Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

Lambs are associated with spring and happiness in spiritual terms. Having a dream about a lamb is positive.

The dream of a lamb can mean a number of things, but most often it suggests that you are approaching a situation with innocence, will have happiness and people will support you. To dream of lambing season shows that at times you can misread situations and people are beginning to take credit for your endeavors.

To dream that it is spring and lambs are eating grass it can signify the need to "flush out" areas of your life that will not benefit you going forward. A black lamb means that on occasion you have been led by others when it is appropriate to ensure you follow a clear path of action.

In your dream you may have

  • Eating a lamb roast dinner.
  • Seeing lambs in a field.
  • Playing with lambs.
  • Sheep dog chasing lambs.
  • A sheep is giving birth to a lamb.
  • A black lamb.
  • The countryside with lots of lambs.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • Feel happiness towards the lamb in your dream.
  • The land appears to be fertile.
  • It is spring, new ventures are positive.
  • You follow a clear path of action.

You should determine

  • Was the experience worrying?
  • Did the lamb try to attack you?
  • Is the lamb a wild animal or tame?
  • Is the lamb a stray?
  • What environment does the lamb live in?
  • How are you communicating with the lamb?
  • Are you struggling to communicate with the lamb?
  • Is the lamb moving fast or slow?

New beginnings in your life are needed if in your dream…

  • You hear strange sounds that scare you.
  • The dream relates to negativity.
  • The lamb is hurt in someway.
  • The dream involved fear, or things beyond the obvious.

Detailed dream interpretation

The lamb symbolizes the spirit inside you, the unification of love and peace. To see a lamb running in a field often means that you feel safe. This dream is focused on manipulating your feelings inside. If you are cooking lamb in your dream, then this reflects that you have had some problems, but these are soon to be over. To play with a lamb or see one on a farm is associated with your environment, foretelling that things are looking up now.

To see a dog chasing a lamb signifies that a friend is trying to make you go in a certain direction, so make sure you follow him or her. A sheep giving birth can signify a relationship between you and your partners. In a woman’s dream, this relationship is usually a supportive one. To see lambs in the countryside in your dream means that you have an intimate connection with a loved one, and it is important to follow this through.

Old dream dictionary meanings (post 1930s)

  • To dream of lambs frolicking in green pastures, betokens chaste friendships and joys, bounteous and profitable crops to the farmers, and increase of possessions for others.
  • To see a dead lamb signifies sadness and desolation.
  • Blood showing on the white fleece of a lamb, denotes that innocent ones will suffer from betrayal through the wrongdoing of others.
  • A lost lamb denotes that wayward people will be under your influence, and you should be careful of your conduct.
  • To see lamb skins denotes comfort and pleasure usurped from others.
  • To slaughter a lamb for domestic uses means prosperity will be gained through the sacrifice of pleasure and contentment.
  • To eat lamb chops denotes an illness and much anxiety over the welfare of children.
  • To see lambs taking nourishment from their mothers denotes happiness through pleasant and intelligent home companions and many lovable and beautiful children.
  • To dream that dogs or wolves devour lambs indicates that innocent people will suffer at the hands of insinuating and designing villains.
  • To hear the bleating of lambs suggests that your generosity will be appealed to.
  • To see lambs in a winter storm, or rain, denotes disappointment in expected enjoyment, and betterment of fortune.
  • To own lambs in your dreams signifies that your environments will be pleasant and profitable.
  • If you carry lambs in your arms, you will be encumbered with happy cares upon which you will lavish a wealth of devotion, and no expense will be regretted in responding to appeals from the objects of your affection.
  • To shear lambs shows that you will be cold and mercenary. You will be honest, but inhumane.
  • For a woman to dream that she is peeling the skin from a lamb, and while doing so, she discovers that it is her child, it denotes that she will cause others sorrow which will also rebound to her grief and loss.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of lamb

Mellow. Soft. Relaxed. Loving. Kind. Surprised. Content. Amazed. Curious. Enjoying.

By Flo Saul
Jun 14, 2012