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Hiranyakashipu, 1 Definition(s)

AkA: Hiraṇyakaśipu

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Hiranyakashipu (हिरण्‍यकश्यप): Hiranyakashipu was an Asura, and also a King of Dravida whose younger brother, Hiranyaksha was killed by Varaha, one of the avatars of Vishnu. Identical with Shishupāla and Rāvana.

Added: 29.Jun.2012 | Source: WikiPedia: Glossary of Hinduism terms
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