demoness


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demoness

(ˈdiːmənɛs)
n
a female demon
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Thereafter, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju posted the image of demoness Surpanakha on social media.
Chandigarh/Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Haryana BJP leader Suraj Pal Amu on Saturday threatened West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she would meet the same fate as"Surpanakha", a demoness from the epic Ramayana whose nose was cut off by Lakshman, a day after she asserted her state was ready to welcome Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film"Padmavati"and its crew.
IN THE eyes of most Cypriots, it has taken but a year to transform former auditor general, Chrystalla Georghadji, head of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC), from an angel to a demoness.
Son of a Brahmin Vishravas and a demoness Kaikasi, and half-brother of Kubera, Ravana was a learned scholar and an ardent devotee of Shiva.
Some of the exhibits depicting the womanhood are 'Virasati' (commemorating a woman warrior from 13th century AD); a textile installation (of the female genital) by new-age artist Mrinalini Mukherjee; an 18th-century wooden sculpture of a squatting woman giving birth to a baby; the Mother Goddesses from Harappa; demoness Putana suckling Krishna; Mallinatha (the Jain woman ascetic); Saptamatrika or The Seven Mothers (a 2nd or 3rd century AD terracotta work from Patna Museum); and Surasundaris (a celebration of the body).
In order to portray Tadaka as a fire- breathing demoness, Fauja was spitting fire by the exceedingly dangerous method of spitting out kerosene and lighting up the issuing cloud of droplets with a flaming torch he was holding in his hand, presumably well away from his elaborate costume.
After the anecdote in which he out-tricks the demoness, Nischyadatta continues on his way, eventually happening upon an enchanted monkey who is really a man.
Held the day after the full moon, people of all ages gather to commemorate the burning of a demoness named Holika and mark the start of spring with the most vibrant celebration in the Indian calendar.
The Holi festival commemorates the victory of good over evil, brought about by the burning and destruction of the demoness, named Holika.
And in doing the research I discovered that Invidia was described as this green-eyed temptress, an evil demoness that would come and accost you in your sleep, almost like a vapour that would attack you and take over your mind.
The strivesham (female) costume was worn for the demoness character Poothana in a showcase performance of Poothanamoksham, also at Butler University.