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Kasyapa

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This article is about the Hindu sage Kashyapa or Kasyapa. See also Mahakasyapa information on the Buddhist monk.

In Hinduism, Kashyapa ("tortoise") is an ancient sage (one of the rishis), father of the devas, asuras, nagas and all of humanity. He is married to Aditi, with whom he is the father of Agni and the Adityas. He received the spoils of Parasuma's conquest of King Kaartaveerya-arjuna.

Alternative: Kasyapa

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