Islamic Interpretation of Dreams (Ibn-i Sirin):
Greeting someone in a dream means receiving benefits from him.
Ifone greets an opponent in a dream, then it represents evil or war between them.
If one sees an unknown old man greeting him in a dream, it means safety from the divine chastisement for oneâs sins.
Ifthe old man is known to him, then it means prosperity.
If one is a farmer, it means that he will buy seedlings of fruit trees for his farm.
If the greetings are given by an unknown young person in the dream, it means that one will escape from the blow of his enemy.
Ifone is seeking marriage, then the greetings mean a positive reply. Otherwise, if one greets someone he does not know in a dream, and if the other person does not reply, it means that his request for marriage will be denied.
If two merchants greet one another in a dream, it means that their business will succeed, and if the second merchant does not reply to the greetings in the dream, it means that their partnership will dissolve.
If oneâs enemy greets him and brings a gift to him in a dream, it means that he is seeking reconciliation and is willing to pay damages for a settlement.
Ifone is greeted with an unknown expression and to which he replies with a common greeting in the dream, it means that he will be saved from a fatal accident, though he will be rewarded for his reply. However, if he does not accept it, or reply to it in the dream, it means the opposite.
Ifone sees himself shaking hands with someone, then embracing him in a dream, it means that he will receive glad tidings, good news, hear good words to which his reply will be the same, or it could mean a knowledge he will teach to others.
Ifone sees himself shaking hands and embracing his enemy in a dream, it means that their disagreement will cease.
Ifone sees the angels greeting him in a dream, it means that his insight will grow. Greetings in a dream represent submissiveness, surrender, or the need for a reply concerning an interest one has with the other party.
If one commences talking to someone before greeting him in a dream, it means innovation, and the same interpretation is given if he does not reply to a greeting, or ifhe replies with a gesture. Paying the regards of peace at the end of oneâs prayers in a dream means pursuing oneâs path, following the proper traditions, completing oneâs job, resignation from oneâs job, appointment, dismissal, travels and profits.
Ifone ends his prayers beginning his greetings from the left, then proceeding to the right in a dream, it means that he pursues the road of evildoing and innovation.
Ifone ends his prayers without the traditional greetings in a dream, it means that he is more interested in collecting his profit, than in protecting his capital investment.
(Also see Prayerst)