One of those pesky snake demons that likes to disrupt everything, block up spaces, coil round and squeeze things, swallow clouds, drink all the rain etc.
INDRA dealt with this one after a drought, and sliced open the corpse to release a river of water.
Article last updated on 28 January 2010
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "VRITRA: Demon from Indian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 28 Jan. 2010. Web. 20 August 2014.