How to Interpret Spiritual VisionsOut of all of our intuitive qualities, intuitive seeing is the quality that makes life magical. Without intuitive seeing we would have a level of awe and lore taken away. Life would seem bland and plain.

By visualizing our goals and believing in them, they manifest incredibly stronger than otherwise.

There are visions in our minds right now. There must be, for our inner vision is co-creating our reality along with our other three intuitive qualities of hearing, feeling and knowing.

We create our desires with our visions and we also receive information from our spiritual guidance through visions.

The goal is to align our human desires with our higher spiritual visions to create our soul’s purpose. Like intuitive seeing, our other three intuitive qualities may be used to receive information from Spirit as well as create our human desires.

In most cases, to interpret the significance of a vision, we must use one of the other three intuitive qualities. If we have a vision in our sleep, it is because it’s easier for Spirit to share with us during our sleep, when the mind is not in the way, versus when we are awake. Spiritual visions help us understand our current, past and future life experiences.

When you receive visions, embrace them and whatever emotions they may stir up in you. Manipulating visions received by Spirit does not serve you. It interrupts the clear message being sent.

Below is a technique you can practice to help you interpret your visions. Understanding your visions helps you see your purpose with clarity and better manifest it.

3 Step Method for Vision Interpretation

  1. BREATHE — (BREATHE IN) and feel yourself connect to your center, the spirit within you.

  2. RELEASE — (BREATHE OUT) and expand yourself to create more room for the connection to your spirit. Surrender everything mentally (thoughts), emotionally (feelings) and physically (relax the body) that is not serving your highest purpose in this moment. Continue surrendering.

  3. IMAGINE — (CONTINUE BREATHING) your vision. Use your intuitive seeing quality to recall a vision that you would like to interpret. Open your intuition to imagine the meaning of the vision. If you were to imagine what the vision wants to share with you, what would you imagine? If the vision had a voice, what would you imagine it to say? If it had a message, what would you imagine it to be?

You can also practice opening your intuitive seeing quality through the following suggestions:

  • Admire the beauty of everything around you, such as art and nature. Stare at the intricacies of the world around you and see how necessary the beauty of your surroundings is to your outlook on life.

  • When you shop for food, like produce, choose it by how it looks. When shopping for clothes, choose them by how they look on you.

  • Always look beautiful or handsome, and look at yourself in the mirror and admire your beauty and charm.

  • Take on hobbies that have to do with your seeing quality like painting, knitting, gardening or anything where you are visualizing the end result and creating it.

  • Lay down once a day and take a journey. Start with something simple. Imagine getting up and walking around the house or doing things at work. Imagine yourself at your favorite spots in nature and create new, special places in nature.

Once you start practicing these exercises, you may begin to see vibrations, colors in auras, foresee the future, receive future prophecy, and much more. You will open yourself up to a whole new perspective of the world!

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#49 Diane 2022-09-23 05:44
I was sleeping and I heard someone call my name, when I opened my eyes I had seen a tall figure standing at the foot of my bed dressed in all white lace from head all the way down.

Thank you
#48 amanda 2021-06-29 05:07
i was meditating and i had this vision where i was in this giant ice castle. i was looking for someone and walked across a bridge. at the end of the bridge was an even bigger ice castle. i opened the door and a swarm of dark coloured butterflies came out. it freaked me out at first but then i realized they were just butterflies. i walked in the room and about 4 guys were there. apparently they were my soulmates. i was excited but i couldn’t see their faces, there was a dark shadow covering them. i pulled the shadow off their faces and a smaller swarm of dark butterflies emerged... i really don’t know what it’s supposed to mean lol
#47 Alexcis 2020-09-03 22:32
I was in a deep meditative state and expirenced a vision of many different pairs of eyes looking at me directly, no face just pairs of eyes continuously cycling one after the other. Then a vision of a man in some war possible ww1 or ww2 occurred if him saluting and then a group of soldiers all together marching (all in black and white) any ideas?
#46 Robert Cornell 2020-08-30 15:36
I had a vision when I was in my 5th year of life. I came to a gate, the gate was massive and tied into the surrounds of a cave wall, In the center was many different colors in a swirling inward formation. On each side stood a female wearing a white dress. I started to walk towards the gate a very loud voice said it is not your time. I came to and my stomach was hurting and I was in a cold sweat. Any ideas?
#45 Julie 2020-08-03 16:55
I had 3 very clear visions.
One of a blue eyed, fair haired baby dressed only in a nappy put her hand up to a window and stare at me.
Second was a black cat sitting starring at me
Thirdly was a body withering on the floor covered in hundreds of little spiders. I can’t quite make out these and interpret their meanings. Please help.
#44 J t 2020-06-08 19:53
My latest vision was four horsemen standing on top a watch tower with a blood red sky behind them.
#43 Tiffaney Norvaisas 2018-04-08 16:03
Had a vision of 3 white monkeys that turned into 3 people thrusting in a line then a huge tiger over the top of them with head down on the licking I think. What does that mean.
#42 Diana 2018-01-06 13:48
Since 3 days after christmas, daily, wgen it gets dark 9utside, like 5:30 p.m., I see a woman with a young girl (like 11 - 13)outside my front picture window. She sits on some rocks outside the window with the girl, staring at me. Her face and the girl's are black. I called my husband to see. He said he sees nothing, it is in my mind. But they are real to me. I shut the blinds. What does this mean?
#41 Melody Lindell 2017-07-02 15:50
How do you know who the vision represents if you only see an arm?
#40 gina 2017-02-26 23:26
I saw a vision of a forest it was so real like I was there I could smell the fresh aroma of trees and even the rainy aroma.What does this mean
#39 victory 2016-08-31 04:10
please my mum had a vision in a trance..she saw me wearing my countries national flag, what does it mean?
#38 Anthony Benton 2016-08-15 16:25
Was in church praying at the alter seen very calm water and ahead of me was a mountain covered with trees it eas late in the evening as the sun was setting behind the mountain there was a soft glow around the top of the mountain.....not sure of the meaning the vision was very brief
#37 Sharon Short 2016-04-13 05:37
I ve had a few visions, that dont make sense.The first i see a indigo blue sky and then a woman in a black long spotted skirt only the bottom half thou,and today i see a creamy white card with black writting on it.I asked what is was and was told a certificate.I have only opened up to spirtit properly in the last year.
#36 Kira 2016-03-23 13:42
my fiancé and I have both had visions of our house on fire I've seen it 2 times within the last few weeks and just blew it off thinking nothing of it until he said that as he was walking yesterday he got a vision of the house is ash.. does anyone have any insight on this? I'm a little worried!
#35 Aaron 2016-03-21 20:09
I don't know if you ever heard or experienced something like this, but since it bugs my mind very much, I try my luck, because I haven't found any exact answer yet.

Last summer I was chilling at my friend's place. During the evening, without any alcohol or drug, suddenly I started to feel kinda too relaxed. It was like my mind was going somewhere else, even though we were in the middle of a video game.
Within maybe like 5 minutes, my third chakra just started to get real wide, warm, even though I didn't try to use it. There was a mirror next to me, and I felt like I had to look in it for a bit, and within a few seconds, in the mirror I kinda seen a "vision" appearing on my forehead. It was kinda like a glowing, brighter green pyramid picture, with a person next to it, and the sun above and a little to the right.
I never use drugs, sometimes I drink some alcohol, but never too much, and that evening I didn't even had a sip of a wine or anything.

Could you maybe tell me if you know, what it could have been?

Thank you for your time.
#34 Lesley 2016-01-26 08:13
Whilst my husband was having spiritual healing at our local spiritual centre,he had a vision of being alone in a white room. Can anyone give me anyidea what this means please.
#33 Evan 2015-12-19 20:19
Hello all,
So while meditating last night I had a very odd vision.
As I was seeing this I was conscious enough to where
I knew I could open my eyes and stop seeing it. However,
I did not I remained knowingly that I must face whatever this
May be good or bad. My mind was clear, yet as thoughts passed
One remained. A girl I have been talking to in the real world.
When I saw her she was in a very dark place, by this I mean
No light was present. She walked towards me and her mouth
Was sewed shut. I was frightened but remained calm as I knew
I must finish my vision. Suddenly she began to scream and ripping
The stitches open then her mouth opened wide and she was suspended
In the air with her legs going up and coming out her mouth. But she
Never appeared coming out of her mouth. Her mouth became a black
Line horizontally as she vanished. Then I remember opening my eyes
And I had been sweating perfusley. Any thoughts on this? Will be greatly
Appreciated thanks guys!
#32 Jane 2015-12-01 18:41
I was in meditation state and I saw a person from shoulder up and he was an older gentleman Clear as if i was looking at him in reality. How do I know if this is past or future? I put it out there on FB for my energy healers but no response. He looked like a kind man and smiling wearing a white shirt. I was thinking my grandfather or great but don't know my great. I would recognize my grandfather. Thank you.
#31 Ariesa S. Hester 2015-10-19 02:33
I had a dreams five years ago. I was fifteen at the time, I don't know why but for almost three months I had very vivid or strange dreams about exorcism off and on. I was a always the one doing the exorcism along side someone. I would call on the Angel Michael and each time I did one exorcism the next took longer. Sometimes it was a family member other times it was everyone in my neighborhood. I would look out the window and watch them all change. I would say outloud "Get ready." and for long time I couldn't sleep. I would wake up grab my bible and read, prayed or stayed awake until sunrise even though I awoke feeling absolutely drained. Til this day I am afraid to awake at 3:00am. Because every other night I awoke at that time. Today I am eighteen, I am not so religious but I do seek the answer to my questions of those nights. If anyone can help understand this long time mystery that would be great. Please email me.
#30 Stacie McGrew 2015-07-12 10:18
I felt as if my hands and forearms were encased in rock or granite. Could it meansmI'm blocking my own creativity?
#29 Jeana 2015-04-06 07:57
I just found your blog while doing some internet research on meditation visions. I was doing a meditation a few weeks ago and had a vision. I saw and knew that a man who is supposed to be deceased is in fact still very much alive and on this earth. This is a man I have never personally met. He was/is somewhat famous and it was reported in the news that he passed away over a year ago. I feel like I connected with him or his energy somehow and it gave me the best feeling! Now I cannot shake the image of him and the strong feeling that he is alive and that feeling of being connected to him. It is driving me nuts! I keep questioning myself wondering if I'm crazy. How do I find out the meaning to this vision? I have asked the universe and haven't received one yet. If this vision is literal that would mean this person is I guess living a new life somewhere under a new identity? I continue to pray and meditate and even have asked to communicate before I go to sleep at night. I'm still waiting...
#28 James Thacker 2015-02-07 22:19
I was laying on a bed with an ex girlfriend and I was in a state of complete serenity. I closed my eyes and all off a sudden it was like a movie playing in the back of my eye lids. I seen an old man smiling looking at me standing in the middle of a crowed. think of it like a pastel painting. the crowed of people had multi colored shirts on but all the peoples faces were visable just gray blures all standing like the are all looking at me the only persons face that I could see was the old man standing in the middle looking straight at my and he was also smoking a wooden pipe with smoke rising up from the pipe. he then took a pull from his pipe making the smoke retreat back into the pipe and his lungs then as he pulled his lips from the pipe and exhaled the smoke rised off the bowl and as soon as the smoke reached about half way up the smoke swirled around in a circle much like how the hands of a clock move around in a cirlcle but like the smoke every blurred gray face of the crowed that stood behind the old man watching me swirled simultaneously with the swirling smoke from the pipe and the now gray swirling faces all turned into separate black birds flying down towards me then up and away while the old smiling man remained then I snapped back to laying with my ex gf on the bed. I never interpreted it until just a few months ago but it blew my mind and open my mind to the fact that we are amazing powerful beings
#27 april 2015-01-06 18:06
second vision that just came to my memory after many years.
I saw millions of plump golden babies
they piled in front of me one on top of the other making a pyramid
they were a beautiful, healthy golden and plum

#26 april 2015-01-06 18:04
I had this vision many years ago while learing with a Shaman. I completely forgot it and (2) of them just came to my mind tonight.
1. I see a throne with a king sitting upon it.
the throne and the king sitting in his chair moves forward toward me
As it approaches I see a being in human form, who is pure white and bald laid out upon the kings lap. The white being is laying on his back with his legs and feet placed downward upon the floor, thus making a table of the kings lap with his body. As the king, throne and being move forward the being turns his head to look at me. His eyes emanate pure green. I suddenly realize the being is me in a former life and that I was the being who had the power of healing. That I was the property of this king and he kept me close. The kings name was HEROD.
#25 Ema 2014-12-24 04:14
I had a vision of Jesus while I was at work this morning of jesus dressed in a white and burgundy robe..... Don't understad what it means
#24 Kayla Caesar 2014-12-22 11:27
I had a really odd vision while meditating. I was in a forest next to a river. I put my hands in the river and created a baby. Eventually, the baby turned into a million butterflies. It kept going back and forth and I have no idea what it means!
#23 lisa vasuez 2014-11-17 18:36
I had a vision:I'm following Jesus down a dark corridor,we come to a door, Jesus puts his hand on doorknob to open door,he becomes the door as the door opens I see a ball of light vibrating with energy, I move over to the ball of light and fall into it,like I am absorbed by it.
#22 brian 2014-09-24 12:05
in my vision i am standing in a desert. there are foundations as far as my eyes can see. they are everywhere. i am then lifted up towards the sky and when i stop i am standing on a cloud. i look all arounf me. i feel that someone is next to me. i look to my left. my eyes start from the bottom of his feet and they go up slowly. i see that his fingers are intertwined and in front of him. his head is facing down with his eyes closed. he lifts his head with his eyes still closed and then his head turns to me. as his eyes slowly open up i am back in my seat at church. i didnt get to see the color of his eyes. i will never forget the look of his face and hair. can you have someone interperet this for me? please?
#21 Dennis Rouse 2014-08-25 07:48
I was driving down the road and i seen a cloud with a hole in it I it look like a dove was flying through it. Then the hole close up and the cloud went away
#20 LN 2014-07-25 09:34
I'm always having visions, however this one was quite unusual and in detail. I was sitting quietly with my eyes closed and I begin to see 3 different kinds of flowers, a tulip a rose and a daisy growing together. A butterfly appeared then a hummingbird and an unidentified bird began eating the seeds of the tulip. I saw a mushroom growing in that same garden and appeared a woman dressed in a beautiful white gown resembling the mushroom, and a hat. A valentine shaped heart appeared as she and a man walked through the garden. Another heart appeared, and finally a man undressing the woman in a beautiful room and toweling her back. There were no words exchanged just tenderness. Many times my visions are not this exact. I don't know what it means. Can you give me some insight. I am sure God is revealing something to me but I need to know what.. Thanks for your help.clarification. Any
#19 Amanda 2014-07-08 18:19
I experienced something, I don't know what.
I saw a blue glowing circle with sections and words and a 6point star. I remember psalm 23, deciples, Chaldean, were written in the sections and a melody I know but cant remember. Each section illuminated. I remember hearing voices of certain people I know, I recognized their voices, and they were taunting me and laughing at me. One said "did you think you could come between brothers' and another said " I told you, you would be sorry" I remember the feeling of complete humiliation and feeling like the whole world was watching me and the feeling of being on display. Then I saw myself sitting on a river but a scary one with shadows and I can't explain it. I remember being either told or the awareness of the th thinking I could understand or ?? I saw myself but a beautiful glowing ornate version of myself begging and pleading for forgiveness for offending. But not my voice, sounded like an old woman with a heavy accent. I could feel the absolute surrender and humiliation as I pleaded and asked to be forgiven. I remember asking that the humiliation would die with me that my children would be free. Then I was back and I saw the circle again but the air around me was colorful and what seemed electric. And I hear that melody. I was being asked would I die for my son. I remember I was fearful and hesitant.. and the voices were talking about me watching me seeing what I would do. One of them said something like "get her she's loosing it" and the other said "no watch" "come on babe" the electricity in the air kept lighting me on fire, The last thing I remember is me saying "For my son. I will" and putting my arms out and the air setting me on electric fire...
I AM NOT CRAZY.I believe in God. I do know that I have become very spiritually aware in the last few years. I also know that after what I saw, I researched generational and inherited curses and Now my childhood or lack there of makes sense, the things I experience now .. I could go way deeper but.. I won't. just can you help me?
#18 Lauren 2014-02-20 12:56
I recently had a vision- unlike anything I have ever experienced. In a flash while I was awake I saw an old cathedral arch and a monk standing under it- an old cathedral like in Europe. The monk looked up and it was the face of my fiance. I could see the detail on his face clear as day and then in a flash it was gone. It just came out of nowhere. I was not sleeping- I was just sitting on the bed- it was like time stood still and there was a blink of light. I have historically been in horrible relationships and have never felt safe or trusting... I am trying to break through completely with this past of mine and trust so I may have a happy future with my fiance. Sometimes, I feel like we mirror each other.
#17 Warren S Maas 2013-09-24 10:34
While meditating, I had a vision of a panthers eye looking into mine and then it turned into the whole face of the panther. It then fadded and a horned owls face appeared. What does it mean?
#16 Jason Nelson 2013-08-19 12:42
Comment by Jason: Please keep in mind when interpreting spiritual visions to be crystal clear, or as clear as you can be, on the interpretation through spiritual communication or further intuitive exploration, before making any big life changes regarding the vision.
#15 Kristi 2013-06-23 23:07
Thanks for this site its nice to tell someone. I had a vision of my best friend who happens to be a medicine woman came forward and I folloed and my husband went to the back. It came when i was exremely upset with my husband and it hit me like ligtning. A ball of mangled lightning came through my forehead and hit me like it was real lightning, and we were all blue energy silhouettes, and it came iwth all of this sexual energy, and my loins ached for weeks. She says there is no difference between universe energy and sexual energy. Anyway I dont know if it meant I am supposed to leave my husband or take the lead and it hasnt been easy since I had it, I do not know what to do. Thank you! I cant tell too many people or they will think I am crazy let alone understand, so its nice you have this site, Thanks again, what do you think?
#14 joanne pridham 2013-03-17 13:33
i left the church on sunday and i saw in avision myself wearing a sackcloth and a crown of thorns in the spirit the sackcloth that Jesus wore
#13 Vanessa 2013-03-04 13:58
Hi Jason! I was on a first date the other night. We were walking outside in the parking lot when my date asked me something. I turned to my left to hear his question and I was blown away. He was talking to me, it was him, but I felt it was him from a future point in time. I felt/heard "husband" and I got the impression that the backdrop of the scene seemed to be an airport or terminal. I was so taken aback that I had to ask him to repeat whatever he just said. This has been on my mind since. This has never happened to me before.. I'm still in awe...
#12 Jason Nelson 2013-02-16 22:00
Comment by Jason Nelson:
Spiritual visions are significant, well, because when they are actual spiritual visions, they are a product of our intuitive seeing quality interpreting information from spirit or our own soul. It helps to use the other three qualities of hearing, feeling and knowing to further interpret the visual aspect. Otherwise if we don't, we may not know what to do with the vision we see. Intuition is meant to be practical where we can apply it in our daily lives.
#11 Victoria 2013-02-16 21:54
I meditate every day, just recently I was going into a deep meditation and I saw Jesus on the cross...followed by beautiful gold/bronze statues...
All seemed so wonderful, I am not religious per say but very spiritual...
I don't go to traditional church but my spiritual church...
Personally I feel I am making headways with spiritualism and my body is having so many beautiful side effects and I always feel happy and loved...
Please what tell my your thoughts...
#10 Jason Nelson 2013-02-16 18:27
Comment by Jason Nelson:
Whether something is a vision or made up by the mind is not so important as how it is helping you in your life. If what you see you interpret and it makes sense and helps you in some way, then it is a viable way to get guidance. If it doesn’t make sense or help then there is probably a better way to get guidance from spirit. Dreams are quite individual and will depend more on the feelings about a scene and the thoughts one has behind the feelings, as a means of interpreting. The visual in a dream is an attention getter and to stimulate the feelings and thoughts, mostly.
#9 sierra 2013-02-11 17:04
My husband had a vision that I was pregnant. And I was extremely. Happy. But then I had a vision I was pregnant and. I was taken away in an army full of all females and when I came back she was a toddler. And I missed. Most her life. What does it mean when I'm not even in an army
#8 Brenda 2013-01-20 21:04
I was sitting on my couch after the kids went to bed. I looked over at another cushion (my couch is made of a suede type material), and I saw an image. Overactive imagination, maybe. However, this seems to happen to me frequently. People look in the sky and can imagine shapes out of the clouds, but I seem to find pictures in almost everything, daily. So tonight I was curious about the picture I saw on the couch cushion. It was a book on a podium with a dead tree coming up through the center. It was so vivid that I took a piece of paper and drew it. Then proceeded to look online for the meaning of this picture. Within my search I went back and looked at the picture and when I looked at it the first time the tree seemed to be just as a dead stump coming out of the book. But I stepped back this time and realized that what had looked like a dark background was actually shaped as the outline if a fully leaved tree. So in conclusion to this story, I was wondering if anyone might be able to tell me what their interpretation of this would be, or help me to understand why I see different pictures in things everyday....should I be paying attention to them, learning their meanings, or is it just me having an overactive imagination???
#7 Jason Nelson 2013-01-07 17:00
Comment by Jason Nelson:
I wanted to shed a light on the basic understanding of dreams versus visions. Understand that a spiritual vision is a process of intuition, whereas a dream is a process of the mind venting and transforming experiences. Spiritual visions tend to have more noticeable significance sooner than dreams which can require interpreting. You can have spiritual visions while you are sleeping and they are visions not dreams. Though sometimes visions and dreams become intermingled in our sleep.
#6 Tammie D 2012-12-24 17:38
I had a vision a row of cabinets while looking at my old cabinets in the kitchen. The cabinets were changing fast as they lined up beside each other. What does that mean?
#5 Maria Amaral 2012-10-09 16:26
I would like to know the meaning of a vision of bridesmaids and flowers and also of a young girls eating green fava beans.
#4 Dawit Woldegoerogis 2012-09-15 01:13
I need to know about the vision more and more
#3 narelle hohua 2011-12-28 18:25
#2 Jason Nelson 2010-11-19 17:08
Comment by Jason: Beautiful words. I recently had my friend who is a dream interpreter on my SCG tele-seminar series. Your poetic words are touching. You may join SCG here for those interested and hear the recording for a limited time.
#1 Erica Girth 2010-03-29 17:17
Very well said. This is a feeling planet. After or while "seeing it"... feel it, in every ounce of your body. Taste the wind, hear the lighting, smell the earth... brighten the colors... see it as if you are looking at it with you own eyes. You can start by seeing yourself in the vision, but then step into those shoes and see it with your own eyes... feel it... creation...