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Naigameṣa


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A ram-headed supernatural being, said to be inimical to children, unless propitiated. Connected with procreation, he also appears in Śvetāmbara Jaina mythology as Hiraṅyagameṣin, an antelope-headed deity who transports Mahāvīra's embryo.

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