Categories: S


To dream of sand suggests difficult times or losses are ahead.

Also see “desert,” “sand castle” and “Sand storm”

Categories: Islamic Dream Interpretation, S


In a dream, sand represents money. Carrying a handful of sand in a dream means pursuing a business.

If one carries a heavy load of sand in a dream, it means that he will suffer for his sins.

Swallowing sand or gathering it in a dream denotes savings. Walking on sand in a dream means […]

Categories: Psychological / Emotional Perspective, S


Sand in a dream suggests a degree of instability and lack of security. When sand and sea are seen together we are not feeling particularly emotionally secure. When the sands are shifting we are probably unable to decide what we require from life.

If we are conscious of the sand in an hourglass we are […]

Categories: Material Aspects, S


Sand can represent impermanence. Because they will inevitably be washed away by the tide, building sand castles in dreams suggests that there is some doubt about the validity of a project in which we are involved.

They also indicate that the structure we are trying to give to our lives does not necessarily have permanence […]

Categories: S


To dream of sand, is indicative of famine and losses.

Categories: Money, S

Sand Dollars

To dream about sand dollars represents your hidden skills or talents.

Categories: S


Spiritually, sand represents the impermanence of the physical life and can suggest having to approach death or change in some way.

The sands of time is an image much used in poetry and lyricism.

Categories: S

Sand Castle

Dreaming of sand castles suggests that you should beware of a new acquaintance who will try to exploit you.

This dream can also symbolize that you are standing on uneasy ground in a relationship or new life situation.

Categories: H, Psychological / Emotional Perspective


When we are particularly under stress, we can be overly aware of the running out of time; that it can become an enemy.

This is often symbolized in dreams as an hourglass.

It is probably from the hourglass that we get the word deadline; when the sand runs out the energy has gone.

Categories: Animals, Food, O


The oyster represents spiritual transformation.

In nature it is almost unique because of its ability to transform a grain of sand into a pearl.

It is this quality that tends to be brought to notice in dreams to demonstrate how we can change an irritant into something beautiful. We can spiritualize it.