To dream that you are in a foreign land represents change in your life. Consider how you feel about the surrounding. If you are afraid or lost, then it indicates that you are not ready for the change. You are not willing to leave the past behind. If you are excited or happy in this unknown place, then it suggests that you are ready for change.
To dream of a strange foreign land represents feelings about situations that are unfamiliar, unstable, or unknown to you. A mindset that is unusual to you. You may be experiencing change or conflict with people that you are not used to. You may feel like an outsider, like you don't belong, or are experiencing a number of new situations. Feeling excluded or apart. How confident or afraid you are in the foreign land may reflect how prepared or anxious you are about any current changes. New situations that you have no prior experience with.
Example: A woman dreamed of being stuck in a foreign country with no escape. In waking life she was aware of herself being close to the beginning of her menstrual period starting. The foreign land she couldn't escape most likely reflected her discomfort with having her period while also not wanting to talk about it to her lover.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of getting on a plane to travel to a foreign country. In waking life he was pregnant for the first time about close to giving birth.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of being in a foreign land. In waking life she was a psychologist in private practice that was trying to change careers by doing a radio show, something she had no experience with at all.
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To hear or speak a foreign language in your dream indicates a message from your subconscious that you do not yet understand. Alternatively, you may not be making yourself clear to others.
To dream that you are studying a foreign language suggests that you are having difficulties expressing your thoughts. You are confronted with some unfamiliar problem that you do not know how to approach and resolve in your waking life.
To dream of a foreign language represents a mindset that you don't understand or agree with. Someone may have an idea or belief system that you don't subscribe to. Feeling excluded or "apart" from something. Alternatively, you may feel that others are not making themselves clear to you.
To dream of studying a foreign language represents your attempt to understand the behavior of a person or situation that is currently unfamiliar to you.
To dream that you are studying a language suggests that you are having difficulties expressing your thoughts. You are confronted with an unfamiliar problem that you do not know how to approach and resolve.
To hear foul or vulgar language in your dream signifies an embarrassing situation.
To hear or speak a foreign language in your dream indicates a message from your subconscious that you do not yet understand.
Speaking the language of another people in a dream may represent their country or culture. Speaking Arabic in a dream means honor and dignity. Speaking Persian in a dream means associating with a higher class of people and benefiting from them in business. Speaking Hebrew in a dream means receiving an inheritance. Speaking Turkish in a dream means hearing pleasing words. Speaking Italian in a dram means eagerness to amass money. Speaking French in a dream means drawing benefits from one’s profession. Speaking English in a dream means love for the world. If one can speak in all tongues in a dream, it means that he will acquire wealth, strength and fame.
To dream that you are having your palms read represent your life goals and ambition. The dream shows how you want to live your life and where you want to be headed.
To dream that you are having your palms read represents your projection of your future based on current beliefs, or where you think you're headed. A personal forecast about your life based on current situations. It reflects how confident you are about seeing future goals realized.
To dream of getting bad news from a palm reader may represent a situation that is hurting your confidence or dashing hopes about the future.
Example: A woman dreamed of getting her palm read and being disappointed. In waking life she was disappointed by a dream interpretation she had not received after requesting one from an expert.
To dream that you are reading indicates that you need to obtain more information and knowledge before making a decision. You need to think things through and consider all you options.
To dream of reading a book represents ideas, insights, or answers to problems you are considering. Telling yourself what to do to follow an expert advice. Considering all options. An open-minded attitude to new ideas. Reading may also reflect your own experience that you are falling back on to deal with a new situation or problem.
Negatively, reading may be a sign that you have badly preconceived ideas about how to act under certain conditions due to past experiences. Telling yourself to think or act in certain ways to new problems based on old or outdated methods. Controlling yourself or using bad habits for no other reason except because it works. Blindly following bad ideas.
Example: A woman had a recurring dream of reading a red book. In waking life she her marriage was in jeopardy due to her cheating on her husband. In waking life whenever the topic of her marriage would come up she would always repeat to herself that she was bad and that everything was her fault.
Reading the front page of a letter, a paper, or a book in a dream means receiving an inheritance. Reading the last page, or the back cover of a book in a dream means indebtedness. Reading a book in a dream also means receiving an inheritance. If one finds himself as a lettered person and if he reads well in his dream, it means that he will attain a high ranking job. If one sees himself reading his book of records in a dream, it means that he will repent for his sins. Reading a book in another language in a dream means travelling to such a country, or going to places one is not familiar with and performing a job that will earn him fame. If one sees himself reading a book in a foreign language and is unable to properly decipher its words in a dream, it means that he will escape from a potential danger he could face in such a land, or it could mean falling sick in a foreign country, then recovering from one’s illness before returning to one’s homeland.
To be engaged in reading in your dreams, denotes that you will excel in some work, which appears difficult. To see others reading, denotes that your friends will be kind, and are well disposed. To give a reading, or to discuss reading, you will cultivate your literary ability. Indistinct, or incoherent reading, implies worries and disappointments.
To communicate in sign language in your dream suggests that you need to find other ways to get your opinion heard since no one is listening to you.
To dream of telepathy or being able to read other people's minds represents an area of your life where there is an unspoken understanding. Feeling that it's easy to read other people's wishes or intentions. Feeling that you are easily understood without having to explain yourself. Being psychologically "in tune" with others.
Alternatively, telepathy in a dream may reflect relationships or best friends that you feel "just get you."
Negatively, mind reading may reflect uncomfortable feelings about being easily understood by someone you don't know anything about. Alternatively, it may reflect your own superior ability to read other people whose mindset you don't approve of. Easily determining someone else is arrogant, selfish, or jealous by their body language or behavior. Knowing exactly what someone else is thinking and not liking it.
Example: A young man dreamed of seeing a person on a bus telling him that he could "talk us telepathically if you want to." In waking life he was hanging out with a person who he felt was a good friend who understood him without having to say a lot, even the the person wasn't proving their friendship in any meaningful way.
To dream of a embassy for your country in another country represents feelings of security or safety that you can revert or change back decisions if they begin to become unpleasant or dangerous. Feeling that you are not alone or hopeless. Your feelings about options that allow you to restore your life to normal.
Negatively, it may reflect anxiety having to revert to old ways of thinking or living. Fearing being unable to keep enjoying a big change you've made. Feeling nagged by constant obligations or responsibilities that keep you from enjoying a new lifestyle choice or positive change you've made. Anxiety about being stuck with commitments or choices you've made. Anxiety about being stuck in a new relationship that is just as bad or unpleasant as your last one.
To dream of a foreign embassy in your country from another country represents feelings of security or safety that you do something different if you wanted to.
Example: A woman dreamed of going to embassies in foreign countries. In waking life she was trying to make changes to her choices in men. She was having anxiety about making sure she didn't repeat herself meeting men that were bad for her.
To see a hotel in your dream signifies a new state of mind or a shift in personal identity. You are undergoing some sort of transition and need to move away from your old habits and old way of thinking. You need to temporarily escape from your daily life. Alternatively, the dream may imply a loss in your personal identity.
To see a hotel in your dream represents your mindset being focused on having things done for you. It may also reflect your wish to always have something easy. Positively, a hotel points to automation or "smooth sailing." Feeling helped, supported, or encouraged. Supporting others through difficulties or helping someone by doing everything for them.
Negatively, a hotel reflects using people or laziness. A sign that hard work, discipline, respect for others or adherence to principles are not a priority. Slacking off or letting other people do all your work for you. Alternatively, it may reflect your tendency to support others too much. Catering to someone else's every need in a manner that is excessive or doesn't allow them to learn to deal with their own problems. Feeling that someone is asking too much of you. Being used sexually and then disgarded.
To dream of a hotel on the beach may reflect your feelings about being financially broke or experiencing a difficult problem that requires you to allow friends or family to take care of you. Students or people with financial problems that require them to return home may dream of hotels on the beach.
Example: A man dreamed of being in the basement of a hotel. In waking life he was having second thoughts about tricking the government into give him a bigger refund after they scared him by questioning his tax return. The hotel basement represented the fear he was experiencing while trying to get easy money.
Example 2: A man dreamed of being in a hotel. In waking life he was being shown how to use a complicated computer system by a friend so that he would understand every single thing required to run the computer perfectly. The hotel may have reflected his feelings about his need to learn about the computer being perfectly catered to.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of being in a luxurious hotel. In waking life she was getting an unusually high amount of love and support from her friends.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of being in a hotel. In waking life she was becoming irritated by her son and husband using her to take care of them nonstop.
Example 5: A man dreamed of being in a hotel where people were rude to him. In waking life he was a regular user of a very helpful internet message forum and felt that some others users were being very rude to him.
A hotel in a dream represents one’s house, body, name, property, glory, bathhouse, oven, or a court of justice. Whatever may happen to him in that dream could take place in conjunction to any of the above elements and in relationship to his condition. Staying overnight in an unknown hotel in a dream means travel, or it may indicate the abode of this world from which one travels to reach the abode of the hereafter.
Dreaming of living in a hotel, denotes ease and profit. To visit women in a hotel, your life will be rather on a dissolute order. Dreaming of seeing a fine hotel, indicates wealth and travel. If you dream that you are the proprietor of a hotel, you will earn all the fortune you will ever possess. To work in a hotel, you could find a more remunerative employment than what you have. Dreaming of hunting a hotel, you will be baffled in your search for wealth and happiness.
To see your teacher (past or present) in your dream suggests that you are seeking some advice, guidance, or knowledge. You are heading into a new path in life and are ready to learn by example or from a past experience. Consider your own personal experiences with that particular teacher. What subject was taught? Alternatively, a teacher relates to issues with authority and seeking approval. You may be going through a situation in your waking life where you feel that you are being treated like a student or in which you feel you are being put to a test. Also pay attention to the demeanor and attitude of the teacher in your dream. If the teacher in your dream is mean, then it implies that you may be putting too much pressure on yourself to succeed.
To dream that you are a teacher indicates that you are in a position of disseminating your knowledge and wisdom to others. The dream may imply how you are "teaching someone a lesson" and giving them a hard time about something. If you are a teacher in real life, then the dream is just a reflection of who you are and is about your work.
To dream that you are having sex with a teacher implies that there are still things you need to learn when it comes to sex.
In a dream, a teacher represents a strong person who does people favors and particularly those who learn at his hand unless if he takes monetary compensation for his work in the dream. An elementary school teacher in a dream represents a commander, a judge, a scholar, or a trainer. A grammar teacher and a language teacher in a dream represents honor, dignity, exalted rank, helping others, having impor- tant connections with people in authority, scholars, or he could represent understanding, clarity of speech, easy life, profits, marriage, children, or parents. A teacher in a dream also represents a bird hunter who presides over the affairs of ignorant people.
To dream that you have telepathy signifies a personal and highly spiritual message from your subconscious. Your telepathic abilities suggest that you need to pay more attention to what people are telling you and conveying to you. The dream may also indicate that you need to better connect with people. Your telepathic dreams can help and show you how to talk to certain people; it is like a "rehearsal" of sorts.
To dream that someone has telepathy indicates fear of exposure. You are keeping something inside and don't want others to know about it.
To see books in your dream indicate calmness. You are moving toward your goals at a slow and steady pace. Books also symbolize knowledge, intellect, information and wisdom. In particular, to see an open book in your dream, means that you are able to grasp new ideas with ease. If the book is closed, then it represents your allure and mysteriousness. Consider the type of book for additional clues. The dream may represent your calling into a specific field of work or an area that you need to devote more study to. Alternatively, the dream could be telling you not to judge a book by its cover.
To see dusty books in your dream denotes forgotten knowledge or previous "chapters" of your life.
To see children's books in your dream symbolize memories from your own childhood. It may also suggest your desire to escape from reality and retreat into some fantasy world.
To see a satanic book in your dream represents your one-sided way of thinking and looking at things. You are trying to denounce any responsibility in your actions and are putting forth as little effort as possible.
To dream of books represents ideas, information, insights, or answers. It may also reflect what you tell yourself to do when a specific situation or problem arises. Consider a book's title, subject, color for additional meaning.
To dream of books on a shelf represents ideas, information, or insights that you have yet to use. Answers or knowledge you can go to when needed. Ideas you have yet to discover or that you are beginning to explore.
To dream of an overdue book represents a feeling of responsibility or obligation to give someone else the answers they need. It may also reflect your sense of being late for a school project or work report. Alternatively, it may represent your anxiety about a deadline or need to return something to someone.
Example: A man dreamed of happily looking through a book where he saw someone being killed. In waking life he kept telling himself that if an enemy threatened him once more he could have him beaten up in certain ways. The book reflected the answer to his problem having carefully considered all his options.
To dream of books is an auspicious sign. Your future life will be very agreeable. Woman dreaming of books will get a son of eminent learning.
Pleasant pursuits, honor and riches Dreaming of studying them. For an author Dreaming of his works going to press, is a dream of caution | he will have much trouble in placing them before the public. Dreaming of spending great study and time in solving some intricate subjects, and the hidden meaning of learned authors, is significant of honors well earned. To see children at their books, denotes harmony and good conduct of the young. Dreaming of old books, is a warning to shun evil in any form.
To dream that you are wearing eyeglasses and you do not normally wear them suggests that you need a clearer view on a situation. There may have been a misunderstanding or a situation was misperceived and needs to be clarified.
To see broken eyeglasses in your dream indicates that your vision and perception is impaired. You are not seeing the facts correctly.
To see or wear 3D eyeglasses in your dream means that you need to look at some problem or something from a new perspective. You need to consider all the views.
To dream of eyeglasses represents feelings about yourself or others having to be more intelligent, responsible, or careful than others. Self-awareness of trying hard to be serious about something. A heightened sense of clarity or needing to pay attention. You or someone else is concerned with paying closer attention to a situation. Trying to be intelligent about something.
Negatively, eyeglasses may reflect a tendency to be too focused on how serious something is. Anxiety or fear that drives you to be serious about a problem. An excessive need to focus on being serious or careful.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a woman with glasses being threatened by a large blade. In waking life he was aware of the possibility of losing everything he had in a business deal if he walked away from an untrustworthy business partner. The glasses on the woman reflected his intelligent awareness or sense of clarity about how seriously focused on his corrupt business partner he needed to be in order to outsmart him and get his money back.
Example 2: A man dreamed of eyeglasses that were loose and flopping around in his hands. In waking life he was deeply religious and felt that God was something that need to be paid attention to at all times in life when other people in his life didn't. The loose floppy eyeglasses in his hand may have reflected his feelings about paying serious attention to God not working well in his social interactions.