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Dreams Explained

Dreams are rudiments of the great state to come. We dream what is about to happen.


What does it mean to dream about Death?


To dream of seeing any of your people dead, warns you of coming dissolution or sorrow. Disappointments always follow dreams of this nature. To hear of any friend or relative being dead, you will soon have bad news from some of them. Dreams relating to death or dying, unless they are due to spiritual causes, are misleading and very confusing to the novice in dream lore when he attempts to interpret them. A man who thinks intensely fills his aura with thought or subjective images active with the passions that gave them birth; by thinking and acting on other lines, he may supplant these images with others possessed of a different form and nature. In his dreams he may see these images dying, dead or their burial, and mistake them for friends or enemies. In this way he may, while asleep, see himself or a relative die, when in reality he has been warned that some good thought or deed is to be supplanted by an evil one. To illustrate: If it is a dear friend or relative whom he sees in the agony of death, he is warned against immoral or other improper thought and action, but if it is an enemy or some repulsive object dismantled in death, he may overcome his evil ways and thus give himself or friends cause for joy. Often the end or beginning of suspense or trials are foretold by dreams of this nature. They also frequently occur when the dreamer is controlled by imaginary states of evil or good. A man in that state is not himself, but is what the dominating influences make him. He may be warned of approaching conditions or his extrication from the same. In our dreams we are closer to our real self than in waking life. The hideous or pleasing incidents seen and heard about us in our dreams are all of our own making, they reflect the true state of our soul and body, and we cannot flee from them unless we drive them out of our being by the use of good thoughts and deeds, by the power of the spirit within us. * See Corpse.


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Others about dreaming about "Death"

  • Carli (9 years ago)

    I have had two dreams in a row that a close friend of mine (same friend in both dreams) dies in different ways and I always end up waking up crying. Each death is really violent and I see it happening and it's really disturbing
  • thandi (9 years ago)

    Last night i dreamed about me and my husband's first wife making peace and our husband was praying by that time and we ended up hugging each other, then sudently my husband and the first wife left me and go to church when i walk to church i didnt find them, then i was thinking maybe they went to another church.
  • Muhammad (9 years ago)

    I'am 14 years old i dreamed that i was in the bus and i was on the bus door and i saw the girl i love comming so i leted her pass then after when we got to the school it started raining i were afraid that i would get sick but i had to walk under it . then in the half way from the bus station to the school it stoped raining and it was sunny again then i entred the school dor and i saw the girl i love comming again so i wanted to open the door for her again and i did . then i went to the classroom and it started raining again ? then alot of planets mde a circle around the sun and the earth were shaking and i really thought it was the end of the world then i woke up .
  • adele (9 years ago)

    Ihad this dream last night that a vicor came to see me and because i was very down he told me i had to be cremated so i went to the church with him and there was a few ppl there who was getting cremated the vicor put you in a room that was very cold but cosy liying in the coffin he gave me something to drink the next morning i was dazzed when the vicor came in he said it was time he made me cross my arms and put the lid down on the coffin i was wheeled somwere then i felt the heat but in my dream there was alot of comostion then my husband removed the lid and told some1 to do cpr on me but he said its to late she gone he said no do it on her now she hasnt gone yet then he pulls me up out the coffin and we stgart to run and run and run i end up on a island with lots of friends and family happy to see me even a few thats already dead but not my husband i never seen him
  • Maria (10 years ago)

    I dreamt my brother as a spirit who came to say goodbye to my mother and I. I still remember what we said. I told him I was sorry and I missed him and I loved him and a few inside jokes. It felt so real it hurt. My brother is still alive! He is in jail though and has been for 7 months. This might be a bit off topic but I thought I should share that.
  • Nicolepenagos123 (10 years ago)

    I had a dream that I was being pulled from bedroom window only by arms and was screaming with no noise it was like I tried but nothing would come out also I had a friend on my bed and they as well couldn't do anything to help me I also keep dreaming of my boyfriends friends coming into his house and robbing us then shooting up with a shotgun and I'm always last to die??? Please help
  • jeanette (10 years ago)

    I keep dreaming that i hang myself out of my bedroom window?????
  • Elsa (10 years ago)

    I dreamed about i was somewhere dont remember but i turned around and their was this random guy who was pointing at me with a gun right at my forehead and i told him no but then he pulled the trigger i felt the pain it was horrible and he keept shooting i could feel all the shoots going threw me and that pain but in that same dream i woke up like nothing i just wonder what it means.
  • Tay (10 years ago)

    In all my dreams for the past two weeks every single night i have hung myself...
  • Sally (10 years ago)

    If I exactly remember I was dreaming that someone wanted to kill my dad nd burry him in the ground alive I looked and noticed it was my uncle the reason why he killed my dad was because he was laid of from his construction company and he was trying had to find a job and the reason why my uncle wanted to bhrry him underground alive cause he was sleeping with my dad girlfriend. But in my dream I crying like if there was no tomarrow I shed tears of a babie. Then me askin her why would she take my dad life away it cause she happy with my uncle. HONESTLY IN THE REAL WORLD I DISLIKE MY DAD AND HIS GIRLFRIEND I WAS SURPRISED I WAS CRYING IN THE DREAM BUT THEN I WHEN I WOKE UP I STILL CRYING. THIS WAS A VERY EMOTIONAL DREAM TO HAVE ABOUT MY DAD.

  • GiGi (10 years ago)

    Last night I had a dream my neice was stabbed in front of me after pleading with the attacker to kill me instead. He then stabbed her in the back. The whole time my sister in law and myself knew but we did not tell my brother and then after 2 days she was back.
  • Cierra (10 years ago)

    I had a dream my boyfriend and my best friend we sleeping over at my house and then all of a sudden he killed my best friend and me Then when I woke up and ran crying to my friend downstairs bc I live at his house bc I'm soon to be adopted by his family he said that my boyfriend asked to sleep over next week WTF does it mean?!?!?!?! Am I gonna die?????
  • Dylan (10 years ago)

    I had a dream that I was walking past some sort of mass grave,it was odd,because the way that the decomposing bodies were left,was the same way you'd leave wood if you were trying to naturally season them. I saw my grave,and my rotting feet sticking out-My sister was alive,I asked her what she was doing,she said "Trying to read your inscription-I read mine,It described me perfectly" then I continued walking.
  • Amys (10 years ago)

    My dream started off with a man (that i don't know) lying on a road. He had a blood gushing out of his lower back. He asked me to help him. He said he was shot by someone he knew. He began to describe how the man killed him. He was returning home from work and when he walked in his friend was with his wife playing cards. He asked what was he doing and they explained to him that they had been having an affair for a while. The guy who was shot turned around in disgust and while he did his friend shot him. He brought me through this event. After, he said that he doesn't know if he is dead yet or if he is still alive. But either way he needed my help. He said his friend was pretending to be his friend. He then handed me a piece of paper with the shooters name. I woke up scared and freaked out. But later that day I typed that name and found out about two or three years ago a man with that name killed his friend...
  • Ben (10 years ago)

    The dream started in a church, I was praying in front of the alter. All of the sudden I grab a gun out of my pocket and pointed to my head and shot myself. I could feel my self getting cold and hardly moving. I then woke up in cold sweat.
  • mochela (10 years ago)

    I dream about my grand pa dead and that he was telling me all will be ok but he is still alive
  • William (10 years ago)

    My dream was kinda of the sort , I suppose , it started off somewhat joyous , sitting at a table with a few friends who are still alive yet a pastor comes to me and asks to borrow something I was using which was a mini mouse to a laptop I was currently on at the table with friends , he then asked if I could come set it up for him , so i said ok , whence following him we cam to a very big church , upon entering I could hear happy organ music , from then entering two double doors I saw hundreds of people in prayer and happy , the all got up after finishing and walked towards more doors at the front of the church upon this there was a big staircase leading about 50 feet upwards to a velvet-ed flooring , in front of it was a huge cascading waterfall however the water was flowing upwards against the wall, as people turned and faced foward with thier backs against the wall they smiled as it lifted them upward, at this time the pastor placed his hand on my shoulder and said it was my time son as well smiling , however I am really freaked out by this dream as I am in the prime of my life at only 25 years old , great things have happened to me in last month alone , from getting married , becoming hired on at my job , as well as having all my bills in order with many of them dropping in price , so what can this mean , need some help from my fellow dreamers....please kinda freaked out .. literally just had this dream about 20 mins ago...
  • Elijah (10 years ago)

    The past few nights I've had multiple dreams around the same time and waking up at 4:03 in the morning with cold sweats and an unease of feelings and discomfort. The first dream i was in a office and looked around to see a woman in the corner maybe pouring coffee or something of that nature, another man on the opposite side of her also busy with work, i look down at maybe a time sheet or some sort of number sheet with dates and things of that sort, i look back up to see the woman bending over to do a line of cocaine on the counter and turning away to say really right here and as i looked away she became a hunched over kind of black figure and i felt this dark presence behind me, and i couldn't turn around and it was putting pressure on the back of my head as if to say don't dare turn around and as i tried to say stop i heard the sound of a lighter and the sound of someone inhaling getting closer and closer to my ear until the noise became to much for me to take and i woke. The second dream i was looking down to see muddy water up close to a dirt path that i was standing on and i look over to see blood gathering from where i followed with my eyes to an island, my dream cut as though i were in the sky to see two women i don't know one carrying the other for fear of touching the water one dragging a line or rope attached to a boat or raft not sure, they walked towards the island as they walked up i was back to seeing out of my eyes only to look towards where the blood had been coming from which was a dead clown in between a fence and rock his hand up in the air and pointing to a rock where i look to see some words and as i walked over to wipe off the sand that was covering the words i woke up as i was wiping. The third dream i was sitting in a class room or maybe just a room with a lot of chairs some people i never met before sitting around me looking as if to say hurry up and do something, i look down and there's a guitar in my hand, i tried playing something that me and my old bandmates used to play with no success, i say to them ill get it it's just going to take a second, right after that i hear a car crashing outside and the sound of panic in the hall ways and people screaming i look outside to see missiles flying down and crashing over a city into buildings and one that i recognized which was the American bank center in Corpus Christi Texas.. I woke shortly after.. So yea i woke up at 4:03 three nights in a row dunno what it means or even if there's an explanation..But yea I've never woke up from a dream before and felt like i did from those few.
  • helen (10 years ago)

    I had a dream that i came out of the floor & faced my self then strangled my self .
  • chloe (11 years ago)

    I keep having various dreams of being killed, in different ways, my most recent dream was that my boyfriend chucked me across the room and then shot me a couple of timesi dont understand why


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