Lion Dream Explanation
is a ruler, a tyrant, or a powerful and very dangerous person, in view of the ferocity and devastating anger of that animal. It also symbolizes the warrior, the swindler, the thief, the treacherous worker, the policeman, the insatiable enemy, and perhaps hardships and death, because he who stares at it turns pale, loses his self-control, and is as good as dead, says Ibn Siren. Furthermore, it represents the ruler who embezzles public funds and commits injustice and the lurking enemy. The lioness symbolizes the daughter of a king. The baby lion (lions whelp or cub) is a boy. A man told Ibn Siren, I dreamed that I was embracing and nursing a baby lion
. When the great seer looked at him, saw his humble appearance and miserable garments, and understood that he could not be eligible for any honour, he said, What could you possibly have to do with the children of princes?! and he added, Is your wife, by chance, breast-feeding the son of a prince? Yes, was the reply.
Seeing a lion
entering a house where a person is ill: The patient will die.
intruding in ones house: Hardship on the part of the chief. If the beast suddenly devours the dreamer, he will be the victim of an injustice, his money will be stolen, or he will be beaten or killed at the hands of the ruler, especially if he dreamed that his soul had left his body or that his head had been cut off.
Receiving a lion
and seeing it in ones place without bothering with it: Will be scared to death by the sultan, but no real harm will occur.
entering the city: A plague, hardships, a tyrant, or an enemy.
entering the mosque and standing at the minbar or podium: A tyrant will emerge and will terrorize and harm people.
Riding on a lions back: Will ride on a high tide, either by travelling by sea in the inappropriate season when the sea is in fury or by succeeding or outsmarting the ruler. The dreamer might also be facing a situation wherein he stands helpless, hence the wishful dream.
Riding on a subdued or perfectly obedient lion: Will have the upper hand in a feud with a tyrant.
Riding on a lion
but being afraid of it: Harm will befall the dreamer, or he will face some hard test.
Fighting a lion: Will fight an enemy, a ruler, the authority, or whatever the lion
Killing a lion: The end of all sorrows.
Being overpowered by a lion: Will have a fever because, says Ibn Siren, the lion
is known to be feverish.
Escaping from a lion
without the latter running after the dreamer to catch him: Will evade an imminent danger.
meat or drinking lioness milk: Will get money from a ruler and triumph over ones enemy.
Eating lioness meat: Will wield tremendous power or become a great king.
Cutting off a lions head: Will become a king or have a fantastic influence.
skin: The enemys money.
Herding lions: Will befriend kings and terrible personalities.
Mixing or having intercourse with a lion: Will be secure from the enemys evil and hostility will cease, to be replaced by a lasting friendship.
Turning into a lion: Will become unjust inasmuch as the lion
A She-Lion Dream Explanation
Eating or acquiring the head of a she-lion means the acquiring of vast lands and estates.
Lion Dream Explanation
It symbolises a powerful and strong enemy. Fighting with a lion
means one will soon fight an enemy that is strong and powerful.
Riding a Lion Dream Explanation
Riding a lion
and directing it to go wherever one pleases means one will soon be endowed with power and one's enemy will soon be subdued.
Facing a Lion Dream Explanation
Facing or encountering a lion
without becoming embroiled in a fight means a person will soon be terrorized by an authority or a powerful man. But no harm will come to him.
The Skin of the Lion Dream Explanation
It symbolises the estates and inheritance of some brave, dignified and powerful person.
Eating Lion Meat Dream Explanation
The one who eats the meat will receive riches from some authority or a powerful person.
Wool Dream Explanation
Wool symbolizes plenty of money, like any woollen, hairy, cotton, or linen clothes.
Sleeping on wool: Will obtain money from a woman or through her.
Wool burning: Corrupt religious faith and possible bankruptcy.
A scholar wearing wool: Will become ascetic.
A dog wearing wool: A mean person is receiving money from an honest man.
wearing wool: The ruler promotes justice and equity.
wearing cotton or linen clothes: The ruler is a tyrant who despoils people of their money and abuses their women.
Lioncloth Dream Explanation
(See Blanket; Lion)
Tiger Dream Explanation
In dreams the tiger is considered as a lion
and a tigress as a lioness. But, in addition, a tiger symbolizes an immoral and spiteful person who does not speak out his mind, a lurking and treacherous individual, and an enemy who does not conceal his animosity or his influence.
Ewe Dream Explanation
(Female sheep) In a dream, a ewe represents a woman, a wife or prosperity. Running after a ewe and finding oneself unable to keep-up or to catch it in a dream means chasing
a woman and failing to seduce her. Milking a ewe in a dream means good profits for that year. Eating the meat of a ewe in a dream means inheriting a rich woman. If a ewe leaves one's house in a dream, it means divorce or the death of one's wife. If a ewe turns into a ram in a dream, it means infertility. A pregnant ewe in a dream means expecting to receive some money. Fighting with a ewe in a dream means an argument with a woman. Seeing a ewe in a dream also means distress, adversities, loss of one's husband or job. (Also see Ram; Sheep)
Expulsion Dream Explanation
away; Dismissal; Driving away; Eviction; Exile; Expel) Expulsion in a dream means imprisonment. It also means establishing the superiority of the one who gives the order and the proof of the subject's guilt. If one is exiled from his homeland in a dream, it means that he may enter a jail. If one is expelled from paradise in a dream, it means that he may experience poverty. If one evicts a man of knowledge or screams at him, or bewilders him in a dream, it means that he will face an extraordinary misfortune and confront a threatening and a cruel enemy. If a religious and a pious looking person is evicted or driven away from a place in a dream, it means that he is failing to fulfill his religious vow, or it could mean that he is avoiding to remain in the company of true pious people, ascetics, people of knowledge and noble ones. Expulsion in a dream also could denote misbehaviour or ill conduct on the part of the evictor.
Wool Dream Explanation
Wearing a woollen garment in the winter in a dream means profits and benefits. Wearing it during the summertime represents strain, distress and adversities. Wearing a woollen garment in a dream also means lawful money and prosperity. Sleeping over a sheepskin in a dream means becoming rich from associating with a rich woman, or from a marriage to a rich woman. Burning wool in a dream means religious contempt, or loss of capital. If a man of knowledge sees himself wearing a woollen garb in a dream, it means that he is leaning toward an ascetic life, or that he will become a caller to Allah's path, teach people to love the eternal comfort of the hereafter and to despise the temporary pleasures of this world. Wearing a woollen cloak with nothing under it in a dream means receiving money from a noble and a well respected person. A dog wearing sheepskin in a dream represents a lowly person who subsidizes his business through a well known and a respected person. If one sees a lion
wearing a sheepskin in a dream, the lion
here represents a tyrant who confiscates people's money and property. Wool in a dream also represents purity, clarity and asceticism, except if the wool is coarse or unsuitable to wear, then it means poverty or humiliation. (Also see Spinning)
Lioness Dream Explanation
In a dream, a lioness represents an evil woman, or a despot who is also affectionate toward her cubs, or she could represent the daughter of a king or a ruler. Sleeping with a lioness in a dream means conquering one's enemy. Eating the flesh of a lioness in a dream means that one may become wealthy. (Also see Lion)
Wrestling match Dream Explanation
In a dream, a wrestling match means a dispute between two people, even if it were between a man and a lion
. The winner's stand in a dream is always better than that of the loser. If the match is between two men, then the one who challenges in the dream will be the loser in wakefulness. (Also see Wrestling)
Distraction Dream Explanation
Distraction in 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)
Driving force Dream Explanation
(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.
Leprosy Leontiasis Dream Explanation
Having leprosy leontiasis (the lions disease): (1) Endeavours will be foiled as the dreamer is arrogantly defying God. (2) The dreamer is the victim of false and ugly accusations, though innocent.
Dreaming of the symptoms of leprosy, including mutilations and swelling in the body: (1) Will have money that will last. (2) Will inherit some clothes.
Performing a Muslim prayer while plagued with leprosy: The dreamer is forgetful of the Holy Quran.