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Burning Burnt

This can show burning emotions, and usually connects with the release of emotions or energy. What this means is that sometimes emotions are so strong in us they burn away attitudes or feelings in us that are leading to the pain we feel. By concentrated thinking or pursuing something, this too is like a burning action, consuming old habits or feelings. Do burning can also mean pain, the pain of something injured in you at some time.

Of course, the burning thing can also give warmth.

Love can be a fire that burns through things we have held on to in our nature and cleanses us if we can allow it. For instance jealousy in a relationship can be burnt out if we maintain love instead of allowing the pain of jealousy turn to anger and blaming.

Your body is constantly burning the fuel you put in it as food, so anything burning can also represent the process of life in you. Burning cleanses anything it consumes, and usually alters it. So burning can suggest enormous change, the transformation of what existed previously.

Burning has often been used in attempt to get rid of evidence, of things from the past, so can point to something you want to remove or destroy.

See: phoenix; fire.

Useful Questions and Hints:

Is there pain connected with the burning or pleasure?

Am I experiencing strong feelings about anything at this time?

What in my is being burnt out or cleansed?

See Being the Person or Thing and Talking As

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-Haylee 2015-08-18 22:38:56

I had a nightmare that I was watching the t.v. and on screen was a glass chamber with people, maybe six tied to a chair, restrained inside. A fire as started inside the chamber, and thinking it was on t.v I thought it would switch off, or not show the gory details! How wrong I was. Not only did it show everything,I then was in the t.v, in the room, watching it on repeat close up! The blue flames burnt these people alive, I saw the pain in their faces being burnt alive, not once but twice, I was so shocked.

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    -Anna - Tony's Assistant 2015-08-26 15:29:53

    Dear Haylee – I believe that your dream suggests that it is time to have a look at the drama taking place in your inner world which you may have overlooked so far.
    See http://dreamhawk.com/dream-dictionary/drama-2/
    You receive the message twice – the second time even in close up – to make sure that you do not miss it anymore.
    The glass chamber and the people being tied to a chair I see as symbols for the inner barriers and limits that you have created and the dream is making you aware of the pain this way of being is causing you.
    Facing emotions the way you dared to in your dream is a helpful step forwards.
    Feelings in dreams are nearly always undistorted and so see if you can recognise the feelings (symbols) in your dream and see where they occur in your waking life.
    The glass chamber could reflect feelings of natural caution, emotional coldness, disinterest, fear of being hurt or pride; social barriers; invisible aspects of yourself which nevertheless may trap you, such as fear, lack of self-respect; self-doubt and the way they limit you in expressing your potential.
    See also http://dreamhawk.com/dream-dictionary/potential/
    Apart from exploring dreams, non-judgmental self-observation can serve as a helpful (transformation) tool to learn to become more aware of what goes on in your inner world.
    See http://dreamhawk.com/dream-encyclopedia/self-observation/
    Does that give you a start?
    Anna 🙂

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-Lino 2015-09-15 6:02:58

I dreamt I was an ocelot, dress with a sweater, standing up right like a child, and two people grab me violently, one a woman, the other one a guy, and put me in front of a tree trunk and force me to expose my arm and they burn it, like it was full of gasoline, I could see the flames. They burn my arm and my face.

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    -Anna - Tony's Assistant 2015-09-24 9:44:31

    Dear Lino – An ocelot is also known as “a dwarf leopard” – http://dreamhawk.com/dream-dictionary/leopard/
    A dwarf may represent a part of yourself that has been held back in development due to fear, pain or guilt; a part of you malformed by painful childhood experience or lack of emotional nourishment. It may therefore be a link with your unconscious mind.
    See http://dreamhawk.com/inner-life/the-unconscious-2/
    In your dream you are remembering this experience from the point of view of your childlike (animal) self.
    Please also read http://dreamhawk.com/dream-encyclopedia/animals-in-your-dreams/
    Do you feel that this experience is withholding you from giving and receiving love; from being self-confident and/or from reaching out to others and be creative?
    I ask because there are many ways in which we might come face to face with our hurt inner child. These might include the arising in your daily life of inappropriate responses to situations. In a warm and loving relationship you experience only pain instead of pleasure; you feel terror that your partner will abandon you; you hit out emotionally or even physically at the person who is actually closest to you.
    See http://dreamhawk.com/health-and-healing/inner-baby-and-child/
    When you are ready for it – perhaps after going through the process of acknowledging/owning your inner pain and releasing (some of) it http://dreamhawk.com/approaches-to-being/lifes-little-secrets/ – it will be helpful to explore “Who or What” you are.
    Because while you are convinced that your real identity is your body; while you are convinced that your emotions and thoughts are your only reality, you are incredibly vulnerable to uncertainties, fears, dashed hopes, feelings of failure, the emptiness of success and painful betrayals. These can toss you around like a scrap of paper in a gale. They can be the stress that is at the root of illness. Discovering yourself as anchored beyond change is enormously healing.
    To find yourself anchored beyond change you need to have an awareness of your core self.
    To do this we have to first realise how we create our identity. We build our identity and our sense of self out of the language we are taught, being an individual body, a sexual creature and the many interactions with other people and the world. In a real sense we create each other by believing in and communicating with each other.
    See http://dreamhawk.com/dream-encyclopedia/identification-and-identity/
    Anna 🙂

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-elise 2016-01-07 16:44:41

I dreamt that my upper left leg got burnt. I don not know how though. Just that it happend and that it got healed later on in the dream. It was scary that I had dark bumpy thick skin to later be totally gone except for some trace of where the burn was.

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-Inotila 2017-02-06 7:20:30

I dreamed that my sister was burning in her room, the fire started at the door and even the clothes she was wearing where burning but she was just sitting while burning, someone came to her rescue but didn’t know how to help her, he just opened the door and stood far because he was afraid of the fire to burst out and burn him too, but i didn’t see my sister coming out.

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-Kaitlyn 2017-02-28 21:49:09

I was in this lake house with my family then these werewolf showed up and my family was ether a werewolf or a human but I was a neko (a cat person) then we ran and locked all the doors but the room I was staying in didn’t have a lock so we done something then we ran onto the roof the alpha of the werewolfs came up onto the roof and my family had a fight while I was trying to stop the people down below then my family disappear then I seen this two werewolfs doing something with this thing to the house when I yelled at them to stop they turned to me and smirked and ran off the then a big explosion happen then I was engulf with flames when I woked up my body was acting like it was still on fire

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-Matthew 2017-06-15 19:43:41

I dreamt my whole body burned by petrol. I was driving and got stuck with petrol. Took 5 litres container on my way back i got mugged as I was fighting with the thugs blue petrol spilled on me. They set me alight but I couldn’t get any pain. I could still sense my soul moving out of my completely burned body.

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-Tanya 2017-10-30 4:01:40

I had a nightmare that i was kidnapt and put in a maze, people came out of nowhere and starting running after me and burning me on my back with clothing irons, there was no escape but continued to get burned. The pain felt real and eventually woke up in my own sweat.

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