Arishtasura, Ariṣṭāsura, Arishta-asura: 1 definition

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Arishtasura means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

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

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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