From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Jit Majumdar
Sometimes transliterated as: Durukti, DUruktI, Duurukti
- harsh speech; ignoble speech; false or damaging speech
- harsh speech personified as the daughter of Krodha (rage) and Hińsā (violence) and the wife of Kali, the demon personifying the age of darkness and vice (Bg. Pur.).