Unlike the diligent ant, the anteater is an animal that may come to destroy what you have built. It is not necessarily an adversary, because it may be taking away what you were working on so that you can pursue your true or greater purpose.
The anteater may be saying that you need not work so hard on fruitless projects.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
(Students’ leader; Monitor; Pupil) In a dream, an assistant teacher represents an innovator or someone who advises others the right way, though remains attached to his own innovative ideas.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Our concept of authority first develops through our relationship with our father or father figure. Depending on how we were treated as children, our view of authority will be anything from a benign helper to an exploitative disciplinarian. Most authority figures will ultimately lead us back to what is right for us, although not necessarily what we might consider good for us. Authority figures in dreams initially appear to have power over us, though – if we are able to work with them properly – will generate within us the power to succeed.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
1- Many dreams will hold images of climbing and of reaching a plateau we reach a place after a hard climb which Ls even and not difficult to cross. Sometimes it can represent a period of peace and quiet, sometimes stasis where there is no energy left for change.
2- If the plateau is barren, we may need some further stimulus to help us move on.
If it seems to be a place of safety, we may not wish to move on and perhaps need to take time out to recuperate.
3- Spiritually a plateau offers choices. We can rest on our laurels and take time out to assess our progress, or we can use the plateau for calm and pcace.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Vision: Looking at a plateau: the present unrest in your life will soon be replaced by a time of tranquility and satisfaction. Looking at an open space in the middle of a forest is a sign of a well-balanced, quiet life.
If you are looking at a plateau from up high: you will achieve much in your life, even if nothing points to it right now.
Depth Psychology: Are you somehow dissatisfied with your life at the moment? Are you bored? Remember, a plateau may also be a sign that you can look to the future without worries and obstacles.... Dreamers Dictionary
Many dreams will hold images of climbing and of reaching a plateau. Spiritually this offers us choices. We can rest on our laurels and take time out to assess our progress, or we can use the plateau for calm and peace.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: After a great deal of effort we reach a place that is even and not difficult to cross. Sometimes it can represent a period of peace and quiet, sometimes stasis where there is no energy left for change. When this happens in a work situation we eventually need to decide on and initiate whatever further action is needed.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream that you are on a plateau suggests that you’re in a rut, or that you are taking a breather from life’s fast pace. There is little excitement in your life. Alternatively, the plateau symbolizes a high state of consciousness.... My Dream Interpretation
(Meat) In a dream, a steak represents an unavoidable evil happening, or it could represent a passing danger. Sliced meat in a dream also could mean happiness, quick earnings, fertility, or exposure of what man should keep personal and private. Seeing a butcher slicing meat in a dream could mean fights, evil, war, divisions in the society, or mixing the lawful with the unlawful, or usury, or fulfilling one’s needs.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If someone steals something from you in your dream, you are feeling a lack of emotional understanding or appreciation in your life.
If you dream of stealing from a person or place you know, that is where you should look to for the emotional fulfilment you have been needing. Other dreams about stealing money means someone you are interested in is not paying attention to you. Also see “Stealing a Boyfriend”, below.... My Dream Interpretation
If they are poor and feel like they have no other alternative or if they are greedy and do not want to put the time and the effort into earning what they need. (The needs could be emotional as well as material.) Stealing alludes to moral questions in the dream’s psyche. Consider all of the details of your dream and try to understand why the stealing is taking place. Are people taking from you without your permission, or are you trying to reap the benefits of that which you did not earn? The message from the unconscious may be that of self-evaluation, neediness, and morality.
The understanding of this dream may bring you closer to understanding your deeper needs which will ultimately lead to greater happiness.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Taking love, money or opponunity under false pretences; not giving as good as you get; feeling you are undeserving or unloved, and what you get is stealing because it is given unwillingly. Being stolen from: feeling cheated or not respected, may refer to sexuality or love—do you give it, or does it feel as if it is taken from you? Can also refer to death— that life is being ‘stolen’ from one. Idioms: steal one’s heart; steal someone’s thunder, steal the show. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- To dream of stealing suggests we arc taking something without permission. This may be love, money or opportunities.
If someone steals from us we may feel cheated.
If it is by someone we know, then we need to work out how much we trust that person.
If it is by someone we don’t know, it is more likely to be a part of ourselves that we don’t trust.
If we are in a gang of thieves, then we should look at, and consider, the morals of the peer group we belong to.
1- Stealing is a very emotive word for most people, and it will depend on the dreamer’s background as to how they feel about inappropriate behaviour. This image also comes up when dealing with the emotions.
For instance, a ‘needy’ person may feel they are stealing affect ion.
2- Spiritually, stealing is using energy inappropriately. At each level of awareness we have certain power available to us which must be used wisclv and well For instance, ‘black’ magic could be interpreted as stealing. Psychic Vampirism’ is another form of stealing.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: Stealing is a very emotive word for most people, and it will depend on the dreamer’s background as to how they feel about inappropriate behaviour. This image also comes up when dealing with the emotions.
For instance, a ‘needy’ person may feel they are stealing affection.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: To dream of stealing suggests that we are intent on taking something without permission. This may be love, money or opportunities.
If someone steals from us we may feel cheated.
If in dreams this act is by someone we know, then we need to work out how much we trust that person.
If it is by someone we don’t know, it is more likely to be a part of ourselves that we don’t trust. However, if we belong to a gang of thieves, then we should carefully look at, and consider, the morals of the peer group that we belong to.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
1.If the dreamer is the one doing the stealing, this is a warning of financial troubles ahead and a need to be frugal, no matter how well you seem to be doing now. Dreaming of getting caught stealing, however, is a dream of contrary and implies good luck.
If someone steals from you, then someone is trying to encroach on your territory in some way, and perhaps to take full credit for something you’ve accomplished. See “Robber”.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
To dream that you steal somebody’s boyfriend is a representation of sexual urges or self-betrayal from your subconscious. It also indicates that you will be entangled in a situation that is not in your best interests. Do not let your desires drive you to do anything you will regret later.
If you dream of someone else stealing your boyfriend, you are scared of being betrayed and abandoned, by friends, your romantic partner, or both. Alternatively, you may feel that you are not measuring up to the expectations of others.... My Dream Interpretation
Vision: Billowing steam means that the goals you have set for yourself are ill defined and the dream symbolizes your insecurities and Aggression. Your work may have been all for naught and worthless.
The steam of a locomotive is a promise of great projects to come your way. Steam from a boiling pot on the stove; pay attention—family differences are about to surface.
Depth Psychology: Steam represents the amount of energy you invest in what you do; it also might be symbolic of anger you have repressed. Maybe you invested more energy in a project than was called for? The dream is a warning to release stress and tension to prevent the “pot” firom boiling over or exploding. See Fire, Water.... Dreamers Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: Because it is two substances uniting into one (fire and water), steam suggests transformation. It also suggests a transitory experience, since steam also melts away.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Suppressed emotional energy, as in Dam, that wants to escape (letting off steam). You are under pressure. Or a jack-of-all-trades.
If the steam is not under pressure, this symbol might also mean dissolving, solving, solution, resolution, and the pleasure of shedding, as in letting go. Steam is also the symbol of devotion and self-abandon. Steam as a combination of hot water (passionate feelings) and air (intellect) also points to conscious commitment.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
(Mortar) In a dream, a steamroller represents a hard-working man, or a person who tries to make good of an investment but fails to succeed.
A steamroller in a dream also represents force, adversities, aberration, despotism, or it could mean bringing things down to proper level and correcting the course of one’s life.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A steamroller may point out that you have allowed someone to flatten your spirit. It may be the response to a conversation in which you felt run over by the persuasive ideas of another. Or you may have felt that you have been pushed away from your own intention It may be a response to emotional trauma.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Dreams of a steamroller signify that you are either feeling flattened out by someone’s overbearing behavior, or that you have been taking over a situation, and are rolling over people’s feelings, leaving them flat and depleted. Consider the feeling tone to discern the significance for you. See Bulldozer.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To see a steamroller in your dream - whether it was you or someone else driving it - generally suggests that you are too pushy with others. Alternatively, this dream might mean that you let people walk all over you.... My Dream Interpretation
1- It will depend on whether the dream is about tea as a commodity. or a social occasion. On a practical level, tea as a commodity represents a unit of exchange, whereas the social occasion suggests inter-communication.
2- The Japanese tea ceremony suggests a unique way of caring for and nurturing someone, as does afternoon tea. Dreaming of tea cups in particular links with the individual’s need for divination (reading tea leaves).
A tea break in a work environment suggests a need for rest and relaxation from concentration.
3- lea as a symbol suggests spiritual refreshment and making an offering.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A cup of tea may represent something soothing being offered, as well as leisurely conversation with a iriend. Tea may suggest refinement and point to the execution of good manners with an important client.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Drinking tea: a call for reflection, because you are being pulled into a very confusing situation that can only be resolved with patience and tranquility. See Coffee.
Depth Psychology: Tea might be a symbol of your need for peace and quiet, companionship, or relaxation. Your immediate future will bring interesting experiences, new ideas, and new people into your life.... Dreamers Dictionary
Tea as a symbol suggests spiritual refreshment – based on a reverence for nature and the creation of a perfect moment in time. You might also like to consult the entries for ceremony and rite / ritual.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: The japanese tea ceremony suggests a unique way of caring for and nurturing someone – as does afternoon tea, each having their own rituals associated with them. Dreaming of teacups in particular links with our need to know the future (reading tea leaves).
A tea break in a work environment suggests a need for rest and relaxation from concentration.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: It will depend on whether the dream is about tea as a commercial commodity, or a social occasion. On a practical level, tea as a commodity represents a unit of exchange, whereas the social occasion – and the ceremonies associated with this – suggests inter-communication and the gift of our time.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A dream that you are making or brewing tea suggests you feel guilty or regretful about your actions.
If you dream about drinking tea with your friends, there is shallowness in your friendships and something darker is beneath the surface. Teabags in a dream suggest that you are hiding something from the people who care about you. Also see “Teapot”, below.... My Dream Interpretation
(Bucket; Grammar teacher; Language teacher) In a dream, a teacher represents a strong person who does people favors and particularly those who learn at his hand unless ifhe takes monetary compensation for his work in the dream.
An elementary school teacher in a dream represents a commander, a judge, a scholar, or a trainer.
A grammar teacher and a language teacher in a dream represents honor, dignity, exalted rank, helping others, having important connections with people in authority, scholars, or he could represent understanding, clarity of speech, easy life, profits, marriage, children, or parents.
A teacher in a dream also represents a bird hunter who presides over the affairs of ignorant people. (Also see Educator; Engraver; Grammarian; Language; Writer)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Functioning as an emotional aid. Points to the times when you were in school.
The teacher is an archetypal figure of authority. Bad conscience, often connected to sensuality. Teachers are almost always the leaders that guide us into adulthood. This may also be an initiation dream.
The inner guide teaching about maturity and self-discipline. On the other hand, there may be the tendency to preach to oneself and to others.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- For many people, a teacher is the first figure of authority they meet outside the family. That person has a profound effect on the child and the teacher is often dreamt about in later years. Teachers can also generate conflict if their expressed views are very different to those learnt by the child at home. This may be something which has to be resolved through dreams in later vears.
2- When we are looking for guidance, the Animus/Anima (see Introduction) can present itself in dreams as a teacher. Often the figure will be that of a headmaster or headmistress (someone who ‘knows better’).
3- A spiritual teacher usually appears either in dreams or in person when the individual is ready to progress. There is a saying ‘when the chela (pupil) is ready, the teacher will come’. Often, that teacher will not appear as a Wise Old Man (See Introduction) or woman, but as a person appropriate to the level of the dreamer’s understanding.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Symbol: A teacher in a man’s dream represents his father.
Vision: If a man dreams about a female teacher, it means he has a repressed, sadistic streak—the craving to physically punish, even brutalize others. Seeing a teacher is a warning about thoughdess and frivolous behavior. Talking with a teacher: it is not only the best but also right time to solve long neg-lected problems.
If you are the teacher, it means you think you know everything better than anybody else and have a tendency to lecture other people. See Exam, Test.
Depth Psychology: The teacher is usually your inner guide who is standing by with helpful advice.
The teacher reminds you that life is a continuous test and challenge.
The dream is also addressing your self-doubt, challenging you to trust yourself. See Steering Wheel.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of a current or past teacher is an indication that you need some help and advice regarding a waking life situation. Your life has recently changed, and you need someone to talk with. Conversely, the teacher may be your subconscious seeking to remind you about past lessons. Consider what in your life has changed, and who you see as an authority figure or teacher.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream of being a teacher is about attitudes and feelings about authority, a projection of status on someone else, mastery and authority of a particular school of thought.
If you dream of being the teacher, consider whether or not you feel adequate for the job, frustrated, or joyous.
If you dream that the teacher is someone other than yourself, then you are projecting what you already know onto them, and/or projecting your power outside of self. Keep in mind that you cannot be taught something you don’t already know.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A spiritual teacher usually appears either in dreams or in person when the individual is ready to progress. There is a saying in the hindu religion, ‘when the chela (pupil) is ready, the teacher will come.’ Often that teacher will not appear as a wise old man or woman, but as a person appropriate to the level of our understanding. Consult the entries for education, school and authority figures in people, as well as the information on animus, anima and wise old man in archetypes in the introduction.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: When we are looking for guidance, the animus / anima can present itself in dreams as a teacher. Often the figure will be that of a headmaster or headmistress (someone who ‘knows better’).
If we dream of ourselves as a teacher we will need to look at what information we have that should be passed on.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: For many people, a teacher is the first figure of authority they meet outside the family. That person has a profound effect on the child and the teacher is often dreamt about in later years. Teachers can also generate conflict if their expressed views are very different to those learnt by the child at home. This may be something that has to be resolved through dreams in later years.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see your teacher (past or present) in a dream suggests that you are seeking some advice, guidance, or knowledge. You are heading into a new path in life and ready to learn by example or from a past experience. Consider your own personal experiences with that particular teacher. Alternatively, it may relate to issues with authority and seeking approval. You may going through a situation in your waking life where you feel that you are being treated like a student or in which you feel you are being put to a test.
If you dreamed of a dangerous or evil teacher, or just an incompetent one, you may be getting bad advice from someone close to you.
If you were the teacher, see “Teaching”, below.... My Dream Interpretation
Represents a friends or a king or his minister. And if a person sees himself sitting which the pupils or students in the madrasah it means he will live long and reach a good old age.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Being in front of a classroom in a dream may indicate your desire to teach others or to share what you know. Teaching in a dream may compensate for feelings that you are unable to influence others in the way you would like Standing in front of an empty classroom may signify feelings of frustration that no one seeks your knowledge or advice.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If you dream of teaching others, you have learned from your past experiences and gained wisdom that will help you. You are facing the future with confidence and self-knowledge. Congratulations!... My Dream Interpretation
Dreams of a team reflect your level of integration among the various aspects of yourself.
If you are operating with synergy, then this dream signifies that you are powerfully unified within yourself and you can accomplish whatever you set your mind to.
If the team is operating in disharmony, then this dream is a message for you to organize your various sub-personalities into a singular focus so that you can win this game called life.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A positive dream that features a team is generally a lucky one. Any display of sportsmanship in a dream is a favorable omen and indicates advancement in your chosen endeavor through the help of influential friends. It is especially lucky to dream of being on a winning team.
To dream that you are watching a sports team, represents two opposing viewpoints or conflicting opinions.... My Dream Interpretation
Tears can represent hurt or compassion, and it is often this latter meaning that applies spiritually. Experiencing compassion in a dream can make us more aware of the necessity for it in waking life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: To dream of being in tears and then to wake up and discover that we are actually crying, suggests that some hurt or trauma has come sufficiently close to the surface to enable us to deal with it on a conscious level.
To interpret tearing something up in dreams will depend on whether the action is destructive or one of division in order to share.
If the article is already torn, then there is an aspect of our lives that is less than perfect and has been damaged in some way.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
(Pearls) In a dream, cold tears mean happiness while warm tears mean sadness. Running tears over one’s cheeks without crying in a dream mean slander that carries weight. Guarded tears in someone’s eyes that do not flow over his cheeks in a dream mean storing illegal money, or disguising the unlawful source of one’s income which one’s adversaries will eventually unveil or expose.
If such tears are finally shed in the dream, they mean that one will willingly spend such money, or get rid of it to conceal his act.
If one sees tears running from his right eye and entering his left eye in the dream, it means that his son and daughter may engage in sexual intercourse, and he must immediately separate between their rooms, and teach them about the lawful and the unlawful. Tears which come during yawning in a dream signify payment of an unjust fine. Seeing tears during the daylight time, or under the sun, or in front of a fire in a dream means business losses caused by one of these three elements. Tears in a dream also signify loneliness, leaving one’s homeland, or yearning to see one’s beloved, or they may represent pearls. (Also see Pearl)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
1- Iears in dreams can indicate an emotional release and a cleansing.
If we are crying we may not feel we are able to give way to emotion in everydav life, but can do so in the safe scenario of a dream.
If we dream of someone else in tears we perhaps need to look at our own conduct to see if it is appropriate.
2- To dream of being in tears and then to wake up and discover that we are actually crying, suggests that some hurt or trauma has come sufficiently close to the surface to enable us to deal with it on a conscious level.
3- fears can represent hurt or compassion, and it is often this latter meaning which applies spiritually. Experiencing compassion in a dream can make us more aware of the necessity for it in waking life.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
1- When we are being teased in a dream, we are becoming aware that our own behaviour may not be appropriate.
If we are teasing someone and pointing out their idiosyncrasies, we may actually be highlighting our own discrepancies.
2- Teasing can be a form of bullying, of becoming a victim. We need to understand our requirement to have power over someone, rather than helping them. Teasing will often arise from an insecurity and an awareness of our own doubts and fears. In archetypal terms it is an easy way to project our own difficulties onto other people.
3- Within spiritual development one becomes aware of others’ faults of character. Teasing or being teased in dreams alerts us to an ego state which is not appropriate for further development.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Dreams of teasing signify flirtation, playfulness, camaraderie, trust, and rapport. You connecting and engaging with the childlike essence within yourself and thee person you are playing with. See Flirting and Bully.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Fear of loss, particularly in personal relationships, or you want to “steal away” from a relationship. Is something being stolen from you or are you the thief? What is being stolen?... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Spiritual torture can be a conflict between right and wrong and spiritual torment is the mental agony, which ensues when we must make choices between two or more courses of action. Often the idea of such torture for the benefit of the majority – that is, the greater good is part of the process of growth. Spiritual teasing is the sort of irritation engendered by the imp. You might also like to consult the entries for imp, sadism and victim as well as the information on nightmares in the introduction.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Being teased in dreams may reveal a fear of becoming a laughing stock.
If we are being physically tortured in dreams, we need to look at the other images and personalities in the dream to discover what significance such action has in our everyday life. It may be that we tend to put ourselves in the position of victim without realizing it. Torment has a hugely emotional charge behind it and reveals an element of sadism in our dream tormentor. This can amount to persecution and is the sort of dream that will surface in post-traumatic stress disorder.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: When an image connected with torture appears in a dream, often we are trying to come to terms with a great hurt. This does not need to be on a physical level – indeed, it hardly ever is. It is more likely to be emotional or mental pain.
If we are unable to deal with the hurt, the dream may escalate into one of torment.... Dream Meanings of Versatile