Shukra

Hindu - A sky-god, Venus personified. In some accounts, this god is regarded as female and is sometimes depicted riding a cat. In some lore, occasionally known as Shukra, Kavya, Kavya, Persian Kay Kaus, Sukra, Sukra, Shukra or Shukra.
Hindu - Chief priest of the Asuras. Son of Brighu. Father of Devayani. Kacha came to him as a pupil to learn the secret of restoring the dead to life and when, on several occasions, he was killed by demons, Shukra brought him back to life at the request of his daughter, Devayani who loved Kacha. Finally, the Asuras killed Kacha, burned his body and mixed his ashes with Shukra's wine which he unwittingly drank. He then recited the magic formula that restored Kacha to life inside his stomach from where he was delivered by a surgeon. Shukra did not survive the operation but Kacha was now able to revive his master. In some accounts, identified as Shukra, Kavya, Kavya, Persian Kay Kaus, Sukra, Sukra, Shukra or Shukra.

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