Yew tree

Yew tree

Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

The yew is often found in churchyards in Britain, Scotland, Portugal and France.

The oldest yew tree's tend to found in cathedral's in Normandy The yew tree denotes the transcendence of dying, and is also typically found in in French villages - in the main town squares. If you dream of a yew tree this means that you may encounter disappointment or illness in the future.

If you are a young woman and you see yourself sitting underneath a yew tree, then you have many fears that you must overcome before you are able to move forward in the future. This dream also indicates that if you see anybody you know standing by a yew tree, you are likely to hear of that person’s illness in the future.

Detailed dream interpretation

Yew trees are a symbol of everlasting life, and are normally found in churchyards. In Herefordshire, in the United Kingdom, young girls would go to an unfamiliar churchyard and pluck a piece of yew tree to place beneath their pillow at night, as apparently this would guarantee dreams of a future husband. To admire the yew tree in ones dream indicates that you are going to have to deal with a sad event in life.

This dream can also be viewed in a positive light, as it can also suggest a new life and new opportunities which are coming your way. The branches of a yew tree show your ability to develop new relationships with other people, and the fact that they move in different directions in the wind means that there will be an opportunity of many new friendships. The yew tree should also be seen as giving faith to a project or business venture.

A yew tree that is seen from above indicates that you have many wishes, and that you need to project what your dreams are saying, before you can achieve what you wish in your life. To see a dead yew tree in your dream means you may be feeling that things have entered a climax, and you need to take action.

To see a yew tree cut down, or to cut a yew tree in your dream indicates that you are going to be confused by someone's actions. It is important that you uncover the truth behind closed doors. Ancient dream interpreters would associate a falling yew tree with falling kingdoms. These days the dream can also mean a compulsory sacrifice for the good of society or a close friend. If your attention is drawn to the fallen yew tree’s stump, it means that sometimes you do not get the message that you want from others.

To dream of woods, forest or more than one yew tree together indicates that you will discover your own spiritual growth and happiness within yourself. As a wooded area is generally natural, it is a direct reflection on how you feel about your inner self. The dream is encouraging you to relax and be natural.

To dream of burning yew trees or a wood fire indicates that you are feeling pain, and that you need to hide away to get yourself better. To be in a wood full of yew trees at night indicates that you hold deep emotions about exploring new possibilities, and you need to let yourself be happy. A dream of a yew tree indicates that you need to make progress, and happy times are ahead.

To climb a yew tree in your dream suggests that you are trying to get away from something that requires your attention. To dream of a tree house in a yew tree indicates that you have to be more assertive and outspoken in a situation. Seeing or meeting someone at a yew tree suggests that you are going to have a house move shortly.

In your dream you may have

  • Seen a yew tree.
  • Seen a yew tree forest.
  • Climbed a yew tree.
  • Used the leaves of a yew tree.
  • Cutting a yew tree.
  • Falling from a yew tree.
  • The branches of a yew tree.
  • The roots of a yew tree.
  • A dead and dry yew tree.
  • A yew tree house in a yew tree.
  • Burning yew trees.
  • Yourself or someone admiring a yew tree.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • You enjoy seeing the yew tree in your dream.
  • The overall the dream turns out well.
  • The overall dream ends on a positive footing.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of yew tree

Joyful. Surprised. Content. Amazed. Curious. Startled. Happy. Having fun. Admiring. Anxious. Concerned. Worried.

By Florance Saul
Oct 12, 2012