Some Rare Dreams

Some Rare Dreams True dreams are rare, and each dream is unique, as we will find in this section of this introduction. As dreams are thus complicated and vary in meanings depending on the source, the contents, interpretations, variations, … [Continue reading]

Strength of One’s Dreams

Strength of One's Dreams The meaning of a dream is stronger when seen at dawn, or during an afternoon nap, or when fruits are ripening on their trees, or at the time of harvest, or when one's star is in the rising position, or at a time when one … [Continue reading]

Interpretation by Correlation, Relativity, and Approximation

Interpretation by Correlation, Relativity, and Approximation In this case, laughing in a dream means sorrow, while smiling in a dream means politeness and correct conduct. Crying in a dream is usually interpreted as happiness, but when … [Continue reading]

Interpretation by Contraposition

Interpretation by Contraposition Some dreams are interpreted to mean the opposite when the elements are related. This tradition comes from examples such as crying when one is extremely happy; or when laughing in the face of adversities; or seeing … [Continue reading]


Traditions Interpreting the dream by subject requires further understanding of one's religious and socio-cultural environment. For example, if one is offered a lemon in a dream, and if it did not connote money or a child, in this case, a lemon … [Continue reading]

The Proper Name

The Proper Name The name of a person or a city one sees in a dream also reflects some of the meanings of one's dream, (e.g., Bait-ul Maqdis [Jerusalem], Dar-u Salam [The abode of Peace], Maghrib [Sunset], or among Western cities we find: Salt … [Continue reading]

The Soul and The Self

The Soul and The Self Who sees the dream, the soul or the self? People are divided in opinion concerning the subject of the soul (ral!) and the self tnafe), Some say that they are both the same thing (e.g., man and human being), while others hold … [Continue reading]

Relating One’s Dream

Relating One's Dream God's Prophet, upon whom be peace, liked to sleep on his right side. He also taught his companions when they go to bed to pray: "Lord, I seek refuge in Thee from any disturbing dreams and from Satan's chicanery whether I am … [Continue reading]

The Dream Interpreter

The Dream Interpreter Some dream interpreters agree that dreams are seen by the soul and are understood by one's consciousness. Shaikh Abdul Ghani Nabulsi explains in his book Ta'atir-ul Anum that "the soul resides within one's heart, and the … [Continue reading]


Dream interpretation by Ibne serin   Zul-Oi’dah:(See Arabic months) BIBLIOGRAPHY Al-Agfahani, Abu Na’im, Hilyat-ul Awliyii, Beirut, 1988 AI-Bukhari, Sahih. AI-Bukhiiri”, Dar AI-Arabiya, Beirut 1985. AI-Fairuzabadi, AI-Qiimils AI-Mulli”t, … [Continue reading]