Also known as Mahishasura.

  • #2137
  • Indian Indian (culture)
  • Deadly Deadly (behaviour)

A creature of Hindu myth with the head of a buffalo. It is very destructive and similar to the Bhainsasura. One story tells how a hero called Kali manifested as her wrathful form, Durga slew the beasts in a battle against the Asuras. But another story tells that the Mahisha was slain by the hero Skanda.

Mahisha has been viewed 858 times.

Does Mahisha Exist?

Previous: Mahapadma

Next: Mahu-Catah

Know something about Mahisha?

If there's something that I've missed or would like to add then please let me know and I'll update the article. If you've seen this creature in films, TV, computer games, books or even old stories, please post a comment.