When you find yourself walking through a forest in your dream, this symbolizes that you are trying to hold onto something which has been lost, the reason your subconscious mind moves through landscapes in your dream generally means that you are feeling unsettled and insecure. In regards to the spiritual meaning of this dream a forest often symbolizes spiritual enlightenment as your soul is entering areas that have yet to be explored.
It is important to recognize that you should be working towards what you want from life.
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Ancient dream dictionaries outline that if you are lost in the forest then this generally indicates that uncertainty is focused on your lover.
If it takes a long time to walk through the forest then it shows that you are trying to embrace a problem and find a swift solution. The key to this dream is to become wiser and better at situations that you encounter. Dream theorists believe that this dream is associated with business affairs. If you are in a forest and you can see around you lots of greenery then this denotes that happiness and success in your dealings will result in the near future.
Your general feeling while you are in the forest is also an important characteristic of this dream interpretation. If you are cold, tired and feel unwell then it is likely you will need to or be forced to make a decision on a journey in the near future.
If you are a writer then this dream foretells that you will find much appreciation from society.
If you notice at the height of the trees or exceptionally tall then this is a happy symbolism and predicts success but only after a time of hard work.
If in your dream you see a burning, raging forest fire then this is a symbol of success of great things to come in your life shortly. If you are being chased in a forest and you are trying to hide from your pursuer then this dream indicates that you have been finding it difficult to be able to communicate with somebody of importance.
If the forest is in a foreign place or country that you are unaware of then this dream is an indication that your desire in life is closer to you then you imagine. It is important to be aware that you must have the patience in order to see through the desires and exciting times which lie ahead.
If you see a Fountain within the forest then this indicates that you may feel some frustration in the future. If it is daylight in your dream then this promises hope overbright tomorrow.
To see the sun beaming through the trees indicates that you are going to be able to resolve a long-standing problem. If you can see bluebells in your dream or blossoms then this indicates that you may have a broken friendship which is causing you problems either now or in the future.
If the forest suddenly turns into the jungle then you are being warned to stop getting yourself involved in financial pickles. If the forest is on an island then this indicates that you can expect some exciting times in the near future.
To dream of seeing it is within the forest indicates that you will encounter success in love. If however, they hedge is of a prickly nature then this indicates that you are going to have a rival that you will need to take on in the future.
If your dream you encounter the sensation of being taller than the forest or extremely small then you are likely to encounter some embarrassment in the future. If we look back to ancient dream books in fairytales we often see that the forest is associated with negativity. Specifically in the fairytale of sleeping beauty. The result of this is that the forest in general is a place to hide.
Lots of TV dramas and movies always highlight dangerous encounters associated with the forest such as bears,tigers or witches. If we look at the psychological elements of this dream then this generally means that you need to come to terms with your own true self. The trees may be an obstacle in your way. Have you been acting narrow minded? It is enlightening you to have this dream as it is a sure sign you need to come to terms with your own nature in life.
This seasons are also important if you find that the forest is covered in dead leaves if it is autumn it is generally signifies a relationship or something important you have come to an end.
If it is windy then this generally means that you have to reply on your own internal resources.
If you are a man then it is likely you're trying to hide some feelings you have inside and you have been acting quite sensitive over the past month.
In spiritual terms the forest is a place of a testing ground it is always featured in meditation. The answers to our innermost desires can sometimes come through consultation with the forest. This dream provides us with the ability to sense and feel what is truly going on.
If somebody is following you in the forest or wood then it is likely that you need to be aware that something which has happened in the past is likely to have again in the future. If the person is behind this then you need to look at the way you approach situations in the past and find the strength to approach the new situations with a positive force. In conclusion, this dream is an emotional wake-up call you need to start to understand your intuition and your hidden thoughts in order to succeed in your life.
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Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of a forest...
Confusion. Limitations. Ability. Proficiency. Realisation. Understanding. Subconscious mind. Negative feelings. Fearing that you are unable to get out of the forest. Recognition that you need to take the initiative will to identify why you have had a dream in a forest. Initiatives. Practical. Follow. Enjoyment. Enchanting. Having faith in your own ability. Emotional. Ready to take on a journey. Frightening. Sensitivity.