Dreaming of Belly: Dream Interpretations and Meanings in Zhougong’s Dream Dictionary

It is generally understood that one’s stomach is filled his or her favorite food, and thus belly in the dream represents the fulfillment of various desires:-

Dreaming about your own belly is an auspicious sign indicating that you will get something you like though it is beyond your usual needs.

Dreaming about some one’s belly being cut open indicates that you will receive good news with all wishes coming true.

Dreaming about twisting belly means that the fortune in wealth will rise, there may be some unexpected revenue.

Unmarried women’s dream of abdominal swelling / belly swelling hints that she will marry a wealthy man.

Widow’s dreaming of swollen belly suggests that a disaster will be imminent.

Married woman’s dreaming of abdominal swelling / belly swelling hints that you will give birth to a baby soon.

Zhougong’s Dream Dictionary

In the Chinese culture, dream is linked with a virtual person called Zhougong after a popular book Zhougong’s Dream Dictionary (周公解梦) which has been passed down from thousands of years ago. The book categorizes seven types of dream that people usually have during sleeping. With thousand of years’ history, Zhougong’s Dream Dictionary (周公解梦) has been popular in China as well as in the Chinese communities for its excellence in explaining different dreams, in particular those unusual and weird. While some believe that the book shows people’s superstition, others believe that the objects or scenes that show up in our dream have close relationship with what have happened within our body (e.g. health status), in daily life, or mental status.

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