It’s quite common to hear someone knocking on your door. It could be your neighbor knocking on your front door or it could be any member of your household knocking on your bedroom door.
But what if you dream that someone is knocking on a door? What does this mean? Is there a spiritual meaning behind this particular dream?
In this post, we’ll talk about the following:
- Meaning of someone (you can’t see) knocking on your door.
- Meaning of seeing the person knocking on your door in the dream.
Spiritual meaning of dreaming of someone knocking on your door
It’s not unheard of to dream that someone is knocking on your door. But does it mean anything?
When you dream of this, it’s probably because the universe is telling you to be more open so that you can easily receive the blessings the heavens want to send your way.
Perhaps you have been closed off for a while.
You don’t mingle as much and stay away from people, so you miss out on many opportunities.
Maybe you also are skeptical of offers that come your way.
When you dream that someone is knocking on your door, you can view this as a sign to consider opening up yourself.
This could come in the forms of:
- Mingling or meeting more people including new friends;
- Hearing out possible business opportunities;
- Trying out new things you’ve always been hesitant to do.
What does it mean when you see the person knocking on your door in the dream?
Dreams about knocking on doors can also vary.
Sometimes, instead of plainly hearing a person knocking on your door, you see the person clearly.
But what exactly does this mean?
A man knocking at the door:
When you see a man knocking on your door in your dreams, then take this to mean that you need to be more protective of those you care about.
You must care for your family, friends or anyone close to you.
This is heaven’s way of saying that you will need to step up in your effort to protect your loved ones.
You may be caring for them at present, but this dream should prompt you to ask if you are doing enough to care and protect them and whether you should be doing more.
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A woman knocking at the door:
If you dream of a woman knocking at the door, then it could be the heavens way of telling you to brace for the truth.
Perhaps, someone has been lying to you for some time and soon the truth will be revealed.
This truth may hurt you or set you free.
But regardless of the effects of knowing what’s true, the higher beings want you to be prepared.
Perhaps it’s the opposite that is about to happen, meaning whatever it is you are hiding is about to come out.
Maybe letting others know the truth won’t bode well for you but the heavens are telling you to prepare to say the truth.
A spirit/ghost knocking at the door:
If you dream that a ghost or spirit is knocking at the door, it’s because a higher being wants you to let go of your fears.
Many times we are scared of dealing with ghosts or spirits, often refusing to talk about them or think about them.
But they can also appear in our dreams to remind us or to bring important messages.
In this case, dreaming of a ghost or spirit knocking on doors is a reminder to be courageous and to stop being scared so we can move forward.
It’s a strong message from the universe that our fears should not get the better of us.
If we want to improve ourselves and our lives, then we should let go of our fears so many doors of opportunities would open to us.
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Spiritual meaning of dreaming of someone banging on your door
I once dreamt of someone banging so loudly on my door! This woke me up as it seemed like the person banging in my dream was intent on waking me up.
It felt that the person wanted me to do something urgently, a task that cannot wait or be postponed.
It got me thinking about what this dream could mean but that was it. I did not reflect on it further until days after.
For days, I was already noticing a leak in my water closet. But I was too lazy to call a plumber and have it fixed.
A couple of days later, the pipes burst while I was asleep, damaging the flooring. I was disappointed and kept regretting the fact that I should have acted on the leak immediately.
It got me thinking, could there be a relationship between my dream and the pipes burst? Was I being warned when someone was banging on my door in my dream?
A friend of mine had the same experience.
This is why banging on the door signifies urgency.
When you dream that someone is banging on your door, take it to mean that you should act with urgency.
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