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Nagas (South and Central Asia)

Arthur Cotterell

in A Dictionary of World Mythology

Published in print January 1997 | ISBN: 9780192177476
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191726934
Nagas (South and Central Asia)

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The serpent-genii figures in the mythologies of Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism. They are serpent-like water gods, whose generally friendly disposition

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Subjects: Customs and Traditions

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