Hindu Mythology

The colorful deities and demons of India...

VRITRA

Hindu Demon

Also known as Vitra

Evil Snake Demon

One of the Asuras, he’s a pesky snake demon who 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.

Vritra Facts and Figures

Name: Vritra
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Vitra

Gender: Male
Type: Demon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: NOT OKAY, be careful
Popularity index: 825

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

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