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The Meaning and Symbolism of Snake Dreams

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Snakes commonly symbolize fear or transformation.

Snakes commonly symbolize fear or transformation.

The Meaning of Snake Dreams

Snakes commonly symbolize fear or transformation. Dreaming of a snake is a sign that you are afraid of something in your waking life, or it could be a forewarning of changes to come. Whether you dream about a snake in your house or getting bitten by a snake, the meaning behind the dream depends on your personal real-life situation. Some common meanings of snakes include: fear, transformation, sex, evil, or knowledge. Keep in mind too, that different cultures and religions ascribe different symbolic meanings to snakes.

In this article, I will discuss some common meanings behind dreams about snakes. Each dreamer needs to find his or her own personal meaning among the common observations.

How to Interpret Dreams About Snakes

Dreaming of a snake can be either a positive or negative symbol. When analyzing your dream think about:

  • What the snake was doing
  • Who was in the dream
  • Your feelings and attitude during the dream

Common Symbolic Meanings of Snakes

Fear: You are afraid of something or someone in your waking life—maybe you're too scared of facing commitment, your boss, or a tough situation. Dreaming of a snake could be a wakeup call for you to face your fears.

Growth and Renewal: Snakes often represent a change in life or renewal. If your life is troublesome, then dreaming about a snake may be how your unconscious mind is helping you come to terms with your struggles.

Unconscious Anxieties: Snakes will appear in dreams as long as your emotions are out of whack. They represent the things cause stress, sadness, or anger.

Transcendence: A snake may also be a symbol of transcending into a higher level of consciousness.

Phallic Symbol: The snake could be a phallic symbol. Are you suppressing your sexual needs? Are you experiencing feelings of impotence? A snake dream may be pointing to sexual deficits or urges.

Knowledge and Wisdom: In some Native American or Asian cultures, snakes represent wisdom. Dreaming of a snake could mean that there is knowledge you are seeking or answers you are trying to find.

Repressed Desires: A snake could also represent your innermost desires. If the snake bites you in your dream, it may be a wakeup call to fulfill those desires.

What Does Dreaming About a Snake Bite Mean?

Dreaming about a snake bite is a warning sign about a toxic person or challenging situation that could harm you, or your unconscious is trying to send you a wake-up call to take action with something. Something from your past or in your present is bothering you, and you're consciously or unconsciously ignoring it. It may also represent the fact that you feel paralyzed or trapped in your current situation. Perhaps there's something you want to do, but can't find the solution for it or the courage to do it.

In a positive light, a snake bite could also be a symbol that something in your life is about to change dramatically. If you dream about a snake bitting you on the leg or on the foot, then your unconscious is predicting a major transformation. Your feet represents balance and getting bitten in the foot might be a foretelling of changes to come.

What does it mean if you dream of getting bitten by a snake?

What does it mean if you dream of getting bitten by a snake?

A snake attack is usually a sign of inner turmoil for the dreamer.

Dreaming of a Black Snake

Dreaming of a black snake means there is something dark and ominous lurking in your life. It could either be a sign that you should be cautious of potential danger or it is your subconscious dealing with the depression or sadness that you experience in your waking life. Perhaps there is some emotional distress that you are still dealing with subconsciously (maybe you haven't gotten over an ex or you are harboring feelings of guilt and regret). Seeing a black snake is a usually sign of a bad relationship or energy in your life, but it could also be a financial warning. Be cautious of your finances and the people around you.

Seeing a Red Snake in Your Dreams

A red snake signifies intense passion, possibly sexual passion. It may also be a warning of potential danger. If you see a red snake, examine your waking life and see if there is anything your dream may be alerting you to.

Dreaming About a Snake in Your House or Bed

If you dream about a snake in your house, you first need to think about what your house might represent. It could quite literally mean your house, but it can also symbolize your family, your responsibilities, your finances, or the most private parts of your mind. Dreaming about a snake in your house could mean one of the following:

  • You have a problem in your family. You may be having a fight with one of your children, or you suspect your spouse is being unfaithful.
  • If you do not live with your family, the snake may represent your bad feelings toward a roommate or landlord.
  • You're having financial problems.
  • You're trying to move or you are unhappy in your current house.

Dreaming of Being Chased by a Snake

When you dream about being chased by a snake, you likely feel fear and panic. It means that there is something or someone in your waking life you are trying to avoid or escape from. These feelings could be brought on because:

  • You are avoiding an unpleasant situation and your unconscious mind expects you to face it. Perhaps you're been avoiding a task at work, a necessary medical procedure, or something else that needs to be done.
  • You want to speak your mind, but you're holding back so as not to hurt anyone. For example, you've been meaning to break things off with your romantic partner and are worried about their reaction.
  • You are caught in a situation with very few options and have difficult choices to make. In other words, you feel trapped.

A snake eating its tail is a symbol of eternity.

Dreaming About Dead Snakes

Dead snakes are positive in dreams. Seeing a dead snake symbolizes the end of deceit, temptation, or fear. It signals that there will be change or new beginnings. Think about what the snake represents in you waking life. Seeing a dead snake means that whatever that snake represents in real life will come to an end. If you kill the snake, then you are overcoming or defeating an issue that the snake represents.

Killing Snakes in Your Dream

A dream about killing snakes is a positive dream. It means you can overcome your fears, defeat challenges, and advance ahead on a smoother, less-challenging path. If you feel satisfaction after killing the snake, then there is something in your waking life you need to overcome in order to feel fulfilled. If you feel guilt, then maybe there is a dilemma that you want to get rid of that is not that easy to resolve. Killing a snake in your dream represents a struggle in your waking life that you need to face.

What does a dream about a yellow, red, or black snake mean?

What does a dream about a yellow, red, or black snake mean?

Yellow Snakes

A yellow snake represents your inner light—your intuition, wisdom, and intellectual abilities. Dreaming of a yellow snake means your intuition is trying to guide you towards an answer to something. If there is a problem in your waking life, listen to your gut.

Dreaming of Snakes While Pregnant

Seeing a snake in your dreams while pregnant is a sign of good luck. It means you'll have a healthy pregnancy. The color of the snake could also represent a number of different meanings:

  • If you see a black snake while pregnant, you are having a baby boy.
  • A white snake means you are carrying a baby girl.
  • A red snake means luck, or that someone close to you will get engaged or married.
  • A green snake represents health and fertility.

Dreaming of Multiple Snakes

If you see a lot of snakes in your dream, then it is a symbol of abundance. Inside you, there is an overflowing fountain of energy that you have not tapped into. This may be sexual energy or wisdom. If you feel frightened by the snakes, then the dream is a sign that something in you waking life is overwhelming you.

Venomous Snake

Many dream interpreters believe that the snake represents man because of its phallic features. Seeing a venomous snake is a warning sign that there is perhaps a dangerous man in your life, or you are the dangerous man. Dreaming of a poisonous snake is a sign that you should be careful of toxic male behavior or check your own behavior.

Two-Headed Snake

Dreaming of a two-headed snake represents suppressed fears and complications in the dreamer's waking life. Seeing a two-headed snake means you're being pulled in two different directions or that your actions are counterproductive. This is a sign that you should reexamine your problems and make stronger, more confident decisions in order to move forward.


Boa Constrictor

Seeing a boa constrictor means you feel repressed. You are suffocating—most likely from a romantic or sexual relationship. It could also represent your ambition or your desire to overpower someone.

The Meaning of Dreams About Snakes in Islam

In Islam, the snake is considered a vicious creature and represents oncoming trouble or unknown danger. If in a dream you are being chased by snakes, get bitten by snakes, or have snakes in your house, then something horrible in your life requires immediate attention.

On the other hand, dreams about overpowering or owning a snake could signify personal power or your capacity to overcome difficult situations.

The serpent in the Garden of Eden convinced Adam and Eve to eat from the Tree of Knowledge.

Symbolic Role of Snakes in Christianity and Judaism

The serpent has an important role in the Hebrew Bible, shared by both Christians and Jews. In the Garden of Eden, a serpent tricked Adam and Eve into eating fruit from the Tree of Knowledge, making them mortal. In some interpretations, the serpent in the garden represents sexual desire and the fall of man from purity, while in others, a snake can be seen as a carrier of wisdom. In the Christian New Testament, snakes sometimes represent the Devil.

A dream about a snake, then, can mean many things according to the Christian and Jewish traditions. Most likely, the snake represents deception, either your own or someone else's. Dreams about snakes can also be about sexual desire, particularly a desire you may be ashamed of or feel is wrong.

Chinese Interpretation of Snake Dreams

In the Chinese zodiac, snakes are seen as intelligent but mysterious and perhaps a bit manipulative and sneaky. Snakes do not have the same evil connotations in Chinese folklore as in Islam or Christianity.

In a dream, a snake transforming into a dragon is a sign of personal growth, and a snake on its own can be a sign of power and strength. If the snake tries to attack you, your response determines the meaning of the dream and how capable you are in dealing with challenges.

A snake wrapped around a staff is the ancient Greek symbol for the medical profession.

Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung’s Interpretations of Snake Dreams

Freud and Jung were both psychoanalysts. Whereas Freud saw dreams as an expression of personal unconscious sexual desire, Jung understood dreams as a way of tapping into a collective unconscious based on shared archetypes and cultural symbols.

A Freudian may see a dream about snakes and ask the dreamer what their personal experience of snakes has been, particularly during childhood. For example, were they frightened by a snake as a child? Or did they have a beloved snake as a pet? According to Freud, the snake symbolizes a penis. So your interaction with the snake in your dream is in someway connected to your feelings about sex or sexual relationships in your waking life.

A Jungian would want to discuss the archetypical meanings of snakes, such as the religious ones discussed above. Jung believed that dreams about snakes personify a threatening aspect of the conflict between conscious mind and instinct.

My Interpretation of Snakes in Dreams

Many dreams are your unconscious mind's response to events in your past and present. If you have any troubling memories or childhood trauma, they may be represented in dreams as a snake. Try to process your past traumas by writing in a journal or talking to a psychologist, because if not dealt with, these issues will snake their way into your dreams.


prateeksha on September 22, 2020:

i dream of many black snakes eveywhere in classroom...

wen i return home zen zere were snakes again in my bag...inside my school bag...i removed z snakes

but zey were still movin inside my cloth...etc

..but it didnt harm me..what could zat b?

Jeremiah Jojo on September 20, 2020:

Hello, Exemplore, i dreamt while interacting with many snakes which didn't bite me but the snakes were brought by strange people I didn't know. These people brought snakes and started passing them under me and on top of me as I was scared. These people were telling to be calm that the snake won't harm yet I was scared inside me considering them as devil. Then I woke up in the middle of the dream as these people had started cheering me. Thanks. Kindly wish to get your reply.

Baskaran P. Poliah on September 18, 2020:

I dream I was phone my friend when he answered the phone I saw beside him 3 snake standing tall

jessa rojo on September 13, 2020:

I had a dreamed last night it was a lot of snakes in our store when where i was worked.. In my dream It has multiple color and different snakes that scattered in the hall way of the store.

Cass on September 12, 2020:

In my dream, we (husband, sisters and niece and nephews) were outside the house ( brick house) I'm assuming it was our house. There was a white snake that was short but really big coming from under the house and a green snake coming out the front door and sat on the porch. I jumped on my husband, then ran and couldn't find my vehicle to jump in. There was no harm done by the snakes, they were just there.

Les on August 30, 2020:

I dreamt of 4 snakes, 2 yellow boa constrictors and 1 blue greenish boa constrictor as well as a brown small harmless snake. i killed 3 of them and when i was about to kill the last yellow boa i woke up. the snakes where mating in my garage when i saw them.

Tessie on August 30, 2020:

I just woke up shaking all over. I do not dream or have nightmares often at a. But last night I did! It was a nightmare! I saw a rattle snake on the ceiling and my husband got bit by it and I was trying to protect my son. Ugh! I have never been afraid of snakes but I might be now. I was so afraid one was in the house that I searched it with a flash light before I could go back to bed.. lol

Pup on August 29, 2020:

I had a dream of a yellow snake. I think it was a banana snake I’m sorry i don’t know snakes much. So the snake had my whole body wrapped with itself. My brother came and i scream to get our dad. Of course I was scared. Then it was like a movie? So a youtuber has snakes and sells them it was like a after screen? I was yelling at him that his snake almost killed me. He ask me was the snake on you stomach and I said yes and then he said oh no and I woke up. I am scared of the oh no point this is everything that happened. What does this mean exactly?

Rick on August 26, 2020:

Blue boa or python rapping the whole house and I find it’s head and he doesn’t strike he just has it’s mouth open .

My first dream was about a Cobra in my house or some ones house bt I try to trap it and catch it and I did.

Ann on August 22, 2020:

I had a dream that i was sleeping next to a python.

GODSWILL on August 22, 2020:

always seing myself going home.

John on August 19, 2020:

I had a dream that a cheeseburger was eating me!

Daniel N Harmon, Sr on August 15, 2020:

I dreamt about a green snake wrapped around my left leg

lou on August 14, 2020:

last night i dreamed somebody walked past me and i said to them that they just walked past a snake. it was long and black and it had a large head with red stripes on it. as soon as i told the person it turned and started chasing me through the yard.

Mara on August 10, 2020:

I dreamt of two snakes, in the house I first lived in one black and one blue snake but I won't afraid of the snakes and the black one always followed me and wanted to be close to me, it touched me in a way on my hand that tanterlized me

Ayanda on August 09, 2020:

I had a dream of two brown and black snake at my neighbors house. They were not violent at all.

Shy Casagda on August 09, 2020:

I dreamt of many small snakes in our house. We grilled the small snakes and eat it.

Francis on August 09, 2020:

I dreamt of a black snake it tried to attack me and my young brother and I killed it

kayla on August 08, 2020:

I dreamed of 4 snakes eating each other, at the end only one remaining snake were left and it grew begger because it ate the 3 snakes at first I was scared cause I thought it'll chase me but realize that it was after to the other snake and I was helping the snake so that it can eat the other snakes

kayla on August 08, 2020:

I dreamed of 4 snakes eating each other, at the end only one remaining snake were left and it grew begger because it ate the 3 snakes

Shannabanana on August 04, 2020:

Dreamnt we were being chased by a venomous green snake, I managed to put my foot on its neck to pin it down as my kids managed to scramble into the car....I'm in the process of divorcing/leaving a very arrogant man and I am scared after reading this

Q uriius dream. on August 03, 2020:

Dreamed of a “bundle” of flying snakes.

Not at all frightening, Just pointed the bundled snakes out to the younger person with me as a matter of curious fact.


Ms. No One on July 29, 2020:

Last night i had a dream of multiple snakes. Me and my friends were in a forest idk what were doing on a forest its just so many snakes but i didn't get a bite from them, i keep on avoiding them running away from them. But theres a black snake that is trying to bite me but i keep on running away. I was so scared. I even closed my eyes when i run cuz theres so many snakes. And i have a vermiphobia. The sight of snakes makes me freak out even if its just a worm.

Josie on July 29, 2020:

I dream a snake small small alot playing with w i leydown i want know what meaning of this.

Wena balane on July 25, 2020:

I'm dreaming a snake bite one of my finger then my husband killed the snake on my hand it looks like an evil snake

Leslin on July 23, 2020:

Firstly , I was traveling. I was then swimming, we first exploded the ocean before we explored on land. As I came out from the water, a gold or yellow snake was on me .

I got a freight It woke me up.

Hay on July 22, 2020:

Last night I had a dream where. I was in my back yard and rattle snakes were jumping out at me and then later in that dream I was by the creek and I fell on a rock and then there were a whole bunch of snakes and when I went back they were all following me and then some were in my house as well

Dreamchaser88 on July 22, 2020:

dreams can be wierd sometimes, i started seeing one snake inside a dough bowl after opening the lead, so i went outside to get something i could use to attack the snake, by the time i came back it had moved into the cupboard, i attacked it and it jumped out of the door chased it and it dissapeared into the ground

so while standing outside amazed by this situation the were people around me but then i started seeing more snakes ifront of the house and its seemed like other people were not aware of them

one again i attacked all of them one by one. and the last one i attacked bite me on my left foot, and it felt so good killing them. cause even the one that bite me was dead.

that is what pushed me to search about the meaning of snakes in dreams

Harriet on July 21, 2020:

I have never had any extreme bad dreams about snakes but I had a dream about a red snake that bit me on the foot. I was trying to save my sister thAt had been bitten as well but then I got bitten by another. I woke up then tryed to go back to sleep again but it was hard because I could stop thinking about penny wise from it. Guess what night mare I had next.

Dee on July 18, 2020:

I always dream of snakes but this time I was not scared I watched the snake moving on the grass nd I warned 2 men that were wearing black clothes that they must move because the snake is coming.

I really don't understand why do I always have to dream abt them

Gina on July 17, 2020:

I had a dream last night that I’m trying to kill the Snake a Black snake I’m pregnant but the snake got away in my dream im still looking for it so i can kill it what does it mean????!

Scary on July 16, 2020:

I just woke up from a dream where I was in a house that had these tree leaves on the roof so basically the roof was open then my parents were trying to figure out where we get some food from. Later on in the dream I think my little brother said watch out there’s a snake on the tree. I didn’t see it at first but then I saw it. It wasn’t big it was small. Then I Laid down on a couch and looked up and saw this snake don’t really remember the first color. Anyways there was this other snake that was closest to me. So I yelled for my mom to come but I couldn’t really scream so then the snake started to glow in green. I kept screaming and then my mom came but when she arrived the snake started chasing me. I was terrified I ran and tried to scream but I was whispering. I eventually got back to the couch and l was Laying there like hiding. I was trying to yell at my mom and sister to kill it but they said they would leave it there because it wasn’t doing anything to me. I then woke up from my dream scared

Love on July 15, 2020:

I dream a snake last night it's make me annoyed cos I saw my grandfather he past away longtime ago and the place I dream its a old place where we live before and I saw my grandfather face that we saw a snake also and after I saw also a Korean celebrity that she throw a stone on the snake and I wake up like very scared that I feel the snake behind me

Lucy on July 14, 2020:

I am afraid of snakes I was not scared but hated when it would move aggressively in my hand and I woke up a

When the snake was trying to bite my hand I was sad that I could not feed it and scared it would bite me it kept changing colors

Cody on July 12, 2020:

I dreamt of growing up in California, I never did grow up there which is odd but a lot of the aspects were same as where I actually did grow up in real life. Anyways, I started out in high school, but I was playing baseball and I forgot a lot of stuff, and ended sleeping in one of the cages where we were supposed to take some cuts before our game. I woke up only to find out that our game was pretty much over and my coach in real life was there chewing my ass about it. The next part of my dream I dreamt I was in school but trying to talk to teachers about how much I had to attend a certain class because in the previous semester I had already partially completed it, but no one could answer my question. I kept asking but eventually they started to ignore me until I felt like I was being confined to a space and couldn’t get out. That’s when it turned into lunch time and I felt released in some way. I started to walk to lunch, but met up with this guy who I know in real life but never really hung out with like ever. He told me he’d take me to this really good restaurant he’d been at before so I went with him. We got to the restaurant and they spoke Spanish. They served him and another person I do not know that sat with us the same dish but would not serve me that dish because I wasn’t like them, or a part of certain culture they were in. When she came back I tried speaking to her in Spanish, and I can speak a little bit of Spanish decently, she seemed to be surprised but happy at the same time. She still told me I could not have what they ordered, but this time she told all of us that if we came back later that night then there would be a special surprise for us. She then had to make sure we were old enough to go, and we all were. All I remember is walking around on a second story wooden deck that looked very old and weathered and suddenly it turned to night, and all of us were at the base of this 2 story restaurant. Eventually we made our way in and noticed there were tons of people inside and women, lots of women, some not so great looking but some really good looking. The restaurant had turned into like a strip club or something, I’ve never been to one in real life but that’s what it felt like. As we walked up the stairs close to where we had gotten our food earlier that day I saw the woman who had served us food earlier. She whispered something into one of the lady’s ears she was next to but I didn’t think much of it. She came over to us appropriately dressed unlike the rest of the girls there so she must’ve been the manager or something. She told us we could have anything and anyone we’d like. I saw other people getting lap dances some blow jobs but no one having sex. So I did what any guy would do and I asked this really pretty girl what she’d do for me and she said, “anything.” I then said, “let’s just start out with a lap dance. She told me it’d be five bucks super cheap I know but I think it was that special surprise the manager had said we’d get if we came back. At this point I knew I had a hard on, but realized I had forgotten my wallet out in the car. So I quickly said, “but this ones for my friend here first.” She okay and I told the guy who showed me this place I’d be right back. I walked around on the weathered deck again for a little bit trying to wrap my head around this but quickly decided I should just get my wallet and get back in there, so I started to walk down the stairs and down another set of stairs to get to the street level. When got down there however, no street lights on for some reason, so I had to use my phones flashlight to see. This where the snakes started to come, and I think I remember some guy yelling from back at the party to be careful and watch out for the snakes. That’s when my flashlight went over the first snake coming out of a hole in the ground but mainly just sitting there. It was black with a red stripe it almost looked like a common garter snake but had only the size not anything else of a rattlesnake. I thought because it looked like a garter snake but a lot bigger it must’ve meant it could be poisonous. So I avoided it, and it just stayed there. As I walked down the sidewalk getting closer to the car which was parked about a block away because of all the other cars there started to be more and more snakes pop out of the ground. More and more were sitting in the sidewalk as my flashlight went over them as well. Most of the snakes were black with different colors of stripes, or different shades of brown all the same size as the first one. Eventually I started to jog to try to get away from all the snakes but then that’s when I started to see more and more snakes and this time I think they were getting kind of aggressive but not chasing me. Everywhere I turned more and more snakes started to pop out and this time they looked poisonous with a lot looking like corral snakes which are red yellow and black. Others looked like boa constrictors a lot bigger than the rest and brown but not that aggressive and still not chasing me. All of a sudden I decided to jump to safe spot where I could see no snakes at all. But it was a really long ways away maybe 30 feet away. I jumped anyways and it was like slow motion and no gravity at the same time. As I floated through air I realized I had jumped further then where I intended to jump and I couldn’t stop myself and when I landed I was running but almost stepping on snakes left and right trying not to get bitten and stumbling all at the same time trying not to fall on to them. After I almost fell I just woke up. Immediately I said that was fucking weird. Not sure what this means but I think it’s because I’m talking to a lot of girls right now, and I’m almost committed to being in a relationship with a girl who looked really pretty at first, but now isn’t as pretty as I thought she was. I’ve met her twice haven’t done anything really but kiss her. I just feel confused as to what this means what should I do?

Sam Icon on July 05, 2020:


kim on July 05, 2020:

what does snake mean in a dreams that enter the house then suddenly give birth with puppies?

Mary on July 02, 2020:

What is the meaning of dreaming about a black and white snake in your house and it escape and suddenly you saw it on a stick in your compound and when trying to kill it, it escaped?

Mary on July 02, 2020:

Wow... thanks alot

This article really is helpful

You've answered my question

Narelle on June 30, 2020:

I had a dream that I saw a small snake near a tree, and not long after I saw it again (or presumed it was the same snake) but it was large, but only a carpet snake or python. It moved from under a pile of leaves in front of me and headed straight for a cat, which it quickly had in its mouth. I had no hesitation in prying it's mouth open and setting the cat free.

Jody on June 30, 2020:

I dreamt that i was running to a place but i forgot my key. As i was waiting for another person to come with the key there was a black snake (somehow i was on it's side) fighting a multicolored snake. My snake won the fight

Anthony on June 29, 2020:

I had a dream about yellow and black colored snake. What is that mean??

In my dream, the snake been hiding in the some kind of a hole, then I put kinda put some toxic in the hole then the snake came out, and it's struggling maybe because of the toxic I put on.

Carrel joy gatilogo on June 28, 2020:

I saw sao.many many snake inside my house..but acctually they are not hurting the one whose hurting them to get out od my house

Sharon on June 27, 2020:

I just woke from a dream of a Huge yellow python following me, I was running, and climbing things to get away but it kept following. And when it finally caught up to me it was only wanting me to pet it and was being rather sweet (kind of like a little puppy wanting affection)

Pritika on June 27, 2020:

I saw 2 snake one is white in colour who is following me and other is in black colour who is very small tiny like baby snake at first i through it from my leg later the black snake is following me with white snake

cyn wilson on June 27, 2020:

I just woke from having a dream about a white snake whose tail fades into black trying to bite me in the back twice. The whole time it was trying to attack me, i felt no fear from or towards it. I've tried to look the snake up, but cant seem to find it anywhere.

Divina on June 22, 2020:

I saw a really big snakes in my dream it is really big and this thing destroy everything,but the snake did not harm people actually he just ate the Dog.

Shing on June 22, 2020:

I saw in my dream a color pink snake just like a cobra and a gray snake riding on the top of the pink snake. I saw one guy may Co worker touching the pink snake. What does it mean?

Kat on June 20, 2020:

I had a dream about a lot of snakes in my car ... in the dream I told my brother to get them all out of the car he said it was done & I was good to drive ... when I got into the car & started driving one came out like by my air vent & was in my face wherever I moved he moved & there was more in the back seat .. I slowly put the car in park where I was & got out telling my brother they weren’t gone

M R. on June 17, 2020:

Had a dream of a brown red viper snake trying to attack me he was coiled up on a door side trying to attack me but failed as he tried twice.

Timah emmanuel agwoh on June 17, 2020:

I had a dream this morning about multiple snakes all rap together. I pick up a stick and hit at them.actually 3 in number. O e of the head cut off and came after me which I did killed in return. Why in the house, there were moving every where and very long but did not hurt was between my laps towards my pines and I woke up in fear.

Rosé on June 14, 2020:

I dreamt of 1 dod headed snake and a normal headed snake, both black. And ive skipped my period

KathAnonymous on June 11, 2020:

I had a dream about a snake today,me and my mom went for a walk and we saw a snake,it was a furry female snake(animal looking like a human)it was blue and had a sky blue belly,and a few green stripes on its back,oh and purple eyes and it was having sex with someone i cant remember who,but ny mom said:bleh disgusting

when the snake did the deed with the man,it went to us,and it winked at me and stuck its tongue out,and mom said:what the,i think people shout do it only with each other,not with these things

And i was quiet,but said a low mhm to mom,but i felt...weird,like i wanted to go with the snake but also wanted to not look like a weirdo,but the snake felt what i felt and walked away,and then its me walking and alone and the snske was there,and she asked are you alone and i said yes and the snske said:wanna hang out,i said sure and we went to her house,i called mom i will go to a friends house and we started making out

Narayanaswami on June 09, 2020:

I had a dream of Yellow Snake ,it's look same like king cobra yellow colour ,in dream it's sat beside of me and seeing me and I was seeing that snake and going to touch that snake from my hand then I woke up

What it means ? Reply please

Ma.theresa dano on June 08, 2020:

I have dream just now a venomous snake that almost bite my mother on my dream. And im together with my family

Mac marteen velasquez on June 07, 2020:

I had a dream of snakes but i cannot fully remember the whole story, first there was a yellow snake and i forgot the next part all i remember is that it is under my bed then i also forget how the red snakes go to under my bed and the red snakes where so many then i kill evey each and one of it in my room and my mom got scared i think i didnt kill all of the red snakes and the only yellow snake

AlyCat on June 06, 2020:

I had a dream that was in three parts. The third part had me and these two other girls who were friends heading home, we ran into this woman who we knew and she told us we should clean the swing set. There was a massive dirt around it and when two of the girls messed with it ants, three spiders, and two snakes came out. I ran around the backyard trying to get away from them, one was a snake with a head of a spider and a white spider chasing me. I asked the woman why they were chasing me and she said “the snake wants to prove it’s strength”. I wasn’t having any of that and kept running away from the snake and spider, I then asked the woman why the spider was chasing me and she said “I dunno, why dont you ask it?” I said “I’m not asking it anything!” And continued to run away from it.

I’m not sure if I should had let the snake prove it’s strength and asked the spider what it wanted or not

Fina on June 04, 2020:

Two times in a roll, I dream of 4 snakes 2 are big black and yellow belly and 2 medium black and yellow belly as well. All 4 at first in the house on the ceiling just sidewiding. Than all of a sudden its outside doing the same thing. In my dream i was not scared just calm, but in real life I'm actually scared of snakes.

Thepz on June 04, 2020:

I dreamed a yellow and white stripes snakes that was in my house in the toilet while i was taking a piss but i swear to God i was not scared at all . My late granny chased the snake away along with my sis .. the snake was more of a cobra ..

Horus on June 04, 2020:

In my dreams, there were snakes all over the place. It was like a flood of snakes. Every inch of the ground, they were sprawled over and every wall and structure they started climbing. I wasn't scared of the snakes, nor was I overwhelmed, but I wanted to avoid them and get to some higher ground where they wouldn't be tbere. That's exactly what I did in the dream. The snakes were of all sizes and all colours. Every possible snake in existence was there.

Ashu on June 03, 2020:

I feel it is the time of this crisis and uncertainty in job / personal life during pandemic which is making me see snakes in my dreams.

Thank you for the informative article, could make some sense behind this.

Sharon on May 31, 2020:

I dreamt about a big red snake, it glowed as well. In my dream I went to the toilet on three occasions and the snake came to the door of the toilet. I was frightened and I shut the door before the snake came in. Each time I came out of the toilet the snake had gone.

amtrak21 on May 31, 2020:

i realy learned s lot from this

April on May 30, 2020:

I dreamt about a bunch of little snakes and trying to kill them the more I would try to kill the more I would see more come out still don’t know what any of this means

Al 97 on May 29, 2020:

I dreamed about a snake coming towards me then suddenly disappeared and bite me in the back. I remember suddenly waking up from sleep feeling the bite at my back like it was a real deal !

Dadi O on May 28, 2020:

I dream about a big python trying to eat me. but i manage to make a defense to fix some sharp knife to cut the snake when squeezing me. i tied up myself to a tree so it cannot wrap around to me.

Shiela santana on May 28, 2020:

I dream 3 kind of snake the first snake is having black and white color it’s seems so real in my dream but I don’t fear in this snake but I ask someone in my dream to put it in a cage but still find way to scape and the second snake i feel fear is look more dangerous and poisonous but the color is mix with bedge and light brown color I didn’t remember if that snake bite in my dream but I feel the fear! And the third snake is I see my acquaintance friend having a lot of black snake in the cage look like teenage snake not small not big but too many in the cage and she’s selling it very expensive when I ask the price... I want to know the right meaning of if because after that I have arguments with one of my roommates and so on...

Inu on May 27, 2020:

I dreamt of bunch of white snakes coming out of my mouth. The bunch comprises- a protective father who tried to bite me, a mother n baby snakes. It was so scary wen i woke up..i literally started dusting my bed thinking dat d snakes r all over my bed.

Swathi on May 24, 2020:

I saw 3 peacocks in my dream...1 was unconcious (i think so ) and i took one plume from that peacock...25th may

scamp1 on May 24, 2020:

I dreamt last night I was bitten by about 6 vipers on my leg I didn't feel any pain but saw the punture marks the snakes opened their mouths wide looking at me I dared them to it which they I had no affects from the poison and eventually hit them over their heads one at aat a time with a rooling pin after which are this white horrid gungy excretion went all over me date 23/05/ 2020 any info would be good thanks.

Saratu on May 23, 2020:

in my dream i saw my course unexpectedly she was standing by my door with bunch of snake and she put one of the snake in my room duo it was`t a big snake. i felt it is a treat, then again i saw a beautiful baby girl in that same dream.on 23rd mat 2020

Saratu on May 23, 2020:

On 20th may i saw a clean river in my dreams. in that same dream i saw a woman giving birth in the toilet.

Tony on May 22, 2020:

In my dreams my grandson and I was there

And there was two viper snake there

I have no fear of snake

Lj on May 21, 2020:

I saw in my dreams wide stream of pure water lily and then surrounded by brown sand and sand that had been passing through many small snakes and then in my dreams that they were biting me on foot.

Alice Duncan on May 20, 2020:

What if I was the snake? I had a dream in two particular parts I so myself as human but knew I was a snake. I saw a glimpse of myself from behind from my normal height and I saw black scales, I was running away from something. Then later on I was on top of a black box in the sun raze relaxing and I remember my teacher saying I had red eyes. I was looking into the distance at an oddly colourful mountain. I looked up the snake I thought I was I was a black adder.

Jacques on May 19, 2020:

I dreamed of a big brown snake.wich getaway then i went into the garden and there were little snakes all over wich i tried to pick up by the tails.

Jasmine on May 16, 2020:

I day I see a snake in my dream . All the time I feel that they are with me. And they are streching my legs.

Roberta Westbrooks on May 14, 2020:

I dreamed of 3 large BLK. Snakes in my house. My husband, my nephew, myself, were in this dream. These snakes were in my house, we are looking at them through a class.

Then my nephew and husband let's them out of that room.

They are all crawling all over the floor in living room.

I am scared, and they are coming in my kitchen, so I lock my door, so they can't come. Then I am awaken from my sleep. I never dream of snakes, I was married to a snake....??????

Sorry, it's probably nothing to worry about. God bless u all.

Joy Mogale on May 13, 2020:

I dreamed of lot of snakes in my house, they were peaceful however i was scared and end up killing one with a big knife. Those snakes had lot of colours.

Sara on May 12, 2020:

My dream started with snakes in my bed... then they was everywhere, threw out the entire house but mainly in my room... I then noticed my cat was taking care of a whole nest of them and ignoring her own kittens.... But the cat that was mothering them was my cat angel who just recently died and so did her 4 kittens she had. Angel came out of my room with a Candy whopper box her mouth, I knocked it out of her mouth and tons of baby snakes started flowing out!!! I started stomping on them until I thought they was all dead.... Then my dream switched to a Halloween/ Christmas dream with all my old friends from high school and my sister and her son.... we all dressed up for Halloween but then we was giving each other gifts.... made no sense.... scariest dream ever

Toycat is yes !! on May 12, 2020:

I dreamed I was shrunk down to the size of an ant and there was a snake and it ate me and stuff yeah.

krish on May 12, 2020:

I dreamt about the snakes on the rice field. AND they are so many and I'm really afraid to see them. After I go to the edge of the field. When I turn back. They all dissapear and I walk again to the rice field with hesitation and a little bit of fear. AFTER THAT I don't know what or where place I am. haha

Feefs on May 11, 2020:

I dreamed about a snake being in my bathtub when I was trying to get a shower. It was extremely long and stretched from the shower to he sink. The part in the shower was green and yellow but the part in the sink was stone grey.

Felicia on May 10, 2020:

I have dream about a white snake enter in my house and I killied it

Spaghetti on May 10, 2020:

I dreamt I was at a bus when a medium lenght dark green snake (small head and not too thin and thick; +- 1m-1m60) appeared from my seat and crawled to the direction the window and wall. I heard "a snake" from a male voice that sounded surprise yet not too scared. They moved away. I was scared at first because it appeared from my seat. I stood up and looked at the snake. It moved slowly and calm and somehow straight. As it noticed me it approached me at the same pace. Not knowing what it will gonna do I moved 1 step to the other side to avoid it too close to me and it followed me and try to approached me.

ELPAI1978 on May 08, 2020:

I was dreaming that a snake was trying to swallow my arm after it bit me twice on the back of the arm, it was a yelloish white snake, venomous, because i was feeling a very hard burn on the second bite

tretoonlmao on May 07, 2020:

i had a dream that i was in this group only with males and we scared people with our snakes we had 5 snakes but i only got to see the black one greenish one and brown one. the black one scares people by opening its mouth but it cant bite

gayatri on May 07, 2020:

I am having my 1st snake dream when i was around 3 may be by 3.5 year old since then I am having snake in my dreams once in month for once in 2 3 months. After getting married to same. But after having my child it was stopped for a year or 2. They again started. I always saw dreams that snakes bites me and then I killed all of them or before wake up i killed most of them. Some times its 1 snake sometimes more then one and sometimes it's a lott. But at the end I was killing them. I dont know what's the meaning out of that. But point is when i Saw new dream I forget last dreams situation. Till date I have only remember one dream After seeing many dreams about snake. And fresh dream too i remember. Sometimes I got scared sometimes I let it go. Can anyone tell me what is the meaning of those dreams. I saw all coloured snakes till date

Gaytri Gupta on May 06, 2020:

I nearly had a dream at evening time when I was sleeping that I accepted a challenge to kill the

Gbeghebo obed betho on May 06, 2020:

Wat if u saw the Snake under wer u are standing small and big that's series of Snakes nd phithon nd another person was dragging it.

Korrina on May 05, 2020:

I recently had a dream where I had a pet snake it was yellow in color and it was in my yard I was looking for the snake to fed it but I couldn't find it a while after I felt something on my back I ask my grandmother to look at it an she said it had a black-ish thin venomous snake wrap around my body from what I cud remember I was lying down on d ground and my grandmother was trying to take it off of me it den starting to bite me on my back they eventually get it off but wen I woke up my body was paining can you please tell me what this mean ?

Deborah on May 02, 2020:

I dreamed that I had a clam with a large pearl in it, but a small, skinny black snake emerged and my husband paid two men $15 each to dispose of it. I was disappointed they didn't remove the pearl first.

dhia on May 01, 2020:

I had a dream last night. I was in my room with my brother and then two green snakes suddenly are on the wall, we ran and got separated suddenly I faced a wall and had to stop then the snake stooped a few feet away from me I tried to defend myself with my hand and then the snake vomited a ball made of glass that looks like a pearl. after this, it disappeared so I went to my brother to tell him to confront it but I woke up. and by the way, I looked for the snakes and they are green water snake. please explain it to me.

Euny on May 01, 2020:

Last week I had a dream seeing asnake with two heads walking, was somehow Gray in Colour. The same same day I saw my self seated with people around me telling them I have seen a snake. On my shock the I saw a rolling snake Infront of us where we seated.was aslo Gray In colour.

This night I aslo dream of a snake was great with a yellow stripe in colour in a fallen tree like walking away. I was scare at same time showing my mother the same snake.

Mei on April 29, 2020:

I had a dream about a black snake and it was in a bucket in a room , in my dream i wasn't scared of it , i was in the corner of the room and the snake was there it wasn't just a empty room it had things in it , but it wasn't my room . The snake was pretty long from what i can remember , from time the snack would stick his head out and open his mouth really wide. I think every time he stuck his head out , it got closer because then it was in front of me and it tried to bite my foot , ( near the toes ) but i moved my foot and it tried agian but i moved my foot. Then the 3rd try it bite me and i woke up. What scares me the most is that i felt the pain, i felt the blood . I don't know what this means because getting snake bite in a dream is a good thing? but from a black snake? im confused if you had a similar dream can you please reach out and tell me more?

Okwandu Bright Nnaemeka on April 28, 2020:

My sister just had a dream of being wrapped by a snake. Don't just know the meaning behind it.

fidel on April 28, 2020:

it was night where i had four conscutive dreams about snakes i would wake up after one go go back to sleep to the next one.the first was green snake and a brown one i dont rember well just chilling in my house.the next one i was beeing chaseed by a agresive snake i woke sacred but went back to sleep .had the sme dream of a bronw sanke but this one i killed and last was the most terrifiying one .it was black snake wraped around it self like a rattle snake and it was just looking at me idk rember but i problay it was eating it self

Minsshi on April 28, 2020:

I dreamed about snakes today. In my dream, I was in our classroom in school. We were so many in that room that time. And our Physics Teacher were discussing something in front of class. I wasn't really paying attention that time cuz i'm kinda distracted by the people inside that classroom. I'm feeling there was something wrong and there was something wrong going to happen. I was observing my friends in that room. But then I was called by our physics teacher and asked me a question. I just stared at her. Minutes later, we could hear like something that is flying. That's when we saw a 2 bats flying around our classroom and everyone started to panic but me and other students in that room, chased the 2 bats. But we couldn't cuz they flew away. We didn't realize that the 2 bats brought us in front of our science laboratory room of our school with a lot of SNAKES. They were so many and has a different colors: a black, a purplish black, green, yellow, etc. And then the boy with us started to attack and kill the snake in front of him and everyone else started to attack and kill the other snakes that trying to crawl towards them. I, myself, finds a thing to kill the cobra crawling in front of me. I found a wood. I hurriedly get the wood and killed the cobra. Then the boy with us was chasing a flying snake and it was i think a purplish black or greyish black color. I also started to chase that snake. But sadly, the girl with us with a short hair was chased and attacked by that flying snake and it bit the neck of that girl and she was dead. The boy with us was very angry and full of hatred cuz I can feel his aura. He then hurriedly attacked the snake and I helped him to kill that flying snake. After killing that flying snake, there's a 3 small snakes trying to bite me but I just walked away but the 3 small snakes followed me. I just trampled them multiple times until they're dead. I was going to walk away again but there's another cobra with a dark green with a hint of yellow color attempting to bite my feet but I also just trampled its head and I hit it hard with the wood in my hand. And then I woke up.

GV on April 23, 2020:

I’ve always been afraid of snakes. But I’m my dream I was not sure if I wanted to hold it. It looked like a bald python. In the dream someone gave it to me, in the dream I don’t know if the person that gave it to me was a male or female. All I know that when the person gave it to me I was a little afraid but still took the snake. In the dream I felt like the snake liked me ( you know when a dog gets along with you) that was the feeling and the behavior of the snake tours me every time that I held it will wrap itself in my arms. But I did not trust the snake. In the dream I find myself with a co- worker and I asked her to take the snake because I wasn’t feeling comfortable with the snake anymore. Just because I was feeling that the snake like me but I was afraid of it. My co- worker takes it with no problem and see that she takes the snake and raps it in a blanked but she also puts her service dog on top of the snake. What is you interpretation? Hopefully I get an answer.

kk on April 22, 2020:

Dreamt a hitting a stripped snake and after bitten on the right hand