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Vishnu rests on the body of Sheshanaga and Sheshanaga like Paramahansa rests on the ocean of bliss known as Prakriti. His being is depicted as having 5 or 7 or 1000 serpents. What is the symbolic meanings of these multiple serpent heads?

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  • Sheshnag lies on the ocean, depending on the type of Vishnu you're talking. Vishnu and thereby Sheshnag are not affected by Prakriti in any way. – user9072 Jul 18 '18 at 12:37
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    The so called answers are not satisfactory and usually do not address the question. What does one do ? – Frank Hestermann Jul 20 '18 at 6:59
  • @The Crimson Universe, great insight and a marvel to behold but why 5,7 or 1000 Serpents ? Your answer is relevant to a previous question about reincarnation and the birth of Devas. – Frank Hestermann Jul 24 '18 at 6:19
  • @TheCrimsonUniverse Comments are not for answering questions or discussing the topic, use chat room instead. – Pandya Aug 6 '18 at 2:09
  • @Pandya. Totally agree. It adds so much negatively to the questions. Editing is a positive exercise. – Frank Hestermann Aug 6 '18 at 2:19

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