Interpretation of a dream about water
Dreams about water symbolize your subconscious feelings and your hidden emotions. According to different interpretations, water can have both positive and negative meaning, depending on the details of the dream. The dreamer should pay attention to the temperature, color of the water and how it looked. Water is a symbol of spirituality, knowledge, healing and refreshment. For example, dreaming that water is boiling suggests that you are expressing some emotional turmoil. Feelings from your subconscious are coming to the surface. You need to let out some steam. Large water “reservoirs” like sea, ocean or lake represent the subconscious itself.
If you saw calm, transparent water in your dream is a favorable sign that means that you are in harmony with your mind, body and life in general; it symbolizes serenity, peace of mind, and renewal.
Seeing swampy or dirty water in your dream reflects that you are sunk in your negative emotions. You may need to take some time to clear your mind and find inner peace. Alternatively, the dream suggests that your judgments are clouded and unclear. If you are absorbed by muddy water, this dream is a clear sign that you are stuck in a situation and are overwhelmed by your emotions. Dreaming that water is rising up in your house suggests that you are becoming overwhelmed by your thoughts and emotions. If you were dreaming about walking on water, this is a reflection of your total control over your emotions.
Swimming, paddling or boating down the river can symbolize your going with the flow and experiencing no difficulties; going up the river suggests you are going against the natural flow or experiencing difficulties, you may be acting in spite of what your intuition says. You may be complicating things when it is not required at all.
A dream about taking shower is a symbol of purifying and washing away your negative thoughts, emotions and troubles. Being under water is a sign of a dreamer being overwhelmed with troublesome thoughts and emotions; you may be experiencing financial problems. Dreams about drowning can be seen when we are under a lot of physical or emotional pressure; the dream can also symbolize some kind of fear.
A strange dream about fire and water coming together symbolizes ambivalent issues in your life. You are going through an emotional conflict and it is pulling you in two different directions. A dream about black colored water signifies an emotional emptiness in some area of your life.