What is the dream interpretation to see hell and hellfire?

Viewing hell and hellfire would surely be a worse and regretful experience in the hereafter. May Allah save all Muslims from it! However, what does it mean to see hell and hellfire in a dream? Is it alarming or is it okay to have such dreams? Here is the most reliable interpretation of it.

This particular article is about hellfire. We have already shared an article about seeing the fire in a dream which can be read here. Recommended: What is the dream interpretation to see “Jannah”?

Important Note: There are 4 types of people with whom one should not discuss a dream. Discussing a dream with these people has a negative effect on dream interpretation. 

  1. Viewing hell and hellfire in a dream

This is a sign that one is habitual of committing sins and shall now fall into a deeper well of sins. Such a dream is a warning for those who may understand. Such people should seek forgiveness from Allah Almighty and head towards the path of righteousness.

  1. Getting into the hell in a dream

If one sees that they are thrown into hell, then it is a sign that the person is involved in a great many sins such as murder and adultery and it is time he shall seek forgiveness. Entering hell is a sign of becoming evil.

Such a person will use his knowledge to spread evil. If the person is not harmed by the hellfire, then it is a sign of the sorrows and sadness that would strike in his life.

  1. Seeing Malik, the guardian of Hell in a dream

Viewing Malik, the guardian of hell in a dream is a representation of guidance that one has received. If Malik is seen approaching one in a dream, then it is a sign of faith is restored.

If Malik moves away and turns his back on the viewer of the dream, then it indicates that such a person will turn his eyes away from guidance and fall into sins which shall make him head towards hell.

  1. Hellfire approaching one in a dream

If one sees that hell-fire is approaching them in a dream, then it indicates that worldly adversities will hit one in a way that he won’t find a way to escape. He shall fall into debts, fines, losses, and other such financial difficulties.

  1. Entering hell with a smile or sword in a dream

If one sees themselves entering hell with a smile or an uncovered sword in the hand, then it indicates that such a person speaks ill about others. Such a person undergoes acts that harm his own soul.

  1. Prisoner of hell in a Dream

If one is imprisoned in hell and does not know for how long, then it indicates that such a person has been unable to remember Allah, pray to him or even fast for him. He shall face poverty, failure, and deprivation in life.

  1. Eating food of Hell in a dream

If one is found eating the food of Hell in his dream, then that person will become an oppressor and shall shed blood for his bloodthirst.

  1. Residing inside the hell in a Dream

Residing inside Jahanum with a black face and dark blue colored eyes is a sign that that person becomes friends with those who are enemies of Islam and Allah. He will be trailed according to his sins and shall face humiliation in the world and hereafter.

  1. Seeing the Angel of hell in a dream

If someone sees the Angel of hell in the dream, Malik, then one is likely to get guidance after falling into carelessness.

  • If Malik approaches one, then it is a sign of the restoration of faith.
  • If Malik turns away from one, then it indicates that one will fall for acts that will lead him to hellfire.

Disclaimer: The material used for the interpretation of dreams has been extracted from the book “A Concise Guide for the Interpretation of Dreams” written by Mohammad bin Sirin.

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