Pay more attention to your health. Or, the sign of a new emotional beginning—from ruins grows something new.
To dream of ancient ruins, foretells that you will travel extensively, but there will be a note of sadness mixed with the pleasure in the realization of a long-cherished hope. You will feel the absence of some friend. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If the former, the suggestion is that we need to pull things together.
If the latter, wc need to look at how we are making ourselves vulnerable.
2- If we have deliberately ruined something we need to clarify a self-destructive element in us. Sometimes by looking at the symbolism of what has ruined an object or an occasion will give us insight into our own processes.
3- Occasionally it is vital that there is an element of dcstructiveness in us in order that we can rebuild part of our lives on a better basis.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A reminder of transience. Even the greatest civilizations succumb to the hand of time. Therefore, live life to its fullest while you have the opportunity.
Falling from a place of glory, achievement, and respect, if only in your own eyes. ... The Language of Dreams
If you dream of discovering ruins, as in a Shamanic Soul Retrieval, then this signifies reunification of lost pieces of your soul that allow you to feel a connected and unified to your wisdom and spiritual bounty. Alternatively, this dream could also signify old and worn out aspects of yourself that no longer serve you. Consider the feeling tone. See Antique.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If someone else has ruined one of our possessions in dreams we should look at an emotional difficulty in waking life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If the former, we need to pull things together.
If the latter, we need to look at how we are making ourselves vulnerable. Also consult the entries for buildings, demolition and wreck.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Depth Psychology: A ruin might refer to past experiences that you have not processed yet. But in general, it reflects a fear of old age and illness, or of losing strength. Sometimes the dream is a warning of impending material losses (being “ruined”).... Dreamers Dictionary