The meaning of donkey in dream | Dream Interpretation
A stubborn, mulish person, Job 11:12
The donkey is an indefatigable worker domesticated to be of selfless service to humans through its strength and fortitude. As such, its medicine as a totem animal connects to this dedication and determination to achieve any goal. When the donkey appears in your dreams, you are being connected to your willingness and discipline to face the hard work that your life demands.
A stubborn person who has no understanding
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Vision: Leading a donkey: be careful, your good-natured personality is being shamelessly exploited. Riding on a donkey: means unexpected difficulties, but be patient—in time you will reach your goal. Feeding a donkey: you are helping the wrong people—they think you’re stupid. Hearing a donkey braying: you could have saved yourself the effort. Driving a wagon pulled by a donkey: people around you are using you for their own purposes and goals.
Depth Psychology: While the donkey indicates a lack of mental capacity, it also stands for patience and humility. Did you act like a “donkey” lately? Did others use or treat you that way?
interpreted upon these sides: fortune, state, matter / affair passing through, leadership & money, woman, young girl, happiness, glory, attendance / arrival, rank.
(Ass; Obstinate person; Steadfastness) In a dream, a donkey means a boy, a child, a wife, livelihood, a man of knowledge without work, or it could mean travels. Riding a donkey in a dream also may mean easing of one’s difficulties. Riding any animal without the required saddling in a dream means imposition upon oneself or others or unnecessary and inadequate going out of one’s way. Riding a donkey or a mule in a dream also represents one’s ornaments, children, a rich wife, wealth or a profitable business.
The braying of a donkey, a mule or a mare in a dream- may mean evil, excruciating trouble, an illegitimate child born from adultery or evil spirits. Riding a big donkey in a dream connotes a respectable rank.
An upright walking donkey represents worldly benefits.
A beautiful looking donkey or a white donkey in a dream means adornment.
An emaciated donkey in a dream represents poverty, while a fat donkey means money.
A black donkey means happiness, honor and prosperity and a green donkey means fear of wrongdoing.
A donkey fit with a saddle in a dream represents a respected son.
A donkey with a long tail in a dream represents lasting dynasty. His hoofs represent one’s money.
The death of a donkey represents the death of its owner, or rupture and breaking of one’s relationship with his friends or family, the death of one’s supporter, selling a dear property, divorce, travel or death of a husband.
A lost donkey with an unknown master in a dream represents an ignorant, obtrusive and a demanding person.
To own donkeys in a dream means mixing with a group of ignorant people.
If one’s donkey becomes obstinate and does not move forward except with beating in a dream, it means that one’s sustenance and earnings come only through supererogatory prayers and increased devotion.
An obedient donkey in a dream represents the vigilance of its owner. Driving a donkey inside one’s house in a dream means bringing new income. Only the braying of a donkey is disliked in a dream, though the rest is generally beneficial.
A donkey in a dream represents honesty in seeking one’s livelihood and earning clean money.
If it indicates the person who is seeing the dream, then it means that he buys and sells impure merchandise, pigs, monkeys, toys or games.
(Also see Zebra)
To see a donkey in your dream, represents your stubbornness and unyielding personality. You are unwilling to cooperate with others.
If the donkey is dead, then it denotes that your carefree attitude and wild ways will have unfortunate results for you.
To dream that you fall off or are thrown from a donkey, indicates arguments in love which will lead to a separation.
To dream that you are kicked by a donkey, suggests that you are involved in something you know is wrong, activities, which will bring you much anxiety about being caught.
To dream that you are leading a donkey by a halter, signifies your leadership in every situation and your way of convincing people to see things your way.
1. Risky behavior backﬁres, often publicly (if the donkey is misbehaving, as in “jackass”).
2. Stubbornness, endurance.
3. Intimate relationships (note donkey’s behavior, i.E., Kicking or braying).
A child’s dream of a donkey indicate a void, such as the need for companionship and the joys of playing. Hearing the bray of a donkey releases the dreamer from a most unpleasant family connection, with the added prospect of a small inheritance.
To be leading a donkey reveals a feeling of oppression and a determination to extricate one’s self by force. Riding the donkey divulges the sensual emotion for mating. Falling or being kicked by the donkey represent some form of yielding to sex impulses.
Dreams of a donkey symbolize your willingness to help out and do your share, or maybe more than your share. This dream may be showing you that perhaps you’ve been taking on other people’s burdens as if they were your own. Or perhaps you are venting out embarrassment at feeling like a fool or an ass. See Co-Dependant.
see Horse in Animals
To dream of a donkey braying in your face, denotes that you are about to be publicly insulted by a lewd and unscrupulous person.
To hear the distant braying filling space with melancholy, you will receive wealth and release from unpleasant bonds by the death of some person close to you.
If you see yourself riding on a donkey, you will visit foreign lands and make many explorations into places difficult of passage.
To see others riding donkeys, denotes a meagre inheritance for them and a toiling life.
To dream of seeing many of the old patriarchs traveling on donkeys, shows that the influence of Christians will be thrown against you in your selfish wantonness, causing you to ponder over the rights and duties of man to man.
To drive a donkey, signifies that all your energies and pluck will be brought into play against a desperate effort on the part of enemies to overthrow you.
If you are in love, evil women will cause you trouble.
If you are kicked by this little animal, it shows that you are carrying on illicit connections, from which you will suffer much anxiety from fear of betrayal.
If you lead one by a halter, you will be master of every situation, and lead women into your way of seeing things by flattery.
To see children riding and driving donkeys, signifies health and obedience for them.
To fall or be thrown from one, denotes ill luck and disappointment in secular affairs. Lovers will quarrel and separate.
To see one dead, denotes satiated appetites, resulting from licentious excesses.
To dream of drinking the milk of a donkey, denotes that whimsical desires will be gratified, even to the displacement of important duties.
If you see in your dreams a strange donkey among your stock, or on your premises, you will inherit some valuable effects.
To dream of coming into the possession of a donkey by present, or buying, you will attain to enviable heights in the business or social world, and if single, will contract a congenial marriage.
To dream of a white donkey, denotes an assured and lasting fortune, which will enable you to pursue the pleasures or studies that lie nearest your heart.
For a woman, it signals entrance into that society for which she has long entertained the most ardent desire. Woman has in her composition those qualities, docility and stubbornness, which tallies with the same qualities in the donkey; both being supplied from the same storehouse, mother Nature; and consequently, they would naturally maintain an affinity, and the ugliest phase of the donkey in her dreams are nothing but woman’s nature being sounded for her warning, or _vice versa_ when pleasure is just before her.
Dreaming about this interesting and amusing animal may have several different and opposing interpretations. Therefore, it is very important that you pay attention to the details and the emotional tone of the dream.
A donkey may represent humility, honor, and “royalty” in disguise. On the opposite end of things, it may symbolize stubbornness and an unyielding personality. Also, it may represent a person who has many burdens and carries a “heavy load.” Either way, the individual symbolized by the donkey has redeeming qualities which include ruggedness, endurance, and loyalty.
(But don’t get them angry because they just may kick you with their hind legs - just kidding!)
This animal predicts, in general, difficulties and delays of all sorts; however, depending on its appearance, the dream’s meaning will vary. So, if it is fat and carrying a pack it predicts success and material gain, while if it is weak, the opposite will occur. To see a dead donkey is a bad sign because it predicts not only the failure of companies but also bankruptcy and misery.
If it is chasing you, it means that in real life you are afraid of something; you will likely be victim of a ruse or a scandal. Finally, to ride this animal means you are on track to reach the projected goals, though it will take a while to get there.
If you ride the donkey against your own will, you may have arguments with those close to you.
Lovers may expect difficulties through the machinations of evil women.
To be kicked by a donkey indicates that you will be found out if you carry on a clandestine love affair.
To be thrown off a donkey is a sign that you will have a lovers, quarrel.
To be presented with one is art indication of good luck in both business and marriage.
A white donkey in a dream foretells success in every undertaking—social, marital, and financial.
To dream of leading a donkey by a halter, it is an indication that yon will achieve success through your qualities of leadership.
A white donkey is a most propitious dream. It points to the making or inheritance of a fortune that you will use to your own spiritual benefit and that of your friends.
Love and/or sexual affairs are symbolized by this patient and often stubborn animal; therefore the interpretation of your dream depends on its action as related to your circumstances.
As a general guide it is considered favorable for your affair(s) if you were riding or sitting on the donkey, unless it balked, threw you off, kicked you, or otherwise gave you a hard time, in which case that’s exactly what you can expect A donkey braying in your dream is telling you that you could be severely embarrassed by the exposure of a discreditable affair or illicit relationship.
Better reassess your recent behavior and companions.
However, if the donkey in your dream was a white one, the significance (whatever the action) is altered to one of increased sexual vigor, great personal success, and loyal friends.
Dreaming about a donkey may represent humility, honor and “royalty” in disguise. On the opposite end of things, it may symbolize stubbornness and an unyielding personality. Also, it may represent a person who has many burdens and carries a “heavy load”. Either way, the individual symbolized by the donkey has redeeming qualities which include ruggedness, endurance, and loyalty.