Hindu - A giant. Twin brother of Hiranyakashipu. He is said to have pulled the earth to the bottom of the ocean and kept it there for a thousand years until he was killed by Vishnu in his third avatar as the boar Varaha. Occasionally referred to as Hiranyaksha, Gold Eye, Gold Eye, Hiranya-Aksa, Hiranya-Aksa, Hiranyaksa, Hiranyaksa, Thai Hirantayaksa or Thai Hirantayaksa.

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