According to Jung, the emphasis is on the motherly function and protection.
A collapsed ceiling in a dream means devastation.
If one sees a destroyed house standing erect anew in a dream, it means spiritual awakening of its owner.
If one is awaiting the return of a member of his family, or if he is awaiting a guest to arrive, and if a part of his house caves in, it means the near arrival of such a traveller. Ifa daughter or a sister or another woman live in that house, it means that the guest will seek her hand for marriage.
If a hurricane destroys his entire house in a dream, it means that death will take locality in that place at the hands of a tyrant. Ifone sees himself demolishing an old house or edifice in a dream, it means evil.
If a woman sees her walls caving in on her in a dream, it means the death of her husband. (Also see Destruction)
A ring of fire in sacred ceremony creates a safe space that deflects and dissolves any unwelcome energy.
Vision: Looking at a stone wall: something is holding you back or obstacles are put in your way (pay attention to the rest of the dream symbols). Climbing over a stone wall: you will find a solution to a confusing situation. Jumping off a stone wall: you are involved in a risky project. Standing on top of a tall stone wall: you have set important and worthwhile goals and you will succeed. See Mountain, Rock.
To see a wounded or dead one, signifies unavoidable sadness.
A house filled with swallows in the dream represents lawful earnings.
A swallow in a dream is also interpreted to represent a man of good character, and who is pious and amicable. Helping a swallow in a dream means that one may assist a kind person in his life. Catching a swallow in a dream also means being unjust toward one’s wife. Eating a swallow in a dream represents a fight. Ifone sees swallows flying away from his house in a dream, it means that his wife or a relative will abandon him, or separate from him and travel away from that town. In general, swallows and starlings in a dream represent people who are financially comfortable, or they could represent death, grief, or good deeds, movement, chanting, benevolence, or weddings. Seeing a swallow in a dream also may mean marriage to a trustworthy woman, or it could represent a good household manager.
If one is transformed into a swallow in a dream, it means that thieves will rob his house. Seeing a dead swallow in a dream is a warning to revert one’s actions and to engage in doing good.
The arrival of this bird in spring makes it an envoy of hope and new opportunities.
In heraldry, the swallow represents conscientious attention to duty.
China: A symbol for daring and fearlessness. Also a stern protector of marital fidelity.
Biblical (Old Testament): Communications, sometimes those with little meaning. In this setting, the swallow is called a chatterer.
Vision: Seeing a swallow means that prospects are good for your love relationship and sometimes also for your professional life. Hearing the sound of swallows: you will finally receive a letter you have longed for for a long time. Looking at a swallow’s nest: you will either establish your own litde family or create additional space in your home. Seeing a swallow’s nest with eggs inside: for younger people it means a child is on its way, and for older people, grandchildren. Destroying a nest: destroying your happiness. See Stork.
Depth Psychology: Both symbols are a clear sign of your longing to have a family, love, security, and a happy home.
If you are already married, make sure you discuss this dream with your spouse.
To swallow dust or sand in a dream means poverty, giving someone a warning look, greed, or it could mean bribing someone in authority. (Also see Chewing; Food)
2- When we arc holding back on emotion, we physically need to swallow. Swallowing therefore becomes an act of suppression which can be harmful.
3- The dreamer may be taking in more spirituality than he can comfortably process. It would be advisable to slow down and ‘digest’ his spiritual teachings more methodically.
A wall in a dream also represents a strong, wealthy, powerful and religious person.
If the wall needed urgent repairs, and if a group of people come to rescue it in the dream, it represents a man of knowledge, or the Imam ofa mosque who has lost his control or respect, then some friends will come to his rescue and to help him restore his rank.
If a successful businessman sees the walls of his house collapsing in a dream, it means that he will recuperate a lost treasure.
If one sees a wall caving over his head, or falling over other people in a dream, it means that he has committed many sins and unless his repents, his punishment will be swift.
The caving-in of a wall toward the inside of a house in a dream means an illness, but if it falls toward the outside in the dream, it means death. Seeing a crack in the wall in a dream means that someone in the family will brace against him. Grabbing to a wall in a dream means the nearing of one’s death, pending how firmly one is grabbing to it in the dream. Grabbing to a wall in a dream is also interpreted as holding firmly to one’s interest in a strong person. Ifone builds a wall then tears it down in a dream, it means that he will attempt at destroying someone’s livelihood, or perhaps kill him. Ifone sees and recognizes a wall in his dream, it represents a close friend who may die from depression.
A wall in a dream is also interpreted as a mighty person who cannot be managed except through kindness. Jumping over a wall in a dream means reverting from being a believer to a disbeliever, or accepting and following the advice of a disbeliever. Seeing one’s picture reflected in a wall in a dream means one’s death, and that his name will be itched on his gravestone.
If a traveller sees himselfreturning to his house, whereby its walls are renewed, it means that he will get married. Seeping water from a crack in a wall in one’s dream means adversities and stress. (Also see Walls of the city)
To hide behind a wall in a dream symbolizes finding protection.
A leaning wall is symbolic of a person under pressure, Ps. 62:3.
A high, flimsy wall can symbolize the folly of trusting in wealth, Prov. 18:11. A broken wall symbolizes not having self-control, Prov. 25:28
Example: I realised T had been in Bill’s room and not respected his need for privacy, so Bill had tom down the wall as a protest and made the room, which now appeared about four times its usual size, into a public sitting room’ (Cyril A). Sometimes what the wall depicts is obvious, as in the example, where it is shown as the way Cyril maintains his separation from others and thus is a private individual.
The fall of the wall shows how exposed’ one might be.
The description of private areas of our life in a newspaper might be an example of just such a wall coming down. Idioms: drive up the wall; go to the wall; writing on the wall; back to the wall; knock one’s head against a wall. See wall, fence.
Example: ‘I went to the top of the turret and saw all the men getting ready to defend the castle if attacked. They had arrows and a lot of men were standing on little ledges on the outside of the wall, with no protection and I knew they were very brave to face an attack as sooner or later they would have been hit’ (Anna R). Here the wall is obviously to do with defending the dreamer against attack. Such a wall might be made out of our aggressive feelings, with religious dogma which might defend us against fears and uncertainty, or from tightly controlled behaviour and emotions.
Walls of favourite house: might be our feelings of security in our marriage or family which give us defence against the ‘storms’ of life. Wall of prison, trap: fear, pain; ignorance, prejudice; anger, sense of being an outsider. Idioms: drive somebody up the wall, go to the wall; writing on the wall; back to the wall; head against a brick wall; fly on the wall. See wall under house; fence.
1- In dreams, walls usuallv indicate the boundaries we have set ourselves. These may be created as defence mechanisms or support structures, and it is sometimes helpful in the interpretation to dccide whether the walls have been created in order to keep ourselves in, or other people out.
2- A wall also has the symbolism of a dividing line - a marker between the inner and the outer, privacy and open trust.
A hole in a wall suggests a breach of trust or privacy.
If the wall is imprisoning us we are being held prisoner by our own fears, doubts and difficulties If the wall appears and disappears, we have only partly dealt with our problem.
3- A wall svmbolises the bound- aries of a sacred space.
The dreamer needs to be aware of what his limits are.
Depth Psychology: A wall provides safety (protection) or is an obstacle (obstruction). Are you beating your head against a wall? If so, you are trying to solve your problems the wrong way—find a more effective way! The rest of the dream is important if you want to gain deeper insight.
A hole in a wall suggests a breach of trust or privacy.
If the wall is imprisoning us we are being held prisoner by our own fears, doubts and difficulties.
If the wall appears and disappears, we have only partly dealt with our problem.
To dream that you jump over or break through a wall means you will overcome some tough obstacles and succeed.
To dream that you are building a wall, signifies a bad relationship or protecting yourself from a trauma already experienced.
To dream about a hole in a wall indicates that you are breaking through obstacles and overcoming your limitations.
If you continue on your present course with confidence, you will succeed in rising above your problems.
If you dream of hiding (or being trapped) inside a wall, you are trying to avoid facing a difficult situation in real life, but you know that you will eventually have to deal with it.
If you dream of sitting on top of a wall, you are having a hard time making an important decision. Be confident though - this dream also predicts you’ll make a smart choice.
To dream about glass walls means your current problems are not as difficult as you might think.
If you are direct and forthright, you will come out on top. However, don’t play games with people, as this dream also warns that overconfidence could be your downfall. It will take direct action to bring success.
If your dream featured walking along the top of a wall, your future is bright indeed.
To dream of wooden walls suggests that you are feeling emotionless inside, or stuck in old habits and ways of thinking. You may be behaving automatically and just going along with the flow. Or you may be acting out without fully thinking things through.
To dream of walking through walls is very positive. You are far stronger than any obstacles in your way, and your personal qualities and abilties will take you far, as long as you trust your instincts and move forward with confidence.
A gecko in a dream also represents a backbiter and a slanderer. Getting hold of a gecko in a dream means encountering such a person. Eating a gecko in a dream means backbitingpeople.lfagecko takes a bite from someone’s flesh in a dream, it means that someone will speak ill of him in public.
A gecko in a dream also represents an avowed enemy who incessantly belittles his opponent and who drives from one place to another. (Also see Lizard)
An old or soiled one, implies unfavorable results from your labors.
2. A lost or stolen wallet indicates that one fears someone might be trying to take advantage.
3. Losing a wallet is fear of losing identity.
4. Sense of being betrayed or violated.
A wallet in a dream also represents money placed in a wallet, or it could represent a key.
If one’s wallet falls in a sea or in a river, it means loss of one’s capital at the hand of people in authority. Ifit falls into a fire, it means losing one’s money to a greedy, envious and an unjust person. It is also said that one’s wallet in a dream could represent his body.
If one’s wallet is taken away from him in a dream, it means his death. Carrying a money belt in a dream means having knowledge one has earned in the first half of his life.
If it contains some change only in the dream, it means that one has to pursue the path of knowledge and further his studies.
2- Interestingly, because the wallet can also suggest the feminine aspects of care and containment, the wallet can highlight our attitude to intuition and awareness.
3- The old idea of having your ‘life’ in your wallet symbolises not only- life, but also health.
A wallet full of money is also a symbol of powerful sexuality. Men dreaming about losing their wallet face problems with impotence. In women’s dreams, it means don’t speculate in the near future.
Depth Psychology: The wallet is a symbol of worries about property and the desire for financial security. Maybe the dream is a warning not to let material considerations run your life.
The wallet is always a warning to be careful of losses to come. While the waller is a sign of influence, power (and potency), hut the dream is warning you not to squander its contents.
If you dream of your wallet being lost or stolen, then you are going through a transition and grappling with a changing sense of identity and security. See Purse, Money and Driver’s License.
If you dream of losing your wallet, you have been acting in a way at odds with your true self.
If you find a wallet in a dream, a relationship in your life is helping you explore the real you.
2. Attempt to make one’s life brighter, better.
3. Stripping wallpaper means trying to change one’s life.
To be putting up wallpaper signifies covering up the old self (possibly superficially), particularly if the old wallpaper is not removed.
2- Wallpaper in a dream can have the same significance as clothes on a character. We may be wanting to make changes in our lives but need to experiment and get a proper lit - first.
3- The dreamer should metaphorically take a look at himself and be sure that he is being true to himself, as wallpaper often symbolises an outer facade of some kind.
The action may also comment on a new or more functional pattern of behavior that you are ready to display.
Depth Psychology: A dream about wallpaper is a challenge to express more feelings, intentions, and thoughts, and to throw away the mask you’ve been hiding behind. See Mask, Painting.
To dream that you are peeling or stripping off wallpaper, symbolizes that you are beginning to let your guard down or allow yourself to connect more readily with others. It also indicates that you are revealing aspects of yourself that have been kept well hidden.
The color and pattern of the wallpaper in your dream will offer clues as what kind of barrier, secret, or feeling is being represented by the wallpaper.
To jump over it, you will overcome obstacles and win your desires.
To force a breach in a wall, you will succeed in the attainment of your wishes by sheer tenacity of purpose.
To demolish one, you will overthrow your enemies.
To build one, foretells that you will carefully lay plans and will solidify your fortune to the exclusion of failure, or designing enemies.
For a young woman to walk on top of a wall, shows that her future happiness will soon be made secure.
For her to hide behind a wall, denotes that she will form connections that she will be ashamed to acknowledge.
If she walks beside a base wall. she will soon have run the gamut of her attractions, and will likely be deserted at a precarious time.
2. If one is surrounded by walls, they may represent barriers that one has erected to keep others away emotionally.
3. Breaking walls down is clearing access to oneself—or others.
If you are such a person, this dream symbol might be pointing to the walls that you have built around yourself. Additionally, if you are experiencing challenges and seemingly impenetrable difficulties in daily life, the wall in your dream may be a reflection of those factors. Consider your current situation and attempt to identify the source of the walls in your dream. Climbing the wall suggests that you are becoming prepared or are able to overcome difficulties and/or challenges.
For instance, a wall which looks old will signify an old problem, whereas a glass wall would indicate some difficulties with perception. Walls closing in could describe the remembered feelings of birth, but is more likely to represent a feeling of being trapped by the lifestyle we have.
A brick wall, rampart or dividing wall all signify the difference between two states of reality – often the inner psychological state and the exterior, everyday world. Windows – windows describe the means by which we appreciate the world we live in, the way we perceive reality. Dreaming that we are looking outwards through a window can suggest that we have a more extrovert view of ourselves and will tend to look at external circumstances. Looking inwards through a window indicates we are looking inwards at our own personality, and perhaps at our own motivation.
The interpretation for opening a window depends on whether we are opening the window from the inside or the outside.
If the former, we are dealing with our inner feelings which we may need to escape; the latter shows our attitude to outside opinion. Breaking through a window (or glass door) can suggest the first sexual experience, or the shattering of illusions. Because of the connection with religious buildings, stained glass can be accepted as picturing religious belief and ideals.
The walls of a city in a dream also represent the most pious and devout worshiper in that city, its most renowned men of knowledge, its supremejustice, or its just ruler. Seeing the walls of a city in a dream also meansjoy, festivities and celebrations. (Also see Balcony; Castle; Citadel; Wall)