One of the category of Asuras descended from Kashyapa and Khasha, others being Daityas and Dānavas. Rakshasas were born in the lineage of Heti, Vidyutkesa, Sukesa, Malyavana, Sumali, and Mali.

One of the category of Asuras, other being Daityas and Dānavas. Rakshasas were born in the lineage of Heti, Vidyutkesa, Sukesa, Malyavana, Sumali, and Mali.