Islamic Interpretation of Dreams (Ibn-i Sirin):
(Behind; Posterior; Rear side) In a dream, the back of a human being represents what people hold for him of praises or blame, acceptance or rejection, honor or humiliation, or it could represents oneâs debts.
Seeing the back of a human being in a dream also means following his tracks or practices.
If a positive look manifests therein, such as a sweet fragrance or the emergence of a radiant light, or if it turns into iron in the dream, it signifies oneâs gratitude regarding his own condition.
In a dream, the rear side of the human being represents his outward appearance or what renders the human being acceptable, or it could represent his garment, an ostentatious person, a show of grandeur, pride about oneâs social class, a show of being wealthy, the surroundings of oneâs house, the outskirts of a town, the outer display of oneâs religion or his school of thought.
A broken back in a dream means fear, distress and sorrow.
If one sees his rear side dark in color, black or red in a dream, it means that he may suffer from physical abuse and beating during a fight.
Seeing oneâs own back in a dream also could mean buying new clothing, or it could mean feeling strong because of oneâs knowledge, his son, power, political connections, wealth or property.
Seeing oneâs back in a dream also could mean to repudiate oneâs wife.
Ifoneâs back is seared or cauterized in a dream, it denotes stinginess, or it could mean that he fails to comply with Godâs rights upon him.
If one sees his back bent in a dream, it means a misfortune.
Ifone sees the back of his friend in a dream, it means that his friend will turn his back to him at times when he needs him most.
If one sees the back of his enemy in a dream, it means that he will be guarded against his threats.
If one sees the back of an old woman in a dream, it means that the world is turning its back to him.
Ifshe is in her middle age in the dream, it means that he is seeking something hard to obtain.
If she is a young woman in the dream, it means that he is expecting something and must be patient to acquire it. Oneâs back also represents old age. Back pain in a dream means poverty, sickness, debility, imprisonment of oneâs boss or the death of a brother. Oneâs back in a dream also represents oneâs dependence on a strong person.
Ifone sees himselfcarrying a heavy load on his back in a dream, it means debts, or a vicious neighbor.
A broken back in a dream means losing oneâs strength and power, or it could mean oneâs death.
If a sick person sees his back broken in a dream, it means that the person who is taking care of him may die shortly, or it could mean that he will suffer from poverty. Carrying burdens over oneâs back in a dream means sins. Carrying a coffin or a load ofmerchandise over oneâs back in a dream means carrying forgotten debts that will surface at awkward times. Carrying wood over oneâs back in a dream means backbiting, slandering people and reporting lies. Carrying a heavy load over oneâs back in a dream also means having many children with little money to sustain them.
Seeing a hunchbacked person in a dream means prosperity, longevity or having a large family.
(Also see Backbone; Backside; Bodyâ)