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Indra

[in-druh] /ˈɪn drə/
noun
1.
Hinduism. the chief of the Vedic gods, the god of rain and thunder.
2.
a male given name.
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  • He may be compared to Indra, who dwells in a heaven that also comprises 33 halls.

  • Indra and Agni are frequently so treated; so are Varuna and Mitra.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies
  • Indra also obtained soma from the mountain by similar means.

    The Evolution of the Dragon G. Elliot Smith
  • Indra, in the time of Buddha worshiped by the people as the most powerful god.

    The Buddha Paul Carus
  • He shows no reverence for Issara, And Indra is to him a fairy tale.

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British Dictionary definitions for Indra

Indra

/ˈɪndrə/
noun
1.
(Hinduism) the most celebrated god of the Rig-Veda, governing the weather and dispensing rain
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