Dreaming of a guitar can have many waking life meanings. Understanding the meaning of a guitar as a dream symbol can give you insight into what is currently happening in your daily life.
What does it mean to dream of a guitar?
Guitars are often associated with music. The music is very powerful and there are many different types of music. By paying attention to other objects, people, and events in a dream, you can better understand what this dream might mean to you.
Creativity and expression: meaning it is used for expression and communication. Music can be a great way to express feelings and ideas. Music is a language and the sound of the guitar is a way to communicate what you otherwise couldn't put into words.
The guitar is a stringed musical instrument, where the strings are strummed to produce sound. For many people, it can be related to spiritual expression. One of the meanings of the guitar due to these strings is that it is an expression of frequency, vibration and creation. Many people can also often associate this instrument used in religious ceremonies and celebrations, such as a traditional folk mass.
Peace and Harmony: The strings of a guitar often vibrate together in harmony. When a person plays the guitar, they often play several different notes at once, creating a chord where all the notes go well together. Listening to music or seeing someone playing the instrument in a dream can mean that things are peaceful and it is a time of harmony and happiness.
Amplified power and sensations: If the guitar you see in the dream is an electric guitar and it is connected to a guitar amplifier or speaker, it can be a sign that something is being amplified in your life. It can also be a sign of wanting to make your message stronger and reach a specific audience.
Community and Gatherings: A guitar is often used in social situations, such as singing around a campfire with friends or playing at a community gathering for a concert.
If there is a crowd or a group of people in your guitar dream, it could symbolize your desire to connect and unite with others.
Dream about playing the guitar
It can symbolize harmony and peace in your life. Playing guitar in a group setting such as a gig or a small band can mean bonding and connecting with others.
Broken guitar dream
It may symbolize your lack of creative inspiration or disappointments in your life. You may find it difficult to communicate your true feelings to someone.
Dreaming about a guitar case
A guitar case in a dream can mean that you are hiding your true feelings or maybe you are not comfortable expressing and communicating something to others.
Dream of electric guitar
It is often a symbol related to power and passionate feelings.
Dream about the neck of the guitar
If you dream about the neck of the guitar or the guitar has more necks, it can mean that you are taking risks or exploring something new in your life. Literally, the neck of the guitar in the dream can mean that you are "putting your neck there" to be seen or heard.
What there is to know
Do not worry : guitars have frets so people can locate where on the strings a specific note or pitch occurs. The word frette can mean worry.
Sometimes this shows up in our dreams when we are worrying about something in waking life. This saying is used to tell people not to worry, everything will be fine.
Air guitar : It's an expression used when someone is impersonating a rock star or pretending to make music, even if they are just using their hands.
In a dream it could be a symbol to signify that you are using your imagination or inventing something new and creative. It could also mean that you need to find a way to make your dreams come true.
Long chords of the guitar: It can mean following or accompanying someone in some way. Sometimes it can mean someone is being deceived or lying.
This phrase is most often used in unpleasant business relationships and in dating/meeting with a new romantic interest who may not be giving you the full picture or the truth of their true feelings.
How to interpret the dream of a guitar?
The best way to understand what a guitar means in your dream is to think about your personal connection and feelings with the instrument.
Do you know someone who plays the guitar?
For many people, a guitar can sometimes come across as a symbol of someone they currently know or once knew. Maybe you have a family member who plays the guitar or you play it yourself.
Many times the guitar can appear in a dream as a symbol of that person. For example, if I dreamed of a guitar, I would probably think about the different characteristics of the guitar and then ask what people in my life share those characteristics.
I might even consider if any of these characteristics resemble me in any way, since I love playing guitar.
What parts of the guitar are most visible in the dream?
Sometimes in a dream our attention is focused on a very specific feature or characteristic of an object. Some common guitar parts and their examples below:
If you dream of frets on a guitar , it is possible that your dream is related to your current location and expression in life.
guitar strings can be related to vibrations, harmony or even the connection between you and others.
The bridge of the guitar can be related to your position in life - do you cross bridges in your life literally or metaphorically? It can sometimes mean that you are ready for change or something new.
Guitar out of tune: Do you dream of a right or wrong guitar? A guitar out of tune may suggest that you are seeking or needing better harmony in your life that better aligns with your personal purpose and truth.
How is the guitar? How do you feel ?
In addition to the different parts of the guitar having meaning, often the appearance and sound of the guitar can give you insight to help you understand what this symbol may mean to you on a personal level.
Type of wood: Many guitars are made with ebony, rosewood, mahogany, and other exotic woods. Sometimes when a person experiences a guitar in a dream, the type or color of the wood is very important. It could mean that you are looking for a natural solution to a problem or challenge in life.
Guitar color: Many electric guitars come in all sorts of colors and designs. A pink guitar can have a different meaning than a yellow guitar, for example. Understanding color symbolism can give you additional information if there was a certain prominent color present in the dream.
The sound : Does the guitar make noise? Is it a good or a bad sound? What other things do you remember while you sleep? Often the way you feel in the dream can help you understand how you feel about a situation in your current waking life.
If you dreamed that you were stressed or sad in the dream, ask if there is currently something going on in the daily routine that might share similar feelings.
It can also be very helpful to think about the different dream symbols that may be present in the dream.
What else do you remember that happened in the dream?
Looking up other symbols in our online dictionary of dream symbols can sometimes help you find additional information about the meaning of a dream about a guitar.
To fully understand your dream, you can also check out some tips on how to understand what dreams mean. Have you ever dreamed of a guitar? What do you think it means to dream of a guitar?