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Terracotta Amulet of Kala Rahu Demon flanked by Two Mythical Naga Serpent Spirits

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Kala Rahu or Batara Kala (Sanskrit: Rāhu) is a Hindu-Buddhist demon (Sanskrit: asura). According ancient Indian mythology Rahu is the 'Lord of the Asuras', though in traditional Javanese and Balinese culture he is more commonly referred to as the 'Lord of Time'. Rahu managed to become partially immortal after he drank some of the nectar ...