Dream symbol Torture


torture bench, agony, death penalty, guilt, torment, bodily harm, torture, electric chair, execution

Torture is the intentional and purposeful infliction of either physical or psychological injury on one person by another. Torture as an instrument pursues a specific endeavor, which might be to obtain a confession from the tortured person or to extort money. This kind of torture is known mainly from the Middle Ages, when death sentences were commonplace and people liked to impose the death penalty for theft or other minor offenses. Beheading, hanging, torture rack or even burning of criminals were popular. As a slave, one usually had to endure terrible types of torture.

Everything has two sides, so also the discovery of electricity, on the one hand a breakthrough possibility of "enlightening", on the other hand one came up with the idea to torture people with it, like with the electric chair. In some parts of the USA the "Middle Ages" have still prevailed and so in some states execution is still practiced.

What method of torture intoxicated you in your dream ? How did you experience it ? The details are again of extraordinary importance for the interpretation.

General dream interpretation

The dream symbol "torture" is interpreted in the general analysis as a symbol of conscience , which asks the dreamer to take a stand in a specific situation.

If the afflicted dreamer appears as a witness in the dream of torture, then it can be assumed that he feels compassion for friends who are in a predicament, but feels powerless to provide help or sees no way out.

If the dreamer is tortured in the dream as a victim, in whatever form, it means in the general view that he will soon find himself in PRISON in real life. This dream image also means that it should be prepared for intrigue from false friends in this connection. Bitterness and frustration could bring strain to the subject.

Who is beaten with a cane feet and hands in a torture in a dream, according to the dream interpretation, is urged to be careful of evil talk of people and spitefulness and slander.

The dreamer himself in the role of the performer of the torture, is supposed to indicate that he is unjustly accused in waking life and that his "punishment" in the form of this torture is unjustified. In addition, a torture dream shows that even well thought out plans are subject to a higher power and accordingly a failure or failure could still be expected as a result. If the sleeper in the dream tries to alleviate or even prevent the torture of other people, it augurs great success in business matters as well as in love.

Psychological dream interpretation

The psychological dream interpretation speaks with the dream symbol "torture" about a phase of large pain processing . Behind this, however, there is no physical suffering, but rather it is about the healing of hurt feelings.

The torture further stands in the dream interpretation for justified or unjustified GUILTY FEELINGS. The victim dreamer wanted to get rid of these painful feelings and ignorantly suppressed them in order to get on better in life, which was a mistake. These feelings are now pushing to the surface and want to be looked at and worked through.

Torturing someone in a dream may indicate deeply buried aggression. However, if the dreaming person becomes a victim of hellish torture or flagellation, the psychological dream interpretation thus wants to show him that the dreamer likes to wallow in the victim role in waking life. Whether this submissive suffering is purposeful on time or whether he would not like to come into his own responsibility to be free, he should consider nevertheless times. Yes, this torture in the connection of the weakness as a victim stands for SUBMISSION in reality.

Spiritual dream interpretation

Spiritually, the torture in the dream means for the dreamer in question, on the one hand, the confrontation of GOOD and EVIL, and on the other hand, through this symbol of torture can announce a pending decision between one side or the other.


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