Dream symbol Burning house


burnt out, fire on the roof, close, destruction, renewal, ashes, destructive, let go, renewal

General dream interpretation

If a burning house appears in our dreams, it can indicate very different meanings. On the one hand, the fire symbolizes something destructive, on the other hand, it also stands as a renewing sign. This dream symbol also stands for aggression pent up together, which the dreamer cannot or does not want to live out. These can have a very destructive effect, on oneself and one's environment, if one knows how to deal with it. For the person concerned, the house on fire can be a warning to become aware of his inner drivers and to reflect on what triggers aggression in him and how he can actually compensate for it in his waking world or how it can be dissolved.

Positive dream symbol

In the case of a house fire bright flames, however, could also represent a very positive dream symbol, as they stand for letting go and closure of the past and for a new beginning. If the burning house crumbles in the dream and one rebuilds it anew, this can give the dreaming person to understand that he will survive a serious crisis well and recover from it sooner than expected.

If a newly built house is ablaze, it could be a symbol that an attempt to implement a new way of life has failed. Furthermore, one is urged not to be discouraged and to look optimistically into the future to face a path that turns out to be more suitable for the goal in question.

Negative dream symbol

The different levels of a burning house are also of no small importance and deserve to be looked at more closely. A burning kitchen can symbolize existential fears, as it is a place of food preparation and thus an indispensable part of our lives. If the flames are blazing in the bathroom, you could possibly feel threatened in your intimacy and privacy.

Psychological dream interpretation

The dream situation "burning house", understood as a cry for help from the soul, is viewed from the psychological level. It can be assumed that the dreamer perceives a brokenness within himself, completely out of balance. Mental grief and stress may have contributed to being completely burnt out and exhausted.

At this moment, it would be advisable for the person concerned to schedule time off and, by all means, to take more care of himself. In this way, the burning house serves as a serious indication that one's energy reserves are empty and one is called upon to manage one's own forces better.

Who has never imagined wanting to reduce everything to "rubble" in order to free oneself from what weighs on one's shoulders.

A basic dissatisfaction could spark this desire to long for a completely new beginning.

It also means to muster courage to face one's own inner truth, to live according to it, to be in harmony with oneself again.

Spiritual dream interpretation

On a spiritual level, a burning house symbolizes uncertainty and ambiguity, and indicates that the dreamer is in a situation of needing help.


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