Being a Demon, this made his behavior even more demonic than usual. It was Vishnu who cut him down to size and less.
He did this by turning himself into a Man-Lion called Narasimha, in which guise he declared himself no longer a God and was therefore quite at liberty to zap the demon. Which he did.
Hiranyakashipu Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Hiranyakasipu
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: BAD, best avoided
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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