One who is a pillar of support and an advocate to others
Spiritually a single column has the same significance as a tower, a structure to enable us to reach the heavens or the divine. It may be an object of worship or a memorial.
A column of light denotes an awareness of spirit or spiritual energy. Boaz (strength) and joachim (beauty) are the two columns which stood at the entrance to king solomon’s temple in jerusalem.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Single columns could represent strength or single mindedness. Two stone columns in the distance indicate a doorway to the future or a way into the unknown.
Material aspects: A column will suggest the penis but also masculinity. It is also structural or emotional support.
(Pillar; Post) In a dream, a column represents one’s religion. Ifone sees a column descending from the firmament in a dream, it means a divine favor and a blessing to have a just, compassionate and a forbearing ruler in that land.
If one is hit with a post, or ifhe uses it to beat someone in a dream, it means hearing or exchanging harsh words that describe the quality of the one who is struck.
If one sees himself leaning against a pillar that he bought or which is given to him in his dream, it means that he will rely upon an old woman for his livelihood, or that he will marry an old woman. Acolumn in a dream also represents a friend one can depend on.
A leaning column in a dream represents a worker who cheats his employer, disobeys him and who is a hypocrite.
If a worker sees a leaning post in his dream, it means that his employer will lean toward kindness and appreciation of his workers. Columns in a dream also represent important and strong men who are capable of managing their responsibilities. Owning a column or becoming a column in a dream, and if one qualifies, it means that he will become a leader of his community, a pillar in his own field, or a beacon of knowledge and a pillar of wisdom who is sought by knowledge seeking people. Ifone becomes a pillar in a dream, it also could mean his death, or it could mean crying.
A pillar in a dream also represents a father, a son, money, capital, a partner, a vehicle, one’s wife or a leader.
A marble column in a dream represents a great wealth, a great man, or a great woman.
A column made from granite in a dream represents someone who despises himself.
If it is from stone, it means fast changing conditions.
If it is a wooden column in the dream, then it represents a hypocrite.
The pillars of a mosque represent the Imam, the muezzin, the servants and the people who pray in it. (Also see Base)
See Pillar, and possibly also Tree. Support and help.
According to Freud, a phallic symbol.
Folklore: Honor and success.
To see columns in your dream symbolizes strength and hard work. You may be feeling burdened or drained from having to work so hard to support others.
This presages future success and honours.
An unfortunate dream (Gypsy) ; Freud regards this dream as bearing a phallic significance. Christians, however, hold the column as an emblem of the passion.