Adharma (unrighteousness) In Hindu mythology, a son of the god Brahma. He personified unrighteousness or vice, being called “the destroyer ...
Adi In Hindu mythology, a son of Adharma. He tried to avenge his father’s death at the hands of Shiva ...
Agneyastra In Hindu mythology, a fire weapon given to Agnivesa, the son of Agni, the fire god. He then gives ...
Akupera (tortoise, turtle) In Hindu mythology, the name of the tortoise on which the earth is sometimes said to be ...
Ashura Also known as: Asuras Origin: India The Ashuras are spirits from India who are the hostile rivals of the ...
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churning of the ocean In Hindu mythology, term used for the cosmic struggle between the Demons and gods over the ...
Chyavana In Hindu legend, a sage, opponent of Indra, restored to youth by the twin gods, the Aswins. The Rig-Veda, ...
Dadhyanch (Dadhica, Dadhicha) In Hindu mythology, a sage who was taught certain sciences by Indra but was not allowed to ...
Daityas In Hindu mythology, giants who inhabit Patala, the lowest region of the underworld. They warred against the gods and ...
Gada In Hindu mythology, the younger brother of Krishna (an incarnation of the god Vishnu). Taken from the Encyclopedia of ...
Gajasura Elephant of the Asuras Origin: India Ganesha’s head didn’t come from just any old elephant. Gajasura, an elephant Asura, ...
Gandharvas Origin: India Wild, rambunctious, male forest spirits, the Gandharvas are the sexy counterparts and companions of the Apsaras. Many, ...
Garuda The Devourer Also known as: Karura (Japanese); Galon (Burmese) Garuda’s mother and the mother of the Nagas shared the ...
Kabandha In Hindu mythology, an evil goblin slain by Rama. Originally, Kabandha was a good spirit or Gandharva, in the ...
Kacha In the Hindu epic poem The Mahabharata, a man who wanted the power to restore the dead to life ...
Kadru Origin: India Kadru is the mother of the Nagas. She has over one-thousand powerful snake-spirit offspring. Her primary myth ...
Kaliya (black) In Hindu mythology, a serpent king subdued by Krishna, an incarnation of the god Vishnu. Kaliya lived in ...
Marichi Goddess of Dawn; Queen of Heaven; The Diamond Sow Also known as: Marici (Sanskrit); Mari shi; Marishiten (Japanese) Classification: ...
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