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Lemuria | What is the difference between a Maya and a Naga?
Lemuria | What is the difference between a Maya and a Naga?
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The Maya and Naga are two distinct groups with their own unique cultural, historical, and mythological backgrounds. The Maya are a Mesoamerican civilization, predominantly found in present-day Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador, and are known for their impressive architectural achievements, writing system, and advanced knowledge of astronomy. The Nagas, on the other hand, are a group of people and deities mentioned in ancient Indian literature and mythology. The term "Naga" refers to both a group of people and serpent gods. Throughout ancient Indian literature, various stories include the Nagas, including kings, queens, and myths about the serpent people. The Naga culture and mythology can be found in Dravidian, Jain, Buddhist, Prakrit, Pali, and Sanskrit literature. In summary, the Maya are an ancient Mesoamerican civilization known for their architectural, intellectual, and artistic achievements, while the Nagas are a group of people and deities in ancient Indian literature and mythology associated with serpent gods. These two groups are regionally, culturally, and historically distinct from one another.

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