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.
Many people when they have this kind of dreams think that something bad will come to their life or their family or friends are in danger, they even fear for their lives. But, as ironic as it may seem, dreaming of death signals the end of a stage in your life.
Whether it is the end of your studies or the breakup of a relationship, it can refer to any area of your life, the explanation is in our subconscious, since its analysis can be very complex when applied to any situation in your life.
Dreaming of death is very normal, it is something that intrigues us all because we do not know what will happen after it. It is an idea that terrifies us, since we relate it to the loss, either of a family member, a friend or simply someone close.
Keep in mind that if your dreams about the death of a loved one are very frequent, it means that you feel a deep affection for the people around you. There is a fear inside you at the thought of losing them, you do not want those people so close to you to die.
It is normal to have that concern, but keep in mind that dreaming of death can have many meanings, read on and discover them.
What does it mean to dream of death?
That is why you should stop worrying if you have just dreamt of someone else’s death. You can even discard the bad thoughts if you dream of your death, you should not be afraid, as these nightmares do not mean that they will come true.
However, you may be wondering what the real meaning of dreaming about death is. Pay close attention because dreaming of death means an end, specifically, an end of stages in your life.
By having these dreams your subconscious shows you that the time has come to close a cycle in your life, whether it is the end of a relationship, the end of a friendship or perhaps the end of a course or career. It means the culmination of emotional situations.
But do not be discouraged by the closure of these stages, rejoice because dreaming of death also indicates that there is a new beginning for you, a new chapter.
It may be that in your case dreaming of death are very constant and you no longer take them into account. It is time to awaken your interest in these dreams, since they are a message from your subconscious that tells you when to put an end to stages and when it is time to start new experiences and grow. Do not be afraid or terrified, although it is normal to be afraid of these dreams and even more so if they are constant.
Whatever your case is, it is important that you know the meaning, since not knowing the interpretation can cause you disturbance and fear, so we invite you to read on to learn more about this topic and specific characteristics.
Remember to take into account every detail of the dream, since keeping in mind the details will make you have a better understanding of your dreams and their meaning that may vary with the characteristics of your dream experience.
Dreams with the death of a relative
It is normal that there is a fear in you when dreaming of the death of a family member, since it awakens in you a fear of losing those you love so much.
To dream of the death of a relative means that you are attached to that person and that you care a lot. And if you dream of the death of a relative who was already dead, it means that you miss that loved one you lost very much.
To dream of the death of a child
To dream of the death of a child is usually very disturbing for those who are very attached to their children, but you can be calm, since it is of good, as strange as it may seem, it also represents advantage before an enemy and that you can avoid some danger that may happen to you.
Dreams with the death of a friend
To dream of the death of a friend indicates that there is a distancing towards that person. But you know well that you need him or her and you miss spending good times with that person. It is time then to recover that friendship.
Dreaming of someone’s death
To dream of the death of someone represents something very good for your life, something that will make you grow as a person, it means good things are coming to your life, that the problems that you have today will no longer be there.
Dreams with the death of a loved one
Dreaming about the series of a loved one is the way your subconscious uses to show you that you are worried about that person. It may be that the person in your dream is currently facing problems and you believe they are unable to cope or are unprepared.
Think about your relationship with the person – is it changing? Or does the person symbolize something else in your life?
Dreaming of the death of a sibling
If you have dreamed of the death of a sibling, it is a sign that you are having problems with your family. It means that you have decided to move away, so don’t worry, just take a breath, and give yourself some time to solve such a problem.
Dreams about your own death
To dream of your own death means that you are letting go of things that are no longer important to you and you want to stop making demands on yourself, you are looking to grow spiritually. It is your time to continue on this path as you are on your way to your destiny of success.
Near Death Experience
To have a near death experience in your dream implies that you are experience a relapse of sorts. You are reverting back to your old habits and ways.
Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are being given a second chance or second try at something.
The public necessity for a sacrifice of this kind was what lay behind the ‘ritual assassination of the king’ in which the possibility of his survival was sometimes left open, should he prove victor in combat.