(in Indian mythology) a god or demon.
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How to use Asura in a sentence
And endued with power of illusion the angry Asura transformed his brother into a ram.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 | Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
And that other great Asura also, Vali by name, was incapable of being slain by any one.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 | Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
The negative force you call the Rkshasa or Asura; his face, it seems, is turned away from God.Avatras | Annie Besant
This Asura, who is acquainted with all things, has propped up these heavens, he has fixed the boundaries of the earth.
He is called Asura, the living or life-giving god, a name peculiar to the oldest and the greatest gods.India: What can it teach us? | F. Max Mller