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Other Forms FormsAhilya, Agalya, Akalya, Ahalikai
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From Sanskrit अहल (ahala) meaning "unploughed, unfurrowed". In Hindu mythology Ahalya was a woman created by the god Brahma. She was married to the sage Gautama Maharishi but was seduced by Indra, causing her husband to punish her for her infidelity by turning her into stone. She was subsequently liberated from her curse by Rama.