In analyzing the science of dreams, we fund out three important aspects, which are the main sources of our knowledge regarding the understanding of dreams:
In this connection, it is very important to discuss some of the interpretations of dreams for readers.
Islamic Dream Interpretation and Dream Dictionary
The Qur’an itself draws our attention to the importance of the phenomenon of dreams. Indeed it makes mention of no less than seven, and, perhaps, as many as nine dreams! In all the dreams mentioned in the Qur’an there is the fulfillment of a Qur’anic promise of divine communication reaching us in the form of dreams. The following ayah (verse) of the Qur’an has been interpreted to refer to that divine promise:
(Qur’an: Yunus:- 10:64)
IBN SEERIN’S and IMAM JAFAR AL-SADIQ
The Islamic dream Interpretation, keys to interpreting your dreams successfully.
This dictionary for Islamic dream interpretation contains over 6000 indexed entries.
Islamic dream Interpretation - The extensive indexes and well organized layout of this valuable site make it a useful dream dictionary of types of dreams and their meaning.
It is, moreover, the first Islamic guide in English to authentic dream interpretation.
It is hoped that this dictionary of dream interpretation will prove useful to students of culture and spirituality, but above all to seekers after truth.
This is the most comprehensive report on islamic dream interpretation that you will ever read! Not only does it include timely tips and advice understanding how and why you dream, but also clues to help you zero in on and understand common symbols in dreams.
This text was kept by his brother, Yahyaa Ibn-i Seerin, because Muhammed Ibn-i Seerin, in his later days, did not like to keep books. In the below narrations there was mention of the Prophets (pbuh), may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon them all; mentioning of the companions (male and female), may Allah be pleased with them; and of course mentioning of dreams. We should be careful to realise that in many of the explanations above the reference is to ‘may’, that is, seeing such a thing in a dream ‘MAY’ indicate that ‘such and such’ was seen.
Thus as none of us have the fortune of being a Prophet, nor do we have the fortune of being in the company of Prophet Joseph - who excelled in dream interpretation - we should consider the matters above with caution. It should be noted that when relating a dream it should be done without adding anything to it or subtracting anything from it. If a person does this he spoils and corrupts the dream. Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) has strongly prohibited anyone from doing this.
However, the combined multi-usage of nouns, verbs, adjectives, proper names, synonyms, etcetera, provide the reader with a much greater access to vocabulary and interpretation of elements. Interpreting dreams is like reading the meaning of each element and its synonyms in its own mother tongue.
In his book about dream interpretation Ibn Qutaybah says, "There is nothing in which people deal with from the different sciences that is more obscure, delicate, exalted, noble, difficult and problematic than dreams because they are a type of revelation and a type of Prophethood."