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Gang

To dream that you are a gang member, signifies your need to achieve and accomplish things through force and intimidation. The dream draws attention to the primitive, unruly aspect of yourself.

To dream that you are confronted or threatened by a gang, signifies circumstances or situations in your waking life that are becoming overwhelming. You feel that you are being ganged up on.

To dream of confronting gang members represents feelings of being scared or singled out by a number of different people or problems in your life. Fear of not complying with peer pressure. Feeling threatened with multiple threats at once.

To dream of being in a gang represents a need to achieve and accomplish things by force or intimidation. Using threats of group peer pressure to get your way. Using multiple fears against someone to control them.

Example: A woman dreamed of being confronted by a gang. In waking life she was experiencing multiple setbacks that threatened to stop her vacation. The gang reflected her feeling that life was attacking her ability to enjoy her vacation from multiple directions.


Wooden Shoe

To see a wooden shoe in your dream signifies solitude and unfaithfulness.

Dreaming of a wooden shoe, is significant of lonely wanderings and penniless circumstances. Those in love will suffer from unfaithfulness.


Jungle

To dream that you are in a jungle, signifies aspects of yourself and your personality that may be inhibited. You may be experiencing some chaos and unpredictable circumstances in your waking life. Consider the phrase "it's a jungle out there!"

If you are lost or trapped in a jungle, then it indicates that your negative feelings are hindering your progress, You need to come to terms with aspects of your unconscious.

To dream of the jungle represents feelings of being totally on your own or surrounded by enemies. A difficult social environment. Uncivilized or unfriendly behavior at school or work. Competitive rivalry. You may feel trapped by fear or negativity. People around you may make you feel that everyone is out to get you or always looking for a way to get to you. Feeling that you need to fend for yourself in a tough location. Tough and confusing situations. You may be experiencing a lot of work pressures with the constant threat of failure or being fired. Situations where there are rich potentials with lots of hidden hazards.

Jungle dreams are common to people dealing with work issues and attempting to cash in on opportunities without falling prey to competitors.

Example: A man dreamed of seeing a jungle with a community of homes inside it. In waking life he was property manager for a very dangerous neighborhood.

In a dream, a jungle means people one cannot benefit from their company. Among them there is an intruder, for jungles grow on plants intruding upon one another, behind which hunters hide to jump at their prey. If the jungle belongs to someone, then it represents enemies one will have to fight,


Bridge

To dream that you are crossing a bridge signifies an important decision or a critical junction in your life. This decision will prove to be a positive change filled with prosperity and wealth in the horizon. Bridges represent a transitional period in your life where you will be moving on to a new stage. If the bridge is over water, then it suggests that your transition will be an emotional one. If you fall off the bridge and into the water, then the dream indicates that you are letting your emotions hold you back and prevent you from moving forward. Alternatively, the bridge may indicate that you are trying to "bridge" or connect two things together.

To dream of a run-down bridge indicates that you should not contemplate any major changes in your life at this time.

To see a bridge collapse in your dream implies that you have let an important opportunity pass you by.

To dream that you are crossing a bridge represents a transition, important decision or a critical junction in your life. A change is on the horizon.

Bridges represent a transitional period in your life. If the bridge is over water, then it suggests that your transition will confronting negativity of some sort. Either life situations that challenge you, or bring about a transformation. If you fall off the bridge and into the water, then the dream indicates that you are letting negative thoughts and emotions prevent you from moving forward.

To dream of fearing crossing a bridge may reflect a a fear of change, moving, or failing during a critical moment. A fear of moving forward in life. A reflection of your lack of confidence is making an important change.

To dream of jumping off a bridge represents feelings about abandoning a transition or moment of change. Possibly a sign that you are choosing to give up on reconciling a troubled relationship.

Example: A man dreamed of trying to cross a bridge in his car and then the bridge became flooded with water. In waking life the man was trying to sell his home to save his business and couldn't find a buyer while pressure was building to find a buyer fast. The bridge may have reflected his attempts to safely transition from a failing business to a successful one.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of bridge that she didn't want to cross. In waking life her husband wanted her to move to another country and she didn't want to make this change to her life at all.

Example 3: A young man dreamed of giving up trying to cross a bridge. In waking life he had giving up trying to fix a bad relationship with a group of friends. The bridge may have reflected his with to transition the relationship with the friends from a bad one to a good one.

Example 4: A man dreamed of fearing crossing a bridge. In waking life he feared making the transition from his working life into retirement as he got older.

Example 5: A woman dreamed of jumping off a bridge. In waking life she had given on reconciling her troubled marriage and filed for divorce,

A bridge in one’s dream represents the pillars of one’s faith, the straight path, the Bridge of the Day of Judgement or perhaps it could mean knowledge, guidance, fasting, prayers, or any vehicle which assists one in his escape from the evils of this world or the punishment for one’s sins in the hereafter. A bridge in a dream also represents a pious worshiper who patiently bears the harm people may inflict on him. It can also mean the path to fulfill one’s needs, having a high ranking connection with the governor, or it could represent one’s wife, father or mother. Each bridge in a dream represents its own type. A bridge connecting two streets in a dream may lead to the ruler or to someone in his cabinet, particularly if it is built from stones and covered with baked bricks. If it is a small bridge, then it can represent the secretary, door attendant of a governor, a superior, or it can be interpreted as a pimp. If a bridge which is built from stone is transformed in one’s dream to look as if it were made of dirt, it means changing of one’s status and vice-versa. If one sees himself transformed into a bridge in a dream, it means that he will be elected for a leadership post, and people will need him, his prestige and what he can offer.

To see a long bridge dilapidated, and mysteriously winding into darkness, profound melancholy over the loss of dearest possessions and dismal situations will fall upon you. To the young and those in love, disappointment in the heart’s fondest hopes, as the loved one will fall below your ideal. To cross a bridge safely, a final surmounting of difficulties, though the means seem hardly safe to use. Any obstacle or delay denotes disaster. To see a bridge give way before you, beware of treachery and false admirers. Affluence comes with clear waters. Sorrowful returns of best efforts are experienced after looking upon or coming in contact with muddy or turbid water in dreams.


Butter Knife

To see or use a butter knife in your dream signifies easiness and simplicity. Consider the phrase "like a knife through butter."

To dream that you are using a butter knife to cut or slice something indicates that you are ineffectual in getting a task done. You are lacking some important knowledge or insight.

To dream of a butter knife represents conflict with an issue that embarrasses you, or makes you look like you aren't powerful. It reflects impotence to compete, put up a serious fight, or intimidate.

To dream of a butter knife represents conflict with an issue that embarrasses you, or makes you look like you aren't powerful. It reflects impotence to compete, put up a serious fight, or intimidate. Passive gentle conflict. Not serious about any thing dangerous. Conflict that isn't serious because pleasure overrides it. Problems breaking up a relationship because too much sex is involved.

Example: A young woman dreamed of holding a butter knife. In waking life she was having fights with her boyfriend and difficulty breaking up with him or saying mean things to him because the sexual relationship was too good.


Indian

To see an Indian in your dream represents the primitive and instinctual aspect of yourself. You need to be in more control of your waking-life situations and surroundings. You also need to be more self-reliant and exercise your personal power. Alternatively, this dream symbolizes honesty, dedication, and wisdom.


Ladder

To dream that you are climbing up a ladder suggests that you have reached a new level of achievement. It is symbolic of prosperity, hard work and your efforts. Consider also the phrase of "climbing the social ladder" in which you have achieved a promotion, a higher status, more power, or an important goal. Alternatively, it indicates meditation and prayer. You are setting forth on a spiritual path and higher awareness. Each rung of the ladder is symbolic of a stage in your spiritual awareness. The dream may also highlight how you are looking things from a different perspective.

To dream that you are climbing down a ladder suggests that you are escaping from your spiritual responsibilities. It is an indication of future disappointments.

To dream that you are walking under a ladder signifies bad luck. Perhaps you are having regrets over a decision you made.

To dream that someone is holding a ladder for you indicates that you will find success if you have the support of others. You will rise to a level of prominence.

To dream that you fall from a ladder denotes the hardships, risks or failures you are faced with in your endeavors.

To see a broken ladder in your dream indicates consistent failures in your undertakings. You may feel that you are being handicapped in pursuing your goals.

To dream that you escape by means of a ladder signifies that you will be successful after much struggle and obstacles.

To dream of a ladder represents a higher degree of responsibility or "positive behavior" than is normal for you. Going out of you way to be smarter, cleaner, nicer, or proper than you usually do. A situation that makes you have to think more maturely or on a higher level. A ladder may be a sign that you can't go about a problem with your same old ways or with same low standards you usually do.

Example: A man dreamed of walking up a ladder. In waking life he finally decided to get a tax problem fixed that he was too lazy to deal with.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of struggling to balance herself while standing on a ladder holding her baby. In waking life she wanted to return to work after having given birth, but didn't know if she could balance her life with both work and a child.

Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing her co-worker falling off a ladder. In waking life she secretly hoped her co-worker would fail at a new work responsibility that might end up in a promotion.

A wooden ladder in a dream means distress and toiling one may endure during a journey. A ladder in a dream also represents peace and safety. Climbing a ladder in a dream means receiving a warning or an admonition to do good and eschew evil for someone who does not oblige. If one’s ladder turns into concrete stairs in a dream, it means assiduity and veiling or protecting of one’s privacy. A ladder laid on the floor in a dream means authority, while a raised ladder means recovering from an illness. A ladder also represents travels, comfort to a person who is struck by sorrows, or it could represent a great person. Climbing a new ladder in a dream means reaching new spiritual attainments, or it could represent his business success. Even climbing an old ladder in a dream means success in one’s bushiness, exaltation and profits. Falling from a ladder in a dream means adversities, spiritual fall and temptation. Climbing down a ladder in a dream means business losses. If the ladder breaks in the middle of one’s assent or descent in the dream, it means losing to one’s competition. If one fixes a ladder to descend upon something he knows in a dream, it means safety from danger, arrogance, fears, or escape from an accident that might cost him his life. Climbing a ladder in a dream also means seeking the help of people who are filled with hypocrisy. If one climbs a ladder to hear something in a dream, it means that he will achieve success and attain power. A ladder in a dream also means authority, eavesdropping, or spying for evil people.

Dreaming of a ladder being raised for you to ascend to some height, your energetic and nervy qualifications will raise you into prominence in business affairs. To ascend a ladder, means prosperity and unstinted happiness. To fall from one, denotes despondency and unsuccessful transactions to the tradesman, and blasted crops to the farmer. To see a broken ladder, betokens failure in every instance. To descend a ladder, is disappointment in business, and unrequited desires. To escape from captivity, or confinement, by means of a ladder, you will be successful, though many perilous paths may intervene. To grow dizzy as you ascend a ladder, denotes that you will not wear new honors serenely. You are likely to become haughty and domineering in your newly acquired position. See Hill, Ascend, or Fall.


Rock Climbing

To dream that you are rock climbing symbolizes your struggle, determination, and ambition. You are not letting any obstacles get in the way of your goal. Additionally, the dream indicates that you have an edge over others.


Running

To dream that you are running away from someone indicates an issue that you are trying to avoid. You are not taking or accepting responsibility for your actions. In particular, if you are running from an attacker or any danger, then it suggests that you are not facing and confronting your fears.

To dream that something or someone is running towards you refers to your willingness to confront any situation head on. You need to analyze the significance of what is running towards you. If you are the one running towards someone or something, then it refers to your determination to go after what you want. Consider who or what you are running towards for additional analysis.

To dream that you are trying to run but cannot make your feet move as fast as you want them to signifies lack of self-esteem and self-confidence. It may also reflect your actual state of REM paralysis during the dream state.

To dream that you are running alone refers to your determination and motivation in the pursuit of your goals. You will find success and rise above those around you. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you need to hurry up in making a decision.

To dream that you are running with someone signifies cooperation.

To dream of running towards something represents your anxiousness, eagerness, or feeling of importance that something should happen as soon as possible. It may also reflect desperation or a fear of losing something.

To dream of running and feeling that you can't go fast no matter how hard you try may reflect feelings of being held back or stifled. Feeling that you can't get any progress or momentum no matter how hard you try.

To dream of running away from something represents your wish to avoid a situation.

Dreaming of running in company with others, is a sign that you will participate in some festivity, and you will find that your affairs are growing towards fortune. If you stumble or fall, you will lose property and reputation. Running alone, indicates that you will outstrip your friends in the race for wealth, and you will occupy a higher place in social life. If you run from danger, you will be threatened with losses, and you will despair of adjusting matters agreeably. To see others thus running, you will be oppressed by the threatened downfall of friends. To see stock running, warns you to be careful in making new trades or undertaking new tasks.


Stab

To dream that you have been stabbed signifies your struggle with power. You are experiencing feelings of inadequacy and defensiveness. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you are feeling betrayed as reflected by the popular phrase, "being stabbed in the back".

To dream that you stab someone indicates your fear of betrayal and your untrusting nature. You are being overly defensive.

To see someone get stabbed in your dream represents sexual domination.


Trick

To play a trick on someone in your dream indicates that you are not being honest with yourself. You are trying to divert attention elsewhere, other than yourself. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor for "turning tricks."

To dream that you have been tricked suggests that your plans are about to backfire.


Trick Or Treating

To dream that you are trick or treating represents the rewards you get when you set your mind to pursue your goals. The dream is also telling you that you need to learn to verbalize your desires in order for others to know what you want.

To dream that trick or treaters are knocking on your door denotes your desire to share your indulgences with others.


Wooden Leg

To dream that you have a stick leg or a wooden leg suggests that balance has been restored in your once chaotic or hectic life. You are able to stand up again with the help and support of others. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you to slow down.


Jacobs Ladder

To see Jacob's ladder in your dream represents the path between heaven and earth. It is the connection between your spiritual and physical side. Each rung of the ladder signifies faith, hope and charity.


Knife

To dream that you are carrying a knife signifies anger, aggression and/or separation. There may be something in your life that you need to cut out and get rid of. Perhaps you need to cut ties or sever some relationship. Be more divisive. Alternatively, a knife refers to some sexual tension or sexual confrontation.

If the knife is dull, then it denotes that your hard work will result in little or no gain.

To dream that you are wounded by a knife is symbolic of masculine or animalistic aggression.

To see someone holding a knife in your dream suggests that you lack control or power in a situation or relationship. Alternatively, the person holding a knife in your dream may be symbolic of a dominant male figure in your waking life.

To see an electric knife in your dream indicates your power to get down to the truth of a situation quickly.

To dream of knives symbolizes emotional conflict, division, and separation. There are issues with loss or change that you are struggling with in your waking life. An emotional hurt or threat.

Alternatively, you may feel threatened by a possible loss or change.

To dream of being in a knife fight represents a struggle or competing views about loss or change. A fight over who has to make a sacrifice or take a loss first.

To dream of being stabbed with a knife represents pain, consequences, or embarrassment you are experiencing for resisting something in your life that you disagree with. It may also represent someone in your life that you feel is trying to get back at you. Experiencing a significant enemy or opposition in your life. Experiencing the consequences of people who are jealous of you or who don't want you doing something.

To dream of a bloody knife may reflect feelings of guilt or regret for hurting someone else. A fear of having to pay for what you did to someone else. Alternatively, it may reflect your feelings about dangerous conflict in your life. Fearlessly overcoming a big problem or dangerous situation.

Women often dream of being chased by a man with a knife. In waking life these dreams may be a sign that they fear being dumped or being single again. A struggle to keep the partner happy. Alternatively, it may reflect the woman's attempt to avoid aggressive sexual advances. Men usually dream of knives to reflect a conflict of opposing ideas or agendas.

To dream of a pocket knife represents confidence that you can get rid of a problem should it arise. Preparedness.

To dream of a pen knife represents hidden intentions to defend a permanent choice you've made. Positively, it may reflect preparation to stand your ground. Negatively, it may reflect a problem discussing your true feelings to others.

Example: A young girl dreamed of seeing herself stabbing herself with a knife. In waking life she was keeping a relationship with a boyfriend that her friends didn't like. Stabbing herself with a knife reflected the emotional conflict she felt with her friends being caused by choosing to keep her boyfriend and refusing to breakup with him. She felt she was hurting herself socially by keeping the boyfriend.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing a knife hovering above a baby's head. The baby said "Don't do it." In waking life she was considering getting an abortion. The hovering knife most likely reflected the potential decision to get an abortion that was on her mind.

Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing intruders in her home wielding sharp knives. In waking life she was pregnant and fearing the need to get a c-section.

In a dream, a knife represents the servant of the house or its sire who strives to serve and benefit his family and friends. Its sharpness represents the effectiveness of his commands, the force by which they are carried, or one’s magnanimity and distinct personality. If a woman sees herself carrying a knife, or if she gives someone a knife in a dream, it represents her love for a famous person. A pencil sharpening knife in a dream represents an author or a writer. A slaughtering knife in a dream represents a butcher, while a soldier’s knife means strength and service. If a kindergarten teacher is seen stealing a knife in a dream, it means that he is tempted by one of his children, and that he may abuse him. A table knife in a dream represents a lazy person who does not like to work and who cheats when he does go to work. Using a table knife in a dream means voidance of a project one supports. A knife in a dream also implies a proof. A knife in a dream also means acquiring strength and prosperity at the hands of a servant or an employee. Swallowing a knife in a dream means depriving one’s son from his inheritance, or stealing his money or property. If one’s wife is pregnant, then seeing a knife in a dream means that she will beget a son. If one who is going to appear in court sees himself carrying a knife in a dream, it means that he will win his case. If one is given a knife as a gift in a dream, it means that he will beget a son, or have a new brother. If one is not expecting a son or a brother, then it means that he will receive money or an inheritance. Cutting one’s hand with a knife in a dream means that one will see wonders. Sheathing a knife in a dream means getting married. If one is married, and if his wife is pregnant, then it means that she will beget a boy, unless if what she carries with her in the dream is more suited for a girl, then it means that she will give birth to a baby girl. If one needs a witness for a trial, and if he sees himself carrying a knife in a dream, it means that he will find such a witness. If the knife is sharpened in the dream, it means that one will find a true witness. If the knife is dull in the dream, it means that his witness is shabby, or that his witness may be hurt before the trial. If the knife is sheathed in the dream, it means that the witness will cowered and the court will be satisfied with one’s own testimony instead. On the other hand, a knife in a dream could mean profits, benefits from a brother, a close friend, or a servant.

Dreaming of a knife is bad for the dreamer, as it portends separation and quarrels, and losses in affairs of a business character. To see rusty knives, means dissatisfaction, and complaints of those in the home, and separation of lovers. Sharp knives and highly polished, denotes worry. Foes are ever surrounding you. Broken knives, denotes defeat whatever the pursuit, whether in love or business. Dreaming that you are wounded with a knife, foretells domestic troubles, in which disobedient children will figure largely. To the unmarried, it denotes that disgrace may follow. Dreaming that you stab another with a knife, denotes baseness of character, and you should strive to cultivate a higher sense of right.


Knife Grinder

To see a knife grinder in your dream signifies a loss of freedom.

Dreaming of a knife grinder, foretells unwarrantable liberties will be taken with your possessions. For a woman, this omens unhappy unions and much drudgery.


Indian People (India)

To dream of Indian people represents aspects of your personality that only care that something is working. Preoccupation with whether something in your life functioning properly.

Negatively, it Indian people may reflect an insensitive attitude to anything that doesn't work. It may also reflect an insensitive attitude to modern advances that aren't as effective as older natural methods.

Indian people are symbols that commonly appear in dreams when a person is being mean to solve a problem or when there is an interest in healing naturally without drugs.

Example: A man dreamed of seeing crying Indian children. In waking life he was becoming frustrated by difficulties at a new job he was hired for. The Indian children may have reflect the feelings about his life work life functioning without feeling good.

Example 2: A young man dreamed of seeing an Indian doctor. In waking life he was taking vitamin supplements to treat an illness through natural methods. He wanted natural healing because he believed that modern medicine didn't work.

Example 3: A woman had waking visions of people in Indian clothing. In waking life she was blind and oddly beginning to see hallucinations. The people in Indian clothing may have reflected her feelings about her eyesight functioning in weird ways when she had been blind for years.


Butcher Knife

To dream of a butcher knife symbolizes conflict that is severe, drastic, or totally uncaring. A problem person or situation that wants it all while giving nothing back. A problem that wants your absolute failure and nothing less. Unyielding beliefs or a total unwillingness to compromise with issues you are struggling with.

You may feel someone is out to get you and leave you with nothing. Alternatively, it may reflect your own attempt to cut someone off completely.


Knife Sharpener

To dream of a knife sharpener represents a heightened sense of desire for conflict or separation. Preparing or improving your ability to face conflict. Improving your ability "cut something out" of your life.

A knife sharpener may also reflect your readiness to be meaner or more formidable with an opponent.

A knife sharpener in a dream represents someone who teaches people skills, sagacity and adroitness. A knife sharpener in a dream also represents sobriety, a dignified bearing of adversities, or he could represent a vile person, a trouble maker, or a decisive person.


Pen Knife


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