Heaven in dream meaning | Dream interpretation
see Hell, section (2), Paradise.
Compensatory feelings for difficulties in life; intuition about life after death; retreat from life; meeting ones religious concepts; one’s own sense of harmony or integration. See mention of heaven and hell in dream as spiritual guide.
A symbol of God’s glory, Ps. 19:1
Divinely inspired according to god’s purpose for personal guidance, revelation, warning, encouragement
See spiritual imagery in the introduction
Over and above the obvious theological connotations of heaven, dreaming about heaven represent an individual’s sense of harmony and joy. Could also represent a retreat from life’s difficulties.
The remainder of your life will be spiritually happy, and your death will be peaceful.
The realm of spirits, thoughts, and intuition. Here, a person is confronted with two worlds, with head pointing toward heaven and feet planted on the ground. In that sense, this dream image points to the necessity of being more grounded; but it might also mean being in a good mood (heavenly feelings).
The castle in the clouds is also pertinent, pointing to the conflict between fantasy and reality. Dark, cloudy skies symbolize depressive moods or lack of clarity, which is often about dreams and goals.
According to the I Ching, heaven represents the creative and powerful father. According to Freud, it is the place where wishes are fulfilled. According to Jung, it is the world in which one loses touch with the earth and with reality.
To see heaven in your dream symbolizes your desire to find perfect happiness. You may be trying to escape from the difficulties you are experiencing in your life. Your dream is a way that your mind tries to build up your faith, optimism and hopes.
A dream of Heaven is a sign of prosperity and happiness in this life.
1. Great joy and happiness.
2. Spirit realm.
3. Seat or home of divinity.
4. Restoration of hope, optimism.
Dreams of Heaven or of feeling heavenly represent an ideal experience of who you really are, your higher self. This is a transformational dream in which you are liberated from your fear and distortions and elevated to a higher consciousness of oneness, love and bliss. See Bliss and Love.
see Religious Imagery
If you ascend to heaven in a dream, you will fail to enjoy the distinction you have labored to gain,, and joy will end in sadness.
If young persons dream of climbing to heaven on a ladder, they will rise from a low estate to one of unusual prominence, but will fail to find contentment or much pleasure.
To dream of being in heaven and meeting Christ and friends, you will meet with many losses, but will reconcile yourself to them through your true understanding of human nature.
To dream of the Heavenly City, denotes a contented and spiritual nature, and trouble will do you small harm.
Heaven represents all of those things for which most people hope. Some of us may not be convinced of its existence, but all of us have definite ideas about what heaven should be like. In your dreams it may symbolize happiness, peace, understanding, rest, love, union between God and man, and many more positive things. Some people work for a “heaven on Earth.” Others believe that there are many different heavens and in their dreams they visit those place through soul travel. Whatever your belief system or your dream experience may be, this dream usually leaves you feeling positive and energized.
To dream of heaven, and that you ascend up tint her, signifies grandeur and glory.
Many things to many people: reunion, rest, happiness, enjoyment, bliss, peace, enlightenment, understanding, love.
Dreams of being in heaven or other states of bliss and perfection such as Nirvana or Samadhi reveal either your current state of mind or—as with all wishfulfillment dreams—your hopes for the future. Are you feeling peaceful and content at the moment? Or is your waking life so difficult that your dreaming mind is sending you escapist images? Bear in mind that dreams about heaven, just like dreams about hell, are more likely to relate to your waking life on earth and are not predictive of the afterlife, although for many people who believe in life after death such dreams can be extremely comforting.
Heaven can appear in your dreams in the traditional forms depicted in religious art with God surrounded by choirs of angels or as a beautiful idealized landscape.
If you witness yourself in such a setting, it could symbolize your quest for spiritual truth. On the other hand, standing before your God may also conjure images of the Last Judgment, so perhaps you are feeling unworthy of entering a spiritual plane or feeling judged in some way in waking life. See also Near-death experiences entry in STAGES OF LIFE.