Since ancient times, death has been interpreted and understood only as a change of one life to another one. Perhaps from a difficult life, challenging and intensive work to one of peace and tranquility. Whether it’s true or not, that is precisely one of the main symbolism of death in dreams: change of life. For example, dreaming of death can mean the disappearance of ambitions and selfishness and that leads into spirituality. Dreaming of death somehow suggests the desire to have a change in life, for example, economically, at home, in employment, business or a renewal of life. Dreaming of death may also be a consequence of extreme fatigue and physical exhaustion, which among other things produces melancholy and disappointment over little things in everyday life. This dream also usually happens after living with great enthusiasm due to false optimism and high hopes, but having it all fail. Therefore death only symbolizes pessimism and depression that will not last long and will lead to new hopes and wishful thinking. Dreaming of being in agony implies that the suffering and effort in your life will allow you to enjoy a better life in the future. Dreaming about someone else dying suggests that some relatives or friends are going through a streak of bad luck, which can affect the dreamer. Dreaming of almost dying, but not exactly agonizing, warns that your affairs are getting worse, including your health. Dreaming of wild animals dying suggests that troubles that you might have will soon come to an end. If a pet is the one who dies, then it indicates that problems will get worse, and this dream acts as a warning for the dreamer….
Death dreams do not announce a physical death, just say that something is dead mean something disappears. It may be a relationship, a love, a friendship or just a quality or a defect, something intimate and personal that only we know about. They’re very rare occasions when we perceive the physical death of another person. When this happens there is no doubt that this is a telepathic process or contact with a transcendent reality. Also there is another kind of dreams about death and is the one that appears when our age makes us sense its proximity….
Dreaming about death does not anticipate your physical death, it affirms that something has come to its end and it’s going to disappear. Death relates to changes in life….
A dead one means bad omen, destruction, loss or ruin. To talk with the dead means impossibility or powerlessness to solve certain conflicts. To watch the death of a person who is already dead is sign of an excessive passion. A dead person inside a coffin represents problems that are hard to overcome. To bury the dead foretells fatal events and adversities….
Dreaming with people who in real life have died and were dear to us reveals dissatisfaction with our present life. If the deceased acts in an accusing and vindictive way it means a guilt complex linked with this person. If we dream of a loved one who has died and they die during the dream it indicates that from that moment our soul accepts as fact the death of the beloved….
Every clock means time, and if the hands are moving, it means active time, therefore this doesn’t indicate death, like people in ancient times used to think. In contrast, today is thought it suggests activity, movement, life. Dreaming that you see the time on a clock suggests that you should be careful with the enemies you already know. Dreaming that a watch is broken is a threat that means that you’ll have several losses in business or any other affairs you’re handling. Dreaming that the crystal of a watch falls off your hands suggests enmities, false friends, and that your own carelessness will make you have losses. Dreaming that your watch is stolen suggests that dangerous enemies will attempt to do things against you from the dark, to damage your integrity and disturb the peacefulness of your house. Dreaming that you flatter a clock suggests that you’re trying to avoid difficult and uncomfortable situations and that you’ll suffer attacks that will harm your honor, dignity and reputation. Dreaming that you are moving clockwise suggests that something important is coming and that you may be wasting time instead of looking for success. Dreaming of a wristwatch, no matter of what kind, suggests that you could achieve much more putting more effort in the things you do. It also suggests that there is a very intimate satisfaction with what has been achieved so far. Dreaming that you see the hands of any kind of watch moving closer together to get one over the other in the number 12, suggests that success is very close. When the dreamer is winding up a watch, it suggests that all of your social relationships will be favorable and that the things you care about will be okay. Dreaming that someone is giving you a watch suggests that someone is trying to pass their problems to you….
Dreaming about grave, besides being unpleasant is a bad omen, because it doesn’t mean death, but bad health, bad business, bad luck, adversities and problems. Dreaming about new graves announces that you will be harmed by the errors of other people. When a woman dreams about being inside a grave, finding it as the only place to rest, is a sign that she will have a disappointment or sadness due to friends she believed were faithful to her. It also hints that she will have difficulties and emotional problems. Dreaming about one looking into a grave or crypt suggests that there will be multiple social conflicts, business or loss of friendships and several dislikes. If you’re looking to an abandoned tomb from a certain distance means that there are going to be family and friends difficulties, which will cause sadness and bitterness. To dream about one visiting recent graves means that there are several risks around, so you have to be warned. Walking among graves announces a death of a family member or a very close friend. In case of an upcoming marriage, this won’t be a happy one, at least at the beginning. Dreaming about looking to a known person inside a grave covered with soil, except for the head, means that person is in serious trouble and for any reason one is likely to suffer from those same issues, maybe caused by the same person in the grave. Dreaming about picking up a corpse for burial, but then the corpse is not there anymore, is a warning that rivals are spying to harm you. Dreaming about looking at your own grave is a sign that rivals are trying to prevent you to get more success than the one you already have. Dreaming about an abandoned tomb with little details of joy, like a fresh flower, or something that indicates a recent visit, means that the bad streak you’re going through is about to end, giving way to joy, expectations and new hopes. Dreaming about digging a grave while bothering other people, suggests that misconducts or indiscretions can create enmities. If you end the grave in the dream, it may mean that simple enmities will become serious enemies. If this happens in the sunlight, it means that there will be solutions to the problems. If you are the corpse inside the grave it means that you’re in serious depression, sadness and despair, which must be fought. Dreaming about mausoleums is a sign of sickness and death of a beloved one, in some cases. To dream that you are inside a grave is a warning of close disease….
To dream that you’re attending a funeral and burial of a very dear person or a family member suggests that in your family everything is doing great and that soon there will be a wedding. In some cases this dream reveals that the dreamer deeply desires for someone to die. If it rains during the funeral, it suggests tears, in which case something bad is expected to happen, such as an illness, a terrible business or an unfortunate accident. Dreaming about an epitaph suggests up coming bad news, or at least a very unpleasant notice. To dream that you’re standing alone in front of a tomb reading an epitaph announces an up coming disease. To dream that you’re writing an epitaph indicates loss of a friend for which you have great esteem. To dream about your own burial sometimes implies that in real life you’re giving much self-gratification, self-tolerance, self-pity, without correcting your mistakes, you rather prefer to hide them. This dream is usually a warning that you are making serious mistakes, which eventually will cause you problems, including legal issues. If you dream that you’re taken from your coffin, it suggests that you’ll suffer serious damages, but that you will recover your prestige and tranquility within time. To dream that you’re witnessing a funeral announces an unfortunate marriage or disease. To dream that you’re in the funeral of an unknown person announces concerns. If it’s a child or parent’s funeral it usually indicates serious problems of various kinds that will affect the whole family, but fortunately it doesn’t involve death. If you dream that you’re attending a relative’s funeral all dressed in black symbolizes widowhood or at least that you’ll suffer a nervous system condition, reason why you may fear death….
Dreaming of mourning crepes (black silk or imitation silk, used for mourning clothes), no matter the site, suggests that early news about the death of a loved person will be received. Dreaming of people dressed in mourning cloths, implies suffering of others but that somehow this will affect the dreamer as well. Such suffering doesn’t have to be precisely because of the death of someone, but by a disaster, such as the loss of a harvest, business or property. If young lovers have this dream it usually announces troubles, fights, rifts and even break-ups….
Many authors state that when black amber appears in our dreams that symbolize that a death will occur near to us. But tradition says it will be a death that will bring us surprise but no real pain….
Candles have symbolic meanings in dreams. Lit candle: life; Unlit candle: death. Dreaming of lit candles with a firm and bright flame signify emotional stability and strength of character and it’s also announcing success. Dreaming of candles with a smoky and movable flame symbolize an uncertain future and perhaps a disease that has already begun to manifest. Dreaming of lit candles whose wax trickles down, signifies closeness of hypocrites who intend to harm you. When the wick is falling to a side and the wax or paraffin is melting, then it announces the death of someone close. If a young person dreams of himself or herself lighting a candle, then it is a symbol of marriage, or at least of looking for someone to share his or her life with….
Any dream of agony or death is very painful and annoying for the dreamer, since the imagination makes the body to shake and the pulse to accelerate, however, in reality it rarely announces death, because it usually refers to significant material losses, depending on what is driving the dreamer, but always with a probable solution. Curiously, these types of dreams it often indicates great health, depending of the elements on the dream. This is because many of the dreams indicate precisely the opposite of what could be naturally understood. Dreaming that you’re in agony usually indicates that you’re living with uncertainties and, more or less, imaginary fears, but they are almost always unjustified. However, this usually announces an upcoming disease for you or for a loved one, but it won’t be serious. This dream is common in apprehensive people. Dreaming of a woman in agony insinuates that a good business, a heritage or an important opportunity to improve employment is escaping from the hands of the dreamer….
Symbolizes resistance, tenancy and perseverance. If it is a volcanic stone, then it represents petrification or hardening of the senses. If it falls out from heaven like meteorites, then it becomes a sacred omen. If it converts into tiny stones or sand, then it symbolizes the dismemberment, disintegration, illness and death. Dreaming about the extension of stone, warns us about our inner strength and sterility. If the water or rain appears, then some situation will be softened and dissolved. If the territory is covered with stones, then it expresses our resistance to change and if we decide to walk over them, then it indicates that life will be difficult and painful. Dreaming about cleft stone portends illness or familiar division and if it is broken, then it portends the death of something, family, business or our own personality….
Scythe is the symbol of the sharp decision, death and harvest. Sickle is almost always an omen of death….
Darkness or something black in a dream can mean the absolute vacuum symbolizing death, mourning and darkness. The black, which is the synthesis of all colors, is symbolizing virginity. Although almost always when black or darkness appears it’s the negative aspect that alludes to the inferior and left side of the human psyche, symbolizing all evil, the sinister, melancholy and death. This absence of color dominates the dreams of psychopaths and those of normal people when they are mired in depression….
Seeing a wedding in a dream symbolizes a new beginning or transition in your life today. Dreams involving weddings are often negative and highlight some anxiety or fear. They often refer to feelings of bitterness, pain, and death. In addition, the wedding dreams reflect your thoughts on independence. Dreaming that you remarry with your current wife/husband represents truth and happiness. It can also mean a new phase (such as parenthood) of your life. If you are going to get married and dream of your wedding, then it indicates the stress of organizing a wedding. The excessive details of the wedding, the conflicts, and tensions with family, fear of commitment and loss of independence may be the cause of the anxiety produced by the wedding. Research has shown that 40% of brides dream about their ceremony, even though the preparations are going well. Dreaming that you are planning your own wedding, it is a metaphor that symbolizes the union of the masculine and feminine side. It represents a transitional phase in which you are seeking some sort of balance between your aggressive side and your emotional side. If you are the person who marries means you will be very happy. If you attend a wedding is that, on occasion, you wish to make changes in your life. If you see a wedding without participating means death and bitterness are approaching….
To kill in a dream means to erase, to disappear. Killing someone in a dream reveals our desire for this person to stop interfering in our affairs. Seeing someone being killed indicates a state of confusion and bewilderment at the behavior of others. If the victim is you, it’s a dream of death. (See the meaning of death) If what we kill or see being killed in a dream is an animal, means that we want to eliminate a situation or an event that is annoying, painful or difficult for us….
Symbolize the desire for aggression and the unconscious threat. The dagger size shows the aggression of who uses it….
If the dreamer is a man, violent ruptures and separations threatens you. If it is a woman, besides of the threat of a break, this will lead to gossip and slander….
Your relations will demand from you and threat….
Storm in dreams are always a warning calls from the subconscious. The storm is the symbol that is used to warn the dreamer that something more or less harmful or dangerous is coming against him. The dream suggests to start reviewing the necessary issues, because we don’t know where the storm will come from. Consider that business men are usually ready for unknown disturbances, because they have their matters under control most of the time. To dream that we hear the threat about an upcoming storm is usually a warning that some kind of dangerous disease will affect your life. There is also a possibility that you will have some conflicts between you and your family members or you will face some misfortune while dealing with your daily life. To dream that you’re in a house that is being shaken or even destroyed by a storm indicates serious disturbances to your daily life, which may force you to move from your address, employment and perhaps city. To dream that other people are suffering in a storm and that some of them die suggests that you should immediately make an examination of conscience to figure out how close you are to those people in waking life, because you are going to suffer the same fate as those people in the dream. To dream that a destructive storm moves away and that sunlight and general tranquility comes back, may mean, that all of the sorrows that you suffered at the time of the dream, will be finished and you will have a happy and calm life….
Dreaming of being alone on a dock with boats, insinuates the desire to have a long trip, with probabilities of self-fulfillment. If in the dream the sun comes out bright, the trip that’s desired will be productive and enjoyable. But if mist and darkness appear, then this indicates that trouble is coming, and if there’s a storm threat then the problems are going to be more serious and difficult to resolve. Dreaming of being on a dock simply observing the sea or the boats means that the dreamer will have to work very hard to achieve success. Dreaming of trying to get to a dock, but without success to reach it, suggests that the dreamer’s aspirations are difficult to achieve. Also, it has the meaning that the dreamer is too ambitious….
Fame and willingness. Possibility of suffering a threat….
The apple symbolizes all the earthly pleasures, knowledge and the need to choose. If we eat a ripe and tasty apple it means that we choose the enjoyment of material life. If we eat a green apple we also choose the material, although full of work and life difficulties. If it’s rotten apple, then it’s a threat of deceptions and disappointments. If we only see apples, then dream means that we choose another kind of purer, more lasting, deeper and more spiritual happiness….
Dreaming about the loss of ability to speak through disease of or damage to the mouth has a symbolism of a threat to our independence….
A clenched fist is always a threat, which brings a manifestation of violence….
Getting engaged with a known person announces joy and happiness. With an unknown person symbolizes disorder, threat of danger….
In these dreams it’s very important to remember and analyze the direction of our walk and if someone is with us. If we enter a forest we enter the realm of the unconscious. If the sky is covered with clouds there’s a latent threat that stops us from acting. If a rainbow appears that means everything is well. If a bifurcation appears that means we must choose where we’re going….
The light announces pleasant news. Fire means marital happiness, serenity. A candle means threat of disease….
If we are not the soldier, or see them as isolated individuals, but armed and marching, then it reveals the existence of some sort of danger that threat our independency or personal security….