Our vulnerable feelings or huns which hide behind a defensive shell, perhaps of shyness, introversion or withdrawal—could be anger. See also crab; shell; snail; example of the unofficial Christ in Christ under archetypes; shellfish under fish, sea creatures. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
“flic tortoise for most people suggests slowness but also perhaps thoroughness. It also in dreams signifies a shell, that perhaps we or others round us have put up in order to protect or defend ourselves.
The tortoise may of course simply be an image of a pet (See Pet) as an object which is loved. It may also however be a symbol for long life.
In Chinese lore the tortoise is a revered figure of wisdom and knowledge. He is said to carry the pattern of all existence on his back. He also represents Creation.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream of a tortoise indicates a need to brave your chances in life. Some opportunities for progress may present itself, but you must take a bold step to prove yourself worthy of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
In chinese lore the tortoise is a revered figure of wisdom and knowledge. He is said to carry the pattern of all existence on his back. He also represents creation. Consult the entries for chinese in indigenous peoples and pet as well as the information on reptiles in animals.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: The tortoise for most people suggests slowness but also perhaps thoroughness. It also in dreams signifies a shell that perhaps we – or others round us – have put up in order to protect or defend ourselves.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
In a dream, a turtle represents a woman who likes to adorn herself and to make herself noticeable to please men.
A turtle in a dream is also interpreted as a man of knowledge, or a chiefjustice, because she is most knowledgeable and God fearing amongst the sea creatures. In a dream, a turtle therefor could represent a devout worshipper who reads the scrolls of God’s prophet Abraham, upon whom be peace, or any of the holy scriptures. Seeing a pet turtle in a house or a town in a dream means that the people of knowledge in that locality are well respected. Seeing a turtle living in a dump, then it represents a knowledgeable person living in the midst of ignorant people who care little about learning anything from him. Eating a turtle in a dream means profits, benefits, or money.
If one sees a turtle inside his house, or ifhe owns one in a dream, it means that he will benefit from the company of a learned person who is acquainted with ancient manuscripts, or in interpreting ancient scrolls. Ifone sees a turtle lying on its back in a dream, it means that there is a man of knowledge in that town people donot recognize. Ifone sees a well kept and fed turtle sitting on a brocade in the dream, it means that the people of that town honor their scholars. However, a turtle in a dream also can be interpreted as deception, trickery, spying, hiding, evil and acquisition of weapons.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Turtles signify the odd and the unusual in your life and if you dream of seeing one you will have an odd incidence befall you and the good or the bad of it will have to be gleaned from the entire dream and the emotions expressed in it. Turtles are considered a good luck symbol as well as a symbol of long life and good health.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Symbol: The turtle is a symbol of Aphrodite (Venus), and of fertility, health, \italit\r, and immortality.
Vision: Seeing a turtle means you are well protected and have valuable friends. But it also means that you are easily taken advantage of because you react too slowly. Killing a turtle: you will lose the support of a benefactor. Finding a dead turtle: you are losing—through no fault of yours—a good friend or supporter.
Depth Psychology: If you are a very sensitive person, the turtle is a symbol of the “hard shell you wear” as a protection against being hurt. While the turtle itself is a symbol of inertia, the dream also means that you will travel through life with determination.... Dreamers Dictionary
Turtles signify the odd and the unusual in your life and if you dream of seeing one you will have an odd incidence befall you and the good or the bad of it will have to be gleaned from the entire dream and the emotions expressed in it. Turtles are considered a good luck symbol as well as a symbol of long life and good health. Also the term ‘duck soup’ tells you if something is easy to accomplish, especially if you are drinking it.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Dreams of a turtle are a message for you to sit still, be patient, and go slow. Once you find your center and go at a slower pace, you just might find that you will win the race. Dreams of a turtle are also a message for you to honor your creative source, to maintain your groundedness and connection with your mother, or perhaps mother earth. Because of a turtle’s shell, this dream can be revealing your defense strategies and your tough outer shell that protects and defends your vulnerability, and might be keeping you at arm’s length from the intimacy you desire. Consider the feeling tone.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Seeing a turtle walking on the road or in a garbage or in a dumping place means that the inhabitants of that place have little or no regard for Islamic knowledge. They will soon be deprived of Ilm and Ulama.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Dove; Pigeon; Ringdove) A turtledove in a dream represents a poet or a singer. Seeing a turtledove in a dream during the springtime means benefits and goodness, or it could mean the return of a long awaited traveller, satisfaction of one’s need, fulfillment of one’s intent, or overcoming distress. Seeing a turtledove during other seasons in a dream means delays. As for a pregnant woman, seeing a turtledove in a dream means that she will beget a son.
A turtledove in a dream also represents a pious woman or a blessed son. (Also see Pigeon; Ringdove)... Islamic Dream Interpretation