Dream Interpretation Smoke | Dream Meanings
(see Fire, Fog, Incense)
Not being completely truthful with yourself or others (e.g., “putting up a smoke screen”) in order to avoid an issue.
If you see yourself or someone else smoking a cigarette, this may be an oral fixation, or a symbolic substitution for other desires.
What feelings are you allowing to fester inside? Where there’s smoke, there’s fire, and something is definitely burning!
A type of message or oracle.
The Native Americans sent smoke signals to communicate with one another, and many ancient civilizations used the smoke from sacrificial fires for divination. In this case, see if images appear in the smoke, and watch its direction of movement for more interpretive material.
Smoking a pipe is indicative of peace, and the sealing of a bond, especially if the pipe is offered to someone else, or shared around a group.
Lack of clarity; things are hazy; confusion. Indicator of heated emotions; where there’s smoke there’s fire. Warning.
If your dream fea- tured smoke from a known source (i.e., a fire or chim- ney), it signifies improving financial conditions; however, if you saw or smelled the smoke but couldn’t identify its source, you are likely to be in for a period of annoying worries or petty disappointments.
Keep your chin up; you’ll soon find comfort in new experiences.
See also Cigar (or Cigarette), Pipe(s), Coal, etc.
In some cultures, beneficial power is attributed to smoke, since it supposedly possesses a magical quality to scare misfortune away from humans.
If in the dram you imagine this smoke as a white column, light and subtle, that rises up to the sky, it is a sign that you will be spiritually elevated. On the contrary, if the sensations it causes are unpleasant, this could point to a state of mental confusion. Not in vain, this impedes us from seeing clearly and consequently makes it difficult to solve problems that arise.
If the smoke bothers you, the omens are unfavorable.
To dream of smoke, foretells that you will be perplexed with doubts and fears.
To be overcome with smoke, denotes that dangerous persons are victimizing you with flattery.
Dreams of smoke are indicators of fire, passion or danger. Smoke is also a symbol of a veil, mystery, or mist to hide a secret, as in “smoke and mirrors”. Rings of smoke represent a signal for help. Also, Native Americans consider smoke to be a visual demonstration of prayer and communion with Great Spirit. Consider the feeling tone.
A dream about smoke reveals a confused state of mind due to many troublesome problems. See Tobacco.
Some present success, but you will not really benefit by it.
The denser the Smoke, the greater will be your disappointment.
If you dream you are surrounded by smoke, you need to sort out some confusion that is happening in your life.
Something dark; but also something light rising out of your unconscious. Where there is smoke there is Fire, transformative power that comes through your energy. Dissipating smoke indicates relaxation. See Steam.
(Fumes) In a dream, smoke means a partnership, an investment, or it could represent outside money which someone has placed with one’s own capital for business. Smoke in a dream also may mean meekness, or loss of property or capital. However, seeing smoke in a dream may mean profits only for one whose livelihood stems from dealing with fire. In a dream, smoke also represents an appalling or a horrifying calamity wherever it may appear.
(Also see Clouds of smoke; Sparks)
It symbolises praises and complements coupled with terror and danger as smoke means danger from aruler or authority.
If you see smoke from a chimney or fire, you will enjoy a brief moment of joy but it will not last.
To smoke a cigarette or pipe indicates that you have great confidence in yourself, which may or may not be justified. See also Chimney.
Vision: Watching smoke rise: you will either enjoy domestic bliss or find refuge at someone else’s place. Seeing thick, biting smoke: resistance from others and a light you can’t avoid. Seeing white smoke: you are lucky now, but know that it will last only a short time.
Depth Psychology: Dark smoke is a sign of trouble to come; light smoke means temporary happiness. Sometimes smoke indicates nervousness and anxiety, or that tendencies lurking under the surface have become habitual.
To be surrounded by smoke in a dream indicates that the dreamer is suffering from confusion and anxiety. Often a dreamer will be choked and disoriented suggesting the need to “clear things up.”
Something is changing but is currently obscured or unclear. As the saying goes, “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.” Since fire represents drastic change, smoke is an indication of the occurrence of transformation without necessarily having the ability to see the actual source of the shift. Smoke can cause asphyxiation by blocking the lungs from receiving oxygen, so dream smoke may indicate a suffocating life situation about which your unconscious is sending you an alarm.
A smoke screen is a mechanism for keeping something hidden.
It is a battle technique that was developed in World War One, associating it with danger and violence. It has entered our language as something that indicates a deliberate desire to obscure a person’s true intentions or create a diversion in order to perpetrate some act of betrayal.
If your dream smoke obstructs your sight in any way, you may want to consider what current difficulty in your life may be blocking your view of things as they really are. Ask yourself if you are focusing on what’s really important and not being distracted in some way.
Symbolic of an irritating, lazy servant, Prov. 10:26. Smoke is also symbolic of how quickly the wicked vanish from their prosperous position, Ps. 37. 16-20
Intuition of danger or anxiety about danger, smouldering passions or emotions. Idioms: go up in smoke; put up a smoke screen, no smoke without fire. See fire.
Ask yourself what (buried, neglected, feared) part of yourself is about to explode or go up in flames (= an outburst of passion).