Example: I’m trapped in a long passageway or corridor. I can’t get out. I’m feeling my way along the wall— there is a small light at the end of the tunnel, I can’t get to it. I’m very frightened. I wake up before I get to the end. Then I feel afraid to go back to sleep’ (Margaret).
The example may refer to the experience of birth in the birth canal. Such a corridor can also depict our sense of not being able to get out of an unsatisfactory situation. No man’s land; limbo; in-be- tween state; the process of going from one thing to another. See white under colour. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
To dream that you are walking through a long corridor indicates that you find yourself in a stagnant position. You can’t seem to break free from an uncomfortable routine. This corridor is the path you must follow in order to leave the past and move onto a new stage or new direction.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
also see Hall / Passage in Dream Dictionary: Buildings
Dreams incorporating images of corridors are generally associated with change and shifting between places in our waking lives. These locations are not usually geographical but more attitudinal and / or emotional.... Dream Meanings and Dream Interpretation
(1) As a passage connecting different rooms, a corridor may symbolize a passing from one phase of your life to another; from one self-image to another; or from self-image or something deeper, and closer to your real self. See also Bridge, Crossing, Door.
(2) If, however, the corridor is long and / or dark and you never get to the end of it, the most likely meaning is that you are desperate to get out of some situation, external or internal.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Symbol of transition; going from one situation to something different. Alternatively, a corridor can represent a route to one’s unconscious mind. In psychoanalysis, a womb symbol. (See also Hallway).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
If you are crossing a road in your dream, this is an image of potential danger, fear and uncertainty in waking life.
If you are crossing a field, you may need to bring your feelings out into the open. Crossing a river or chasm depicts the end of one phase or stage of life and the beginning of another. To dream that you are at a crossroad signifies that you have come to a point in your life where you have several options from which to choose, all of which will take you to different destinations. This dream suggests you need to make an important decision, often in relation to career or life changes. To turn left at the crossroad can indicate following your intuition, whilst to turn right can mean making logical decisions. To dream that you are walking down a long corridor signifies your desperation in trying to escape a repetitive situation or behavior patterns.... The Element Encyclopedia
To see a hallway in your dream symbolizes the beginning of a path that you are taking in life or a journey of self-exploration into the unknown. In some dreams, passages, corridors or hallways can stretch endlessly into the distance, with hundreds of doors on either side; in other dreams, they are so small you have to crouch down, or are so bewilderingly complex you get lost. Such dreams represent the way you feel about the choices and options open to you in life and it give you an invaluable vista onto what you believe to be possible and necessary. Halls in dreams also illustrate how you meet and relate to other people in real life.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Rod; Wand; Scepter; Stick) In a dream, a staff represents a distinctive, strong, generous and a helpful person. Holding a staff in a dream means depending on a person who also carries some imprints of hypocrisy. Through such a person, one will attain his goals, gain strength and overcome his enemy. Leaning on a hollow staff in a dream means losing one’s wealth and keeping it a secret. Ifthe staffof a governor, or a leader, or a manager is broken in a dream, it means that he will lose his post. Ifhe is a merchant, it means that he will lose his business.
If one sees himself hitting the ground with his staff in a dream, it means that he will have control over that land, preside over its people, or triumph over the landlord. Ifone turns into a staff in his dream, it means a quick death.
A broken staff in a dream represents a sickness that will lead to debilitation and complete loss of power.
A staff in a dream also means giving orders, victory over one’s enemies, or attainment of one’s goals.
If the staff is made from a branch of a palm tree in a dream, it means isolation.
If it is made from a branch of an almond tree in the dream, it means banishment. Ifit is made from a branch of a plum tree in a dream, it means religious hypocrisy.
A staff in a dream also could represent a snake or sorcery. Hitting someone with a staff in a dream means using harsh language with him.
If a poor person hits a rock with his staff, and if water gushes forth from the rock in the dream, it means prosperity.
If a rich person sees such a dream, it means increase in his wealth.
The water that comes out of a rock in a dream also could represent sweet earnings.
A wooden staffin a dream represents a vile person, or irreligious man, because wood in a dream means hypocrisy.
(Also see Scepter; Solomon; Transformation)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
1- A stafT, in the sense of a stick, is a support mechanism, stall as in office staff a support system.
Dreaming of either should clarify our attitude to the support we require in life.
It is worthwhile noting that one is passive in its use (the stick) and one is active.
2- The stafT in dreams symbolises the journeying and pilgrimage that we must undertake. It also represents magical power in the form of a wand.
3- Spiritually the staff is a symbol of the support we have, or will need, on our spiritual journey. As we progress, we move from using it as a support to using it as a tool and finally as a sign of authority.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If you dream of a staff of people, then this signifies that you are either supported or that you are wanting to be supported by the power of a group.
If you dream of a staff made of wood, then this signifies that you are coming into your authority, power, respect, and that you are shepherding lost members of your flock-your inner sub-personalities. See Integration Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Spiritually the staff is a symbol of the support we have, or will need, on our spiritual journey. As we progress, we move from using it as a support to using it as a tool and finally as a sign of authority.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: The staff in dreams symbolizes the journeying and pilgrimage that we must undertake. It also represents magical power in the form of a wand.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A staff such as the one used by a Khateeb when delivering a khutbah symbolises a dignified, trustworthy and reliable person who has leadership qualities and is worthy of being followed.... Islamic Dream Interpretation