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Hinduism - What Is Bhujangavalaya?






Bhujangavalaya means "snake bracelet" in Hindi. 


The name of a specific jewelry worn by the deity Shiva in Hindu imagery. 


  • A snake-shaped bracelet is known as the bhujangavalaya. 

  • Shiva is known in Hindu mythology for wearing serpents, particularly cobras, as decorations on his arms and chest. 
  • This is only one of the characteristics that distinguishes him as unique, strong, and perhaps deadly.
  • This practice has been continued in the prescriptive canons for the production of Hindu pictures, and Shiva is always shown wearing these serpent bands.






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