A symbol of a wicked person, Ps. 58:8. Snails can also symbolize slowness
1. One is traveling slowly but surely. 2. Individualistic, not concerned with impressing others.
A caravan that is static will represent temporary security on a small scale, being similar in meaning to hotel. A moveable caravan or motor home will have the same symbolism as that of a snail, in that we are able to carry our security with us, giving us a sense of freedom.
Any shelter signifies protection. We are all aware of the need for a safe space, and this symbolism comes across in dreams quite strongly. The images used could be anything from a snail shell to an umbrella. Usually dreams about shelter highlight our needs or insecurities. You might also like to consult the entries for […]
Spiritually a shell is a miniature representation of the process of life and death. You might also like to consult the entry for snail as well as the information for spiral in shapes and on transformation in the introduction.
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.
Asnail in a dream means that one will move away from his place or town.
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.
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.