(Last Updated on : 15-01-2011)
The female counterpart of the Nagas
is the Naginis. Naginis are usually very beautiful. They are human till their waist and have the body and tail of a cobra down from the waist. They have lovely faces and beautiful eyes and can transform themselves into beautiful women or cobras. There are stories of how mortal men were lured into the Naga domain by a Nagini. Regardless of sex, the Nagas and Naginis covet things, especially jewelry. In some instances, they were said to steal jewelry to decorate themselves. They are also reported to have multiple heads. Nagas and Nagini are said to be a tribe of snake deities in Indian mythology
and they were the descendants of Kadru and Kasyapa.
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