Asura

noun Asu·ra \ˈəsərə, (ˌ)əˈsu̇rə\

Definition of Asura

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  one of a class of beneficent celestial spirits of early Vedic and Zoroastrian mythology

  2. 2 :  one of a class of demons or titans in later Hinduism and Buddhism, the enemies of the gods

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Origin and Etymology of asura

Sanskrit — more at aesir


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