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Did You Dream About a Crown? Here's What It Means

Have you ever dreamed about a crown? This is a curious dream symbol that has several fascinating interpretations.

Read on for three different points-of-view from our dream gurus on what it means to dream about a crown.

Which of these explanations best matches your dream?

What does a crown mean in dreams?

1. The traditional interpretation

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Mary Leyen
Dream Expert,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

A dream about wearing a crown often hints at achievement, authority, and recognition. Although, it's likely to be more complicated than that.

It suggests that you are acknowledging your own power and embracing your leadership qualities.

Alternatively, seeing someone else being crowned can represent your recognition of their authority or achievements. It may also indicate feelings of envy or a desire for the power and recognition they have. The common themes among these possible variations can serve as a call to embrace your own potential for leadership and success.

A crown can be a somewhat very deep dream image to to give you a single, definitive meaning for. To say for certain, I would need to really dig deep into the dreamer's life story and current circumstances.

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2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

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Ernesto Andrahi
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of donning a crown may embody an unconscious yearning for power, or perhaps a latent recognition of one's own intellectual or moral authority.

With that being said, a crown can be more complicated than that. It could also signify an internal struggle with the ego, a Freudian concept, where one grapples with their own self-importance. Conversely, witnessing another's coronation in a dream may reflect an unconscious projection of your own aspirations onto another. It could also symbolize a displacement, another Freudian concept, where feelings of inadequacy or envy are transferred onto another person. These dreams, in essence, are a manifestation of the psyche's complex interplay between desire, self-perception, and the perception of others.

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3. The spiritualist's interpretation

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Liz Morrison
Shaman and Spirit Guide,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming about wearing a crown signifies a spiritual awakening, a realization of your divine nature and potential. It's a call from your higher self to embrace your inherent wisdom and leadership. Conversely, witnessing someone else's coronation in a dream symbolizes your spiritual recognition of their divine essence and authority. It may also reflect your own spiritual aspirations and the desire to attain a similar level of spiritual enlightenment. Both of these dreams are a divine invitation to explore your spiritual journey, to acknowledge your inner power, and to strive for spiritual growth and enlightenment.

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So whose interpretation of the dream matches your dream?

Which of the above interpretations for a crown makes the most sense for your dream?

Only you can say for sure. Bear in mind that our dreaming mind can be a complex and multifaceted thing. Any dream image can represent a long list of things — or be the result of multiple forces in our daily life.

Have a unique interpretation on dreams about a crown that you'd like to share? Please consider adding your personal interpretation to the comment area below.

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