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 seeing the snake.
In your dream you may have…
You see a snake.
Positive changes are afoot if...
Detailed dream interpretation...
The details around your dream are important when understanding the meaning. If you have encountered any threat from the snake in your dream, 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.
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. Let’s first review the old dream meanings.
1930s occult dream meanings...
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 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 additional interpretation to your dream.
If you see a baby snake in your dream, then this is a direct indication of your child light. It is a symbol to show that it is time for you to act better with money. If the snake in your dream changes itself into another person, this can indicate that it is time to give up a bad habit. If the snake bites you and the bite is not fatal, then the dream relates to patterns that you have formed in your life. If the bite was fatal, then you have an enemy around you at the moment. To have sex with a snake indicates that you crave for sexual gratification. To feed a snake means you have been undertaking hard work and it is time to refresh your mind and think about what will make you feel all creative.
If the snake is frightening you in any way, then this dream relates to trying to overcome a difficult problem or a troublesome person. Often this dream occurs when you are suffering some kind of grief or separation in your life. The symbolism of the snake means it is time to close the door on a period of your life and move on. If you see a snake in the grass or in the sand, then this dream is connected to a particular person or situation that is likely to harm you in the waking life. Often the other factors of this bizarre dream are important to interpret.
In the occult work, snakes have often been associated with death and coldness, and this is because they are associated with poison and fear.
Further dream meaning of the types of snake...
The various types of snakes that are featured in your dream are important to the meaning. If the snake in your dream is an Adder, then this is directly associated with a friend. This dream has an ancient interpretation: the Adder is likely to mean that you are going to encounter money problems.
The Asp is the modern Anglicization of the word "Aspis", which in antiquity referred to one of several venomous snake species found in the Nile region. If your dream involves seeing an Asp, this is a negative dream for a woman, and it indicates that she has a few enemies that want to do her harm. If you are a man, this indicates that you are going to overcome any difficult problems in regards to a masculine situation. Cleopatra tested a wide range of deadly poisons on condemned people and animals for her entertainment, and she concluded that the bite of the Asp was the least terrible way to die. Therefore, in dream terms, it is important to understand that bad times are not that bad in the bigger light of things.
To dream of a boa constrictor it generally indicates that stormy times are likely to be in your life in the near future. If you kill this type of snake, then it is a positive dream, indicating that you can overcome any difficulties you face, and you have a strong character. According to the ancient oracles, a snake is generally a warning of troubles and difficult times to come, especially if the snake is injured. 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. If you dream that the experience of handling the snakes is positive, then you are a likely to be led astray by somebody. If your dream featured a professional snake charmer at work, or someone who is on a carpet controlling the snake, this indicates there is likely to be gossip in the future.
Carl Jung tried to make a connection between earth and heaven, and he believed that snakes mean a representation of death. This dream shows the balance between evil and sexuality, which has led most dream interpreters to mix this dream with things that are likely to influence your sexual power. The fact that snakes shed their skin it also represents the importance of change in your life, and that you may be forced to make a change in the future.
The Freud snake interpretation...
Freud believed that the dream of snake is directly related to some aspects of emotional passion. He believed that the dreamer needed to come to terms with his or her own personality that has been oppressed due to his or her urge of sexuality. On a more basic level, this dream also has a direct relationship with the penis. If we look at ancient history, the snake or serpent signifies the evil as illustrated in the Garden of Eden. Yet Freud thought this dream was a direct interpretation of an uncontrolled passion. The snake or serpent also suggests some type of temptation and search for spiritual power.
As a snake is a wild animal, it is directly associated with dangerous situations. It is important to recognize there may be some negative forces arising from your subconscious mind. These forces may threaten your inner peace, and this dream is a direct indication of trying to cope with your anxieties. If the snake spoke words in your dream, then it is important to recognize that this is instinctive wisdom. The greater spiritual power is trying to tell you to stop and think before you rush into situations.
Most cold-blooded animals such as snakes generally represent destructive situations in the waking life. The message of this dream is that you need to recognize negative energies have existed, and it is time to clear the air and move on in your life.
Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of snake.
Terrified. Surprised. Anxious. Worried. Strange. Insecure. Furious. Upset. Overwhelmed. Offended. Insecure. Upset. Angry. Scared.