When dreams focus on your abdomen, belly or stomach, they are referring to repressed feeling and emotions. The stomach is often seen as the center of emotions. This symbol may also have purely physiological origins if you have been experiencing constipation or indigestion. From a psychological point of view, seeing your abdomen in your dream may imply something in your real life that you ‘cannot stomach’ or have difficulties accepting, something you want to get out of your system.
If your abdomen is exposed, this signifies trust and vulnerability, and in women it may indicate a desire for motherhood.
If you are injured or shot in the stomach, this is about emotional hurt. Traditional folklore says that dreaming of your abdomen can foretell infidelity. A shriveled abdomen warns of lies, a swollen abdomen promises success. To see your navel in your dream represents your being and self. The dream may suggest that you need to find your center and middle ground.... The Element Encyclopedia
An adding machine, whether the old-lashioned kind or an electronic calculator, computes business expenditures and may point to your frustration about finances. It may also indicate that you should look at how and where you are spending your money.
A machine meant to add up numbers properly may also be a sign that something does not “add up,” indicating that your suspicions may be warrantee.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Problems in retrieving messages from your answenng machine may point to frustration in understanding a communication from someone you care about. It may be an indication that you arc not listening.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To see a bank card or bank machine in your dream relates to your desires for financial security.
If you dreamed of taking out or depositing money, the dream may be letting you know that your money situation is not as bad as you think. But if you saw someone else using the ATM, or if you dreamed of losing your bank card, you are being warned against carelessless with your cash.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreams of diplomacy reflect that you are recognizing the possibility of a win/win outcome. Perhaps you are endeavoring to take another’s needs into consideration and communicate skillfully in the midst of a hostile situation. See Mediation.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Vision + Depth Psychology: If you are about to enter a drugstore: a warning to pay more attention to your health—if neglected, it might be in danger. Being sick and walking into a drugstore: recuperation is possible. This dream might also indicate your having to pay too much money for something.
If you are the pharmacist: you would like to be wealthy.... Dreamers Dictionary
Vision: Being or looking emaciated: losses and health problems. Seeing others as emaciated: a warning not to ruin others materially. Sometimes it can also be a hint of increased material gain.
Dreaming of having put on weight can mean future prosperity.
Depth Psychology: Looking emaciated or very skinny: your inner center has “shrunk ‘ You are being asked to take better care of yourself. Seeing others as emaciated: you hope for financial gain for yourself (this is how wicked the unconscious is!).... Dreamers Dictionary
Thin. Loss of substance and not taking up much space, or taking up too much space. Trying to compete with the ideal of beauty. This image often points to the fact that you don’t want to work as much as you have been working.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- Messages from a hidden source or part of ourselves are often brought to us in dreams in a totally logical way. Thus, while the message itself may be unintelligible, how it is initially received is not.
2- VVe may be aware that someone is trying to communicate with us but, because we are distanced from them, the transmission has to be mechanical.
3- In a dream, a fax machine can have spiritual undertones in that can be a way of transmitting messages from ‘beyond’. We need to be open to this.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
In a dream, a fax machine may signify that you are receiving a telepathic message sent from someone through subconscious channels. Thar it is received on paper brings authenticity to the message... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream about a gumball machine suggets that attractive temptations will soon be put before you. Just be careful to make wise choices, or you could end up in a sticky situation.... My Dream Interpretation
To dream about an immaculate conception (virgin birth) signifies spiritual harmony and potential. Alternatively, this dream can also represent a repressed fear of sexuality, remorse over past actions, or difficulties in relationships.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreams of intimacy denote a desire for closeness, and to know and be known. This could be wordplay for into-me-I-See, the desire to have an authentic connection with yourself. See Sex.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Eating macaroni in a dream could mean you are in for various small losses. Seeing it in large quantities means you are being urged to economize and save money. In general, it is a warning that your finances may take a downward spiral if you are not vigilant.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Eating macaroni in a dream could mean you are in for various small losses. Seeing it in large quantities means you are being urged to economize and save money. In general, it is a warning that your finances may take a downward spiral if you are not vigilant.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Dreams of mace symbolize protection, fear of being in and around adverse circumstances and that you are on the defensive. Perhaps you are feeling that you have a secret weapon up your sleeve, and your dream is cautioning you to use your power discriminately.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To dream of wielding a machete indicates the cutting through of old ideas in your consciousness. This will prepare you for new growth, both emotional and spiritual.
To see a machete on the ground before you indicates an opportunity to make a positive step towards personal fulfillment. You must summon the courage to pick it up. Someone else wielding a machete at you suggests it is time to be brave enough to walk away from a situation that may be causing you to feel threatened and under attack.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream that you are carrying a machete symbolizes anger, aggression or separation. There may be something in your life that you need to cut out and get rid of.
If someone else had the machete, the dream represents aspects of your personality that are negative or repressed.
If you dreamed of using a machete to make your way through green fields, this is an omen of great happiness to come. You are going through a period of personal growth, and you will overcome the challenges facing you.... My Dream Interpretation
A machete is a very large knife-like implement designed for cutting through thick brush and undergrowth.
The overgrowth of plant life that a machete is used on is a symbol of tangled thoughts and ideas that are impeding your easy progression through life.
The machete then is a symbol for your ability to cut through old habitual thought patterns that block your way. This image often appears in a dream where the character aspect wielding it is a dangerous or scary individual. Remember that all dreams are for your benefit, and such a scary figure with this tool is really capable of helping you face those fears and clear a new path.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Example: I see a little girl humming an innocent tune, plucking daisies in a vast lush green field. Suddenly a huge machine or monster comes ploughing through the field over the girl’ (Debbie H). Debbie sees life itself as a machine, unfeeling, mechanical, blind in its functioning.
The word juggernaut is from Sanskrit Jaganatha, lord of the world. Devotees formerly threw themselves under a huge can as it moved.
Generally, a machine represents the body’s automatic functions and drives, such as breathing and ageing; the mechanical forces of nature; habitual or mechanical behaviour. Intricate machine: brain or the thinking process in its mechanical habitual form, the habitual, almost mechanical fantasies we have or things we do.
Example: I am in charge of a life machine which keeps the world going. Unless I tend it all the time it may stop, and I am terrified. I hear a pulsating noise, or imagine I do’ (Mr P E). Here the machine represents the heart, and the dreamer’s anxious relationship with the body’s functioning and processes. Idioms: cog in the machine. See engine. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- When a machine of any sort appears in a dream, it is often highlighting the body’s automatic functions such as breathing, heart beating, elimination - those mechanical drives towards life that help us to survive.
It is usually to do with some kind of mechanical, habitual form that is, the ordinary everyday things that take place.
The ‘mechanics’ of the body are an important part of our well-being and often when we perceive a machine breaking down in dreams, it warns us that we need to take care, that perhaps we are over-stressing a particular part of our being.
2- The machine is very often to do with the brain and the thinking processes, so psychologically it is the process of thinking that is important.
If a machine seems large and overpowering, we perhaps need to reassess what we are doing to ourselves.
3- A machine may well represent the machinations of life, which would be interpreted as The Life Process.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Vision: Watching a machine in action: life will continue to go smoothly and without a hitch.
If the machine is idle: obstacles and difficulties. Working with a machine: a complicated matter is keeping you busy.
Depth Psychology: A machine is an expression of both the conscious and the unconscious strength that powers you forward in life. It also symbolizes what is “routine” in your life—often at the expense of spontaneity. Are you functioning like a machine?... Dreamers Dictionary
A machine may well represent the machinations of life, which would be interpreted as the ‘life process’. In chinese medicine ch’i or spiritual energy flows in certain ways around the body and the life process aids in that flow.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: In dreams, machines represent the brain and the logical thinking processes, so psychologically it is the actual process of thinking that is important in this context, rather than what we are thinking about.
If a machine seems large and overpowering, we perhaps need to reassess the effect our actions are having, both on us and those around us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: When a machine of any sort – particularly one that operates automatically like a robot – appears in a dream, it is often highlighting the body’s automatic functions. These are the ordinary everyday actions that take place, such as breathing, heartbeat, elimination – those mechanical drives towards life that help us to survive.
The ‘mechanics’ of the body are an important part of our well-being and often when we perceive a machine breaking down in dreams, it warns us that we need to take care, that perhaps we are over-stressing a particular part of our body, such as the lungs or the intestines. You might also like to consult the entries for body and engine. Mad tmadness can be translated into feelings of spiritual ecstasy, an altered state of consciousness.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: When we are confronted by madness in a dream, we are confronting those parts of ourselves that, within our present situation, have not been integrated internally or properly focused. We are facing an aspect that is out of control and that, under certain circumstances, can be frightening if allowed to ‘escape’ or take us over. You might like to consult the entry for emotions for further clarification.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
From the earliest times, machines were compared with the human body; therefore, when one appears in dreams, it may be referring to your physical well-being, especially if the machine malfunctions, is broken, or needs some kind of maintenance or repair. Therefore, if you dream of machines, you can interpret these images as a report of the state of your body and mind. The way they work will let you know how your health is. The fuel of the machine can symbolize your sexual energy or power.
If the dreamer is driving the machine, it probably alludes to their ability to function in life and deal with problems. The meaning of each machine depends on the elements that compose it and the pace at which it moves. ... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Boring daily routine, dependency, and indifference.
A need to act with more passion and conscience. In a stressful situation, it often calls up the irrational dream of a life of leisure. However, this image can also refer to how to make a work routine better, a prerequisite for working more creatively and independently. When you see yourself as a machine, you are made aware of some as yet unconscious habits. Pay particular attention to how details in the dream are presented.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Vision: Seeing or hearing a machine gun: someone around you feels guilty—and rightfully so—for what he/she has done. Firing a machine gun represents repressed aggression or the sign of a bad conscience.
The dream is a way of relieving tension.
Depth Psychology: See Pistol, Rifle, Weapon.... Dreamers Dictionary
During the war or in military service it is natural to dream of guns, but apart from these situations the machine gun can be considered a symbol of the male sexual organ. See Gun.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
If you are using a machine gun in dreams, it means you must respond quickly and with certainty to situations as they arise in real life. However, you must ensure that this aggressiveness not come back on you when dealing with others.
If the weapon gets jammed or you lose control over it, your plans will fail despite the effort invested.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A machine gun’s power rests in its ability to repeat its intention over and over again in rapid succession.
The image of a bullet landing on its target is about violent penetration, driving some point home aggressively, or being attacked by the ideas, thoughts, and expressions of someone else.
The machine gun takes this entire sensibility to another level through automated repetition. Any association that you make with shooting a gun, such as anger or retribution, could be escalating if a machine gun is featured in your dream.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
These dreams are moderately common, being more frequent in women. They occur when you feel anxious about making an emotional connection or when you feel you are losing touch with someone. Elevators often appear in dreams suffering from some kind of bizarre malfunction. You push a button and go sideways or fly hurtling upward through the roof or the elevator crashes and so on. As with all symbols of movement, elevators tend to reflect your progress with a current situation or problem in waking life; if the elevator malfunctions, you are not getting what you bargained for or may be contributing unwittingly to a pattern that is no longer in your best interests. The flip side to such dreams is a dream in which smooth operation is the order of the day. This type of dream usually occurs when you feel there is an improvement in an emotional connection.... The Element Encyclopedia
A dream of machinery is an omen of success after adversity.
If the machinery you will have to overcome some enemies to reach your goals.
If you are caught or injured in the machinery then will you suffer unhappiness and loss. Well oiled machinery means you will have a smoothly running marriage and home life.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
This dream depends upon whether you feel interested in the Machinery; if so. it is a favourable sign, though it means hard work. But if you feel afraid of the Machinery, then be careful in your ventures, for you will surely fail to carry out your purpose.... Mystic Dream Book
Smoothly running machinery in good condition is a sign of success in your current efforts, but if the machinery is idle or derelict, it indicates approaching family or employment problems^... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Dreams in which your car breaks down, your computer crashes or your phone won’t work occur for two possible reasons. First of all, your dreaming mind may be warning you to take precautionary steps, such as installing anti- virus software on your computer or making sure your car is regularly serviced, so as to avert potential problems in the future.
If this isn’t the case, the malfunction could be a symbol for an aspect of yourself that isn’t working properly. A car, for example, could symbolize your energy or drive, and, if it breaks down, your lack of it. Are you in danger of running out of control? If a fuse blows in your dream, are you about to explode with frustration over someone or something?... The Element Encyclopedia
A pharmacy is usually a sign of a bad time that will only end by making difficult decisions.
If the pharmacist is the dreamer herself, she needs to be willing to accept help from people she trusts; if you own the pharmacy it evidences you are afraid of becoming ill; and if you are a customer of the pharmacy you will face unexpected events.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Whether you played them, watched others playing, won, lost, or broke even, dreaming of slot machines is a warning to conserve your resources (either mental, emotional or financial) because you are likely to have some unexpected demands on them in the near future.... My Dream Interpretation
A slot machine is about intermittent variable reward, one of the most addictive systems in life where you may or may not win something so you feel compelled to continue trying. In what ways are you continuing to focus on something because there is a very slight chance of a big payoff? This dream may be pointing to a way in which you are tied to the habit of hope at the detriment of other aspects of your life. Of course, some gambles do pay off, so such an image in a dream may also be asking you to take a risk.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Whether you played them, observed others playing, won, lost, or broke even, these one- armed bandits featured in your dream are telling you to conserve your resources because you are likely to have some unanticipated demands on them in the near future.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
In a dream, the stomach represents the elements of property, family, secrets, one’s mate, prison, grave, health, sickness, friend, wayfarer, one’s religious life and nature of one’s devotion.
If in a dream one sees his stomach open, it means that his business may be temporarily put out of commission, or that he may lose any benefits he used to derive from it up to then.
The other aforementioned elements also may apply. Ifthe person in question is a pregnant woman, and if she sees her baby or any part of it comes out of her open stomach, this may mean that a jailed person in her family will be set free, or that the family graves will be desecrated, or that the body of someone in her family will be exhumed, thus uncovering its diseases and infestations, or it could mean that one’s personal life will become public knowledge. Ifone is actually complaining of such an illness, his dream means that he will find a cure for it. Ifone sees that he has no stomach in a dream, it means that he may lose a friend, or that his guardian may die shortly, or that he may become a religious, ascetic and devoted worshiper.
If one sees fire coming out of his stomach in a dream, it means that he will repent for stealing the properties of orphans. Ifone sees himselfcrawling on his stomach in a dream, it shows him being needy and striving to barely feed himself, or it may denote his materialistic character.
The stomach in a dream also represents the plains of a valley. It also can be interpreted as one’s tribal belonging or a branch of his lineage. Entering a stomach in a dream means travels, imprisonment, or returning home from one of the two.
If one sees himself inside the womb of his mother while he is traveling in a foreign land in a dream, it means that he will return to his motherland to die and be buried there.
(Also see Body’; Rumbling of one’s stomach)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream of your own stomach implies that you will be facing transformations and alterations. Perhaps you are reluctant for these transformations to occur. It may also reflect your feelings of distaste towards someone or something.
The stomach is normally associated with our feelings.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of a stomach signify your personal needs, hunger and gut instincts. This dream is showing you that you have the courage and the guts to follow your intuition. This dream also reflects how well you are assimilating or stomaching a new situation or perhaps digesting a new relationship. This dream is asking you to contemplate what you are truly hungry for. See Abdomen.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The solar plexus chakra, which rules your power center, is located in the abdomen. Therefore, a dream of pain in this region is probably due to the activation of this chakra - and therefore is a dream of contrary. Even though you’re feeling pain, the associated chakra activity is increasing your level of power - physical, mental and spiritual - and thus is a harbinger of success and good fortune lying ahead.
Dreaming of the actual organ of digestion is very likely a pun.
If in the dream you’re feeling sick at your stomach, look to other symbols in the dream to see what is going on in your life that you “can’t stomach.” If you dream of eating and feel that your stomach is full to bursting, perhaps you’ve been taking on more responsibilities than you should and need to delegate a few.
Dreaming of exposing your abdomen in any way, even if it only involves wearing a bikini, is a sign of treachery ahead. Be careful whom you confide in.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
To dream about your stomach, or to dream of having a big belly, indicates that your are processing and integrating your ideas and feelings from the unconscious to the conscious level. Your dream may also be telling you to trust your gut feelings and intuitions.
If you dream about having a stomach ache, you are very frustrated with a relationship or situation - change is required.... My Dream Interpretation
In oneiric terms, dreaming of the stomach may have a physiological origin. Otherwise, this is often related to your refusal to “digest” the events that disturb you. The message of the dream is clear: you must take things more philosophically. (See EATING and HOUSE)
Symbolizes maternity and the need for care and protection. Dreaming that you have a swollen belly indicates that you are saturated by responsibilities.
If it hurts, it signifies that you are trying to evade a problem or situation that you believe has nothing to do with you.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Dreaming of one’s stomach may indicate that the dreamer has lost his or her appetite for (“can no longer stomach”) a situation, relationship, or job.
The stomach also symbolizes the source of the feelings and the emotional power or capacity to meet or withstand a demand on the feelings (“need a strong stomach” to handle a situation or event).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Vision: Dreaming about having stomach trouble: slow down, you need to “digest” old emotional problems. Don’t overreact to a certain situation. Having a stomachache is a warning: you are too materialistic and too focused on sex.
If you are actually suffering from stomach problems, you are in a weak position right now and might have to face losses.
Depth Psychology: The stomach represents your “emotional digestion” and the ability to “take in” new things and situations. Stomach problems in a dream are a warning about not overdoing it. What has spoiled your “dinner”? What is “irritating” your stomach?... Dreamers Dictionary
Symbol: The stomach usually symbolizes sensuality and sexual passion.
Vision: Seeing yourself with a round, fat belly means change for the better in your economic situation .
It is also a sign that your sexual desires are very strong. Dreaming about a flat or receding stomach: pay more attention to nutrition and your eating habits (you are not getting proper nourishment). Also, stop taking too many risks and chances right now.
Depth Psychology: In depth psychology, a belly or stomach is considered the “kitchen of the soul,” which means that belly-dreams always have something to do with the “digestion” of past emotional experiences—it is time to start “digesting” them. In other cases, it is a purely sexual symbol and refers to erotic passions.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of a vending machine, suggests you are trying to figure out how to get what you want from a person or situation in your waking life. This dream tells you, don’t settle for less than you deserve.... My Dream Interpretation
Vending machines are primarily about convenient access to the idea of snacking. As such, both concepts must be applied to the symbolic meaning in a dream.
The convenience factor relates to fulfilling an immediate need. However, the materials found in most vending machines have very little nutritional value, so the meaning is expanded to include the immediate fulfillment of a need through a low-consciousness choice. How are you feeding yourself?... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If you dream that the washing machine is plugged in and well functioning, then you have a healthy energetic laundry system. However, if the washing machine is unplugged or malfunctioning, then this is a message to seek help to process through recent traumatic or overwhelming events in your life.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you dream of loading or unloading a washing machine with clothes, this foretells an unexpected vacation or change of location.
If you dream of hiding or being stuck inside a washing machine, you need to escape from stress in your waking life. You may also feel that others are trying to force their opinions or values on you.... My Dream Interpretation
As a function of routine, clothes are kept clean in this mechanism. In this way, a washing machine is a symbol of this impulse to keep elements of your life at a certain level of condition. You may be expressing a need to clear off thoughts or feelings that are unwanted.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams