Hindu Mythology

The colorful deities and demons of India...

VÂSUKI

Hindu Snake Spirit 🐍

The Divine Snake

He is King of the Nagas and Shiva wears him like a necklace.

He may be divine but that didn’t stop the Devas and Asuras using him like a piece of old rope to churn the primordial Milk Ocean.

The role of Universal Divine Snake is not as glamorous as you might think.

Vâsuki Facts and Figures

Name: Vâsuki
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

Role: 🐍
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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