Denise Lynn (short):
Short interpretation of the sea in dreams by Denise Lynn
The dream of the sea as the life of the sea represents the unlimited power of intuition. The meaning of the sea in the dream depends on the water conditions:
- Quiet, calm sea demonstrates the tremendous inner strength, as well as the emotional and spiritual balance;
- Turbulent, restless sea requires you to have a great courage on a journey to the calm waters through the emotional storm.
Denise Lynn (detailed):
Detailed interpretation of the sea in dreams by Denise Lynn
The sea symbolizes life, your subconscious mind and a great intuitive power within you. You should try to go deeper into the primitive wisdom that lies in you and you should also trust the intuition you have.
It can be said much more about your dream depending in what condition it was: was it calm and quiet, or was it stormy?
- Consider, that quiet and calm sea demonstrates emotional and spiritual balance, ability to stay focused no matter what kind of circumstances you are surrounded by;
- Turbulent, stormy sea represents your inability to control and manage the simplest situation.
Psychoanalytical interpretation of dream about sea by Sigmund Freud (Jewish atheists, father of psychoanalysis)
- To dream of the sea, which you can see from a distance in a dream, indicates that you are currently thinking about sex as something unreal and out of reach or at least, not something you could have fun with;
- To dream of calm sea, which you watched from the shore or from a ship, means that you do not have enough of rest, working too hard and too much, therefore you wish to relax and have some time for yourself. Consider, that everything will change soon enough, you will find the balance between work and rest;
- If the dreamer sees someone washing up or bathing in the sea, then this dream promises a good omen. The particular person that was seen bathing or washing himself/herself up, will need your help. You should support this person, when your help will be needed, as it will bring you much joy and happiness;
- To dream seeing yourself washing up or bathing in the sea, signifies your great mental and physical condition. However, you should not stop and do things that you are great at;
- To dream of trying to go into stormy, raging and hectic sea, shows your forgetfulness about the sexual desires, which means that you forgot the fact that you are able to make love. Do not worry, as everything will sort out by itself;
- If you dreamed that you were swimming in the sea, it means that there is something you are trying to find out, which you shouldn’t know. There are some things, which better stay as a secret, otherwise it will make you feel upset.
Dream meanings about sea in Mayan culture
If you dream that you are swimming in the sea, it means that now is a good time to start business. If you wish to have a great success in business, first of all, drink one tablespoon of sea water every day and the fortune will be in your hands.
If you dream that you are drowning in the sea, it means that someone is trying to use you with bad intentions. To avoid this, make sure you take a bath, lighten up some candles and go to sleep. By the morning, this person will not distract you anymore in any way.
Sea dream interpretation by N. Grishin
- Seaside – a symbol of infinity and greatness of the unconscious element in man;
- To dream of the sea, means that there comes a time in life, when you are dependent not only on the strength of yourself, but on the influence of the others too;
- To dream of clear, calm and quiet sea – joy, tranquility between world and life;
- To see a stormy sea in your dream – unconscious mind of yours, forces you to go out of control;
- To dream of surfing in the sea promises a quiet life. It is also perfect time for the spiritual growth of your soul;
- If you dream of seeing a sea foam, which is created by the agitation of sea water, then this dream signifies the illusory of hopes;
- To fall into the sea by mistake, symbolizes disaster and injury, which means that in reality you should be careful;
- If you dream of the image of the moon that is surrounded by dark clouds and the sea which is very stormy, it means that something negative and extraordinary will happen, where you will not have any influence to avoid it;
- The quiet sea with the moon and moonlight over the sea – a peaceful happiness within your fate.
New Family Dreambook:
According to the New Family dreambook, if the dreamer heard an easy sound of the sea, it means that he will suffer from depression and loneliness. In general, the dreams of the sea is quite sad, representing sadness, isolation and other negative conditions;
If the girl dreams that she is going into the water with her lover, it means that all good expectations she has with that man, will come true.
Dream about the sea signifies a long journey;
Quiet and calm sea – the trip will be successful and enjoyable;
Stormy sea foretells about many problems and anxieties during the journey.
Old French Dreambook:
According to Old French dreambook – to dream of the sea is always favorable sign, because it symbolizes health, peace of mind and prosperity;
If you dream of a choppy sea, it means that finally you will reach the victory you were trying to reach for a very long time. There are many things you fought in the past, and now is the regain time, when you will get what you deserved;
If the sea seems too quiet or too rough – interpret that as a warning, which foretells that the fate has some challenges for you;
If you fall into the sea, such dream promises a long life or recovery from the illness.
The Chinese Dreambook:
Sea dream interpretation by Zhou Gong
The dream of the sea that is endless, signifies great happiness and prosperity in all aspects of dreamer’s life.
East women’s Dreambook:
If the dreamer is standing on the shore of the sea, it means that this person will have riotous life, many love affairs and entertainment;
If you dream of being in the sea during the storm – you should expect arguments with your relatives or lover;
If the young woman dreams of floating in the calm sea with her lover, then this dream shows happy future for those two.
Old Persian Dreambook:
Dream interpretation of sea by Taflisi
If somebody dreams that he/she travels by sea, then in reality this person will take a very important dignitary;
If the dreamer sees himself/herself drowning down into the sea, then it means that this person will have to face confronting situation, where he/she will have to give the report for particular actions that were done;
If the dreamer saw the waves of the sea, it means that this person will suffer unpleasant concerns about something.
Sea dream meanings by Gustavus Hindman Miller from dream dictionary “10,000 Dreams Interpreted” or ”What’s In A Dream” or “Dreams, Their Scientific and Practical Interpretations”
To dream of melancholic sound of the sea, signifies boring and meaningless life. There are some aspects in your life, that are not fulfilled. You do not feel the joy of the life and see no meaning in things you are doing;
Dreams of the see show the futility and vanity. Just like the sea is on it’s own, so you feel the same way – lonely, angry, calm. All of these emotions and feelings depends on how you feel in reality either.
To dream of hearing the lonely sighing of the sea, foretells that you will be fated to spend a weary and unfruitful life devoid of love and comradeship. Dreams of the sea, prognosticate unfulfilled anticipations, while pleasures of a material form are enjoyed, there is an inward craving for pleasure that flesh cannot requite. For a young woman to dream that she glides swiftly over the sea with her lover, there will come to her sweet fruition of maidenly hopes, and joy will stand guard at the door of the consummation of changeless vows. See Ocean. – (G. H. Miller, 1901, What’s in a Dream?)
Good Omen’s Dreambook:
To dream of the sea, usually signifies a good omen, which foretells about fulfillment of wishes.
Yellow Emperor Dreambook:
Dreams about sea meanings by Ancient Chinese civilization
Just like the wind, the water of the sea has no form, but it is easily fills in any forms of any amount. When a person does not have enough Yang energy (gall, bladder and bowels are loosened), then the internal energy of Yin comes out (according to the rules of Yin – inside, the Yang – outside), and in this case dream about the sea is perceived as a dive into the water – immersion in himself. Physiologically such image shows up because the blood fills up certain parts of the body and that creates a state of severity, immobility (sink and not be able to move to row), depression, anxiety and fatigue with indifference to the future.
If in a dream the sea is with context like see / cross / float , then the energy of yin is in yang energy and the man dreams that he is swimming in the sea and he is scared.
To sink in the sea in a dream is a sign of complete exhaustion of yang energy and the subordination of negative emotions. Subordination and internal and external difficulties during sleep is seen as drowning. Need a doctor’s advice (kidney) and a change of scenery (and leisure).
To swim in the water of the sea and to struggle with difficulties to be unable to reach the shore or the beach in a dream, shows formidable superiority in the life of the dreamer (applies to any situation: health, work, family, etc.). The dreamer is in waking life in an active search for a new way in his life. The revision and the actual realization of the internal forces is coming up while he is dreaming. The desire and the action are favorable and the faith usually sends help.
To swim in the sea and to reach the shore or to escape from drowning, then such dream predicts a favorable outcome, and some unexpected help. However, the dreamer should still check his health, because the possibility of issues with kidney still exists.
If you dreamed that you were walking along the shore or the beach, then such a dream represents the road of your life;
If you looked at the sea in your dream, then it means that you prefer to look at the things from the distance;
If you dreamed that you were sailing with boat, such dream foretells about important changes you will have;
To swim in the sea – fulfillment of desires;
If you dream of sky blue water – you will have an important meeting;
The depth of the sea represents hidden anxiety and worries.
Sea dream meanings by Shuvalov
The dream about the sea symbolizes opportunities ahead of you. Many characteristics of the state of the sea represent the situations in which you find yourself. For example, if the sea is clean, clear and you can swim in it easily, it means that you have endless opportunities ahead of you. But if the sea is muddy and dirty and you find it hard to swim – you will struggle with your tasks and wishes while trying to achieve them.
Sea meanings by L. G. Shereminskaya
- To dream of the sea storm, means that we have to learn how not to be superficial, which means that we must take a risk and try to look deeper into our-self, as this would help us to improve spiritually;
- If you dream of waves in the sea, then this dream shows strong emotions, feelings and experiences;
- If the waves of the sea are dirty and muddy, then this dream signifies possible illness you will suffer;
- The tide of the sea, signifies of new upcoming opportunities ahead of you;
- To stand in front of the sea and watch others surfing, means that all of the problems will be sorted out very quickly;
- To swim in the sea on a boat – you are expecting for major changes.
Meanings of sea in dreams from Contemporary Dreambook
Usually dreams about the sea symbolizes unfulfilled hopes and aspirations. Even if your life is fulfilled with material needs, the dream about the sea would show unfulfilled spiritual needs.
To dream of hearing the sound of the sea and crashing waves, shows your inner sadness and unhappiness. It seems that your life is useless, there is no spiritual growth, which would help you be a better and stronger person.
For a young woman to dream of herself and her lover in a floating sea, signifies the fulfillment of the wishes. It also symbolizes long life and the youth.
According to Martin Zadek, the dream about the sea and the waves symbolizes sadness, because the sea for mostly of people is known as deep, dark and unfamiliar place.
Sea in dreams by Esoteric Dreambook has this explanation:
The state of the sea is the state of your being. Consider how deep, calm, stormy or wavy the sea was, only then you will be able to find the answer to the meaning of your dream.
Sea dream interpretation by Meneghetti
It is said that the dream about the sea symbolizes endless opportunities in front of the dreamer. There are many things that the person is able to achieve, the only thing that is needed is the effort. The dream also represents the wholeness of human, therefore the changes of the sea, shows the changes in the mind or the health.