PISHACHAS There are millions of Jakhyas (Yakshas), Kinnaras and Pisachas (Pishachas). (Gauri Sukhmani M. 5, p. 276) Pishachas are friends and evil spirits. Vedas consider them lower than Rakshasas. They hare ill-natured spiteful and mischievous beings. It is said that they were created by Brahma alongwith other demons. They
KUVALAYAPIRA My Lord, in the form of a child killed Kuvalayapira. (Sorath M. 4, p. 606) The tyrant king Kansa, in order to kili Krishna and Balarama sent this demon. He was in the form of an immense elephant and was employed to trample both the young boys under
KINNARA There are millions of Yakshas, Kinnaras and Pishachas. (Gauri Sukhmani M. 5, p. 276) A Kinnara is a mythical being with the form of a man and the head of a horse. Kinnaras are said to have sprung from the toe of Brahma along with the Yakshas. They
KAMALA PUTA Brahma, born of lotus (the son of Lotus) and Vyasa, bom of fish, performed austerities and became adorable. (Kanra M. 4, p. 1309) Brahma was born in the navel-lotus of Vishnu, therefore he is called the son of Lotus. In order to know the Lord, he travelled
Whose Praises are sung by Brahma (Birancha) alongwith the hymns of the Vedas and for whom Shiva (the ascetic) holds fast on the Kahlasa (Kailasa) mountain and does not leave it... (Swayye Mahle Chauthe Ke, p. 1404) Kailasa is a mountain situated like Meru to the north of Himalayas.
KAMALA-PATI (KAMALA KANTA) Kamala-Pati, the husband of Kamala (Lakshmi) i.e. Vishnu and Kavala i.e. Lakshmi do not know the Lord. (Dhanasari Kabir, p. 691) Kamala-Kanta, the husband of Kamala (Lakshmi) i.e. the Lord of Maya or God who enacts wonders..... (Maru M. 5, p. 1082) Kamala-Pati means the husband
MEHKHASA (MAHISHA-ASURA) My Lord destroyed the demons without the practice of devotion including Sahasbahu, Madhukeet, Mehkhasa..... (Gauri M. l, p. 224) There is mention of two Mahishasuras in Hindu mythology. In Mahabharata, there is mention of this buffalo-headed demon being killed by Skanda. In Markandeya Purana\'s Durga Saptashati, a
MAHA-MAI He who worships Maha Mai (the great goddess), from man he takes his birth as a woman. (Gond Namdev, p. 874) Maha Mai is an epithet for the goddess Parbati or Durga. She is also called Mahamaya.
NEJAI In whose house there are Arjuna, an aide-de-camp, Dhru, Prahlada, Ambrika, Narada, Nejai, Siddhas, Buddhas along with ninety-two sporting Ganas and Gandharvas. (Malar Namdev, p. 1292) In the above reference, the devotees of the Lord include Nejai. According to the editors of \'Shabdaratha\', he was a sage. But
PUTANA By remembering the Lord, Putana attained salvation; she, who was the fraudulent child-killer. (Gond Namdev, p. 874) She, a female demon, was the daughter of Bali. She was known as a child-killer and \'was sent by Kansa to kill Krishna. She applied poison to her teats and attempted
PITAMBAR PIR My hajj (pilgrimage) is performed on the bank of Gomati, where lives my Pitambar Pir (the Preceptor Krishna who wears yellow clothes) (Asa Kabir_ p. 4J8) Pitambar Pir and Pit Basan (see p. 1402) are the two epithets used for Krishna, who is said to be the
KANIPHA or Karnaripa, one of the 84 Gorakhpanthi siddhas (exalted personages believed to have attained occult powers and immortality through the practice of yoga), is mentioned in Bald Janam Sdkhi as a participant in the Siddhas` discourse with Guru Nanak during the latter`s visit to Mount Sumer.