Vedanga

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  The Vedanga are concerned with the correct interpretation of the Vedas. Mundaka Upanisad states that there are six Vedanga: 1) Siksha, education, phonetic 2) Kalpa, the creation, rituals 3) Vyakarana, grammar, 4) Nirukta, etymology, 5) … Read More

Kuru

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#Kuru: A very famous King. Kuru descended from Visnu thus: Brahma, Atri, Candra, Budha, Pururavas, Ayus, Nahusa, Yayati, Puru, Janamejaya, Pracinvan, Pravira, Namasyu, Vitabhaya, Sundu, Bahuvidha, Samyati, Rahovadi, Raudrasva, Matinara, Santurodha, Dusyanta, Bharata, Suhotra, Suhota, Gala, … Read More

Prajapati

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Twenty one #Prajapati Rudra, Manu, Daksha, Bhrigu, Dharma, Tapa, Yama, Marici, Angiras, Atri, Pulastya, Pulaha, Kratu, Vasistha, Paramesthi, Surya, Chandra, Kardama, Krodha and Vikrita.

Pitamaha

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#Pitamaha: Grandfather. Brahma is the first created being so is the grandfather of all and the Lord of creatures.

Avyaya, meaning

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  अव्यय adj. avyaya not spending अव्यय adj. avyaya imperishable अव्यय adj. avyaya parsimonious अव्यय adj. avyaya made of sheep’s skin अव्यय adj. avyaya belonging to or consisting of sheep अव्यय adj. avyaya not liable to … Read More

Svaha

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In the Mahabharata Vana Parva, Markandeya narrates her story to the Pandavas. Svaha was the daughter of Daksha. She fell in love with the god of fire, Agni, and was pursuing him. Agni did not notice … Read More

Svadha

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  Svadhā (स्वधा) is the name of a mind-born ‘divine mother’ (mātṛ), created for the purpose of drinking the blood of the Andhaka demons, according to the Matsya-purāṇa 179.8. The Andhaka demons spawned out of every … Read More

Vasat

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Vasat Vaṣaṭ (वषट्).—ind. An exclamation used on making an oblation to a deity, (with dat. of the deity); इन्द्रायवषट्, पूष्णे वषट् (indrāya vaṣaṭ, pūṣṇe vaṣaṭ) &c.     #Vasat  #Vashat    

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