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 75 books and stories containing Nagas or Nāgas. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
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)
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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 10: Second disturbance of the Nāgas < [Chapter V - Life and death of the sons of Sagara]
Part 18: The Bhavanapatis < [Chapter III - The initiation and omniscience of Ajita]
Part 9: Origin of throwing bones into the Gaṅgā < [Chapter VI - Emancipation of Ajita Svāmin and Sagara]
The Mahabharata - First Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)