Sunday, June 15, 2008

Meaning of Dreams in Islam

General Dreams

Call to prayer

ATHAAN (call to prayer): Seeing oneself giving the call to prayer may indicate one's plans for Hajj will succeed.


BATHING: Dreaming of oneself bathing in cool water may refer to Allah's acceptance of one's repentance, a cure from sickness and/or the lifting of a calamity.


BIRDS: Seeing birds flying or circling over one's head in a dream may indicate the attainment of an administrative post.


BLOWING: Blowing away something or someone disliked in a dream indicates that the problem will soon be eliminated.

Clothing, Cover

CLOTHING/COVER: Seeing clothing or a cover in a dream may refer to a husband or wife according to the metaphor 'libaas' (meaning: clothing/cover).

Cows: Fat cows, Lean Cows

COWS: Fat cows indicate a good yield of harvest while lean cows indicate a poor yield.

Fresh Dates

DATES: If one sees fresh Ibn Taab dates in a dream, it indicates that one's practise of the religion will become better.

Ripe Dates

Dreaming of oneself eating ripe dates, acquiring them, etc. may signify Allah's granting of provision, or a reminder to pay charity, or a reminder to avoid extravagance.

Door or Gate

DOOR: Seeing oneself enter a door or a gate in a dream, may refer to the successful completion of a project, or the winning of an argument.

Opening a Door

Opening a door in a dream may refer to the acceptance of a supplication or the need to make one, according to the derivation of the word 'istiftaah'


EGG: Seeing an egg in a dream may refer to a woman, according to the metaphor used in Quran referring to the maidens of paradise.


ELEVATION: Seeing onself in a dream either elevated, ascending or in the sky may refer to an elevation in status or rank (rifah)

Flowing Spring

FLOWING SPRINGS: A flowing spring in a dream indicates continued reward for one's good deeds


FURNISHING: Seeing furniture and rugs in a dream may indicate the coming of a time of rest or a break from a period of difficulty or it may imply the attainment of an administrative office which was sought.


GARDEN: Seeing a garden in a dream indicates the richness of Islam.

Receiving a Gift

GIFT: Recieving a gift in a dream may indicate a blessing of happiness.


GOLD: Being given gold or finding gold may indicate finding a suitable wife or a successful marriage. The symbolism is derived when the Prophet restricted ornaments of gold to women.


HAJJ: Hearing oneself congratulated on doing Hajj or Umrah indicates that it went well.


HAND-HOLD: Grasping a hand-hold in a dream indicates that one will continue to hold firmly to Islam.


KEYS: Seeing keys in one's hand, or receiving keys in a dream, indicates the receipt of administrative authority.


LAUGHING: Dreaming of oneself laughing in a dream may refer to the arrival of good news, good times.

Leg irons

LEG IRONS: Seeing oneself bound in leg-irons indicates stability in the religion.


MAKKAH: Seeing oneself entering Makkah in a dream may refer to a state of security and peace


MARRIAGE: Dreaming of oneself getting married may indicate an impeding marriage. If there are no marriage plans at the time of the dream, one may propose to the women shown in the dream.


MILK: Receiving milk in a dream means that religious knowledge has been granted.


MOUNTAINS: Seeing mountains in a dream means that you are going to Canada. LOL ..... just joking to see if anyone has made it this far.

Seeing mountains in a dream may indicate the attainment of an administrative post.


PEARLS: Dreaming of pearls may indicate Allah's granting of a mater, male or female, which refer to the young men and women of paradise granted to the believers.


RECONCILIATION: Seeing a reconciliation in a dream may refer to a good settlement of one's affairs.

Right Side

RIGHT SIDE: If one dreams of being led to the right side of a location, it indicates achieving a state of security or an escape from harm


ROOM: Dreaming of oneself in a room or in different rooms, may refer to being safefrom what one fears.


ROPE: Seeing a rope in a dream and grabbing hold of it, may indicate one's adherance to the covenant with God and Islam.


RULER: Being addressed by a ruler in a dream may refer to the attainment of a high post or rank.


SHIP: Seeing a ship in a dream may mean success or escape.


SHIRT: Wearing a shirt in a dream indicates adherences to the religion. The longer the shirt, the greater commitment to Islam

Silk Cloth

SILK CLOTH: Receiving or giving silk cloth in a dream may indicate impending marriage. Since silk garments are restricted to women, dreaming about silk may be symbolic of a woman.


SWORD: Seeing a sword in a dream refers to one's companions and supporters coming to their aid.

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