Snail, Dream Interpretation

Vulnerability, its shell depicting our defence against being hurt; feelings of repulsion for some people. Probably repulsion regarding ‘squirmy’ feelings regarding their body or sexuality.

A symbol of a wicked person, Ps. 58:8. Snails can also symbolize slowness

See “slug”

The snail shell symbolizes the perfection of nature’s creativity, which is also echoed in mathematical fractals (repeated patterns).

The spiral shape of the snail shell is symbolic of the labyrinth.

Psychological / emotional perspective: From a psychological point of view, the snail suggests steadiness and self-containment.

To be moving at snail’s pace suggests direct planned, careful movement.

Material aspects: The snail appearing in dreams may engender, because of its sliminess, a feeling of repulsion in some people. It does, however, also represent vulnerability and slowness, along with the type of apparent rootlessness seen in the wanderer.

You seem to be making slow and steady progress, but if you stop to examine things, you will find you are going in the wrong direction.

Asnail in a dream means that one will move away from his place or town.

Retreat, being overly sensitive, inhibition and lack of contact. This dream symbol appears often when one’s shyness collides with the desire for an energetic lifestyle. Are you facing risks with courage? Or retreating into your shell? This dream symbol is also a challenge to make life a little easier and to follow your own Rhythm. According to Freud, a sexual symbol.

Folklore: Lack of moderation.

To see a snail in your dream suggests that you are being overly sensitive. You may feel shy but wish to be more outgoing and energetic. Alternatively, it suggests that you are making steady progress toward a goal. You just need to go at your own pace.

1. One is traveling slowly but surely.

2. Individualistic, not concerned with impressing others.

Dreams of a snail signify that you are taking your time and practicing patience. Your dream may be giving you the message to stop being in such a rush, and to trust that even if your progress appears to be slow, you are making deliberate and distinct strides forward, and are leaving a legacy trailed behind you. This dream may also be revealing your feelings of vulnerability, and you are attempting to protect yourself from being hurt. See Shell.

1- The snail appearing in dreams may engender a feeling of repulsion in some people. It docs, however, also represent vulnerability and slowness.

2- From a psychological point of view, the snail suggests steadiness and self-containment.

To be moving at snail’s pace suggests direct planned, careful movement.

3- Spiritually; because of the spiral shape of its shell, the snail is a natural symbol of the labyrinth (see Labyrinth).

Snails crawling in your dream, signifies that unhealthful conditions surround you.

To step on them, denotes that you will come in contact with disagreeable people.

Snail | Dream Interpretation

Keywords of this dream: Snail

Dreamers Dictionary

Symbol: The snail is a symbol of resurrection and also virginity. Vision: Seeing a snail: your mono should be “slowly but surely”! A snail retreating into its shell: you expect something from someone, but are being kept in suspense. Eating snails: you are trying the patience of another person to the limit! Crushing a snail underfoot: your carelessness is putting you at a great disadvantage—serves you right!

Depth Psychology: The snail symbolizes your sensitivity and vulnerability.

The snail shell is a sign that you are looking for a retreat or just to be left alone. See Turtle.... Dreamers Dictionary

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream of a snail implies that you are easily riled up or upset. You shouldn’t allow yourself to get annoyed so easily. You want to express your individuality, but something seems to be holding you back. It may also indicate that you are slowly reaching your objectives. Travel at a speed that feels comfortable for you.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

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