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 In waking life he was feeling very confident after having overcome a fear that had originally made him feel like a coward for fearing.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.
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.
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.
To see or eat a guava in your dream symbolizes fertility and/or romance.
To dream that you are in a rose garden indicates that you are feeling satisfied and happy about some waking situation.
To dream that you are stealing suggests that you are feeling deprived. The locale (at home, the office, at school, etc) of where the stealing takes place is indicative of your neediness. Alternatively, stealing signifies unrealized and unfulfilled goals. You may have set your goals too high.
To dream that someone is stealing something from you indicates that you are experiencing an identity crisis or are suffering from some sort of loss in your life. Alternatively, the dream means that someone has stolen your success or has taken credit for something you did. Perhaps you feel that you have been treated unfairly.
To dream that you are stealing from someone else represents your contempt, disobedience, or disrespect for someone else. Taking advantage of someone else who has not shown you respect. Defying the rules when they have not worked in your favor. Restoring self-respect in situations where you are unrecognized or undervalued. Awareness of yourself being selfish. Wanting something you can't have or feel you don't deserve. Wanting something for nothing.
To dream of stealing and getting caught may reflect feelings about waking life situations where you have gotten into trouble or got caught doing something you know you weren't supposed to. Feelings about yourself being wild and reckless. Feeling guilty that you broke someone else's property.
To dream of being stolen from represents feelings of regret for a bad decision or that you've lost out on an opportunity. Being stolen from may also reflect feelings of being taken advantage of. Feeling someone isn't respecting you property or dignity. Feeling unrecognized or undervalued. Feeling that someone else's selfishness has gone to far. You may feel that someone has defied rules or boundaries you've made. Being stolen from might also reflect your feelings about a person that wants something from you for nothing. Feeling that you can't trust someone. Feeling that someone took you for granted or didn't respect you.
Alternatively, stealing in dreams may reflect waking life situations where stealing has occurred or where someone is accusing someone else of stealing.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing someone stealing. In waking life she felt a researcher violated her privacy by using her life story as an example in his work.
Example 2: A young woman dreamed of having her computer stolen. In waking life her sister ruined her computer after being told to never use it.
Example 3: A man dreamed of getting caught stealing. In waking life they had ruined their friend's property by mistake and feared being labeled by their friend as irresponsible.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of having her car stolen by a couple of teenagers. In waking life she felt robbed of her self-respect due to an embarrassing breakup.
Dreaming of stealing, or of seeing others commit this act, foretells bad luck and loss of character. To be accused of stealing, denotes that you will be misunderstood in some affair, and suffer therefrom, but you will eventually find that this will bring you favor. To accuse others, denotes that you will treat some person with hasty inconsideration.
Grinding or pressing nuts or seeds to extract their oils or butter in a dream means money and prosperity. Pressing ripe olives in a dream represents one’s homeland. Pressing olives for their oil in a dream means relief from burdens or overcoming adversities, or it could represent true scholars, satisfying one’s carnal desires, engaging in wrongdoing, receiving guidance, seeing the light, walking away from darkness into light, or it could represent one’s earnings or benefits. Pressing sesame seeds or walnuts in a dream means prosperity and financial growth. Sesame oil in a dream represents a pious person who admonishes people and entices them to break their attachments to the world or to its temporary pleasures. Pressing sesame seeds in a dream also represents a successful businessman. Extracting hazelnut compound in a dream means money which is earned with hardship or it could mean money that keeps growing.
If one finds himself incapable of carrying a conversation out of exhaustion from speaking, or if he refrains from talking either about good or bad, and if this happens inside a courthouse in a dream, it means that he will give up his alibi and loses his case to his adversary, or it could mean that he will become poor and dependent on people’s generosity or that he will become childless.
Escaping from danger or surviving a would be fatal accident in a dream denotes one’s devotion, religious awareness, fasting, charities and good deeds.
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.
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.
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.