High tides Dream Explanation — (Ocean) In a dream, swimming in troubled waters or high tides means adversities or facing a strong opponent.
High prices Dream Explanation — (Cost of living) Seeing a winged loaf of bread flying in a dream means high prices. (Also see Bread)
Incident – Falling From High Altitude Dream Explanation — A man saw himself in a dream falling from a high altitude. When he woke up, he said to himself: “I will avoid going out of my house or seeing people for a while.” During the middle of the afternoon of that same day, a close friend came to see him and called him downstairs. When the man stood up to look through the window, the shutters broke, and he fell with them.
Mountain Dream Explanation — The mountain suggests a harsh and heartless king, ruler, or chief unless there are water and vegetation in it, in which case such a man is a devout, religious, and a good one. It also refers to a huge or giant man commensurate with the size of the mountain. It could be an erudite or an ascetic person, or a reference to high grades, upper standards, and divine places. Whatever befalls the mountain, like its crumbling or burning out, et cetera, should apply to the king, chief, or scholar it alludes to. Likewise, mountains symbolize aims and quests.
• Standing on top of a mountain, relying on it, or sitting in its shadow: Will be close to a chief, such as a sultan, a learned man or a secluded scholar, and become his protege.
Intoxication Dream Explanation symbolises wealth except that the person will spend it in an undesirable manner and evil places.
Church Dream Explanation — For Christians, says Al-Nabulsi, the church symbolizes knowledge, work, asceticism, and reverence to the extent of crying. But the church, he continues, also symbolizes worries, unhappiness, misery, lying, decadence, slander, heresy, and places where injustice and impure recreation reign supreme. It refers to brothels, gambling places, taverns, and everything that soils the individual. It could also represent a tyrant. Still, according to Al-Nabulsi, the church might also allude to the abode of demons, like the garbage place and the bathroom; the grave, the house of the adulteress; the cabaret; the place where people wail; Hell; and jail. The stronger the church’s edifice and the higher the structure, the weaker the Muslims and their religion in that place.24
• A bachelor dreaming of entering a church: (1) Will marry. (2) Will have a child. (3) Will deviate from the right path, especially if he falls prostrate before the statues that are there, kisses them, takes parts in a sacrifice, or wears a waistband.
Incident – The Prince Dream Explanation — A man said to Shaikh Ahmad Al-Faroni: “I saw Prince so-and-so riding on a high horse in a stately form and people honouring him.” The Sheikh replied: “If your dream is true, he will soon be appointed at a high-ranking position.” Shortly after that, the prince was appointed to the pilgrims’ administration.
Cities, Towns and Village Dream Explanation — Cities, towns and Villages imply that the observer of such a dream will encounter unchaste women if such places are not of multiple colours. And if they are black and white, then it suggests day and night – i.e., alternating of day and night and the passing of time.
Coffin Or Ark Dream Explanation — Among other things, the coffin symbolizes a man’s wife or shop. The better it looks, the better they would look.
• Being carried in a coffin: A high post or promotion since the coffin was carried high or a successful sea or land journey. (The Arabic word for the coffin is naash, coming from naasha, lift, revive.)
• Seeing a new coffin: Prestige and prosperity.
• Being in a coffin: Will have plenty of money.
Flying Dream Explanation — • Flying from one’s home to an unknown house: (1) Will move to the grave. (2) Death is near, and it is high time to repent.
• Flying while on horseback: (1) The end of prosperity. (2) Will be forced to relinquish an important post.
• The rider and the ridden returning to earth: Prosperity and, perhaps a high post.
• Trying to fly but being unable to find oneself upside down: Plenty of evil to come.
• Seeing equestrians flying in the air: Temptation, intrigue, and war will erupt in that place.
Room Dream Explanation — The room symbolizes prestige, a high-class woman, or the dissipation of fear given the Quranic verse: “… and they will dwell securely in lofty rooms.” (“Saba” [Sheba], verse 37.) It could also allude to Paradise because of another verse: “They will be awarded the room (high place) forasmuch as they were steadfast, and they will meet therein with welcome and the word of peace” (“Al-Furqan” [The Criterion], verse 75), or the mosque’s pulpit, for etymological reasons.
Sulayman Dream Explanation — • Seeing the prophet and king Sulayman (Solomon): (1) Prestige and promotion till becoming a sultan, a king, a judge, a governor, or a scholar who gives legal counsel based on religious knowledge or jurisprudence, if eligible for such high honours. And the dreamer will be obeyed by both his friends and foes. The dream is more likely to come true if King Solomon placed his crown on the dreamer’s head, gave him his ring to wear, or allowed him to sit on his bed. (2) If the dreamer is already a ruler or a chief, he will be removed only temporarily. (3) The dreamer will marry a rich and prestigious woman through a ruse. (4) The dreamer will experience hardships and sorrow from the women’s side. (5) Money, welfare, and successful endeavours. (6) The dreamer will travel frequently, go to distant places, and return quickly. (7) As Sulayman comes from the Arabic Salama, the dreamer will be safe, which means “safety.” If the dreamer is ill, he will recover. (8) The dreamer will be well off in the Hereafter. (9) The dreamer will achieve windfall profits by dealing in birds, manufacturing bottles, and resorting to witchcraft, using the jinn’s services. (10) The dreamer will lose a fortune and recover it after abandoning all hope. (11) The dreamer will reverse an unfavourable situation and triumph over the enemy. (12) Winds will always be favourable, especially if the dreamer is a sailor or is operating a windmill. (13) God will shower his blessings on the dreamer, who will acquire knowledge and master languages. (14) Possessing Solomon’s sceptre means the dreamer will speak a lot about people, slander, and backbiting or die if ill. (15) The dreamer will learn medicine.
Snare Dream Explanation — (Catch; Hunt; Lure) In a dream; a snare means deception, duplicity and fraud. If one is captured or held with a snare in a dream, it means that he will be victimized. If one places a snare to catch an animal or a bird with it in a dream, it means that he earns his money through deception and fraud. (Also see Trap)
Tannery Dream Explanation — (Leather dying factory) A tannery in a dream has the same interpretation as a slaughterhouse. It also represents a school, a fellowship house, or similar places where the mind and spirit are taught and reared to correct oneself, hold to what is true, and discard what is false. A tannery in a dream also represents a patient, forbearing and a hard-working woman, a housekeeper, or a child. Perhaps a tannery in a dream also could denote a harsh, wretched and a contemptible woman, though she likes cleanliness and guards herself from others impurities. (Also see Dye; Vat)
Reading Dream Explanation — Reading a book in another language in a dream means travelling to such a country, or going to places one is not familiar with and performing a job that will earn him fame. If one sees himself reading a book in a foreign language and is unable to decipher its words in a dream properly, it means that he will escape from a potential danger he could face in such a land, or it could mean falling sick in a foreign country, then recovering from one’s illness before returning to one’s homeland. (Also see Language; Quranic recital; Reckoning)
Marble Dream Explanation — (Beauty; Eulogy; Hardness; Wealth) In a dream, marble represents prosperity, a beautiful wife, respectable people, class, servants, or properties. If a poor person sees the floor of his house covered with marble in a dream, it means prosperity, marriage, purchasing a business, acquiring knowledge, learning a poem, bearing righteous children, or if he qualifies, it could mean that he will receive a high ranking appointment, or that he may actually work with marble, or in sculpturing marble or in manufacturing fountains from marble, or work in masonry, or as a stone cutter, or he may change his attitude toward things, signalling the end of the depression and the start of a joyful time in his life, living in high rises, or spending money for leisure and vacations.
Ball Dream Explanation — (Baseball; Basketball; Cricket ball; Football; Glob; Golf ball; Handball; PingPong ball; Pushball; Snowball; Tennis ball; Volleyball) A ball in a dream signifies a dispute, an argument, a fight to control the world and its resources. Some will desire it, and others will reject it. A ball in a dream also could signify travels or move between places. Usually, a ball in a dream represents a man. If it is made from leather, it represents a leader, a boss, or a scholar. Playing ball in a dream means a fight. (Also see Games)
Tree Dream Explanation — Ancient Arab dream interpreters said that. In contrast, the tree referred to the man’s deeds, religion, or ego. Its leaves symbolize his character, its beauty his nice shape and clothing, its branches his brothers, relatives, folk, and beliefs, its heart his hidden essence and his secrets, its bark his appearance, skin, and all that he uses to adorn himself with, and its semen his faith, piety, assets, and life. The tree also represents the female kind, for it is irrigated; it bears (fruits) and delivers. It also refers to various places and persons associated with food, money, and wealth, like shops, warehouses, banquets, slaves, servants, and cattle.
Climbing a Mountain Dream Explanation — If a person sees himself climbing a mountain, it means he will attain high positions.
A Woman with a Beard Dream Explanation — This may be a reference to her husband who will enjoy a good reputation due to his high standing in the community.