Vagina and Uterus

In dreams the vagina and uterus represents not only sexual feelings and desires, but is a symbol of complete womanhood and femininity. The vagina and womb/uterus, in their shape represent the human qualities of sympathy, receptivity, loving, acceptance, desire to absorb and creativity. The womb is a symbol of fertility, the willing sacrifice of personal resources, life, energies and ideas, so that the new life, new love, new spiritual impulse can take form. The new idea or creation uses the old parts of yourself, but reshapes them, adding new features or qualities. The vagina and womb shape the growth of the new impulse or form.

A penis when erect can reach across space and enter a female and leave its seed. Like the sun which reaches across space and enters the earth bringing forth life – So the sun and the earth are the positive and negative of cosmic and human life. A fundamental quality of a female vagina is the ability to receive seeds, but it also has its own treasures, its precious eggs, and together they give  substance and form, enabling the growth of Life itself that we call a baby. All of life’s mystery comes to life in the baby.

The femaleness or maleness, the vagina or penis you dream of must not be confused with your personality, your conscious feelings. Many of us believe we are ourselves because we were born human. Not so. As babies unless we are taught to speak we remain little animals. See Programmed 

We are carefully fed programs and we are what we are by being taught it. We are programmed – and of course we can learn to recognise that programming and hopefully grow beyond it. For the seed in your mother’s womb is as old as and even older than human kind, and you carry that wisdom or memories in you. But in this life you developed a new brain, and the memories, education and programming you gathered this time are what you built your personality from, but beneath that is a very ancient self.

It is this older and primal self that the vagina represents, and dreams try to help us connect with this older and huge self that underlies the human personality. I first came across this older huge self when as a boy of seven I was asked to collect something from a woman who owned a large country house. She led me to a big open barn and climbed a ladder to get what it was I had to take home. But as she got to the top of the ladder her beautiful white thighs and beyond came in sight. The view hit me with such force that it has been engraved in my memory ever since. Looking back it seemed to me I had glimpsed the Holy Grail and it was years later that I understood what I had been exposed to. As a child, without any sexual urge, I had touched something that remains unconscious in most of us, for I had seen the source of all life, the place that every living creature emerges, a truly amazing and holy place. I read somewhere that early man, seeing baby emerge from a woman’s body, was in awe of her. Also, Jane Goodall in observing chimpanzees wrote that she saw a young female, bewildered by the miracle of birth and stared at her new baby for ages with a look of wonderment, as so many other mothers have done throughout the centuries, animal and human alike.

Many of us still feel that awe when a woman gives birth to another living being. As I wrote above, a woman must not confuse her personality with primal feelings that arise from the core.

The female in her relationship with maleness, is not generally so active in the outer world, but through her sympathy, love, receptiveness and giving of self, shapes the male actions and creative forces, as depicted by the womb shaping the creative forces of the sperm. On the other hand, a man is not generally so active in his inner, intuitive life, and his outer activity penetrates the woman’s inner life, stimulating and directing her intuition and soul.

Something that I have often seen, is how, particularly women I suppose, have often failed to understand the great power they have in their instinctive sexual drives. Those drives links them with their ability to create and be creative. But what I see is that those drives need not be expressed through producing a child. This does not mean they need to frustrate or repressed these drives, but that they be accepted and directed into another expression. It means being fully aware of the sexual dynamics of interrelations, in business, in work, in everyday dealings with people.

Taken as symbols of the two parts of one person’s nature, the penis represents the outer self, creative and active, intellect and reasoning; ability to succeed in business and social activity in its constructive elements. The vagina symbolises emotions, inner feelings, irrational self, intuition, sympathetic and inner contact with people, the ability to produce new ideas, new energies. new concepts. The two working together fulfil and complement each other, outer activity expresses, tests, and brings to realisation the intuition.

The vagina refers to much more than a woman’s sexual feelings and drives. It depicts the urges and processes that are the foundations of her waking personality. It deals with her ability to procreate, not only in regard to children, but also in her bringing things to life or reality in work and other people’s lives. The vagina can associate with her unique glandular bias which underlies the energy or lethargy or her drives, emotions and mind. It is this bias that helps or hinders her with what she faces in emotional, mental and physical expression. It gives, in whatever degree, the caring, nurturing feelings which emerge out of sexual mating when healthy.

The vagina in a woman’s dream also might indicate her desire for a mate; the sense of connection and identity with other women, other female creatures and female aspects of nature. In its positive aspect it may represent the sure confidence with which a woman may demand from her man that he treat her womanhood with the respect it deserves. This means expressing the full flood of her sexual need with its desire for a child, a caring and supportive nest to rear that child in, and her female creativity which may rise from that basic reproductive drive into social creativity and personal demand for respect. It means she will confront her man with this and expect him to meet it with his own masculine power.

If the dream is directly about the uterus, this suggests an immediate connection with the ability to reproduce in some way, with pregnancy, with nurturing a child. See: ovaries/uterus under body.

This wonder that is the basis of yourself and of Life in you is often not recognised by many women. It is a secret and beautiful aspect of your womanhood. It is that deep down feeling that most women recognises, it is that she is very special and even unique. This wonderful secret treasure women offer when they really love. They come to love with the expectancy, maybe not even very conscious, of having this wonder in them, this treasure, recognised and honoured.

If this has been grasped by your soul, or felt in some dreams or meditations, it is then suddenly transformed into a universal truth.

Mother15 We have a sense of this when we see that motherhood is not only your own, it comes to life in us when we realise that being female is a general principle that permeates all living things. Maybe you also begin to see it everywhere in human and animal lives. The personal feeling is thus transformed into the universal and timeless. The all embracing feminine thus enters into the mundane daily events of our life. This is the work of the universal in your separate and individual life.

Unfortunately the woman may identify with this wonder as a person, and that could be a mistake. The treasure, the unique and wonderful riches she has are her eggs. Within her are the living accumulation of millions of years of life experience.

No plant or creature grows from a dead seed, and each living seed carries within it all the past gathered from all its forebears. So, the seed in your mother’s womb is as old as and even older than human kind, and you carry that wisdom or memories in you. But in this life you developed a new brain, and the memories you gathered this time are what you built your personality from, but beneath that is a very ancient self. To explore it see Opening to Life

Nobody else carries exactly the eggs that she does. These eggs are beyond imagining in their wonder and history, in the information, lives, secrets they hold. This is the treasure a woman offers to her lover. If she believes her own personality is this treasure it might lead to over inflation of her self image. But also of course, it will lead to the terrible despair that often follows human love. Betrayal of the trust may follow. But her eggs are for her to honour and treasure. They are for her to recognise and know what a great wealth she carries within her. So in some dreams the vagina is an image of this sense the woman has of her own unique wealth.

As an egg and sperm we are tiny single celled creatures. The next two stages of development as the cells increase in size and number resembles the activities found in many simple living things such as plants. The twenty day old embryo develops four brachial grooves, which in the embryo of a fish grow into gills. At this point the formative forces which produce a fish are active, as were the formative forces of a plant at an earlier stage. These are then supplanted by forces which bring about features of the potential mammalian upright animal we could be. See Mammal Brain

So the vagina can represent the very basis or core of your existence – not your personality, which is a small part of your make up. See Core Self

In a woman’s dream: Generally how you feels about your own sexual needs, but this includes procreation as well. It links with the health or feeling state of your sexual self and physical vagina, as well as your experience of motherhood or experience of the procreative relationship with your mother and nature.

As such it depicts your central femininity, your sexual urge and your ability or inability to have a child. It might be used in your dream to show what you feel about your physical attraction. And in some dreams it is shown as the reality underlying the temple or church of life. Temples and churches are in fact just symbols of the creative reality of the vagina and the holy sexual mystery of life.

Your Creative Centre – See Seven 7 Levels of Us

Bleeding vagina: This might indicate your fears about sexuality and femininity, or hurts to your emotions connected with sexual relatedness.

In man’s dreams: The vagina represents your feelings or fears about meeting a woman’s full sexuality which includes not just a woman’s body but her deep self, her ability of motherhood as well as the deep experience of the relationship with your mother, and all the issues of dependence, fear, love or anger that still exist in you from your childhood. It also connects with your experience of birth, and how your mother met your emerging male sexuality. The vagina is the holy grail of your desire for sexual expression.

Bleeding vagina in a male dream: Your trauma, fears, hurts about your sexual and emotional ability to relate to a woman sexually, socially and emotionally.

Example: ‘She was now quite naked, dead and stiff, but still bleeding from the vagina. I walked along, the dead body walked like a clockwork soldier. It was quite horrible to see its semblance to life.’ Derek A.

Derek’s relationship with a woman, and with his own emotions and sexuality is ‘dead’ and deeply hurt – the blood. He can mechanically have sex – the clockwork soldier – but not with deep feeling bonds or satisfaction.

Examples of other types of sexual dreams are as follows:

Example: ‘He was very brown, could have been a native but he didn’t feel strange to me. We were making love, I was very aware of the pleasure in my lower body. It was very slippy slidy and wet, there was enjoyment for both of us. Very intense body feelings with a childlike quality, not passion – but pleasure and joy in my vagina.’ Susy I.

Susy is feeling happy and joyful about her ‘native’ or natural sexual feelings – particularly the sensual side of sex. Sensual pleasure, as with emotional pleasure, is as much a food for our physical and emotional self, as bread is for our physical body.

Example: ‘I had very little pubic hair and thought it must be because I had just had a shower, but, no, on looking again I had very little hair. I was hugging Mary, a friend, my arms around her back and one hand holding her vagina. It was then I noticed she was the shape of a man there. I drew away for a second at the discovery then felt OK as it meant I was hugging a male/female person. We were very warm together. Two days before this dream my husband had said his mother called a vagina a MARY.’ Lucy R.

Lucy is ‘touching’ or becoming aware of what could be seen as her own wholeness, which includes her male nature.

Useful Questions and Hints:

In a female dream – what is the central thing this dream is presenting to me – is it about the way I feel about sex, about residues of my father’s influence in my life, or about my female power?

In a male dream – does my dream in any way indicate my fears or strengths in my relationship with a woman – or is it about residues of my mother’s influence?

What are the main or even the suggested feelings or emotions shown in the dream, and what place do they have in my waking life?

You could try using The Sense of Nonsense to explore other dimensions of you or use Easy Dream Interpretation



-Ashley 2017-02-05 8:00:52

In my dream I was in the dark and I could only see the sillouette of everything and I was giving birth to a baby girl. I was literally pulling her out myself while someone I couldn’t identify was just sitting there. I wasn’t able to see anyone’s face not even the baby. The baby wasn’t crying or anything and she was very much so alive. Somehow I just knew it was a girl even though I couldn’t see her face. I could literally feel the pressure of me physically pulling her out. It didn’t hurt though. It was just really weird so I immediately woke up. What does it mean?

    -Ashley 2017-02-05 8:05:03

    No I’m not pregnant in reality or expecting or worried about being pregnant

    -Tony Crisp 2017-02-05 10:15:06

    Hi – I am stopping from answering your posts fully – but will try to give hints; sometimes long ones because I quote from masses I have already put online. Also I need to take time to update the site – dreamhawk.

    It would help you to understand your dreams, if you would read – also

    Nothing can replace your own ability to understand your dream. With a little effort you can do it by practicing what is described in –


    If it happens you are pregnant in your dream and without any man being involved, then you have been made pregnant by the invisible power of Life itself. It is a creation of a part of you that is only now becoming real in your life. In other words a dream baby is a new birth of part of you that is emerging and needs to be cared for. Just as your teenage self emerged and needed understanding, so does this new you that is being born.

    So the dream baby born to you in this way a wonderful creative act between you and Life. It is a new part of you that if you let it gradually grow into your waking life as a new force, a new way of feeling about life and acting. Being pregnant like that is very important. Obviously you are not going to give birth to a physical baby, but dream babies are important too.

    What you feel and think about the baby gives an indication of how you are relating to the new or vulnerable part of yourself, or what worries you are discharging. Clarify them to recognise what may be helping or hindering this new experience in your life.

-Paige Kobs 2017-01-15 18:32:15

I had a dream about a doctor but not at hospital well he had to do some kinda of procedure on my vagina but I can’t remember what he said in the dream there were 2 things he had to do but I didn’t let him because it was a Male!

-Alex 2016-12-07 11:26:14

So I had this dream last night about my girlfriend. (we haven’t had sex as yet). In the dream, things got hot and heavy and she put my hand between her legs and wanted me to finger her. I started to. But when I tried to penetrate her with my finger. I just couldn’t. As though my fingetip just touched a dead end. In the dream I didn’t cuss about it and light things continued. But now that I’m awake. I wonder what it meant?

-Natasha 2016-11-04 14:32:05

I had a dream that I began pulling things out of my vagina after me and my husband had sex. The items included tampons that were falling apart as if they had been in there awhile, a bra, panty liner paper, and a few other feminine items. What does this mean???

-auleria 2016-10-16 13:52:02

What does it mean to dream about having sex
with someone you once loved but blood comes out of your vagina

    -Tony Crisp 2016-10-17 10:42:00

    Auleria – You have not given enough information for me to understand your dream. Things to remember when writing to us with your dream:
    • Write down anything that you think might have triggered the dream or links with it in some way.
    • Put in any insights you have about people or animals in your dream – it has to be the character of them as they appear in the dream.
    • Please let us know your age and gender.
    • Describe any emotions expressed or indicated in the dream.

    But you must remember that any one you have loved – in a dream has nothing to do with an outer person, and becomes a force within you. When you think about a friend or a person you meet, you are only taking in your thoughts, impressions and feelings about them. So many people do not realise that they have an inner person equally as powerful as the external person you know. You have taken in millions of bit of memory, lessons learnt, life experiences along with all the feelings or problems met by meeting, loving or living with them, and they are what makes you the person you are. The memories and experience we gather unconsciously change us and are not lost. It is part of you and is symbolised in dreams as a person or event. Such an inner person can appear in dreams because you still carry the memories or impressions of them, and so they influenced what you hold within you.

    So there is something in you linked with your inner ex that is causing you to lose sexual energy. Perhaps you can deal with it by using

-Ananias 2016-10-07 5:50:34

I dreamt seeing a very clean vagina of my friend’s daughter. What this could imply. I also dreamt a King getting married to a woman of a different country. The previous day I dreamt Queen Elizabeth. Could all these have some meanings into my person:

-RadOwl 2016-08-13 16:40:24

Tony, you never fail to open my mind with your wonderful and insightful commentary.

-bless 2016-07-15 3:24:27

I dreamt I had menstruation for 1week and was still coming out like it just started and I was worried and uncomfortable in that dream. Am really bothered now because I want to know the meaning!.

-docfev 2016-01-21 1:34:54

I had a dream where two friends of my wife started masturbating at a distance, then moved over near me and showed me their vaginas and then said something like “you want this but no you’re married”, then just teased me and move away. This part of the dream came after a long dream of going through just normal every day living.

-Tulula 2015-08-18 13:17:26

I had a dream that my vagina was a ticket machine and that my boyfriend was feeding tickets like what you get at a funfair into my vagina… Hrrmmm

-riley 2015-04-09 11:33:56

I had this dream of wanting to have sex with my boyfriend who was about to give me oral sex first then in my dream, the focus shifted to my vagina. It was well shaped and quiet wet. So I thought it won’t pain much and started stimulating myself. Then I don’t know where my boyfriend disappeared or maybe he was there in the background equally fascinated my vagina as I was. LOL. I felt incredibly sexy and honored.

    -Tagin 2015-06-01 6:46:53

    I dreamed of an.unknown woman squirting into my face and eyes what does it reveal?

-Paige 2015-02-11 12:42:10

I had a dream that i went to have sex with ny boyfriend and we started but then i felt sonething eles in my pricate area so i backed off and ghen like this bar of soap i have in my barthroom started coming out in a weird shape and then we started having sex again! Haha what does this mean ?

-K.G 2015-01-23 17:26:08

I dreamt last night of my mothers vulva coming and ejaculating. I was disgusted, though it was a healthy looking vulva. All my sisters and father seem to be onlooking, though none of our bodies or faces appeared in the dream. What am I to make of it?

-Sandruel 2013-11-24 12:39:33

I was standing up doing something, felt my vagina fall out from within me. This was a dream and like to know the meaning of it. I am web searching to find an answer

-Saira 2013-01-07 14:39:20

I had a dream that I was in the OBGYN office with my legs open and the female doctor checking my vagina for some important reason. I knew, I was having problems relaxing so vagina would not open and my therapist was there as moral support. I remember there was a plastic red stick put into me and I don’t why.

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