Was Bitten By A Snake!!"
of the most common animals found in dreams is the snake. Snakes are complicated
symbols because they can have both positive and negative meanings. To
understand the significance of the snake in your dream, it is important to
consider your own personal experiences with snakes and how the snake is viewed
in your culture.
For example, if you keep a snake as a pet, then the dream will have a different
meaning for you than a person who hates snakes or are terrified of them. The snake is also a strong
symbol in many cultures and thus your cultural background can play an important
factor in how your snake dream is interpreted.
refers to fear:
For many, the
image of a snake can invoke fear. Snakes are unpredictable and can strike at
anytime without warning. Thus a snake in your dream may represent
something in your life that is unpredictable and out of your control. You are afraid of the
refers to hidden threats:
Because snakes are
sometimes hard to see and are slithering in bushes, they are also symbolic of a hidden
threat and/or a betrayal. They lie in wait waiting for the perfect opportunity
to make a move. If the snake bites you, then the dream is trying to alert you to something in your
waking life that you are not aware of or that has not yet surfaced. To see a baby
snake in your dream means that you are underestimating the threat. If you kill
the snake or if the snake is dead, then it means that this threat has passed or
that you have overcome it.
refers to subconscious:
creatures that slither along the ground, a snake may represent your subconscious.
Sometimes the snake can be found swimming in the water which is also reflective
of emotions that you are suppressing. If you dream of a snake inside a box, then
it implies that you are refusing to acknowledge some part of your subconscious. The dream snake may be alerting you or carrying some sort of
refers to sexual temptation:
According to the
Freudian school of thought, the snake is viewed as a phallic symbol and thus
signifies temptation, repressed thoughts, raw sexual energy, or forbidden sexuality. In particular, to see a snake
on your bed suggests that you are feeling sexually overpowered or sexually
threatened. You may be inexperienced, nervous or just unable to keep up.
If you are afraid of the snake, then it signifies your fears of sex, intimacy or
commitment. To dream that you
are eating a live snake indicates that you are looking for intimacy or sexual
fulfillment. Your life is lacking sensuality and passion.
refers to a callous person:
a metaphor, the snake in your dream can be symbolic of a person around you who is
callous, evil and ruthless. In this scenario, the snake will try to strike at
you, bite you or even eat you alive. Sometimes the snake may even change into a
human form. Your dream is telling you not to trust her or
him. If you are afraid of making your true feelings toward someone known,
then you will likely dream of snakes.
refers to transformation:
ability to shed their skins, snakes represent transformation. If your dream
left you with a positive feeling, then the snake dream represents positive
change, self-renewal, growth, knowledge and wisdom. What new changes are occurring
in your waking life or what are you looking to change? In particular, dreaming of a red snake highlights the positive
characteristics of the snake, as well as your fiery passion. If you are
fighting with the snake, then it means that you are fighting against change. You
like things the way they are, even though you are not being challenged or
refers to healing:
In some cultures,
the snake is viewed as a healing symbol. After all, poisonous snakes hold the antidote
for their own venom. And the symbol for the medical profession is a caduceus
which features two snakes. Thus snakes indicate recovery or protection from some
refers to creativity:
positive interpretation of the snake points to your creativity and potential.
symbolism of snakes can be either positive or negative, depending on your
feelings toward the snake. Sometimes it is difficult to get past the initial
fear your feel toward the snake so you can gain a more meaningful analysis of
common dream themes: chase