m. (2. gṝ-,"devourer", because garuḍa- was perhaps originally identified with the all-consuming fire of the sun's rays), Name of a mythical bird (chief of the feathered race, enemy of the serpent-race[ see ],vehicle of viṣṇu-[ see pp. 65; 104; 288] , son of kaśyapa- and vinatā-;shortly after his birth he frightened the gods by his brilliant lustre;they supposed him to be agni-, and requested his protection;when they discovered that he was garuḍa-, they praised him as the highest being, and called him fire and sun ; aruṇa-, the charioteer of the sun or the personified dawn, is said to be the elder [or younger see ]brother of garuḍa-; svāhā-, the wife of agni-, takes the shape of a female garuḍī-equalssuparṇī-) etc.
m. N. of a fabulous bird, son of Vinatâ and elder brother of Aruna, king of the feathered race, vehicle of Vishnu or Krishna; kind of battle-array; -mânikya maya, a. of emerald; -vega, m. N. of a horse.
noun (masculine) a building shaped like Garuḍa (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a kind of grain
name of a mythical bird (chief of the feathered race) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a peculiar military array (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a son of Kṛṣṇa (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the 14th Kalpa period (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the attendant of the 16th Arhat of the present Avasarpiṇī (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
mākṣika Frequency rank 2005/72933
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