New force entering your life, cleansing away old attitudes; opening to one’s inner possibilities; life pervading and healing, an influx of what had been latent or potential in the self, birth. See religion and dreams; Christ under archetypes.
Symbolic of becoming fully immersed or initiated into something, Matt. 28:16-20. Watching someone attempt to baptize themselves is symbolic of trying to work for or earn salvation
A sacrament identifying a believer with the death, burial, and resurrection of jesus christ
Baptism is symbolic of many things: initiation, death and rebirth, regeneration and renewal.
A rite of passage, baptism can signify acceptance by a group of people with specific knowledge.
The method of baptism in the dream is also significant: water suggests cleansing, fire purification and air or wind renewal of the spirit.
Psychological / emotional perspective: When a ceremony or ritual signifies new beginnings, our way of thought needs to change in line with what we now know to be true. We can ascribe to a common belief.
Material aspects: To dream of being baptised indicates a new influence entering our lives, cleansing away old attitudes and opening up to many inner possibilities.
To dream of baptising someone means you are ready to pass on knowledge to other people.
To dream of a baby being baptized indicates rebirth and a rejuvenated view and hope of life. Being enveloped in water symbolizes death, but rising from water symbolizes rebirth and newness. Your previous self that was bound by negativity is gone and this new life you’ve chosen will find prosperity. Spiritually, this dream indicates a rejuvenated faith in God and you are reaching a spiritual actualization.
Symbol: Baptism means the beginning of new life.
Vision: If you are holding a baby who is to be baptized: you are asked to accept a responsibility and you need to agree to it. You can now start a very important project. Being present at a baptism: you have a sudden desire to start a new life. Watching a baptism: you will find inner strength in a very difficult hour.
Depth Psychology: You are going through profound changes: you are more tolerant, gain new insights, cleanse your emotions, and awaken secret strengths—all of which is like getting a new lease on life.
A wonderful dream symbol.
Deliverance, rebirth, official opening. See Bath, Spring.
Baptism represents renewal and a new way of being, a new attitude toward life and other people.
If you dream of being baptised, you have let go of your old negative self and the new you will likely be successful.
If you are a religious person, this dream may represent your renewed faith in God and that you are coming closer to spiritual fulfillment.
This foretells disappointment through unforeseen circumstances.
1. A form of cleansing, as often emotional as spiritual.
2. A new project is in the beginning stages (to attend a baptism).
3. To dedicate or narrow one’s way of thinking.
Dreams of a baptism symbolize rebirth, awakening and that you are recognizing your sacredness. See Water and Infant.
1- To dream of being baptised indicates a new influence entering the dreamer’s life, cleansing away old attitudes and opening up to one’s inner possibilities.
To dream of baptising someone means the dreamer is ready to pass on knowledge to other people.
2- There is the possibility that the dreamer may be having religious beliefs forced on him in some way, often for the greater good.
3- Baptism is symbolic of many things initiation, death and rebirth, regeneration, renewal.
The basic link of all these is the feeling of optimism that it brings.
To dream of baptism, signifies that your character needs strengthening by the practice of temperance in advocating your opinions to the disparagement of your friends.
To dream that you are an applicant, signifies that you will humiliate your inward self for public favor.
To dream that you see John the Baptist baptizing Christ in the Jordan, denotes that you will have a desperate mental struggle between yielding yourself to labor in meagre capacity for the sustenance of others, or follow desires which might lead you into wealth and exclusiveness.
To see the Holy Ghost descending on Christ, is significant of resignation to duty and abnegation of self.
If you are being baptized with the Holy Ghost and fire, means that you will be thrown into a state of terror over being discovered in some lustful engagement.
The rite of baptism, either by sprinkling or total immerision, is a portent of your trying an experiment that will cause you considerable trouble before it succeeds.