A deer in a dream represents women and children. Capturing a deer in a dream or receiving one as a gift means prosperity, an inheritance, marriage, having children or overcoming one’s adversary. Slaughtering a deer in a dream means deflowering a young girl. Bringing a deer inside one’s house means finding a bride for one’s son.
If one kills and skins a deer in a dream, it means that he will rape a noble woman.
A deer jumping at someone in a dream represents a disobedient wife. Owning a deer in a dream means marriage to a noble woman or it could represent wealth which is earned from lawful sources.
(Also see Gazelle)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreams of a deer represents a gentle spirit, precious, wise, loving and fragile heart. You need to be mindful of your naiveté making you vulnerable to sudden, unexpected predators.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Deer represent grace and spirituality. Deers are important dream messengers, so pay attention to where they lead you in dreams. Some specific dream meanings involving deer: To see a deer in its natural habitat foretells a new and pleasant friendship.
If the deer was captive or in unnatural surroundings, this symbolizes emotional upsets and/or disappointment in a trusted friend.
To see a dead or dying deer, or to kill a deer in your dream, is a warning to look out for a backstabber who is masquerading as your friend.... My Dream Interpretation
If the deer was capfive or in an unnatural surrounding, it signifies emotional upsets and/or disappointment in some trusted friend; however, in its natural habitat it augurs the cementing of a new and pleasant friendship.
To kill a deer or see a dead one is a warning to look out for a backbiter masquerading as a friend.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Because of the similarity of its antler to tree branches, it is often linked symbolically to the Tree of Life. By virtue of its large antlers it also represents the elevation. For these reasons, it is identified with the idea of nobility. Its presence in dreams may be related to a job promotion.
The oneiric image of this animal in the forest announces benefits. A deer running bodes well for business. Deer fighting one another denote obtained powers; to see them die, well-being; to have one in the garden, misfortune. However, a herd of deer predicts good and numerous friendships.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The deer, as one of the most widely hunted species in North America, is naturally associated with hunting. It also symbolizes grace and gentleness (“gentle as a deer”). In folklore deer are messengers of fairies, which may give them a symbolic role in dreams as messengers of the unconscious.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
The gentle side of oneself that can be hurt or wounded easily by cynicism and aggression or criticism. Generally, a deer symbolizes vulnerability and, in some cases, lovesickness. In a man’s dream, the deer may depict a young woman the man is in pursuit of.
If the dreamer is pursuing a deer, this indicates success in overcoming fears.
If the dreamer sees himself killing a deer, this is a warning dream to indicate the possibility of someone hurting them in waking life through no fault of their own. To dream of a stag suggests male sexual drive and virility, courage, and both life and healing energies. The stag may also represent a man or father figure that the dreamer admires in some way and the dream expresses the dreamer’s desire to become more like the admired person. Finally, a deer or reindeer herd have a strict hierarchical structure and the dream could suggest that the dreamer needs to recognize his or her own place in the world. Is it time for you to branch out from this place in the world and make new connections?
Are you in the process of renewal or do you need to be?... The Element Encyclopedia
As like with most other animals, the deer in your dream may represent some aspect of your intuition or it may be a message from your unconscious. In some parts of Asia, deer are considered to be conductors of soul and thus the robes of shamans are usually made out of deerskin.
The Indians of North and South America also gave deer a spiritually important role. They believed that the souls of men passed into deer at the time of death. They also believed that a dying deer was a negative omen, which usually represented droughts that in turn foretold of very difficult times ahead. In the modern world, we generally see deer as gentle forest animals. Deer are characters in children’s stories and Santa Clause uses them to bring gifts to all. Thus, the deer in your dream may be a symbol of gentle and helpful parts of your psyche. In order to understand the message of the dream, think about what situation in your life would benefit from gentleness and soul fullness?... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Being in nature. Points to the basics of life and longing for freedom and simplicity; if held captive, you are unable to live out your physical urges, your male instincts, your need to roam about.
The image of the elk is also connected to the sense of wide-open spaces that is usually expressing a longing for mental clarity and openness. As a mighty animal, the elk elicits awe about the nature of passion.
A symbol of self-development and redemption. Also masculine power and superpower. In myth, it corresponds to the “Huhertus Elk,” a white elk with a cross between his antlers.
To see him is considered a sign of special grace.
Folklore: Erotic meaning.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
(Antelope; Deer; Woman) In a dream, a female gazelle represents a beautiful woman. Capturinga female gazelle in a dream means taking advantage of a woman, or it could mean marriage. Throwing a stone at a gazelle in a dream means raping a woman, or committing a sin, or divorcing one’s wife or being violent with her. Hunting a gazelle in a dream means profits. Shooting a gazelle with arrows in a dream means slandering a woman. Slaughtering a gazelle in a dream means deflowering a female servant.
If one sees himself turned into a deer in a dream, it means that he lives solely to satisfy his pleasures, lust and sensual desires in this world.
If one receives the gift of a gazelle in a dream, it means that he will receive an inheritance and become wealthy.
A gazelle in a dream also represents a child.
If a gazelle enters someone’s house in a dream, it means that he will marry off his son.
If a gazelle jumps at someone in his dream, it means that his wife will rebel against him. Running to catch a gazelle in a dream means gaining strength. Owning a gazelle in a dream also means earning lawful money or a marriage to a noble woman.
If one kills a gazelle in a dream or if a gazelle dies in his arm in a dream, it means distress, sorrow and difficulties.
From the earliest times, the gazelle has appeared in the collective unconscious as an animal fleeing a lion or other beast. Therefore, it symbolizes the pursuit of pleasure and the aggressive aspect of the unconscious. Meanwhile, the gazelle’s qualities are beauty, speed, agility, and visual acuity. Thus, in oneiric terms it symbolizes the soul or, more often, women. Therefore, you should interpret this dream literally: the attitude that you have toward the gazelle will reflect your attitude in your emotional relationship.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The gazelle is known for its swiftness and ability to burst into quick, graceful movement. Its medicine relates to this ability to take immediate and powerful action and yet remain in a state of grace. When the gazelle appears in your dream, you are being called to take swift action but remain in a state of peace.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
The reindeer’s sensitivity, poise, and nobility are attributes that may influence your character.
A team of reindeer can represent a team of leaders delivering products or gifts to the world. Its mystical association with Saint Nicholas or Santa Clause associates reindeer with one who bnngs gifts and fulfillment of the deepest wishes.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
As in the story of Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, if you dream of a reindeer, then you are realizing that your unique and “strange” qualities are your greatest gifts to your community and to the world. Your subconscious mind is giving you the message to let your light shine in the unique way that only yours can.... Strangest Dream Explanations
These dignified animals in your dream forecast a surprise gain.
You are likely to recover something you thought lost (possibly a forgotten loan) or to discover that something you thought worthless is, in fact, quite valuable.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams