The cellar most often represents the subconscious and those things we may have suppressed through an inability to handle them.
A basement can also highlight the power that is available to us provided we are willing to make use of it. Often associated with self-image and self-confidence, we may not have come to terms with our own charisma and personal power and prefer to keep it hidden.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Unless one’s dream flows directly out of associations with an actual basement, the connotations of an underground room are obvious enough, which is that a basement represents the unconsciousness. (Freudians view basements as symbols of sexual energy.) Being afraid of going into a basement in a dream, for example, often symbolizes fear of the unknown or fear of repressed aspects of oneself. And being locked in the basement can indicate feeling immobilized by the power of the unconscious.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Even though basements are becoming less common in newly built houses, they are still common in dreams. To dream that you are in a basement symbolizes being deep down in your unconscious mind, in the psychological storage space where you sort through things you are finding hard to understand. A basement is the place where you’ve shelved aspects of yourself that aren’t matching your ambitions in waking life. A basement can also indicate the power that is available to you provided you are willing to make use of it, or the way in which your current attitudes are derived from past assumptions and family legends.
To dream that the basement is in disarray and messy signifies some confusion which you need to sort out. It may also represent your perceived faults and shortcomings. Wine is traditionally kept in the cellar and the contents of your unconscious can similarly harbor special treats that you can bring out on special occasions. Try to decide if your dreaming mind took you into the cellar to confront an issue in your life or to make good use of talents you have been suppressing.... The Element Encyclopedia
Example: ‘I know I have killed somebody and their body is walled up in the cellar.
The strange thing is I haven’t a clue who this person is. Various people visit my home and I am terrified the body will be discovered. In one of these recurring dreams the police actually investigate the disappearance of “the person’’ and go into the cellar. When I wake from these dreams I always have the most terrible guilty feeling’ (Mrs P L). Usually the things we have hidden from awareness in our unconscious.
The example shows how Mrs L has killed or repressed a pan of herself. We might kill’ ambition, love, sexual drive, and push them into our unconscious. But the basement or cellar is also the entrance to general memones, our biological unconscious’ functions, archetypal patterns of behaviour, subliminal or psychic impressions, the collective unconscious. Frequently the place we keep memories of traumatic events in our life. So a dark shape or intruder might emerge from downstairs*. Our dark deeds or guilty memories are also in the basement.
A snake in the cellar, cave: our psychobiological drive; the energy behind our growth and motivation which includes sex drive. This connects us with awareness of our evolution. Bad smell: emotions which could cause depression or illness. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Dreaming of a cage most often represents some form of trap or prison. However, if the dream incorporates the dreamer ensnaring a wild animal, implies that we are locking up our primal instincts; that we need restraining.
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A cage can also represent a sense of entrapment in ourselves, in particular, with rigid beliefs about religion.... Dream Meanings and Dream Interpretation
If the dreamer is in the cage: frustration arising from a sense of social pressure restraining expression, or from one’s moral restraints imprisoning one; feeling caged by lack of opponunity or lack of developed abilities.
The cell often depicts how we imprison ourself within our own anger, resentment or depressed feelings; or we may be trapped by childhood trauma. Something or somebody else caged: desire to restrain whatever is represented by the thing, person, that is caged. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Archetypal: The womb of the earth—e.g., Earth as our mother who gave all humankind birth and nourishment. Also an emblem for a woman’s womb. In Hebrew tradition, Abraham was born in a sacred cave, as was the Persian savior Mithra.
Fears: If ?>ionsters or other terrible things lurk within the cave, this reveals unresolved phobias and apprehensions.
A retreat, sanctuary, or place of hiding. Many notable figures went to secluded areas to find themselves or the Divine. In this instance, what you seek is probably more intuitive in nature (see Desert).
Damp caves represent fertility.
An archetypal sanctuary eluding to humankind’s earliest dwelling places where communities began to form. Here the subconscious may be relating your need for a safe haven, or joining a friendly group within which you feel comfortable.... The Language of Dreams
Dreams of a cell phone represent telepathic communication. Significant aspects of this dream are the person you are calling, and/or who is calling you, whether or not you are able to reach him or her, and the status of your connection (four bars, three, two or one, or none). What you say or what is being said is of utmost importance. See Text Message.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To see, hear or speak on a cell phone in your dream, signifies a message from your unconscious or some sort of telepathic communication. You may be forced to confront issues which you have tried to avoid.
To dream that you are having a cell phone conversation with someone your know, signifies an issue that you need to confront with that person. This issue may have to do with letting go some part of yourself.
To dream that you do not want to answer the ringing cell phone, indicates lack of communication. There is a situation or relationship that you are trying to keep at a distance.
If you can’t reach someone on the phone in a dream, you must listen to your inner voice more closely for your life to move on the way it should.
If you dreamed about hearing static on a cell phone line, you need to pay closer attention to what people tell you. This dream also suggests that you are feeling left out of things.
To dream that you have trouble hearing over your cell phone suggests that you are the center of some malicious gossip.
To dream of a broken cell phone means there could be some rumors going around about you. It also symbolizes a breakdown in communication between you and a person or group in your real life. Also see “Caller I.D.”, “Message”, “Prank Phone Call”, “Telephone Book” and “Telephone Number”.... My Dream Interpretation
You are dreaming of being connected to or disconnected from the people in your life. In this day and age, your cell phone represents the power and speed of thought.
The instant you think of someone, you can connect to them. Whatever is happening with a cell phone in a dream relates to how strong that connectedness is at the time of your dream. Using your cell phone in a dream means you desire to feel instantly connected to others in your life. Static on a call is representative of anxiety or chaotic and disconnected ideas.
A lost cell phone is to have misplaced your ability to express yourself and your thoughts with your extended community.
To dream of being in a cold, damp cellar, you will be oppressed by doubts. You will lose confidence in all things and suffer gloomy forebodings from which you will fail to escape unless you control your will. It also indicates loss of property.
To see a cellar stored with wines and table stores, you will be offered a share in profits coming from a doubtful source.
If a young woman dreams of this she will have an offer of marriage from a speculator or gambler. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: The cellar represents the place where all our memories, experiences, and our emotional garbage are stored. Dreaming about a cellar is a sign that we want to forget it, not think about any of it. However, our behavior and actions are still influenced by those energies. This “cellar” can be the source of strength as well as anguish.
It is the depository of such emotions as hate, anger, fear, cravings, etc.
The dream is challenging you to “clean out your basement”—to look at issues from the past that interfere with your life. This dream symbol appears frequently and taking the advice it gives is not easy—after all “cleaning the basement” is a dirty job! See Basement, Cave, Grotto, Tomb.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream that you are in a cellar symbolizes the area in your mind where you tend to bury your concerns and painful issues.
To dream that you are going down a cellar implies that you are prepared to confront these issues that you have been avoiding. You are ready to put the past behind you and move on with your life.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
A dry and/or well- stocked cellar is an indication of expanding profitable business interests.
If the cellar was dank, musty, and/or empty, it predicts financial worries or reverses which you may be able to mitigate by some thoughtful forward planning.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
A cellar or basement may symbolize the deepest level of your mind.
If you have not explored vour unconscious, the ‘cellars of your mind’ will be the whole of the unconscious mind.
If you have begun to explore, the ‘cellars’ will be the parts or levels of your unconscious that you have not yet explored.
Cellars are sometimes dark places; so are the unemployed layers of the unconscious, since they have not been illumined by the light of consciousness.
Because they are dark, and because they may harbour spiders and other creepy-crawly things, cellars may be frightening places. Similarly, unfamiliar parts of our mind may present a forbidding aspect. There are, in the unconscious, things we are afraid to face: that is why they are in the unconscious - we repressed them, banished them from consciousness, because they frightened or disgusted us or made us feel guilty and ashamed. But these repressed feelings or desires will rum out, on better acquaintance, to be quite innocent products of natural instinctive drives, requiring appropriate expression in our life.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
A lower level of a building is a natural symbol of the subconscious mind. Going down into the cellar may signify descending into one’s stored (and perhaps repressed) past.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
If your dream involved putting new strings on the cello, you can expect to hear sudden good news; if a string broke while the cello was being played, it predicts an unexpected break in a personal relationship.
See also Music and Musical Instruments.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Dreams of cellophane symbolize your attempt at preserving your talents, gifts or resources. You also might be processing through and venting out feelings of being invisible, unimportant, and dispensable. See Transparent.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Being part of a church congregation in your dream may be in some way connected to your moral attitude. Your mood, attitude and reaction to the service will be important when interpreting the dream.
If you were part of a regiment, orchestra or dance troop in your dream, this suggests a need for more discipline and communicative action in waking life. The people involved may also represent the people with whom you are working in real life. Was everyone in time, marching with purpose or keeping in step? If your dreams take you back to school, college or university reunions, your dream may be suggesting that you are in need of greater intellectual challenge and stimulation in waking life, and that you need to open your mind.
If you were attending a political rally this suggests some anger in your waking life that needs to be worked through.... The Element Encyclopedia
$10(in pocket): God-Mind always available • 20: Anger • 60: End of series of cycles • 50’s: Centering yourself.
• 8: Angelic frequency.
• 911: Emergency situation; call for help.
• 220: Changing something in the environment • 3 fetuses: Ideas that were never given a chance for completion • 3 shoe boxes: Feeling all ideas about future support are closed off • 300 pounds: Creating twinning program... Expansions Dream Dictionary
Dreams of a wine cellar signify that you are cultivating a secret that enriches your soul and becomes more valuable over time. You are learning patience as you recognize your reservoir of underground mysteries and magic. See Wine.... Strangest Dream Explanations