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General definition (in Hinduism)Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
Daityas (दैत्य): Daityas were the children of Diti and the sage Kashyapa. They were a race of giants who fought against the gods.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+169): Diti, Daityari, Daityaguru, Daitya, Daityantaka, Daityahantri, Daityanibarhana, Daityanishudana, Daityendra, Daityadanavamardana, Musala, Mahacakra, Druhana, Varaha, Gada, Sundopasunda, Pattisha, Bhindipala, Vakranga, Bhidura.
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The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Chapter 8 - On going to the Tīrthas < [Book 4]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 46 - Andhaka fights < [Section 2.5 - Rudra-saṃhitā (5): Yuddha-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 45 - The beginning of the war and the conversation with the messengers < [Section 2.5 - Rudra-saṃhitā (5): Yuddha-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 20 - The fight between the rank and file of the Gaṇas and the Asuras < [Section 2.5 - Rudra-saṃhitā (5): Yuddha-khaṇḍa]
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 3.196 < [Section XI - Origin of the Pitṛs and the Mode of Worshipping them]
Verse 12.48 < [Section VIII - States of Existence due to the Three Qualities]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)