Dreams about a burning represent luck and hope to come in “small” steady streams. Such dreams usually represent a series of smaller successes in all fields as opposed to one big success in a certain field and failures in every other aspect of your life.
16 interpretations of dreams about candles
Dreaming about lighting a candle
If you ever dreamt about burning a candle that’s a good sign, the dream and your subconscious mind are telling you that you’re on the right path to finding out some bigger truth or that you’re generally seeing enlightenment.
Dreaming about failing to light a candle
You’re persistently trying to light a candle, but nothing is happening, such a dream might indicate there are thing things from your past that you deeply regret. It’s possible you’re denying some things that have happened to you and you’re unwilling to accept the consequences. Failing to light the candle because the wind is blowing might mean you’re having trouble finding your spiritual peace. Think about asking someone with more experience to help you on your path.
Someone is blowing out the candle
A dream like this could mean that you’re renouncing a part of yourself that you don’t like or you’re realizing a certain situation is out of your hands and you’re done worrying about it.
Lighting a candle in a church
This dream, where you’re lighting the candle alone, might represent a sign that you’re abandoned by everybody or that you didn’t get any help from anyone when you needed it most. While lighting a candle is usually followed by prayer, it could mean that some of your prayers will remain unanswered. Still, it’s best not to hold it against someone, it could be that people are just preoccupied with their lives and they simply didn’t notice you need help.
Dreaming about buying candles
A dream where you’re buying a candle might indicate you should try to spend more time enriching your intellect and your soul.
Burning yourself on a candle
Dreams where you burn yourself with fire usually mean that someone has betrayed your trust. It’s possible you’re always trying to see the best in people and sometimes it’s just not working and you end up disappointed. This dream is a message from your subconscious mind that you’re too trusting or gullible, and that you should be more careful in the future. Don’t believe everything you hear.
Dreaming about candle wax
Candle wax usually represents the flow of time. It’s possible you’re regretting some things from your past and wishing you could undo them.
Dreaming about a candlestick
If you had a dream about a candlestick but no candle, it could represent some sort of disappointment or a feeling of being rejected. Perhaps you have a hole in your life that you’re trying to fill with light.
Dreaming about a birthday candle
Seeing a birthday candle in your dream might symbolize rebirth and a new beginning. You’re probably thinking of some ideas that can improve your life significantly.
Dreaming about an unlighted candle
Dreaming about candle in this way is a symbol of your unused potential.
Dreaming about a burnt-out candle
These dreams usually represent a fear of getting old and dying. It’s possible that you recently heard the news of someone’s passing.
Dream about a broken candle
Such a dream usually represents a fear of impotence.
Dreaming about a scented candle
If you had a dream where you could smell the aromas it could mean that your hard work is about to pay off. However, if you could smell the aromas but didn’t like the smell it could mean that some of your plans could backfire, leaving you very disappointed.
Dream about a white candle
White candles in dreams represent you’ve chosen the correct spiritual path.
Dream about a black candle
If you see black candles in your dream or candles burning with a black flame is just your subconscious mind telling you that’s it’s bored of the routine, telling you to take more risks and join some adventures.
Dream about a red candle
Red candles are clearly a symbol of a romantic relationship, but seeing them burning might not be a good sign. As the fire burns the candle gets smaller and smaller and there is a chance when it burns out your relationship might go through some difficult times.
Candle definition according to Dictionary.com:
a long, usually slender piece of tallow or wax with an embedded wick that is burned to give light.