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vajra: masculine vocative singular stem: vajra
vajra: neuter vocative singular stem: vajra
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vajramn. "the hard or mighty one", a thunderbolt (especially that of indra-, said to have been formed out of the bones of the ṛṣi- dadhīca- or dadhīci- [q.v.] , and shaped like a circular discus, or in later times regarded as having the form of two transverse bolts crossing each other thus x;sometimes also applied to similar weapons used by various gods or superhuman beings, or to any mythical weapon destructive of spells or charms, also to manyu-,"wrath" or [with apām-]to a jet of water etc.;also applied to a thunderbolt in general or to the lightning evolved from the centrifugal energy of the circular thunderbolt of indra- when launched at a foe;in Northern Buddhist countries it is shaped like a dumb-bell and called Dorje;See ) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. a diamond (thought to be as hard as the thunderbolt or of the same substance with it), etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. a kind of talc View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. a kind of penance (feeding for a month on only barley prepared with cow's urine) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. sour gruel View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. a form of military array, etc. (see -vyūha-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. a kind of column or pillar View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. a particular form of the moon View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. a particular ekāha-, View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. a kind of hard mortar or cement (kalka-) (see -lepa-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. Name of the 15th of the 27 yoga-s or astronomical divisions of time View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. a particular soma- ceremony View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. Euphorbia Antiquorum and another species View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. Astera View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. Name of a mountain View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. of an asura- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. of a son of aniruddha- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. of a son of viśvāmitra- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. of a son of manu- sāvarṇa- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. (with jaina-s) of one of the 10 dala-pūrvin-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. of a ṛṣi- (varia lectio for vātsya-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. of a minister of narendrāditya- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. of a son of bhūti- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajram. of a heretical king View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajran. denunciation in strong language (compared to thunder) (see vākya--and vāg-v-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajran. a kind of hard iron or steel View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajran. a particular posture in sitting (see vajrāsana-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajran. Name of a particular configurations of the planets and stars (in which favourable planets are situated in the 1st and 7th houses and unfavourable in the 4th and 10th) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajran. myrobalan View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajran. the blossom of the sesamum or of any plant called vajra- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajran. Andropogon Muricatus View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajran. equals bālaka-, a child, pupil View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajramfn. adamantine, hard, impenetrable View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vajramfn. shaped like a kind of cross (confer, compare above) , forked, zigzag [ confer, compare Zend vazra,"a club."]
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vajra वज्र a. [वज्-रन् Uṇ.2.28] 1 Hard, adamantine. -2 Severe. -3 Forked, zigzag. -4 Cross. -ज्रः, -ज्रम् 1 A thunderbolt, the weapon of Indra (said to have been formed out of the bones of the sage Dadhīchi q. v.); आशंसन्ते समितिषु सुराः सक्तवैरा हि दैत्यैरस्याधिज्ये धनुषि विजयं पौरुहूते च वज्रे Ś.2.16. -2 Any destructive weapon like the thunderbolt. -3 A diamond-pin, an instrument for perforating jewels; मणौ वज्रसमुत्कीर्णे सूत्रस्येवास्ति मे गतिः R.1.4. -4 A diamond in general, an adamant; वज्रादपि कठोराणि मृदूनि कुसुमादपि U.2.7; R.6.19; मुक्तां मरकतं पद्मरागं वज्रं च विद्रुमम् Śiva B.3.12. -5 Sour gruel. -ज्रः 1 A form of military arrray. -2 A kind of Kuśa grass. -3 N. of various plants. -4 A kind of pillar. -ज्रम् 1 Steel. -2 A kind of talc. -3 Thunderlike or severe language. -4 A child. -5 Emblic myrobalan. -6 The blossom of the sesamum or Vajra plant. -7 Denunciation in strong language. -8 A particular posture in sitting. -Comp. -अंशुकम् cloth marked with various patterns. -अङ्क a. studded with diamonds (Mar. हिरेजडित); ततो जाम्बूनदीः पात्रीर्वज्राङ्का विमलाः शुभाः Mb.12.171.16. -अङ्कित a. marked with Vajra-like symbol. -अङ्गः a snake. -अभ्यासः cross-multiplication. -अशनिः the thunderbolt of Indra; वज्राशनिसम- स्पर्शा अर्जुनेन शरा युधि Mb.6.119.6 -अस्थिः f. Asteracantha Longifolia (Mar. तालिमखाना). -आकरः a diamond mine; बभूव वज्राकरभूषणायाः (पतिः) R.18.21. -आकार, -आकृति a. 1 shaped like वज्र. -2 a crossshaped symbol. -आख्यः a kind of mineral spar. -आघातः 1 a stroke of thunder or lightning. -2 (hence fig.) any sudden shock or calamity. -आभः a kind of spar or valuable stone. -आयुधः an epithet of Indra. -आसनम् 1 a diamond-seat. -2 a particular posture in sitting (the hands being placed in the hollow between the body and the crossed feet). -कङ्कटः an epithet of Hanumat. -कवचः, -चम् 1 adamantine mail. -2 a particular Samādhi. -कालिका N. of the mother of Śākyamuni. -कीटः a kind of insect (boring holes in wood and stone). -कीलः a thunderbolt, an admantine shaft; जीवितं वज्रकीलम् Māl.9.37; cf. U.1.47. -कूटः a mountain consisting of diamonds; स वज्रकूटाङ्गनिपातवेगविशीर्णकुक्षिः स्तनयन्नुदन्वान् Bhāg.3.13.29. -केतुः N. of the demon Naraka. -क्षारम् an alkaline earth. -गोपः = इन्द्रगोपः q. v. -घोष a. sounding like a thunderbolt; R.18.21. -चञ्चुः a vulture. -चर्मन् m. a rhinoceros. -जित् m. N. of Garuḍa. -ज्वलनम्, -ज्वाला lightning. -तरः N. of a kind of very hard cement; Bṛi. S.57.7. -तुण्डः 1 a vulture. -2 mosquito, gnat. -3 N. of Garuḍa. -4 of Gaṇeṣa. -तुल्यः lapis lazuli or azure stone. -दंष्ट्रः a kind of insect. -दक्षिणः N. of Indra. -दण्ड a. having a staff studded with diamonds. -दन्तः 1 a hog. -2 a rat. -दंशनः a rat. -देह, -देहिन् a. having an adamantine or very hardy frame. -धरः 1 an epithet of Indra; वज्रधरप्रभावः R.18.21. -2 an owl. -धारणम् artificial gold. -नाभ a. having a hard nave (said of a wheel); see next word. -नाभः the discus of Kṛiṣṇa; वज्रनाभं ततश्चक्रं ददौ कृष्णाय पावकः Mb. 1.225.23 (com. वज्रं वरत्रासा नाभौ यस्य तत् । सूत्रबद्धशकुनिवत् पुनः प्रयोक्तुर्हस्तमायातीत्यर्थः ॥). -निर्घोषः, -निष्पेषः a clap or peal of thunder. -पञ्जरः a secure refuge, protector; वज्रपञ्जरनामेदं यो रामकवचं स्मरेत् Rāma-rakṣā 13. -पाणिः 1 an epithet of Indra; वज्रं मुमुक्षन्निव वज्रपाणिः R.2.42. -2 an owl. -पातः, -पतनम् a stroke of lightning, fall of thunder-bolt; एतद्वैशसवज्रघोरपतनम् U.4.24; यावन्निष्ठुर- वज्रपातसदृशं देहीति नो भाषते Udb. -पुष्पम् 1 the blossom of sesamum. -2 a valuable flower. -भृत् m. an epithet of Indra. -मणिः a diamond, an adamant; छेत्तुं वज्रमणी- ञ्शिरीषकुसुमप्रान्तेन संनह्यते Bh.2.6. -मय a. 1 hard, adamantine. -2 cruel, hard-hearted. -मुखः 1 a kind of insect; कृत्ते वज्रमुखेन नाम कृमिणा दैवान्ममोरुद्वये Karṇabhāra 1.1. -2 a kind of Samādhi. -मुष्टिः 1 an epithet of Indra. -2 an adamantine clenched fist. -3 a kind of weapon. -रदः a hog. -लिपिः a particular style of writing. -लेपः 1 a kind of very hard cement; वज्रलेपघटितेव Māl.5. 1; U.4 (for its preparation see Bṛi. S., Chapter 57 'वज्रलेपलक्षणः'). -2 The being ineffaceable, permanent one; अन्यक्षेत्रे कृतं पापं पुण्यक्षेत्रे विनश्यति । पुण्यक्षेत्रे कृतं पापं वज्र- लेपो भविष्यति ॥ Subhāṣ. -लोहकः a magnet. -वधः 1 death by thunderbolt. -2 cross-multiplication. -वारकः a title of respect. -व्यूहः a kind of military array. -शल्यः a porcupine. -संघातः N. of a kind of hard cement; Bṛi. S.57.8. -a. having the hardness of adamant; ततः स वज्रसंघातः कुमारो न्यपतद्गिरौ Mb.1.123.27. -सार a. as hard as adamant, having the strength of the thunderbolt, adamantine; क्व च निशितनिपाता वज्रसाराः शरास्ते Ś.1.1; त्वमपि कुसुमबाणान् वज्रसारीकरोषि 3.4. -सूचिः, -ची f. a diamond-needle. -हृदयम् an adamantine heart.
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vajra váj-ra, m. thunderbolt, i. 85, 9; viii. 29, 4 [vaj be strong; Av. vazra ‘club’].
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vajra m. n. [mighty], thunderbolt, esp. Indra's (sts. also of other gods; also applied to mythical weapons, destructive spells etc.); adamant, diamond (gnly. n.); m. kind of military array; N.: -karshana,m. ep. of Indra; -kîta, m. kind of insect (supposed to perforate wood and stone); -kîla, m. thunderbolt: â-ya, den. P. resemble a thunderbolt; -kûta, n. N. of a mythical town; -ghosha, a. roaring like the thunderbolt;-gvalana, m. (flash of the thunderbolt), lightning; -tunda, a. having a beak as hard as adamant; -damsh- tra, a. having fangs as hard as adamant; m. N. of a prince of the fairies; N. of a lion; -datta, m. N.; -dhara, a.wielding the thunderbolt; m. ep. of Indra; N. of a king; -nâ bha, a. having a nave of adamant; m. N. of various kings; -pañgara, m. cage of adamant=secure refuge for, protector of (g., --°ree;); N. of a Dânava; -pâni, a.holding the thunderbolt in his hand; m. ep. of Indra; -pâta, m. fall of the thunderbolt, thunder clap, stroke of lightning; a. descending like a thunderbolt; -prabha, m. N. of a fairy; (vágra)-bâhu, a. holding the thunderbolt in his hand (RV.); -bhrít, a. bearing the thunderbolt; m. ep. of Indra; -mani, m. adamant gem, diamond; -maya, a. (î) adamantine, hard as diamond; -mukuta, m. N.; -mushti, a. holding the thunderbolt in his hand; m. ep. of Indra; N. of two warriors; -râtra, n. N. of a town; -lepa, m. diamond cement; -lepâya, den. Â. adhere like adamant cement; -vriksha, m. kind of tree (Cactus Opuntia); -vega, m. N. of a fairy; -vyûha, m. kind ofmilitary array; -sâra, a. hard as adamant; made of diamond; m. n. diamond; m. N.: -maya, a. hard as diamond, adamantine; -sârî-kri, make as hard as diamond; -sûk&ibrevcirc;, f. diamond needle; (vágra)-hasta, a.holding the thunderbolt in his hand (gnly. of Indra).
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vajra In the Aitareya Brāhmaṇa denotes, according to Geldner, the ‘handle,’ while Kūṭa means the ‘head’ of the hammer.
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vajra a thunderboltCC Madhya 7.48
vajra and diamondSB 3.15.29
vajra bedecked with diamondsSB 3.23.18
vajra by a lightning boltSB 10.79.6
vajra diamondsSB 10.41.20-23
vajra lightning boltSB 10.38.28-33
vajra like a diamondBs 5.3
vajra like thunderSB 10.72.38
vajra made of diamondsSB 8.15.16
vajra of diamondSB 3.23.19
vajra of his thunderbolt weaponSB 10.18.28
vajra of lightningSB 10.44.20
SB 10.44.8
SB 10.55.19
SB 10.56.24
SB 10.72.36
vajra thunderboltSB 10.30.25
SB 10.35.16-17
SB 2.7.9
SB 3.28.21
vajra thunderboltsCC Adi 14.7
vajra with lightning boltsSB 10.26.25
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vajra noun (neuter) Andropogon Muricatus (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a child (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a kind of hard iron or steel (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a particular posture in sitting (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
denunciation in strong language (compared to thunder) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
myrobolan (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a particular configurations of the planets and stars (in which favourable planets are situated in the 1st and 7th houses and unfavourable in the 4th and 10th) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
pupil (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the blossom of the sesamum or of any plant called Vajra (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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vajra noun (masculine neuter) a diamond (thought to be as hard as the thunderbolt or of the same substance with it) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a kind of metal a kind of penance (feeding for a month on only barley prepared with cow's urine) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a thunderbolt (esp. that of Indra) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
sour gruel (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
vajramūṣā [arch.] a kind of temple [medic.] a kind of menstrual blood, vajrapuṣpa [medic.] name of an antidote abhra vaikrānta a kind of talc (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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vajra noun (masculine) Asteracantha Longifolia (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a form of military array (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a kind of column or pillar (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a kind of hard mortar (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a particular Ekāha (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a particular form of the moon (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Euphorbia Antiquorum (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Euphorbia neriifolia L. name of a mountain (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a son of Aniruddha name of an Asura (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the 15th yoga (astron.) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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vajra

1. hard, 2. thunderbolt, 3. myrobalan.









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