Jalinder in Hindu mythology, was one of the mighty demons which, sprung from Danu, are classed and recognised under the name of Danu was. He was dreaded by all the gods, because he was unconquerable; but this was only by the marvellous virtue and purity of his wife, who favored no one in heaven or on earth. The demon challenged Shiva, and fought with him in Mahadewa's form, and would have come off victorious had not Vishnu come to the assistance of the god. This' he (lid by taking on the form of a demon just like Jalinder, and, coming to the wife of the latter, overcame her virtue, and immediately the demon's strength left him, so that he was conquered and killed.

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