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Jatasura have a shape of tiger that has hair on the neck. Because of his will power, he imprisoned, and he became very sacred and can understand human language. Jatasura have relatives called Maesasura, a giant with buffalo head. When Maesasura became king in the country Kiskenda Cave, Jatasura appointed as senapati, beside the meek Lembusura (a giant with cow head) and Diradasura (a giant with elephant head).
As a brother, Jatasura and Maesasura live in one soul. This means that when one of them dead and strided by survivors, they gonna live again. Because his supernatural power, Jatasura strongly supports the desire of Prabu Maesasura to marry Goddess Tara, a Goddess from Suralaya and daughter of Sanghyang Indra and Dewi Wiyati. But when his proposal declined by Bathara Guru, They ran riot at the Suralaya and successfully defeating the deities.
Bathara Guru then ask for help to Resi Subali and Prabu Sugriwa, the son of the Resi Gotama and Goddess Windradi / Indradi from Erraya / Grastina asceticism, who meditate in Sunyapringga forest. Finally, Jatasura and Maesasura eventually die, when their head are smashed each other until broken to piece with Resi Subali's Pancasona magic.But in Javanese Shadow Puppet version, The form of Jathasura is Man-headed Bull.