Both are associated with the vortex, which represents life and natural energy. Usually these two dreams are expressed as opposing energies and call the dreamer into awareness of the power which he dwells. The whirlwind symbolizes spiritual power and the whirlpool has a more emotional energy.
The dreamer may know that he has his life in his hand. But it comes before him as if he was caught in an endless circle of activities. This may seem counterproductive, but carries an immense energy.
On the spiritual level whirlwind or whirlpool is a symbol of creativity.
– Dreaming of whirlwind or whirlpool: unfavorable fate will be revealed.
* Please, see also meaning of tornado, storm or hurricane…