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|Samudra manthan bas-relief at Cambodian Buddhist/Hindu temple Angkor Wat shows Vishnu (Kurma avatar), center, with titans (asuras) and devas on sides. See annotated version.|
Borrowed from ancient Vedic tradition; Wikipedia edit by Wisdom Quarterly
|The Buddha is a wise teacher who knows.|
In the Candima Sutra and the Suriya Sutra, Rahu attacks Suriya (the Sun deity) and Chandra (the Moon deity) before being compelled to release them by the recitation of a brief stanza conveying the deities' reverence for the Buddha.
|The titan Rahu makes trouble in space (W).|
The verses recited by the two celestial deities and the Buddha have since been incorporated into Buddhist liturgy as protective verses (pirith or paritta) recited by Buddhist monastics as protective chants (Access to Insight, summary in the Devaputta-samyutta section).