To dream of a praying mantis represents a person or situation that terrifies you with unwelcoming behavior or a total disregard for your feelings. Feeling that someone wants nothing more than to get rid of you.
A praying mantis may also reflect your own attempts to pressure people with fear or unbearableness to get them to go away.
A praying mantis is a common symbol for people who take drugs because it reflects the person's initial enthusiasm for a drug before it transformed into an terrifying bad trip.
Ayahuasca users commonly report seeing a praying mantis while intoxicated by the tea. The praying mantis in this case most likely symbolizes the terrifying feelings of regret for some may have after taking the tea and getting bad trips, vomiting, or diarrhea. TOP