- one of the Vedic demons.
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And the Danava struck with that weapon, fell down on the ground a lifeless corpse!
And after that brave warrior was slain, the disheartened Danava women fled in all directions, exclaiming Oh!
And holding his mace and sword and bow, that mighty-armed one looked like Maghavan, after he had slain the Danava hosts.
And when the Danava hosts had been destroyed, all their females began to bewail in that city, like unto cranes in autumn.
Then the Asuras drums struck up and their shrill bugles were sounded; and the Danava chiefs yelled their terrific war-cry.