Giving and receive gifts is usually a pleasant occasion and both parties benefit from the exchange. Dreaming about gift giving may be a reflection on positive exchanges that are occurring in your daily life. Some say that to give and to receive is the same things. Keep this in mind and also remember that the most valuable gifts may be emotional and spiritual in nature and that your dream may be attempting to make you aware of such gifts. Consider all of the details in the dream and make attempts to connect them to internal and personal realities or daily events. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Intuition, unconscious knowledge; what is received in a relationship, such as support, sense of worth, acceptance. Giving gift: giving of self; hoping receiver accepts or likes one. Receiving unwanted gift: difficulties in accepting someone, or something from within; pregnancy. See giving. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Vision: Receiving a gift: be prepared to face some losses. Open your heart to others. Giving a gift: you are prone to hasty actions and decisions. Also, someone will surprise you with a gift.
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about giving a gift or giving something away is a reminder to be more generous with your affection toward others. Or did you “give yourself away”? Maybe you have become so involved in a particular matter that you neglected your own interests? You are either an idealist or have too many illusions. You will know which of the above fits you! Sometimes a gift refers to your need for recognition and praise; or it is simply a sign of a positive state of mind. Who is giving the gift? To whom are you giving a gift? Did you give yourself a gift?... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of a gift symbolize an insight, idea, or pregnancy.
If you dream that you are giving a gift, then this signifies that you are acknowledging, showing love and appreciation toward someone. And because everyone in your dream is you, you are acknowledging yourself.
If you dream that you are the one receiving a gift, then this is about a desire to be recognized, acknowledged, loved and appreciated by others. This dream could also be a message for you to realize that your presence is the greatest gift you can give those you love. See Wish Fulfillment Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A “beware the Greeks bearing gifts” message is contained in a dream of receiving or being oifered a gift; but to give or offer a gift has a similar meaning to “generosity” and predicts happy news.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
In a spiritual sense, dreaming of a gift may be pointing us towards our creative talents, of which we may not yet be aware. We need to acknowledge the gifts and talents we have and use them appropriately. In a spiritual sense giving in is submitting to a higher authority.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Each of us has a store of unconscious knowledge, which from time to time becomes available to us and may appear in dreams as gifts. Some of these gifts we are able to share with others. This satisfies one of the fundamental needs of the human being: to be able to give to others. Psychologically this represents our ability to belong to a community, to have others belong within our lives and to assume responsibility for other people.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Giving is all about the relationships we have with ourselves, the environment and with others. So to dream of giving somebody something in a dream indicates our need to give and take within a relationship – our need to give of ourselves, perhaps to share with others what we have, and to create an environment that allows for give and take.
To receive a gift within a dream is to recognize our talents and abilities. You might also like to consult the entries for present / presents for further information.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
You are dreaming of unknown sources of joy. While gifts are often associated with events that merit them, the giving and receiving of a gift speaks more about the relationship between the two parties than the reason for the giving.
If your dream includes another person involved in a gift exchange, examine that individual as a character aspect that is highly beneficial to you at this time. This is the case whether you are the giver or the receiver in your dream. Gift exchanges can be so charged with elation that many people are motivated to gift others in order to experience this elevated feeling.
If the dream reflects this perspective, look for places in your life that might be in need of an injection of joy.
If there was any mystery surrounding the gift in your dream, the unknown factor points to areas in your life that may be offering you gifts, the value of which is not yet known. Your unconscious mind will always know well in advance of your conscious mind when a seemingly challenging situation is really a gift. This symbol in a dream may be the first sign that something of value is on the horizon, even if it isn’t yet apparent.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Could the gift represent a creative talent or skill you aren’t expressing in waking life? If you were given a gift of an expensive box of oil paints, for example, could this be encouraging you to make use of your artistic talent?... The Element Encyclopedia
If you dream of sending someone flowers or presenting or receiving flowers or a bouquet, try to identify who the other person in the dream is. It may be someone you admire, love or respect, someone from whom you desire admiration, love or respect, or someone who has more regard for you than you realize. According to dream-lore, to dream that you receive a bouquet of flowers represents respect, approval, admiration and reward.
If you can’t identify the person in your dream, this suggests that your self-esteem needs a boost. A garland of flowers given or received has similar, though more formal, associations.
If you are sending or receiving a wreath of flowers, this may be connected with feelings of guilt, hostility of loss that you need come to terms with.
If you are giving dead flowers in your dream, this represents something you want cut out of your life because you no longer have anything more than dead feelings towards it.... The Element Encyclopedia
To become a grandfather in a dream means longevity or earning respect. Seeing one’s grandfather in a dream also means enjoying a happy life.
A grandfather in one’s house in a dream represents one’s own father. Therefore, any interpretation relative to one’s father should apply here. Ifone’s grandfather dies in a dream, it means loss of one’s determination and will.
A grandfather clock nckmg in the hallway may point to traditional patriarchal influences. It may reflect a passage of time. It may also suggest that you look back into your history to discover the paternal legacy and the generic influences that relate to your relationship with male authority.
A grandfather clock in your dream can also mention that you are dnven or dominated by patriarchal values, which may be constnctive and outdated.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If a person sees Allah giving him something pertaining to the world, it means he will soon be afflicted with sickness. It may also mean that some hardship will befall him. As recompense, he shall received great rewards from Allah which will earn him Jannah.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If someone sees Rasoolullah (Sallallaahu-Alayhi-wasallam) giving him any of his garments to wear or his ring or sword or any other item it means that whatever he acquires (such as land, knowledge, fight, the ability to other constant devotion to Allah) he will acquire it to its maximum.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dream of stepping onto stage to receive a degree, diploma or award, this is pure wish-fulfillment. In your dreams, you have the recognition, the qualification, the status, the applause and the sense of achievement you long for in waking life. Although this kind of dream does not predict that your wish will be fulfilled in waking life, it is an indication that you feel you deserve the recognition. Self-belief is a powerful tool in waking life and a key ingredient for success.... The Element Encyclopedia
if a person sees himself as receiving an unsheathed (naked) sword and he lifts it above his head but does not strike with it, it means he will wield such power as will make him popular; or he will father a very beautiful girl.
Regarding the above dream only Imaam Kirmani (RA) says that a son or brother will be born in the home of the dreamer.... Islamic Dream Interpretation