Dream Interpretation: Common Dreams: Falling

One of the most common dreams among all people is the dream of falling from a cliff, a building, a rooftop, an airplane or from some higher ground. Falling dreams can be the result of different conditions in your waking life and your hidden feelings, emotions, and thoughts.

Dream Interpretation: Common Dreams: Falling
Dream Interpretation: Common Dreams: Falling

For almost all people it happened to dream of falling from a cliff, a building, a rooftop, an airplane or from some higher ground. Based on different symbols and occasions (the place where you fall from) we can put various interpretations of falling dreams. In this post, we offer you all possible dream interpretations of falling.

Dream Interpretation of Falling in Islam:

Falling Down From High Altitude: A man saw himself in a dream falling down from a high altitude. As a result, when he woke up, he decides not to go out of the house or seeing people for a while. The same day in the of the afternoon, one of his close friends came to see him and called him from downstairs. After that when the man stood up to look through the window, the shutters broke, and he fell with them. Dream Interpreter: Ibn Sirin

Falling from a roof, tree, mountain, and the like: Separation from whomever such a high place symbolizes based on the code of dreams. In order to find the exact meaning, the subject himself must be consulted by the interpreter to know what, in his view, the mountain or tree could refer to and what his aspirations, wishes, and desires are. Another possible interpretation is that the dreamer will fall down by committing sins or to where intrigues are awaiting him, especially if he had fallen on thins like ferocious beasts, crows, snakes, rodents, or garbage. On the opposite side, falling on a mosque, in a garden, or where a prophet is present would be an excellent dream. Dream Interpreter: Various Islamic Scholars

Dream Interpretation: Common Dreams: Falling
Dream Interpretation: Common Dreams: Falling

Dream Interpretation of Falling in Zhou-gong’s Dream Dictionary:

Dreaming of someone’s falling from a high altitude is a good omen expressing very good luck lately. This kind of dream can also indicate a reduced chance to get unexpected income, conservative investment strategy may be helpful in decreasing a lot of expenses.

Dream Interpretation of Falling in Dream Dictionary for Dummies:

 Physical: When you dream of falling it’s not true that you’ll die if you don’t wake up before you hit bottom. You need to surrender in an area of your life and have faith. You feel you’ve lost control, or are headed for failure or a fall from grace.

Emotional: You are dealing with feelings of insecurity, lack of confidence, fear of losing someone, helplessness, or worry. Falling a long way and landing safely indicates you can trust your instinct in difficult situations to lead you.

Mental-Spiritual: It can happen just before waking up and it represents the basic downward momentum of consciousness from the higher realms back to the body.

Dream Interpretation: Common Dreams: Falling
Dream Interpretation: Common Dreams: Falling

Falling from Roof:

The interpretation of finding yourself on a roof in a dream is an unbounded success. To become frightened and think you are falling, indicates that, while you may advance, you will have no firm hold on your position.

Falling into a Pit: 

To fall into a pit signifies calamity and deep sorrow. To wake as you begin to feel yourself falling into the pit
brings you out of distress in fairly good shape.

Falling while Flying: 

If you dream of falling while flying it will signify your downfall and if you wake while falling, you will succeed in reinstating yourself.

Falling in a Ditch: 

To dream of falling in a ditch, denotes degradation and personal loss; but if you jump over it, you will live
down any suspicion of wrong-doing.

Dream Interpretation: Common Dreams: Falling
Dream Interpretation: Common Dreams: Falling

Falling from a Ladder: 

Falling from a ladder in dreams means you encounter hardships, difficulties, and setbacks. You are concerned with the health of your spine.

Falling in a Hole: 

Falling in a hole indicates you confront a subterfuge or feel trapped by something you didn’t notice and also you are perhaps getting in touch with our unconscious feelings, urges and fears.

Falling Elevator: 

A falling elevator represents a rapid descent from higher dimensions back to the body, often just before you awake.

Loewenberg calls this dream a “red flag from your subconscious.” She believes this dream is common in people who are having a major life problem with work, relationships, or elsewhere. But falling can have lots of other interpretations, for example:

1. Falling suggests loss of control:

When you fall, you have no control and as a result, your falling dream is analogous to a situation in your waking life where you are lacking or losing control. Maybe, you are feeling overwhelmed in your work environment, in your home life, in school or maybe in your personal relationship. You have lost your foothold and unable to keep up with the demands of your daily life.

Dream Interpretation: Common Dreams: Falling
Dream Interpretation: Common Dreams: Falling

2. Falling suggests insecurity:

Falling in your dream indicates you are lacking any sense of stability, security, and confidence. Such dreams can signify that you are not sure where you stand in a special situation or in your relationship. Perhaps you are at risk of losing your job, your home or something else in your waking life. Such fears can make you feel that the ground is falling away underneath you. In addition falling dreams also indicate feelings of shame, inferiority, vulnerability, and low self-esteem. You are afraid of not measuring up to others’ expectations or to keep up with the status quo.

Dream Interpretation: Common Dreams: Falling
Dream Interpretation: Common Dreams: Falling

3. Falling suggests reckless behavior:

 falling dreams may indicate your heedless behavior or poor decisions. In your waking life, you are headed the wrong way. And if you continue on the current path, you are going to hit rock bottom. Falling in your dream could be viewed as an analogy of your fall from grace.

4. Falling suggests sex:

Famous psychologist Sigmund Freud believes dreams of falling indicates that you are on the verge of giving in to your sexual urges or impulses. He thinks in such dreams you are lacking in discretion.

5. Falling is a result of physiology:

Falling dreams can be the result of physiological changes within the body while falling asleep. When you dream of falling, you may feel your whole body jerk or twitch. This sudden jolt is known as a myoclonic jerk and is sometimes strong enough to wake you up.

 

References:

  • Dream Dictionary For Dummies (Penney Peirce)
  • Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted (Gustavus Hindman Miller)
  • The A To Z Of Dream Interpretations, What Dreams Reveal About Our Lives, Loves And Deepest Fears (Pamela J.Ball)

 

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