Warning; signal calling for attention.
A call to attention or warning, Ex. 28:33-35. Golden bells are symbolic of ministry and holiness, Ex. 28:34
Brings attention to itself
The bell is an ancient charm against the powers of destruction and ‘bad’ spirits and is used to clear an atmosphere.
A bell in dreams may forewarn us of approaching spiritual danger.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Bells can indicate the conscience and our need to seek approval from others. It may also indicate that we have a desire to communicate with someone who is distanced or estranged from us.
Material aspects: Traditionally, to hear a bell tolling in a dream was to be warned of disaster or of a death. While that meaning is less prevalent now as there are more efficient ways of communication, a bell in a dream (such as a door bell) does warn us to be on the alert.
Vision: Hearing bells ringing means pleasant events in your personal life, with family or good friends. Ringing a bell: you are going to make someone very happy. Looking at a bell: you are pursuing a specific objective, but must solve a few problems first—do it quickly. See Church Bell.
Depth Psychology: A bell might indicate the beginning of a favorable phase in your life; it could also be a warning about disappointments and/or misfortune. Was the sound of the bell happy or somber?
(Cow bell; Sleigh bell) Possessing small bells in a dream means a fight, an argument or vain talk known of the person holding them. Seeing a bell in a dream represents the announcer or the forerunner of a ruler. Generally speaking seeing a bell in a dream means that someone will bring glad tidings.
If the bell is roped around the neck of an animal in the dream, it means travel.
The bells of a church represent people one can seek their advice and follow their opinion. Bells in a dream also represent calling to prayers or preparing to meet one’s enemies, or they could mean the arrival of a caravan or a shipment. Bells in a dream also represent abrogated books of revelations or tampering with God’s revelations or they could represent past traditions. (Also see Hand bell)
Steadfastness, trustworthiness, joy, and harmony.
The bell is inseparably tied to time. This dream poses a question about what hour has just been tolled.
Hearing a bell ringing means that something new is happening.
The sound of the bell is often thought to be the sound of a “heavenly message.” “Wanting to hang something on the great bell” means that you either have arrogantly exaggerated about something because of your craving for admiration, or you need to make something known that you rather would hide.
Since the beginning of the 15th century, bells have been a symbol for the Fool and, at the same time, for Vanity.
To hear a bell tolling in your dream, represents a signal from your unconscious to prepare you for whatever is happening next.
If the bell rings and never stops, then it suggests that you are experiencing extreme anxiety.
1. Celebration, freedom and joy.
2. An alarm or alert (as in “call to arms,” or just a doorbell).
3. Time to wake up (alarm clock bell).
4. Creative power (sexual connotation of bell and clapper or tongue).
5. Impotence (no clapper).
Dreams of a bell symbolize a warning, an awakening, or a reminder that it’s time to take action.
For some, the ring of a bell represents an angel getting their wing, signifying that you will be acknowledged for your good work and heroic deeds.
1- Traditionally, to hear a bell tolling in a dream was to be warned of disaster or of a death.
While that meaning is less prevalent now as there are more efficient ways of communication, a bell in a dream (such as a door bell) does warn us to be on the alert. It may also indicate that we have a desire to communicate with someone who is distanced or estranged from us.
2- Bells can indicate the conscience and our need to seek approval from others.
3- Because it can charm against the powers of destruction, a bell may be luckv for us in the sense that it can forewarn us of approaching danger.