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What does it mean when you dream about beheading?

A dream of being beheaded may indicate traumatic memories about bad judgments and wrong decisions made by the dreamer. The head symbolizes the intellect, so beheading can also represent alienation from feelings or from one’s own body. (See also Decapitation, Guillotine).

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What's more, the man responsible for the beheading of one Indian soldier in Mendhar has been identified by intelligence agencies.
Pajhwok was unable to get the view point of the political authorities in Bajaur but Rehman Malik, adviser to the Prime Minister on internal affairs said he had also received the beheading reports.
And where was he when his good friends of the House of Saud carried out beheadings EVERY week outside the mosques, public executions in front of soccer-sized crowds?
He was the first among several beheadings of hostages from Western countries.
The Iranian diplomat said the Saudi officials argue that the beheading has been carried out based on judicial procedures regardless of political relations, but said, "Iran does not accept these arguments.
Second, a beheading reminds us of something disturbing in ourselves.
We are horrified as the man glorified as "Jihadi John" shocks the West with a propaganda beheading.
His beheading in Qasim province, north of Riyadh, brought to 63 the number of people executed in Saudi Arabia so far this year, according to an AFP count.
THE beheading of Lance Naik Hemraj of 13 Rajputana Rifles and mutilation of Lance Naik Sudhakar's body by Pakistan Army regulars on the LoC in the Mendhar sector was not a one- off incident.
Manama, Jan 14 ( ANI ): Saudi Arabia has slammed the world's reaction to its beheading of a Sri Lankan maid accused of killing a baby in her care.
LAHORE -- Strongly condemning the beheading of 12 soldiers by the Taliban, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has warned all institutions, especially political parties, of the catastrophic consequences of their failure to resist militancy.
Beheading as a means of execution was an old custom usually reserved for royalty in this country.