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  • Indian Indian (culture)
  • Aquatic Aquatic (attribute)
  • Reptilian Reptilian (attribute)
  • Friendly and Dangerous Friendly and Dangerous (behaviour)
  • Sea Serpents 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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