Dowson's Classical Dictionary
of Hindu Mythology] A great
demon who had seven thousand sons. He was an ally of the demon Naraka,
who ruled over Pragjyotisha, and assisted him in the defence of that
city against Krishna. He placed in the environs of that city "nooses
the edges of which were sharp as razors," but Krishna cut them to pieces with
is discus, slew Muru, "and burnt his seven thousand sons like moths with the
flame of the edge of his discus."
Languages MLLL-4993. Indian Epics. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D.
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