Elephant Dream Explanation
Dream interpreters differ about what the elephant
symbolizes in dreams. Some of them regard it as a gigantic foreign king, feared, cool, and heartless, but well trained in the arts of war and capable of lifting extraordinary weights. By contrast, others say it is a good and extremely tolerant, patient, and generous king. The elephant
also symbolizes hardworking people or the working class, in view of its nature and hard tasks, the devout, the learned, and the noble. Certain interpreters feel it represents an obese woman or a cursed man, because it belongs to the category of those metaphor hosed by God, according to religious beliefs. A man told Ibn Siren he dreamed that he was riding an elephant
, to which the great seer replied, The elephant
is not an animal that Muslims usually ride. Im afraid you are no longer a Muslim. The elephant
is also seen as something great and famous but useless, because people can neither eat its meat nor milk it. More, the elephant
is said to be the animal of the Prince of the Inferno. Especially for women and for pious people, those who seek the Hereafter, the sight of an elephant
never augurs well. It is not the same for worldly individuals.
meat or taking any of its limbs, skin, or bones: Money from the ruler.
Milking an elephant: Will outwit a foreign king and get his money through lawful means.
Seeing an elephant
and failing to ride it: Prestige and fortune will decline. Conversely, riding it, especially by night, means that the dreamer, if eligible, will triumph over a huge but niggardly king (or chief). If the dreamer is not eligible, the same dream would indicate that the dreamer will enter a war but be defeated or get killed in it, in view of the following verses in the Holy Quran: Hast thou not seen how thy Lord dealt with the owners of the Elephant? Did He not bring their stratagem to naught. (Al-Fil [The Elephant], verses 0102.)
Riding an elephant
by day: Will divorce ones wife and sustain harm in the process.
Riding an elephant
with a saddle and driving it at will: (1) Will marry the daughter of a foreign giant. (2) Business will prosper.
A bachelor riding an elephant: (1) Will get married, possibly to a foreign woman. (2) Will board a ship or the like.
Seeing an elephant
anywhere other than in India: Hardships and terror.
Herding elephants: Will befriend foreign rulers.
Seeing a slaughtered elephant
in a country: The ruler of that country or one of its celebrities will die.
posing a menace to the dreamer or trying to get hold of him: Coming sickness.
Falling under the elephants feet or being foiled by it: Will die, unless the elephant
did not step on the dreamer or crush him, in which case he would just face hardships, then escape unharmed.
Talking to an elephant: Welfare from the king.
chasing the dreamer: Harm from the king.
beating the dreamer with its trunk or taking anything from that animals trunk: Will strike it rich.
Two elephants fighting: Two kings are in the same position.
dung or droppings: The kings money.
getting out of a city whose ruler is ill: (1) The ruler will die; otherwise, he will be deposed or leave for good. (2) If it is a port city a ship will set sail. (3) Some epidemic or plague will disappear.
A woman dreaming of riding an elephant: She will die.
Elephant trainer Dream Explanation
trainer in a dream represents the master teacher of children of noble families, a horse trainer, a sports trainer or a translator. (Also see Elephant)
Elephant man Dream Explanation
A chronic disease which is characterized by the enlargement of certain parts of the body, especially the legs and gentiles. In a dream, an elephant
man represents love for the world from the wrong angle.
Eating elephant Meat Dream Explanation
The One who eats the meat will receive assets from some authority. The extent of such assets will depend on how much meat he eats. The same interpretation is given if a person sees himself taking possession of the skin, bone or any other portion of the elephant
Riding an Elephant in Battle Dream Explanation
He will gain victory over his enemy in battle.
Sheep Dream Explanation
of sheep in a dream represents a good flock, obedient subjects, or good citizens. Sheep in a dream also signify joy, happiness, festivities, a wife, children, a farmland, properties, prosperity or wealth, and particularly when one pays the due alms tax on his money making ventures and liquid assets. Owning a herd
of sheep in a dream represents a growing wealth. Passing by a herd
of sheep in a dream means passing a gathering of men who have no brain. If a herd
of sheep faces someone in a dream, they represent a group of people who will welcome him with a fight which one will eventually win. Receiving a herd
of sheep as a gift in a dream means a political appointment, knighthood, knowledge, the seat of justice, or a blessing in one's life. Shearing off the wool of a sheep in a dream is a warning that one should remain aloof for three days. Both the white sheep and the black sheep in a dream mean profit, though the benefits one draws from a white sheep are greater. Seeing a herd
of sheep in a dream means continuous happiness. Walking by a slaughter house or a tripe shop and witnessing the heads and trotters of sheep in a dream mean longevity. To find oneself transformed into a sheep in a dream means a booty or winning something. Seeing a sheep in one's dream also represents an obedient son. If one's wife is pregnant, and if he is presented with a sheep as a gift in a dream, it means that she will deliver a boy. Otherwise, the remaining little domesticated animals represent headache, because of the responsibility involved in caring for and in upbringing the boys, except for the girls, for they represent worldly success and profits. If one sees himself slaughtering a sheep in a dream, it means that one of his boys will shortly die, or perhaps it could be the son of someone he knows. A sheep trader in a dream represents a good man who is intuitive and who spends his money on the path of seeking knowledge, or to propagate the same. If one sees himself having a fat tail like that of a sheep in a dream, it means that his livelihood will depend on the revenues of his offspring. In a dream, a sheep also represents a righteous man. (Also see Counting sheep; Ewe; Ram; Trader)
Elephantiasis Dream Explanation
(med. See Elephant
Love for the world Dream Explanation
Invasion Dream Explanation
In a dream, invasion means poverty, failure, facing danger and destruction, or seeking to do business overseas. (Also see Elephant)
Interpretation according to Varying Times Dream Explanation
If a person dreams during the night that he is mounted on an elephant
it suggests that he will profit immensely from a certain affair or contractor task. But if such a dream is observed during the day it means he will divorce his wife.
Bull Dream Explanation
(Cow; Ox; Steer) A bull in a dream represents the chief of the council or the mayor of the town or village. Seeing a bull in a dream also means winning the mayoral seat for a term or losing it after one year. If one sees himself owning a herd
of steers in a dream, it means receiving a governmental office and a vast authority should he qualify for it. His employees support depends on how manageable is his herd
. If a man sees himself riding a steer in a dream, it means dealing with a government employee. It also means that he will acquire what he intends. Seeing a bull in a dream also means fame. If one sees himself eating the head of a steer or a bull in a dream, it also means winning a leadership seat in the government, except if the bull is red. If one is a merchant, then it means profit and prosperity for that year. If a steer is transformed into a wolf in a dream, it means that a government's employee will turn corrupt. A white bull in a dream means glad tidings and profits. If a steer or a cow butts against someone in the dream, it means that Allah is displeased with him. Eating bull's meat in a dream means financial comfort. If a bull bites someone in a dream, it means suffering from an illness or begetting children who will grow to be honorable and righteous people. If one sees an ox mooing at him in the dream, it means undertaking a distant or a long journey. If a farmer sees an ox plowing his fields in a dream, it means a good harvest for that year.
Arrogance Dream Explanation
To show arrogance in a dream based on one's success in life and richness means the nearing end of one's life in this world. Arrogance in a dream also means prosperity and a high rank in this world, though evil maybe the end of it. (Also see Advice; Elephant)
Mutton Dream Explanation
(Meat; Sheep) To see a slaughtered and skinned sheep hanging in one's house in a dream means death in such a house. Herding sheep in a dream means presiding over people. Owning a herd
of sheep or managing them in a dream means wealth and profits. Eating mutton meat in a dream means prosperity. (Also see Meat)
Hanging loosely Dream Explanation
If one sees himself hanging down loosely from a high place in a dream, it means that he will turn pious and for the sake of his faith, he will give preference to his life in the hereafter over that of this world. One's fall in the dream connotes despair or disappointment. Hanging loosely to reach a lion, a serpent, a scorpion, or the like creatures in a dream means hanging around with evil companions, soliciting marriage from a corrupt family, or seeking the friendship of the wrong people. Hanging loosely to reach some cattle or a herd
of sheep in a dream means delivering charities or spending money in a good way.