The meaning of light in dream | Dream Interpretation
(see also Darkness)
(1) Light, particularly sunlight, is a common symbol of consciousness. Moonlight, on the other hand, might represent the unconscious, the intuitive, the feminine.
(2) Light at the end of a dark tunnel may symbolize hope, life after death, or the meaning of (your) life.
Generally, being aware; waking as opposed to sleeping; being able to understand and have insight; to see; lightness of heart; release from dark feelings.
Example: ‘1 am alone in the house. It begins to grow dark, so I switch the light on, but the light is very dim. So I go to another room and try another light, but this light is even dimmer. I carry on like this all over the house until I am in virtual darkness and very frightened’ (Jw) Jw was s»x al the time of the dream, and here light depicts feelings of sureness or confidence, which gave way to anxiety.
The light is the opposite to the emotions of fear which arise from within. Flickering dimming lights: also feelings about death.
Example: ‘My husband was laying on top of me, his feet on my chest and was giving me sexual pleasure by kissing, licking, sucking my fanny. He reached over to turn the light on, he wanted to look at my body. I felt OK about him looking but saw the blinds were partly open and felt anyone walking past in the street would see as well, I felt very uneasy about that’ (Heather C). Here light represents becoming aware of how others might see one.
Very bright light: intuition; the Self; mega concept; see aura. Spotlight, searchlight: focusing attention on what is shown. Idioms: bright lights; cold light of day, come to light; hide one’s light; in its true light; lighter side; in a good light; see the light; light at the end of the tunnel; throw a light on. See dark; day.
Light in a dream may be a sign of a transcendent experience of a divine origin. It may bring spiritual clarity, clear vision, and lucidity to the dream. Being touched by the light may bring about a deep emotional cleansing, a spintual opening, and qven a physical healing.
You see bright lights: you have a bright outlook
This is a symbol of God or the word of God, Ps. 27:1, Prov. 6:23
Light in general is a symbol for life itself, for the creative force that some people refer to as God or the Divine. Judeo-Christian doctrine tells us that the very first thing that came about in the creation myth was light. Many dreams will express an aspirational spiritual sensibility through the presence of light as a symbol for your connection to this part of the human experience.
If there is a sensation of light in your dream, you may be expressing your own spiritual nature. Light also connects to your ability to see and become consciously aware of things about yourself and in your life. In this way, light may be a symbol of your expanding awareness of things that used to be in the dark and are now coming to light.
Spiritually in dreams a bright light symbolizes the manifestation of divinity, truth or direct knowledge. Often this knowledge is beyond form and, therefore, appears as energy, which the dreaming mind translates as light.
Psychological / emotional perspective: When light appears in dreams we are usually in process of trying to improve who we are.
A very bright light often symbolizes the development of intuition or insight. There are various techniques using candle flames and other sources of light, which can be used in the waking state to enhance this faculty.
Material aspects: Light in a dream usually means illumination.
For instance, ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ suggests coming to the end of a difficult project. ‘He saw the light’ means recognition of the results of actions.
It is much to do with confidence.
To feel lighter signifies feeling better about ourselves. Also consult the entry for lamp.
Illumination in a dream can symbolize the shedding of light on a situation or problem, enlightenment of one’s consciousness, and lighting the way on a physical or spiritual journey.
The extinguishing of light may signify the end of an old situation. Spiritually, this is a very positive symbol.
Symbol: “God is light and in him there is no darkness” (1. John 1.5). Light brings order to chaos.
Vision: A light always symbolizes a signpost, a guiding force. You are either on the right path or it will soon dawn on you what path you want to travel. Candlelight is a suggestion to look inside, to be more reflective and reverent. Seeing a light in the distance: happiness and good times ahead.
Depth Psychology: The light is a sign that you are raising your consciousness through awareness. Light will bring clarity and understanding to your life.
To dream of lights is very good. It denotes riches and honour.
(Beam; Gleam; Radiance; Shine) Light in a dream means guidance. Walking from a dark place into the light in a dream means receiving guidance, divine acceptance and protection in this world and in the hereafter, and it represents richness after poverty, honor after humiliation, repentance following sin, sight after blindness and the opposite is also true should one see himselfwalking from light into darkness in adream. Light in a dream also means Islam, or submission to God Almighty. Seeing light in a dream denotes good deeds, knowledge, the Holy Qur’an, or a righteous son. In a dream, light also may mean trials and tribulations. Wearing a raiment oflight in a dream means receiving knowledge, or it could represent one’s growing devotion.
If one sees light beaming from his body in a dream, it means that he will be gifted with a son who will grow to be a man ofgreat knowledge, spiritual rank, and whose prayers are accepted. Thus, whatever he ask, God Almighty will grant. Light in a dream also represents a messenger, knowledge, or it could mean accomplishing one’s needs in the light. Light in a dream also represents the sun, the moon, the daylight, sunshine, moonlight, the crescent moon, or the Arabic proper name Shams.
(Also see Earth; Lantern)
See Lamp, Lantern, Lighthouse. Symbol for consciousness, intellect, reason, clarity, hope, and joy.
The image of the center of life—as the sun is the center of the universe—the spark of the soul and the longing for a much sought-after object.
The light is the opposite of depression, doubt, darkness, and illness. Light means creative spirit. However, keep in mind that light and darkness contradict as well as enhance each other. Negative meaning: Blinding, bright, or dying light.
A dream featuring very bright light means you will solve a problem by learning to look at it in a new way.
It is a sign that you should trust your instincts.
To dream of turning on lights foretells an unexpected reward for a past kindness.
To turn out lights suggests that you will have a holiday or a well earned rest.
A dream of red lamps is a warning of danger due to uncontrolled passion or temper.
To dream of flickering or flashing lights suggests that something is preventing you from solving a current relationship or family problem - it could be your own emotions or preconceptions that are getting in the way. Try to cool down and look at the situation in “a clearer light.” Also see “Neon Lights”
See LAMP, and also LANTERN.
A good sign unless the Light goes out or becomes obscured, when it shows difficulties in store for you. LIGHTHOUSE. -This is a very fortunate dream, and is not often encountered.
1. Insight, clarity.
2. Happiness, success in business.
3. Difﬁculties in love (dim or no light).
4. Truth of a matter is “illuminated.”
Dreams of light represent solution, hope, faith, grace, intuition, awakening, confidence and connection to your higher power. This dream is reminding you that the divine spark within you will lead you through whatever challenging situations you face.
also see Lamp
1- Light in a dream usually means illumination.
For instance, ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ suggests coming to the end of a difficult project. Tie saw the light’ means recognition of the results of actions.
It is much to do with confidence. rfo feel lighter signifies feeling better about ourselves.
2- When light appears in dreams we are usually in process of trying to improve who we are.
A very bright light often symbolises the development of intuition or insight. There are various techniques using candle flames and other sources of light which can be used in the waking state to enhance this faculty
3- Spiritually in dreams a bright light symbolises the manifestation of divinity, truth or direct knowledge. Often this knowledge is beyond form and therefore appears as energy which the dreaming mind translates as light.
If you dream of light, success will attend you.
To dream of weird light, or if the light goes out, you will be disagreeably surprised by some undertaking resulting in nothing.
To see a dim light, indicates partial success.
Whether you are dreaming or awake, light is a very positive symbol. It represents enlightenment, lifting of shadow, the acquisition of understanding and knowledge, and a positive force. Depending on the details of the dream, you may give the light spiritual or physical meaning.
For some, the light may represent a higher force or power, God’s presence, or rays of His love and peace. Others may find this dream reassuring as it may represent a well-lit journey through life, or simply a solution to a current problem. Light always refers to consciousness
Light has traditionally been identified with the spirit. It symbolizes knowledge, inspiration, and intuition. For this reason, if your dreams are luminous, it means you possess great self confidence. However, if they are dark, it reveals the presence of feelings of insecurity and low self-esteem. To turn on a light in darkness augurs that you will discover a secret. Finally, you must pay attention to the different forms of light, since the reading depends on it. So, the rainbow represents hope; the sun, happiness; and the moon, the guide that comes from your most hidden unconscious self. (See YELLOW, CLARITY, and LAMP)
The light you see in dreams can have a great spiritual importance. It may deal with a journey toward enlightenment, or an experience in the interior, similar to those the mystics had. In many cases, it has a religious meaning. Christ is often called “the light of the world” and, regarding the Buddha’s nirvana, they say it is “unlimited light.” Equally, the teachings of yoga describe “the light of ten thousand suns.”
He that dreams he is in a ship, and sees a clear light afar off, shall be assured of a fair wind, and receive no damage by tempests, but arrive happily at his desired haven. When one dreams that he holds a burning light in his hands in the night, it is a good sight, and chiefiy to those who arc young; for it signifies that they shall prosper in love, accomplish their designs, overcome their enemies, and gain honor and goodwill from all persons.
To dream you see a burning light in the hands of another, signifies that the mischief done will be discovered, and the party punished.
To dream of being grateful for a light, either in a dark place or for a cigarette or cigar, denotes relief from an embarrassing situation.
(See also Lamp), A very bright light, seen in a dream signifies new knowledge that will be of monetary value if you make the best use of it.
Daylight featured in your dream is promise of renewed hope.
A beam of light as from a spotlight or arc light signifies the sudden solution to a longstanding problem.
Otherwise, see Candle, Electricity, Lamp, Lantern, Fire, Gas, Searchlight, etc.
Wisdom of God; power, energy, ability to see and understand. Christ light within.
To dream of being aboard ship and of seeing a light afar off assures one of his desires; to hold a burning light in the hands is good, especially to the young, signifying accomplishment of designs, honors and good will to all persons.
A light in the hands of another foretells the discovery of mischief and the punishment of the offender (Old Dream Book). The symbolism is easily followed.
(see Candle, Fire, Torch)
The active, aware mind. Enlightenment of a mental or spiritual nature.
Hope (e.g., “light at the end of the tunnel”).
A spiritual presence (see Angel, Ghost, Icons).
An extension of personal auric energy, viewed from the dream perspective.
Whether you are dreaming or awake, light is a very positive symbol. It represents enlightenment, lifting of shadow, gaining of understanding and knowledge, and a positive force. Hope.
A light shining out of the dark, or a flashlight beam, shows that you will finally find the truth in a situation or the answer to a personal problem that you have been searching for.
If the light is dim, you will only find part of the solution.