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  • n. A malignant demon at war with Rama and Hanuman; a representation of such a demon


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  • In the world of the Ramayana and Mahabharata, rakshasas are a frequently encountered and populous race of supernatural humanoids who tend generally toward evil. (Wikipedia)

    May 22, 2008