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TRISIRAS. [Source: Dowson's Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology] 'Three-headed.' 1. In the Vedas, a son of Twashtri; also called Viswarupa. 2. Fever personified as a demon with three heads, typical of the three stages of heat, cold, and sweating. 3. Kuvera, god of wealth. 4. An Asura killed by Vishnu. 5. A son or a friend of Ravana killed by Rama.

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