Dowson's Classical Dictionary
of Hindu Mythology] 'Sacrifice.' Sacrifice personified in the Puranas
as son of Ruchi and husband of Dakshina. He had the head of a deer, and was
killed by Vira-bhadra at Daksha's sacrifice. According to the Hari-vansa he
was raised to the planetary sphere by Brahma, and made into the constellation Mriga-siras (deer-head).
Languages MLLL-4993. Indian Epics. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D.
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