If it happened for you to see the dream of swimming and want to know what does it mean, it is necessary to pay attention to the most detailed factors and symbols in your dream. For example, the place where you swim in, the depth of the water and also the status of it, whether the water is clear or not.
A wide range of interpretations are proposed for the dream of swimming in different religions and cultures but one point to remember is that all symbols even if the most detailed ones play a very important role in the way of interpreting. In this post, we have prepared all the most accurate and all possible dream interpretations of swimming based on different factors.
Dream Interpretation of Swimming in Islam:
Swimming in a dream means that you will challenge an opponent and defeat him.
A scholar swimming:
If a man of knowledge sees himself swimming in the ocean in a dream, it is a good omen indicating that he will obtain his goals. If he enters the water of the ocean then comes back to the beach in a dream, it denotes that he will begin his path of seeking knowledge then leaves it.
Swimming on the sand:
In some cases dreaming of swimming implies going to jail. Swimming on the sand in a dream foretells that one may be imprisoned and he will suffer in the jail from hardships equal to the difficulties he confronts during his swim in the dream.
Swimming inside the own house:
If you see yourself swimming inside your own house in a dream, it denotes that you will work for a cruel, wicked and an unjust employer who will entrap you in his service through a business deal. Therefore, Allah Almighty will help you out of your entanglements.
Being afraid of swimming:
Dreaming of being afraid of swimming symbolizes that the dreamer is scared of someone in authority. If he runs away from swimming in a dream, it is a sign that he will escape from him.
If one sees himself entering waters where he can swim successfully in a dream, it denotes that he will engage in a major project, conduct an important job, or obtain authority and power.
Swimming on the back:
Swimming on the back in a dream indicates that the dreamer will repent for a sin.
Swimming in the sea:
To dream of swimming in the sea and finding its water stagnant represents that the dreamer will serve someone in authority, though his job will bring him nothing but trouble. this dream is also a sign of the employer’s resentment. In a dream, if he still manages to cross the sea, it indicates that he will escape from dangers and risks which are caused by his employment.
Swimming with fear:
Swimming with fear in a dream is an indication of different things like trouble, imprisonment, or illness the dreamer will endure depending on the type of needed efforts or distance he has to cross. If he thinks in the dream that he will not be able to cross it, then it is a bad omen indicating his death. While if he shows courage during his swim in the dream, it denotes that he will be able to escape from such a dangerous job.
Swimming in troubled waters:
Troubled waters in a dream represent adversities, hardships or having to face a strong opponent. Swimming successfully across troubled waters in a dream foretells overcoming one’s adversities.
Swimming in a valley till reaching the desired spot:
This dream is a sign of serving and obeying a tyrant and God will protect the dreamer.
Swimming well in the high seas or in the deep:
If you have such dreams, it means that you will embark on an ambitious mission and rise.
Dream Interpretation of Swimming in Zhou-gong’s Dream Dictionary:
Swimming in the sea:
Swimming in the sea in a dream is a good omen indicating that the dreamer is a cable person and will finally become successful in real life.
Swimming down a river:
Dream of swimming down a river is an indication that the dreamer will have good fortune in all undertakings.
Swimming up a river:
Swimming up a river in dreams implies that the dreamer might experience relationship stress.
Dream Interpretation of Swimming in Dream Dictionary for Dummies:
Dreams of swimming mean that You want less resistance in the way you move through your life.
In this mode, swimming in a dream indicates that you are involved in a psychological growth process or therapy. It also shows that you need emotional support. Swimming underwater easily in a dream is a sign that you are submerged in your emotions, processing deep issues you haven’t been willing to face. Drowning in a dream foretells you feel overwhelmed by repressed feelings.
A movement of your awareness between realms as you explore unconscious and subconscious issues can be represented in the dreams of swimming. If you have ecstatic feelings while swimming, it means that you are flowing through higher spiritual realms.
Swimming in a river:
Swimming in a river in dreams is an indication that you’re immediately involved in an emotional process. As much as you control or guide yourself you are proactive in your life. The condition of the water — clear, muddy, turbulent, stagnant — is a sign of your emotions.
Swimming in a pool:
To dream of swimming in a pool denotes you look for peace, a feeling of luxury, or a release of daily worries and responsibilities. It means that you want greater freedom, fluidity, and magical movement.
Swimming deep in the ocean:
Swimming deep in the ocean in a dream implies that you’re traveling in the spiritual realms, free from limitations, in touch with ancient wisdom.
Swimming in a calm lake:
If you have the dream of swimming in, floating on or boating on a calm lake, it means that you’re experiencing peace, freedom from limitations, and ease in your waking life.
Swimming in a dream is an omen of success if the dreamer finds no discomfort in the act. If you feel yourself going down while swimming in your dream, much dissatisfaction will present itself to you.
A young woman dream of swimming:
If a young woman has the dream of swimming with a girlfriend who is an artist in swimming, it means that she will be loved for her charming character, and her little love affairs will be overlooked by her friends. If she sees herself naked while swimming in clear water in a dream, it denotes that she will enjoy prohibited loves, but nature will revenge herself by sickness, or loss of charms. Seeing naked men swimming in clear water by a young woman in a dream implies that she will have many admirers. If the water is muddy, a jealous admirer will cause ill-natured gossip about her.
Swimming of an infant:
To see an infant swimming in a dream is a sign of a fortunate escape from some entanglement.
Some of the dream interpreters and psychologists propose that swimming in a dream signifies that spiritual energy is being used as we are moving towards a particular aim.
Being a good swimmer:
If you are a good swimmer in your dream, it shows your ability to be able to handle emotional situations well in real life.
Being a poor swimmer:
Being a poor swimmer in a dream is an indication that we need to learn how to handle our emotions in a more positive way.
Swimming through the air:
Swimming in water is always a symbol of the emotions and feelings, whereas swimming through the air is related to intellectual ability.
The dream interpretation of swimming upstream is that we are going against our own nature.
Swimming fish can have the same symbolism as sperm and, therefore, it means that the dreamer has the desire for a child.
Swimming in clear water:
Swimming in clear water in a dream represents being cleansed.
Swimming in dark water:
To dream of swimming in dark water could symbolize the possibility of depression.
Swimming with dolphins:
If you see yourself swimming with dolphins in a dream, it means that you are putting yourself in touch with, and appreciating your own basic emotional nature.
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