What does Naga mean in Lao?

Why is it called naga?

There is no generic term for the tribal groups as a whole. Actually the name or term “NAGA” was applied to this group of people by the neighbouring dwellers of the plains. According to Naga legend, this term was derived from the Burmese word “No-ka” meaning people with pierced earlobes.

Is naga a dragon?

The Naga (Dragon), sacred to the Balinese and symbolic of the human connection to the natural world, plays an important in the island’s folklore.

Are Nagas evil?

Naga. The snakelike Nagas are not figures of evil like the serpent of Christian stories. Although some stories describe Nagas as Garuda’s enemies, whom he perpetually punishes, Nagas are also worshiped in their own right.

Are Nagas Chinese?

Origins of the Nagas. According to the oral traditions of many Naga tribes, their ancestors migrated from Yunnan in China. Some claim they were forced to leave during the construction of the Great Wall of China. Having travelled from China through the jungles of Myanmar, the Nagas arrived at Makhel.

Who are called the Nagas?

Nagas are a hill people who are estimated to number about 2. 5 million (1.8 million in Nagaland, 0.6 million in Manipur and 0.1 million in Arunachal states) and living in the remote and mountainous country between the Indian state of Assam and Burma. There are also Naga groups in Burma.

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Who are the real Naga?

The Nagas can be broadly categorized as Tenyimia group consisting of ten tribes, Konyak and their allied tribes like Wancho, Nocte, Heimi etc, Some of the Eastern tribes, Anal and their allied tribes like Moyon, Monsang, Lamkan, Chothe etc who were put under old Kuki group by British writers.

Who is the god of dragons?

Bahamut is a child of the dragon god Io. He is also referred to as the God of Dragons or the Lord of the North Wind.

Bahamut (Dungeons & Dragons)

Race Deity
Gender Male
Title The Platinum Dragon, King of the Good Dragons, Lord of the North Wind, Wyrmking
Alignment Lawful Good