Dreaming about snakes is full of symbolic meanings. Interpreting them will tell you a lot about yourself and the subconscious mind. The article covers various dream settings to help you understand what your mind is telling you with such dreams.
Snakes mostly carry negative symbolism, but it varies in different cultures. They are usually associated with:
- Hidden Wisdom
Esoteric Meaning Behind Snake Dreams
Seeing a snake at your house in a dream means the disturbance of your comfort and hidden fear. There was an evil animal where you sleep and feel safe. Your mind carries the anxious thoughts. You are subconsciously overwhelmed by them and seek help. Meditate on what scares you in life. Are you worried about your finances? Are your relationships in good shape? Understanding what causes the fear will soothe the troubled mind.
Dreaming of a snake in a bathtub means that you slowly lose the trust of your family members. Even if you don’t feel it in real life yet. Your subconsciousness knows you better. There will be a conflict between you and them in the future. Avoid escalating it by being calm and understanding. Otherwise, you will ruin the relationship for life.
Snake biting you in a dream indicates the worries you have about your health. Most likely your lifestyle is not best suited for a healthy body. Perhaps you eat bad food, smoke or almost never exercise. All this causes an unhealthy body and worrisome thoughts about your future health condition. Getting bitten by a snake symbolizes these subconscious thoughts.
Surviving a snake bite means that during the upcoming problematic situation you will be able to find a solution. Your mind is ready to take the challenge. If a snake bite in a dream is serious and it seems you won’t make it, then your mind is losing hope and feels unsafe.
Killing a snake in a dream is a good sign. It means that whenever next time there will be a difficult situation, your brain will be ready to act properly and overcome it. Your confidence in your inner strength and wisdom is high and for it, you will be rewarded.
Some dreams have talking snakes in them. It can be weird to see one, but talking snake symbolizes the access to the hidden wisdom and spiritual guidance. There is a side of you that holds very important knowledge of life. You haven’t explored that side yet. By doing it, you will be able to drastically improve yourself and quality of life.
Dreaming of finding a dead snake in a dream symbolizes the hostility from some people towards you. Even if you don’t notice it, your brain is a master of collecting subliminal cues. There are some people in your life that dislike you and will try to harm your reputation by spreading rumors. They can be your colleagues, neighbors or even your friends.
Running away from a snake means that you are uncomfortable facing the problems in life. There are things that you do not want to do. Perhaps the job is dull and boring, parenting is difficult and requires tons of energy, or others have high expectations from you that get stressful. Your dream is a translation of it. It seems like you need to take a break and face the challenges with a refreshed mind.
Eating a snake in a dream indicates that your life is boring and you crave excitement. Doing it real life is associated with doing something unusual and tasting exotic food. You dream of it because there is a lack of fun activities in your life. Your brain needs fun to relieve stress. It is a bad idea to deprive it of leisure time. No matter what the reason is for your boring period in life, it is crucial to find time to relax and spend some time doing something you enjoy.
Does the snake dream mean there will be evil in my life?
Christian teaching considers snakes to be evil creatures. If you are religious, then it can symbolize evil for you. Although keep in mind that dreams are connected to subconsciousness and our emotions. So, evil spirits or demons have nothing to do with them.