Islamic Interpretation of Dreams (Ibn-i Sirin):
Joining the funeral prayers in a dream means fostering brotherhood with people on Godâs path. Walking by a funeral procession in a dream is interpreted to represents a hypocrite who destroys or kills an evil person.
Ifone sees himself laid in a coffin though no one carries it in a dream, it means that he will be imprisoned.
If oneâs coffin is carried by a group of people, it means that he will support and serve a man of authority, then collect a financial reward for his support.
Involuntarily following a funeral procession in a dream means serving a non-religious person in authority.
Sitting on top of a coffin in a dream means increase in oneâs wealth.
If one sees himself lifted and placed in a coffin in a dream, it means that people will appoint him to a leadership position.
Ifone sees a group of people performing a funeral prayers and crying over the loss of the deceased in a dream, it means that the conclusion of his life will be commendable. Otherwise, if they express no sorrow for his loss or cry over him, but instead criticize him in the dream, it means that the conclusion of his life will be contemptible.
If a merchant, a governor or a leader sees himself sitting over a coffin that is moving freely by itself in the dream, it means taking a trip by sea.
Ifone sees the coffin flying in a dream, it means that a great man of knowledge will die in that town and people will not know of it, or that a known person will die in a foreign land or on the way to or back from a pilgrimage.
If a funeral reachs the cemetery in a dream, it means that people will surly regain their rights.
If one sees a large number of coffins scattered in a specific locality in a dream, it means that the people of that community will break into violence, adultery and evildoing. Carrying a coffin in a dream means earning unlawful income.
If a woman sees her own funeral in a dream it means that she will get married.
If she is married, it means payment of her debts.
A funeral crossing a marketplace in a dream means liquidation of merchandise. Paying tribute to a funeral in a dream means bidding farewell or paying respect to a travelling friend. Paying tribute to a passing funeral procession in a dream represents oneâs concern for his own comfort.
If the deceased in the coffin points at the person seeing the dream, it means that the latter will conduct his funeral, and he will receive a reward for his service.
If he serves that funeral till the burial and the closing of the grave in a dream, it means that he will receive double that reward, the value of which reward is known only to God Almighty.
(Also see Cemetery; Death; Funeral prayers)