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Eating

To dream that you are eating alone signifies loss, loneliness, and depression. You may feel rejected, excluded, and cut off from social/family ties. Eating may be a replacement for companionship and provide a form of comfort. Alternatively, eating alone reflects independent needs. Also consider the phrase, "what's eating you up?" in reference to anxiety that you may be feeling.

To dream that you are eating with others signifies harmony, intimacy, merriness, prosperous undertakings, personal gain, and/or joyous spirits.

To dream that you are overeating or not eating enough signifies a lack of spirituality and fulfillment in your waking life. Food can represent love, friendship, ambition, sex or pleasure in your life. Thus, food is a metaphor to fulfill and gratify your hunger for love and desires. If you are refusing to eat, then it indicates that you want to be more independent and not rely on others so much. If you dream that you are a picky eater, then it indicates that you are holding back something. If you are currently dieting in your waking life, then the dream may serve to compensate for the sustenance that you are lacking.

To dream that someone clears away the food before you finish eating foretells that you will have problems and issues from those beneath you or dependent upon you.

To dream of eating represents the "taking in" of ideas or experiences.

Positively, eating may reflect feelings of satisfaction or contentment with the type of life experience you are having.

Negatively, eating may reflect you or someone else in your life that is arrogantly putting themselves first. It may also reflect feelings of being forced to experience something you don't really like.

To dream of eating too much food may reflect feelings of having indulged in a situation or experience too much. Too much of a good thing.

Example: A man dreamed of eating chicken. In waking life he was feeling very confident after having overcome a fear that had originally made him feel like a coward for fearing. The eating in this case may have reflecting how he was enjoying Or taking in" the experience of no longer feeling like a coward.

Dreaming of eating alone, signifies loss and melancholy spirits. To eat with others, denotes personal gain, cheerful environments and prosperous undertakings. If your daughter carries away the platter of meat before you are done eating, it foretells that you will have trouble and vexation from those beneath you or dependent upon you. The same would apply to a waiter or waitress. See other subjects similar.


Eating Contest

To dream that you are in an eating contest suggests that you are lacking a social life. You are turning to food as a companion. Consider also the type of food you are eating to determine which area of your life is severely lacking. Alternatively, the dream highlights your ability to process emotions quickly.

To dream of an eating contest may reflect competitive waking life situations. Competing to see who can do more or experience more of something? It may also reflect you or someone else that is showing off with how much of something they can do.

Consider the food for additional meaning.

Example: A young man dreamed of having a strawberry eating contest. In waking life he was having a bet with a friend on who could sleep with the most girls by the end of the school year.


Garden Of Eden

To dream that you are in the Garden of Eden suggests that you are seeking to recapture innocence that is lost. It is also a symbol of beauty, harmony and tranquility.

To dream of the Garden of Eden represents a situation that you feel is perfect, innocent, or plentiful. A reflection of beauty, harmony and tranquility in your life.

To dream of wanting to return to the Garden of Eden represents your desire to return to innocence or happier times. You may regret something you did, or don't like a change that has occurred.


Rose Garden

To dream that you are in a rose garden indicates that you are feeling satisfied and happy about some waking situation.


Easter Eggs

To dream of easter eggs represents feelings about how wonderful it is that someone wanted you to find something special. Feeling that something incredible was waiting for you. You may be amazed by something you new you've discovered. Feeling good having found something. Potential, bewilderment and wonder.

To dream of an easter egg hunt represents the potential you feel for something wonderful to happen. Something positive or wonderful that you don't want to miss out on. Not wanting lose out on anything. Feeling that someone has hidden something special and wants to you discover it on your own.

Example: A woman dreamed of an Easter egg that would report her to the government. In waking life she felt anxiety about enjoying something special that someone had secretly left her while she lived on Nazi rule.


Garden Hose


Garden Greens


Poached Eggs


Garden Heliotrope


Flower Garden


Eggs In A Basket Or A Place


Eating To One'S Fill


Zoological Garden

Dreaming of visiting zoological gardens, denotes that you will have a varied fortune. Sometimes it seems that enemies will overpower you and again you stand in the front rank of success. You will also gain knowledge by travel and sojourn in foreign countries.


Boiled Eggs


Garden Herbs

A bouquet of fresh garden herbs in a dream represent a man in sorrow and distress. Gathering a bunch of mixed herbs from one’s garden in a dream signifies trouble caused by a female members of one’s family. If it is a bunch of fresh sprouts, then one should be careful about an evil mishap. Dry sprouts in a dream signify money that will salvage a bad investment.


House Garden

In a dream, a house garden means protection of women’s chastity, the honor of men’s abstinence, denial of suspicion regarding the lawfulness of one’s earnings, or protection of children’s innocence. A private garden in a dream may mean stinginess, or refusing to satisfy the needs of someone who asks for help, whether his needs are financial or relating to acquiring knowledge. A house garden in a dream also represents one’s private devotion, fasting, asceticism, piety, fear of wrongdoing, celebrating God’s praises and exalting His holiness. A house garden in a dream also could mean a marriage within the family, insanity on the part of that house dwellers, paying a financial penalty, or it could mean an imposition.


Eggs

To see or eat eggs in your dream symbolize fertility, birth and your creative potential. Something new is about to happen. If the eggs are scrambled, then the dream represents your commitment on a set course. It may also mean that you need to accept the consequences of your actions. If you see eggs hatching in your dream, then it indicates that you will realize your goals. It also means that your ideas are coming to fruition.

To find a nest filled with eggs in your dream signify some financial gain; the more abundant and bigger the eggs, the more significant the gain.

To see cracked or broken eggs in your dream represent feelings of vulnerability or a fragile state in your life. Consider the phrase, walking on eggshells. Alternatively, you may be breaking out of your shell and being comfortable with who you are.

To see bright colored eggs in your dream symbolizes celebration of a happy event.

To dream of rotten eggs signify loss. You may have allowed some situation to take a turn for the worse. Alternatively, the dream is telling you that something may look fine on the outside, but as you delve deeper, you find that it is not what it appears to be. Perhaps, something is too good to be true.

To see fish eggs in your dream represent an idea that has emerged from your subconscious.

To dream of fresh or unopened eggs represents the potential for something new to happen. Creative potential.

To dream of cracked or open eggs represents action being taken or something that is finally happening. Birth.

To dream of eating eggs represents imminence. Confidence that something is going to happen. A situation or experience that you know is unstoppable. Negatively, it may reflect your need to accept the consequences of your actions.

If the eggs are scrambled this may reflect a commitment on a set coarse. A lack of importance being felt for a situation that is starting to happen.

To dream of hard boiled eggs may represents feelings about new situations being started or made easier through intentional aggravation. "Softening" something up with pressure or problems to make it easier to start. Preparation to make a desired beginning easier.

Negatively, hard boiled egg may reflect regret for having used problems or negative situations as a means to pressure something to start happening easier than normal. Intentionally making something easier to occur by pushing it. Making a bad situation too easy. Amplifying problems or negative excuses to make something start happening knowing full well that someone else doesn't want it to happen at all. Making something so easy or aggravated that you force it happen for your own selfish gains. Cheating to insure a desired beginning.

Example: A man dreamed of his Grandmother serving him cooked eggs. In waking life his grandmother forced the man's lazy father to finally start cleaning his backyard. The cooked eggs reflected the imminence of the cleaning that was about to take place.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of cooking eggs and then getting yolk all over the frying pan handle. In waking life she had finally decided to start confronting her husband about potential cheating and felt that it ended up causing more tension than before. The egg yolk on the frying pan handle may have reflected her feelings of embarrassment or carelessness about confronting her husband so directly and quickly.

Example 3: A man dreamed of seeing a hard boiled egg. In waking life he had forced himself to find excuses to easily break up with his girlfriend and now regretted it.

Example 4: A woman dreamed of peeling a boiled egg. In waking life she felt that her ex-boyfriend has purposely gotten into a fight with his current girlfriend to have an excuse to hang out with her and have sex with her.

Eggs represent the element of prosperity, or the fear of depleting one’s riches. Eggs in a dream also represent marriage for an unmarried person and children for a married one. If one’s chicken lay eggs for him in a dream, it means a new born in his family. Eating a boiled egg in a dream means comfort and income while eating a raw egg means unlawful earnings, adultery or distress. If one sees his wife laying an egg in a dream, it means that she will bear a child who will lack faith in God. If the egg breaks in the dream, it means that his newborn will die shortly after birth. If one sees himself raising chicken for eggs, then if the eggs hatch in his dream, it means that some of his affairs that where unsolvable will rejuvenate with success, and it could mean that he will beget a child who will grow to have true faith in God Almighty. He also may beget a child for each egg that hatches in his dream. Eggs in a basket in a dream also represent a family reunion.

Dreaming of finding a nest of eggs, denotes wealth of a substantial character, happiness among the married and many children. This dream signifies many and varied love affairs to women. To eat eggs, denotes that unusual disturbances threaten you in your home. To see broken eggs and they are fresh, fortune is ready to shower upon you her richest gifts. A lofty spirit and high regard for justice will make you beloved by the world. Dreaming of rotten eggs, denotes loss of property and degradation. To see a crate of eggs, denotes that you will engage in profitable speculations. Dreaming of being spattered with eggs, denotes that you will sport riches of doubtful origin. To see bird eggs, signifies legacies from distant relations, or gain from an unexpected rise in staple products.


Hunger

To dream that you are hungry signifies a feeling of unfulfilment in some area of your life. You may be starving for love. recognition, power, sex, wealth, or fame. You are longing to achieve something that you have desired for awhile. Alternatively, the dream may simply be that you are really feeling hungry and it is being manifested in your dream.

To dream of being hungry represents feeling unfulfilled in some area of your life. A longing to achieve or a readiness to experience something. Feeling starved of love, power, status, money, or recognition. Feeling that some area of your life is unfulfilled.

Positively, being hungry in a dream may also reflect your eagerness to get something in your life started.

To dream of eating and then becoming hungry again may reflect your dissatisfaction or boredom with something in your life. Difficulty feeling pleased or fulfilled by an experience you had.

In a dream, hunger means wearing the garments of mourning, being seized by fear, or tightening one’s fist. Hunger in a dream also represents financial losses, eagerness to maintain a certain level of standards, persistence in seeking one’s livelihood or pursuing one’s trade, or love for the world. Some dream interpreters prefer hunger over satiation and thist over thirst-quenching in a dream. If one sees himself hungry during the winter season in a dream, it means that he will be tried with gluttony. If one’s hunger lasts long in the dream, it means that he will receive benefits after a long wait. Hunger in a dream is also considered to mean money, bad company, jesting, asceticism, fasting, inflation, deprivation, poverty and perhaps sometimes it may mean piety and fear of wrongdoing, or remembering and thanking God Almighty.

Dreaming that you are hungry, is an unfortunate omen. You will not find comfort and satisfaction in your home, and to lovers it means an unhappy marriage.


Food

To see food in your dream represents physical and emotional nourishment and energies. The different types of food can symbolize a wide range of things. Generally, fruit is symbolic of sensuality, meat represents animalistic desires, and vegetables pertain to healthy pursuits. Frozen foods may refer to your cold emotions and frigid ways. Eating certain foods also refer to qualities that you need to incorporate within your own self.

To dream that you are eating specific cuisines depends on your personal associations with it. Chinese, Italian, or Mexican food may be a go-to comfort food for you, while it may be a reminder of your home life or of mom's cooking other others. If you dream of eating a comfort food, then it indicates that you are looking for comfort in the wrong places.

To dream that you are hording or storing food indicates a fear of deprivation. You do not trust what you already have.

To see or eat stale food in your dream suggests that you are feeling sluggish and emotionally drained. You need to be invigorated and revitalized. If there is mold growing on your food, then it implies that you are too easily susceptible to some negative energy around you.

To eat bad-tasting food in your dream indicates some sourness or resentment in your emotional state of mind.

To see or eat burnt food in your dream suggests that you are experiencing some intense emotion. The dream may also indicate that you are feeling exhausted. You are running out of fuel.

To see fake or plastic food in your dream implies that you are not getting the emotional support that you are looking for. You are feeling emotionally unsatisfied.

To dream that there is hair in your food means that you are entangled in some emotional matter which you are not sure about how to get out of.

Food in dreams represents the type and qualities of experience or energy you take in your life. How certain situations are effecting you. Each food has a unique experience or energy associated with it based of your opinions, feelings, or memories of the specific food.

Certain food symbols tend to be more universal (e.g. apples or oatmeal), while others (e.g. processed food or junk food) take on a much more personal meaning based on your personal feelings about those foods. You need to ask yourself what stands out the most about a certain type of food and see how those qualities apply to your current life situation.

Generally, fruit is symbolic of thoughts that make you feel good, vegetables more nourishing qualities, and meat symbolic about qualities that are more sustaining.

Frozen foods may imply procrastination or putting something off. You've chosen to ignore certain issues or deal with something later.

Thawing frozen food could symbolize issues or situations that are being reconsidered. It may also reflect finally having to confront problems that you put off dealing with. Perhaps, you have been saving something special or important for this moment.

To dream of burned food represents experiences that you are having that went overboard or that you were too eager to have. Burned food may also reflect a lack of carefulness in preparing for a certain type of experience to happen. Distractions, a lack of focus, irresponsibility. Alternatively, burned food may reflect disappointment or feeling that a certain kind of experience won't be good enough.

Food in dreams represents the type and qualities of experience or energy you take in your life. How certain situations are effecting you. Each food has a unique experience or energy associated with it based of your opinions, feelings, or memories of the specific food.

Certain food symbols tend to be more universal (e.g. apples or oatmeal), while others (e.g. processed food or junk food) take on a much more personal meaning based on your personal feelings about those foods. You need to ask yourself what stands out the most about a certain type of food and see how those qualities apply to your current life situation.

Generally, fruit is symbolic of thoughts that make you feel good, vegetables more nourishing qualities, and meat symbolic about qualities that are more sustaining.

Frozen foods may imply procrastination or putting something off. You've chosen to ignore certain issues or deal with something later.

Thawing frozen food could symbolize issues or situations that are being reconsidered. It may also reflect finally having to confront problems that you put off dealing with. Perhaps, you have been saving something special or important for this moment.

To dream of burned food represents experiences that you are having that went overboard or that you were too eager to have. Burned food may also reflect a lack of carefulness in preparing for a certain type of experience to happen. Distractions, a lack of focus, irresponsibility. Alternatively, burned food may reflect disappointment or feeling that a certain kind of experience won't be good enough.

Refer to the [[themes section for food]] for a more in-depth look at dream food symbolism.

Food which is placed on a ceramic plate or on a clay plate in a dream represents lawful earnings. If food is served on a forbidden golden or silver platter in the dream, it represents unlawful money, extensive debts, eating and chewing one’s food with desire and gluttony. Swallowing what one is chewing means debts or collectors demanding their money. Eating with the right hand in a dream means success. Eating with the left hand in a dream means falling in the trap of one’s enemy and displeasing one’s friends. Eating from someone else’s hand in a dream means good absti- nence and trusting in God Almighty as one’s sole sustainer. Eating from someone else’s hand in a dream also can be interpreted as a sickness or inability to eat with one’s own hand. Eating sweets in a dream means solving a problem through kindness. If the food is greasy in the dream, it means that one’s problem is a lasting one. Sour food in a dream means steadfastness. Sour food in one’s mouth in a dream also means pain and sufferings. Yellow food in a dream means sickness, except for fowl’s meat. Drinking food the way one drinks liquids in a dream means increase in one’s earnings. Eating at a wedding in a dream means glad tidings. Eating at a reception after a funeral in a dream means distress and sorrow. Any food that has a long shelf life in a dream means profits and continuous benefits. Meat, eggplant, squash or the like food in a dream represent temporary benefit or seasonal earnings. Eating at the tables of royalties or rich people in a dream means rising in rank, or renewing the mandate of one’s office. Eating squash in a dream also means guidance, following the true religious precepts, or it could mean vigilance. Eating food from the table of people of knowledge in a dream means acquiring knowledge, guidance, wisdom and blessings. Eating food from the plate of a policeman or a soldier in a dream means committing adultery or receiving money from an unlawful source. Eating the food of poor people or pious ones in a dream means repentance from sin or receiving guidance. Eating the food of nomads or bedouins in a dream means travels, rising in station or changes in one’s conditions. Eating a meal that is cooked with meat in a dream means richness for a poor person. Eating a meal that is cooked without meat in a dream also may mean poverty, or it could mean devotion. If one’s meal turns into something better in the dream, it means advancement in one’s spiritual life. If one’s food turns bitter or sour in the dream, it means changing a spouse or a job. If one cookes a tasty meal in a dream, it means attaining a high ranking job, or it could mean prospering after suffering from a painful poverty. If someone else cooks one’s meal in the dream, it means dealing with a treachrous person and in this case, it means that one should fear for his life or about doing business with him, or it could mean that he may receive a helping hand in doing his job. If one eats an unbearably hot food in a dream, it means adversities. If one finds his mouth filled with food, and if there is still a cavity for more food in the dream, it means confusion, or it could represent the balance of his life in this world. If one manages to grind and swallow the food in his mouth in a dream, it means that he will overcome his difficulties. Receiving a sour or a bitter tasting food from someone in a dream means hearing harsh words, and the same interpretation is given if one offers someone sour or bitter food in a dream. If he eats it, then it means sorrow, sadness and distress. If one finds himself eating it patiently and thanks God Almighty for it in the dream, it means that he will escape from such dangers.


Garden

To see a vegetable or fruit garden in your dream indicates that your hard work and diligence will pay off in the end. It is also symbolic of stability, potential, and inner growth. You need to cultivate a new skill or nurture your spiritual and personal growth.

To see a flower garden in your dream represents tranquility, comfort, love and domestic bliss. You need to be more nurturing.

To see a sparse, weed-infested garden suggests that you have neglected your spiritual needs. You are not on top of things.

Dreaming of a tropical garden implies that you are seeking warmth and comfort.

To dream of a garden represents something meaningful that is developing in your life. Developing in new ways or growing as a person. You are cultivating or slowly growing some new area of your life. A garden may also reflect a learning experience or teaching others something that takes time. New ideas that take time to develop.

Alternatively, a garden may reflect your to ensure safety or security for the long term.

A garden with very small plants represents the beginning of slow developments in your life. Skills or projects that will take time to mature and grow.

To dream of working in a garden may reflect personal time spent on improving yourself for the long-term. Weight loss or improving skills that give you confidence.

To dream of an evil garden symbolizes bad habits or a negative life situation that are slowly developing in your life. It may also point something a slow process of perfectly your revenge on someone. A "grand scheme" or long term plan with bad intentions.

To dream of a garden with vegetables or fruits symbolizes the slow development of certain characteristics based on the symbolism of those foods. Fruit gardens may reflect personal passions or romantic relationships that are developing. Negatively, a fruit garden may reflect an excessive amount of pleasure in your life or addictions that are getting out of hand. A vegetable garden may reflect a responsible area of your life that is slowly developing.

Consider the type of fruit or vegetables you see for additional symbolism.

To dream of a flooded garden may reflect feelings of being overwhelmed or overloaded with your new idea or plans. Alternatively, it may reflect too much enthusiasm for a developing area of your life.

Example: A man dreamed of seeing a garden with small green plants in it. In waking life he was beginning to write a book that required a lot of research.

Example 2: A man dreamed of walking near a garden. In waking life he has defused a serious fight between other people and was trying to get them to forgive each other and co-operate for the long-term. The garden may have reflected the man's wish to enjoy long-term security with his friends.

Example 3: A woman dreamed of happily working in her garden and then seeing goldfish in a nearby pond die. In waking life she was improving herself, but then when other people didn't notice it she became depressed. The dream may have been a sign that confidence slowly developed from improving herself was dependent on what other people thought about her. When she didn't get the other people's approval she slipped into a depression. The garden in this case may have reflected her personal time spent working on improving herself.

Example 4: A woman dreamed of being in a garden wearing her wedding dress when a snake came into the garden to kill her fiancee. In waking life she was getting married the next day and fearing that her fiancee would get cold feet at the last minute. The garden may have reflected her initial confidence and happiness that all the wedding plans were in order before the ceremony.

A garden in a dream means repentance, and repentance from sin in a dream means a garden. Watering one’s garden in a dream means having marital relations. If one sees his garden dry in a dream, it means that his wife has commenced her menstrual period during which he is not permitted to have sexual intercourse with her. If he sees someone else watering his garden in a dream, it means that such a person will betray him with his wife. If one sees himself entering an unknown garden with its trees unattended and its pasture unkempt in a dream, it means distress and worries. A garden in a dream also represents a woman. They both need water and they both bear fruits or children. In this case, if the garden is interpreted to represent a woman, then its trees and fruits represent her tribe, family and children. An unknown garden in a dream also represents the Holy Qur’an. A garden in a dream also represents a marketplace, a new bride’s house, a property, an animal domesticated for service, a shop, a business, a tavern, a bathhouse, generosity, an army made of slaves, cattle or personal assets. If one sees himself inside a garden in a dream, it means comfort and growth in his life. If the house to which this garden belongs is God’s house, then the man seeing it is in paradise. If he is sick, it means that he will die from his illness and enter that paradise. If the garden is unknown in the dream, it means martyrdom and particularly if he finds inside the garden a woman calling him to herself, or to drink milk or honey from the garden’s rivers and the same is true if the garden does not look like the ones he is accustomed to see in the world. Otherwise, If one sees himself looking at a garden, and if he is unmarried, it means that he will meet a suitable woman and get married. If he is married, it means that he will receive joy from his wife equal to that which he received from the garden in his dream. If one finds within such a garden a group of associates or colleagues, the garden then represents a marketplace. If one sees a servant or a worker of his urinating inside a well or a stream inside such a garden in the dream, it means that a relative will betray the interests of the family. A garden whose owner is known in a dream represents a mosque, a park, people of knowledge, ignorant people, the generous ones or the stingy ones. It also represents a meeting place where the rich and the poor, the righteous and the insolent gather. A garden in a dream also may indicate a religious center, a school, a center for scientific research and studies, a place of worship, etcetera. If one enters a garden at the season of plucking its fruits in a dream, it means glad tidings, money and increase in one’s good deeds, marriage or children. On the other hand, if he enters a garden in the fall in a dream, it means defamation, indebtedness, divorce, or it could mean loss of a child. Seeing a deceased person in a garden means that he is in paradise. A garden in a dream also represents a source of nourishment. Its fruits are colorful and their taste ranges from sweet to salty and from sour to bitter.

To see a garden in your dreams, filled with evergreen and flowers, denotes great peace of mind and comfort. To see vegetables, denotes misery or loss of fortune and calumny. To females, this dream foretells that they will be famous, or exceedingly happy in domestic circles. Dreaming of walking with one’s lover through a garden where flowering shrubs and plants abound, indicates unalloyed happiness and independent means.


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