Changes in the way you live and questions about your responsibilities. Separating from something important—a person, behavior, emotions—is imminent, has taken place, or is necessary. Compare this to Corpse, Death, Abortion, Sword, Divorce, or Funeral.
Folklore: A good sign, because you are letting go of something.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Vision: Saving goodbye to others in a dream: take a step back for a while and examine your relationship with them. At the same time, this dream may also be a sign that you will always find new friends. Saying goodbye to your parents: they might be worried or ill. Saying goodbye to a stranger: your problems will soon be over.
Depth Psychology: A goodbye is always a sign of a new beginning. Was it a sad farewell or one that brought relief? From what or from whom would you like to separate at this time?... Dreamers Dictionary
A dream of need denotes wealth in store (Gypsy). The shrewd interpreter might easily augur that the anxiety that roused the dream would give birth to frugality, etc., that tend to accumulate wealth.... The Fabric of Dream
Dreams of needing something or someone indicate issues of -worth. Perhaps it is time to differentiate your “needs” from your “wants”. Keep in mind that the infinite divine source is ever available.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Finding a needle in your dream shows that you worry needlessly over small matters.
To thread a needle in your dream denotes good fortune in your undertaking but if you had a hard time threading it and became angry then you can expect some frustration before accomplishment.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Penetrating insight; male sexuality; power to mend ills; irritations. Needle in body: sickness in body. Needlework: what one has made of oneself. Idioms: get the needle; needle in a haystack. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Emotional and physical pain. Sometimes a symbol for an awareness that is driven to an extreme. It may also address “sewing together” single parts of what the consciousness is working with. It could also be— and not only according to psychoanalysis—a phallic symbol. See Thorns.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
(see Connecting Devices, Fabric, Sewing) An alternative symbol of male sexuality, sometimes in a derogatory sense.
If attached to a thread, the emblem of repair, alteration, and reconnecting. Perhaps a relationship has been torn asunder and needs mending. Or, maybe there is an aspect of self that needs healing or other important adjustments.
Conducting fruitless searches or participating in unproductive worrying (e.g., looking for a “needle in a haystack”).
Tilings, people, or situations that bother you to the point of distraction (e.g., “what’s needling you”).
Knitting needles can represent manipulating circumstances so that they come out a specific way. Alternatively, this may be a type of networking dream in which the fibers of a situation are carefully knit back together.
Embroidery indicates an intense attention to embellishing basic details and making sure everything has finishing touches that reflect your personality.... The Language of Dreams
Vision: Getting pricked by a needle: arguments and nitpicking ahead. It also could mean losing a friend. Seeing a needle: some people have hostile intentions. See Stabbing.
Depth Psychology: The needle is often a symbol of emotional pain, unpleasant events. Who has hurt you?. What or who has “stabbed” your heart? Has someone hurt you with “sharp words”? On occasion, the needle is a phallic symbol. See Sewing.... Dreamers Dictionary
Finding a needle in your dream shows that you worry needlessly over small matters.
To thread a needle in your dream denotes good fortune in your undertaking but if you had a hard time threading it and became angry then you can expect some frustration before accomplishment.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Dreams of needles can represent the fear of being invaded, hurt or emotionally punctured.
If you are threading a needle, then the dream suggests that there is a situation or relationship that needs mending. Needles are also phallic symbols. Consider the feeling tone.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: The ability to have some penetrating insights about our own state of being can help us to cope with everyday life. It will depend if the needles are being used by us or on us in dreams. By us suggests that we have a need for others to share our viewpoint; on us suggests that we must internalize some kind of knowledge, unpleasant or otherwise, before matters improve.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: In a woman’s dream using needles will probably require assessment of her more creative aspects, whereas for a man the assessment will be of his softer skills such as communication, listening and negotiation.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The primary use of a needle is to penetrate in an almost invisible way, whether it’s a needle for sewing or a hypodermic one for medical reasons.
The symbolic meaning therefore connects with this very precise way of penetrating below the surface of something in a way that leaves no evidence of its presence. In a dream, needles connect to this need or desire.
The type of needle will figure prominently in your interpretation.
A needle that has been used for drug use is an indication that something has happened in the past that is destructive but that has left almost no trace of the original act.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If something were “needling” a person, then this dream symbol would be appropriate.
A threaded needle can indicate the repairing of, or the sewing up of, unfinished issues in one’s personal or business life. If, however, a needle is seen as an instrument of health in the hands of a doctor or a nurse, then health issues may be of concern to the dreamer. (See also Syringe, Vaccination).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Threading a needle in your dream is a lucky omen for your current interests providing you did it with average ease; however, if you had difficulty and/or became irritated, you can expect a period of frustration.
To prick yourself with a needle portends problems due to the bad luck of a relative or close associate; to find a needle suggests unnecessary worry; and to lose one is a warning of danger through your own careless conduct.
See also Sewing.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Needles symbolize small pains (anxieties) that each person finds along life’s path. When the needles are crocheting they refer to those intrigues plotted behind you.
If you are portrayed sewing or knitting, it means you need to be more active or repair the damage you have caused someone.
If in the dream, you are pricked with a needle, the pain will be the same you feel from little things that concern or frustrate you in real life. In short, a dream of this nature could remind you that you can take advantage of difficulties by transforming them into critical learning for your life.
It is generally associated with deception. In many traditions it is believed that to utter the word “needle” when waking up in the morning portends bad luck.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If you are sewing in your dreams, your dream may be suggesting that your waking life has been taken over by boredom and routine. This is because sewing requires constant attention to detail and much of the work is repetitive. Your dream may be urging you to broaden your horizons.
If you are sewing pieces of fabric together in your dream, this may suggest that you are bringing aspects of your life together.... The Element Encyclopedia
Pins and needles can appear together in a dream to show that you may be eagerly awaiting some good news. They represent anticipation. They may also suggest that you have been stuck by an unpleasant situation. Or pins and needles may be holding something together temporarily.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Psychological / emotional perspective: To be doing research in dreams, particularly if it is beyond our field of knowledge in waking life, indicates that we need to widen our focus, take in extra knowledge and not be narrow minded.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Research and development in waking life is a large part of many companies way of working, so in dreams we will often find that this concept points us to new ways of operating, not just in our working but also in our personal lives.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
(Needle; Upholsterer’s needle) A sacking needle in a dream represents a woman, because of its threading hole. Holding a sacking needle in a dream means travels, or if one’s wife is pregnant, it means that she will beget twin girls.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The meaning of a search dream must be de- termined by reference to the purpose and object of the action; however, to dream of searching for an unknown purpose or thing is your subconscious re-minding your conscience that you are wasting your time in meaningless activity and/or relationships.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(1) Docs the dream show what you are seeking? It may be the meaning of life or the key to your destiny; success, in work or sex; or love.
If you are young, it is more likely to be material success and prosperity than the meaning of life; the reverse may apply if you are over thirty-five. What all age-groups are likely to be in quest of is love; but the kind of love may differ: for some it will be casual sexual encounters; for others, romantic ‘true love’; for others, mystical union with all things.
(2) Does the dream indicate whether your search is good? Perhaps it is telling you that you are chasing a will-o’-the-wisp; that you are not putting first things first; or that it is time for you to transfer your energies to some other pursuit. Ultimately, those spiritual teachers may be right who say we already possess all that is worth having, and only need to realize that we possess it; and that even the love we all want (as distinct from what we think we want) is a capacity for loving that occupies the centre of every being. However, in each individual life everything has its own season.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Searching for something in a dream often indicates the need to find something that is missing or needed in one’s life. Finding it may mean the dreamer will recover something important.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
To dream that you are searching for something or someone, symbolzies the need to find something that is missing or needed in your life. You may be searching for a solution to a problem.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreams of a search bar denote receptivity, curiosity, and that you are seeking something important. Consider the word you typed into the search bar to be a clue toward what your subconscious mind is wanting you to find. See Searching and Keyword.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Usually indicates an attempt to find: a past way of life, like wanting to have childhood lack of responsibilities, a lover from the past; an answer to a pressing problem, one’s identity or sense of value in a particular setting. May also indicate a feeling of having lost something—youth, sexual appeal, creativity, motivation. See looking. Idioms: searched high and low; a searching look; search me. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
To be searching in a dream is an attempt to find an answer to a problem.
If we arc searching for someone we may be conscious of our loneliness.
If we arc searching for something we may be aware of an unfulfilled need.
Searching in a dream for something we have lost can suggest either that we need information from the past, or that we feel we have lost our identity. Searching also suggests more of a commitment to actually finding than just simply looking.
The movement towards spirituality often begins from a feeling of searching for something.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For what exactly are you looking in the dream? This symbol will help you interpret the internal search that’s going on.
For example, seeking a missing coin might represent a longing to recapture financial security after a loss, and looking for a person can represent the desire for a mate.
How does the search feel? Is it futile or hopeful? If the former, perhaps your present focus is in the wrong place. What we think we need and what’s hest for us are not always in sync.... The Language of Dreams
Dreams of searching signify that you there is an aspect of your life in which you feel incomplete or les than whole. Your subconscious mind is giving you the message that what you are searching for you are searching with.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: Searching in a dream for something we have lost can suggest either that we need information from the past, or that we feel we have lost our identity. Searching also suggests more of a commitment to actually finding than just simply looking.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Any dream of searching or looking for someday or someone is an indication of personal loss or a fear of a possible loss at some future time. These dreams recur frequently, especially when “searching” for a loved one who is dead. So often the dreamer never quite sees or reaches the dream figure.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
Observing, or be- ing in, the beam of a pow- erful searchlight is a sign that you can get what you want but you will have to concentrate on it to the exclusion of all else; to see many searchlights criss- crossing the sky indicates coming danger from hos- tile competition. Fore- warned should be fore- armed!... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
If a man sees himself as threading a needle and sewing the clothes of people it means he will counsel them. Some interpreters say it is a message for him to reform and put right his affairs.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
In a dream, the human voice represents one’s reputation or fame, and its strength or weakness reflects one’s state of mind or the condition of his health. Raising one’s voice in a dream means unjustly presiding over a crowd of people. Hearing a human voice in a dream means chairing an important responsibility.
If the human voice emanates from an animal in the dream, it denotes great benefits and particularly if the animal speaks pleasing and soothing words or words of truth.
If one raises his voice above the voice of a man of knowledge, a shaikh or a teacher in a dream, it means that he will commit a sin.
A weak voice in a dream represents a man. Intentionally lowering one’s voice in a dream means being indebted to someone, or it could mean humility.
If a man of authority or a policeman lower his voice in a dream, it means that he maybe dismissed from hisjob, or he maybe reprimanded or disciplined for his misconduct.
The sound produced by the ringing of coins in a dream represents temptation, allurement, or a fight between stockbrokers or money exchangers.
The clank of money in a dream also means either good or bad news, or it could mean hearing good words, a wise speech, or words one likes to hear more about, if they are given as a sign of friendship or as a dower.
If the clanking of money is made in jest in the dream, then it represents a fight one does not wish to end.
The sound of a hornet represents a person who defames or discredits others, or whose evil cannot be removed without acquiring the help of a like person.
The bleating of a ewe in a dream means kindness shown by one’s mistress, his wife, or by a gracious man.
The bleating of a billy goat or a ram in a dream means happiness and prosperity.
The neighing of horses in a dream means receiving guidance from a noble person, or it could represent a courageous soldier.
The braying of a donkey in a dream means hideousness, or the ugly character of a despicable enemy.
The braying of a mule in a dream means a hardship which is combined with a difficult person, or itcould mean vain talk, or indulging in suspicious acts.
The mooing of a calf, a cow, or a steer in a dream means a riot.
The gurgling of a camel in a dream represents a blessed journey, a pilgrimage, a successful business trip, or toiling and hardships.
The roaring of a lion in a dream represents alarm, esteem, fear, or being threatened by someone in authority. In general, the sound of animals in a dream connotes adversities or fear.
The neighing of horses in a dream means an invasion or might.
The barking of dogs in a dream means vain talk, interference in others’ business, regret, intending to harm others, hostility toward others, or dissonance.
The blaring of a leopard in a dream means coquetry, vanity and wantonness.
The blaring of a lynx in a dream means a false promise from an unsteady, oft-hesitant, or a greedy person and taking advantage of him.
The cooingofpigeons in a dream means lamenting, or having marital intercourse.
The chirp of swifts in a dream means good words or an admonition from a wise person.
The croakingoffrogs in a dream represents the ringing of bells, feeling overjoyed, employment for a teacher, rising to leadership, or it could mean hearing harsh words.
The hissing of a snake in a dream means a warning or a fight with someone who hides his enmity.
The braying of a donkey in a dream means cursing one’s adversaries.
The roaring of a lion in a dream means threats or boasts.
The yowling of a tomcat in a dream means uproar, backbiting, defamation and insinuations.
The squeak of a mouse in a dream means profits, reunion, love and peace, or it could mean harm one could suffer because of an interfering person or a robber.
The crying of a female gazelle in a dream means longing for one’s homeland.
The yapping of foxes in a dream means a warning to escape, to move from one field into another, or it could mean suffering from jealousy, perfidy or lies.
The howling of a wolf in a dream means a robbery, or fear of a brutal thief.
The barking of a jackal in a dream means a mission of good intent, a forthcoming evil, women’s cries for help, or the cry of people who abandoned all hope.
The sound of a pig in a dream means taking advantage of a stupid enemy and stripping him of his money.
The sound of an ostrich in a dream means hiring a trustworthy and a courageous servant, or bringing a new employee into one’s business. Most dream interpreters dislike to interpret the meaning of the sound of peacocks or chicken and note that they mostly mean sorrow and distress, while others interpret the cawing of crows to mean separation or announcing someone’s death. However, in dream, any ugly or coarse sound represents sorrow and distress while any pleasant sound in a dream represents happiness and joy.
(Also see Invisible caller)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Expression of oneself, not simply ideas, but subtle feelings or realisations. Spontaneous speech, voice that speaks through or to one: our personality or mind is not a totally unified whole. Some aspects of self we may not identify with. Because we disown them, they become split from our main expression. Contacting them may be like meeting a stranger— thus in dreams they are shown as exterior to self, or a separate voice, perhaps disembodied. Also some aspects of self express spontaneously—see autonomous complex.
The voice may therefore be one’s intuition; expression of unconscious but not integrated parts of self; fears; the Self being met in the dream.
Example: ‘I was going mad. I was crawling around on my hands and knees and wailing and behaving in a most peculiar manner. I actually felt mad. But inside my head a tiny voice kept saying, “You aren’t completely insane yet—there’s still a chance.’’ People around me kept saying to each other, “We think she’s possessed by devils.’’ My sane voice then said *’Make the sign of the cross, cast out the evil spirit.” I kept trying to do that but my hands wouldn’t or couldn’t complete the sign. I woke still feeling disturbed’ (Margaret F). Margaret has fears about her sanity.
The voice here is that of her unconscious, speaking from a more whole view of her being. Such a voice might very well be the voice of one’s fears and confusion, however.
Example: ‘My present lover, Tony,’ and a man I had loved years before were standing side by side.
A voice was telling me to go to Tony (Miranda L). Here Miranda’s unconscious is summarising her feelings and helping her transfer her feelings of love connected with the past to her new lover. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- The voice is a tool that we use to express ourselves. We all have inner awareness of our own state which is sometimes difficult to disclose. Often in dreams we are able to use our voices in more appropriate ways. Often we are spoken to in dreams so that we remember the information given.
2- A voice that speaks through, or to, one has two areas of significance.
If one believes in the spirit realm, this is communication from a discarnate spirit. More psychologically, when we suppress certain parts of our personalities they may surface in dreams as disembodied voices.
3- The Voice of God is a term which is used to describe the energy of a spiritual summons.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: A voice that speaks through, or to, us as in trance work (an altered state of consciousness) has two areas of significance. Through us suggests information for others, whereas to us is more personal.
If we believe in the spirit realm, this is communication from a discarnate spirit. More psychologically, when we suppress certain parts of our personalities they may surface in dreams as disembodied voices. This does not constitute a form of madness.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: The voice is a tool that we use to express ourselves. We all have inner awareness of our own state that is sometimes difficult to disclose. In dreams we are frequently able to use our voices in more appropriate ways, for instance in singing and chanting, which we would not normally do in waking life. Many times we are spoken to in dreams so that we remember the information given.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
This dream could have different connotations. So, if you hear a voice that you do not recognize, it could mean that your subconscious is trying to tell you something of vital importance. All that you can be found inside you: you should simply learn to listen at the appropriate moments. On the other hand, dreaming that you are losing your voice reflects a notable lack in determination and security in yourself. (See SCREAMING, SOUNDS, and CALLS)... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The voice is the tool we use to express ourselves, so when you hear voices in your dreams the unconscious aim is to draw your attention to the information being given. From a psychological point of view, when you repress certain parts of your personality they can surface in dreams as disembodied voices; dream voices could therefore be drawing your attention to aspects of yourself that you are neglecting or denying in your concern with everyday distractions.
If the voice was that of God or an angel, this may also be an expression of your intuition or unconscious wisdom that is not yet integrated into yourself.
Recognizable voices may remind you friends or family who have been neglected.
If you hear a call or cry as if from a great distance, your unconscious may be suggesting that someone you know is in distress. It could also indicate that you should not be so proud and seek support from others when you need it.
If the voices in your dream come out with nothing but babble or gibberish, this suggests barely controlled rage that needs to be confronted and dealt with if it is not to erupt and create chaos in your waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia
The omen connected with dreaming of voices is good or bad according to whether the voices are pleasant or otherwise. Voices raised in an altercation are sometimes prophetic of profit if one of them seems to favor a just cause.... The Complete Dream Book