If so, it probably means that you take a low view of instinctive forces (‘the Beast’, after all, is a traditional name for the Devil or Antichrist). You - the conscious ego - therefore need to begin to interact creatively with your unconscious (vour body and your primal psychic energies) and give it more value and more expression in your conscious lite.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
The generic beast of the dream world is expressing the more animalistic aspect of the human condition. Since a specific Earth-dwelling animal will carry with it the meaning associated with its very nature, the beast as an archetype connects with the shadow side of this—the irrational, aggressive, and instinctive elements of who we are that we disown or prefer weren’t so. Remember the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, as these two opposing archetypes must be integrated in order to find balance and true happiness.
It is very important to honor the beast within you in order to find your own true humanity.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Many dreams feature beasts or animals that are of no particular characteristic or type. In some cases the beast is terrifying and we awake with a feeling of dread. Such creatures are usually an expression of memories, or instincts and drives, which have been repressed or avoided in our waking lives for one reason or another. See also SURREALISM AND FANTASY.... The Element Encyclopedia
When the qualities of an animal are mixed with a human being, you are expressing the integration of primitive traits into your consciousness. Mythology is filled with creatures that combine physical attributes of various animals and the human body. These magical man-beasts appear in many cultural histories, and even the most bizarre dream-related combination may actually have a predecessor in the mythology of an ancient civilization.
The interpretation of this symbol should start with the energy associated with the animal that appeared in the dream. Examining historical references that match your dream image can yield a treasure trove of information that your unconscious mind is attempting to convey to you.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Most animals represent difficulties and trouble, when seen in a dream, unless in some manner you drive them away. Even our domestic pets, cats and dogs, are not fortunate. But birds, as a rule, form a good omen. See CATS, DOGS, BIRDS, CANARY, DOVE, PEACOCK, PIGEON, etc.... Mystic Dream Book
Seen in a dream most unusual animals represent difficulties and problems which will cause considerable worry unless you managed to drive the beasts away, in which case you will overcome the troubles with small effort.
See also Animals.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Like any other form of execution, beheading may symbolize punishment. We often punish ourselves, unconsciously, as a result of guilt-feelings connected with some traumatic experience in childhood or early adulthood. The dream, therefore, may be showing you a negative pattern in your life that needs to be dealt with.
(2) Alternatively, beheading may signify a need to get free of a too dominating head: you may have been relying too exclusively on intellect - in w hich case, you need to give more room in your life to instinct.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Dreaming of your own beheading indicates that you never get to implement the ideas that come to your mind. This dream shows that you do not act too consistently due to your tendency of getting carried away by the first impulse. (See HEAD)... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
(1) Possibly the symbolism is straightforward, pointing to a desire for love or sex.
(2) It or they may symbolize your mother, who gave you birth and nourishment. But are you too attached to her; does your attachment prevent you from achieving a properly independent individuality?
(3) The bosom or breasts may be those of Mother Earth, that is, the source of (new) life. In this case the dream is probably beckoning vou to look inside for sources of renewal and growth. Mother Nature dw ells within us: not in our consciousness, perhaps, but in our unconscious depths - the source of life, growth and healing.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
(Woman’s milk-producingglands)Awoman’s breast in a dream represent’s one’s wife, progeny and a large property. They also represent honor and prosperity. Their beauty is her beauty, and their ailment is her illness.
If one sees a woman hanging down from her breast in a dream, it means that she has committed adultery and that she will give birth to a bastard son.
If a man sees milk coming from his breast, and ifhe is poor, it means that his poverty will end, his life will be a long one, and he will even carry the financial responsibility of caring for two of his brothers. Ifhe is unmarried, it means that he argues about his fertility and doubts his own ability to conceive children.
If a young woman sees her breasts in a dream, it means that she will bear a child. Otherwise, if a single young girl sees her own breasts in a dream, it means that she will get married.
If a female child sees herself having matured breasts in a dream, it means her death.
If a man sees himselfsuckling milk from a woman he does not recognize in a dream, it means a long sickness. Otherwise, ifhis wife is pregnant, it means kissing his wife’s breasts. Suckling milk from a woman’s breast also means imprisonment and deprivation, stress and sadness.
If an old man sees the breast of a woman in his dream, it means that he will hear bad news.
If a teenager sees that, it means that he is in love.
If a man sees himself having a female milk suckling breast in a dream, it means friends, children, or a wife who are of no benefit to him. Ifsuch breasts look hanging tall in the dream, it means either death of one’s child, or it could mean that one will commit a sin.
If one’s breasts are dripping milk in a dream, they represent a woman who cares about her home duty, or it could mean falling into debts.
If one’s breasts are transformed into iron or copper in the dream, it means loss of a child.
A growth in children’s bosom or breasts in a dream means an illness, festering wounds, or it could mean an ulcer.
The nipple of the female breast in a dream represents one’s personal wardrobe. Woman’s breasts in a dream also may be interpreted to mean one’s father and mother.
Longing for connectedness, tenderness, rest. Those you take to your bosom become related. According to ancient Germanic law, families gave their members names of body parts in order to indicate how closely they were related. Somebody with the name “bosom” was a close blood relative.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Dreams of breasts represent nurturing, sexuality, femininity and mothering. Full, ripe breasts represent abundance, prosperity and seduction. Small breasts symbolize ripening femininity or perhaps a lack of nurturing in your life. See Boob Job.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Usually, to be aware of breasts in a dream indicates your connection with the mother figure, and your need to be nursed and cared for. Does a part of you long to again be an infant without responsibilities? Alternatively, breasts represent sexual arousal and raw energy. Seeing naked breasts can also denote a feeling of exposure and invasion of privacy. In particular, for a woman, the dream may indicate anxieties about becoming a woman / mother.
If a chest appears in a dream, this indicates a sense of social confidence or good feelings about yourself. Alternatively, it represents feelings of being overwhelmed and being dangerously confronted by something. Consider also if the dream is telling you that there is something that you need to ‘get off your chest’.
If nipples appear in your dream, this signifies dependency.
If you squeeze pus out of your nipples you may be feeling inadequate sexually.... The Element Encyclopedia
To dream of breast feeding symbolizes your primal need to care for others, and be cared for in return.
If you dream of having trouble breast feeding a starving baby, this represents your dependence on others. You are experiencing some deficiency in your life that needs immediate attention and gratification.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreams about breasts are likely to be sexual. Swollen breasts may be connected with the desire to have children, although you need to consider who or what the baby you’d like to have represents. A dream of being kicked or hit on the buttocks is a clear symbol of some kind of disapproval in waking life—perhaps self-disapproval. Dreams in which you are beaten or whipped may have a straightforward sexual meaning, but they could also refer to an overambitious friend or colleague.
If you are the person doing the beating, is the dream referring to your ambition? If a man dreams of injury to his genitals, it may be highlighting his fear of impotence; for a woman, such dreams may highlight her anxiety about reproduction or sexuality. A dream of castration can be terrifying for a man as it alludes to his whole sense of power and virility.... The Element Encyclopedia
Symbol: In a man s dream, a breast is an erotic symbol, but it also shows a strong need for tenderness and being connected.
Vision: Looking at the beautiful breast of a woman: good luck and a joyful love life.
An emaciated breast: poverty and misery. I laving hair on your chest: a positive sign—soon your financial situation will improve. Holding a Baby to your breast: a sure sign of homesickness; or simply that you have much empathy for another person. Watching a baby nursing on its mother’s breast: much good luck in all your personal affairs. Having a large breast: prosperity is on the rise.
Depth Psychology: The breast usually expresses sexual desires, but also a need for love, safety, and security.
If you frequendy dream of cuddling against somebody’s breast, you may be afraid of taking life into your own hands and seek to escape back to that protected state.... Dreamers Dictionary
(Imprisonment; Suckling; Nursing) In a dream, it means being in need, becoming an orphan, business losses, being emotional or having a temper.
If a woman sees herself breast-feeding a man in a dream, it means tightness of worldly means or imprisonment for both of them. Breast-feeding a child after weaning him in a dream means a sickness or imprisonment. Though, if a pregnant woman sees herself breast-feeding a child in a dream, it means that she will have a safe delivery. Ifone sees himselfbreast-feeding a hunted animal, or a domesticated one, or if one sees himself suckling their milk in a dream, it means that an affliction, or a calamity will strike at that person, then it will secede.
If a man sees himself having milk in his breast in a dream, it means material success and prosperity. Should he breast-feed someone in that dream, it denotes ill consequences for both people. Ifa woman sees a man suckling milk from her breast in a dream, it means that he uses force with her to give him her money.
If a woman sees herself moving between other women and breastfeeding them in a dream, it means that she will never yield milk. Ifa sick person sees himself suckling milk in a dream, it means that he will recover from his illness.
To dream that you are breast-feeding symbolizes tenderness, love, nurturing and motherly love. It indicates your unconscious connection with the nurturing principle. To see someone nursing or dream that you are nursing suggests that you are nurturing, or need to nurture, aspects of yourself.... The Element Encyclopedia
Dreams of breast-feeding symbolize being cared for and nurtured. This dream reflects your desire to connect with the Goddess and to be mothered or to mother someone else. This dream can also be calling attention to an aspect of you that is in extreme need of support.... Strangest Dream Explanations
1- In mythology, the breastplate was always considered to protect the knight. When we experience ourselves as wearing some form of protection around the heart, we arc usually protecting our right to love unconditionallv.
2- Psychologically we arc at our most vulnerable where matters of the heart are concerned, and most often need protection in that area.
To dream of someone else wearing a breastplate indicates their capacity to be hurl emotionally.
3- Our need to protect ourselves spiritually.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For a man. a big-breasted woman may express the desire for maternal nurtunng.
For a woman, having larger breasts in a dream may remark on her desire to give more. Breast disease may be a response to feeling that you have given too much to others. Sore nipples in a dream also suggests that others have been sucking your energy and that you feel depleted.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream of breasts signifies your primordial desires to be nourished and tended to. This dream represents a maternal quality of nurturing, and a reliance on the mother. Breasts also signify arousal and pure animalistic desires. Witnessing bare breasts may also represent a loss of privacy.
For women, this dream may be indicative of a concern about becoming a mother.
For girls, they may be concerned about becoming a woman.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To be conscious of breasts in dreams indicates our connection with the mother figure and our need for nurturing. Such a dream can also indicate a wish to return to being an infant without responsibilities. Also consult the individual entry for breasts.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Almost inevitably from a spiritual perspective breasts represent motherhood, protection and love. Considered to be one of the most often dreamed about parts of the body, it is the symbolism of the nourishment and love belonging to motherhood that is most often understood.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: While intellectually we may deny the need for mothering or ‘smotherlove’, this need surfaces when we are under stress. It often appears as the dream image of breasts.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream of being topless in public means you feel anxious and out of control about something.
If you dream of getting breast implants, someone is taking advantage of your loving nature - be very careful with giving your affections. Also see “Breast Feeding” and “Breast Pump” below.... My Dream Interpretation
Breasts represent maternity, sweetness, and safety. The dream reveals the emotional need and desire to return to the safety of childhood. For a woman, the image could signify pregnancy; for a child, protection; for a man, satisfactory sexual relations. Due to their nutritive purpose, breasts can also reference ideas and plans that will nourish your interior. According to Freud’s vision, this dream alerts to the possibility that the dreamer depends too much on a maternal figure. (See BABY, MOTHER, WOMAN, and CHEST)
To see breasts full of milk or to suckle from them reflects a desire to return to infancy. This dream could have various origins. Probably it is due to a feeling of insecurity or loneliness, or the need for affection and cover. It could be that the problems is an excessive load of responsibilities or a state of high stress or anxiety.
If a woman dreams that her breasts are droopy and look bad, it means that she will experience heartbreak.
If they are white and big, she will be rich.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
You need to find a deeper connection to the feminine resources inside of you and your ability to nurture. This can relate to self-care or to taking care of something in your outside world. Breasts are also a powerful erogenous zone and are therefore part of sexual expression and physical pleasure.
Dreaming of breasts often connects to the level of self-care of the dreamer, whether the person is male or female. Even erotic dreams involving this symbol should be viewed through this concept. Breasts that are not real might indicate that the nurturing you are giving yourself as an adult is somehow false and not truly nutritious. Older or sagging breasts would indicate a resource that is no longer full. Breasts on a man could indicate a need to cultivate more sensitive and nurturing qualities.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
In a dream, women’s breasts may simply indicate sex and sexual desire. Breasts may also symbolize nurturing, whether physical or emotional, as well as the mother principle. Further, naked breasts may represent a feeling of exposure.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Dreaming about breasts can have obvious sexual meaning. However, consider all of the details in your dream in order to obtain the most appropriate meaning. Breasts also represent tenderness, love, and other matters of the heart. Breastfeeding is symbolic of giving or receiving, nurturing, and sustenance. It represents motherly love as well as physical and emotional support and well being. Old dream interpretation books say that breastfeeding is a symbol of great things to come following an extended period of hard work.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
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
As the direction of the rising sun. the east points to the source of inspiration, the blessing, grace, and the glory through God’s communication.
It is associated with the mountain, the highest center of spiritual attainment. Moving in an eastward direction in your dream thus signifies questing for your spiritual connection with the God Source and God Self, as well as entering a new-beginning phase of your life.
(See Compass, Four directions.)... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Depth Psychology: The East is a symbol for the spiritual, irrational, and mystical side of you. But it also represents your longing for light (the sun rises in the East), which represents rebirth. See Four Corners of the Compass, Light.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of the east symbolize that you are coming into a new chapter in your life. Your subconscious mind is giving you permission to have beginner’s mind, and to be open to inspiration.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Material aspects: Specifically dreaming of the east indicates we are looking at the mysterious and religious side of ourselves. We link with instinctual belief as opposed to logical reasoning.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
(1) East is where the sun rises and may therefore signify some kind of ‘rebirth’: perhaps a radical re-orientation of yourself so that you face and receive all that is good and life-enhancing. The star in the east* guided the Wise Men to the Christ; and Christ, psychologically speaking, is a symbol of the true self.
(2) Is it eastern countries / culture / values / spiritualitv that is making a deep appeal to you? This may mean you should go there / do some reading / start meditating. Alternatively, it mav simply mean that you need to look somewhere - ultimately, in your inner self - for more real and relevant goals and values than those that have been dominating your life so far.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
The east, as the direction from which the sun and other celestial bodies rise, naturally symbolizes new beginnings and rebirths.
Dreams about the East (in the sense of the Orient) have other associations, sometimes of a spiritual nature. For someone living in the Midwest or California, “back East” would mean the eastern United States.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Resurrection, joy, and vacation. See also Spring, with people becoming visible again, going outside. Easter is closely connected to the joy of resurrection. This image shows that after any dark period, light and joy will return and you can go outside again and let others see you.
To dream about Easter signifies that your worries have now passed. You will be happy again after a long episode of difficult times and heartache. You should stand tall and proud and cease to be feeling bad about anything. This dream also represents a renewed life and the rebirth of the soul.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of Easter symbolize resurrection, eternal life, renewal and rebirth.
If you’ve just gone through a dark night of the soul, take heart in knowing that you are undergoing transformation, and you will come through better and brighter than ever before. See Rebirth and Spring.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To dream about Easter, suggests that the worst of your problems are over. You will experience happiness and joy again after a period of darkness and sadness. You need to walk with your head held high and stop being ashamed. Alternatively, this dream can also symbolize resurrection and spiritual rebirth.... My Dream Interpretation
1- The Easter egg is a Pagan symbol of renewal and in dreams often takes us back to childhood feelings of promise and wonder. It may also alert us to the passage of time since the mind will often produce symbols of times and seasons rather than actual dates.
2- Dreaming of an Easter egg indicates there is a great deal of potential available to us on a mental level that needs releasing.
3- An Easter egg is associated with Spring, as in ‘hope springs eternal’. Rebirth and resurrection.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream of an Easter egg suggests the beginning of a potentially exciting and abundant period of activity. Some hardship has passed and you may be feeling refreshed and centered. Your emotional and spiritual life are currently bringing you satisfaction. Many Easter eggs in a dream indicate that great happiness is possible for you, so breathe easy and enjoy.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Psychological / emotional perspective: Dreaming of an easter egg indicates there is a great deal of potential available to us on a mental level that needs releasing. There is an element of celebration about life that needs to be maintained.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: The easter egg is a pagan symbol of renewal and in dreams often takes us back to childhood feelings of promise and wonder. It may also alert us to the passage of time, since the mind will often produce symbols of times and seasons rather than actual dates.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Vision: Searching for Easter eggs: the beginning of a new love relationship. Eating the eggs: you have very passionate feeling for another person, which can have biological consequences. Hiding Easter eggs: be honest—you are not playing straight with your friends and acquaintances. Giving Easter eggs: somebody respects and loves you and you will surrender. Receiving Easter eggs: a nice person will confess his/her love for you.
Depth Psychology: Easter eggs are a symbol of fertility and the desire for physical love. See Egg. Easter, on the other hand, symbolizes your longing for redemption in a certain matter.... Dreamers Dictionary
1- In dream imagery, in order to draw the dreamer’s attention to certain qualities, animals may be shown as having characteristics belonging to other creatures. Archctypally, there arc many combinations which arc possible and which will give unlimited potential to the creative abilities within the dreamer (see Archetypes).
The dreamer is being shown that there is Freedom from conventional principles.
2- Given the freedom to crcate, the mind can produce both the fantastic and the grotesque. Such fabulous beasts are the result of trying to reconcile these two polarities.
3- Fearsome and terrifying powers of nature arc represented in this interpretation.
The dreamer should be aware of his own ‘animalistic’ power and whether he can control it.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
(Such as centaurs, griffins, minotaurs and unicorns) fearsome and terrifying powers of nature were often previously represented as fabulous creatures. In addition, they were given animalistic qualities. Learning to control these qualities within ourselves is a large part of the spiritual development which can take place through dreams.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Given the freedom to create, the mind can produce both the fantastic and the grotesque, particularly in dreams. There are many combinations which are possible and we, therefore, have an almost unlimited potential to use our creative abilities. By and large, the appearance of fabulous beasts is the result of trying to reconcile two apparently diverse polarities.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: In dream imagery, in order to draw the dreamer’s attention to certain qualities, fabulous beasts are shown as having dual characteristics.
The centaur represents the combination of man with beast whilst the minotaur does the reverse – that of beast with man. These combinations are intended to show that we are able to combine two basic principles.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: The unicorn has its horn representing mysticism, the griffin has the qualities of both the lion and the eagle. These representations are of the best qualities of masculinity and femininity. Only the purest of women (the virgin) can tame the unicorn and only the bravest of men can tame thegriffin.
(It is sometimes said that only the female griffin has wings, yet the griffin is also said to draw the chariot of nemesis, goddess of justice, across the sky.)... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A feast, of the harvest or thanksgiving type (as differentiated from a formal banquet) has, oddly, a meaning which varies according to the age of the dreamer, for the young to early middle-aged it is a happy omen of abundance, but for the elderly or old it is a dream of contrary and signifies some unexpected financial difficulty.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
It reflects your emotional need to give yourself a banquet. Your appetite can be both sexual and nutrition-related. You must find such vital imbalance that seeks to be satisfied. On the other hand, you may be too lenient with yourself, or you just want to gobble all material goods.
It is important to be aware of your own desires’ limits.
If you enjoy it during the dream, all is good. If, however, you feel sick or you reject the feast you will experience disappointment.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
(arb. Eid-ul Fitr; Lesser Bairam; Ramadan; 1st of Shawwal) Witnessing the feast of breaking the fast of Ramadan in a dream means overcoming depression, dispelling stress, regaining joy, ease in one’s life, acceptance of one’s prayers, repentance from sin, recovering one’s losses, relief, finding a lost object, prosperity, comfort, spending money and exchanging gifts.
(Also see Feast of Immolation)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Hajj; Eid-ul Adha; Feast of sacrifice; 10th of Zul-Hijjah; Greater Bairam; Manumission; Sacrifice; Pilgrimage; Responding) Witnessing the Feast of Immolation (arb. Eid-ul Adha) in a dream means reminiscing the past, renewal of past celebrations, reviving a state of joy, recapturing moments of one’s pleasant past, escape from destruction, salvation, redemption, release from prison or freedom from debts.
(Also see Feast of Breaking the Fast; Ram; Sacrifice)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreams of the Middle East represent turbulence, unrest, soulful, spirit, passion, survival issues and strong opinions. This dream is revealing that you have the ego strength to defend your opinions and grapple with tribal issues, such as loyalty, customs, religion and history.... Strangest Dream Explanations
1- Yeast is accepted as a substance which both lightens food and makes it palatable. At the same time it changes the substance and texture. In dreams it represents ideas or influences which can irrevocably change our lives or situations, often for the better.
2- Yeast ferments and thus it becomes one of the symbols of growth and unconditional love.
3- Yeast can be symbolic of the steady growth towards the realisation and beauty of natural love.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Dreams of yeast represent that you are realizing that in which you invest your energy will raise, grow, and manifest. You have the ability to lift off, perk up and rise above your circumstances.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Seeing a bowl of uncooked dough could also be a warning to watch out for the leaven. Jesus says it well in this Scripture: • Matthew 16:6 Then Jesus said to them, Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.
• In this case, leaven is seen as legalism, works and false teaching. Just one part of leavens, leavens the whole dough.
See also: Bake, Bread... The Way of Dreams and Visions