Terms

Balahaka

Sugriva, Balahaka , Megha-pushpa , and Saivya balAhaka or {valAhaka} m. a rain or thunder -cloud , any cloud one of the 7 clouds appearing at the destruction of the world a mountain Cyperus Rotundus a kind of crane (= {balAka}) a kind of snake a kind of metre N. of a serpent-demon of a commander of one of the 4 horses of Vishnu of a brother of Jayad-ratha of a Daitya of a mountain . 2 bAlAhaka m. N. of a serpent-demon {yuddhebalAhaka-jambu-mAle} in the contest between Balahaka and Jambu-mala
Back