Hardual is a Hindu plague god. He is a locally worshipped, a deity known particularly in Bundelkhand, northern India. Claimed as a protector against cholera, he is considered to have been a historical figure who died in 1627 AD. Also, he is considered a wedding god. A.G.H.


Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, pp. 94-95