Cities in dreams generally represent our communities and our relationship to them. People and opportunities tend to congregate around cities.
• Look at your relationship with your immediate community are you yearning to slow down? Do you feel overwhelmed by others demands to the point where you feel out of control? • Or perhaps you feel isolated and lost within your dream city reflecting similar feelings within your waking community.... The Premier in Dream Dictionary
General Meaning: These are those people who are senior to you and have authority over you.
• They may be represented by your parents, boss, pastor or any other figure who is set over you in an administrative or spiritual position.
If you dream of an authority in a positive light, then it could indicate that your leadership is being accepted and that you are growing in that area.
• It could mean that you are attaining to that level of leadership and authority in your spiritual walk.
• If they are authorities from worldly circles, they could speak of archetypes and mindsets that control your thinking.
Dreaming of being in bondage to an authority would mean that you are under some form of oppression or attack.
• Perhaps you are being controlled by influences not of God and been brought under the domination of something that is against the Word. It may also indicate that you are trying to dominate and impose your own will on others.
Romans 13:1 Let every person be subject to higher authorities.
For there is no authority except from God: those that exist are ordained by God.
• The highest authority is naturally the Lord Himself.
• I will often see this depicted as an umbrella in the spirit. I will see someone with an umbrella above them with holes in it. Or I will perhaps see that they are not standing under the umbrella away from the storm.
• When I see this I know that the Lord is saying that this person’s authority is not covering them correctly. Secondly they are not under cover at all and are under attack.
• As the Scripture says, all authority ultimately comes from the Lord. Negative: To rebel against an authority that you personally know God has told you to be under, is tantamount to rebelling against the Lord Himself.
In a dream, a bow means travels, a brother, a wife, a son or closeness to someone.
A covered bow in a dream means that, one’s wife is pregnant.
If a pregnant woman hands a man a bow in a dream, it means that she will conceive a girl from him.
If a pregnant woman hands her husband a bow in a dream, it means that she will deliver a boy. Stretching the strings of a bow in a dream means longevity. Stretching it without an arrow in a dream means planning to travel.
A broken bow in a dream signifies the death of a brother, a business partner, or a son.
A bow is broken bow in a dream means that an accident may cause the hand of a brother or a business partner to fracture. Holding a broken bow in a dream means losing one’s job or closing one’s business. Seeing a young man attaching a string to a bow in a dream represents one’s enemy. Attaching a string to a bow in a dream also means marriage, while detaching the string of a bow in a dream means divorce. Seeing oneself standing before a ruler with two bows length between them mean receiving an appointment.
The two bows in a dream also represent one’s eye-brows. Shooting arrows with a bow in a dream means speaking wrong about something or backbiting someone. Carving a bow in a dream means preparing to get married or begetting a son. Shooting an arrow and hitting one’s target in a dream means fulfilling one’s needs, or attaining one’s goal. Selling one’s bow and arrows in a dream means giving priority to one’s religious life over that of his mundane one. Shooting hazelnuts in a town in a dream means backbiting people, while shooting hazelnuts in the forest means earning lawful money from hunting. Shooting arrows in front of the city hall in a dream means backbiting or slandering others. Shooting a pigeon in a dream means slandering one’s own wife. Bending an arch in a dream means preparing for war. (Also see Eye-brow)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Wearing a bow in your hair may point to a childish attitude. It may also suggest that you are trying to look too cute. On a wrapped gift, a bow may indicate that what you have to deliver to the world is being presented in a neat package.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
a vision of a bow is interpreted upon 7 sides: travel, child, brother & woman, good descriptions / depictions, strength, difficult men, according to the bow’s rigidity / fastening.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik
Psychological / emotional perspective: While intellectually we may not feel inferior, bowing in a dream shows that on an unconscious level we may actually sense someone else’s need to feel superior and acknowledge that in the dream state. Such a dream could also indicate our own sense of inferiority.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: When the arrow is taken to represent masculine energy, in a man’s dream the bow – the actual means of propulsion – signifies his need to succeed. In a woman’s dream it will suggest her need to procreate.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream of a ribbon tied in a bow (on a dress, around a tree, etc.) is lucky, signifying happy relationships. Anything else tied in a bow represents respect. You are acknowledging a greater and larger power in your life, whether that is spiritual or an authority figure.
To see an archer’s bow in your dream refers to the pursuit and accomplishment of your goals.... My Dream Interpretation
Taking aim with a bow and arrow; may comment on making the mark professionallyandhitting the “bull’s- eye” of your goals. It may also represent the act of hunting down prospects. As Diana, the huntress, is depicted wutethe bow and arrow, this may indicate a woman’s need for self-protection and protecting her spiritual nature.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
(arb. Rukii’) Seeingoneselfbowingto God Almighty in prayers in a dream means submission to His will, abstaining from arrogance and establishing God’s rules in one’s life. Bowing in prayers also means fulfilling one’s aspirations in this world and quickly triumphing over one’s enemy. Ifone sees himselfstanding in prayers, but remains standing without bowinguntil the prescribed time elapses in a dream, it means that he does not pay his due alms. Bowing in prayers in a dream also means ajob for someone who needs it most. Bowing in a dream also means longevity.
If a woman sees herselfbowing before God Almighty in prayers in a dream, it means repentance and exalting her name by protecting her chastity. (Also see Prayers)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Cup; Plate; Tray) In a dream, a bowl represents man’s money pouch or what his wife would like to receive from him. Ifone sees himselfreceiving a bowl filled with sweets in a dream, it means receiving abundance oflove from one’s beloved.
If the bowl is filled with sour food or some green raw vegetables in the dream, it means that animosity will develop on the part of his beloved, and it will provoke despise and fighting between husband and wife. Seeing a bowl in a dream also means increase in one’s earnings.
A bowl also represents a servant, a child, a daughter, a nanny, or a handmaiden. Licking a bowl in a dream represents one’s earnings, and it could mean that he has consumed his lot in this life, or that he has reached the term of his life in this world.
If one sees a large number of people gathering around a bowl to eat from it in a dream, it means a reunion of his clan, or it could represent the place of his dwelling.
If they are people of true actions, it means that they will become friendly with him.
If one urinates in a bowl or in ajar in a dream, it means that he will sexually abuse members of his own family. Abowl in a dream also represents one’s beloveds and its contents represent one’s love. Holding a bowl in a dream means a reunion with one’s beloved. (Also see Pot; Wooden bowl)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
As with many other symbols of receptivity, a bowl represents ultimate feminine wisdom and instinctive feeling as well as fertility. It thus becomes a symbol of the great mother.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Because of its connection with instinctive feeling and intuition, a bowl can represent the ability to see the bigger picture. In ordinary life, scrying (technically, divining the future) uses the focus of intuition through the medium of a bowl of water. In dreams, such a bowl would indicate the possible development of clairvoyance.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
In dreams, a bowl symbolizes the womb and your sense of security. Consider the condition of the bowl and how it is treated or handled in the dream. This may offer clues as to how you feel you are being treated in a certain relationship.... My Dream Interpretation
Symbol: A small bowl is a symbol of abundance. It holds the essence of eternity.
Vision: Holding a bowl in your hands: someone will make an offer soon. Receiving a bowl as a gift: a happy family life. Seeing a full bowl: expect either an invitation or the visit of a friend. See .Armor, Container.
Depth Psychology: An empty bowl: step back and think—is it time to replenish your depleted inner resources?... Dreamers Dictionary
On one hand, you may want to take it easy, look for relaxation and fun; on the other hand, bowling expresses power and agility. Last, but not least, this symbol could point to hidden aggression, if a powerful throw “bowls over” the pins.
Folklore: Disappointment.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Dreams of bowling symbolize focus and concentration on a goal. This dream may be suggesting that you will strike it rich if you engage life and get out your rut. See Sport.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Vision: If you see yourself or others bowling: avoid risky professional or business ventures in the near future—vou could suffer great losses. Throwing a strike: you had courage and took part in a risk}- venture that was successful—but only at the last minute.
Depth Psychology: Bowling stands for the streak of luck we all hope for. But the dream is usually a warning: curtail your risk-taking habits.
If you throw a strike: be bold and make a quick decision. See Ball.... Dreamers Dictionary
Celebrities appeanng on the stage of your dream are often acting out archetypal dramas and comedies, which we call myths. They may appear as some of the archetypes from the mythologies of the world, such as the Greek myths, which still drive Western culture. They may offer their associated character traits and roles to represent aspects of your personality, or they may come to represent an idealized version of a person in your life.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream that you are a celebrity may indicate that you have set your goals too high and they may be impossible to attain right now. You may be faced with disappointment and frustration.
To see a celebrity in your dream symbolizes certain attributes or features that they possess. Pay attention to any recent events or occurrences in your life, and see if there are any similarities between them and the celebrity in the dream. Often, we develop a fixation on a celebrity and this can be incorporated into dreams. They possess attributes that we sometimes wish we had and are often seen as status symbols. Consider if the celebrity’s name has any meaning.
The dream could be a play on their name.
To dream that you are good friends with a celebrity may suggest that you wish a friend or family member possessed similar traits. Determine the traits the celebrity possesses, so you know what qualities you wish your friend or family had. **Refer to actor.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream of celebrities shows that you are letting too much pomp and circumstance convince you to act certain ways that are against your better nature, this could be to your downfall in the area of the heart.
To dream that you are a celebrity denotes that you desire to fly higher then your social life and means allow.
To dream a loved one becomes a celebrity shows that you have a secret fear of losing this person to the world.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Dreams that you are a celebrity means your desires and wishes may be beyond your reach at the present moment.
To dream that a friend or lover becomes a celebrity suggests your fear of losing the friendship and loyalty of this person.
To see a celebrity in your dream, or even to be dating or making out with a famous celebrity in your dream, represents your understanding about him or her and the feelings he/she generates in you. Something in your waking life has triggered these similar beliefs and feelings.
If you dream about being friends with a celebrity, your dream is telling you that you should have higher self-esteem. You are worth believing in. You need to work on believing that you are a special person. It is not uncommon that a real-life obsession with a certain celebrity may carry over onto your dream world. Celebrities are often seen as heroes and role models for certain qualities or the fame and acceptance we want to achieve ourselves.
To dream about a celebrity dying signifies that your feelings about that person are changing significantly. Perhaps you no longer admire what they once represented to you. Alternatively, you may want to repress that aspect of yourself that is represented by that celebrity.... My Dream Interpretation
Cities, towns and Villages imply that the observer of such a dream will encounter unchaste women if such places are not of multiple colours. And if they are black and white then it suggests day and night – i.e., alternating of day and night and the passing of time.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Cities, towns and Villages imply that the observer of such a dream will encounter unchaste women if such places are not of multiple colours. And if they are black and white then it suggests day and night – i.e., alternating of day and night and the passing of time.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If a person sees himself struggling with another in an effort to confiscate a bow from him but without success it means matters will become confusing and difficult for the person who is associated with such a bow. Such a person may be the king, a brother or son.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dream of being disemboweled (where your guts fall out of your stomach), this means you feel like your strength or ability to stand up for yourself is being attacked. Alternately, consider the common phrase “you have a lot of guts.”... My Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: Elbows are a symbol of your nimbleness, or a sign that you are strong enough to hold on. Seen in negative terms, it may refer to elbowing oneself forward. Are you using your elbows too much (as the perpetrator) or are you suffering from somebody else’s use of “too much elbow’ (being the victim)? Only you can determine which of the two possibilities apply to you.... Dreamers Dictionary
To notice your or someone else’s elbows in your dream, indicates that you need to make a space for yourself. Your dream may express hesitance or fear in creating your own space for fear of being scrutinized.
To dream that your elbow is wounded suggests your inability to function in some waking situation, possibly a romantic one.... My Dream Interpretation
An elbow points to your flexibility and ability to reach out.
A hurt elbow may comment that you have been overly flexible or have extended yourself to others too much. Being elbowed may comment that you need a gentle urging to get moving or on with things.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Dreams of a fish bowl represent that you are revealing your true feelings, emotions and intentions seen. Perhaps you are feeling exposed, emotional naked and forthright.... Strangest Dream Explanations
1- To dream of crossing a border or frontier from one placc to another represents making great changes in life, actively instigating a change from one state to another, perhaps taking ourselves from the past to the future, or causing other people round us to make those changes.
2- Psychologically when we cross from one way of life to another such as changing from puberty to adulthood or from middle age to old age we need to depict this by creating an actual marker. In dreams for a frontier to appear is crossing a barrier within ourselves.
3- Spiritually, we have a new experience ahead of us which we can use on our way towards enlightenment.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically when we cross from one way of life to another – such as changing from puberty to adulthood or from middle age to old age – we need to depict this by creating an actual marker. In dreams, for a frontier to appear it means crossing a barrier within ourselves. Initially a frontier was a military term signifying the front line of foot soldiers, so the idea of strategy and planning is appropriate.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: To dream of crossing a border or frontier from one place to another represents making great changes in life, actively instigating a change from one state to another, into unknown territory. Perhaps we are taking ourselves from the past to the future, or causing other people round us to make those changes.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If horse are seen running through cities or between houses it means floods, rains and disasters are imminent. But if such horses are seen with saddles it means the person seeing the dream will meet lots of people who will have gathered together for some happy or unhappy occasion.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Your love will fall to live up to your estimate of him or her if you dream of people afflicted with infirmities. These may include people who are injured, disfigured, hunchbacks or who have legs or arms missing.... The Complete Dream Book
(Underpants; Underwear) If one discovers some wetness in his underpants in a dream, it means that his wife is pregnant.
If one defecates in his underpants in a dream, it means a fight with his wife after which he will pay her something he owes her, or it could mean a fight that will end in divorce.
If one wears his underpants inside-out in his dream, it means that he indulges in the loathsome and forbidden act of anal intercourse with his wife.
If one sees himself wearing his underpants without the underwear shirt in a dream, it means poverty. Wearing fancy underpants in a dream means travels, or financial growth. Wearing new underpants in a dream means protecting one’s chastity. Giving away one’s old underpants in a dream means relief from difficulties. (Also see Underwear; Pants)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreams of panties are about a flimsy cover for your intimate, sexual feelings, attractions and impulses. Panties represent girlishness, innocence, virginal attributes, and/or seduction.... Strangest Dream Explanations
(Fettering; Forbearance; Self-control) Exercising patience in a dream means glad tidings, or a warning about an adversity, or perhaps it could mean success in one’s endeavors. Ifone exercises patience toward harm or adversities he suffers in a dream, it means that he will rise in station, or receive a financial reward, or it could mean enjoying good living, safety, good health and victory in one’s life.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
interpreted upon 10 sides: woman, [male] servant, young girl, straightness of religion, goodness of body, long lifetime, wealth, blessing, pleasant nice words, inheritance from [the direction of] women.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik
(Fantasy; Illusion; Pipe dream) In a dream, a rainbow means peace and tranquility. Ifthe red color is dominant in the dream, then it means witnessing bloodshed during the same year.
If the yellow color is more dominant in the dream, it means an illness.
If the green color is more dominant in the dream, then it means safety, peace and tranquility.
A rainbow in a dream also means marriage. Seeing a rainbow over one’s right side in a dream means blessings. Ifit appears on one’s left side in the dream, then it means prosperity and a good harvest. As for poor people, seeing a rainbow on one’s right side also means richness, while for a rich person it means short lived difficulties.
A rainbow in a dream also represents wonders, or a military coup. Ifthunder accompanies the rainbow in the dream, then it means war.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Rainbows are colorful bridges that fall across the sky, but we can not walk across them (or use them to get to our pot of gold). Currently you may experience great joy and have extraordinary or even magical ideas, but remember that you can not walk across the rainbow bridge, so stay well-grounded. Usually a rainbow follows a rainstorm.
If so, you have weathered a difficult time that is coming to closure, this dream symbol may represent your optimism. Generally, rainbows make people smile and feel happy. Thus, some may consider this dream a sign of your good luck. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
A change in the dreamer’s present condition; a rainbow in the East denotes benefits to the poor and the sick; in the West good for the rich but not for the poor. Overhead, a change in fortune; sometimes ruin and death to the dreamer and his family. On the right it is good, at the left ill, judging right and left according to the sun, but wherever it appears it brings good to poverty and affliction by changing the air (Artemidorus). Modern oneirocritics regard the rainbow as an invariable sign of failure.... The Fabric of Dream
The Fire of the sun and the Water of the rain come together; contradictions are united.
The connection between desire and will.
The rainbow has also been a Christian symbol for the bond between God and human beings. Today, it is often a symbol for creativity and fantasies.
According to the Talmud and Kabbala, we are not allowed to look at a rainbow, because it leads back to God. In some African mythology, the rainbow is a devouring animal. According to Jung, it is the bridge leading into the next life.
A rainbow can also be seen as a Circle; it contains every color and meaning, every quality.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- A rainbow appearing in a dream is the promise of something better to come.
The old story of the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow- is so firmly entrenched in folklore that this meaning often conies across in dreams.
2- The raising of consciousness and appreciation of something as ethereal as a rainbow suggests the need for a heightened sense of awareness. More esotcrically, a rainbow is said to represent the seven steps of awareness necessary for true spirituality.
3- A rainbow symbolises the spiritual glory that is available to the dreamer through understanding and learning.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
With its multicolored rays refracted by the sun. the rainbow offers a bridge into the spintual dimensions. Associated with magic, it leads you to the pot of gold at its end. It often comes in a dream as a sign of spiritual fulfillment and good luck.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream you see a rainbow denotes the changing of your present estate and manner of life.
To dream of seeing a rainbow in the East is a good omen to the poor and sick; for the former will recover their estates, and the latter their health.
To dream of seeing a rainbow in the West.
To the rich is a good.
To the poor a bad sign.
To dream “ you see the rainbow directly over your head, signifies a change of fortune, and most commonly the death of the dreamer and the ruin of his family. Note, also, that in your dreams the rainbow on the right hand is good, and on the left, ill; and you must judge the right or the left according to the sun. And in what quality soever it appears, it is a good sign to anyone that is afflicted with poverty or any other affliction^ for it changeth the time and the air.... The Complete Dream Book
Symbol: The colorful arc of a rainbow symbolizes the bridge between heaven and earth.
Vision: Seeing a rainbow: a warning that your good fortune could be an illusion. In spiritual terms, however, the rainbow is positive: you are at peace with God and the world. It is often a sign that an important reconciliation will be possible.
Depth Psychology: The rainbow is a symbol of inner peace and harmony of body, soul, and spirit.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of the beautiful sight of a rainbow represents extreme hope and victory. It can also symbolize increased wealth, prestige, or fame. Dreaming of the rainbow symbolizes a link between your earthly, grounded self and the higher, spiritual self.
To dream of lovers seeing a rainbow suggests immense joy from their union.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of a rainbow represent your journey from heaven to earth and from earth back to heaven. You are growing in your spiritual awareness, perhaps because you have just undergone an emotional rainstorm. Dreams of the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow are a message that if you follow your true path, your rewards will be great.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A rainbow symbolizes the spiritual glory that is available to us through understanding and learning. More esoterically, a rainbow is said to represent the seven steps of awareness necessary for true spirituality. It is the connecting ‘bridge’ between the physical and the spiritual realms.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: The raising of consciousness and appreciation of something as ethereal as a rainbow suggests the need for a heightened sense of awareness. When it was realized that white light could be split into its component parts the various colours came to have meaning.
For instance, red indicates passion, green fertility, and purple dignity.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Always a positive symbol. No matter what the rest of the dream implies, if the dream ends with a rainbow, particularly if you find the pot of gold, the dream is a portent of the end of all your troubles followed by much happiness.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
To dream of having separate identities suggests that you are feeling torn apart and divided. Your feelings are pulling you in opposite directions. You could also feel stuck between two people or groups in your life who want different things from you. You are feeling torn apart by this conflict - you must make a decision about the person who you want to become, and then act accordingly to make it happen.... My Dream Interpretation
(Bond; Knot) A tie in a dream represents longevity, old age and the possible bending of one’s back. (Also see Band; Bond’; Captivated; Contract; Fond; Knot; Untying something)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To see or wear a tie in your dream, represents your obligations and relationship bonds. In some cases, the dream may suggest that you are feeling tied down to a situation or relationship.... My Dream Interpretation
Ties to other people or situations that may or may not be desirable.
The network of life that goes beyond time, space, and dimensions. This type of dream helps you to recognize your place in the greater scheme of things, and the importance of each individual.
Too much attachment, the need to loosen binding ties.
A necktie represents business matters, protocol, and attention to the social graces. It is worn when we wish to present a specific image of ourselves to others, or as a recognition of a societal expectation (see Clothes).
Bow ties speak of old-fashioned formality. Possibly you are trying to be too conventional or reserved with regard to a project, person, or situation.... The Language of Dreams
Dreaming about a twist-tie foretells complications in the dreamer’s social or work life that may be difficult to resolve. This dream symbol may also suggest that you need to put some “closure” on a certain situation in your waking life.... My Dream Interpretation
To dream of a wash-bowl, signifies that new cares will interest you, and afford much enjoyment to others.
To bathe your face and hands in a bowl of clear water, denotes that you will soon consummate passionate wishes which will bind you closely to some one who interested you, but before passion enveloped you.
If the bowl is soiled, or broken, you will rue an illicit engagement, which will give others pain, and afford you small pleasure. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If a person dreams of himself as holding or possessing water contained in a dish or bowl and he is conscious of himself as being in a state of tuhr (ie. Ceremonial purity) or on a journey in an unknown and strange place, then such a bowl of water symbolizes his life span.
If he dreams of drinking all the water it means his life span is completed; he should now prepare for the hereafter.
If he drinks the water partially it means he still has a number of years to live.
The same interpretation is given if, instead of water, the contents of the bowl or dish is thareed*.
(*Thareed: Pieces of bread steeped in broth)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Bowl) In a dream, a wooden bowl represents the world, or earning money from a business during a trip, while a porcelain or a ceramic bowl in a dream signifies earnings from a local business.
A bowl in a dream also represents one’s condition, state, or the management of his affairs. Licking a bowl, or licking one’s fingers after cleaning the bowl with one’s hand in a dream means consuming one’s share in this world and the nearing of one’s death.
A wooden bow1in a dream also represents a woman, a housekeeper, the workplace, or one’s shop. Ifone sees a gathering of people or scholars partaking in a sweet meal from a large wooden bowl in a dream, it represents a community project that unites people’s hearts and allows them to share their knowledge.
If one sees a group of people gathering to eat a fish or a piece of rotten meat in a dream, it means that a group of evil people are gathered to take advantage of a prostitute. (Also see Bowl)... Islamic Dream Interpretation