Nagas, aka: Nāgas; 1 Definition(s)
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General definition (in Hinduism)
Nāgas (नाग): Nāgas were a group who spread throughout India during the period of the epic Mahabharata. The demi-god tribe called Suparnas (in which Garuda belonged) were arch-rivals of the Nagas. The well known Nagas are Ananta, Vasuki, Takshaka, Karkotaka and Airavata.Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
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Search found 79 books and stories containing Nagas, Nāgas; (plurals include: Nagases, Nāgases). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Ramayana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Introduction (Naga dynasty) < [Chapter XV - The Nagas]
Part 1 - The Nagas of Darsi < [Chapter XV - The Nagas]
Part 3 - Nagas in Nellore (A.D. 1150-1233) < [Chapter XV - The Nagas]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The gods of northern Buddhism (by Alice Getty)
The Mahabharata - First Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)