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How does dream interpretation distinguish itself from fortune telling?

Dreams are considered one part of prophecy, see this hadith: When the end of time draws near, hardly any believer will see a false dream, and the ones who see the truest dreams will be the ones ...
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Do our dreams to happen as few?

No, that is an incorrect reading of the ayah. "When Allah showed them to you in your dream as few", that's referring to the Prophet's dream before the Battle of Badr, where the enemy was shown "as ...
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If a modern-day Muslim had a dream to sacrifice their child, how should they react and why?

The case is similar to a Muslim who has a dream where he is told to do worship an idol. The dreamer has no surety that the dream is a command from God, and indeed it goes against what is certainly the ...
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How does dream interpretation distinguish itself from fortune telling?

The perception of dream interpretation and fortune telling in Islam Dream interpretation in Islam is considered as a "science" (maybe here a better translation is a specific kind of ...
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Which are the scholars that are most known and proficient in the field of "Dreams" in Islam, and what are the most popular islamic books for this?

Asalaam alaikum Dreams have always fascinated human beings from the earliest of times. Regardless of culture and religion, it holds much significance in people's lives. Interpreting and understanding ...
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Why shouldn't you tell anyone about nightmares?

Because there are narrations about the Prophet instructing us not to do so: It was reported that Abu Hurayrah said: “The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: ‘If any one of ...
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Is there any ayah (quran ayat) which has been revealed by dream?

Note that the problem with a revelation in a dream is that while a dream may be a kind of revelation we don't have any knowledge of any verse of the Quran revealed this way and could only know about ...
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What is the relationship between Ilham and leg of a bird?

Some sources of the hadith The hadith can be found in other sources either in the same or similar wording or as parts of the hadith only. I'll try to stick on those who include the highlighted part: ...
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I think I have seen the Almighty Lord in my dream in the form of someone I know or so I thought

According to scholarly opinion (like Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah), it is possible to see Allah in a dream. But it is also possible that devil comes in dream and tells - 'I am Allah'. The point to ...
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How do Muslims interpret dreams?

"How do Muslims interpret dreams?" Dream interpretation is an ability bestowed by Allah (ﷻ) and without that ability, we have no means or methods to interpret dreams. There is also no resource that ...
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Should I narrate my dreams to others?

If it is a good dream, then yes you should tell others but if it is a bad dream, don't tell others. Sayeeduna Abu Saaed ul-Khudri Radiallahu Anhu narrates that he heard the Prophet of Allah(SAWS) say: ...
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Does prophet Muhammad appear in dreams and talk to a Hindu girl?

Your inquiry has no clear answer, I'd say it is more about your reaction about it. As for the facts there' actually is a sahih (sound) narration or prophetic tradition saying: Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) ...
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What does the Quran and Sunnah say about telling one's dreams to someone else?

The Qur'an teaches us prudence when revealing a dream After the young Yusuf() told his father Ya'aqub() about his dream the later answered: He said, "O my son, do not relate your vision to your ...
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If i tell my dreams everyone can it harm me?

If it is a good dream, you should thank Allah, and it can be shared with relatives or friends (as you wish). But in case, if it is a bad dream (nightmare), it is not good to share with anyone, and ...
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Can jinns communicate through dreams?

Narrated Abu Salama: I used to see a dream which would make me sick till I heard Abu Qatada saying, "I too, used to see a dream which would make me sick till I heard the Prophet (ﷺ) saying, "...
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Which are the scholars that are most known and proficient in the field of "Dreams" in Islam, and what are the most popular islamic books for this?

As Salaamu 3laykum, I hope you are doing well. I know of ibn Sirin and there is a book of his. I dont know how authentic it is. I have copy/pasted from the reference link regarding what he had ...
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What is the purpose of dreams?

Asalaam Alaikum purpose of dreams can be very general in meaning but i will try to clarify more based on authentic sunnah and quran, insha Allah. first let us look at the hadith that lays the ...
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I am having orgasms while sleeping, specifically when i don't recite duas before sleeping

We may read in the sunnah: Anas b. Malik reported: Umm Sulaim who was the grandmother of Ishaq came to the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) in the presence of 'A'isha and said to him: Messenger of Allah, ...
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Can a person know he or she is going to Jannah or Jahannam in dream?

There are certain ahadith speaking about seeing the Prophet in a dream. For instance: مَنْ رَآنِي فِي الْمَنَامِ فَقَدْ رَآنِي، فَإِنَّ الشَّيْطَانَ لاَ يَتَخَيَّلُ بِي Whoever has seen me ...
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Is there any evidence in Islam that demonstrates how a person should interpret dreams?

I used to think that dreams can be shared with only your well-wishers, but after reading this following hadith I changed my mind. So it should not be shared regardless. We can see that from the hadith ...
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Is having inappropriate dreams haram?

No, having lucid dreams isn't haram. Lucid dreams happen when people sleep. Actions during sleep are not recorded according to the following narration: Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu'minin: The ...
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