Seeing turtles in dreams typically symbolize wisdom and faithfulness. It can be a reminder of the need to take things slow and steady to win your races. You will need patience and time to make steady progress. If you are holding a turtle on your hand, it suggests that you shelter yourself and are cautious to express your emotions.
Depending on the context and items associated with the turtle dream, relate those symbols into your waking life to see if your turtle related dreams make sense. Below are some of the most common scenarios on what turtle dreams may mean whey they occur.
Dream About Turtle Actions
Dream About Turtle Chasing You
Turtle chasing mean suggests that you are putting off or actually avoiding a long time project that is slowly creeping up. It usually relates to a projects of intellectual kind such as some sort of exam. You are hiding behind a facade and not tackling the studying needs to be done about the upcoming challenge.
Dream About Turtle Walking on Land
Seeing turtle moving or walking around in dreams suggests that you need to take it slow in waking life situation and relationship. Consider the surrounding area of the dream turtle’s movement to consider the areas of your life that needs to be slowed down.
Dream About Turtle Bite
Turtle biting you in a dream can be a warning sign. Someone who has been loyal to you for a long time may be out of patience with you or even be unfaithful due to the lack of patience. For example, it may be a long term boyfriend or girlfriend who may be running out of patience with you. Or a client who may be looking for business opportunities with other providers because you have been slow with your tasks.
Dream About Turtle on Back
Dreaming about turtle stuck on its back and unable to move, suggest that someone or you have been disabled physically and emotionally. Consider lending or seeking help from or for a friend to save the turtle. Sometimes you need a little nudge from others to get back on your feet and continue your progress.
Dream About Turtle Talking
Pay attention to the message that have been conveyed through the Turtle. The turtle in this dream denotes words of wisdom.
Dream About Various Turtle Related Themes
Dream About Turtle Eggs
Turtle eggs in the dreams suggest that you will need to learn to let go some of your responsibilities and worries. At work, you need to learn to be patience and let your coworkers or staff handle more of your work. At home, it may suggest that you may need to give more freedom to your kids or younger siblings more opportunity to try new things, make mistakes, and grow to learn on their own.
Dream About Turtle Shell
Turtle shells as a dream symbol generally suggest shelter and protection against the world and your inner thoughts. If the dream depicts a turtle hiding inside a turtle shell, it indicates that you are sheltering yourself from the realities of life. Perhaps you feel that you are not ready to face the world as it is, and you would rather hide within your comfort zone.
If the dream turtle shell is empty, it suggest that you are putting forth a hard exterior and you are feeling withdrawn. If you see a turtle without a shell, it suggest that you have bared your inner self and thoughts to others. You feel vulnerable as a result of your opening up to others.
Broken turtle shell indicates a breakdown of trust between you and others. Perhaps a trusted relationship that holds you and other people have been broken due to some reasons. This can cause you to feel defenseless because the trusted person knows how to hurt you.
Dream About Turtle Being Eaten
Eating turtles in the dream suggest pleasure and longevity, you will experience life’s pleasures and vitality. If someone or something else like a snake eating a turtle, it may suggest that you have been taken advantage of.
Dream About Killing a Turtle
To kill a turtle by accident in the dream indicates that you need to tread slowly about your ongoing task. To slaughter a turtle and prepping it for food suggest that great wealth is coming ahead.
Dream About Different Types of Turtles
Sea Turtles or turtles inside water suggest that you are protecting your emotions. Perhaps you are keeping all of your inner thoughts to yourself.
Flying turtles indicate that you may need to let go of your inhibitions. Consider be more impulsive and willing to try new things.
A fast moving or even running turtle suggest that you need to change your attitude or approach in areas of your waking life. Perhaps you have been taking slow on certain issues and your subconscious is nudging you to change your life’s pace.
Seeing baby turtle suggests that you may be going through some turbulent times in your life. You may be going through obstacles that you are not ready for by yourself. However, it is also a sign that you can live through it it and become prosperous.
A dream big or giant turtle suggests that you will prevail against your upcoming challenges. You must stay steadfast in your steps towards life to achieve greatness. Be patient and consistent about your decisions, habits, and actions.
Blue turtles relate to truth and wisdom that you see in someone who has been faithful to you.
Black turtle in dreams indicates chronic diseases and pains that are lingering in your life.
To see a green turtle in the dream suggest good health and vitality. You may experience healing, vigor, and hope in the near future.
Dreams of golden turtle relates to wise decisions in your life can bring about great wealth and monetary gain.
Red turtle in the dream relates to your short temper may be disastrous to the health and well being of your life.
Rainbow turtle signify the odd and the unusual in your life. You may have a pleasant surprise coming up in the near future.
White turtle suggests death and mourning of someone who has passed in your life.
A dead turtle in dreams suggest that you may need to be more social towards others in your life. Dead turtle is alone and lifeless in its own shelf, it can be a warning tell for you to become more open to others around you.