Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 28 Aug 2011 15:07 and updated at 28 Aug 2011 15:07


vrm.1.15 "That invincible one is further self conceited by the boons you have accorded, and he is overbearingly torturing the Sages, Yaksha s, Gandharva s, Asura s, and like that even the Brahmans.
vrm.1.39 "Oh, Raghava, there emerged an unbearable rumpus from the Nagas, Asura s, Rakshasas, and other beings living underneath the surface of earth, while they are killed during hollowing the earth.
vrm.1.39 "All the Gods along with Gandharva s, Asura s, and Uragas who are distraught at heart for the plight of earth have approached the Forefather, Brahma.
vrm.1.45 "Oh, Rama, the sons of Diti, namely Asura s, have not espoused that daughter of Rain god, but oh, brave Rama, the sons of Aditi on their part, namely sura s, have espoused that impeccable Vaaruni.
vrm.2.9 "That great Asura famously called shambara, who had several magic effects, defeated all the Devas and conferred battle upon Devendra.
vrm.3.11 Then by Sage Agastya, whom Gods have prayed to end this Rakshasa menace, and whom Asura Ilvala invited to feast during obsequial rites, he that Agastya having relished the fiendish Asura in the form of Ram, they say, had finished him off.
vrm.4.29 Gods" cannot cause dismay to him, then Gandharva s no multitudes of Maruts no Asura s no Yaksha s no and then wherefore the raakshasa s can?
vrm.4.42 puraaNa/Legend: "Once upon a time in the crusades of Gods Rakshasas, Vishnu assuming the form of Purosottama Supreme Person slew the Horse faced Asura named Hayagreeva on that mountain, and snatched away the wheel weapon from him.
vrm.4.42 Until then, this wheel weapon existed under the custody of that Asura Hayagreeva.
vrm.4.42 Purushottama also put another Asura Pancajana to death on that very mountain and took away his backbone, which is a conch shell.
vrm.4.42 "A city named Praagjyotisha is there which is completely golden, wherein the evil minded Asura named Naraka is living.
vrm.4.43 "The mansion of the Asura Maya is there which is built by himself and that Mountain Mainaka is to be searched out, inclusive of its crests, grades and caves.
vrm.4.51 b, a "A marvellous fantasist by name Maya was there, a bullish Asura of wizardry and by him with his phenomenal expertise all this golden woodland is constructed.
vrm.4.54 Tara, like Indra who once listened to the un listenable teachings of Asura s mentor, namely Shukracarya, as that Angada is overly enervated to fulfil the concerns of the king Sugreeva.
vrm.5.50 When Mount Kailasa was moved by me, is it the same Nandi the divine bull which cursed me long ago and came here now in this form or whether he is Bana the great Asura came here in the form of a Vanara.
vrm.5.51 "This Sugreeva is indeed neither a Deva, nor Asura, nor human, nor Danava, nor Gandharva, nor Yaksha, nor Pannaga.
vrm.6.20 O, stupid Ravana! You along with your younger brother will not be left unkilled by Rama, even if you are protected by all including Indra or even if you have disappeared by virtue of conjuring trick or obtained, the solar orbit or entered the nethermost subterranean region or even if approached the lotus feet of Shiva I do not see any protector to you as such in the three worlds, nor do I see any Pisachas or a Rakshasa or a Gandharva or an Asura coming forward to protect you.
vrm.6.67 Widely opening his mouth like the mouth of a submarine fire and roaring, Kumbhakarna whose arms and feet were cut off, ran with thighs quickly towards Rama, like Rahu the seizer Asura going to seize the moon in the sky.
vrm.6.67 That Rama slashed Kumbhakarna s head, which was looking like a huge mountain peak, having well rounded tusks and with charming and quivering ear rings, as like Indra the destroyer of strong holds, in the past, chopped off the head of Vritra, the Asura of darkness and drought.
vrm.6.67 By killing Kumbhakarna, who tormented the army of Devas and who was not defeated at any time in great battles, Rama was rejoiced in the same way as Indra was rejoiced in killing Vritra, the great Asura.
vrm.6.72 That terrific bind of arrow cannot be released by any Sura or a mighty Asura or by Yakshas or Gandharvas or Pannagas.
vrm.7.6 And hymned by Siddhas and Devas and sages and mighty semi divine Nagas and Gandharvas and Yakshas, the enemy of the Asura hosts presented himself, bearing in his hands the discus, sword, that weapon Sarnga and the conch.
vrm.7.48 Thereupon, Rama, at first saluted and went round him and then Yudhajit, the son of Kekaya, went away to his kingdom in the company of Lakshmana like unto Indra leaving for home in the company of Vishnu on the destruction of the Asura Vritra.
vrm.7.66 Nahusha, powerful as Indra, was the son of Ayu, When Indra, the king of the Devas, was assailed with thunderbolt by the Asura Vritra,Nahusha governed his kingdom for a hundred thousand years.
vrm.7.68 Let the king spend many nights with Sarmishtha the daughter of an Asura.
vrm.7.74 O king, formerly in the Krita age, there was a magnanimous ofspring of Diti, the mighty Asura, Madhu, the eldest son of Lota.
vrm.7.74 So long as hou, O mighty Asura, dost not assail Devas and Vipras, so long shall this be thine, otherwise it shall come to naught, deducing to cinders the person that shall rashly enter upon conflict with thee, this dart shall return to thy hand.
vrm.7.74 Having thus obtained the boon from Rudra, the mighty Asura, again bowing to Mahadeva, addressed him, saying :"O reverend one, may this excellent dart be the possession of my family O god, thou art the lord of the immortals.
vrm.7.97 O thou having long arms, formerly, during the war between Devas and Asuras there flourished a highly honored Asura under the name of Vritra.
vrm.7.97 Do thou therefore not neglect any longer this highly generous Asura.
vrm.7.98 Thereupon the highly poweiful immortals headed by Indra entered the forest where the great Asura Vritra was performing austeities.
vrm.7.98 Arriving there they observed that the leading Asura was spreading rays all over the outcome of his own effulgence, as if devouing the three worlds and burning down the quarters.

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