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noun Hinduism.
  1. a serpent-demon, the personification of evil and leader of the Danavas: conquered by Indra.
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Examples from the Web for vritra

Historical Examples

  • Vritra is the moon, who swims into the sun's mouth on the night of the new moon.

    The Evolution of the Dragon

    G. Elliot Smith

  • Then Indra saw Vritra growing bolder, and he became dejected.

    Indian Myth and Legend

    Donald Alexander Mackenzie

  • In Hindu myth this battle is fought between Indra and Vritra.

    Myths and Dreams

    Edward Clodd

  • The Arians in Iran also are acquainted with the slaying of Vritra.

  • With that weapon will he of a hundred sacrifices slay Vritra.