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
, 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.)
by day: Will divorce ones wife and sustain harm in the process.
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 Dream Explanation
symbolises a foreigner who is despotic, powerful and vehement. He has no compassion_striking fear into the hearts of people. Mounting an Elephant
: If a person sees himself as mounting or owning an elephant
or encircling it or utilizing it for any purpose other than ploughing, it is a glad tiding that he will either be endowed with power and superiority or he will be appointed to an important office by the government of a foreign country.
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
Ride Dream Explanation
poorly: Will act whimsically.
on the neck of a human being: Will die and the ridden person will carry the dreamers coffin or attend his funeral. It also symbolizes difficult matters. If the rider falls from that neck, the matter being pursued will not be achieved.
an animal (horse, donkey, camel, et cetera): Dignity and fulfilment of desires.
well and controlling the beast: Will overcome whims and passion and achieve goals.
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)
Zebra Dream Explanation
To some interpreters, the zebra symbolizes a man; therefore dreaming of it means hostility toward a mean person of very low origin. Others think that it symbolizes money.
Seeing a zebra from afar: Money will come back.
on a zebra: Will go astray, spread injustice, and turn hostile to Muslims.
a docile and obedient zebra: Committing a sin.
an insubordinate zebra that runs wild: Will experience hardships, worries, and fear while committing a sin.
Introducing a zebra in your house: A vain and irreligious person will mix with your family.
Bringing a zebra to your house as prey to eat: Welfare and booty.
Eating zebra meat or drinking its milk: Will acquire plenty of slaves or servants through an honest agent.
Mule Dream Explanation
In a dream, a mule represents an obstinate and a stupid person, an imbecile or a bastard. A mule in a dream represents an illegitimate child who is born from a foreign father in adultery. Riding
a mule in a dream means longevity or marrying a barren woman. If one sees himself mounting a saddled mule which is travelling toward Mecca in a dream, it means that he will soon perform a pilgrimage. Wandering on a mule in a dream means benefits. An obstinate mule in a dream represents a cunning person. Riding
a mule in a dream also means having a dispute with someone. A weak mule who cannot be controlled in a dream represents a niggardly and a wicked person. Riding
on top of loads a mule is carrying, and if the mule is consenting in a dream means controlling one's environment.
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.
Ride Dream Explanation
(Animal; Carrier; Mount; Vehicle) A vehicle in a dream represents care, concern, attaining one's purpose, or it could mean reaching one's destination through striving and hard work. To ride an animal in a dream means following one's desires and passions. However, to be carried by any animal, or by any type of vehicle in a dream is a sign of honor and authority. Riding
a horse one cannot control in a dream means following one's passions and wantonness. If one is able to adequately tame his horse and control it in the dream, it means that he will be saved from adversities. Riding
an elaborately dressed horse for a parade, being surrounded by servants and an entourage in the dream means receiving an inheritance, or it could mean becoming the guardian of an estate one will inherit in a short while. Riding
over the shoulder of another man and forcing him to accept it in a dream represents one's funeral, and it means that the other person will have no choice but to carry the coffin. If the person carrying him in the dream is willingly doing so, then it means that he will care for his needs and bear his encumbrance. Riding
over someone's shoulders in a dream also means facing an major adversity. Should he meanwhile fall down in the dream, it means that such a trial will not take place. If one sees himself riding
over someone's shoulder backward in a dream, it means that he does not accept any advice or excuse, or it may mean that he turns to the other side if he is asked for help, or it may mean that he engages in the forbidden sexual intercourse during women's menstrual period, or that he engages in sodomy. To see a horseman leading a procession or a caravan of travellers in a dream means taking a distant journey, or it could represent business activities, or recovering from an illness. 360
Hyena Dream Explanation
In dreams, the hyena is an unjust enemy who likes to make people mad and who is a tactician. But it could also represent a humiliated and deprived enemy. The female is an evil woman, lewd, obscene, and foolish; an old witch or a woman whose father is of better origin than the mother, who could have been a slave. The hair, flesh, and bones of a she-hyena symbolize money.
on a hyena: Power and influence.
or owning a she-hyena: Will befriend a woman matching the above descriptions.
Throwing an arrow at a she-hyena: Exchange of words and messages with such a woman.
Hurling a stone at (or shooting) a she-hyena: Will slander such a woman.
Stabbing a she-hyena: Will sleep with that woman.
Hitting a she-hyena with a sword: Will call her names.
Eating the meat of a she-hyena: Will heal from sorcery.
Drinking hyena milk: The woman in question will betray the dreamer.
Mounting a Sheep Dream Explanation
In the above case if he sees himself as riding
the animal, leading it to wherever he desires it means he will derive tremendous benefit from such a person.