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What are all the incidents mentioned in the scriptures where Asuras have tried to destroy the Earth?

I know of three: Bali's sister's attempt to annihilate the Earth, Hiranyaksha's submersion of Earth into the cosmic ocean to drown all life, and Hiranyakashipu's invasion of Earth and subsequent genocide of the 4 castes and destruction of the Vedic civilization.

For example, here is what Hiranyakashipu did in his invasion of Earth, from chapter 2, canto 7 of the Bhagavata Purana:

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What other incidents are there where Asuras have tried to completely destroy the Earth OR the Vedic civilization?

  • Means, destroying earth physically? @Ikshvaku – hanugm Feb 16 at 16:30
  • @hanugm Destroy the Earth physically OR destroy the Vedic civilization completely – Ikshvaku Feb 16 at 16:31
  • Then it will be too broad right? It is better to narrowed down to a scripture say Mahabharata. – hanugm Feb 16 at 16:32
  • @hanugm If people flag it as too broad, I'll reduce the scope to the Mahabharata. – Ikshvaku Feb 16 at 16:32

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