If a person sees himself as ascending and entering the Sky, he will attain martyrdom, become eminent in the sight of Allah, cross the siraat swiftly on the Day of Judgment, attain respectability in this world and be remembered in favorable terms by the people.
E. and Kleitman, N. Aserinsky, while working under Kleitman in a sleep study laboratory, was the first to observe the rapid eye movements (REM) now known to occur dunng dreaming. As Aserinsky had observed this in the sleep of babies, it was first assumed only to occur with infants. Later investigation proved it to occur with all people observed. See science and dreams.
If a person sees himself as possessing some or many stars it is an indication that he will gain leadership over the notables as well as laity, their number depending on the number of stars he had possessed.
To dream that you see or hear shooting, signifies unhappiness between married couples and sweethearts because of over-weaning selfishness, also unsatisfactory business and tasks because of negligence. See Pistol.
Shooting someone or being shot yourself is a fearful and violent dream experience. It may reflect aggression, powerlessness, release of strong and dangerous emotions, and/or symbolize a conclusive event in a particular situation or relationship. See also: Guns
Murder. Something is being killed (violently): a relationship, an emotion, an unused talent, or any number of things. On the other hand, just as often, it may mean a courageous act of liberation that is freeing emotional energies.
A frequent dream symbol to have at the end of a depressive phase, because now, after being liberated, you can search for a new beginning. Such dreams always set in motion something symbolic and by no means refer to the real danger of death.
Vision: Shooting or hearing shots: extremely good news in the near future. You are speaking frankly in a certain situation. Wratching other people shoot: you are pursuing ambitious goals, but need patience and energy to reach thein. Hearing a volley of shots: turbulent times and unrest ahead.
Depth Psychology: Shooting means that you suddenly have to choose someone or something. Maybe you are struggling with two voices inside yourself and they are shouting at each other.
If you are doing the shooting: if you share your worries and sorrows with someone else—you will be at peace again.
In a dream, shootingarrows is interpreted like shellingsomeone or a place. Otherwise, they means backbiting people or slandering them. Shooting arrows in a dream also could mean taking medicine, or giving an injection to a patient.
If the arrows do not have arrowheads in the dream, then they mean disappointment.
If one shoots arrows and finds himself also at the receiving end in a dream, it means that he will attain his goal of meeting his Lord. However, ifhe remains in this world, it means that he will rise in station and receive honor. Ifone sees two rows of people shooting arrows at each other in his dream, it means that the successful ones would be right and the losers would be at fault. Shooting arrows at people in a dream then means backbiting people, slandering them, or it could mean vain talking.
If one constantly fails his aim in his dream, it means that he has an evil speaking tongue. Hitting one’s target in a dream means attaining one’s goals, or speaking the truth regarding someone he knows. Wearing a white garment and standing on top of a mountain and shooting arrows toward the East and the West in a dream means attaining a vast control over people and lands, if one qualifies. One’s arrows in a dream also represent his message or writings. (Also see Arrows; Hunting; Shelling)
Dreams of a shooting star denote a message from the heavens. This dream might be an affirmation that you are in the right place at the right time, telling you to make a wish because you have the power to make them come true.
1- To be shot in a dream suggests an injury to one’s feelings. In a woman’s dream it can svmbolisc the sexual act - as much becausc her feelings are involved as for the masculine imagery. It could also indicate that we may feel that we are becoming victims or targets for other people’s anger.
2- If the dreamer is shooting something he may be having to deal with his own fears. He could be guarding against meeting parts of his personality he does not like.
To be on a shooting range suggests needing to produce accuracy in our lives.
3- To be conscious of a shot or shooting in a spiritual sense is to be aware of a necessary directed explosion of energy. This may be the only way in which we can achieve a desired end.
Directed explosive energy, such as that from a gun, is a very effective spiritual tool, although it must be used with care.
If we are noticeably aggressive we would have to be aware of our own motives and perhaps be a little more objective in taking action. Consult the entries for explode / explosion, gun, victim, war and weapon for further clarification.
Psychological / emotional perspective: To be conscious of hearing a shot in dreams or of shooting someone highlights the need for a targeted release of energy, perhaps to clear the air or to achieve a particular end result. Being shot in a dream suggests that we may need to be aware of someone else’s ill feeling towards us.
Material aspects: Unconsciously you may be feeling threatened in some way and need to be consciously pro-active in coming to terms with the fear that this brings.
The type of weapon being used may have significance. When in a dream we are shooting someone we need to come to terms with aggressive or destructive tendencies which cannot be dealt with satisfactorily in waking life. Being in an environment where shooting is permitted, such as a shooting range or a war zone, indicates that certain safeguards should be put in place before planning on making any sort of assertive move.
Gives gender - specific: In a woman’s dream being shot or shot at can symbolize the sexual act and all that goes along with the idea of penetration. She might wish to explore her own feelings, particularly whether she feels targeted or victimized. In a man’s dream the same idea of victimization or aggression can be apparent, but will be much less to do with the sexual act and more to do with everyday matters and his place in the world.
To be shot: a traumatic injury to feelings, often out of parental or other close relationship. It need not be something dramatic like being assaulted, but can be a quiet injury like not bonding emotionally with parents. Someone, something else shot: still usually refers to dreamer. Dreamer shooting someone, something: anger, fear or defence against meeting feelings or insights; aggressive sexuality. Idioms: get shot of; shot across the bows, shot in the arm; all shot to pieces; shot in the dark. See example in abreaction.
To dream of the sky, signifies distinguished honors and interesting travel with cultured companions, if the sky is clear. Otherwise, it portends blasted expectations, and trouble with women.
To dream of floating in the sky among weird faces and animals, and wondering all the while if you are really awake, or only dreaming, foretells that all trouble, the most excruciating pain, that reach even the dullest sense will be distilled into one drop called jealousy, and will be inserted into your faithful love, and loyalty will suffer dethronement.
To see the sky turn red, indicates that public disquiet and rioting may be expected. See Heaven and Illumination.
You look up into the sky: you can look forward to a great future • The sky opens to you: you can expect help from someone in a high position • The heaven speaks to you: a great fortune befallen you • You fly to the sky: y
The mind; our potential. Dream scenes such as the sky opening and people or objects appearing, or threatening things falling from the sky, are graphic descriptions of how suddenly a new thought or viewpoint or event appears from nowhere; or for no apparent reason anxious or depressing thoughts occur ‘out of the blue’. Floating, flying in sky: avoiding anxiety; escape into daydreaming or the mind; having a wider awareness of a situation; exploring potential. Colour, mood of sky: our view of life at the moment. Idioms: sky’s the limit; sky high, pie in the sky; out of the blue. See flying; space.
1- In dreams the sky can represent the mind. It can also signify our potential. Floating or flying in the sky can be ambivalent, since it can either mean trying to avoid the mundane, or exploring a different potential.
If the sky is dark it may reflect our mood of gloominess; if it is bright, our mood of joy
2- The sky signifies the unattainable. Whatever effort we make we can never make the sky tangible.
3- The sky spiritually suggests infinity. It also signifies order particularly that applied to the intuitive function.
Symbol: The sky is the seat of heavenly beings who are greater than humans; it is the manifestation of transcendence, a symbol for the sacred order of the universe.
Vision: Looking at a cloudless, blue sky: your plans will be successful; it also means great joy in the near future.
A cloudy sky: worries, obstacles, or an uncertain future.
If you are looking at Stars: a great desire is being fulfilled.
Depth Psychology: The sky stands for the emotional strength that influences your life, though you may not be aware of it. Dreaming about “being in heaven,” or “seeing heaven” means you have either reached this state or are striving to get there. Do you feel like being in “seventh heaven” right now? Sec the chapter “Colors in Dreams—Blue.”
Psychological / emotional perspective: The sky signifies the unattainable. Whatever effort we make we can never make the sky tangible. This is one reason why the sky gods were so important in more primitive cultures.
Material aspects: In dreams the sky can represent the mind and signify our potential. Floating or flying in the sky can be ambivalent, since it can either mean trying to avoid the mundane, or exploring a different potential.
If the sky is dark or cloudy it may reflect our mood of gloominess; if it is bright, our mood of joy.
Dreams of sky diving signify a desire for extreme adventure.
If you feel excited, then you have a positive expectation about falling in love and taking risks in your business.
If you are terrified, then you are venting out your fear of coming down to earth, and losing your sense of self. Alternatively, this dream could reflect that you are bringing your spiritual awareness down to earth. Consider the feeling tone of this dream. See Fly and Fall.
Skydiving may signify taking a leap of faith where you have to free-fall for a while and trust that you will have a gentle landing. Falling out of a plane without a parachute may mention that you are about to have a crash landing because of your lofty ideas or too-high ideals. Dreaming of skydiving may also tell you to get back on the ground quickly and be more realistic.
To see a skylight in your dream symbolizes bright hopes, big possibilities, insight or intuition. You may be reflecting on a decision and seeking guidance. Success may come to you through self-expression. However, if it is cloudy or dark outside of the skylight, troubled times may be ahead.
Vision: A skyscraper is a symbol of emotional frustration; the building itself is a phallic symbol and related to sexual desires. Do you feel isolated? Do you feel you are walking through life as a nameless person? If a woman dreams about a skyscraper without windows: her partner is emotionally unavailable.
Depth Psychology: Living in a skyscraper: you are in the wrong place, because the atmosphere is detrimental to your emotional health. In all other cases, the dream is a reminder: limit your expectations—you have set your hopes too high. See House.
Dreams of a skyscraper signify that you are reaching for the stars, stretching beyond your comfort zone and realizing that the sky is the limit. Your dream is giving you the message to remain grounded on earth with your attention in the heavens; being in this world but not of it.
To dream of a skyscraper is a positive omen, predicting a life of luxury for you.
If you saw a skyscraper in ruins in yoru dream, this forewarns of problems in love or at school. It could also mean your self-confidence has suffered a blow.
To dream that you or someone jumps or falls off a tall building, suggests that you are learning about and acknowledging aspects of your inner self. This dream may also symbolize your fear of not being able to complete or succeed in a task.
Symbol: The star is the symbol of the bringer of light.
Vision: Seeing stars in the sky: you will receive good news. Seeing one star right in front of you: listen to the voice within you—it is the guide of your fate. You have a good chance of succeeding but be careful, you have enemies! A star-filled sky is a promise of good fortune, if you don’t set your goals too high. Seeing a shooting star: your most ardent wishes will be granted. Stars hidden behind clouds: a possible accident.
The dream is a sign that you have lost your inner compass and are on the wrong path. See Heaven.
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about stars means you have set high goals for yourself and are searching for greater spiritual awareness.
If you are “reaching for the stars,” your actions will have negative consequences.
A falling star: your hopes and dreams will come true.
Intuitions about the cosmos, the perhaps almost un- noticeable promptings or motivations which occur through life leading us in a particular direction—destiny; hopes or wishes. See star under shapes, symbols.