The meaning of Maggots in dream | Dream interpretation
1- Maggots appearing in dreams in their correct context can represent the feelings we have about death.
If a fisherman was using maggots we would be referring to power and energy, but if someone else was using maggots, their use of nastiness might be in question.
2- Maggots can represent impurities in the bodv and the sense of being eaten up by something of having something within our body- such as an idea or feeling - that is alien to us and can therefore overtake and overcome us.
3- Maggots in dreams may reflect our own fears about death and illness.
To see maggots in your dream, represents your anxieties about death. It may also represent some issue or problem that you have been rejecting, and it is now “eating away” at you . You need to confront it because it is destroying your sense of harmony and balance. In particular, to dream that you are stepping on maggots, indicates guilt and impurity. You are trying to repress your “immoral” thoughts or behavior.
Maggots are associated with death and decay. Maggots in a dream can thus represent anxiety about our own mortality. We also commonly refer to certain despicable people as maggots. (See also Decay).
Maggots in dreams may reflect our own fears about death and illness. No-one likes the idea of the physical body being consumed by maggots, although, in fact, the spiritual does remain whole.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Though the old use of maggots to cleanse wounds is receiving attention today, maggots can represent impurities in the body. They also link with the sense of being eaten up from the inside by something – such as an idea, feeling or emotion – that is alien to us and can, therefore, overtake and overcome us.
Material aspects: Maggots appearing in dreams in their correct context can represent the feelings we have about death.
If a fisherman was using maggots we would be referring to power and energy, but if someone else was using maggots, their use of nastiness might be in question. Consult the entry for death, dead people and ill / illness for further clarification.
Maggots are flies in the larval stage that feed on decomposing flesh and therefore have a connection to disgust and decay. This is a classic example of a symbol that has a disgusting image but a numinous meaning. There are some implications to the presence of maggots, and the first is that something has recently died. Death is a symbol for transformation and change, so maggots imply that a change has recently taken place. Maggots are instrumental in the process of turning flesh into the nutrients to support future life.
If you dream of maggots, you are in the process of coming out of a change that has taken place in the past.
Impurities in body; sickness, feelings about death. See body.