Ever since dreams have been recorded, one of the most familiar images which seem to flash across human minds is stars. There could be many reasons for the continued existence of stars in human dreams across centuries. One of the scientific explanations given is that gazing at the night sky or thinking of the night sky tends to bring on such dreams.
However, plenty of people don’t have the time to look up at the night sky or have an interest in stargazing. But even they have dreams of stars in different ways. So when you suddenly dream of a star, you will want to know what it means. Such an urge to know will increase if you keep on having repeated visions of stars.
Know that in almost every spiritual, mythological, and religious system in the world; shining stars have found their spot. People have interpreted the meaning of stars differently in different contexts. But in most, stars have been seen as mysterious and magical. Some stars have been given the status of deities in ancient cultures.
Generally, star dreams are thought to mean something positive, beautiful, and enlightening. So keeping that in mind, let us find out what stars mean in your dreams.
Spiritual Meaning of Stars in Dream
If you see stars in your dream, then it can mean guidance or success.
For example, if you see a dream after the death of a famous or great person near and dear to you, it can mean that they are trying to guide you. They may be trying to lead you so that you achieve the greatness you are meant for in life. However, the context of the dream matters as well.
If you see a blue star in your dream, then it could mean that you are about to experience peace, tranquillity, wisdom, or loyalty in life. After all, a blue-collared star is universally known to be a good symbol. It could also foreshadow optimism and clarity towards your future path.
However, it should be noted that blue also means feeling down or sad. It’s essential to determine the actual context of the dream and what you saw along with the star in such cases.
Note that a white coloured star generally means innocence, peace, and purity. It also means light and new beginnings. So if you have been feeling troubled, then it could mean the end of that darkness and light out of it.
However, note that just like with blue stars, white stars have a negative connotation attached to them. Note that in eastern cultures, the colour white is associated with mourning and death.
If you see a yellow coloured star, then it could mean multiple things. It could be a symbol of agility, energy, intellect, happiness, wisdom, and harmony. But it could also symbolize sickness, betrayal, disgrace, deceit, and cowardice. As with everything, the context of the dream matters here. If you feel like you have experienced an unpleasant dream, it could negatively connotation it.
General Meaning of Stars in Dream
If you see a dream with a star in it, it generally means positivity and goodness will visit you. Stars are a sign of optimism and hopefulness. For millennia stars have been used for navigation, and they have been worshipped. So they have good connotations associated with it.
However, note that stars have been associated with Lucifer, whose name ‘morningstar’ means light in Christianity. But Lucifer was the first angel who was thrown out of heaven for questioning God. As such, stars concerning the devil have negative connotations. Most famously, the Pentagon star is thought to be the symbol of the devil used by Satanists.
But this is a biblical interpretation. There are other kinds of general interpretations of dreams with stars in them as well. Generally, five-ended stars mean that happiness will come your way. If you see a six ended star, then it means that you will have to face some failure in life. Lastly, if you see a seven-ended star, then it could mean the fulfilment of your biggest dreams.
If you see stars flickering against the night sky, then it means that your path is correct, and it will help you reach your goal fast and with minimum losses. You can expect such happiness if you see a star present in your hands. It is a lucky symbol and means that you will have smooth sailing in the future. There will be no problems for you, and you will experience financial growth.
However, this financial growth won’t distort your character. Along with this, many believe that this dream involves the discovery of some forbidden or sacred knowledge. It is also thought to mean emotional growth too.
If you see bright stars shining through heavy thunderstorms, then it could mean that you are about to be visited by happiness and good luck. If the star is seen to be sparkling, shining, and emitting light, then it is taken as a good symbol.
If you see stars along with the moon in your dream, then it means that your small achievements have put you on the right path to achieve your goal. Also, note that if your moon is closer to the star, then it means that your close ones love you. You can rest assured that they cherish you.
Different Kinds of Stars and Their General Meaning and Spiritual Meanings
There are different types of stars we dream about. All of these stars have different spiritual as well as general meanings. Here are the general and spiritual meanings of the two most common kinds of stars.
The Evening And Mornings Star Dream Meaning
Both stars are the same. We all know that these stars are just the neighbouring planet Venus. It was named different stars by ancient Greeks and Egyptians. Greeks named the Evening star of the sky Hesperus and the Morning Star Phosphorus.
Both of them are minor deities in the Greco-Roman pantheon. Generally and spiritually, seeing the morning and evening star means that you will experience good luck in your relationship, love life, work, etc. After all, Venus is the goddess of love, passion, pleasure, and such.
Solomon’s Pentagram is widely known and also widely misinterpreted. King Solomon built the Jerusalem temple and was known to be a great historical figure. He was famously known for his wisdom and knowledge. Generally, Solomon’s Pentagram is made of gold and silver materials. As such, it represents the sun or moon in such instances.
Spiritually, the Pentagram with Solomon’s seal offers protection from danger. It is meant to be used to make us be one with nature and, in the process, put us closer to cosmic perfection. As such, it is meant to open our consciousness to develop both physically and spiritually.
Deep Meaning of Stars
If you dream of stars surrounding you, then it means that you will get many opportunities in life. So it would be best if you tried to seize them and realize what you have always wanted. Note that if you dream of a sky filled with stars, then it depicts prosperity. Good times are ahead, and you will get opportunities to improve your life. If you see this dream, then don’t rush into the first opportunity. Instead, take your time and choose well.
Note that if you see a dream with a quickly moving star, then it again means that opportunities will knock at your door. After all, stars tend to move continuously, so if you see a moving star, then you should seize the opportunity quickly. Note that if you can see the star, then it means that you are on the right path.
If you see a starfish in your dreams, it could be a sign that you are way too busy in life. It could mean that you are trying to control every little aspect of it and driving yourself to the brink of exhaustion while doing so. As such, you should relax and think of your body as an organic thing. It’s not a machine, and you can’t keep on going without giving your mind and body a break.
Star Symbolism in Literature
Stars have been used in literature for centuries. They were used as navigational tools and also worshipped for guidance in various epics all over the world. Over time, their symbolism has changed, and literature has played a part in that.
Stars in literature have been used to symbolize a beloved person. In such a context, it generally means a bright and lovely person. But it can also mean that the person is unattainable to the protagonist. Stars are also shown in various literary texts as a symbol of good luck, especially shooting stars.
A clear night sky with stars represents wonder and light. You will find that there are plenty of texts where the protagonist is gazing at stars.
Stars and Spirituality
Star symbolism always had spiritual meaning associated with it. These heavenly lights are thought to be eternal in a spiritual sense. It is thought that they will provide guidance. But stars are also used to remind people that no life is permanent and will not be here forever. As such, we should use our time on earth wisely.
Spiritual interpretations of stars also mean that we should love the people we share food, house, and life with. It shows us that we should value life and our loved ones. Finally, stars also show us the presence of God and remind us that his light is always shining, whether day or night.
Red Star Spiritual Meaning
Even before you see it in a dream; you must have seen red stars in various other things. Most probably, you have seen it associated with the ideologies of communism and socialism. But the red star represents more than just ideologies.
The spiritual interpretation of a red star means fire. Now, this fire could be a cleansing fire that is a fire that purifies something of evil. Also, it could be the fire that burns everything away. If you see a red star in your dream, then the context of the dream will determine what it means.
Biblical Meaning of Stars in Dream
Stars in the Bible represent truth and knowledge. They are thought to be luminaries that shine their light at night. Multiple passages in the Bible talk about stars. In Jeremiah, it is mentioned that:
“Thus said Jehovah who gives the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and the stars for a light by night, who stirred up the sea that the waves thereof are tumultuous.”
David also, it is mentioned that: “Jehovah who made great luminaries, the sun to rule by day, and the moon and stars to rule by night.”
The Biblical Interpretations of Different Stars in Dreams
1. The Natal Star
The Natal star or the four-pointed star is called the Bethlehem star. The four sides of it signify each of the points on the holy cross. It means that your suffering will be coming to an end. As such, it is a good omen.
2. The Pentagram Star
The Pentagram or the five-pointed star is associated with the nativity. As such, it can mean new beginnings, opportunities, and more. However, it also has a sinister connotation with the devil, and a light from a pentagram star could mean an illusion.
3. Six-Pointed Star
Know that the six-pointed star or hexagram means David’s star, and it stands for the six attributes of God. These are wisdom, love, power, mercy, justice, and majesty.
4. Seven-Pointed Star
If you see the seven-pointed star in your dreams, also called the heptagram, it could mean the seven gifts of the guiding Holy Spirit. As put forward in Revelation chapter 5:12 and Isaiah, chapter 11, these seven gifts are counsel, might, understanding, wisdom, fear of God, delight in God, and knowledge.
4. Eight-Pointed Star
If you have a dream with an octagram or an eight-pointed star, then it could mean regeneration. Note that it is even correlated with second chances too. So a mental, psychological, and spiritual cleansing could be near for you.
5. Nine-Pointed Star
A nine-pointed star or nonagram is meant to represent the nine gifts listed by the Spirit. So if you see a dream with a nonagram, then as stated in Galatians, it means kindness, peace, goodness, joy, gentleness, love, self-control, patience, and faithfulness.
5. Ten-Pointed Star
A ten-pointed star in a dream could symbolize the ten apostles who were faithful to him. Such a star is called a decagram, and the symbolism leaves out the two apostles- Judas and Peter. Judas betrayed him, and Peter denied him. It is generally said that people who get such dreams have trust and commitment issues with something or the other in their life, and it need not always be romantic.
6. Twelve-Pointed Star
If you see a twelve-pointed star or dodecagram in your dreams, then it could mean all the twelve apostles or the famed twelve tribes present in Israel. A dream with this star is generally interpreted to mean bonding and unity between you and whoever you are hanging out with.
Biblical Meaning of Shooting Stars in Dreams
What do you do if you see a falling star in real life? You make a wish on it. It is thought that wishing on a falling star will make your wish come true. At the least, falling stars or shooting stars are thought to bring good luck. That’s the reason why people clamber to see one even from outside their window.
If you dream about shooting stars, then it’s a positive sign too. Shooting stars are signs of heavenly blessings as per biblical interpretations. It is thought that they are brought to enlighten and guide you. If you have been going through a bad phase in life, it means that good things are beginning.
Most of all, it means that you can take a break because peace and tranquillity are coming to you. It could also mean that you will get new opportunities in life. So as said above in multiple others places, you should try to grab the opportunities coming for you and make the best of it.
However, if you see a falling star that’s coming righttowards you, then it is a negative and wrong symbol. It means that your family could experience losses. These losses could be of both financial and life. So it is a bad omen, and you should be careful about your decisions in life.
The key to interpreting your dreams lies in the context of the dream. It also depends on how you felt after the dream and how your current life is going. Not to mention the fact that it also depends on how you would like to interpret it. If you want to opt for a biblical meaning, then the interpretation will be different from spiritual and general ones. However, it must be said that if you see a dream of a star, then you can and should interpret it as a positive and good sign.