Symbolic of death, Prov. 8:36
Total desolation; spiritual death
To dream of a skull indicates that you may be facing a perilous situation, an immoral issue, or unfortunate demise of someone you know. It can also symbolize emotional mysteries. Perhaps you are concealing something from others.
Symbol: The skull is a symbol of the impermanence of life, and also of the uppermost part of the human body.
Vision: Seeing a skull: a reminder to be honest and to look at reality with a sober mind.
If you can do that, you are going to succeed. Digging somewhere and finding a skull: you will receive a monetary gift.
Depth Psychology: See Head, Skeleton.
Ingrained thoughts; stubbornness.
You will make a big discovery that could greatly benefit you.
A reminder of Death and the meaning of life. This symbol often points to a feeling of spiritual emptiness. On the other hand, it also addresses the shape, structure, and essence of spirituality and, in that sense, of life itself. (See the skull of Yorick in Hamlet.)
To dream of a skull predicts that you will accidentally uncover a secret that you would rather not know. Be extremely careful how you use or react to it, as your handling of the situation could affect your future. Also see “Skeleton.”
An engagement is in the near future for you.
1. Great danger.
2. One should work harder in developing one’s mind.
3. In seeking a solution to a problem, seek the help of others.
If you dream of leering skulls avoid family arguments lest they end in serious quarrels.
Dreams of a skull signify mindlessness and that you are venting out your fear of losing your mind by opening up to another person’s point of view. You might also be opening to your ability to read other people’s minds. See Skeleton and Pirate.
To dream of skulls grinning at you, is a sign of domestic quarrels and jars. Business will feel a shrinkage if you handle them.
To see a friend’s skull, denotes that you will receive injury from a friend because of your being preferred to him.
To see your own skull, denotes that you will be the servant of remorse.
Some stupid but well-meaning person is liable to make trouble for you if you dream of finding a real skull of a man or woman.
Skulls manufactured for Hallowe’en or other decorative purposes denotes a gay party in the near future.
A dream denoting penance (Gypsy). Symbolism obviously Christian. Spider to spin its web before your face augurs a fortune (Raphael). The spider is the symbol of shrewdness, perseverance and foresight (Pavitt). Schemer holds that to dream of seeing the upper part of a room covered with spiders is a symptom of headache.