Nagaloka, aka: Nāgaloka, Naga-loka; 7 Definition(s)
Nagaloka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Nāgaloka (नागलोक).—The world of the Nāgas or Pātāla. Vāsuki is its chief. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 127, Verse 60). There is a pond in Nāgaloka and a drink of its water bestows the strength of a thousand elephants. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 127, Verse 68). Pātāla is thousands of miles away from earth. Its area exceeds a thousand yojanas, and it is surrounded by magnificent forts studded with gems. The steps at the entrance of the fort are also decorated with gold and gems. There are beautiful gardens, fountains and singing birds in Pātāla. Its outer doors are hundred yojanas in length and five in width. (Aśvamedha Parva, Chapter 58, Verse 37).Source: archive.org: Puranic EncyclopaediaSource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
nāgaloka : (m.) the Nāga-world.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
nāgalōka (नागलोक).—m (S) The serpent-world, the regions below the earth.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nāgalōka (नागलोक).—m The serpent-world, the regions below the earth.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Nāgaloka (नागलोक).—the world of serpents, the race of serpents collectively, one of the regions below the earth called Pātāla.
Derivable forms: nāgalokaḥ (नागलोकः).
Nāgaloka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nāga and loka (लोक).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-kaḥ) The Naga regions below the earth. E. nāga a Naga, and loka world.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Nagaloka, Naga-loka, Nāga-loka, Nāgaloka, Nāgalōka; (plurals include: Nagalokas, lokas, Nāgalokas, Nāgalōkas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 9: Description of Vinītā (Ayodhyā) < [Chapter II]
Part 6: Story of Śrīmatī < [Chapter VII - The stories of Celaṇā’s one-pillared palace]
Part 7: Ṛṣabha’s marriage < [Chapter II]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 24 - The Subterranean Heavenly Planets < [Canto V - The Creative Impetus]
Chapter 11 - Lord Krishna’s Entrance into Dvaraka < [Canto I - The Creation]
Chapter 8 - The Churning of the Milk Ocean < [Canto VIII - Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Chapter 39 - On the story of Mahā Lakṣmī < [Book 9]
Chapter 12 - On the description of Maṇi Dvīpa < [Book 12]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 32 - The seven celestial sages arrive < [Section 2.3 - Rudra-saṃhitā (3): Pārvatī-khaṇḍa]