Also known as zoomorphism, to dream that you are changing into the form of an animal indicates that you are becoming less civilized and restrained, and becoming more free and instinctive. You may be expressing your new-found freedom and independence. Alternatively, taking the form of an animal can also suggest repressed urges that need to be understood and managed. Consider also the qualities of the animal that you turn into and what happens to you in the dream. According to Jung the end of the dream is particularly significant.
Favorable resolutions direct us to the most constructive ways of solving problems, whilst unfavorable dream resolutions contain a warning of negative changes. Dreaming of animal skin could mean you may have found or need to acquire the traits, power and wisdom of the animal concerned.... The Element Encyclopedia
Aspects of yourself, such as vulnerability, innocence, openness, flexibility, playfulness. Your own children mirror your attitudes and beliefs. Often suggests you have forgotten the child part of self.... The Dream Books Symbols
All people in your dreams are reflections of your personality. At the heart of this symbol, children represent innocence. However, the behavior and actions of the children may affect how you interpret their presence in your dream. Also consider the age of the child or children in the landscape of the dream. They may represent new ideas, patterns, and expressions of consciousness that emerged in your waking life at the time of their birth. For example, a seven-year-old child may connect to some element of your life that began seven years prior to having the dream. You can also look at the age of a child in a dream as relating to a pattern that emerged in your consciousness at that age. From this perspective, the seven-year-old dream child relates to something that happened to you when you were seven.
If the children in your dream are your own, the dream is likely reflecting issues that are more literal and about your home life.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Children in a dream are symbols of joy and warmth, or of your desire for joy and warmth in waking life.
If children are giving flowers, fruits or sweets, this suggests unexpected success or happiness. If, however, the children are quarrelling, this indicates domestic problems. Children in dreams can also represent feelings about your childhood, or current feelings of dependency or vulnerability. What is happening to the child in the dream will help you determine the interpretation.
If the children in your dream are boys, they symbolize high energy levels and new beginnings.
If the boys are playing, this suggests the resolution of domestic or financial problems. If, however, the boys are quarrelling, this dream may be a warning to listen to the advice of people around you, especially if they are older than you. Perhaps you have been acting rashly.
If one or more of the boys are injured, it is a serious warning to take a sober look at how you run your day-to-day life.
If the children in your dreams are girls you know and they are smiling, friendly or affectionate, this suggests that your general attitude of honesty will be much appreciated by those around you.
If you don’t know the girls, this can suggest the beginnings of a new relationship.
If the girls are untidy, disruptive, crying, angry or abusive, this could be a warning to show more understanding to your partner and those around you to avoid arguments and unnecessary misunderstandings.... The Element Encyclopedia
The child within, days gone by and memories.Children are under the care of an adult.Generally you are both child and adult, but not always.When shown a particular adult with a child, take note of how the adult treats the child.Could this be the way you are treating the child within you? ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
In a dream, to see someone or oneself being brought to the gallows to be hung means malice, rejoicing at the misfortune of others, fame or perhaps it could mean rising in station. Consequently, if one’s condition in the dream does not change to worst, then his dream could mean slander or backbiting, unless his retribution is held for a crime he committed in the dream, then the dream means satisfying one’s debts.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Suppression of an inclination towards the spiritual may be evident. This will prevent us from moving forward, so it will be as well to find the root cause of our difficulty. It may originate in a bad religious experience or from family pressure.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If you dream of being hanged (from a noose), or seeing someone else hanged, a season of good luck will follow. Occasionally, this dream can be a reminder of something you have left unfinished. However, to dream of performing the function of a hangman is a strong warning to refrain from criticizing others, lest you be criticized yourself.
To dream of hanging off something into the air, or hanging from a great height, represents feelings of insecurity that you are having in real life.
To dream that you are hanging up clothes, suggests that you are clarifying your thoughts and rising to a new state of awareness.... My Dream Interpretation
To see a large concourse of people gathering at a hanging, denotes that many enemies will club together to try to demolish your position in their midst. See Execution. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To dream of being hanged prognosticates success in proportion to the gibbet; if the dreamer be ill he will find joy and contentment; the dream of condemning another to be hanged signifies anger with the person, followed by a restoration of confidence which will be abused.
The Persians and Egyptians interpret the dream of hanging as auguring riches, honor and respect.
To dream of being delivered from being hanged forecasts downfall in estate and dignity (Artemidorus). ... The Fabric of Dream
Vision: Dreaming of having committed suicide by hanging is a warning that other people are taking advantage of you. Participating in the hanging of someone else: a warning not to act hastily or make hasty decisions. Dreaming about hanging laundry on a line: your situation is taking a turn for the better.
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about a hanging indicates that you are presently in a very important developmental stage. See Death, Gallows, Murder. Harbor
Vision: Dreaming about an ocean harbor means building a solid foundation for your life and the promise of a worry-free old age. Seeing a lot of ships in the harbor: news that you can put to use to make a good profit. Being on a ship that is about to enter a harbor: good financial opportunities or hopes coming true.
Depth Psychology: The harbor is a sign of fear about daily struggles. Are you looking for a safe “harbor,” away from the struggles and worries of life? Do you want to rest for a while? See Ocean, Ship, Shore, Yacht.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream you are hanging, then this represents that you have lost touch with the ground beneath you and are suffering the consequences. Perhaps you are feeling punished and judged cruelly. Your dream may be suggesting that you’ve been thinking too much and you are hanging yourself with your own -destructive thoughts of guilt and fear.
A drastic change is at hand.
If you dream of hanging your laundry, then you are exposing your secrets. See Kill.... Strangest Dream Explanations
This type of dream may indicate the peak of a depression from which things will start to change. The individual that is being hanged begins to appreciate what they possess instead of being sorry for what they lack.
Divination interprets this oneiric image as loss of property, unfair trials, being unable to claim an inheritance, or infidelity.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The first is that it is a death and so it relates to the sacrifice that comes along with great change and transformation.
The person dying by hanging represents a part of yourself that may be being released or let go of in order for something new to come along to replace it. Because hanging involves the neck, issues of communication and the voice may be part of the meaning of such a symbol. Consider again the person who is hanging in the dream. Once you understand the character aspect of what part of your personality the individual represents, you may consider whether that part of you is choking off your ability to have a more authentic voice in some aspect of your life.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If one sees himself hanging down loosely from a high place in a dream, it means that he will turn pious and for the sake of his faith, he will give preference to his life in the hereafter over that of this world. One’s fall in the dream connotes despair or disappointment. Hanging loosely to reach a lion, a serpent, a scorpion, or the like creatures in a dream means hanging around with evil companions, soliciting marriage from a corrupt family, or seeking the friendship of the wrong people. Hanging loosely to reach some cattle or a herd of sheep in a dream means delivering charities or spendingmoney in a good way.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If anyone dreams that by sentence or judgment he was condemned to be hanged, and dreams also that the sentence was really executed, he will be dignified according to the height of the gibbet or tree whereon he was hanged But if the dreamer be sick or afflicted, he will be freed from his disease, and in the end have joy and contentment If anyone dreams he condemned another to be hanged, that signifies he will be angry with him whom he imagined he condemned, but in a smaJl time after he will place him in honor and dignity, which he will abuse. According to the interpretations of the Persians and the Egyptians, he that dreams he is hanged by sentence of law, wilt be rich, honored, and respected.
If anyone dreams that he has eaten the flesh of a man hanged, he wall be enriched by some person, but it will be by some foul practice and some secret crime» If anyone dreams that, being about to be hanged, he was delivered, and came down to the bottom of the gibbet, that person will lose his estate and dignity.... The Complete Dream Book
Vision: Dreaming about being murdered: difficulties in the near future. Murdering someone else: watch out and don’t be careless, you could be the one who gets hurt. See Aggression.
If you are hanging yourself: it is a message from your unconscious that your personality is unfolding and still “up in the air,” but this stage will soon be completed. See Hanging.
A stabbing refers to an immature, aggressive sexuality (See Dagger) and the desire for a quick resolution to conflicts or problems. Suffocating refers to situations you have not yet accepted. See .Asthma. Drowning either serves as a warning or indicates that you are about to drown under the weight of present events, responsibilities, and dangers. See Execution, Gallows, Murder. Being an eyewitness to a murder: the disagreements that people around you have are none of your business—leave them alone. Murder-dreams imply that you will live to a ripe old age. Dreaming about being murdered: are you refusing to accept the harsh reality—that a phase in your life is coming to an end? If you are participating in a murder: you are shamelessly exploiting someone’s bad luck for your own ends.
Depth Psychology: While you feel you should be ashamed of what you have done, you have pushed your guilt feelings underground and now are facing the consequences. Sometimes the dream also means that you want (or need to) end a phase in your life.
The murderer represents hidden fears coming to the fore, which weaken or threaten to destroy your personal growth. Do something about it and do it quickly. Dreaming about murdering someone: you are struggling with problems and would like nothing better than to get rid of someone (unconscious aggression). Clear the air as soon as possible! Dreams about murder mean that an insight or opportunity for advancement has been “murdered.” Usually you yourself are the murderer and are being murdered. Additional dream symbols will be highly informative.See Aggression, Anger.... Dreamers Dictionary
If a person sees a sword-belt handing from his neck in such a manner that the sword hangs on the ground, it means he will wield power proportionate to the length of the sword. But will at the same time be incapable of discharging his duties as a result of his weakness.
But if the sword is short (and it does not touch the ground) due to the shortness of the belt, it means he will relinquish his power due to his dislike for it.
If the belt is cut it means he will lose control of his power or be absolved from his duties.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreams in which you meet someone who is yet to be born and they talk about their future life or birth and in time this comes to pass are one of the most stunning types of psychic dreams. They suggest that your dreaming mind may be able to communicate across the boundaries of time and space. Skeptics often dismiss such dreams as flights of fancy, but in dream interpretation, as in all disciplines, it is important to keep an open mind.... The Element Encyclopedia