Dream symbol Cuckoo clock


expiration of time, transitoriness, beginning and end, lifetime

World famous is the so-called cuckoo clock, which comes from the Black Forest. Weights in the form of pine cones attached to the pendulum mechanism of the chain hoist characterize such a clock. Every hour on the hour, a door opens automatically and a cuckoo comes out to make its calls.

Nowadays, in addition to traditional designs in colorful boxes, there are also some in pop art style.

Such a dream may remind you of grandma and grandpa who had such a clock in their living room and many other cherished associations from childhood may be connected with it. The dream interpretation focuses on the passing or running of time.

General dream interpretation

In the dream, when this symbol appears, this stands for the meaning of LIFE TIME, which is precious and should not be wasted senselessly. In general, the dream interpretation sees the cuckoo clock as a symbol of the beginning and end of all existing things, and at the same time points to meeting one's surroundings with more mindfulness and attention.

Not only is PREDOMINANCE expressed by this symbol, but also progression and dynamism. Thus, the cuckoo in the dream refers to deal more thoroughly with the current situation and also with changes.

More aspects that appear in the dream are definitely important for dream interpretation, such as what else the dreamer perceives. Does the person hear the clock ticking loudly in the dream? Or does one look at the clock hand as if hypnotized, then this gives information about the fact that there are duties that want to be fulfilled. It could also show the dreamer's fear that his life is passing too quickly and that he will not be able to realize certain desires.

The cuckoo call, which indicates the passing of time, can be interpreted in many different ways. On the one hand, according to traditional folklore, it can prophesy life expectancy, and on the other hand, popular belief says that it can predict misfortunes, illness and death.

Psychological dream interpretation

In dreams, the symbol of a cuckoo clock serves as a reminder from the subconscious. According to psychological dream interpretation, this illustrates that the person concerned is under time pressure. He suffers because he feels rushed through life and is in constant competition against time.

He will probably not be able to emerge as a winner in this fight and this dream image serves as a pick-me-up that it is high time to relax and that this race could still cost him his life if he does not change anything in his lifestyle, attitudes and principles. Otherwise, he may soon have to make friends with burnout symptoms. The cuckoo clock teaches the dreamer to consciously spend his time wisely, because nobody lives forever!

In dream interpretation, the cuckoo embodies negatively afflicted personal qualities such as superficiality, egoism or sexual irresponsibility.

According to dream analysis, the dream image also reflects a personality that likes to settle into already existing relationships. Perhaps the dreamer is trying to force himself into a relationship, or the dream about the cuckoo clock warns him against such a person.

Spiritual dream interpretation

A bird in a dream symbolizes the soul of the dreamer in the spiritual interpretation of dreams. Just as the cuckoo clock expresses permanence, it also represents transience.


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