The world of dreams and their interpretations is so complicated that a huge number of dream interpreters and psychologists have worked on this field. Some dreams involve physical activity and exhaustion and one of them is dreaming about digging which can have different forms like digging the earth.
Digging dreams are divided into various types, for instance, digging a hole, digging a grave, digging a well or digging the ground so it is so necessary to pay attention to all details in the dream to have the most accurate meaning. In this post, we have prepared all possible dream interpretations of digging the earth in various cultures and religions.
Dream Interpretation of Digging the Earth in Islam
Generally speaking, digging the earth in a dream is bad, because it unveils what is hidden. To dream of digging the earth, in Islam, denotes profits equal to the measure of earth one piles-up if the dirt is dry. However, if the ground is wet in the dream, it indicates deceiving someone else in a business venture, whereby, he gains nothing from it but headache and exhaustion equal to the amount of earth he piles-up. The Islamic dream interpreters and psychologists have proposed that a person digging the ground in a dream heralds a jailer or veiling abominable actions. In some cases, digging the earth in a dream foretells digging a grave for a sick person and in other cases, it represents a journey, its collected dirt signify profits from one’s journey. If digging the earth is interpreted as seeking marriage, then the earth itself forecasts one’s, future wife.
A sick person digs the earth
If a sick person or if someone in his household who is sick sees himself digging the earth in a dream, it could imply digging a grave.
A business traveler digs the earth
When a business traveler sees himself digging the earth in a dream, it symbolizes his travels and the dirt he gathers symbolize his profits.
Digging the earth and eating the soil
The dream interpretation of digging the earth and eating the soil is that the dreamer will acquire wealth by cheating and deceiving people.
Going to a grave and digging the earth with one’s nails or trying to unearth the dead
Such dreams mean that the observer of the dream will probe the life of the dead dwelling in that grave to follow his pattern in real life.
Dream Interpretation of Digging the Earth in Zhou-gong’s Dream Dictionary
Digging the earth in a dream, in Chinese culture, is usually a sign of having a strong ability to discern the true nature of a situation.
Discovering sparkling things through digging
To discover sparkling things through digging in a dream means that the dreamer’s fate will change for the better.
Dream Interpretation of Digging the Earth in Dream Dictionary for Dummies
Dirt in a dream indicates fertility; you are planting the seeds of a new phase of growth. It also means that the dreamer needs to clean out his/her body or house or simply be more grounded.
In this case, the dream meaning of digging the earth is that the dreamer wants to bury, hide, or deny something. The observer of the dream feels unclean or guilty that he has been acting in an unwholesome or devious way.
To dream of digging, in this sense, indicates that the dreamer is trying to understand himself better, looking for root causes, hidden secrets, buried treasure, and basic motives. This dream also means that the dreamer is reaching down into the subconscious to unearth answers, information, or talent.
A number of dream interpreters and psychologists believe that digging the earth in a dream implies that the dreamer will never be in want, but life will be an uphill affair.
Spiritually all people need to have access to the characteristics of the unconscious. It will always take effort to uncover such aspects and this is represented by digging in dreams. Excavating, perhaps in the form of an archaeological or another professional type of digging, would signify a more structured approach.
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