- Indian (culture)
- Aquatic (attribute)
- Reptilian (attribute)
- Friendly and Dangerous (behaviour)
- Sea Serpents (common type)
The treacherous water monster in Buddhist mythology that lurked in the river Swat in Pashawa, modern day Pakistan. It is sometimes shown in Buddhist art with Buddha subduing it.
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