All about snake dreams meanings & symbolism

Colorful Snake Dream Meaning

Dreaming of colorful snakes in dreams means that you are having strong emotions capable of disturbing your tranquility. 

These colorful reptiles can also represent people or situations that make a pleasant first impression but do not keep our expectations over time. 

What does it mean to dream of colorful snakes?

Some experts in dream interpretation think that a well-colored snake is considered a dreaming figure alerting you of the danger close at hand.

Dreams have the peculiarity of creating representations for things in your mind that do not have a material form (your reactions, impressions, attitudes). In this sense, a dream in which you see snakes of different colors exposes problems, complications or changing events, before which you do not know how to respond nor their consequences.

We may have dreams with a colored snake when in our real life we are facing situations or scenarios that capture our attention due to its attractive appearance but -at the same time- they may complicate our personal plans or daily routine.

It can also reveal a psychological state (such as a feeling, an emotion, an attitude) prevailing over other ones.

Seeing very bright colorful snakes means that you may have to face new situations and you don’t know what results to expect.

Related Dreams

What is the meaning of a dream of multicolored snake?

Seeing a multicolored snake in a dream reveal usually you are in front of situations catching your attention due to their attractive appearance. These situations or circumstances have the potential to disrupt or undermine your normal events in life.

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What is the meaning of black snake dreams?

In the world of the dreams a black snake is symbol for pessimism; it means negative feelings like resentment, bitterness and hopelessness are taking control of you. 

This reptil in your dreams may be representing your bad intentions or harmful thoughts towards someone, or someone’s negative feelings towards you.

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What is the meaning of red snake dreams?

Dreaming of a red snake has at least three different interpretations:

According to the the first one, this dream means violent emotions such as anger, rage, bitterness, hatred, which would prompt you to react aggressively before a situation in real life that seems uncertain.

See the other interpretation in page red snake dreams.

What is the meaning of yellow snake dreams?

Seeing a yellow viper or python in your dream means that you are probably showing a crippling indecision at the moment of making a big decision or assuming greater responsibility.

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Suggested Dreams

Dreaming of snakes coming out of your body

Dreams about snakes that come out of some part of your body have -at least- two interpretations:

The negative interpretation says that the dream is displaying your harmful actions, words, ideas, attitudes, which may have adverse effects on you or people around you. See the rest of this content in dream of a snake that comes out of my body.

Dreaming of holding snakes in my hand

Dreaming about holding a snake in your hand means that you are feeling confident enough to take command of difficult and challenging situations in real life. 

The dream may be revealing your renovated inner energy, perhaps you are feeling able to handle problematic individuals who have the potential to cause you tribulations and setbacks. See the full content in dream meaning of holding a snake in your hands.

Dreaming of long snakes

This dream shows that you are acknowledging one fact: settling your problems will take more time than you thought. Indeed, dreaming of very long snakes or vipers might be hinting at the existence of concerns or worries with the potential to lengthen in time and in difficulty.

Perhaps you are afraid that a troubling or stressing situation will persist much longer than you expected, impacting areas of your life that you considered safe and stable. See full content in dream meaning of long skinny snakes.

Dreaming of snake shedding skin

This dream clearly represents renewal, healing and transformation, as mentioned by the famous author Carl Jung. You may be healing, recovering or growing -emotionally- after a terrible personal event, such as, for example, a family member’s death, breakup, unemployment, etc. 

This dream is really a very positive dream for those people who are suffering a serious illness.

Dreaming that I swallow snakes

Swallowing snakes in your dream shows that you are overcoming threats or inhibitions. The traditional interpretation considers this dream as a clear victory over rivals.

According to a freudian interpretation, that this dream might be uncovering sexual desires or personal wishes needed to be satisfied. See more in entry dreaming of eating snakes.

Dreaming of a tree with snakes

A dream of snakes in a tree can be a symbol for long-time problems, or conflicts that are deeply rooted in your daily life.   The dreams reveals a disturbing discomfort in those aspects of your life that are growing or developing. 

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Dreaming of a snake wrapped around me

A snake wrapped around your neck could be considered as a dream symbol for a romantic relationship that absorbs you completely, or for a demanding job. It may also be a signal for an addiction, obsession or even a disease that is engulfing or afflicting you and not letting you enjoy your life. 

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Javier Fuertes

Dream Researcher. I have been helping people to understand their dreams since 2018. Love reading all kind of authoritative material about dreams analysis, like Freud, Jung and their followers; however, I learned more about dreams by helping my blog readers with the interpretation of their own dreams. Got a degree in Digital Marketing by Baruch College, New York. I recently published an article in Leigh University and Brown University.