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KASYAPA

Indian God

Sage and irritable multiple husband

His domestic arrangements are not the most sensible for a sage. For a start he is married to all thirteen of DAKSHA’s daughters. One of these is DITI. See what he has to put up with there.

He is also the father of the little devils HIRANYAKSHA and HIRANYAKASHIPU who grew up to be utter demons. Then there are the giant DAITYAS, who were too big to get into Heaven.

With all that to contend with, it’s not surprising he has a tendency to be grouchy — for example when he tried to cheat TRIPITAKA.

KASYAPA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : KASYAPA
Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NOT OKAY, be careful
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 1497

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Article last updated on 06 August 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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