Dreaming of being underwater suggests you are in over your head regarding some situation. You need to gain better control over your life. If you can breathe underwater in your dream, this represents a retreat back into the womb. You want to return to a state where you were more carefree and had no responsibilities.
Because of its mysterious transmogrification from a caterpillar, the butterfly is a universal symbol for intense transformation, usually for the better. If the butterfly is in the egg stage, the coming change is still but an idea. In the larva stage, a decision needs to be made. In the cocoon stage, you are working to […]
A dream of a butterfly could be telling you to settle down and not to flit from person to person or it could have to do with social situations. The bigger and more beautiful the butterfly, the more of an impression you will make on society, or at a special function that you must attend. […]
(Moth; Silkworm) In a dream, a butterfly signifies ignorance, lack of experience with people, or inexperience with the proper protocol. A butterfly in a dream also could signify love and sacrificing one’s life for others. A butterfly in a dream also represents fire worshipers, fear, or a weak enemy who speaks big words. If a […]
1. Overcome by life, unable to ﬁght back. 2. One needs to learn how to navigate one’s life better. 3. In “over one’s head.” 4. If breathing underwater, one has returned—temporarily and emotionally—to the womb.
On a practical level, the butterfly represents light-heartedness and freedom. As a symbol of conservation we are aware that our energy needs to be used in the best, most efficient way.
(See Butterfly; Caterpillar; Worms)
Psychologically, the butterfly indicates a lack of ability to settle down or to undertake a protracted task. In growing from a chrysalis, however, it has transmuted into a thing of beauty and simply is itself.
Blind to own self’s attributes, beautiful, creative, a butterfly