In Islam and among Muslims dreaming about calling for prayers or hearing the prayer call is one of the most common dream themes and it can happen in a wide range of forms and as a result, there are various interpretations for these dreams so it is necessary to pay attention to all details.
Among all types of dream themes, some of them are religiously bound and the followers of other religions can not make sense of such dreams. One of these dreams which are so common among Muslims is dreaming about calling for prayers. In this post, we have prepared all possible dream interpretations of calling for prayers.
Dream Interpretation of Calling For Prayer in Islam
In Islam, there are contrary interpretations for the dreams of calling for prayers. In general, according to the dream interpreter Abu Said Al-Waez, calling for prayer is a good dream for religious-minded people and those who specialize in religion. It should also be done properly and in the proper place. Otherwise, it is a bad dream, for instance in the case of someone dreaming that he is calling for prayer in a garbage disposal area, in which case it would indicate that the dreamer is attempting a reconciliation with a foolish person who would reject him. Similarly, calling for prayer in a house, rather than in the mosque, would denote that the dreamer is trying to entice a woman. According to Ibn Siren, calling for prayer implies a separation between partners in view of a verse to this effect in “Suratul Taubah” (Repentance) in the Holy Quran.
Calling for prayer once or twice, then praying as ordained by God
The dream interpretation is that the dreamer will perform Hajj or Umrah (minor and out-of-season pilgrimage).
Launching the prayer call while standing on the Kabah in Mecca (Makkah)
It means that the dreamer will come out with a heresy. The dream would be worse if the call was launched from within the Kabah.
A child launching the prayer call
If you see a child launching the prayer call in a dream, it implies that his parents will be innocent from calumnies, by analogy with the story and origin of Jesus Christ.
Launching the praying call in a bathroom
Launching the praying call in a bathroom is a bad dream on both the spiritual and material planes signifying that the dreamer is a pimp.
Crying for prayers in the “hothouse”
Crying for prayers in the “hothouse” foretells that the dreamer will have a shaking fever.
Crying for prayers in the “cold house”
The dream meaning of crying for prayers in the “cold house” is that the dreamer will have a fever.
Launching the praying call at the gate of the ruler
The interpretation of Launching the praying call at the gate of the ruler in a dream is that the dreamer will speak the truth.
Calling for prayer while clad indecently or showing one’s underwear
Such dreams denote that the dreamer will penetrate a woman.
Someone launching the praying call in a souk (marketplace)
it means that someone in that souk will pass away in waking life.
Hearing an unpleasant praying call
Hearing an unpleasant praying call in a dream foretells that someone is inviting the dreamer to indulge in vice and abominations.
Calling for prayer from a minaret
To dream of calling for prayer from a minaret represents that the dreamer is advocating right and justice and would, hopefully, go to Mecca (Makkah).
Calling for prayer from a well
It means that the observer of the dream is prompting people to embark on a long trip. If calling from inside a well is done from within a Muslim country in the dream, it heralds that the dreamer is a spy or an innovator who is introducing changes to Allah’s laws.
A nonprofessional muaththen (the one who launches the prayer call) dreaming that he is doing so
Such dreams imply that the dreamer will have a post as high as his voice was loud and pleasant, in case he is eligible.
Calling for prayer from a hilltop
Calling for prayer from a hilltop can have two possible meanings which are: the dreamer will be entrusted with a glorious responsibility by a foreigner if eligible or he will make a successful business deal or learn a valuable craft.
Extending or shortening the prayer call or altering its rituals
It is a bad omen indicating that the dreamer will commit an injustice.
Launching the prayer call from a street
To see launching the prayer call from a street in a dream denotes that the observer of the dream will promote virtue and deter vice, if eligible; otherwise, he will start a fight.
Launching the prayer call while standing on top of a wall
The dream interpretation of launching the prayer call while standing on top of a wall is that the dreamer is undertaking a peace initiative.
Launching the prayer call from a roof
Launching the prayer call from a roof in an ominous sign suggesting that death will occur in that house.
Calling people for prayer but receiving no response
It means that the observer of the dream is amid evildoers and belongs to the company of unjust people in view of a verse in the Holy Quran: “And the dwellers of the Garden (Paradise) cry unto the dwellers of the Fire (Hell): We have found that which our Lord promised us (to be) the Truth. Have ye (too) found that which your Lord promised the Truth? They say Yea, verily. And a crier in between them crieth: The curse of Allah is an evildoer.” (“Al-Aaraf,” verse 44.)
Calling to prayers from inside a ruin
If one makes the call to prayers from inside a ruin in a dream, it forecasts that such a place will be rebuilt and people will live in it.
Calling to prayers with a beautiful voice and the people hearken to the call
If a person calls to prayers with a beautiful voice and the people hearken to his call in the dream, it implies that he is seeking the approval of people in authority.
Calling to prayer while being naked
Calling to prayer while being naked in a dream signifies the dreamer’s recklessness and contempt about his own religion.
Hearing the call to prayers
There are several dream interpretations for the dream of hearing the call to prayers which are the pilgrimage season or its holy months, invocations, supplications, and good prayers, backbiting, a theft, announcing a major move or blowing the trumpets of war, or it could indicate rank and honor or obeyed commands of the one seeing the dream, or perhaps representing a wife for an unmarried man, and it could imply telling the truth.
Hearing the call to prayers in a language other than the Arabic
Hearing the call to prayers in a language other than the Arabic in which it was revealed in a dream heralds lies and backbiting in real life.
A woman calling to prayers
Seeing a woman calling to prayers while standing on the top of a minaret in a dream indicates innovation and trials.
Calling to prayers from the top of the Sacred House of Kabah
If one sees himself calling to prayers from the top of the Sacred House of Kabah in a dream, it is an indication showing that the dreamer is an innovator.
Calling to prayers while laying down in a bed
Calling to prayers while laying down in a bed in a dream symbolizes that the dreamer’s wife is backbiting and slandering the neighbors.
Calling to prayers at the door of a king
The dream interpretation is that the dreamer will testify to the truth in a court of justice.
The call is made while traveling in a caravan or in a marketplace
If one’s call is made while traveling in a caravan or in a marketplace in a dream, it denotes that he will expose a band of thieves in waking life.
Dream Interpretation of Calling For Prayer in Zhou-gong’s Dream Dictionary
Teasing the prayer in a dream denotes that the dreamer will be subject to adversary attacks or harassment, and thus suffer a lot.