Seeing animals in dreams

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Fatwa ID: 01488

Answered by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah


Seeing animals in dreams



In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.

The answer depends on what animal a person sees in his dreams.

Lizard: If a person was to see a lizard in his dream it can mean the following…

  1. A secret is going to be exposed.
  2. One is involved in non-sensible talk.
  3. Someone is going to deceive him.
  4. If he sees himself riding or sitting on a lizard, it is a sign that he will become a king.

Horse: Seeing a horse in a dream is a sign of a good dream. It can mean the following:

  1. One will attain power, strength, and wealth and victory against the enemies.


  1.  One will receive a slave or be blessed with a child or with some other blessings.
  2. It maybe a sign that one will undertake a religious journey.
  3. It maybe an indication of receiving good sustenance.
  4. A person’s difficulty will be removed.
  5. A person will receive a high post.
  6. If someone sees himself sacrificing a donkey to eat, it is a sign of receiving barakah in his sustenance. However, if he sees himself sacrificing a donkey for purposes other than to eat, it is a sign of his sustenance being restricted.


  1. Seeing locust in a dream is a sign of Allah subḥānahu wa ta'āla (glorified and exalted be He) punishment and azaab.
  2. If a person sees eating or catching locust it is a sign that he has attained some blessings.
  3. If a person sees himself filling a container or pot with locusts then it is a sign that he will receive money.


  1. He will meet an unlawful woman or a stealer.
  2. He will receive barakah on his sustenance.
  3. If one sees a rat running away from his house, it is a sign of blessings disappearing from his house.
  4. If one sees he is becoming an owner of a rat, it is a sign that he will become an owner of a slave or servant.


  1. It is a sign of genoristy.
  2. One will receive wealth without any difficulties.

(Extracted from Darus Tirimizi, Hadhrat Molana Raees Uddin Sahib, Shaikul Hadith, Mazahirul Ulom, Sahranpuur, p.23, p.28, p.33, p.41, p.44, p.60, p.102 and p.110 v.1)

Only Allah Knows Best

Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham.

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