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In the Vishnu Purana and other Puranas Kushmandas is mentioned as a class of deities mentioned in the Vishnu Purana and other Puranas.
Kushmandas are described as taking counsel with Lord Indra
. Indra advices them how to interrupt the religious exercises performed by Dhruva. Dhruva as a child commenced the rigorous penance that caused alarm in the celestial regions.
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