What remains in our experience, perhaps as memory or wisdom, after the event or person has gone; death. Idioms: rake over the ashes.
Mourning, repentance, dejection; figurative of destruction and transformation
Ashes represent purification and death and symbolically the perishable human body and mortality.
Psychological / emotional perspective: A memory or a learnt wisdom needs to be retained in order for us to use information. After an event or person has gone or disappeared from our lives we may dream of a fire that has burned out, leaving ashes.
Material aspects: Ashes in a dream often indicate penitence and sorrow. We are aware that we have been overanxious and stupid within a situation and that there is little left to be done. That situation has outlived its usefulness.
The ashes are what remains of our experience, which will enable us to make the best of a situation.
Symbol: The symbol of death, a grieving ritual, and penance.
Vision: Dreaming about ashes is not a good omen. Seeing or disbursing ashes in a dream is a message that someone is going to die. Falling into or stepping on ashes means a loss of money—be careful during financial transactions. Dreaming about seeing a lot of ashes: bitter disappointment and hurt. Collecting ashes: an increase in material goods.
Depth Psychology: The image of ashes is either a warning of impending hurt and disappointment or a promise of spiritual rebirth (the phoenix rising from the ashes).
To dream of ashes in a stove, or fireplace, or to dream of clearing ashes, means you feel the work you are doing is beneath you. You are dissatisfied with your job.
(Coal; Fire; Fumes; Oven) In a dream, ashes represent unlawful money or they could mean burns. Ashes in a dream are also interpreted to mean money one will receive from someone in authority or directly from the government. Seeing ashes then mean difficulties or toiling for no benefit in the service of a person in authority. Ashes in a dream also mean vain talk, or a knowledge one cannot benefit from.
If one sees himself carrying a container filled with ashes in a dream, it means that he is engaged in falsehood, backbiting or in acquiring useless knowledge.
If one sees himself blowing air into cold ashes in a dream, it means that he will engage in futile undertaking. Ashes in a dream also denote sadness, sore-eyes or heedlessness. Ashes in a dream also mean quelling the fire of war, suppressing upheaval, or attaining peace. Ashes which are collected from baking in a dream represent charity, or curiosity. (Also see Coal)
Something has come to an end, has been completely dissolved. Ashes often signify weakness, the loss of vitality, and act as a reminder to enjoy life and have fun. Symbol of the Phoenix, the Bird, who, after total self-condemnation, sets himself on Fire, only to be born again by rising from the ashes. In that sense, the ashes are a sign of rebirth, transformation and, in the last analysis, of Birth, and Death.
One feels burned out, with no interests (depression, as in Abyss and Murder). Insults, disappointments, Illness, and the Death of a loved one can create such dreams. Guilt, blame, and atonement for transgressions (Ash Wednesday, the mark on the forehead). Glowing ashes point to self-reflection and purification.
According to C. G. Jung, ashes were in the olden days seen as protection from demons, particularly against the ghosts of death. In addition, ashes are the product of cremation.
The physical shell must be completely destroyed before the soul can become free.
To see ashes in your dream, signifies bitter changes and disruptions. Ashes may represent a failed relationship or a bad performance on a test. You may be feeling blue, like the good times are over. Alternatively, you may be dwelling too much on the past. Either way, you need to learn to let go and move on.
Something lost through your own carelessness.
1. One’s waking dreams of achievement or promise have failed.
2. The loss of one’s ideals.
3. One has stopped being ambitious.
4. A sign that one is working too hard.
Dreams of ashes symbolize completion, transformation, death, and rebirth.
Ashes in a dream often indicate penitence and sorrow. We are aware that we have been overanxious and stupid within a situation, and that there is little left to be done. That situation has outlived its usefulness. After an event or person has gone we may dream of a fire that has burnt out, leaving ashes. These arc what remains of our experience which will enable us to make the best of a situation.
A memory or a learnt wisdom needs to be retained in order for us to use information.
3- These represent purification and death, the perishable human body and mortality.
Dreaming of ashes omens woe, and many bitter changes are sure to come to the dreamer. Blasted crops to the farmer. Unsuccessful deals for the trader. Parents will reap the sorrows of wayward children.
Ashes are generally a negative emblem, being all that remains of a devastating. Bitter changes, unsuccessful deals, heated emotions, and nonproductive arguments are all examples of what the ashes may represent.
Victorian: Ashes from one’s hearth could be used to fertilize the land or bring love into the home. What in vour life needs feeding or love?