- Indian (culture)
- Aquatic (attribute)
- Celestial (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
The cosmic tortoise of Hindu myth. A gigantic tortoise who supports the whole world upon its back. Vishnu once emanated as the Kurma to bring back things of value lost during the ‘Great Inundation’.
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