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Burning Snake Dream Meaning

Dream of seeing a burning snake means you are dealing with strong, extreme and destructive emotions inside you.

Dreaming that snake or viper burns can be a projection of the self-destructive effects of your own negativity; in other words, the strong emotions that dominate you at certain times can bring you very unpleasant consequences.

This dream can be a metaphor for sensations such as jealousy, envy or hatred which may be consuming you.

Dreaming of burning snakes announces instant destruction due to a strong emotional reaction.

Dream of a burning snake means instantaneous change

Not all meanings are negative for this dream.

Indeed, if in the dream you have a sense of relief or satisfaction at seeing the snake burn, then the dream announces that you have the expectation that positive effects can come out of a very aggressive personal confrontation, or a violent action in your life.

What does it mean to dream that you burn a snake?

It can reveal your vehement desire to end or eliminate your problems in a sharp and forceful way.

You may have been thinking about aggressively facing your rivals.

What does it mean to dream of burning snakes?

See a snake on fire in your dream reveals that you fear of being the victim of a strong passion or prolonged obsession over something or someone.

It can also reveal anger, intense bitterness, or hatred that can prompt you to do something destructive that is hopeless.

Freud said that fire was a dream symbol for passion and libido.

Related Dreams

What does it mean of dreaming of killing a snake?

Dreams of killing a snake reveals a big change. Indeed, some experts in dreams interpretation consider that a dream in which a snake is killed is a powerful sign announcing the desire for a change or liberation inside the dreamer. It is possible that in real life she is in the middle of a serious situation and has to take a tough decision; the dream is just recreating it.

dream of killing a viper means that your want to get rid of someone in your life

Dreaming of snake biting

Dreaming of a snake biting you is a warning signal from your unconscious mind (creator of your dreams) for urgent action to be taken regarding a key situation you are avoiding, neglecting or disregarding.

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It symbolizes willingness to take a new direction in your life.

Suggested Dreams

Dreaming of snake talking

Having a conversation with a snake could be dramatizing some tensions between various parts of your psyche, one of them adopting the image of this wild animal. 

According to this interpretation, talking with a character like a snake in dreams would be the way used by our dreaming mind to express a dialogue taking place between the unconscious and the conscious, or, in other words, between our primary emotions, desires or impulses, on the one hand, and our reason, on the other.

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Dreaming of catching a snake with your hands

To dream that you catch vipers or snakes with bare hands indicates that you have the willingness or ability to overcome your current troubles and obstacles.

Similarly, this dream would reveal that you have the inner strength to deal with tension or conflicts between you and an individual close to you.

Dreaming that a snake eating someone

Dreaming that a snake eats someone means you are worried of an individual who can hurt you or harm people close to you.

If you are having this dream is probably because you are dealing with people with the power to impact your lifestyle, cause harm, or hurt your feelings. This dream might be telling you that you are dealing with very bad guys, individuals who do not play fair. 

Indeed, the snake might be representing an individual in your life who have no respect for others.  

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Dreaming of holding a snake on your hands

Dreaming of holding a snake on your hands reveals you are gaining control of aspects of you inner life that you wish to change or eliminate, such as your negative habits, shortcomings or defects. It is possible you really want to remove from your daily life an unhealthy diet, or your preference for sharing gossips or chitchat.

The snake can embody negative aspects of your own psyche that usually manifest in bad attitudes or reactions.

Dreaming of you hitting a snake on the head

Dream of biting a snake in the head means you are tackling a problem, an obstacle, a situation causing you distress. 

It reveals you really want to put and end to a relationship with someone you consider a toxic person.

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Dreaming of colorful snakes

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. 

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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.