DAKSHAAlso known as DAKSHESHA, DAKSA
Hindu Lord of Creation and Population
Born out of BRAHMA's right thumb, he is a proud member of the PRAJAPATIS Universal A-Team who helped make the Universe the splendid place it is today. He is also a member of the SAPTARISHIS Sages and Seers Social Club.DAKSHA had one thousand sons and fifty daughters and was pretty much responsible for populating planet Earth. There was also an incident involving a lake of semen, but we won't go into that at the moment.
Although BRAHMA gave him the thumbs-up from the start, he had a lot of trouble with his father-in-law SHIVA. One violent altercation ended in DAKSHA having his head cut off. After reparation, the original head could not be found and he had to make do with that of a goat. He now finds himself in symbolic sacrificial scapegoat situations, but it's all part of the job.
He was later identified by some cults with JESUS Christ, for no very good reason. It's an occupational hazard of symbolic scapegoats.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : DAKSHESHA, DAKSA
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