Symbolic of the word of God, Ps. 119:105
(Housekeeper; Light) The lantern of a house in a dream represents the housekeeper or a woman. (Also see Lamp; Minaret)
See Lamp. Symbol of the light of awareness; it usually points to the need for taking a closer look at your problems. In rare cases, it also reflects the electric power of love.
A light shining in the dark attracts attention, like a moth attracted by a light.
If you dream of carrying a lantern, your generosity and kindness will attract many friends.
To see or buy a lantern in your dream is lucky and foretells unexpected windfalls.
To dream that a lantern goes out means you won’t achieve the fame or social prestige you are hoping for.
To dream that you blow out a lantern forewarns of trouble in a relationship.
This is usually a fortunate omen, but the light must be good.
If it is dim, or if it goes out altogether, then expect worries and difficulties.
1. A good omen, favorable for business and friendships especially (to possess a lantern).
2. Guidance and leadership.
3. Family troubles (a lantern going out).
4. Certain issues need “illumination.”
Dreams of a lantern represents that you are attempting to find your way through a rough or wild time, or you are recapturing a memory or aspect of yourself from the past. See Light.
To dream of seeing a lantern going before you in the darkness, signifies unexpected affluence.
If the lantern is suddenly lost to view, then your success will take an unfavorable turn.
To carry a lantern in your dreams, denotes that your benevolence will win you many friends.
If it goes out, you fail to gain the prominence you wish.
If you stumble and break it, you will seek to aid others, and in so doing lose your own station, or be disappointed in some undertaking.
To clean a lantern, signifies great possibilities are open to you.
To lose a lantern, means business depression, and disquiet in the home.
If you buy a lantern, it signifies fortunate deals.
For a young woman to dream that she lights her lover’s lantern, foretells for her a worthy man, and a comfortable home.
If she blows it out, by her own imprudence she will lose a chance of getting married.
He that dreams he sees a lantern with a light hi it extinguished or darkened—that signifies unto him sadness, sickness, and poverty.
A young woman who has a dream of lighting a lantern held by her lover may look forward to a marriage with a man of good circumstances and charm.
For her to blow out a lantern, is a sign that she will lose an opportunity to marry such a man.
Lighting your pathway with a lantern of any kind points toward a solution of youi most pressing problems.
To dream of carrying one on a dark night foretells riches; to stumble denotes trouble; for the light to be darkened or extinguished, poverty (Artemidorus). Modern symbol of lanterns, leadership; Christian symbol, piety and truth; the tarot gives it as a symbol of wisdom.