To dream that you are attending a ceremony implies that you have given up much time and energy in order to achieve your goals. You have an important decision to make regarding obligations and duties in your life. You must ensure that you are prepared to dedicate yourself to a certain task, issue, or relationship. You need to sit back and reflect on your life and decide if a transformation is required.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of a ceremony represent an initiation or completion of a chapter of your life. Perhaps you are celebrating or honoring a rite of passage from one incarnation to the next.
To ceremonialize something in waking life or in your dream is to make it sacred and to evoke your higher nature. Dreams of a ceremony also represent that you are bringing your focus to a particular commitment. See Ritual, Wedding and Graduation.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: Any major life change has a profound effect on the dreamer and this is very often shown in dream form as a ceremony or some kind of rite of passage.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: When we dream of taking part in a ceremony or religious ritual we are conscious of a new attitude or skill that is needed or an important change which is taking place in our lives, perhaps a promotion at work or acceptance by our peer group.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream that you are attending a ceremony symbolizes the sacrifice and devotion necessary for success. You may be going through a crucial moment in your waking life that requires your commitment. It is a time for introspection, self-discovery and inner changes.... My Dream Interpretation
Example: ‘A ritual began whereby a laige knife was drawn and a few deep cuts were made to both our faces. I put my hands to my face and saw them covered with blood, crying and crying’ (OS). Similar to initiation. In the example the girl is with her boyfriend; she may thus have been ‘initiated’ into sexual activity, sex with her boyfriend has changed her image of herself.
A ritual depicts important change, such as entrance into puberty; deeper levels of oneself; new attitudes or skills; just as marnage is an entrance into a new type of life and social situation. From the wider sense of self our unconscious has, things are seen as important which consciously we feel are trivial.
A ceremony in a dream brings such things to our attention. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences