation to occur. Consider the feeling tone to discern this dreams message.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The dark or enchanted forest that very often appears as an image in fairy tales and dreams is a threshold symbol.
It is the soul entering the areas it has never explored before, working with intuition and with our own ability to sense and feel what is going on around us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A forest is often a place of testing and initiation.
It is always to do with coming to terms with our emotional self, of understanding the secrets of our own nature or of our own spiritual world.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If he or she felt lost, this implies a need to get a better grasp on one’s own financial circumstances in order to better them. Other symbols in the dream can yield more information.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
If you were alone and/ or frightened, you can expect to be let down by someone on whom you rely.
If you were lost in the forest the dream signifies gain if you are in modest circumstances but loss if you are well off.
If the main feature of the dream was the green of the trees, the dream promises a release from worry; if it was the height of the trees, the prediction is of success but only after a time of trial.
A forest fire forecasts happy news.
Hiding in a forest sug- gests that some difficulty you are now undergoing will have an eventual bene- fit.
See also Fir, Foliage, etc.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(2) The forest may, especially if it is very dark, be a symbol of the unconscious.
If there are animals in the forest, they probably represent (repressed) contents of the unconscious: instinctive drives; emotions.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If it is accompanied by a sense of peace, completeness, or exuberance, it indicates that you are self-confident and proud of your personality. But if you feel fear and anxiety, or if you get lost in the forest, it is a sign of fear, repression, and complexes. On the other hand, birds and animals found in the forest represent your instincts and emotions. Finally, if you dream of being in a dark forest and try to find the way back, it denotes that you want to take a decisive step in life.
The plot of many fairy tales like Hansel and Gretel and Snow White takes place in the forest. Like dreams, these stories symbolize the exploration of the unconscious. According to an esoteric interpretation, to get lost in a forest is an omen of alterations; to hide in it, of impending disasters; to cross it, promise of inheritance; to go for a walk in the forest, joy. A felled forest, however, is a sign of wealth.
FOREST - analysis of the dream
Ana dreamed: “I was on my way to the office, on the same streets as always, but the smoke of the city would not let me breathe and I could barely see the path I was walking over. I suddenly found myself surrounded by a lush forest. I knew that if I followed the trail I would reach my destination, so I decided to enjoy the scenery while walking confident and happy, at a medium pace. In the dream I could identify the different species of trees and flowers. Birds were coming to me with their joyous trills. I felt full of vitality. I woke up with a very nice feeling of peace, as if I had enjoyed a comfortable vacation.”
Ana had this dream two days before she was diagnosed with a chronic respiratory condition. Besides being prophetic—the smoke of the city would not let her breathe—Ana’s dream was warning her against a need for her body: healthy and fresh air. The confident and safe walk passage reflects the Ana’s strength and the fact that the problem would be easily solved. Months later she was granted a transfer to a mountain village with a very suitable climate for her health.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If you are taking a walk through a forest, it may mean that any hardships that you have recently endured will lead to the success that you seek. The darkness and concentration of trees, plants, animals and other creatures in a forest make it a powerful symbol of the unconscious and its instincts. Jung saw dreams of fear of entering or simply being in a forest as indicative of the dreamer’s anxiety about what might be found within the unconscious. For Freud, dreaming of entering the forest is a symbol of the sexual act.
If you are lost within a thick forest, you may be in need of some direction in your waking life. See also PLACES.... The Element Encyclopedia
The dark and threatening woods may represent the dark and unexplored areas of the psyche.
The details and experiences in your life.Is the forest dark or light?Peaceful or unwelcoming?A forest generally speaks of activities, persons and things hidden and away from public eye. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If you are lost in the woods it may be a reflection of feelings of confusion and lack of clear direction. Also, dreaming of being lost in a big forest it is an omen of financial gain, if you are poor and lost.
If you are well off and lost, you will experience loss.
A stroll through a beautiful green forest with tall trees show that you will have a period of hardship followed by release from worry and then success in your endeavors.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
The transforming quality of fire may represent a need for regeneration of your spirit.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If you succeed in escaping or putting out the fire, your dream is predicting ultimate success over the obstacles you face.... My Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: The jungle is a symbol of confusion and uncertainty, but also of living conditions in a big city. Are you confused right now? Angry about someone’s unpredictability? Are you unsure today about what will happen tomorrow? Are you unpredictable? Has life in the big city become too much, too nerve racking, too confusing? Is it a jungle out there? Which describes your present situation?... Dreamers Dictionary
A symbol of strength and vitality, but also the danger of falling prey to drives and urges. It may point to more discipline, or challenges to live out physical urges more clearly. See Maze.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If the main feature of the dream was the green of the trees, the dream promises a release from worry. Lush, healthy green foliage can also symbolize improving (or continuing) pleasant experiences in love and friendships.
If you saw and heard rain falling in the forest while you were in it, this symbolizes forgiveness and grace.... My Dream Interpretation
The earth as a whole is a symbol for the self as a combination of the conscious mind as represented by land and the unconscious mind as represented by the ocean.
The rainforests of the earth are the symbolic lungs of the planet.
A dream about this area is almost archetypal in nature, connecting you to aspirational thoughts about how the breath of life is moving through you.
If in your waking life you have a particular affinity for what is happening in the rainforest, this dream may be more literal for your sense of activism.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If a lagoon appears mysteriously, reminding you that still waters run deep, this could be referring to your own hidden strengths or weaknesses. Some dream researchers believe that lagoons in dreams are symbols of the womb, so perhaps when they appear in a dream, you are longing to retreat to a safe haven.
If you are a woman, they may refer to a desire for children and if you are a man, a longing for intimacy. Dream ponds can also reflect your unconscious personality, facets of which will be represented by the creatures who live in it.
If your dream pond is lifeless and stagnant, is your emotional life currently unfulfilling? If you watched a fish swim to the surface, could it have represented the emergence of your intuition? If the pool suddenly transforms into a whirlpool or maelstrom, this suggests emotional turbulence or confusion in waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia
If the woods are dried up or dying then the opposite will prevail for you. Woods seen on an overcast day with a dark and dreary appearance warns of danger for the dreamer.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation