The 16 great (maha) realms (Pada) of the people (Jana).
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Sons of Shukra, the teacher of demons.
They were the teachers of Prahlada, for whom the teaching was too secular. He just wanted to hear about Vishnu.
Marka and Sanda informed Prahlada’s father, Hiranyakashipu.
Manu is the human, Yoni is the womb. Manushya Yoni is the birth in a human womb.
Birth as a human being is difficult to attain in all Asian schools of thought.
The pillared hall, usually as a entrance hall to the temple or the sanctuary.
The human, descending from Manu, the progenitor of mankind.
The army generals of Shumbha and Nishumbha.
Alcohol in ancient India was a brew made of rice, sugar, sugar cane juice, Madhuka flowers (Madhuca longifolia) and honey.