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Mohini

Mohini is a female version of Vishnu, sometimes associated with his appearance as Hari in the union with Shiva as Hara to create Harihara, from which union the child Ayyappan is born. In other versions of the story Mohini is a version of Aruna who begets Vali via Indra and Sugriva via Surya. mohinI f. infatuating living beings N. of a Surangana1
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