Seeing darkness in a dream could be a terrifying experience that has different meanings in Islam depending upon the context and situation. Generally, darkness in a dream means getting away from the right path of Islam.
1- According to Ibn Sirin رحمة الله عليه the greatest dream interpreter of Islam, darkness in a dream means getting away from the right path of Islam.
2- Going into darkness in a dream by yourself means that he would be defamed and would get astray.
3- Getting out of darkness and entering into the light means that the dreamer will repent over his sins and will get on the right path.
- It also means moving from poverty to richness.
4- According to Ibrahim Karmani رحمة الله عليه entering into the light from darkness and again going back to the darkness in a dream means that the dreamer is a hypocrite.
5- According to Jabar Maghrabi رحمة الله عليه if the darkness is increasing in a dream, it means that the people of that country will suffer from sadness and sorrows and their businesses will get ruin.
6- Seeing that the atmosphere was lit and then the dark clouds started surrounding causing darkness, then it means that the country will suffer from sudden deaths.
7- According to Jafar Sadiq رحمة الله عليه darkness in a dream is of following reasons: sin, surprise, and worries, barriers to work, adding something by one-self in Islam, getting astray and defame.