In chinese lore the tortoise is a revered figure of wisdom and knowledge. He is said to carry the pattern of all existence on his back. He also represents creation. Consult the entries for chinese in indigenous peoples and pet as well as the information on reptiles in animals.
A dream of sudden changes in the worldly condition, riches and treasure (Raphael). In Christian art the dragon symbolizes Satan, or sin. With the Chinese a dragon, or winged serpent, is regarded as the symbol of the Infinite Intelligence, keeping ward over the Tree of Knowledge; a dragon was also the standard of the Welsh, […]
To dream about having a wife signifies discord and unresolved issues in a relationship. A dream of someone else – such as a boyfriend or crush – having a wife, suggests that you are unconfident about your abilities to hold someone’s attention. If you dreamed of being a wife, or getting married, look up “Marriage” […]
To dream of your wife, denotes unsettled affairs and discord in the home. To dream that your wife is unusually affable, denotes that you will receive profit from some important venture in trade. For a wife to dream her husband whips her, foretells unlucky influences will cause harsh criticism in the home and a general […]
It presents a person’s wife. Similarly a blanket, pyjamas and a sheet on which one sleeps. If any of the above is seen as burnt or snatched away from him it means he will separate from his wife either by way of a divorce or death. If he is seen as being prevented from acquiring […]
In chinese history the grasshopper is often associated with enlightenment. Thus, it represents some form of spiritual freedom.
Symbolic of Chinese people or Eastern religious beliefs (a call to prayer)
Traditionally chinese people often followed a combination of religious beliefs, including confucianism, taoism and buddhism. Practices such as ancestor worship and meditation, together with the worship of gods and magical rituals, still take place and in dreams, as our knowledge increases, can give rich imagery.
A dream of embarrassment and perplexity (Gypsy) ; “a knotty problem,” etc. Chinese symbol of longevity and luck (Pavitt).
Spiritually, being aware of blood circulating through the body can symbolize the rejuvenating or life force. This is similar to ch’i in chinese medicine.