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Seven Headed Snake Rocks The World

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Now, the proof of seven headed snake rocks the world. The seven headed snake was found in Kukke Subramanya, Near Mangalore, Karnataka, India according to TheFire.com.  The snake was photographed  in 2010 and the photo is once again making its way around various websites. 

Nāga is the Sanskrit and Pāli word for a deity or class of entity or being, taking the form of a very great snake — specifically the king cobra, found in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. A female nāga is a nāgī or nāgiṇī

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In the great epic Mahabharata, the depiction of nagas tends toward the positive. An epic calls them “persecutors of all creatures”, and tells us “the snakes were of virulent poison, great prowess and excess of strength, and ever bent on biting other creatures” (Book I: Adi Parva, Section 20). At some points within the story, nagas are important players in many of the events narrated in the epic, frequently no more evil nor deceitful than the other protagonists, and sometimes on the side of good.

An open-air Lingam (symbol of god Shiva) from Lepakshi sheltered by a naga

Credit: Wikipedia

The epic frequently characterizes nagas as having a mixture of human and serpent-like traits. Sometimes it characterizes them as having human traits at one time, and as having serpent-like traits at another. For example, the story of how the naga prince Sesha came to hold the world on his head begins with a scene in which he appears as a dedicated human ascetic, “with knotted hair, clad in rags, and his flesh, skin, and sinews dried up owing to the hard penances he was practising.” Brahma is pleased with Shesha, and entrusts him with the duty of carrying the world. At that point in the story, Shesha begins to exhibit the attributes of a serpent. He enters into a hole in the Earth and slithers all the way to bottom, where he then loads the Earth onto his head. (Book I: Adi Parva, Section 36.)

Buddhist Traditions

Traditions about nāgas are also very common in all the Buddhist countries of Asia. In many countries, the nāga concept has been merged with local traditions of great and wise serpents or dragons. In Tibet, the nāga was equated with the klu, wits that dwell in lakes or underground streams and guard treasure. In China, the nāga was equated with the lóng or Chinese dragon.

The Buddhist nāga generally has the form of a great cobra-like snake, usually with a single head but sometimes with many. At least some of the nāgas are capable of using magic powers to transform themselves into a human semblance. In Buddhist painting, the nāga is sometimes portrayed as a human being with a snake or dragon extending over his head. One nāga, in human form, attempted to become a monk; when telling it that such ordination was impossible, the Buddha told it how to ensure that it would be reborn a man, able to become a monk.

In the ‘Devadatta’ chapter of the Lotus Sutra, an eight-year-old female Naga, after listening to Manjushri preach the Lotus Sutra, transforms her body into that of a male human and immediately reaches full enlightenment. This tale appears to reinforce the viewpoint prevalent in Mahayana scriptures that a male human body is required for Buddhahood, even if a being is so advanced in her realization that she can magically transform her body at will and demonstrate the emptiness of the physical form itself.

Nāgas are believed to both live on Mount Sumeru, among the other minor deities, and in various parts of the human-inhabited earth. Some of them are water-dwellers, living in streams or the mer; others are earth-dwellers, living in underground caverns.

The nāgas are the servants of Virūpākṣa (Pāli: Virūpakkha), one of the Four Heavenly Kings who guards the western direction. They act as a guard upon Mount Sumeru, protecting the devas of Trāyastriṃśa from attack by the Asuras.

For Malay sailors, nāgas are a type of dragon with many heads; in Thailand and Java, the nāga is a wealthy underworld deity. In Laos they are beaked water serpents.

Thailand

In Thailand Nagas figure in some stories of the Thai folklore and are represented as well in Buddhist temples as architectural elements. Phaya Naga is a well-known Naga said to live in the Mekong river. Thai television soap opera Manisawat (มฌีสวาท) is based on a naga legend.

Lake Chinni

In Malay and Orang Asli traditions, the lake Chinni, located in Pahang is home to a naga called Sri Gumum. Depending on legend versions, her predecessor Sri Pahang or her son left the lake and later fought a naga called Sri Kemboja. Kemboja is the former name of what is Cambodia. Like the naga legends there, there are stories about an ancient empire in lake Chinni, although the stories are not linked to the naga legends.

Cambodia

Cambodian Naga at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh

In a Cambodian legend, the nāga were a reptilian race of beings who possessed a large empire or kingdom in the Pacific Ocean region. See Kaliya. The Nāga King’s daughter married an Indian Brahmana named Kaundinya, and from their union sprang the Cambodian people. Therefore still Cambodians say that they are “Born from the Nāga”.

The Seven-Headed Nāga serpents depicted as statues on Cambodian temples, such as Angkor Wat, apparently represent the seven races within Nāga society, which has a mythological, or symbolic, association with “the seven colors of the rainbow”. Furthermore, Cambodian Nāga possess numerological symbolism in the number of their heads. Odd-headed Nāga symbolise the Male Energy, Infinity, Timelessness, and Immortality. This is because, numerologically, all odd numbers come from One. Even-headed Nāga are said to be “Female, representing Physicality, Mortality, Temporality, and the Earth.”

Naga guarding Anouvong’s Wat Sisaket in Vientiane

Laos

Naga are believed to live in the Laotian stretch of the Mekong river or estuaries. Lao mythology maintains that the Naga are the protectors of Vientiane, and by extension, the Lao state. The Naga association was most clearly articulated during and immediately after the reign of Anouvong. An important poem from this period San Lup Bo Sun (or San Leupphasun Lao: ສານລຶພສູນ) discusses relations between Laos and Siam in a veiled manner, using the Naga and the Garuda, to represent Laos and Siam, respectively. The Naga is incorporated extensively into Lao iconography, and features prominently in Lao culture throughout the length of the country, not only in Vientiane.

Mekong

The legend of the Nāga is a strong and sacred belief held by Thai and Lao people living along the Mekong River. Many pay their respects to the river because they believe the Nāga still rule in it,but and locals hold an annual sacrifice for the Nāga. Each ceremony depends on how each village earns its living from the Mekong River — for instance, through fishing or transport. Local residents believe that the Nāga can protect them from danger, so they are likely to make a sacrifice to Nāga before taking a boat trip along the Mekong River.

Also, every year on the night of 15th day of 11th month in the Lao lunar calendar at the end of Vassa, an unusual phenomenon occurs in the area of the Mekong River stretching over 20 kilometres between Pak-Ngeum and Phonephisai districts in Nong Khai province, Thailand. Fireballs appear to rise from the river into the nighttime sky. Local villagers believe that Nāga under Mekong River shoot the fireballs into the air to celebrate the end of Vassa, because Nāga meditate during this time.

In 2000, Richard Freeman from the Centre for Fortean Zoology visited the area and talked with witnesses who claimed to have seen gigantic snakes far larger than any python. The general description was of a 60 foot serpent with black scales that had a greenish sheen. Freeman speculated that the nāga legend was based on a real animal, possibly a giant madtsoiid snake

 

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    • Thorin

      There is no way this is real. No way.

    • w00dg0blin

      As much as I would like to believe this is true it is simply just a hoax. See Snopes.com (http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/7headsnake.asp).

      Grats to whoever made up the picture. It really looks real.

      • truthcop

        Snopes has been debunked as a tool of the false truth gore man. Al that is

    • EndGameOver

      photoshopped

    • Anonymous

      Looks like PhotoShopped to me.
      To be real, the head would have to divide into 2, those two divide into 4 and those four dividing into 8.
      But I will sell you the Washington Monument for a deal. Just use PayPal to send me your money!

    • rudrdude

      Let’s see, a photoshopped still. No video? Sure I believe!!

    • NewIDTest

      Proof positive snake charmers should lay off the LSD.

    • FourtyTwo
    • Anonymous

      Obvious photoshop.

    • Neo

      You should know better than posting this pap. Even a cursory glance tells you each head is EXACTLY the same, right down to the shadow! Very basic image editing skills

    • Rob

      its a car tyre. cut to look like one. lol

    • AUSSIEwill

      idk wat to think,, this would definantly surprise me if it was real :/

    • Sakeeta2013

      Obviously if it was real, the heads wouldn’t all be looking in the same exact direction with the same exact angle tilt. XD

    • The Secret Behind Communism

      Obvious shop is obvious. Photo’s only blurry right where the heads should be meeting the body. Why is that, you suppose?

    • Anonymous

      This is so ridiculously fake. Its amazing to me, what with all the truly unexplainable topics out there, that some people have to waste time of bogus stories like this.

    • GRENADE OCONN3R

      It looks like it would make a great baseball glove if you skinned it! (And had 7 fingers)

    • JM

      Just wondering, Alton, when exactly did you decide to sell out the human race? You continually post disinformation and distractions, which makes you no better than Fox “News,” or worse, the King of Shambhala. Do your masters tell you why they need you to distract the cattle, or do you just blindly follow their every command?

    • worldordernews

      photoshopped

      • yahuashua

        Snopes….Pffft A jewish, Democratic, Pro Obama couple in the San Fernando Valley with a computer. That’s it ! No fact checkers, No lawyers, No staff. Just a couple of Yentas with a computer named David and Barbara Mikkelson.

    • TombRaider

      My God, threads like this are becoming tiring and obviously faked…..

    • resonator

      Too perfect
      I hear my bs meter buzzing

    • platinum321

      They could have done a better job of this. Tip: at least have the heads looking different ways instead of cloning the same head over and over. With a bit of practice you will get better. This will require more then one photograph to clone from. So you may actually have to do your own photography instead of another photographers image.

    • YellowRoseTx51

      Snake families. The origins of ‘snake worship’ and the coven age ‘religions’

      Not a friend of Man, they were the ‘enemy’ who invaded.

    • PhoenixLiberty

      That’s not even marginal photoshop. LOL Where’d the second 7 headed photoshop snake come from? It’s not even the same color, or markings.

    • Litlinn33

      Love the headings! ‘Seven-headed snake “rocks” the world’… The only thing shocking about this headline is that you missed the hyphen, btw. Definitely photoshopped.

    • ahouseofstones

      That photo of the headed snake is fake. Do you guys actually look into things before posting/writing about them? It seems not to be the case. http://wafflesatnoon.com/2013/11/27/seven-headed-snake/ :eek:

    • charlie2dogs

      it looks so fake, are people really this big an idiot to believe nonsense like this

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