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Yes, there is the story how these posts are attained. Kaśyapa Prajāpati is not only the progenitor of snakes and reptiles, but also to many creatures like creepers, Daityas, Adityas, Vasus etc., After the progeny of the mobile and immobile, the great sage started to assign chief of respective domain. Adi śeṣa was the eldest son of Kadrū( also known as ...


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Are there any stories regarding coronations of any of these Nagas as King? In Southern Recension Kumbhaghonam Edition of Mahabharatha: Adi Parva: Astika Parva: Chapter 36, coronations of Vasuki is mentioned: `अनन्तेऽभिप्रयाते तु वासुकिः स महाबलः। अभ्यषिच्यत नागैस्तु दैवतैरिव वासवः॥' ॥ 1-36-26 Hindi translation of this is mentioned in Gitapress ...


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There are two or so interpretations of why Lord Shiva wears Vasuki around His neck. The Pauranick tale talks of Shiva being impressed with Vasuki's role in the Churning of the Ocean and blessed Him to be ever close to Him and what better way than wearing Vasuki as a necklace. According to the Puranas, during the churning of the ocean of milk (samudra ...


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