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  • Naga dragon beast Nepal Kathmandu temple woodcarving quality Nepalbuddha Hinduism
  • Naga dragon beast Nepal Kathmandu temple woodcarving quality Nepalbuddha Hinduism
  • Naga dragon beast Nepal Kathmandu temple woodcarving quality Nepalbuddha Hinduism
  • Naga dragon beast Nepal Kathmandu temple woodcarving quality Nepalbuddha Hinduism

Naga Hindu Buddha wood carving Nepal temple art

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Naga dragon animal Nepal Kathmandu temple woodcarving quality Nepalbuddha Hinduism

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Here we offer a snake creature (Naga), which comes from Hindu mythology and enjoys a high status in Kathmandu.

The dimensions are: 2,5 Kg - (L)51cm x (H)14cm - (W)12cm

You can find several representations of this animal at the temples in Kathmandu.

This hybrid creature is beautifully depicted here in a wood carving.

Naga (also spelt as Naag or Nāga) are mythical serpent creatures found in Hindu, Buddhist and Jain mythology. They are often associated with water, rivers and lakes and are seen as protectors and guardians of treasures. Naga are sometimes depicted as dragons, with human heads and serpent bodies.

In Nepal, Naga statues and representations are often found in temples and sacred sites. They often symbolise the connection between man and nature, especially water. The worship of Naga is deeply rooted and has a long history

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