To see birds in your dream symbolize your goals, aspirations and hopes. To dream of chirping and/or flying birds, represent joy, harmony, ecstasy, balance, and love. It denotes a sunny outlook in life. You are experiencing spiritual freedom and psychological liberation. It is almost as if a weight has been lifted off your shoulders.
To dream of dead or dying birds indicates disappointments. You will find yourself worrying over problems that are nagging on your mind.
To dream of birds on the attack means that you are being pulled into too many directions. You are experiencing conflict with your spirituality. If the birds are trying to break into houses, then it implies that you are not following your desired path in life. Others are meddling in your life and interfering with your life path.
To see bird eggs in your dream symbolize money.
To see birds hatching in your dream symbolize delayed success.
To see a bird nest in your dream symbolizes independence, refuge and security. You need something to fall back on. Alternatively, it may signify a prosperous endeavor, new opportunities, and fortune.
Dreaming that a bird's beak is stuck in your neck means that you have been gossiping too much.
To see a bird singing near a fire refers to someone who is consumed by their passion.
An unknown bird in a dream represents the angel of death. If one sees a bird diving to the ground to pick a pebble, a paper, or a worm, then if he soars away from a house that hosts a sick person in a dream, it means that the sick person will shortly die from his illness. If one sees a bird diving toward him in a dream, it means a journey. If one sees him standing over his head, or over his shoulders, or sitting in his lap in a dream, it denotes one’s work or profession. If the bird is white in the dream, it means that one’s work is clean, If his color is tanned in the dream, it means that one’s work is tainted. If a male bird sits in the lap of a pregnant woman in a dream, it means that she will beget a boy. If a female bird sits in her lap in a dream, it means that she will beget a girl. Large or predatory birds in a dream represent kings, presidents, leaders, tyrants, men of knowledge or merchants. Water birds, sea gulls, etcetera, represent honorable people who rose in rank in two spheres, the sphere of water and that of the air. They also could mean a journey. If they quack in the dream, they represent lamenting or crying. Singingbirds in a dream represent musicians and singers. To see a flock of birds in a dream means money and power and particularly for someone who tends them or cares for them. Seeing birds flying over one’s head means gaining authority and power. If one sees birds flying inside his house or shop in a dream, it means angels. If a bird flies into one’s hand in a dream, it means glad tidings. A bird in a dream also means work. An unknown bird in a dream means a warning, an advice or an admonition. If one’s bird looks beautiful in a dream, it denotes the quality of his work. If one sees himself in a dream carrying an ugly looking bird, it also denotes the quality of his actions or that a messenger may bring him good news. An unknown bird means profits. To see black colored birds in a dream denote bad deeds, while white colored birds represent good deeds. Colored birds in a dream represent mixed actions. Seeing a bird in a dream also could mean honor, power, authority ornament or profits. A bird in a dream also represents a fun and a most entertaining companion. A bird in a dream also represents a boy. If one slaughters a bird in his dream, it means that he will beget a child who will live in sickness during his childhood and that his father will fear for his death. It is said that a bird in a dream also represents a rich and a tricky leader who constantly fights for his earnings and to insure his success or superiority. A bird in a dream also represents a beautiful woman. The singing of birds in a dream means hearing good words or receiving a valuable knowledge. A flock of birds in a dream represents easy earned wealth. A bird in a dream also represents a boy. Capturing a bird in a dream means having control over a powerful person. Killing a bird in a dream means fulfilling one’s goal. Plucking the feathers, cleaning and eating a bird in a dream means earnings, prosperity, or a woman. Slaughtering a bird in a dream means raping one’s servant. Holding a bird in one’s hand or having it inside a cage in a dream means a sickness that will befall one’s son. If the bird flies away from one’s hand or from its cage in a dream, then it means one’s death. A flock of birds in a dream also represents gatherings of love, unity, family reunions and celebrations. However, the gathering of birds in a dream also could mean banding to commit wrong or the dispersal of one’s family or friends, or it could mean business losses.
To see a yellow bird in your dream represents a positive outlook in your professional life.
To dream of a yellow bird represents freedom or transcendence from problems that you are noticing. Awareness of yourself or someone else having no restrictions. Feeling good noticing nothing keeping you down.
To see a yellow bird flitting about in your dreams, foretells that some great event will cast a sickening fear of the future around you. To see it sick or dead, foretells that you will suffer for another’s wild folly.
To dream that you break up with your significant other indicates that there is something in your life that you need to let go no matter how hard it may be.
To dream that your boyfriend or girlfriend is breaking up with you indicates that your relationship is moving to the next level. In a way, it is an end to something; you are leaving some past behind. At the same time, it is the start of something new or better. It is important to remember that such a dream is not an omen that the relationship is not working out. As a relationship evolves and grows, it also changes.
To dream that you did not break up with your boyfriend or girlfriend suggests that you are still in denial about the break-up. Your mind many not have accepted the notion that the relationship is over.
To see Big Bird in your dream represents friendship and acceptance. It also symbolizes your inquisitive nature. Alternatively, dreaming of Big Bird may serve to bring you back to your childhood. Perhaps the dream is trying to remind you of some old childhood lesson.
To see a bird of paradise in your dream represents your hard shell and cold exterior. You need to be more receptive and open yourself to love. Alternatively, the dream symbolizes relaxation. It is time for a vacation.
Refer to the [[themes section for emotions]] for a more in depth look at emotion symbolism.
To see or wear a hearing aid in your dream suggests that you are not paying enough attention to what someone is trying to tell you. You are not picking up on certain cues.
To dream of a hearing aid represents an inability to genuinely be listened to or understood. Difficulty getting ideas through. You or someone else that needs something done before they give their full attention. Alternatively, a hearing aid may represent a coping mechanism to help you stay informed or included as part of a group. A dependency you have that lets you keep informed.
Negatively, a hearing aid may represent a requirement or condition in order to listen to someone else. A bribe or condition that has to be met first. Something to make co-operation more palatable to you or someone else. A method of overriding stubbornness. It may also be a sign that people don't want to do anything with you unless they can use you. A hearing aid may also mean you are too dependent on someone else to get information.
To see a pick-up truck in your dream represents hard work. You need to return to the basics. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor for something that you need to "pick up".
To dream that you are on a travel tour indicates that you are ready to explore hidden and unknown aspects of yourself. You are welcoming any new changes that occur.
To dream that you are a concert tour represents your aspirations for fame. Having to be in a different city every other day may mean that you are feeling uprooted. You are lacking a sense of belonging.
To dream that you attend a wake refers to your grieving process. You need to find closure. It is okay to seek the support in order to help you get through a difficult time. Alternatively, the dream suggests that it is time to celebrate the positive qualities of someone who is no longer in your life.
To dream that you are waking up in your dream indicates that something is missing or lacking in your life. There is an aspect of your life that you are not utilizing to its fullest potential. You are not recognizing your abilities. The dream is literally telling you to open your eyes and wake up! Alternatively, waking up in your dream may be a signal of a lucid dream.
To dream of a funeral wake represents a need to feel closure in a situation you are experiencing. Directly and openly confronting the prospect of never experiencing something ever again. Negatively, a wake may reflect difficult letting go. Making excuses to keep talking to people you should stop talking to. Creating or prolonging confrontation that is unhealthy.
Alternatively, a funeral wake may reflect your difficulty grieving or accepting the loss of a loved one. Difficulty accepting the end of a relationship. Repeatedly discussing deceased people's lives when it may not be healthy to do to.
Example: A woman dreamed of having to attend a funeral wake for her dead mother (alive in real life). In waking life she had broken up with her boyfriend and had to meet him once last time to have a final discussion.
Dreaming that you attend a wake, denotes that you will sacrifice some important engagement to enjoy some ill-favored assignation. For a young woman to see her lover at a wake, foretells that she will listen to the entreaties of passion, and will be persuaded to hazard honor for love.
To dream that you have wings suggest new found freedom. You are on the right track and are soaring to success without limitations. Alternatively, the dream means that you are trying to escape from a difficult situation.
To dream that you have the wings of an angel indicate your sweet, angelic quality. Or you may be in need of some protection from life's stresses and problems.
To see the wings of birds in your dream indicates your desire for a freer way of life.
To dream of wings represents feelings of new found freedom. Success without limitations. Freedom to do something you want to do all the time. Feeling that nothing is holding you back. Alternatively, wings may reflect transcendence or your attempt to escape from a difficult situation. The ability to rise above and heal.
Negatively, wings may reflect problems that are beyond your control.
To dream of having angel wings represents behavior that is perfectly suited to others needs. Being the perfect solution to someone else's problems. Carrying or helping others when they need you the most. Being a good Samaritan and asking for nothing in return. You or someone else that "saves the day" by being wonderful. Sweet or "angelic" gestures. Protecting others or feeling protected.
To dream of the wings of birds represents transcendence or rising above problems. Consider the type of bird for additional meaning.
If one sees himself flying with wings in a dream, it means travel. Wings in a dream also represent one’s children. If one sees his wings feathered, this could represent his prosperity or authority. If someone sees himself flying with someone else’s wings in the dream, it means that he will receive his help and support. In that sense, traditional people say – “So and so flew with so and so’s wings.” Having wings and not using them to fly with in a dream means acquiring worldly wealth. A broken wing in a dream represents a severe illness one’s son may attract. If one experiences the excruciating pain from his wings being pulled off his shoulders in a dream, it may mean the death of his son. A wing that does not allow one to fly in a dream means a wound or a permanent scar in one’s life that will slow his progress. It also could represent a punishment for one’s sins.
Dreaming that you have wings, foretells that you will experience grave fears for the safety of some one gone on a long journey away from you. To see the wings of fowls or birds, denotes that you will finally overcome adversity and rise to wealthy degrees and honor.
To dream of being or moving up suggests that you are emerging from some depressing or negative situation. You may be feeling high or euphoric. The dream may also compensate for your waking feelings of sadness. Alternatively, it signifies that your ego is inflated. Or that you are experiencing upward mobility or progressing toward your goals.
According to Jung, the dream parallels some material or repressed thoughts that may be emerging from your unconscious.
To dream of going up represents ascension, improvement, and progress. You may be experiencing a higher level up consciousness, momentum, or moving closer to goals.
To go up too quickly could point to an inflated ego, arrogance, or a fear of success.
Hearing in a dream represents the ability to pay attention or stay informed. How alert or aware you are.
To dream that no one hears you represents a waking situation where you feel that no one is listening to your ideas or opinions. Feeling that people are not paying attention to you are saying. You feel ignored, overlooked, or insignificant.
To dream of losing your hearing may reflect isolation or feelings of having lost the ability to stay informed. An inability to understand what is happening around you.
To dream of having really good hearing may represent a higher level of awareness than other people. Being better informed about what is happening around you. Having an edge over others, inside information, or superior experience.
Alternatively, dreams involving hearing may reflect intrigue with rumors.
To dream of being set up represents feelings of other people intentionally trying to embarrass you or trick you into giving them something. Ulterior motives are at work.
To dream of being set up on a date may reflect choices, ideas, or opportunities that other people feel are good for you. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are too concerned with pleasing someone else or too afraid to speak up about what you really like.
To dreaming of someone touching you represents feelings about people or opportunities becoming personal in your life. Closeness being initiated with you. Feeling that someone or something is interested in you. Feeling that someone wants to bond with you. Feeling that someone is asking you for something or wants your attention. Situations in waking life where someone has shown you that they care about you.
Negatively, being touched by someone may reflect feelings about "temptation calling" you. Sensitivity about a personal connection with someone you don't want to be personal with. Unhealthy feelings about desiring someone caring about you that maybe inappropriate.
To dream of yourself touching someone else represents your wish to make some area of your life more personal. Wanting to get closer to someone. Wanting to experiment with something in your life. Becoming acquainted with new ideas, behaviors, or lifestyle choices. Negatively, it may reflect temptation with addiction or conflict.
To dream of touching an object of some kind represents feelings about becoming acquainted with ideas or possibilities. Considering a type of experience you want to have. Feeling a connection to something or someone in your life. Attempting to evaluate a situation. Feeling "in-tune" with something. Negatively, it may reflect temptation to do something wrong or your considering of doing something dangerous.
To dream of avoiding touching something may represent feelings of preferring distance from people or situations. Not wanting a sexual relationship with someone. Not wanting intimacy or to get too close to a person socially. Not wanting to be overly involved in a situation. A wish to avoid being too personal.
To dream of touching a sexually attractive person may reflect feelings about being close to or "on the verge" of a enjoyable or exciting experience. It can also reflect your desire for something you want to happen feeling possible. Negatively, it may reflect experimentation or "sneaking" something enjoyable that you know you aren't supposed to be involved with. Temptation or risking experimentation with addiction. Feeling tempted by pornography or sexual offers.
Example: A young man dreamed of holding and gently touching a baby. In waking life he was considering trying harder to become more friendly with a woman he was interested in.
Example 2: A man dreamed of a woman he knew avoiding physical contact with him. In waking life he feel uncomfortable noticing this woman purposely doing things that showed she wanted to avoid a sexual relationship with him.
In a dream, a wrap represents one’s limbs. To wrap up something in a dream means turning the page on something, closing a book, retracing one’s steps, winding up a conversation, or controlling the spread of a rumor.