A swamp can symbolize the vast amount of spiritual knowledge that there is to be taken in. A swamp is so-called primordial material, out of which everything emerges; at this stage we have no idea what our potential is. Emotionally, when a swamp appears we are putting ourselves in touch with very basic feelings and emotions. The sheer vastness may leave us feeling utterly hopeless and out of our depth, but with perseverance we can pull ourselves through and have a much clearer outlook. To be swamped is to be overwhelmed by a feeling or emotion. A swamp in a dream symbolizes feelings that can undermine our confidence and wellbeing. To be swamping someone else in a dream may suggest that we are being too needy. You might also like to consult the entries for Marsh and Mud.