The belly button is also associated with the second Chakra, which symbolizes life force and sexuality. See Chakra-2nd.... Strangest Dream Explanations
It is through the bellybutton that we are forever connected to our mothers and therefore back into time and to infinity. This is the part of the body that remains as proof that we once lived in a state of grace where every need was met at the instant of the thought of desire; the womb is the closest we will ever come to the Garden of Eden. Consider the context in which you are dreaming of this part of the body for a more detailed interpretation of your dream. Your own bellybutton relates to your own personal sense of connectedness and continuity.
If the bellybutton in your dream is on another person, consider the character aspects of that individual as your focal point for the connectedness you are searching for.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If you are the person doing the beating, is the dream referring to your ambition? If a man dreams of injury to his genitals, it may be highlighting his fear of impotence; for a woman, such dreams may highlight her anxiety about reproduction or sexuality. A dream of castration can be terrifying for a man as it alludes to his whole sense of power and virility.... The Element Encyclopedia
To eat rancid butter, denotes a competency acquired through struggles of manual labor.
To sell butter, denotes small gain. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
It is said that eating butter in a dream means visiting the holy land. Eating butter in a dream also represents good harvest, plenitude, prosperity, good deeds, or the ease with which one handles his daily work.
(Also see Cream; Ghee)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A favorable sign of accomplishing your goals and having continued good health. Selling butter portends small gains in business (e.g., making your “bread and butter”).
Spreading butter may indicate that you are somehow trying to “butter someone up” instead of taking a more direct tact.
Worship and sacrifice given to the Divine. In Mesopotamia, Tibet, and India, butter is considered a seemly offering.
Among Tibetans, also an emblem of prosperity soon to follow.... The Language of Dreams
Depth Psychology: Sometimes, dreaming about butter is a sign of real worries, like: “will I have enough to eat even’ day?” The dream may also be a symbol of unacknowledged sexual needs. Or have you discovered the real reason why other people flatter you? See Cream.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream of cutting butter with a knife you can rest assured that any legal matters or disagreements that you are now addressing will resolve in your favor.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To see them flying about, denotes news from absent friends by letter, or from some one who has seen them.
To a young woman, a happy love, culminating in a life union. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A butterfly in a dream also could signify love and sacrificing one’s life for others.
A butterfly in a dream also represents fire worshipers, fear, or a weak enemy who speaks big words.
If a farmer sees butterflies in his dream, it means hardships and lack of work, or consenting to evil by associating with evil companions, or befriending vile women.
A silkworm in a dream represents the best of people who spend in charity from their best and who curtail their evil, or it could represent children who live a short life in this world, or people who leave a sizeable estate for their posterity.
A silkworm, or a butterfly in a dream also could signify a short life, the nearend of one’s life, a miller, or it could represent a painter.
(Also seeMagician)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The bigger and more beautiful the butterfly, the more of an impression you will make on society, or at a special function that you must attend. Use the other symbols in your dream to get you on the right track.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
The image of the butterfly is that of “spiritus,” the connection between mind and soul. In this sense, it is a symbol for enthusiasm and salvation / happiness.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
2- Psychologically, the butterfly indicates a lack of ability to settle down or to undertake a protracted task.
3- When seen in dreams or even meditation, the butterfly represents the freed soul and immortalitv. There is no need for the soul to be trapped by the physical body.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Personal growth, especially spiritual. In classical Greek and Roman philosophy, the butterfly’s transformation mirrored that of the ever evolving soul.
Esotericallv: Reincarnation, which may be literal or figurative.
If you see yourself emerging from the cocoon, this speaks of a new, beautiful beginning, and astounding positive changes.
The question of personal identity and uniqueness. In China, there is a story of the sage Hsuang Chou who dreamt of being a butterfly. During the dream, he had no awareness of Hsuang Chou, only the butterfly. WTien he awoke, this experience left him wondering. Was he really Hsuang Chou, or actually a butterfly dreaming of being Hsuang Chou?
In China, the butterflv also symbolizes a happy union, usually a marriage.
An excellent portent for any type of partnership, especially if the butterfly is formed out of jade (see Gems, Jewelry, Stones).
Missives from beyond: The Hopi Indians believe that butterflies carry the souls of the departed.
Swallowing a butterfly: In Ireland and ancient Greece, this signified pregnancy.
The ability to rebound and rejuvenate after a major setback.
If seen in its caterpillar form, it means you’re entering a stage of positive transformation.
If the creature is flying, you may soon receive news from friends afar.
For a young woman, this foretells happy love.... The Language of Dreams
A butterfly spreading its wings may symbolize a nme of liberation of the soul from the karma of previous lifetimes.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
A white butterfly on the wing predicts much innocent pleasure with one of the opposite sex.
If the butterfly alights, even for a moment, it means that lasting love will be yours.
Butterflies of gorgeous colors indicate that someone you thought indifferent loves you deeply.
A black butterfly betokens inconstancy on the part of your sweetheart.... The Complete Dream Book
Vision: Catching a butterfly: while you are happy right now, it may be for only a short time. Seeing a butterfly: either your partner is unfaithful or a friend will become fickle.
Depth Psychology: The butterfly can be a sign that you are going through an inner change—like the caterpillar becoming a butterfly. Make sure that the change is positive, even if the beginning (the caterpillar) was ugly.... Dreamers Dictionary
It is possible that you are changing your attitude or beliefs towards a certain issue.
To see a beautiful colorful butterfly in your dream implies that you will have a constructive influence on others at an upcoming event. .... Dream Symbols and Analysis
The bigger and more beautiful the butterfly, the more of an impression you will make on society, or at a special function that you must attend. Use the other symbols in your dream to get you on the right track.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
If the butterfly is in the egg stage, the coming change is still but an idea. In the larva stage, a decision needs to be made. In the cocoon stage, you are working to make your dreams a reality.
An adult butterfly flying in the air indicates sharing, or the need to share, your ideas with the world.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
Chuang Chou, a Chinese thinker, raises an interesting philosophical question about a dream similar to this one. One night he dreamed he was a butterfly and the oneiric scene seemed so real that when he awoke he did not know if he was a man who had dreamed he was a butterfly or a butterfly dreaming he was a man. The Turks believe that the dead may return in the form of a butterfly and, therefore, are careful not to kill them.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The caterpillar relates to the binds and heaviness of a previous consciousness, whereas the butterfly embodies the freedom possible when we surrender to the unknown factors that precipitate change. When the butterfly appears in your dreams, you may be being asked to trust the changes that are happening, for freedom is just around the corner.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If you have recently been bereaved, you may have felt comforted by dream in which a butterfly flutters up into the sky; this may represent the soul of someone who has died, as the departing soul is traditionally said to assume the form of a butterfly. Your unconscious may have been signaling to you that your loved one’s spirit has been liberated. Remember, too, that a butterfly can represent your own soul and, if you are currently feeling overburdened in waking life, then this may be a wish-fulfillment dream.... The Element Encyclopedia
To give it away, or feed it to pigs, is bad still.
To dream that you are drinking buttermilk made into oyster soup, denotes that you will be called on to do some very repulsive thing, and ill luck will confront you. There are quarrels brewing and friendships threatened.
If you awaken while you are drinking it, by discreet maneuvering you may effect a pleasant understanding of disagreements. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you threw it out, or gave it away, you must avoid hasty decisions (or actions) regarding matters of importance.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
To dream that your buttocks are misshapen symbolizes some immature or damaged aspects of your inner self.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If they were animal buttocks, the dream forecasts financial luck.
If the dream involved being kicked in the buttocks, you can expect a steady rise in status. However, if you did the kicking, you will have to cope with some jealousy in your immediate circle.
To dream that your buttocks are misshaped or a different size than in real life, suggests undeveloped or wounded aspects of your psyche.... My Dream Interpretation
Whether the buttocks were your own or someone else’s, you can anticipate happy times ahead.
If they were animal buttocks, the indication is of financial luck.
If the dream involved being kicked in the buttocks, you can be sure of a steady rise in status; but if you did the kicking, you will have to cope with some foolish jealousy in your immediate circle.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
A button and a buttonhole in a dream also represents a man and a woman.
If an unwed person sees himself buttoning a shirt in a dream, it means that he will get married, or that he will play an important role in uniting two people, or to bring peace between two partners, or that he will revive an old and a forsaken project. Tying one’s buttons in a dream means getting married, or going through difficult financial circumstances. Wearing a buttoned shirt in a dream means experiencing tight circumstances, or reuniting with a traveller returning home, or marriage of an unmarried person.
(Also see Clothing)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: The button is a sign that your life is becoming more stable.
A lost button indicates imagined or real unfaithfulness (your own or your partner’s).... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream of unbuttoning your clothes, then you are opening yourself to intimacy and are removing your armor.
If you dream of buttoning up your clothes, then you are hiding or defending yourself.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you lose a button, or if a button is broken, it means that alternate ways need to be found.
If you’re sewing a button back onto a garment, then you have the ingenuity to do whatever needs to be done.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
If you lose a button, you’re feeling insecure about something.
To dream that you are unbuttoning your clothes, denotes that you are opening yourself to others, either on a mental, emotional or sexual level.... My Dream Interpretation
To a youth, it signifies admittance to military honors and a bright career. Dull, or cloth buttons, denotes disappointments and systematic losses and ill health.
The loss of a button, and the consequent anxiety as to losing a garment, denotes prospective losses in trade. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
The more negative interpretation of buttoning up may be that you are currently feeling bound, restricted, or lacking some type of freedom. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The more negative interpretation of buttoning up may be that you are currently feeling bound, restricted, or lacking some type of freedom.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Losing one foretells extreme embarrassment or other vexatious, though not necessarily serious happening, in connection with an affair you may have.
Sewing on buttons—particularly if the garment is an item of underwear—points to happiness, honor and wealth.
Using, for buttoning up, is an indication of the successful termination of your highest ambition. Unbuttoning foretells that you will shortly begin an important enterprise that may hamper or postpone a projected marriage.... The Complete Dream Book
If the dream involved losing a button, it indicates a need to curb extravagance to avoid financial embarrassment... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
If our attention is drawn to buttons in a dream, it is usually to bring about such recognition.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
An ornate button will have a different relevance to a simple one; more work or effort is required for the former.
A particularly decorative buttonhole suggests that more energy needs to be put into ‘fastening down’ a project – it perhaps needs to be more upfront.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Dreaming of peanut butter may also symbolize a misunderstanding, particularly when you are unable to express what you truly mean.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If a woman gently slaps her own cheeks in a dream, it means glad tiding of a son she will conceive at an advanced age, or after havinglost hope in conceivingchildren. However, slappingsomeone’s face in a dream also could mean injustice, an illness, or cold.
(Also see Slapping on the cheek)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To slap someone in a dream also means recognition of his seniority or superiority. Threatening someone in a dream also maybe a recognition of his superiority.
(Also see Digging up the past; Slapping; Threat)... Islamic Dream Interpretation