The meaning of Divination in dream | Dream interpretation
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To dream of fortune-telling indicates a dependence on the opinions or ideas of others when making decisions, especiallv those of a spiritual nature.
The reading received in such a dream may be a prognostication of forthcoming developments in your current situation.
Each type of divination system has a specific theme that can add dimension to your interpretation of this dream.
For example, Tarot entails dispensing cards and accepting or rejecting the hand fate deals. Dice speak of taking risks, and aystal balls rely on vision, thereby putting the dreamer on notice to open her or his eyes fullv!
Divinatory abilities and interests developing, or latent talents coming to the forefront.
(Geomancy) Seeing a fortuneteller who practices divination by interpreting random figures that are formed when a handful of earth is thrown on the ground or one who interprets randomly drawn lines on sand represents a fraudulent and a cunning person, a thief, or such a dream could represent profits from importing goods.
(Also see Astrologer; Fortuneteller)
An astrologer in a dream also may mean knowledge of people’s secrets, curiosity, inquisitiveness, meddling in people’s affairs, divulging people’s secrets, soothsaying, fortune-telling, backbiting, predicting the future, hearsay, gossip, distress or trouble.
If the one who is seeing the dream suffers from any of the above ills, seeing an astrologer in a dream also means dispelling such misfortunes. Seeing an astrologer in a dream also signifies marriage, divorce, the death of a sick person, travels, delivering a baby, hearing good or bad news. Seeing an astrologer in a dream also may denote knowledge, following the true path and acting upon it, for a God fearing astrologer mostly arbitrates by the prophetic rules.
(Also see Astrolabe; Divination; Fortuneteller)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If one who desires to maintain secrecy around his life and goals sees a dream interpreter in his dream, it means that he will find an intimate friend or a confidant to complete his intention.
If one is expecting news from an associate or if someone in a different land sees a dream interpreter in his dream, it means that he will receive the desired news.Adream interpreter in a dream also represents knowledge of sings, deciphering messages, analyzing substances, a tracer, a religious scholar, a lawyer, a good advisor, a compassionate friend, ajudge or a physician.
A dream interpreter in a dream also represents someone who does not keep a secret or someone who brings people both happy or sad news. In a dream, he is also a preacher, an advisor, one who balances things, a money changer, a garment cleaner, an undertaker, a barber, a comedian, a news broadcaster or someone who searches for people’s faults. Seeing oneself as a dream interpreter in a dream, and if one qualifies to sit on the bench, it means that he will become ajudge.lfhe is seeking knowledge, he will acquire it.
If he is seeking to become a physician, he will become one. Otherwise, he might become a money changer, a banker or any of the earlier mentioned trades. Telling a dream interpreted a dream in one’s dream, and if the explanation agrees with the common wisdom and religious norms of the Holy Qur’an and the traditions of God’s Prophet, upon whom be peace, then whatever one is told in his dream is true. Ifone does not understand the explanation of the dream interpreter in his dream, then he might need to find a qualified interpreter in wakefulness to satisfy his needs.
(Also see Astrologer; Divination; Fortuneteller; Founder; Interpretation; Seer)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A fortuneteller in a dream represents someone who can explain the meaning of things, a man of knowledge, an emissary, a dream interpreter, a treasurer or a supply controller. Seeing a fortuneteller in a dream also signifies stagnation of businesses, a recession and a slump. Coming before a fortuneteller to ask about some understanding in a dream denotes distress, burdens or dismay.
If the fortuneteller replies with a truthful answer in the dream, one should accept his answer. Ifthe fortuneteller maintains silence and declines to answer in the dream, it means abolition of one’s intent or dismissal of any benefits.
(Also see Astrologer; Divination; Dream interpreter; Seer)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A magician is a symbol of fraud and deception, Acts. 13:10 ... Christian Dream Symbols
The python is symbolic of a very large demonic entity capable of killing a person, Acts 16:16... Christian Dream Symbols
2- The Japanese tea ceremony suggests a unique way of caring for and nurturing someone, as does afternoon tea.
Dreaming of tea cups in particular links with the individual’s need for divination (reading tea leaves).
A tea break in a work environment suggests a need for rest and relaxation from concentration.
3- lea as a symbol suggests spiritual refreshment and making an offering.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The meeting of two worlds: religious and mundane. This is the place where traditionally the gods are honored, offerings get made, and many rituals take place. So, look beyond the altar to see what appears on it, and what occurs around it, for more insight.
If a sacrifice appears before you, ask yourself what things need to be left behind so that you can get a fresh start. Alternatively, consider if you’ve been giving too much of yourself, and sacrificing personal needs in the process.
Approaching ail altar: Acknowledging an urgent need for outside assistance of some sort. We often go to our image of the Divine when we want answers to, or help with, particularly perplexing problems.
If you have hesitated to seek that help from friends or the Universe, now is the time for action.
Improved insight or visional*)’ capacity developing. In ancient Greece, a tripodal altar was used in many divinatory efforts (see Divination).... The Language of Dreams
A single crystal: The core of self, our identity and existence. Look at how the crystal appears for more interpretive value. Is it clear, multifaceted, cloudy?
Clear vision, discernment, or foresight. Smooth crystal surfaces were used for scrying throughout history, in numerous cultures including that of Medieval Europe
and Victorian America. Watch and see if any symbols or images form in the sphere, and use those as a starting point for interpretation (see Divination).
As with gems, each crystal has different interpretive value and represents various omens. Agate, for example, portends positive business ventures, while amethyst reveals contentment with your work. Conversely, dreaming of losing an amethyst signals the loss of love or self-control. Here is a brief list of other common crystals and their interpretations. Note that many meanings correlate to the crystal’s color:
Beryl: harmonious relationships Lapis: psychic awareness
Bloodstone: wish fulfillment Lodestone: enticement Camelian: luck and safety Malachite: peaceful rest Garnet: faithfulness Onyx: discord Hematite: charm and grace Opal: change, bad luck Jet: sadness and mourning Quartz: energy, strength
What happens to the crystal in the dream will alter the interpretation.
To illustrate, having a bloodstone shatter probably indicates that you feel as if your hopes have been dashed, whereas receiving the gift of a lapis might indicate an openness to develop your latent psychic abilities.... The Language of Dreams
Fulfillment and maturity in yourself, a job, or a relationship.
Research the specific flower for other more detailed associations. Most have correlations with divine beings, historical figures, and folkloric attributes.
For example, the lily is often an emblem of Christ, the rose is often a symbol of Mary, the Mother Goddess, and of England, and lavender portends renewed happiness.
Personal values, morals, and characteristics budding to the forefront.
Appearing as an offering: See Altar, Sacrifice.
Gathering in a garden: A delightful surprise, depending on the flower. Buttercups portend successful business, carnations foretell love, irises predict communication from someone you miss, and primroses are an omen of new friendship.
Dying or wilting: Personality disorders, physical maladies, or decreased energy that erodes inner beauty.
Alchemically, an alternative emblem for the soul, as the petals radiate from the center, like the body around the spirit.
Opening flowers represent potential, hope, and the first evidence of manifestation with regard to your goals.
Victorians used flowers to communicate messages and for a special petaled divination system in which each blossom meant something different. Consider if your words are being directed with flowery sentiments that may or may not be appreciated and understood by the recipient.... The Language of Dreams
Latent psychic abilities or unexplored occult interests (we often equate Gypsies with fortune-telling with cards, crystal balls, and palmistry).
Having a free spirit, adventurous heart, and a slight disdain for definite rules (e.g., having “gypsy blood”).
Matters of sensuality or sexuality may be worked out through the image of a Gypsy, w is stereotyped as being more liberal in such matters.
Possibly a false guide or teacher who gives misleading information to gain adoration money.... The Language of Dreams
Victorian: Assured devotion. Hazelnuts were predominately used for love divination to determine if one’s mate was true.
Among the Celts, the nut of this tree represented wisdom, being something sweet that is buried beneath a sturdy obstacle.
Psychic abilities, specifically object location. Hazel branches were favored for water witching and treasure finding (see Rods, Wand).... The Language of Dreams
The creative spark that unites the self to the ego, the masculine aspects to the feminine, etc.
Black magic: Using manipulation and exploitation to obtain your goals.... The Language of Dreams
An emblem of male sexuality and virility, equated with the testes. Europeans used to eat nuts at the end of the meal to ensure continued fecundity (that’s how we came by the expression “from soup to nuts”).
If eaten by a woman, a symbol of fertility or pregnancy.
Cracking open: Seeing or revealing the core of the self.
As a play on words, this dream can relate to something that is literally driving you “nuts.”
If eaten (or given) as part of a wedding or other gathering, the symbolism changes to providence and joy.
Among the Scots, nuts were favored for love divinations, and as such may speak of an increasing love in your current relationship, or a new partner. Much here will depend on the rest of the dream’s contents.... The Language of Dreams
Traditionally an emblem of discipline, being applied to the backsides of ill-behaved children.
If you have been acting childish lately, or found yourself lacking real restraint, this dream comes to make you more aware of how these things appear to, and affect, others.
Biblically: A divine tool that offers serenity (e.g., “thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me”).
A fishing rod represents an augmented ability to use what’s at your disposal to begin reaching a goal.
Authority (e.g., “the rod of rulership”).... The Language of Dreams
Missing someone who has passed over, and wishing that person was nearby to provide advice or companionship.
Getting in touch with vour own feelings regarding death and the afterlife.
Potential missives from beyond.
The subconscious may choose this type of dream to convey ghostly messages because it is a familiar, less frightening apparition.
Matters of communication between yourself and the realms of spirit, including the Divine. How well does the seance progress? Does there seem to be an obstacle to effective mediumship? If so, consider what that obstacle is within your own life that likewise hinders vour ability- to accept or commune with the sacred.... The Language of Dreams
Not being completely truthful with yourself or others (e.g., “putting up a smoke screen”) in order to avoid an issue.
If you see yourself or someone else smoking a cigarette, this may be an oral fixation, or a symbolic substitution for other desires.
What feelings are you allowing to fester inside? Where there’s smoke, there’s fire, and something is definitely burning!
A type of message or oracle.
The Native Americans sent smoke signals to communicate with one another, and many ancient civilizations used the smoke from sacrificial fires for divination. In this case, see if images appear in the smoke, and watch its direction of movement for more interpretive material.
Smoking a pipe is indicative of peace, and the sealing of a bond, especially if the pipe is offered to someone else, or shared around a group.... The Language of Dreams
Depending on its size and shape, this can be an emblem of leadership (e.g., “speak softy and carry a big stick”).
Freudian: An alternative phallic symbol.
A metaphorical message to perk up and stop being a “stick-in-the-mud.”
The type of wood, its shape, and how it is used or seen in the dream will further delineate this image for you.
For example, a piece of hazel wood with a forked end may symbolize improved divinatory talents or the ability to empathically “douse” out a situation (see Divination), as this wood was traditionally used for water- witching.... The Language of Dreams
In the East, this beverage is sacred to Buddha, making it one of tranquillity and meditation. This symbol expresses that actions and words are in accord.
An ability to see beyond the surface of a situation and discern hidden truths. Tea leaf reading is still a popular form of divination.
Universal ideals and community. In Japan, the tea ceremony becomes a group meditation on the higher truths common to all humankind.
Two people pouring out of the same teapot in your dream portends arguments.... The Language of Dreams
An emblem of rulership over yourself, or being put in a place of respected leadership for a group, as shown by a king’s scepter.
A blossoming wand represents figurative or literal fertilitv and productivity.
A phallic symbol that combines with an orb or star at the top, thereby illustrating the union of male / female, or YinA*ang energies, for potent personal transformations. Xote that a fairy’s wand is topped in a star to show that a magical creature possesses it.... The Language of Dreams
Symbolic of flexibility and tolerance because of its supple branches.
Wishes and magic.
An ancient willow wand, topped in a star, and carried by the Greek goddess Helice was a cosmic emblem connected strongly with the moon, divination, and the Mystery traditions.
Pain’s abate. Herbally, willow bark is a substitute for aspirin.
The weeping willow represents personal mourning or sadness. Remember the lesson of the willow, however, that also shows us how to bend without breaking. Do not let grief break your spirit.... The Language of Dreams
The signs of the zodiac carry different meanings based on their depiction. Frequently they represent aspects of your personality that are not wholly known or acknowledged, and therefore need developing.
For example, dreaming of Virgo may represent your need to reconnect with feminine attributes or clean up your act physically (Virgo is the virgin). Here are some other sample correspondences which may be expanded by reading any good astrology text:
Aquarius: Erratic creative energy; feelings of unrest.
Aries: Quick decisions that may not be wise; courage and zeal for things to which you commit yourself.
Cancer: Paradoxical actions that others find confusing.
Capricorn: A cool, patient temperament that hides deeper passions.
Gemini: A restless, artistic nature; often impedes meeting goals due to getting bored or distracted.
Leo: Strong leadership skills always need to be tempered with wisdom so that you don’t become boastful or pompous.
Libra: The need for balance, especially with the emotions.
Pisces: A strong spiritual nature is starting to develop along with a new sense of responsibility.
Sagittarius: The mark of an overachiever. Make sure your goals are reasonable.
Scorpio: A bold, determined nature that sometimes “stings” to achieve its goals or communicate a vision.
Taurus: Watch your temper and tendency to want “things” to fill up vour life.... The Language of Dreams
It is for this reason that a weighted object can be used in divination.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Divination interprets this oneiric image as loss of property, unfair trials, being unable to claim an inheritance, or infidelity.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Its symbolism is related to premonitions and the ability of divination. The fruit that guards a secret treasure can be interpreted as the reward of risk and hard work.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
This may thus be a highly fortuitous dream symbol. Alternatively, dwarfs can be negative symbols, representing some part of the dreamer’s psyche that is stunted or repressed.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Ace of Hearts: Love and happiness; a particularly favorable card that indicates troubles lifting.
King of Hearts: A fair-haired man with a good nature; or a man with water signs predominating in his chart; fair, helpful advice. Affectionate, caring man. This man helps you out without much talk; his actions reveal his kindness and concern.
Queen of Hearts: A fair-haired woman with a good nature; or a woman with water signs predominating in her chart; kind advice. Affectionate, caring woman. This card can sometimes indicate the mother or a mother figure.
Jack of Hearts: A warm-hearted friend; a fair-haired youth; or a young person with water signs predominating in their chart; often points to a younger admirer.
10 of Hearts: Good luck; success; this is an important card that suggests good fortune after difficulty.
9 of Hearts: The card of wishes; a wish or dream fulfilled.
8 of Hearts: Unexpected gift or visit; an invitation to a party.
7 of Hearts: Someone whose interest in you is unreliable; someone with fickle affections for you; can indicate lovesickness.
6 of Hearts: A sudden wave of good luck; someone takes care of you or takes a warm interest in you.
5 of Hearts: Jealousy; some ill-will from people around you.
4 of Hearts: Travel; change of home or business.
3 of Hearts: Love and happiness; can also indicate emotional problems and an inability to decide who to love.
2 of Hearts: A warm partnership or engagement; a very favorable card that indicates strength and support coming from a partner.
Ace of Clubs: Wealth, prosperity, unexpected money; can also suggest mismanagement of money.
King of Clubs: Dark-haired, kindhearted man; or a man with fire predominating in his chart; a generous, spirited man.
Queen of Clubs: Dark-haired, confident woman; or a woman with fire predominating in her chart; she may give you good advice.
Jack of Clubs: A dark-haired or fiery youth; a popular youth who is good-hearted and playful; can also indicate an admirer.
10 of Clubs: Business success; good luck with money; a trip taken now may result in a new friend or love interest.
9 of Clubs: Achievement; sometimes a wealthy marriage or sudden windfall.
8 of Clubs: Work or business problems that may have to do with jealousy.
7 of Clubs: Business success, although there may be problems with the opposite sex; a change in business that may have been expected or earned, such as a promotion.
6 of Clubs: Financial aid or success.
5 of Clubs: New friendships or alliances are made.
4 of Clubs: Beware of dishonesty or deceit; avoid blind acceptance of others at this time.
3 of Clubs: Love and happiness; successful marriage; a favorable long-term proposition; a second chance, often in an economic sense.
2 of Clubs: Obstacles to success; malicious gossip.
Ace of Spades: Misfortune; sometimes associated with a difficult ending.
King of Spades: Dark-haired man; or a man with air predominating in his chart; an ambitious, perhaps self-serving, man.
Queen of Spades: Widowed or divorced woman; a woman with air predominating in her chart.
Jack of Spades: A youth who is demanding or jealous.
10 of Spades: Worry; bad news.
9 of Spades: Misfortune; a personal low.
8 of Spades: Temptation; danger; upsets.
7 of Spades: Advice that is best not taken; loss; there is some obstacle to success, and this indicates that obstacles may be coming from within you.
6 of Spades: Small changes and improvements.
5 of Spades: Opposition and obstacles that are temporary; a blessing in disguise; sometimes indicates a negative or depressed person.
4 of Spades: Small worries; problems; financial difficulties, personal lows.
3 of Spades: Breaks or conflict in relationships.
2 of Spades: Deceit; may also warn against possible infidelity or separation.
Ace of Diamonds: Change; a message, often about money, and usually good news.
King of Diamonds: Fair-haired or graying man; a man with earth predominating in his chart; a man of authority, status, or influence.
Queen of Diamonds: Fair-haired woman; a woman with earth predominating in her chart; a gossip.
Jack of Diamonds: A youth, possibly in uniform; a jealous person who may be unreliable; a person who brings news, generally negative, but relatively minor.
10 of Diamonds: A change in financial status, often for the better.
9 of Diamonds: A new business deal; travel; restlessness; a change of residence.
8 of Diamonds: New job; change in job situation; the young or the old may find love on a trip.
7 of Diamonds: An argument concerning finances or employment, generally expected to be resolved happily.
6 of Diamonds: Relationship problems; arguments; separation.
5 of Diamonds: Happiness and success; a change for the better; a birth, or good news for a child; a good time to start new projects.
4 of Diamonds: Financial upswing; an older person may give good advice.
3 of Diamonds: A legal letter; be tactful with others in order to avoid disputes.
2 of Diamonds: A business partnership; a change in relationship; gossip.... The Element Encyclopedia
In numerology all numbers correspond to the letters of the alphabet as follows:
1 = A, J, S
2 = B, K, T
3 = C, L, U
4 = D, M, V
5 = E, N, W
6 = F, O, X
7 = G, P, Y
8 = H, Q, Z
9 = I, R
The human qualities associated with each number are:
Numerologists believe no number is better or worse than another. All the numbers have incredible power potential as well as a downside. The downside simply suggests challenges associated with a particular number and if these challenges are faced and overcome, they can be a source of incredible strength. See also LETTERS AND COMMUNICATION.... The Element Encyclopedia
The central asclepieion (temple dedicated to Aesculapius) was situated six miles inland from the Greek city of Epidaurus, the birthplace of the legendary healer. This temple was established in the sixth or seventh century B.C.E. and was the focus of Aesculapius worship for over eight hundred years. The cult of Aesculapius was officially trans- planted to Rome in 293 B.C.E. when the asclepieion at Epidaurus sent a giant snake regarded as a form of Aesculapius himself to Rome in order to halt a disastrous plague. The subsequent waning of the plague was attributed to Aesculapius, and he became a popular god among the Romans. At least two hundred asclepieions were know to have existed in the Greco-Roman world.
The principal activity at the asclepieions was the seeking of cures via the technique of dream incubation, the practice of seeking dreams for specific purposes—for everything from healing to practical guidance. (Dream incubation was extremely popular in the ancient world and seems to have originated as a method of divination in ancient Mesopotamia.) People went to asclepieions to “camp out” and sleep with the intention of receiving a healing dream from Aesculapius. Particularly in the earliest centuries of the cult, it was believed that the dream directly cured the pilgrim. However, as the cult evolved, it came to be regarded as acceptable if the dream merely provided information that, if followed, would lead to a cure. Aesculapius himself some- times appeared in the seeker’s dreams, touched the diseased part of the body with his finger, and then disappeared. In other healings, he appeared in the form of a dog or a snake.
The dreamer fasted and engaged in other rituals before lying down to sleep. In cases where the temple was too far away from the person seeking dream guidance, or when the person was too sick to undertake the required fasts, sacrifices, cold baths, or other rituals, a surrogate could go through the rituals for the seeker. Priests assisted pilgrims in performing the proper rituals and were also available to help interpret their dreams.... Dreampedia