A clown can symbolize happiness and joy. If seen in a nightmare a clown can represent a demonic heckler
In life a true clown must register his mask after which no-one else can use the same make-up and a clown can have this same significance in dreams. We must ‘register’ the performance we put on for the world.
(Possessed) If one sees himself haunted or possessed by evil spirits in a dream, it means that he engages in usury, performs secrets arts, or that he may lose his wealth to become unhappy, or to suffer from stress or depression.
The clown will often suggest the ability to see and sense the ridiculous in life. Often there is a tinge of sadness in this, however.
Spiritually the figure of the clown has the same significance as the jester, that being the ability to laugh at our foibles and idiosyncrasies.
To dream of a clown foretells that you will ignore important things because you will be distracted by worrying about silly matters.
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To dream that you are possessed, represents your feeling of helplessness and not being in control of things.
Prolonged worries, to kill one is a lucky dream (Gypsy). Wild animals generally symbolize misfortune with gypsy interpreters; Freud and Jung, however, attach to them an erotic significance.
Dream of wearing horns denotes dominion and grandeur (Artemidorus). Horns have ever been worn by priests and rulers of barbarous tribes as symbols of state and power. Jung and Freud attach to them a phallic significance.