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Keśin


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1 A ‘long-haired one’, referred to in Ṛg Veda 10.136, who, according to some, is a precursor of the yogins and ascetics of a later period.

2 According to the Viṣṇu Purāṇa, a daitya who attacks Kṛṣṇa and is bisected for his pains.

Subjects: Hinduism.


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