Dream symbol Castle


refuge, seal off, protection from danger, fortress, retreat, prepare for an attack, security

General interpretation

Traditionally known as a place of refuge, a castle also symbolizes protection from impending danger in the dream world. Sometimes it can also indicate the dreamer's desire for adventure , but usually the warning of danger prevails in connection with this dream image.

If the dreaming person lives in a castle, then a certain satisfaction with his life is revealed, but on the other hand also the need for protection and distance from the rest of the world.

If the dream is about a locked castle, then the dreamer may feel resistance to implement his plans. He may also experience something unexpected.

If the dreamer enters a castle, then an adventure is announced. However, this experience can bring unforeseen positive or negative.

If a burning castle with a lot of smoke occurs in your dream world, the region will have to experience difficult times. A ruined castle reminds the dreamer of better times and signals mental disruption and indicates mental imbalance of the dreamer.

If the dreamer is held captive in a castle, this shows that the dreamer is trapped by old attitudes and behavior patterns and cannot free himself.

If he tries to enter a castle, he is aware of the obstacles and is strong enough to overcome them.

Armor in a castle symbolizes in his dream that one's need for protection is more prominent.

Psychological dream interpretation

The castle symbolizes the closed privacy in the psychological interpretation and, moreover, it stands for the difficulties that the dreamer has in achieving his goals. Other aspects attributed to the castle in dream research are safety and security , especially if in the dream the castle complex is surrounded by moats or by palisades.

Living in a castle sometimes also indicates that the dreamer suffers from a fear of failure or at least inhibitions. If the dreamer lives mainly in deep cellars of the castle, this dream image indicates that when danger lurks, the longing for maternal protection comes to the fore.

However, since a castle also provided a popular target for attack, thus many battles were fought, it often serves as a warning to the person dreaming, drawing attention to unexpected risks and barriers. If the castle is starved, this may refer to an unpleasant dependence of the dreamer.

Spiritual dream interpretation

According to the spiritual interpretation, the castle symbolizes spiritual trials, as well as the overcoming of barriers, through which the dreamer can gain deeper knowledge. The castle may also represent a biblical symbol of safety and refuge.


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