Dreams starting with L

Labyrinth
Labyrinth

A labyrinth is a symbol of the unconscious. Is there a frightening monster guarding something valuable at the centre of the labyrinth? You must come to terms with the frightening contents of your unconscious if you are to uncover your true self.

Ladder
Ladder

A Ladder in our dream landscape, may involve climbing to new heights of reality and/or perceptions, either psychologically or emotionally. The interesting facet of this particular dream image, involves the steep vertical ascent and conversely, descent, of the ladder itself. This physical reality may imply a rapid ascent into our new perception or emotion.

Lake
Lake

Lakes symbolize the Earth's eye, through which the inhabitants of the Underworld are able to gaze upon humans, animals, plants and so on. Marshes symbolize those eyes which have wept too much. The Gauls regarded lakes either as deities or as the abode of gods.

Lamb
Lamb

Today, as in historic times, the Lamb symbolizes peace, innocence and social tranquility. Moreover, because of its wool coat and easy manners, the lamb has provided man with warmth, milk and various other forms of physiological sustenance. Traveling back to biblical times, the lamb’s innocence and white fleece combine.

Lamp
Lamp

Lamp symbolism is linked to that of the diffusion of light. The lamp, the Zen patriach Hui Neng taught, ‘is the framework of light and light is the manifestation of the lamp.’ From this derives the ‘oneness’ of the one with the other which is like that of ‘concentration and Wisdom’.

Lark
Lark

Its habit of rising swiftly heavenwards and as rapidly falling to Earth might make the lark a symbol of the evolution and involution of manifestation. Passing successively from Earth to Heaven and from Heaven to Earth.

Laurel
Laurel

Like all evergreens, laurels symbolize immortality, a factor of which the Romans certainly had not lost sight when they made it the emblem of both intellectual and military glory. In the past, the laurel was also believed to preserve from thunder, a quality deriving from the first of these.

Leopard
Leopard

Ancient Egyptian priests wore leopard skins during funeral ceremonies. The skin symbolized the genius of Set, the god of evil, the enemy and the adversary of gods and men. Wearing leopard-skin meant that Set had been sacrificed, the adversary defeated, and that the wearer carried about him evidence both of that sacrifice and of the magic power it conferred.