DREAM DICTIONARY - Cemetery :People tend to misunderstand dreams because they view them to literally. If they have a "cemetery dream" they say "no one has died why should I have a cemetery dream." However, most symbols will use wider metaphorical meanings. If we go to a funeral we lay something to rest. Ask yourself what you have laid to rest or tried to forget about? Look below at the list of associations connected to this symbol.
KEY WORDS and PHRASES :
- "laying something to rest"
- "trying to forget something"
- "a creepy feeling"
- "something which you thought was in the past" (dead and buried)
- "the end of an era"
- "I might going and visit the cemetery where he is buried" (a literal meaning)
EXAMPLE DREAMSExample dream : A dream about a cemetery took place the day after the dreamer had bumped into a former co-worker. He had been fired from that company and was still bitter about it. He ignored her and she saw him. The dreamer felt "I did not want to talk to her. As far as I am concerned that part of my life is dead and buried and I don't want to be reminded of it. I just want to ignore everyone I know from there including Ruth. I know it wasn't her fault that I was fired but I am still so bitter about it all." So the cemetery has an obvious relevance here. The dreamer has been reminded about a part of his life that he thought was dead and buried.
Example dream : In real life the dreamer had just bumped into someone from his past that he did not want to meet. This person was just one of group of friends that the dreamer had fallen out with. He was still very bitter about this. So what is the symbolism of a cemetery dream. There is obvious relevance here as the dreamer obviously sees this group of former friends as part of his past. They are dead and buried to him.
Example dream : A dream with burials in occurred the day after the dreamer had ignored an ex girlfriend. She had been trying to remain friends but he wanted to move on and forget about her. He felt by ignoring her it would help her to move on. Burial was symbolic of the end of this relationship and their acceptance that they had moved on.
Example dream : A cemetery dream linked to the dreamers thoughts about a TV program that had just ended. The dreamer had been really enjoying this program and it had been on every day for weeks. The cemetery symbolised the end of this TV series which had fascinated the dreamer.
OTHER LINKS death dreams dead dreams graveyard dreams kill dreams murder dreams snake dreams widow dreams dying dreams coffin dreams corpse dreams flesh dreams stink dreams
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