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

A dream image like a planet can be a perplexing one to get one's brain around. Because our dreams are transmissions from our subconscious mind, and they often represent symbolic references to our waking-life, no single explanation fits every dream about a planet or any other symbol.

Below are three different perspectives on dreams about a planet, taken from three different viewpoints.

Which meaning best matches your dream?

What does a planet 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 visiting a planet signifies your desire for exploration and discovery. But it's often a dream image with multiple nuances.

It reflects your adventurous spirit and your willingness to venture into the unknown. This dream can also represent your feelings of being an outsider or feeling alienated in your waking life.

Alternatively, seeing a planet from afar in a dream symbolizes your ambitions and goals. It indicates that you have set high expectations for yourself and are looking at the bigger picture. This dream can also suggest feelings of insignificance or being overwhelmed by the vastness of your surroundings.

A planet is often a deep and fascinating dream concept to to give you a single meaning for. To know with any kind of confidence, I would have to get an understanding of 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 visiting a planet may embody the Freudian concept of the uncanny, the unfamiliar within the familiar.

The dream-symbol can have many permutations however. It suggests a subconscious grappling with the unknown, perhaps a latent anxiety or repressed desire. This dream may also symbolize a yearning for transcendence, a wish to escape the confines of the ego and experience the id in its raw, unfiltered form. Observing a planet from afar, however, can be interpreted as a manifestation of the Freudian concept of the 'ego ideal'. It represents the self you aspire to be, distant yet within sight. It may also reflect feelings of isolation or detachment, a sense of being an observer rather than a participant in your own life.0

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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 of visiting a planet signifies a spiritual journey, a quest for higher knowledge and wisdom. It's a call from your soul to explore the vastness of the universe and your place within it. This dream is a reminder of your infinite potential and the limitless possibilities that exist within you. Seeing a planet from afar, by contrast, symbolizes your spiritual aspirations. It's a reflection of your higher self, the divine essence that you are striving to connect with. This dream serves as a reminder that you are not alone in the universe, and that you are part of a grand cosmic plan. It encourages you to keep reaching for your spiritual goals, no matter how distant they may seem.

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So whose dream explanation makes the most sense for you?

Which of the above ways of explaining a planet fits with your dream vision?

Only you can know for sure. Remember that our higher mind can be a complicated puzzle. Just about any object or image from a dream can represent a wide range of things — or symbolize many different forces in our conscious life.

Got a unique dream analysis on dreams about a planet that you'd like to share? We'd be thrilled to hear and discuss your personal ideas to the comment section down below.

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