To dream of crabs, indicates that you will have many complicated affairs, for the solving of which you will be forced to exert the soundest judgment. This dream portends to lovers a long and difficult courtship. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Catching crabs in a dream indicates a complicated state of affairs in a courtship or in matrimony, though not necessarily beyond hope of solution. Eating crabs is an indication that selfishness is likely to get you into difficulties. Seeing them displayed for sale predicts that a mystery will shortly cause you great concern.... The Complete Dream Book
Symbol: The crab symbolizes resurrection, since it renews/ changes its protective shell regularly.
Vision: Looking at one or more crabs: your plans are delayed (one step forward—three steps back) and it will take time to get back on track.
If you or others are eating crabs: your financial situation will improve. Having cancer: somebody wants to destroy your livelihood—expose this as quickly as possible!
Depth Psychology: This animal is a sign that some of your personality traits are in conflict with your values and/or the environment. Seeing a crab in your dreams often means you are too accommodating.
If you dream that you have cancer, it is important to know where the cancer is located (the head, neck, chest, stomach, etc.).... Dreamers Dictionary
Vision: Seeing a hermit in tattered clothes: bad news in the near future; your efforts are fruitless. Seeing one hermit means you are looking for advice.
If you are the hermit: you have lost faith in vour fellow men and would like to withdraw. Living with your partner in an isolated place: your relationship needs a major overhaul—in some cases, only a separation will do.
Depth Psychology: A hermit often symbolizes a wise counselor; sometimes it means you have lost faith in a person or in humanity and that you would like to “get away from it all.” Are you feeling lonely right now? Do you need peace and quiet, to find a place where you can think about the world, yourself, and your life? See Guru.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of a hermit symbolize your need to take time for yourself. Or if you’ve been in isolation, playing it safe, and avoiding intimacy for too long, this dream could be showing you that it is time to come out and be part of the living and take a risk.
The hermit also can symbolize that you are in a period of self reflection where you are reevaluating all that you’ve learned and are trying to find a sense of inner peace. See Island and Cave.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A holy man, or the wise old man, will often appear in dreams as the hermit, suggesting that we are discovering the dimension in ourselves which has a spiritual awareness.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: There are two types of hermit: one withdraws from life in order to live an entirely spiritual existence and knows that others will care for his bodily needs, whereas the other travels throughout the world using his knowledge and expertise to help others.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: There is a kind of loneliness and singularity within many people, which prevents us from making relationships on a one-to-one basis. This may manifest in dreams as the figure of the hermit.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: In a woman’s dream the hermit may represent one of her links with the divine in the same way as a priest does. In a man’s dream the hermit will often highlight his own links with his god, whatever form that takes.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Dreaming of a hermit predicts study, patient work, and acquisition of knowledge, if, of course, it is on a clear and sunny atmosphere. In contrast, the vision of a hermit in a dark and gloomy place represents a laborious and tedious work.
Dreaming that a hermit gives you shelter denotes generosity toward friends and enemies.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
(Retreat; Sanctuary) A hermitage in a dream represents a spiritual retreat, abstinence, good character, seclusion, ascetic detachment, controlling one’s desires and wants, divorcing one’s wife, abandoning one’s friends, or it could mean an illness.
If a sick person sees himself in a hermitage in a dream, it may mean his death, or it could mean suppressing one’s sexual desires. Occupying a hermitage or building one in a dream means rising in station.
A beautiful and a newly built hermitage in the dream represents a wife.
A hermitage in a dream also could mean migration, bewilderment, severing a friendship, hiding, power, or it could represent one’s son. Whatever may affect a hermitage in the dream also could manifest in the life of one’s son.
(Also see Retreat; Temple)... Islamic Dream Interpretation