Biographies | Daitya
First Read : Rambh and Karambh, Mahishaasur
Mahishaasur's story comes in Devee Mahaatmya of Maarkandeya Puraan. Mahishaasur was born to Rambh and a she-buffalo. Mahish means he-buffalo. According to Bhavishya Puraan, 4/20 (see under "Dhwaj Navamee Vrat") he had a son named Raktaasur. He did a lots of Tap and became the ruler of the three worlds by the Var of Brahmaa Jee. He was troubling Devtaa very much so Brihaspati Jee sought the help of Devee and got killed him.
Created by Sushma Gupta on 5/27/03
Updated on 12/26/13