Iyravata; 1 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

[Iyravata in Hinduism glossaries]

Iyravata is the divine white elephant, the mount of Indra, the king of the Devas. It is also the mother of the baby elephant, which gave up its life to supply Ganapati with an elephant's head (in place of his original head which had been destroyed).

(Source): Apam Napat: Indian Mythology

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