Categories: Material Aspects, S


Dreaming of swimming has much the same symbolism as immersion.

To be swimming upstream in a dream would indicate we are going against our own nature.

Swimming fish can have the same symbolism as sperm and, therefore, can indicate the desire for a child.

Swimming in clear water indicates being cleansed, whereas dark water could […]

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Leisurely swimming, such as at a beach, in a lake, or in a pool, implies good fortune and easy living ahead, unless the weather is bad, in which case danger could result from doing the wrong thing at the wrong place at the wrong time.

Swimming toward the shore indicates getting to where you […]

Categories: S


To dream that you see yourself swollen, denotes that you will amass fortune, but your egotism will interfere with your enjoyment.

To see others swollen, foretells that advancement will meet with envious obstructions.


To dream of swimming, is an augury of success if you find no discomfort in the act.

If you feel yourself […]

Categories: Psychological / Emotional Perspective, S


To dream of being a good swimmer shows the ability to be able to handle emotional situations well, whereas being a poor swimmer in a dream could indicate the need to learn how to handle our emotions in a more positive way.

Swimming in water will always be symbolic of the emotions, whereas swimming through […]

Categories: Islamic Dream Interpretation, S


(Employment; Knowledge; Prison) If a man ofknowledge sees himself swimming in the ocean in a dream, it means that he will attain his goals.

Ifhe enters the water of the ocean then comes back to the shore in a dream, it means that he will commence his path of seeking knowledge then abandons it.

Swimming […]

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Swimming is an archetypal dream image.

It suggests that spiritual energy is being used as we are moving towards a particular goal.

It is said in dreams to symbolize the womb experience.

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Swimming Lessons

To dream about swimming lessons suggests that you are seeking some kind of emotional support. Pay heed to advice from an older and wiser female source – you could learn an important life lesson.

Categories: Islamic Dream Interpretation, S


A swimmer in a dream represents someone who strives to serve his superiors or people in the government, though little is what he can offer.

(Also see Swimming)

Categories: Islamic Dream Interpretation, T

Troubled waters

Swimming in troubled waters or in high tides in a dream means adversities, or having to face a strong opponent.

Categories: H, Islamic Dream Interpretation

High tides

(Ocean) In a dream, swimming in troubled waters or high tides means adversities, or having to face a strong opponent.