Hindu Legendary Figures

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    Angada

    Angada

    Angada in the Indian epic Ramayana, is a vanara who helped Rama find his wife Sita and fight her abductor, Ravana. He was the son of Vaali and Tara and the nephew of Sugriva...

     
     
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    Ardra

    Ardra

    The Hindu myth associated to Ardra is that of Taraka. Taraka is an asura who is granted invulnerability by Brahma...

     
     
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    Aruna

    Aruna

    In Hindu mythology and scriptures, Aruá or Aru? sometimes also called Anoora, is a personification of the reddish glow of the rising Sun, which is believed to have spiritual powers...

     
     
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    Aryaman

    Aryaman

    Aryaman ( pronounced as "aryaman"; nominative singular is aryama) is one of the early Vedic deities. His name signifies "bosom friend", "play-fellow" or "companion"

     
     
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    Ashapura Mata

    Ashapura Mata

    Ashapura Mata is one of aspect devi and one of the principle deity of Kutch. As the name indicates, she is the Goddess who fulfills the wish & desires of all those who trust and believe her...

     
     
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    Ashlesha

    Ashlesha

    Ashlesha is the 9th of the 27 nakshatras in Hindu astrology. Ashlesha is also known as the Clinging Star or Naga. It is known as the Hydra...

     
     
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    Asvayujau

    Asvayujau

    In Hinduism, Asvayujau is a goddess of good luck, joy and happiness.

     
     
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    Barbari

    Barbari

    Barbari or Barbarika has been a less written but important character of Mahabharat. He has been the illustrious son of the great warrior Ghatotkacha. Ghatotkacha has been himself the son of great Bhima and Hidimba...

     
     
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    Bhadra

    Bhadra

    The Bhagavata Purana gives her the epithet Kaikeyi, the princess of the Kaikeya kingdom. She was the daughter of King Dhrishtaketu and his wife Shrutakirti, the sister...

     
     
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    Bhishma

    Bhishma

     In the epic Mahabharata, Bhishma was the eighth son of Kuru King Shantanu, who was blessed with wish-long life and had sworn to serve the ruling Kuru king...

     
     
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    Dasaratha

    Dasaratha

    Dasaratha is known as a great King of Ayodhya and as the father was Rama. He was a son of a king named Aja and his wife Indumati..

     
     
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    Devaki

    Devaki

    In Hinduism, Devaki is the wife of Vasudeva and mother of Krishna. She was the mother of the Devas.
    Devaki and Vasudeva were imprisoned by her brother, Kamsa or Kansa...

     
     
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    Garuda

    Garuda

    Garuda is a Hindu deity and is regarded as the vehicle of Vishnu...

     
     
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    Ilavida

    Ilavida

    The daughter of the Rishi Bharadwaja and the sister of the Rishi Garga, Ilavida was given in marriage to the Rishi Vishrava and bore him a son, Kubera who would eventually...

     
     
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    Iravan

    Iravan

    The Mahabharata portrays Iravan as dying a heroic death in the 18-day Kurukshetra War (Mahabharata war), the epic's main subject. However, the South Indian...