Our ability to love, give, take, create, defend, reach out. lniury to: loss of confidence; loss of or psychological trauma regarding abilities. Left arm is the supportive feelings. Right arm is extroverted activity. Tied up: sense of restriction to activities. Bicep: strength; sense of being capable. Idioms: chance one’s arm; give one’s right arm; arm twisting, keep at arm’s length, with open arms, one arm tied behind back, babe in arms; strong arm tactics.
1- We use our arms in all sorts of different ways, and in dreams it is often significant to note what is actually taking place. We may be defending ourselves, fighting, being held or acknowledging.
2- Arms in the sense of weapons are used to protect and defend. In olden times, there were quite a series of rituals to do with the Page becoming the Knight and making the transit from the arms-bearer to the user.
3- The arm signifies surrender, wisdom, or action.
Arms extend or reach out. Thus, a broken arm may indicate an inability to reach out to someone or extend yourself to others. It may also represent the inability to get your work out into the world. Carrying something in your arms signifies presenting something to the world.
If somebody is hugging you: don’t be distant because there is a good chance that these “arms” might be of help to you; somebody (a friend) might offer you a helping hand. Seeing yourself with arms stronger than they actually are: difficult times and hard work is ahead! If your arms or the arms of others are densely covered by hair: money is pouring in. Breaking your arms: family fights and squabbles and also a warning against careless actions. Dreaming about having one arm missing: you are suffering from painful inhibitions. Dreaming about being poor: be prepared for disappointments.
Depth Psychology: The image of the arm represents your ability to express your emotions, thoughts, or needs, and to either realize or destroy them. See Right, Left.
Arms are significant as a symbol of surrender, wisdom or action. One arm upraised denotes commitment but sometimes also suggests vengeance. Two arms raised sideways signify supplication; raised forwards suggest welcome.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Arms – in the sense of weapons – are used to protect and defend. In olden times there were quite a series of rituals and stages of initiation with the page becoming the knight and making the transition from the arms bearer to the user of weapons. Dreams can mirror these initiatory rituals.
We use our arms in all sorts of different ways. In dreams we may be defending ourselves, fighting or being held. We may also be showing passionate commitment. You might also like to consult the individual entry for arms.
(Cloak; Garment; Faith; Overcoat; Religion; Spirituality) Wearing a coat in a dream means honor and respect if new.
If it is a shabby or a light coat in the dream, then it means failure in one’s proper attendance to his religious duties.
A winter coat in a dream represents a poor but vainglorious and boastful person.
A coat in a dream is also interpreted as a mean and a profane woman.
If a man sees himself wearing a coat, and if it is interpreted to mean a woman in the dream, then it means that one may have committed a sizeable capital to support something that will bring limited benefits.
If one loses his coat in a dream, it means that he will be shielded from poverty and boasts about his status in public.
A coat in a dream also represents man’s trust, because it is placed over his shoulders and around his neck. Ifa woman sees a coat in her dream, it means suffering from unkindness on the part of her husband. (Also see Cap; Overcoat)
The general ‘self’ we use in public; we might be shy in public but very warm with a single friend. Overcoat: usually protectiveness, not giving any secrets away, not showing intimacy or vulnerability. Can also depict our belief system, political or religious, we use to meet the world. Such systems may be a way of allaying anxiety about decisions and self responsibility, and without them we may feel vulnerable and exposed.
Idioms: dragged by one’s coat tails; up one’s sleeve; coat of many colours.
A coat covers you up and protects you from the elements. Wearing a heavy, full-length coat may comment on your need to feel protected. It may also suggest that you are concealing something about yourself from others. Wearing a raincoat on a sunny day may bring attention to your fears of facing the nasty elements of your emotions, thus commenting on a pessimistic attitude.
Symbol: The coat is a symbol of protection. Vision: Wearing a new coat: a new start in your life and your success at work. Wearing an old coat: your present situation is taking a turn for the worse. Tearing up a coat: you are angry and protesting against the hypocrisy and dishonesty around vou.
Depth Psychology: A coat represents a disguise. Are you afraid that others will see through you? Is the coat supposed to keep you warm or protect you? Are you trying to hide something? See Clothes.
Any type of coat can suggest warmth and love, but also protection. This protection can be either physical or emotional, and particularly in the case of a cloak, can be the spiritual protection of faith.
A sheepskin coat may emphasize this significance fear of losing the coat can suggest the fear of losing faith and belief.
If the coat is too short or not thick enough it shows we may be fearful that our love, or the protection we have, is not adequate for our needs. Also consult the entry for sheep in animals.
Yf: Seeing a coat of arms: look through old things, you will find a keepsake. Looking at a magnificent coat of arms: too much ambition can hurt and will make you unpopular. Dreaming about a stained coat of arms: you did something of which you are really ashamed.
Depth Psychology: The coat of arms is a symbol of your character and personality. It is a sign of what you have already achieved or want to try to achieve (if the coat of arms is beautifid). Seeing a coat of arms designated in the dream as belonging to your own family: if the coat of arms has the figure of an animal, look under the respective entry (for instance, see Eagle). See Name.
(Armor; Kingdom; Money; Peace; Shield) In a dream, a coat or mail represents protection from one’s enemy. Ifone sees himselfmaking a coat of mail in a dream, it means that he will build a castle.
To see oneselfwearing one means becoming a leader. Ifa merchant sees himselfwearing a coat of mail in a dream, it means that his business keeps growing, being completely sheltered and protected from losses.
If the coat of mail is understood to mean a friend in the dream, then it will represent a gracious friend and a good helper when one needs him.
A coat of mail also represents one’s son who is strong and capable, who suffices himself and helps his father. Wearing a coat of mail in a dream is a blessing and a favor one receives from a third party who will support him and defend him under all circumstances. Wearing one in a dream means protection for one’s wife, properties and interests.
If a woman sees herself wearing a coat of mail in a dream, it means a husband and protection. It also could mean a supporting brother, a compassionate son, money, clothing or strong supporters. Wearing a suit of mail in a dream also means having a strong son, or it could mean travels.
Generally speaking, arms, firearms, ammunition and all other weapons-primitive or modern-symbolise power, strength, honour, superiority, vicotyr and grandeur for the persons who sees them in his dream.. He will acquire these according to his intellect and popularity. Any modifications and improvements in them denote added honour, power and strength.
As a sign of status, wealth, and sophistication, the wearer of a fur coat may portray an elitist attitude, from a shamanic perspective, wearing the skin of an animal signifies the identity of your power animal.
(Cap; Coat; Capote) Wearing an overcoat in a dream means strength and support. Wearing a decorated ceremonial overcoat in a dream signifies power, dispelling depression, or satisfaction of one’s needs. (Also see Cap; Coat; Raincoat)
Vision: A warm rain shower is a symbol of fertility, success at work, and happy relationships.
A cold rain means others are going to treat you badly- Getting soaked in a rain shower: you won’t find your luck where you think. Watching a rain shower with the sun already shining: while you are still in tears. Lady Luck is already smiling on you. In a man’s dream, rain is a sign of his unmet need for relaxation.
Depth Psychology: Rain is a sign of an emotional release you should not try to prevent—don’t be afraid, you won’t lose control. See Water.
The raincoat means you are letting negative influences uroll off your back.” Maybe you will experience a “cloudburst” of good fortune soon. See Cloudburst.
(Overcoat; Trench coat) In a dream, a raincoat means comfort, superiority, backing, cooperation and strength. As for a merchant, wearing a raincoat in a dream means prominence, distinction and fame in his field. Wearing a heavy raincoat in a dream means profits in one’s material and spiritual life. Wearing a cotton overcoat in a dream means lesser benefits. Wearing silk brocaded overcoat in a dream signifies attachment to one’s worldly gains and disregard for one’s religious and spiritual benefits. Being the only person who is wearing an overcoat or a raincoat in a dream means becoming poor and mixing with good people by displaying praiseworthy qualities. (See Overcoat)
In common with other types of coat, a raincoat holds the symbolism of protection, but more specifically this time against other people’s emotional onslaught. Very occasionally it may suggest some kind of wish to return to a womb-like state.