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preceptor of the Daityas, and the guru of the Asuras, identified with the planet Venus, one of the Navagrahas (with honorific, शुक्राचार्य Shukracharya).

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partaking of the havis from the yagnas offered by the daityas. Slowly the daivic strength decreases. 1600 years passes.
Meghanadavadha Kavya—5th canto 212 Star-studded Night smiled
some Daitya army camped at heaven's gates, set to attack?
The Wives of the Rishis: An Analysis of the Tij-Rishi Panchami
body. At this the linga became small again at once. Seeing this, all the gods, Yakshas, Gandharvas, Kinnaras and Daityas thanked.
RV 7.99 ṛṣi: vasiṣṭha maitrāvaruṇi; devatā: viṣṇu, indrāviṣṇū
Shukra (Venus)
Daityas/Demons and therefore he is also called by the name Daityaguru. One of his names is. Kāvya or Kavī (Poet) and thus he also rules over poetry.

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Sumali, his mother's father, also worked hard in secret to ensure that Ravana retained the ethics of the Daityas (demons).

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Daitya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Hinduism, the Daityas (दैत्य) are a clan or race or Asura as are the Danavas . Daityas were the children of Diti and the sage Kashyapa.
Daityas - Demons, Demonology, and Evil of the Eastern and Asian
Mar 26, 2003 In Hindu mythology, the Daityas are giant evil spirits who are known for their opposition to sacrifice to the gods.
Sanskrit: daitya
Marriages of adityas with daityas and danavas
The description of marriages between adityas, daityas and danavas. Marriage of Indra with the daughter of danava Puloma, a demoness of anger, Shachi.
Hindus --What was other name of Daitya .......? - Yahoo! Answers India
Friend, KASYAPA PRAJAPATI is the father of all the 840000 types of Creatures including manavas and animals etc. Kasyapa Prajapati had 21 wives ;they are 1.

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