Islamic Interpretation of Dreams (Ibn-i Sirin):
(Detergent; Discards; Filth; Loan; Tithe) Charity in a dream means repelling calamities, recovering from illness, profits or truthfulness.
This is also true when it comes to earning one’s money lawfully, but if one gives a dead animal or alcohol or a stolen or mismanaged money in charity, then his charity is not acceptable and it means that he will pursue evil and indulge in sin.
If a farmer who is having a bad harvest sees himself giving some of what he plants in charity in a dream, it means that his crop will increase and his produce will be blessed.
Ifone donates his charities to a rich person in a dream, it means that he may suffer from tight financial circumstances, or that he may come to be in need of such a person.
If one gives a charitable donation to a prostitute in a dream, it means that she will repent of her sin.
If he gives a charity to a thief in a dream, it means that the thiefwill cease his profession. Charity in a dream also could mean suppressing the envy or spite of one’s rivals or subdue the jealousy of one’s enemy, averting his dislikes, or suppressing evil in general.
If an angry person sees himself secretly distributing charity in a dream, it means that God Almighty has forgiven him his sin of anger. Giving charity in secret in one’s dream also could mean seeking the friendship ofpeople in authority, or tojoin the circles of people of knowledge.
If a man of knowledge is asked to give money in charity, and ifhe complies in his dream, it means that he will expound his knowledge to others.
Ifhe is a merchant, it means that he will benefit others with his business or teache them his trade.
If he is a craftsman, he will teach people his craft.
If one who is under pressures, or if one is scared of something sees himself feeding a beggar who is undergoing his own trials in a dream, it means that one’s fears and stress will be dispelled. Charity in a dream also denotes celebrating God’s praises, devotion, visiting the graveyards and doing good.
To spend money on God’s path in a dream means that one will surely receive money in wakefulness.
(Also see Alms tax; Endowment; Good deeds; Loan)