Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

Rags, as in torn up clothes that are tattered and worn, in a dream are a perplexing omen for your waking world that can have easily misunderstood meanings.

Generally whether the rags are clothing or pieces of cloth for cleaning, this is a warning sign that you need to shape up your own life and you already know that you are not in a place that you want to be. These kinds of dreams indicate that you are not succeeding in the areas of your life that you ought to be, but that this is also a good thing.

Normally you are on the wrong path in your life when you see rags and it is a sign to turn your life around and head down a path that is more suited to your skills and preferences. Consider ways in which you are unhappy but you don’t see a purpose in continuing on.

This can be referring to being in a dead end relationship that is no longer serving you or working hard where there is no future for you. Now is the time to clean up your life and take charge in order to ensure happiness down the line.

In this dream you may have

  • Worn ratty clothing.
  • Cleaned with a rag.
  • Seen a dirty oil rag.
  • Wiped something up with a rag.
  • Had your own clothes worn and tattered.
  • Seen another or many others wearing rags.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • You change out of rag like clothing.
  • You help someone in rags.
  • You clean up with a rag.

Detailed dream meaning

When you dream of wearing rags for clothing, then it is a sign that you are not happy with your own self-image. These kinds of dreams indicate that there is a way to change your circumstance but right now you may feel that you don’t have the means to change your circumstance. Understand that you did not get in your situation overnight and chances are that only small changes in your life – such as changing your point of view, self-confidence, or attitude is going to make a world of difference. Right now, your psyche is trying to work out the areas in which you are feeling poor in your life and trying to address the deficiency of your own life.

Seeing others in rags is an indication of being overly judgmental of others when you are negative towards them. You see others the way that people are seeing you and chances are that your own social life is not going very well for you right now. Helping people in rags is an indication that you are improving in your life, and is usually a sign of positive luck coming your way or being rewarded for a job well done.

It is said that women in rags in a dream, especially older women in a dream is a sign of wisdom and understanding. Seek wisdom and counsel for others to get tasks completed I your life right now – do not try to handle things on your own.

This dream is in association with the following scenarios in your life

  • Legal issues.
  • Needing help from others to solve a problem.
  • Being judgmental.
  • Being poor (financially or in spirit).
  • Cleaning up your life.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of rags

Dismay. Disgust. Ugly. Unfortunate. Unhappy. Unclean. Sad.

By Florance Saul
Oct 16, 2012