Also known as Mahishasura.
- Indian (culture)
- 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.
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