Excavation dream meanings

General Meanings:

Finding yourself The dreamer attempts to dig up something unknown, this means that the dreamer puts all his effort to express or to reveal a side of himself that he still does not understand (better self-understanding). But if the dreamer knows what he is digging, this means that he seeks to uncover aspects of his personality that he was repressed.

Finding solution It is very important in such dreams, to remember what was unearthed and how did it look like and how did it feel like, etc.? The importance of such a search might be worth it, because this may help to revive a broken relationship or to find the solution of the problem.

Psychological Meanings:

Hidden skillsĀ  Sometimes we discover knowledge and skills in ourselves and others, but they must be dug up only with great effort, before they can be used.

Confusion The digging of any items or even a corpse in the dream marks that such an action may have a connection with bad conscience of the dreamer, with his inner turmoil and imbalance in the waking life. Also very often the digging as a dream symbol describes the fear that something might come to light that you would like to bury.

Spiritual Meanings:

On a spiritual level, the dreamer is able to confront with his secret himself, if he desires dig up for more depth.

Traditional Meanings:

European (Judeo-Christian)

  • Changes if dig a hole and come across a shining substance – This dream indicates that you will have a favorable turn in your life which may change it into better and more wonderful;
  • Worries if dig and move into a dark hole – In the dream you dig a dark hole and then you move into it, then this dream denotes a great misfortune and unpleasant event;
  • Give up if digging hole fills with water – This dream marks that despite of all your efforts you will not reach your goals, you have to find something more dear to your heart;
  • Need of changes if dig up a corpse – In the dream you dig up a corpse, then this dream shows your bad conscience and bad lifestyle, you have to make changes in order not to rot from inside.

Arabian (Islamic)

  • Be strong if dig up ground – This dream indicates that you have to cope with difficult work and only then you will reach results.

* Please, see meaning of trench, excavation.

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