Psychological / emotional perspective: Conservation implies the best usage of the resources available to us. By looking at symbols of resources which appear in dreams we are given the opportunity to become more efficient.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: As the issue becomes more noticeable in everyday life conservation can have two meanings. On a personal level it can represent the best use of our talents and abilities. In a wider sense it will suggest our responsibilities towards others – family, colleagues and others.
To dream of working for an organization dealing with conservation may mean that we should seek out others of a like mind.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream that you are cultivating indicates the need to push out your ill thoughts.
To dream of cultivating is a symbol for weeding out ‘bad grass,’ which may stand for an uprooting of dire habits and bad intentions. This will allow you to grow as a person.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Spiritually we need to have access to the characteristics of the unconscious. It will always take effort to uncover such aspects and this is symbolized by digging. Excavating, perhaps in the form of an archaeological or other professional type of digging, would suggest a more structured approach.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: On a creative level we may have realizations that are hard to access and must be dug out. Excavating objects can also imply that there is ‘buried treasure’ which belongs to the past.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Often when we begin the process of learning about ourselves we need to uncover those parts we have kept hidden, and this is shown in dreams as excavating a hole or digging up an object.
If the act of digging is important then we are required to make an effort rather than simply wait for information to come to the surface.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Example: I entered a neglected garden adjoining a house I had formerly lived in. I was astonished that I had never noticed this garden before. I took a spade and hoe and began to work vigorously in order to put things nght, digging like a navvy. But wherever I put my spade I turned up live shells and hand grenades—highly explosive and very dangerous. I was terrified I would be blown to pieces and hurried away’ (from Organism of the Mind, G.R. Meyer, Kegan Paul, 1933).
The dreamer in the example was a man in his 40s who had taken up meditation on the suggestion of a friend. It shows him discovering and uncovering a pan of himself he had not known before. In doing so he meets explosive emotions and conflicts he is not used to dealing with. Digging usually depicts delving into hidden or buried areas of ourself. We may uncover feelings from our childhood—creative realisations, features of the unconscious, even dead bodies or ancient creatures. Digging can also represent our work on renovating our attitudes, personality structure or habits. See garden. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Going up and down in the elevator may symbolize going from one state of consciousness to another. Messages from the unconscious may be accessible. Some believe that the elevator may be a symbol of a boring and mechanical sex life. On a more pragmatic note, the elevator may simply represent the “ups and downs” of life.
If you are ascending, then you may perceive your current situation as optimistic and moving upward.
If you are descending, you may be experiencing some negativity and helplessness.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Going up and down in the elevator may symbolize going from one state of consciousness to another. Messages from the unconsciousness may be accessible. Some believe that the elevator may be a symbol of a boring and mechanical sex life. On a more pragmatic note, the elevator may simply represent the “ups and downs” of life.
If you are ascending then you may perceive your current situation as optimistic and moving upward.
If you are descending you may be experiencing some negativity and helplessness.
If the elevator continues to go up and down with out letting you off, it means you have let your emotions, or your situation, get out of control and must do something to stop it.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Vision: In a woman’s dream, riding up in an elevator means social and professional advancement. Riding down in an elevator means the desire for sexual adventure. Seeing an elevator in your house: you want to get things done fast and without much effort—but that is wishful thinking.
Depth Psychology: Riding in an elevator means you are looking for help with a specific problem; or you want to reach your goals in life in a hurry without putting much effort into it (that won’t work!).... Dreamers Dictionary
An elevator dream is a rather complex dream and you should interpret it in light of all the other symbols in your dream, for one thing, if the elevator is going up your fortunes will increase, down is the opposite.
If the elevator continues to go up and down with out letting you off means you have let your emotions, or your situation, get out of control and must do something to stop it.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Dreams of moving up an elevator symbolize that you are elevating rapidly and moving up in the world. You now know where the buttons are, so you are advancing with a sense of confidence and control over the situation.
If you are moving down, then you know what to do to switch directions to elevate your position. Also, if you are moving down, this can either symbolize your interest in understanding the foundation of the situation you are in, or that you are allowing fear and negativity to take you down.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Here are the meanings for several elevator dreams: Descending or falling elevators in dreams are usually negative, suggesting anxiety about losing social status or repressed emotions.
A rising elevator also represents anxiety, but signifies that the trouble is almost over.
A dream of being stuck in an elevator symbolizes that your emotions have gotten out of control.
The same is true if you dream about an elevator that is out of order.
To dream of being in an elevator crash is a common dream, which symbolizes some basic fear in the dreamer’s life, such as fear of a moral lapse, social inadequacy, loss of status, etc.
The prophetic meaning of this dream depends on what happened.
If you dreamed of being killed in the crash, you will experience some major and lastings setbacks in your life. However, if you escaped safely or landed without being hurt, your troubles will be upsetting but only temporary.... My Dream Interpretation
The elevator signifies movement, hence a dream of ascending in an elevator may indicate a desire for advancement and material gain. Descending elevators reveal discouragement and a shrinking away from monetary matters.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
See Ladder, Stairs. Emotional changes, and the degree of those changes is expressed here. Caution, remaining aware of reality.
If the lift is moving up fast—advancement, high hopes.
If the elevator is moving down fast—to the point that it is uncomfortable—fear of letting go. See Abyss and Trapdoor.
If the elevator gets stuck, inferiority complex or strong inhibitions.
A symbol of Kundalini, vitality in Yoga. Advancement and wish for self-affirmation; or, fear of Falling, and Shooting. Being constricted, as in Siege, Amber, Village, and Trap, except not so extreme. Emotional transformation; becoming more aware without effort.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Dreams of a 30 second elevator speech represents clarity, cohesiveness of thought and purpose. You are experiencing confidence, boldness, and power as you elevate up in the world.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Vision: If you are digging up soil or a tree: a difficult task ahead. At the same time, such a dream indicates that you are working very hard and your task will be profitable. Dreaming of “unearthing” one (or more) dead people: a bad conscience. You are either surrounded by deceitful people or you are leading a less than honorable life. See Death.
Depth Psychology: The act of excavating can be proverbial in its meaning: the soul of the dreamer is “excavating” something from the unconscious, such as secret character traits—vour own or someone elses. Suddenly you are remembering something that was forgotten or repressed, which is the reason for your emotional difficulties.... Dreamers Dictionary
Old emotions (submerged / buried) need to be brought to consciousness; psychological work on self. Similar to Taking Apart. Self-determination is asked for. It is important to note what it is that is being excavated (a submerged potential?).
Freud looked on the process of psychoanalysis as an act of excavation.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Strong or destructive power. Something has to be dug up from deep down. Uncover the foundation and dig for the treasure that is buried deep. Occasionally, this is a dream symbol for something colossal, as in Monster.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To see a grave digger or excavator in the dream means death for the one who sees it provided any of the following happens; he pushes the grave digger away from his place; his animal tramples the grave digger, the grave digger falls on the ground; he himself is in the state of sakraat. But if any of the following happens then he will either lose his job or die; he rolls up his bedding; his turban or topi falls off from his head; his hand gets cut off from his body; his tongue is cut off; he becomes blind.
And Allah knows best.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Investigation) If one sees himself being investigated in a court of justice by people he does not know in a dream, it means that he has strayed into innovation, though he remains accountable for his actions.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Something in oneself not given due attention; the impoverished and ignored aspect of self, attempts to deny the body because there is anxiety about its needs and urges. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Dreams of starvation signify that you have been depriving yourself, neglecting your needs and that you are lacking -nurturing. Also, this dream could represent that you are literally hungry, and that your blood sugar has dropped. This dream is giving you the message to get back into balance and honor the urges of your body temple and the urges of your soul.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To dream about starvation indicates that you are lacking in some mental or emotional area of your life. You may be ignoring or avoiding an important family/emotional issue. Starvation dreams are not uncommon in individuals who are dieting or who have an eating disorder.... My Dream Interpretation
(Tank; Tanning drum; Tannery; Woman) A vat in a dream holds the same interpretation as a tannery, except if a tannery represents an independent woman in a dream, then a vat will represent an inhibited woman.
A vat in a dream also represents a bathhouse, death by drowning, or dying under a collapsing structure.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A vat seen in a dream is an ill omen but must also be taken in context of the entire dream and correlated. This can foretell sorrow, grief, cruel friends, an unfaithful lover, etc..... Encyclopedia of Dreams
To dream of the vatican, signifies unexpected favors will fall within your grasp. You will form the acquaintance of distinguished people, if you see royal personages speaking to the Pope. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A dream of the Vatican is usually a good omen signifying help and unexpected gain due solely to the actions of others.
If royalty is present in the Vatican you will receive your help from very distinguished people. One negative approach on this dream is, if the Vatican is deserted and fallen into ruin the dreamer would suffer a loss of friends and supporters.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Dreams of this beautiful and grandiose church represent your feelings and opinions about the Catholic Faith.
The Vatican also symbolizes your body temple, a sanctuary where the human and the divine intersect. This dream may be a message to uplevel your spiritual practice and make it more of a central theme of your life. See Church, Catholicism, and Pope.... Strangest Dream Explanations