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Diti

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

Vedic goddess of the earth. The sister and antithesis of Aditi. In Purāṇic mythology, the wife of Kāśyapa and mother of the daityas (the Vedic asuras); she is also—inadvertently—the mother...

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Diti

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 28 words.

In Hindu mythology, daughter of Dakṣa and wife of Kaśyapa. As her name suggests, Diti is the counterpart of

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Diti and the Daityas

David Leeming.

in A Dictionary of Asian Mythology

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 58 words.

In Hindu mythology the sister and opposite of Aditi (see Aditi and the Ādityas), Diti (Dānu) is the

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Diti and the daityas

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 54 words.

In Vedic-Hindu mythology Diti (Danu), the sister and opposite of Aditi, is the mother of the demonic

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Diti and the daityas

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

In Vedic-Hindu mythology Diti (Danu), the sister and opposite of Aditi, is the mother of the demonic daityas (danavas), such as Virtra and other enemies of the gods. She represents ...

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Diti

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

Vedic goddess of the earth. The sister and antithesis of Aditi. In Purāṇic mythology, the wife of Kāśyapa and mother of the daityas (the Vedic asuras); she is also—inadvertently—the mother...

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DITIS

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 8 words.

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Diti

W. J. Johnson.

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hinduism. 38 words.

Vedic goddess of the earth. The sister and antithesis of Aditi. In Purāṇic mythology, the wife of Kāśyapa and

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Daityas

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 14 words.

Sons of the Vedic Goddess, Diti, and demons, or giants, in post-Vedic Hinduism.

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Hiraṇyākṣa

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 14 words.

In Hindu mythology, son of Kaśyapa and Diti, and twin brother of Hiraṇyakaśipu.

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Hiraṇyakaśipu

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 15 words.

In Hindu mythology, the son of Kaśyapa and Diti, and twin brother of Hiraṇyākṣa.

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