Indian Serpent-lore: Or, The Nāgas in Hindu Legend and Art

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Asian Educational Services, 1995 - Hindu mythology - 318 pages
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Contents

PLATE
38
THE NAGAS IN THE GREAT EPIC
47
The Brahmin Uttanka and the Serpentking Takshaka
61
The Serpent Sacrifice
69
Arjuna and Asvasena the son of Takshaka
77
The Gleaner Story of the wise and virtuous Naga Padmanabha
84
How Akrura beheld the World of Serpents
91
How the Nagarajas Krishna and Gautamaka came to hear the Good
115
THE PRINCIPAL NAGARAJAS
188
THE WATERSPIRITS OF THE HAPPY VALLEY
220
Shrine at Panataran Java XXIV Maniyar Math Old Rajgir a View of Vular Lake Kashmir 1 View of Vernag Kashmir
228
THE NAGAS AS THEY SURVIVE IN WORSHIP AND LEGEND
247
Nag temple at Chinta Bhadarvah
248
Temple of Gotam Rikhi Kulu
256
Nagakals of Kikkeri Mysore XXX Group of Nagakals at Anekal Mysore facing page 164
270
Additional Notes
281

CHAP PAOF
116
THE NAGAS IN THE JATAKAS
132
Naga image of Nalanda
164
THE NAGAS IN FABLES AND FAIRYTALES
166
a Garuda seizing Nagl Gandhara 6 GaruJa attacking Nagas Gandhara c Garuda and Naga Mathura
172
HUP PAOK
178
Buddha sheltered by Muchilinda Cambodia
188
Index
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