Dream symbol Time travel


time machine, teleportation, unimaginable, lightness, courage, heroism, time out

"Back to the Future" is probably one of the most famous of all movies from the 80s with Michael J. Fox. How miraculously and mystically people can travel through a time machine into the past or into the future to relive what has happened or to travel to another time period like the Middle Ages for example. It would also be exciting to take a look into the future and travel to the year 3000 and you might go into shock from what you experienced. Some things you shouldn't know too well.

However, most people are not able to establish a connection with reality.

But in our dreams we can experience so many colorful things that otherwise displease the mind and seem unimaginable in reality. Like in a science fiction movie, we land somewhere on this world or even on another planet in the year snow. Or we travel back to our childhood, from which we have beautiful memories, or to another century, to an era where interesting poets, painters and other artists lived.

The dream analysis is primarily interested in the place and the particular time to which the dreamer is traveling. Of course, the occurring events and associated feelings also play a major role in a time travel.

General dream interpretation

If someone travels back in time in his sleep and arrives in his youth or childhood, he probably wants to escape from the dreary or tense everyday life for a long time. The dreamer feels overwhelmed and urgently longs for a longer rest.

This dream symbol also serves as a warning to disregard basic needs. The subject has the tendency to feel strong and unassailable because of his experiences in life.

Dreaming of time travel on the dream level and traveling far into the past to completely different eras of time, according to general dream interpretation, augurs that the dreamer longs for ways of thinking and values that were strongly influenced by that time and are related to one's own personality traits. If the person dreams of a journey back to the Middle Ages, this illustrates the desire for heroism, boldness, sense of justice and chivalry. If the dreamer travels back to the time of the World Wars in a dream, this serves as a warning symbol that the dreamer's inner balance could be disturbed by an upcoming event.

Traveling into the future in a dream prompts the dreamer to examine certain attitudes and behavior patterns in real life and to look more closely at the possible consequences.

Psychological dream interpretation

According to psychological analysis, this dream symbol is directly related to the fear of growing old . Of course, the exact circumstances in the dream image should also be included in the interpretation. If the dreamer travels back in his sleep to the times of his childhood, this clearly expresses the wish to walk through life again more carefree and with the lightness and impartiality of a child.

If the dreamer travels through time to another age, this reflects how the dreamer perceives himself and how he would like to be seen by others . This symbolizes the character traits desired by the dreamer and also how he appears before his social environment.

In the case of time travel, psychoanalysis also understands the need to escape from the present while awake.

Spiritual dream interpretation

Traveling back in time embodies, according to spiritual beliefs, memories and incidents from the dreamer's past. However, if the dreamer lands ahead in time, this gives information about the form in which the spiritual journey will reveal itself in the dreamer's life.


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