Origin of Asura
Examples from the Web for asura
The words Deva and Asura have an exactly opposite significance in the two religions.
That weapon killed the great Asura Vidyuddhvaja and his army, and they fell down dead from the sky.
Last of all the seventh demon Asura rode up with a newly-born baby boy.Deccan Nursery Tales|Charles Augustus Kincaid
As Natesa, the dancer, Shiva dances triumphantly on the body of a slain Asura.Indian Myth and Legend|Donald Alexander Mackenzie
Thou didst deliver the worlds, O slayer of the Asura Mahisha.