coffin

Coffin, Dream Interpretation


Nearly always a reminder of one’s own mortality. Also death of a relationship and the feelings of loss; one’s feelings about the death of someone such as a husband. See funeral.

A coffin in a dream may indicate that one may need to embrace death as a natural part of the cycle of life.

A coffin in a dream may also predict a death in the family or in your circle of fnends and colleagues, but it suggests this very rarely. Death in a dream is usually symbolic rather than literal. Thus, a coffin may symbolize the end of a relationship or another important transition In life. It may also indicate that you have lost your enthusiasm for life.

A dead person is encoffined: you’ll be struck by money luck.

• A corpse break out of its coffin: You can expect a sudden boost of money luck • A coffin is pulled to the surface: a great fortune is coming your way;

A coffin is symbolic of a person dying physically, mentally, and emotionally.

A coffin can symbolize someone coming out of spiritual death into life in Christ, Eph. 2:5

See “casket”

To dream of a coffin is generally about our coming to terms with loss. It may also be an awakening with respect to our own mortality.

Redemption, resurrection and salvation are all symbolized by the coffin. Contemplation of the death experience can lead to dreams of a coffin, in this case symbolizing the physical body, though we may be attuned to the unseen spiritual world.

Psychological / emotional perspective: We are perhaps shutting our own feelings away and therefore causing a part of ourselves to die. There may be a dull, unaware state of consciousness which is lacking in spiritual insight.

Material aspects: When we dream of a coffin, we are reminding ourselves of our own mortality. We may also be coming to terms with the death of a relationship and feelings of loss. This may also be the first warning of a weakened state, a total lack of vitality.

Vision: Seeing an empty coffin means that you will reach a ripe old age, or that you worry unnecessarily.

A dead person is in the coffin: financial losses or setbacks at the job are a possibility. You see yourself in a coffin: you will live a long, wonderful life in good health. See Urn.

Depth Psychology: A coffin means that you need to say goodbye to something that has died. Something new is waiting for you, and you can only get it going if you have “buried” the past. See Cemetery, Death, Grave.

Locked issues.

Generally a good sign.

The Gypsies say that to see someone lying in a coffin means that you will live to see your children grown and married.

To see yourself in a coffin means you will enjoy excellent health throughout your life. But, to see someone famous in a coffin means the possibility of war.

(Arc) In a dream, a coffin means a great wealth. Ifone sees himself hiding inside a coffin in a dream, it means fearing one’s enemy and that one is incapable of facing him, though this element in a dream also could mean salvation or escape from dangers that will follow.

If one sees himself riding on top of a coffin in a dream, it means that either his name is mentioned in a will, or that he will face a dispute regarding an inheritance that will turn to his advantage.

If one is given a coffin in a dream, it means that he is given knowledge, peacefulness and dignity. Acoffin in a dream also represents stress and worries or a travelling vehicle.

A miller’s flour mixing container which traditionally used to look like a coffin in a dream represents ajust man or a man of knowledge and a true guide. (Also see Sarcophagus)

See Funeral, Grave. Also dowry, inheritance, and a task that needs to be tackled.

Coffins in dreams represent renewal the need to get rid of unhealthy habits or relationships.

Emblematic of the serious illness of some dear friend, perhaps even death, if there is much Black seen.

A coffin is bad luck for a dreamer. It is a signification of bad debts.

If you are in the coffin, failure in business or loss of occupation may threaten you.

If the coffin is moved, sickness and death are the warning.

For the very young, death of a loved one.

See Casket.

1- When we dream of a coffin, we are reminding ourselves of our own mortality We may also be coming to terms with the death of a relationship and feelings of loss.

2- We arc perhaps shutting our own feelings away and therefore causing a part of ourselves to die.

3- Redemption, resurrection and salvation arc all personified by the coffin.

This dream is unlucky. You will, if you are a farmer, see your crops blasted and your cattle lean and unhealthy.

To business men it means debts whose accumulation they are powerless to avoid.

To the young it denotes unhappy unions and death of loved ones.

To see your own coffin in a dream, business defeat and domestic sorrow may be expected.

To dream of a coffin moving of itself, denotes sickness and marriage in close conjunction. Sorrow and pleasure intermingled. Death may follow this dream, but there will also be good.

To see your corpse in a coffin, signifies brave efforts will be crushed in defeat and ignominy, To dream that you find yourself sitting on a coffin in a moving hearse, denotes desperate if not fatal illness for you or some person closely allied to you. Quarrels with the opposite sex is also indicated. You will remorsefully consider your conduct toward a friend.

This dream symbol most likely evokes fear, but before making quick interpretations, carefully consider all of the details in this dream.

The coffin could symbolize a lack of energy or vitality in the dreamer. It could represent the death of one stage of life and movement into another. (Not necessarily physical death! In fact, some cultures believe that if you see a person dead and in a coffin, he will most likely live a long and healthy life!) When dreaming about coffins, we may be contemplating the nature of the death experience and may access the state of consciousness that is attuned to the spiritual world. Most simply, and most likely, the coffin in your dreams may represent feelings of confinement and lack of freedom. See also: Burial, Death

Placing something no longer there in its right place. This dream symbol most likely evokes fear, but before making quick interpretations, carefully consider all of the details in this dream.

The coffin could symbolize a lack of energy or vitality in the dreamer. It could represent the death of one stage of life and movement into another. (Not necessarily physical death! In fact, some cultures believe that if you see a person dead and in a coffin, he will most likely live a long and healthy life!) When dreaming about coffins, we may be contemplating the nature of the death experience and may access the state of consciousness that is attuned to the spiritual world. Most simply, and most likely, the coffin in your dreams may represent feelings of confinement and lack of freedom. See also: Burial, Death 

A dead person seen in a coffin is a dream that presages an accident.

If the person in the coffin seems to be alive, it is a portent that you will be slandered.



Coffin | Dream Interpretation

Keywords of this dream: Coffin

Encyclopedia of Dreams

Should you dream of a well appointed coffin and it is empty then does this show that you will soon lose a close friend, (not necessarily through death, but rather, death of a friendship).

If you see a body in the coffin you will soon have sadness, but if the person in the coffin is the dreamer then is this a contrary dream and the dreamer can expect some very good luck.... Encyclopedia of Dreams

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(See Sarcophagus)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
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