ABBREVIATIONS

(see Punctuation, Writing)

Initials for peoples’ names with whom you’ve...


ABORTION

(see Baby, Embryo, Miscarriage, Pregnancy)

Stopping a project in midstream...


ABUSE

(see Fighting, Running, Seduction, Sexual Encounters)

Feeling violated or...


ABYSS

(see Alley, Bridge, Cauldron, Chalice, Cliff, Hole, Sky, Space)

Standing at...


ACCENTS

(See Announcements, Conversations, Languages)

Accents in dreams, especially...


ACCEPTANCE

(see Judgment, Notarization)

This is a very positive dream in which you...


ACCIDENT

Causing an accident Guilt surrounding a situation for which you feel directly...

ACCUSATIONS

(see Conversations)

Self-blame or guilt manifesting through the dream....


ACORN

(see Nuts, Seeds, Trees)

Male virility. In ancient times, these were an...


ACQUITTAL

(see Acceptance, Judgment)

Forgiveness toward self or others for behavior...


ACROBATICS

(see Dancing, Jinnping, Running) Balance, initiative, and sustained energy...

ACTING

(see Costumes, Masks, Theater)

Life’s roles Shakespeare intimated that...


ADOPTION

(see Baby, Orphaned)

If you see yourself being adopted by a group or family,...


ADULTERY

(see Sexual Encounters)

An unresolved fear that your partner is being...


ADVERTISEMENTS

(see Billboards, Signs,...

AGATE

(see Ciystals, Gems, Jewelry, Stones)

Divine favor. In the 16th century the...


AGE

Elderly people in dreams represent authority figures, and the accumulated...

AIR

(see Fan, Wind)

The significance of air in dreams often varies with its...


AIRPLANE, AIRPORT

(see Flying)

Movement and transition, similar to other vehicles (see Car,...


ALIENS

(see Spaceship, UFO)

If the alien in the dream acts fidgety or ill at ease,...


ALLEY

(see Abyss, Dead End, Path)

An unlit alley Lurking potential for danger (see...


ALMOND

(see Eating, Nuts)

Generally symbolic of love and fertility. This association...


ALOE

(see Healing, Herbs)

Soothing your wounds, especially those that have come...


ALTAR

(see Carcass, Church, Holy Ground, Monastery, Te?nple)

The meeting of two...


ALUMINUM

(see...

AMBER

(see Crystals, Ge?ns, Jewelry; Stones)

Irritating situations in which the...


AMBULANCE

(see Accident)

Urgent attention to something is needed, frequently pertaining...


AMETHYST

(see Crystals, Gems, Jeivelry, Stones, Purple)

Maintaining control over...


AMMUNITION

(see Weapons)

Gathering ammunition indicates the expectation of battle, or an...


AMPLIFICATION

(see Mag?iificatio?i)

Anything in your dream that emphasizes sound or size...


ANCHOR

An anchor dragging through water or sand represents things that weigh you down,...

ANGEL

(see Authority Figures, Icons)

A personal guide or guardian who either...


ANIMALS

(see by specific creature or habitat, Carcass, Fur, Zoo)

The primitive...


ANKH

(see Anchor,...

ANNOUNCEMENTS

(see Amplification)

Closely heed the instructions or information given in a...


ANSWERING MACHINE

(see Telephone) Avoiding direct communication with others. Screening or...

ANT

(see Insects)

Business concerns. What is the ant pulling or walking...


ANTIQUES

Outmoded concepts, or overemphasizing the past instead of living in the...

APARTMENTS

(see Buildings, Castle)

Compartmentalization. Each door here represents a...


APE

(see...

APPLE

(see Eating, Fimit, Juice, Trees)

Temptation to break personal taboos, or...


APRON

(see Clothes)

A feminine emblem that pertains to domesticity.

A man wearing...


AQUARIUM

(see Fish, Water)

The clear glass of the aquarium allows you to see through...


ARCHWAY

Victory and distinction. Archways were often built in ancient Rome to welcome...

ARITHMETIC

(see Calculator, Numbers)

The conscious, logical self in full swing.

Look...


ARMOR

(see Obstacles, Weapons)

Vulnerability, or the need for protection.

Being...


AROMA

(see Incense, Perfume,...

ARRESTE

(see Cage, Police,...

ARROW

(see Weapons)

Directional guidance, like a subliminal road map showing you...


ART

(see Canvas)

A reflection of what you hope to create with your artistic...


ASCENT

(see Airplane, Balloon, Clouds, Ladder, Mountain, Stairs, Wings)

Broader...


ASCETIC

(see Monastery, Mountain, Temple)

A life or period of serious...


ASH TREES

Ancient Druids regarded ash as a tree of well-being and perspicacity, and they...

ASHES

Ashes are generally a negative emblem, being all that remains of a devastating....

ASSISTANCE

This often indicates exactly what it appears to be help freely given or...

ASTRONAUT

(see Space, Spaceship) The desire for adventures, especially those into totally...

ATM

machines Quick fixes for, or easy access to, something you need right...

ATOM

A basic building block around which your life is currently revolving.

A very...


ATTIC

(see Building)

Edgar Cayce and several other dream interpreters believed this...


AUCTION

Winning a bid at an auction portends fair treatment in your business endeavors....

AUTHORITY FIGURES

(see Angel, Icons, Professor, Priest / Priestess)

Your relationship to your...


AUTHORSHIP

(see Books,...

AUTUMN

(see Leaves,...

AVALANCHE

(see...

AVATAR

(see Authority Figures,...

AWARDS

Recognition or acceptance that you deserve to be honored for special efforts...

AXE

(see Weapons)

Cutting yourself off or away from someone or something (see...


BABY

(see Abortion, Adoption, Birth, Embryo, Miscarriage, Orphaned, Toys)

A very...


BACKWARDS MOVEMENT

(see...

BACON

(see Eating, Meat)

Meats, in general, indicate prosperity. In earlier times,...


BAGG AGE

(see Clothes, Journey, Travel)

If the baggage is overly heavy, you may be...


BAIL

(see Judgment,...

BAKING

(see Cake, Eating, Fire, Foods by type, Hearth)

Another dream that comes to...


BALANCE (SCALES)

(see Dieting, Weight)

How does this tool appear? Is it lopsided? If so,...


BALCONY

In dream oracles, a negative sign for lovers, probably stemming from the tragic...

BALDNESS

(see...

BALLOON

(see Ascent, Circle)

A reason for celebration.

In a bundle An image of...


BANANA

(see Eating, Fruit)

Traditionally, masculinity or male sexuality.

Banana...


BANDAGES

Covering a wound so that healing can begin.

The caution here is to make sure...


BANISHMENT

An alternative type of forced desertion or judgment dream.

Ridding yourself...


BANK, BANKING

(see Corns, Gold, Money, Poverty, Silver, Stock Market)

Financial concerns,...


BAPTISM

(see...

BAREFOOT

(see Clothing, Foot, Nakedness, Shoes)

Consider the context of the dream...


BARN

(see Animals, Buildings, Farm)

A barn filled with grain is an image of...


BASIL

(see Herbs)

Love, especially if seen sitting on a windowsill. This was a way...


BASKET

(see Bowl, Cauldron, Chalice, Circle)

The shape of a basket makes it a...


BAT

(see Animals, Birds, Flying)

An ability to traverse “darkness” of a...


BATTERIES

Carefully using your resources or energy so as to have enough left over for...

BAY

(see Herbs)

Victory, recognition, and success. Bay crowns were used in Greece...


BEACH

(see Sand, Seashell,...

BEAN

(see Eating, Vegetables)

If seen in pairs, this represents male...


BEAR

(see Animals)

The grizzly or domineering side of our moods (e.g., acting...


BED

Seeing yourself asleep in bed may indicate that you are either experiencing a...

BEE

(see Honey, bisects)

Stinging you An unpleasant experience that literally...


BEER

(see Beverages, Brewing)

In Egypt, dreaming of barley beer meant longevity to...


BEETS

(see Vegetables)

If you dream of eating beets, this foretells good news soon...


BEGGAR

(see Poverty)...

BELLS

(see Church, Music) Happy occasions; ringing out the old and welcoming the...

BELT

(see...

BERRIES

(see Eating, Fruit)

Blackberries represent the harvest. Here you reap what...


BERYL

(see...

BEVERAGES

(see by type. Brewing, Chalice) Situational dream caused by being thirsty...

BIBLE

(see...

BILLBOARD

(see Signage)

What does the billboard have on it?

Words and images here...


BIRCH

(see Forest, Trees)

Birth and origination. This tree gets its name from the...


BIRDS

(see by type, Nest, Flying, Wings)

A type of flying dream, especially if you...


BIRTH

(see Adoption, Baby, Miscarriage, Pregnancy)

The desire to have a child, or...


BLACK

(see Color, Blindness, Darkness) Mourning or depression.

Feeling lost,...


BLACKBOARD

(see School, Signage, Writing)

Life’s important lessons—the ones that we...


BLINDNESS

(see Black, Darkness, Eyes)

Entering a situation in which impartiality is...


BLOOD

(see Beet, Red)

The energy and power of life, especially if taken internally...


BLOOD STONE

(see...

BLUE

(see Color)

Peace and happiness, especially in the form of a bird approaching...


BLUEPRINTS

(see Schematics)

An outline of your goals and plans for the future.

The...


BOAT

(see Anchor, Water)

Potential and opportunity-.

The proximity of the ship...


BODY

Each part of the body symbolizes something different. Fingers indicate blame or...

BONES

(see Animal by type, Burial, Carcass, Cemeteiy, Death)

Breaking something...


BOOKKEEPING

(see Arithmetic, Books)

The tallying of your life or actions against a...


BOOKS

(see Writing)

Sacred texts Higher ideals and beliefs. Spiritual development...


BOTTLE (VASE)

(see Beverages, Canning)

With a note inside A message from vour heart,...


BOWL

(see Abyss, Basket, Cauldron, Chalice)

Womanhood. In ancient Egypt, a symbol...


BOX

(see Closet, Wrapping Paper)

Unexpected surprises, good or bad.

For...


BREAD

(see Butter, Eating)

The essence or “manna” of life. In this...


BREWING

(see Beverages by type)

Dreaming about brewing may indicate the need to rise...


BRIDE

(see Groom, Wedding, Woman)

For a woman, a straightforward dream revealing...


BRIDGE

(see Archway) Transitions, especially if you are moving from one side to the...

BROOM

(see Diit, Organizing)

An ancient emblem of womanhood that was later turned...


BROWN

(see Colors)

Depression and foreboding, especially if hovering around you in...


BROWNIES

(see Fairy)

Important information or truth you need to gather up (see Water)....


BUCKET

The color of late fall, indicating decreased initiative and ambition (see...

BUDDHA

(see...

BUILDINGS

(see Apartments, Barn, Castle, Church, Monastery, Te?nple)

The condition of...


BULL

(see Animal)

A potent masculine nature evidencing itself. Stubbornness (e.g.,...


BURIAL

(see Bones, Cemetery, Death, Din, Holy Ground, Tomb)

Some type of cover-up,...


BUS

(see Vehicles by type, Highways, Travel)

Taking indirect routes with frequent...


BUTTER

(see Bread, Eating)

A favorable sign of accomplishing your goals and having...


BUTTERFLY

(see Flying, bisects, Wings)

Personal growth, especially spiritual. In...


BUZZARD

(see Birds)

A very negative emblem, being that this is a scavenger bird....


CABBAGE

(see Eating, Vegetables)

Because of its color and shape, this is an...


CACTUS

(see Desert, Sand)

Metaphorically, prickly situations that require careful...


CAGE (JAIL)

Escaping from a jail Freedom, liberation, and self-expression. Also moving...

CAKES

(see Btiking. Eating, Frosting)

Labors that result in favorable outcomes,...


CALCULATOR

(see Arithmetic, Xambers)

Accurate determination of the correctness, or...


CALENDAR

(see A ambers)

Systematic approaches and arrangements that maintain a steadv...


CAMEL

(see Ani?nals, Desert, Sand)

Being a desert creature, camels often represent...


CAN OPENER

Opening up yourself and letting out all the accumulated knowledge and...

CANDLE

(LAMP) (see Fire, Light, Torch)

Illumination, understanding, or...


CANDY

(see Eating, Food)

If you’ve been dieting lately, this is likely a...


CANNING

(see Eating, Fruits, Vegetables)

Setting aside some type of resource for a...


CANVAS

(see Ait)

This represents the blank slate of life upon which our experiences,...


CAR

(see Airplane, Horse, Spaceship)

If you are behind the wheel of the car, this...


CARCASS

(see Altar, Bones, Animals, Death)

Appearing on an altar The hope of...


CARDS

(see Games)

A deck of cards Is the deck complete with 52 cards? If not, you...


CARNATION

(see Flowers, Gardens) In the Victorian language of flowers, this represents...

CARNELIAN

(see Crystals, Gems, Jewelry, Stones)

Because of its red color, this is an...


CARPET (RUG)

Feeling stepped on or ignored.

Red carpets Special treatment or...


CASTLE (HOUSE)

(see Apartment, Buildings by type, Cave)

Physical matters, as with any...


CAT

(see Animals, Lion, Tiger)

With a mouse The power of good over evil. In...


CAULDRON

(see Abyss, Basket, Bowl, Chalice, Circle, Forge, Water)

The symbol of the...


CAVE (CELLAR)

(see Darkness, Underground)

The subconscious or hidden nature...


CAVEIN

(see...

CELLAR

(see Cave,...

CEMETERY

(see Burial, Death, Holy Ground, Tomb) Death, endings or conclusions, in...

CENSORING

(see Movies,TV)

Limits or boundaries that are set by an outside source, some...


CHAINS

Restraint or control. Dependency or addictions. What exactly is being chained...

CHALICE (CUP)

(see Abyss, Basket, Beverages by type, Bowl, Circle, Cauldron)

Alternative...


CHAM ELEON

(see Animals, Color)

Inconsistency to the point of losing all focus of the...


CHANTING

(see Incantation, Languages)

Dedicated religious observance. Numerous...


CHARGE CARDS

(see Bank / Banking, Money)

Obtaining something that will carry a very high...


CHEESE

(see Eating, Milk)

Matters of love and commitment. In ancient Greece, cheese...


CHICKEN

(see Animals) Fear and timidity (e.g., being “chicken”).

Running...


CHOKING

Someone who is not being totally candid and honest (e.g., “choking back...

CHRIST

(see...

CHURCH

(see Altar, Bells, Holy Ground, Monastery, Priest / Priestess, Sanctuary,...

CINNAMON

(see Herbs)

Prosperity, or something for which you would pay highly. In...


CIRCLE

(see Abyss, Balloon, Basket, Bowl, Cauldron, Chalice, Coins, Satellite Dish,...

CIRCUIT BREAKER

Being overloaded with too much information or too many ideas, and consequently...

CITIES

(see...

CLAY

The loam of creation from which characteristics can be formed and molded. In...

CLIFF

(see Abyss)

A crucial turning point in life that requires a decision,...


CLIMBING

(see Ascent, Ladder, Mountain, Stairs) Ambitions and the desire for...

CLOCK

(see Bells, Hourglass, Numbers, Time)

Standing still Impatience for some...


CLOSET

(see Box, Clothes)

In children, often a reflection of their fears. What...


CLOTHES

(see Apron, Closet, Costume, Hat, Jewelry, Mask, Shoes, Tie, Veil)

How do the...


CLOUDS

(see Ascent, Fog, Rain, Snow)

Storm clouds gathering equate to similarly...


CLOVER

(see Flowers)

Much depends here on how many petals the clover has, or what...


CLOWNS

Insincere or immature emotions, specifically false gaiety (see Costwnes)....

COCK

(see Birds)

As the greeter of dawn, this was an alternative symbol of the sun...


COCKROACH

(see Insects)

Hiding yourself to survive.

The presence of cockroaches can...


COCOON

(see...

COFFEE

(see Beverages)

Perky, energetic attitudes.

The need to be more alert...


COINS

(see Bank / Banking, Circle, Gold, Silver)

In the Tarot, the emblem of...


COLD

(see Ice,...

COLOR

(see by specific hue, Clothes)

Generally, dark or murky colors indicate...


COLUMN

(see...

COMB

(see Hair)

Having the proper tools or wherewithal to smooth out a tangled...


COMET

(see Stars, Space,...

COMPACT DISCS

(see Compute?; Music)

Because of its shape, a compact disc may be interpreted...


COMPASS

(see...

COMPOST

(see...

COMPUTER

The logical, analytical, rational, conscious self (see...

CONCRETE

(see Dam, or other objects formed from)

Foundations and security. Is the...


CONNECTING DEVICES (STAPLES, PAPERCLIPS, ETC.)

(see Knots, Ties)

Security and safety. Tying up loose ends and knowing that...


CONTROL TOWER

(see Airplane / Airport)

Because of its location and function, this may be...


CONVERSATIONS

(see Counseling)

A dialogue between the subconscious and conscious, or Higher...


COPPER

(see Metals)

The emblem for copper is the same as that for the planet Venus,...


CORAL

Because of its connection with the sea and water, coral is a fertility...

CORN

(see Eating, Vegetables)

Gathering corn represents rejoicing in the...


CORNERS

(see Alley, Buildings, Cage, Dead End, Obstacle) Feeling trapped, especially by...

COSTUMES

(see Clothes, Masks)

A facade or charade. Tilings are not as they...


COUNSELING

Observing or taking part in a counseling session in your dreams often shows...

COUNTRIES

(see...

COWS

(see Animals)

Red cows appearing in a dream are a positive, hopeful omen of...


CRAB

(see Fish, Zodiac Signs Cancer)

Scuttling about, carrying half truths with...


CRANE

(see Birds)

A messenger from the Divine, who bears intelligence and...


CROCODILE

(see Animals)

Vicious, snapping words spoken in haste; treachery or hypocrisy...


CROSS

Something coming to an end or a crossroad.

The Celtic or Greek equidistant...


CROWD

Each face in a crowd dream can represent different facets of yourself.

People...


CROWN

(see Gold, Jewelry)

Is the crown being put on or taken off? If accepted, this...


CRUMBS

Receiving less than you deserve in a situation, particularly emotional or...

CRUTCH

Leaning on someone or something for support. Depending on the other symbols in...

CRYING

Dreaming of crying or moaning is usually a straightforward release of some type...

CRYSTALS

(see by type, Gems, Jrweliy, Stones) Clear crystals purity, refinement, and...

CUP

(see Beverages, Chalice)...

CURTAINS

(see Door, Fabric, Obstacles, Veil, Windows)

Differences in, or separations...


DAGGER

(see Knife,...

DAISY

(see Flowers, Garden)

The daisy got its name as a combination of “day’s...


DAM

(see Concrete, Water)

Pent-up emotions or energy that need some form of...


DANCING

(see Drum, Foot, Music)

A type of passionate, sexual dream, like the Dance of...


DANDELION

(see Field, Flowers)

Folkjoric Hospitality. It was once believed that...


DARKNESS

(See Black, Blindness, Night) Mysteries, the unknown, hidden matters, elusive...

DEAD END

(see Alley, Corner, Highway, Path)

A futile path, which, if pursued, will...


DEATH

(see Bones, Burials, Butterfly, Cemetery, Ghost, Tomb)

Endings and beginnings...


DESERT

(see Camel, Oasis, Sand) Spiritual dryness.

A retreat to find and understand...


DESERTION

(see Banishment, Desert, Island, Separation)

Recent emotional traumas like...


DEVIL / DEMON

(see Evil,...

DIAMOND

(see Ciystals, Gems, Jewehy, Stones)

The diamond’s durability makes it a...


DICE

The laws of probability, or the powers of chance and fate.

The numbers shown...


DICTIONARY

(see...

DIETING

A situational dream that comes to those who feel they need to lose weight, or...

DILL

(see Herbs)

Heroic energy. This herb was hung in Greek and Roman feast halls...


DIRECTIONS

Movement or guidance to the left, in most cultures, is regarded as a negative...

DIRT (DUST)

Anything you regard as ugly, foul, or repulsive, especially in a moral...

DISASTERS

(see Accident, Lightning, Stor??is)

Warning or fear of danger. Alternatively,...


DISOBEDIENCE

Having an independent, rebellious spirit that may not always express itself...

DIVINATION

(see A?tow, Axe, Ciystals, Dice, Feather, Gypsy, Hand, Hazel, Tea, Writing,...

DIVORCE

A separation from a negatively influential person or bad...

DOG

(see Animals)

If belligerent or barking, this dream shows personal aggression...


DOLPHIN

(see Fish)

According to Pliny, this creature represents the need for swift...


DOORS

Options under examination (see Buildings, Windows).

An invitation to explore...


DOVE

(see Annuals, Birds)

Someone with gentle, loving words.

Peaceful offerings...


DRAGON

(see Animals, Fables, Lizard, Monsters, Snake)

The guardian of great power,...


DRAGONFLY

(see Insects)

If hovering near water, this represents the cooperation between...


DREAMING

A type of lucid experience or an OBE. (See Part One Programmed and Lucid...

DRUM

(see Music)

Communication. Among tribal cultures, drums were not just used...


DUCKS

(see Birds)

Chattering Deceitful conversations.

Flocking Moving with a...


DUNGEON

(see Cage, Castle,...

DYNAMITE

A sudden, and rarely pleasant, revelation or shaking of your...

EAGLE

(see Animals, Birds, Wings)

American Freedoms and liberties in which...


EARS

(see Body, Face)

A direct reflection of your listening skills, or lack...


EARTH

(see Clay, Globe)

Being grounded or having solid foundations (e.g., being...


EARTHQUAKE

(see...

EAST

(see Directions)...

EATING

(see Food by type, Beverages, Candy, Fasting, Hunger)

If you have been...


ECLIPSE

(see Moon, Sun)

Being in between two phases; a momentary limbo. Temporary...


EGG

(See Basket, Chicken, Eating)

Cracking open Coming out of a shell and...


EIGHT

(see Numbers)

The number of integration and eternity, indicating that...


ELDER

(see Field, Forest, Trees)

Increasing personal energy and zeal for a goal or...


ELECTIONS

In an election year, this is a situational dream wherein you mull over the...

ELECTRICITY

(see Circuit Breaker, Light, Lightning) Shocking changes.

A sudden increase...


ELEPHANT

(see Animals)

Elephants exhibit many positive attributes, including affection...


ELEVATOR

(see Ascent, Ladder,...

ELVES

(see...

EMBROIDERY

(see Fabric,...

EMBRYO

(see Baby, Birth, Miscarriage, Pregnancy)

For a pregnant woman, or her...


ENGAGEMENT

(see Bride, Groom, Relationships, Wedding)

A commitment of some nature, but...


ERASER

(see Writing)

Wishing to negate something as if it never existed, or correct...


ESCAPE

(see Cage, Separation)

A very favorable omen marking the beginning of better...


EVIL

(see Black, Darkness, Monsters)

Your personal shadow; negatives to overcome...


EXCAVATION

Hunting for something that seems elusive or hidden from direct view. Due to the...

EXPLOSION

(see Disasters, Dynamite)

Disapproval or dissatisfaction with a particular...


EYES

(see Body, Face)

As the window of the soul, these reveal truth to us. So, how...


FABLES

(see Dragon, Monsters, Phoenix, Storytellers)

Characters or themes from the...


FABRIC

(see Clothes, Needle, Sewing, Wool)

The metaphorical fabric of time, space,...


FACES

(see Body, Masks)

People you know, or with whom you interact regularly....


FAIRIES

The unseen world, our imagination, and the spirit of the inner child that...

FALLING

(see Abyss, Cliff, Climbing, Ladder, Stairs)

The need for improved balance...


FAN

(see Ah; Wind)

A type of air or wind dream that offers more personal control...


FARM

Rural life, simplicity, and a strong connection to nature. Farmers live by the...

FASTING

A dream that sometimes marks the heginning of a vision quest or other important...

FEAST

(see Eating, Food and Beverages by...

FEATHERS

(see by type, Birds, Flying, Wings)

Spiritual purity and truth In ancient...


FENCE

(see...

FENNEL

(see Herbs)

An alternative emblem for fire. According to Greek mythology,...


FIELD

(see Animals and Flowers by type, Forest, Trees)

If this is an open meadow,...


FIGHTING

(see Abuse, Armor, Weapons)

Conflict or clashes with social strictures,...


FILING CABINET

(see Doors, Organizing)

Each drawer or file in the cabinet represents a...


FINGERS

(see Body, Hand, Rings)

Pointing at someone or something represents an...


FIRE

(see Baking, Candle, Disaster, Forge, Hearth, Hell, Red, Sun, Torch)

A...


FIREFLY

(see Insects)

A small spark that leads to illumination and...


FISH

(see Animals, River)

Miracles, especially those of providence, as portrayed...


FIVE

(see Numbers, Pentagram)

Emotional, mental, spiritual, or physical...


FLAGS

(see Locations, Pictographs)

A means of self-identification. What image...


FLINT

(see...

FLOOD

(see Disasters, River,...

FLOOR

(see Buildings)

As with any part of a building, this can represent our...


FLOWERS

(see by type, Field)

Fulfillment and maturity in yourself, a job, or a...


FLYING

(see Airplane / Airport, Birds by type, Butterfly, Bat, Fairies, bisects by...

FOG

(see Clouds, Ruin, Storms)

Disorientation and confusion. Hidden or concealed...


FOOD

(see by type,...

FOOT

(see Barefoot, Body, Shoes)

Your sense of mobility and spiritual or emotional...


FOOTNOTES

(see Books,...

FOREST

(see Animals by type, Field, Trees)

Obscureness (e.g., “not seeing the...


FORGE

(see Fire, Hammer)

This cauldron of flame hones and refines your skills or...


FORGIVENESS

(see Acceptance,...

FOUNTAIN

(see River, Water, Well)

Refreshment for the spirit.

An outflowing of...


FOUR

(see Numbers, Square) An ancient Babylonian and Egyptian emblem for wholeness...

FOX

(see Animals)

Shrewdness, especially in the way you handle other people. In...


FRACTIONS

(see Arithmetic, Calculators,...

FRAME

(see Art,...

FROG

The shape of the tadpole looks similar to a young fetus, thereby symbolizing...

FROSTING

(see Baking, Cake, Eating)

Glossing over the surface of a matter without...


FRUIT

(see by type, Field, Grove, Trees) Fertility (e.g., the “fruit of one’s...

FUNHOUSE

(see Mirror)

Distorted images of reality.

Having inaccurate perceptions...


FUR

(see Animals, Carcass, Hair)

Shamanically, a representation of an animal...


FURNACE

(see Fire,...

GALAXY

(see...

GAMBLING

(see Cards,...

GAMES

Each game envisioned in a dream has different meanings, depending on its...

GARBAGE

Having too much mental clutter, or scattering attention in too many...

GARDEN

(see Flowers, Fruit, Herbs, Seeds, Vegetables, Weeds)

The condition of the...


GARLIC

(see Herbs)

Talmudic An emblem of increased fecundity. Among Hebrew men, it...


GARNET

(see Crystals, Gems, Jewelry,...

GAS STATION

A strong indication of your energy level. Are you filling up the tank...

GATE

Gates have associations similar to doors and archways with some minor...

GEMS

(see by type, Crystals, Jewelry, Stones)

Something precious, to be cared for...


GHOST (SPIRIT)

(see Death, Seance)

Residual feelings or uncertainties that you haven’t...


GINGER

(see Herbs)

If you’ve dreamt of ginger recently, you may discover that your...


GIR AFFE

(see Animals)

Because of the giraffe’s extended neck, this animal often...


GLASSES

(see...

GLOBE

(see Earth)

The World Card of the Tarot, representing fulfillment, a...


GLOVES

During the Middle Ages, an emblem of approval and honor.

To take up a glove...


GNOMES

(see...

GOBLIN

(see...

GOLD

(see Colors, Coins, Sun)

Rulership or leadership. Taking control of your life...


GOLDENROD

Something or someone really getting under your skin and making things itchy or...

GOOSE

(see Birds, Swan)

The creative principle. In Egypt, a goose laid the cosmic...


GRAIN

(see Com, Farm,...

GRAPE

(see Fruit, Vine, Wine)

Eating grapes is supposed to increase the frequency...


GRASS

Foundational ideas from which you are either nourished or weakened. Look at the...

GRAVE

(see Bones, Cemetery, Death,...

GRAY

(see Colors)

Old age and the sagacity that comes with long life (note the...


GREEN

(see Color)

Growth, health, and rejuvenation as the color most strongly...


GROOM

(see Bride, Engagement, Men, Wedding)

For a man soon to marry, or his...


GROVE

(see Field, Forest,...

GUIDE / GURU

(see Angel, Ascetic, Authority Figures,...

GYPSY

(see Divination, Storyteller, Travel)

Latent psychic abilities or unexplored...


HAIR

(see Body)

Personal strength (as with Samson).

Long hair Equates to the...


HALL

(see Alley, Highway,...

HALLUCINATION

(see Dreaming)

To dream of someone, or yourself, hallucinating indicates some...


HAMMER

(see Nails, Tools)

Stamina and courage during times of conflict. In Teutonic...


HAND

(see Body, Fingers, Gloves)

Healing (e.g., the “laying on of hands”). In...


HARE

(see Animals,...

HAT

(see Clothes)

Antiquated methods or approaches (e.g., something is “old...


HAWK

(see Birds, Feathers, Wings)

Having keen eyesight, or the ability to quickly...


HAWTHORN

(see Field, Forest, Trees)

If the hawthorn appears in bloom, this represents...


HAZEL

(see Field, Forest, Nuts, Trees)

Victorian Assured devotion. Hazelnuts were...


HEARTH

(see Baking, Cauldron, Fire, Foods by type, Forge)

Focus on, or the condition...


HELL

(see Evil, Fire. Monsters)

An alternative type of cage or judgment...


HEMATITE

(see Ciystals, Gems, Jewelry,...

HERALDRY

(see Signage, Pictographs)

In the Middle Ages, a person’s coat of arms...


HERBS

(see by type, Field, Flowers, Gardens)

The smell of a plant, and the feelings...


HERMAPHRODITE

Balanced sexuality; comfort with both sides of the soul (see Men, Women).

An...


HERO / HEROINE

(see Fables, Icons, Men,...

HICCUPS

Being in a bumpy situation, or a circumstance that gets disrupted with petty...

HIGHWAYS (ROADS)

(see Bits, Car, Path)

Highways carry you toward, or away from, someone or...


HILLS

(see...

HOLE

(see Abyss, Cliff, Underground)

Freudian A vaginal emblem.

Jungian The...


HOLIDAYS

(see Calendar)

Each holiday has a unique ambience that depends on your...


HOLLY

(see Herbs, Trees)

Heroism. In the Druidical alphabet, this bush is...


HOLYGROUND

(see Church, Cemetery, Monastery, Sanctuary, Temple)

Something inviolable,...


HOMOSEXUALITY

A fear, misunderstanding, or disapproval toward this lifestyle. Latent...

HONEY

(see Bees, Bread, Eating)

Fertility and productivity. In Egypt, honey was...


HORN

Sounding A type of announcement or judgment dream. Note that the angels of...

HORNET

(see...

HORSE

(see Animals, Farm)

In earlier times, horses equated to movement and...


HOTEL

(see...

HOU RGLASS

(see Clock)

Time management. Is rime slipping quickly away from you, or are...


HOUSE

(see Apartments, Buildings,...

HUMMINGBIRD

(see Birds, Feathers, Wings)

The energy of pure joy to keep you aloft...


HUNGER

(see Candy, Dieting, Eating, Fasting, Foods by type)

A situational or...


HUNTING

(see Animals, Weapons)

A desire for conquest.

For what are you currently...


ICONS

(see Ascetic, Authority Figures, Parents, Religions)

A god or goddess Each...


IMMOBILITY

(see Lameness,...

INCENSE

(see Fire, Perfume, S?nells, Smoke)

Because of its nearly universal use in...


INDIGESTION

The inability to internalize or accept what’s been presented to you, at least...

INITIALS

(see Abbreviations,...

INK

The power of words (e.g., “the pen is mightier than the sword”). Permanency...

INSECTS

(see by specific Insect, Wings)

If a single creature, this may be a...


INTATIONS / INVOCATIONS

A type of magic that employs spoken words to express and manifest personal...

IRONORE

(see Metals)

Since meteorites often supply one of the few sources of pure...


ISLAND

(see Desertion)

Isolation and solitude, sometimes by choice. In these moments...


IVY

Ivy leaves on or near your head reflect being overly intoxicated by an idea or...

JADE

(see Crystals, Gems, Jewelry, Stones)

Your station in life. In China, jade...


JAIL

(see Cage, Dead...

JAM / JELLY

(see Eating)

A play on words indicating that you feel like you’ve gotten...


JAR

(see Bottle, Cunning)...

JESTER

The original clown, the jester represents the important things that get...

JEWELRY

(see Clothing, Crown, Gems, Metals, Stones, Rings)

Meaning may sometimes be...


JHEALING

(see Salve)

Historically, receiving such a dream on holy ground was believed...


JINNI

(see Bottle, Fables)

The manifestation of wishes on the dream plane through a...


JOBS

(see Professions, Workers)

Concerns over your current work situation (or lack...


JOKES

(see Clown, Laughter, Jester)

As is often the case in waking reality, jokes...


JOURNEY

(see Travel)

Esoterically, the development of the soul through a spiritual...


JUDGMENT

(see Acquittal, Authority Figures, Police, Warrants)

Feelings of guilt...


JUGGLING

Having too many responsibilities and too little time, or so many options from...

JUICE

(see Beverages by type, Fruit) Vitality and health.

The life force,...


JUMPING

Joyfulness and glee.

Successfully overcoming an obstacle (see Acrobatics)....


JUNGLE

(see Creatures by type. Forest, Trees)

The chaotic world (e.g., “it’s a...


KEY

(see Locks)

Solutions to problems, especially ones that seem puzzling (e.g.,...


KINGS

(see Authority Figures, Fables, Icons, A...

KISS

(see Bride, Engagement, Relationships, Wedding)

Bodily fluids have long been...


KITCHEN

(see Baking, Eating, Fire, Foods lyy type,...

KITE

(see Air, Wind)

A kite that cannot get off the ground represents a project...


KNEE

(see Body)

Flexibility. Learn to bend so that you don’t break.

Kneeling...


KNIFE (SCISSORS)

Alternative phallic symbol, with its sheath being feminine, similar to a...

KNOTS

(see Connecting Devices, Rope, Ties)

Feeling bound or obligated to something...


LABOR

(see Baby, Birth, Miscarriage)

For a woman nearing the end of a pregnancy, or...


LADDER

(see Ascent, Climbing, Mountain, Stairs)

Mystically, the ascent to a higher...


LAKE

(see...

LAMENESS

A fear of being hampered physically (see Crutch, Paralyzatiori).

A...


LAMP

(see Candle, Light,...

LANDMARKS

A memory resurfacing of a place or location that you visited before. Ask...

LANDSLIDE

(see Disasters,...

LANGUAGES

The origin of the language, if known, may have import here.

For example, if...


LAPIS

(see Crystals, Ge?ns, Jewelry, Stones)

Divine favor, and the God-self within....


LAUGHTER

(see Clown, Jester, Jokes)

What type of laughter is it? Joyous laughter...


LAVA

(see Disasters, Fire)

As the child of a volcano, this stone represents...


LAVENDER

(see Flowers, Garden, Herbs)

Love and passion. During the Middle Ages, this...


LEAD

(see...

LEAVES

(see Field, Forest, Plants by type, Tires)

Raking Cleaning away something...


LEMON

Rustling An omen or portent from the Universe to which you should listen...

LEPRECHAUN

(see...

LETTUCE

(see Eating, Garden, Vegetables)

The white juice of this vegetable is equated...


LICENSE (PERMITS)

Rights and privileges; things that we can and cannot do legally or morally. So,...

LIGHT

(see Candle, Fire, Torch)

Consciousness.

The active, aware mind....


LIGHTHOUSE

If you’re about to take a sea voyage, this may indicate some hesitation on...

LIGHTNING

(see Clouds, Disasters, Fire, Rain, Storms)

A phallic symbol. In ancient...


LILY

(see Flowers, Garden)

In Christianity, a symbol for Christ (see...


LINES

(see Ait, Ink, Writing)

Boundaries you may have marked, or that other people...


LION

(see Animals, Cat, Tiger) Your own aggression or anger, especially if the lion...

LIZARD

(see Animals, Dragon, Snake)

Because of its primitive origins, many...


LOCATIONS

(see Directions, Landmarks)

Seeing specific cities, states, or countries in...


LOCKS

(see Keys)

Safeguarding something that you consider valuable or...


LODESTONE

(see Ciystals, Gems, Stones)

Strength and tenacity. This stone has...


LOTUS

(see Flowers)

Among Hindus, a golden lotus represents the preexistent matter...


LYCANTHROPY

(see Animal, Wolf)

Changing into any animal form reflects moving backward...


MACHINERY

An alternative type of body dream, in which the machine’s state of repair...

MAGIC

(see Circle, Divination, Incantation, Kjwts) A power greater than yourself, but...

MAGNET

(see Lodestone)

Something that draws or repels you. In magnetism, opposite...


MAGNIFICATION

Items that amplify or magnify, like eye glasses, microscopes, and telescopes,...

MALACHITE

(see Crystals, Stones)...

MANDALA

An image or symbol usually featured within a circle or oval shape as a map of...

MARATHON

(see Olympics, Running)

A physically trying situation that has gone on...


MARCHING

Marching to an odd beat represents assertion of independence (e.g., “walking...

MARRIAGE

(see Bride, Engagement, Groom, Relationships,...

MARY

(see...

MASK

(see Clothes, Costmnes)

Facades. Tilings not being what they seem. Or, the...


MEADOW

(see Garden, Field, Flowers, Grove, Trees)

Peace, growth, and nourishment,...


MEASUREMENTS

Focus on outward appearances, specifically your weight, size, and...

MEAT

(see Cow, Eating)

Needing more hearty mental and spiritual sustenance in your...


MEDICINE

(see Healing, Physician)

Advice, ideas, rules, or taboos that you don’t...


MELON

(see Fruit)

Metaphysically aligned with the moon, water, and positive...


MELTING

(see Ice, Snow)

Transformations that lead to liberation.

Warming...


MEN

Father figures.

Your conscious mind, especially in men’s dreams.

The...


MENU

(see Eating, Food by type....

MERLIN

(see...

MERMAID

(see Fairies —...

METALS

(see Copper, Gold, Iron Ore, Silver) Strength and resiliency.

How is the...


METEORITE

(see Iron Ore, Stones, Sky, Space, Gems) Wishes (see Stars).

Messages from...


MICROPHONE

(see...

MILK

A beverage symbolizing the maternal nature and love (see Cow).

If you are...


MINE

(see Excavation, Gems, Metals)

Something valuable within for which you should...


MINT

(see Herbs)

Paving your dues in a situation, or making a gift to a worthy...


MIRROR

Self-images, for boon or bane, as with the story of Snow White (see Fun...

MISCARRIAGE

(see Baby, Birth, Pregnancy)

Something that you hoped for suddenly being...


MIST

(see Cloud, Fog,...

MISTLETOE

(see Herbs, Oak)

Invincibility. Teutonic warriors carried mistletoe into...


MONASTERY

(see Church, Holy Ground, Sanctuary, Temple) Religious or spiritual confines...

MONEY

(see Bank / Banking, Coins, Gold, Poverty, Silver, Stock Market) Financial...

MONKEY (APE)

(see Animals)

Anthropologically, a less evolved state. Slipping backward into...


MONSTER

(see Bed, Closet, Dreams, Dragon, Evil, Fables) The feared or unexplored...

MOON

The lunar, feminine, water aspect of the Universe.

An influence that causes...


MOONS TONE

(see Ciystals, Ge?ns, Jewelry,...

MOOSE

(see Animals)

A solitary personality with tendencies toward being very...


MOSES

(see Icons, Men)...

MOTHER

(see...

MOTHER TERESA

(see Icons,...

MOUNTAIN

(see Ascetic, Ascent, Balcony, Climbing, Ladder, Stairs)

Achievements....


MOUSE

(see Animals)

Frugality and resourcefulness. Saving and recycling even minute...


MOUTH

Matters of communication and self-expression.

If you dream of being gagged,...


MOVEMENT

(see Directions,...

MOVIES

(see Costumes, Masks,...

MUD

(see Di?-t,...

MURDER

(see Fighting, Weapons)

If the image is that of a young person, this...


MUSEUM

(see Antiques, An)

Your own past, or humankind’s collective past.

The...


MUSHROOMS

(see Vegetables)

Eating mushrooms among ancient Egyptians was a sign of...


MUSIC

(see by specific instruments)

Inner harmony, or the song of your soul as it...


NAIL

(see Hammer, Tools)

Someone who is being, or trying to be, impenetrable and...


NAKEDNESS

(see Barefoot, Body, Clothes)

Being, or feeling, overexposed.

Freedom; the...


NAMES

(see Abbreviations)

Each name’s meaning derives from its root language....


NEEDLE

(see Connecting Devices, Fabric, Sewing) An alternative symbol of male...

NEST

(see Birds, Trees)

A dream manifestation of the nesting instinct common to...


NET

(see Fish, Knots, Web)...

NINE

(see Numbers)

Changes that lead to completion, a sense of closure, and...


NO ON

(see Light, Sun, Twelve)...

NORTH

(see Directions,...

NOSE

(see Body, Face)

Your investigative instincts (e.g., being able to “sniff...


NOTARIZATION

(see Oaths, Writing)

Confirming to yourself or the Universe something’s...


NUMBERS

(see by individual number, Clock)

Duration of time Hours, days, weeks,...


NUMBNESS

(see Paralyzation)

A situational dream that comes from sleeping awkwardly on...


NUTS

(see Eating, Trees by type)

An emblem of male sexuality and virility, equated...


OAK

(see Forest, Leaves, Trees)

In northern Europe, this tree is strongly...


OASIS

(see Desert, Garden, Sand)

The ending of some type of deprivation or...


OATHS

(see Notarization)

In dreams, these usually represent the promises and...


OBE

(Out-of-Body Experience) (see Dreaming,...

OBSTACLES

(see Abyss, Bridge, Cage, Cliff, Dam, Gate, Hole)

Traffic jams (see Car)...


OCEAN

(see Abyss, Seasbell, Water)...

OCTOPUS

(see Animals)

Being entangled by a very possessive personality.

Many hands...


OFFERING

(see Altar,...

OIL SPILL

(see...

OLYMPICS

(see Acrobatics, Marathon, Running)

Because of the generally peaceful,...


OM

(see Chanting,...

ONE

(see Numbers)

The creative, originating energy of the universe. God (the...


ONION

(see Eating, Garden, Vegetables)

Onions have a power similar to garlic in...


ONYX

(see Crystals, Gems, Jewelry, Stones)...

OPAL

(see Crystals, Gems, Jewelry, Stones)...

OPERATION

(see Healing, Medicine, Physician)

The radical need to change something that...


OPPOSITES

Some dream researchers, especially at the turn of the century, theorized that...

ORANGES

(see Eating, Fruit, Juice, Trees)

Because of its high vitamin content, this...


ORGANIZING

(see Filing Cabinet)

Integrating or ordering recent experiences.

A...


ORGASM

(see Sexual Encounters)

Stimulation and overexcitement that may cause you to...


ORPHANED

(see Adoption, Baby, Desertion)

For adoptees, likely a memory surfacing that...


OTTER

(see Animals)

Native American The feminine power of water. Also gracefulness...


OYSTER

(see Seashell)

Because of the chance of finding a pearl here, a type of...


PANTOMIME

(see Acting, Costumes, Masks, Theater)

A sense that your voice isn’t being...


PAPERCLIPS

(see Connecting...

PARABLE

(see...

PARADISE

(see Garden, Island,...

PARALYZATION

(see Lameness, Numbness)

The inability to make a decision leaves you in a...


PARENTS

(see Men, Relationships, Women)

A reflection of your relationship with your...


PARROT

(see Birds, Feathers, Wings)

Mirroring habits, characteristics, or ways that...


PASSAGE(S)

(see Door, Highway, Path,...

PATH

(see Alley, Comer, Dead End, Highway)

Spiritual directions and focus. Taoism,...


PEACH

(see Fruit, Trees)

Generally an emblem of wisdom, except in the East where...


PEACOCK

(see Bird, Feathers, Wings)

Outward displays of vanity or...


PEARL

(see Gems, Oyster, Seashell)

Something that, once found, is worth all your...


PEAS

(see Eating, Garden, Vegetables, Vines)

An alternative emblem of the male...


PEER

(see Animals)

Swift, agile movement.

The deer is an excellent guide through...


PEGASUS

(see Fables,...

PELICAN

(see Birds, Featheis, Wings)

Rising above circumstances, or staying afloat...


PENGUIN

(see Birds, Feathers, Wings)

If swimming in water, this represents free...


PENTAGRAM / PENTACLE

(see Five, Star)

This pictograph was used widely in the ancient world as a...


PERFUME (AROMAS)

(see Incense, Flowers, Sftiells)

In European and Victorian American folk...


PHOENIX

(see Fire, Fables)

Reincarnation, rebirth, and new beginnings. Known by the...


PHOTOCOPIER

The loss of individuality and personal vision to that of your peer group,...

PHOTOGRAPHS

Contemplation about your past. Look to see if any theme develops in the...

PHYSICIAN

(see Authority Figures, Healing, Medicine, Operation)

If you have a tendency...


PICTOGRAPHS

By definition, pictographs are picture-like symbols used to communicate...

PIE

(see Eating, Fruit or Nuts by type) An alternative circle emblem.

A sliced...


PIG

(see Animals, Farm)

Figuratively, someone who is always “hamming it...


PIGEON

(see Birds, Feathers, Wings)

The ability to maintain your roots and find your...


PILLARS

(see Archway, Buildings, Concrete, Stones)

While these are sometimes...


PINE

(see Forest, Trees)

The scent of pine in a dream reflects either a need for...


PINK

(see Color)

Gnostic The color of resurrection, notifying you that your old...


PIPE

(see...

PIXIES

(see...

PLAGUES

(see Healing, Medicine, Physician)

An alternative type of judgment dream....


PLANETS

(see Space, Stars)

Someone (potentially yourself) who is constantly hovering...


PLOWING - PLANTING

(see Earth,...

POISON

Something or someone that is very bad for you, and needs to be purged from your...

POLICE

(see Authority Figures, Cage, Judgment, Warrants)

A source of protection that...


POMEGRANATE

(see Fruit, Seeds)

Eating the seeds of a pomegranate, according to American...


PORCUPINE

(see Animals)

Defense mechanisms working overtime.

Metaphorically bristling...


POTATO

(see Garden, Farm, Vegetables) An alternative earth emblem.

Because of its...


POVERTY

A beggar Expecting to experience a loss, and anxiety that comes from this...

PREGNANCY

(see Adoption, Baby, Bhth, Miscarriage)

For a woman (or her partner) who is...


PRICES

(see Bank / Banking, Menu, Money, Numbers, Shopping)

The prices on objects in...


PRIEST / PRIESTESS

(See Authority Figures, Church, Temple, Monastery)

An emblem of religious...


PRISON

(see...

PROFESSIONS

(see by type, Jobs, Workers)

Each profession illustrated in dreams carries...


PROFESSOR

(see Authority Figures, Blackboard, School)

The conscious, logical mind and...


PROMISES

(see Oath,...

PROPHYLACTICS

(see Orgasm, Sexual Encounters)

Concerns or thoughts centering around “safe...


PROSTITUTE

(see Men, Orgasm, Sexual Encounters, Women)

Feeling as if you’ve highly...


PUMPKIN

(see Eating, Garden)

A caned pumpkin often represents the specific emotions...


PUNCTUATION

Quotation marks especially are the subconscious’s way of drawing your...

PURPLE

(see Colors)

Dark Mental stonns and disorientation.

Royal purple Personal...


PUZZLES

(see Riddles)

The solution to problems in your life slowly piecing itself...


PYRAMIDS

(see Landmarks, Locations)

Esoteric wisdom shared from the Collective...


QUAIL

(see Birds, Feathers, Flying, Wings)

In the Middle Ages, quails were...


QUARANTINE

(see Cage, Plagues) Wishing to be removed from, or being forcefully removed...

QUARRY

(see Gems, Metals, Aline, Stones)

Tapping into the “mother lode” of...


QUARTZ

(see Crystals)

A cold, distant person who never seems to let the walls down....


QUEENS

(see Authority Figures, Fables, Icons,...

QUICKSILVER

(see...

QUOTATION MARKS

(see Books, Punctuation,...

RABBIT (HARE)

(see Animals)

The lunar, feminine aspect of self or the...


RACCOON

(see Animals)

Getting into things that you’re not supposed to. Raccoons are...


RACING

(see Marathon....

RADIO

(see Amplification, Announcements, Music)

Matters of communication. How well...


RAIN

(see Clouds, Fog, Snow, Sun, Water)

Fruitfulness. Spring showers nourish the...


RAINBOW

(see Colors)

Biblical A promise kept, as well as hope and...


RAVEN

(see Birds, Feathers, Wings)

Scandinavian A spiritual messenger. Heed well...


RED

(see Blood, Colors)

Vital life, energy and passion, especially bright reds....


REFUGE

(see...

RELATIONS HIPS

(see Bride, Engagement, Groom, Marriage, Parents)

These dreams frequently...


RELIGIONS

(see Altai; Church, Monastery, Sanctuary, Sacrifice, Temple)

If the religion...


RENTING

(see Apartment)

Transitory conditions in your life that exact a price, but...


REPAIRS

(see Hammer, Nails, Tools)

Look to see exactly what gets repaired in your...


REVOLT

(see Fighting,...

RHYME

(see Conversations, Riddles, Writing)

Something that seems, on the surface,...


RICE

(see Eating)

In Eastern lands, the emblem of providence and prosperity 7 ....


RIDDLES

(see Puzzles, Rhyme)

Some type of complexity that requires sound, creative...


RINGS

(see Crystals, Gems, Gold, Jewelry, Metals, Silver, Stones)

An alternative...


RIVER

(see Water)

Free-flowing thoughts and actions.

Time’s passage.

The...


ROBIN

(see Birds, Feathers, Wings)

As a harbinger of spring, the robin nearly...


RODS

(see Divination, Sticks, Trees, Wand)

Traditionally an emblem of discipline,...


ROLLER COASTER

Testing yourself by facing fear head-on. Emotional ups and downs.

The thrill...


ROPE

(see Knot, Ties, Web) A surprising escape (e.g., the “rope...

ROSE

(see Flowers, Gardens)

The loveliness of nature, or life itself.

A nearly...


RUG

(see Carpet)...

RUINS

(see Archway, Buildings, Landmarks, Locations, Pillars) The crumbling of a...

RUNES

(see Languages,...

RUNNING

(see Acrobatics, \ larathon, Olympics) Something that’s gotten out of control...

RUST

Disappointment in something or someone that, at first, appeared shiny and...

SACRIFICE

(see Altar, Carcass)

Are you the one being sacrificed in the dream? If so,...


SALAMANDER

(see...

SALT

(see Eating, Herbs)

Worthiness (e.g., “a man worth his salt”). This...


SALVE

(see Healing, Medicine, Physician)

A wound that is slowly being healed,...


SANCTUARY (REFUGE)

(see Church, Holy Ground, Monastery, Temple) A place or situation that offers...

SAND

(see Desert, Oasis) Spiritual or emotional dryness.

A self-imposed hermetic...


SAPPHIRE

(see Blue, Crystals, Gems, Jewehy,...

SATELLITE DISH

(see Radio, Telephone, TV)

Communication.

The way you receive other peoples...


SATYR

(see Animals, Fables)

Depicted as having the head of a man and the lower body...


SCALES

(see...

SCENT

(see License, Perfume,...

SCHEMATICS

Seeing any type of plans or blueprints in your dream often reveals symbolic or...

SCHOOL

(see Blackboard, Professor)

The classroom of life itself. WTiat are you...


SCISSORS

(see Knife, Sword)...

SEAHORSE

(see Horse)...

SEANCE

(see Death, Divination. Ghost)

Missing someone who has passed over, and...


SEARCHING

For what exactly are you looking in the dream? This symbol will help you...

SEASHELL

(see Oyster, Pearl, Water)

An alternative symbol for, and more ancient type...


SEASONS

Seasons in flux Transformation of some sort, often age or activity...

SEDUCTION

(see Prostitute, Sexual Encounters) Straightforward desires and passions.

A...


SEEDS

(see Flowers, Garden, Vegetables)

Seeds represent untapped potential, being...


SEPARATION

(see Divorce)

An alternative type of desertion dream.

Seeing something that...


SERVANTS / SERVITUDE

(see Jobs, Professions, Workers)

Giving of yourself freely, but perhaps in...


SEVEN

(see Numbers)

The unfolding of mystical relationships and the understanding...


SEWING

(see Fabric, Needle)

The need to repair a relationship, a system of belief,...


SEXUAL ENCOUNTERS

Aspects of physical relationships that you may be unwilling to recognize, or...

SHADOW

(see Black, Darkness)

Dark forces that threaten to undermine your spiritual...


SHEEP

(see Animals, Wool)

A symbolic representation for a passive, shy, or docile...


SHEPHERD

Being able to guide and control yourself or others.

If the shepherd is seen...


SHIP

(see Boat,...

SHOES

(see Barefoot, Clothes, Foot)

Old, torn shoes symbolize snares along the...


SHOPPING

(see by item, Money,...

SIGNAGE

(see Billboard, Pictograph)

Read any sign that appears in your dream, be it a...


SILVER

(see Colors, Metals, Moon)

Depending on what is seen as silver, this may be...


SINKING

(see Directions)

Not realizing that you’re retreating from the real world,...


SIZE

(see Magnification)

How large or how small things look in a dream is a very...


SKUNK

(see Animal, Smells)

Self-assertion and confidence.

The skunks scent is a...


SKY

(see Blue, Clouds, Space)

Frequently a masculine symbol. Both Hindus and...


SLUM

(see Garbage, Poverty)

Disorderly, chaotic, or corrupt thoughts.

Financial...


SMELLS

(see Incense, Perfume)

On the dream plane, smells frequently engender...


SMOKE

(see Fire, Fog, Incense)

Not being completely truthful with yourself or...


SNAKE

(see Animals, Dragon, Lizard)

In the Old Testament, the emblem of temptation...


SNOW

(See Clouds, Ice, Rain, Sun, Water)

Cold or distant demeanors that cover up...


SODA POP

(see Beverages)

The bubbles in this drink reflect an upbeat, happy attitude...


SOUTH

(see...

SPACE

(see Astronaut, Meteorite, Planets, Sky, Stars, UFO)

An abyss that seems vast...


SPACESHIP

(see Air-plane / Airport, Alien. Flying, UFO)

As a symbol of the future, this...


SPEEDS

(see...

SPIDER

(see Insects, Web) In men, this is frequently a maternal image (see...

SPINNING (WEAVING)

(see Fabric, Needle, Saving, Web)

The passage of time.

A creative process...


SPIRALS

(see Pictographs)

The swirling powers of creation.

The essence of...


SPORTS

(see Acrobatics, Jumping, Marathon, Olympics, Running)

Each sport depicted in...


SQUARE

(see Four, Pictograpb)

Metaphorically, the inability to fit in due to social...


STAPLES

(see Connecting...

STAR

(see Darkness, Sky, Space)

Your unrealized wishes.

The tradition of wishing...


STATES

(see...

STATIC

(see Radio, TV)

Tension or friction that develops between people, or in...


STEALING

(see Bank / Banking, Money)

Having something or someone you don’t feel you...


STEEL

(see...

STICK

(see Trees, Rods, Wand)

Depending on its size and shape, this can be an...


STIFFNESS

(see Lameness, Numbness, Paralyzation)

A circumstantial dream that comes from...


STOCK MARKET

(see Bank / Banking, Money)

Tilings in which you place your trust, but which...


STONES

(see Crystals, Excavation, Gems, Jewelry, Mine, Minerals)

The central self;...


STORK

(see Birds, Feathers, Wings)

The dance of a stork represents the ability to...


STORM

(see Disasters, Lightning, Rain, Snow, Wind) Internal or external...

STORYTELLERS

(see Books, Fables)

The preservation of history, culture, religion, or...


STRANGERS

(see Crowd, Men, Women) Freudian Unsatisfied or unrecognized libido; repressed...

SUFFOCATION

The inability to express yourself as freely or honestly as you might wish (see...

SUN

(see Candle, Gold, Fire, Health, Red, Torch)

The masculine nature. Many...


SWALLOW

(see Birds, Feathers, Wings)

The arrival of this bird in spring makes it an...


SWAMP

(see Sinking, Water)

The current situation you’re encountering has a weak...


SWAN

(see Birds, Feathers, Wings)

A recognition of finality and ending (e.g.,...


SWELLING

Having an overinflated ego on a specific matter. Tlie exact location of the...

SWIMMING

(see Sports, Water)

Water represents the intuitive nature and the...


SWORD

(see Knife, Weapons)

Jung felt that this represented the conscious ego...


SYLPH

(see...

TAPE

(see Connecting Devices, Music,...

TATTOOS

(see Body, Ink, Pictographs)

Taking pride in something specific.

For...


TAXES

(see Bank / Banking, Money)

Feeling financially burdened by someone or...


TEA

(see Brcerages, Herbs)

In the East, this beverage is sacred to Buddha, making...


TEETH

(see Body, Mouth)

Hostility or an attack, such as when dream figures deliver...


TELEPHONE

(see Answering Machine, Conversations)

Matters of communication and effective...


TEMPERATURE

(see Fire, Health, Ice, Snow, Sun)

Blisteringly hot A similarly heated...


TEMPLE

(see Church, Holy Ground, Monastay, Sanctaaiy)

Temples have connections with...


TEN

(see Numbers)

Manifestation; an alternative type at one numerologically....


TENT

Transitions and movement, or an actual shift in residence. Tents are temporary...

THEATER

(see Acting, Costumes, Masks)

Unrealistic fantasies; the desire to escape to...


THREAD

(see Fabric, Needle, Sewing,...

THREE

(see Numbers, Trident)

The triune nature of humankind as body-mind-soul; and...


THRESHOLD

(see Archway, Door)

Breakthroughs or setbacks, depending on the direction of...


THUNDER

(see Storms)

Reverberations or waves of emotion, especially ire, that goes...


TICKETS

Traffic tickets are a message from the subconscious that something you’re...

TIES / TYING

(see Connecting Devices, Knots, Rope, Web)

Our connection to other portions...


TIGER

(see Animals, Cat, Lion)

In India, an emblem of divine wrath being...


TIME

(see Clock, Hourglass)

An awareness that life sometimes passes you by...


TIN

(see...

TOMB

(see Cemetery, Death)

An emblem of rebirth, especially if empty. Besides the...


TONGUE

(see Face, Mouth, Teeth)...

TOOLS

(see Axe, Hammer, Nails)

Something that you are building or destroying. This...


TORCH

(see Candle, Fire, Light)

Metaphorically “carrying a torch” for someone...


TORNADO

(see...

TORTOISE, TURTLE

(see Animal)

A tortoise that withdraws into its shell is protecting itself...


TOWER

(see Ascension, Balcony, Climbing, Ladder, Stairs) Freudian A phallic...

TOYS

(see Games)

Toys may be a reflection of the inner child who wishes to come...


TRAIN

Freedom, especially in regard to instinctive drives.

Freudian An emblem of...


TRANSFUSION

(see...

TRAPPED

(see Cage, Escape)...

TRAVEL

(see by mode of Transportation, Journey)

Desiring a change of scenery and...


TREASURE

(see Antiques, Excavation, Gold, Aline, Silver)

Gifts, talents, and abilities...


TREE

(see by type, Forest, Fruit, Rods, Stick, Wand) Familial lines (e.g., “the...

TRIDENT

(see Three, Water, Weapons)

Ancient The union of the God aspect with that of...


TROLL

(see Bridge,...

TUNNEL

If a light appears at the end of the tunnel, this symbolizes hope.

A voyage...


TURQUOISE

(see Blue, Crystals, Gems, Jewelry, Stones)

Maintaining your balance and an...


TV

(see Satellite Dish, Radio, Telephone)

A reflection of your personal views...


TWELVE

(see Numbers)

The culmination of forces, processes, and cycles. Many...


TWO

(see Numbers)

Division or unity that results in improved strength or accented...


UFO

(see Astronaut, Space Spaceship, Stars)

An unexplored, unrecognized, or...


ULCER

(see Body, Medicine, Physician)

Something that gnaws away at you, often...


UMBILICAL CORD

(see Baby, Ties / Tying)

For someone who has been gravely ill, this...


UMBRELLA

Safety and protection from one’s emotional nature represented by rain.

An...


UNDERGROUND

(see Dirt, Cave) An alternative type of death dream, in which being underground...

UNDINES

(see...

UNEMPLOYMENT

(see Jobs,...

UNICORN

(see Animals, Fables)

Traditionally an emblem of purity. In fairy tales, the...


UNIFORMS

(see Apron, Clothes, Hat, Professions, Workers)

Wishing to conform to, or fit...


URINE

A figuratively “pissy” attitude that dampens everyone and everything it...

UTOPIA

(see Garden, Island)

Hopes and wishes depicted in the most idealized,...


VAMPIRE

Ancient meaning Eternal life and the vital power of blood. Vampires used blood...

VASE

(see...

VEGETABLES

(see by type, Eating, Garden)

If this is a play on words, your subconscious...


VEIL

(see Curtain, Dancing, Fabric, Wedding)

Separations between people,...


VELOCITY

(see Bus, Car, Travel)

Moving slowly in a dream may reflect taking your time...


VINE

(see Grapes, Ivy, Leaves)

A clingy, uncertain personality type, but also...


VINEGAR

(see Eating)

Making the best of a bad situation. Vinegar is actually wine or...


VIOLET

(see Flowers, Gardens, Purple)

Passion This flower is astrologically ruled...


VOLCANO

(see...

VOTING

(see Elections)

The right to choose the ideas and beliefs that govern your...


VULTURE

(see Animals, Birds, Feathers, Wings) Targeting a vulnerable situation or...

WAGON

If the wagon is red, this might reflect a childhood wish or toy that was...

WALLS

(see...

WAND

(see Divination. Rods. Stick)

An emblem of rulership over yourself, or being...


WANDERING

(see Foot, Highway. Journey. Path. Travel)

Aimless thought patterns that...


WARRANTS

(see Police, Writing)

Warrants allow access into normally “forbidden” or...


WATER

(see Flood, Fountain, Ice, River, Rain, Snow)

Changing tides Among the...


WEAPONS

(see Ammunition, Armor, Axe, Knife, Fighting, Sword, Whip)

Taking up a weapon...


WEB (NET)

(See Knots, Rope, Spider, Spinning)

In the immortal words of Shakespeare,...


WEDDING

(see Bride, Engagement, Groom, Relationships) Wishful musing for a long-term...

WEEDS

(see Garden. Path)

Negative aspects of your own behavior, or unhealthy ideas,...


WEIGHT

Situational Have you been focused on your own weight loss or gain lately?...

WELL

Tossing a coin into Your wishes and hopes

A font of creativity 7 , wisdom,...


WEREWOLF

(see Lycanthropy, Monsters,...

WEST

(see Directions,...

WHALE

(see Animals, Fish, Water)

A difficult journey to transformation and...


WHEEL

(see Car, Circle, Seasons)

Time’s cyclical movement, especially the...


WHIP

(see Weapons)

If being used to tame an animal, this dream speaks of bringing...


WHISTLE

(see Air, Music, Wind)

A signal from within that asks for attention to...


WHITE

(see Colors)

In Eastern cultures, the color of death and mourning.

Purity,...


WILLOW

(see Forest, Rods, Stick, Trees, Wand)

Symbolic of flexibility and tolerance...


WIND

(see Air, Fan, Whistle)

Strong winds or storm winds reveal powerful forces at...


WINDOWS

(see Apartment, Buildings, Castle, Curtains)

Do the windows in your dream...


WINE

(see Beverages, Fruit by type)

Drinking fully of life’s nectar; living each...


WINGS

(see Birds by type. Butterfly, Feathers, Flying, Insects by type) Freedom and...

WIZARD

(see Authority Figures,...

WOLF

(see Animals, Lycanthropy)

Tilings that you fear about yourself, a situation,...


WOMEN

Three appearing together During the 1100s and before, writings from Norway,...

WOODPECKER

(see Birds, Feathers, Trees, Wings)

An alternative emblem of the drum because...


WOOL

(see Fabric, Sheep)

Daydreaming or engaging in too much random thinking...


WORK

(see Jobs, Professions by...

WORKERS

What are these individuals doing? Their actions may reveal the answer to a...

WORM

(see Animals, Diit)

An alternative emblem for dragons and serpents, but on a...


WOUNDS

(see Blood, Healing, Physician, Salve, Surgery)

Unresolved issues or an open...


WRAPPING PAPER

(see Box)

What is the paper covering? This may represent portions of yourself...


WRESTLING

Your own struggle to survive in life’s never-ending ring.

Conflicts that...


WRITING

(see Books, Billboard, Blackboard, Ink, Punctuation)

Consider what the...


X-RAY

A useful tool or technique that can also be dangerous if misapplied. Take care...

YELLING

(see Amplification, Conversation, Fighting)

A dream expression of anger or...


YELLOW

(see Colors, Gold, Sun)

A color strongly associated with the element of air,...


YEW

(see Forest, Trees)

Norse mythology 7 portrays the yew as Yggdrasil, or the...


YGGDR ASIL (THE WORLD TREE, ORTREE OFLIFE)

(see Trees)

Creation and subsequent nourishment or support of what was...


YOUTH

(see Age, Baby)

Having optimistic, Utopian outlooks that may or may not have...


ZERO

(see Circle, Numbers)

The beginning of something, as occurs with a countdown....


ZIP CODES

(see Numbers)

A way to locate someone or something for which you have been...


ZODIAC SIGNS

(see Divination, Space, Stars)

The signs of the zodiac carry different...


ZONE

(see Blueprints, Directions, Locations)

A space with limited access over...


ZOO

An alternative cage dream, in which parts of your personality- are displayed to...