Putana

Hindu - A terrible demon. Daughter of Bali. She was ordered by Kamsa to kill all new-born babies to ensure that the infant Krishna would not survive to kill him. She tried to suckle Krishna with poison on her nipples but he sucked her life from her or, in some versions, blew into her breasts and killed her. Sometimes known as Putana, Putatna, Putatna, 'stinking' or 'stinking'.

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