Symbols - What does heaven look like



In the Indian Hindu cosmology, Nāga (nāgá, Burmese pronunciation: [naːɡá]) is the Sanskrit and Pāli word for a class of entity or being, taking the form of a really large serpent – usually a sea serpent in that it is shown near or in water. 

The symbolism is used in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.  [A female Nāga is a nāgī or nāgiṇī]. 

The Naga has two complementary meanings. 

It is the same as the Ouroboros in that the Naga is a symbol of energy recycling, but in some cases it has added symbolism.

Naga with Vishnu

 The kundalini experience is life transforming and affects your functions with both destruction of old functions and creation of new functions.  The experience creates a continuous cyclical energy flow, energy continually being received via the crown chakra and returned. 

The Sea serpent or Naga can thus be a symbol of the experience having happened with the resulting energy recycling that takes place.  

 In some cases the serpent is shown as a king cobra, the symbolism here being consistent as the Cobra is a symbol of enlightenment too.