How to interpret a dream
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How to interpret a dream
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Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 9.144 Narrated by Abu Huraira
Allah's Messenger (saws) said, "When the Day of Resurrection approaches, the dreams of a believer will hardly fail to come true, and a dream of a believer is one of forty-six parts of Prophetism, and whatever belongs to Prothetism can never be false." Muhammad bin Sirin said, "But I say this." He said, "It used to be said, 'There are three types of dreams:
- The reflection of one's thoughts and experiences one has during wakefulness,
- what is suggested by the Shaytaan to frighten the dreamer,
- or glad tidings from Allah.
So, if someone has a dream which he dislikes, he should not tell it to others, but get up and offer a prayer.'"
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 9.168 Narrated by Abu Salama
I used to see a dream which would make me sick till I heard Abu Qatada saying, "I too, used to see a dream which would make me sick till I heard the Prophet (saws) saying, "A good dream is from Allah, so if anyone of you saw a dream which he liked, he should not tell it to anybody except to the one whom he loves, and if he saw a dream which he disliked, then he should seek refuge with Allah from its evil and from the evil of Shaytaan, and spit three times (on his left) and should not tell it to anybody, for it will not harm him."
Dear and beloved brother in Islam, if you experience any dream which is good, rest assured they are glad tidings from the Lord and you should strive to become even more obedient and more subservient to your Lord and His Commands, and be grateful for His favors and the honor which He has bestowed upon you.
If you experience any dream which is scary or frightful, rest assured that they are from the Shaytaan…you should immediately seek refuge in Allah Subhanah from its evil as soon as you wake up, recite the ‘Muawwedaat’ (Surah 113th Al-Falaq and the Surah 114th An-Naas), spit three times on your left, and should not relate the evil dream to anyone. If you have sought refuge in Allah from its evil, it will never ever be able to harm you in the least.
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