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
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.
Accepting from or Giving to the Deceased Something Dream Explanation
Accepting something from the dead is regarded as good while giving
him something is regarded as bad. If a person sees a dead person giving
him something of
this world it mean he will acquire livelihood from an unimaginable source. And if he sees himself giving
a dead person clothes normally worn by living persons and he accepts such clothes and wears them it means he (the giver) has a short life span.
Giving Someone Black Coins Dream Explanation
A secret will be divulged 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.
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.
Giving people Water to Drink Dream Explanation
Drawing water from the well and seeing impurities and filth in such water means the person doing so will pollute his wealth with haraam wealth.
Eating Lion Meat Dream Explanation
The one who eats the meat will receive riches from some authority or a powerful person.
Giving the Dead Roti, Bread or a Ring Dream Explanation
It means a son will be born to him and he will die, or if he is wealthy he will lose his wealth.