Among all types of dreams, some of them are considered as nightmares because we fell extremely frightened and stressed when we see them. One of these dreams, that is among common dreams, is dreaming about drowning and it can be interpreted in a wide range of ways based on various factors and symbols.
Drowning dreams are one of the most common dream themes and assumed as nightmares. In order to have the most accurate dream interpretation of drowning it is necessary to pay attention to all details and symbols in your dream, for example, the place of drowning. In this post, we have prepared different dream meanings of drowning according to all possible factors and conditions.
Dream Interpretation of Drowning in Islam:
In Islam, drowning in a dream can have different interpretations such as the huge amount of money, good lick in business, fellowship with unbelievers, dying from an illness, dying as a martyr, though having previously indulged in many sins, or benefits.
Drowning and dying:
To dream of drowning and dying, as a result, means that the dreamer will be drowned in mundane affairs and business.
Go down in the water, then come up:
It means that the dreamer should leave mundane affairs and choose hereafter.
Saving someone who is drowning:
Saving someone who is drowning in a dream is a good omen indicating four messages: gaining a huge amount of money and spending it in the correct way, good luck and different opportunities which lead to safety and calmness, befriend with those who have high ranks in science, or taking advantage of his/her own actions.
Drowning in the sea:
To dream of drowning in the sea means you will be drowned in greed but if you can come out of the sea, it means that you will get rid of secular affairs. Such dreams could also indicate facing difficulties, committing sins, be killed by enemies or the king, adversities, the dreamer will incur the wrath of someone in authority who will persecute him and cause him to perish, the revival of one’s faith in Allah Almighty, or blessings.
Drowning in the river:
the dream interpretation of drowning in the river is that the dreamer will get rid of sadness till his/her death.
drowning in the flood:
Although this dream is so terrifying it is a good omen indicating that you will have progress in monetary affairs in the near future.
Drowning while swimming:
The meaning of drowning while swimming in Islam is that the dreamer will be drowned in his/her business. If during his swim one meets a ship that pulls him out of the waters, or to which he holds or grabs, it also heralds escaping from adversities
The children drowning:
To see children, your own or not, drowning in a dream is a bad sign implying that you will lose a huge portion of your wealth or have some losses which can not be compensated.
Drowning in the ocean:
To dream of drowning in the ocean of clean water signify that the dreamer will “drown” in matters of sovereignty or government. But if the water is brackish or filthy in the dream, it heralds that he/she will encounter hardships which will cause ruin to him/her.
Islamic dream interpreters and psychologists believe that if one does come out of the water alive in his dream, it foretells amending his life for the better and pursuing the correct course of serving one’s religious life.
Drowning in freshwater:
Drowning in freshwater in a dream is a good sign forecasting becoming extremely wealthy.
Be saved from drowning:
If one is saved from drowning before he wakes up from his sleep in the dream, it is a good omen indicating that he will triumph over his trials. Otherwise, if he dies from it in the dream, it denotes that he may die from such adversities.
Dream Interpretation of Drowning in Zhou-gong’s Dream Dictionary:
In Chinese culture, drowning in a dream is a bad sign suggesting that the dreamer might encounter an accident or suffer from a disease. Be careful!
Struggling in the water:
Struggling in the water in a dream foretells that you may be faced with a very disturbing situation, such as a plan is running out of control in real life.
Frequent dreaming of drowning:
Frequent dreaming of drowning may be an indication of the return of a disease. Be careful!
Drowning with a strong feeling of suffocation:
The dream meaning is that the dreamer may suffer from respiratory diseases.
Getting saved by someone while drowning:
To see getting saved by someone while drowning in a dream represents that the dreamer would get through a difficult situation with help from others.
Someone else is drowning:
Dream about someone who is drowning in the water is a bad sign implying that there may be some bad news.
The loved one drowning:
The interpretation of such dreams is that the dreamer worries about him/her.
Dream Interpretation of Drowning in Dream Dictionary for Dummies:
In this sense, drowning in a dream means that your body is bloated and retaining water. It also means that you need to flush out toxins with more water.
The dream of drowning, in this case, can be interpreted in a wide range of ways. This dream denotes feeling unable to keep your head above water, being overwhelmed by your life and repressed emotions, or those of others, feeling frightened of being swallowed up by unconscious forces, or dealing with difficult issues concerning your mother or your birth experience. Seeing someone drown in a dream forecasts you’re too involved in something beyond your control or you’ve lost your identity.
The dream interpretation of drowning is that the dreamer is allowing himself to be reborn, to surrender to the unknown, and access deep wisdom and feminine energy.
- To dream of drowning, implies loss of property and life; but if you are rescued, it means that you will rise from your present position to one of wealth and honor.
- To see others drowning in a dream, and you go to their relief, denotes that you will aid your friend to high places, and will bring deserved happiness to yourself.
- For a young woman to see her sweetheart drowned, indicates her bereavement by death.
Some of the dream interpreters and psychologists have proposed that drowning represents an immersion in the Sea of Life, and therefore a loss of ego. We seem to have nothing to support our efforts.
When we are drowning in a dream this usually means we are in danger of being overwhelmed by emotions we cannot handle. We are fearful of allowing our emotions free expression.
Drowning may also denote a perceived inability to manage a stressful situation around us at the time of the dream. We have been put in a situation over which we have no control. We may be ‘floundering around’ with no way of being able to escape from the difficulty in waking life.
Drowning is a herald suggesting our ability to push things into the unconscious, only to have them emerge as a force that can overcome us.
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