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In Hinduism, the Asura are a group of deities, sometimes inaccurately called demons. They were opposed to the devas and may be the gods worshipped prior to the Vedic invasion. They are children of Kasyapa.

The term corresponds to the Zoroastrian word Ahura. In Zoroastrianism the Ahuras are supreme, while the devas are demonic.

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