Seeing a cloud in a dream might not sound unusual, and many of us might not bother to understand its Islamic meaning.
1- According to Prophet Daniyal عليه السلام, seeing a white cloud dripping rain is a sign of attaining knowledge and wisdom.
2- Seeing a yellow cloud means that one will get sick or will attain a woman who would be the cause of sadness and sorrow in life.
3- A red cloud in a dream represents struggle, hard work, or hardships. It is believed that whenever a nation was destroyed by Allah Almighty a red cloud would appear first.
4- Heavy rain with black clouds could mean that the dreamer would get sick or might die soon.
5- According to Ibn Sirin رحمة الله عليه, the greatest dream interpreter of Islam, if a person sees a floating cloud than he shall be blessed with the company of scholars and knowledgeful people.
6- If a person sees a cloud coming to the land in a dream then it is a sign of attaining knowledge and piousness.
7- Being under the shadow of a cloud in a dream has an Islamic meaning of attaining wealth and blessings that year.
8- Seeing yourself eating a cloud in a dream s a sign of having a wisdom-full life.
9- Drinking water from a bursting cloud in a dream has an Islamic meaning of attaining blessings.
10- Seeing clouds and lightning and thunder in a dream is not a good sign. It shows the wrath of Allah. If the parents of the dreamer are alive, he should spend time in their service and ask them to pray for him/her.
Dream meaning by Prophet Muhammad
A Sahabi dreamed of a cloud that provided shade and dropped butter and honey, which people gathered. In the dream, Prophet Muhammad ﷺ ascended a rope from the earth to the sky, followed by three men.
Abu Bakr رضي الله عنه interpreted the dream as;
- the cloud represented Islam.
- the drops of honey and butter represented the sweetness of the Quran.
- The rope represented Truth, and Allah would raise those who follow it.
- Prophet Muhammad ﷺ confirmed Abu Bakr’s interpretation was partly correct.
- Sahih al-Bukhari 7046