On a physical level, a tattoo will stand for an aspect of our individuality. We wish to be seen as different. To be having a tattoo done in dreams suggests that we are prepared to suffer for this. To be having a tattoo removed indicates that we have rejected some former belief or credo.
As both men and women will now have tattoos done, the symbolism of any particular dream tattoo will be easily interpreted. The position of the tattoo and its spiritual symbolism – its connection with a system of belief – may give us insights.
Polynesian peoples believe that a person’s mana, their spiritual power or life force, is displayed through their tattoo. In spiritual terms a tattoo can suggest a group identity, belonging to a tribe or cult. It will be on a more intimate level than wearing a badge. You might also like to consult the entries for […]
If a person sees his hands tattooed with henna in a dream, it means that he cheats to earn his livelihood, or that he tricks others to get what he needs. Consequently, he will be exposed and his enemy will rejoice at his misfortune. If a woman sees her hands tattooed in a dream, it […]
(See Mire; Tattoo)
1. Initiation, rite of passage. 2. Important business needs attention. 3. Bonding, friendship. 4. Possibly repressed jealousy (tattoo seen on others).
If you dream about getting a tattoo (and you don’t have one in real life), you are entering a new stage in your life.
A tattoo in dreams can also signify something that has left an indelible impression. This could be great hurt, but could also be a good memory. Sometimes, the image that is tattooed is worth interpreting if it can be seen clearly. The colour and design can be important and, while fashions vary, the symbolism is […]
If you dream you are a tattoo artist and you are tattooing someone’s body you will soon break with friends or family over strange practices. If you dream you are the one being tattooed you will become the target for a strangers jealousy but if you see someone else with tattoos then you will take […]
Tattoos may represent those things in our lives that seem only “skin deep” but may be interesting and fun. They could represent our thinking, our playful ways, and our seemingly unimportant habits. As time progresses, we may realize that our passing fads have become permanent. Thus, a tattoo may be symbolic of something that we […]