Alaka

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In Hinduism, Alaka (Sanskrit: अलक), which is also sometimes called Alakapuri, is a mythical city.wikipedia
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Kubera

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It is the home of Kubera, the king of Yakshas and the lord of wealth, and his attendants, called yakshas.
The scriptures describe that Kubera once ruled Lanka, but was overthrown by his demon half-brother Ravana, later settling in the city of Alaka in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka.

Hinduism

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In Hinduism, Alaka (Sanskrit: अलक), which is also sometimes called Alakapuri, is a mythical city.

Sanskrit

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In Hinduism, Alaka (Sanskrit: अलक), which is also sometimes called Alakapuri, is a mythical city.

Hindu mythology

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In Hinduism, Alaka (Sanskrit: अलक), which is also sometimes called Alakapuri, is a mythical city.

Yaksha

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It is the home of Kubera, the king of Yakshas and the lord of wealth, and his attendants, called yakshas.

Mahabharata

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The Mahabharata mentions this city as the capital of the Yaksha Kingdom.

Yaksha Kingdom

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The Mahabharata mentions this city as the capital of the Yaksha Kingdom.

Indra

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This city rivals the capital of Indra the king of the Devas in its architecture, opulence, and overall splendor.

Deva (Hinduism)

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This city rivals the capital of Indra the king of the Devas in its architecture, opulence, and overall splendor.

Kālidāsa

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It is quoted in the famous lyrical poem Meghadūta by Kalidasa

Yakshini

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Yakshinis are the female counterparts of the male Yaksha, and they are attendees of Kubera, the Hindu god of wealth who rules in the mythical Himalayan kingdom of Alaka.

Vibhishana

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According to the Ravana Katha of Wickramasinghe Adigar, after the defeat of Ravana, Vibhishana transferred the Yaksha capital from Alakamandawa to Kelaniya.

Meghadūta

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It recounts how a yakṣa, a subject of King Kubera (the god of wealth), after being exiled for a year to Central India for neglecting his duties, convinces a passing cloud to take a message to his wife at Alaka on Mount Kailāsa in the Himālaya mountains.

Ravananugraha

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The Uttara Kanda of the Hindu epic Ramayana records: the ten-headed, twenty-armed mighty King Ravana defeated and looted Alaka – the city of his step-brother and god of wealth Kubera, situated near Mount Kailash.

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Mahaviracharita

Act VII starts with the presiding deities of the cities Lanka and Alaka discussing Sita's trial by fire, Vibhishana's coronation and Rama's preparations to return home.

Nalakuvara

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