To dream of a lamp represents guidance, optimism, inspiration, enlightenment, and reassurance.
To see a broken lamp symbolizes your resistance in accepting unsolicited advice and other acts of goodwill. It also represents coming disaster, hardship, and bad luck.
To witness a lamp explode indicates the possibility of a soured friendship. You will be enemies with someone who used to be a friend.
To dream of a dim or unlit lamp suggests you are feeling engulfed by emotional matters. You are in a dark situation in your life and you seem to have a tough time maneuvering your way back to the right path.