Dreaming of Sharks

Sharks often emerge in our dreams as symbols of potential dangers, threats, fears or warnings that lurk around us in our waking life.

The sharks cold blooded aggressive nature becomes a clue mirroring the people we surround ourselves with. This might mirror our relationships, work environment, friends, or perhaps repressed unconscious qualities you possess.

Whenever the dreamer enters the deep dark waters it generally ties in with their emotions – an unconscious emotional attack revolving around feelings of hostility and anger. Your interaction with the shark becomes reflects how you will handle this problem.

Shark Dream Meaning

The ocean is very symbolic to the unconscious mind, linking to a reservoir of feelings, thoughts, urges, and memories that outside of our conscious awareness. Your inability to see your surroundings makes this apex predator have the one up on you.

So, who might the sharks be referring to in your life? Could it suggest that these are the people who might have full authority over your movements, provoke fear when you are around them, and usually with the ability to tear you apart and spit you out.

Alternately, a person who is unable to identify, grasp or truly understand the origin of their true emotions might end up getting attacked by the shark. Like most things that we don’t fully comprehend has a tendency to attack us in other ways – our own wrongdoing ends up biting us.

Prophetic Meaning Of Shark Dreams

The shark could be connected to the dark side of your personality or what is known as the  the shadow. According to Carl Jung the shadow relates to the rejected parts of our personality that might mimic the sharks behaviour – aggressive tendencies, cold blooded emotionally, or instincts.

Shark Dreams: Psychopaths Among Us

Sharks may in fact be a warning to be careful of the people around you. The type of people who are often described as sociopath’s or cunning people who lack emotions and empathy.

  • Superficial charm and good intelligence
  • Absence of delusions and other signs of irrational thinking
  • Absence of nervousness or neurotic manifestations
  • Untruthfulness and insincerity
  • Lack of remorse and shame
  • Inadequately motivated antisocial behavior
  • Poor judgment and failure to learn by experience
  • Pathological egocentricity and incapacity for love

Sharks In The Swimming Pool

If you dream of a shark in a swimming pool it still poses a threat in your life, however its small and close proximity becomes a clue where to look. Usually pools are connected to the back of a house that connects the dreamer to his or her mind/psyche. Perhaps this threat might be connected to the dreamers instincts and behaviors.

Shark Dreams & Pregnancy

Oddly enough many pregnant women dream of sharks while pregnant. These awfully vivid nightmares have no real explanation or meaning but could be connected to the change of their hormones.

Biblical Meaning Of Sharks In Dreams

The fact there isn’t any specific mentions of sharks but Leviticus 11:9 says:  “…creatures living in the water of the seas and the streams you may eat any that have fins and scales…” However, fish in the Bible are connected with Jesus Christ See fish dreams the water element which signifies stability, balance, and tranquility. Now this can be interpreted as disturbance within your peace of mind. The prophetic meaning of shark in your dreams might suggests someone who is ruthless and cold blooded.

Types Of Shark Dreams

Dreaming of a whale shark suggests you will hear or receive a very important message. How you react to the whale shark in your dream will help identify how you will handle what arise from the depths of your unconscious mind.

If you are attacking the shark in your dream it suggests you are in the process of recognizing and challenging your emotions so they don’t get the best of you. It could also implying you are going against a very powerful person.  If you noticed there was blood that relates to anger and aggression.

To dream of a baby shark represents emotional immaturity or a minor perceived threat that has the potential to grow big. It’s also associated with your own emotional state since the water is often connected with your emotions that are not fully understood. When baby shark attack you in your dreams, it represents the difficulties that you may face in your personal or professional life.

Sharks In Mythology

In the Japanese culture they  felt that the shark as symbols of calmness and wisdom, able to deftly navigate the treacherous currents of their home.

The Celts however felt the dorsal fin of a Shark looked much like the sacred sickle of the Druids. Because of this relation they considered it to be connected to a successful hunt. It will promote the harvest and survival ability.