Tombstones in a dream symbolize sorrow and disappointment, along with the effort to leave behind something that other people remember you for. Even though most people categorize dreams with this motif as nightmares, they don’t always have a negative meaning.
To dream of a tombstone
If you see a tombstone in a dream, it symbolizes sorrow. There is a chance that someone from your surroundings will do or say something that will stop you from wanting to know anything about that person in the future. You are not someone who gets angry and impulsive quickly, but many conflicts and misunderstandings will precede that event, which will make you lose your patience.
To dream of building a tombstone
If you dream of building a tombstone, it means that you will do a good deed. You will probably help someone in a bad financial situation, and that person will be grateful to you. Even though you are not wealthy by any means, you have priorities that you would give even the last dollar for.
To dream of demolishing a tombstone
When you dream of demolishing a tombstone, it means that you will disappoint someone. There is a chance that you will do something impulsive, after which many people will change their opinions about you. They will act like you are strangers, forgetting how much you have helped them so far.
To dream about other people building tombstones
A dream where you see someone else building a tombstone means that someone will do you a huge favor. Your pride will not let you ask for help, but that person will realize that you need it and will give you a hand. You will be happy because of it, but you will also find a way to repay them. You don’t like depending on anyone, let alone owing someone.
To dream of other people demolishing a tombstone
When you see someone else demolishing a tombstone, it means that a loved one will offend or hurt you. That person might have negative comments regarding your decisions, and you will take that as criticism or provocation. Another possibility is that you will find out that your friend gossiped about you with other people.
To dream of your name on a tombstone
When you see your name written on a tombstone in a dream, it symbolizes bad communication with people from your surroundings. You don’t need much to argue with someone lately. You are too sensitive and nervous, and you are taking out negative energy on others instead of dealing with inner struggles yourself.
To dream of someone else’s name on a tombstone
If you see someone else’s name on a tombstone, it means that you will have a conflict with that person. A seemingly trivial argument will turn into a fight if you don’t manage to control yourself.
If you don’t remember the name you saw on a tombstone, it means that you will end up in trouble because of naivety. You will trust someone who only wants to take advantage of you to achieve personal goals. You can stop that if you recognize their manipulation on time.
To dream of carrying a tombstone
Carrying a tombstone in a dream usually means that someone needs your help. A loved one will expect your aid to solve a big problem. It is hard for you to give advice sometimes because you often haven’t been in the same situations they are now. However, you ought to say what you think, and your loved one will decide whether they will listen to you or not.
To dream of other people carrying a tombstone
When you see someone else carrying a tombstone in a dream, it means that someone will criticize you because of your decisions or actions. That person believes that you have made a mistake and will openly say it. You probably disagree, but you will realize that they are right with time.
To dream about buying a tombstone
Dreaming of buying a tombstone is a sign that you want to break free from the past. You will realize that there is no point thinking about the things that passed because you have to dedicate your attention to the future and what is to come. Let the things that happened to you be a lesson on what you should and shouldn’t do later in life.
To dream of selling a tombstone
Selling tombstones in a dream means that you could make a profit from other people’s misery. Your colleague might get fired, and your boss will offer you their spot in the company. Another possibility is that you will enter a relationship with someone who recently got divorced. The saying – One man’s loss is another man’s gain will prove to be true in your case.
To dream of getting a tombstone as a gift
If you dream of someone bestowing a tombstone to you, it means that honest and genuine friends that you can always count on surround you. If you call any single one of them in the middle of the night, they will make sure to be there for you. You can think of yourself as a lucky person regarding the people you have in your life.
To dream of bestowing a tombstone to someone
Bestowing a tombstone to someone in a dream usually means that your emotional relationship or friendship will be put to the test. You will not assess it but your partner or friend. You will feel bad for let things come to all of that and because that person doubts your loyalty, but you will also prove that they can trust you.
To dream about stealing a tombstone
Stealing a tombstone in a dream means that you are making mistake after mistake in real life. You have been making decisions with horrible consequences lately. However, your destructive behavior is the result of inner struggles, and you have to have a conversation with yourself to figure out what is going on. That is the only way to stop suffering because of your poor actions.
To dream of someone stealing a tombstone
If you see someone else stealing a tombstone in a dream, it means that you will once again realize how much people can be malicious and evil. You will probably witness injustice but will not be able to do anything to stop it.
To dream of kissing a tombstone
It is customary to kiss the photo on the tombstone or the actual tombstone upon arrival in some countries. If you dream of doing that, it implies that you will show respect and admiration to one person. We are talking about someone who has dedicated their entire life to other people and selflessly gives for everyone’s well-being.
To dream of other people kissing a tombstone
A dream where you see other people kissing a tombstone means that you will witness a difficult moment for a loved one. Someone close to you will experience tragedy or a crisis, and you will be present. You will make sure to encourage and comfort them and help the person you love overcome that dark period.
To dream of crying in front of a tombstone
Crying in front of a tombstone in a dream means that you regret missed past opportunities. There is a chance that fears stopped you from making positive changes in your life. There is no point going back to that because you won’t recognize new options if you stay focused on the past.
To dream of other people crying in front of a tombstone
If you dream of someone else crying in front of a headstone, it means that you will connect with someone who has a similar problem like you. It will be easier to talk to that person than someone you have known your whole life.
To dream about urinating on a tombstone
This dream suggests that you don’t respect tradition and customs. You believe that it is pointless to believe blindly in something from the past. You are focused on the future, and nothing else interests you.
To dream of other people urinating on a tombstone
When you see someone else urinating on a tombstone, it means that you will witness injustice. You will do everything you can to stop the execution of one wrong decision, in your opinion.
Interpretations can differ depending on what you saw on a tombstone.
To dream of a tombstone with a cross
Christians usually put crosses on tombstones. If you saw such a headstone in a dream, it means that you will forgive your enemy. Someone will hurt you, but you will not take revenge on them. You will also not forget what that person has done, but you think that revenge can’t bring you the inner peace you strive for.
To dream of a tombstone with David’s start
Jewish people usually put David’s start on tombstones. If you see one with that symbol in a dream, it means that you will get rewarded for the suffering you endured. You will preserve your pride and dignity, but that will not be easy. However, the future will bring you happiness and prosperity, but you have to be patient.
To dream of a tombstone with a photo
Some tombstones have photos of the deceased or their faces carved into the headstone. When you see one in a dream, it means that you ought not to neglect your family and friends. You have lost contact with some people you were close with lately. It is time to renew the broken bond.
To dream about a tombstone with text
If the tombstone in your dream is decorated with the deceased’s name and other details, it means that the job you currently do destroys your creativity. You have many talents, but you don’t take advantage of them enough. Maybe you should dedicate more time to a hobby.
The meanings of dreams can be a lot more trivial. If you have recently seen, built, or demolished a tombstone, it has left an impression on you.
Definition of a tombstone
A tombstone is a shaped object that signifies who lies buried in the grave underneath it.