The meaning of Hunting in dream | Dream interpretation
(see Animals, Weapons)
A desire for conquest.
For what are you currently hunting, and is it truly something over which you should try 7 to take dominion?
Is the creature used as food, or is it being hunted in sport? If for food, this may be a type of hunger dream, or representative of your need for fulfillment.
If being hunted in sport, the animal may symbolize a coveted object or person that remains elusive.
A potentially hazardous situation. Watch your footing.
The cooling of emotions or a relationship. Frigidity. Halted movement, feeling frozen and unable to act. Being frozen in ice: A type of death or cage dream.
An icicle: The masculine nature.
Making an ice carving: Chipping away at the walls that disguise the true self. Alternatively, a subliminal wish that the object portrayed (or its symbolic meaning) would either manifest or halt completely.
Hail: This ice falls from the sky and barrages the dreamers landscape, symbolizing a torrent of personal, social, political, or religious dogma that seems to overshadow simple, straightforward faith.
If you dream of hunting, you will struggle for the unattainable.
If you dream that you hunt game and find it, you will overcome obstacles and gain your desires. See Gain.
Dreams of hunting represent that you are on the prowl for energy and power.
The way you hunt says a lot about your survival mechanisms. You are becoming aware of the effectiveness of your survival skills. See Stocking.
1. Searching, seeking—usually physical, often emotional or spiritual.
2. A feeling that good news, prosperity are in the ofﬁng.
3. A quest, most often sexual in nature.
4. A feeling that more effort is required in endeavors.
If you are Hunting small animals, such as Hares, it is a sign of disappointment. But if you Hunt a Stag, it is an omen of coming prosperity.
The dream of Hunting a Fox, however, shows a risk from clever competition; if you are present at the kill, then you will conquer all difficulties.
If you dream about hunting, you should spend more time taking care of your own emotional and physical needs, before devoting time to others.
(See Dog; Hunter; Shooting)
Hunting for something indicates that one is seeking to fulfill inner desires, whether emotional or physical.
Hunting wild game can point to the need to hunt down prospects for your business. However, hunting down your animal power may be a negative response to giving up your supernatural or mystical powers.
For woman, hunting in a dream may represent that she is husband hunting.
(1) A dream of hunting may be recollecting something recendy seen or read about. However, a dream whose contents are taken from recent experience may still have symbolic meaning.
(2) Try to identify with or ‘talk5 with both the hunter and the hunted. Usually they will be parts of yourself. Is the hunter your conscious ego? What part of you are you - unsuccessfully - trying to kill? An instinct? Your anima / animus? (For anima / animus, see Brother / Sister, sections
(3) In a man’s dream a deer may represent a (young) woman; the hunting may be a symbol of sexual pursuit, and sexual ‘conquest5. If so, what is the dream saying about your relations with women and, by implication, with your own anima?