All dwelling places generally represent the dreamer’s psychological, emotional, or spiritual condition. The dream may reflect a current reality, issue, or dilemma and attempt to bring the dreamer into greater self-awareness. Because a hotel is a transitory dwelling, it suggests a time away from one’s responsibilities or routine. As a dream symbol it could reflect […]
1. Isolation, retreat. 2. A need for solitude and space, cleansing. 3. Loneliness. 4. Sorrow and shame.
Vision: In a man’s dream, the island stands for frustration at work; you arc anxious to be involved, to create something new, to make use of your pioneer spirit. Or you are simply stressed out and want to (or should) take a break from your hectic lifestyle. When you return—maybe from a vacation— you can […]
To dream of the Garden of Eden may indicate an important choice that may have far-reaching consequences. Sitting alone in the Garden of Eden suggests that it may be necessary to retreat and contemplate your decision. To dream of speaking to someone in the Garden could mean you are being unduly influenced in an important […]
(Dwellings; Niche) In a dream, a guarding post represents a spiritual retreat, a votive seclusion, prayers, hunger, fast, depression, humbling oneself, controlling one’s passions and desires.
In dreams an island can signify a spiritual retreat – somewhere which is cut off from the world – which will allow us to contemplate our own spiritual self.
A place to retreat to.
(see Camel, Oasis, Sand) Spiritual dryness. A retreat to find and understand the sacred, as both Moses and Jesus did in the wilderness. If you are alone or lost in the desert, a type of desertion dream. A very dry abyss wherein one may either lose or find oneself. An unforgiving situation over which you’ll […]
Symbol: The snail is a symbol of resurrection and also virginity. Vision: Seeing a snail: your mono should be “slowly but surely”! A snail retreating into its shell: you expect something from someone, but are being kept in suspense. Eating snails: you are trying the patience of another person to the limit! Crushing a snail […]
(see Ascetic, Ascent, Balcony, Climbing, Ladder, Stairs) Achievements. Overcoming the odds and getting a second chance. Many heroic figures await their rebirth in a mountainside tomb. Merlin is one such figure. Doing something you’ve always wanted to do just for yourself (e.g., “climbing the mountain because it was there”). Transcending perceptions or taking a higher […]