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Killing a snake.

The presence of a snake or serpent in your dream indicates that it is important to harness your energies.

You may be feeling bitterness, which has resulted from problems in your life. To see any type of animal in your dream is often considered to be a representation of your own personality. In order to make it as easy as possible to interpret the dream of seeing snakes, it is important to understand the surroundings of this dream, and your actual feeling at the time of killing the snake.


In your dream…

  • You kill a snake.
  • See a snake around your body.
  • You kill a poisonous snake.
  • You kill a snake in the grass.
  • You kill lots of snakes.
  • See someone killing a snake.

Positive changes are afoot if...

  • You kill a snake in the grass.
  • You kill lots of snakes.
  • See someone killing a snake.

Detailed dream interpretation

The details around your dream are important when understanding the meaning. If you have encountered any threat from the snake and then you killed that snake your dream then this is an indication that you are finding it difficult to cope with your subconscious mind. You may find in life everything is content and happy, but underneath there are some things that are concerning you.

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There are various factors that you need to consider when seeking an interpretation. Generally, the image of either a snake or serpent represents your power within. It is important to understand that this dream equals some kind of emotional storm in your life, normally as mentioned in the opening sentences above, around relationships and energy.

If you kill a snake, then you are going to have a great opportunity to advance yourself in respect to others around you. This is a positive dream in that you are going to overcome all obstacles that stand in your way. If you find yourself walking over snakes and killing them then this indicates you are going to be able to change your own visions and destiny. Snakes can often reflect a situation that is currently in your life. Perhaps it is time that you face up to reality. If you find the snake cut in half and killed in your dream, this is an indication that you need to adapt better in social situations. The key message is that you can never be too nice. Consideration and respect for others is recommended. The color of the snake may also provide a clue to the interpretation in your dream. If you kill a baby snake in your dream, then this is a direct indication of your child light being killed. It is a symbol to show that it is time for you to act better with money.

To dream of a boa constrictor generally indicates that stormy times are ahead - especially in the near future. If you kill the snake then it is a positive dream, indicating that you can overcome any difficulties you face, and you have a strong character. If you kill more than one or two snakes this indicates that you are in danger from enemies that wish to do you harm. Ensure that you are not cheated by someone you trust in the future. If you harm or get rid of all the snakes in your dream this is an indication that you can overcome any hostile or difficult people in the future. If you walk over snakes without trying to kill them it suggests that in the end the tables can be turned, and justice is going to run its course.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of killing a snake.

Terrified. Surprised. Anxious. Worried. Strange. Insecure. Confused. Overwhelmed. Offended. Scared.

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