A challenge to become active, to produce, even if it is risky. Fights and risky self-portrayal, as in Adventure, Athlete, Arena, and Circus. Points to the importance of presentation (the show). Social criticism. Tourist attraction, vacation.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
(Engineer) An architect in a dream represents both urban developments and urban destruction. He represents joining what is fragmented and breaking up what is whole. Seeing an architect in a dream also signifies trials, evil, calamities and disunity.
If one becomes an architect in a dream, it means longevity because of the architect’s aspirations and he will fulfill his intentions, reach a ranking station and a commanding position in his life.
If one becomes an architect in a dream, it also means that he may become ajudge, or a marriage officiant, or it could represent a poet. Seeing an architect in a dream also signifies richness after poverty and health after sickness.
Relates to design and in particular to your physical being, if it is a structure being designed; i.e., if a bank or a business is being designed or an architect is planning the design of one, it is probably referring to the design of finance and business in your life and is indicating the direction you are heading into in that arena of life.
If it is a hospital or doctor’s office in design, it is most likely referring to your health and telling you the direction you are heading into there. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Dreams of an architect represent that you are taking responsibility for your life, and are creating the blue print for your dreams and goals. Perhaps you are in the midst of manifesting or building a career or relationship.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Focus of attention; mental capability to bring an unimaginable amount of associated information and experience together in considering something; area of conflict. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
He will be dismissed from his position and will suffer loss. And if the horns happen to break in the process he will face hardships in his work and his dismissal is imminent.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The two aspects of the anima or self may be represented as two opposites; the black bird signifies the dark, neglected or shadowy side; the white the open, clear, free side. ... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If your dream is all in black and white (with no color), you are experiencing an internal change. Your conscious and unconscious selves are merging to create a greater self. This is a positive dream of unification.... My Dream Interpretation
To dream in black and white suggests that you need to be more objective in formulating your decisions. You may be a little too unyielding in your thought processes, and thus need to find some sort of balance between two opposing views. Consider the views and opinions of others. Alternatively, black and white dreams may be a sign of depression or sadness. You may feel that there is not enough excitement in your life.
It is a quite commonly held belief that we only dream in black and white, but many people are able to identify tones of color in their dreams.
If this is the case, why is it believed that we only dream in black and white? It may be because dreams that appear to be black and white only appear so because the color is not relevant. This doesn’t necessarily mean, however, that such dreams are in black and white. Black and white is a function of television when the color information is removed, but the same is not true of the mind. For example, grass might not be green in a dream, but it’s not gray as it is in a black and white movie; the color simply is not relevant and your unconscious isn’t highlighting it. This non-relevance fools the conscious mind on waking up into concluding that, by implication, the dream must have been in black and white.
A black funeral may suggest difficulties in, or the need for a new approach to, a relationship or work issue, as the current approach is doomed. Or are you grieving for a phase or aspect of your life that has recently come to an end? As stated above, black often represents the death of new ideas, so could your dream be telling you to prepare for the transition? Black animals that appear in dreams are usually associated with notions of temptation, unconscious drives and urges, whilst black clothes and underwear are a symbol of hidden or unconscious feelings, or sexuality. A night dream scene shrouded in darkness may relate to a certain lack of direction in your waking life. According to traditional symbolism, black is also associated with wickedness, so if you are menaced by a person wearing black in your dream, could the dream be a depiction of your darkest fears. Do you worry that someone is a threat to you or are you your own worst enemy?
Keywords: the unknown, the unconscious, danger, mystery, darkness, death, mourning, hate and malice.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Trunk) In a dream, a box represents a wife, a beautiful woman, one’s house, or it could mean one’s shop. In a dream, a box also represents marriage for an unwed person and prosperity for a poor person.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A box is believed to be a feminine symbol that represents the unconscious, the mysterious and the maternal.
The famous Pandora’s Box held all the forces of good and evil in it. Pandora opened the box and unleashed its wrath into the world. She was able to close the box and in it hope. Thus, it is said that hope remains.
(Pandora’s Box was not really a box at all, but a jar!) The interpretation of the box in your dream depends on the details of the dream and on the content of the box. Just remember that the box is symbolic of mystery, secrecy and of something precious.
The box in your dream might represent potential that needs to be realized and that will slowly come to your conscious awareness.
Dreaming of a box suggests that risk taking may be necessary and that you may discover power and wealth that currently may be in the unconscious.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
To dream of opening a box and of looking for something that you cannot find augurs disappointment in money matters (Gypsy); the interpretation here is obviously derived from a knowledge of the subconscious desire to search for and to find money, an anxiety dream.... The Fabric of Dream
To dream of a box or boxes full of items indicates that you will be taking a journey To dream of empty boxes means you will lose something which, although you seldom used it, was important to you.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: Various types of boxes perceived in a dream may represent different aspects of the feminine personality. Thus a decorated box can represent a flamboyant personality, whereas a plain cardboard box might suggest ordinary everyday concerns.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
(1) For Freud a box, like anything else that is hollow, represents the womb or the vagina and is therefore a feminine and principally sexual symbol.
(2) A box may also represent yourself, your own psyche. Opening the box would signify a resolve to get to know yourself.
If the box contains something precious, it probably represents your true or essential or deep self, a rich store of energies and powers and wisdom and love.
(3) If the box in the dream fills you with fear - like Pandora’s box, from which all kinds of pestilential things came - there are at least three possibilities:
(a) It may symbolize your unconscious. The powers, instinctual drives and buried emotions that are kept out of sight in the unconscious layers of the psyche are things that have at some time in the past - possibly in
childhood - frightened you or been associated with frightening experiences. The wav forw ard is to cultivate their acquaintance and give them their proper place in your conscious life.
(b) If you are a man, the box may represent the negative aspect of woman (or the feminine) as the feared femme fatale luring you to destruction, or the possessive and devouring mother depriving you of your independence. In that case, you need to become acquainted w ith the feminine side of your own nature (anima) and / or come to terms with and deal with your (buried) feelings towards your mother (for anima). See also Woman. (For man, woman is an ambivalent reality, desired and feared. In mythology Pandora exemplifies this ambivalence - as do most goddesses. ‘Pandora’ means ‘all-giving’ or ‘all gifts’ and w’as probably originally a name given to the Earth Goddess, giver of all life. It w’as only later - at a stage of development w here male deities were the supreme gods and female deities had been demoted to subservient roles - that Pandora was seen as a symbol of woman as the source of evil.)
(c) It may represent any source of disaster. Is there anvthing w ithin you or in vour home or working environment that is threatening you or making you anxious?... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
When a box is opened, previously hidden items are unveiled. So, this dream can be a symbol of intellectual exploration because you are discovering the contents of your psyche.
If what you find in the box displeases you it may refer to your fears or aspects of yourself that you want to hide. In case of a safe, what you keep in there will be your most precious intimacy, possibly, your best qualities. In the Greek myth of Pandora’s box, the malignant part of the woman who wants to have everything is represented. The oneiric- psychological analysis of this story establishes it represents man’s fear for the dark and feminine side of his nature. It can also refer to the way the unconscious projects the complex and negative attitudes in real life.
If you force a safe in order to open it, the omens say you will not marry the person you currently love.
If it is empty, you will get married soon; and if it is full, late.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A box is about containing something or compartmentalizing elements of your life. When this image is featured in a dream, look to where in your life you may be keeping certain things separate and potentially hidden. This may be a benefit if chaos or challenges require you to maintain structure and organization in order to get through some significant shift. However, it can also reveal a deeper pattern indicating that things currently hidden may need to be revealed or elements of your life that you are keeping separate might be better if integrated.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Boxes have a complex range of meanings, so deciphering the meaning of a box that appears in a dream is often difficult. For Freud, boxes represented the womb or the vagina. Much depends on one’s circumstances and on the particular disposition of the box in a dream. During a move, boxes in a dream might simply reflect the moving experience. Certain common metaphors, such as “feeling boxed in,” can be expressed by boxes in dreams. Boxes may contain danger (as in “Pandora’s box”) or gifts (a “gift box”).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Vision: Looking at a box: you are wasting too much rime grieving for the loss of your youth, and by doing that you are missing the advantages that are part of getting older. Holding a box in your hand: stop for a minute and think about whether—in the future—it will be worth sacrificing yourself for your relatives and friends. Seeing an open box: be careful, someone wants to steal from you. Somebody giving you a box: expect a pleasant surprise in the near future. See Box, Crate (Large), Package.... Dreamers Dictionary
Vision: Looking at a closed box: others are keeping secrets. Does the box have a lock and is there a key in the lock? If so: you are bent on finding out about other people’s secrets. Looking at a box: you are either getting a present or will have a pleasant experience.
An empty box is a warning: you are going to lose something or somebody is stealing from you.
Depth Psychology: A box is the hiding place for our secrets and experiences (as well as memories). Why don’t you open the box and see what you find? See Box (Small), Suitcase.... Dreamers Dictionary
A dream in which you are boxing indicates that strife is churning inside you, and that you are not adequately expressing your feelings. You might not be living up to your potential.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream of a boxing ring, or to dream that you are boxing, suggests that you are experiencing some internal struggle or conflict. It may also indicate that you keep your emotions inside. In addition, this dream may be a wordplay on “boxing” things in, symbolizing that you are putting unnecessary limits on yourself and your goals.... My Dream Interpretation
If you dreamed of boxing, wrestling or practicing any kind of martial art, such as karate, judo or kick boxing, your dream may have had either hostile or defensive undertones. The violence of boxing or martial arts reveals a repressed hostility towards someone or something in your waking life. A knockout can indicate a guilty wish to inflict punishment or pain. Your dream may also be urging you to adopt a more calculated or self-disciplined approach to a certain threat or challenge in real life. At its most basic, boxing is an endurance sport; in dreams, it can suggest a period of uncertainty during which your intuitive and rational halves will be in conflict with each other. Your dream is telling you that if you have self-discipline and patience, you can develop inner strength and resilience.... The Element Encyclopedia
If the affliction was temporary in your dream, you will overcome your difficulties by your own efforts; however, if you were not aware of a recovery in your dream, you will need help, so ask for it... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
A builder is a father figure in dreams; this is because he is a typically male figure working on the house, which represents the self. He can be a reminder of the important influence of your father in your life.
Dreams of carpenters and architects represent that side of yourself that is creative but practical at the same time. Engineers fix things for us in waking life and in your dream they may represent a friend or advisor who is helping you manage destructive emotions. The engineer is also a symbol of the desire to impose order over emotional chaos in waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia
A chest or box appearing in a dream delineates the way we keep hidden or store our emotions. Our most important ideals and hopes may need to be kept secret. It may also show the best in us; our best insights.
Emotionally, we need to give some limitation to our feelings and secret desires. In dreams a box whether plain or otherwise will show how we handle life.
Pandora’s Box and the story of how negativity was released into the world is the best example of a box image 011 a spiritual level. We need to be aware that care must be taken when first exploring the spiritual.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Pandora’s box and the story of how negativity was released into the world is the best example of a box image on a spiritual level.
A chest or box represents all those things we suppress or want to keep hidden, sometimes the darker side of ourselves, sometimes aspects that we have not yet explored. We need to be aware that care must be taken when first exploring the spiritual.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Emotionally, we need to give some limitation to our feelings and secret desires. In dreams a box – whether plain or otherwise – will show how we handle life. When the chest area is highlighted in the body our attention is being drawn to our ability to love and care for others.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: A chest or box appearing in a dream delineates the way we keep hidden or store our emotions. Additionally, our most important ideals and hopes may need to be kept secret. It may also show the best in us; our best insights.
A jewel box signifies that which needs to be kept safe and only made use of when appropriate.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
May refer to one’s physical chest; more often the way we hide in ourselves, or keep hidden, our own feelings; our most valued ideals and hopes; our best insights; the best in us. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
To dream of a woman in a white dress or, if a woman, to dream of wearing a white dress, portends that you will be accused of some malicious gossip but will be proven innocent.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Eating the shell or white of the eggs but not the yolk means he will usurp wealth belonging to the deceased or a slain person. It could also mean that he will dig up graves for the purpose of stealing the shroud (kafn) of the dead people.
And Allah knows best.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreams of violence denote protection, aggression, anger, and out of control feelings.
If you get a hit of intuition, then you would be wise to pay attention to the message. Also, this dream may be forecasting that you will be creating a hit song, movie or project that hits a home run, or hits the mark and becomes a great success and victory. Consider the feeling tone.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Hit initially meant ‘to meet with’ and it is this meaning that we can apply spiritually. When a revelation occurs or some truth becomes obvious, it can hit with the force of a blow, as in ‘it hit me all of a sudden’.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: A hit is the application of some force, so to be hit by someone in a dream or to be hitting someone suggests an aggression or emotion that we find difficult to deal with.
To be hitting an object suggests frustration and finding an interpretation for the object may be of assistance.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: A hit may have the slang meaning of food, drink or drugs giving a false sense of bonhomie, which is short-lived, so in dreams a blow, hit or thump can suggest such a feeling. Phrases that contain hit, such as ‘hit the ground running’, suggest short, sharp action.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If you dream of hitting something or someone, this symbolizes unexpressed anger and aggression. You tend to keep your negative feelings inside, instead of expressing them in a healthy way. Also see “Fight.”... My Dream Interpretation
A dream of hitchhiking is a suggestion to try to develop your self-reliance; if your dream involved picking up a hitchhiker, it is a warning of financial embarrassment; guard your credit... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
The animated jack-in-the-box character that has popped out of this box sends a powerful sales pitch to fast- food consumers: “Get it fast and fresh from the grill. “ As the setting of a dream, however, driving through a Jack in the Box may metaphoncally comment that you might soon get an unexpected scary surprise popping out at you at the most unexpected time. It may frighten you or make you laugh. It may also indicate that you feel rushed and unnurtured.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To see a jukebox in your dream represents your second best. You are not trying your hardest. Consider the type of music that it is playing and how that relates to your morale, beliefs, and mood.... My Dream Interpretation
To dream of being surrounded by malachite indicates a high level of spiritual protection based on strong heart energy. Finding a piece of malachite or imagining the color green when you are feeling low or in need may be helpful for you. Holding a small piece of Malachite in a dream may be a reminder to watch that your diet is low in acidic foods like meat and coffee.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
This integration and/or venting dream is about coming to terms with your secrets, mystery, and shadow side. Your dream is showing you that you ultimately must take the contents of this box and face them, embrace them, erase them, replace them. Keep in mind what you resist persists. See Integration Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Snow White may convey deep patterns of jealousy and envy that threaten a woman’s innocence, beauty, and spintual purity. She may elicit you to embrace your innocence in a situation where you felt ridiculed or judged.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
(Jar; Preserves) Ifone finds a treasure box that is filled withjewelry in a dream, it means that he may acquire a large property, or it could mean joy or marriage.
A treasure box in a dream also means being proud of one’s child, or it could represent a wife who is concerned about the welfare of her family. It could also represent a book. Seeing ajar of preserves which is used in fermenting liquids in a dream connotes adversities and distress, or it may mean satisfying one’s debts.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Awareness; clearness of mind; purity; cleanness; light feelings. In cenain dreams white is very threatening; perhaps we have connections with hospitals in these dreams. Example: ‘There was a huge white kitchen. I was scared when I entered it and there was a door leading out of it into a white corridor with a turquoise carpet which scared me even more’ (HH). Maggots, mould, dead or sick people and shrouds can also be white, so white can depict death or sickness. White clothes: a sense of wholeness; purity or marriage. White ani- mats: urges and sexuality which has been accepted or integrated with conscious activities. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Cleansing and innocence, attraction, and openness. Symbol of virginity and innocence.
A desire to go through life undefiled.
The color white in a dream points to purity—the dreamer is either living a pure life or is longing for it. One is seeking cleansing, and probably is already cleansed in a certain sense, simply by having a dream about the color white. But it could also suggest exaggerated cleanliness, an addiction to washing and cleaning, etc.
On the other hand, white can also be an expression of fear, such as the white whale in Moby Dick and the great white shark. Here the reference is to a blinding white color. Ghosts, like those appearing as mice during delusional episodes (delirium tremens), are always white.
The archetype of the wise man is usually clad in white (the guru, and also the physician). White is also the fundamental symbol for the animus; it addresses the male intellect and also male aggression (when white is experienced as blinding and gleaming).
The union of Red and white is that of contradiction: it is the symbol of the mystical marriage and Tantric sexuality (white semen and red menstrual blood). Here is where innocence meets the physical body and where heaven meets hell. Red and white are the colors of alchemy as well as the colors in the coats-of-arms of England and Switzerland.
Mabinogion, the ancient Welsh epic poem, refers to the white dogs of the underworld, except they have red noses and red eyes.
According to Freud, white always points to the feminine.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
White really is not a color at all, but we see it as a symbol of purity—usually beyond the realm of the earthly.
The white horse appears where death is waiting or when we have a premonition. White in a dream might possibly be a reminder to resolve special situations or problems. WTiite is feminine, symbolizing virginity, but also emotional coldness and immaturity.
Depth Psychology: White is the color of the bride. It stands for completeness, idealism, purity, innocence, elegance, openness, and the beginning and end of all colors.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of the color white is symbolic of exclusivity, the new world, appeal, protest, reform, miscarriage succession, virginity, purity, simplicity, justice, and innocence.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
In dreams, the color white can be a symbol of life or death. In the first case, the white represents purity, virginity, and hope. On the other hand, painting the house white symbolizes the need to purify and recover something you have lost. Dreaming in black and white indicates shortsightedness and low enthusiasm. You should try to live more intensely.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Purity and wholeness are represented by white, as this is the unification of all the colors of light that are visible to the human eye. For some, white is the color of highest spirituality. For others, it connects to the perfection that arises out of the absence of contamination, as in virginity and chastity. An object that appears white reflects the light outward, absorbing none of the individual colors of the spectrum.
It is this concept of reflecting the light that shines onto you back out into the world that embodies the high consciousness associated with the color white.
White is often regarded as the color of purity, truth, goodness and hope, perhaps best represented by the virginal bride. Within a Western context, seeing this color in your dreams may therefore be a message from your subconscious urging you to discover the truth of a situation, or to find your own truth. It is also the color of completeness and innocence. Questions to ask yourself if white appears in your dream: is your dream encouraging you to see the truth or could your dream be hinting at a fresh start to some aspect of your life?
If white appeared in your dream in connection with someone you know, your dream may have reflected your faith in that person’s goodness, or perhaps you feel that in some respects this person can show you a better way. In addition, whilst black or darkness obscures surroundings, white or brightness illuminates them, which is why it can denote transparency and truth.
If you dreamed of being bathed in white light, your unconscious may have been indicating a sudden burst of self-knowledge that will enable you to put the past behind you and make a fresh start in the world. If, however, the feeling in your dream that featured white was one of sadness or frustration, could the suggestion have been that you are tired of your colorless waking life and long for more excitement and color?
A white sky may be wishful thinking for a purer, simpler life, a white room may symbolize a state of calm or a sense of peace, whilst white trees could be connected to a deep-rooted wish to make a fresh start and end a difficult personal conflict. A white book may be a symbol of insight and knowledge, and a white hand the beginning of a new friendship. White food or drink is linked to notions of emotional purity, and if the food or drink is tainted in any way, this may suggest that the dreamer is in need of cleansing in some aspect of their emotional life. However, bear in mind that in many Eastern cultures, white is associated with death and mourning. As an absence of color, white may therefore evoke desolation or the bloodless, lifeless corpse or ghost. Keywords: purity, perfection, peace, innocence, dignity, cleanliness, awareness, and new beginnings. You may be experiencing a reawakening or have a fresh outlook on life.... The Element Encyclopedia
There is a rich history in many aboriginal cultures that is still part of the collective consciousness around the purity of the color white in the realm of animal totems. Most commonly associated with the buffalo, the wolf, and large cats, the elevation of an animal’s power is what is being expressed when that animal appears as white. In the color spectrum, white is perceived when all the vibrations of light are combined, so the symbolic meaning of white relates to complete integration and wholeness.
It is a holy color (pun intended). Any animal that appears in your dream as white is a very sacred visitation indeed.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
This building is itself a symbol for the United States, modern democracy, and the American Dream. To be dreaming of the White House may be a reflection of your desire to achieve higher levels of expression in your community. Also, such a dream image may appear when your association with the state of affairs in politics is either inspiring you or causing you to despair. As the home of the president, the White House represents the personal consciousness of the freedoms that are fundamental to the way of life in the United States.
A dream that features this image is first and foremost an expression of the collective consciousness of the United States as a great world power. Additionally, the dreamer’s personal associations with government and politics must be added for a satisfying interpretation.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of white out symbolize a desire to release and let go of past transgressions, to correct your mistakes, make amends, and forgive and forget a hurtful word or deed.... Strangest Dream Explanations
White thorn is the bush Viviane hides behind to put a spell on Merlin.
The wood of the white thorn also is used to make magical wands. Considered a holy plant in Christianity, the white thorn grows in Glastonbury in southern England and is said to have been brought there by Joseph of Arimathea. It blooms twice every year.
To dream that you are whitewashing, foretells that you will seek to reinstate yourself with friends by ridding yourself of offensive habits and companions.
For a young woman, this dream is significant of well-laid plans to deceive others and gain back her lover who has been estranged by her insinuating bearing toward him. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Dreams of playing with an X-Box signifies a desire to win, and to become an expert in the art of strategy and game-playing. You are activating your sense of courage, adventure and heroism.... Strangest Dream Explanations