Kadru

Kadru

ORIGIN:

India

Kadru is the mother of the Nagas. She has over one-thousand powerful snake-spirit offspring. Her primary myth involves her competition with her co-wife, Garuda’s mother. Kadru may be venerated with her children or alone. She is invoked for fertility and wealth, as well as protection from snakes. Do not venerate together with Garuda.

SEE ALSO:

  • Garuda;
  • Manasa;
  • Nagas

SOURCE:

Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses– Written by :Judika Illes Copyright © 2009 by Judika Illes.

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