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Tripura

[ trip-er-uh ]

noun

  1. a state in E India. 4,033 sq. mi. (10,445 sq. km). : Agartala.


Tripura

/ ˈtrɪpʊrə /

noun

  1. a state of NE India: formerly a princely state, ruled by the Maharajahs for over 1300 years; became a union territory in 1956 and a state in 1972; extensive jungles. Capital: Agartala. Pop: 3 191 168 (2001). Area: 10 486 sq km (4051 sq miles)


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And cut in twain by the energy of the Sudarsana it fell like the city of Tripura shaken by the shafts of Maheswara.

When the illustrious Sankara slew Tripura, even this was the weapon which he shot and by which many mighty Asuras were consumed.

But what the great lord, the slayer of Tripura has done, he alone can undo: I cannot.

(Siva is called Tripura-hara for his quelling that giant by his fire arms).

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