Ear Dream Meaning

For some odd reason when ears show up in our dreams the contexts seem to be bizarre or extremely vivid. Ears are very symbolic in our dreams that connect the dreamer to hearing, gossip, intuition, awakening.

We must approach this image metaphorically relating to what we hear in the outside world and how we absorb it internally. A powerful symbol that magnifies how you perceive things that might result being off balance in your life.

Depending the context of your dream you will come to the understanding if  the ear has a positive or negative connotation attached to it. What you have absorbed internally in your past remains unconscious to you until now.

More than often we are removing earwax, pulling things out of our ear, bleeding or even cleaning it – commonly presented in graphic detail to get your attention. What comes to mind when an ear would be blocked – uninformed behaviors, oblivious nature, uneducated, ignoring the obvious, ignorance to life or dense thinking.

Ears bring you closer to what has or needs to be cleaned out for you to live a healthier existence.

Ear Dream Meaning

Do you know why the Buddha was depicted having big ears? It is not because his ears were deformed, rather it reflected is wisdom and compassion. He also had the ability to hear the sounds of the world – to hear the cries of all living creatures – and respond.

You might ask how does this have anything to do with your dream. Since dreams deliver us messages coded metaphorically we can interpret the ears as a mirror how open our “mind ears” and what effects us when it is closed.

Your dream wants you to acknowledge that this is not just a sensory organ for you to hear, but what you hear can distort your whole mind, body and soul. Noticing your ears bleeding or infections suggests a lack of balance, loss of vitality/energy, and negative absorption in our life. If your ear is being pierced see earring dreams.

Ear Dream Symbolism:

  1. Known for its perception of sound; organ of hearing.
  2. What you hear from the outside effects your equilibrium/balance.
  3. It’s external is visible but absorbed (inner ear) mind; remaining unconscious.
  4. Act as the ability to perceive or make distinctions; discrimination or taste: a good ear for a well-written novel.

Removing Earwax In Dreams

As disturbing and graphic pulling earwax out of your ear in your dream it is actually considered a positive omen. Metaphorically speaking you are removing a blockage or build up of past negative absorption.

Your outside influences or what you hear will no longer throw you off balance. Could it suggest that you removed being ignorant, closed minded, not willing to hear others, or possibly trusting your own intuition? Might it suggest that how you used to think in the past was causing you to remain uninformed?

In your dream you will be provided with clues such as your locations, people around you, or if you are looking in a mirror. How did you feel when it was taken out? If earwax is falling out it is a positive symbol that implies blockages will be removed on their own naturally.

Ear Dreams: Pulling Out

This might be another symbol that can seem graphic but contains a positive message. Now depending what you are pulling out and the location would be metaphoric to what you are trying to remove within.

In essence you are trying to get something out of your mind, what you might have learned in the past could have effected you mentally. These are things that you may have heard that has unfortunately altered your perception in life. This can be anything from racism, ignorance, negative thought patterns, prejudices and so on…

Ear Dreams: Sexual and Intuition

Since dreams like to use one image to represent another we must examine what the ear looks like. Often associated with the spiral, snail, sea shell connects the dreamer to the vulva (sexual symbolism).

The aquatic connection bridges the dreamer to waters, moon and the feminine energy – the pearl that is found inside results to awakening the dreamers scenes. Alternatively the ear can be a representation of a transformation once cleaned, removed or pulling things out as a rebirth.

It is not uncommon to dream of water coming out of your ears. Water bridges the dreamer with their unconscious emotional side reflecting a release or loss; depending the emotions expressed, location, and people around are clues provided for the dreamer.

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Cici
Cici
3 months ago

I had a dream where I decided to clean my right ear in public. It had been hurting, so when I had a moment to do so, I looked at it in a handheld mirror. I began pulling debris and stuff from the folds of my ear and then pulling things out of my ear. I realized my right ear was infected and that I needed it checked out. I was afraid the infection would spread to my throat. I did get relief from removing things from my ear but I was a little embarrassed being in public. However I… Read more »

Annie reyes
Annie reyes
3 months ago

I had a weird dream that everything was coming out of my ears. This wasn’t earwax , more like my ear drum and parts of my inner skin as well.

Liz Tan
Liz Tan
3 months ago

I’m dreamt that pulling out loads of ear wax from my left ear. What does it mean please.

MaryLois
MaryLois
3 months ago

Hello,
Thank you. I have never drempt of my ears until last night. First: There was a lot of wax that fell out. Then I pulled a block of amber big and square out of my ear. It covered the palm of my right hand. Equal on all for sides. I felt like I was marveling at it.

Jack
Jack
3 months ago

I had a dream where it was my ears.. and it was massive. I could see the inside and it was full of circular things. I thought it was an ear infection cause everytime I would remove it, more of these circular things would appear again but more each time. I woke up from my dream and found this page. What does it mean?

MinDream
MinDream
5 months ago

I had a dream that I was pulling/ squeezing black little beetles out of both my ears while looking in a mirror. I was able to get them all out but was super grossed out! What does this mean? Why beetles?

Wess
Wess
9 months ago

I had a dream where my left ear was tingling from the inside and I was cleaning it with my finger because I knew it was wax. That tingly feeling in my left ear lingered until I woke up and the very 1st thing I did, got out of bed & took a cotton suave and cleaned my left ear. And there it was, the wax! Like my dream came true. Only my left ear though. Can someone help me out on this one? The meanings I read online were discouraging. My dream is a mix of certain things and… Read more »

Wolfgang
Wolfgang
10 months ago

I had a dream that I was pulling a waxy corn kernel out of my ear. EWWWW!
But what might this mean? I am not fond of stuffing my ears with corn in real life…

Wolfgang
Wolfgang
Reply to  The Dreamer
10 months ago

Thank you for answering. I just thought that dream was interesting. I was thinking that it might be linked to an “ear of corn” somehow, but I have no idea what corn means. I will have to keep watching my dreams and see if this one comes up again with an explanation.
Thank you again! I hope you have a good day.