According to professional dream analyst and author Lauri Quinn Loewenberg, snakes — a common dream archetype — typically represent a person in the dreamer’s life who exhibits low, dirty, toxic, or poisonous behavior. However, they can also represent something related to health or healing.
What do snakes symbolize in dreams?
In almost all cultures snakes can symbolize something negative, such as deceitfulness or a sinister plot. A snake in your dreams symbolizes protection and power to some – snakes are known for their ability to sense things before they happen, which is why people often use the saying “snake alert” when danger approaches.
What do snakes mean in dreams spiritually?
If you dream of snakes is a sign that there are enemies who simply does not want you to accomplish something tangible in life. Other people may dream of snake bite and their spiritual effects could manifest in the form of sluggishness, lack of focus and fear to take risk.
What does it mean to dream about snakes attacking you?
A wild animal like a snake that attacks you in a dream could point to a situation that feels unsafe or threatening in your waking life. The dream may be an expression of a strong discomfort, worry or even fear as you are being confronted with a challenging situation.