Donkey – Dream Meaning and Symbolism

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A donkey in a dream can be a symbol of humility and stubbornness. Humiliation is related to other people and the way they feel when they around you.

Maybe you treat someone badly and you should think about that.

Stubbornness is related to you and a donkey in a dream is a sign that you can’t accept when you are wrong.

You have to know when to stand back and let others speak. You are not always right and you need to accept that fact.

Also, a donkey in a dream can mean that you feel like other people treat you badly. If you saw a donkey with a lot of burdens, then it means that you have to put up with many things people throw at you.

Sometimes, you can’t handle the pressure and you feel depressed.

On the other hand, a donkey is a respected animal that gets the job done. A donkey is a strong and hard-working animal and is a symbol of commitment. You may be committed to your work and you take it seriously.

The most common dreams about a donkey

Dreaming of a donkey

If you only remember seeing a donkey in your dream, without any specific symbols or signs, it means that you are alone on your pathway.

You have a lot of burdens on your back and there is no one to give you a hand. This is a very hard time for you because you have to go through everything by yourself.

A lonely donkey is a symbol of pain that you need to go through in order to get to the finish. You have a goal and you are ready to do everything to make it come true. This dream is telling you to stay strong and keep your mind on a goal.

Dreaming of sitting on a donkey

If you were sitting on a donkey, not riding, it means you will have to put up a lot of energy and time to achieve your goal. You will succeed but you will need to work much harder and it’s not going to be easy.

However, this dream indicates that you will eventually make all your dreams come true and you will be surprised at yourself.

Dreaming of riding a donkey


This dream indicates that you will soon go on a trip. Maybe it’s business-related but it can also be a journey to a place where you have always wanted to go.

Another meaning of this dream is that you have a plan and you are heading to put it into action. You are ready to get up and start working on yourself.

This dream brings you a lot of positive vibrations because it suggests a great improvement in your private life too.

You will change the way you look at other people and you will become more open to new relationships.

Riding a donkey in a dream is a great dream and it symbolizes positive things in life such as achievement, love, friendship, etc.

Dreaming of somebody else riding a donkey

If you saw somebody riding a donkey, it means that you might have some troubles within your family.

Maybe you will have an argument about finances in your family and it will become a big problem. Whatever the reason is for that argument, try not to be too stubborn and try to understand others.

If you don’t want to distance yourself from your family act nicely and try to make things right.

On the other hand, this dream can mean a potential illness in your family. Maybe someone will get sick so you will have to take care of them.

Dreaming of falling from a donkey

This dream can mean break up and distancing from your partner. A love relationship in your life is not very stable and it is likely to break.

A symbol of this dream is a failure to communicate, make an honest connection, express your feelings, and accept the flaws of your partner.

Your relationship is falling apart because you are not trying to understand the other side and you are too egocentric to see your flaws.

If you are single, this dream reminds you of your past love and how it ended. This dream is a reminder to stop making mistakes from the past, otherwise, you will end up alone like the last time.

Also, falling from a donkey symbolizes another failure related to love life, so be prepared that something you start might not work.

Dreaming of leading a donkey

If you were leading a donkey in a dream, it means that you will successfully overcome a stressful situation. You will react calmly and you won’t give in to the argument.

Maybe someone will try to verbally attack you but you will be able to avoid that and deal with the problem.

This dream also indicates that you like being in control and that you always have to handle any situation. That is a good trait at work, but it can be bad for you sometimes because you can’t always control everything. Sometimes you need to let things take their course and step aside.

Dreaming of trying to move a donkey

If you were trying to move a donkey and it didn’t want to move, it means that you are currently trying to deal with some big problem but you don’t seem to do it successfully.

You are fighting against something stronger than you and you seem to be in a vicious circle.

No matter how hard you try, you can’t solve the problem. You might be taking the work strategy so it won’t be bad to try another way. Or, simply stop wasting so much energy on something you can’t control.

This dream is a sign to you to make a change in your life. Stop fighting against things that are out of your control and focus on the things you can handle.

Many problems can build up if you don’t pay attention to them while you are solving the puzzle you can’t solve.

Dreaming of a white donkey

A white donkey is a symbol of pleasure and success. You are happy with what you are doing right now and you are doing great. You are proud of yourself because you are in the right place in life. Satisfaction is another symbol of this dream and may be related to your love life. Everything is falling onto its place and you are filled with joy and happiness.

This dream indicates that you will make big progress in the future and you will improve your life.

Dreaming of being kicked by a donkey

If you got kicked by a donkey in a dream, it means that you shouldn’t involve in anything that doesn’t make you happy.

If you don’t want to do something, just say it and do what you want.

This dream is also a warning to you to not get involved in any kind of criminal activity because you will end up in a very bad situation.

Another meaning of this dream is that you are questioning your morality and you are insecure about yourself.

There might be something immoral that you will do and it will haunt you for a long time. So, don’t give in to lust and listen to your heart.

Dreaming of a dead donkey

Seeing a dead donkey in a dream is a symbol of desperation and it shows that you are not feeling very well.

Maybe you lost faith and you don’t believe in yourself. Probably some bad thing happened or will happen, and it will make you think about your ability to do the right thing. You might also be disappointed by your actions and you will feel regret and guilt.

A dead donkey represents the way you see yourself – helpless, hopeless, guilty, etc. That is because you will do something inappropriate so you should be careful what you do and think about your actions.

Dreaming of kicking a donkey

This dream is related to the way you treat other people. If you were kicking a donkey to make it start moving, it means that you put too much pressure on others and that is not good.

You may also treat people badly because you don’t understand them and you think you know what’s best for them. Give people a break and let them do what they want.

Even if you are right sometimes, you should know that your words won’t help if people feel freaked out and attacked.

This dream is telling you to take it easy on your closest people because you might lose them if you continue acting that way.

Dreaming of feeding a donkey

Giving food to a donkey in a dream is a symbol of generosity and compassion. You like helping people and you may soon be able to help someone.

You are happy when others are happy and you should never change.