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- n. snake worship
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- n. The worship of serpents.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Serpent-worship.
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- n. the worship of snakes
Phallic worship would seem to have been always confined to these temples, with ophiolatry -- the nagas or water-snake deities being accommodated in sacred tanks, in the midst of which the early Kashmir temples were usually placed.