What does it mean to see an veil in a dream?

Veil Dream Meaning: From 29 Different Sources

see Curtain(s), Screen

A Dictionary of Dream Symbols | Eric Ackroyd

A veil on a hat may signify a mysterious woman who may bring enchantment into a man’s life. It may also indicate that your vision is veiled from the truth.

A wedding veil may represent the qualities of the bride, which traditionally were kept concealed until the ceremony was complete. In this way, a veil may be an indication of a woman’s sexuality.

Ariadne's Book of Dream | Ariadne Green

Covering or something hidden, Song. 1:7

Christian Dream Symbols | Tyler Wolfe

A veil obscures the object it covers, and in a dream, it connects to anything that is partially hidden.

A veil as connected to a marriage ceremony has the added connotation of the separation between two things that are about to merge and integrate, and when the veil is lifted, that process has occurred.

The lifting of the veil is also a New Age expression for accelerating consciousness. What confusion in your life needs to be or is about to be cleared up?

Complete Dictionary of Dreams | Dr. Mıchael Lennox

1. Spiritual blindness;

2. Secret (as in), “secret place” 2 Cor. 3:13-14; Heb. 6:19

Dream Dictionary The Biblical Model | Vincent Wienand

1. Deception;

2. Hidden;

3. Transition from flesh to spirit,(The day Jesus died on the cross the veil rent in two); Luke 24:45; 2 Cor. 3:13-16; Mark 15:37-38; Ex. 26:31-35.

Dream Dictionary The Biblical Model | Vincent Wienand

Used for modesty, to conceal, i.E.

A wedding veil carried away by the wind is a pending divorce

Dream Dictionary Unlimited | Margaret Hamilton

A veil can represent all that is hidden and mysterious – and this often translates into aspects of the occult.

To take the veil suggests becoming a nun and, therefore, adopting a spiritual path.

The veil is also a way of shrouding the feminine in order to avoid temptation and is for many women a badge of faith.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Psychological / emotional perspective: The mind has different ways of indicating hidden thoughts in dreams.

The veil is one of these symbols. When an object is veiled in a dream, there is some kind of secret, which cannot be revealed except to the initiated or those ‘in the know’.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Material aspects: We may, as dreamers, be concealing something from ourselves, but we could also be being kept in ignorance by others. Depending on our own attitude the veil may symbolize submission to an external authority.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Vision: Do you want to hide something—from yourself or others? Women who pretend to have orgasms often dream about a veil. Wearing a veil: someone wants to hide something from you that you are dying to know, but don’t believe everything you’ve been told.

A torn veil: your relationship is in danger of breaking up.

Depth Psychology: Are you walking through life “veiled”—are you isolating or do you feel alone? Are others hiding behind a veil to deceive you? Is there a veil between you and the person you love? See Curtain.

Dreamers Dictionary | Garuda

See Dress.

Gypsy Dream Dictionary | Raymond Buckland

(Attire) In a dream, a woman’s veil represents her religion.

For a woman, wearing a veil in a dream means marriage, prosperity, beauty. Wearing a black veil in a dream means marrying a poor man.

If a man sees himself wearing a veil in a dream, it means that he will commit adultery with his female servant.

(Also see Apparel; Climbing a mountain; Closet; Khimiir; Protection; Uncertainty; Wife; Yashmak)

Islamic Dream Interpretation | Ibn Seerin

A symbol for secret. Something is being hidden— something is being portrayed falsely. See Virgin. Fearing down a veil symbolizes Defloration. But it also refers to protection in the sense of having essential emotional boundaries. Warning of, and emphasis on, emotional immunity.

Little Giant Encyclopedia | Klaus Vollmar

To dream that you are wearing a veil means that you are not being sincere with your boyfriend or crush.

My Dream Interpretation | myjellybean

To dream that you are wearing a Veil is a bad omen, even if it is a Bridal Veil, unless you remove it before the dream is concluded.

Mystic Dream Book | Internet Archive - Anonymous

1. Hidden information, secrets.

2. Lack of vanity, modesty. Concealed aspect of personality (woman wearing a veil). Mystery revealed (to remove).

New American Dream Dictionary | Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

If you dream that you are wearing a veil that hides your face you may suffer because of your own insincerity.

To see the veil on another person reverses the interpretation.

A bridal veil means a new opportunity. Mourning veils, embarrassing momentary troubles.

Psycho Dream Interpretation | Ella Freeman Sharpe

Dreams of a veil reflect an element of mystery, surprise, secrecy, lack of disclosure and intimacy. See Mask.

Strangest Dream Explanations | Dream Explanations - Anonymous

also see Clothes

1- When an object is veiled in a dream, there is some kind of secret which needs to be revealed. We may, as dreamers, be concealing something from ourselves, but we could also be being kept in ignorance by others.

2- fhe mind has different ways of indicating hidden thoughts in dreams.

The veil is one of these symbols.

3- A veil can represent all that is hidden and mysterious - and this translates into aspects of the Occult.

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary | Pamela Ball

To dream that you wear a veil, denotes that you will not be perfectly sincere with your lover, and you will be forced to use stratagem to retain him.

To see others wearing veils, you will be maligned and defamed by apparent friends.

An old, or torn veil, warns you that deceit is being thrown around you with sinister design.

For a young woman to dream that she loses her veil, denotes that her lover sees through her deceitful ways and is likely to retaliate with the same.

To dream of seeing a bridal veil, foretells that you will make a successful change in the immediate future, and much happiness in your position.

For a young woman to dream that she wears a bridal veil, denotes that she will engage in some affair which will afford her lasting profit and enjoyment.

If it gets loose, or any accident befalls it, she will be burdened with sadness and pain.

To throw a veil aside, indicates separation or disgrace.

To see mourning veils in your dreams, signifies distress and trouble, and embarrassment in business.

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation | Gustavus Hindman Miller

Insecurity, hidden.

A veil embodies mystery and concealment.

If the dreamer is veiled, this image may signify a partially recognized or half-revealed side of the dreamer’s psyche.

The veil can represent mourning or submission to authority as evidenced by the nun’s veil and the bridal veil.

The veil can also symbolize a transition from one phase of life to another

The Bedside Dream Dictionary | Silvana Amar

This is an invitation to knowledge, but serves to hide the face and suggests, at the same time, that which it hides. In parallel, to dream of a veil should also encourage you to fight against that which shames you. For a woman, it denotes an erotic game and seduction. Additionally, according to Freud, it symbolizes the female hymen and the fear of sexual relations.

The monks occasionally wear veils. In spiritual terms, this dream could represent a rejection of mundane things. On the other hand, oneiric superstition says that dreaming of a black veil predicts a break in love. A white one, in contrast, foreshadows marriage.

The Big Dictionary of Dreams | Martha Clarke

A woman who wears a veil in a dream must guard against insincerity with her lover.

If she dreams that she loses a veil, it is an indication that her lover will find out that she is deceitful.

The Complete Dream Book | Gillian Holloway

Hiding or obscuring.




An issue relating to a particular role, rule, or tradition.

Anticipating, desiring, or fearing a particular real-life event.

Consider also the type of veil, its context and purpose, and your feelings about it.

See also: Scarf; Cover; Bride; Wedding Dress; Wedding; Hat; Crown

The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary | Nancy Wagaman

A dream of modesty (Gypsy). Symbol of hidden things (Tarot). Symbol also of the submission of woman to man.

The Fabric of Dream | Katherine Taylor Craig

(see Curtain, Dancing, Fabric, Wedding)

Separations between people, situations, or dimensions.

The Hebrew veils ot the temple marked the line between the outer and inner sanctuary, the latter of which was YHWH’s abode.

Societal transitions, just as marriage veils mark the transition from single woman to wife.


The need to hide behind something so that your true feelings cannot be seen.

Dreaming of bridal veils, especially for a woman, portends successful changes.

Putting aside a veil reflects a willingness to accept a change in status or role in a situation.

Celtic: The movement of fate, which can never be totally seen or known within mortal limits. It was believed that a peek behind fate’s veil presaged death.

Seven veils, such as those possessed by Salome and Isis, represent the planetary spheres (see Planets, Zodiac Signs). On the dream plane, this may open new insight into the weavings of fate or destiny as they interact with your free will.

Veils may also reflect endings, as they were often worn by widows during mourning.

The Language of Dreams | Patrica Telesco

Wearing a veil in your dreams symbolizes your insecurity in waking life.

Tryskelion Dream Interpretation | Pagan - Anonymous

lucky numbers: 04-10-12-22-33-37

arranging a, on your head: a pretentious cover-up, making sacred what never was.

bridal, a: propitious prospects for great happiness.

having a: are disguising a forbidden thought in a spiritual overtone.

losing a: wil lose your lover after your dispute with his superior.

opening a, or folding it: an important truth has been unveiled.

over a dead person: favorable circumstances wil assist at a wedding.

tear in a veil: wil lose protective support when your insincerity is exposed.

wearing a: your secretive actions are for self-preservation, not self-enhancement.

others: mystery and modesty.

Zolar’s Book of Dreams Numbers and Lucky Days |

Veil | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Veil

6 dream symbols found for this dream.

Masked / Veiled

[female] interpreted upon 4 sides: wife for a man [dreamer], husband for a woman [dreamer], young girl & [male] servant, usefulness from the direction of women. ... masked / veiled dream meaning

Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik

Train (on A Gown) / Veil

Something is dragging behind you. See Shadow. To take somebody in tow. But also dignity, splendor, and worship. Often this image refers to Bride. Sometimes it may suggest time is “dragging,” addressing the subject of patience. ... train (on a gown) / veil dream meaning

Little Giant Encyclopedia


Taking off the disguise that conceals... unveil dream meaning

Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Veil Or Veil-like Garments

When we, or others, are wearing a veil we are either trying to hide something, or are only partially accepting knowledge about ourselves or our relationship to others. Also consult the individual entry for veil. ... veil or veil-like garments dream meaning

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Wedding Veil

Dreams of a wedding veil signify suspense and the magical mystery of your relationship. You are realizing that you will never really know all there is to know about your beloved, as you embrace the element of surprise in your partnership. ... wedding veil dream meaning

Strangest Dream Explanations

Wedding Veil

A beautiful merger and union is taking place within you. A very beautiful sign. ... wedding veil dream meaning

The Dream Books Symbols