Market Dream Meaning and Interpretations


Market Dream Symbol – A market is an archetypal symbol of the interchange of personal abilities and affects. This image is deeply significant in its implications about the dreamer’s sense of self-worth and self-esteem.

If you dream that you are successful at selling wares at a market, this indicates that you have a strong and healthy sense of self-worth, and believe that you have valuable things to offer to the world. Furthermore, you know how to make your talents useful to other people, and how to network and market yourself.

If you dream that customers pass you by and reject your wares, then you have a low sense of self-worth, and do not believe that you have valuable talents to offer the world. Remember that a large part of self-esteem is feeling that you are of use to others. If you dream of shopping at a market and buying items, this is an indication that you ought to be aware of the talents someone else has to offer.

Perhaps they are struggling with feelings of being useless, or perhaps they feel taken advantage of. Either way, they need you to notice and appreciate them for the good they do in the world.

Additional Market Dream Meanings

Markets are meeting places where you can buy and sell all manner of goods and wares. Dreaming of a market is a sign of prosperity. A market with lots of variety of goods and food for sale indicates prosperity and abundance coming into your life when you achieve success.

This may be sooner than you expect. Poor quality food can mean it is time for you to try something new. Buying things at the market can mean you need to be more open in your communication with others. It can also mean you have an image you like to project to the world.

Not having enough money to make a purchase at a market is a sign you cannot afford to take time off working towards your dreams. You will need to work harder for a while. An empty market is a sign you need to be grateful for all the good things in your life. Are you always longing for something you do not have? Buying something at a market can mean there is something you have missed. Did you settle for second best?

Walking through a busy market indicates your creativity. You may have a good idea or a business and want to make it a reality. This can be a message you need to promote yourself. Being lost in a market can indicate there are changes you can make to improve your perception of life. Seeing fruit indicates there are opportunities about to cross your path that will allow a new start.

A cold, dirty, unwelcoming market can indicate your state of mind. Are you depressed, sad, and unhappy? Do you harbor feelings of guilt? It is time to face your emotions so you can move forward with your life. A big, well-stocked market with a lot of variety symbolizes your options in your waking life.

Further Interpretations

Markets are a sign of prosperity and a place for exchanging goods and meeting people. Seeing yourself in a well-stocked market is a sign your hard work will soon pay off. You will soon have abundance and success. Poor quality goods are a warning you are on the wrong path. It is time to change direction. Or, you may just need to try something new.

Buying goods symbolize your need to learn how to communicate better with others. It can also mean there is an opportunity you are missing. You need to look closer. Struggling to buy things at the market can be a warning you cannot afford the time to relax for there is still much to do. An empty marketplace can mean you are remembering the good times.

Walking through a busy market can symbolize it is time to take your idea to ‘the market’. It is time to tell others all about it. You need to promote yourself. Lost in a market can mean there are things you need to do to improve your life. A fruit market signifies new opportunities for new beginnings. A gloomy market can mean you are depressed or unhappy with the way things are in you waking life. It is time to think about making a change. Dreaming of a busy, big market with lots of choices represents your own choices and decisions in life.

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  1. I had a dream of pricing fresh vegetables in the market, and I was like it’s too expensive an I walked away, coming back I realized they’ve bought almost all the vegetables, it was remaining 3 and still left saying it’s too expensive

  2. I’d like to know the meanings of cleanliness in the marketplace one dreams of. I’ve dreamt of both clean and very dirty marketplaces, but the clean marketplace isn’t all good, and the dirty marketplace isn’t all bad. Please explain these further?

  3. Nice
    please what about when on is sweeping the market in the dream and during sweeping one found neatly packed ripe mango and orange

  4. what does finding bail of notes money in the market where people are busy buying goods and l picked the notes money mean in a dream

  5. Please i saw myself passing by thru the market ,,,seeing alot of people in the market please what does that mean ?

  6. I’m pregnant and due for delivery and I dreamt that I was pricing beef in the market but didn’t buy it.what does it mean.

  7. I had a dream of a locked up forbidden market. Hidden away and locked. We broke it to find a old, dirty, damp market.
    As we came to find out items within were harmful ones.
    Food would turn to glass in your mouth, clothes would strangle you, and objects would be thrown at you or push you down.

    What does this mean?

  8. Please l saw myself inside the market in the night. U go to market in the day time not at night. What does it mean.

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