Meaning of dreams in Islam

Interpretation of dreams in Islam is a mean to analyse past and future situations, and is one of the 46 parts of prophecy *.

To use this Islamic dictionary of dreams, just enter the word corresponding to a vision in a dream and the different possible significations and meanings will be found.

*There are 3 kind of dreams in Islam :

-The truthful dream (rahmani)
-The dream stemming from personal desire (nafsani)
-The dream coming from the devil (shaytani)

The dream dictionary presented here is based on the work of Muhammad Ibn Sirin, a specialist in the field of dream interpretation in regards to the traditions of Islam.

Muhammad Ibn Sirin was born in 654 and died at the age of 77. He was a very pious Muslim. He belonged to the tabighins, formed by the kufit school.
However, in today’s world, he is more know for his expertise in giving the meaning of dreams.
He also brought lots of hadiths from Abu Huraira, Anas Ibn Malik and others.

99 thoughts on “Meaning of dreams in Islam

  1. I had A dream that i got An expensive gift from a girl i know and i gave her a Cheap gift. After We gave each other gifts i Put My hand on her shoulder and We walked away happy. I need to know the meaning of this dream.

  2. I saw a blue light ray flighing towards me and finally entering my right lowerleg. Then the light started spreading over my whole leg. Something like a rope or elastic around my leg after the light had entered, not sure why.

  3. I had a dream of me and my sister we were in a house and the shower water would turn on , we tried to turn the taps off but we couldn’t then my sister said to me to help her find where the evil writing is and she started pealing the mirror in the bathroom and we found the writing in the mirror.

  4. During Ramadan, I had a dream that, I was looking in my mouth and noticed some decay on one of my lower, back teeth. When i touched it my tooth fell out …followed by 2 more teeth. *it was painless, but i felt a great sence of loss. Next thing i know, a black crumbly substance resembling crushed coal was coming out of my mouth into my hand.

    Not sure why it is still on my mind.

    • dear sister the snake hint the enemy and the bite of snake on ur leg mean the enemy close you which might be ur wealth, moral (amorality), or might hint the enemy of ur parents or it hint the devil trying to conquer you or ur moral life .

  5. Last night I saw that, I was driving a Jeep and road was fully damage. Some people are helping me to guide take right or take left and last Alhamdulillah I cross that road.

  6. I dreamt a wallet and I kept some near to 4 identity cards of my family members(should be),what the meaning for cards I kept?

  7. i saw 4 different dreams one after another,
    in one dream in which which i was running from someone and he or she caught me.
    2nd dream is i saw one college mate outside my door laying on floor.
    3rd dream is i entered masjid along with some people and stood for prayer.
    4th was i and somebody with me went ti a cricket stadium with full of crowd and 1 team won the match and was hige celebration there.

  8. Hello,
    I had this dream last night which I don’t understand.I saw a big snake hiding in the basket in my house somewhere.I saw his head was coming out from the basket.i got so scared and started calling my mother in law to come.she came and told me to moved and she shut the door and got stick and tried to take out the snake from the basket.the snake came out and the she chopped the snake and the told go you and your husband are free now.please I am confused about this dream.

  9. I dreamt of non Muslim friend of mine she was waering a hijab and i as i got closser i saw she had a beard and a male genital and i was confused and was thinking that she should shave.

  10. Asalamu Aleykum, i often dream on a large snake with blue-dark eyes that pass by all other people coming directly to my face without attacking anybody including me

    Kindly help me what could be translation of this dream in islamic way


  11. Assalamolaikum,

    I saw a dream in which I shifterd in a house with my mom and have a large bedroom with two large cupboards and a large window where we can see oue lawn with grass and flowers. Th same day After some hours my mother died. What this dream is telling me about?


  12. I dreamt dat I was in a camp with some people it was very cold there, and didn’t have a coat with me, so I borrowed from a girl I know in real life but we don’t talk( I see her in some videos online) so she gave me the coat then later some guys came and start hitting me that I was with their coat, dey really bully me but I keep explaining to them a lady gave me, those guys were the lady’s friend so she told them to but I was crying already feeling cheated (like I stole it) then when I woke up I was full of tears, please what can I do?

  13. Anyone can advise dreaming of a white snake fighting a white tiger and the white tiger bite the snake and won? Thanks

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