Birds, Peacocks Flicks Flying | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Birds Peacocks Flicks Flying


BIRDS

It is a favorable dream to see birds of beautiful plumage.

A wealthy and happy partner is near if a woman has dreams of this nature. Moulting and songless birds, denotes merciless and inhuman treatment of the outcast and fallen by people of wealth.

To see a wounded bird, is fateful of deep sorrow caused by erring offspring.

To see flying birds, is a sign of prosperity to the dreamer. All disagreeable environments will vanish before the wave of prospective good.

To catch birds, is not at all bad.

To hear them speak, is owning one’s inability to perform tasks that demand great clearness of perception.

To kill than with a gun, is disaster from dearth of harvest. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

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1. Freedom of spirit, imagination.

2. Prosperity (in flight).

3. Elevation of status, economic or social (taking flight).

4. Do­mestic security, happiness (nesting).

5. Transcending adversity, especially emotional or spiritual. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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New American Dream Dictionary

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Carl Jung said that birds represent thoughts while birds in flight symbolize moving and changing thoughts. Birds are generally associated with freedom and abandon. In old dream interpretation books, birds are considered lucky omens (except for blackbirds, which are generally negative). Doves and eagles are generally spiritual symbols. Your dream depends on its details, but if the birds in your dream were flying free, it may be symbolic of spiritual, psychological, or physical freedom. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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Freudians regard this as an erotic dream. Oneiro- critics give it a varied meaning according to the nature of the birds. Many small birds signify lawsuits; to catch birds with lime denotes unfair triumph over enemies; singing birds foretell joy and delight; to the poor a dream of birds implies many friends; to the rich it forecasts flight of fortune.

The dream of Uta, mother of Kremhild, who married Attila, the Hun, and sent for her kinsmen to avenge Siegfried’s death, is symbolic. “Stay here, good heroes,” she warns her children; “last night I dreamed an evil dream, that all the birds in the land were dead.” The treachery of the Huns justified the evil omen. In Christian symbolism a bird represents the soul; the bird of Paradise especially bears this significance.... The Fabric of Dream

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Example: ‘I was standing outside the house of my teens, with my mother. She had a very young bird on a long ribbon and the bird was flying very high in the sky’ (Pauline).

The life cycle of a bird has so many similarities with impor­tant human stages of maturity we frequently use it to represent oneself, as in the example. Pauline uses the bird to depict her own urge to be independent of her mother’s influence, opin­ions, likes, dislikes and decisions. Later in the dream her mother hands Pauline the ribbon to hold, suggesting an offer of independence. As soon as she lets go of the ribbon, a huge black bird attacks the ribboned one.

The ribbons are a refer­ence to Pauline’s own girlhood. When she lets go of her girl­hood, moving towards independent womanhood, she feels threatened by the internalised negative side of her mother, such as her possessiveness—the black bird. Internalised means all the standards, self controls she learned from her life with her mother, which she now carries within her even if absent from her mother.

General: Imagination; intuition, the mind; thoughts, our spiritual longings; expanded awareness—in this form, per­haps a large bird which can fly high. Because wider—or spiri­tual—awareness means looking beyond the usual boundaries of what we see, this may be painful. Hatching from the egg; our birth and infancy.

The nest: home; family environment; security, even the womb. Leaving the nest: gaining indepen­dence. Making a nest: home building; parental urges. Flying: rising above something; independence; freedom; self expres­sion.

Freud said the bird represents the male phallus, and flying means the sexual act. Many languages use the word bird’ to mean woman. In Italy it alludes to penis.

The bird is also used to denote the sense of death and survival. Bluebird: especially represents the spint or soul after death. Baby bird: our own childhood, as in the following example.

The old lady is once more reference to the mother, to whom the bird is first con­nected before moving on to the difficulty of independence. Example: An old lady made room for me to sit at the end of one of the three seats of a bus. As we drove away a very large chicken-size baby bird flew in. It had short stubby wings and yellow down, but flew expenly. I believe it first landed on the lady and chirped squeakily. But in its squeaks it actually spoke, saying it had lost its mother. It sounded as if it were crying (Andrew). Idioms: charm the birds from the trees; a bird told me; bird has flown; bird in the hand, bird of ill omen; free as a bird, odd bird. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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1- Birds in dreams usually represent freedom, imagination, thoughts and ideas which, by nature, need freedom to be able to become evident. As far back as Pagan times, man has been fascinated by birds and by flight. Birds were believed to be vehicles for the soul and to have the ability to carry the soul to heaven. As a result, birds were very often invested with magical and mystical powers.

2- Psychologically man often needs to project human qualities onto objects outside himself, and because birds’ conduct is entirely instinctive, they can be used in dreams to understand man’s behaviour.

3- Birds have come to represent the Soul both its dark and its enlightened side.

A caged bird can indicate restraint or entrapment.

A bird flying freely represents aspirations and desires and possibly the spirit soaring towards the Divine.

A display of plumage indicates the dreamer’s facade the way the individual sees him- or herself.

A flock of birds containing both winged and plucked birds indicates confusion over bodilv or material considerations as opposed to Spiritual aspirations. Birds can sometimes denote the feminine, free side of the being.

The golden-winged bird has the same significance as fire and therefore indicates spiritual aspirations.

A high-flying bird Spiritual awareness or that part in us which seeks knowledge. In a man’s dream, a bird can represent the Anima (see Introduction). In a woman’s dream, it suggests the Self, in the sense of the Spiritual Self (see Introduction).

White/Black birds The two aspects of the Anima or Self (see Introduction) may be represented as two opposites.

The black bird signifies the dark, neglected or shadowy side, the white the open, clear, free side.

A pet bird Personal circumstances and emotions can have a profound effect on our self- management, and remembered happiness can be experienced in dreams about pet birds. Chicken The imagination is being used to serve a practical function. There is potential for growth, though this may also come about through belonging to a group.

The chicken can also represent stupidity and cowardice. Cock The cock is the symbol of a new day and of vigilance or watchfulness. It represents the masculine principle and thus the need to be more upfront and courageous.

Crow Dreaming of a crow can have two meanings. Traditionally the crow warns of death but may also represent wisdom and deviousness.

Cuckoo The meaning of the cuckoo is ambivalent, since it can represent deviousness or unrequited love. As the herald of spring it indicates a change from old, stale energy to newness and freshness.

Dove The Anima (see Introduction).

The bringer of calm after the storm, the Soul, the peaceful side of man’s nature appears in dreams as the dove.

Duck In a dream this can often denote some kind of superficiality or childishness.

Eagle Because the eagle is known to be a bird of prey; in dreams it signifies domination and supremacy. It can equally also mean perccptiveness and awareness as well as farsightedness and objectivity.

If the dreamer identifies with the eagle, his own wish to dominate is becoming apparent though there may be some difficulty in reconciling other parts of the dreamer’s nature.

If the dreamer feels threatened, somebody else may be threatening the status quo.

Falcon The falcon shares the symbolism of the eagle. As a bird of prey, it typifies freedom and hope for those who are being restricted in any way. It can represent victory over lust. Goose/Geese The goose is said to represent watchfulness and love. Like the swan it can represent the dawn or new life.

A flock of geese is often taken to represent the powers of intuition and to give warning of disaster. Wild goose The wild goose can represent the soul and often dcpicts the Pagan side of our nature. Geese, in common with cats, are considered to be witches’ familiars. Hen The hen denotes providence, maternal care and procreation. When a hen crows in a dream it is taken to represent feminine domination.

Ibis The ibis, sometimes taken to be the stork, is the symbol of perseverance and of aspiration. Jackdaw - see Magpie. Kingfisher To dream of a king- lishcr is to dream of dignity and calmness.

Lark A lark is traditionally supposed to represent the transcendence of the mundane. Magpie/Jackdaw Because of the belief that magpies and jackdaws are thieves, to dream of one may indicate that an associate is attempting to take away something that the dreamer values. Also the magpie can signify good news. Ostrich The ostrich denotes that one is attempting to run away from responsibility. Owl The owl is sacrcd to Athena, goddess of strategy and wisdom, therefore in a dream the owl can describe those qualities. Because it is also associated with the night-time, it can sometimes represent death.

Peacock To see a peacock in a dream indicates a growth of understanding from the plain and unadorned to the beauty of the fully plumed bird. Like the phoenix, it represents rebirth and resurrection.

Pelican There are two meanings to the symbolism of the pelican. One is sacrifice and devotion and the other is careful and maternal love.

Penguin The penguin is thought to represent adaptability but also possibly stupidity. Pheasant To dream of pheasants generally foretells prosperity and good fortune to come. Phoenix The phoenix is a universal symbol of rebirth, resurrection and immortality (dying in order to live). Quail The quail represents amorousness, sometimes courage and often good luck. In its negative form it can also represent witchcraft and sorcery.

Raven The raven can be a symbol of sin, but if it is seen to be talking it often represents prophecy. Its meaning can be ambivalent since it can represent evil, but also wisdom. Seagull flic seagull is a symbol of freedom and power. Sparrow “flic sparrow represents business and industrv.

Stork

The stork is a symbol of new life and new beginnings.

Swallow

The swallow seen in a dream represents hope and the coming of Spring. Swan The swan is the soul of man and is often taken to be the divine bird. It can sometimes denote a peaceful death. Turkey The turkey is traditionally a food for celebrations and festivals.

To dream of it can therefore denote that there may be good times ahead. Vulture/Buzzard The vulture is a scavenger and therefore has an association with the feminine aspect in its destructive persona. Woodpecker The woodpcckcr is a guardian of both kings and trees in mythology.

It is also reputed to have magical powers.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

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BIRDS

(see by type, Nest, Flying, Wings)

A type of flying dream, especially if you have sprouted wings.

If the bird is carrying something to you, or away from you, what it bears is significant to meaning.

For example, a bird carrying an olive branch would traditionally symbolize forgiveness and peace.

If the birds are scavengers preying on something (see Buzzard, Carcass), this indicates that you, or someone you know, have taken unfair advantage of a situation. Alternatively, if the birds are picking relentlessly, this may reveal inner trauma over teasing from those in your peer group.

According to Edgar Cayce, transcendental joy and beauty, especially if a bluebird. Parakeets equate to relationships on the same level. However, if the bird is confined, this is another type of cage dream that can reveal an inability to freely verbalize your thoughts, or a relationship in which you feel confined.

Love birds in a cage reveal a love that isn’t totally mature or trusting, so it resorts to manipulation to keep the two parties together.

A bird singing sweetly reveals pleasure, honor, and success. Alternatively, it can indicate someone who always has something nice to say.

Birds chattering represent matters of communication, especially gossip or secrets (e.g., “a little bird told me”).... The Language of Dreams

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Birds are messengers delivering sacred information to the dreamer from the spiritual dimensions. Soaring high, they may demonstrate an opportunity to free yourself from the constraints of the world and the limitations you impose on yourself. Each species and variety oi bird possesses particular qualities and aunbuies that may be relevant to your life or in fulfilling your life’s. purpose.(See Canary, Cardinal, Crane, Dove, Eagle, Egret, Falcon, Flamingv. Hawk, Mynah bird, Ostrich, Parrot, Raven, Sparrow, Stork. Toucan Vulture.)... Ariadne's Book of Dream

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To dream of a mourning dove or a hoot owl h an omen of deep unhappincss through the ih fortune of one you love.

Colorful plumage cm any bird of which you dream means that your life partner will have wealth and you will be happy.

It is indicative of a successful ending to a love affair.... The Complete Dream Book

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Prosperity is predicted if you dream of seeing birds of any kind on the wing.... The Complete Dream Book

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Usually considered to be of an uncertain nature—if you are poor and struggling. Birds indicate a coming improvement in your circumstances. But if you are wealthy, you may expect a reverse.

It is a good sign if the Birds show beautiful plumage.

If the Birds are singing it is always fortunate. ... Mystic Dream Book

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To see birds flying are very unlucky; it denotes sorrowful setback in circumstances. Poor persons may become better especially if they hear birds sing. ... Indian Interpretation of Dreams

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As far back as pagan times, man has been fascinated by birds and by flight. Birds were believed to be vehicles for the soul and to have the ability to carry the soul to heaven. As a result, birds were very often invested with magical and mystical powers. Birds have come to represent the soul – both its dark and its enlightened side.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically, man often needs to project human qualities onto objects outside himself, and because birds’ conduct is entirely instinctive, they can be used in dreams to understand man’s behaviour.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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Material aspects: Birds in dreams usually represent freedom, imagination, thoughts and ideas which, by their nature, need freedom to be able to become evident.

Dreaming of them in particular scenarios has the following meanings: a caged bird can indicate restraint or entrapment.

A bird flying freely represents aspirations and desires and possibly the spirit soaring towards the divine.

A display of plumage indicates our facade – the way we see ourselves and how we present ourselves to the outside world.

A flock of birds containing both winged and plucked birds indicates confusion over bodily or material considerations, as opposed to spiritual aspirations. Birds can sometimes denote the feminine, free side of the being.

The golden-winged bird has the same significance as fire and, therefore, indicates spiritual aspirations.

A high-flying bird indicates spiritual awareness or that part in us that seeks knowledge.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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Gives gender - specific: In a man’s dream, a bird can represent the anima. In a woman’s dream, it suggests the self, in the sense of the spiritual self.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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To see birds perched on a tree or in a cage unexpected happiness for you.

If the birds are flying, prosperity for the dreamer.

If you kill a bird, unprofitable months ahead.

A wounded bird indicates sadness caused by some member of the family. Singing birds, sadness. Talking birds, a warning to be careful about gossip.... Psycho Dream Interpretation

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Psycho Dream Interpretation

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Birds are messengers from our intuitive selves.

Dreaming of birds suggests you need to look beyond your current situation and find a different way of approaching the problem. You can also expect to get help from those in a higher position than you.

• Dream birds are also messengers and symbols of freedom and high flying ambition. Expect messages and news of an unexpected or surprising nature.... The Premier in Dream Dictionary

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Birds are generally considered a most fortunate dream omen, especially so if they are brightly colored, singing, and/or flying.

Dead or injured birds are an indication of coming worries unless they are birds of prey, in which case the worries will be short-lived.

Birds’ eggs in a nest signify money, broken birds’ eggs forecast disappointment, birds hatching in a nest indicate delayed profits.

An empty nest is a warning not to be drawn into family arguments.

To be aware in your dream of the beak of a bird is a forecast of a change of residence, whether for better or worse depends on the other details of the dream.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams

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Birds are a symbol of spirituality since the time of ancient Egypt, not only in the West. The Hindu tradition also says that birds represent higher states of being. In oneiric terms, we can say that in general, dreaming of birds reveals the desire for freedom. Each bird, however, has its own symbolism. The eagle, for example, is associated with the ambitions of conquest and power. On the other hand, if you dream of a flock of birds flying high in the sky, it means that, quite possibly, you will achieve your goals.

The dream itself advises you to focus on the goals you set, because you may be taking on too many things at once.

If the bird is caged, you must ask yourself if this is how you feel in real life. Perhaps the bird is the dreamer himself and it reflects their desire for freedom and independence. According to the Freudian school, he who dreams of birds is the victim of unsatisfied erotic desires. Jung, however, links it to the soul. The bird represents thoughts and ideas that fly freely. (See BIRD and WINGS)

To see birds in a dream is a harbinger of prosperity and health; if you heard them singing it is the most favorable omen. To catch one promises happiness; but caging them is a harbinger of misfortune. Talking birds denote success and good business.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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Birds are messengers, and a dream with birds in it may be trying to get you to recognize some information that is flying around in your consciousness, just waiting to be recognized. Birds also connect with a vantage point and the ability to see farther by virtue of their unobstructed view of things. They can also fly directly to a location without the impediments of obstacles on the ground.

A dream with a bird or birds in it may be asking you what you would see if you could see farther than your limited viewpoint allows and where you would go if you weren’t hindered by perceived obstacles in front of you.

The type of bird will have additional meaning for you.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams

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Birds are complex symbols with many possible meanings.

As creatures that fly aloft with no attachment to the ground, they can represent freedom, either physical or psychological. Because they navigate in an unseen—and thus seemingly spiritual—medium, birds can have a variety of different religious meanings, as messengers of the divine (e.g., the Holy Spirit), as symbols of the soul, as heralds of spiritual aspiration (the desire to “soar aloft”), and so on. Blackbirds were traditionally thought of as omens of death, although they can also represent the shadow side of the self. Various other meanings are associated with particular kinds of birds (e.g., vultures). Also, birds in dreams sometimes allude to such metaphors as “bird-brained.”... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia

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What sets birds apart is their ability to fly and escape the boundaries and limitations of earth.

For this reason, they are a universal symbol of transformation and the progress towards wholeness and harmony. Their association with the element of air— itself associated with aspirations and ideals—means they have also become a symbol of high-flying ambition and the quest for enlightenment. In Greek mythology, birds are often messengers of the gods, so in psychological terms they show that the unconscious is offering you wisdom and insight. Birds can take a bird’s-eye view of the world and are therefore associated with the ability to take an objective overview of a situation.

Birds can also symbolize relationships with other people. For example, thieving birds, such as magpies, may suggest a threat to a relationship and the possibility of an affair; territorial birds, such as blackbirds, might suggest jealousy. Baby birds of all species can symbolize relationships with children or dependents. Freud believed that birds were sexual symbols that represent the penis, whereas Jung believed that birds in dreams were messengers from the unconscious, offering insight and wisdom. Some people call women ‘birds’, and birds in dreams can sometimes denote the feminine principle or the anima in a man’s dream.

Birds in dreams therefore represent freedom, transformation, insight, objectivity, relationships, intuition and the ability to see the bigger picture.

If you see a bird alight, appear or take flight in your dream, ask yourself if you are wishing you could escape from pressures and responsibilities. Do you want to be free from a situation and alight at pastures new? Do you want freedom from a particular relationship or an outstanding debt? Or is it an attitude or situation you want to rise above? Do you long to travel or take flight? Alternatively was your unconscious referring to a ‘flight of fancy’, something you were hoping and wishing for in waking life? Or do you need to see the bigger picture and leave the details behind? And finally, because your unconscious conjures up bird images to reflect certain attitudes or situations in life, you also need to consider the symbolism associated with the following bird situations and different types of birds. At all times, the condition or health of the bird is important.

If the bird is suffering in any way, this will suggest a certain degree of frustration.

If the bird is flying or is in good condition, feelings of freedom and liberation may be indicated.

For centuries it was considered a good omen to dream of birds, but bear in mind that there are also many negative superstitions about birds. Here are some well-known ones that might influence your dream interpretation and your feelings towards a particular bird, or birds in general: albatross, sign of bad luck; black crow, sign of misfortune; buzzard, beware of gossip; cock, if it crows good news; dove, peace; eagle, success in business; goose, improvement in fortune; hawk, a bright future; magpie, a change of plan; owl, disappointment; stork, family problems; and turkey, bad luck, unless you are eating or killing it.... The Element Encyclopedia

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BIRDS OF PREY

Generally, birds, symbolise sublimity and power enjoyed by kings, moarchs, rulers, governors and chiefs.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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BIRDS OF UNKNOWN SPECIES

They sumbolise the angels. Their interpretation is the same as that of seeing the angels of Allah Ta’ala.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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BIRDSEED

1. Nourishment, sustenance—likely spiritual, possibly emotional.

2. A feeling of great effort with little in the way of rewards. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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BIRDSEED

To dream of feeding birds with much birdseed promises a very large income in the near future, and if you are spreading it around on the ground, your business will ‘take root’ and grow. This is a good dream and it also is an encouragement to the dreamer to forge ahead with his/her plans and not be deterred by misplaced loyalty, in other words, don’t let someone rain on your parade.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

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BIRDSEED

To dream of feeding birds with birdseed signifies that you are encouraging your inner characteristics to flourish. It may also imply that you are not being adequately compensated for your hard work.

To dream that you are spreading birdseed on the ground indicates that financial ventures will reap little rewards.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

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BIRDSEED

To dream of feeding birds with much birdseed promises a very large income in the near future, and if you are spreading it around on the ground, your business will ‘take root’ and grow. This is a good dream and it also is an encouragement to the dreamer to forge ahead with his/her plans and not be deterred by misplaced loyalty, in other words, don’t let someone rain on your parade.... Encyclopedia of Dreams

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Encyclopedia of Dreams

BIRDSEED

To dream of feeding birds with birdseed, suggests that you are nourishing your higher, spiritual qualities. Alternatively, you may be feeling unrewarded (or not well enough rewarded) for your efforts.

A dream about spreading birdseed on the ground symbolizes small gains in school projects, work, or your finances.... My Dream Interpretation

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BIRDS’ SALESMAN

In a dream, a birds’ salesman represents all types of gatherings, including celebrations or grief.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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BLACK / WHITE BIRDS

The two aspects of the anima or self may be represented as two opposites; the black bird signifies the dark, neglected or shadowy side; the white the open, clear, free side. ... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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BLACKBIRDS

Both in dream lore and in symbolism these birds indicate slander, suspicion and trouble.... The Fabric of Dream

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CANARY BIRDS

To dream of this sweet songster, denotes unexpected pleasures.

For the young to dream of possessing a beautiful canary, denotes high class honors and a successful passage through the literary world, or a happy termination of love’s young dream.

To dream one is given you, indicates a welcome legacy.

To give away a canary, denotes that you will suffer disappointment in your dearest wishes.

To dream that one dies, denotes the unfaithfulness of dear friends. Advancing, fluttering, and singing canaries, in luxurious apartments, denotes feasting and a life of exquisite refinement, wealth, and satisfying friendships.

If the light is weird or unnaturally bright, it augurs that you are entertaining illusive hopes. Your over-confidence is your worst enemy.

A young woman after this dream should beware, lest flattering promises react upon her in disappointment. Fairy-like scenes in a dream are peculiarly misleading and treacherous to women. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

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CANARY BIRDS

To hear canaries singing is a sign of the utmost happiness in your love. This applies equally to both single and married folk, even though at the time the outJook may appear unfavorable.... The Complete Dream Book

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EATING THE EGGS OF UNKNOWN BIRDS

The one who eats them cooked, fried or boiled in his dream, will acquired riches and prosperity.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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EGGS OF UNKNOWN BIRDS

They represent beautiful women with handsome faces if the beholder of the dream becomes the owner of the eggs or he finds them in his possession.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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FLIO HT / FLYING

also see Journey

1- Conventionally to dream of flying is lo do with sex and sexuality, but it would probably be more accurate to look at it in terms of lack of inhibition and freedom. We are releasing ourselves from limitations which we may impose on ourselves.

2- To be flying upwards is to be moving towards a more spiritual appreciation of our lives, while to be flying downwards is to be making an attempt lo understand the subconscious and all that entails.

3- Spiritual Freedom.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

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FLOCK OF BIRDS

A group of birds can often symbolize yourself and the people in your life. Are the birds flying in the same direction? If they are, this can suggest harmony; if they are not, confusion may be indicated. Are the birds huddled together? If they are, do you prefer to surround yourself with people similar to you, as in ‘birds of a feather?’ A flock of birds can also represent your need to be part of a group that you identify with and admire; but is the flock celebrating or stifling your individuality? If the birds are in a tree, the branches of the tree may represent your family life, and the leaves and birds your thoughts.

If the birds are fighting, this suggests disagreements about viewpoints, or differing opinions, in waking life.

If a bird is attacking you, it may represent an attack on your ideas and opinions, such as being criticized by a parent; another interpretation is it symbolizes a fear of others, or of going beyond your boundaries.... The Element Encyclopedia

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FLOCK OF SMALL BIRDS (ABABEEL)

Such a flock symbolises a blessed person who devotes his time in worshipping Allah profusely.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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FLYING

To dream of flying high through a space, denotes marital calamities.

To fly low, almost to the ground, indicates sickness and uneasy states from which the dreamer will recover.

To fly over muddy water, warns you to keep close with your private affairs, as enemies are watching to enthrall you.

To fly over broken places, signifies ill luck and gloomy surroundings.

If you notice green trees and vegetation below you in flying, you will suffer temporary embarrassment, but will have a flood of prosperity upon you.

To dream of seeing the sun while flying, signifies useless worries, as your affairs will succeed despite your fears of evil.

To dream of flying through the firmament passing the moon and other planets; foretells famine, wars, and troubles of all kinds.

To dream that you fly with black wings, portends bitter disappointments.

To fall while flying, signifies your downfall.

If you wake while falling, you will succeed in reinstating yourself.

For a young man to dream that he is flying with white wings above green foliage, foretells advancement in business, and he will also be successful in love.

If he dreams this often it is a sign of increasing prosperity and the fulfilment of desires.

If the trees appear barren or dead, there will be obstacles to combat in obtaining desires. He will get along, but his work will bring small results.

For a woman to dream of flying from one city to another, and alighting on church spires, foretells she will have much to contend against in the way of false persuasions and declarations of love. She will be threatened with a disastrous season of ill health, and the death of some one near to her may follow.

For a young woman to dream that she is shot at while flying, denotes enemies will endeavor to restrain her advancement into higher spheres of usefulness and prosperity. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

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FLYING

Mentally escaping from pressures by rising above them; revealing one has the faith and fortitude to overcome... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

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FLYING

1. Freedom, transcendence.

2. Desire for freedom, no restric­tions.

3. Desire for dominance.

4. Good news is on the way. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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FLYING

Flying in a dream means travels.

If one sees himself flying lying on his back, then it means comfort. Flying for other than a traveller meansjoblessness. Flying from one roof into another in a dream means changing from a man of dignity into a man who has no moral standards. In a dream, a roof also represents a woman or a wife. In this sense, flying between two roofs could mean having a mistress beside one’s wife.

If a woman sees herself flying from her house into the house of a man she knows in the dream, it means that she will marry him. Flying from a known abode into a distant and unknown abode in a dream means death.

If a prisoner sees himself flying in a dream, it means that he will be released fromjail. Flying with wings in a dream also means travels, and flying without wings means changes in one’s status or conditions.

If a foreigner sees himself flying in a dream, it means that he will return to his homeland, or it could mean that he travels excessively. Ifone who has pride and exaggerated hopes sees himself flying in a dream, then his dream represents mere hallucination. Ifone sees himselfin a dream flying in a race with someone else, and ifhe wins the race, it means that he will conquer his opponent and rise above him in station. Flying over a mountain in a dream means power and sovereignty.

If one who qualifies for leadership sees himself flying in a dream, it means that he will attain a leadership position.

If he falls over something in the dream, it means that he will own or control whatever he falls into. Ifone does not qualify for leadership and sees himself flying in a dream, it represents pitfalls in his religious performances, or it could mean falling sick.

If one does attain his intended destination in the dream, then his dream connotes a successful journey.

If one flies in his dream and disappears beyond sight, it means his death.

If one flies from his own house into an unknown house in the dream, the latter house represents his grave. Flying in a dream also represent a sickness that could lead a person near his death before he could recover from it.

If one flies from a low elevation into a higher one and without wings in his dream, it means fulfillment of his aspirations. Ifone soars in the air like a pigeon in a dream and sees people below him, whereby he can benefit or harm whomever he wants, it means that he will preside over people and reach a rank of honor and dignity.

If one becomes tired during his flight between tow cities or places and finds himself incapable of benefiting or harming anyone, and ifhe seeks nothing from his flight but is still happy about flying in the dream, it means that he is trying to find money for his personal needs or business. Ifone sees himselfflying from one land into another in a dream, it means that he will attain honor, power, comfort and satisfaction.

If one sees himself flying horizontally in the dream, it means that his wife will straighten her act and without much effort on his part. Ifone sees himselfflying vertically with his head up and his feet pointing to the ground in the dream, it means that he will receive benefits.

The more he rises, the greater are his benefits.

If rich people or craftsmen see that dream, it represents a leadership position they could occupy.

If a foreigner sees that in a dream, it means that he will return to his mother land, or it could mean that he will never return to his homeland again. Flying with wings in a dream means benefits in general. Soaring high in the air and without wings in a dream means fears and hardships. Flying over people’s homes and over the streets in a dream means difficulties and disturbances. Flying near a flock of birds in a dream means associating, living or working with unknown people.

If an evil person sees that, it means a bad omen, and for a fisherman it means sufferings or death. Flying in the air at a low altitude in a dream means taking a short trip.

If one sees himself flying at will and ceasing to fly at will in a dream, it means easing of his burdens and expectation of great benefits to come his way. Seeing oneself in a dream flying upside-down means evil happening. Ifa sick person sees himselfflying in the air in a dream, it means that he will die from his illness. Ifone sees himself laying over his bed and flying with it in a dream, it means a severe illness or an ailment that will strike at his legs. Enjoying flying between the sky and the earth in a dream means having exaggerated hopes. Flying in a dream also means seeking a destructive knowledge, or pursuing an evil idea, or associating with villainous and notorious people, or it could mean being in a hurry, or that one takes lightly a serious project, then fails to accomplish it because of his angry character. Flying in a dream also denotes extreme happiness, or it could mean superstition. Ifone flies from a bad place into a good place such as a farm or a mosque in his dream, it means benefits and growth.

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Symbolic of swift progress or a feeling of freedom over obstacles, Jer. 48:9 ... Christian Dream Symbols

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Freedom, Spiritual advancement.Rising above human problems.Release from patterns. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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Invariably a happy dream, auguring beautiful things to come. Modern dream interpreters, however, classify it as a typical dream induced by vertigo, etc.... The Fabric of Dream

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Carl Jung believed that in dreaming of flying, we are expressing our desire to break free of restrictions and limitations. Alfred Adler, thought that this dream was a type of a superiority dream in which we reveal the desire to dominate and be above others. Focusing on the libido, Freud thought that flying was just another way to express sexual desires. Traditionally, If you dream you are flying so high that you can actually touch the moon and stars this portends many different types of global disaster that you may soon hear of.

If you fly high with black wings you are warned that you are headed for a let down. Flying dreams are normally a good omen and if the flight is pleasant, with no worries and anxieties, you can look for happiness and plenty to follow.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

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Example: During childhood I leamt to fly in a long sequence of dreams. Each linked very clearly to the last. I would go to the nearby churchyard and in the beginning I would run along as fast as I could then jump and just manage to extend the jump by a great effon of will. In subsequent practices I managed gradually to extend the jump for many yards; and eventually I could skim along indefinitely.

The next stage though was to extend my height, and this took enor­mous effort of will and body. I made active swimming mo­tions and climbed, but only held altitude with great and con­stant concentration. With further practice still, this clumsy mode of flying was left behind as I leamt to use pure motiva­tion or will to lift me into the air and carry me easily and gracefully wherever I wished. At this stage my flying was swift, mobile and without struggle’ (Jason V).

The example illustrates how much will, effort and learning can be involved in flying in dreams. This aspect of flying connects with the gaining of independence and the expression of one’s poten­tial. We are all born into a certain paradigm or ‘reality’. At one time, part of the ‘reality’ for most Britons was that anyone without a white skin was a heathen or savage. At other times the reality’ has been that anything heavier than air could not fly. Meteors did not exist because theory discounted them. And so on.

To break free of such paradigms and from the gravity’ or hold our parental and social authority has on us to find a measure of emotional and intellectual freedom, takes the son of will, effort and learning depicted.

Flying expresses also the dealing with our internal influ­ences which hold us down, such as self doubt, anxiety, de­pression.

Example: ‘I was flying. I felt nervous at first that I would fall down, but not afraid. I soon became confident and felt very happy and wanted the sensation to continue. I was lying over a building, could have been a small church, crematorium or graveyard but did not feel afraid or upset. When I woke I lay in bed and tried very hard to keep the feelings with me and, for reasons unknown, I do not wish to forget it’ (Mrs SM). In flying, Mrs SM is finding a way to look at death—the graveyard—which gives her a different viewpoint, a different feeling reaction to it, and she doesn’t want to lose that pre­cious newly learnt view. In their maturing process some peo- pie learn to see their thoughts and emotions as things they expenence rather than things they are, and this brings the sort of new viewpoint seen in the example.

Example: ‘I was in a building with a group of people. I was being chased and suddenly flew up in the air to escape my pursuers’ (Michael O). Learning independence, and the abil­ity to make decisions despite what others feel, may be done by ignoring our own feelings. This may be achieved by always keeping busy; never having quiet moments alone; filling empty periods with entertainment or company; smoking, drinking alcohol, taking sedatives or tranquillisers; ngid posi­tive thinking. Then, as Michael does in his dream, we fly from issues we are pursued by instead of resolving them. This may lead us to the extremes of being either rigidly materialistic, or as rigidly ethereal. In either case we lose contact with every­day human issues, and may begin to have the escape-type flying dream, or an out of body experience.

Example: 41 knew I could fly. I picked up one of the young women I felt love for and flew with her.’ Laughingly I felt like superman, and flew easily’ (Simon W). Flying alone occurs most frequently, showing the independent aspect of flying. But because it often involves our positive feelings of pleasure, flying may depict our sexuality, as above, especially aspects of it expressing freedom from social norms and restraints.

Example: ‘I was floating atop a tree near houses and a rising walkway. I was saying to people around the tree that I had found something wonderful. Reaching out my hand I told them they could join me if they accepted this possibility in themselves. Some thought it was a publicity campaign, but were enjoying the spectacle.

A few reached out and were im­mediately with me, until there were about six of us, men and women. We joined hands, experiencing a most amazing sense of well-being. Then we slowly and effortlessly flew to a great height, leaving a trail of coloured smoke which could be seen for miles. It was to demonstrate the triumph of the human spirit. We then descended and were going somewhere else to show others’ (Margareta H). Transcendence is also depicted by flying.

The tree is Margareta’s personal life. She is at the growing tip, transcending, leaving behind her past. Being high in flight, on a hill or mountain also represents the action of seeing our life as a whole, having a sense of our overall direc­tion and destiny, our essential self. This frequently gives rise to the drive to give of one’s best to others, as Margareta does in leaving behind a sign—the spire of colour.

Some researchers believe flying dreams often precede lucid dreams. See lucid dreams; out of body experience. See also Hill; mountain. Idioms: fly by night, flying high; send flying.... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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Overdramatization or fleeing from a problematic situation. Looking for clarification in difficult situations. Flying and Falling appear in Abyss, Elevator, and Trap, usually in nightmares; or as in: Brook, Leaf, and in part Parachute, during very pleasurable liberation dreams. In case of teenagers: often a sign that too much is being asked of them and that they are being pressured to succeed. These dreams are often like being intoxicated, having a sense of being elevated, and a lightness: like being in love. Many ancient myths show the connection between flying and sexuality, and while flying today has become a commonplace activity, the old interpretations are still true (see Fear of Flying by Erica Jong). Now modern symbolic interpretations of flying include the image of worldliness, expansive ideas, and communications. Flying is also seen as a symbol of creative ideas. This image may also be a warning not to become too aloof and removed from reality through fantasizing.

The dream may also be a challenge for either being too earthbound or taking flight into a greater dimension.

In Egypt, dreams of flying were interpreted as fleeing from difficulties. In ancient Greece and Rome, dreams of flying were seen as passionate love.

According to Freud, they were dreams of sexual desire and erection (Freud dealt with this extensively). He saw dreams of flying exclusively as desire for sex. Some modern dream experts interpret flying dreams exclusively as a desire to get away from problematic sit- uations, or to cross one’s own boundaries. Some researchers believe that in our dreams we go back to preborn states, make contact with the state of birds, and realize our innate ability to fly. Another contemporary dream researcher, Jack Maguire, believes that most dreams about flying are just a sign that we want to recuperate and refresh ourselves.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

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To dream that you are flying through the air (and most common is to dream that you are using a swimming motion to do this) indicates that you feel restricted. You want to be free to carry out your desires.

The Gypsies say this is often tied in with sexual frustration.

To dream of flying in an airplane is slightly different, indicating that you want to hurry things along; you are anxious to get somewhere much faster than you are going.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary

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(see Airplane / Airport, Birds by type, Butterfly, Bat, Fairies, bisects by type, Wings)

Liberation or freedom. Overcoming a difficult situation and transcending limitations.

If you fly alone, this represents a personal journey filled with positive realizations.

If flying with others, this indicates the support of family, friends, or acquaintances, especially for a new endeavor.

An Out of Body Experience (OBE): Esoterically, flying through the air is sometimes interpreted as an OBE. Christian figures like Elisha and St. Anthony were believed to have this ability.

The ancient Egyptians called the astral body the ba, and in Germany the astral figure was sometimes likened to a doppelganger. No

matter the name, the purpose of such travel is to edify and educate the spirit, or potentially aid someone that you could not reach by normal means (see Bed).

With wings: If you have the wings of a bird when flying, check mythical or folkloric information on that bird for possible clues to your dream’s meaning.

For example, having the wings of a dove reveals nonviolent intentions or resolutions.

Wishful thinking (e.g., “flights of fancy”).... The Language of Dreams

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Dreams of flying are usually dreams of good omen. Success in love is foretold to those who have pleasant dreams of this kind, as, for instance, soaring easily above country that is green and fertile, A repetition of this dream is particularly lucky.

To dream of flying over desert land, or to fly with difficulty, is a sign that the dreamer will have many obstacles to overcome although he or she will eventually be successful.... The Complete Dream Book

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Symbol: When men dream about flying, it usually indicates their need for freedom. It also indicates cravings for sexual thrills.

Vision: Enjoying the flight means past events or situations have been successfully dealt with. Feeling anxious or pursued by something or someone could be a sign of physical illness (have your heart and circulatory system checked!). Flying high above other people: you have “high-flying” plans that you cannot always carry out. Flying low above the ground means playing it safe in life. Flying over land and oceans means you want total freedom.

If you are married, it may mean you want a divorce.

Depth Psychology: Flying has many different meanings: sexual cravings, a better understanding about the past and insight into the future, or a wish to be lifted above the “demeaning” aspects of everyday life. Flying always is an uncertain undertaking because you are leaving the “ground” of reality. Hopefully, you will not fall back down to earth too harshly!... Dreamers Dictionary

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If you dream you are flying so high that you can actually touch the moon and stars this portends many different types of global disaster that you may soon hear of.

If you fly high with black wings you are warned that you are headed for a let down of magnitude. Flying dreams are normally a good omen and if the flight is pleasant, with no worries and anxieties, you can look for happiness and plenty to follow.... Encyclopedia of Dreams

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Another obstacle dream, the meaning of which depends on the result. But aviation is of such modern growth, that such a dream must indicate ambitious plans, possibly beyond your real power of accomplishing.... Mystic Dream Book

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Dreams of flying represent freedom, joy, expression, feeling light, confident, creative, independent, and aware of a higher perspective. You are freedom from physical constraints or limitations as you connect with your true spiritual essence and access your true potential.... Strangest Dream Explanations

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The dreamer’s basic ambition, drive, goals, and dreams.

If the dreamer is flying like a bird, then he can accomplish his goals almost on his own.

If the dreamer is flying in an airplane, or other sort of airship, he will need assistance.

If the weather around him is turbulent, the path to success will be rocky and strewn with obstacles.

If it is clear, the path ahead should be straightforward and easily traveled.

If others are flying with him, he needs to gather the support of others in order to attain his goal. Astrological parallel: Uranus Tarot parallel: The World

A harbinger of a happy time in the dreamer’s life - as if she is “flying high.” Astrological/Tarot parallel: The Sun... Dream Explanations of Astro Center

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Flying dreams are often a very exhilarating and joyful experience. Flying with ease and looking down in the landscape below signifies that you are prepared and on top of a situation, or that you have risen above something that once bothered you. Flying dreams and our ability to control our flight is representative of your own personal sense of power.

If you dream that you have trouble staying in flight, you are feeling a lack of power in controlling your own circumstances.

If you run into power lines, trees, mountains and other obstructions you run into while in flight, they stand for a particular obstacle or person who is standing in your way in your waking life.

If you are feeling fear when you are flying or that you feel that you are flying too high, then it suggests that you are afraid of challenges and of success. Also see “Broom/Broomstick” and “Airplane.”... My Dream Interpretation

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Flying is a symbol of achievement.

The dreamer is ambitious. Flying low presents problems. Flying with black wings, disappointments. Flying with white wings, excellent business prospects and a successful marriage. These dreams are also classified as mating dreams, the meeting of the sexes.... Psycho Dream Interpretation

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Flying in dreams can mean an increase in self-confidence, sense of freedom, and creativity. You’re beginning to rise above your current circumstances.

• You need a new perspective. Ask yourself; what do you want to escape from? Why are you not feeling free? Where are you losing perspective? Where do you need to look at things differently?”... The Premier in Dream Dictionary

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This is one dream symbol on which practi- cally every source from Ar- temidorus on down agrees. It represents the dreamer’s basic ambition, but the in- terpretation of flying (like a bird) is modified by the details of the flight and its conditions, so the sur- roundings, weather, etc., must be correlated with the action, but as a gen- eral guide:

If you successfully maintained your flight at a low to medium height, you can expect to achieve your goal without much difficulty.

If you were trying (or straining) to reach a high altitude, the dream is telling you that your grasp is greater than your reach and you would be wise to alter your course.

See also Water, Mountain, Airplane, Balloon, Clouds, Sky, etc.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams

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(1) Dreams of flying may derive from childhood enjoyment of swings and see-saws and represent a longing for the freedom and joy associated with (a happy) childhood.

(2) Flying may symbolize liberation — for example, getting rid of (self- imposed) shackles or irrational taboos stemming from childhood experiences.

(3) Flying may symbolize over-reaching yourself. In this case, your dream is probably warning you against projects that are too grandiose or not in accord with your fundamental constitution. This may mean that, in entertaining wild fantasies, you have actually overlooked your real capacities and gifts (remember Icarus!). See also Falling, section (1).

(4) Sky may symbolize consciousness, intellect, spirituality. A dream of flying may therefore mean cither that you should extend the range of your consciousness (e.g. by bringing up unconscious contents into your conscious mind, or taking a less wordly view of life) or that you should give your previously neglected instinctual, intuitional or feeling functions a fuller role in your conscious life. The latter would be more likely to apply if you are an intellectual and if the dream includes some fear of falling.

(5) Are you looking at the world below in a detached, uninvolved, unemotional way, so that your problems dissolve, or your values undergo radical transformation? If so, the message is clear.

(6) Since sky is an age-old symbol of God or transcendence, flying may be a symbol of coming closer to your authentic or true self, or to the meaning of (vour) life. See also God(dess).

(7) If you dream of flying fish, or a dolphin shooting out of the water, the meaning is probably that something in your unconscious wants to penetrate your conscious mind and / or to be allowed its proper place in your conscious life.

If you dream of a pig (or an elephant, say) flying, this may mean some despised and rejected ‘animal’ part of you is now - or, much more likely, needs to be - integrated into your conscious life.

(8) For flying saucers, see UFOs; or, if the saucers are flying in the kitchen, see Fight(ing).... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols

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To dream you are flying means you are out of the body, freed from physical limitations.

If you can gain conscious control of the dream, you may direct your movement and traveling to different locations in time-space. The waking state is really the illusion. Ask any question you want and the answer will be given to you.... The Dream Books Symbols

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Imagining that you are flying signals the arrival of change that will be very beneficial for you. The action of flying, however, implies the desire to evolve, to connect with the essence of yourself to progress spiritually. Further, it denotes that you have undone something that was worrying you.

It is a dream from which you leave with optimism and renewed strength, with a stimulating sensation of liberty. It also indicated the need to discover, to invent, and to do new things. This type of image foretells success, the completion of objections and overcoming difficulties, and encourages the dreamer to action (it is the time to fly by one’s self). However, you should not forget the Greek myth from Icarus; he who tried to go too high, his ambition brought him to a fatal destination. Further, if the protagonist is a young woman, it announces the break from relations in her couple.

In antiquity, if a person dreamt of flying, it was considered that he had entered into the sphere of the immortal gods. The Native Americans, the Babylonians, the Hindus, the Tibetan Buddhists, and many other peoples believed that the world had the ability to abandon the physical body during sleep. During these astral voyages, the psychic body could fly to other dimensions, communicate with people of a certain spiritual belief or learn of the souls that once were angels and divinities. Some scientists believe that these voyages are factual and that there exists the possibility to verify them empirically.

Flying

analysis of a dream

Montse dreamed: “I discovered with astonishment that I could fly. I just had

Montse dreamed: “I discovered with astonishment that I could fly. I just had to move three steps ahead and push myself a little forward; I didn’t even have to swing my arms. The wind marked my direction and I was able to feel the incredible sensation, I felt happy, free, powerful... Around me there were no birds, nor sounds; I was on my own in the immensity of the blue sky, flying over a sea in calm blue, yet brighter. Suddenly, I saw a group of dolphins jumping joyfully over silver waves. I awoke smiling, with a very pleasant sensation.”

Dreaming that you are flying is associated with liberty, the desire to elevate yourself from the earthly bindings and conquer the heaviness of reality.

It is a dream of evolution, which reveals you need to freely express yourself, to create... Montse, by profession a designer, had this dream a few days before completing a design for an important magazine, very artistic and vanguardist, renowned with many awards... A few days before she had felt very pressured and tired; however, her dream calmed her and revealed her creative capacity and her strength of expression. Dolphins are a symbol of intelligence that s related to clarity and purity of thought. The face that there were jumping through the water (entering and leaving) indicated the level of connection Montse had established between her conscious and subconscious.

Dreams of flights also match an interest in spiritual evolution. Curiously, through this period, Montse had given some tries in this direction, with courses on growth and personal overcoming, in which she learned much about herself.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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You are ascending and rising above mundane life. You may also be avoiding something on the ground. This is one of the most common universal dream images. One of the most delightful aspects of dreaming, this cross- cultural symbol means that you are rising above everything that is on the ground. Since this can be a wonderful sensation, it is often associated with intense feelings of a positive nature.

A flying dream could indicate strong feelings of freedom and bliss, which can represent moving toward a higher state of awareness or connection with spirit. It can also provide a broader perspective on your life by virtue of giving you a higher vantage point. However, it should not be overlooked that this very experience can be used as a defense by the unconscious.

When this dream appears, it begs the following question:

Is there anything that is being avoided or overlooked by rising above the conflict or simply not being grounded in reality?... Complete Dictionary of Dreams

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Flying is a universal dream motif. Flying can reflect a sense that one is “flying high” or that one has “risen above” something. Flying also represents freedom and joy. Sigmund Freud associated flying with sexual desire, Alfred Adler with the will to dominate others, and Carl Jung with the desire to break free of restrictions.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia

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Dreams of flying are very common and vary from dreamer to dream. Most typically dreamers don’t go on long, high flights; instead they hover about a hundred or so yards from the ground. The most simple explanation of these kind of dreams was put forward by English physician Havelock Ellis in his book The World of Dreams, in which he suggests that it is our breathing whilst asleep that suggests the idea of flying (and falling) to the unconscious mind. Freud suggested that dreams of flying were nothing else but the desire for sexual freedom, and the idea that dreams of flying are associated with sex is shared by some other dream researchers. However, as with all dreams, there can be many interpretations.

Flying dreams and the ability to control your flight can be representative of your own personal sense of power.

If you are flying with ease, and enjoying the scene and landscape below, then it suggests that you are on top of a situation.

You have risen above something. It may also mean that you have gained a different perspective on things. Having difficulties staying in flight indicates a lack of power in controlling your own circumstances. You may be struggling to stay aloft, and stay on course. Things like birds, trees or telephone poles may further obstruct your flight. These obstructions represent a particular obstacle or person standing in your way in your waking life. You need to identify who, or what, is preventing you from moving forward.

If you are feeling fear when you are flying or feel that you are flying too high, then it suggests that you are afraid of challenges and of success. Are you trying to rise above something in waking life? Are you developing an idea? Are you flying in the face of fortune? Flying into a rage? Flying off the handle? Flying high?... The Element Encyclopedia

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Dreams about flying are common to late childhood and early adolescence. The dreams vary: some dream of jumping or falling from a great height, others run and jump into flight, whereas others jump from a great height and discover that they can fly. Dream researchers believe that dreams about flight can reflect the drive within each of us to be free to express, explore and experience life, so it makes sense that we dream most often about flying during a stage in life when we are becoming aware of abilities that will take us places later in life.... The Element Encyclopedia

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FLYING / FLIGHT

Flight is a common image when seeking spiritual freedom.

To be flying upwards is to be moving towards a more spiritual appreciation of our lives, while to be flying downwards is to be making an attempt to understand the subconscious and all that entails.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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Psychological / emotional perspective: Flying in dreams denotes freedom from physical inhibitions and is a recognized aspect of astral travel – the soul’s ability to transcend its physical existence – and of lucid dreaming. In the latter, until proficiency is gained, the realization that we are flying is enough to have us lose the ability.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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FLYING / FLIGHT

Material aspects: Conventionally to dream of flying is to do with sex and sexuality, but it would probably be more accurate to look at it in terms of lack of inhibition and freedom. We are releasing ourselves from limitations that we may impose on ourselves. Consult the entries for aeroplane and wings as well as the sections on journey and transport for further information.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

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FLYING / SWIMMING / DANCING

Have you had that feeling of zooming through the air, feeling free and unhindered? Flying is one of the most popular dreams because such images can inspire the dreamer, lifting them to spiritual heights or filling them with creative notions. Pleasurable swimming may mean exploring your unconscious depths, whilst dreams of dancing may be a metaphor for creativity, joy and freedom.... The Element Encyclopedia

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FLYING ANTS

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FLYING BIRD

This represents aspirations, desires and the feeling that your spirit is soaring. Its association with the element of air—itself associated with aspirations and ideals—means a flying bird might have also become a symbol of high-flying ambition and the quest for enlightenment. See also BIRDS.... The Element Encyclopedia

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FLYING BIRD

Represent a sunny outlook in life, rising above everything, a sense of freedom, independence and liberation, as if a weight has been lifted off your shoulders. Flying birds can also suggest aspirations and desires, and if the bird is flying high, an expansion of your viewpoint. Another interpretation is that flying birds represent sex, a similar form of release and uplift.... The Element Encyclopedia

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FLYING FISH

Deceitful associates and late hours hold especial danger; try to avoid both for some time.... Mystic Dream Book

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FLYING HIGH

Liberation from something that troubles you. Nevertheless, flying high has its perils. The ancient Greek myth of Icarus warns against flying too high. Your dream may show that you are being overambitious.... The Element Encyclopedia

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FLYING HORSE

If a person sees himself as mounted on a horse which flies with him in the skies he will attain honour and dignity in both the worlds. Similar interpretation is given if he sees a horse with wings. It may also mean that its owner will undertake a journey soon.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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FLYING LOW

Native Americans, Tibetan Buddhists and others claim that all people have a light body that can leave the physical body during sleep. The light body can travel great distances and communicate with angels. To dream of flying may indicate the need or desire to develop the mystical side of your nature. Alternatively, it could be a warning to keep your feet firmly on the ground.... The Element Encyclopedia

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FLYING MACHINE

To dream of seeing a flying machine, foretells that you will make satisfactory progress in your future speculations.

To see one failing to work, foretells gloomy returns for much disturbing and worrisome planning. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

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FLYING ON THE BACK OF A VULTURE

If he dreams that he is flying horizontally on the back of a vulture, he will enjoy honour, sublimity and power by being promoted to the office of kingship.

But if the vulture flies with him vertically towards the heavens, he will die while on a journey. For, such a vulture would then represent the angel of death.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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FLYING SAUCER

See UFO. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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FLYING SAUCER

A flying saucer is a vehicle that moves through space with little connection to the Earth. Its appearance in a dream can signify a response to a “too-spaced-out” attitude, reminding you to get grounded and real or back into this galaxy with your goals. In that it signifies the arrival of aliens, a flying saucer can represent feelings of alienation from your fnends or from the world in general. It may also represent a real en counter of the third kind. UFO dreams can be authentic experiences with alien beings who wish to communicate with you. They demonstrate that the universe has other inhabitants.... Ariadne's Book of Dream

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FLYING SAUCER

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FLYING SERPENT

Symbolic of a deadly, hard to kill, or persistent enemy, Isa. 14:29 ... Christian Dream Symbols

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MARINE BIRDS

They symbolises the ministers of the king or government or their officers and officials if such birds are seen in the water. But if they are seen on dry land it means prosperity, freshness and verdure. And if the birds are green it means grief, sorrow and perplexity.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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Islamic Dream Interpretation

NIGHT BIRDS

To dream of any sort of night birds, as the owlet, the great owlt bittern, and bat, is ominous; and Anselmus Julian us advises those who have such dreams to undertake Do business on the day following.... The Complete Dream Book

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The Complete Dream Book

NIGHT-BIRDS

To dream of Owls, or Bats, or any creatures associated only with Darkness, is a bad sign. See NIGHT. But in this case the trouble will not last long.... Mystic Dream Book

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Mystic Dream Book

PREDATORY BIRDS

(See Bird; Eagle; Falcon; Hawk; Sakr; Vulture; etcetera)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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SAND OR DUST FLYING IN THE ATMOSPHERE OR SKIES

Sand or dust flying in the atmosphere or skies symbolizes the beholder’s affairs becoming chaotic.

The same interpretation is given if mist or fog is seen.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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SOUND OF BIRDS

(See Sound of animals)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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THE CHIRPING OF BIRDS

A glad tiding will be received.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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VARIETIES OF FLYING DREAM

Another way of interpreting flying dreams is that they symbolize your strong mind and will. You feel invincible and nobody can tell you what you cannot do and accomplish. Undoubtedly these dreams leave you with a great sense of freedom.... The Element Encyclopedia

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The Element Encyclopedia

WINGS (FOR FLYING)

You need to live an easier life, be more open to playful energies, be more spiritual (soar). This is a direct challenge to think big and to have courage to do great things. This image fits the observation in the I Ching: “It furthers one to cross the great water.” According to Homer, wings symbolize thought.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

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Little Giant Encyclopedia

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