To dream of an explosion represents waking life situations that have intensified. Situations that are explosive, dramatic, sudden, or intense. Negatively, an explosion may be a sign that a situation has gotten a lot worse. Financial problems, situations getting out of hand, or experiencing a crisis. A release of tension erupting in an argument.
Alternatively, dreams about explosions could represent your fear of problem worsening or causing you an enormous embarrassment.
Example: A young girl had recurring nightmares for ever a year about explosions going off. In waking life had suffered a very serious seizure. Although she was properly medicated and hadn’t had a seizure in over a year she was still fearing another one.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of an explosion going off. In waking life a huge fight had erupted in her home with her family.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of a plane exploding. In waking life she had heard news about the 2008 financial crisis that devastated her confidence in the economy and her future plans.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing buildings exploding. In waking life her mother had suffered a serious heart attack.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of seeing planes exploding. In waking life she had gotten into a huge argument with her brother over wedding details which he was managing and now didn’t know what to do to keep the wedding planning process going.
Example 6: A man dreamed of running away from explosions. In waking life he was trying desperately to escape serious financial problems that were erupting in his life.