Kaliya

Hindu - A five-headed snake-demon. He lived in the river Yamuna and, until subdued by Krishna who danced on his many heads, polluted the water with his poison. After that, he left the river for the sea. Some say that he was an incarnation of Kalanemi, others that he had 1,000 heads. On occassion, known as Kaliya, Kalinak or Kalinak.

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