Indian Mythology

The Hindu Pantheon

Was there a war in heaven in Hinduism?

There were wars in heaven in Hindu mythology. Indra’s battle against the demonic Vritra was an aspect of such a war, as are the many battles between the “good” deities, the devas, and the not-so-good ones, the asuras. In the end, the devas, like the Greek Olympians and the Norse Aesir, won over their more primitive enemies.


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