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.
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.
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.
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.
An Old Man Dream Explanation
If an old man
is seen speaking to him or giving him something, it means he will succeed in whatever he is pursuing. If the old man
is of a pleasant personality and good looks, it means his pursuit is of a favourable nature. Otherwise, it is of an unfavourable nature.
Man Dream Explanation
(Person) When a man
is recognized in a dream, he is the same person in wakefulness, or it could be his brother, or a person with the same resemblance or name. If he takes something valuable or cherished from the person having the dream, it means the opposite, and one will receive from such a man
what he wishes for in wakefulness. If he takes a shirt or a rope in the dream, it means that he will accept a promise from the person seeing the dream. If he takes a child away from him, it means enmity between the two. As explained under Human being " seeing the children of Adam in a dream is an exalted thing in general. Each category of people conveys a different interpretation. The category of rulers and judges in a dream means courts. The category of government authorities represents fear. Soldiers mean travels. Craftsmen in a dream mean profits, or they could represent their respective trades. Women in a dream signify temptation, while pious people represent devotion. (Also see Human being; Mankind)
Old man Dream Explanation
(See Elderly person)
Young man Dream Explanation
(Teenage boy) An unknown young man
in a dream represents an enemy. If the young man
is known in the dream, then whatever strength, harshness, weaknesses, deceit, perfidy, or character he displays, they denote the same character in wakefulness. Walking behind an unknown young man
in a dream means pursuing one's enemy and conquering him. If one meets an unknown young man
whom he dislikes in a dream, it means that such an enemy will surface and people will abhor him. If one happens to like him in the dream, then it means that he will face an enemy whom most people like and sympathize with. If a young man
sees himself turned into an old person in a dream, it means that he will suffer major losses in his life. A young man
or a teenager in a dream mostly represents an enemy, for a teenager rarely respects or heeds the advice of his peers. A young man
in a dream also represents deceit, betrayal, energy, or stubbornness, though he also could represent blessings and gratitude.
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.
Slaughtering a Man Dream Explanation
This indicates that the slaughterer will subject the man
to oppression, for slaughtering something that is not edible is oppression.
A Man with a Pudenda Dream Explanation
The Arabic word for pudenda is farj which connotes openness, vastness, ease, comfort, luxury, joy and relief after sorrow. Thus, if an man
sees himself with one it means comfort, affluence and joy after sorrow. If he sees himself being copulated in the pudenda by some known person it means his needs will be fulfilled by that person but after much humiliation. And f the person is not known to him it suggest humiliation and disgrace.
Insidious man Dream Explanation
(See Fox's fur)