mask

The meaning of Mask in dream | Dream interpretation


(see Clothes, Costmnes)

Facades. Tilings not being what they seem. Or, the image you present to the world being only a partial truth.

Adapting to difficult circumstances: Ancient people wore masks to help them commune with specific energies. Today, we don figurative masks and temporary per-sonas when faced with new, unfamiliar, or demanding situations. This results in stressing particular characteristics that help us cope in these new settings.

The element of surprise and mystery, like at a costumed dance where you wonder what’s behind the mask.

Emotions or ideas that abide in your subconscious may manifest through a dream mask’s color, shape, or depiction.

For example, a red mask that looks angry can reveal your own outrage that was either subdued or silenced.

Jungian: The dreamer’s connection to the archetypes in the Collective Unconscious, mediating therein between two distinct factions, such as the mundane and the supernatural aspects of self.

The Language of Dreams | Patrica Telesco

Different roles you play, faces you wear; not being true to self, dishonesty, hiding. Dare to be you.

The Dream Books Symbols | Betty Bethards

Deceit from an unsuspected quarter is indicated in a dream of a person (or people) disguised by a mask.

If your dream concerned wearing one yourself, it predicts that you will end up with a profit from a scheme intended to cheat you.

The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams | Stearn Robinson - Tom Corbett

A young woman, who dreams of being at a party where masks are worn should beware of unseemly behavior in public.

If she unmasks, it is a sign that through her honesty she will find herself in difficulties through no fault of her own but, nevertheless, her trials will seem serious until they are finally overcome.

The Complete Dream Book | Gillian Holloway

To dream that you disguise yourself with a mask reveals that you do not feel comfortable with your personality. Consequently, you hide behind an artificial element to become successful. Although the mask may protect you from others, this attitude leaves your true self on a lower plane. You must ask yourself why you put it on.

It is necessary to gather your courage to be who you really are.

According to Arab tradition, he who has a pure soul will never be disappointed by his dreams. Otherwise, it will means that we are fooling ourselves.

The Big Dictionary of Dreams | Martha Clarke

Falsehood; deception; concealment. Masks might represent our persona and how we appear to others.

The roles that we play in life such as parent, student, or worker. On the other hand, masks can be a symbol of pretentiousness.

If you are wearing a mask, look inside and check if you are being sincere in your presentations, or if you are hiding something and pretending to be something you are not.

If other people are wearing masks, it suggests that you may be concerned about their genuineness 

The Bedside Dream Dictionary | Silvana Amar

To dream that you are wearing a mask, denotes temporary trouble, as your conduct towards some dear one will be misinterpreted, and your endeavors to aid that one will be misunderstood, but you will profit by the temporary estrangements.

To see others masking, denotes that you will combat falsehood and envy.

To see a mask in your dreams, denotes some person will be unfaithful to you, and your affairs will suffer also.

For a young woman to dream that she wears a mask, foretells she will endeavor to impose upon some friendly person.

If she unmasks, or sees others doing so, she will fail to gain the admiration sought for. She should demean herself modestly after this dream.

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation | Gustavus Hindman Miller

1- Most people have a facade they put on for others, particularly at a first meeting.

To dream of a mask often alerts us to cither our own or other people’s facade. When we are not being true to ourselves we can often experience this in dreams as a ‘negative’ or frightening mask.

2- When we are trying to protect ourselves and prevent other people knowing what we arc thinking or feeling, we ‘mask’ ourselves.

A mask appearing in a dream can therefore represent concealment. Additionally in primitive cultures, to wear a mask such as that of an animal gave the wearer the powers of that animal. In Shamanism that is still accepted today:

3- The Death Mask, either our own or another’s, can appear in dreams as a signal that it is time to put an end to a spiritual game we arc playing.

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary | Pamela Ball

Dreams of a mask represent a desire to be uninhibited.

A mask can represent shame about your authentic self, fear that you are not good enough, powerful enough, or strong enough, and that you are unwilling to be authentic and naked. Keep in mind that sometimes the wearing of a mask is a necessary step of evolution until your ego has integrated the power the mask symbolizes, at which point, the mask is no longer necessary. Masks also represent ancient symbols of power, evoking the medicine (qualities) of the Gods/Goddesses they represent.

Strangest Dream Explanations | Dream Explanations - Anonymous

The mask is a symbol of concealment involving deception. This applies to the dreamer wearing a mask in order to withhold a past action from somebody very important to the dreamer. It can pertain to love, falsehood, theft, anything incriminating.

If somebody else is wearing the mask, the dreamer becomes the victim of the deception or becomes suspicious of the wearer of the mask.

To see many people with masks indicates envious friends or associates.

Psycho Dream Interpretation | Ella Freeman Sharpe

1. Hiding one’s true self.

2. Trying to deceive or avoid decep­tion by others.

3. Fear of one’s actions being misconstrued.

4. Trying to avoid recognition by enemies or associates.

5. De­ception.

6. Lacking sense of self, identity.

7. Feeling distracted from reality or a particular situation.

New American Dream Dictionary | Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

To dream that someone comes to you wearing a Mask or a disguise, is a sure sign of treachery.

Mystic Dream Book | Internet Archive - Anonymous

If you dream that you are wearing a mask, you will have temporary trouble as a result of some misunderstanding.

To see others wearing a mask in your dream means that you will battle against deceit, falsehood and jealousy.

My Dream Interpretation | myjellybean

That which we would like to present to the world around us, or what we would like others to view as being real.

A weak sense of self, inferiority complex. Hiding from the truth. But also fun, lust, and erotic adventures. Being misled, false impressions, and temptations.

If the mask in your dream is visible, this is also a sign of your ability to look behind the scenes (including your own). See Curtain.

Folklore: Always negative.

Little Giant Encyclopedia | Klaus Vollmar

(Veil) If a man sees himself wearing a mask in a dream, it means that he may commit adultery with his servant or his housekeeper. Wearing a mask in a dream also means developing gratitude and contentment.

(Also see Helmet)

Islamic Dream Interpretation | Ibn Seerin

Symbol: A mask refers to a cynical attitude in the “theater of Life.*

Vision: Looking at a mask: you are either trying to hide your true self or the dream is a warning of false friends or an intrigue. Don’t be fooled by others and don’t fool yourself! Seeing a person with a mask: a good friend is shamelessly deceiving you. Watching a masked ball or being at one: you like to play with the feelings of other people (consciously or unconsciously).

The dream might also be warning about other people who are playing with your affections.

Depth Psychology: The mask is a sign that you are afraid of the truth or emotional “unmasking.” Are you unsure about the intentions of other people or maybe your own? See Makeup.

Dreamers Dictionary | Garuda

Wearing a mask in a dream can suggest presenting a false persona to others to protect against ridicule and shame.

Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia | James R. Lewis and Evelyn Dorothy Oliver

In primitive shamanistic societies, to wear an animal mask gave the wearer the powers of that animal.

If we dream of wearing such a mask, we may need to consider that animal’s qualities and how they can be, or are, applied in our waking lives.

The death mask, either our own or another’s, can appear in dreams as a signal that it is time to put an end to a spiritual game we are playing.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Psychological / emotional perspective: When we are trying to protect ourselves and prevent other people knowing what we are thinking or feeling, we ‘mask’ ourselves.

A mask appearing in a dream can, therefore, represent concealment, perhaps of emotion, perhaps of finer feelings.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Material aspects: Most people have a facade they put on for others, particularly at a first meeting.

To dream of a mask often alerts us to either our own or other people’s facade. When we are not being true to ourselves we can often experience this in dreams as a ‘negative’ or frightening mask. You might also like to consult the entries for animals and shaman.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

1.If you are wearing the mask, this is a warning not to reveal too much of yourself in a specific situation. Look to other symbols in the dream to discern what sort of situation this is.

If someone you know is wearing the mask, that person is keeping something from you.

If the wearer of the mask is a stranger, and male, then there is intellectual knowledge out there that you don’t have but should be aware of.

If the stranger is female, you’re not in touch with your emotions and should be.

Dream Explanations of Astro Center | Astro Center

A warning to beware of one whose true motive is hidden

Dream Dictionary Unlimited | Margaret Hamilton

A mask covers the true face and presents a particular version of one’s persona to the world. This is a symbol for the way in which human beings never quite reveal all of who they are, but there are masks that are presented to the world. This occurs in degrees of authenticity, and a mask in a dream indicates a stronger separation between what is being presented and the true identity that is hidden below. Consider the mask itself from the dream; if you know what it looks like, you will have a better idea of what you are trying to portray at the time of the dream.

If the mask is being removed, you are stepping into a more genuine version of your self-expression.

Complete Dictionary of Dreams | Dr. Mıchael Lennox

Someone who has a mask or disguise on during a dream is symbolic of deception, 2 Cor. 11:14

Christian Dream Symbols | Tyler Wolfe

Our false self we put on in meeting others. Latent qualities we can express or don when needed—a mother might be a tigress when her children are threatened, but a meek person otherwise, her tigress would not be ‘false’. Ego less.

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences | Tony Crisp

(1) A mask may represent the persona, the image you present to the world. Perhaps the dream is asking you to take a fresh look at that image and also to look behind it. It may have served you and supported your ego in the past, but possibly you are now beginning - or being urged - to see yourself in a new way.

(2) An animal or other strange mask may symbolize something in your unconscious that demands attention. Associated feelings of frenzy might suggest that what is depicted by the mask is threatening to take over control from the conscious ego. To be on the safe side, you could consult a psychotherapist.

A Dictionary of Dream Symbols | Eric Ackroyd


Mask Dream Meaning | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Mask


DAMASK ROSE

To dream of seeing a damask rosebush in full foliage and bloom, denotes that a wedding will soon take place in your family, and great hopes will be fulfilled.

For a lover to place this rose in your hair, foretells that you will be deceived.

If a woman receives a bouquet of damask roses in springtime, she will have a faithful lover; but if she received them in winter, she will cherish blasted hopes. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

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DAMASK ROSE

To dream about a damask rose bush in the wild foretells of a marriage within your family.

To dream that you are given a bouquet or damask roses indicates that you will discover a true and honest companion in life.

For women, if you dream that you are given a damask rose and place it in you hair, this suggests that you will be swindled by an individual whom you considered to be a faithful friend.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

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DAMASK ROSE

Should a woman dream of receiving a damask rose and places it in her hair then will she be deceived by someone thought of as a good friend.

If she receives a bouquet of them in the Springtime she will find true love but if it is winter her search will be fruitless.

To see the old fashioned rose bush in full foliage denotes a wedding in the family.... Encyclopedia of Dreams

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FACE MASK

(See Helmet)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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GAS MASK

Symbolic of a poisonous environment.

If you are wearing a gas mask it symbolizes protection from something harmful ... Christian Dream Symbols

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GAS MASK

If you dream of wearing a gas mask, you will experience (or are experiencing) a situation that involves betrayal and gossip against you, perhaps from someone you counted as a friend.

The good news is, you will emerge victorious from this incident.... My Dream Interpretation

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GAS MASK

The gas mask is an instrument of protection against airborne poisons. Anything that relates to air connects to the world of intellect and thinking. Poisonous gas is a symbol for thoughts, ideas, and consciousness that are floating around the atmosphere and can harm you.

The gas mask is therefore a symbol for the protection needed to keep such ideas from harming you. Is the environment in which you find yourself in your life right now toxic?... Complete Dictionary of Dreams

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MASK / COSTUME

Masks suggest the deceptive appearance we present to others in waking life.

If you see a pair of masks, this can symbolize your inherent duality—in Jungian terms, the opposed forces of light and shadow that exist within each one of us. Dreams that feature costumes, fancy dress or drag suggest that you are attempting to disguise some aspect of your personality. Dreams of transvestism—deliberately dressing in clothes of the opposite sex—are unlikely to be about sexual preference but more about the need to balance the masculine and feminine aspects of your personality.

If you are wearing a historical costume in your dream, either for a play or as normal dress, then perhaps your image needs updating or a part of you is disguising your real self.

If you come face to face with someone in your dream and they are wearing a mask, your dreaming mind is sending you a powerful message that you believe they are wearing a false mask in waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia

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MASK OR MASQUERADE

To attend one is a dream of deceptive pleasure (Gypsy). ... The Fabric of Dream

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MASKED / VEILED

[female] interpreted upon 4 sides: wife for a man [dreamer], husband for a woman [dreamer], young girl & [male] servant, usefulness from the direction of women.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik

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MASKS

Masks might represent our persona and how we appear to others.

The roles that we play in life such as parent, student, or worker. On the other hand, masks can be a symbol of pretentiousness.

If you are wearing a mask, look inside and check if you are being sincere in your presentations, or if you are hiding something and pretending to be something you are not.

If other people are wearing masks, it suggests that you may be concerned about their genuineness.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

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MASKS

Masks are a warning of deception, falsehood, and concealment.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

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OXYGEN MASK / OXYGEN TANK

To dream that you or someone else is using an oxygen mask, or oxygen tank, suggests that you are feeling suffocated or smothered by a situation in your life.... My Dream Interpretation

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WEARING A MASK

(See Mask)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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