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Kalakula

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kalakula
迦羅求羅 (Skt; Jpn karakura or karagura )

    According to The Treatise on the Great Perfection of Wisdom, mythical insects whose small bodies swell rapidly in a strong wind until they are large enough to swallow any living being.The kalakula is also described as a kind of lizard.

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