Naga or NAGA may refer to:
  • Nāga
    Naga or NAGA may refer to:* Nāga, a group of serpent deities in Hindu and Buddhist mythology.-People:* Nayan / Nayar/Nair people of Kerala Society* Naga people, a diverse ethnic identity in Northeast India...

    , a group of serpent deities in Hindu and Buddhist mythology.


  • Nayan (Nagan) / Nayar/Nair (Nagar) people of Kerala Society
    Nair , also known as Nayar , refers to "not a unitary group but a named category of castes", which historically embody several castes and many subdivisions, not all of whom bore the Nair title. These people historically live in the present-day Indian state of Kerala...

  • Naga people
    Naga people
    The term Naga people refers to a conglomeration of several tribes inhabiting the North Eastern part of India and north-western Burma. The tribes have similar cultures and traditions, and form the majority ethnic group in the Indian state of Nagaland...

    , a diverse ethnic identity in Northeast India
  • Naga (clan)
    Naga (clan)
    The Naga were one of the ancient most kshatriya tribes of India who ruled large parts of the world at different times. They spread throughout India during the period of the epic Mahabharata. Anthropologist Gelek Lonbsang believes they have distant ancestry with East Asians based on their similar...

    , from Kashmir
  • Naga Regiment
    Naga Regiment
    The Naga Regiment is the youngest Regiment of the Indian Army. In 1970, the First Battalion of the Naga Regiment was raised in Ranikhet.-Formation:...

    , of the Indian Army
  • Naga people of Sri Lanka
    Naga people of Sri Lanka
    The Nāka people were the aboriginal inhabitants of Sri Lanka who ruled Nagadeepa or Nāka Nadu - the coastal districts of mostly Western and Northern Ceylon, particularly the Jaffna peninsula from the 6th century BCE to 3rd century CE...

  • Naga Sadhu
    In Hinduism, sādhu denotes an ascetic, wandering monk. Although the vast majority of sādhus are yogīs, not all yogīs are sādhus. The sādhu is solely dedicated to achieving mokṣa , the fourth and final aśrama , through meditation and contemplation of brahman...

    s, Hindu ascetics of the Himalayas


  • Kerala State in Southern India (with the one of the most civilized Naga People (called Nair / Nagar)
    Nair , also known as Nayar , refers to "not a unitary group but a named category of castes", which historically embody several castes and many subdivisions, not all of whom bore the Nair title. These people historically live in the present-day Indian state of Kerala...

  • Naga, Cebu
    Naga, Cebu
    Naga is a city in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 95,163 people.The town is home to a large power station, situated on a 30-hectare site, Cemex cement factory at Tinaan , recently a Small Medium Enterprise industrial park was opened in...

    , Philippines
  • Naga, Camarines Sur, Philippines
  • Naga District, Mie
    Naga District, Mie
    Naga was a district located in Mie, Japan.As of 2003, the district had an estimated population of 11,590 and a density of 106.33 persons per km²...

    , Japan
  • Naga District, Wakayama
    Naga District, Wakayama
    Naga was a district located in Wakayama, Japan. The District dissolved on April 1, 2006 when the town of Iwade gained city status.There was only one town left within the district before the dissolution.* Iwade-History:...

    , Japan
  • Naga Hills
    Naga hills
    Naga hills, reaching a height of around 3825 metres, lie on the border of India and Burma . These hills are part of a complex mountain system, and the parts of the mountain ranges inside the Indian state of Nagaland and the Burmese region of Sagaing are called the Naga Hills.In British India, the...

     on the India-Myanmar border
  • Naga Hills District or Hkamti District
    Hkamti District
    Hkamti District or Khamti District is a district in northern Sagaing Division of Burma . Its administrative center is the town of Singkaling Hkamti....

     in Burma
  • Nagaland
    Nagaland is a state in the far north-eastern part of India. It borders the state of Assam to the west, Arunachal Pradesh and part of Assam to the north, Burma to the east and Manipur to the south. The state capital is Kohima, and the largest city is Dimapur...

     in eastern India
  • Naga, Wakayama
    Naga, Wakayama
    was a town located in Naga District, Wakayama, Japan.On November 11, 2005 Naga was merged with the towns of Kishigawa, Kokawa, Momoyama and Uchita, all from Naga District, to form the new city of Kinokawa....

    , a town in Japan
  • Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay
    Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay
    Naga is a 4th class municipality in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 35,176 people in 6,468 households.-Barangays:Naga is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.-External links:**...

    , Philippines
  • Naga, an ancient city or town in Kush; location of a temple of Amun
    Amun, reconstructed Egyptian Yamānu , was a god in Egyptian mythology who in the form of Amun-Ra became the focus of the most complex system of theology in Ancient Egypt...

     (see Arikhankharer
    Arikhankharer was a crown-prince of Kush .Arikhankharer was the eldest son of Natakamani and Amanitore. While he was crown-prince the temple of Amun at Naga was decorated. Arikhankharer is depicted on a slab now in Worcester, Mass...


In popular culture

  • Naga (comics)
    Naga (comics)
    Naga is a fictional character and Marvel Comics supervillain. Created by writer Roy Thomas and artist Marie Severin, he first appeared in Sub-Mariner #9 .-Fictional character biography:...

    , a supervillain in the Marvel Universe
  • Naga (Dungeons & Dragons)
    Naga (Dungeons & Dragons)
    In the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, nagas comprise a variety of similar species of intelligent aberrations with widely differing abilities and alignments. Nagas appear as large snake like creatures with humanoid heads. They often range widely in coloring and scale patterns, but are all...

    , various creatures
  • Naga Legend of the Five Rings
    Legend of the Five Rings
    Legend of the Five Rings is a fictional setting created by the John Wick and published by Alderac Entertainment Group in 1995. The setting primarily involves the fictional country of Rokugan, though some additional areas and cultures have been discussed. Rokugan is based roughly on feudal Japan...

    , Snake people in the Fictional Land of Rokugan
  • Naga the Serpent
    Naga the Serpent
    is a fictional character in the novel, movie, OVA and manga versions of Slayers. Her Japanese voice actress is Maria Kawamura, and her English voice actress is Kelly Manison in the OVAs and movies, and Eva Kaminsky in Slayers Evolution-R....

    , a character in the Slayers animated series
  • Naga, a character in the video game and anime series, Monster Rancher
  • Naga (Warcraft), an amphibious race in the Warcraft series
  • Naga, an amphibious race in the Guild Wars series
  • Naga Sadow, a Sith Lord in the Star Wars
    Star Wars
    Star Wars is an American epic space opera film series created by George Lucas. The first film in the series was originally released on May 25, 1977, under the title Star Wars, by 20th Century Fox, and became a worldwide pop culture phenomenon, followed by two sequels, released at three-year...

    Expanded Universe
    Expanded Universe
    The term Expanded Universe is generally used to denote the 'extension' of a media franchise with other media...

  • Naga, the primary antagonist of the anime TV series, Bakugan Battle Brawlers
    Bakugan Battle Brawlers
    is a Japanese action adventure anime television series produced by TMS Entertainment and Japan Vistec under the direction of Mitsuo Hashimoto. The story centers on the lives of creatures called Bakugan and the battle brawlers who possess them...

  • Naga, the hybrid Polarbear-Dog character and Avatar Korra's animal guide in The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra.
  • Naga, the legendary Divine-Dragon
    A dragon is a legendary creature, typically with serpentine or reptilian traits, that feature in the myths of many cultures. There are two distinct cultural traditions of dragons: the European dragon, derived from European folk traditions and ultimately related to Greek and Middle Eastern...

     manakete from the Fire Emblem series
    Fire Emblem
    is a fantasy tactical role-playing video game franchise developed by Intelligent Systems , the maker of Advance Wars , and published by Nintendo...

    • Nagi, the reincarnation of Naga's and exclusive playable character from Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and New Mystery of the Emblem
      Fire Emblem: Shin Monshō no Nazo ~Hikari to Kage no Eiyū~
      , is a tactical role-playing remake of Fire Emblem: Monshō no Nazo, developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo. It is the twelfth entry to the Fire Emblem series and the second Fire Emblem remake for the Nintendo DS...


Other uses

  • Naga Jolokia pepper
    Naga Jolokia pepper
    The Bhut Jolokia , as it is commonly known—also known variously by other names in its native region, sometimes Naga Jolokia—is a chili pepper previously recognized by Guinness World Records as the hottest pepper in the world...

    , an extremely hot chili pepper
  • Naga (language), a Bikol language
    Bikol languages
    The Bikol languages are a group of Central Philippine languages spoken particularly on the Bicol Peninsula on the island of Luzon and parts of Catanduanes and Burias Island, Masbate Province...

     of the Philippines
  • NAGA, acronym of the North American Grappling Association
    North American Grappling Association
    North American Grappling Association is an organization started in 1995 that holds Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments in North America and Europe. NAGA is the largest submission grappling association in North America with over 46,600 participants world-wide. Including some of the top jiu-jitsu...

  • NAGA (semantic search), system for semantic search
    Semantic search
    Semantic search seeks to improve search accuracy by understanding searcher intent and the contextual meaning of terms as they appear in the searchable dataspace, whether on the Web or within a closed system, to generate more relevant results. Author Seth Grimes lists "11 approaches that join...

  • NAGA the name of NA.GAnesh raj
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