To dream of being acupunctured can considered healing, since that is it’s primary purpose. However this varies from traditional medicine, so the healing process it is referring to is questionable or experimental depending on how the dreamer feels.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
This ancient healing modality takes into consideration the grid of energy channels, known as meridians, that run throughout the physical body. This image in a dream indicates that some sort of healing is either occurring or is needed.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If someone sees Allah occupying his bed, congratulating him, then this is a glad tiding that Allah will grant him piety and sainthood and that Allah’s blessings will descend upon him. For, a dream such as this is not viewed but by pious and righteous persons.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(see Abyss, Basket, Beverages by type, Bowl, Circle, Cauldron)
Alternative womb and fertility symbol, especially if filled with liquid (see Milk, Juice, Water, Wine).
Arthurian and Druidical lore identify this emblem as the grail, the cup that signifies humankind’s connection with nature and each other.
Christian: The sacredness of life and the quality of forgiveness (the cup of Christ’s blood). In this case, do you drink freely of what’s offered you, or pour it away?
Unity. In Gypsy, pagan, and Hebrew marriage and courtship rites, people drinking from one cup link their destinies and become as one.
Refusing: Wishing to avert a personal trial that is really unavoidable (note the story of Christ in the garden of Gethsemane). Alternatively, rejecting an opportunity for friendship or camaraderie because of suspicious motivations.
In Eastern philosophy, a cup is shaped by what it contains. What metaphorical beverages do you incorporate into yourself by drinking of this cup?... The Language of Dreams
Material aspects: An offering or opportunity is being offered in everyday matters which we would do well to identify. Often the feminine is offering an opportunity from the unconscious.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: To some extent the interpretation depends on what kind of cup is depicted.
An ordinary teacup or mug for instance focuses on mundane matters and – for a woman – her feelings about domestic concerns. In a man’s dream the emphasis is more likely to be on his feelings about his wife, family and happiness.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream of a cup is generally a sign that you will participate in a pleasant project that could bring you a lot of satisfaction. However, the interpretations vary based on the type of cup.
If it is a porcelain cup, you will enjoy peace and tranquility; but a plastic cup will bring economic difficulties, and the conflicts will torment you. A full cup is a sign of unexpected earnings; empty, of bad luck, and broken, of familial disagreements.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The purpose of a cup is to contain something, usually a liquid. Therefore, the meaning associated with this symbol connects to your ability to contain something that you desire. Since a cup is most often associated with a beverage, the thing you may need to contain could connect to the principle of self-care.
The state of a cup in a dream is a reflection of how well you are attending to this aspect of life.
The sharing of a cup is a powerful symbol of connection and unity and may be reflected in a dream as well.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Receiving a cup is less about wish-fulfillment than about the symbolism of the chalice, indicating a receptive state that encourages intuitive development and a go-with-the-flow approach to life. It may be encouraging you to be more open to the feminine side of your nature, and to give and receive in equal measure. A common dream among men is the presentation of the football cup, suggesting they feel as if they should be declared the ‘first among men’.... The Element Encyclopedia
To see a cupboard in your dream, is significant of pleasure and comfort, or penury and distress, according as the cupboard is clean and full of shining ware, or empty and dirty. See Safe. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Psychological / emotional perspective: Various types of cupboard can appear in dreams.
A wardrobe suggests a period of transition and, because it houses our clothes, how we deal with our self-image, whereas a larder represents our ability to preserve or conserve our stores of energy. Finding a hidden cupboard suggests rediscovering something we may have forgotten. Opening a cupboard and finding it bigger than expected suggests available opportunities.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Clearing out a cupboard indicates that we may have to put our lives in order. Articles falling out of a cupboard suggest that we may be overstretched and / or overstretching ourselves.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
(1) Cupboards may symbolize the womb, and therefore represent either your mother or women in general (in a man’s dream), or a desire to return to the womb - that is, to escape from life’s demands and problems.
(2) A cupboard may symbolize yourself. Do you, in the dream, open the cupboard? If so, what do you find there? Whatever it is, it should be seen as some part of yourself, albeit your unconscious - hidden - self. ‘Skeletons in cupboards’ are parts of yourself to which you have denied a place in your conscious life.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If you dreamed of opening a cupboard door to find that it opened into an empty room or a room you hadn’t seen before, your dreaming mind is telling you that you are ready for new challenges in life. The time is right to begin a new project or make a change. The dream can also suggest hidden memories and emotions, suggestive of the ‘skeleton in the cupboard’.
If the cupboard is open, closed or you are trapped in it, this indicates how open or closed you are to other people and the possibility of change. To see a closet in your dream symbolizes something in your life that you have kept hidden. It may also signify an unveiling of previously hidden aspects of yourself as in ‘coming out of the closet’. Storing clothes in the wardrobe or dressing room may express the image you want to present to the outside world—or in Jungian terminology, the persona. A locked wardrobe indicates a desire for privacy, whereas a wardrobe overflowing with clothes suggests extravagance.... The Element Encyclopedia
Memory, resources; different roles you play or attitudes and emotions expressed if wardrobe, hidden memories and emotions, such as skeleton in the cupboard, womb. Open, closed or trapped in cupboard: whether we are ‘open or closed’ to other people; trapped in old feelings, sense of isolation. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Any sweet food is most often associated with joyful moments in life. Cupcakes imply a celebratory moment that wants to be shared. Often associated with childhood, this mini-cake indicates that a joyful moment is at hand.
Symbol: The god Cupid is always an erotic symbol. Vision + Depth Psychology: Cupid is an ancient dream motif. Cupid shooting an arrow at someone: stay out of the affairs of other people. Cupid shooting an arrow at you: a new romance is right around the corner and, while not permanent, will be a flirtatious, sexual adventure.... Dreamers Dictionary
(one who draws blood from others, as a medical procedure) : interpreted upon 8 sides: delivery of a trust, book of stipulations / signs & Guardianship, evils & preordained friends & Sunna & isolation. It depends [upon whether] an abscess / sore appears, or [the spot is] amenable / complies. Also contingent on [if] the cupper was a man who wastes away the matters of people by his hands.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik
(Sacrification; A medicinal process ofblood letting) Cupping in a dream means signing an agreement under pressure, committing oneself beyond one’s ability to comply, recovering from an illness, payment of debts, paying alimony to one’s wife and children, loss of a business or burying a treasure.
If cupping is administered but no blood comes from it in the dream, it represents buried monies that one cannot find. Cupping in a dream also means silence, desistance or abstaining from reply.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If the cupper is unknown it means that he will be subjected to a condition or he will be made to guard a trust. But if the cupper is a known person it means he will lose a portion of his wealth or belonging.s... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you are drinking usually this will mean your unconscious is offering you something which, if accepted, will improve the quality of your life.
If you do not, in the dream, accept the drink, make sure you do on the next occasion; or relive the dream, only this time taking the drink and swallowing it. In this way you may come to identify what it is that is being offered.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
For a woman to dream of hilarious drinking, denotes that she is engaging in affairs which may work to her discredit, though she may now find much pleasure in the same.
If she dreams that she fails to drink clear water, though she uses her best efforts to do so, she will fail to enjoy some pleasure that is insinuatingly offered her. See Water. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
For a person to dream of drinking water, lemonade, gingerale, or another soft drink while others are indulging in hard liquor is a sign that his or her personality will be of great advantage.... The Complete Dream Book
Vision: Drinking from a Spring: your health will improve. Drinking Wine means pleasant hours with good people. Drinking .Alcohol: you have a tendency for self-delusion and running away from reality. You want to find courage in the bottle but achieve the opposite. Drinking Milk: enjoy life in a healthy and simple way.
Depth Psychology: You have a severe craving! Is it desire or passion or addiction? Are you trying to satisfy physical needs or spiritual desires?... Dreamers Dictionary
Drinking alcoholic beverages in a dream version of escape from distasteful realities.
If drunkenness is the theme, the dreamer is losing control of responsibilities and wishes to be relieved.
To see someone else drunk, the dreamer looks upon that person as an irresponsible dependent. Drinking water or milk in a dream is often the result of a bodily need, either thirst or hunger.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
Because water is a symbol of the unconscious, drinking water may indicate being nourished by the unconscious. Drinking alcohol may mean that one is seeking either pleasure or escape. Alcoholic ecstasy is also sometimes used to symbolize divine ecstasy, so that drinking in a dream may show a “thirst” for spiritual experiences.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
If you are drinking in your dream, this connects with feelings of thirsting or longing. It suggests that you will find a satisfaction of your longings, either emotionally, physically or spiritually. It can also denote absorbing something, taking nourishment and, by so doing, it points to a change in some way.
If you are thirsty in your dream, it may be that you are thirsty as you sleep; if this doesn’t apply, a dream thirst suggests that you may be feeling emotionally parched in waking life, as water is a symbol of the emotions. Generally, if you are drinking something sweet, this may suggest a longing for more affection in waking life, whilst dreaming of a stronger drink may suggest a need for more energy or a stronger approach to a problem.... The Element Encyclopedia
To dream of drinking water from a fountain is a positive omen, meaning that you have the strength of character to solve all your current problems. Look within and trust your instincts.... My Dream Interpretation
If a person sees himself drinking or being fed milk from the breast of a woman, it means he will either be imprisoned or find himself in utter poverty, as the maximum period for suckling is tow years. Anything beyond that means imprisonment or dire straits.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If a person dreams that he is drinking sea water and the water is not turbid or muddy nor are any waves seen in such waters it means he will acquire as much of the wealth of this world as the amount of water he had drunk. Moreover he shall lead a clean and happy life. But if the water is brackish or filthy or the ocean is shrouded in darkness or the water assumes the form of huge, frightening waves it suggest he will be afflicted with grief, fear and hardship, the intensity of which will depend on how much of the above conditions prevail in the water or ocean.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If a person sees himself drinking dirty or muddy water from a river it means he will suffer grief, anguish and heartache, the extend depending on the amount he drinks of such water.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Consuming clean, sweet water in the dream means he will enjoy a clean and happy life provided he does not know its quantity nor is he aware of himself being in a state of tuhr nor does he know himself to be on a journey in a strange, unknown place.
The same applies if the water is not sweet. But it the water is brackish and muddy, it means he will suffer from some ailment or disease whose seriousness will depend on how brackish or muddy the water is.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
This symbol has a wide trajectory in the continuum of fun and relaxation on the one end and excessive escapism on the other. This activity in a dream may point to a need for more balance in your life by letting go or more balance in your life by reining in the ways in which you avoid responsibility.
The dream context will help you with your interpretation, as will your waking-life relationship with alcohol.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If a hedgehog or porcupine appears in a dream, it might indicate that the dreamer, or someone they know, is very prickly, easily offended or irritated by the remarks or actions of other people. It might also represent a vulnerable part of oneself that is quick to withdraw, but can react by lashing out and hurting others.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Spasmodic inhalation) Hiccups in a dream mean anger, interference in people’s business, or falling sick. As for a sick person, a hiccup in a dream means death, while for anyone else, it represents money.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreams of a hiccup represent that you are dealing with overcoming a slight obstacle to your goal. Your subconscious mind may be telling you to breath deeply, remain persistent, and you will get through this challenge.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To dream that you have hiccups (or that someone else does) symbolizes minor interruptions and annoyances. You need to pace yourself and take your time in moving forward toward your goals.... My Dream Interpretation
If a person sees himself milking and drinking cow milk it is a glad tiding that he will become rich, or if he is rich his wealth will increase; or if he is a slave he will become free and marry his mistress.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
First try to establish if, in your sleep, you are really thirsty—see Drink, Water. That which is giving, that which is mysterious. But also zest for life, advances, and luxury, as in Oysters, Balloon, Champagne.
A warning sign of alcoholism. What is the goblet made of? What is in it? Possibly something poisonous? The next question would be what kind of poison.
Classical symbol in depth psychology for female sexuality.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
There is often a good reason why your unconscious highlights a particular job or activity in your dream. The message may be easy to understand—for example, dreaming of an artist may encourage you to explore your artistic talent—but if an explanation is hard to arrive at, ask yourself which qualities you associate with that particular profession. For instance, discipline is a quality that immediately springs to mind when a soldier is mentioned, so if you dream of a soldier, ask yourself whether this is a quality you need to bring into your life or whether you are sufficiently disciplined for this to be an unlikely interpretation? The different people in your dream represent different abilities, weaknesses or interests you yourself have. Even if you know the person, the dream still suggests that person’s quality or skills in yourself. The only difference might be that your personal associations with the specific doctor or teacher you know who appears in your dream will also play a part.... The Element Encyclopedia
Old dream interpretation books say the porcupine in your dreams is a omen of good news and bad news. Good things may happen to you, but they will carry difficulties with them. From a more pragmatic point of view, porcupines are cute but untouchable animals. As a dream symbol it may represent a situation or a person in your life that fits that description.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Traditionally, dreaming of a porcupine is a omen of good news and bad news. Good things may happen to you, but they will carry with them difficulties. As a dream symbol, porcupines may represent a situation or a person in your life that is attractive, but unapproachable.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Withdrawing because you are too sensitive and too easily injured, while at the same time being “prickly” and ready for some cunning attack. According to early Christian understanding (the most widely read book of the Middle Ages, Physiologus), the porcupine is lovable and loves children. It kills Snakes.
Folklore: Your friendship is being taken advantage of.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Symbol: The porcupine is a symbol of miserliness and food cravings; also—because of its quills—it represents wrath.
Vision: The porcupine serves as a warning: don’t be so naive. It could also mean that you either planned to do a good deed for another person and were rebuffed, or you have painted yourself into a corner. Killing a porcupine: you got rid of a “prickly” person. Watching a porcupine catch a mouse: a very materialistic or sting)’ person is taking advantage of you. Getting pricked by a quill: someone is trying to ruin your reputation or harm vou.
Depth Psychology: The porcupine reflects your need for safety and security. It could also indicate actual mistrust on your part, which could influence your relationships. Have you “painted yourself into a corner”? Are you “being prickly”?... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of a porcupine points to a need to defend and protect yourself from emotional or psychological harm. Alternatively, it indicates possibility of a situation which requires openness on your part. This also suggests the present of someone in your life who shields his/her vulnerability.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of a porcupine represent your egoic defense mechanisms kicking in to protect the aspects of you that feel the most vulnerable, weak or fragile. Your dream may be giving you the message that just because your relationship feels prickly, it doesn’t mean it is time to walk away. This may be an opportune time for growth, transformation and healing of all your sharp edges.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To see or use a drinking straw in your dream suggests that you have been taking some things for granted. Pay more attention to the people around you. You will find that you will build stronger and more meaningful bonds with them.
To dream that you are buying drinking straws indicates that you are trying to buy your way into a situation or relationship.... My Dream Interpretation