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Sanskrit असुर (ásura).
Asura (plural Asuras)
- (Hinduism) Deities among the Hindu dharma. Considered to be a group of power-seeking deities, sometimes referred to as devas.
- (Buddhism) The lowest class of deities and demigods of the Kāmadhātu.
Asura in Hinduism
Asura in Buddhism