Asura



(in Indian mythology) a god or demon.
Zoroastrianism. .
Historical Examples

But the word has been whispered about among the priests, and we of Asura learned of it.’
The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard

This was our plan, and the priests of Asura aided us with their mist.
The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard

And the discreet Asura Maya joyfully fastened on his turban and diadem.
The Kath Sarit Sgara Somadeva Bhatta

And he, abandoning the condition of an Asura, fled to Śiva as his protector.
The Kath Sarit Sgara Somadeva Bhatta

And then he entered the palace with the Asura lady and her attendants, recovered again like his own magic power.
The Kath Sarit Sgara Somadeva Bhatta

Thou didst deliver the worlds, O slayer of the Asura Mahisha.
The Kath Sarit Sgara Somadeva Bhatta

Last of all the seventh demon Asura rode up with a newly-born baby boy.
Deccan Nursery Tales Charles Augustus Kincaid

The Brahmana, however, did not grant the Asura a son like Indra.
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa

Not easily did we pick up your trail from Tarantia, for the priests of Asura are crafty.
The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard

And at this, the Asura was inflamed with wrath against the Brahmana.
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa

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