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Grammar Search
"asura" has 2 results
asura: masculine vocative singular stem: asura
asura: neuter vocative singular stem: asura
Amarakosha Search
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WordReferenceGenderNumberSynonymsDefinition
sindukaḥ2.2.68MasculineSingularindrāṇikā, sinduvāraḥ, indrasurasaḥ, nirguṇḍī
Monier-Williams Search
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Devanagari
BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
asuramfn. (2. as- ), spiritual, incorporeal, divine View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
asuram. a spirit, good spirit, supreme spirit (said of varuṇa-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
asuram. the chief of the evil spirits View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
asuram. an evil spirit, demon, ghost, opponent of the gods View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
asuram. etc. [these asura-s are often regarded as the children of diti- by kaśyapa-See daitya-;as such they are demons of the first order in perpetual hostility with the gods, and must not be confounded with the rākṣasa-s or imps who animate dead bodies and disturb sacrifices] View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
asuram. a Name of rāhu- etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
asuram. the sun View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
asuram. a cloud (see ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
asuram. plural Name of a warrior-tribe, (gaRa parśv-ādi-, q.v) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
asuram. of a Vedic school View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
asuram. a zodiacal sign View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
asuram. the plant Sinapis Ramosa Roxb. ([In later Sanskrit sura-has been formed from asura-,as sita-from asita- q.v ]) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
asuraSee /asu-. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
Macdonell Vedic Search
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asura ásu-ra, m. divine spirit, i. 35, 7. 10; v. 83, 6 [Av. ahura].
Macdonell Search
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asura a. living, spiritual, divine; m. spirit, Lord God; evil spirit, demon, Asura: -tvá, n. spirituality, divinity; state of an Asura.
Bloomfield Vedic
Concordance
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asura āptaḥ svadhayā samadguḥ AVP.6.2.6d. Cf. asur ātmā.
asura iva nirṇijam RV.8.19.23c.
Vedabase Search
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asura noun (masculine) a name of Rāhu (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a spirit (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an evil spirit (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
cloud (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
demon (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
ghost (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
good spirit (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a Vedic school (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a warrior-tribe (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
opponent of the gods (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
supreme spirit (said of Varuṇa) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the chief of the evil spirits (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the sun (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
sulfur
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asura

demon; asurakāya infernal body; a person with traits affluent in circumstances, dreadful, valorous, irascible, jealous of other men’s excellence, gluttonous and fond of eating alone.

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