Water Dreams The symbolism of water dreams can include life, death, change, rebirth and renewal, to name a few. If you or a loved one has been covering this ground at night, you may have questions about what it all might mean.
See what people are dreaming about Download the DreamsCloud app See what people are dreaming about What does it mean to dream about the Sea? This is not directly related to the above symbolism though.
It also symbolizes the possibilities you have to create a wonderful life. Then Swimming the sea to symbolism get out of the ocean, out of the primal state, and walk into this world, "civilization", take their guns and encounter the violence, fear and and cruelty in this world.
Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Somehow becoming one with the ocean This is a representation of becoming one with nature, emotions and the other things again. Additional Interpretations In most dreams water represents your emotions and unconscious feelings.
Everyone carrys such an ocean within him and herself. Flood — You may be harboring feelings of being emotionally overwhelmed.
Then an angel took up a stone as it were a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall Babylon be cast down Rev. One of these scenes, that touched me the most, is at the beginning of the movie.
Ponds and Lakes — These represents the current emotional state in your waking life. You might also be dealing with unresolved feelings of stress and unhappiness in your waking life. If you find yourself successfully riding the waves, it is an indication of your ability to handle anything that gets in your way and to consistently go beyond the status quo.
Or it may represent that your mind, body and spirit is at peace. You might also consider seeking the help of a professional therapist or dreamworker. The symbolism in the scene is as follows: What does it mean to dream about the Ocean or Sea?
This brings us to a different aspect of this symbol, which is that the ocean stands for the subsconcious. He got too close to the truth and wisdom, and thus had to die. It can also reflect that you are trying to escape from overwhelming situations in your waking life.
From this it is that the memory-knowledge which looks to heaven, which is spiritual in the natural man, is called a glassy sea Rev.
Seeing yourself actually swimming indicates there are positive times coming. If the dreams about swimming are seriously disturbing, consultation with a competent analytical professional is recommended. The ocean again, connected to the above also stands for the soul.
You will learn much about your emotional needs, conflicts, unresolved feelings and disappointments. Large bodies of water, like a sea or the ocean, are usually considered to symbolize your unconscious and your emotions. If you have a calm and easy stroke, then you are probably comfortable in your self-explorations.
Perhaps the dreamer is having a difficult time with the unconscious, and the dream is acting as compensatory, balancing a one-sided attitude in navigating the currents of life.
I always found this a nice symbolism for going back to nature and the ocean. A dream that you are swimming can mean that you are trying to navigate certain areas of your emotions and feelings that you are not comfortable with. Keep in mind that all the aspects that I mentioned, and even others, are interconnected, and these different aspects always to a point blend together.
If you have a calm and easy stroke, then you are probably comfortable in your self-explorations. Depending on the force of the wave, it can either be an indication that you are moving toward your goals or you are being carried away from them. The images in which the ocean are portrayed can change according to the state of emotions that are portrayed.
The ocean often stands for emotion, somewhat opposed to, but not necessarily conflicting with the intellect. People related to the ocean in a work of fiction for example inhabitants of a village near the coast can represent a connectivity to nature. From all this it can be seen that the sea denotes where there is a collection of memory-knowledges, from which there is reasoning about the truths of faith.
Comments are a great way to interact with others who are dreaming about similar topics.Swimming in the Ocean or Sea If you dream of swimming underwater, then you may be exploring your unconscious, doing some soul-searching or inner work and undergoing inner changes.
If you remain at the surface, you may be unwilling to dive down deeper into your unconscious. Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory On one hand the sea is a symbol of empowerment in The Awakening. In the sea, Edna learns to swim (and, by extension, learns that she does in fact have control over her own body).
Usually, ‘the sea’ is used as a symbol in literature to represent life and its hardships. The sea, with its daunting width and depth, simply stands for life itself. It may be quite calm, but it become raging and even deadly in an instant, with the waves representing the sudden obstacles life throws our way.
Swimming the Sea to Symbolism To some people swimming is a form of exercise, some may use swimming as a type of stress reliever, and to others it may just be something to do for fun. The symbolism of water dreams can include life, death, change, rebirth and renewal, to name a few.
When analyzing dreams about water, take into account the type of water formation you are surrounded by (i.e., river, ocean, swimming pool, puddle, etc.), as each form signifies significantly different meanings. An aspect of the ocean symbolism I haven't fully mentioned yet is the symbolism of "the ocean within".
I once read in a book that all creatures on earth come from the ocean and each has to carry a part of the ocean "within" itself in order to survive, as you know the human body consists to around 90% of water.Download