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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Adisesa, AdiZesa, AAdishesha

  1. the primal residue
  2. the allegorical cosmic serpent (also called Śeşa) who serves as the resting place of Vişņu in the causal ocean between each cycle of creation.