Dreaming of Octopus

Octopuses are thought to be among the ocean’s most intelligent creatures, and are famous for their 8 arms, and beautiful head. Their distinctive behavior and capacity to tackle issues has fascinated marine biologists for a long time. We’re only scratching the surface of how smart the marine creatures are.

The octopus’s dream is considered to be an abstract symbol that has both negative and positive connotation to it. The highly sophisticated and advanced cephalopod is specifically emerging from the darkness of time to give you an important message.

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The octopus’s enigmatizing camouflage capability will let you know that it is in the dark. However, you now have the chance to explore the surface of your brain and discover its purpose despite the warning. The octopus also can pull out your hidden talentsor consume the dreamer completely.


Octopus Dream Symbolism:

  • Tapping into your creative side,
  • You can be able to get what you want quickly and effectively,
  • A newfound capacity to adapt
  • The ability to navigate through un-seen areas
  • Flexible, creative and movable.

Octopus Dreams: The Good

Because of its aquatic nature, it is easy to concentrate on the emotional aspect that the person dreaming. Water connects the dreamer with female energy (yin) and the subconscious emotions or abilities that lie beneath the surface.

The octopus is viewed positively as a symbol of the new abilities that are being discovered. It could suggest that beneath the surface, hidden from your and other people is an intelligent force waiting to be discovered. The ability of it to create ink could be a reflection of your creativity, and be a part of that energy which puts your ideas on paper.

Octopuses are considered positive symbols throughout South America to the Pacific Northwest and the Polynesian Islands Octopuses were typically regarded as gods of protection as well as spiritual guide. Perhaps that’s why they possess three hearts.

Because their arms possess an independent mind, can it be related with your capacity to multitask, or solve complex issues? If you’re unable to discern any similarities between the octopus’s brain as well as your own hidden abilities,, we need to look at its the venomous characteristics.

The arms of the sexes have eight that could be a symbol for transformation, similar to the snake eats its tale (8) Ouroboros . The ouroboros is a fabled symbol that depicts a serpent as a dragon eating the tail of its prey.

A strange and interesting analogy to the eight-armed Indian goddess Durga represents divine forces (positive energy) called divine shakti (feminine energyor power) which is employed against the evil powers of darkness and evil. It could be a result of a positive connection with feminine energy.

Octopus Dreams: The Bad

In Scandinavian folklore, the famous image of the huge Octopus that devours the pirate ship from beneath the ocean was a myth that frightened sailors who were close to the waters. The tentacles extend far across Asia in Japanese folklore that refers to Akkorokamui which is the massive octopus-like or gigantic squid monster who caused death to people.

Like our imaginations, the octopus could manifest in exactly the same way, as it was described in folklore from the past It has the power to rise from the undiscovered deeps and drag you down to hell. What exactly could this mean?

If the octopus appears be in a state of unconsciousness to you, is that it might be connected to parts of you that you don’t know about? They are known as fools with the ability to move and not be visible to you as an emotional escape artist.

The sea creature with multiple arms venomous isn’t too distant from snakes. snake however, it can be used to create an emotion-based threat. When the octopus is seen in your dreams, it is a threat to the dreamer, making them aware of potential threats or enemies hidden in their daily lives.

The octopus may be linked to any fear or phobia that could engulf you in the realm of unfounded terror that is residing in the state of mind that is emotional.

Fun Fact:


The tiny blue-ringed octopus of Australia has had a long-standing bad reputation for its venomous bites, which can kill a human being within minutes.

Octopus Dreams: The Ugly…

Sorry to speak about your mother in this way however, the octopus could be a sign of her egocentric nature. The negative aspect of squid could be a reflection of repressed feelings of being in a bind, and a desire to be clingy, which can result from the mother’s relationship. (Spider dreams)

In mythology, often depicted in mythology as Gorgon or Medusa She is often depicted as the one who has snakes coming out of her head. They are close to the representation of the Octopus. In essence, it is her mother who is a consuming force for her children both emotionally and psychologically, and frequently creates feelings of guilt over being away from her or being independent.

A bad relationship with the mother affects males in a different way as females do. Males are often the mamma’s son, narcissistic, unreliable and moody, whereas females can alter the her intuition and confidence. Keep in mind that the arms of octopus have an independent mindsuggesting that the tight grasp of your mother serves an intention, usually to ensure that she is not left to her own devices.

A different and bizarre mating procedure occurs that when a female has decided to get married. After brief interactions, the male is unsure of dying off. This strange occurrence could be a reflection of the son’s relationship with a woman in his life. The reality of his life is distorted and is a victim of the woman he is in love with, but who turns into a catastrophe. His fate is to live on and not be born again (transformation) till he reexamines the relationship he has to his mom.

Octopus Attack, Chase or Catching

If the octopus appears to be following you in your dreams, it draws your attention to the things you’re not facing. It could be connected to fears you have not thought about that are resonating in your thoughts and emotions, or even related to your mother.

The thought of an octopus attack is the struggle you face with this unidentified fear within your own life. You’re trying to not to fall into the depths of the abyss, the deepest parts of you.

The squid’s capture appears to be a positive signification that could cause some kind of transformation. If you view this as a threat, you’ve discovered something that was hidden for a long time.

Fun Facts:

  1. Greek philosopher Aristotle believed that octopuses were stupid .
  2. Octopus ink isn’t just a way to conceal the animal, but the ink also harms their adversaries.
  3. The plural form of octopus is the octopuses . The world “octopus” comes from the Greek, okt opus which means “eight foot”.

Article last updated on October 7, 2022

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