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Vritra

[ vrit-ruh ]

noun

, Hinduism.
  1. a serpent-demon, the personification of evil and leader of the Danavas: conquered by Indra.


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That terrible conflict of blows, resembling the conflict of yore between Vritra and Vasava, lasted but for a moment.

And moved by affection, the slayer of Vritra, consoling Arjuna, touched his beautiful face with his own perfumed hands.

And as the Rishi was employed with these thoughts, Sakra, the slayer of Vritra, came to know of them.

The gods then all resolved upon the destruction of Vritra, and went with Indra at their head to Brahma.

Purandara of a thousand eyes, beholding the gods flying in fear and Vritra growing in boldness, became deeply dejected.

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