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varuṇa: masculine vocative singular stem: varuṇa
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varuṇam. (once in the varuṇ/a-) "All-enveloping Sky", Name of an āditya- (in the veda- commonly the night as mitra- over the day, but often celebrated separately, whereas mitra- is rarely invoked alone; varuṇa- is one of the oldest of the Vedic gods, and is commonly thought to correspond to the of the Greeks, although of a more spiritual conception;he is often regarded as the supreme deity, being then styled"king of the gods"or"king of both gods and men"or"king of the universe";no other deity has such grand attributes and functions assigned to him;he is described as fashioning and upholding heaven and earth, as possessing extraordinary power and wisdom called māyā-,as sending his spies or messengers throughout both worlds, as numbering the very winkings of men's eyes, as hating falsehood, as seizing transgressors with his pāśa-or noose, as inflicting diseases, especially dropsy, as pardoning sin, as the guardian of immortality;he is also invoked in the veda- together with indra-, and in later Vedic literature together with agni-, with yama-, and with viṣṇu-;in ,he is even called the brother of agni-;though not generally regarded in the veda- as a god of the ocean, yet he is often connected with the waters, especially the waters of the atmosphere or firmament, and in one place[ ] is called with mitra-, sindhu-pati-,"lord of the sea or of rivers";hence in the later mythology he became a kind of Neptune, and is there best known in his character of god of the ocean;in the varuṇa- is said to be a son of kardama- and father of puṣkara-, and is also variously represented as one of the deva-gandharva-s, as a nāga-, as a king of the naga-s, and as an asura-;he is the regent of the western quarter[ see loka-pāla-]and of the nakṣatra- śatabhiṣaj-[ ];the jaina-s consider varuṇa- as a servant of the twentieth arhat- of the present avasarpiṇī-) etc. etc. (see ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varuṇam. the ocean View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varuṇam. water View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varuṇam. the sun View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varuṇam. awarder off or dispeller on View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varuṇam. Name of a particular magical formula recited over weapons (varia lectio varaṇa-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varuṇam. the tree Crataeva Roxburghii (see varaṇa-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varuṇam. plural (prob.) the gods generally View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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varuṇa Vár-uṇa, m. vii. 49, 3. 4; 61, 1. 4; 63, 1. 6; 86, 2. 32. 4. 6. 8; x. 14, 7 [Gk. οὐρανό-ς ‘heaven’; vṛcover, encompass].
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varuṇa m. [√ 1. vri] Encompasser (of the world), N. of an Âditya, chief among the Vedic gods; he specially presides over the waters, the night, and the west; he is om niscient, punishes sin and is prayed to for forgiveness; he is also the sender of disease; often associated with Mitra and Indra (--°ree; du.); in C. he is god of the waters or ocean, and regent of the west: -grihîta, pp. seized by Varuna=attacked by disease, esp. dropsy (V.); -pâsá, m. Varuna's noose or fetter (V.); -purusha, m. servant of Varuna; -loka, m. Varuna's world; Varuna's sphere, the waters; -sarman, m. N. of a mythical warrior; -se nâ, -senikâ, f. N. of a princess; -½adri, m. N. of a mountain.
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varuṇa by VaruṇaSB 10.28.3
varuṇa by Varuṇa, the demigod of the oceanSB 10.65.19
varuṇa the demigod controlling waterSB 8.10.26
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varuṇa noun (masculine) (prob.) the gods generally (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a warder off or dispeller (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
barley Crataeva religiosa Forst. Crataeva religiosa Hook Crataeva murvala Buch. (Surapāla (1988), 169) name of a particular magical formula recited over weapons (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of an Āditya (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the ocean (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the sun (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the tree Crataeva Roxburghii (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
water (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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varuṇa

1. Plant three-leaved caper, dried stem bark of Crataeva nurvala; 2. god of water, sea, rivers; 3. Plant Cappris trifoliate, Crataeva religiosa.









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