According to Indian culture snakes are also considered as gods. ‘Nagas’ or ‘Sarppas’
means snakes. Usually we considers a naga as a king cobra. There are more importance
for this ‘Nagas’ in our epics. Many stories are written about them. One of the very
famous snake in our epic ‘Mahabharatha’ is ‘Anantha’, on that snake Lord Mahavishnu
is laying. Great enemy of Nagas in the epics is Garuda, the vehicle of Vishnu.
Main offering to nagas are "Paalum, noorum". This can be offered in almost all naga temples in kerala.