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Unformatted text preview: 99. Ngas. Divine serpents. 101. King Vairavaa is the god Kubera. 102. uddhdhivsa deities are the deities of the pure abodes, very high heavens. 104. mdagas and paahas are kinds of drums. xxvii 53. Mallas. The peoples of the area in which the Buddha died. xxviii 28. iupla was one of the enemies of Ka in the Mahbhrata. 30. The wrathful seer is Parau Rma, Rma with the Axe, one of the avatars of Viu, who wiped out the destructive class of katriyas or warriors. This is a different Rma from the Rma of the Rmyaa . 31. The Daitya or demon is here Rvaa. 63. The great king Aoka Maurya ruled from 304-232 BCE. He became a Buddhist and did much to spread and to institutionalize Buddhism. 74. Sketa is the city of Ayodhy, the city where Rma was supposed to have ruled....
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2010 for the course ANS ANS taught by Professor Brereton during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.
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