"Protector or guardian gods are usually male.
Known as viras, or brave ones, they are
visualized as MOUSTACHIOED hypermasculine
men who ride horses, brandish swords and
spears, kill demons and have the virility to
pleasure many wives."
Aus: Pattanaik D. Myth=Mithya. A Handbook of Hindu Mythology.
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