BISMILLAHIRAHMAANIRAHEEM (IN THE NAME OF GOD, THE MOST BENEFICIENT THE MOST MERCIFUL)
Dagger: (Knife) Carrying a dagger in one’s hand in a dream means attainment of one’s purpose or gaining financial stability. Sheathing a dagger in a dream means committing adultery.
Dairyman: In a dream, a dairyman represents knowledge, lawful earnings, guidance, and instinct. (Also see Milk; Milking)
Daisy: (Plant; Woman) In a dream, daisies represent a close friend who will bring a gift or contribute something to one’s business. A daisy flower in a dream is also interpreted to represent a beautiful woman. Gathering daisies from the foot of a mountain in a dream means that a strong man or someone in authority will introduce one of his daughters or relatives to him for marriage. A daisy flower in a dream is also interpreted to mean marrying one’s cousin.
Dajjal: (arb. See Antichrist)
Damage: If one suffers damage in a dream, it means dismay, horror, a scare, a shock, or a menace. Complaining about damage or a loss one suffers in a dream means attaining one’s goal in wakefulness.
Damascus: (See City; Masjid)
Damn: (See Curse)
Dampness: (See Dew)
Dancer: (Hoofer; Show; soft-shoe dancer) A hoofer in a dream represents a man in trouble if he dances for himself. If so, his parable is like that of seeds pupping on top of a fire. If a hoofer dances for someone, then the host will be struck by a calamity that will affect both of them. (Also see Dancing)
Dancing: Dancing in a dream means a calamity. If one sees himself dancing for someone else in a dream, it means that he will share his problems with him. Dancing alone in one’s house in a dream signifies joy and satisfaction. If a sick person sees himself dancing in a dream, it denotes his anxiety. If one is pulled to a dancing circle in a dream, it means that he will be saved from tribulation or be declared innocent from false allegations. If a child is seen dancing in a dream, then it means that he may lose his speech or become dumb, because when a child dances, he mostly moves his hands to express himself. If a prisoner sees himself dancing in a dream, it means that he will be set free. Dancing on top of a table, a raised stage, or on top of a hill in a dream means a scare. Dancing inside one’s house, surrounded by one’s family members with no outsiders in a dream means joy and celebration. If a sick person sees himself dancing in a dream, it means longevity. Seeing a woman dancing alone in a dream means a scandal. If a traveler sees himself dancing on the road in a dream, it means adversities. If a poor person sees himself dancing in a dream, it means richness. (Also see Dancer)
Daniel: (The prophet Daniel, upon whom be peace.) If one sees him in a dream, it means that he will become a great scholar in interpreting the divine revelations. It is also said, that one who sees him (upon whom be peace) in a dream may become a leader, a minister, acquire extensive knowledge, but yet suffers painful persecution which he will later defeat. If one sees himself carrying the prophet Daniel, upon whom be peace, over his shoulders, sitting him beside a wall or talking to him, or if he sees the prophet Daniel talking to him, delivering glad tidings to him or feeding him honey with his own hand, it means that the person in the dream will become a great scholar or a commentator in religious interpretations.
Daredevil: (Also see Daring)
Daring: (Feat) Daring in a dream means perseverance and having a strong will. It also could mean making supererogatory offerings to attain nearness to God Almighty. Daring in a dream also represents one’s pursuit to be accepted by the people, either by defending them or by daring to face their enemy. The same interpretation is given to courage in a dream. (Also see Boast)
Dark: (See Evening)
Darkness: (Atheism; Ignorance; Night; Obscurity) In a dream, darkness means straying from God’s path, being lost, committing an error, erring, confusion, and perplexity. If one walks out of darkness into light in his dream, it means salvation, safety, guidance, repentance from sin, or release from prison. Darkness in a dream also represents an oppressor. Thus, walking into a dark place in a dream means being unjust. Obscurity in a dream means the darkness of one’s heart or blindness. It also could mean loneliness, keeping to oneself, or hiding from people. (Also see Injustice; Night)
Darn: (Invisible stitches; Mend; Patch; Regret) To mend a garment with interlacing stitches in a dream means correcting oneself, piety, godliness, appropriateness, good reputation, being free from illness, arming oneself, or it could mean rain. If one sees his wife’s robe ripped and tends to mend it for her in a dream, it means that he will insult his wife, then apologize to her or regret his action. If one sees himself darning his own shirt in a dream, it means that he will have an argument with a relative or befriend a person of evil character. Darning one’s clothes in a dream also represent the roar of arguments or disputes. In some circles, it is also interpreted to mean repentance from one’s sins, regretting wrongdoing, although one will fail to apologize or adequately compensate the other person for offending him.
Darning old cloth: (Patching) Darning an old garment in a dream represents hypocrisy, fawning, adulation, impertinence, or it could mean to manage by or to suffer from a lasting poverty.
Date palm: (See Palm tree)
Date pit: (Core; Pit) Having a date pit in a dream means winning one’s case in a court of justice.
Date spread: (Jam; Paste; Spread) In a dream, date paste represents a lawful and pleasant wealth that is collected from different sources. Eating date paste in a dream means taking a cure for an illness. (Also see Dates)
Dates: (Fruit; Palm tree) In a dream, dates mean money or a good message. Eating dates in a dream means earning lawful income. Dates are like money, they do not have a long shelf life. Unripened dates in a dream indicate the availability of water for those who need it. Red unripened dates in a dream may signify some type of blood disease, whereby the red cells grow to exceed number the of white cells. Dates in a dream also mean rain. Eating dates in a dream means reading the Holy Qur’an and reaping benefits from one’s religion. Buried dates in a dream represent one’s savings. If one sees himself burying dates in a dream, it also means stealing from the property and money of orphans. Dates placed to dry in the open represent money that does not last. To harvest dates in a dream in season means that one may get married to a noble and a wealthy woman. It also means acquiring knowledge. Harvesting dates out of season in a dream means that one will learn something good but fail to act upon it. If one sees that he is fanning himself with a tender and wet branch of a palm tree in a dream it means learning something beneficial from a hypocrite, or it may mean relief from distress. If a woman sees herself eating ripened dates that are dripping with juices in the dream, it means that she will receive an inheritance from her husband and that her name will be included in his will, even if she is divorced. If one sees himself taking a date, splitting it in half, and extracting the date pit from it in a dream, it means that he will beget a son. Eating fresh dates in a dream means hearing good words besides other benefits. (Also see Bunch of dates; Date spread)
Daughters: (See Worms)
Dauntless: (See Army general)
David: (Prophet David, upon whom be peace.) If one sees him in a dream, it means that he will gain power, authority, commit a sin, become an ascetic, be tried and oppressed by an unjust person, then he will be saved by God’s leave and regain the upper hand over his enemy. He will also receive an exalted office or rank of honor. It is also said, that if one sees the prophet David (upon whom be peace) in a dream, his country or town will be governed by a just ruler, an honorable president, or a righteous judge. If in fact the ruler or the judge of that town, county, or country is an unjust person, then seeing God’s prophet David (upon whom be peace) in a dream means that God Almighty will surely replace him with a just and honorable one. If one becomes God’s prophet David (upon whom be peace), or if he wears his robe in the dream it means that he will be appointed as a judge, if he qualifies. If he does not qualify, it means that he will prosper, or that he will grow in piety and become righteous through much devotion, piety, sadness, and crying in fear of his Lord and love for Him. Seeing the prophet David (upon whom be peace) in a dream also means deputyship, trials with women, trouble caused by women, or it could mean recitation of the Qur’an or be in a state of constant remembrance of God Almighty, prayers, supererogatory prayers at night, understanding the meaning of what one reads, repentance from sin, chanting songs of God’s love, returning to God’s path after heedlessness, manufacturing and processing minerals, or it could represent God’s acceptance of one’s repentance. Should one be in such a manufacturing or processing business, it means that great wealth will come to him, or that his adversities will be of little importance. Seeing the prophet David (upon whom be peace) in a dream also means reaching a successful conclusion to one’s life in this world. If an unjust man of knowledge sees him frowning at him or warning him, then one must be at his guard, fear any wrongdoing, and correct himself.
Dawn: The first appearance of daylight in a dream represents the birth of girls or their marriage. Seeing the dawn in a dream also may signify remembrance of God Almighty and reading of the Qur’an. Seeing the dawn in a dream also means walking into the light of guidance. It also means happiness and continuous joy. If one loses something in the night then finds it at dawn in a dream, it means that his opponent denies something he unjustly took from him, then a witness arrives to testify for one’s benefit and to help him recuperate his property.
Day of Gathering: (See Intercession Resurrection)
Day of Reckoning: (See Accountability; Intercession; Reckoning; Resurrection; Rising of the dead)
Day of Resurrection: (See Accountability; Intercession; Reckoning; Resurrection; Rising of the dead)
Day: (See Daylight)
Daydreaming: (See Dream interpreter; Moon. Also see Introduction)
Daylight: (Day) The dawning of the daylight in a dream means relief from pain, distress, and sorrow, or it could mean buying a new garment, marriage, having beautiful children, the emergence of truth, unveiling what is hidden, release from prison or the coming home of a traveler.
Deafness: In a dream, deafness represents religious wickedness or corruption. Deafness in a dream also means heedlessness from the path of truth, a threat, or losing comfort. Deafness in a dream also means blindness of the heart.
Dearth: (See Famine)
Death by hanging: In a dream, to see someone or oneself being brought to the gallows to be hung means malice, rejoicing at the misfortune of others, fame, or perhaps it could mean rising in station. Consequently, if one’s condition in the dream does not change to the worst, then his dream could mean slander or backbiting unless his retribution is held for a crime he committed in the dream, then the dream means satisfying one’s debts. Death of a king: In a dream, it means the destruction of a town. (Also see Death)
Death sentence: (See Death; Destruction)
Death: In a dream, death signifies religious failure, corruption, and a rise in status in the world. This interpretation applies if one is carried on a bier or on a litter and his funeral is accompanied by crying and lamentation except if he is buried in the dream. If one witnesses his own burial in the dream, then it means that his case is hopeless and that he will be seized by the world. One’s followers or assisting entourage will be as many as those who walk in his funeral in the dream. However, he will conquer people and ride over their shoulders. If one dies in his dream but does not have the look of dead people and there is no crying over his death or a funeral in the dream, it means that one of his properties will be torn down, or that a room in his house will collapse, or that a wall will cave in, or it could mean that a pillar will breakdown. Such a dream also may signify weakness in one’s religious standing or blindness of his heart. Despite that, he will live a long life. If one dies in a dream and finds himself looking like a dead person, and if his body is washed and wrapped in a shroud, it also means weakness in his religion. All the sorrow and crying one sees, in this case, represent his rising in rank and promotion in the world. Death in a dream also signifies travels, or it could mean poverty. One’s death and burial in his dream also mean that he will die short of repentance. If one comes out of his grave after his burial in the dream, it means that he will repent for his sins before dying. Death in a dream also signifies marriage, for a deceased person is washed and perfumed, and a bridegroom also takes a bath and anoints himself with perfumes on his wedding day. If one dies and is carried over people’s shoulders, though they do not bury him in the dream, it means that he will conquer his enemy, and should he qualify for leadership, he will attain it. To come back to life after dying in a dream means that one will become rich and dispense with poverty, or it could mean that he will repent for his sins. This dream also means the safe homecoming of a traveler. The death of an unknown woman in a dream means the absence of rain or dearth, and if she comes back to life in the dream, it means rain. In general, the death of a woman in a dream means the death of a child in wakefulness and vice-versa. If a deceased person tells someone in a dream that he did not die, it means that he is blessed in the hereafter. Carrying a deceased person in a dream means carrying the provisions or food supplies of an irreligious and ungodly person. Carrying a dead person in a different way than one carries a deceased person to bury him in a dream means acquiring unlawful money. Carrying a deceased person to bury him in a dream means working for the governor. If one sees a deceased person sick in a dream, it means that he is being questioned about forsaking his religious attendance during his lifetime. If one sees the dwellers of the graveyards coming out of their graves to eat people’s harvest or food supplies in a dream, it means rising food prices. If he sees them drinking from the wells in a dream, it means that a great plague will befall that town. If one sees a deceased person die, then if he walks in his funeral in the dream, it means that someone among his children or in the family of that person will shortly die. If no crying or sorrow follows his death, then it means that someone in his progeny will get married. What a deceased person says about himself in a dream is true, for he has reached the abode of truth and he can exercise no falsehood in that abode. If a deceased person tells something in a dream, and if it does not take place, then it means that one is experiencing confused dreams. If one sees a deceased person well dressed in a white or a green garment, smiling and happy in a dream, it means that he is in that state one witnessed in his dream. Otherwise, if one sees him disheveled, dirty, frowning, or crying in a dream, this also denotes his condition in the hereafter. If one sees a deceased person sick in a dream, it means that his condition is contingent upon the satisfaction of his debts and that he is awaiting the Divine justice to take its course. Performing a funeral prayer for deceased people in a dream means asking for forgiveness on their behalf or visiting their graves, or it could mean admonishing someone with a dead heart, or it could mean bidding farewell to travel people or taking care of needy people. If one’s wife dies and returns back to life in a dream, it means making profits from a plantation or a farm. Discovering a body of a deceased in a dream means finding money. Walking behind a deceased person in a dream means following his footsteps or emulating his trade or traditions, whether they be material or spiritual. If the Imam of the country dies in a dream, it means the destruction of that city by war. On the other hand, if one sees a city in ruins in a dream, it means that the Imam has died. If one sees that he is immortal in a dream, it means the nearing of his death. Death in a dream also signifies being recalled to account for a major sin or a crime. To die in a dream with no apparent reason or illness and to exhibit no features of a dead person means longevity. To suffer from death-pangs in a dream means being unjust to oneself or to others. To see oneself dead and naked in a dream means poverty. To see oneself dead and lying on a straw mat or a carpet in a dream means prosperity and success in the world. If one sees himself dead lying on a litter in a dream, it means rising in rank. If he is lying on a bed in the dream, it means benefits from one’s family. If one hears about the death of an unknown person in a dream, it means a warning about his success in the world at the expense of his religious compromises. If one’s son dies in a dream, it means that he will escape from an enemy. If one’s daughter dies in a dream, it means despair from relief. If one dies and gets buried in a dream, it means his freedom. Otherwise, if he is entrusted with something, it means that he will be required to deliver it back to its rightful owner. If one dies and gets buried in a dream, it means that he will get married. If a sick person gets married in a dream, it means that he will shortly die. If a married person dies and gets buried in a dream, it means that he will divorce his wife or break a business partnership or separate from his brothers, sisters, and friends, or it could mean that he may emigrate to another country. Otherwise, if he has already migrated from his homeland, it means that he will return to it. Death in a dream has a positive connotation for someone in fear of something or a sad person or a sick person. The death of one’s brothers in a dream means the death of one’s enemies, or it could mean saving one’s capital. Walking amidst dead people in a dream means befriending some hypocrites. Walking in the company of a deceased person in a dream means undertaking a long journey, or it could mean profits from one’s travels. Eating the flesh of a dead person in a dream means enjoying a long life. If one discovers that he died suddenly in a dream, it means that he will rejoice. If a deceased person eats something in a dream, it means that such a commodity will become expensive. If one sees himself laying on a washing table in a funeral home in a dream, it means that his sins will be washed away and that his debts will be paid. If a deceased person asks someone to wash his cloth in a dream, it means that he needs the prayers and forgiveness of the person who saw him in his dream, or it could mean that one needs him to pay a debt he left behind or to ask people to forgive him his sins or to fulfill his will. If one washes the deceased person’s clothes in the dream, it means that the deceased person will become free from his burdens in the hereafter. Transporting dead people to the cemetery in a dream means that one is doing something right. If he transports them to the marketplace in a dream, it means that he needs something, or that his merchandise will be sold quickly. If one see s that a deceased person has returned to life in a dream, it means that one will recuperate something he considered dead, or if he happens to be going through difficulties, it means that his adversities will dissipate. If a deceased person comes back to life in a dream, it also means that his progeny will benefit from something he left. If he looks beautiful, happy, and well dressed in the dream, it means that such happiness will become the inheritance of his descendants. If one sees a deceased person busy, worried, and ill-dressed in a dream, it means that he is engaged in a struggle that can only subside by the will of God Almighty. If he is sick in the dream, it means that he is answerable to God Almighty for his religious negligence. If the deceased person’s face looks dark or opaque in the dream, it means that he died as an unbeliever. If one sees a deceased person sprightly, pleasant and casual in a dream, it means that one’s dream is mere hallucination, or that he is experiencing disturbed dreams, for dead people do not joke and have their own duties to respond to. If one’s deceased father or mother comes back to life in a dream, it means relief from distress and abolishing of his fears. This is particularly stronger when one’s deceased mother is seen in the dream. Resurrecting a deceased person in a dream means giving guidance to an unbeliever or admonishing an innovator. This also could mean admonishing heedless people who will repent for their sins. If one sees a deceased person die again in a dream, it means that someone by the same name will shortly die. If a deceased person complains about a migraine headache in a dream, it means that he is being questioned about his religious negligence or his injustices, or his abominable attitude toward his father or mother. If the deceased person complains about his eyes in the dream, it means that he is being questioned about what he owes to his wife or about her dower or about a will or a trust he wasted. If he complains about his left arm, it means that he is being questioned about the rights of his brother, sister, son, or business partner or a false oath he made. If the deceased person complains about his side in a dream, it means that he is being questioned about cutting off his relations or clan or failing to fulfill his obligations toward his household. If he complains about his legs in a dream, it means that he is being questioned about wasting his life in corruption and falsehood. If he complains about his feet in the dream, it means that he is being questioned about a wealth he spends in falsehood and on the path of heedlessness he walked. A woman and a man in such dreams are the same. Like that, each limb provides for a specific stand one took during his lifetime in this world. (See Body’). If a living person gives a deceased person something to eat or drink in a dream, it means a loss of money. If he gives a deceased person a garment in the dream, it means adversity or an illness. If a deceased person gives the person seeing the dream his own shroud to wear in a dream, it means his death. If a deceased person gives the person seeing the dream a cloak or an adorned shirt in a dream, it means gaining what the deceased person acquired of knowledge, wealth, blessings, or status during his lifetime. The shirt means livelihood and the cloak means dignity and honor. If the deceased person gives him some food to eat in the dream, it means receiving lawful earnings from an unexpected source. If the deceased person gives him honey in the dream, it means acquiring a booty. Anything one receives from a deceased person in a dream means good news and a blessed gift in general. If a deceased person takes one by the hand and walks with him in a dream, it means receiving money from an unexpected source. Talking with deceased people in a dream means longevity. Kissing a renowned person who had passed away in a dream means acquiring something from his knowledge, wisdom, or inheritance, or it could mean receiving benefits from his descendants. Talking to dead people in a dream means having ingratitude toward one’s family or friends. If a sick person sees himself kissing a deceased person in a dream, it means that he will shortly die. If a healthy person sees that same dream, it means that what he says is false. Having sexual intercourse with a deceased person in his grave in a dream means committing adultery or mixing with an evil person or losing money to a deceitful and hypocritical person. If one sees that a deceased woman has come back to life, and if he engages in sexual intercourse with her, then finds his body spattered with her ova and semen in a dream, it means that he has committed something which he regrets. Consequently, he will suffer losses because of it. To have a wedding with a deceased person and to move to his or her house in the dream means one’s own death. Walking behind a deceased person and entering an unknown house from which one does not come out again in the dream means death. If one follows the deceased person and does not enter such a house in the dream, it means that he will near his death, then recuperate from his illness. If a deceased person beats the person seeing the dream, it means that one has displeased his Lord and has committed an abominable act from which he should repent, for, in the abode of truth, a deceased person accepts only what pleases God Almighty and dislikes what He dislikes. If one sees a living person beating a deceased person who is willingly submitting to his fate in a dream, it represents the spiritual and religious strength and the rank of the living person, his charities, prayers, devotion, piety, or it could mean that he is fulfilling the deceased person’s will. If one sees a deceased person asleep in a dream, it means that the hereafter is the abode of rest and comfort for the believers. Sleeping in one bed with a deceased person in a dream means longevity. If dead people come out of their graves to sell merchandise in a dream, it means stagnation of the markets. A dead mouse in one’s food in a dream means tampering with that product. If one sees a deceased person doing something good in a dream, it means that he is ordering him to do the same. If it is a bad thing he is doing in the dream, it means that he is ordering him not to do it. If a deceased person comes in one’s dream and tells him about the time of his death, then the day may be one month and the month maybe one year, and the year ten years. If one sees his mother dying in a dream, it means that he will lose his worldly attainments, comfort and that he may become heedless. If he is a seeker on the path, then it means that he will lose the benefits of his work or fail to perform his obligatory prayers. If a sick person sees his brother die in a dream, it means his own death. Otherwise, it could mean someone in his family. If one is poor in the dream, it means that may lose one of his eyes. If one’s wife dies in a dream, it means bankruptcy and loss of one’s source of
livelihood. Performing the funeral prayer in a dream means interceding on his behalf and praying for his salvation. If one answers the call of a deceased person in a dream, it means that he will shortly follow him. If one sees a deceased person drowning in a dream, it means that one is plunged into abominable sins. If one sees dead people coming out of their graves and going to their homes in a dream, it means a mass release of prisoners during a general amnesty. This dream also may mean that God Almighty will give life to a barren land. Death for a believer in a dream means honor, dignity, aloofness, and ascetic detachment. The death of a prophet in a dream means weakness in people’s religious life, while their coming back to life in a dream means a flourishing spiritual life in that place. The death of a ruler in a dream means the weakness of his army or government. The death of a religious scholar in a dream means the birth of innovation or invalidation of one’s proof. The death of a pious worshiper in a dream means failure to attend to one’s religious obligations. The death of a craftsman means the end of his craft. The death of one’s parents in a dream means tightening of his financial means. The death of one’s wife in a dream means the end of a prosperous life. The death of one’s son in a dream means the obscurity of one’s name after his death. If one sees a deceased person performing the funeral prayer over another deceased person in a dream, it means that one’s actions are false, for performing a funeral prayer is a deed and dead people have no more deeds to offer. If a married woman marries a deceased person in a dream, it means her divorce from her husband, while if an unmarried woman marries a deceased person in a dream means that she will get married. In a dream, death also means being inflamed with love or separation from one’s beloved, whereby life after death would represent reunion with one’s beloved or suffering from separation in a hell-fire. (Also see Agony of death; Funeral prayers; Giving up the ghost; Relaxation; Robbery)
Debris: (See Trash)
Debt: (Blood ties; Promise; Tripping) Paying one’s debt in a dream means returning from a journey. In a dream, debts signify humiliation, abuse, and insults. If one sees himself paying his debts in a dream, it means that he will re-establish his connection with his relatives, strengthen his blood ties, feed the poor, solve a difficult problem, acquire a better understanding of religious matters, or return from a trip. If one sees himself paying a debt in his dream but could not recognize it in wakefulness, such debts then represent his sins for which he is responsible and answerable whether he committed them knowingly or unknowingly and their consequences will always hunt him unless he repents. Because of that, the person will suffer in this world in the form of adversities, sickness, fines, or otherworldly losses. Paying debt or satisfying a just cause in a dream means feeding a hungry person, reuniting one’s family, or returning from a journey and returning from a journey in a dream also means satisfying a just cause. (Also See Promise; Tripping)
Decapitation: (See Beheading; Cutting off)
Deceiver: (See Con artist; Fraudulent bankruptcy)
December: (See Earthquake; Thunder)
Decency: (See Justice)
Deception: (Milk; War. See Advice; Con artist; Fraudulent bankruptcy)
Declivity: (See Descending)
Decoration: (See Necklace; Ornaments)
Decree: (See Book)
Deep frying: (Fryer) In a dream, deep frying signifies evil, adversities, arguments, problems, failing to do one’s prayers, following one’s mind, passion, and desires, or backbiting and slandering people. (Also see Frying)
Deep waters: Falling into deep waters and not reaching the bottom of it in a dream means prosperity and wealth, for the world is a deep ocean. A sudden fall into the water in a dream also means joy and money.
Deer: A deer in a dream represents women and children. Capturing a deer in a dream or receiving one as a gift means prosperity, an inheritance, marriage, having children, or overcoming one’s adversary. Slaughtering a deer in a dream means deflowering a young girl. Bringing a deer inside one’s house means finding a bride for one’s son. If one kills and skins a deer in a dream, it means that he will rape a noblewoman. A deer jumping at someone in a dream represents a disobedient wife. Owning a deer in a dream means marriage to a noblewoman or it could represent wealth that is earned from lawful sources. (Also see Gazelle)
Defamation: (See Backbiting)
Defeat: If a believer sees himself defeated in a dream, it means that he will wear the helmet of a warrior and win the battle against his enemy. If one sees himself defeated and shows no fear in the dream, it means his death. If one sees soldiers retreating into a city to take shelter therein in a dream, it means that they will ultimately win their war, even if their cause is unjust or if they represented a tyrant, though they will ultimately have to pay for their crimes. If one sees the soldiers of a just ruler entering a city defeated in a dream, it means that they will surely be victorious over their enemy. (Also see Losing a fight)
Defecate: (See Feces)
Defending someone’s honor: In a dream, it means commanding good and forbidding evil, protecting one’s family, and giving good advice to the assailant.
Deferment: (Delay; Postponement; Procrastination) Deferment or postponement of fulfilling one’s obligations in a dream means separation and annulment of a contract. If a woman defers or postpones her marriage in a dream, it means separation from her husband or losing the opportunity to be married, or showing preference to remaining unmarried.
Deflation: (See Knitting)
Defraud: (See Chisel; Mockery)
Degradation: (See Descending)
Dejection: (See Depression)
Delay: (See Deferment)
Delight: (Happiness; Music; Overjoy) Experiencing delight or overjoy from a musical performance in a dream means being moved by sorrow and grief. To feel overjoyed or ruptured in a dream also suggests diligence, a quick mind, intelligence, or awareness of someone who is known to be leaden, or it could mean a sudden change in the attitude of a stingy person as he turns to spend his money with generosity. The feeling of rapture or emotional ecstasy in a dream also means indulging in sin, becoming alcoholic, committing adultery, or it could mean love for God Almighty, turning toward Him in truth and with sincerity.
Delirium: (Distraction; Love; Unbalance) In a dream, delirium represents unbalance, bewilderment about the world, utter confusion, giddiness, or falling passionately in love, or it could denote a better end for all things. (Also see Distraction)
Delivering water: (See Water Carrier)
Delouse: (See Hair)
Demanding employer: (See Milking)
Demanding person: (Ignorant; Obtrusive) It is common among the people of knowledge to describe a demanding person as a stone. (Also see Darkness)
Demanding situation: (See Buyer)
Demanding: (See Driving force)
Demolishing: (See building; Wrecker)
Demotion: (See Descending)
Den: In a dream, a den represents a bastard son, a child of adultery, or the retreat of an ascetic. (Also see Hole)
Denial: (See Repudiation)
Dependents: (Children; Family; Household) One’s dependents in a dream represents richness.
Depilatory agent: (See Shaving)
Deposit: (Mortgage; Security; Trust) Depositing something with someone in a dream means trusting him with a secret. Entrusting something to a deceased person in a dream means entrusting someone who can keep a secret, or it could mean that he will entrust someone with an object or money that will be lost, or it could mean confiding to someone who cannot be trusted. Entrusting one’s wife with something in a dream means conceiving a child. If she gives him back what he gave her in the dream, it means that her pregnancy will not reach fruition. (Also see Pawn)
Depression: (Dejection; Melancholy; Sadness) In a dream, depression signifies the opposite. That is to say joy, happiness, and celebrations. However, if one sees his friends depressed in a dream, it means suffering the same in wakefulness. Depression in a dream also denotes an illness or sufferings caused by one’s own family, or it could mean imposition, forfeiture of the business, cancellation of interest receivable, or perhaps it could mean business stagnation. Should any of that be true in wakefulness, then witnessing such a depression in a dream could mean relief. Depression in a dream could mean either happiness or distress.
Deputy: (See Vice-regent)
Derangement: (See Mental derangement)
Descending: (Declivity) Descending a mountain, a hill or an elevation in a dream represents losses, migraine headache, humiliation, passing from a higher to a lower condition, a separation between husband and wife, losing one’s job, demotion, degradation, abandoning one’s religion, or it could mean adversities in general. Descending a steep slope in a dream also means safe landing, worldly blessings, and a nomination for a religious duty. Descending from a mountain in a dream means relief from adversities or changes in one’s conditions. Coming down from an old ladder in a dream means investing in a business to earn nothing from one’s efforts. If the ladder breaks halfway through in the dream, it means losing to one’s adversary.
Desert: (Waterless plain) Seeing a desert in a dream means escaping from difficulty to ease, or bidding farewell to adversities to meet with opportunities, or it could mean repenting from sin, reversing the course of one’s business from loss to profits, or it could mean recovering from an illness. If one sees himself poor and walking into a desert land or a ruin in a dream, it means his death. Walking through a barren land in a dream means engaging in a futile business or a benign affair. Walking in a plain in a dream means reaching ease in one’s life, receiving the honor, or engaging in good deeds depending on how far one walks in that plain during his dream. A desert in a dream represents joy and happiness, depending on how vast it seems and how green are its plants in one’s dream.
Deserted: (Empty; Forlorn; Wretched) A deserted and empty place in a dream signifies poverty or lack of food or sustenance for one’s household. An empty place in a dream also could signify distress and trouble.
Desertion: (See Repudiation)
Desire: (Dog; Lust; Passion; Wantonness) To feel a yearning or desire to see one’s homeland in a dream means a divorce between a husband and wife or separation between friends, or it could mean that one will become rich after being poor, though in general, desire in a dream connotes evil if accompanied with crying or lamentation. Satisfying one’s desire with no restraint in a dream mostly denotes the actions of the dwellers of hell-fire. (Also see Dog; Dryness)
Desisting from evildoing: Desisting from evildoing in a dream means trusting in God Almighty, turning to Him for one’s needs, and victory over one’s enemy.
Despair: (Despondency; Disheartened; Discouraged; Resign) To experience desperation or to lose hope in God Almighty in a dream signifies polytheism or attempting to commit suicide or committing a sin, though the consequence of such state in a dream may eventually turn positive in wakefulness. Despair in a dream also means escaping from a great danger or engaging in the activities of the dwellers of hell-fire. (Also see Uptight)
Desperado: (See Wrecker)
Despise: (See Assault; Bad look)
Despondency: (See Despair; Uptight)
Destiny: (See Calamity; God’s will)
Destitute: (Loafing; Loitering; Tramp; Vagabond) Seeing a destitute or seeing oneself as a destitute in a dream connotes painful poverty, a self-damaging condition, ingratitude, or disbelief.
Destitution: (See Indigence)
Destroy: (See Assault; Wrecker)
Destroying: (See Wrecker)
Destruction: (Admonition; Cave in; Earthquake; Harvest; Violation) In a dream, destruction means the dispersion of people, or it could mean death. Destruction in a dream also means the leveling of a town or the death of its ruler or it could represent an absence of justice. Experiencing destruction in a dream means suffering from the persecution of people one cannot bear. Seeing a city destroyed by an earthquake in a dream represents the carrying of a death sentence for someone there, or it could mean violation of people’s rights or freedom in that town. If one sees an entire town being destroyed with its urban area, factories, and fields in a dream, it means that the people of that town have gone astray, or that its leaders are struck with calamities. On the other hand, if one sees it flourishing in a dream, then it reflects the spiritual awareness and religious devotion of its people. (Also see Collapsing walls; Cloud of destruction)
Devotion: (See Acknowledging devotion)
Dew: (Dampness; Moisture) In a dream, the morning dew means glad tidings, liberality, generosity, and openhandedness. The same interpretation is given for hail and drizzles.
Dhuha: (arb. See Five times prayers)
Diaper: (See Swaddle)
Diaphragm: (See Birth control)
Diarrhea: In a dream, diarrhea represents negligence and squandering of property and money, while constipation represents miserliness, stinginess, and avarice.
Dig up a grave: (See Digging a grave; Exhume; Grave)
Digesting food: In a dream, digesting one’s food means steadfastness and assiduousness in one’s profession, liveliness, and vivacity. Digesting one’s food in a dream also signifies safety and protection against fear. (Also see Food)
Digging a grave: In a dream, digging a grave means getting married. Digging a grave and talking with the deceased person about one’s needs in a dream means solving one’s problem. A gravedigger in a dream also represents a pander, a procurer, or he could be someone who loves the world or a treasure hunter. (Also see Grave)
Digging up the past: (Affront; Attract attention; Criticize; Excavate; Probe; Sideswipe; Stir up) Digging up the past in a dream means an argument or exposing one’s dirty laundry, blocking the road, earning unlawful money, or it could mean excavating hidden valuables, reviving past knowledge or discovering a treasure. Digging up the past and not confronting anyone with it in a dream means relief from distress or receiving glad tidings. (Also see Court)
Digging: (Excavate) Digging the earth in a dream means profits equal to the measure of earth one piles up if the dirt is dry. However, if the ground is wet in the dream, it means deceiving someone else in a business venture, whereby, he gains nothing from it but headache and exhaustion equal to the amount of earth he piles up. The digger’s plot also may backfire. If a sick person or if someone in his household who is sick sees himself digging the earth in a dream, it could mean digging a grave. If a business traveler sees himself digging the earth, it represents his travels and the dirt he gathers represents his profits. Digging a hole, a water well, or irrigation and planning to water the plants through them in a dream means looking for a job to earn one’s livelihood and to bring its benefits to his family. Eating from the dirt one digs in his dream, means profits earned from deception. Finding oneself inside a hole in a dream means that one may divorce his wife. If one sees himself outside a hole, looking at it in a dream, it means an argument with her which will end in reconciliation. If a sick person sees himself coming out of a hole in a dream, it means recovering from illness or being set free from prison. If one sees himself digging the earth in a dream, it also means muddling in falsehood to earn nothing but wrath. Digging a cavity through a mountain in a dream represents a person who associates himself with a difficult but beneficial person. Digging a well in a dream also represents a crafty and artful deceiver. A person digging the ground in a dream also represents a jailer or veiling abominable actions. (Also see Pickax; Construction worker)
Dignity: Being dignified in a dream means humiliation.
Dill: (bot.) In a dream, dill represents something that will take place in the future. If one sees himself carrying a bunch of dill in a dream, it means that something unforeseen will happen to him and its effects will show later.
Dining table: (See Messmate; Table)
Dinner: (See Hospitality; Invitation; Table)
Dip: (Coat; Mix) To dip something into a conflicting element or to mix two incompatible substances or to coat something with the wrong element in a dream means creating suspicion or unlawfully mixing people’s monies and properties.
Direction: (See Road; Wending one’s way)
Dirt: (Earth) Dirt in a dream represents a woman’s money or property. Walking on dirt means soliciting money. Collecting dirt in a dream means saving money. Sweeping dirt in one’s house in a dream means swindling money from one’s wife. Sweeping dirt in one’s shop in a dream represents lawful earnings. Dusting the ceiling of one’s shop and throwing it outside in a dream means business losses. Carrying dirt in a dream means circulating rumors, and it also means dispelling distress or overcoming depression. (Also see Earth)
Dirty clothe: (See Filth)
Dirty face: (Filth) A dirty face in a dream represents a rare art, while a filthy body represents a sinful person.
Dirty hair: (See Filth)
Disappearing: (Absence; Becoming unknown; Loss of tracks) If one disappears from his house or from the country, and if his tracks could not be located in the dream, it means taking a long journey, turning out to be where he is suspected to be, getting married in that place, falling in love with an unknown person, falling sick in a foreign land, or it could mean death if the person is sick. However, the disappearance of God’s loving people in a dream perhaps means thinking about one’s beloved, or being exposed to uncommon mysteries of the universe. If one disappears within the earth without going through a hole in his dream, and if he remains a long time therein until people think that he will never come out again in the dream, it means self-deception, arrogance, and love for the world, and such a person will die in that pursuit as a consequence of adventuring with his own life. (Also see Evanescence)
Disaster: (Heavy loss; Serious damage; Sudden great misfortune; Upheaval) In a dream, a disaster means the death of a sick person, poverty, imprisonment, or blindness. However, witnessing a disaster in a dream also could mean the opposite, such as hearing good news, or that one’s reluctant enemy may secede. (Also see Cloud of destruction)
Disband: (See Band)
Disbelief: (Astray; Heedlessness; Ingratitude; Irreligious; Profane) In a dream, disbelief represents a rich person or becoming one. Disbelief in God Almighty in a dream also means illness, injustice, or causing harm to others. Acting silly or impudent or stupidly, or being censured or discredited in a dream also indicates profanity and disbelief in God Almighty. Going astray in a dream means committing a sin or making a mistake. Making a mistake in a dream also signifies heedlessness in wakefulness. If one’s profanity becomes public knowledge in a dream, it means that he will commit a forgery or make false testimony in court. Disbelief in a dream also means ingratitude or it could denote the state of a sick person when he lies on his deathbed and awaits for his soul to be taken back to its Lord. Disbelief in a dream also may signify committing the unforgivable act of suicide. (Also see Irreligious)
Disbeliever: (See Disbelief; Irreligious)
Discarded: A discarded stone in a dream represents a dead person.
Discerning: (See Sieve)
Discharge of the eyes: (See Mucous)
Discomfort: (See Pain)
Discord: (See Enmity)
Discouraged: (See Despair; Uptight)
Discovering a treasure: (See Treasure)
Discredit: (Defile) To discredit someone’s reputation or to defile something in a dream means the same in wakefulness. On the other hand, it may mean defaming and backbiting someone, or it may mean making peace with someone after a long separation.
Discriminating: (See Perspicacity; Sieve)
Discrimination: (See Perspicacity)
Disdain: (Haughtiness; Superciliousness) If one who desires to earn respect from others shows disdain in a dream, it means groveling, servility, toadying, or losing rank. (Also see Sneezing)
Disencumbering: freeing oneself from a burden or obstruction in a dream means giving money in charity and doing good for the benefit of those who appreciate and those who do not appreciate. Disgraceful: (See Shameful act)
Disgust: (See Breathing difficulty)
Disheartened: (See Uptight)
Disheveled: (Matted hair; Ruffled hair; Unkempt) In a dream, seeing one’s hair disheveled means stinginess and love to hoard money, or it could mean doing little for others.
Dishonesty: (See Advice)
Dismay: (See Fear)
Dismembering: (See Cut)
Dismissal: (See Expulsion)
Disobedience: (Insubordination) Disobedience to God’s commands in a dream means insubordination or indulging in sin. If one denies his act to be a sin in the dream, then such disobedience signifies that he will suffer from a severe punishment for his arrogance. (Also see Recalcitrant child) Disobedient child: (See Recalcitrant child)
Dispirited: (See Uptight)
Displease: (Displeasing one’s parents in a dream. See Recalcitrant child; Slaughter)
Disposer of estates: (See Woodcutter)
Dispute: (Controversy; Quarrel) If one sees himself quarreling with someone in a dream, it means that he will suffer extreme pressure, stress, and sorrow. If one is engaged in a dispute in a dream, it means
that he is wrong and must rectify the situation and make peace with the other person. If he does so, it means that he will win what his heart desires.
Disregard: (See Disdain; Sneezing)
Disrespectful child: (See Recalcitrant child)
Disrobe: If one undresses in a dream though not knowing whether he did so for good or for an unlawful purpose, or if he strips himself from his clothing in a public place, feels shy, and tries to cover his private parts in the dream, it means that his private life will be exposed and that he will be disgraced. If he takes off his garment in public and does not feel ashamed of his nakedness in a dream, it means that he will be credited for his honesty. If the person is sick in real life, it means that he will recover. If he is indebted, it means that he will repay his debts. If he is seized with fear, it means that he will regain his peace. Nakedness in a dream also means injustice. Stripping a dead person of his
shroud means divorce, loss in business, repentance from sins, or it could mean guidance. (Also see Undress)
Dissolute: (See Profligacy)
Distance: In a dream, distance signifies injustice or being deprived of something. The distance between two people in a dream means a fight, resignation, or death. Distance in a dream also means closeness, since it is the opposite. Walking a long distance in a dream means hardships or taking a difficult journey.
Distilled water: In a dream, distilled water represents beautiful children or noble children. Seeing distilled water in a dream also may signify acquiring knowledge from learned people who practice what they teach. It also means learning wisdom from wise people. Smelling rose-water or orange-blossom water or distilled water from jonquil or from any species of the narcissus flower in a dream means joy, happiness, cheers, eulogies, and prosperity. In a dream, distilled water also may represent bringing out confiscated or stolen merchandise or discovering hidden goods. As for distilled farm water or from water lily or distilled water from similar flowers in a dream, they represent medicinal remedies, profits, celebrations, or weddings. (Also see Water)
Distinction: (See Fame)
Distinguished: (See Banner; Fame; Horn)
Distinguishing quality: (See Trait)
Distraction: Distraction is a dream and especially during prayers means envy and desire to rip others of their property and particularly close friends or relatives. If one is distracted during his prayers by a creeping snake or a lion in a dream, it means that he must be on his guard and cautious with his wife or child. Distraction during prayers represents one’s passions, desires, or it could mean heedlessness, soliciting temporary gains, and declining from the eternal benefits of the hereafter. (Also see Delirium)
Distress: (Anxiety; Agony; Grieve; Uptight; Worries) Distress in a dream signifies atonement for one’s sins and restitution of his human dignity. To experience distress in a dream also signifies regret for something wrong one has committed. If one’s distress dissipates, and if he is relieved from its burden in his dream, it means repentance from his wrongdoing. In a dream, distress, and sorrow mean being in love or suffering from one’s devotion to his beloved. (Also see Uptight; Worries)
Diver: (Go under; Submerse) In a dream, a diver represents a spy, an inspector, or a reporter. (Also see Spy)
Diversion: (See Amusement)
Divination: (Geomancy) Seeing a fortuneteller who practices divination by interpreting random figures that are formed when a handful of earth is thrown on the ground or one who interprets randomly drawn lines on sand represents a fraudulent and a cunning person, a thief, or such a dream could represent profits from importing goods. (Also see Astrologer; Fortuneteller)
Divine Throne: (The Glorious Throne of God Almighty.) Seeing the Divine Throne of God Almighty in its perfect form means blessings, glad tidings, and correctness of one’s faith. If one sees the Divine Throne missing one of its attributes in a dream, it means heedlessness and innovation. Seeing the Glorious Throne of God Almighty in a dream may entail whatever good or evil destiny one may go through. Seeing the Divine Throne in a dream also means receiving a high ranking position or assuming a noble function, if one qualifies, or it could represent one’s wife, house, vehicle, victory over his enemy, writing poems, or doing good deeds for the one who sees it in its perfect, radiant and glorious manifestation. If one sees the Divine Throne, and if he sees God Almighty sitting on it in a dream, it denotes his faith, certitude, determination, and correct religious adherence. If one sees himself sitting upon the Divine Throne and his Lord sitting under it in a dream, and if one qualifies for governing, then it means that he will oppress the religious scholars, show arrogance, and spread evil on earth. If one does not qualify for governing, then it means that he will become a disobedient son to his parents, oppose his teacher, rebel against his superior, issue a verdict without knowledge, commit aggression against others, or if he is a judge, he will be an unjust one. (Also see Allah; Carriers of the Divine Throne; Chair)
Divine will: (See God’s will)
Diving: (Pearl fishery; Plunge) If one sees himself diving into the ocean for pearls in a dream, it indicates his attachment to worldly treasures. If one sees himself diving into the waters and finds out that he could get nothing out of it except mud in his dream, it means distress caused by someone in authority. If one brings a pearl out of the water in a dream, it means marriage or acquiring knowledge, or discovering a treasure. If one dives into a river and finds it difficult to come out of the waters in the dream, it means that he will suffer from burdens he cannot carry, or bear patience with adversities. Diving into the ocean to extract pearls from oysters in a dream also means seeking knowledge or wealth. (Also see Pearl diver)
Divorce: (Poverty) If someone divorces his wife in a dream, it means that he will be dismissed from his job. If an unmarried person sees himself divorcing someone in a dream, it means reaching a conclusion to whatever good or bad he is experiencing. As for the divorce of a married person in a dream, it means the closing of his business or his death if he is bed stricken. If one sees himself divorcing his wife in a dream, it means that he will become rich, or that his life will run smoother. If one divorces his wife with the intention of returning to her in a dream, it means that he will change his trade for a short time, then engage back in it. If the divorce is irrevocable, then it could mean that he will permanently close his business. Divorcing one’s wife in a dream also means disregarding a treasure, renouncing an inheritance, abdicating one’s throne, or impeachment from one’s office. Divorce in a dream also denotes poverty. Divorcing one’s sick wife in a dream means that she may die of her illness. However, if one divorces his sick wife with the intention of returning to her again in the dream, in that case, it means that she will recover from her illness. (Also see Pencil sharpener; Repudiation)
Divulging: (See Spell out)
Doctor: (See Physician)
Dodging: (See Cave)
Dogstar: (astr. See Dog)
Dog: (Bitch; Canine; Desire; Greyhound; Japanese spaniel; Pekingese; Lust; Puppy; Shepherds’ dog; Tyke) In a dream, a dog represents an insolent man who dares to indulge in sinful actions. If he barks in the dream, it means that such a man is impudent and has a repulsive and abominable character. A dog bite or his scratch in a dream means harm caused by one’s enemy and its effects will depend on the amount of pain one suffers in the dream. It could also mean falling sick or suffering from great affliction or harm caused by a close companion or a servant. If a dog tears off one’s clothing in a dream, it means that a vile person is slandering and backbiting him. If one does not hear the barking of the dog in the dream, it signifies that one’s enemy has left him inflected with a small loss. A dog in a dream also could represent a vile and insolent woman who belongs to a group of evildoing people and who are persistent in their enmity. A puppy in a dream represents a loved child. If it is a white puppy in the dream, it means that such a son will grow to be a believer. If it is a black puppy in the dream, it means that he will grow to govern the household and preside over its people. A puppy in a dream also represents a child of adultery, a foundling who is left in the street, wrapped in a swaddle, and who is brought home by an insolent person to rear him. A shepherd’s dog in a dream represents profits and benefits. A pet dog in a dream represents an astringent and a bitter enemy. Seeing a greyhound in a dream means gaining authority, control and wealth. A greyhound in a dream also represents the backbone of an army general or his best helper or it could represent a good strategist, though he lacks principles and moral integrity. A Japanese spaniel or a Pekingese in a dream signifies mixing with or doing business with a foreign counterpart. Bringing up a dog for companionship in a dream means befriending a servant for whom one has great love and affection. Hunting with a dog in a dream means satisfying one’s lust or desire. Killing a dog in a dream signifies vanquishing one’s enemy. Seeing an expedition of hounds leaving a town for a chase or a hunt in a dream means blessings and prosperity for everyone, or it could mean taking action. Seeing the expedition of hounds returning from a hunt or a chase in a dream means dispelling people’s fears, or it could mean lack of work. If one sees such an expedition entering a town in his dream, it also means a high rate of unemployment. Seeing a sick house dog in a dream means illness and financial losses or loss of appetite or losing the pleasure of living. A barking bitch in a dream signifies harm and deceit which is caused by abominable people. A dog in a dream also means suffering from extremely high fever and in relation to Dog star or the stars Procyon and Sirius of the constellations Canis Minor and Canis Major. In a dream, all breeds of dogs represent lowly, obsequious, and despicable people. Seeing dogs that are reared for bantering or dallying with in a dream signify fun and enjoying one’s life. In the dream, anything that happens to such a breed of dogs means suffering from distress, sorrow, or loss of one’s pleasure of living. If one is transformed into a dog in a dream, it means that God Almighty has taught him great knowledge which he abused and discarded, then God Almighty stripped him from such a knowledge. A dog in a dream also represents a police informer or a police dog. A dog in a dream also represents a weak enemy or a niggardly person. If a dog barks at someone in a dream, it means that one will hear something he despises or hates to make public from someone who lacks any sense of honor or virtue. Eating a dog’s meat in a dream means cracking down at one’s enemy. A dog in a dream also represents a guard or an innovator. Drinking a dog’s milk in a dream means a scare. Laying one’s head on a dog or relaxing with a dog or using the dog for a pillow in a dream, the dog then represents a friend or a good companion. A dog in a dream also represents a street boy, a beggar, or an obsequious, lowly and despicable person who maintains affection toward his master and jealously guards him, his children, and property. A dog in a dream also means greed, love for worldly pleasures, committing a dogfight to win them, and failing to have any reserve or savings. In a dream, all types of dogs also represent people. A hunting dog in a dream represents honor and profits. A shepherd’s dog represents a good neighbor who cares more about his neighbors than about his own household. Adopting a dog as a pet in a dream means wavering, or paying financial damages, or it could mean unemployment. Taking a dog for a companion on a journey in a dream means disappearing. A dog in a dream also means disbelief, ingratitude or losing hope, belying, fear, imprisonment, or becoming a fugitive. Seeing a dog in a city in a dream also means the renewal of one’s business contract.
Dogfight: In a dream, a dogfight means love for the world. (Also see Dog)
Dollar: (Dinar; Money. See Banknote; Counting; Numbers)
Dolly: (See Stretcher)
Dome 1: (Canopy; Pavilion; Tent) In a dream, a dome represents someone in command. (Also see Pavilion)
Dome2: (Cupolead structure; Qubba; Shrine) Building a dome in a dream means marriage. Demolishing a dome means death or divorce. A dome also signifies power and ruling if one owns it, or if he stands under one in his dream. Seeing a dome and birds surrounding it in a dream also means exaltation. Building a dome over clouds in a dream means marriage, power, and rank. Seeing green domes standing between the heavens and the earth in a dream means that one’s deeds are raised to be worthy of blessing, or that he might die as a martyr. If one sees four men demolishing a dome in a dream, it means that a renowned scholar in that locality will shortly die and his elements of earth, fire, water, air and either will destroy one another. (Also see Pavilion; Shrine; Tent)
Donation: (Gift; Grant; Present) The gender of a gift one donates in a dream signifies the gender one may receive in wakefulness. A donation in a dream also represents charity, a present, or a gift and they all have the same meaning. (Also see Endowment; Gift)
Donkey: (Ass; Obstinate person; Steadfastness) In a dream, a donkey means a boy, a child, a wife, livelihood, a man of knowledge without work, or it could mean travels. Riding a donkey in a dream also may mean easing one’s difficulties. Riding any animal without the required saddling in a dream means imposition upon oneself or others or unnecessary and inadequate going out of one’s way. Riding a donkey or a mule in a dream also represents one’s ornaments, children, a rich wife, wealth, or a profitable business. The braying of a donkey, a mule, or a mare in a dream- may mean evil, excruciating trouble, an illegitimate child born from adultery, or evil spirits. Riding a big donkey in a dream connotes a respectable rank. An upright walking donkey represents worldly benefits. A beautiful-looking donkey or a white donkey in a dream means adornment. An emaciated donkey in a dream represents poverty, while a fat donkey means money. A black donkey means happiness, honor, and prosperity and a green donkey means fear of wrongdoing. A donkey fit with a saddle in a dream represents a respected son. A donkey with a long tail in a dream represents a lasting dynasty. His hoofs represent one’s money. The death of a donkey represents the death of its owner, or rupture and breaking of one’s relationship with his friends or family, the death of one’s supporter, selling a dear property, divorce, travel, or death of a husband. A lost donkey with an unknown master in a dream represents an ignorant, obtrusive, and demanding person. To own donkeys in a dream means mixing with a group of ignorant people. If one’s donkey becomes obstinate and does not move forward except with beating in a dream, it means that one’s sustenance and earnings come only through supererogatory prayers and increased devotion. An obedient donkey in a dream represents the vigilance of its owner. Driving a donkey inside one’s house in a dream means bringing new income. Only the braying of a donkey is disliked in a dream, though the rest is generally beneficial. A donkey in a dream represents honesty in seeking one’s livelihood and earning clean money. If it indicates the person who is seeing the dream, then it means that he buys and sells impure merchandise, pigs, monkeys, toys, or games. (Also see Zebra)
Doomsday: (See Reckoning)
Door latch: (See Latch)
Door lintel: (See Doorstep; Threshold)
Doorpost: (Doorjamb) In a dream, a doorjamb or a door post represent the sire of the house or his bottler. If the doorpost is removed in a dream, it means dismissal of such a person from his work. If it is taken away from that site, then it means the death of the owner of that house. (Also see Door)
Door-to-door salesman: (See Panderer)
Door: A door in a dream represents the guardian of the house. An open door in a dream represents a source of income. The door of a house also represents the wife. If the appearance of one’s door looks different from reality in a dream, it means changes in one’s life. If it is broken or burned in the dream, it means difficulties for the resident guardian of that house. If one sees a small door within the main entrance door in the dream, it means that he will infringe on the privacy of others’ bedrooms. It also means that one’s wife may have a secret affair, or that a betrayal may be uncovered in one’s house. If one sees lions jumping at his door in a dream, it means that insolent people will pursue his wife. If one sees himself seeking a door that he couldn’t find in a dream, it means indecision. Entering a house from its main door means triumphing against one’s opposition. If the door of one’s house opens to the street in a dream, it means that what one earns will be of benefit to strangers rather than to his own household. The disappearing of a door in a dream means the death of the head of that household. Passing through a small door into an open space means relief from difficulties. If one sees himself leaving his house from the main door into a spacious green garden in a dream, it means entering the realms of the hereafter. If one sees two ringlets or door knockers hanging at his door in a dream, it means indebtedness to two people who are demanding to be paid. If one sees fire burning his door in a dream, it means the death of his wife, or it may mean his failure to properly manage that household. The gates of a city represent a righteous governor. In a dream, the door of a house also represents the protection it houses behind it, including one’s property, personal secrets, and family. If the door is well built in a dream, it means protection of one’s private life. Otherwise, whatever may be seen through such a door means exposing one’s private life. If one sees a carpenter building him a new door, this means glad tidings of health and wealth. If one sees himself unable to properly secure the closing of his door in a dream, it means difficulties caused by his wife. If one sees himself changing his door in a dream, it means moving into another house. If one sees himself entering his house and locking his door in a dream, it means protection against evil. (Also see Doorjamb; Doorpost)
Doorjamb: (Door post. See Latch)
Doorman: In a dream, a doorman represents a royal person or a powerful man. If one sees himself in a dream as a doorman, and if he employs a servant to assist him in the dream, it means that he will climb to a powerful position. To see oneself as the king’s doorman in a dream means debts, but if one finds himself working as the prince’s doorman or door attendant, it means occupying a seat of authority. (Also see Keeper of the gate)
Doorplate: (See Doorstep; Threshold)
Doorstep: (Door lintel; Doorplate; Threshold) In a dream, the doorstep of one’s house represents one’s power, or it could mean marriage. If one sees himself removing the doorstep of his house in a dream, it means losing his power. If he removes the door lintels of his house in a dream, it means divorcing his wife. If the door lintels are taken away and one could no longer see them in the dream, it means his death. lf he can still see them in the dream, then it means a sickness from which he will recover. The door lintel in a dream also represents a woman or the house bottler. If a governor sees the doorsteps of his house being removed in a dream, it means that he will be impeached. Whatever happens to the doorsteps in a dream should be interpreted as relating to one’s wife or a woman. (Also see Threshold)
Double-cross: (See Betrayal)
Doubt: Doubting the truth or having doubt about God’s revelations in a dream means hypocrisy. having double standards, duplicity, or entrapment of a chaste woman. (Also see Fog; Uncertainty)
Dough: (Money) In a dream. dough means debts, money, or earnings. Dough in a dream also signifies ease, comfort, or awaiting the release of a prisoner, or it could mean awaiting the birth of a new child. Seeing dough in one’s house in a dream also means money and business. If the dough becomes sour in the dream. it means business losses. If one sees himself kneading a piece of dough in a dream, it means that he could expect a visitor to arrive suddenly, or it could mean the arrival of an awaited traveler. Kneading in a tight place in a dream means sodomy. Kneading in spacious surroundings in a dream means getting married. Dough that does not arise in the dream means corruption and financial difficulties. Kneading a piece of dough from barley flour in a dream denotes an effeminate person, or it could mean rising to leadership and winning a race against one’s opponents. Seeing someone kneading dough in a dream represents a leader who cares for his subjects, a popular leader, or someone who is sincere in helping others with his words and actions. (Also see Bread)
Doughnut: (Sweets) Eating doughnuts in a dream means money earned from fun or music and it could represent an escape from a dangerous accident, or a would-be fatal accident. Doughnut in a dream also could denote either sorrow and regret, or joy and happiness. Seeing a doughnut baker in a dream is a sign of escaping from danger or it could be a sign of approaching danger.
Dove: (See Pigeon; Ring dove; Turtledove)
Dower: (Bridal dower) If one gives a dower for an undefined purpose in his dream, it means that he will fulfill his obligatory duties or comply with a religious injunction.
Down: (Fuzz; Hirsute) Down in a dream means prosperity, profits, clothing, inheritance, or confiscated property. In a dream, down also represents lawful earnings.
Downgrade: (See Placing things)
Doze: (Sleep) To doze or fall forward on one’s face in asleep in a dream means going astray.
Draft: (See Conscription)
Dragging: Seeing oneself in a dream dragging something heavy one cannot carry means proper controlling of one’s surroundings through diplomacy, kindness, or strength and determination. If one sees himself being dragged, the consequences here may be evil.
Dragon: A dragon in a dream represents a tyrant and an unjust ruler, or it could mean a killing fire. The more heads a dragon has in a dream, the greater is his danger. If a sick person sees a dragon in his dream, it means his death. If a pregnant woman sees herself delivering a dragon in a dream, it means that she will give birth to a child who will be chronically ill. Giving birth to a dragon in a dream also represents a child who will be a great speaker or who will be known by two different names, or that he might become a fortuneteller, a monk, an evil person, a bandit, or an insolent person who will be killed later. A dragon in a dream also connotes the stretch of time. If one sees a dragon coming his way without causing fear, and if the dragon talks to him with clear expressions, or if the dragon gives him something, it means glad tidings of good news. If a giant dragon is transformed into a man or a woman in a dream, it represents an army of male or female jinn (see alphabetically), and a marching army of female jinns in a dream means an enemy who conceals his true purpose or identity. Such an enemy has many heads and ways in the arts of ugly actions and evil thinking. Each head from one to seven represents adversity of a different magnitude or art of evildoing. If the dragon in one’s dream has seven heads, it represents an enemy that cannot be equaled and whose evil designs cannot be paralleled. If one sees himself owning and controlling a dragon in a dream, it means taking advantage of a person who is mentally ill. (Also see Jinn)
Drainpipe: (See Gutter)
Drain: (See Suck)
Drapes: (Cover; Happiness; Fears; Veil) In a dream, drapes mean veiling one’s private life. Drapes in a dream also represent a confidant or a trustworthy friend or a wife who covers the pitfalls of her husband, protects his business, and guards him against looking at other women. If a man of knowledge sees such a dream, then drapes represent his integrity, his honorable wife, and his children. Unidentified drapes in a dream represent worries or distress. If the drapes are hanging over one’s front door in the dream, it means that such difficulties will come from the world. Old drapes in a dream represent adversities that will not last. Torn drapes in a dream mean happiness and joy. If they are torn vertically in the dream, they represent a quick joy. If they are torn horizontally in the dream, they mean slander against one’s family. Black drapes in a dream mean worries because of money, a child, or the authorities. White or green drapes mean good results. Drapes hanging over the door of a mosque in a dream represent spiritual problems or religious failure. Seeing drapes out of their place in a dream means adversities, and seeing them hanging over one’s windows has no interpretation. In a dream, seeing drapes hanging over a strange environment means fears which will culminate in satisfaction. Drapes adorned with gold mean hallucination or dispelling one’s worries. If an unmarried person sees drapes in his dream, it means that he will get married and protect his chastity, or it could mean a business that will shelter him from poverty. If a fugitive or a scared person sees himself covered with drapes in a dream, it means a shelter from what scares him. Falling through a hole while hanging to a drape in a dream means taking a long, frustrating, toiling, and distant journey. The bigger the drapes are in a dream, the more difficult is one’s adversity.
Drawers: Looking into the perfumery drawer or the drawer where the precious stone balance is stored in a dream means high winds of profits, satisfying one’s needs, and reuniting with one’s family. A paper to rage drawer means longevity. In general, a drawer in a dream represents glad tidings. If one opens a drawer and finds a pearl or a gem inside it in a dream, it means good news or a profit one will receive in a few days. (Also see Table of Contents)
Dream interpreter: In a dream, a dream interpreter represents happiness for a sad person and sorrow for a happy person. If one who desires to maintain secrecy around his life and goals sees a dream interpreter in his dream, it means that he will find an intimate friend or a confidant to complete his intention. If one is expecting news from an associate or if someone in a different land sees a dream interpreter in his dream, it means that he will receive the desired news. A dream interpreter in a dream also represents knowledge of singing, deciphering messages, analyzing substances, a tracer, a religious scholar, a lawyer, a good advisor, a compassionate friend, a judge, or a physician. A dream interpreter in a dream also represents someone who does not keep a secret or someone who brings people both happy or sad news. In a dream, he is also a preacher, an advisor, one who balances things, a money changer, a garment cleaner, an undertaker, a barber, a comedian, a news broadcaster, or someone who searches for people’s faults. Seeing oneself as a dream interpreter in a dream, and if one qualifies to sit on the bench, it means that he will become a judge. lf he is seeking knowledge, he will acquire it. If he is seeking to become a physician, he will become one. Otherwise, he might become a money changer, a banker, or any of the earlier mentioned trades. Telling a dream interpreted a dream in one’s dream, and if the explanation agrees with the common wisdom and religious norms of the Holy Qur’an and the traditions of God’s Prophet, upon whom be peace, then whatever one is told in his dream is true. If one does not understand the explanation of the dream interpreter in his dream, then he might need to find a qualified interpreter in wakefulness to satisfy his needs. (Also see Astrologer; Divination; Fortuneteller; Founder; Interpretation; Seer)
Dresser: (See Dressing room)
Dressing room: (Dresser; Fitting room; Wardrobe) A dressing room means what a comb represents in a dream. A dressing room in a dream also represents a husband for a single girl, or a chaste and hard-working wife for a single man. (Also see Comb; Wardrobe)
Dried fruits: Fresh fruits in a dream denote money that does not last, while dried fruits represent money that will last. (Also see Fruits)
Drill: (Auger; Borer; Gimlet; Wimble) In a dream, a drill represents a devious and fierce person. In a dream, a drill also means satisfying one’s desire or needs, or it could mean using someone’s help to reach one’s goal, or perhaps it could mean traveling unwillingly. A drill in a dream also represents drilling a well, or it could represent a prurient, lascivious, and lustful man. In a dream, a drill also represents the male of any large quadruped or a filly. (Also see Drilling)
Drilling: Putting holes into pearls to string them in a dream means fulfillment of one’s goals, easing of one’s passage, or facilitating one’s marriage. (Also see Drill)
Drink: (Beverage) Drinking an unknown sweet drink or a glass of cold and fresh water in a dream means guidance, knowledge, having good taste, and the diligence of the people of the path. Drinking a glass of cold sweet water in the early morning in a dream means lawful earnings and profits for everyone, except for someone who is used to drinking hot boiled water which means sickness, stress, depression, and a scare from evil spirits. Any yellow-colored drink in a dream means sickness. Drinking an infusion of a violet flower in a dream means recovering from an illness, or avoiding certain food in one’s diet. If one is unwillingly drinking a bitter medicinal syrup in a dream, it means that he might suffer a light illness. If he drinks apple juice or honey or myrtle drink or any other delicious drink in a dream, it means happiness for a rich person and bad news for a poor person. Drinking a glass of apple juice in a dream means benefits drawn from a servant or an employee, a service offered by a powerful person, or it could mean a stressful life. If one drinks something to cure an illness in a dream, it means recovering from that illness if it exists. Otherwise, it means that he might suffer from such an illness and take such a drink as a cure. Any constipating drink in a dream means stinginess while taking a laxative in a dream means generosity. A headache reliever or a pain killer means kindness or diplomacy and the same goes for any drink that cleanses the kidney. Besides that, drinks denote architecture, religious studies, addressing matters promptly, or hiding secrets. Colorful drinks in a dream represent happiness, joy, festivities, celebrations, and correcting one’s behavior. Fruit drinks in a dream may denote the fruit itself. Drinking rose water in a dream means a lack of trust in someone’s promises. Drinking an unknown but fragrant drink in a dream means strengthening one’s certitude, loyalty, or fulfilling one’s vow. Drinking a smelly or a spoiled drink and particularly in a golden cup or a silver cup in a dream means denying the true source of favors or becoming an apostate. If one sees a deceased person handing him a sweet and fragrant drink in a dream, it means guidance or admonition and it could mean that the deceased person dwells in paradise. Drinking with a regular cup in a dream represents the last drink. Drinking an unknown drink in a dream also represents the drink of the righteous and elect among God’s creation. (Also see Coldwater)
Drinking cup: (See Cup)
Drinking: Drinking hot water from the boiler in a dream means sickness, stress, depression, and a scare from evil spirits. If one sees himself drinking cold refreshing water from the regular water tab in a dream, it means comfort and joy. (Also see Cup; Drink; Mug)
Driver 1: (Animal driver; Grooming; Tending; Stableman) An animal driver in a dream represents a leader, a president of a group of corporations, or a wealthy person. In general, seeing a groomer, an attendant, a driver or a stableman in a dream denotes a bad dream and implies impetuousness, a pimp, a procurer, a pander, an officiant, an adulterer, or one who drives a chained male animal
to copulate with a female animal. (Also see Copulation)
Driver 2: (Transportation) In a dream, a driver signifies travels, a marketplace, a carrier, or driving toward good or evil for one who is intending that. (Also see Car; Carrier)
Driving away: (See Expulsion)
Driving belt: In a dream, a driving belt means begetting a son or going on a journey.
Driving force: (Demanding; Exacting; Pushing someone; Retaliation; Yielding) In a dream, a driving force signifies retaliation by something or compliance and submission to someone together with vigilance and wonderment about what might happen next. If one is driven by a human being in a dream, it means that he is pushed into committing a murder or that he is hired to attack someone. If one is driven by a beast, a lion, or a bird of prey in a dream, it means humiliation by a superior person or suffering from a disease.
Drizzling: (See Dew; Rain)
Dromedary rider: (Courier) In a dream, a dromedary rider represents a midwife, and a midwife represents a dromedary rider.
Dropper: (See Eyedropper)
Droppings: (Excrement of a bird/s) In a dream, droppings mean a new garment. If the droppings are those of an eagle or a vulture in the dream, they mean dethroning a king or a leader. (Also see Dung; Manure)
Dropsy: Dropsy or abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the body in a dream means humiliation and despised by others.
Drowning: Drowning in a dream means falling into sin and incurring the displeasure of God Almighty. Drowning in a dream also means entering hell-fire. If one dies of drowning in his dream, one should fear going astray or following innovations. Drowning in the sea, then floating in the process of trying to save oneself from death in a dream means indulging in the business of the world and forgetting about one’s spiritual commitment. It also means attaining success in one’s endeavors and gaining a strong foothold in one’s business. If one does come out of the water alive in his dream, it means amending his life for the better and pursuing the correct course of serving one’s religious life. If one sees himself after coming out of the water wearing a green garment in a dream, it means that he will pursue the path of knowledge and succeed in acquiring it. If one drowns and plunges to the bottom of the sea in a dream, it means that he will incur the wrath of someone in authority who will persecute him and cause him to perish. Drowning in a dream also means dying from an illness. Drowning in seawater in a dream means a revival of one’s faith in God Almighty. Drowning in freshwater in a dream means becoming extremely wealthy.
Drug addiction: (See Intoxicants; Slingshot)
Drugs: (See Grammarian; Intoxicants)
Drugstore: (Pharmacy) If a sick person sees a drugstore in his dream, it means recovering from his illness.
Drum: Seeing a drum in a dream means false news. Dancing on the drumbeat in a dream means that a calamity will befall that house. If one sees himself turned into a drum in a dream, it means that he is experiencing confused dreams. A one-sided tambourine represents a woman with many faults. Women’s drums in a dream mean a wild business, esoteric commerce, selling gadgets, hideousness, or a stingy woman with many enemies. Hearing the sound of drums in a parade in a dream means false news. Hearing the drumbeat of an auctioneer’s drum, a herald, or a harbinger in a dream means death. It is also said that hearing the drumbeat of a procession represents someone who is grateful to his Lord under all circumstances. The sound of pilgrims’ drums in a dream represents a wise man and a spiritual guide. (Also see Drummer; Tambourine)
Drummer: In a dream, a drummer represents festivities and joy. If a drummer visits a sick person in a dream, it means that the latter will shortly die and that drums will play at his funeral. On the other hand, it could mean that the sick person may recover and people will rejoice for his recovery and play music and drums to express their joy. A drummer in a dream also could represent someone who breaks the news. Seeing a drummer in a dream also may denote a colic illness. A drummer in a dream also represents a strong and alarming person. A drummer in a dream can also be interpreted as one’s abdomen, or someone who brings false news, or a procurer, or someone who calls people to falsehood. (Also see Drum)
Drunkard: (Alcoholic; Enmity; Evil; Hatred; Inebriate; Temptation; Tippler. Also see Wine)
Drunkenness: (Inebriety) Drunkenness in a dream represents unhappiness, stress, depression, worries, vanity, arrogance, wantonness, and abuse of riches. Wine in a dream represents the king of drinks. If one gets drunk from wine, then tears off his shirt in the dream, it means that he has put his life in order and has it harmoniously organized. It also means that he has abused his privileges by indulging in vain pleasures of living to such a degree that he could not bear to live with such comfort or control his passions and wants. If one is seen drinking wine to inebriety in a dream, it means that he earns unlawful money. It also means that such earnings will seem to have power over him in the way of spending them. To become drunk in a dream without drinking alcohol means feeble-mindedness or childishness of an old man. Drunkenness in a dream is a bad sign for both men and women for it denotes ignorance and complication in one’s life. However, if a scared person sees himself drunk in a dream, it means that he will overcome his fears. Pretending to be drunk in a dream means a false claim. Such a person also may be inflicted with an untrue accusation in wakefulness as a lesson, so perhaps he may refrain from false claims and he will come out of such false adversity as though he is drunk without drinking. If a pious person sees himself drunk in a dream, it could represent his love for God Almighty. (Also see Intoxicants)
Dryland: (Terra firma) Seeing dry land in a dream means reaching safety.
Dry skin: Suffering from dry skin condition in a dream means having spent one’s money in ways that do not please God Almighty, borrowing money from people, losing it, and failure to repay one’s debts. Consequently, one will justly suffer from a forthcoming punishment. (Also see Skin inflammation)
Dryness: (Desire; Thirst) Body dryness or lack of humidity whether it affects the human being or even tree leaves in a dream means discomfort, poverty, or living a wretched life. In a dream, feeling dry means stagnation of businesses, dullness of the real estate markets, and unstableness of farm products. Dryness in a dream also means poverty, slump, recession, or yearning for a beloved, desiring and missing him.
Dubiousness: (See Fog)
Duck: In a dream, a duck represents a woman or a maid. If one sees himself eating ducks meat in a dream, it means money earned through the labor of one’s workers. It also means that one may marry a rich woman. Ducks live in water and do not get wet. Ducks in a dream also are interpreted as exalted men of piety, purity, and virtue who live in this world and are not affected by it. If a duck speaks to someone in a dream, it means that he will be raised in honor by a woman. It also represents comfort and satisfaction in one’s life which comes from eating its flesh and the parable of its dependence on water is like that of sailors and fishermen because of its gentleness. However, if someone hears the quacking of a duck inside his house in a dream, it means difficulties in that place or an announcement of someone’s death. (Also see Swan’s meat)
Due alms: (See Cauterize; Property taxes)
Duel: (Combat; Competition; Contest; Marriage) In a dream, a duel signifies strength or a dispute with someone or disruption, dispersion, or a fight. A duel with weapons in a dream means marriage to someone whose character is similar in interpretations to the weapon one is carrying in his dream. Wearing armature during a duel in a dream means marriage to a rich but deceiving person, for part of the human body is covered during the combat. A duel with swords in a dream means honor. Waving a sword during a duel in a dream means becoming known in one’s field. (Also see Marriage; Sword)
Dull-witted: (See Tankard)
Dumbness: (Muteness; Silence) In a dream, dumbness means corruption in one’s religious commitment or falsehood. If one sees himself dumb in a dream, it means that he insults the companions of God’s Prophet, upon whom be peace, or backbites honorable people, or that he is a reprobate and an insolent person. If one sees himself mute in a dream, it means that he is ignorant. Dumbness in a dream means rescinding a court decision, or to remain silent when one is supposed to speak. Dumbness in a dream also means dethroning or terminating one’s employment, If one sees his tongue tied up in a dream, it means that he will gain eloquence, mastery of words, clarity of speech, wisdom in his words, and prosperity, and it means that he will win victory over his enemy.
Dummy: (See Tankard)
Dump: (See Garbage dump)
Dung: Sweeping dung in a dream means collecting money. Horses’ droppings or dung in a dream mean money earned from an honorable businessman. Sitting on horse’s dung or sheep’s dung in a dream means earning money by doing business with members of one’s own family. (Also see Manure)
Dupe: (See Mockery)
Duplicity: (See Advice)
Dusk: (Evening; Morning twilight) In a dream, the dusk represents an oath or the political or military moves of a ruler and his deputies. Dust: In a dream, dust signifies money. Seeing a cloud of dust in a dream means a mysterious happening no one knows how to get out of it. Washing one’s hands from dust in a dream means becoming poor. Dust that accumulates after a rainstorm or a thunderstorm and lightning in a dream means drought or adversities. A cloud of dust which is produced from a brisk movement of a car or a horse in a dream means controlling one’s affairs, indulging in falsehood, or enticing trouble. Dusting one’s store and throwing the dirt on the sidewalk in a dream means business losses. If a merchant sees his merchandise covered with dust in a dream, it means depression and the unsaleability of his merchandise. (Also see Specs of dust)
Dwellings: (Cage; Clothing; House; Luck; Robe) In a dream, dwellings are man’s abode or his world. One’s dwellings in a dream are a reflection of his deeds in wakefulness. If one finds himself in a newly built house that is freshly painted and has all the needed amenities and comforts in a dream, it means prosperity. If he is a poor person, then it means that he will meet his financial obligations with ease. If he is under stress, it means that he will become free from such burdens. If he is a craftsman, it means that he will master his craft or acquire authority equal in dominance to the beauty and perfection, size, and details of such a dwelling he saw in the dream. lf he is in sin, it means that he will repent. The spaciousness or tightness of one’s dwellings in a dream represents his finances, knowledge, sharing, hospitality, and generosity. lf one’s own dwellings looked renovated in a dream, it means regaining or developing one’s business for the better. Its fresh paint means fulfilling one’s religious commitments. Its tiles or marble floors represent his pleasures or wife. Dwellings of the solid iron cast mean longevity and authority. If one enters an unknown house and finds departed souls dwelling therein in a dream, it means that he has entered the realms of the hereafter. If such dwellings are built of mud or plaster, this will be a reflection of his adverse conditions. If one enters such dwellings, then walks out of it in a dream, it means that he will become sick and nearly die of his illness before he recovers from it. If one walks out of it angrily in a dream, it means that he will be imprisoned. If he sees someone entering his house in a dream, it means that someone will know his intimate life, or that an insolent person will become a close family friend, then betray his trust and have a secret affair with one’s wife. If one sees his dwellings crumbling or caving in on him in a dream, it means that he will receive an inheritance from the belongings of a deceased relative. Building a dwelling for oneself or for others in a dream means the death of a relative or of one’s child, or it could mean divorcing one’s wife. Dwellings in a dream also represent a transient station. If the dwelling is built from an unsuitable construction material in the dream, it means that one’s source of income is unlawful. One’s dwellings in a dream also represent his physical form, carnal self, and substance. Demolishing a new home in a dream means evil and adversities. (Also see Cage; Glasshouse; House)
Dye: (Color; Expose; Hair; Henna; Hide; Gray hair) Applying henna or a dye to one’s hair or hands in a dream represents a pharmacist, celebrations, glad tidings, tenderness, or it could mean compassion. Dyeing one’s hair in a dream also means veiling or protecting one’s personal life and that of others. To dye, the gray hair of one’s beard in a dream means ostentatiousness and adorning one’s merchandise or deeds to make them look better than reality. Dyeing one’s hair in a dream also connotes a display of blessings and favors, or it could mean dictating one’s conditions to his enemy if the person is in such a position. However, if not, it means difficulties, aggravation, distress, debts, or dropping off one’s ties with those who love him. Interpreting a woman’s dyeing of her hair in a dream is the same as that of a man. To dye one’s gray hair in a dream means strength, dignity, and valor. Applying henna dye to one’s head and not to one’s beard in a dream means emulating the traditions of God’s Prophet, upon whom be peace. To dye both the head and the beard in a dream means concealing one’s poverty, though one will keep asking people to pay him respect or to recognize him in their circles. If one’s hair accepts the dye in the dream, it means regaining one’s status, though with less emphasis on his pride, or it could mean that he will make contentment his new ornament or trim. If one uses a dye other than what is commonly used, and if it works in the dream, it means that he will be saved from an adverse condition through miraculous events. If the new dye does not work in the dream, it means that his true nature will be exposed and he will have no solutions to protect himself from defamation or public abuse. If he tries to dye his hair with dry henna clay, and if his hair still accepts it in the dream, it means that he is an ignorant person, though he will ultimately repent for his sins, amend his actions and improve himself. If a woman sees her hands dyed with gold in a dream, it means that she will give all her wealth to her husband and that she will be satisfied to see him happy, though in reality she too will gain power and status in her family. If a man sees his feet dyed and tattooed in a dream, it means that he will be struck with family problems. A dyed hand in a dream means hardship in making ends meet. If one dips his hand into a laying corpse in a dream, it means that he will witness a conspiracy. If one sees his hands dyed in a dream, it also means that he has reached the end of the rope with his money or business. If one sees his dyed hands wrapped or bandaged in a dream, it means that he will lose a trial or a fight with his rivals, or that he will fail to meet such a challenge again. Dyeing only the finger with henna in a dream represents branches of dates or clusters of grapes. In general, dyeing one’s hands with henna or one’s hair with regular dye as makeup in a dream represents joy for the husband and wife as long as they do not exceed the norms. Dyeing one’s hands and feet in a dream means redecorating one’s house. If a poor person sees himself dyeing his hands or hair in a dream, it means that he will cover up the loss of his ablution during prayers or during his reading of the Holy Qur’an or during other ritual occasions where he is required to have ablution before proceeding. It could also mean that he cares little about attending his prayers. As for women, dyeing means happiness, new clothing, receiving gold, or a wedding celebration. If the dye exceeds the required surface of the hands or the feet in the dream, it means being struck with fear and worries caused by one’s business or friends. If a man sees himself in a dream dyeing his hair or beard with other than henna, it means that he will suffer from what he fears most. Dyeing or suppressing one’s feelings for a sick person means recovering from his ailment. Dyeing one’s hair black in a dream means hiding one’s bad conditions, spoiling the benefits of one’s deeds, or hiding one’s evil intentions. This is taken from the practice of Egypt’s Pharaoh who sometimes dyed his hair black, thus trying to hide his appearance and ignorance.
Dyer: In a dream, a leather finisher or a fabric dyer represents a false person, though he also could do good. A dyer in a dream also represents someone of good financial standing or one who is in a position to help others, or he could be a man of knowledge or a person in authority. Seeing a dyer dying a white garment into a green color in a dream means repentance from sins. If he changes the dye of a white garment into black, it means apostasy. If one sees a dyer in his house receiving or taking garments to dye in a dream, he represents an adulterer and means that someone in that house may die in that year.
Dyestuff: (See Safflower)
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