To see a man in your dream denotes the aspect of yourself that is assertive, rational, aggressive, and/or competitive. Perhaps you need to incorporate these aspects into your own character. If the man is known to you, then the dream may reflect you feelings and concerns you have about him.
If you are a woman and dream that you are in the arms of a man, then it suggests that you are accepting and welcoming your stronger assertive personality . It may also highlight your desires to be in a relationship and your image of the ideal man.
To see an old man in your dream represents wisdom or forgiveness. The old man may be a archetypal figure who is offering guidance to some daily problem.
When a man is recognized in a dream, he is the same person in wakefulness, or it could be his brother, or a person with the same resemblance or name. If he takes something valuable or cherished from the person having the dream, it means the opposite, and one will receive from such a man what he wishes for in wakefulness. If he takes a shirt or a rope in the dream, it means that he will accept a promise from the person seeing the dream. If he takes a child away from him, it means enmity between the two. As explained under ‘Human being” p. 217, seeing the children of Adam in a dream is an exalted thing in general. Each category of people conveys a different interpretation. The category of rulers and judges in a dream means courts. The category of government authorities represents fear. Soldiers mean travels. Craftsmen in a dream mean profits, or they could represent their respective trades. Women in a dream signify temptation, while pious people represent devotion.
Dreaming of a man, if handsome, well formed and supple, denotes that you will enjoy life vastly and come into rich possessions. If he is misshapen and sour-visaged, you will meet disappointments and many perplexities will involve you. For a woman Dreaming of a handsome man, she is likely to have distinction offered her. If he is ugly, she will experience trouble through some one whom she considers a friend.
To see a traditional medicine man in your dream refers to your strong support system. You have friends and family who will help you to achieve to highest goals.
To dream that you are the best man of a wedding refers to your self-confidence. You are the "best" person for the job. Alternatively, the dream implies that you are moving toward becoming a better person.
If you are a woman and dream that you are the best man indicates that you are breaking down gender roles. Sometimes the best man for the job is not necessarily a man.
To dream of the best man at at wedding represents awareness of yourself or others assertively or insensitively giving support to make a choice permanent. Doing whatever someone else needs, even if it's uncomfortable to insure that they "have it all" or that a goal is secured. Noticing whatever someone else wants to support their choices because it's all about them. Standing up for someone or protecting someone to insure that nothing gets in their way pf securing a goal. A wonderful or incredible gesture of selflessness to support someone else's choice. Doing whatever it is your are asked to make someone else's success feels good being easy.
Negatively, a best man may reflect feelings of being asked to do too much to support someone else's achievement. Feelings embarrassed standing up for someone or feeling embarrassed supporting someone. Alternatively, a best man may negatively reflect bad intentions or underhanded behavior to make sure a choice is made permanent. Lying to someone that you don't really care about their choices.
Example: A young woman dreamed of getting married to her ex-boyfriend's friend and he ex-boyfriend was the best man who objected to the marriage. In waking life she was trying to make her ex-boyfriend jealous by dating his best friend so that he would want her back. The ex-boyfriend being the best man reflected the woman's feeling about the ex-boyfriend being aware of the new romantic relationship and trying to show that he didn't care about it.
To see forget me not flowers in your dream symbolize your lover and your relationship with her or him. You are feeling neglected in your waking relationship or that your feelings are being overlooked. Open communication is key to the relationship. Alternatively, the dream could be telling you not to forget about someone or something. Or it may denote yearning.
To see a man of war ship in your dream suggests that you need shield yourself from some emotional turmoil.
To see a man of war creature in your dream symbolizes a stinging remark or situation. The dream may be brought about by some painful memory from your subconscious.
To see something old in your dream suggests that there is something in your life that you need to replace or get rid of. Alternatively, the dream means that there may be something in the past that you need to incorporate into your current life.
To see or dream that you are an old man or woman refers to your wise decisions. Negatively, it may mean your unyielding ways and rigid thinking. Perhaps you have concerns about aging and growing old.
To dream of something old represents outdated beliefs, opinions, feelings, values, or situations. Positively, it may reflect your wish to never lose your integrity or something that is "classic." Negatively, it may reflect boring choices or ideas.
To dream of an old car represents outdated ways of making decisions. Positively, it may reflect old-fashioned values.
To dream of an old house may represent your perspective on a situation based on old memories, values, or beliefs. Negatively, it may reflect an outdated or unpopular way of seeing a situation. Positively, an old house may reflect old-fashioned values or enjoying something you feel is classic.
Old objects or people in a dream may also reflect your feelings about wiser choices or ideas. Something more intelligent. Something you feel you can trust to succeed or that's been proven already. Negatively, it may reflect success or winning that is achieved through more boring experienced methods or choices.
To dream of antique or old fashioned car represents your decision making ability being influenced by the past or nostalgia.
If an old fashioned car is black or red this symbolizes your thoughts and decisions being too influenced by the past. You need to focus more on what's happening now and to the future.
To dream of a garbage man represents awareness of yourself never caring about something ever again. A final decision to completely rid yourself of something. Feeling good noticing something is finally over.
Negatively, a garbage man may represent feelings of being pressured to make a final decision remove something from your life that you may not be fully ready to let go of. Realizing that you have made a hasty decision to be rid of something from your life.
To dream of looking at a place or person represents your focus or careful thoughts about an area of your life.
To dream of someone looking at you represents feelings of being important or get more attention than usual. Feelings about being more interesting than other people. Being the focus of someone else's attention or the topic of someone else's conversation. Feelings about "the answer staring you in the face."
Negatively, dreaming of being looked at may reflect feelings of unwanted attention or your privacy being invaded. It may also reflect an awareness of other people being irritated or angry with you. Feeling that someone thinks you're stupid or not good enough. Embarrassment of bad choices being confronted. Feelings of inevitability about confronting something different you don't want to confront.
Example: A woman dreamed of carefully looking at a piece of gold she found. In waking life she was carefully weighing the option of abandoning her ex-husband so that she could focus more on her own health problems.
Example 2: A man dreamed of looking at a coin. In waking life he was very focused on a new insight he was shocked to have learned.
Example 3: A man dreamed of looking at a beautiful woman. In waking life he was very focused on how incredible a recent discovery he made was.
In a dream, an old woman represents the ending of one’s life in this world, sorrows, the hereafter, wine, or bearing children after having lost hope in one’s fertility. An old woman in a dream also could represent deceit, cunningness, duplicity, backbiting, or slander. Seeing an old and sick woman in a dream may mean impotence, weakness, or disability. Seeing a thirsty old woman in a dream means drought. If she turns a young girl in the dream, then she represents rain. If an unknown old woman visits a sick person in a dream, it means his death. Otherwise, if an unknown old woman visits a pregnant woman in a dream, it means giving her the glad tidings of a son. If one is engaged in an important project and sees himself sleeping with an old woman in a dream, it means that his project will not succeed. An old woman in a dream also represents non-arable land. If one sees her wearing a veil in the dream, it means that he will meet with hardships and regret. If one sees an ugly old woman, or a hag in a dream, it means adversities and war. If a young woman sees herself as an old woman in a dream, it means earning respect and dignity. An unknown old woman in a dream also represents a bad crop for that year. If one sees an old woman descending from the skies and people are wondering about her, she represents the passing year. Seeing an ugly old woman in a dream also could mean glad tidings of an ending war, or the end of drought. An emaciated old woman in a dream represents a year of drought. If she gains weight and turns beautiful in the dream, she represents changes in the weather conditions, bringing a prosperous and a happy end for the farmers in that year. An ostentatious old woman in a dream represents a prosperous life, or good news that will arrive shortly. If she looks frowning or unhappy in the dream, then she represents distress and loss of prestige. If she looks ugly in the dream, she represents facing adverse conditions. If she is naked in the dream, she represents a scandal. If an old woman enters a house in a dream, it means prosperity and business success and if she leaves a house in the dream, it means the opposite. An unknown old woman in a dream has a stronger connotation than a known old woman. If one sees himself frequenting an old woman in a dream, his dream denotes his attachment to worldly gains. If an old woman who passed her menopause sees herself in a dream experiencing her menstrual period again and regaining her sexual drive, and if she sees herself engaged in sexual intercourse in the dream, it means that she will become religious and have strong material and spiritual success in her life if her sexual intercourse in the dream is marital intercourse and of a lawful nature. Otherwise, if it is unlawful, then it represents her attachment to worldly gains and neglects for her spiritual values. If a young woman sees herself being an old woman in a dream, it means that she will prosper and have a successful marital life.
Lustfully looking at the vagina of one’s wife or that of another woman, or touching it in a dream means engaging in a rotten business. Seeing a naked woman without her knowledge in a dream represents common pitfalls and mistakes one makes in his life.