The meaning of Dinosaurs in dream | Dream interpretation

Dinosaurs refers to something in your past, or to a part of your personality which has changed and you no longer use or exhibit.

Tryskelion Dream Interpretation | Pagan - Anonymous

Dinosaurs are always fascinating, sometimes lovable, mostly dangerous, and they are alive only in our imaginations. Consider all of the details of the dream and try to tie these ideas to some aspect of your life.

The dinosaur, whether you have given it a positive or negative connotation, represents something from your past or an aspect of your personality that you have altered over time. Dinosaurs may represent old issues that have not been properly addressed and that continue to have the power to effect your life in the present.

The Bedside Dream Dictionary | Silvana Amar

See individual entry and also the entry for monster.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

We all have within us a chaotic past which has been a huge part of our lives. Spiritual progress, however, dictates that we understand that this part can be changed and our present selves can grow from that ability to change. Old standards are now extinct and will no longer stand up to scrutiny.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Psychological / emotional perspective: We are in touch with an archaic or outmoded part of ourselves. Remembering that dinosaurs are extinct, and that for most people they are perceived as fossils, such a dream can recognize the part of ourselves that has become set in stone.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Material aspects: When we dream of monsters or prehistoric animals we are touching into very basic images which have the power to frighten and amaze us. Because they are considered to be so large, we need to be aware of whether it is their size or their power which is frightening. Urges as basic as this can threaten our existence, by either their size or power. You might also like to consult the entry for prehistoric.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Dinosaurs | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Dinosaurs


Dinosaurs take you into prehistoric experiences and reflect the imprint of your history on the psyche.

The dinosaurs’ power lingers even after they have become extinct. In other words, a dinosaur may come to represent an old idea, belief, or pattern that still hugely influences you. Even though it may be outmoded or archaic, you may still be clinging to that which thwarts your evolution and growth.... Ariadne's Book of Dream


Ariadne's Book of Dream


Material aspects: Dreaming of extinct animals such as dinosaurs suggests that we are aware of attitudes and behaviours that are no longer relevant.... Dream Meanings of Versatile


Dream Meanings of Versatile


In dreams, dinosaurs represent something from your past or a personal characteristic that changed and you no longer use.

If you dream of being attacked by a dinosaur, you are struggling to change and become a different kind of person.

If you escape the dinosaur, you will be successful in being seen differently by peers.... My Dream Interpretation


My Dream Interpretation


The dinosaur indicates the most primitive, unsocialized, basic urges of human nature such as fear, reproduction, and survival. Such instincts are still alive within us and need to be integrated otherwise they remain in a primitive form, perhaps in conflict with our personality. To dream of dinosaurs could also indicate some aspect of our personality or approach to life that is outdated and no longer needed for survival.... The Element Encyclopedia


The Element Encyclopedia


Humans have been dreaming about animals for ages. It has been speculated that some of the ancient cave paintings of animals may perhaps be dream images from cave dwellers whose lives were mostly spent chasing, hunting, and taming animals. In ancient Egypt, human-figured deities with animal heads suggest dreams images.

A study carried out by Robert L. Van de Castle found a larger number of animal dreams in children than in adults. Dreams of a group of 741 children (383 girls and 358 boys) aged four to six- teen were examined for the presence of animal figures. The frequency for each animal figure at each age level was tabulated for girls and boys. Animal figures were present in 39.4 percent of dreams from the four- and five-year-old children. The percentage steadily dropped for each subsequent age grouping (six- and seven-year-olds, 35.5 percent; eight- and nine-year-olds, 33.6 percent; ten- and eleven-year-olds, 29.8 percent; twelve- and thirteen-year-olds, 21.9 percent; and fourteen- through sixteen-year-olds, 13.7 percent).

Boys had higher animal percentage figures at ages four through six (44 percent, versus 34 per- cent for girls), while girls had higher animal dreams at ages nine through eleven (36 percent, versus 26 percent for boys). Overall, animal figures appeared in 29 percent of the combined girls’ dreams and 29.6 percent of the combined boys’ dreams. There were more than three times as many animal figures in the dreams of children as there were in the dreams of adults. The seven most frequent animal figures for children were dogs (30), horses (28), cats (15), snakes (15), bears (14), lions (13), and monsters (e.g., wolfman) (13).

If the frequencies for all animal figures are considered, it is clear that children dream more frequently of large and threatening wild animals, while college students dream more often of pets and domesticated animals. Bears, lions, tigers, gorillas, elephants, bulls, dinosaurs, dragons, and monsters accounted for twenty-seven percent of the animal figures in children’s dreams but only seven percent of the animal figures in adult dreams. This collection of wild animals appeared more frequently (forty-four times) in boys’ dreams than in girls’ dreams (twenty-seven times). Several theorists have suggested that these large, threatening animals may represent parental figures in the dreams of children.

An interesting gender difference was found in the types of animal figures. Women and girls reported significantly more mammals, while men and boys reported significantly more nonmammals. This may indicate females identify at some level with other forms of life that nurse their young with mammary glands, and this identification is reflected in the type of animals that appear in their dreams.

The meaning of animals in dream ... Dreampedia



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