White snakes are so rare that the chances of you confronting one in real life would be 1 in 100 Million. So why are you dreaming of a white snake?
It is not uncommon to Dream Of A White Snake, in fact thousands of dreamers a month search the web to find out why this cold blooded reptile appear in their dreams. They are messages from the unconscious that symbolize both good and bad depending on how you interacted with it in your dream. The color white in dreams is commonly known to be a positive symbol of light and purity, traits that the white snake can activate within you.
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Despite our genetic phobia of snakes partly due to our long evolutionary process we tend to look at snakes in a bad light. They can of course be symbols of enemies, dangerous events or even your unconscious instincts; though they are also represent hidden energies that lay dormant within needing to come out.
White Snake Dream Meaning
Because White Snakes are very complex images in our dreams ranging from a dangerous threat or a personal transformation one must carefully decode the meaning.
First we must understand why the color “white” appears on specific symbols in our dream. This is a special color is commonly associated with light, goodness, innocence, purity, and virginity.
In dreams this is a symbol that often shows up as the color of perfection. White means safety, purity, and cleanliness. You might question why this color would be associated with such a vicious cold blooded animal, that is portrayed in the Bible as the personification of evil, that temps Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden.
Snake play a duel role in our dreams, the meaning can go either way, for instance: being chased or bitten by a white snake will put the snake on the opposite side of the spectrum. Being chased by the snake represents not facing your fears, while being bitten implies a strike from a person who might mimic aspects of the snake. Alternately bits might point to your own instincts that end up affecting you.
A white snake that attack in your dream could suggest an enemy or threat. Perhaps something that might pose as innocent could be harmful. Alternatively, the white snake that attacks you (depending the location) might suggest a sudden change or transformation.
Furthermore, the type of snake and it specific charactericts could slightly alter the meaning of the dream – cobras are not the same as rattlesnakes, or even one which carries venom as opposed to a garden snake.
White Snake Dream Symbolism
The positive side to a white snake encounter in your dream would be a reflection of transformation and rebirth. As the snake sheds its skin for the new to develop, white snakes can be connected to wisdom or unlocking a creative energy that was held within.
Kundalini for Hindu is considered the divine feminine energy situated at the base of the spine, in the root chakra. This energy is believed to be a force or power associated with the divine feminine, once this is unlocked your life changes.
- Rebirth or inner transformation,
- Pure energy or life force,
- Attained wisdom and knowledge.
White Snake Dream Colors
Dreaming of a Black and White Striped Snake represents the duality, balance of the Yin and Yang energies, opposites, and light and darkness. The image of the black and white snake emerges as a part of you that is unknown – black being unconscous feminine energy intertwined with the masculine. The black and white snake is known to be a positive symbol of inner balance and harmony working together. The location, people around you, and how you interacted with it are clues.
Dreaming of a Yellow and White Snake in your dream relates to happiness, positive, enlightenment, honor, loyalty, and joy; however it is also known for cowardice and deceit. This color can be used as Yellow may represent caution, sickness, and jealousy. The yellow and white snake close connection to the Solar Plexus Chakra emerges if it is blocked or activated.
Dreaming of a Blue and White Snake might connect the dreamer to their happy disposition or depression (feeling blue) depending on your interaction. The color is known in dreams to also represent trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth, and heaven.