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Did You Dream About an Angel? Here's What It Means

Have you dreamed about an angel? It's a meaningful dream topic that has several fascinating interpretations.

Scroll down for three different explanations from our dream guides on what it means to dream about an angel.

Which of these interpretations best matches your dream?

What does an angel mean in dreams?

1. The traditional interpretation

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

To have dreamt of an angel often hints at guidance, protection, and goodness. But the dream is often more nuanced.

It may suggest that you are seeking spiritual enlightenment or inner peace. Interacting with an angel in a dream could indicate that you are looking for advice or reassurance in some aspect of your life. It's a sign of divine intervention or a higher power at work. However, the specific interpretation can vary depending on the context and emotions associated with the dream.

An angel is colorful and puzzling dream object to offer a definitive opinion on. To really say without any doubts, I would need to get more information about the dreamer's past and current life scenario.

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2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

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

To have dreamed of an angel, in Freudian terms, could be seen as a manifestation of the superego, the moral compass of the psyche, embodying ideals and ethical standards.

But an angel can say quite a few things — It suggests a striving for perfection or a need for absolution. Interaction with an angel might represent an internal dialogue between the ego and the superego, a negotiation of moral dilemmas or ethical quandaries. The angel's appearance could be a call to self-examination, a prompt to evaluate one's actions and motivations. However, the dream's precise interpretation would hinge on the dreamer's personal associations and emotional responses within the dream.

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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"

To have dreamt of an angel symbolizes a divine message or spiritual guidance. It's a beacon of hope, signifying that you are not alone in your spiritual journey. Interacting with an angel in your dream signifies a direct communication with the divine. It's a profound spiritual experience, suggesting a higher level of consciousness or an awakening. This interaction could be a call to align your actions with your higher purpose or spiritual path. The angel's presence is a reassurance of divine support and guidance, encouraging you to trust your intuition and inner wisdom. However, the specific spiritual message or guidance would depend on your personal spiritual beliefs and the context of the dream.

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So whose dream analysis matches your dream?

Which interpretation above for an angel best matches your your dream experience?

Only you can say for sure. It's worth noting that our dreaming mind can be a complex and multifaceted thing to understand. Each and every image in a dream can symbolize many different things — or be the result of multiple forces in our daily life.

Do you have a unique explanation for a dream about an angel that you'd like to share? Contribute your personal analysis to the comment section below.

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