To see a funeral, denotes an unhappy marriage and sickly offspring.
To dream of the funeral of a stranger, denotes unexpected worries.
To see the funeral of your child, may denote the health of your family, but very grave disappointments may follow from a friendly source.
To attend a funeral in black, foretells an early widowhood.
To dream of the funeral of any relative, denotes nervous troubles and family worries.
If you dream of your own funeral, you are giving up a part of yourself or an old way of acting.
This dream often means that you are trying to ignore a situation that needs to be confronted and dealt with directly.
To dream that you are at somebody else’s funeral means you are burying an old relationship and closing the lid on the past.
You may be letting go of old feelings you’ve been clinging onto.
If you dream you are attending a funeral for a parent who is still living in real life, you need to separate yourself from your parents’ restrictions.
The symbolic death may give you the courage you need to take the next step toward your independence.
Dreaming about funerals does not necessarily symbolize physical death for you or anyone else. It could instead symbolize an ending of a different kind.
You may be burying relationships, conditions or even emotions that you no longer need and that are no longer conducive to your personal growth.
On the other hand, this dream may symbolize the burying of sensitivities and emotions that are too difficult to cope with.
It may reflect numbness or a feeling that is the opposite of aliveness, such as depression and emptiness.
Either way, burying a person that is alive suggests some emotional turmoil.
Please consider all of the details in this dream to find the appropriate message. Old dream interpretation books say that dreaming about funerals is a dream of the contrary.
Instead of sadness, the dreamer will experience happiness and go to celebrations, such as weddings.
See Also: Coffin, Death