m. heaven, the abode of light and of the gods, heavenly bliss, (especially) indra-'s heaven or paradise (to which the souls of virtuous mortalsSee transferred until the time comes for their re-entering earthly bodies;this temporary heaven is the only heaven of orthodox Brahmanism;it is supposed to be situated on mount meru-q.v; accusative withgā-, ā-sthā-,or ā-pad-,"to go to heaven","die") etc.
a. (V.) going or leading to the light or heaven, celestial; w. loká, m. (also pl.) world of light, the heavens; m. (V., C.) heaven (abode of the gods and the Blest); heavenly bliss: -kâma, a. desiring heaven; -gati, f. going to heaven; death; -gâmin, a. going to heaven; -kyuta, pp. come down from heaven.
noun (masculine) a particular Ekāha (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
heaven (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
heavenly bliss (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Indra's heaven or paradise (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a son of the Rudra Bhīma (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the abode of light and of the gods (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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