Dream meaning of altar
Altars are associated with sacrifice, especially personal sacrifice. For example, sacrificing time with family in order to get ahead at work.
Such a dream might show you sacrificing your children on an altar.
Altars are associated with beliefs. For example, dreaming about sacrificing your spouse on an altar can symbolize breaking with that person on a matter of personal belief and possibly sacrificing the relationship.
An altar can connect with topics related to social status and maturity, symbolism created by the association between an altar and a place where people are given public attention and special occasions happen. Rituals such as baptisms and weddings are performed at altars. At an altar, faith is strengthened, the divine is sought, and vows are offered.
Dreams can cross-reference and draw parallels with any of those subjects and use them to make comparisons.
For example, a woman who finds out that her husband is having an affair dreams about black magic being performed at an altar, symbolizing her perception that her marriage has turned dark.
Praying at an altar is associated with seeking miracles and divine intervention.
Altars are associated with the communities that worship around them and can sum up in one image everything about those communities and the dreamer’s place within them.
Be sure to read the entry for Church.« Back to Dreams Dictionary