Naga

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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.

Alternative Translations

  • Serpentine water spirits (Dorje & Coleman)