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Vritra definition, a serpent-demon, the personification of evil and leader of the Danavas: conquered by Indra. See more.

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Indra: A Case Study in Comparative Mythology
1 ORCA Vritra VC4 ESC 取扱説明書
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ṛṣi: bharadvāja bārhaspatya; devatā: bṛhaspati; chanda: triṣṭup
Aa ya/ý!AiÔ?i-> su/t<saem<?saempteipb , v&;?Ú !#NÔ/v&;?i-r
slaying Vritra!
Viktor Rydberg's Investigations into Germanic Mythology, Vol. II Part
Water surrounded the demons in their mountain-homes, where they were guarded by the dragon Vritra.

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That's the mytho origin of Raksha Bandhan anyway that Indra, king of the celestials, had to fight big bad Vritra for survival and kept being bested until his wife Shachi Devi tied a thread she had prayed over on his sword arm (or thunderbolt arm?).

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Vritra - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the early Vedic religion, Vritra (Vṛtra वृत्र "the enveloper"), is an Asura and also a serpent or dragon, the personification of drought and enemy of Indra.
Mar 3, 1997 Vritra was one of the asuras, perhaps the most powerful of them all. His name means 'Enveloper.
The Serene Dragon : India - Vritra / Vitra / Ahi / Vritrahan / Indra
Dec 19, 2003 The Serene Dragon, a comprehensive site of dragon, draconic, and dragon- related myths, legends, and tales from around the world.
Vritra (Hindu mythology) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
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