Himalayan Art Resources

Subject: Naga Related Deities

Naga, Snakes & Serpents Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Garuda
- Manasa
- Manju Nagaraksha
- Nagaraja Buddha
- Rahula (Protector)
- Simhanada Lokeshvara
- Vajrapani & the Eight Great Nagas
- Virupaksha, Guardian King
- Eight Great Nagas
- Others...

Video: Naga Figures in Art

The most important Buddhist deity involved with the subjugation of nagas is Vajrapani in his wrathful (krodha) form.

Jeff Watt [updated 9-2016, 2-2020, 4-2021]

(The images below are only a selection of examples from the links above).