Dowson's Classical Dictionary
of Hindu Mythology] A demon killed
by Balarama. Krishna and Balarama, as boys, picked some fruit in a grove belonging
to Dhenuka, when he took the form of an ass, and running to the spot began to
kick Balarama. The young hero seized him by the heels, whirled him round till
he was dad, and cast his carcase on to the top of a palm-tree. Several of his
companions who ran to his assistance were treated in the same way, so that "the trees were laden
with dead asses."
Languages MLLL-4993. Indian Epics. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D.
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