From Rigpa Wiki
Revision as of 16:23, 2 February 2011 by Domschl (talk | contribs)
Jump to: navigation, search

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)