Kasyapa sentence example
- 477, Kasyapa the Parricide built his palace, and thought to find an inaccessible refuge from his enemies.
- Popular with the people, the king could not control his own family; and as the outcome of a palace intrigue in 477 his son Kasyapa had declared himself king, and taken his father prisoner.
- Then Kasyapa had his father built up alive into a wall.
- Meanwhile Kasyapa's brother had escaped to India and was plotting a counter revolution.
- Abandoned since 495 - for Kasyapa was eventually slain during a battle fought in the plain beneath - it has, on the whole, well withstood the fury of tropical storms, and is now used again to gain access to the top. When rediscovered by Major Forbes in 1835 the portions of the gallery where it had been exposed for so many centuries to the south-west monsoon, had been carried away.Advertisement
- Indian myth represents them as a race of demons sprung from Kadru, the wife of the sage Kasyapa, with a jewel in their heads which gives them.