Simply seeing a river that is flowing peacefully is an indicator of prosperity and spiritual progress. This is especially the case if the water in the river is notably clear and devoid of any large, turbulent rapids.
If you swim in a very peaceful river it means that you are enjoying life to the fullest. You haven’t missed many opportunities and as a result you are now enjoying the fruits of your labor. A dream like this also signifies that your social life is full of activity.
A dream in which a river appears as an obstacle in your way, by the virtue of you not being able to cross it is suggestive of someone being a burden on your shoulders. They might not be even aware but they are dragging you down in a sense.
If in your dream you see a river that is fast flowing and full of rapids it means that the upcoming time will be quite busy and stressful for you. You will definitely have to be able to manage your free time well if you want to keep your stamina intact.
If you dream that you are floating in a boat on a river it signifies that you will soon have to undertake a short travel. This travel will likely be connected with your professional life and despite being short it will be still notable for your career success.
A dream in which you will see a river that has murky and turbid water does not have a positive meaning. It often signifies that you will worry about various happenings in your personal life in the upcoming period of time.