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VAPUSHMAT. [Source: Dowson's Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology] A man who killed King Marutta of the Solar race. Dama, son or grandson of Marutta, in retaliation killed Vapushmat. With his blood he made the funeral offerings to the Manes of Marutta, and with the flesh he fed the Brahmans who were of Rakshasa descent.

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