Since traditionally a burglar is perceived to be masculine, in a woman’s dream he may represent the wayward antisocial aspect of the men around her. In a man’s dream, a burglar is more likely to represent his need to control his own sense of impropriety.
Intrusion – either on a physical or material level – is intrinsic to the idea of a burglar. Spiritually, there is a violation of our sacred space.
When we become aware of a burglar or intruder in our dreams we are experiencing some form of unwelcome attention. This may be from external sources or from our own inner fears and difficult emotions.
See burglar, steal and thief
If we are repressing our ability to develop spiritual potential, we will experience ourselves in a dream as a victim, often of our own doing. You might also like to consult the entries for burglar, intruder and martyr.
If you dream that you are being robbed or attacked by a gang or gangster or burglar who is armed, it is a symbol of passion, a desire for a sex episode or union. It is a timely fear when the news is rampant with vandalism and hoodlum wars.
To take offence in a dream is to allow a display of emotion and feeling about our own sensitivity, which may not be appropriate in waking life. To give offence to someone in a dream is to recognize that we are not as aware of other people’s feelings as we should be. Consult the entries […]
The intruder in a woman’s dream is often a personification of her own animus. In a man’s dream it characterizes his shadow. In either case it suggests the need for a change in attitude in order for the dreamer to be able to have a full and meaningful relationship with himself. You may like to […]
With a burglar or in a dangferous place, a dream denoting attainment of honor; the struggle to obtain mastery denotes recovery from illness, to dream of being overcome in a struggle forecasts death during the next illness, which is probably near at hand (Gypsy).
If you dream of your home, locker or possessions being burglarized, your reputation will be attacked, but if you stand up for yourself things will work out fine. Accidents may happen to the careless after this dream.