The meaning of Dark path in dream | Dream interpretation
An evil place or the way of the wicked, Ps.35:6
To dream that you are in a corner or see a corner signifies feelings of frustration and lack of control in making decisions. You may feel trapped and cornered in waking life. To turn a corner indicates that you are moving forward in your life, despite the obstacles in your path. You are no longer feeling trapped or restricted, and feel that you can handle the unexpected or new experiences.
You have gained a new and positive perspective on life. To be turning a right- handed corner indicates a logical course of action, whilst to turn a left-handed corner indicates a more intuitive approach to life.... The Element Encyclopedia
To lose your friend, or child, in the darkness, portends many provocations to wrath. Try to remain under control after dreaming of darkness, for trials in business and love will beset you. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
What is unknown; not defined by the intellect or conscious self; unconscious; depression; confusing, terrifying; secrets we hide from self or others; things we do under cover of darkness’; age; the womb, death.
The following dream depicts particular aspects of darkness. Example: ‘It was a festival in this strange world, in which everything had a rather dark, dilapidated look’ (Tom). Dark here is ancient, things dating from times past. This may refer to our sense of our own childhood which feels like the ancient past, or to our unconscious knowledge of family and cultural attitudes and experience. In general the ‘strange’ world of the unconscious or sleep.
Example: ‘I was overwhelmed by terror, as if the very darkness of the tunnel was a living force of fear which entered and consumed me. I screamed and screamed, writhing in uncontrollable fit-like contractions. Nevertheless a part of me was observing what was happening and was amazed, realising I had found something of great importance’ (Andrew P). Because the dreamer explored this dream with me, I know the darkness was depicting fear Andrew experienced while a nine year old in hospital. He was given a rectal anaesthetic because he was about to have a nose operation. He fought and begged for the nurses to stop, but to no avail. This led to a very real feeling that humans were terrifyingly dangerous animals who would not respond even if you were on your knees begging. So trauma was the fear in the darkness. Darkness here is the unconscious area of experience.
Example: ‘I am back in time looking at an old cottage. I see the windows, walls and doors, everything about the place.
It is dark and old and warm. I see the curtains and bedrooms, all the ornaments and I feel safe and comfortable’ (Mrs R). Here dark is comfortable, perhaps because it is undemanding, one is not in any glare of attention or activity.
It is the relaxed quiet of evening. This woman has a relaxed relationship with her unconscious.
Example: ‘I met a woman I know in a long, dark underground tunnel. She was waiting for me. We had sexual intercourse. She had a very formed vagina mouth, and a very large clitoris, like a small penis. I masturbated this’ (Norman). Norman has no fear of the tunnel.
It is his secret desire and pleasure which he admits to no one, often not even to himself. Dark here is one’s secret self.
Dark water: emotions which are felt and powerful but have not been defined or their source understood. Dark colours: feelings emanating from unconscious sources; depressed or unhappy feelings. Idioms: a dark horse; in the dark; keep it dark. See night under day and night. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
2- Intellectually; we are in touch with the depressed, hidden side and may need to deal with the darker aspects of ourselves.
3- Spiritually, the dark side of oneself where chaos may reign, and where ultimately evil will prevail, unless some spiritual understanding can be attained.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If you dream that dark is falling while you are traveling it is an ill omen for any business you try to conduct unless the journey is finished before it gets dark.
If you are lost and cannot find someone in the dark then this denotes that others will try to provoke you to anger and you must heed this warning and keep your temper at all times.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
To be surrounded by darkness suggests that there is potential for failure in some scheme or a sense of being lost.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Darkness also hides one’s surroundings, and so darkness in a dream could indicate that you are “in the dark” about something, and need to find the truth.
If you walk through the darkness into the light, this is showing you that you will indeed find the truth, and success will come your way.
If a storm causes a bright day to suddenly turn into darkness, this is a warning not to get too complacent with your present circumstances, and to save for “a rainy day.”... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
2. Pessimism, fear of failure.
3. Depression, despair (lost in darkness).
4. Chaos of emotions. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If one walks out of darkness into light in his dream, it means salvation, safety, guidance, repentance from sin or release from prison. Darkness in a dream also represents an oppressor. Thus, walking into a dark place in a dream means being unjust. Obscurity in a dream means the darkness of one’s heart or blindness. It also could mean loneliness, keeping to oneself or hiding from people.
(Also see Injustice; Night)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The task almost always is to become more aware (Light), to shed light on something intellectually, or to deal more consciously with the unknown. Your own shadow is now visible, which is great progress and brings freedom. There are also “light shadows”—Angel and Fairy—but they are seldom addressed in dreams.
Also, do not lose sight of your path in the dark.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
An alternative womb emblem (see Abyss, Space).
A light in the darkness: Hope, troubles coming to an end, truth being revealed.... The Language of Dreams
If you are in a totally dark night, you are afraid of dying—and living—and you need advice from an objective person. Seeing a small light: you are distressed, but help is on the way. Being in a cave: you are unconsciously afraid of being attacked. Being in a dark closet: you recognize somebody’s hidden intentions just in time to prevent the person from carrying them out. See Night.
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about darkness always refers to an emotionally dangerous situation or one that is unresolved. This may have to do with a specific experience widi other people or yourself. Try to shed some light on the situation. Being in a dark passage: you are feeling unprotected from the intensity of others and yourself.
It is a test: you need to prove yourself in order to come back into the light. Sometimes such a dream also suggests that you seek expert advice.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you find the light switch, you will meet with success after acquiring understanding.
A lost article will be found if you dream you were walking in the darkness.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
To dream that you are lost in the darkness represents feelings of insecurity or sadness.
If you are groping around in the darkness in your dream, you are having trouble making a decision because you don’t have enough information. Do your research and do not rush into a choice.... My Dream Interpretation
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walking in the dark, you will recover something you had given up for lost.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(1) Darkness is a common symbol of the unconscious.
If the darkness is frightening, this represents your fear of the unknown forces in your psyche.
If the darkness is warm and velvety, you are being invited to regard your unconscious as your friend.
(2) Darkness pierced by a light may be a sign that ‘light shines in darkness5: that the truth you are seeking (about yourself, or about life) is to be found in the unconscious. Darkness represents the unconscious in its unknown aspect; when it has been integrated into one’s conscious life, all is light. (On the shadow)
(3) It may be that, in the dream, you cannot find your way to the light, for example, at the end of a dark tunnel. This may reflect desperate feelings; frustration; depression. See also Tunnel.
(4) The dark place may be womb-like and represent your own mother or, more likely, your emotional relationship to your mother. The unconscious may be recommending that you liberate yourself from a dominating mother (or mother image) and become your own person.
It may represent, not your own mother, but mother in a vaguer and profounder sense: ‘Mother Nature5, physiological, natural, instinctive functions; the unconscious. See also (I) above and (5) below.
(5) Darkness may represent death. (The womb, too, may be a symbol of death: the desire to return to the womb is a desire to escape from life’s pains and problems.) See also Dead / Death.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If the darkness frightens you, perhaps you are afraid to investigate the unknown parts of yourself.
If you get lost in it, the dream is representing your feelings of insecurity, despair, or depression.
If it is, instead, “the darkness before dawn,” your unconscious is optimistic that your prospects are more promising than you think. A light at the end of a tunnel or the stars and the moon shining in the sky is an indication that your aspirations and desires are positive and urgently seek a light to guide you in life and tell you where to go. During the darkness, that’s when the unconscious lives more intensely. For this reason, the night is the symbolic moment in which characters from horror novels such as witches, ghosts, etc. meet These frightening figures are only representing our hidden aspects, or the lower forces mentioned earlier.
The Chinese oracle I Ching, used by Carl Jung to help with dream interpretations, says that when the darkness is so great that you can see absolutely nothing, it is to get darker. So, things can only get better.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If your dream is more dark than light, add this element to your interpretation. It may be time for you to explore areas you have previously avoided and to be willing to look at things that usually remain hidden or fill you with fear.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
As the polar opposite of light, darkness may represent evil, death, fear of the unknown, or feeling lost. Darkness or a dark region in a dream is often symbolic of the unconscious, the womb, or unseen possibilities.
As with all dream symbols, the tone and setting of the dream indicate which interpretation is appropriate.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
2- Oddly enough, because an osteopath manipulates the physical body, such a person appearing in a dream could alert us to manipulation that is going on in everyday life. Psychologically; any healing treatment is going to have an effect on the energy within the body and we often need to be conscious of the subtle changes necessary in our lives.
3- On a spiritual level an osteopath may represent a kind of spiritual manipulation or change.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream that you are trying to find your path, foretells that you will fail to accomplish some work that you have striven to push to desired ends.
To walk through a pathway bordered with green grass and flowers, denotes your freedom from oppressing loves. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
3. Peaceful state of mind (if path is unblocked). ... New American Dream Dictionary
A hidden path can symbolize an unseen option in life... Christian Dream Symbols
The type of path, e.g. whether it is smooth or rocky, winding or straight, may be just as important as the path itself.
2- Often a path can represent the way we feel a relationship or situation is developing. It can also suggest a way of following up a concept or line of enquiry. In waking life, it is often the way a clairvoyant ‘sees’ the way in which the enquirer’s life is changing.
3- A path in a dream can indicate a Spiritual direction.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Spiritual directions and focus. Taoism, for example, translated from the Chinese, means “the way” or “path.” Buddhism teaches the eightfold path to enlightenment. Christ spoke of the path of righteousness.
A guideline, edict, or idea that you are following now, or plan to follow in the future. Paths have defined borders that set them apart from the accompanying countryside, showing the way to go.
A sign of fahy mischief or presence. In European and rural American folklore, bright green lines of grass were called fairy paths, and believed to be created by the passage of these elemental beings.
Meandering: Varying from your destiny or taking temporary detours away from a previously specified goal.
Divergent: A decision must be made, but both options appear equal. See if your dream reveals something about this choice that you have not seen yet, such as one path exhibiting weeds that might entangle you.
Well-worn: Either being in a rut, or staying so constrained to one way of thinking and living that the same old routes get walked again and again.
Straight: Staying true to your ideals, lifestyle, and / or goals.... The Language of Dreams
A narrow path or walking along a path: don’t be deterred from the life path you have chosen. Seeing a path in front of you: you want to keep your happiness hidden from friends. Getting lost: you are on the wrong path. Standing at a crossroads: it is important that you stay on the path you believe intuitively is right for you.
Depth Psychology: A path in a dream is an indication of your attitude, ideals, and/or hopes that determine the direction of your life.
It is not only a sign of your desire for self-fulfillment, but also for all, still dormant, possibilities.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you can walk easily and comfortably, then your affairs will flourish.
If you meet stiles or other obstacles to your progress, then you may be certain that there are difficulties to be faced in the future.... Mystic Dream Book
The idea that there is a path in life resonates with chinese thought, which calls the tao ‘the way’. In some schools of thought the left hand path represents evil or black magic.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A pavement introduces the idea that the path is already prepared for us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The type of path, e.G. Whether it is smooth or rocky, meandering or straight, may be just as important as the path itself. In waking life, it is often the way a clairvoyant ‘sees’ the way in which the enquirer’s life is changing.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If your path is blocked in a dream, you need to take more time to think about the consequences of recent actions.... My Dream Interpretation
If you want changes you must take action. (See SHORTCUT and AVENUE)
A wide and smooth path, surprisingly, denotes emotional problems. A rocky and rugged one, however, predicts a happy marriage.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
It is a symbol of your own walk through life that is reflective of making choices that others have made before you.
The more wild and remote the path, the more your dream is reflecting territory that is perhaps unique or atypical.
A path or any movement along a path in a dream is also a symbol of your private journey through life.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
A blocked and twisted path, however, means one needs to give serious attention to the direction one is taking in one’s business or personal life.
The dream may imply the need for a time-out to consider the outcome and the consequences of the issues at hand.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
If you are traveling alone, this suggests independence or loneliness.
If you are traveling in a group, pay attention to the people accompanying you. Are they helping or hindering your progress? Traveling companions suggest your involvement with others in life or the feelings and attitudes that influence you and give you direction.
If the path was wide, open and straight, the sun was shining, you had a clear view ahead and were walking with confidence, this suggests optimism, independence, well-being and a sense of direction in life.
If, however, the dream path is foggy, hazy or you are walking in darkness, the message is that you have lost your focus. The same would apply if you are struggling to push your way through foliage or other obstacles, such as rocks, holes and other pitfalls.
If you overcame the obstacles, the message is that you will find a way of doing so in waking life; if you gave up, this suggests that you feel defeated.
If you felt frustrated that you could not move as fast along the path as you would have liked, this also suggests obstacles inflicted on you by others or by yourself.
If you are following a trail of footsteps in your dream, perhaps this reflects your sense to follow someone else’s example in waking life. An open road suggests a desire for freedom, whereas a narrow road suggests constraints.
Dreaming of a highway can express your desire to fast-track to success in life. A fork or bend in the road can indicate indecision.... The Element Encyclopedia
If a particular stretch of road is highlighted it may be a period of time, or may mean an effort. Also consult the individual entries for crossroads, cul-de-sac and path.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
According to Freud, sexual organs. According to Jung, the collective world of awareness.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Another example of dream telepathy is called shared dreaming, in which people try to meet up with each other in dreamland or to dream of the same landscape.... The Element Encyclopedia
If you are an empathic or sensitive person and know you are prone to such dreams, you can easily recognize them to avoid confusion.... The Element Encyclopedia