Questions tagged [dream]

This tag can be used for general questions about dreams. A dream is a succession of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that usually occurs involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep. Note that analysis of a specific dream is off-topic.

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Relationship between waking state and dreaming state?

Our Upanishads talk about four different states, out of which the two are: Waking state, which basically is the reality experienced externally in the outer world and Dreaming state, which basically ...
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Do the reason or consequences behind bad dream of killing snake mentioned in scriptures?

From this answer, we can notice that dream of killing snake is a bad dream Bad dreams are a shaven head of one’s own, wearing shabby clothes, drinking oil, house collapse, angry Gods or Brahmanas,...
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What is the name of the power which allows one to know future in dreams?

What is the name of the power which allows one to know future in dreams? One of my relatives say they can see future in their dreams. Is this a spiritual gift? What is its name? What practices and ...
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What does dream about killing birds who are attacking you signify? [closed]

What does dream about killing birds who are attacking you (inside your house) signify. Is it auspicious and does it have a spiritual connection?
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Is it a bad omen to see snakes chasing you in dreams?

Is it a bad omen to see snakes trying to chase you in dreams? What do scriptures say about such dreams? If its a bad omen, what is the remedy for it?
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How to understand dreams? [closed]

What shall we do if we get a bad dream? Are there any hymns to be recited to get rid of ill effect of a bad dream? What shall we do if we get a good dream? What are good signs & bad signs(...
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'Dream' of Lord Shiva

What does it mean to see Lord Shiva in a dream? What Hindu scriptures tell about this?
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Why do dreams come and what are their results?

I want to know, What is a dream and how they relay in sleep only? How much night's fourth quarter dreams are true? If yes, then how much time they take place in dreamer's life? If no, why these dreams ...
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Are sinful activities performed in dreams considered as sins?

From this answer, it is clear that The objects seen in the dream state are impressions from the waking state. They are nothing but the internal workings of the mind. They are nothing more than ...
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Hinduism and dreams: Does Hinduism say anything about what causes dreams? [duplicate]

What causes dreams? Does Hinduism say anything about that?
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What does it mean to see dead relatives in dreams [closed]

Recently, for sometime my friend have been dreaming of his dead relatives. This is happening for a few days now. Usually it's 3-4 relatives whom he dreams about. So I would like to know why is he ...
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What is the significance of seeing Lord Vishnu, Lakshmi and Shiva together in a dream? [closed]

I had dream and saw Lord Vishnu, Mata Lakshmi, and Lord Shiva in my dream. I don't remember few things about that dream(don't know why) but Here is what I saw.. It was dream in which they were giving ...
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Need clarification on the analogy of dream in Advaita

My background is in Vishistadvaita and I have always had a few challenges in understanding some of the concepts from Advaita and have wondered if later acharyas in the Advaita sampradaya have provided ...
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What does it mean to see dead relatives in dreams? [duplicate]

Agni Purana provide details about various dreams and their meaning. Similarly, Markandeya Purana and Vayu Purana also mention many dreams and their meaning. But I couldn't find the meaning of seeing ...
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Is sitting on a camel in a dream inauspicious?

Currently I am reading Sundara Kanda of Valmiki Ramayana. In this kanda, there is a sarga/chapter named Trijata Swapnam meaning the dream of the ogre Trijata. She narrates her dream to other ogres and ...
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When you see snake in your dream? [duplicate]

What is a significance when you see a snake in your dream at night. I see a snake in my dream and I don't remember whether it had one head or several. But it was definitely a cobra because it was in ...
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Does Hindu scripture say anything about Third Eye visions?

Recently, while meditating, I had a vision of Lord Ganesha. The vision came to my 3rd Eye. The vision was of an Elephant, with its Trunk pointed down, but swaying back and forward, almost in a ...
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What is “kaal sarpa dosha/yoga”? What are the solutions?

This is a very famous dosha/yoga in certain Kundali-s. There is a Hindi wikipedia article about it. It is said to be formed when all the planets come between Rahu & Ketu during the birth time. ...
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What substances cause prophetic dreams?

As I discuss in this question, by far the most popular school of Hindu philosophy is the Vedanta school, which bases its tenets on the doctrines laid out in the Brahma Sutras, a work by the sage Vyasa ...
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Are our dreams associated with our past or future?

There are certain situations in my daily life which seems like I had dreamt of them before. Also sometimes I get dreams regarding my past which are blend of two different situation which can never be ...
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Where do the Vedas describe dreaming of a black-skinned man?

As I discuss in this question, by far the most popular school of Hindu philosophy is the Vedanta school, which bases its tenets on the doctrines laid out in the Brahma Sutras, a work by the sage Vyasa ...
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Do Camel and Moose carry any significance when dreamt of, as per Hinduism?

Are Camel and Moose vahanas of any specific deity?
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Does seeing the same dream several times indicate something?

If we see God in our dreams telling us the same thing again and again, does that mean anything? Is God in a way trying to say say something through dreams?
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What is the meaning of seeing Devi Durga in dream for non-Hindu?

I saw Devi Durga twice in dream this week. In the dream, I was offering pooja to the Devi, I am Muslim. what is the meaning of the dream according to Hinduism? what does seeing Hindu god in the dream ...
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Durga Devi dream - meaning for woman? [closed]

I am a 22 year old Polish woman, non-hindu. Last night I had a dream about Durga Devi. The world was taken over by demons, it was all on fire, huge fire and flames everywhere. Me and some 2 other ...
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Is there any hymn or verse for not having any kind of good/bad dreams? How can one skip dreams or illusion?

Is there any hymn or verse for not having any kind of good/bad dreams? How can one skip dreams or illusion? In Vishnu sahasra namavali I found one Om dusvapnanashanay namah But it is not working ...
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Pouring Water on Lord ganesha in the dream [closed]

Hi hope someone can help me understand the meaning of my dream I am not able to understand why did I see this particular act in my dream last night. I dreamt of pouring water on the Lord Ganesha's ...
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What do scriptures say about lucid dreaming?

There are 4 states of consciousness - waking, dreaming, dreamless and Turiya although some people do refer to 5th state called Turiyatita. According to Adi Shankara, dreams are created by Jiva. ...
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What is the significance for a woman of seeing one's hair parting filled with Vibhuti (sacred ash ) during her marriage in her dreams?

What is the significance for a woman of seeing one's hair parting filled with Vibhuti (sacred ash ) during her marriage in her dreams? Do any Scriptures discuss the significance of such dreams? Does ...
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Are dreams created by Jivatma or Paramatma?

Are dreams created by Jivatma or Paramatma? What is the take of Badarayana as per Brahma Sutras and the three principal commentators on it viz. Ramanuja, Shankara and Madhva? Please provide relevant ...
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Are there video materials of Vedic scriptures describing states of consciousness?

I would like to know if there are video materials of explained Vedic texts (knowledge) on the internet? Specifically the knowledge about states of consciousness.
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Where does the four states of consciousness occurs in an individual?

Most of you might know according to Upanishads, there are the four fundamental states (4 states of consciousness) that a Jiva goes through... Waking (conscious), Dreaming (Unconscious), Deep ...
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What does happens to Prarabdha Karma while sleeping?

Most of you might know, we have to experience the result of any karma(Prarabdha karma)done by us. Any Prarabdha Karma is inevitable. According to Sri Swami Sivananda: "Prarabdha is that portion of ...
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How real world get translated into dreams [duplicate]

In our dream we keep hearing sounds which are coming from outside environment , those sounds seamlessly blend into dream. Ex: if the alarm goes off, in dreams it blends and we dog barking ...