Question: The questioner said that they had received a paper which said that Shaykh Ahmad, the servant of the Prophet’s room, saw the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) in a dream. He said that he told him about the increase of corruption in the world and that every Friday, 160,000 people from the Ummah (Muslim nation) die, who are following something other than Islaam. He also told him about some of the signs of the Hour, which is near, and asked him to give this advice to people. He said that those who believed this message and made an effort to spread it would be granted many favors, and threatened those who denied, hid, or did not tell people what he saw in his Ru’yaa (true dream).
Answer: It is possible for a Muslim to see the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) in a dream in the form and shape that Allaah created him. This would be a true Ru’yaa, because Satan cannot imitate him, according to what the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said… read more here.