Asrapas

(AS-rap-ahs)
Variations: Asra Pa, DAKIN
The female attendants of the goddess KALI are collectively known as asrapas.
Source: Blavatsky, Theosophical Glossary, 95; Dowson, Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology, 255; Shastri, Ancient Indian Tradition, 143

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