(Money) In a dream, a banana means money, savings, a fetus, a man in his grave, a prisoner in his jail, a closed book, news from the past, or it could mean inner knowledge. In a dream, a banana also signifies clothing, love, tenderness, a generous man, a monotheist, or it could represent a person […]
The banana generally symbolizes fertility and fecundity, but can also suggest sensuality. At one time it would have suggested the exotic.
1. A phallic symbol. 2. Great effort yields little “fruit.” 3. Good luck. 4. Bad luck (banana peel).
Other circumstances of the dream will enable you to make a full interpretation. A single banana is more likely to be interpreted by a man in terms of the penis whereas a woman may interpret the same symbol as a caring (nurturing) action.
To dream of eating them denotes misfortune (Gypsy). There is a Melanesian legend that the banana was the cause of human mortality.
Most dreams about fruit are to do with sexuality or the harvesting of past actions. Conventionally, the banana, because of its shape, signifies the penis. However, it is also considered, because of its yielding nature, to represent the correct management of masculine sexuality.
That we all have different levels, or layers, to our personalities is often shown in dreams as an onion. If we are peeling an onion we perhaps need to examine each part of our personality.
If you dream of bananas growing on a tree, you will be lucky in some small matters. To dream of eating a banana, means you can expect a period of hard work with not much reward. Spoiled bananas indicate disappointment in friends.
To see onions growing in a field indicates opposition to present plans. To be cutting or peeling onions, a need to work harder to avoid defeat or frustration.
Oddly enough, the onion can appear in dreams and meditation as a symbol of wholeness, but a wholeness that is many-layered. Peeling an onion can suggest trying to find the best part of ourselves, or of somebody else. It may also indicate attempting to understand the various facets of our own personality.