Dreaming of God is rare. It expresses your hope for relating to the most basic part of yourself and for bringing out your strengths. The nature of this dream can be very spiritual. Sometimes the unconscious uses symbols of ancient traditions to express your feelings about divinity. According to psychoanalysis, dreaming of God means finding solace or answers to questions that are beyond our understanding. It also represents the need for protection, the search for the father's figure, and a desire to return to childhood. Although they are currently quite unusual, dreams in which gods are present were very common in ancient times, because gods then were similar to humans in terms of vices, passions, disputes, loves . . . To Artemidorus, a divinity that smiles ensures wealth; and an angry one, disaster and economic or health losses. According to the latest keys, praying in dreams portends the solution to your problems.
Gallery of dreams
Types of sleep
There are two types of sleep that most of the humans undergo - REM and NREM. REM refers to the Rapid Eye Movement and NREM refers to Non-Rapid Eye Movement. Every individual will alternate these two types of sleep. Non-REM sleep will occur for a short period of time in the first stage of your sleep followed by the REM sleep. Dreams occur during the REM stage, where it lasts for 20 minutes. According to a researcher, J. Allan Hobson, dreams that occur in REM stage are usually forgotten when the individual wakes up. Studies conducted on patients during sleep shows that the frontal lobes in the brain, that are responsible for storing information, are inactive during the REM stage, which is the main cause for forgetting the dreams. Studies also show that this is the stage where you have the most intense dreams.
Do animals dream?
Research conducted by various scientists show that animals do experience dream while sleeping. They also experience similar sleep stages like human beings - REM and Non-REM. If you have noticed a dog sleep, it might sometimes wag its tail, this indicates some response to its dream. A study was conducted in a cat by removing a part of the brain stem, which will not prevent it from reacting to the dream during REM. It was noted in some cats they were aggressively chasing mice as in reality.