Dreams about Chakras

Our dreams often communicate with us in a language filled with enigmatic symbols in hopes we become aware of what is unconscious with us. It often reveals how we truly feel, our true intentions, solutions to problems, and guides us towards our pain so we can properly heal.

After analyzing over 50,000 dreams in my life I noticed a strange pattern unfolding that might be directly linked to our chakras. Chakras refers to the seven main energy points in your body. They are thought to be spinning disks or (sanskrit) “wheel” of energy located from the base of the spine right up to the crown of the head. These chakras centres govern our thinking, feelings, sensations, emotions, perceptions, and intuition.

Chakras In Dreams

You might wonder what do chakras have anything to do with dreaming. Usually a blocked, overactive or imbalanced chakra tends to affect our emotional and physical well-being; an off kiltered chakra might be the culprit behind insomnia, recurring themes, and vivid nightmares. The psyche will attempt to alert the dreamer where this Past Emotional Pain is located by using various different symbols and colors within the vicinity of the chakra. The iconic image of the snake(s) is commonly known to emerge in your dream relating to a blocked or healed chakra. Doors, elevators or windows that open show you that this energy is now flowing.

The energy of the universe opens up to both our physical self and spiritual self once these chakras are aligned. Our sleeps will not only become more peaceful but our dreams become more animated and symbolic. If you are actually Dreaming Of Your Chakras symbolises protection spiritual awakening, or centeredness.

Your Dream Reflects Your Chakras As

  • balanced
  • overactive
  • underactive/blocked
  • opened or fully active

Crown Chakra Dream Meaning

Name: Sahasrara
Color: Purple
Location: 7th chakra Crown

The crown is situated at the top of the head and it is responsible for the spirit, enlightenment, wisdom, universal consciousness, and openness to higher guidance. When this chara is aligned we tend to be more open to the spirit world, connect with the universe. Usually when the crown chakra is opened the dreamer may come in contact the spirit world or communicate with dead loved ones. You will be provided with warnings and good news to come in the near future.

When the crown becomes blocked or underactive the person may experience unwillingness to be open to other people’s ideas, lack of direction, or knowledge.

Crown Chakra Dreams

  • injury or being shot in the top of the head
  • dreams of being LOST in space, driving or in a city
  • haunted themes with the attic in your house
  • hair growth or hair loss
  • top floors of buildings
  • receiving gifts from the dead

Third Eye Chakra Dream Meaning

Name: Ajna Chakra
Color: Indigo
Location: Middle of the forehead

According to French philosopher Descartes said that this area was considered the “seat of the soul”, the place in which all our thoughts are formed. The third Eye is often connected with visions in dreams, psychic phenomena, the ability to observe chakras and auras, precognition, and out-of-body experiences.

When your Third Eye chakra becomes blocked or underactive you lose your sense of direction in life, become fearful, and inability to make decisions. The third eye is often associated with nightmares, visions, vivid dreams, astral projections, sleep paralysis and O.B.E.

Third Eye Dreams 

  • being chased or attacked inside your home
  • issues around the forehead
  • sleep paralysis or nightmares
  • baby with one eye
  • seeing three eyes in your dream

Throat Chakra Dream Meaning

Name:Vishuddha Chakra
Color: Blue
Location: Throat

The throat chakra plays an important role in our dreams, in fact most disturbing dream themes revolve around this particular area. In our dreams the throat chakra is associated with how we communicate with others, creativity and self expression. Throat chakra manifests itself as the color blue; and as a symbol it usually connects with the mouth, tongue and neck. It becomes the middle way that connects your mind and body – imbalances create issues with creativity and communication.

Throat Chakra Dreams

  • teeth missing, breaking or falling out
  • stabbing in the neck
  • pulling or things stuck in the mouth
  • unable to talk or shout for help
  • cellphones
  • dentist
  • mouth bleeding, sores, pain
  • necklace or necktie
  • blue snakes

Heart Chakra Dream Meaning

Color: Green
Location: Chest

The heart chakra is the fourth primary chakra located at the center of the spine at heart level. In our dreams the heart chakra is the centre of our compassion, empathy, love, and forgiveness. When this area becomes blocked or underactive, we have an inability to forgive, let go of the past and detached from emotions.

Since the heart endures a lot of trauma throughout life it often emerges in our dream as the color green (not to be confused with greed); the location of all of these repressed emotions and unconscious feelings reside around the chest.

Heart Chakra In Dreams

  • shot in chest or heart
  • chest pain, heart surgery
  • hospitals
  • inner child dreams
  • ex relationships or recurring themes of people who hurt us
  • green snakes

Solar Plexus Chakra Dream Meaning

Name: Manipura
Color: Yellow
Location: Upper belly or diaphragm

The solar plexus or manipura in Sanskrit, meaning “city of jewels” that relates to personal power. In our dreams the solar plexus identifies with our personality, ego, and identity, as freedom of choice, and authenticity. Once this powerful centre of your being becomes blocked you tend to be more agreeable, trouble setting boundaries, attention seeking, manipulating or even display a dominating personality.

Dreams that relate to the solar plexus is often disguised as weather, yellow colors, emotional distress, and digestive themes.

  • dreaming of the SUN, lemons or gold/yellow colors
  • symbols that grow and flourish
  • naked or trapped
  • masks or shadow side
  • inability to run
  • throwing up

Sacral Chakra Dream Meaning

Name: Swadisthana
Color: Orange
Location: Lower Belly

The sacral chakra has many nicknames such as the “creation chakra” or “love chakra”, is the centre of our emotions, feelings and stimulates pleasure. The sacral chakra in our dreams represents the centre of emotions, feelings and stimulates pleasure. If your sacral chakra is off kilter it one might experiences feelings of fear, anxiety, loss of creativity, sexual dysfunction, shame and addiction.

The sacral chakra has the ability to metaphorically morph into animals, reptiles, orange color and even being seduced.

  • snake(s) attacking or bitting
  • controlled or uncontrolled fire
  • bedroom
  • lucid dreaming or flying
  • attacked by animals

Root Chakra Dream Meaning

Name:  Muladhara
Color: Red
Location: Base of spine

One of the most powerful energy centers that is located at the base of the spine is responsible for emotional and spiritual balance. It is said to be known for as “the root of all things”, at its base level it connects to our basic needs. Since the root chakra is responsible for grounding and stability it is known to manifest in our dreams in many different forms.

Usually when this energy chakra becomes blocked it holds a lot of stagnant energy that is unable to release though off the mind, body and soul connection. Often based off of fears when this underactive or blocked chakra we tend to have depression, anxiety, nightmares, emotionally disconnected and anger.

Root Chakra Dreams

  • toilets clogged, messy toilets or poop dreams
  • violence, killing or anger
  • monsters, chased dreams, falling dreams
  • dreams of being stuck or trapped
  • colors red, blood or lava
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1 year ago

I had a dream I was my astral body and as I was looking up rose light was pouring from my throat chakra.

1 year ago

I had a dream that all my chakras were connected by a dancing rope and there were 3-4 strands that kept breaking and flailing around wildly.

Elise Krentzel
Elise Krentzel
1 year ago

I dreamt of a selenite block with all the chakra colors reflected in the block. I held it up, showing it to the light from various angles, most impressed. What does this mean?