Arishtasura, aka: Ariṣṭāsura, Arishta-asura; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Ariṣṭāsura can be transliterated into English as Aristasura or Arishtasura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Ariṣṭāsura (अरिष्टासुर).—A demon (asura) who took the form of a bull and tried to kill Lord Kṛṣṇa.

Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

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