The meaning of Shepherd in dream | Dream interpretation

Being able to guide and control yourself or others.

If the shepherd is seen with a flock, the flock represents those people whom you guide, or the characteristics within yourself over which you are exerting management.

Gentle love and concern that always maintains a respectful distance.

The Language of Dreams | Patrica Telesco

To dream of being a shepherd is a dream denoting great piety and charity (Gypsy). Christ, it will be remembered, was called the “Good Shepherd.”

The Fabric of Dream | Katherine Taylor Craig

If the shepherd is accompanied by sheep or lambs the sign is the same as for sheep.

The Complete Dream Book | Gillian Holloway

The shepherd symbolizes the guide of souls, since he directs a flock. When one appears in your dreams, the unconscious is calling your attention to the potential you have as a leader or director.

The Big Dictionary of Dreams | Martha Clarke

To see shepherds in your dreams watching their flocks, portends bounteous crops and pleasant relations for the farmer, also much enjoyment and profit for others.

To see them in idleness, foretells sickness and bereavement.

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation | Gustavus Hindman Miller

Dreams of a shepherd symbolize leadership and responsibility for your flock, for your energy, for your projects, and/or for the people whom you influence. You are becoming aware of your benevolent power and influence.

Strangest Dream Explanations | Dream Explanations - Anonymous

1. One wants to be “shepherded,” protected by someone.

2. Someone is leading the dreamer in a good direction.

New American Dream Dictionary | Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

This is considered a bad omen, if you see no Sheep at the time.

If the flock is there also, then the presence of the Shepherd increases your difficulties, but will not stop your ultimate success.

Mystic Dream Book | Internet Archive - Anonymous

To dream of a shepherd indicates that a higher force is guiding you toward your goals. You are on the right path. However, if you were a sheep in the dream, this indicates that you lack initiative to break away from the conformist crowd and stand on your own two feet.

My Dream Interpretation | myjellybean

(Bucket; Watering) In a dream, a shepherd represents a leader, a teacher or a governor. Ifone sees himselfherding his sheep and not knowinghow far they have spread in the fields in the dream, it means that he reads the Qur’fmic revelations but does not fathom their meaning. Herding camels in a dream means presiding over people from a different land. Herding one’s flock in a dream means serving one’s people with compassion, and caring for their interests. Sheep in a dream also represent righteous men.

A shepherd in a dream also represents a high rank, a position of authority, or justice toward others.

(Also see Righteous people)

Islamic Dream Interpretation | Ibn Seerin

See Meeting.

Gypsy Dream Dictionary | Raymond Buckland

Vision: Seeing a shepherd and his flock is a good omen: your prosperity will increase and someone will trust you with an important secret.

A shepherd alone means losses or diminished prosperity.

Depth Psychology: The shepherd is your guide. He has the power to unite the contradictions in your personality.

The dream is a challenge to accept your own conflicting attributes and strengthen your inner equilibrium.

Dreamers Dictionary | Garuda

Shepherds may represent the nurturing part of the dreamer’s psyche, taking care of the dreamer and guiding him or her in a safe direction. Shepherds also represent spiritual nurturance and direction, as with a pastor guiding his or her flock.

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

This is a reference to Christ or a pastor, Ps. 23:1

Christian Dream Symbols | Tyler Wolfe

Being in contact with instinctive or feeling reac­tions in self; the Self. See farmer within this entry; Christ under archetypes.

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences | Tony Crisp

(1) A shepherd may symbolize the power of love within us, the power that can control and unify all the parts of the psyche.

(2) It may be an animus figure (see Brother / Sister, sections (4)-(6)).

A Dictionary of Dream Symbols | Eric Ackroyd

Shepherd | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Shepherd


If he sees himself as a shepherd, tending to goats, allowing them to graze, he will become the leader of his people or a ruler of the community.... Islamic Dream Interpretation


Islamic Dream Interpretation


Farmers represent all that is material, practical, down to earth and instinctive.

If you dream of a farm or a farmer, are you focusing on the rewarding side of farming, symbolized by the harvest, or the tough side, such as the slaughtering of animals? Try to decide how your dream applies to your waking life. Are you struggling to survive harsh and difficult times, or reaping the benefits of your hard work? If the person on the farm is specifically a shepherd, this represents being in touch with your instincts. A gardener in your dream is generally a positive symbol that reflects on your aspirations for the future. Dreams of planting seeds suggest the planting of new ideas, and picking fruit the rewards of experience.

If you dream of miners, this suggests a desire to explore the unconscious to discover precious insights.... The Element Encyclopedia


The Element Encyclopedia


1. Toughness.

2. Nobility.

3. Training a shepherd marks the trainer as a strong person. ... New American Dream Dictionary


New American Dream Dictionary


To dream about a German Shepherd indicates your instincts to guard the ones you love. You cannot afford to doubt yourself or give up control.

To dream that you are training a German Shepherd indicates that you are willing to listen to new thoughts and concepts or that you are easily convinced. You could be seeking some assurance from others.... Dream Symbols and Analysis


Dream Symbols and Analysis


(See Dog)... Islamic Dream Interpretation


Islamic Dream Interpretation

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