A frequent dream symbol of the unconscious. Walking the forbidden path in the forest might cause us to be swallowed up and swept away by drives and instincts.
The forest is a scary, potentially dangerous place where mysterious beings roam. It is also a place of transition (in Dante’s Divine Comedy, for instance, a forest is found in front of the gates of Inferno, as well as at the end of Purgatorio and at the beginning of Paradiso). On the other hand, this symbol indicates the attempt to make contact with the unconscious. See also Hiding Place.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- Dreaming of forests or a group of trees usually means entering the realms of the feminine.
A forest is often a place of testing and initiation. It is always something to do with coming to terms with our emotional self, of understanding the secrets of our own nature or of our own spiritual world.
2- The dark or enchanted forest which very often appears as an image in fairy tales is a threshold symbol. It is the soul entering the areas it has never explored before, and is looking at having to work with intuition and with one’s own ability to sense and feel what is going on around us. We may find that it has a lot to do with being lost (see Ijost) and unable to find direction.
A forest of trees can signify the peril of a dark crossing through which you may have to face your fears and the tribulations of life As nature’s preserve, the forest can represent serenity and the desire to connect with the mystenes and subtle energies of nature.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Seeing a beautiful forest: you have an unshakable faith in God and the future, and will experience prosperity and security in your old age. Seeing a forest fire: pay close attention to physical symptoms—your health is delicate. Seeing only the edge of a forest: a relationship is over.
Depth Psychology: The forest is a place where unresolved emotions and the shadow of the soul reside. Are you unable to “see the forest for the trees”? It is easy to get lost in the “forest of life”— the forest of so many experiences and so much information. See Tree.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream that you are in or walking through the forest suggests a period of change in your life. Listen to your intuition. This dream can also suggest that you desire more simplicity in your life. You may be feeling burdened by the daily grind of life.
To dream that you are lost in a forest indicates that you are reaching deep down within your own subconscious to explore your true self. **Please See Woods.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of a forest signify that you are discovering unexplored regions of your psyche, your hidden power, animal instincts, magic and enchantment. Dreaming of being in the forest can also represent that you are in the thick of the details of your life and being unable to see the forest for the trees.
A forest also represents that you are moving through a rite of passage, testing your wits and resourcefulness in order for a great transformation to occur. Consider the feeling tone to discern this dreams message.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The forest symbolizes the psyche and the hidden realms, the place of original experience.
The dark or enchanted forest that very often appears as an image in fairy tales and dreams is a threshold symbol. It is the soul entering the areas it has never explored before, working with intuition and with our own ability to sense and feel what is going on around us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Dreaming of forests or a group of trees usually means entering the realms of the feminine.
A forest is often a place of testing and initiation. It is always to do with coming to terms with our emotional self, of understanding the secrets of our own nature or of our own spiritual world.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: We may find that a dream of forests can be interpreted as being lost and unable to find direction. As conservation of the earth’s resources becomes more of an issue, the forest becomes synonymous with our care of the land.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: Traditionally women tend to be more in touch with their own inner resources so a forest in a woman’s dream suggests her exploration of these resources. In a man’s dream, dreaming of a forest suggests an aspect of his hero’s journey through his own hidden and perhaps more frightening sensitivities. You might also like to consult the entries for trees and wood.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
As with all dreams of Earth’s bounty, a forest basically is a happy omen if the dream shows the sun shining through the trees and a clear path ahead. Even a forest fire indicates positive progress. But if the dreamer felt alone and frightened, this means that his or her own feelings could get in the way of prosperity and success.
If he or she felt lost, this implies a need to get a better grasp on one’s own financial circumstances in order to better them. Other symbols in the dream can yield more information.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
They may represent your unconscious or your “mental space.” If you are lost in the woods, it may be a reflection of feelings of confusion and lack of clear direction.
The dark and threatening woods may represent the dark and unexplored areas of the psyche.
The details and experiences in your life.Is the forest dark or light?Peaceful or unwelcoming?A forest generally speaks of activities, persons and things hidden and away from public eye. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
They may represent your unconscious or your “mental space”.
If you are lost in the woods it may be a reflection of feelings of confusion and lack of clear direction. Also, dreaming of being lost in a big forest it is an omen of financial gain, if you are poor and lost.
If you are well off and lost, you will experience loss.
A stroll through a beautiful green forest with tall trees show that you will have a period of hardship followed by release from worry and then success in your endeavors.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
As a destructive event that threatens life itself, a forest fire may represent the destruction of your life. It might criticize you for allowing anger to ruin your prospects for fulfillment. In that there are many trees around, a forest fire may point to destruction that has affected the lives of many.
The transforming quality of fire may represent a need for regeneration of your spirit.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Traveling by foot on a path through the forest may reveal some lions, tigers, and bears to contend with. It suggests a journey into the darkness psychologically for a time, which may really be a heroic path in the end.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Being in a jungle: life is pretty chaotic right now—you don’t know where to go and are fighting a bitter battle.
Depth Psychology: The jungle is a symbol of confusion and uncertainty, but also of living conditions in a big city. Are you confused right now? Angry about someone’s unpredictability? Are you unsure today about what will happen tomorrow? Are you unpredictable? Has life in the big city become too much, too nerve racking, too confusing? Is it a jungle out there? Which describes your present situation?... Dreamers Dictionary
A place that is generally inaccessible, representing the unconscious and physical drives.
A symbol of strength and vitality, but also the danger of falling prey to drives and urges. It may point to more discipline, or challenges to live out physical urges more clearly. See Maze.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To dream that you are in a rainforest symbolizes your prevailing emotions of being let down or ‘cut down.’ On the other hand, the dream could be a symbol of your real worries about the environment.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream of being in a rainforest signifies that you are connecting with your inner self, and learning to relax your mind and trust your instincts in order to solve problems in your waking life.
If the main feature of the dream was the green of the trees, the dream promises a release from worry. Lush, healthy green foliage can also symbolize improving (or continuing) pleasant experiences in love and friendships.
If you saw and heard rain falling in the forest while you were in it, this symbolizes forgiveness and grace.... My Dream Interpretation
Beautiful green woods with lots of life and growth shows an increase in your station in life as well as your income.
If the woods are dried up or dying then the opposite will prevail for you. Woods seen on an overcast day with a dark and dreary appearance warns of danger for the dreamer.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation