To see the heart of an animal, you will overcome enemies and merit the respect of all.
To eat the heart of a chicken, denotes strange desires will cause you to carry out very difficult projects for your advancement.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Opposite of intellect (head).
3. Truth, courage (lionheart).
4. Central part of a situation (as in “heart of the matter”).
5. Lack of tolerance. ... New American Dream Dictionary
(Also see Body l; Chest)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
An upside down heart is symbolic of distress and anxiety over troubles in life, Lam. 1:20 ... Christian Dream Symbols
The heart has been identified as the place where emotions reside for many thousands of years. Are you doing something with your whole heart? In fairy tales and dreams the Wise Women and Wise Men pose this question to a person, animal, or other worldly being in trouble, “Are you coming to me with an open heart?” If the hero or the dream-self reacts with compassion and a good heart, the test has been passed.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
A broken heart may be a response to the loss of a relationship.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Looking at a heart in a dream means that someone loves you deeply.
A bleeding heart means making a great sacrifice for someone else—and getting insulted in return.
The condition of the heart is a symbol of your actual emotional state. Dreaming about a heart in pain or a heart beating fast: anxiety and depression. Dreaming about having heart trouble: might be a signal of actual physical problems.
Depth Psychology: The heart is a symbol of tenderness, affection, and love, and sometimes also of fear. “Is your heart burning with passion” for someone? Have you taken something “too much to heart”?... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of your heart gives you access to hidden feelings, worries, or fears.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If your heart is broken, then you are grieving attachments from a previous relationship, and dealing with issues of betrayal, thwarted intentions, and unfulfilled desires. See Love.... Strangest Dream Explanations
It is also representative of compassion and understanding.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If cutting out a heart, means need to open feelings, love; have a heart.
If being stabbed, you are losing energy through empathizing with others, getting caught in their trips; being drained emotionally. Rather than staying in your own or another’s pain, always ask: what is the positive lesson for growth? See how you set up the lesson or situation.... The Dream Books Symbols
It is no coincidence, therefore, that it was the only organ that the Egyptians left inside mummies. Symbolically, in this organ, life, emotion, and wisdom are concentrated. Furthermore, it is an ancient archetype of love. The dream is probably describing your emotional side and how you approach it with your feelings.
If the heart is damaged, has been operated on, or has a bullet wound, it means that you are going through a bad time. In these cases, the other elements of the dream usually contain advice and recommendations you should to follow. Finally, if the heart is in perfect condition, it reflects you feel very good in emotional matters.
In India, the heart is the symbol of divine love. It also represents your most intimate motivations.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
It is a symbol of life, passion, and a kind of intelligence that moves slowly and powerfully in the direction of true happiness. Any dream that features the heart, either literally or symbolically through a shape or depiction of the heart, is expressing something about your current relationship with this intelligence and how it is operating in your experience.
The shape of the heart has become a powerful symbol, especially through the celebration of Valentine’s Day, where the sharing of such a shape is an expression of love and devotion to another person.
If this is the heart in your dream, you may be feeling the impulse to make your feelings known.
A broken heart indicates that some process is being undertaken in order to heal some past hurt. Pain, illness, or injury in the heart indicates that some very difficult change is occurring that may be causing a sense of grief and loss in your life.
A heart transplant means that the change has been so great that you need to start over again in the arena of love.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
2. Possible separation in intimate relationship.
3. Feelings of insecurity, desire to feel accepted and loved. ... New American Dream Dictionary
The heart is the symbolic center of love. When love is compromised for too long, the heart may rebel and attack. In this context, when we use the word love, we aren’t necessarily referring to feelings of romantic attachment. Love is the primary principle on which life is based; anything that opposes love, such as anger, resentment, envy, or pride, is a quality that can have an impact on the heart. Often the causes of a heart attack go unnoticed for a long time before the actual event occurs. In this way, such a dream image may indicate that the underlying cause of your unconscious discontent may have been lingering below the surface for a long while before this time.
If you are the one having a heart attack in your dream, then look to where in your life issues around love may be hurting you on a deep level.
If someone else in your dream is the victim, then use that person as a character aspect of the part of your personality that is suffering due to a matter of love or the lack thereof.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
2. Possible health issues.
3. Primal fear or threat is perceived (rapid, adrenaline-induced heart rate). ... New American Dream Dictionary
If you dream that your heart is racing then you may be processing nervousness, stress or infatuation.
If you dream that there is no pulse, then you are feeling a lack of passion, or you are dying to your former identity, in order to be made anew.... Strangest Dream Explanations
2. A good omen in most things.
3. Prosperity and a happy home life. ... New American Dream Dictionary
The other is recognising the security of the inner self, the interior feminine which gives warmth and stability.
2- We may be, or need to be, linking with our passionate wilder nature the seat of our passions
3- The Anima, and that part of ourselves which guards the feminine spirit, can be symbolised bv the hearth.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Focus on, or the condition of, home and familv. Traditionally the hearth was the heart of a bouse in Europe, where all important family activities took place. How does the hearth appear? An evenly burning hearth with good coals indicates consistent love and tending. One that is artificial or bricked up reveals pretense or blocked emotions, respectively.
An alternative type of womb emblem, in which the masculine element (fire) burns.
Fertility, kinship, and love. Old folk spells regularly recommended ashes from the hearth fire as a component for these purposes.
Depending on its configuration, this may be an alternative altar dream, in which the food becomes a kind of sacrifice. In the Orient, especially, there are gods and goddesses who preside over, and are honored in, the kitchen.... The Language of Dreams
A hearth with a cheerful fire burning is a dream which means relief from nervous or other tension.... The Complete Dream Book
The other is recognizing the security of the inner self, the interior feminine which gives warmth and stability.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
It is traditionally the center of sacred beginnings and also of sacred rituals. It also represents a chance to begin again.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
According to Jung, transformation process in alchemy; something wants to transcend.
Opening (of an Exhibition, etc.) Well-known symbol for new beginnings, as in Baby, Birth, and Child.
Is it a store or art gallery that is opening? What is being shown or sold? The kind of objects that are on display point, symbolically, to the kind of new beginning that is to come.
A bookstore, for instance, might point to education and intellectual subjects; an art exhibition might point to creative / artistic self-development.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
You may not realize how often shapes and patterns appear in your dreams but if you were reading a book you were holding a rectangle; if you paid someone a coin, you were using a circle and so on. Whether they are dots, spirals, circles, crescents, stars, triangles, squares or crosses, shapes and patterns are just as much an everyday part of your dream world as they are a part of the real world, although when they feature in dreams their significance can be heightened. This is because shapes and patterns are considered to be amongst the most ancient and powerful of archetypal symbols, and, according to Jung, they can reflect the very structure of your mind.
From the very beginnings of humankind when our ancestors first recognized that the moon often became a crescent and that the sun was a circle, the human mind has been conditioned to read meaning into shapes and patterns. In much the same way as absent-minded doodling can reveal information about your unconscious mind, many modern dream analysts believe that shapes and patterns in dreams are a visual presentation of your psychological state or inner world. Bear in mind that the number of sides the shape has, as well as its color, will be important to any interpretation. See also COLORS; NUMBERS; SYMBOLS.
Shapes... The Element Encyclopedia
It is as though the old perception of form is beginning to take on a new- meaning and interpretation.
2- The dreamer accepts the nature of things as they are, and can look at the fundamental structure of his nature. He can appreciate the basic shape his life is taking without placing emotional inhibitions in the way.
3- Various shapes and patterns can be interpreted as:
The Centre The centre symbolises the point from which everything starts. In relation to shape, il Ls the point from which the pattern grows. Circle The circle represents the inner being or the Self (see Introduction).
It is also unity and perfection.
A circular object such as a ring may have the same meaning as the circle.
A circle with a dot in the centre can signify the soul in completion.
It is sometimes taken to represent Woman.
Crescent (including the sickle and crescent moon) This signifies the feminine, mysterious power which is intuitive and non-rational. Cross Any cross stands for the realisation (in the sense of making real) of spirit into matter. Moving through the symbol of the sword to the equal armed-cross, from there to the cross of suffering and crucifixion, and finally to the Tau of perfection, the soul learns through experience to overcome the obstacles to spiritual progression.
The four arms pointing in opposite directions signify conflict, anguish and distress, but ultimately going through these to reach perfection.
The hung cross with the figure of Christ represents the sacrifice of self for others.
The intersection signifies the reconciliation of opposites.
The three upper arms are said to stand for God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost, but more property thcv indicate any Divine Trinity.
see Square Diamond A diamond in a dream indicates that we have greater and lesser options available. Hexagram A hexagram is a geometric figure which symbolises the harmonious development of the physical, social and spiritual elements of human life and its integration into a perfect whole. Oval The oval is symbolic of the womb, and also of feminine life. Called the Vesica Piscis, it is the halo which completely encircles a sacred figure.
Patterns (in cloth, mosaic etc.) In dreams the patterns which appear as part of the scenario can categorise how we handle the patterns and perhaps repeated behaviours in our lives. Pent a gram / Pent angle / Pentagram - see Star Sphere The sphere has a similar meaning to the globe (see individual entry), and indicates perfection and completion of all possibilities. Spiral (also see labyrinth in L Section) The spiral is the perfect path to evolution.
The principle is that everything is continually in motion, but also continually rising or raising its vibration.
If the spiral is towards the centre we are approaching our own centre by an indirect route.
A clockwise spiral, moving outward to the right is a movement towards consciousness and enlightenment.
If counterclockwise the movement is towards the unconscious, probably regressive behaviour. There is also a connection with the navel or solar plexus as the centre of power. Square or Cube The square or cube signifies the manifestation of spirit into matter. It represents the earthly realm as opposed to the heavens.
A square within a circle suggests the act of ‘becoming’ or taking on form.
The figure within a square is the Self or perfect Man. Any square object signifies the enclosing and feminine principle. Star The star, particularly if it is a bright one, indicates the individual’s hopes, aspirations and ideals.
It is those things we must reach for.
The five-pointed star or pentagram evokes personal magic, and all matter in harmony.
To be correct, the star should point upwards. In dreams it signifies the dreamer’s ownership of his own magical qualities and aspirations.
If it is pointing downwards it symbolises evil and witchcraft.
The six- pointed star, or Star of David, is made up of one triangle pointing upward and another pointing downward: the physical and the spiritual arc joined together in harmony to create wisdom. Twelve stars signify both the Twelve Tribes of Israel and the Apostles. Swastika The swastika with its arms moving clockwise portrays Ideal Man and the power lie has for good. In Eastern symbolism it signifies the movement of the sun.
The swastika moving counter-clockwise in this form signifies all that is sinister and wrong. It was always recognised that Hitler had connections with magic.
It is not known whether his choice of swastika was deliberate or not.
Triangle The triangle represents Standing Man, with his three parts body; mind and spirit (or being). Consciousness and love manifest through his physicality. There is potential still to be realised.
If the triangle points upwards, human nature moves towards the Divine.
If it is pointing down it is spirit seeking expression through the physical.
The triangle can also represent family relationships that is, father, mother and child. There is a game based on shapes in which you draw a square, a circle and a triangle, and then get someone else to elaborate each of the basic shapes into a drawing. Whatever he makes of the square is supposed to relate to his outlook on the world, the circle to his inner being and the triangle to his sex life.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
It is as though our old perceptions of form are beginning to take on new meaning and interpretation.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If you are unhappy about the change in your dream, you are not well-prepared for the changes that are coming in your real life.... My Dream Interpretation
If she appears otherwise, you will be discontented with your choice before the marriage vows are consummated.
To dream of her as being sick or in distress, denotes that sadness will be intermixed with joy.
If you dream that your sweetheart is a corpse, you will have a long period of doubt and unfavorable fortune. See Lover, Hugging, and Kissing. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To dream of your sweetheart being delightful to your sight and senses is an augury of a happy married life» with children who will be a credit to you.... The Complete Dream Book
The “Y” also represents a magical formula where one becomes two and two become one.... Little Giant Encyclopedia