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Did You Dream About Wheat? Here's What It Means

A concept like wheat can be a complex one to pick a single interpretation of. Because dreams are echoes and patterns from our subconscious mind, and they often represent symbolic references to our waking-life, no single explanation fits every dream about wheat or any other symbol.

Below are three interesting perspectives on dreams about wheat, taken from three different viewpoints.

Which of these interpretations best matches your dream?

What does wheat mean in dreams?

1. The traditional interpretation

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Mary Leyen
Dream Expert,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

A dream about a field of wheat often hints at abundance, prosperity, and the fruits of your labor. Of course, dream interpretations are seldom that simple.

It can indicate that your hard work is about to pay off.

Alternatively, dreaming about harvesting wheat can symbolize the end of a cycle or project. It suggests that you are ready to reap the rewards of your efforts. The common themes among these possible variations are generally positive and suggest a period of growth and reward.

Wheat is often a very deep dream symbol to to give you a single interpretation of. To really know for certain, it would be necessary to get to know the dreamer's background and current situation.

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2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

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Ernesto Andrahi
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of a wheat field may signify the unconscious mind's reflection on the Jungian concept of the collective unconscious, a shared reservoir of experiences.

The dream-symbol can have many permutations however. It could symbolize the interconnectedness of humanity, each stalk of wheat representing an individual, yet part of a larger whole. Conversely, dreaming of harvesting wheat may be an embodiment of the Freudian 'death drive', a subconscious desire for destruction or end. It's not necessarily negative, but rather an acceptance of life's cyclical nature. The act of harvesting is the culmination of growth, a necessary end for new beginnings, reflecting the psychoanalytic understanding of life and death as intertwined processes.

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3. The spiritualist's interpretation

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Liz Morrison
Shaman and Spirit Guide,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming about a field of wheat may be thought of as a spiritual sign of divine provision and sustenance. It may symbolize the spiritual nourishment you receive from the universe or a higher power. This dream could also be a kind of the seeds of spiritual wisdom you've sown and are now growing. Dreaming about harvesting wheat, by contrast, could symbolize the spiritual awakening or enlightenment you are experiencing. It suggests that you are now ready to reap the spiritual benefits of your journey, having matured and grown in your spiritual path. The common themes among these dream variations are spiritually uplifting and signify a deep connection with the divine and the spiritual growth you are undergoing.

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So which analysis of the dream makes the most sense for you?

Which interpretation above for wheat applies to your unique situation?

Only you can say for certain. It's worth noting that our higher mind can be a complex and multifaceted landscape. Each and every concept from a dream can symbolize multiple things — or symbolize many different activities in our waking lives.

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