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Spirits

To see or talk to spirits in your dream signify your fears about death. The spirits may be trying to guide you through some issues or problems . Pay particular attention to the spirits as they provide an answer to a waking problem. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on your uplifted spirit and enthusiasm for some matter.

To dream of spirits represents memories or issues that are lingering from the past. It may also reflect memories of people from your past. The essence of who someone was.

Negatively, dreaming of a spirit may reflect feelings of lost relationships or relationships that aren't as perfect as they used to be.

To dream of evil spirits represents negative experiences or issues from your past that are unresolved.

To dream of spirits of dead relatives or friends may represent your feelings about their death. It may also reflect your intuition or foresight about impending death.

Dreaming of a dead loved one may possibly have no connection to their death at all and simply reflect an aspect of your personality based on the memories or feelings that stand out the most about them. For example, if a person dreams of their dead father it may simply reflect an issue they have with their conscience or decision they made.

Example: A woman dreamed of seeing the spirit of her 14 year-old daughter moving towards her. In waking life she felt that her relationship with her daughter was permanently changed because she had moved in with her grandmother and only came over to ask for money. The spirit coming towards her may have reflected her feelings about her daughter not caring about her anymore or feeling emotional traces of who her daughter used to be as she now only visited to get money.


Double Veil Worn By Muslim Women


Veil

To dream that you or someone is wearing a veil represents something that you wish to hide or conceal. Things may not be what it appears to be. In particular, if you are a man and dream you are wearing a veil, then it signifies the feminine aspects of your character. Perhaps, you need to acknowledge your feminine side. Alternatively, a veil symbolizes humility, coyness or innocence.

In a dream, a woman’s veil represents her religion. For a woman, wearing a veil in a dream means marriage, prosperity, beauty. Wearing a black veil in a dream means marrying a poor man. If a man sees himself wearing a veil in a dream, it means that he will commit adultery with his female servant.

Dreaming that you wear a veil, denotes that you will not be perfectly sincere with your lover, and you will be forced to use stratagem to retain him. To see others wearing veils, you will be maligned and defamed by apparent friends. An old, or torn veil, warns you that deceit is being thrown around you with sinister design. For a young woman Dreaming that she loses her veil, denotes that her lover sees through her deceitful ways and is likely to retaliate with the same. Dreaming of seeing a bridal veil, foretells that you will make a successful change in the immediate future, and much happiness in your position. For a young woman Dreaming that she wears a bridal veil, denotes that she will engage in some affair which will afford her lasting profit and enjoyment. If it gets loose, or any accident befalls it, she will be burdened with sadness and pain. To throw a veil aside, indicates separation or disgrace. To see mourning veils in your dreams, signifies distress and trouble, and embarrassment in business.


Haunted By Evil Spirits

If one sees himself haunted or possessed by evil spirits in a dream, it means that he engages in usury, performs secrets arts, or that he may lose his wealth to become unhappy, or to suffer from stress or depression.


Evil Spirits


Climbing A Mountain

Climbing a mountain, enjoying its vegetations and drink- ing from its fresh and sweet water in a dream means sheltering one’s chastity in the company of one’s wife.


Closet

To see a closet in your dream symbolizes something in your life that you have kept hidden. It may also signify an unveiling of previously hidden aspects of yourself, as in "coming out of the closet".

Dreaming that you are hiding in the closet implies that you are trying to protect yourself from getting hurt, either emotionally or even physically. You are afraid of letting others get to know the real you.

To dream of a closet represents things about yourself that you hide because you don't want anyone else to know about them, or because you are not comfortable accepting them in yourself. Area of your life that you choose to put away. Difficult issues you don't fell comfortable discussing.

Negatively, a closet may reflect problems with honesty or repressing yourself. Putting off revealing the truth because it's too embarrassing.

Alternatively, a closet may reflect problems or fears that you believe are waiting for you.

To dream of putting something in your closet may reflect a wish to hide something about yourself or avoid embarrassment. Intentionally keeping something about yourself a secret.

To clean a closet symbolizes becoming more comfortable with who you are. Being more accepting of your own past or aspects of your own personality that you may not have previously been very comfortable with.

Example: A young boy had recurring nightmares about a lawnmower coming out of his closet to get him. In waking life he had his toes and foot cut off by a lawnmower. The dream may have reflected his fear of the lawnmower waiting to hurt him again if he ever took it out of the garage again.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of being inside a closet. In waking life she was pregnant and had anxiety about having to tell anyone about it.

In a dream, a closet represents one’s wife, a hide-out, protection or a veil. If one sees his closet destroyed in a dream, it may mean the death of his wife. A closet in a dream also represents a made, keeping secrets, confidentiality or intimacy between husband and wife, protecting the reputation of chaste women, beautiful garments or it could represent the day and the night. If one puts something in a closet in a dream, it means that he will find it there when he needs it.


Wife

To see your wife in your dream signifies discord and unresolved issues. Pay attention to how you feel in the dream as it may highlight feelings that you are not expressing in your waking life. If you do not actually have a wife, then your dream wife symbolizes the feminine aspects of yourself. Perhaps you may even be expressing a desire to be in a committed relationship. Or the dream may just be a reflection of your waking life and bear no real significance.

To dream about your husband's deceased wife suggests that you are trying to connect with your husband in the same way that she connected with him. You can't help comparing yourself to her.

To dream of your current wife represents an aspect of your personality or area of your life that feels permanent. A situation that is always there when needed. Thinking or doing something all the time. A habit or situation that you notice yourself with all the time.

Negatively, dreaming of your wife may represent an area of your life that has always worked that is starting to have problems.

Alternatively, your wife may reflect your current projection of her and your current relationship.

A wife in a dream represents a partner, an enemy, an unjust ruler, one’s opponent, prosperity, a vehicle, earthly wealth, worldly pleasures, the combi- nation of comfort and toiling, or she could mean honor, class, or whatever indication of personality or character the wife may stand for in the dream.

Dreaming of your wife, denotes unsettled affairs and discord in the home. Dreaming that your wife is unusually affable, denotes that you will receive profit from some important venture in trade. For a wife Dreaming her husband whips her, foretells unlucky influences will cause harsh criticism in the home and a general turmoil will ensue.


Khimar

In a dream, a khimar represents a husband, protection or an ornament. The extent of its size shows the man’s prosperity. Its finesse connotes clarity and the color white represents honor and dignity. If a woman sees herself wearing a mantilla in a dream, it means maliciousness, a bad omen, or rancor and falsehood of female companions that might cause difficulties, or separate between a husband and a wife. If the khimar is made of black torn fabric in the dream, it means poverty of one’s husband, or his being natural, or unsophisticated. Damage to one’s veil in a dream means difficulties affecting one’s marriage, loss of business or a calamity caused by a guardian, a father or a brother. If a man sees himself wearing a mask in a dream, it means that he will commit adultery with his servant. If a woman sees herself removing her veil in public in a dream, it means that she will be tried with a calamity that will take away her sense of shame. If she loses her khimar in the dream, it means that she may lose her husband. If she finds it again in the dream, it means that her husband will return to her. In a dream, a khimar also represents one’s religion.


Uncertainty

In a dream, uncertainty means heedlessness or being allured by Satan. Uncertainty and doubt about all religions in a dream represents adjuration and ingratitude. If a person who is concerned about religious explanations sees himself unable to recognize what faith he belongs to, or what direction to turn to in a dream, it represents doubt and lack of knowledge or certitude. If a seeker or a student on the path sees himself searching at no avail for a place to pray in a dream, it represents a blocking on his path, or obstruction of his learning. As for a merchant, uncertainty in a dream represents obstacles hindering his efforts from receiving any significant benefits from his business.


Intoxicants

In a dream, all intoxicants signify suspicions, apprehension and doubt about one’s resources, or the lawfulness of his earnings, the legitimacy of his children, or the religious legality of his marriage. Drinking alcohol in a dream means losing a fight. Using drugs or intoxicants in a contemptible way in a dream signifies apostasy, loss of honor, negation of the truth, corruption of one’s wife, or it could mean profanity. This is because the raw material and herbs used in the preparation of such drugs and herbs are sacred in their intrinsic state. Once mixed and taken to induce inebriety in a dream, they will produce the reverse effects.


Alcohol

To dream that you are enjoying alcohol in moderation denotes contentment and satisfaction in the decisions that you have made. Success is within your grasp. The dream may also be a metaphor for "spirits" and your need for spiritual enrichment.

To dream that you are consuming alcohol in excess signifies feelings of inadequacy, worries, regrets and fears of being discovered for who you really are. You are using alcohol as a way to escape or as an excuse for something you did. Alternatively, the dream may be reflective of waking issues and problems of alcoholism. Recovering alcoholics often have dreams of drinking which results in feelings of guilt. Such dreams help to reinforce their sobriety.

To dream that someone is an alcoholic (and he/she is not one in real life) indicates that this person is in desperate need for an outlet to express himself or herself. He or she may be indirectly asking for help.

To dream of drinking alcohol may represent the potential to go too far with your ideas or interests. Positively, it may reflect how you are enjoying yourself with something you really like.

When you dream of drinking an alcohol, but in a small amounts, it represents you going on the right direction, reaching the proper destinations while feeling fulfilled that you managed to reach them. It means you are managing the problems the way they supposed to be managed and t means that whatever you do you it will be successful and pleasurable. If you dream of drinking alcohol in a big amounts, it indicates frustration and pithiness you will suffer. This indicates your fear of people finding out for who you truly are and while you drink alcohol it makes you to forget your problems, but it does not mean it they are solved. What you have to do is to make sure that you are not overindulging with alcohol.


Apparel

In a dream, one’s apparel vary in meaning depending on their contents, colors or type, etcetera. Wearing one’s garb in the winter in a dream is better than wearing it in the summer. Wrapping oneself with a cloth in a dream means becoming poor. An attire in a dream represents a man and a leader. An attire for a scholar, or a merchant, or a leader in a dream represents his trade through which one earns his livelihood and which protects him from adversities. If one’s apparel is dirty in the dream, then it reflects his life and appearance. If one wears a beautiful garb in the summertime in a dream, it means that he is ostentatious, arrogant and vainglorious. It also could mean that he is under great pressure and suffering from a painful distress, for the heat of a summer in a dream signifies distress. If a woman sees herself wearing a man’s apparel in a dream, it means piety and success in her material and spiritual life. If a man sees himself wearing a woman’s apparel in a dream, it means that he will be afflicted with fear, depression, subjugation, humiliation, trials, then all of it will be lifted away from him.

Dreams of apparel, denote that enterprises will be successes or failures, as the apparel seems to be whole and clean, or soiled and threadbare. To see fine apparel, but out of date, foretells that you will have fortune, but you will scorn progressive ideas. If you reject out-of-date apparel, you will outgrow present environments and enter into new relations, new enterprises and new loves, which will transform you into a different person. To see yourself or others appareled in white, denotes eventful changes, and you will nearly always find the change bearing sadness. To walk with a person wearing white, proclaims that person’s illness or distress, unless it be a young woman or child, then you will have pleasing surroundings for a season at least. To see yourself, or others, dressed in black, portends quarrels, disappointments, and disagreeable companions | or, if it refers to business, the business will fall short of expectations. To see yellow apparel, foretells approaching gaieties and financial progress. Seen as a flitting spectre, in an unnatural light, the reverse may be expected. You will be fortunate if you dream of yellow cloth. Dreaming of blue apparel, signifies carrying forward to victory your aspirations, through energetic, insistent efforts. Friends will loyally support you. Dreaming of crimson apparel, foretells that you will escape formidable enemies by a timely change in your expressed intention. To see green apparel, is a hopeful sign of prosperity and happiness. To see many colored apparel, foretells swift changes, and intermingling of good and bad influences in your future. Dreaming of misfitting apparel, intimates crosses in your affections, and that you are likely to make a mistake in some enterprise. To see old or young in appropriate apparel, denotes that you will undertake some engagement for which you will have no liking, and which will give rise to many cares. For a woman Dreaming that she is displeased with her apparel, foretells that she will find many vexatious rivalries in her quest for social distinction. To admire the apparel of others, denotes that she will have jealous fears of her friends. Dreaming of the loss of any article of apparel, denotes disturbances in your business and love affairs. For a young woman Dreaming of being attired in a guazy black costume, foretells she will undergo chastening sorrow and disappointment. For a young woman Dreaming that she meets another attired in a crimson dress with a crepe mourning veil over her face, foretells she will be outrivaled by one she hardly considers her equal, and bitter disappointment will sour her against women generally. The dreamer interpreting the dream of apparel should be careful to note whether the objects are looking natural. If the faces are distorted and the light unearthly, though the colors are bright, beware | the miscarriage of some worthy plan will work you harm. There are few dreams in which the element of evil is wanting, as there are few enterprises in waking life from which the element of chance is obviated. See Clothes and Coat.


Drapes

To dream that you are closing the drapes suggest that you are blocking out external worries and problems. You are shielding yourself from the world.

In a dream, drapes means veiling one’s private life. Drapes in a dream also represent a confidant or a trustworthy friend or a wife who covers the pitfalls of her husband, protects his business and guards him from looking at other women. If a man of knowledge sees such a dream, then drapes represent his integrity, his honorable wife and children. Unidentified drapes in a dream represent worries or distress. If the drapes are hanging over one’s front door in the dream, it means that such difficulties will come from the world. Old drapes in a dream represent adversities which will not last. Torn drapes in a dream mean happiness and joy. If they are torn vertically in the dream, they represent a quick joy. If they are torn horizontally in the dream, they mean slander against one’s family. Black drapes in a dream mean worries because of money, a child, or the authorities. White or green drapes mean good results. Drapes hanging over the door of a mosque in a dream represent spiritual problems or religious failure. Seeing drapes out of their place in a dream mean adversities, and seeing them hanging over one’s windows has no interpretation. In a dream, seeing drapes hanging over a strange environment means fears which will culminate in satisfaction. Drapes adorned with gold means hallu- cination or dispelling one’s worries. If an unmarried person sees drapes in his dream, it means that he will get married and protect his chastity, or it could mean a business that will shelter him from poverty. If a fugitive or a scared person sees himself covered with drapes in a dream, it means a shelter from what scares him. Falling through a hole while hanging to a drape in a dream means taking a long, frustrating, toiling and a distant journey. The bigger the drapes are in a dream, the more difficult is one’s adversity.


Mantle

To see a mantle in your dream symbolizes warmth, family and togetherness. It represents the things and aspects of yourself that you share and display to others. Consider what is on the mantle and its significance.


Mask

To dream that you are wearing a mask suggests that you are trying to be someone you are not. You are trying to hide your true feelings and only reveal half truths. If you have trouble taking off your mask, then it suggests that your true self is lost or blurred. Alternatively, wearing a mask signifies temporary trouble due to some misunderstanding of your action and conduct.

To see someone wearing a mask in your dream denotes that you are struggling against deceit, falsehood, and jealousy. If someone removes their mask, then it symbolizes failure in gaining the admiration and/or respect of someone sought for.

To dream of a mask represents true intentions or true feelings that are being hidden. You or someone else that is not being honest or being themselves. Alternatively, a mask may reflect the truth of a situation that has been hidden. You or someone else that is pretending to act in a certain way. Concealing the truth or true emotions.

Negatively, dreaming about a mask may reflect lying, cheating, or manipulation. Dishonest efforts to conceal the truth. Acting fake with people.

To dream of a mask coming off represents the truth that is coming to light. True feelings or true intentions are being revealed. The truth of a situation is being revealed. A masking coming off may also reflect surprise that an angry or aggressive person is not really as bad as you first thought.

Example: A young girl dreamed of her mother wearing a wolf mask and then seeing her take it off at the end. In waking life she was experiencing her mother being very angry believing that her mother hated her forever, before her mother calmed down and returned to her normal self.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of wearing a mask. In waking life she was in marriage counseling and was discussing how she didn't like having to pretend she enjoyed the things her husband enjoyed to keep the marriage happy.

Example 3: A man dreamed of seeing someone wearing a mask. In waking life he suspected that his ex-girlfriend was spreading rumors about him although she denied it.

Example 4: A man dreamed of seeing old friends with masks on. In waking life he won a lot of money and started to witness old friends he didn't like pretending to like him because of his new found wealth.

If a man sees himself wearing a mask in a dream, it means that he may commit adultery with his servant or his housekeeper. Wearing a mask in a dream also means developing gratitude and contentment.

Dreaming that you are wearing a mask, denotes temporary trouble, as your conduct towards some dear one will be misinterpreted, and your endeavors to aid that one will be misunderstood, but you will profit by the temporary estrangements. To see others masking, denotes that you will combat falsehood and envy. To see a mask in your dreams, denotes some person will be unfaithful to you, and your affairs will suffer also. For a young woman Dreaming that she wears a mask, foretells she will endeavor to impose upon some friendly person. If she unmasks, or sees others doing so, she will fail to gain the admiration sought for. She should demean herself modestly after this dream.


Protection

To dream that you are being protected or need protection indicates that you are feeling helpless in some situation. Life's difficulties has made you dependable on others. You need to start taking charge of the situation.

To dream that you are protecting someone or something suggests that you are putting up an emotional wall or barrier between you and others around you. Consider who or what you are protecting for clues as to what aspect of your own self you are afraid of letting out and letting others know.

To dream of being protected or needing protection represents feeling helplessness or vulnerability. It may also reflect a sense of relief that someone else is taking care of a problem for you. It may also represent filtering out of certain ideas and facts because you do not like someone or a certain way of thinking.

Negatively, you may be dependent on others or need to learn t stand up for yourself. It may also reflect an emotional barrier you have put up or that you're denying the truth to yourself.

To dream that you are protecting someone or something represents filtering out certain ideas, situations, or people because you don't like them. Purposely trying to avoid a problem. It may also reflect your attempt to preserve something in your life. Ideas, habits, or situations that you don't want to change. It may also mean that you are putting up an emotional barrier between you and others around you. Consider who or what you are protecting for additional meaning.

Alternatively, protecting someone or something may reflect your attempt to cover yourself.


Ghosts

To dream of a ghost represents issues from your past that are unresolved and still effect you. Painful memories, guilt, unfulfilled romance, people you can't forgive, hate, anger, or embarrassment. A problem that still "haunts" you. Jealousy from the past that you can't escape.

People often dream of the ghost of a deceased loved one after a murder or violent death. This is most likely a reflection of their feelings about the tragedy "haunts them." Dreaming of a ghost of deceased loved one can also reflect lingering feelings of being deserted or abandoned by your partner's death. It may also reflect your feelings that the deceased love one, while in the spirit world, disapproves of your current life or something you did to them.

When dreaming about deceased people it's very important to consider whether the dream was of a ghost or just the character of the deceased person. People often make the mistake of believing that because the person is dead that dreaming of a deceased people means you dreamed of a ghost. Dreaming of dead parents, family members, friends, or others may have more symbolic value if you consider the dream symbol to be an actual image of the person and not a ghost.

To dream of being a ghost represents your feelings of being unable to do what you wanted. Something sacrificed your spirits, hopes, and wishes and left you feeling incomplete or unsatisfied.

To dream of the ghost of your father may reflect a sense of guilt or regret about a really bad decision you made. Alternatively, it may reflect a your feelings of being "haunted" by a decision you didn't make or didn't make fast enough. Living with the embarrassment of a choice your made.

To dream of the ghost of your grandmother may reflect feelings of being bothered by a situation that is too powerful to ignore. Feeling guilty that you aren't doing the right thing in a conflicting situation that's impossible to ignore.

To dream of the ghost of a dog may reflect feelings of guilt or regret you have for having stood up for yourself. Living with the embarrassment of having defended yourself at all costs or sticking up for someone. Regret or lingering embarrassment for having a really bad argument with someone. Living with the consequences of what you did.

To dream of giving a ghost gifts or sacrifices to appease it may represent feelings of having to do favors or being extra nice to people to compensate for your guilt.

Example: An old woman dreamed of seeing her deceased husband living an entirely new life with dyed hair in a new section of her town. In waking life she felt deserted by her husband after his death while grieving.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of the ghost of her mother being angry at her. In waking life she has deep regret and guilt for not being present at the hospital where he mother had died alone.

Example 3: A young man dreamed of being haunted by the face of his grandmother about his treatment of his father. In waking life his father was hospitalized and he felt guilt about not visiting him to reconcile their difference after they had a huge argument.

Example 4: A man had recurring dreams of the ghost of his father ridiculing him and insulting him. In waking life he was a writer who was troubled by the belief that his dead father didn't think his work was good enough and was laughing at him from the grave.

Example 5: A young boy had recurring dreams of a ghost haunting him and attacking him. In waking life he barely knew his father because his father was in the military. When his father would return home he feared being yelled at all the time. The ghost attacking him may have reflected his feelings about never having gotten the chance to know his father while also being yelled at by him. The ghost represented the lingering unresolved feelings of never bonding.


Yashmak

A yashmak or a veil covering the lower part of the face up to the eyes in a dream represents a young girl who will live a long life, or it could represent one who devotes her life to religious and spiritual studies.


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