Voluntary suffering for a cause, not necessarily the right cause
MartyrTo dream of martyrs, denotes that false friends, domestic unhappiness and losses in affairs which concern you most.To dream that you are a martyr, signifies the separation from friends, and enemies will slander you.
MartyrIn previous times being a martyr inevitably meant that suffering was involved. We may perceive the need, spiritually, to become a victim, sacrificing ourselves on others’ behalf and thus give our life some meaning.Such actions can be perceived as honourable provided they arise from the correct motivation.
MartyrDreaming of a religious martyr often signifies that we need to question our own religious beliefs and upbringing, and our strength of purpose and commitment. We are perhaps allowing excessive enthusiasm to guide us.
MartyrActually experiencing ourselves in dreams as playing the martyr highlights our tendency to do things without being sufficiently assertive to say no, and to act from a sense of duty. When we are aware of someone else being a martyr we may have too high expectations of that person.
MartyrSeeing a known martyr alive in a dream means following his good traditions and aspiring for his character and conduct.Seeing a known martyr in a dream also means striving to attain God’s pleasure and to reach His nearness.
MartyrA dream of honor and public approbation (Gypsy).