Indra

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Indra [Skt.] (Wyl. brgya sbyin) — one of the principal gods of Hinduism. According to Buddhist cosmology, Indra resides in the Heaven of the Thirty-Three, which is one of the six heavens of the desire realm.

Note: in Buddhism, Indra is also known as Shakra.