From a psychological point of view, the snail suggests steadiness and self-containment. To be moving at snail’s pace suggests direct planned, careful movement.
The snail shell symbolizes the perfection of nature’s creativity, which is also echoed in mathematical fractals (repeated patterns). The spiral shape of the snail shell is symbolic of the labyrinth.
(Foundling; Waif) Picking-up an abandoned infant in a dream means picking-up one’s enemy, in conjunction to the story ofMoses and Pharaoh. Picking up an abandoned child in a dream also could mean returning things to the way they should be, or dispelling distress and sorrow. Ifone sees himself planting an apple tree in a dream, […]
To dream of a beautiful tall building in your dream means you will have a life of luxury. To see a building in ruins forewarns of problems in love or at school. It could also mean your self-confidence has suffered a blow. To dream that you or someone jumps or falls off a building, suggests […]
The snail appearing in dreams may engender, because of its sliminess, a feeling of repulsion in some people. It does, however, also represent vulnerability and slowness, along with the type of apparent rootlessness seen in the wanderer.
To see a snail in your dream suggests that you are being overly sensitive. You may feel shy but wish to be more outgoing and energetic. Alternatively, it suggests that you are making steady progress toward a goal. You just need to go at your own pace.
A carpenter in a dream represents a teacher or an educator. Seeing a carpenter in a dream also means curbing off the intentions of hypocrites and obliging them to comply with what is correct. Constructing a canoe in a dream means travels. Building a water-wheel in a dream means profits from real estate, building a […]
(Cutting stones; Stone carving; Sculpturing) Building a structure in a dream from masonry rather than baked brick represents elevation of one’s status, success, or stretching one’s hopes. It also could denote concerns about protecting one’s wife, adopting what is beneficial, conducting scientific research, or preserving one’s heritage. Building the base, the foundation, or the pillars […]
Spiritually a shell is a miniature representation of the process of life and death. You might also like to consult the entry for snail as well as the information for spiral in shapes and on transformation in the introduction.
To dream of building a house, you will make wise changes in your present affairs. To dream that you own an elegant house, denotes that you will soon leave your home for a better, and fortune will be kind to you. Old and dilapidated houses, denote failure in business or any effort, and declining health. […]