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Is dream interpretation haram in Islam? And is it haram to talk about dreams? I think we only should talk about the good dreams and not about bad dreams

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Praise be to Allah!

Let's firstly start by saying that dream interpretation isn't haram. Dreams are broking into three parts according to the Sunnah: 1. Good dreams, 2. Bad dreams and 3. Dreams from one's self

Abu Hurayrah narrated Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said, "There are three types of dreams: a righteous dream which is glad tidings from Allah, the dream which causes sadness is from Shaitan, and a dream from the ramblings of the mind. (Sahih Muslim).

Hadith that speaks about good dreams:

Good dreams are also from Allah Ta'aala. Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said, "If anyone of you has a dream that he likes then it is from Allah. He should thank Allah for it and narrate it to others." (Sahih Al-Bukhari)

Hadiths that speak about bad dreams:

As stated above, bad dreams are from Shaitan. Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) told us what to do upon seeing a bad dream. "So when one of you sees a dream which he does not like, he should spit on his left side three times, seek refuge with Allah from Shaitan thrice, and change the side which he was lying (Sahih Muslim) and in another narration in Muslim, Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) told us if we spit three times and seek refuge from Allah then it (the dream) will not harm them." (Sahih Muslim).

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) also told us that if we saw a bad dream to "stand up and offer prayer." (Sahih Muslim).

Muhammad (pbuh) said, ...If he has a dream that he dislikes, then it is from Shaitan. He should seek refuge with Allah from its evil, and he SHOULD NOT MENTION IT TO ANYBODY, then it will not harm him." (Sahih Al-Bukhari). If one does tell somebody about the bad dream then there could be the chance that some harm will come out of it.

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Thank you very much for taking the time to anwser my question, it really helped!

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