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Apalala / Apala
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Region: India, Buddhist
Time Period:
References in Literature: None
Sources: DenCity, Polenth, Circle of the Dragon, TyshaDragon, Biopark

  • Swat River water dragon
  • Guards the source of the Subhavastu river
  • In return for sacrifices, protected villages from evil dragons
  • 2 legs, no wings, serpent form
  • Although often used to reinforce the faith of children, eventually he was forgotten and turned against the people.

After his conversion to Buddhism by Buddha himself, Apala tried teaching other dragons, but they ran from him. He did, however, succeed in teaching humans.

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