To dream that you are in a foreign land represents change in your life. Consider how you feel about the surrounding. If you are afraid or lost, then it indicates that you are not ready for the change. You are not willing to leave the past behind. If you are excited or happy in this unknown place, then it suggests that you are ready for change.
To dream of a strange foreign land represents feelings about situations that are unfamiliar, unstable, or unknown to you. A mindset that is unusual to you. You may be experiencing change or conflict with people that you are not used to. You may feel like an outsider, like you don't belong, or are experiencing a number of new situations. Feeling excluded or apart. How confident or afraid you are in the foreign land may reflect how prepared or anxious you are about any current changes. New situations that you have no prior experience with.
Example: A woman dreamed of being stuck in a foreign country with no escape. In waking life she was aware of herself being close to the beginning of her menstrual period starting. The foreign land she couldn't escape most likely reflected her discomfort with having her period while also not wanting to talk about it to her lover.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of getting on a plane to travel to a foreign country. In waking life he was pregnant for the first time about close to giving birth.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of being in a foreign land. In waking life she was a psychologist in private practice that was trying to change careers by doing a radio show, something she had no experience with at all.
See the [[themes section for countries]] for a more in depth look at country symbolism.
To hear or speak a foreign language in your dream indicates a message from your subconscious that you do not yet understand. Alternatively, you may not be making yourself clear to others.
To dream that you are studying a foreign language suggests that you are having difficulties expressing your thoughts. You are confronted with some unfamiliar problem that you do not know how to approach and resolve in your waking life.
To dream of a foreign language represents a mindset that you don't understand or agree with. Someone may have an idea or belief system that you don't subscribe to. Feeling excluded or "apart" from something. Alternatively, you may feel that others are not making themselves clear to you.
To dream of studying a foreign language represents your attempt to understand the behavior of a person or situation that is currently unfamiliar to you.
To dream of being kidnapped represents issues in your life that trap, restrict, or distract you. A problem or negative thinking pattern may be diverting your concentration or attention away from more important issues or goals. Feeling forced to do something that you don't want to do. Feeling that everything in your life is going wrong. A moment of extreme stress or pressure.
Alternatively, kidnapping may reflect a situation that leaves you feeling victimized or that something's being done against your will. You may feel a loss of security. Making others do something against their will.
To dream of yourself being kidnapped represents feelings of being forced to do something you don't want to. Feeling that your happiness or sense of stability has been stolen from you.
Example: A mother dreamed of fearing that her child would be kidnapped. In waking life she feared that someone that had been mean to her child was going to permanently rob her child of inner happiness.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of being kidnapped. In waking life she felt jealous of her friend getting married. She felt that everything was going wrong in her life because she was losing her friend to someone else. The kidnapping may have reflected the how unpleasant and unusual it felt to feel stable life and friendship being taken from her.
Example 3: A man dreamed of being kidnapped, attacked, and bleeding. In waking life he felt a lot of stress from the sudden emergence of serious personal problems causing a major distraction in his life.
Example 4: A man dreamed of a seeing a kidnapper take a child, hold them hostage. and then see the child escape the kidnapper. In waking life the man began to realize that he was being abusive and controlling to women in his life. He was having issues controlling his anger and need to control people.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of seeing people being kidnapped, trying to help them, but then being kidnapped herself. In waking life she felt bad for people dealing with a problem, but then got stuck in the problem herself after she tried to help them.
To see land in your dream represents your need to be more grounded or down to earth. You are looking for a strong foundation and some stability. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor for something that you have "landed" as in a job, a part in a play, etc.
To see rocky or barren land denotes failure in your undertakings.
To dream of land while in water represents safe harbor, certainty, or stability. It may also reflect safety from emotional turmoil or a desire to feel grounded.
Dreaming of land, when it appears fertile, omens good | but if sterile and rocky, failure and dispondency is prognosticated. To see land from the ocean, denotes that vast avenues of prosperity and happiness will disclose themselves to you.
To see or set a land mine in your dream suggests that you are under some extreme pressure or stress. You fear making mistakes or tripping up on some project. Alternatively, a land mine symbolizes emotions or issues that can potentially explode if they are not properly addressed.
Seeing a dry land in a dream means reaching safety.
To dream of a embassy for your country in another country represents feelings of security or safety that you can revert or change back decisions if they begin to become unpleasant or dangerous. Feeling that you are not alone or hopeless. Your feelings about options that allow you to restore your life to normal.
Negatively, it may reflect anxiety having to revert to old ways of thinking or living. Fearing being unable to keep enjoying a big change you've made. Feeling nagged by constant obligations or responsibilities that keep you from enjoying a new lifestyle choice or positive change you've made. Anxiety about being stuck with commitments or choices you've made. Anxiety about being stuck in a new relationship that is just as bad or unpleasant as your last one.
To dream of a foreign embassy in your country from another country represents feelings of security or safety that you do something different if you wanted to.
Example: A woman dreamed of going to embassies in foreign countries. In waking life she was trying to make changes to her choices in men. She was having anxiety about making sure she didn't repeat herself meeting men that were bad for her.
In a dream, each locality has a particular meaning that relates to its substance and conditions. To see the land of the great gathering on the Day of Resurrection in a dream means the fulfillment of a promise, or that the person seeing the dream is worthy of keeping secrets. Earth in a dream also means becoming rich after poverty, or having peace after experiencing extreme difficulties. It also means a marriage to a beautiful young virgin, or it could mean receiving guidance and attaining a high ranking and an honorable position in the world. To see the glob being carried on the back of a whale or a steer without changing its conditions in a dream means that the king of the country will be dethroned. He will either step down or be replaced by his minister. Sweeping the floor and caring for the floor mat or carpet in a dream means to care for one’s community or family. Earth in a dream also represents one’s mother, or the governor of the land. Working in a farmland in a dream, seeing its tools, elements, seeds, water, plowing, harvesting, landscaping, blossoming of its flowers, their fragrance, light, whatever positive or negative results one sees therein in a dream represent such success or failure. Seeing an unknown land could denote one’s mother, child, husband, wife, partner, guardian, a servant, or it could mean one’s heirs. Earth in a dream also may mean arguments, knowledge or clarity of speech. Earth in a dream also represents the element of the world, as the skies represent the element of the hereafter. If both the earth and the skies are seen simultaneously in a dream, it means that they can never be joined together, as the world and the hereafter do not exist in one place. If the top soil of the land is cracked in a dream, it means that the land is rich and arable. Such cracks in a dream also signify the rise of invented religious dogmas and the spread of evil and innovation. Seeing the stretch of the land in a dream means the release of prisoners, or in the case of a pregnant woman, it means the nearing of her delivery. If one sees an earthquake and the destruction of life and property in a dream, this element represents straying from the path, pride and heedless- ness. If the earth appears to fold over him in a dream, it means losing one stature in the world, divorce or losing in business. If the earth changes into iron or rocks in one’s dream, it means that one’s wife will not bear children, or it could mean changing one’s trade or profession. If the earth opens and swallows him in a dream, it means that he is ashamed of somethinghe did, or it could mean hurdles in one’s business, a journey, or imprisonment. If the earth looks like a desert land in the dream, it may mean that such a person may undertake an urgent trip. Beating the ground with a stick in a dream means taking a business trip. Eating dirt in a dream means earnings an equal amount of money to what one eats in his dream. If the earth cracks and opens, and if a beast comes and speaks to the people in their own tongue in a dream, it means that people will witness a miracle or a happening that will bewilder everyone. This may also mean nearing the end of one’s life. Digging the earth in a dream also means plotting and deceiving others. If the earth speaks good words to someone in the dream, it means that he or she will attain whatever they are told. On the other hand, if the earth reprimands someone in the dream, it means that he must amend his actions for the better and ask for God’s forgiveness and guidance.
To notice the earth in your dream indicates that you need to be "grounded" and realistic. Perhaps your sense of stability and security is lacking. Consider the consistency of the earth for additional significance on how you are feeling. If the earth opens or separates, then it represents a project or relationship that you are afraid of falling into.
To dream that you can bend the earth signifies your ability to control your actions and react at a precise or optimal moment.
To see the planet Earth in your dream signifies wholeness and global consciousness. You are interconnected with the world.
To dream of the Earth's core symbolizes suppressed anger. You are holding in a lot of negative emotions.
To dream of the earth represents your feelings or perception of your entire life at the current moment. A situation that you are totally immersed right now. The dominating theme or purpose of your life.
Alternatively, dreaming of the earth may reflect feeling that your whole life or future is on the line. Something bigger than you is on your mind.
To dream of the earth passing under rainbows, doorways, or bridges may reflect you entire life undergoing a powerful transformation.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing her belly as a globe of the earth that ended up in a blaze of fire. In waking life she was heavily pregnant and was enjoying it so much that she didn't like the feeling of not being pregnant after giving birth. The globe of the earth may have reflected her feelings about her entire life revolving about enjoying being pregnant.
To see the beach in your dream symbolizes the meeting between your two states of mind. The sand is symbolic of the rational and mental processes while the water signifies the irrational, unsteady, and emotional aspects of yourself. It is a place of transition between the physical/material and the spiritual.
To dream that you are on the beach and looking out toward the ocean indicates unknown and major changes that are occurring in your life. Consider the state of the ocean, whether it is calm, pleasant, forbidding, etc.
To dream that you are looking toward the beach suggests that you are returning to what is familiar to you. Alternatively, you may be adapting or accepting to the changes and circumstances in your life.
To dream that you are relaxing on a beach signifies that the coming weeks will be calm and tranquil for you. Your stress will be alleviated and you will find peace of mind.
To dream that you are working on the beach signifies a business project that will consume most of your time.
To dream of the beach represents a time in your life when you are confronting negativity, or facing uncertainty. It may also represent a transition from a familiar setting to an unfamiliar one.
Example: A man dreamed of standing on a beach facing the water. In real life he was experiencing a heath crisis.
If you dream of seeing a beach it represents two completely opposite conditions of your wit. The sand symbolizes the reasonable aspects of your mind, but the water represents unreasonable aspects of your wit, such as unsteady, confused and irritating thoughts. The dream shows two different worlds, which very often people get lost, which one of them to choose: the one that tells to improve the spiritual aspects of your innerself or the one that provides stable and safe material well-being. If you dream of standing on the beach and looking toward the sea or the ocean, it foretells that huge and mysteriuos things are taking place in your life at this very moment. The bigger the storm or the bigger the waves are, the more dractic changes will happen. If you dream of looking towards the beach it means that you are settling down and taking back the life you had or joining the process you used to be in before. Consider that this dream shows your ability to admit all the new sauses that is happening in your life. If you see yourself just lieing down, taking the nap or just loosening on the beach it is a sign of upcoming quiet and peaceful next chapter. If you see yourself doing particular or any work on the beach it foretells that very soon you might get the project that will take lots of your time and strength to get it done, so prepare yourself for hard work and try to keep calm with lots of patience.
To see a hotel in your dream signifies a new state of mind or a shift in personal identity. You are undergoing some sort of transition and need to move away from your old habits and old way of thinking. You need to temporarily escape from your daily life. Alternatively, the dream may imply a loss in your personal identity.
To see a hotel in your dream represents your mindset being focused on having things done for you. It may also reflect your wish to always have something easy. Positively, a hotel points to automation or "smooth sailing." Feeling helped, supported, or encouraged. Supporting others through difficulties or helping someone by doing everything for them.
Negatively, a hotel reflects using people or laziness. A sign that hard work, discipline, respect for others or adherence to principles are not a priority. Slacking off or letting other people do all your work for you. Alternatively, it may reflect your tendency to support others too much. Catering to someone else's every need in a manner that is excessive or doesn't allow them to learn to deal with their own problems. Feeling that someone is asking too much of you. Being used sexually and then disgarded.
To dream of a hotel on the beach may reflect your feelings about being financially broke or experiencing a difficult problem that requires you to allow friends or family to take care of you. Students or people with financial problems that require them to return home may dream of hotels on the beach.
Example: A man dreamed of being in the basement of a hotel. In waking life he was having second thoughts about tricking the government into give him a bigger refund after they scared him by questioning his tax return. The hotel basement represented the fear he was experiencing while trying to get easy money.
Example 2: A man dreamed of being in a hotel. In waking life he was being shown how to use a complicated computer system by a friend so that he would understand every single thing required to run the computer perfectly. The hotel may have reflected his feelings about his need to learn about the computer being perfectly catered to.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of being in a luxurious hotel. In waking life she was getting an unusually high amount of love and support from her friends.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of being in a hotel. In waking life she was becoming irritated by her son and husband using her to take care of them nonstop.
Example 5: A man dreamed of being in a hotel where people were rude to him. In waking life he was a regular user of a very helpful internet message forum and felt that some others users were being very rude to him.
A hotel in a dream represents one’s house, body, name, property, glory, bathhouse, oven, or a court of justice. Whatever may happen to him in that dream could take place in conjunction to any of the above elements and in relationship to his condition. Staying overnight in an unknown hotel in a dream means travel, or it may indicate the abode of this world from which one travels to reach the abode of the hereafter.
Dreaming of living in a hotel, denotes ease and profit. To visit women in a hotel, your life will be rather on a dissolute order. Dreaming of seeing a fine hotel, indicates wealth and travel. If you dream that you are the proprietor of a hotel, you will earn all the fortune you will ever possess. To work in a hotel, you could find a more remunerative employment than what you have. Dreaming of hunting a hotel, you will be baffled in your search for wealth and happiness.