Hindu Mythology

The colorful deities and demons of India...

JARA

Hindu Old Age Goddess

Goddess of Old Age and Daughter of Death

And if you think this is bad, don’t confuse her with Jara the demon, who turns into an old crone at night and searches out tasty corpses for supper.

See also Jaramarana.

Jara Facts and Figures

Name: Jara
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Old Age
Area of expertise: Old Age

Good/Evil Rating: BAD, best avoided
Popularity index: 946

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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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