Deeply buried past experience which has pushed to the surface; heated emotions and sexuality; sometimes physical illness such as fever. Unconscious contents that have emerged under pressure and heat of emotion.

But the lava is often your own deep centre or core self pouring up its energy into your daily life. Jumping into it is a way to face and meet any fears connected with your huge potential. If you do it several times the fear or difficult feelings will gradually disappear.

Lava pouring over a landscape is a sign that huge inner changes are trying to emerge, and if not dealt with could cause difficulties.

 Example: I noticed that the river wasn’t water and that it was lava. I watched as the lava was emanating from the center of the river and I knew I had to cross it but I didn’t know how I could. Just then, to my surprise, an elephant’s trunk emerged from the lava. At first I thought it was dead, but then I learned it was alive and moving and beginning to ascend. My fear from the lava diminished as soon as I saw this and somehow I made it across. I wondered how the elephant was immune to the lava and admired its strength.

Example: I can remember being dressed as an heroic warrior running through crowds of people or soldiers who were trying to stop me. I pushed or knocked them aside and ran toward what was a huge caldera – the mouth of a volcano. It was hugely deep, and in its depths was a massive glow from volcanic lava. But I knew that this was the core of myself, so I ran and leapt into the void falling into what I knew or felt sure was the light at the core of my being.

Example: I realised that hell is hell and will never be anything else. I felt that there was some thing deeper and so I kept to a centre line, again there was no feeling and so I turned toward the god dream that I had. The look of total love for me in his eyes gave me the strength to trust my own process. I then went into fantasy, God holding my hand and picking up all the people and events in my life and placing them all together on a stone alter, which he then placed me upon and told me to surrender and allow myself to die. This I did and images of great water falls, and molten lava flows filled my being. Then the crisis broke through, and there I was in the kids home, the orphanage, as my father was leaving, I saw my self, or I should say my being go out to him. I felt that if I loved him he wouldn’t leave us. I then saw that I was already bonded to my mother and in that moment of transference there was guilt and I was caught in the middle, then he left creating a schism in which I was left in my spine with a personality on either side. Schizophrenia is the word that covers this state: Schizophrenia a mental disease marked by a breakdown in the relation between thoughts, feelings, and actions, frequently accompanied delusions and retreat from social life.

I then felt what I would call the primal scream emerge from my being and then I was through. I then saw the dogs as my anxieties that have taken up two thirds of my being constantly tearing me apart, also saw that as a kid I didn’t have enough information to redirect the energy elsewhere.

Example: I saw the whole village covered in lava. I explored it both watching panic as well as while all the people were asleep. Afterward there was a period of quiet where everything was still and then life came back…the soil was renewed and some of the people emerged from the village as new glowing beings in human form only not human as before, and others didn’t emerge at all. The past had been burned away – transformed and I intuitively knew that they were going to create a whole new village and community based on their new way of being…new ways of perceiving and doing things…all wonderfully new and evolved. I see these as aspects of myself and this whole process of change underway. Also, just after recording the dream I sensed that the lava erupting was really some kind of eruption of love from within that just needed to be allowed. ~DT

Useful Questions and Hints:

Was I frightened of the lava?

Did any emotions show during the dream?

Are you meeting any big changes?

See Summing UpQuestionsSecrets of Power DreamingMartial Art of the Mind


-Anurag 2018-05-04 8:13:21

your precious reply meanes a lot for me 2 times i saw that type of dreames in 1st time i saw that…..
i dont know how it started but no one is going out of their house because From now no one can go outside when sun is on the sky.a place where light of sun was coming i go there and put mind hand partly in the light of sun and it became sart burning which meanes now if any one who go in the light will burned because the tempreature of Sun.
i was considering it as End of the world.
Same today i saw that i was on roof of some ones house because definately it was not my house and suddenly i noticed that something is falling from the sky with lots of fire 1st i was thinking that it is a plane but soon when it drops down on earth iy Explodes and came as flood of LAVA as any one comes in between this they became stoned with black colour(like statue) slowly slowly it was coming to me i started thinking what happen if it comes to me but i was too much calm and told to me that nothing i will feel just it will come & cover me also and the end.not more then this,but i feel that not for me but have to save those whom i love i started searching my family i call them on roof i told them to come with me as much higher as we can find building and i find we go on that roof that was too much high ,till now lava is coming slowly slowly to my side but now it passed threw some downside building it didn’t effect me i was safe .
soon people who are stoned also became live but colour remains on their whole body. and i was feeling nothing except this thinking “No matter what happen next i am always ready to Fight”

    -Tony Crisp 2018-05-07 12:36:52

    Anurag – You are mixing up your life in the body with your life in dreams. You need to realise that dreams function in a different world than the three dimensional trapped in time world you know through your body. So whenever we dream its images are not like real life, because a dream is nothing like outer life where things could hurt you, but is an image like on a cinema screen that even if a gun is pointed at you and fired it can do no damage – except if you run in fear; so all the things that scare you are simply your own fears projected onto the screen of your sleeping mind.

    The transition from childhood to adolescence for instance is the end of the world that existed for the whole lifetime of the individual up until that point. Such points of transition occur several times in the life of anyone who dares to grow and adapt. Menopause for women, the leaving home of children, the loss of a job, retirement, can all be represented by the end of the world – or a world. \so you dream actually suggest you are going through a big life change and if you are not scared there is no need to fight it.

    Each of us are immersed in a ‘river’ of constant change. If you think about it you have been carried, pushed, impelled by this current as you were moved through babyhood, childhood, teenage and adulthood, and there are more stages of growth beyond adulthood. And as we passed through these changes we died to our old self in order to change to the new. It is the current of Life. All the time we are faced by decisions, and each decision directs us on a different path, helping to create our future. And this is a force of growth and change.


-Bethany 2018-03-19 19:58:36

I had a dream is was me and five girls with chains on in like a jail cell in a room filled with lava on the floor just flowing regular no fire we had to break a change or put a code in but we had our own purpose we had to get out but we couldn’t touch the lava if we did we’d melt in lava n it would rise so we sat on top of stuff to keep from burning in the lava

-G 2017-08-28 18:06:20

I’m hoping you can interpret this dream.. I dream every night but last night terrified me. I only remember being in a warehouse and I look out the window to see ash everywhere. I start to panic and get my family together to evacuate the city as alarms are going off. I have three kids but my daughter was not present just my two boys age 5 and 1. A bus of kids are about to leave and I decide to send my one year old to leave with them because for some reason we can’t leave yet. I hear the loud eruption of the volcano and try to get out of the warehouse but I am waiting on my boyfriend who is in some crazy super hero like uniform but it’s more lights and alienlike (kind of like in he movie Tron) and he’s fighting someone else in a similar uniform… And it seems like we’re at some kind war? So after the main eruption he kills whoever he was fighting and we get in a car to leave. Lava is pouring out everywhere and it was continuous throughout the entire dream.. Once on the road I find my one year old was left at the top of the volcano because he didn’t want to leave and was killed by the lava flowing everywhere.. all I want to do is get to him knowing he’s already gone. I’m crying uncontrollably when I finally wake up. My heart was racing, thank God it was just a dream…

    -Tony Crisp 2017-08-30 9:49:58

    Hi – It would help you to understand your dreams, if you would read – and also which has so much information in.

    Nothing can replace your own ability to understand your dream. With a little effort you can do this by practising what is described in – or


    G – Dreams are never ‘just a dream’. But fortunately they are not often about everyday waking events but about what is taking place in your inner life – the life most people live without really taking notice of. This is the life of your emotions, fears, hopes, longings, attitudes and your intuition.

    Also the people of your dream do not represent actual living people, but are images created by you memories, emotions and what lessons you learn by living with and knowing them.

    You are obviously experiencing an inner conflict – the war – and the eruption is one of powerful life changes going on in you. Because dreams take place in a very deep part of you, they take time to surface so watch out for them.

    The superhero is a fighting part of you – fighting in vain – because in dreams every figure is part of you. As I said, it is all about your inner life – you.

    The lava is stuff pouring out from your central core self – the activity that keeps you alive even while ‘you’ are asleep or knocked out – the Life Process. Your conscious self is a very small part of you, and eruptions are part of the Life Process making radical changes. See

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