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List of Gods   : "Asura"

NameOriginDescription
God name "Asurakumara" Jain / India God. One of the groups under the general title of BHVANAVASI (dwelling in places). They have a youthful appearance and are associated with Rain and thunder....
Demon name "Asuras" Hindu / Vedic A group of power-seeking deities, sometimes referred to as demons. They were opposed to the devas. Hindu / Vedic
Demon name "Asuras" Hindu / Vedic sky gods. Identified in the opening of the Rg Veda, they become demonic in later Hinduism, the antagonists of the DEVA gods....
Deities name "Bhavariavasi" Jain / India Gods. A generic name given to deities of youthful appearance who are arranged in ten groups all with the suffix -kumara. Thus AGNI-; ASURA-; DIK-; DVIPA-; NAGA-; STANITA-; SUPARNA-; UDADHI-; VAYU-; VIDYUT-....
Goddess name "Chanda aka Chandi" Hindu The goddess Durga in the form she assumed for the destruction of the Asura called Mahisha. Hindu
"Halahala" Hindu The name of a poison created from the sea when Devas and Asuras churned the sea in order to obtain Amrita, the nectar of immortality. Hindu
Demon name "Kuvalaswa" India A prince of the Solar race, who had 21,000 sons. Attended by his sons he attacked the great Asura, Dhundhu, who lived in a sea of sand, and harassed the devotions of the pious sage Uttanka. They unearthed the demon and slew him. India
God name "Tara" Vedic Soma, the moon, carried Tara off with him, which brought about the great war in heaven between the gods and the asuras. Brahma put an end to the war and had Tara restored to Brihaspati.
Deities name "Udadhikumara" Jain Generic name of one of the group of deities called Bhavanvasi-nikaya. The Bhavanvasi-nikaya consists of the types: Asurakumara, Nagakumara, Vidyutkumara, Suparnakumara, Agnikumara, Vatakumara, Stanitakumara, Udadhikumara, Dvipakumara and Dikkumara. Jain