Ritual bath

(Ablution; Ghusul; Ritual ablution; Wash)A ritual bath (arb. Ghusul. Islamic Law) is customarily performed on a festival day, or before the Friday congregational prayers, before starting a pilgrimage, after recovering from an illness, or is necessitated by the emission of sperms either during one’s sleep or following a marital intercourse. A ritual ablution is also […]

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Ablution

Taking an ablution and completing it by giving careful attention to details in a dream means fulfilling one’s needs. Taking a second ablution to perform one’s prayers without the ritual need to do so in a dream means increase in one’s light. Taking ablution with milk or honey in a dream means debts. Ablution is […]

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Impurity

(arb. Junub. Astate ofritual impurity that inhibits performance of one’s prayers. Feces; Semen; Urine) In a dream, to be in a state of ritual impurity means that one is avoiding to comply with fundamental religious obligations. According to Islamic traditions, one must have ablution even ifwhen pursuing any of his daily interests. Ifone sees himselfperforming […]

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Table

A table being a focus for meeting, whether socially or professionally, is usually recognized in dreams as a symbol of decision making. There can be an element of ritual associated with the image of a table. As a place for a family rendezvous, we may consider meals eaten around a table to be an important […]

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Bride

General Meaning: A call to a season of intimacy and innocence. To be drawn into an intimate relationship with the Lord. It is also a representation of the things that you have joined yourself to. • The wedding ceremony is a covenant ritual that symbolizes two people giving themselves completely to one another. In the […]

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Wedding

General Meaning: A covenant ritual whereby two become one. Positive: The best illustration we have of this is the wedding of Christ to His bride. The wedding ceremony is in fact a covenant ritual act. • In the Old Testament when two people entered into a blood covenant, they would do various acts. • Firstly […]

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Rite / Ritual

Spiritually we are able to focus our energies in such a way that we can work for the greater good. Repetition helps to concentrate the power we are calling on, whatever our system of belief, and is used in prayer and in mantra. A rite is a customary form for a religious ceremony and in […]

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Rite / Ritual

Magical ritual often concentrates on the union of two polarities – male and female, drive and receptivity. Ancient religions symbolized this in the sacred marriage and many dreams – particularly as we begin exploring spirituality – echo this. Men will most often play the role of priest and women as priestess in such dreams – […]

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Hunt / Hunting / Huntsman

An extremely old symbolism of the hunter or huntsman is linked with death, particularly a death containing an aspect of ritual killing or sacrifice. This ‘making sacred’ and an understanding of the process of ritualized killing is part of the spiritual journey.

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