Mara

Baltic - A Latvian goddess. In some accounts she is an early goddess, in others a version of the Virgin Mary. At times, known as Mara, Kama, Kama, Cama, Kamadeva, Kandarp, Kandarpa, Rupasta, Ananda, Ananga, Bhavaja, Depaki, 'desire', Dipaki, Gritsa, Iraja, Kandarp(a), Manmatha, Mayasuta, Mayi, Pradyumna, Ragavrinta, Samantaka, Samsara-Guru, Smara, Titha, Vasanta-Bandhu, Buddhist Madhukara, Greek Eros, Kama, Kama, Namuci, Namuci, Ahi, Vritra, sacred mountains, sacred mountains, Everest, Ishadhara Loi Hsao Mong, Majaw, Myimmo Taung, Shide, Shringa Pum Chapultepec, Cohuacom, Colinia, Iztac Ciuatl, Nonoalco, Popocatepetl, Chiu-hua, Ishadhara, Kalantur, K'un Lun, Kuantun, Kuang-hsieh, SongShan, T'ai Shan, Wu Yüeh Nissa, Ompha-el, Horselberg Cithaeron, Ida, Lycaeus, Lycorea, Nisa, Olympus, Orthrys, Oure, Parnassus, Pelion, Rhodospe, Tithorea, Ararat, Carmel, Ebal, Gerizim, Moriah, Nebu, Olivet, Sinai, Tabor, Zion Fujiyama, Kirishima, Takachiho Mandara, Passe-vare Nane Waiyah or Nunne Chaha Demavand Sumbur Chimborazo Suro Phra Men Himavan Ida Paria.
Buddhist - A king of the demons. An assimilation of Mayi into Buddhist lore, he tempted Buddha, as he was meditating under the bo-tree, with dancing-girls, assailed him with demons then threatened him with thunderbolts and finally threw a flaming discus at him, all to no avail. Occasionally identified as Mara, Kama, Kama, Cama, Kamadeva, Kandarp, Kandarpa, Rupasta, Ananda, Ananga, Bhavaja, Depaki, 'desire', Dipaki, Gritsa, Iraja, Kandarp(a), Manmatha, Mayasuta, Mayi, Pradyumna, Ragavrinta, Samantaka, Samsara-Guru, Smara, Titha, Vasanta-Bandhu, Buddhist Madhukara, Greek Eros, Kama, Kama, Namuci, Namuci, Ahi, Vritra, sacred mountains, sacred mountains, Everest, Ishadhara Loi Hsao Mong, Majaw, Myimmo Taung, Shide, Shringa Pum Chapultepec, Cohuacom, Colinia, Iztac Ciuatl, Nonoalco, Popocatepetl, Chiu-hua, Ishadhara, Kalantur, K'un Lun, Kuantun, Kuang-hsieh, SongShan, T'ai Shan, Wu Yüeh Nissa, Ompha-el, Horselberg Cithaeron, Ida, Lycaeus, Lycorea, Nisa, Olympus, Orthrys, Oure, Parnassus, Pelion, Rhodospe, Tithorea, Ararat, Carmel, Ebal, Gerizim, Moriah, Nebu, Olivet, Sinai, Tabor, Zion Fujiyama, Kirishima, Takachiho Mandara, Passe-vare Nane Waiyah or Nunne Chaha Demavand Sumbur Chimborazo Suro Phra Men Himavan Ida Paria.
Hindu - A name of Kama as 'destroyer'. In some references, known as Mara, Kama, Kama, Cama, Kamadeva, Kandarp, Kandarpa, Rupasta, Ananda, Ananga, Bhavaja, Depaki, 'desire', Dipaki, Gritsa, Iraja, Kandarp(a), Manmatha, Mayasuta, Mayi, Pradyumna, Ragavrinta, Samantaka, Samsara-Guru, Smara, Titha, Vasanta-Bandhu, Buddhist Madhukara, Greek Eros, Kama, Kama, Namuci, Namuci, Ahi, Vritra, sacred mountains, sacred mountains, Everest, Ishadhara Loi Hsao Mong, Majaw, Myimmo Taung, Shide, Shringa Pum Chapultepec, Cohuacom, Colinia, Iztac Ciuatl, Nonoalco, Popocatepetl, Chiu-hua, Ishadhara, Kalantur, K'un Lun, Kuantun, Kuang-hsieh, SongShan, T'ai Shan, Wu Yüeh Nissa, Ompha-el, Horselberg Cithaeron, Ida, Lycaeus, Lycorea, Nisa, Olympus, Orthrys, Oure, Parnassus, Pelion, Rhodospe, Tithorea, Ararat, Carmel, Ebal, Gerizim, Moriah, Nebu, Olivet, Sinai, Tabor, Zion Fujiyama, Kirishima, Takachiho Mandara, Passe-vare Nane Waiyah or Nunne Chaha Demavand Sumbur Chimborazo Suro Phra Men Himavan Ida Paria.

mara

Norse - A troll-woman. The female trolls could change themselves into maras, or nightmares, but could be trapped and used as required if the hole through which they entered a house was stopped up. In some accounts, referred to as mara, Kama, Kama, Cama, Kamadeva, Kandarp, Kandarpa, Rupasta, Ananda, Ananga, Bhavaja, Depaki, 'desire', Dipaki, Gritsa, Iraja, Kandarp(a), Manmatha, Mara, Mayasuta, Mayi, Pradyumna, Ragavrinta, Samantaka, Samsara-Guru, Smara, Titha, Vasanta-Bandhu, Buddhist Madhukara, Greek Eros, Kama, Kama, Namuci, Namuci, Ahi, Vritra, sacred mountains, sacred mountains, Everest, Ishadhara Loi Hsao Mong, Majaw, Myimmo Taung, Shide, Shringa Pum Chapultepec, Cohuacom, Colinia, Iztac Ciuatl, Nonoalco, Popocatepetl, Chiu-hua, Ishadhara, Kalantur, K'un Lun, Kuantun, Kuang-hsieh, SongShan, T'ai Shan, Wu Yüeh Nissa, Ompha-el, Horselberg Cithaeron, Ida, Lycaeus, Lycorea, Nisa, Olympus, Orthrys, Oure, Parnassus, Pelion, Rhodospe, Tithorea, Ararat, Carmel, Ebal, Gerizim, Moriah, Nebu, Olivet, Sinai, Tabor, Zion Fujiyama, Kirishima, Takachiho Mandara, Passe-vare Nane Waiyah or Nunne Chaha Demavand Sumbur Chimborazo Suro Phra Men Himavan Ida Paria.

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