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Asura was a new god that bound up older ones, such as Yaamai, the four-armed god of death and sleep.[3]

Asura was the chief-deity in Vendhya.[4] His priests served the throne.[5]


Hyborian Age

Asura was a new god. When the older god Yaamai, the four-armed god of death and sleep, used his trident, fire-sword, mace, and noose to conquer all, except for Asura. Asura defeated and bound him up, among others.[3]

Asura was the popular deity in Vendhya,[5] and its chief-deity.[4] His Priests served the throne.[5] Asura was seemingly also worshipped in Iranistan, in the Ilbars.[6]

Asura was worshiped in Aquilonia[4] as early as 10,000 BC. Kalligor sacrificed to him for favors.[1]



See Also

Links and References


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Conan the Barbarian #12
  2. Savage Sword of Conan #16
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Giant-Size Conan #3; Conan the Conqueror Part III
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Savage Sword of Conan #8; Gods of the Hyborian Age - Part III: The Elder Gods, by Robert Yaple
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Handbook of the Conan Universe #1; Vendhya's entry
  6. Savage Sword of Conan #31; The Flame Knife
  7. Savage Sword of Conan #10; Conan the Conqueror Conclusion
  8. Asura at the Marvel Appendix
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