Digging something in dreams usually symbolizes a threat that your secret or a past sin will come to the surface. Besides that, it can symbolize some sort of trouble, while every dream with manual labor, especially digging, is a sign of exhaustion. However, their interpretations can depend on the context in which they occur, as well as the details that followed it.
To dream of digging a pit
If you are dreaming of digging a pit, that symbolizes the fact that you are ready to find the solution to all your problems and that you want to realize your plans. If the pit you are digging is big, it means that you will find a way to improve the quality of your life or reach the inner peace for which you long.
If you are dreaming of digging a pit with a shovel, it means that you feel the need to change something in your life. When interpreting this dream in such a context, it means that the change will be big. There is a chance that you will quit your job, drop out of college, or change your dwelling place. The beginning will be difficult and stressful, as always, but you will get used to the new situation with time and not regret the decisions you have made.
However, if you are dreaming of digging a pit with your bare hands, it means that you will get rid of negative emotions or that your health will improve. That can have something to do with someone you care about as well, so there is a chance that a person you love a lot and have been worried about lately will get better soon.
A dream in which you are digging dirt with a plow, that is plowing the soil with this tool, means that you want to make decisions about your future alone as every independent person. If a horse, ox, or some other animal is pulling the plow while you are directing it, that is a sign that you will manage to cope with one complicated situation well.
Interpretations of dreams can depend on the condition of the dirt or soil you have been digging too, depending on whether that task was difficult, or you enjoyed doing it. If you are dreaming of digging the soil wet from the rain, that is a sign of possible changes. If you are dreaming of digging dry soil, it means that you will have a hard time getting adjusted to the new situation you will end up in.
A dream in which you are digging mud with your hands is a sign of the lack of faith, self-esteem, or energy to finish something. If you dedicated some time to your spiritual growth and got rid of insecurities that have been bothering you for a long time, you would be a lot more successful in both your private and professional life.
To dream about digging a well
If you are dreaming of digging a well without the help of machinery or modern tools, that is a warning that you will suffer damage. There is a chance that you will not pay attention to who you are confiding in and that you will share your most intimate details with people who can’t keep their mouth shut, and everything you have been hiding will come out to the surface. People from your surroundings will judge you because you have been acting as a moral and honest person, even though you are not like that. You can only blame yourself for the situation you will be in. You are responsible for not watching who you have been confiding in, so let all of it teaches you a lesson for the future.
Dreaming of someone else manually digging a well usually means that someone will try to trick you in real life. It is important to watch out who you are making business plans with because of it, especially when it comes to signing contracts. Before you decide to sign any kind of document, you should read every line in it carefully. Don’t be ashamed to ask, analyze, and look for answers if you don’t understand something. That is the only way to be somewhat sure that you will not have a headache tomorrow, caused by your today’s decisions.
To dream of digging a canal
This dream symbolizes sorrow and pain because of love. You will probably have a feeling that every move you make, every word you say, or even your presence bothers your partner. You will be sure that they are not telling you something, which is why you will do your best to find out what is going on. A lot of things will be clearer to you after that, and you will see why that person acts like that, and if your relationship even has a future.
Dreaming of other people digging a canal is a warning about the problems caused by recklessness. Someone from your surroundings will try to take advantage of you to achieve their goals. They will not be afraid to hurt you in the process just to get what they want. It is important to talk about your secrets, ideas, and fears only to people that are your true friends because of it. Avoid confiding in those that you have recently met and become close to quickly.
To dream of digging a grave
If you are dreaming of digging a grave with a shovel, it means that you have a love secret. You are probably in love with someone who doesn’t want people to know about your relationship. Such conditions worked for you at the beginning as well, but when you have realized that your emotions are strong, you have started hoping that you will be able to walk through town with that person with your head high. It would be best to talk to your loved one openly and honestly about the way you feel. If you don’t have the same wishes, that is a sign that your relationship has come to an end.
A dream in which you are digging a grave with your own hands means that you want to work on your self-confidence. You have realized that you are too lethargic, depressed, and anxious, and you often see only flaws when you look in the mirror. The fact that you have realized that you have a problem alone is a great first step when it comes to dealing with all of that. When you become more confident, you will start achieving bigger success in both your private and business life as well.
If you see someone else digging a grave with a shovel in your dream, it means that you want to be independent. You feel that you are mature enough to take control of your life. You are probably tired of justifying your actions and asking for permission to do something. You are also tired of the gilded cage, and you will do everything you can to get out of it. However, you have to know that other people will try to persuade you that you are not ready for something like that once you start working on your problem. Their emotional blackmails will be persuading, and you will need a lot of strength to fight back.
When you see someone else digging a grave with their hands, it means that you regret missed opportunities. You probably regret rejecting some people or business offers that seem good to you now. However, you shouldn’t live in the past but find a way to get what you want. There are still cities you haven’t seen, mountains you haven’t climbed, and rivers or seas you haven’t swum in. Because of it, start thinking about the future instead of having regrets about the past.
To dream of digging gold
If you are dreaming of digging gold, that symbolizes false hopes. There is a chance that the job you have dedicated a lot of time and effort to will not bring you the expected results. You are probably trying to see things realistically and can’t imagine that all of it will bring you profit with time. That doesn’t mean that you should give up on it. Let this be a lesson for the future for you. Your time will come, and it is important to believe in yourself and the things you do, but you have to know when to stop and give up on something that is not giving results.
A dream in which you have managed to dig out gold symbolizes misfortune and cursed heritage. You are someone who enjoys material things, and spirituality is not an important aspect of your life. Money and wealth are your only ideals because of that. You are always in the company of people who have a lot, but there are those in that group who seem to be with you only because you have money from time to time.
Another meaning of a dream with this motif is that you will get a heritage that you didn’t hope for. Your further relative that you haven’t been in contact with might leave you their property or money. Despite that, all of it will never bring you the happiness and prosperity that you have been hoping for.
Dreaming of other people digging out gold is a sign of jealousy and envy directed at someone from your surroundings. There is a chance that we are talking about a person that has managed to achieve everything you have fantasized about. You probably envy them for their work, the amount of money they have, and even the relationship that they have with their partner or friends. Instead of poisoning yourself with such negative feelings, it would be better to ask yourself what you should do to have a better, more beautiful, and quality life in the future.
If someone managed to find gold in your dream, it means that you can’t hide the negative feelings that you have for someone. There is a person in your surroundings that you simply can’t stand. You don’t want to tell them that since that would disrupt the harmony that is present in your circle of friends, but you don’t even know how to hide that you don’t like that person. It would probably be best to have an honest and open conversation with them and tell them everything that is bothering you to their face.
The meanings of dreams can be a lot more trivial. If you have recently dug something, read about it, or seen it on TV, that has made a strong impression on you. The same applies to the situation where you have talked to someone about it.
Definition of digging
To dig means to remove the layers of some material and make a dent that way.