To see a crucifix in your dream is symbolic of new life, spiritual guidance, and liberation. The dream may serve as a connection with your inner Christ/love consciousness. Alternatively, it represents your difficulties and hardships. Do you feel you are being crucified for something occurring in your life?
To see an upside down crucifix implies that some aspect of your life is in disarray. You are not sure what to believe or what is right anymore. Things are not always what it seems. Alternatively, an upside down crucifix is symbolic of the pope.
To dream of the cross represents sacrifice. You may be giving up habits, belongings, beliefs, or some part of yourself for a greater purpose. It may also symbolize sacrifices you are making for other people, or caring more about others than yourself. Feeling good about making a big change.
Negatively, a crucifix may reflect the looking stupid in front of other people because you made a bad decision. Making an example of yourself. A moment of difficult suffering or the difficult choice that may require suffering.
Although the origins for the symbolism of a cross would appear connected to Jesus Christ, the cross is actually a cube that has been unfolded. The cube represents the universe, or a perfectly balanced space. The symbol for sacrifice is then derived from the concept of giving up or unraveling perfection.
Example: A man dreamed of wanting to fall back onto a crucifix. In waking life he was considering risking leaving his workplace and looking for a new job. The crucifix in this case may have reflected his feelings about risking looking stupid making a big change.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of having to a bloody crucifix placed on her chest. In waking life her husband had died and she felt that she had to endure the rest of her life taking care of her daughters without him.
To see a crucifix in a dream, is a warning of distress approaching, which will involve others beside yourself. To kiss one, foretells that trouble will be accepted by you with resignation. For a young woman to possess one, foretells she will observe modesty and kindness in her deportment, and thus win the love of others and better her fortune.
To dream that you are moving down suggests that you have made a wrong decision or headed toward the wrong direction in life. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on "feeling down" or depressed. "Going down" may also sexual connotation and be a metaphor for oral sex.
To dream of going down represents descension, loss, failure, and the worsening of conditions. You may be experiencing lower level of consciousness, negative thoughts, or moving away from goals.
To move down too quickly represents a loss of power, status, or a negative waking life situation.
Moving down may also symbolize becoming grounded, or returning to normal from a very positive or euphoric experience.
Down in a dream means prosperity, profits, clothing, inheritance or a confiscated property. In a dream, down also represents lawful earnings.
To see or dream of a child with down syndrome implies that you are underestimating your own abilities or someone else's.
To watch a hanging in your dream represents feelings of insecurity. The hanging may symbolize aspects of yourself that you want to eliminate.
To dream that you are hanging yourself suggests that you are trying to escape from some guilt or fear. Consider also the image as a pun for something in your life which you have left hanging or unfinished.
To dream that you are hanging up clothes suggests that you are clarifying your thoughts and elevating yourself to a new state of awareness.
To dream that you are hanging out with friends or other people is a way for your dreaming mind to decompress and wind down. Perhaps you do not have time to socialize during the day. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you that there is something you can learn from your friends or others. You need to incorporate this quality into yourself.
To dream of seeing a hanging with a noose represents feelings about yourself or someone else being noticed as a total failure. Feelings about not mattering anyone or being an insignificant loser. Total embarrassment or total failure for all to see. Feeling that you have no options left in a difficult situation. Fearing embarrassment that you never really mattered. A very insensitive display of failure. Humiliation about yourself being a perfect example of failure. Feeling forced to experience a failure that you dread.
To dream that you are hanging someone else with a noose may reflect feelings about intentionally ensuring that someone else is noticed as a total failure. Making sure that attention is drawn to a failure. A problem you want to eliminate in full view of others. Making an embarrassing example of someone who didn't listen to you.
Hangings with nooses may also show up in dreams if you have been having suicidal thoughts. You may have some powerful insecurities at the moment may not believe in yourself enough. Hanging with nooses dreams can also occur for people with breathing difficulties to reflect their feelings about their breathing being cut off.
To dream of hanging on to something may reflect desperation to avoid failure. Feeling that it's very important to "hold on."
Example: A man dreamed of being hung with a noose. In waking life he was experiencing an progressive asthma condition that he felt was choking off his ability to breath.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of seeing someone hanging. In waking life he felt that his life was hopeless without any options life and was considering killing himself.
If you are hung, it is good to you. You will rise in society, and become wealthy.
To see a large concourse of people gathering at a hanging, denotes that many enemies will club together to try to demolish your position in their midst. See Execution.
To tear open one’s garment in a dream means divorce.
If one sees himself hanging down loosely from a high place in a dream, it means that he will turn pious and for the sake of his faith, he will give preference to his life in the hereafter over that of this world. One’s fall in the dream connotes despair or disappointment. Hanging loosely to reach a lion, a serpent, a scorpion, or the like creatures in a dream means hanging around with evil companions, soliciting marriage from a corrupt family, or seeking the friendship of the wrong people. Hanging loosely to reach some cattle or a herd of sheep in a dream means delivering charities or spending money in a good way.
To hang a garment in the sun to dry in a dream may indicate that someone will shortly arrive from a long journey.
To dream that you are upside down suggests that there is some situation or problem in your waking life that you need to straighten up. It may also mean that your initial assumptions were completely opposite of what you thought.
Writing in a dream signifies a trick, a gimmick or a conspiracy. A writer in a dream represents a cunning and a fraudulent person. If one’s handwriting looks illegible, or inelegant in the dream, it means that he will repent for dishonesty and from defrauding people. Writing on a scroll or on a legal pad in a dream means that one may receive an inheritance. Writing in a notebook in a dream means dodging, or repudiation. Writing a novel or a book in a dream means receiving unlawful money, or it could mean falling sick. If one sees himself writing a book or a letter and finishes it in his dream, it means that he will complete a project and fulfill his goals. If he fails to complete his book or his letter in the dream, it means that something will hamper , or stand in the way of completing his project. Writing with the left hand in a dream means indulging in loathsome actions, going astray, or perhaps having a son who is born from adultery, or it could mean that one may become a poet. Signing a deed, a check or a legal contract in a dream means failing to fulfill an agreement. If one sees someone he knows drafting a contract between them in a dream, it means that the other person will defraud him, mislead him in a business deal and drive him astray. If one finds himself illiterate and incapable of writing in a dream, it means that he is depressed, though God Almighty will show him a way out of his difficulties. If an illiterate person sees himself trying to learn how to write and read in a dream, it means that he will benefit from something he feared for a long time, or it could mean that he will go through hard times. If a learned person finds himself incapable of writing anything in a dream, it means depression, fear, toiling and obstruction of his business.
Descending a mountain, a hill or an elevation in a dream represents losses, migraine headache, humiliation, passing from a higher to a lower condition, separation between husband and wife, losing one’s job, demo- tion, degradation, abandoning one’s religion, or it could mean adversities in general. Descending a steep slope in a dream also means safe landing, worldly blessings and nomination for a religious duty. Descending from a mountain in a dream means relief from adversities or change in one’s conditions. Coming down from an old ladder in a dream means investing in a business to earn nothing from one’s efforts. If the ladder breaks half-way through in the dream, it means losing to one’s adversary.
In a dream, to see someone or oneself being brought to the gallows to be hung means malice, rejoicing at the misfortune of others, fame or perhaps it could mean rising in station. Consequently, if one’s condition in the dream does not change to worst, then his dream could mean slander or backbiting, unless his retribution is held for a crime he committed in the dream, then the dream means satisfying one’s debts.
Fringes in a dream represent a fight, an argument or vain talk.
If one strangles himself with his own hands, or if he hangs himself with a rope which he attaches to the ceiling in a dream, it means that he is sufferings from depression, distress, or sorrow. It also could mean that he will not reside in his present house, or in the place where he saw himself strangled. The same interpretation goes for seeing oneself suffering from asphyxia.
To see a lynching in your dream represents feelings of self-guilt.
To dream of a lynching represents a cold or heartless approach to problem solving. Feeling good thinking of someone as a totally humiliated loser. It may also reflect satisfaction in "sticking it" to someone who disappointed you. You or someone else that is insensitively ridding yourself of commitments, relationships, or problems. It may also reflect a bitter act of retribution. A total loss of respect for someone. Feeling good not liking someone.
To dream of being chased by a lynch mob represents feelings about people or situations that gain satisfaction totally humiliating you as a total loser. You may have crossed someone who would enjoy having retribution. Feeling that people want to celebrate or instigate your total failure.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing someone being lynched. In real life he had lost all respect for a girl he liked. The lynching reflected the cold 180 degree change in his feelings for her. He became quite bitter and vocal about his new dislike for her.