Hindu Mythology

The colorful deities and demons of India...

NAGAS

Hindu Snake Gods

Picture of the Hindu Snake Gods Nagas from our Hindu mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Hindu Snake Deities

Actually they are warrior-shaped but with snake necks. We encourage you to imagine an army of them. Not easily done without CGI.

The female ones are called Naginas. Notable Nagas include their King Vâsuki and Shesha the Universal Snake.

Nagas Facts and Figures

Name: Nagas
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: Gods
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Snakes
Area of expertise: Snakes

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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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