Floating half submerged by the river bank, the crocodile swims in the murky waters of the unconscious, projecting an image of danger with its jaws and an image of hypocrisy with its tears.
If crocodiles appear and the atmosphere is pleasant in your dream, then they may be a symbol of being comfortable in your own skin. Your unconscious may be reminding you of the importance of timing and focusing your energy so you are ready to seize the moment when it comes.
On the other hand, crocodiles also represent the hazards that may lie beneath the surface of a seemingly harmless situation, so the crocodile may be alerting you to a potential problem and urging you to trust your instincts. When it comes to hunting prey, crocodiles and alligators are masters of disguise, so if they feature in your dream, ask yourself what aspect of yourself you are disguising in real life. Consider also if someone you know is shedding crocodile tears.
If an alligator appears in your dream, it may represent problems that have appeared suddenly as if from nowhere and knocked your sense of balance.
If you’re battling an alligator in your dream, it means you are dealing with an intense situation that has upset your world.... The Element Encyclopedia
If someone sees himself or another basking before a fire it means he will pursue and thus magnify a certain matter to such an extent that he will profit from it. Consequently, his poverty will come to an end. For, cold symbolizes poverty while heat symbolizes wealth.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Animal bones; Money) Seeing animal bones in a dream means a new garment, one’s capital, or a major event. Collected animal bones in a dream signify owning a shop, a house, or a real estate.
If a poor person sees bones in his dream, they denote his piety and fulfillment of his religious duties. Bones in a dream also represent one’s helpers, family, wife, children, vehicles and properties. Seeing one’s bones in a dream means exposing one’s secrets.
If one sees his bones turned ivory in a dream, it means that his wealth is gathered from unlawful money. Bones also could represent trees and their fruits, while their marrow represents one’s good character or knowledge. Bones in a dream also denote one’s fitness or sickness.
Bones in dreams represent the basic structure of core beliefs. They may symbolize the legacy of your ancestral roots. Bones represent death and decay and thus may point to a symbolic death or a dismembering of your personality. Bones may also be dug up in a dream in order to reveal feelings of grief around a significant loss or the death of a friend or relative.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Looking at one or more bones: hard times are ahead— you are going to be “working your fingers to the bone.” Chewing on a bone: you might lose your job; it also means real worries that there won’t be enough to eat because of a lack of money. Throwing a bone to a dog: you are worried about someone and are actively helping that person—but your reward will be ingratitude. See Skeleton.
Depth Psychology: The bone is a warning about becoming hard and emotionally “fossilized.” The dream also suggests being less rigid, not holding on so fiercely to old attitudes or social norms.... Dreamers Dictionary
Bones are one of the integral parts of man, or indeed of most creatures. Spiritually, they represent structure and the basic building material of the physical realm. They often hold the key to our ideas of death and resurrection.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Bones appearing in a dream usually indicate that we need to be aware of fundamental material. We need to ‘go back to basics’.
To dream of a dog eating a bone means we need to consider our natural instincts.
To dream of finding bones indicates that there is something essential we have not considered in a situation. You might like to consult the entries for limbs in body as well as the entry for skeleton / skull.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
You are trying to connect with the underlying structure of things in your life and how you are being supported.
The skeleton at the core of our bodies is the foundation on which the whole system is built. Since most of the human body is soft and moist, we rely on the solid, durable, calcium-based bone structure for what little solidity we feel. Nothing can be any stronger than the foundation that supports it. This foundational structure is normally invisible to us, so to be dreaming of bones is to be getting a glimpse of issues that are normally hidden but are now visible. Old bones might connect to issues in your past.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
You are dreaming of a loss to the foundational integrity of some aspect of your life. Bones as foundational elements indicate that the essence of the stressor that is being expressed has to do with how something is structured or being supported.
If you dream of a bone being broken, it tells you that some area of your life is on shaky ground.
The solidity or strength beneath that which is creative or expressive is what is compromised.
If your dream included the injury itself, add the means by which your bones were broken to your interpretation, including if there was another person responsible.
The more creative you are with your rumination of these symbolic meanings, the more successful your interpretation will be.
(See Bones, Body Parts.)... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
As sure as you dream of this creature, you will be deceived by your warmest friends. Enemies will assail you at every turn.
To dream of stepping on a crocodile’s back, you may expect to fall into trouble, from which you will have to struggle mightily to extricate yourself. Heed this warning when dreams of this nature visit you. Avoid giving your confidence even to friends. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
(Alligator; Thief) A crocodile in a dream represents a policeman.
A crocodile in the water in a dream represents a person no one can trust, whether he is a friend or a foe.
A crocodile in a dream also represents a thief or an untruthful merchant.
If one sees a crocodile pulling him into the water where he kills him in the dream, it means that one will be caught by a policeman who will kill him, then steal his property.
If one escapes from the crocodile in the dream, it means that he will escape from such a danger in real life. In general, a crocodile in a dream means insolence, sins, a bandit, unlawful earnings, fear and depression. It may also mean the end of one’s life, portrayed by his drowning. Seeing him in water is bad while seeing him on dry land means that he is weak and humiliated.
If a crocodile pulls someone into the waters in a dream, it means that someone in authority will force him to do something he despises. Ifone sees himselfeating the meat or flesh of a crocodile, or if one sees himself dragging a crocodile out of the water in a dream, it means that he will triumph against his enemy or opponent.
(Also see Alligator; Policeman; Thief)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
1- To dream of crocodiles, or indeed any reptile, indicates we are looking at the frightening lower aspects of our nature. We may feel we have no control over these, and it would therefore be very easy to be devoured by them.
2- We are consumed bv our fear of death, or the death process. We must, however, go through this process in order to overcome death in order to be resurrected.
3- Liberation from the limitations of the world is symbolised by the crocodile.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Symbol: The crocodile is a symbol of gluttony, deceit, and chaos.
Vision: Looking at a crocodile is a warning about evil-minded people around you. Getting bitten by a crocodile: a dangerous situation is developing. Killing a crocodile: you are able to defeat a powerful enemy—usually your own negative energies.
Depth Psychology: The crocodile represents dark, stifling energies or negative attitudes. Fears, greed, or passion could literally “swallow you up.” However, with this dream your unconscious is saying that you can withstand these urges. Crying during the dream means you are crying “crocodile tears.” See Dragon.... Dreamers Dictionary
also see Reptiles in Dream Dictionary: Animals Dreaming of a crocodile can imply there is something from our past that we need to be aware of. It can also infer we are in danger from a source that we perhaps do not necessarily perceive as being harmful.
Just to see a crocodile in your dream doing nothing much but lazing around is a warning that someone is trying to adversely influence you about a matter closely related to your happiness or your income.
If the Crocodile chases you it means success magnified in your affairs.
If he catches and bites you then you are slated for disappointments in love and business but if you see the crocodile dead then your success’ will be many, and beyond your wildest hopes.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Dreams of a crocodile symbolize anger that could eat a person alive, and an unintegrated shadow aspect of you is sneaking up on you from the murky swamp of your unconscious. This dream is giving you the message to begin releasing your anger in a healthy way. This dream could symbolize that you have been harboring suppressed anger at an authority figure.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Liberation from the limitations of the world is symbolized by the crocodile. Though we are consumed by our fear of death, or perhaps the death process. We must work through this fear in order to come to terms with physical death. Understanding brings liberation.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: To dream of crocodiles, or indeed any reptile, indicates we are looking at the frightening lower aspects of our nature. We may feel we have no control over these, and it would therefore be very easy to be devoured by them.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: In the egyptian story of isis and osiris the crocodile god is said to have swallowed osiris’ manhood. In a man’s dream, therefore, the crocodile can symbolize emasculation. In a woman’s dream it is more likely to represent an aspect of negative masculinity.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If you merely observed him, he’s a warning against untrustworthy associates who are trying to influence you adversely.
If he chased or threatened you, good luck is sure to follow, unless he caught or injured you, in which case you are in for a painful disappointment or business reverse; however, if you killed a crocodile or saw a dead one, you will have success beyond your wildest expectations.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
To dream of cross-bones, foretells you will be troubled by the evil influence of others, and prosperity will assume other than promising aspects.
To see cross-bones as a monogram on an invitation to a funeral, which was sent out by a secret order, denotes that unnecessary fears will be entertained for some person, and events will transpire seemingly harsh, but of good import to the dreamer. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Suffering from dry skin condition in a dream means having spent one’s money in ways that do not please God Almighty, borrowing money from people, losing it and failure to repay one’s debts. Consequently, one will justly suffer from a forthcoming punishment.
(Also see Skin inflammation)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Meat) Human flesh in a dream represents one’s health, strength, earnings, sickness or one’s shop, piety, religious attendance, fear of wrongdoing, scrutinizing the difference between the lawful and the unlawful, patience, forbearance, anger, distress, sexual desires, suffering from adversities and punishment for sins.
If one’s flesh grows bigger than what one actually has in a dream, it means prosperity, and if one is sick, it means recovering from his illness.
If one sees himself having less flesh than what he actually has in a dream, it means stagnation of his business or loss of his money and property.
If a devoted worshiper sees growth in his physical fitness in a dream, it means slackening in his devotion and occupying himself more in material gains and worldly pleasures.
If one sees himselfemaciated in a dream, then it means the opposite. Buyinga piece ofhuman flesh in a dream means having a stagnant merchandise.
If a judge or a ruler finds that his flesh has grown in a dream, it means that he will become famous for his verdicts, rulings or that he will become rich, or perhaps he might grow in fury or develop anger. Growth in one’s fitness in a dream also denotes happiness, joy and celebrations, while emaciation in a dream represents distress and adversities.
If one sees his flesh black or blue, or if his skin is cracking in a dream, it denotes suffering from adversities, an illness or a punishment for his sins. Eating the growth of one’s own flesh in a dream means usury, or living on income from usury and saving one’s capital. Eating from one’s own flesh in a dream also means using one’s own capital, or doing something that will be followed by regret and sorrow.
One’s skin in a dream represents the element that cloaks the human being, veils his wealth and what he wills for his heirs. Skin in a dream also represents the elements of father, might, wealth, garment, farm, state of worship, faith, polytheism, or it could mean one’s enemy, friend, wife, house, beloved, son, or what protects the human being from harm. Ahealthy skin in a dream represents a healthy life, and a diseased skin means weakness. Adiscolored skin in a dream means sickness.
If a deceased person is seen wearing a healthy and a beautiful skin in a dream, it represents his good state or condition in the life after death.
If a sick person sees himself being skinned like a goat in a dream, it means his death. Being skinned in a dream also represents a robbery in one’s house, or it may represent a tyrant, or an unjust ruler.lfhe is healthy, it means that he will become poor and his ill qualities will be exposed. Fat which is collected under the skin represents the strength of one’s faith and religious adherence.
If one sees himself wearing the skin of a snake in a dream, it means that he will unmask his animosity toward others. In general, wearing animals skin in a dream means receiving an inheritance. Ifone sees himself having a fat taillike that of a sheep in a dream, it means that his livelihood will depend on the revenues of his offspring.lfhe sees his body grown, it means that he will prosper accordingly. Being fat in a dream means prosperity and knowledge, and being emaciated means poverty and ignorance.
(Also see Body’; Body”; Shell)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
One’s contact with the world; what tactics we use to deal with others. Rough skin: rough exterior. Burnt skin: hun in relationship with outside world or people. Shed skin: like a snake, changing one’s old way of life; old attitudes. Idioms: under one’s skin, a thick skin, skin deep, skin alive. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
To dream of your skin implies that you are trying to conceal some aspect of yourself from others. It represents the walls you erect to protect yourself from emotional harm. It may also mean that you concern yourself with trivial matters rather than try to search for something more important.
To dream that your skin is covered with rashes or other skin deformity indicates that you refuse to accept the truth. It may also suggest that you need to think carefully before coming to a conclusion.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of skin can represent a superficial covering of your deepest feelings. Skin can also represent the ego, in its ability to be shallow and only skin deep. This dream might also be helping you to get in touch with your feelings, and to get a sense of self. Consider that your skin is how you make personal contact with the world, so this dream can express your desire for intimacy or sex.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Skin in a dream stands for our persona or the facade we create for others. Hard, tough skin shows we have created a tough exterior and are trying to protect ourselves, whereas particularly soft skin indicates we are aware of our vulnerability.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Smooth attractive skin in a dream signifies happiness in love or family situations. Blotchy skin suggests emotional difficulties and a need to unsnarl your love life. Peeling skin predicts a period of unhappiness, that will be followed by a rewarding new relationship. Also see “Sores”... My Dream Interpretation
The meaning varies according to the details of the action, but as a general guide: smooth attractive skin signifies happiness in sexual and/or domestic affairs; blotchy skin suggests emotional difficulties and a need to unsnarl your love life; peeling skin predicts a period of unhappiness but followed by a rewarding new relationship.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Covering, environment; facade you present to the world. Beauty is only skin deep; look within to spiritual values. Measure of emotions, feelings, as something makes your skin crawl, gives you goose bumps. Point of interchange between inner and outer realities; bridge.... The Dream Books Symbols
Your skin is an essential part of the image of your body that you project to others.
If you dream that it does not look very good, it might suggest a fear of giving a bad impression or even that you are ashamed of something and harbor the illusion of being able to hide it. Also, it is associated with the idea of time. Therefore to dream of wrinkled skin is expresses your fear of aging and loss of physical attractiveness. But if the skin is soft and smooth, this suggests sensuality, delicacy, caresses, etc. In short: the need for affection.
Some Omani women believe that a dream about pale skin portends the arrival of a lot of jewels. To dream that you change your skin is omen of troubles.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Your skin is your shield against the outside world and your dream may be referring to the way you present yourself to others. A skin rash may be a pun, suggesting that you are making rash decisions or it may highlight concerns about your appearance. Are you thick skinned and reluctant to express your feelings?... The Element Encyclopedia
In the above case if he sees himself as skinning the animal it means he will rob him of his wealth. He will enter into some dispute with him. Finally, he will separate from him.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Peel) In a dream, skinning an animal represents an unjust ruler, a tyrant, an oppressor, a policeman who takes people’s money and disappears, or a policeman who can be bribed.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream that you are skinny dipping (swimming naked) suggests that you are anxious about being “found out”. You’re nervous that others will find out about your activities and expose you for having bad judgement. This is especially true if you were skinny dipping in a public place.
If you dream that you are discovered skinny dipping and you try to cover up, you are feeling vulnerable in some situation.... My Dream Interpretation
A symbol of poison, a skull and cross- bones may come to reflect the poisoned ideals or negative influences that present a clear danger in your life. It may also indicate that you have been poisoned by the influence of another.... Ariadne's Book of Dream