The spire represents ambition and striving. A fallen spire would suggest the collapse of hopes. To be building a tower or spire has connotations with the tower of babel and shows a need for more – or better – communication.
(Material aspects) To see a spire in a dream is to recognize a landmark, whether personal or more universal. In previous times, people oriented themselves by churches. Now a pub tends to be a marker, but in dreams the spire still persists.
The spire can often be taken in dreams as a phallic symbol, particularly – and somewhat obviously – the erect one. In a woman’s dream, the spire will usually represent her sense of the ultimate, whereas in a man’s dream it is more likely to represent his ambition.
As a representation of our spiritual progression, the spire suggests the movement from the secular to the sacred. It has represented this from time immemorial. Consulting the entry for tower as well as religious buildings in buildings and also the information for spiritual imagery in the introduction should help provide further clarification.
A level in sacred architecture represents knowledge out of the norm. All religions are based on worshipping a cosmic order, which means that a key aspect of religion is trying to recreate this order, something we often try to do in dreams. A stupa, for instance, a memorial instigated by buddha himself, is essentially made […]
1. Pride. 2. Striving for something.