Hindu - A demon of drought, one of the Asuras. This demon carried off Krishna's son, Pradyumna, and threw him into the sea where he was swallowed by a fish. This fish was caught and given to Shambhara's queen, Mahadar, who cut it open and released the boy. Sometimes identified as Shambhara, Dasyu, Dasyu, Sambara or Sambara.

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