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Basic Description: Ananta is the serpent on which Vishnu rests between acts of creation.
Alternate Names: The Endless
A thousand-headed serpent--usually shown with fewer heads--which form a canopy over Vishnu.
Hindus divide time into large cycles. Although many other myths describe Vishnu as active throughout time. According to some stories he sleeps on Ananta between cycles.
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