The total or partial devastation of a city suggests that the inhabitants of that city will forsake their Deen. They may even lose their accumulated resources as a result of their misdeeds.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream of ruins, signifies broken engagements to lovers, distressing conditions in business, destruction to crops, and failing health.
To dream of ancient ruins, foretells that you will travel extensively, but there will be a note of sadness mixed with the pleasure in the realization of a long-cherished hope. You will feel the absence of some friend. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
1- When something is in ruins we have to discover if it is through neglect or vandalism.
If the former, the suggestion is that we need to pull things together.
If the latter, wc need to look at how we are making ourselves vulnerable.
2- If we have deliberately ruined something we need to clarify a self-destructive element in us. Sometimes by looking at the symbolism of what has ruined an object or an occasion will give us insight into our own processes.
3- Occasionally it is vital that there is an element of dcstructiveness in us in order that we can rebuild part of our lives on a better basis.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Dreams of ruins represent the buried treasures of your heart and soul.
If you dream of discovering ruins, as in a Shamanic Soul Retrieval, then this signifies reunification of lost pieces of your soul that allow you to feel a connected and unified to your wisdom and spiritual bounty. Alternatively, this dream could also signify old and worn out aspects of yourself that no longer serve you. Consider the feeling tone. See Antique.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: If we have deliberately ruined something we need to clarify a self-destructive element in us. Sometimes by looking at the symbolism of what has ruined an object or an occasion will give us insight into our own processes.
If someone else has ruined one of our possessions in dreams we should look at an emotional difficulty in waking life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Vision: In men’s dreams, ruins indicate a craving for pleasure or too much ambition. Ruins are a warning about being more modest—otherwise, your health will be “in ruins.” Seeing a ruin: you are still holding on to something from the past, or neglecting something important in your life. Spending time in a ruin: something rather strange will take place—be careful. Seeing a burned-out ruin: right now you, too, are in need of some “reconstruction”; are you “burned out” from too many passion and cravings? See Fire.
Depth Psychology: A ruin might refer to past experiences that you have not processed yet. But in general, it reflects a fear of old age and illness, or of losing strength. Sometimes the dream is a warning of impending material losses (being “ruined”).... Dreamers Dictionary