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.
Languages MLLL-4993. Indian Epics. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D.
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