Dream symbol Billy goat


stubbornness, pigheadedness, petulant, scapegoat, assertiveness, impulsiveness

For an accurate dream interpretation one should include as much as possible details and images that appeared in the dream accompanied by this dream symbol. This is the best way to make an individual analysis. How did your dream take place? Did you yourself appear as the goat in the dream? Did you observe the goat from a distance ? Did the goat attack you? What accompanying emotions appeared in the dream? Answering these questions helps to get a clear interpretation of your dream.

Common dream symbols

Color of the goat

A white billy goat in a dream

If one meets a white billy goat on the dream level, the dreamer should become aware that a certain stubbornness now and then leads to success, but also makes the person concerned to a large extent vulnerable and attackable. The white ram or billy goat is supposed to advise the dreamer to get more clarity about a specific situation.

A black billy goat appears

According to psychoanalysis, the black goat refers to having no idea of the extent of his potential. He has too little confidence in himself. Abilities such as courage and cleverness have not yet been exploited to a large extent and lie fallow, still buried deep in the affected. The black goat conveys to the dreamer that he should go on a voyage of discovery and bring them to full fruition from within.

General dream interpretation

According to old dream books, a goat symbolizes a great profit or inheritance . According to the modern general view, this dream symbol stands for intransigence, concerning certain life situations in real life. This is primarily interpreted in such a way, should the dreamer himself slip into the role of the goat in the dream event.

If one sees a goat in a dream, this can also refer to enormous stubbornness.

Another interpretation of this dream symbol illustrates that the person concerned is often used as a scapegoat in everyday life. The dreamer is signaled by this dream image that he should take action against this behavior through mindfulness and awareness.

If the image of the horns of a goat are particularly in the spotlight, according to the general interpretation, this symbolizes that a person in the environment will cause difficulties for the dreamer due to stubbornness. The person in question should not give in, but should stand firm and resolute.

If the billy goat attacks the dreamer with its horns, this calls upon the dreamer in question not to be driven away and intimidated. On the other hand, this dream animal warns of deceitfulness and deceitfulness from a person around the dreamer who wants to spy on him.

If a billy goat is killed in a dream, it means a financial loss in real life, which will be caused by the dreamer's own helplessness, if not counteracted in time.

Psychological dream interpretation

According to psychological dream analysis, when the goat chases someone and wants to take them on the horns, it symbolizes a disturbance on the spiritual level.

If the dream image of the billy goat is coupled with sexual aspects, then this illustrates the symbol of male libidinousness . The request is made to the sleeper that there is a need to make a certain sacrifice.

Furthermore, the he-goat can also appear as a hint to the sleeper to proceed more with prudence. Only by courage and assertiveness of one's own plans one reaches the desired goal. Analyzed differently, the billy goat also displays aggression on the dream level, primarily when you yourself appear in the dream image as a billy goat with horns ready to attack.

Spiritual dream interpretation

On the spiritual dream interpretation level, the symbol of the billy goat embodies the masculinepotential for pro creation and fertility.


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