Interpret Dream about Afterlife: Meaning of Afterlife Dreams


I'm the author of Dreams 1-2-3: Remember, Interpret, and Live Your Dreams, and The Dream Interpretation Dictionary. At I'm known as RadOwl and I'm the lead moderator at Reddit Dreams. I began studying dreams in the early 1990s and delved into all major schools of thought, especially the writings of Carl Jung.

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  1. Susanne says:

    I remember a lovely story from Marie-Louise von Fransz her book “On Dreams and Death”where a person who has no faith dreamed of a candle burning on the other side of the window, a sort of reassurance for the dreamer that there was indeed a life after death.
    Back to the subject of your blog: dreams about deceased people: every once in a while a visitation dream is a warning you have the same disease as the person you dreamed about. I don’t mean to scare anyone, only to make sure that you inform yourself about symptoms and regularly check your body, because dreams can alert you in an early stadium of a disease. But this is indeed a literal meaning of such a dream and not a symbolic one.
    You really gave a good overview of possible symbolism in those dreams, I appreciate your blog very much, thanks for sharing.

    • RadOwl says:

      Thank you Susanne. Your heads-up about visitation dreams reminds me of the story of Amy Hardie, whose ex came to her in a dream to tell her she was going to die. He’d died of a lung disease, and sure enough, she soon developed similar health problems. She didn’t die, but she did go through a powerful personal transformation. She made a movie about the experience:

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