Takshaka

Hindu - A snake-god. One of the mahanagas. He was asked by the son of a hermit to help avenge an insult offered to his father by the king, Parikshit. With a troop of nagas in the form of monks, Takshaka attacked the fortress which the king had built in a lake and choked Parikshit to death while his monks burnt the building to ashes. Sometimes identified as Takshaka, Taksaka, Taksaka, Takshaka, Vishvakarma, Vishvakarma, Airavata, Brahma, Indra, Vishvakarman, Visvakarma, Visvakarman, Viswakarma or Vis(h)vakarman.
Hindu - A name for Vishvakarma. As 'carpenter'. Identified as Takshaka, Taksaka, Taksaka, Takshaka, Vishvakarma, Vishvakarma, Airavata, Brahma, Indra, Vishvakarman, Visvakarma, Visvakarman, Viswakarma or Vis(h)vakarman.

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