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'''Naga''' (Skt. ''nāga''; Tib. ''lu''; [[Wyl.]] ''klu'') — serpent spirits classified as one of the [[eight classes of gods and demons]], or as [[animals]] or [[demi-gods]] that live beneath the surface of the earth or in the water.
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'''Naga''' (Skt. ''nāga''; Tib. [[ཀླུ་]], ''lu''; [[Wyl.]] ''klu'') — serpent spirits classified as one of the [[eight classes of gods and demons]], or as [[animals]] or [[demi-gods]] that live beneath the surface of the earth or in the water.
  
 
[[Virupaksha]], the guardian king of the West, is the leader of the nagas.  
 
[[Virupaksha]], the guardian king of the West, is the leader of the nagas.  

Revision as of 16:23, 2 February 2011

Naga (Skt. nāga; Tib. ཀླུ་, lu; Wyl. klu) — serpent spirits classified as one of the eight classes of gods and demons, or as animals or demi-gods that live beneath the surface of the earth or in the water.

Virupaksha, the guardian king of the West, is the leader of the nagas.

Alternative Translations

  • Serpentine water spirits (Dorje & Coleman)