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.

197 thoughts on “Meaning of dreams in Islam

  1. Hi, I just wanted to know what my dream means; first of all I am not married, nor do I have any children. I had a dream that I had two newborn baby girls One being bigger than and older than the other but both newborns. They were so beautiful to look at and I was just so in love with them.

  2. i had a dream that my brother son is born after 3 years we all at home with baby my mom said to everyone one to come in lounduge to offer shukrane ke namaz. All jay namaz(prayer cloth) are set in line for me,mom,brother and his wife.They all got there and about ready to start but i don’t leave my room i am in shock i felt a long time went by but none of my future dream fulfilled i didn’t settle abroad,nor complete my studies and still single and then i start feeling panic and woke up.
    I saw this dream in 2017 and now i am dropout of studies

  3. i also once had such dreams ..
    i saw a guy trying to be with me in bed
    but somehow my mother came in. and i was protected …
    it was only satan. dont worry … it wont harm u

  4. I had a dream where I saw my sister in law mocking me with a fake snake. It was very weird and all 9f a sudden I see her climbing a tall pillar like she was feather weight.

  5. I saw in dream that I am in a hall, all people including me are wearing ice hats due to hot weather. Ice is also melting and dropping down from our faces. What does it mean?

  6. As you see this in the dream, the opposite is bound to happen. Because you live with him in the dream means you will not in reality. Allah knows best.

  7. I had a dream that my daughter was speaking to her father in the phone and he was still upset about some incident. He was on speaker so I could hear him speaking. He was trying to tell her that his girlfriend was pregnant but not directly so I just said out loud are you having a baby? He said we are having a baby. I just got overwhelmed and could not speak and went to my room where I sobbed. I was very upset

  8. I dreamt that a woman that I see her face and know said I should show her the transliteration of the 1st surah of the holy quran from the front instead of starting from behind

  9. I dreamt that A woman said I should show her the transliteration of the 1st surah of the holy quran from the front instead of starting from the back

  10. I dreamt that a woman said I should show her the transliteration of the 1st surah of the holy quran starting from front, instead of starting from behind

  11. Um hey. My dream was pretty weird. To start with one of my uncles(2nd cousin) was to come over and my father specifically insisted on me to get dressed. He also insisted that i spent time with that guy. Once he arrived things got worse as he made attempts to be intimate and spend more time with me without my parents actually caring. This disturbs me on so many levels please help.

  12. i dream of trying to show my bike to people new one which i recently that i showed it to people i was roamig with it.suddenly i entered a game when you have to go upstairs throught a handicap stair.many people tried to passe there some tried theor luck on jumping on some some of glass panel which broke n injured every person who tried to jum into.i was kind in the competition but in the same i was aware of what is happening while other was terrorise i think n focus to move forward into this handicap stair.and yes at times we had to i remember before going in this in the dream i was an apprentice fire extinguisher going on climbing for a mission.

  13. I Dreamed sky with various types of lights (we use in functions wich blinks,shows various color s,creat design s etc )what does it means

  14. Me and my husband are gonna divorce.. but recently i dream as my husband z comming to my old house in my hometown nd getting united again… nd im gttng ready to live with him again… i dream it twice within a week… what does that means??

  15. i have seen a dream , it is like ‘ i have a wound on my hand and it is filled with gemstones and i am collecting those gemstones and giving someone dear to me’ ..
    i felt like i am this dream for second time.. please say me what does this mean.??

  16. my name is jameel i had a dreem about there is old house i like to purches.and there is a temple by the side

  17. I had a dream I was a baby a 42 old women.what does that mean?the dream was I was a baby again and on my dad’s chest while he was sleeping.

  18. Assalamu alaikum You should not be telling your dreams here for people to read. It is not good.

  19. I dream playing with a Queen Bee (orange color) the Queen bee was flying above my head and i was chasing her and at the End she ” the Queen bee took off my Taqiyah (cap).

  20. I had a dream where I was just sitting on a western toilet in bathroom I had my shirt on and there was a bucket full of water beside me and the water wasn’t hot though and there were around 4-5 spiders floating on the surface of water.I don’t remember if they were dead or alive and then I stood up took a jug full of water which had one spider in it and went near sink. And then I just woke up due to alarm and it was during fajr time

  21. I am in a ship sailing in ocean calmly .I am trying to find ways to come out of it. I am not find any one known on board. As I am hungry they offered food in the ships canteen .

  22. One day , I slept after morning prayer and In the dream I saw the dead body of my alive villager boy ( relative) covered with cloths and was lying on cot ( wooden frame) waiting for perform Gusl ( bath). As we started to remove cloth from face , We found dead body start to move his head found body is alive. The dead body of boy (25 years) have major cuts on his neck due to this parents probably announced his death and we all were there. I was weeping too much with others on this and I told boys his parents( uncles) that please take him to hospital, I will bear all expenditure of his medical treatment regardless how amount is occurring. His uncles was not willing to take him to hospital because they expect of huge amount on his medical and they can’t afford because they were poor. The said boy,s father & mother was already died as he was Yateem as well. Than I become awake up. Please tell me dream interpretation

  23. Slm I saw my husband in a car accident and then I was wearing a white scarf when I was at the house I see the people telling his first wife sit near his body but then they saying no she cant shes divorced im the wife I made nikah to him and im the second wife when I sat near his body took out the white sheet to see his face he opened his eyes and tears rolled down and then his first wife saying she never worried about him she only wants his money and was jumping around I was just looking at my husband lying down in kafan and was crying please tell me my dream

  24. I saw a dream where I had sex with a girl before marriage (I don’t remember exactly) and later someone came to me and said that she is pregnant and I saw something like number 8 and 9.

    What this could mean ?

  25. A.a i had a dream my sister gave birth to twin girls moments later i gave birth to twin boys n i hugged them n woke up

  26. I had a dream where I had an argument with my mother, it was about her being angry at me because I said that I will wear hijab when I am ready instead of wearing it being forced. Then I ran into the bathroom and when I looked in the mirror I had two pupils in my left eye, one was my normal brown one and the other was kind of like a cat eye with a deep black hole. I started crying in the dream when I looked at myself because I think the second pupil was a sign that I am doing something wrong. What do you think it means?

  27. I had a dream I was in my house, but it was much larger in the dream, almost the size of a mansion. All the lights were off, it was night and laughter and a dim light was coming from a room to my left. I went in and it was my 2 Muslim friends, one man, one female. The male offered us alcohol, and I poured the shot glasses and drank it. I do not drink in reality. Then I was walking through my house to get to my room and everything was too dark to see but I heard snoring and new my family was sleeping in the dark room. I get to my room that had a dim light & heard two women snoring in my bed but when I turned the lights on in my room the women disappeared. I woke up scared. What does this dream mean?

  28. Asalam alaikum. I dreamt of centipedes and millipedes in my dream. Please can you help me to define it’s meaning

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