Dream About A White Snake

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White snakes do not appear too often in the wild, but they can appear in a dream that holds quite a bit of meaning.

A snake in a dream can represent a few things, closely related to sin, bad energy, and fear. However, the color white is a peaceful, spiritual and pure color, and the two of these symbolic things combined make for quite a meaningful dream that should be listened to.

What does dreaming of a white snake mean? Dreaming of a white snake often holds a reference to your past, and is a sign that you need to start the process of healing and moving forward. It is usually a good dream that holds positive meaning, but there are variations to what the dream might mean.

To help you work out what your dream of a white snake might mean, we have listed the possible meanings and symbolism, so you can figure out how your dream relates to your life, and if there is any special meaning you should take away from it.

What Does It Mean To Dream Of A White Snake?

A white snake appearing in a dream is usually a message that you should take a look at your past, and how you can start to move forward and begin a healing process.

You might have gone through a difficult time, or experienced some trauma in your past that you have not yet begun to deal with. The white snake in your dream should be the sign you need to start healing, or it could be the sign that your healing has already started.

These problems could be anything, whether it is losing someone you loved or going through financial difficulty. The healing journey will be different for everyone, but dreaming of a white snake is a sign that you are ready to embark on this journey.

Other than healing and dealing with your past, here are some more meanings that dreaming of a white snake might have, and how it could relate to your life.

Emotional Turmoil

A dream of a white snake could also indicate that you are dealing with emotional turmoil. Snakes represent negative energy and a bad omen, but the color white shows peace and serenity.

These two together show that there is an imbalance within you and that you are battling to gather and control your emotions.

You might also be going through a period where you are not understanding your emotions and you are not sure on why you are feeling the way that you are. Through this period, you need to be kind to yourself and spend some time alone evaluating how you feel and what you are going through. 

A white snake in a dream might be the sign you need to take a step back and work through what you are feeling. Emotions are important, but only if you can learn to recognize and control them and not let them control your life.

New Beginnings

A white snake appearing to you in your dream could be a sign that new beginnings are up ahead. You might have gone through quite a painful period, or significant change, such as moving house, starting a new job or ending a relationship.

These can all be difficult to work through, but dreaming of a white snake shows that there is a new beginning on your horizon, and you can be positive that life is going to take a turn for the better soon.

This could be the push you need to get back on track or to push to achieve what you have been looking for, and to begin your new path in life.

Fear Of Losing Someone

If a white snake appears to you in your dream, it might represent the fear you have of losing someone close to you.

This could be a fear of someone close to you passing away from an illness, someone you care about leading an unhealthy lifestyle or worrying about your relationship staying together.

The fear of loss is normal to experience, but if you find that you are experiencing an overwhelming dread that someone close to you might be taken away, then a white snake very well might appear in your dream.

This is because snakes often hold a feeling of fear for us, and white is the color of connection to the spiritual world. The two of these meanings come together to represent loss and the fear of loss in a dream, in a way that is easier for us to process.

If your feelings of fear and dread are overwhelming you, it is worth talking to someone about it. Maybe the dream of the white snake is the push you need to speak to someone about this.

Good Luck

Some older beliefs say dreaming of a white snake means you have some good fortune coming your way, usually in the form of money!

If you dream of a white snake, there is a chance that you can expect some winnings to come through, or an unexpected fortune will be coming your way.

There really is no way to tell whether there is truth to this, but it could be a hopeful sign if you are waiting for money to come through! 

It might even mean that you have a job promotion coming up, or that your business is about to flourish. Your hard work is paying off and you will soon be rewarded with the fruits of your labor!

If none of the other white snake dream meanings hold much truth to your life, then you can keep your fingers crossed that some good fortune or good luck might be on its way, whether it is in the form of money, job success, or even a marriage or new pregnancy! 

Luck is different for everyone, and the white snake could represent what it is that you are hoping to happen soon.

What Does It Mean To Dream Of A White Snake Attacking You?

Most dreams with a white snake are peaceful and fairly calm, but there are some dreams where a white snake might bring about fear and panic.

Snakes do come with a feeling of fear, and other dreams of a snake can be quite frightening. Dreaming of a white snake attacking you can be terrifying, but it is worth your while to work through these emotions to figure out what the dream might mean.

The first meaning that this might have is that you are running away from your past, and you are not trying to heal and move forward. It might be time for you to address a difficult time in your life, but you are avoiding this because of the pain it might cause and bring up.

You are running from your problems, and the fear that the white snake attacking brings shows that you need to take a step back and consider why you are not addressing your problems, and if there is a way for you to move forward and begin the healing process.

A white snake attacking you could also show that there is someone in your life who is taking you for granted. Try and take a look at the people you are surrounding yourself with, and see whether you notice anyone who might be taking advantage of you.

It might also mean that someone close to you is being taken advantage of, and they need your help. Reach out to the people close to you and see if this could be true and if you need to step in and stand by their side.

Someone you love might need your help and may just be too afraid to ask or speak up for themselves.

The last dream means that a white snake attacking you might have is that you are having issues with communication and that you are not openly communicating with the people in your life.

This could be you have different views of people at work or a breakdown in communication in your relationship. The white snake should give you some warning to try and rebuild lines of communication and to try and take a different angle on how you view things.

Not mending broken lines of communication can be really damaging, so put in some effort to build them up again.

Being Bitten By A White Snake In A Dream

More than just being attacked in your dream by a white snake, you may have dreamt of a white snake biting you. Sometimes, the pain and fear you experience in your dream could feel so real, and it may even last well past when you wake up.

Being bitten by a white snake in your dream could mean that you have done something wrong, or you are in the process of making bad decisions, and the snake biting you is a bit of a wakeup call or a punishment to stop you in your tracks and get you back to making good decisions again.

It is a warning to stop on the path you are on, as you could be hurting yourself and those around you. Remember the fear and pain you felt when the snake bit you in your dream, to make sure you stay away from the bad decisions that you have been making.

Sometimes, this negative behavior can even be subconscious, and you might not even realize that you have been making bad decisions. The snake bite should get you to think deeper into your behavior and see what you can change.

White Snake Color Variations

Sometimes, the white snake in your dream might have color or pattern variations, and while these might seem like small details, they can hold some significance.

Here are some meanings that color variations hold:

Black And White

Black snakes can represent dark and negative feelings, and mixed in with the peaceful, serene white color, this can send a confusing message!

Seeing a black and white striped snake in your dream can show that you have both dark and positive forces and emotions working within you, and this can be a good thing. It can show that you have found a good balance with the emotions that you feel, both good and bad.

However, it could also show that you need to find a balance between your two sides, to be able to have a healthier mindset.

If a black snake sheds its skin in your dream to reveal a white color, it could signify that you need to let go of your past and move forward to a new beginning! You are letting go of negative, dark emotions, and are instead adopting a positive mindset moving forward.

Yellow And White

Yellow and white snakes also hold a bit of meaning. Yellow is a symbol of wealth and wisdom, whereas white is the color of purity.

Together, this could show that you are in a process of healing and learning from your past mistakes. You are using your inner wisdom to find peace, and you are embarking on a new journey with a better mindset.

You could be on the verge of a new revelation, so keep an open mind to be able to see opportunities as they arise, even if they seem scary or overwhelming – the yellow and white snake shows you have the power to do it.

What Does It Mean To Dream Of A Small White Snake?

Do not ignore a dream about a small white snake. This small white snake could represent a problem in your life that you have pushed to the side and which you are trying to ignore.

You could be hiding this problem to not have to deal with it, but the small white snake should be a warning to you that the problem will only grow and become worse over time.

Dreaming of a big white snake could show that you have a pressing problem in your life that is overwhelming you. You need to seek help to solve this problem, or it will just become more overbearing as time goes on.

Take a look at your circumstances and emotional state and see where you can make changes and what you can improve.

Dreaming Of A White Snake

Dreaming of a white snake can signify that your soul is going through a process of healing and that you are embarking on a new journey where you focus on your mental and emotional health.

Take note of how the snake appeared to you in your dream, and use the above information to work out what the dream might mean to you, and how you can use it to move forward and make positive changes in your life.

Related Questions

Now that we’ve gone over what dreaming of a white snake means, here are a few more questions on the subject!

Is it good to dream about a snake?

There are many different meanings that a snake might have in a dream. It could be positive or negative, and this depends on your current circumstances.

A snake could show that there are negative forces around you and that you should be wary of who you trust. It could also show that you are in the process of moving forward and healing from past events.

What do snakes mean spiritually?

Spiritually, snakes represent renewal, regeneration, and personal growth. However, this could be in a positive or negative light. There are also negative connotations that come with the symbolism of snakes, so it all depends on how the snake is presented and the emotions you feel connected to it.

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