Kala

East Indian - A Javanese sea-king. Also known as Kala, Black One, The, Black One, The, Devi, Kali, Brahma, Brahma, Brahman, Vaivarta, Abjaja, Abjayoni, Absolute, Ananta, Astakarna, Brahman, Dhatar, Dhatri, Grandfather, hamsa, Hiranyagarbha, Ishvara, Kamalasana, Mahadeva, Narayana, Padma-Nabha, Pitamaha, Prajapati, Purusha, Svayambhu(va), Varaha, Vishvakarma, Buddhist Janardana, Vairocana, Cambodian Prah Phrom, Japanese Bon-Ten-O, Dainichi, Thai Phrom, Kalika, Kalika, Kala, Chia-li-Chia, Ka-li-ha, Ka-li-ka, Lion King, Vishnu, Vishnu, Adhoksaja, Dakshina, Lord Creator, Lord of Sacred Wisdom, Lord of the Universe, Padma, Primaeval Being, Vasu, Visnu, Wishnu, World Maintainer, Achyuta, Acyata, Adimurti, Anatas(h)ayana, Annamurti, Bhumiya, Caturmurti, Dakshina, Dhanvantari, Dharma, Dhruva, Erlanga, Girija, Hanuman, Hayagriva, Hrsikesa, Jala-Shayin, Janardana, Kesava, Mahapurusha, Maharaja, Mandhatha, Manmatha, Mohini, Mukunda, Narada, Narasinha, Padma(-Nabha), 'pervader', Panchayudha, Pandurganga, Piyusaharana, Pradyumna, Pr(i)thu, Rsabha, Salagrama, S(h)amba, Trivikrama, Vasu, Venkata, Viratapurusa, Vis(h)varupa, Vithoba, Vitthali, Vyasa, Yajna, Yajnesh(var)a, Buddhist Akshobhya, Cambodian Hari, Harihara, Prah Noreai-Narayana, Chinese Wu-shun, Japanese Ashuku, Javanese Kresna, Sadana, Sadona, Pacific Islands Poe Mpalaburu, Wisnu, Thai Narayana, Phra Narai or Jagannath.
East Indian - A monster. This being took the form of a head with protruding eyes and large fangs but no lower jaw. In some references, referred to as Kala, Black One, The, Black One, The, Devi, Kali, Brahma, Brahma, Brahman, Vaivarta, Abjaja, Abjayoni, Absolute, Ananta, Astakarna, Brahman, Dhatar, Dhatri, Grandfather, hamsa, Hiranyagarbha, Ishvara, Kamalasana, Mahadeva, Narayana, Padma-Nabha, Pitamaha, Prajapati, Purusha, Svayambhu(va), Varaha, Vishvakarma, Buddhist Janardana, Vairocana, Cambodian Prah Phrom, Japanese Bon-Ten-O, Dainichi, Thai Phrom, Kalika, Kalika, Kala, Chia-li-Chia, Ka-li-ha, Ka-li-ka, Lion King, Vishnu, Vishnu, Adhoksaja, Dakshina, Lord Creator, Lord of Sacred Wisdom, Lord of the Universe, Padma, Primaeval Being, Vasu, Visnu, Wishnu, World Maintainer, Achyuta, Acyata, Adimurti, Anatas(h)ayana, Annamurti, Bhumiya, Caturmurti, Dakshina, Dhanvantari, Dharma, Dhruva, Erlanga, Girija, Hanuman, Hayagriva, Hrsikesa, Jala-Shayin, Janardana, Kesava, Mahapurusha, Maharaja, Mandhatha, Manmatha, Mohini, Mukunda, Narada, Narasinha, Padma(-Nabha), 'pervader', Panchayudha, Pandurganga, Piyusaharana, Pradyumna, Pr(i)thu, Rsabha, Salagrama, S(h)amba, Trivikrama, Vasu, Venkata, Viratapurusa, Vis(h)varupa, Vithoba, Vitthali, Vyasa, Yajna, Yajnesh(var)a, Buddhist Akshobhya, Cambodian Hari, Harihara, Prah Noreai-Narayana, Chinese Wu-shun, Japanese Ashuku, Javanese Kresna, Sadana, Sadona, Pacific Islands Poe Mpalaburu, Wisnu, Thai Narayana, Phra Narai or Jagannath.
Hindu - Consort of Shatahrada. Father of Viradha. Occasionally known as Kala, Black One, The, Black One, The, Devi, Kali, Brahma, Brahma, Brahman, Vaivarta, Abjaja, Abjayoni, Absolute, Ananta, Astakarna, Brahman, Dhatar, Dhatri, Grandfather, hamsa, Hiranyagarbha, Ishvara, Kamalasana, Mahadeva, Narayana, Padma-Nabha, Pitamaha, Prajapati, Purusha, Svayambhu(va), Varaha, Vishvakarma, Buddhist Janardana, Vairocana, Cambodian Prah Phrom, Japanese Bon-Ten-O, Dainichi, Thai Phrom, Kalika, Kalika, Kala, Chia-li-Chia, Ka-li-ha, Ka-li-ka, Lion King, Vishnu, Vishnu, Adhoksaja, Dakshina, Lord Creator, Lord of Sacred Wisdom, Lord of the Universe, Padma, Primaeval Being, Vasu, Visnu, Wishnu, World Maintainer, Achyuta, Acyata, Adimurti, Anatas(h)ayana, Annamurti, Bhumiya, Caturmurti, Dakshina, Dhanvantari, Dharma, Dhruva, Erlanga, Girija, Hanuman, Hayagriva, Hrsikesa, Jala-Shayin, Janardana, Kesava, Mahapurusha, Maharaja, Mandhatha, Manmatha, Mohini, Mukunda, Narada, Narasinha, Padma(-Nabha), 'pervader', Panchayudha, Pandurganga, Piyusaharana, Pradyumna, Pr(i)thu, Rsabha, Salagrama, S(h)amba, Trivikrama, Vasu, Venkata, Viratapurusa, Vis(h)varupa, Vithoba, Vitthali, Vyasa, Yajna, Yajnesh(var)a, Buddhist Akshobhya, Cambodian Hari, Harihara, Prah Noreai-Narayana, Chinese Wu-shun, Japanese Ashuku, Javanese Kresna, Sadana, Sadona, Pacific Islands Poe Mpalaburu, Wisnu, Thai Narayana, Phra Narai or Jagannath.
Hindu - A god, the personification of time. A name for Brahma or Vishnu. A name for Shiva as 'death'. A name for Yama as 'time'. Sometimes known as Kala, Black One, The, Black One, The, Devi, Kali, Brahma, Brahma, Brahman, Vaivarta, Abjaja, Abjayoni, Absolute, Ananta, Astakarna, Brahman, Dhatar, Dhatri, Grandfather, hamsa, Hiranyagarbha, Ishvara, Kamalasana, Mahadeva, Narayana, Padma-Nabha, Pitamaha, Prajapati, Purusha, Svayambhu(va), Varaha, Vishvakarma, Buddhist Janardana, Vairocana, Cambodian Prah Phrom, Japanese Bon-Ten-O, Dainichi, Thai Phrom, Kalika, Kalika, Kala, Chia-li-Chia, Ka-li-ha, Ka-li-ka, Lion King, Vishnu, Vishnu, Adhoksaja, Dakshina, Lord Creator, Lord of Sacred Wisdom, Lord of the Universe, Padma, Primaeval Being, Vasu, Visnu, Wishnu, World Maintainer, Achyuta, Acyata, Adimurti, Anatas(h)ayana, Annamurti, Bhumiya, Caturmurti, Dakshina, Dhanvantari, Dharma, Dhruva, Erlanga, Girija, Hanuman, Hayagriva, Hrsikesa, Jala-Shayin, Janardana, Kesava, Mahapurusha, Maharaja, Mandhatha, Manmatha, Mohini, Mukunda, Narada, Narasinha, Padma(-Nabha), 'pervader', Panchayudha, Pandurganga, Piyusaharana, Pradyumna, Pr(i)thu, Rsabha, Salagrama, S(h)amba, Trivikrama, Vasu, Venkata, Viratapurusa, Vis(h)varupa, Vithoba, Vitthali, Vyasa, Yajna, Yajnesh(var)a, Buddhist Akshobhya, Cambodian Hari, Harihara, Prah Noreai-Narayana, Chinese Wu-shun, Japanese Ashuku, Javanese Kresna, Sadana, Sadona, Pacific Islands Poe Mpalaburu, Wisnu, Thai Narayana, Phra Narai or Jagannath.
Pacific Islands - In Bali, one of a class of demons or evil spirits. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Kala, Black One, The, Black One, The, Devi, Kali, Brahma, Brahma, Brahman, Vaivarta, Abjaja, Abjayoni, Absolute, Ananta, Astakarna, Brahman, Dhatar, Dhatri, Grandfather, hamsa, Hiranyagarbha, Ishvara, Kamalasana, Mahadeva, Narayana, Padma-Nabha, Pitamaha, Prajapati, Purusha, Svayambhu(va), Varaha, Vishvakarma, Buddhist Janardana, Vairocana, Cambodian Prah Phrom, Japanese Bon-Ten-O, Dainichi, Thai Phrom, Kalika, Kalika, Kala, Chia-li-Chia, Ka-li-ha, Ka-li-ka, Lion King, Vishnu, Vishnu, Adhoksaja, Dakshina, Lord Creator, Lord of Sacred Wisdom, Lord of the Universe, Padma, Primaeval Being, Vasu, Visnu, Wishnu, World Maintainer, Achyuta, Acyata, Adimurti, Anatas(h)ayana, Annamurti, Bhumiya, Caturmurti, Dakshina, Dhanvantari, Dharma, Dhruva, Erlanga, Girija, Hanuman, Hayagriva, Hrsikesa, Jala-Shayin, Janardana, Kesava, Mahapurusha, Maharaja, Mandhatha, Manmatha, Mohini, Mukunda, Narada, Narasinha, Padma(-Nabha), 'pervader', Panchayudha, Pandurganga, Piyusaharana, Pradyumna, Pr(i)thu, Rsabha, Salagrama, S(h)amba, Trivikrama, Vasu, Venkata, Viratapurusa, Vis(h)varupa, Vithoba, Vitthali, Vyasa, Yajna, Yajnesh(var)a, Buddhist Akshobhya, Cambodian Hari, Harihara, Prah Noreai-Narayana, Chinese Wu-shun, Japanese Ashuku, Javanese Kresna, Sadana, Sadona, Pacific Islands Poe Mpalaburu, Wisnu, Thai Narayana, Phra Narai or Jagannath.
Siberian - These beings are sent by the supreme god to bring death and disease to mankind. Some of them live on earth and cause illness by breathing on people; some live underground, emerging to bite people, gouge out pieces of their flesh or knock them on the head, causing headaches. They are generally invisible but can appear as humans with pointed heads or as animals. They are the perpetual adversaries of Quikinna'qu. Also referred to as Kala, Black One, The, Black One, The, Devi, Kali, Brahma, Brahma, Brahman, Vaivarta, Abjaja, Abjayoni, Absolute, Ananta, Astakarna, Brahman, Dhatar, Dhatri, Grandfather, hamsa, Hiranyagarbha, Ishvara, Kamalasana, Mahadeva, Narayana, Padma-Nabha, Pitamaha, Prajapati, Purusha, Svayambhu(va), Varaha, Vishvakarma, Buddhist Janardana, Vairocana, Cambodian Prah Phrom, Japanese Bon-Ten-O, Dainichi, Thai Phrom, Kalika, Kalika, Kala, Chia-li-Chia, Ka-li-ha, Ka-li-ka, Lion King, Vishnu, Vishnu, Adhoksaja, Dakshina, Lord Creator, Lord of Sacred Wisdom, Lord of the Universe, Padma, Primaeval Being, Vasu, Visnu, Wishnu, World Maintainer, Achyuta, Acyata, Adimurti, Anatas(h)ayana, Annamurti, Bhumiya, Caturmurti, Dakshina, Dhanvantari, Dharma, Dhruva, Erlanga, Girija, Hanuman, Hayagriva, Hrsikesa, Jala-Shayin, Janardana, Kesava, Mahapurusha, Maharaja, Mandhatha, Manmatha, Mohini, Mukunda, Narada, Narasinha, Padma(-Nabha), 'pervader', Panchayudha, Pandurganga, Piyusaharana, Pradyumna, Pr(i)thu, Rsabha, Salagrama, S(h)amba, Trivikrama, Vasu, Venkata, Viratapurusa, Vis(h)varupa, Vithoba, Vitthali, Vyasa, Yajna, Yajnesh(var)a, Buddhist Akshobhya, Cambodian Hari, Harihara, Prah Noreai-Narayana, Chinese Wu-shun, Japanese Ashuku, Javanese Kresna, Sadana, Sadona, Pacific Islands Poe Mpalaburu, Wisnu, Thai Narayana, Phra Narai or Jagannath.

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